The Pennsylvania Talent Pipeline Project Expands to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA – The Navy held a Pennsylvania Talent Pipeline Project round table discussion on April 7, 2022, at the Community College of Allegheny County, West Hills Center.  The purpose was to gauge the Pittsburgh region’s demand to support Submarine Industrial Base Suppliers with the Program Management, education, training, and coaching to enable employers to […]

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Recap: Digital Transformation for Manufacturing

Digital Transformation, like so many other terms in the Industry 4.0 buzzword bingo wheel, can easily get lost in translation and be dismissed as another “sounds neat, but not realistic for me” technology topic. The panel discussion held on March 24th at the Pittsburgh Technology Council offices at Nova Place, showed that it was anything […]

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Round 2 of ARM Fellowship Program Released

The ARM Institute has opened applications for our Fellowship Program in support of the AIM Higher Consortium. AIM Higher is led by Catalyst Connection with over 30 academic, economic development, technology institute, and manufacturing partners from around the region. The Program is funded by the Department of Defense Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation (DoD-OLDCC). […]

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DoD Forms New Task Force

The Defense Department has created a new task force dedicated to addressing ongoing challenges with its supply chain visibility and resiliency, including ways to mitigate risk. Gregory Kausner, who is currently handling the duties of under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, stood up the Supply Chain Resiliency Working Group on Aug. 30, the Pentagon said last week. […]

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U.S. Army Pittsburgh Technology Hub: Why Regional Manufacturers Should Stay Tuned

On August 5 the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) hosted an event in conjunction with AIM Higher partners Carnegie Mellon University, the ARM Institute, and Catalyst Connection to connect with the regional Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain.  The focus of the event was to better understand the Army, namely the Artificial Intelligence […]

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Showcase for Commerce organizers plan late-summer defense gathering

Organizers of the annual Showcase for Commerce expect that, by the end of summer, the COVID-19 pandemic will have subsided enough for regional and national defense sector leaders to feel comfortable visiting Johnstown and interacting during face-to-face networking. Johnstown Area Regional Industries and Cambria Regional Chamber announced that this year’s Showcase for Commerce will be […]

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