We have seen a resurgence in manufacturing in the last five years, due in large part to the President’s commitment to strengthening the economy and putting America back to work. Since February 2010, the U.S. manufacturing sector has added more than 800,000 jobs. Today, American manufacturing is more competitive than it has been in decades,… Keep reading →

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WASHINGTON — Today, the Energy Department requested proposals for a new Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute as part of the Administration’s broader National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), which drives collaboration between small- and medium-sized companies, academic institutions, industrial research organizations, and national laboratories. The Modular Chemical Process Intensification Institute — the fourth led by… Keep reading →

3 Reasons Why Advanced Manufacturing Institutes Matter

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As President Obama said during his final State of the Union Address, American manufacturing is surging with almost 900,000 new jobs created in the past six years. While that’s incredible progress, how do we take manufacturing to the next level? The answer could be found in the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI). The Institutes… Keep reading →

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With hundreds of thousands of jobs in energy, transportation and other sectors added to the economy since 2010, manufacturing is making a big comeback in America. This upward trend is expected to continue as the nation, and the world, boosts clean energy production and efficient energy usage to combat the threat of global climate change.… Keep reading →

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Public-Private Partnership to Support Advancements in Advanced Sensors, Controls, Modeling WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Department of Energy is announcing up to $70 million in funding for the next Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute, which will be focused on smart manufacturing. With this investment, the Department aims to support research and development advancements that can… Keep reading →


The auto industry is back — and the Department of Energy has helped to make it even stronger. Since 2009, the Energy Department has issued more than $8 billion in loans to companies through the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) program, including $5.9 billion to the Ford Motor Company. The financing provided to Ford was… Keep reading →