The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) aligns its activities with recommendations from the President and his advisors, while drawing insights from industrial experts and research institutions. Learn more about national priorities for manufacturing from these influential reports.
White House Reports
National Network for Manufacturing Innovation: A Preliminary Design, Executive Office of the President (EOP), National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), January 2013.
Capturing Domestic Competitive Advantage in Advanced Manufacturing, President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), July 2012.
A National Strategic Plan for Advanced Manufacturing, EOP NSTC Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office, February 2012.
Subject Matter Expert Reports
Manufacturing the Future: The Next Era of Global Growth and Innovation, McKinsey Global Institute, November 2012.
Make: An American Manufacturing Movement, Council on Competitiveness, December 2011.
Growing Innovation Clusters for American Prosperity, National Academy of Sciences, 2011.
Manufacturing's Wake-Up Call, Booz & Company and Tauber Institute for Global Operations, University of Michigan, August 2011.
The Case for a National Manufacturing Strategy, The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, April 2011.
Legislative and Executive Guidance
P.L. 109-58, "Energy Policy Act of 2005," 2005
The Energy Policy Act of 2005 set forth an energy agenda covering a wide range of energy technology research and implementation activities with provisions applicable to AMO activities.
P.L. 110-140, "Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007," 2007
The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), signed into law on December 19, 2007, set forth an agenda for improving U.S. energy security across the entire economy. While industrial energy efficiency is specifically called out in Title IV.
P.L. 102-486, "Energy Policy Act of 1992," 1992
The Energy Policy Act of 1992 established numerous requirements for industrial efficiency, including those listed under Title I, Subtitle D, and several sections under Title XXI.
P.L. 95-91, "U.S. Department of Energy Organization Act," 1977
This legislation consolidated the Federal Energy Administration and the Energy Research and Development Administration to create the Department of Energy and define its mission.