January 21, 2013. Dassault Systemes and its global affiliates manufacture, distribute and market product lifecycle management and 3D experience software and provide related support, professional and training services.
January 16, 2013. Sustainable Water Works is a 501c3 non-profit building a network of collaborative partners committed to sustainable water public policy, innovative products and new businesses in Michigan.
December 28, 2012. General Motors LLC is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of cars and trucks.
December 27, 2012. WIN is a consortium of 7 Michigan Works! Agencies and 8 Community Colleges formed to create a comprehensive and cohesive talent system that provides regional employers with the talent they need for success.
December 26, 2012. MMTC provides small and medium sized manufacturers with operational assessment, process improvement training, mentoring services, website technical assistance and market diversification tactics.
November 26, 2012. ThinGap offers light and highly powerful motors for industry, unmanned platforms and robotics. They replace the traditional iron core motors with an ironless composite stator and unique new rotor design offering tremendous power and torque density.
November 19, 2012. PARC, a Xerox company, is in the business of Breakthroughs. Practicing open innovation, they provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, start-ups and government agencies and partners.
November 8, 2012. Equipois is dedicated to the mission of utilizing its patented exoskeletal arm technology to reduce injuries, increase productivity, and decrease costs in the workplace. Their proprietary technology enables and enhances the most versatile tools in existence – human hands guided by the human mind. The goal: eliminating the costly and widespread injuries caused by exertion, repetition and strain.
October 29, 2012. The October 2012 update from National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) delivering manufacturing innovation.
October 26, 2012. Terascala storage appliances accelerate data throughput in big data, high performance enterprise computing environments
October 25, 2012. MDEQ provides compliance assistance, pollution prevention and sustainability resources as well as partnership building.
October 11, 2012. Anglicotech is a veteran-owned small business, specializing in Organizational Change Management and Enterprise Information Technology Implementation and Services. With a dedicated team of subject matter experts and experienced consultants, Anglicotech is committed to providing innovative solutions to the most complex problems by devising all-encompassing plans that address the tactical, operational and strategic levels.
October 3, 2012. Tactical Edge helps organizations cost-effectively design, develop and deploy complex CD/C41 and enterprise information management systems. They couple industry best practices with emergent, open source, proven technologies to meet the ever evolving needs of the Warfighter.
October 2, 2012. Siemens PLM Software is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software. Their PLM solutions help customers make smarter decisions that lead to better products and processes.
October 1, 2012. One Network provides planning, execution and business intelligence applications build on a federated cloud computing platform.
September 26, 2012. Troika is a veteran-owned small business with over 90-years of senior Marine Corps and DoD experience. Troika has been on the cutting edge of military system lifecycle management including requirements development, logistics and acquisition strategy analysis and implementation, and system fielding. From analyses to subject matter expert support, Troika combines strategy with an understanding of technology and innovation to deliver successful results.
September 26, 2012. Tracen is a technology products and services company specializing in integrated mobile and web technology solutions. Tracen’s flagship product, COMMANDmobile®, is a web based integrated product suite featuring mobile data collection, intelligent dispatching and role based security.
August 16, 2012. A management consulting firm providing unique, creative and innovative products to both the government and commercial sectors.
July 20, 2012. KALO, LLC is a DoD marketing & technical consulting company that provides subject matter expertise in laboratory projects, contracting, program management, logistics support, requirements generation, ITAR, SOCOM, G-2 ISR, etc.
July 16, 2012. 3D printing (or additive manufacturing, as it’s more descriptively called) could remake American manufacturing. NCMS project teams have been at forefront of developing this exciting technology that is now more affordable than ever.
July 11, 2012. The University of Michigan is a world class research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
July 9, 2012. MacroUSA Corp. specializes in Unmanned Systems, MOUT Systems, and Safety, Surveillance and Inspection Systems with a vision to approach each project with creativity, revolutionary designs and cutting edge engineering. With efforts aimed at creating superior, more compact, and cost effective products than what is currently available.
July 5, 2012. ATI is a full service product development firm offering engineering, design, analysis, testing and manufacturing services. Specializing in weight optimized engineered solutions in an effort to help customers integrate their innovations into cost effective manufacturable products.
June 18, 2012. Helping customers achieve research and development goals and solve challenging technological problems has been the focus of the University of Dayton Research Institute since its inception more than 50 years ago.
June 14, 2012. QinetiQ North America delivers innovative solutions to support defense, security and intelligence organizations and to support federal civilian agencies.
