CESMII: Smart Manufacturing News and Major Events

Press Releases, Project Notices, Major CESMII Events

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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: IT/OT Convergence
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: IT/OT Convergence

Smart Manufacturing Mindset™
In this webcast, CESMII VP of Technology, Jonathan Wise, Flexware’s Brent Mehringer, and Ace Technology’s Craig Egan join series host Mike Yost to explore how to learn from the past while embracing the future - with your people, your business, and your tech. Hear about challenges adopting and successfully scaling...
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Manufacturing USA Features Modern Maker: John Louka
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Manufacturing USA Features Modern Maker: John Louka

Modern Makers are individuals throughout the Manufacturing USA ecosystem whose sense of purpose embodies our mission.
“Advanced manufacturing has inherited a lot of old machines. So we’re challenging the status quo. We’re setting up our nation for the future. The technology we are preaching is disruptive and would have helped me in my previous roles to produce better results.” APPLICATION ENGINEER, PUZZLE SOLVER, TINKERER John Louka,...
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Vertech Partners With CESMII To Expand Their Strategic Focus on Smart Manufacturing
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Vertech Partners With CESMII To Expand Their Strategic Focus on Smart Manufacturing

Vertech, an innovative systems integrator with a wide breadth of services and offerings with locations in Arizona, California, Tennessee and Texas, has joined as the newest member of CESMII, the Smart Manufacturing Institute. Specializing in industrial automation and information solutions, including SCADA, MES and OT among others, Vertech bolsters the...
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CESMII Attends DOE AMMTO Peer Review
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CESMII Attends DOE AMMTO Peer Review

On May 16-18, 2023, the Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies Office (AMMTO) and Industrial Efficiency & Decarbonization Office (IEDO) will conduct a joint Peer Review to evaluate their strategic and operational impact. The event will include moderated discussion with project performers and an opportunity for performers to share highlights from...
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CESMII Announces Roadmap Project Selections for Request for Proposals (RFP-4)
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CESMII Announces Roadmap Project Selections for Request for Proposals (RFP-4)

Department of Energy Awards $1 Million for Seven Projects to Accelerate the Adoption of Smart Manufacturing Processes and Technologies
LOS ANGELES, September 8, 2022 – Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has joined CESMII –The Smart Manufacturing Institute as its newest member. “We’re thrilled to have a market maker like Rockwell Automation join us to help advance the adoption...
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: Leadership’s Role in Smart Manufacturing
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Smart Manufacturing Mindset™ | Think Differently: Leadership’s Role in Smart Manufacturing

Smart Manufacturing Mindset™
Sustainable manufacturing is top of mind for many manufacturers. The value proposition has been clearly laid out when it comes to sustainable business practices not only bringing substantial financial benefits but also contributing to a safer environment, improved employee well-being, and enhanced product safety. Even still, many lack clear business...
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How Smart Manufacturing Can Transform the Pulp & Paper Industry
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How Smart Manufacturing Can Transform the Pulp & Paper Industry

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In the most recent episode of our Better Together Podcast we welcome John Dyck, CEO of CESMII - The Smart Manufacturing Institute, a post he has held since June of 2018. CESMII is a Manufacturing USA Institute chartered with transforming the US manufacturing market and increasing global competitiveness through the...
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RPI Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center Grand Opening
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RPI Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center Grand Opening

Smart Manufacturing – What it is, Why it Matters, and How to Get Started
Manufacturing Innovation Network, powered by the Center for Economic Growth, is proud to present the RPI Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center and CESMII – “The Smart Manufacturing Institute”, as their industry experts provide an introductory workshop on Smart Manufacturing and why it is critically important to implement now to secure the...
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Usefully Wrong – The Problem with Generative AI
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Usefully Wrong – The Problem with Generative AI

The tech world's quest for the "next big thing" led to the rise of augmented reality and cryptocurrencies, but now hinges on the integration of large language models like ChatGPT into major platforms, despite concerns about their potential misuse and lack of understanding. As these AI tools become ubiquitous, there's...
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Who’s Who in Industry 4.0? Top 50 Influencers to Follow
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Who’s Who in Industry 4.0? Top 50 Influencers to Follow

