Next-Generation Manufacturing: The Digital Framework
ORNL is creating a digital framework suitable for a range of manufacturing technologies while integrating existing processes to provide new, optimized solutions. This approach ensures that critical facilities and intellectual capital are accessible to industry while addressing US manufacturing challenges. ORNL is using unparalleled capabilities to advance next-generation energy-efficient manufacturing methods and systems. These capabilities include novel robotics, controls and automated systems; simulation, data analytics, visualization, artificial intelligence and machine learning.