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PUTMAN MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE 2019 CLASS OF INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN MANUFACTURING

June 5, 2019

MxD's CEO Chandra Brown was among 27 women named The 2019 class of Influential Women in Manufacturing. The 27 women who join the ranks of IWIM this year are recognized for their change leadership in manufacturing—their risk-embracing work that serves to move the needle on asset management and reliability, digital transformation, workforce development, and other elements critical to ensuring the manufacturing industry’s readiness to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Click here to see the full list of honorees.

AUTODESK ANNOUNCES GENERATIVE DESIGN FIELD LAB AT DMDII

February 20, 2019

Autodesk announced the opening of their Generative Design Field Lab in Chicago as well as their partnership with DMDII.

Read about their experience and explore their promotional video here.

DMDII’S CHANDRA BROWN DISCUSSES INNOVATIVE TECH AND COMPETITIVE U.S. MANUFACTURING ON PODCAST

January 30, 2019

Christine LaFave Grace, of Plant Services magazine, and Chandra Brown, of DMDII, talk about combining innovative digital technology and workforce development to make U.S manufacturing more competitive.

Listen now on iTunes, Youtube, and Google Play.

EAST HIGH LAUNCHES ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PROGRAM

January 4, 2019

Starting  in January, students at East High School are participating in an advanced manufacturing pilot program that is available at just two other sites across the country.

Read more on The Business Journal.

CYBER SECURE MANUFACTURING IS SMART MANUFACTURING

January 4, 2019

Large corporations have IT departments with considerable resources. SMMs need all the help they can get to guard against and ward off cyber-attacks.

Read more at engineering.com.

NEW LEADER, NEW IDEAS AT DMDII

January 4, 2019

The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) in September DMDII's Chandra Brown named Chandra Brown its executive director, charging the veteran industrial professional with leading their efforts to, in their words, “Make every part better than the last.

Read more at Smart Industry.

RECREATING THE TECH BOOM OF THE 20TH CENTURY WITH ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

January 4, 2019

The 20th century saw explosions in technological advancements—man’s landing on the moon, the rise of the information age with the Internet and more.

Read more at engineering.com.