Over 10,000 participants have received a University of Michigan Lean Manufacturing Certificate. Program alumni represent a variety of industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, computer, defense, government, logistics, plastics, semiconductors, shipbuilding, steel, and telecom. The program is part of the school’s Integrative Systems + Design (ISD). Also, the school’s Center for Laser-Aided Intelligent Manufacturing (CLAIM) is a university/corporate partnership dedicated to advancing the applications of laser technology with various materials processing and manufacturing applications.

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