Education, Lightweight Materials, Materials, Workforce

The United States is facing a severe manufacturing workforce shortage. To tackle the nation’s skills gap, IACMI and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville are bringing the technology and training directly to the people who need it.

Teachers and instructors in East Tennessee and beyond are learning essential machining skills at the University of...

Education, Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT, a Department of Defense-supported Manufacturing USA institute, today celebrated the students participating in its Smarter Manufacturing Career Exploration program – a talent development project to better prepare students in the Flint region for careers in smarter and advanced manufacturing – at a Smarter Manufacturing Career Exploration...

Biofabrication, Lightweight Materials

Two Department of Defense manufacturing innovation institutes in the Manufacturing USA network have announced new women leaders. BioMADE, the DoD manufacturing innovation institute established in 2020, announced the hiring of its inaugural Chief Technology Officer, Melanie Tomczak. As CTO, Tomczak will develop, support, and oversee BioMADE...

Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute, in partnership with the Maritime Industrial Base Ecosystem, Old Dominion University, the Hampton Roads Workforce Council and the Community College Workforce Cooperative, today announced its “Operation Next” advanced manufacturing certification...