IACMI Transportation
Composites, Materials

IACMI (the composites institute) member, Local Motors, is applying the advantages of additive manufacturing to the large-scale needs of automotive manufacturing. Transforming an industry that has historically relied on mass production techniques, its work is matching the pace of technology discovery and responding to quickly changing customer needs...

ARMI RACER STEM
Biomanufacturing, Education, STEM, Workforce

The RACER Blueprint is comprised of Five key factors, in addition to manufacturing, that are essential to a good idea making it from an academic achievement to part of a clinician’s armamenterium. They are as important as the scientific and engineering foundations of a TEMP (or other advanced therapy) with respect to full commercialization.

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DMI MFG DAY 2019
Additive Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Robotics

In the middle of the Monongahela (or “Mon”) Valley in Pennsylvania, innovation is underway for at least one manufacturing company. This is likely to be the case all around the region that surrounds Pittsburgh, which was once known as “Steel City” and is now being dubbed “Roboburgh.”

On one of the nearly 3,000 recent Manufacturing Day tours, dozens...

Manufacturing Day Final
Process Intensification

RAPID participated in an exciting Manufacturing Day event on Friday, October 4, at M. Davis & Sons in Newark, Delaware. M. Davis hosted a gathering of customers, suppliers, community leaders, educators, and government officials at their modular equipment manufacturing site. Attendees were treated to tours of the facility and a networking lunch, and...

RAMID MCPI Boot Camp
Process Intensification

For four days in September, representatives from RAPID members participated in the RAPID pilot course: Modular Chemical Process Intensification (MCPI) Boot Camp at the Oregon State University ATAMI Facility. The face-to-face course, a result of RAPID's call for EWD projects in 2018, was developed by Dr. Brian Paul and Dr. Goran Jovanovic and...