American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) executive director Jeffrey W Nichols.
American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) executive director Jeffrey W Nichols.

Driveline and powertrain company American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) reports that its executive director Jeffrey W Nichols will lead the Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT) Technology Development Committee, directing the institute’s lightweight metals research and development programs.

‘I am honored to chair a committee comprised of some of the most respected and varied names in the manufacturing industry,’ said Nichols. ‘The opportunities that exist at LIFT to develop lightweight metals solutions are tremendous and I am looking forward to working with the institute and its members to take new solutions to market.’

LIFT, one of the founding Manufacturing USA institutes, focuses on developing lightweight metal manufacturing technologies, and implementing education and training programs to better prepare the workforce today and in the future.

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