What We Are Reading

Innovation Institute at MassTech| Posted November 22, 2022

Insights & Indicators: Early Stage Robotics Research and Commercialization Activity in Leading Technology States

Industry Week | Posted November 9, 2022

Creative Hiring: Working with a Refugee Resettlement Program

Industry Week | Posted October 10, 2022

A Blueprint for Voc-Tech Education

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted September 25, 2022

Yes! Employee Retention is Possible!

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted September 14, 2022

How Smaller Manufacturers Can Develop Risk Management Strategies for their Supply Chains

Industry Week | Posted August 18, 2022

To Address Labor Shortages, Manufacturers Must Become Talent Creators

Additive Manufacturing.com | Posted August 17, 2022

Additive Manufacturing Will Aid and Accelerate the Circular Economy

WalletHub.com | Posted July 27, 2022

Best & Worst Metro Areas for STEM Professionals

NY Times | Posted July 6, 2022

3D Printing Grows Beyond Its Novelty Roots

Industry Week | Posted June 21, 2022

Stop Putting Out Fires in Your Plant: Get Ahead of Problems

Manufacturing USA | Posted June 8, 2022

Addressing Infrastructure Needs Through Sustainable Innovation

Industry Week | Posted May 20, 2022

Engineering's Talent Strategy Needs an Upgrade

3D Printing Industry | Posted May 20, 2022

Ulendo Launches Software Technology Capable of Doubling 3D Printing Speeds

Center on Rural Innovation | Posted May 12, 2022

Rural America's Tech Employment Landscape: How to Increase Tech Talent and Tech Employment

Industry Week | Posted May 2, 2022

Creating a Culture of Inspired Workers

Industry Week | Posted April 27, 2022

Ask the Expert: Preparing for the Unknown: Technology that Effectively Manages Supply Chain Risk and Uncertainty

Industry Week | Posted April 14, 2022

Aligning Education Pathways to Jobs Skills Needed

Industry Week | Posted April 13, 2022

Is Automation Anti-Lean?

Industry Week| Posted April 12, 2022

Where to Start with Robotics and Automation? A State Manufacturers' Toolkit Has Answers

Manufacturing Innovation Blog| Posted March 28, 2022

Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing: Manufacturing USA and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Electrek| Posted March 10, 2022

3 Record-Breaking Things That Happened with EVs, Clean Energy, and Battery Storage in 2021

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog| Posted March 4, 2022

Want to Fill Your Job Openings? Hire Those with "Unique Abilities"

Industry Week| Posted March 2, 2022

We Need More Small-Manufacturing CEOs Making Bold Moves

Whitehouse.gov | Posted March 1, 2022

The Biden-Harris Plan to Revitalize American Manufacturing and Secure Critical Supply Chains in 2022

3DPrintingIndustry.com | Posted March 1, 2022

Powering the Renewable Energy Transition with 3D Printing: Wind

MIT Technology Review | Posted February 23, 2022

True Innovation Requires Big Tech, Academia, and Government to Work Together

3DPrintingIndustry.com | Posted January 31, 2022

2022 Trends in 3D Printing, Forecasts From Additive Manufacturing Experts and Leaders

BostonGlobe.com | Posted January 31, 2022

In the Region's Booming Biotech Industry, Workers are in Short Supply

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted January 10, 2022

Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing: Real World Success Stories and Lessons Learned

3D Printing Media Network| Posted January 10, 2022

Additive Manufacturing Trends 2022

Industry Week| Posted November 24, 2021

AI in Supply Chains: Helping Businesses Respond to Change

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted November 22, 2021

It's Not "The Great Resignation." It's the Actually the Great Recognition."

Harvard Business Review | Posted November 19, 2021

Automation Doesn't Just Create or Destroy Jobs - It Transforms Them

Industry Week | Posted November 19, 2021

Now Hiring? Reasons for the Workforce Shortage in Manufacturing, and What to Do About Them

NIST | Posted October 29, 2021

NIST Awards 5 Universities with Key Funding to Develop Standards Curricula in Manufacturing, Maritime Design and More

Industry Week | Posted October 29, 2021

What Works to Retain Staff: Purdue Study Finds Commonalities in Indiana Manufacturers with Low Turnover

Kanban Zone | Posted October 22, 2021

Learning is About Flow: Why Flow States Matter in Education

3D Printing Industry | Posted October 20, 2021

Open-Source ML Algorithm to Accelerate the Discovery of New 3D Printing Materials

Industry Week | Posted October 20, 2021

As the Port of Los Angeles Expands Hours, Nimble Supplies Seek Workarounds

Industry Week | Posted October 8, 2021

Lean as a Habit

Industry Week | Posted October 8, 2021

Lean Manufacturing in a Digital World

Industry Week | Posted October 7, 2021

A Clear Path to Kick-Starting Innovation

Forbes | Posted October 5, 2021

Have We Been Approaching the Skills Gap in Manufacturing All Wrong? A Q&A with MIT Researcher, Ben Armstrong

