In locations throughout the nation, advanced manufacturing facilities and resources are being enlisted in the fight against COVID-19.
The e-commerce mattress and furniture company will create 804 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in McDonough, GA.
The woman-owned technology and supply chain startup will remain and grow at Kearny Point with help from up to $37 million in Grow NJ tax credits over 10 years.
The new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components, represents a capital investment of $139 million and will add 350 jobs in the Tampa Bay Area.
Collaborative robots (a.k.a. cobots), designed to work alongside human workers, are the next big thing in advanced manufacturing. More than 150,000 cobots will be in use by 2020, a number expected to exceed 700,000 by 2025.
The US$748 million investment nationwide positions Canada for an innovation boom in high-growth sectors.
Smart sensors and digital process controls are poised to exponentially improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.
Kyodo Yushi USA Inc. and Lubrication Engineers Inc. will form a new company and locate an advanced manufacturing facility in Wichita, KS.
The $50 million advanced manufacturing facility, dedicated to producing rear view systems, will create nearly 500 new jobs in Cookeville, TN.
The U.S. will need to fill about 3.5 million jobs in advanced manufacturing in the next decade, but as many as 2 million of these jobs may remain unfilled if we don’t close the skills gap.
ATC Automation will invest $10.4 million and create 110 jobs at its Cookeville, TN manufacturing operations.
Advanced manufacturing has come a long way, revolutionizing the processes used to build new products and introducing a bevy of innovative technologies, with a heavy emphasis on automation.
Capital investment in southwestern Pennsylvania totaled $2.9 billion in 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year capital investment in the region exceeded $1 billion, according to the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) ninth annual Business Investment Scorecard.
Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) and Dassault Systemes will partner on an advanced manufacturing center on the Innovation Campus.
In terms of its contribution to GDP, the advanced manufacturing sector punches well above its weight, producing $2.7 trillion in value-added economic activity.
Dan Levine, Oxford Economics writes, "As the large metro areas find themselves in an increasing competition for highly mobile talent and jobs, there will probably be continued convergence in community and economic development strategies; particularly in urban centers seeking to attract technology talent and promote business incubation."
Commonwealth Center For Advanced Manufacturing To Partner With The Department Of Defense Technology Development...
In addition to funding from consortium members, the institute will receive a portion of the $140 million federal funds designated for manufacturing innovation institutes.
From the digitization of equipment and processes to 3D printing to materials with custom-designed properties, advanced manufacturing is driving high-tech innovation, exports and the creation on high-wage jobs. From the May/June 2013 issue.
The 275,000 facility, on a 50-acre site in Granite State Business Park in Rochester, NH, will focus on R&D and production of next-generation composite aircraft components.
The proposed Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement will develop a regional business plan between the two Kentucky cities to increase their competitiveness.
The joint venture between Siemens and Chromalloy will result in a $139 million investment and create 350 new jobs in Hillsborough County, FL.
The facility will manufacture nutrient-dense foods scientifically formulated to provide the 43+ essential nutrients plus fiber required daily by humans to live, grow and heal in every meal.
The United Kingdom’s largest kitchen retailer will create a total of 360 new jobs at two locations in Luzerne County, PA.
The Pelican State will be first to equip every community and technical college with Haas 5-axis machining centers.
The new facility will produce both ASTM-rated surgical masks and N95 respirators in a phased scale-up process to support Canada’s healthcare systems.
Cutting-edge global players in advanced manufacturing are flocking to New Mexico for its superior logistics and one of the fastest border crossings.
Locations that have diversified their high-tech growth sectors are well-positioned to thrive in a new age of manufacturing efficiency. The factory of the future has arrived, a.k.a. manufacturing 4.0.
Aero’s maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport will serve commercial airline customers. Plans include a narrow-body hanger.
The company’s second automotive manufacturing location in Texas will retain nearly 450 jobs and bring an additional 130 jobs to New Braunfels.
The French advanced materials and electrical power company will create approximately 100 jobs in Columbia, TN.
Argon gas supplier Arencibia will be the anchor tenant at Neighborhood 91, the first-ever cluster strategy with a production focus of 3-D printing.
The commercial truck and bus maker will invest more than $250 million to build a new manufacturing facility in San Antonio, bringing 600 jobs to the area.
The Canadian auto supplier will invest $10 million in Lawrenceburg, TN: the location was selected for its proximity to OEMs.
The holding company will invest $4.45 million, and create and retain more than 80 new jobs in the City of Rochester over the next five years.
The U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration.
The Canadian company will invest $7.7 million and create 48 new jobs in Lebanon, VA.
The Italy-based industrial and packaging solutions company will invest in increasing capacity and enhancing technology at its Chesterfield County, VA operations.
The South Korean company will invest $19.5 million in its new Richland County production operations, creating 25 new jobs in the process.
The furniture maker plans to create 202 new jobs in Catawba County, NC over five years.
The Germany-based company will invest $22.4 million in an advanced manufacturing center in Geismar, LA.