MxD
Digital Manufacturing, Education, STEM, Workforce

MxD, the digital manufacturing institute, today announced a comprehensive workforce development program for cybersecurity in manufacturing, underwritten with a $1.25 million grant from the Siemens Foundation. The grant will fund the development and implementation of a highly-skilled cybersecurity for manufacturing initiative as part of MxD’s...

Economy, Education, STEM, Workforce

LIFT – Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, today announced the expansion of its national advanced manufacturing learning platform and competition, MakerMinded, into three new states – Idaho, Indiana, and West Virginia.

LIFT is partnering with the Idaho STEM Action Center, the Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing...

Composites, Education, Materials, STEM, Workforce

Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), the Detroit-based Manufacturing USA institute, announced today it will host 20 Michigan high school teachers for a week-long workshop in partnership with ASM Materials Education Foundation to develop the educators’ understanding of materials science – the foundation of all manufacturing.

The ASM Materials...

Education, Manufacturing, STEM, Workforce

NextFlex recently achieved several significant milestones since FlexFactor’s inception. In the program’s second year, NextFlex developed targeted versions to attract a wide variety of students to learn about career possibilities in advanced manufacturing industries that are just emerging and expanded our reach geographically. FlexFactor – a...

Education, Electronics, Manufacturing, STEM, Workforce

NextFlex, a Manufactoring USA institute, just concluded two iterations of its new one-day pilot program – FlexFactor® Sprint: Balance in STEM for Middle School. This new program was launched with students from two Union School District schools: Dartmouth Middle School and Union Middle School, and it provides a means of engaging younger students...