Help wanted: the next generation of manufacturing workers

May 1st, 2018

The dearth of skilled labor is an increasingly common lament heard from manufacturers of all stripes. It’s not a sudden or inflated complaint. According to recent data provided by the Manufacturing Institute (the Institute, or MI), an affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) based in Washington, D.C., 364,000 manufacturing jobs are going unfilled. […]

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Department of Defense announces new flexible electronics institute

September 9th, 2015

As part of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) effort to partner with the private sector and academia to help the United States increase innovative manufacturing, the Obama administration recently announced a Manufacturing Innovation Institute for flexible hybrid electronics to a group of 162 companies, universities and nonprofits led by the FlexTech Alliance. Part of […]

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