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...

NIIMBL Annual Report 2019 - 2020
Biopharmaceutical, COVID-19

We are pleased to share NIIMBL’s 2019-2020 Annual Report covering the period from March 2019 through February 2020. It celebrates their collective accomplishments, which reflect the commitment and engagement of diverse individuals and organizations across the biopharmaceutical manufacturing ecosystem.

As they share and reflect on NIIMBL’s many...

Network Charter Manufacturing USA Program Cover Page
Manufacturing USA
Manufacturing, Reports

The Manufacturing USA Interagency Working Group has released a revision of the Network Charter of the Manufacturing USA Program which was originally published in December 2016. Under the authority of the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act (RAMI) of 2014, the Secretary of Commerce established the Network for Manufacturing...

REMADE Institute Impact Report Cover
Recycling, Reports, Reuse

Today, manufacturing accounts for 25 percent of U.S. energy consumption. With improvements in materials production and processing, the United States could significantly increase manufacturing energy efficiency, which could also yield substantial economic savings. To help realize these opportunities, the REMADE Institute—a $140 million Manufacturing...


This brief is the result of the Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. The M3 provides early broad-based monthly statistical data on current economic conditions and indications of future production commitments in the manufacturing sector. Data have been collected monthly since 1957. The...

Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs

Manufacturing plays a major role in our economy, with 11.6 million employees producing goods that we consume domestically or export abroad. In recognition of the seventh annual Manufacturing Day on October 4, 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau joins a group of public and private organizations in celebrating the importance of the manufacturing sector to...

Cover image of the Manufacturing USA 2018 Annual Report
Manufacturing USA
Manufacturing, Reports

Manufacturing USA® today released its 2018 Annual Report, describing innovations underway at the 14 Manufacturing USA institutes, with member organizations across the country focused on technology and workforce development. The report highlights the institutes’ work in moving discoveries from the nation’s universities and research laboratories into...

Biopharmaceutical, Cybersecurity

Cyberbiosecurity is an emerging discipline that addresses the unique vulnerabilities and threats that occur at the intersection of cyberspace and biotechnology. Advances in technology and manufacturing are increasing the relevance of cyberbiosecurity to the biopharmaceutical manufacturing community in the United States. Threats may be associated...

Book Cover
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine issued a consensus study report, Strategic Long-Term Participation by DoD in its Manufacturing USA Institutes. Over the past 6 years, 14 Manufacturing USA institutes have been established—eight by the Department of Defense (DoD), five by the Department of Energy (DOE), and one by the...

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...

PowerAmerica's 2018 Annual Report Cover
Energy, Power Electronics

PowerAmerica’s 2018 annual report is now available. The report features an overview of the institutes as well as detailed write-ups of almost 40 member projects in the areas of foundry and device development, module development and manufacturing, commercialization applications and education and workforce development.

Manufacturing, Reports

Today, the White House released the quadrennial Strategy for American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing, which is based on a vision for American leadership in advanced manufacturing across industrial sectors to ensure national security and economic prosperity.

To achieve this vision, the strategy defines three goals:
1) Develop and Transition...

Manufacturing USA
Manufacturing, Reports

The Manufacturing USA Annual Report for 2017 describes the program’s work in moving discoveries from the Nation’s universities and research laboratories into production in the U.S. It also describes the program’s fourteen institutes successes in developing world-changing manufacturing technology and equipping the U.S. manufacturing workforce with...