A national showcase for U.S. Advanced Manufacturing

LIFT’s 100,000 square foot headquarters in Detroit’s historic Corktown neighborhood is a technology accelerator and pilot facility, which serves as a showcase, highlighting the “art of the possible” and future of manufacturing, and a sandbox, in which the institute’s ecosystem can design, test and prototype new materials, processes, systems and curricula.

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High Bay

The LIFT High Bay is the national premiere advanced materials development facility featuring full-scale equipment and a showcase for smarter manufacturing.

Learning Lab

A state-of-the-art, immersive learning facility, the LIFT Learning Lab features seven unique labs equipped to prepare students for the most in-demand manufacturing careers.

LIFT Headquarters

LIFT is located in the Corktown area of Detroit in a 100,000 square foot facility. Contact us to reserve any of our spaces for your upcoming meeting!

The Heart of American Manufacturing

LIFT is home to 100,000-square feet of innovation space in Detroit, Michigan.

A Unique Learning Lab

Our Learning Lab is an immersive learning space featuring seven unique labs to prepare students for careers in advanced manufacturing.

State of the Art

The LIFT high bay houses more than $50 million of leading edge manufacturing research and development equipment that connect materials, processes and system.

Future Manufacturing

Featuring one-of-a-kind equipment, like the continent’s largest linear friction welder, LIFT can take your design through prototyping

Innovative Training and Credentialing Program

We offer workers the chance to learn new skills or enhance current skillsets by earning nationally recognized certifications.

Virtual tour of our facilities

Take a tour LIFT’s advanced manufacturing High-Bay and collaboration facility.

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