The Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute will also launch five regional manufacturing centers, each anchored by an academic institution and focused on local technology transfer and workforce development.
The "Digital Foundry" will hire 250 people by 2018 to work on its industrial operating system Predix. The center is part of a commitment by GE to create a net 1,000 jobs in France following its acquisition of Alstom...
Two and a half centuries after the invention of the spinning jenny, K.P. Reddy and SoftWear Automation take aim at threading garments, apparel and the sewing industry through the needle into the 21st century.
Small to medium-sized companies ranging from an environmentally friendly coatings manufacturer to a maker of high-performance nano-titanium are the recipients of loans and expert support from the Adopt a City program.
The patent describes a layer of adhesive on a car's hood, front bumper and possibly front side panels sealed with a coating that, when broken, would bare a gluey surface akin to fly paper modified to catch humans.