Manufacturing Policy

Manufacturing Policy Resources

Below are the existing resources regarding manufacturing policy.

UMA Toolkits, Resources, & Initiatives

UMA Event Recordings

Webinar: “How to form a strategy alliance with an MEP,” facilitated by UMA Board Member David Boulay, featuring members Kate Sofis of SFMade and Bill Browne of Manex Consulting. Resources referenced available below in “Outside Resources”; presentation without audio available here

Webinar: “City government’s role in preserving and creating industrial space,” facilitated by Member Sal Di Stefano

Video: “Sharing Urban Innovation,” by Lisa Gansky, Chief Instigator, Mesh Labs, Author of “The Mesh: why the future of business is sharing”

Video: “Manufacturing and Creative Industries in Detroit,” by Bethany Betzler, Fmr Associate Director Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) about why Detroit is building a platform at the intersection of art, design, craft, and manufacturing

UMA Member Publications

Strengthening Regional Relationships to Promote Manufacturing: 10 Successful Initiatives, published by the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness and Manufacturing Extension Partnership

The Federal Role in Supporting Urban Manufacturing by Pratt Center for Community Development and the Metropolitan Policy Program and Brookings

Outside Resources

Report Release on Newark’s Manufacturing Assets by the Metropolitan Policy Program and Brookings

Business survey from Manex Consulting

Sample subrecipient agreement to partner with NIST-Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Plan 2020 – a series of plans and strategies, including industrial, for the City of Indianapolis