CTMA Connector January 2014: DoD Maintenance Update

January 2014 Welcome to The CTMA Connector, a monthly newsletter designed to provide news and ideas about the Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) program. The CTMA program is a joint Department of Defense/National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (DoD/NCMS) effort promoting collaborative technology development between industry and the DoD maintenance and repair facilities.

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NCMS Launches 2014 U.S. Nanomanufacturing Survey

January 22, 2014. The NCMS has partnered with the National Science Foundation under the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) to launch its latest study of commercialization trends in nanotechnology and nanofabrication– previous studies were performed in 2003, 2006 and 2009.

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NCMS West Introduction

January 20, 2014. We work with government, manufacturers, and technology companies to bring innovations out of the exploratory phase and into commercial implementation. Our team of professionals has a passion for identifying, developing, and testing innovative technology solutions for high priority challenges.

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New NCMS Member- 5ME, LLC

January 16, 2013. 5ME brings a proven suite of technologies and capabilities to industry solely focused on improving manufacturing efficiency as a means for building profitable, competitive and sustainable businesses.

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Congratulations Rebecca! NCMS Senior Vice President Receives STEP Ahead Award

January 14, 2014. Senior VP Rebecca Taylor will receive a 2014 STEP Ahead Award, which celebrates the role of women in manufacturing. It’s part of the Washington, D.C.-based Manufacturing Institute’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production (STEP) Initiative. Rebecca will join a select group of women whose outstanding contributions to manufacturing promote women in industry.

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