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ACEEE Congratulates Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition on New DOE Manufacturing Hub

June 20, 2016

Statement by Neal Elliott, Senior Director for Research

ACEEE congratulates the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC) for being selected to lead the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute as recently announced by President Obama. This new manufacturing hub reflects the commitment that the Department of Energy has made to smart manufacturing technologies and practices, a necessary step in modernizing US manufacturing. ACEEE has been advocating this shift in focus for the Advanced Manufacturing Office as it is poised to transform energy efficiency in manufacturing. ACEEE is honored to have supported SMLC’s proposal and looks forward to working with them to spur adoption smart manufacturing across all manufacturing.

Click here to read the White House fact sheet on President Obama’s announcement:


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