Join Our VP of Digital Manufacturing, Jon Riley, at the 2015 Manufacturing Summit: Configuration Management of Digital Data. Co-hosted by NCMS member, Siemens, the first annual Manufacturing Summit, Configuration Management of Digital Data, a complementary event where we will discuss the industry requirements and best practices of the most successful suppliers in managing and protecting …
May 12, 2014. NCMS is pleased to present Voice of the Customer: Talking and Listening to Backbone Manufacturers, an intimate new perspective on a little-understood sector of the American economy. The first step in a planned national outreach, it was the driving force behind a major industry roundtable hosted by NCMS and Lawrence Tech University.
December 11 , 2013. The Lightweighting Automotive Materials Program (LAMP) proved that light materials can be strong – and easily manufactured, cost-effective, and as good (or better) than the traditional solutions. LAMP was also the spark of inspiration that ignited the Grid Initiative™, a national Digital Manufacturing adoption effort designed and driven by NCMS. .
October 9, 2013. . Attendees from across the country converged on GE’s Advanced Manufacturing and Software Technology Center to be part of Digital Manufacturing Revolution. The two-day event marked the official opening of the first Grid Cell™ Innovation Center, kicking off the national effort to bring 21st Century Digital Manufacturing tools to American industry.
August 26, 2013. NCMS is pleased to announce the release of the two latest Executive Summaries from the LAMP project Ultra-Fine Grained/Nano Aluminum Material for Connecting Rods and Lightweight Material Usage Optimization Using High-Performance Computing.
June 3, 2013. For several years, NCMS and other collaborative leaders have been advocating the use of advanced modeling and simulation tools in product design and manufacturing. These techniques allow innovators to leverage massive computing power and predictive simulations to optimize designs, workflows, and products.
February 6, 2013. Each time we hear about advancements in additive manufacturing, it seems a little more tantalizing… and a little crazier. But there have to be limits sooner or later, right? I mean, who would be crazy enough to attempt a 3D printed house?
November 21, 2012. Any James Bond movie is sure to feature an iconic auto subjected to high speed chases and often explosions. The newest installment, Skyfall, featuring a classic 1960’s Aston Martin DB5 that is involved in a series of stunts and huge explosions including one scene which saw the priceless vehicle explode in flames is certainly no different. Being a rather expensive car, the producers didn’t have the luxury of using an actual vehicle for every scene. The priceless Aston Martin DB5, which was already used in the first James Bond film exactly 50 years ago, needed to remain unscathed.
October 23, 2012. A chill went through the additive manufacturing industry recentl;y as a company with a dubious reputation as patent troll makes a move that could stifle innovation.
September 7, 2012. Unless Congress acts to reverse its own legislation, sequestration will force automatic federal spending cuts of $1.2 trillion over the next decade, split between defense and non-defense outlays. The 2011 Budget Control Act triggered the cuts after a bipartisan Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction–the “super committee”–failed to reach agreement on reducing the federal deficit last November.