Automation, Defense, Economy, Electronics, Facilities, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs, Photonics, Productivity, Smart Manufacturing, Sustainability, Workforce

The New York State Photonics Board of Officers (NYS Photonics Board) announced today that tool installation has begun on schedule at the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) Test, Assembly and Packaging (TAP) Facility in Rochester. In addition, AIM Photonics forecasts the facility renovation will be completed $3...

Education, Manufacturing Jobs, STEM, Workforce

NextFlex hosted the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the California Manufacturing & Technology Association (CMTA) as part of NAM’s fourth annual State of Manufacturing Tour across America. NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons, and Dorothy Rothrock, President of CMTA, and their teams visited with Malcolm Thompson, Executive Director of...

Education, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs, Materials, Workforce

College & University Faculty Team Recommends Paths to Building Competencies and Workforce Strategies for New Lightweighting Technologies.

A new report from leading higher education and workforce experts details a second set of recommendations for colleges and universities to modify current curricula to reflect the knowledge and skills necessary for...

Defense, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs

The New York State Photonics Board of Officers (NYS Photonics Board) met today at the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) Testing, Assembly and Packaging (TAP) Facility in Rochester. The NYS Photonics Board endorsed Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed $30 million Photonics Attraction Fund and was updated on the...

Manufacturing USA
Defense, Economy, Impact, Innovation, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs, Network, Public Private Partnerships, Reports, Workforce

Manufacturing USA today released its 2016 Annual Report to Congress. The report describes the program’s work in helping to move discoveries in the nation’s universities and research laboratories to the shop floor here in America. It highlights the nine Manufacturing USA institutes that were active in fiscal year 2016, and documents the network's...