Research and Application

At the Center for Advanced Manufacturing, we focus on topics such as product and process design, foundational sciences, engineering, management, and workforce development.

We are an umbrella for existing University projects that support manufacturing, including 15 Purdue centers. We work with industries producing:

  • Foods and beverages
  • Textile, apparel, and leather products
  • Wood products and paper
  • Furniture and related products
  • Petroleum and chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Primary metals and fabricated metal products
  • Computer and electronic components
  • Transportation equipment
  • Discrete products

About CAM

CAM serves as the central point of contact at Purdue University on a wide range of manufacturing issues, linking existing and emerging businesses with researchers on campus.

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