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|Library: AEC Joins LIFT|
AEC Joins LIFT - Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow
AEC recently became a member of LIFT - Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow, a Detroit based public/private partnership focused on advancing metals technology for transportation lightweighting. LIFT is one of 14 Manufacturing USA Institutes, private/public partnerships launched in recent years to advance U.S. manufacturing. With 5-year funding of $150 million ($70M public, $80M private), LIFT funds metals development programs, conducts extensive workforce development at the high school, community college and university levels, and operates an extrusion/fabrication facility for development, prototype and small scale production use.
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