A team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Smart Manufacturing

One of the main promises of Industry 4.0 is to use digital technology to harness data to unlock business value from machines. The vision of “smart manufacturing” has been partially realized through digital technology and its seamless and efficient connection of the Industrial Internet of Things (IloT). Manufacturers now employ various levels of...

BioWork trainees, with Terra Trujillo (far left) and Lisa Smelser (far right). Credit: Central Carolina Community College.  Photo Credit: Elizabeth Ellis, NCBiotech Center
Biopharmaceutical, Manufacturing Day, Workforce

Active military service members (and military spouses) often have difficulties transitioning to civilian career roles. Terra Trujillo is a proud active service member of the United States Air Force, currently serving the North Carolina Air National Guard with previous deployment assignments to Ali-Al Salem, Kuwait, Ahmad al-Jaber, Kuwait, and...

Additive Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Day, Workforce

The pandemic has impacted how we reach and teach people, including for national Manufacturing Day. Here is just one example of the ways in which the Manufacturing USA® network and partners across the nation have responded to train and educate people on advanced manufacturing technologies such as additive manufacturing.

Building the Additive...