Department of Defense
Automation, Biomanufacturing, Composites, Design, Economy, Education, Energy, IIOT, Impact, Innovation, Materials, Network, Photonics, Process, Security, Sustainability, Workforce

The Department of Defense is announcing a request for information (RFI) to identify partnership opportunities for a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute dedicated to synthetic biology, or SynBio, for non-biomedical applications. The SynBio institute aims to deliver new capabilities by "scaling-up" critical bio-manufacturing processes and related...

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...

Automation, IIOT, Smart Manufacturing, Sustainability

The Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII), a Manufacturing USA institute, and its Governance Board welcomes Mr. John Dyck as its CEO. John will succeed Jim Wetzel, who has been acting as CESMII’s interim CEO since Fall 2017.

John comes to CESMII from Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK), where he was the Global Director of...

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...

Energy, Manufacturing, Recycling, Sustainability

REMADE, a Manufacturing USA Institute headquartered in Rochester, is leading the way in redefining what it means to be a manufacturer. Short for Reducing Embodied Energy and Decreasing Emissions, REMADE is a consortium of research and industry resources that specialize in materials manufacturing and energy efficiency.


Golisano Institute for...