Additive Manufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Digital Manufacturing, Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Photonics, Process Intensification, Recycling, Robotics, Workforce

The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute, through a partnership with its fellow Manufacturing USA® Institutes and led by Nextflex®, has been awarded funding from the Office of Naval Research for new manufacturing workforce education activities. The ARM Institute has partnered with Pittsburgh-based members, New Century Careers and...

Process Intensification

Leaders of the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute — a subsidiary of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Manufacturing USA Institutes — have identified five new projects that align with RAPID’s research focus areas. The...

COVID-19, Process Intensification
University of Pittsburgh Research Team Manufactures Hand Sanitizer Amid Pandemic

RAPID project leader Götz Veser is currently working together with his graduate students (who also happen to be RAPID interns) to mix hand sanitizer by WHO specifications from donated chemicals. If you have some chemicals you are willing to donate, please contact Dr...

Process Intensification

The RAPID Manufacturing Institute is pleased to join RAPID Member, M. Davis & Sons at their Manufacturing Facility for an Open House and Facility Tour on October 4th to celebrate Manufacturing Day, from 11am-2pm. The event will be held at the Modular Fabrication Facility located at 9 Tyler Way, Newark, DE.

Guests will have the opportunity to learn...

Process Intensification, Sustainability

Since the late 1980s, the concept of sustainability has grown from corporate catchword to competitive advantage. According to a 2011 McKinsey Report[1], corporate reputation was supplanted as the most frequently cited reason for actively pursuing sustainability strategies. As data emerged, companies began viewing sustainability as the key to...