Entries by The Navy Yard

Naval Foundry and Propeller Center Executes Another Record Casting

The following is courtesy of the Naval Foundry and Propeller Center. You can access the original article here. The Naval Foundry and Propeller Center continues to innovate as it executed the pouring of the largest non-ferrous ring in United States history on January 26 at its facility on the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Weighing in at 112.5 […]

Three Navy Yard Companies Recognized for Work in Life Sciences

Congratulations are in order for three Navy Yard life companies that received industry awards at an event held in Miami January 19. The Phacilitate Advanced Therapies Awards ceremony recognized and celebrated the progress in the advanced therapies field. The three Navy Yard companies recognized for their contributions to the life sciences sector were: Adaptimmune: The […]

Improved Cell Service Across Navy Yard

You may have not seen them, but you probably noticed the improvement in cell connectivity at the Navy Yard. AT&T just launched several new small cell sites across the 1,200-acre campus. Four new small-cell sites are now online which have dramatically enhanced coverage throughout the Navy Yard – especially for businesses along Kitty Hawk Ave […]

Philly Shipyard’s NSMV Program Achieves Milestone with Steel Cutting of Fourth Ship

Philly Shipyard, Inc., reached a remarkable milestone this week with the announcement of the cutting of steel for the fourth National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV), which is destined for the Texas A&M Maritime Academy in Galveston, Texas, upon its expected completion in 2025. The U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) NSMV program is designed […]

Coriell Life Sciences Research Finds Precision Medicine Has Reached a Global Tipping Point for Adoption

Big news coming from Coriell Life Sciences. Their newly published research, authored by leaders at the company, reveals that the time is finally right for healthcare systems, employers, and governments to establish genome-informed clinical decision-making as the new standard of care. “The stage is set for leaders around the world to change healthcare as we know […]

Axalta Wins Globally Distinguished Innovation Award

Axalta, whose 175,000 square-foot Global Innovation Center is located at the Navy Yard, recently won a major globally distinguished award for innovation. The Business Intelligence Group presented Axalta with the 2023 BIG Innovation Award for its AquaEC® Flex Broad Bake Electrocoat product. The BIG Innovation Awards recognize organizations and people who bring new ideas to […]

Navy Yard Skills Initiative Connected More Than 60 Philadelphians to Jobs in 2022

Since its inception in August 2020, more than 120 Philadelphians have participated in 8 cohorts of PIDC’s Navy Yard Skills Initiative (NYSI) training programs, but 2022 was by far the most successful year of NYSI in connecting Philadelphians to meaningful employment in growing industries within the Navy Yard. NYSI training programs are designed for individuals […]

Navy Yard to be a Pick-up Location for a Community Supported Agriculture Program in 2023

We are excited to announce the Navy Yard will be a new pick-up location this upcoming spring for a Philadelphia-based community supported agriculture (CSA) program called FarmerJawn. What is a CSA? CSAs help local farmers prepare for the season ahead and with your share dollars, they can buy seeds, supplies, plan labor, and purchase equipment […]