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White House
Economy, Security, Workforce

“Manufacturing plays an outsized role in the U.S. economy: from the greatest economic multiplier of any other sector, to the creation of four (4) additional jobs for every manufacturing job, it is clear that the manufacturing sector is a critical driver to our country’s prosperity and security. These economic impacts grow as we add next-generation...

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Manufacturing USA
Economy, Security, Workforce

This is the first strategic plan for the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI) Program. It describes the vision of the program and its goals. This plan 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...

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Manufacturing USA
Economy, Security, Workforce

The National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), now known as Manufacturing USA, began in earnest in 2011, when the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) recognized the need for a concerted, whole-of-government effort to increase the footprint of applied research and development in advanced manufacturing.


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