ARM NY: 2019 Project Call Announced

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The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (ARM) is a national, membership-based consortium dedicated to improving US manufacturing competitiveness by advancing innovation in industrial robotics. The ARM Institute is pleased to announce their first project call for their 2019 grants. Project proposals are sought for the following topics: Methods & Tools for Successful Robotics Adoption and Expansion User-friendly Interfaces for Programming, Operation & Maintenance Bi-directional Communication …

Augmented Reality is transforming workforce training

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For an industry that is constantly pushing the envelope of advanced technology, manufacturing faces an enormous challenge when it comes to training and maintaining a skilled workforce. That’s where augmented reality (AR) comes into play. Read this recent article from Manufacturing.net to explore the ways that companies like Lockheed Martin and Unilever are making the most of this immersive computer …

Now is the Time to be a Manufacturer

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Three centuries ago, the First Industrial Revolution created new goods and new jobs through the introduction of manufacturing. The power of water, iron, and steam transformed the way that people worked and lived, but the changes didn’t end there. A Second Industrial Revolution powered by steel, oil, and electricity drove the rise of cities and industries. Then the changes continued. …

NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 1.21.19

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Build4Scale workshop set for Jan. 29 in Troy “An upcoming Build4Scale workshop is aiming to boost the Capital Region’s clean energy industry.” More SUNY Schenectady developing video game design program “Video game executives believe the region’s industry can grow to employ thousands of people with the right culture and tax benefits.” More High-Tech Cannabis Campus Planned For New York State …

An outlook on the manufacturing workforce in NYS

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Manufacturing is one of the top seven sectors that account for the majority of employment in NYS. The industry as a whole is inevitably shaped by the status of the state’s labor force, including opportunities in workforce development and the ways in which an underutilized labor force may be brought to its full potential. The New York Association of Training & …

Manufacturing USA Updates

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Take a look at some funding opportunities, events and free courses supported by the Manufacturing USA network: REMADE Project Call 2.0 All the information necessary to understand the proposal process and prepare a proposal can be accessed by clicking the links below. This RFP represents a subset of the priorities identified in the REMADE Institute Technology Roadmap. Links below are also …

NYS Manufacturing and Tech News Week of 6/4/18

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Tioga County Seeking Applications for accelerated Apprenticeship Program in Manufacturing “The program offers ‘guaranteed,’ direct hire manufacturing jobs in Tioga and surrounding counties, and six weeks of paid training for selected participants.” Read more For Food Manufacturers, MTRC/LIFC Spells “Growth” “The Manufacturing & Technology Resource Consortium is partnering with the Port Washington-based Long Island Food Council on a multifaceted effort …

FuzeHub Announces Innovation Fund Manufacturing Grants Awardees

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FuzeHub is proud  to announce the awardees of the latest round of Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund Manufacturing Grants. ​The Manufacturing Grants are designed to encourage collaboration between companies and non-profit organizations in New York State that work with the manufacturing industry. Close to $300,000 has been awarded to six projects, adding high tech, high skilled jobs across New York State.   ​ The …

Spotlight on the Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (TAAC)

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Are you a manufacturer or firm that has experienced challenges due to increased foreign competition? Since 1978, the Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (TAAC) has helped over 1500 firms to recover from the effects of foreign competition and has provided more than $75  million in assistance. The TAAC is a non-profit organization and is administered by The Research Foundation of the …