Two Manufacturing Institutes Unveil Detroit Investment

DETROIT — Two Manufacturing USA institutes today used Manufacturing Day to unveil about $50 million of investment in Detroit.

Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) and the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) showed equipment intended to spur advancements in making components and products lighter. The facility, in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood, is also LIFT’s headquarters. IACMI is based in Knoxville, TN , but occupies part of the Detroit center.