Automated Precision Inc. – Pioneering Advanced Dimensional Metrology Solutions

Automated Precision Inc. is a global company providing advanced dimensional metrology solutions for industry. Founded by Dr. Kam Lau in 1987, API has pioneered progressively higher standards of accuracy through its 30 years of operation by commercializing innovative hardware and software that offer advanced digital information to its customers.  API supplies a comprehensive range of […]

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Getting to know Ridgetop Group, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Ridgetop Group, Inc. was established to develop advanced tools, IP libraries, and design services for mission-critical applications operating in harsh environments. Achieving functionality and reliability under adverse conditions — whether the stresses stem from extreme temperatures or intense radiation exposure — requires “best of class” solutions. These solutions may involve “radiation hardening” […]

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LIFT, APLU, and NCMS Create Expert Educator Team to Align Higher Education Curricula with Manufacturing Workforce Needs

The initiative will engage educators and manufacturing scientists to ensure instruction aligns to industry needs for a skilled workforce. Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), APLU, and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) named six educators to its Expert Educator Team (EET). The EET will collaborate with LIFT to identify how colleges and universities can […]

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Funding Available for Environmental Technology Demonstrations

ALEXANDRIA, VA, January 5, 2017—The Department of Defense (DoD), through the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), supports the demonstration of technologies that address priority DoD environmental requirements.  The goal of ESTCP is to promote the transfer of innovative technologies through demonstrations that collect the data needed for regulatory and DoD end-user acceptance.  Projects conduct […]

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Sources Sought for Military Grade Cables Directory

On behalf of a DoD Sustainment customer, NCMS is seeking sources with capabilities in the domain of the design and manufacture of military grade cables. The family of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles is undergoing RESET refurbishment and upgrading, and replacement cables are a major requirement. NCMS plans to develop a database of qualified […]

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Submission Opportunity: SOCOM Seeks Automotive Power Train Market Insights

USSOCOM is seeking submissions via a Request for Information (RFI) concerning hybrid, fuel cell, and electric powertrain systems for a four (4) passenger Light Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (LTATV), with a Vehicle Curb Weight (VCW) less than 2,500 lbs. The purpose of this RFI is to determine the types, suitability, and maturity of hybrid, fuel cell, […]

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Industry Comments Requested by GAO

US Government Accountability Office’s Readiness Assessment Guide has been made publicly available for comment:   GAO TECHNOLOGY READINESS ASSESSMENT GUIDE: Best Practices for Evaluating the Readiness of Technology for Use in Acquisition Programs and Projects–Exposure Draft From August 11, 2016 – August 10, 2017, GAO is seeking input and feedback on this Exposure Draft from […]

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