Industry Week | Posted October 4, 2021

Continued Growth, But No End in Sight for Labor, Commodity Shortages

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted October 1, 2021

The One Recruitment Video Every Manufacturer Needs

Industry Week | Posted September 29, 2021

How to Measure Progress on Your Continuous Improvement Journey

Rand Corporation | Posted September 24, 2021

Reimagining the Workforce Development and Employment System for the 21st Century and Beyond

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted September 24, 2021

Why Small Manufacturers Should Consider a Manufacturing Execution System

Industry Week | Posted September 24, 2021

5 Manufacturing Roles That Will Soon Look Very Different

Industry Week | Posted September 24, 2021

Manufacturing's Technology Lag is Becoming a National Problem

Forbes.com | Posted September 13, 2021

Who is 'Credible'? Women Innovators Are Different

Industry Week | Posted September 10, 2021

We're Ready for AI, But We Don't Know Where to Start

Thomas Publishing | Posted September 3, 2021

NASA Sends Moon Dust 3D Printer to International Space Station

IndustryWeek.com | Posted September 3, 2021

AI + Augmented Pushes the Limits of What Machines Can Do

3DPrintingIndustry.com | Posted August 30, 2021

STL Format is Obsolete: Here's Why You Should be Using 3MF

IndustryWeek.com | Posted August 30, 2021

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, Developing Talent is the Best Remedy

IndustryWeek.com | Posted August 27, 2021

Education Can Elevate Manufacturing Allure

Thomasnet.com | Posted August 27, 2021

How to Protect Your Manufacturing Assests Against the Growing Threat of Cybercrime

NS Medical Devices.com | Posted August 27, 2021

Why Does Massachusetts Boast Such a Prosperous Arena for Medtech Companies?

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted August 25, 2021

Why Manufacturers Should Get More Involved in Registered Apprenticeships

Interesting Engineering | Posted August 17, 2021

Technological Singularity: An Impending "Intelligence Explosion"

MIT Sloan School of Management | Posted July 30, 2021

The Hidden Work Created by Artificial Intelligence Programs

Industry Week | Posted July 26, 2021

The Manufacturing Talent Pipeline is Broken. With Radical Collaboration, We Can Fix It.

3DPrintingIndustry.com | Posted July 23, 2021

Shell Ramps Up 3D Printing Activities for Offshore Spare Parts

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted July 19, 2021

How Smaller Manufacturers Can Take Advantage of Additive Manufacturing

TheBerkshireEdge.com | Posted July 14, 2021

Tales from the Post-COVID Work Force

3D Printing Industry.com | Posted July 7, 2021

Scientists Successful in 3D Printing Complex Graphite Parts with 97% Purity

3D Printing Industry.com| Posted June 25, 2021

Scientists Set to Use Social Media AI Technology to Optimize Parts for 3D Printing

Circular Economy Symposium at Harvard | Posted June 23, 2021

Optimizing Profitability Through Maximizing Materials Efficiency

Boston Globe | Posted June 16, 2021

Life Sciences is Poised to be Boston's Dominant Industry. Has the Area Become the Silicon Valley of Biotech?

Industry Week | Posted June 9, 2021

Additive Manufacturing Company Provides Free Licenses to Widen Tech Talent Funnel

Industry Week | Posted May 25, 2021

Let's Prepare Graduates for Jobs That Don't Exist (Yet)

Industry Week | Posted May 24, 2021

A Case Study in the Value of Powerful Questions

Industry Week | Posted May 19, 2021

Why America Needs a Better Bridge Between School and Career

Industry Week | Posted May 14, 2021

Under Attack!

Industry Week | Posted May 7, 2021

Free Community College Is a Solid Path to Manufacturing Growth

The Hill | Posted May 7, 2021

With Federal Support , the US Can Recreate Silicon Valley Success Nationwide

Economic Innovation Group | Posted May 5, 2021

What Does the American Jobs Plan Mean for Spatial Inequality?

Boston Globe | Posted April 28, 2021

Boston Employers are Embarking on a Grand Experiment by Shifting Their Office to a Hybrid Model

Brookings Institute | Posted April 20, 2021

Washington has Supplied the Dollars to Save Small Businesses, but Local Leaders Need to Supply the Strategy

The Hamilton Project | Posted April 14, 2021

After COVID-19: Building a More Coherent and Effective Workforce Development System in the United States

Industry Week | Posted April 2, 2021

America Needs a Manufacturing Strategy

Berkshire Magazine | Posted March 31, 2021

Higher Ed Today: Academic Leaders Offer Advice to College Applicants

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted March 31, 2021

Sometimes It's Not Easy Being a Small Manufacturer

Industry Week | Posted March 26, 2021

Lean as Crisis Intervention

3D Printing Industry| Posted March 24, 2021

ESA Consortium Develops High-Temperature FFF 3-D Printer for the ISS

Machine Design| Posted March 17, 2021

Seven Tips for Leveraging Technology to Hire and Retain a Skilled Workforce

Industry Week| Posted March 17, 2021

Small Manufacturers Take on the Skills Shortage

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted March 15, 2021

America Works - An Innovative Approach to Workforce Development

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted March 8, 2021

Detecting Abnormal Cyber Behavoir Before a Cyberattack

Industry Week | Posted March 5, 2021

Making 'Less is More' Your Communication Mantra

Industry Week | Posted March 5, 2021

National Skills Coalition Forms Workforce Panels to Advise Biden on Recovery Policies

Industry Week | Posted March 5, 2021

Has the Employee-Employer Relationship Changed?

