Announcement, Education, Lightweight Materials, Public Private Partnerships, STEM

A Heroes’ Alliance after-school Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program, focused on lightweighting and additive manufacturing technologies in vehicles, has found a new home at the LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow research and development facility in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit.

The program – now in the second...

Manufacturing USA
Defense, Economy, Impact, Innovation, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs, Network, Public Private Partnerships, Reports, Workforce

Manufacturing USA today released its 2016 Annual Report to Congress. The report describes the program’s work in helping to move discoveries in the nation’s universities and research laboratories to the shop floor here in America. It highlights the nine Manufacturing USA institutes that were active in fiscal year 2016, and documents the network's...

Department of Defense
Additive Manufacturing, Composites, Defense, Economy, Innovation, Network, Public Private Partnerships, Robotics

WASHINGTON – To find out how the Pentagon is driving new manufacturing techniques, you need to look to a network of public-private partnerships located around the country.

Manufacturing USA is a series of centers of excellence spread around the country, with each center focused on a different technological area of study.

The Pentagon has a role in...

Department of Defense
Additive Manufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Economy, Education, Health, Innovation, Manufacturing, Public Private Partnerships, STEM, Workforce

Expanding efforts focused on strengthening US-based manufacturing, the Department of Defense announced the award of a new public-private Manufacturing USA institute to Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) today. This new institute will be the 12th Manufacturing USA institute established, with the Department of Defense now leading...