ARM Announces Digital Member Community

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Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Announces Digital Member Community

(May 2, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA) Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) today announced the launch of its online member community. ARM is a member-driven, public-private partnership, partially funded by the Department of Defense, whose mission is to aid in the growth of the U.S. manufacturing economy by accelerating innovations in industrial robotics technology and supporting the creation of high-value manufacturing jobs.

The ARM Member Community, available online via login from ARM’s home page, provides a place for ARM’s 150+ members to connect and engage on a variety of topics to build teams, share information, and support project activities. ARM’s project calls will also be managed within the Community.

“ARM’s mission is to grow a national ecosystem, together with our members from academia, research, industry, technology, and government, focused on increasing the use of robotics in manufacturing”, stated Jay Douglass, ARM Chief Operating Officer. “The ARM Member Community will play a significant role in connecting our members nationwide in support of this mission.”

Added Debra Franklin, Director of Strategic University Initiatives at Wichita State University (WSU), “The ARM Member Community will help WSU engage with members throughout the nation to share insights and accomplishments, build relationships, collaborate on projects, and actively participate in the impact that our collaborative can make on the technology and workforce development issues facing U.S. manufacturing.”

The ARM Member Community is available to all ARM member organizations. To learn more about ARM membership, please visit our website or contact [email protected].

About ARM

Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) is the nation’s leading collaborative in robotics and workforce innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership, we accelerate transformative robotic technologies and education to increase U.S. global manufacturing competitiveness. Founded in January 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA, and partially funded by the Department of Defense, ARM is part of the Manufacturing USA network. www.arminstitute.org

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