This list highlights the Top 50 thought leaders and influencers who drove the most engagement on the topic of Industry 4.0 over a six month period across LinkedIn & Twitter. They are helping to define, elucidate, advance, and educate the industry around making Industry 4.0 a reality. These people not...
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The Urgent Need for a National Smart Manufacturing Plan
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The Urgent Need for a National Smart Manufacturing Plan

CESMII CEO John Dyck had the opportunity to present in the Workshop on the Broader Impacts of Smart Manufacturing focusing on the Top 5 Challenges faced by US Manufacturing on our current trajectory.
At the encouragement of Congress, and based on the national imperative and need to address smart manufacturing challenges, the Department of Engineering sponsored the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NAE) to commission an official study called “Options for National Plan on Smart Technology Development and Deployment.” A committee,...
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Better Together: Conversations with Innovative Leaders
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Better Together: Conversations with Innovative Leaders

A new podcast series brought to you by TAPPI and Paper3600 Magazine
Join Mr. Dyck and Paper360° Editorial Director Jan Bottiglieri as they discuss some of the innovative ways that CESMII is working to make that happen--and what it may mean not only for the leading companies in the pulp and paper industry, but for our critical small- and medium-sized operations as...
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SAS joins CESMII to accelerate the adoption of analytics and AI
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SAS joins CESMII to accelerate the adoption of analytics and AI

More and more top manufacturers use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and streaming analytics from SAS, the leader in analytics, to transform operations and better serve customers. SAS has joined CESMII, the Smart Manufacturing Institute, to further promote the use of advanced analytics across manufacturing.
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Tech Exec: The Smart Approach featuring Jeff Kent, Procter & Gamble
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Tech Exec: The Smart Approach featuring Jeff Kent, Procter & Gamble

The rise of Smart Manufacturing, using digital technologies to add value, and the importance of partner ecosystems in driving innovation through partnerships with CESMII, Siemens and OPC Foundation.
CESMII was honored to co-sponsor the following article featuring Jeff Kent, one of the founding members of the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council and Vice President of Smart Platforms, Technology and Innovation at member company, Procter & Gamble. In the article, featured in Issue 13 of Tech-Exec, Jeff discusses the rise...
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U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Robotics Internship Program
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U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Robotics Internship Program

Applications are being accepted through Friday, January 27, 2023, at 5:00 PM (EST).
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Robotics Internship Program is accepting applications for 10-week, hands-on, practical summer internships at DOE national laboratories. Launched on December 22, 2022, applications are being accepted through Friday, January 27, 2023, at 5:00 PM (EST).
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What is the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council?
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What is the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council?

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From the Digital Workforce booth at Automation Fair 2022 - John Dyck sat down with Matthew Kirchner host of The TechEd Podcast to talk about the CESMII | SME Smart Manufacturing Executive Council.
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CESMII, Amatrol Introduce Smart Manufacturing Learning System
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CESMII, Amatrol Introduce Smart Manufacturing Learning System

LOS ANGELES, September 8, 2022 – Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has joined CESMII –The Smart Manufacturing Institute as its newest member. “We’re thrilled to have a market maker like Rockwell Automation join us to help advance the adoption...
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CESMII Announces NEW Request for Proposals
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CESMII Announces NEW Request for Proposals

Up to $2.0M in Funding for Smart Manufacturing Innovation and Research
LOS ANGELES, September 8, 2022 – Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has joined CESMII –The Smart Manufacturing Institute as its newest member. “We’re thrilled to have a market maker like Rockwell Automation join us to help advance the adoption...
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Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Processing: CESMII Special Issue
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Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Processing: CESMII Special Issue

Manufacturing USA®, a national network of public-private partnerships, supports this work through collaboration in technology, supply chain, and workforce development to secure U.S. global leadership in advanced manufacturing. The network includes the U.S. Departments of Commerce (DOC), Defense (DoD), and Energy (DOE), their 16 sponsored manufacturing innovation institutes, and six...
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Cross-Pollination Workshop
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Cross-Pollination Workshop

After you click the registration link, a picklist will be displayed. Check the boxes to register for any or all the 5 workshop days.   Click the calendar embed link to add the workshop to your calendar. The main objective of this workshop is to bring together CESMII members to share knowledge...
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