America Makes Innovation Factory

The America Makes Innovation Factory, located in Youngstown, Ohio, is a unique, hands-on learning lab dedicated to advancing the technology, processes, materials, and knowledge of the additive manufacturing (AM) community at large. Staffed full-time and entrusted with the latest AM equipment from our members, the Innovation Factory serves to educate new and potential adopters by demonstrating AM fabrication capabilities and providing initial consultation on application development and prototyping.

The following are several ways to engage the Innovation Factory:

Demonstrations & one-off prototyping

Introductory training on equipment and techniques

Educational events (camps, trainings)

Showcase your projects, equipment and manufacturing concepts

Fabrication and support services

Workshop space, both for technical and general meetings

House your employee at the Innovation Factory

Technology validation