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Posted byon December 3, 2013 at 11:53 AM EST
Officials at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today an award of $25 million over five years to a Chicago-based consortium that will build a new center of excellence in advanced materials research. The new Center for Hierarchical Materials Design will support the Administration’s Materials Genome Initiative (MGI).
America’s Manufacturing Sector Continues to Show Momentum, With New Data Monday Showing Manufacturing Growing at Fastest Pace Since Early 2011:Posted byon December 3, 2013 at 9:49 AM EST
On Monday, ISM released its monthly purchasing managers’ index (PMI), which rose to 57.3 in November – the fastest monthly pace of growth since April 2011, with all five components of the index showing strength, including employment (a reading above 50 indicates expansion).
Posted byon November 14, 2013 at 7:03 PM EST
President Obama speaks at a steel factory that has become a global leader in producing the advanced high-strength steel that automakers are demanding for newer, more fuel efficient cars and trucks.
Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee '2.0' Launches to Move Our Manufacturing Agenda ForwardPosted byon September 26, 2013 at 3:51 PM EST
Manufacturing is a central pillar of the President’s agenda to create middleclass jobs and grow the economy given its importance for the durability of our industries and the strength of our innovation, which is why the Administration is announcing two significant steps to move our manufacturing agenda forward, including the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Steering Committee ‘2.0’.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 11:03 AM EST
President Obama delivers remarks at a suburban Kansas City, MO Ford Motor Co. stamping plant – a plant that recently had to bring on a shift of 900 workers to keep up with the demand for the new F-150.
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 2:34 PM EST
Recently, OSTP's Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation, Tom Kalil, interviewed Lina Nilsson, the co-founder of a non-profit organization committed to lowering the cost of biological research in developing countries and expanding access to hands-on science learning in schools and colleges. Lina was recently named one of MIT Technology Review’s “35 Innovators under 35.”
Posted byon September 20, 2013 at 12:25 PM EST
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Posted byon August 22, 2013 at 8:27 AM EST
Today we congratulate our colleagues at the National Endowment for the Arts for their release of a new and fascinating report, "Valuing the Art of Industrial Design: A Profile of the Sector and Its Importance to Manufacturing, Technology, and Innovation"—the first comprehensive look by the Federal Government at the American industrial-design enterprise.
Posted byon August 2, 2013 at 5:15 PM EST
The bipartisan Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013 calls for the creation of a Network for Manufacturing Innovation, expanding our ability to compete for advanced manufacturing jobs by investing in manufacturing technologies and capabilities.
Posted byon July 30, 2013 at 4:34 PM EST
In Tennessee, President Obama talks about the first and most important cornerstone of middle class security: a good job in a durable, growing industry.