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...

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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...

ARM March 2021 Project Highlight
ARM
Automation, Manufacturing, Robotics

The ARM (robotics institute) technology Project “Automated Defect Inspection for Complex Metallic Parts” has yielded impressive results, including detection rates above 95%, a speed of approximately one minute per part, and an expected 345% return on investment if deployed at one site. GKN Aerospace is adopting the technology, and has already built...

ARM project highlight
ARM
Robotics, Workforce

This ARM Institute funded Education & Workforce Development (EWD) project created a new training pipeline for transitioning military and veterans, resulting in 18 project participants completing this training.

Through this ARM project, Impact Washington (IW) and Center for Advanced Manufacturing Puget Sound (CAMPS), a Washington State Advanced...