Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Manufacturing Day, Workforce

NextFlex, the Department of Defense-supported flexible hybrid electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute [part of Manufacturing USA], hosted students, parents and teachers to a virtual celebration of Manufacturing Day 2021 that included remarks from the White House.

The institute was thrilled to welcome the Special Assistant to the President...

Lightweight Materials, Manufacturing Day, Workforce

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute [part of Manufacturing USA], was joined today by Dr. Alondra Nelson, Deputy Director for Science and Society at the White House Office of Science and Technology in celebration of Manufacturing Day 2021.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...

Additive Manufacturing, Automation, Composites, Education, Manufacturing Day, Manufacturing Jobs, Robotics, Workforce

Manufacturing employs millions of Americans. This infographic helps illustrate the pathways from jobs with adjacent skills to high-tech manufacturing careers and the benefits this transition brings for the worker. It represents but a small snapshot of the ways into manufacturing.

Today’s manufacturing is advanced manufacturing. It is home to some...

Manufacturing Day, Workforce

Manufacturing Day (MFG Day)—organized nationally by The Manufacturing Institute—is manufacturing’s biggest annual opportunity to inspire the next generation about the industry and careers in modern manufacturing—and to say: “Creators Wanted.” MFG DAY was created to correct public perception and addresses many misperceptions by giving manufacturers...

Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Manufacturing Day, Workforce

On October 11, at Jabil Blue Sky Innovation Center in San Jose, over 125 high school students gathered to learn more about how they can pursue careers in manufacturing. Students from around Silicon Valley – representing Lincoln, Yerba Buena, Piedmont, Overfelt, Metro Ed, Leigh, and Fremont, Cupertino and Monta Vista High Schools – toured the...