AmericaMakes
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...

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Additive Manufacturing, Biomanufacturing, COVID-19, Digital Manufacturing, Fabrics, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Lightweight Materials, Photonics, Process Intensification, Workforce
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way manufacturers recruit, train and develop their workforce. Long term, this shift will work in manufacturers' favor as online learning is also key to developing the skills necessary to leverage the emerging technologies that will give rise to the advanced manufacturing economy of the future.
IndustryWeek COVID-19 MFG USA
Additive Manufacturing, Biomanufacturing, COVID-19, Digital Manufacturing
The COVID-19 pandemic created a ripple effect for U.S. manufacturers that revealed not only a lack of redundancy in the supply chain but also a lack of transparency. As the pandemic took hold, worldwide demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) dramatically increased and many material and product costs skyrocketed. It quickly became apparent...
DMI MFG DAY 2019
Additive Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Day, 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...

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Developed by Michigan Technological University as part of their America Makes project, Doctoral candidate Bas Wijnen wrote and released Franklin, a new open-source, web-based 3D controller that allows users to control their 3-D printer from a web-connected device.

This advance was part of an America Makes project, the additive manufacturing (AM)...