CESMII: Smart Manufacturing News and Major Events

Press Releases, Project Notices, Major CESMII Events

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Manufacturing USA 2022 Highlights Report Released
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Manufacturing USA 2022 Highlights Report Released

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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CESMII and SME Announce the Formation of a Smart Manufacturing Executive Council
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CESMII and SME Announce the Formation of a Smart Manufacturing Executive Council

Accelerating the Adoption of Smart Manufacturing in the U.S.
LOS ANGELES – Recognizing the urgent need to accelerate the adoption of Smart Manufacturing in the U.S., CESMII, (the Smart Manufacturing Institute) and SME (the Society of Manufacturing Engineers) are announcing the official launch of the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council (SMEC). Described as “a national think tank of smart manufacturing...
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Smart Manufacturing Executive Council Gains Visibility
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Smart Manufacturing Executive Council Gains Visibility

Peggy and John Dyck, CEO, CESMII, and Jeannine Kunz, chief workforce development officer, SME, join the show to talk about the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council. He says we have been working for a while now to pull together a think tank of manufacturing leaders that we believe will help us...
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First Principles of Smart Manufacturing
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First Principles of Smart Manufacturing

To democratize innovation, it is necessary to democratize the technology and the knowledge required to implement the solutions and strategies.
Written by Conrad Leiva, CESMII's Vice President of Ecosystem & Workforce Development, this paper summarizes the practices that define smart manufacturing as developed by the industry leaders, early adopters, and expert practitioners working in the ecosystem at CESMII. It will further explain how the Seven Principles of Smart Manufacturing work...
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Rockwell Automation Joins CESMII
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Rockwell Automation Joins CESMII

Advancing Acceleration of Smart Manufacturing
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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The 15th Anniversary of Smart Manufacturing
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The 15th Anniversary of Smart Manufacturing

Grassroots Leadership, Greater Good, Timing, and Perseverance
15 years ago the term Smart Manufacturing was coined as a shortened version of Smart (predictive, preventive and proactive), zero-incident, zero-emissions Manufacturing. This year is a singular moment in time to account for SM’s origins, celebrate (just a little) how far SM has progressed, and look forward to SM’s full...
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Phoenix Contact Joins CESMII
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Phoenix Contact Joins CESMII

Membership in The Smart Manufacturing Institute will accelerate digitalization
Phoenix Contact Development and Manufacturing, Inc., has joined CESMII–The Smart Manufacturing Institute. As a platinum member, Phoenix Contact will work with CESMII and other member companies to radically accelerate the development and adoption of advanced sensors, controls, platforms and models–all to enable Smart Manufacturing (SM) to become the driving sustainable...
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2022 Smart Manufacturing Market Survey
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2022 Smart Manufacturing Market Survey

The results are in. CESMII & SME have been tracking the Smart Manufacturing market for over 5 years with quantitative and qualitative primary research. This survey continues our research into the Smart Manufacturing market and aims to support its participants with information about the strategies necessary to make them leaders...
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Smart Manufacturing Magazine Feature
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Smart Manufacturing Magazine Feature

CESMII was featured in the April 2022 edition of SME’s Smart Manufacturing magazine. The 8-page supplement highlighted: The 15th Anniversary of Smart Manufacturing, CESMII & SME: National Smart Manufacturing Executive Council, CESMII Smart Manufacturing Marketplace™, Smart Manufacturing Experience 2022
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CESMII CEO John Dyck to speak at ASEE Industry 4.0 Workforce Summit
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CESMII CEO John Dyck to speak at ASEE Industry 4.0 Workforce Summit

CESMII CEO John Dyck will be speaking on the panel Thinking Bigger: Preparing the Workforce to Meet Societal & Corporate Responsibilities at American Society for Engineering Education's Industry 4.0 Workforce Summit. The Summit—which takes place April 25th to 26th 2022 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C.— will explore topics including how...
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New Kensington Digital Foundry named SM Innovation Center
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New Kensington Digital Foundry named SM Innovation Center

