Project Announcement: MRAP RESET Cable Reverse Engineering

Deteriorating and aging cables that need replacing are a growing concern, but simply amassing and storing varieties of cables – which might not even fulfill the specific requirements – does not solve the problem. Instead, reverse engineering specific cables provides a faster, better solution to building just what is needed for a specific project. The […]

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SurClean Featured in Forbes

NCMS Member SurClean has a growing enterprise based on their mission to provide off-the-shelf laser surface preparation equipment.  Following a firm foothold in the private sector, SurClean is developing more relationships with the DoD, specifically Air Force personnel, who have been heavily involved in laser de-paint applications. The SurClean product, focused on the laser beam delivery system, which […]

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Sources Sought: Engine Life Management Assistance

On behalf of the USAF Propulsion Enterprise, NCMS is seeking sources with capabilities in the domain of life management program for engine fracture critical components to ensure engine flight safety.  Life Management is a comprehensive and continuous effort using analytical modeling and empirical data to determine fatigue life limitations/fracture points of critical safety items under […]

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Boeing Executive Dr. Leo Christodoulou Joins NCMS 2017 Board of Directors

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), the nation’s leader in collaborative technology development is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Leo Christodoulou, Boeing’s Enterprise Technology Strategy Leader, to the NCMS Board of Directors. Both NCMS and The Boeing Company are deeply committed to building a strong manufacturing infrastructure that is highly competitive, innovates […]

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Hexagon joins NCMS member base

While specific industries have their own unique challenges and motivations, productivity is central to manufacturing success across the board. Manufacturers must find the right balance of speed, efficiency, cost and quality for their product and ensure they remain productive at those levels. Sometimes there might be a payoff between factors – in the case of […]

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Strategy and Innovation; Enterprise Innovation Management Phase II

Today, everyone is continually seeking out methods on how to minimize risk and improve benefits by adopting newer and ever evolving technology. Public industries within production, maintenance, and sustainment realms know that innovation is a force multiplier critical for product development and business success, as many of the products and services you and I purchase […]

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Pendaran Offers Free Training to NCMS Members

What if there was a way to transform your employees into problem solving innovators in just 5 days?  What if there was a Flight Simulator for Problem Solving? There is.  It’s called  Pendaran and it is currently being used by the United States military. Now, it’s available to you and your organization.   Create the […]

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Call for Technology: Spin Pit Testing of Jet Engine Fan Disk

An NCMS partner is looking for product solutions to fulfill a specific need.  This Call for Technology process allows industry, academia, and other organizations the opportunity to meet the requested need. If your organization has a capability or product that can fill the requested call for technology, please complete the following form and thoroughly explain […]

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Sources Sought: Reverse Engineering for Air Force Components

On behalf of the Department of the Air Force/Air Force Materiel Command, NCMS is seeking sources with capabilities in the domain reverse engineering and reproduction of Air Force Components. Various components of the KC-135, F107, and T-38 family of aircraft are in need or upgrade or replacement. The Department of the Air Force/Air Force Materiel […]

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