June 8, 2012. The University of Alabama (UA) is a comprehensive research university offering bachelors, master’s and doctoral degrees in 13 different colleges.
May 14, 2012. The Procter and Gamble Company, an American multinational corporation headquartered in downtown Cincinnati, OH who manufacturers a wide range of consumer goods.
May 11, 2011. Onodi Tool and Engineering Company, Manufacturer of metal, hydraulic, mechanical components and assemblies with capabilities to reverse engineer component parts, assemblies and complete vehicle systems. Also a custom manufacturer of prototype components, assemblies, tooling and machinery.
May 10, 2012. New NCMS Member- Russells Technical Products, Inc.
April 16, 2012. A diversified global provider of highly engineered products and services in the areas of motion control, flow control and metal treatment.
March 30, 2012. Autodesk is a world leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software.
March 29, 2012. Regulated Electric and Natural Gas Public Utility with Distribution in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula Counties.
March 29, 2012. A manufacturer of EDM tooling.
March 16, 2012. A leading worldwide manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets.
March 5, 2012. A global supplier of systems and services to the aerospace, defense and homeland security markets with annual revenues of over $7B.
March 2, 2012. A non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that performs applied research & development under contract to government and industry. Each research center is partnered with a major university in the USA and research focus is primarily on lasers, energy systems, diamond research, vaccines, automation and software.
January 31, 2012. Manufacturing complex formed and welded assemblies for the aerospace and power generation industries.
January 30, 2012. A technical services support company with a successful history of providing the U.S. military and department of homeland security with acquisition, operational logistics, engineering, design, fabrication, test and evaluation, information technology and financial management support services.
January 19, 2012. CIARA Technologies, the newest member of the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS).
December 13, 2011. Roush Industries is an engineering company that provides design, prototyping, testing and manufacturing services. It also manufacturs of personal protection armored vehicles.
October 24, 2011. UCLA is one of the world’s great research universities, number 11 in London’s Times Higher Education rankings (2010-2011). Faculty includes Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, multiple MacArthur fellows and scores of national academy members. Interdisciplinary teaching and research is a particular strength, with initiatives in the arts, stem cells and other biosciences, nanoscience, international studies and the environment.
October 21, 2011. ANSYS develops, markets and supports engineering simulation software used to foresee how product designs will behave and how manufacturing processes will operate in real-world environments. We continually advance simulation solutions by, first, developing or acquiring the very best technology; then integrating it into a unified and customizable simulation platform that allows engineers to efficiently perform complex simulations involving the interaction of multiple physics; and, finally, providing system services to manage simulation processes and data — all so engineers and product developers can spend more time designing and improving products and less time using software and searching for data.
October 10, 2011. Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC) a non-profit member-funded industry association of companies in the defense and security industries, that fosters steady economic growth for the region and sustainable long-term profits for its members.
August 26, 2011. Honeywell Process Solutions is a division of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions (ACS) and has been a pioneer in automation control for more than 30 years.
July 29, 2011. Osterhout Design Group specializes in the development and manufacture of commercial and DoD electronics devices.
July 28, 2011. Emerson is a diversified global manufacturing and technology company offering a wide range of products and services in the areas of network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and tools and storage businesses.
July 21, 2011. The NMCAC provides innovative and effective solutions to complex challenges by creating partnerships between businesses and organizations that include Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories, New Mexico’s institutions of higher education, and New Mexico’s forward-looking state government.
July 5, 2011. General Dynamics- Ordnance and Tactical Systems empowers the U.S. military and its allies with an extensive range of overarching product segments.. applied across all levels of strategic and tactical operations.
June 13, 2011. Founded in 1883, UT is one of the largest and most respected universities in the nation.
June 10, 2011. The National Center for Technology Advancement (NCTA) and its subsidiary organizations apply and extend the application of digital sciences for enhanced development and empowerment through technology innovation. Serving at the intersection of governmental, educational, and private sectors, the NCTA was created to act as the umbrella non-profit modeled on the success of its first subsidiary, the National Agribusiness Technology Center (NATC), across multiple domains.
June 1, 2011. The Ohio Supercomputer Center is a statewide resource that provides supercomputing services and computational science expertise to Ohio university researchers as well as Ohio industries. OSC has provided these services for over twenty years, and in fiscal year 2008 we estimate that Ohio researchers that use OSC have won over $85M of research funding for Ohio – a return on investment of 17:1.
New NCMS Member- Wend & Associates, Inc.
