2022

June


Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette emphasizes MFI's impact on the region's manufacturing
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In an article about Nexii Building Solutions considering Pittsburgh as a new potential location, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette emphasizes the impact that the Manufacturing Futures Institute, as well as Mill 19, has had on the region's manufacturing.

Wolf featured on additive manufacturing
Velo 3D

MFI/NextManufacturing’s Sandra DeVincent Wolf spoke about the unique benefits of additive manufacturing versus traditional manufacturing on the new episode of the @Velo3D podcast, #LaserFocused.


2021


November


Wolf gives an introduction to 3D printing talk at Carnegie Science Center

Sandra DeVincent Wolf, executive director of the Next Manufacturing Center and Manufacturing Futures Institute, conducted a program on metal additive manufacturing at the Carnegie Science Center on November 1, 2021. Metal additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is of great interest to nearly all industries that work with metals. The introduction to AM covered how it works and what it can do. Examples of actual metal 3D printed parts that are in use were shared, along with a look at the research that is driving the future of this technology.

August


Wolf selected for convergent manufacturing committee
The National Academies of Engineering, Science, and Mathematics

MFI/Next Manufacturing Sandra DeVincent Wolf has been selected to serve on the National Academies Committee on Convergent Manufacturing. The committee will put together a publicly-accessible workshop, titled “Convergent Manufacturing Platform - A Future of Additive, Subtractive, and Transformative Manufacturing: A Workshop.” It will look into issues associated with research and development leading to convergent manufacturing capability here in the United States.