DoD ManTech News
Tag: advanced manufacturing

Feb. 15, 2022

Invigorating an Established Yet Fragile Textile Industry

Textile product manufacturers have seen little development or adoption of production-based technology advances over the past two decades, as the costs to move labor-intensive production overseas are often lower than the cost to invest in developing needed automation. DoD MII AFFOA is transforming traditional fibers, yarns and textiles into highly sophisticated, integrated, and networked devices and systems, enabling novel products and business models that leverage fabrics as a service, with DoD MII ARM contributing robotics technology innovation.

Jan. 6, 2022

Powering the Clean Economy

The DoD MIIs and other institutes in the Manufacturing USA network are responding to the need for increased energy efficiency and reductions in carbon emissions by fostering projects that will lead to major reductions in manufacturing energy use and costs, and provide the basis for innovative new green products. Given that future energy consumption