Defense, Lightweight Materials, Manufacturing

Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT), a Manufacturing USA institute, has been recognized by TechConnect Defense with a 2018 Innovation Award for an ongoing project to increase engine efficiency and airplane performance.

The “Forging and Processing of Al-Li for Improved Performance and Structural Life” project creates a tool that allows...

Defense, Education, Electronics, Workforce

Wearables and medical devices, logistics and infrastructure monitoring, and soft robotics for advanced prosthetics and augmented warfighter performance stand to be revolutionized by Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE). In each of these spaces there are specific civilian, military, and dual-use applications. To explore and refine these applications...

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...

Defense, Education, Energy, Manufacturing, Workforce

NextFlex hosted the Manufacturing USA Spring Network meetings last week at their headquarters in San Jose, CA. Participants included representatives from each of the 14 Manufacturing USA institutes plus government partners from offices in the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and the Department of Commerce, all of whom support and...

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...