Ohio earns designation as Defense Manufacturing Community

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The State of Ohio recently earned a new designation by the U.S. Department of Defense that paves the way for long-term community investment opportunities that can strengthen national security innovation and expand the capabilities of defense manufacturing in the state.   Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced Sept. 3 the state had been named a Defense …

NPR’s Marketplace: Ned Hill shares thoughts on manufacturing as companies reopen

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The manufacturing sector lost 1.3 million jobs in April. But a light at the end of the tunnel may be appearing this month, as U.S. businesses closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic begin to tentatively reopen. So, what might we expect as manufacturers attempt to rebound while considering new production challenges, such as re-establishing safe work environments? Ned Hill, a …

Glenn Daehn recognized among most influential professors in smart manufacturing

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IMR Associate Director Glenn Daehn was named among the 20 most influential professors in smart manufacturing. Daehn’s influence was recognized by SME, a nonprofit association of professionals, educators and students within the manufacturing industry. He serves as the Fontana Professor of Metallurgical Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University. He leads the Impulse …