DoD ManTech News

Feb. 13, 2024

LIFT, Department of Defense Announce Phase 2 Funding for Institute Operations in Puerto Rico

LIFT, the Detroit-based Department of Defense national manufacturing innovation institute, today announced it has received funding for a second phase from the Department of Defense, through the Office of Naval Research, to continue technology and talent development operations in Puerto Rico in support of the Island’s manufacturing base and workforce.

Feb. 13, 2024

NextFlex News – February 2024

NextFlex News – February 2024 FEB 13, 2024

Feb. 9, 2024

19th Annual Engineers Week 2024

Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 1330 to 1500 Join OUSD(R&E) and WHS for Pentagon Engineers Week Event February 21 Mr. Tom Simms, Principal Deputy Executive Director, Systems Engineering and Architecture (SE&A), OUSD(R&E) invites you to the 2024 Engineers Week Celebration recognizing the Engineering profession and the contributions engineers make to the DoD mission.

Feb. 7, 2024

Secretary Del Toro Meets with Government, Small Business Leaders in Puerto Rico in Support of Economic Development and Small Business Growth

Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro encouraged economic development and small business growth during key leader engagements in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Feb. 7.

Feb. 5, 2024

The New CMMC Proposed Rule: What Manufacturers Need to Know Now

What are top takeaways for manufacturers from the Defense Department’s (DoD) proposed rule for its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program?

Feb. 1, 2024

Reimagining Industrial Energy Use With Digital Technology

Today, manufacturing accounts for 25 percent of U.S. energy consumption and carbon emissions, and the industrial sector as a whole is the single largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in the nation, at 30 percent. Changing how industry produces materials and products is unquestionably critical to achieving our nation’s climate goals.

Feb. 1, 2024

RFP: Pittsburgh-Based Rapid Manufacturing Training

In partnership with the Department of Labor (DoL), the ARM Institute is committed to rapidly upskilling and placing displaced workers in family-sustaining careers. For the last three years, the ARM Institute has been working with AmSkills, located in the Tampa, FL, to deliver a series of career discovery manufacturing bootcamps. These two-week long rapid bootcamps provide individuals the opportunity to discover a multitude of manufacturing opportunities and to be “job-ready” at the end of the bootcamp. Through the two weeks, potential employees are also gaining soft skills such as interviewing techniques and resume updating/building.

Jan. 31, 2024

Governor Shapiro Visits Mill 19, Emphasizes Importance of Robotics

On January 31, 2024, Pennsylvania Governor Josh Shapiro, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Rick Siger, County Executive Sara Innamorato, Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey, Senator Jay Costa, Representative Aerion Abney, and more Pennsylvania leaders visited Mill 19, the ARM Institute’s shared Pittsburgh headquarters with Carnegie Mellon University, to highlight the importance of the robotics and manufacturing industries in the Governor’s new economic development strategy: Pennsylvania Gets It Done. Ira Moskowitz, ARM Institute CEO, had the honor of providing remarks ahead of Governor Shapiro’s address and introduced the Governor. You can watch the recorded livestream of the event here.

Jan. 31, 2024

Smarter Manufacturing Podcast with LIFT Vice President of Talent Dr. Robert Shaner

Smarter Manufacturing Podcast with LIFT Vice President of Talent Dr. Robert Shaner

Jan. 29, 2024

AIM Photonics to Present Integrated Photonics R&D at Photonics West 2024

Join us as experts from AIM Photonics will share a selection of the Institute’s recent technology advancements in silicon photonics at the SPIE Photonics West conference to be held Jan. 27–Feb. 1, 2024 in San Francisco, California.