In continuing IMT Career Journal’s new series highlighting initiatives to help the U.S. manufacturing sector create good jobs, we look at the Manufacturing Institute’s M-List, which recognizes academic institutions that are teaching manufacturing students according to industry standards. Specifically, these institutions offer students the opportunity to learn skills and earn credentials endorsed by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).
How can industry develop materials that contribute to a sustainable world rather than inflict environmental damage? And how can such materials actually be brought to the market, so they serve an economic purpose and really do some good?
That’s a tall order, but the scientists, business leaders, engineers, researchers and students who attended the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) 17th annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference in Bethesda, Md., believe they are up to that challenge. Read more