The Texas A&M RGV Advanced Manufacturing/Training Innovation Now program is building a thriving presence in south Texas. The program offers workforce development at no cost to Rio Grande Valley citizens with larger plans for expansion across the region.
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station was one of five teams awarded grants totaling about $25 million from the Department of Defense to help embed emerging smart technologies like advanced robotics and augmented reality into areas such as defense manufacturing.
The Department of Defense has awarded the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) a grant to establish the Texas Defense Aerospace Manufacturing Community (TDAMC). This five-year program will inject targeted smart manufacturing skills and technologies into Texas’ diverse aerospace manufacturing portfolio to support defense aerospace manufacturing needs and affiliated supply chains across the state.
The Texas A&M RGV Advanced Manufacturing/Training Innovation Now (TRAIN) program gathers community input, creates collaborations and develops training courses that meet the needs of current and future employers at the Port of Brownsville. In two years, TRAIN will award 10,000 certificates through online and on-site classes.