Location becomes one of seven SMICs through Dept. of Energy   NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. - Penn State New Kensington’s Digital Foundry at New Kensington has been named one of four new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centers (SMICs) by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with the CESMII – The...
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How to Take a Life Cycle Approach to Developing the Connected Factory Worker
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How to Take a Life Cycle Approach to Developing the Connected Factory Worker

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The CESMII Story
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The CESMII Story

Learn about our history and current initiatives of CESMII - The Smart Manufacturing Institute
We are pleased to share the ‘CESMII Story’, an executive summary of the institutes' efforts, through the lens of our CTO, Haresh Malkani and how they align with the Department of Energy’s objectives for industry. CESMII’s story is one that capitalizes on the investments already made in the U.S, but is also developing and scaling new industry-wide capabilities for a more productive, competitive, energy-efficient and...
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RECAP: How is Smart Manufacturing Impacting Technology and Culture
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RECAP: How is Smart Manufacturing Impacting Technology and Culture

LinkedIn Live: How is Smart Manufacturing Impacting Technology & Culture Jake Hall, also known as The Manufacturing Millennial, interviewed CESMII CEO, John Dyck, along with four leaders from our newest CESMII Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centers (SMICs) about what's next in workforce development and how the democratization of Smart Manufacturing will support manufacturers...
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Falkonry and ArcelorMittal selected for a Joint Smart Manufacturing Project by CESMII
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Falkonry and ArcelorMittal selected for a Joint Smart Manufacturing Project by CESMII

The project will leverage Falkonry's time series AI to automate strip break classification and reduce wastage in steel cold rolling. CUPERTINO, Calif., February 17, 2022 – Falkonry, a leader in time series AI, today announced it has been selected for an innovation project by CESMII – The Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, in collaboration with ArcelorMittal Nippon...
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Power of People: 3 Manufacturing Training Trends
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Power of People: 3 Manufacturing Training Trends

Author: Jeannine Kunz It’s time for the manufacturing industry to invest in people, empowering them to build and innovate. Ten years ago, it was clear the manufacturing industry was facing a daunting talent shortage in the years ahead. Long-time employees were retiring, the worker pipeline was dwindling due to a...
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FZ to Launch Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center Sponsored by CESMII  
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FZ to Launch Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center Sponsored by CESMII  

New Innovation Center provides practical approach to smart manufacturing for small to mid-sized manufacturers. Feyen Zylstra (FZ) is pleased to announce that they have been chosen to establish an Innovation Center by the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Institute (CESMII). Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, CESMII exists to rapidly...
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An Inventory of Needles
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An Inventory of Needles

Author: Chris Lee An insightful blog submitted by our CESMII member – Falkonry, highlighting the value of finding unknown patterns hidden within data. Falkonry asks if the proverbial needle that manufacturers are searching for is the most important thing in that data haystack? How does one figure out what else...
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Press Release: Department of Energy Awards $2.8 Million for 10 Projects that will Develop Emerging Technologies for Smart Manufacturing  
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Press Release: Department of Energy Awards $2.8 Million for 10 Projects that will Develop Emerging Technologies for Smart Manufacturing  

Washington, D.C.: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in partnership with the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII), today announced the selection of 10 projects for negotiation to advance smart manufacturing processes and technologies that will improve productivity, energy efficiency, and competitiveness across America's manufacturing sector. Smart Manufacturing describes an innovative...
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MFG TMW Podcast
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MFG TMW Podcast

Spotlight: Bob Willig, SME & John Dyck, CESMII Bob Willig, executive director and CEO of SME (also known as the Society of Manufacturing Engineers), and John Dyck, CEO of CESMII – The Smart Manufacturing Institute, recently announced a partnership to accelerate smart manufacturing adoption. Bob joined SME a year ago after more...
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