2022 Manufacturing USA Highlights Report Cover

As domestic and international challenges continue to affect U.S. public health, the economy, and national security, the advanced manufacturing sector is responding. Innovative, resilient and sustainable manufacturing systems are transforming the U.S. to become stronger, smarter, greener, and more secure.

Manufacturing USA®, a national network of...

1st Report on Implementation of the American Pandemic Preparedness Plan Cover

At the time of publication of this report, coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) has taken the lives of over 1 million Americans—and more than 6.4 million around the world—with many recovered patients living with long-term effects. As staggering as the losses of the last nearly 3 years have been, COVID-19 was a moderate pandemic, and as a result...

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...

MFG USA Highlights report cover

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...

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...

RAPID Annual Report 2019 Cover
Materials, Process

The RAPID Manufacturing Institutehas released its 2019 Annual Report. In its third year of operations, RAPID and its members continue to develop the technical and educational tools to allow process intensification (PI) and modular processing to reduce energy and water use, lower greenhouse gas emissions, decrease capital and operating costs, and...

Advancing America's Global Leadership in Science and Technology

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) today released “Advancing America’s Global Leadership in Science and Technology, Trump Administration Highlights: 2017-2020.” The document is a selection of significant investments, accomplishments, policies, and other actions undertaken by President Trump to advance science and...

second annual supplement on Process Intensification supplement in PDF form
Process Intensification

The three articles in the supplement not only provide up-to-date examples of PI in action but also illustrate how PI is making a real difference. The three articles while diverse, capture the convergence of mindsets, tools and technologies that are making PI more attractive to manufacturers. The first article, looks at leveraging digitization in...

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Manufacturing, Materials, Modular Chemical Processing, Process Intensification

2017 was a stellar first year for the RAPID Manufacturing Institute. Fifty-six members joined the RAPID community—coming from industry, academia, government labs and other nonprofits. RAPID’s 2017 Annual Report, “Working Together to Grow Stronger” reflects the Institute’s efforts to create effective collaborations that result in breakthrough...