John Hopkins named to Smart Manufacturing magazine’s “25 Leaders Transforming Manufacturing”

John Hopkins, Chief Executive Officer for the Knoxville-headquartered Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), has earned a spot on Smart Manufacturing magazine’s “25 Leaders Transforming Manufacturing” list. The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) credited Hopkins and his fellow honorees with revolutionizing the pace and scope of technological adoption of smart manufacturing

NIST-APLU collaborating on technology transitioning initiative for small- and medium-sized manufacturers

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology is working with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) to support projects partnering universities and MEP centers to encourage adoption of advanced technologies by small- and medium-sized manufacturers. APLU is working with Innovation Associates and

Latest “Founders Meetup” focused on mergers and acquisitions

By Kailyn Lamb, Marketing Content Writer and Editor, PYA As Stephen Covey once said, “Begin with the end in mind.” Although Covey used this as one of his habits in the book “The Seven Habits of Highly Productive People,” Chad Sorrell said it could just as easily apply to the

“GOVCON” returning this August as a one-day event

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced on Friday that “GOVCON,” its annual conference, will return this year albeit with some changes. The event will be one day – August 5 – at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, restricted to 500 attendees, and requiring masks. More details will be