Adv TRL for MFG USA Institute projects

The Departments of Commerce, Defense (DOD), and Energy (DOE) have established a network of innovation institutes—known as Manufacturing USA institutes—to promote research, development, and commercialization of advanced manufacturing technologies. Manufacturing USA institutes reported making progress toward achieving their technology goals. Progress...

LIFT 2021 Industry Survey
Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute in the Manufacturing USA network, together with LIFT Platinum Members Siemens and Kearney as well as LIFT partner SME, today released the results of a survey of U.S. manufacturers gauging their preparedness and location on the journey toward a...

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This past year brought the country and our world unprecedented challenges, which now present opportunities to innovate and build a new path forward. Using lessons from this year, the manufacturing industry is poised to undergo a transformation.

Supporting this work are the institutes that are part of Manufacturing USA®, a national network of public...

RAPID Fall 2021 Institute Report cover
Process Intensification

The RAPID Manufacturing Institute® has released its Fall 2021 Institute Report. Currently in year five of operation, RAPID has built strong partnerships with its members to rethink how process development and manufacturing happen in the process industries. RAPID and its members continue to develop new PI-enabled and modular process operations that...

FY20 MFG USA Report to Congress Cover
Manufacturing USA
Manufacturing

This annual report to Congress provides updates on the Manufacturing USA network response to COVID-19, as well as manufacturing technology development and workforce impacts from across the manufacturing innovation institutes.

Manufacturing USA represents a “whole-of-government” approach towards the innovation and development of advanced...

Ensuring Manufacturing USA Reaches its Potential Cover
Manufacturing USA
Manufacturing

President Biden made advanced manufacturing a major policy priority during his campaign, including calling for a significant expansion of manufacturing programs to reach 50 communities through new manufacturing-technology hubs. Expanded manufacturing programs will invest in our nation’s long-term competitive innovation capacity. However, building...

REMADE 2020 Impact Report Cover Image
COVID-19, Manufacturing, Recycling, Reuse, Workforce

REMADE, the Manufacturing USA institute dedicated to leading the U.S. transition from an unsustainable linear economy to a sustainable Circular Economy, has released its 2020 Impact Report detailing accomplishments from its fourth year of operation. The institute has collaborated with more than 90 partners—including manufacturers, universities, and...

NIIMBL Annual Report 2020-21 Cover
Biopharmaceutical, COVID-19, Workforce

NIIMBL, the Manufacturing USA institute for biopharmaceutical manufacturing innovation, has released its 2020–2021 Annual Report covering the period from March 2020 through February 2021. Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, NIIMBL swiftly backed innovative projects that supported the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its community came...

Manufacturing USA Institute Evaluation Renewal Process and Performance Standards
Biopharmaceutical, Manufacturing

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Office of Advanced Manufacturing (OAM) has published a report outlining the evaluation and renewal process for NIST-sponsored Manufacturing USA institutes. The report describes the performance standards developed by NIST following Manufacturing USA’s 2019 reauthorization, which allows NIST...

National Technology Roadmap for Pandemic
Biomanufacturing, COVID-19

Funding for this project was provided by the Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) through a CARES Act grant. ARMI BioFabUSA partnered with Nexight Group on this project. The technical roadmap resulting from this initiative has been developed to guide a wide variety of stakeholders on the technologies...

MFG USA Highlights Report Cover
Highlighting Manufacturing Innovation, Collaboration, and Education

This comprehensive report highlights the manufacturing technology and workforce development innovations underway at the manufacturing innovation institutes that are part of Manufacturing USA®. Institutes work with members from the manufacturing industry, academia, government...

Manufacturing USA Annual Report To Congress FY2019 final Cover
Reports

The Annual Report to Congress documents the progress of Manufacturing USA in meeting its goals and highlights accomplishments of the federal agency-sponsored manufacturing institutes that participated in Manufacturing USA in fiscal year 2019.

Manufacturing USA brings together nine federal agencies to collaborate with industry and academia using a...

2019 MfgUSA Strategic Plan 11-10-2020 Cover
Reports

This is the revised strategic plan for Manufacturing USA. It describes the vision, mission, and goals and objectives. The plan also outlines the methods by which these goals will be achieved, including the program’s investment strategy, the mechanisms by which investments made by federal agencies will be coordinated, and the metrics by which the...

RAND Corp ARM Report
ARM
Robotics, Workforce

Manufacturing in the United States has experienced a bit of a renaissance of late, with a notable increase in the number of individuals employed in manufacturing since 2010. Many experts expect additional job opportunities in manufacturing as large numbers of existing workers retire and advancing technologies, such as robotics, create new positions...