CESMII: Smart Manufacturing News and Major Events

Press Releases, Project Notices, Major CESMII Events

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CESMII At the HITech Conference
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CESMII At the HITech Conference

CESMII – The US Smart Manufacturing Institute (one of the Manufacturing USA Institutes) has developed a roadmap for skills and training on Smart Manufacturing. This session presents an outline of potential learning modules with the goal of recruiting more community colleges to this endeavor. Topics include Smart Manufacturing concepts and...
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OPC Foundation Cloud Library Release Candidate
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OPC Foundation Cloud Library Release Candidate

The OPC Foundation has announced a major step in the ability to share OPC UA Information Models, through the initiative called the Cloud Library. CESMII, has standardized on OPC UA Information Models as a component of the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Platform and Profiles (CESMII Information Models). The key to new...
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Press Release – RPI – Toward Zero and CESMII
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Press Release – RPI – Toward Zero and CESMII

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is a CESMII Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center (SMIC), contributing to and benefitting from CESMII Smart Manufacturing research and developments. RPI is a significant facility in the area of machine tool operation and management, represented within our RPI MILL: Manufacturing Innovation Learning Laboratory in Troy, New York....
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CESMII – Smart Manufacturing and a Hydrogen Economy
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CESMII – Smart Manufacturing and a Hydrogen Economy

Hydrogen is an ideal clean energy source offering a high calorific value and energy density, and multiple transport and storage methods, but most importantly it produces virtually no greenhouse emissions when combusted. Hydrogen can help meet 14% of US final energy demand by 2050. Yet, new infrastructure is required to...
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Challenges in Distributed Energy Resources
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Challenges in Distributed Energy Resources

Emerson has a new DERMS solution, the OSI digital grid software platform, that puts CESMII’s Sustainable & Energy Efficient and Flat & Real-time Smart Manufacturing First Principles into action, while empowering utilities, aggregators, and renewable generation managers. It combines the use of a unified platform that integrates plant control, digital...
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Ectron Delivers Industrial Edge Computers
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Ectron Delivers Industrial Edge Computers

Ectron Collaborates With Microsoft to Accelerate Internet of Things Solutions With the Release of Its Server Class Edge-Computer. Similar functionality is coming for the CESMII Edge.
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NIST Cybersecurity Guidance
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NIST Cybersecurity Guidance

NIST has developed an infographic, Tips and Tactics for Control Systems Cybersecurity, with quick steps control system owners/operators can take now to get started or refreshed on their cybersecurity journey and to help manage their control system cybersecurity risks.
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A Circular Manufacturing Economy
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A Circular Manufacturing Economy

Enabling a Circular Manufacturing Economy will require new levels of interoperability and transparency. That is what CESMII is all about.
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Request for Proposals RFP3
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Request for Proposals RFP3

This RFP allocates up to $4.8M for Workforce Development, Enabling Technology R&D, Smart Manufacturing Innovation Platform (SMIP) capability development and Smart Manufacturing Innovation Projects.
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AI in Manufacturing
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AI in Manufacturing

Join CESMII for a thought provoking discussion about the role of Artificial Intelligence and advanced analytics in Manufacturing. This one hour Webinar will have domain experts from leading companies in industry, as well as experts from both UCLA and CESMII.
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OPC Foundation Cloud Library Initiative
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OPC Foundation Cloud Library Initiative

The OPC Foundation Joint Working Group on the Cloud Library is developing the Companion Specifications for how to share Information Models.
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The Evolution of Smart Manufacturing
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The Evolution of Smart Manufacturing

Dr. Jim Davis, Vice Provost of IT at the Office of Advanced Research Computing at UCLA defines smart manufacturing, and explains how it’s evolved over the past two decades, and provides some unique examples of how smart manufacturing is being used today.
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Manufacturing USA Data Sheet 2021
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Manufacturing USA Data Sheet 2021

Manufacturing USA was created in 2014 to secure U.S. global leadership in advanced manufacturing by connecting people, ideas, and technology. Manufacturing USA institutes convene business competitors, academic institutions, and other stakeholders to test applications of new technology, create new products, reduce cost and risk, and enable the manufacturing workforce with...
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ARC Advisory Group Interviews CESMII – The Smart Manufacturing Institute
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ARC Advisory Group Interviews CESMII – The Smart Manufacturing Institute

Craig Resnick of ARC Advisory Group interviews CESMII's John Dyck, about the mission of CESMII, The Smart Manufacturing Institute. This is a great short (30 Minute) overview of CESMII.
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Sustainable Manufacturing Survey 2021
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Sustainable Manufacturing Survey 2021

Manufacturing Sustainably should be the goal of every business. Is it? How important really? What techniques are being employed? This Survey is intending to find out, and if you give us your input, we will share the results with you.
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Webinar – A National Initiative to Build an Agile and Resilient Supply Chain Data Exchange
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Webinar – A National Initiative to Build an Agile and Resilient Supply Chain Data Exchange

Join us for an online panel discussion, exploring an initiative to create a National Supply Chain Data Exchange infrastructure enabling a secure, end-to-end backbone for real-time visibility of your suppliers’ operations. Featuring a digital backbone, resiliency toolkits and an operational playbook, the data exchange would allow manufacturers and their suppliers...
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Industrial Innovation Meetup
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Industrial Innovation Meetup

We’ll be hosting Jonathan Wise, VP of Technology and Chief Architect at CESMII (Clean Energy, Smart Manufacturing, Innovation Institute), a Manufacturing USA institute focused on smart manufacturing. He will be sharing more about CESMII and how it can help the smart manufacturing ecosystem, from manufacturers and technology companies to startups...
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CESMII-Roadmap
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CESMII-Roadmap

CESMII has audacious goals – reduce energy use by 15% in 5 years, reduce the cost of implementing Smart Manufacturing solutions by 50% in 5 years, among others. At our inception, we assembled over 100 of the best and brightest in our industry, to come up with the solutions to...
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Gutenberg and CESMII – SME Article
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Gutenberg and CESMII – SME Article

For too long, manufacturers have been hampered by vendor lock-in, quirky in-house design conventions and the manual effort necessary to implement and re-implement information systems. The years of innovation by the OPC Foundation and the vision of CESMII, along with members of both organizations, are leading the way into a...
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World Manufacturing Forum and CESMII
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World Manufacturing Forum and CESMII

In 2018, the World Manufacturing Foundation was formally established to undertake activities that promote industrial culture worldwide, enhancing manufacturing’s role as a positive driver for sustainability and societal growth. Expanding knowledge, promoting innovation and fostering cooperation in the manufacturing sector have been our key strategic levers to advance our mission....
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