As Federal, State, and local policies increasingly mandate and incentivize the conversion of public and
private vehicle fleets to zero-emission vehicles, the workforce must pivot to support widespread
emergence of related new technologies. Transportation and warehousing personnel such as vehicle operators, fleet managers, and maintenance technicians will need to adjust their operations and training procedures to effectively and safely meet new standards.
As a city of skyscrapers, you might not think New York does much manufacturing. And yet, over 70,000 people work in the city’s physical manufacturing sector, producing everything from food, garments, and advanced materials, to metals, concrete, plastics, medical technology, and aerospace parts.
To increase connections between manufacturers, sustainability experts, and designers Urbane and Urban Manufacturing Alliance hosted the Green Industrial Design Jam (GIDJ) to share expertise, strategies, and build a network of practitioners working towards shared goals. The GIDJ, sponsored by the Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation Council, brought together subject matter experts across disciplines to talk about today’s challenges and opportunities in scaling sustainable manufacturing in New York City.
Throughout New York, supply chains and business operations were disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some companies, however, have been successful in pivoting their normal operations to provide much needed medical supplies, food, and other critical supply chain goods to the city—developing new revenue streams in the process. Ferrara Manufacturing, a leader in women’s tailored garments, […]
MaiiC spoke with students after the “Smart Cities” event to understand their perceptions of the industry and equip employers with lessons on how to improve recruitment of the rising workforce. Read the three key takeaways.
MaiiC spoke with students after the “Green Technologies” event to understand their perceptions of the industry and equip employers with lessons on how to improve recruitment of the rising workforce. Read Part 2 of the Manufacturing Day takeaways.