Lightweight Materials

Today, LIFT was named by Crain’s Detroit Business as one of the “Cool Places To Work In Michigan” for 2020.

The Cool Places to Work in Michigan is a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing the area’s best employers and providing organizations with valuable employee feedback.

LIFT is particularly proud of this award...

COVID-19, Digital Manufacturing, Lightweight Materials, Workforce

MxD announced today that it will join a new national project led by The Century Foundation (TCF), the Urban Manufacturing Alliance (UMA), and seven other urban workforce development organizations concentrated in the Midwest. The groups, selected through a competitive process and funded by Lumina Foundation, will strategize solutions to the U.S...

COVID-19, Lightweight Materials

LIFT, the Detroit-based national manufacturing innovation institute, announced today that it is distributing kits to local students to keep them learning and engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities as schools remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The kits, made available with the support of the United Way for...

Lightweight Materials, Workforce

After recently reaching its goal of enrolling 101 soldiers in its “Operation Next” military transition program pilot, LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Detroit-based, Department of Defense-funded applied research and development institute operated by the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII)...

Lightweight Materials

LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Detroit-based advanced manufacturing innovation institute, operated by the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII), today announced it has extended the lease on its Corktown research and development facility for another five years.

LIFT, which was established by the U...