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NSF Announces Investment in Future of Manufacturing

| National Science Foundation | Manufacturing USA | Advanced Manufacturing, Cellular Manufacturing

Continued U.S. leadership in advanced manufacturing requires new technologies, processes, and skills, especially in the emerging fields of biomanufacturing, cyber-manufacturing and eco-manufacturing. To address that need, the U.S. National Science Foundation is announcing investments in 24 new projects to drive future manufacturing.

U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office Celebrate MFG Day 2020

| Manufacturing USA | Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturing Day (MFG Day)—organized nationally by The Manufacturing Institute—is manufacturing’s biggest annual opportunity to inspire the next generation about the industry and careers in modern manufacturing—and to say: “Creators Wanted.” MFG DAY was created to correct public perception and addresses many misperceptions by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in

Increasing U.S. Manufacturing Innovation

Manufacturing USA® institutes are designed to build innovation ecosystems and accelerate technology development and workforce development in critical technology areas.  A new law reinforces the institutes’ importance to our national security and economic competitiveness and encourages creation of new advanced manufacturing institutes.  The potential expansion of the initiative is intended to bo

Energy Department Selects Four Projects for High Performance Computing for Manufacturing in Steel and Aluminum Production

| Department of Energy | Advanced Manufacturing, High Performance Computing

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in partnership with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), announced nearly $1.2 million for four new projects to support American steel and aluminum manufacturers in improving energy efficiency, increasing productivity, and accelerating manufacturing innovation.

Strategy for American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing

| Advanced Manufacturing
Today, the White House released the quadrennial Strategy for American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing, which describes how Federal agencies, state and local government, the full spectrum of educational institutions, large and small private industry, large and small investors and, most importantly, our citizenry can achieve a national vision of U.S.

Reusable Abstractions of Manufacturing Processes (RAMP) Competition

Manufacturing accounts for over half of the environmental impact and one-fifth of the annual energy consumption in the U.S.  Reducing that energy drain is the goal of ASTM’s E3012-16 international standard. If you can put E3012-16 to work to reduce manufacturing’s footprint, you could be a big winner.