Alliance for American Manufacturing| Posted March 3, 2021

President Biden Just Signed an Executive Order to Examine Supply Chain Weaknesses. Here’s What He Should Do Next

Industry Week| Posted February 24, 2021

The Role of Connected Manufacturing in Pandemic Recovery

MIT Sloan School of Management | Posted February 22, 2021

How Can Human-Centered AI Fight Bias in Machines and People?

DoD Research and Engineering | Posted February 12, 2021

Department of Defense Additive Manufacturing Strategy

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted February 3, 2021

Getting a Grip on What’s Next for Robotics in Manufacturing

Wall Street Journal | Posted January 27, 2021

Augmented Reality Used in Knee-Replacement Surgery in a U.S. First

MIT Task Force on the Future of Work | Posted January 20, 2021

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

Manufacturing USA | Posted January 13, 2021

Facilities Shaping the Future of Manufacturing

Boston Globe | Posted January 6, 2021

The Massachusetts Miracle is Alive and Well. 'There are a lot of potential Modernas'

Wall Street Journal Reports | Posted December 23, 2020

U.S. Manufacturing: Why 2020 Was the Bottom of a Long Decline

AutoDesk Digital Builder Blog | Posted December 18, 2020

How Construction Companies Can Overcome Barriers to Adopt AI & Robotics

NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Posted December 11, 2020

Five Simple Digital Applications That Are Changing Manufacturing

MIT Work of the Future | Posted December 2, 2020

MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future Identifies Ways to Align New Technologies with Durable Careers

MIT Work of the Future | Posted November 30, 2020

Additive Manufacturing: Implications for Technological Change, Workforce Development, and the Product Lifecycle

RAND Corporation | Posted November 16, 2020

How Can the United States Prepare a Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing Using Robotics?

McKinsey & Company | Posted November 4, 2020

The Innovation Commitment

The Hamilton Project | Posted October 30, 2020

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce Today: Twin Proposals for the Future of Learning, Opportunity, and Work

BusinessWest | Posted October 19, 2020

Banks Stay Optimistic During An Unusual Year For Commercial Loans

Rand Corporation | Posted October 9, 2020

A System That Works: How a New Workforce Development and Employment System Can Meet the Needs of Employers, Workers, and Other Stakeholders

Brookings Institute

In Many Communities COVID-19 will Permanently Kill Jobs. Here's How They Can Respond.

The Hamilton Project

The Nature of Work after the COVID Crisis: Too Few Low-Wage Jobs

Association for Manufacturing Excellence

White Paper: A Manufacturing Marshall Plan

Mass CEC

Mass CEC Releases Ten Year Impact Report


Coronavirus pandemic advances the march of 'cobots'

The New York Times

3-D Printing, a Boon for Racers, Inches Closer for Carmakers

The Harris Poll

Coronavirus may Prompt Migration out of American Cities

Fast Company

How Dixie cups became the breakout startup of the 1918 pandemic

Mass Tech Collaborative

Annual Index of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy

End Points News

Moderna burnishes its PhIII-ready Covid-19 vaccine with promising mouse data — which suggest one dose might be enough after all

MIT Sloan Management Review

OPPORTUNITY MARKETPLACES: Aligning Workforce Investment and Value Creation in the Digital Enterprise

Supply Chain Management Review

Re-shoring, or going "local-to-local"


How VR And AR Could Be A Solution To Coronavirus Cancellations For Conferences

Fast Company

All the things COVID-19 will change forever, according to 30 top experts

Digital Alloys

The 3D Printing Industry Will Be Reshaped

USA Today

Get me out of here! Americans flee crowded cities amid COVID-19, consider permanent moves

The Boston Globe (Sen. Adam Hinds)

The nation’s economy can be rescued by rescuing state economies


Expect More Jobs And More Automation In The Post-COVID-19 Economy

3D Printing Industry

America Makes and the importance of a centralized COVID-19 3D printing response

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing Community Responds to COVID-19 and Coronavirus


Advanced Manufacturing’s Moment: Making Supplies For The War On COVID-19

BCG Henderson Group

The Rise of the AI-Powered Company in the Postcrisis World

WIPFLi: CPAS and Consultants

How crises cause industry disruption and innovation

WIPFLi: CPAS and Consultants

How manufacturers have responded to COVID-19

WIPFLi: CPAS and Consultants

6 predictions: What manufacturing could look like after COVID-19

MIT Sloan Management Review

Lessons From Hollywood: A New Approach To Funding R&D

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