Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical

The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL), a Manufacturing USA institute, announces a grant to help fund the advancement of biopharmaceutical manufacturing technology in the U.S. and globally from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

NIIMBL will receive up to $1.5M from the foundation to support the...

Innovation, Productivity

Depending on which survey or poll you read, manufacturers are either on the edge of despair over the workforce and attracting viable candidates or euphoric over tax cuts and improved capital spending. However, the real state of manufacturing in the process industries today is far more balanced and optimistic than pundits would have you believe....

Education, Lightweight Materials, Manufacturing, Workforce

College & University Faculty Team Concludes Series of Recommendations Addressing Competencies and Workforce Strategies for New Lightweighting Technologies

Higher education and industry need to work together to adapt current curricula to reflect the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in work environments deploying new lightweighting...

Additive Manufacturing, Education, Workforce

America Makes, a Manufacturing USA institute, and the Robert C. Byrd Institute, in partnership with Tooling U-SME, the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers, and AST2, proudly announce that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship has officially approved their first-ever, industry-vetted Additive Manufacturing (AM)...