Press Releases

mHUB AND MxD NAME MARQUEE FOURTH REVOLUTION AWARD RECIPIENTS: MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR, SIEMENS; CORPORATE CHAMPIONS, ACCENTURE, BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP, AND MCKINSEY

September 17, 2019

mHUB and MxD today named Siemens as Manufacturer of the Year and Accenture, Boston Consulting Group, and McKinsey & Company as Corporate Champions of the third annual Fourth Revolution Awards

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MxD TEAMS WITH DOW TO BUILD FIRST SUPPLY CHAIN EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURERS

September 5, 2019

MxD, Dow (NYSE: DOW), and four other industry and academic partners are collaborating to build software that will warn manufacturers of delays in customer shipments caused by emergencies, weather or other natural disasters. Dow, based in Midland MI, will lead the Supply Chain Risk and Event Management project and test the software at its headquarters. Partnering with Dow on the effort are MxD members, ITAMCO, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Microsoft.

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mHUB AND MxD NAME FORMER MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL FOURTH REVOLUTION CHAMPION

August 26, 2019

mHUB and MxD today announced Rahm Emanuel as Fourth Revolution Champion of the third annual Fourth Revolution Awards. The award recognizes Emanuel for his leadership in establishing the region as a leader in the fourth industrial revolution and will be presented at the awards ceremony taking place on October 2, 2019, at the Museum of Science and Industry.

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MxD TO DEVELOP A ‘CYBERSECURITY IN MANUFACTURING’ WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM WITH $1.25 MILLION GRANT FROM THE SIEMENS FOUNDATION

August 20, 2019

MxD today announced a comprehensive workforce development program for cybersecurity in manufacturing, underwritten with a $1.25 million grant from the Siemens Foundation. The grant will fund the development and implementation of a highly-skilled cybersecurity for manufacturing initiative as part of MxD’s workforce strategy known as MxD Learn.

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AT&T BECOMES MEMBER AT MxD TO BOOST 5G INNOVATION

July 11, 2019

AT&T is collaborating with MxD (Manufacturing times Digital) to install 5G technology and Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC) within MxD’s Chicago-based innovation center dedicated to advancing manufacturing innovation.

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MxD APPOINTS NATIONAL MANUFACTURING LEADERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

June 26, 2019

MxD announced today the addition of several manufacturing executives to its board of directors.

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MxD ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR ‘DIGITAL FINGERPRINTING’ TECHNOLOGIES

June 12, 2019

MxD announced today that it will award up to $215,000 for manufacturing projects that advance high-volume, low-cost serialization, with the potential for additional funding in a second phase.

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DMDII, CITY TECH TO ACCELERATE GROWTH AS INDEPENDENT ORGANIZATIONS

February 28, 2019

UI LABS announced today that its two labs — the City Tech Collaborative and the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) — will stand as independent organizations, now that both have achieved strong momentum and robust fiscal health.

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DMDII AWARDED $10 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING

February 21, 2019

The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) announced today that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded $10 million in funding this year and is pledging at least $20 million more over the next five years to drive the digital future of manufacturing.

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NEW DATA ON CYBERSECURITY IN THE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY SHOWS SMALL MANUFACTURERS PLAY CRITICAL ROLE IN SECURING THE SUPPLY CHAIN

January 11, 2019

ISACA and DMDII study also identifies need for major improvements to security awareness programs at manufacturing organizations

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