Leader in advanced On Board Diagnostics (OBD II) technologies for vehicles. http://www.obdsol.com/
TotalSim delivers innovative consulting, development, training, installation and support using leading edge OPEN and commercial tools. http://www.totalsim.us/
Anglicotech LLC- System Integration and IT Consulting.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services, and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. http://www.microsoft.com
MTConnect Institute engages in activities directed towards the development, enhancement and promotion of open technical standards and specifications intended to foster greater operability between controls, devices and software applications used in the manufacturing process within and outside the U.S. http://www.mtconnect.org/
For over 23 years, Tabor Communications, Inc. (TCI) has been a leading international media, advertising, and communications company that provides news, analysis and information to the High Performance Computing (HPC), Cloud, and Information Technology (IT) communities. Tabor Communications companies include Tabor Advertising and Tabor Publications & Events. TCI’s publications and programs include HPCwire, HPC in …
Lifecycle management software and consulting services. http://www.ptc.com/
NCMS at a Glance- March 2011 – National Center for Manufacturing Sciences
NCMS Member- Climax Portable Machine Tools, Inc.
Optomec, Inc. is a supplier of advanced manufacturing equipment for the Electronics, Photovoltaic Display and Defense industries using clean technologies to fabricate and repair next generation end-products with improved functionality at lower cost. http://www.optomec.com/
Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live.
Every day businesses worldwide add the equivalent of 8 libraries in data. Companies will be forced to compete on HOW they use their data from Supply Chains, Customers and Markets. Advanced analytics will be the differentiator that will enable companies to transform data into usable information.
Portal Dynamics applies integrated solutions that represent an extensive understanding into how information and telecommunication technologies can improve the way your work is conducted. Among these are web-based applications involved in inventory life cycle management, the tracking of physical assets, and facilitated workflows. Visit company website
The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky’s largest metropolitan area. http://louisville.edu/
Independent, non-profit, applied research and development organization dedicated to technology development and transfer for a wide variety of engineering and scientific disciplines.
Division of Technology Resources and Engineering (R&D). http://www.baxter.com/
Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems provides rugged, integrated solutions that are qualified for military platforms.
The Marlin Group, LLC Logistics modernization consulting to DoD (primarily USMC) services & agencies.
A comprehensive University with a national reputation in science, engineering and technology, and committed to educating students for lifelong success in a diverse world and conducting research and outreach activities that sustain the economic, environmental and social health of the New England region.
Topline Technology Solutions, LLC System software and hardware design and support. Software development, interface design and analysis.
Advanced Micro Fab is an innovative technology company focused in R&D, consulting, collaborative co-development in the area of Micro/Nano Electromechanical Systems (MEMS). http://advancedmicrofab.com/
Founded in 2006, PORTAC provides solutions and momentum to planning and execution of transformation initiatives of clients.
Clockwork Solutions, Inc. (CSI) provides world-class clients with advanced predictive modeling and consulting. CSI analyzes full asset life cycles – design, engineering, construction, operations, sustainment, refurbishment, eventual retirement or replacement.
M.P. Chené, Inc. A veteran owned, Department of Defense contractor.
As the world’s largest supplier of automatic transmissions, GM Powertrain is able to offer a wide range of smooth-shifting, reliable and efficient transmissions for cars and trucks. GM Powertrain
Parker SCITech Group is a consulting organization focused on systems engineering, information assurance and program management for manufacturing and engineering organizations.
SenGenuity’s mission is to bring to market highly differentiated sensor solutions based on Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) and Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) technologies.
One Network Enterprises provides planning, execution, and business intelligence applications built on a federated cloud computing platform.
General Lasertronics designs and manufactures semi-custom laser-based coatings removal, surface treatment and cleaning systems for military, commercial aircraft and nuclear decontamination applications.
StandardAero is one of the largest independent Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul businesses in the world, providing comprehensive services to commercial, military, business aviation, helicopters and industrial operators. StandardAero is ISO 9001-2000 Quality System certified as well as FAA/Transport Canada certified.
Providing clients with leading-edge engineering and low-volume manufacturing solutions, Pratt & Miller is a world-class engineering company and a respected industry leader in automotive, commercial, military, and aerospace industries. Their range of design, engineering, manufacturing, and vehicle program management capabilities are among the most sophisticated in the world. http://prattmiller.com/
Accio Energy is making distributed wind energy systems scalable, reliable, ad affordable with Aerovoltaic energy systems that directly convert wind energy to electricity without any moving parts.
SpaceForm Welding Solutions is an advanced welding technology company set up to commercialize the patented Deformation Resistance and Super-Mig Welding processes as a way to cut costs and improve production throughput.
Seica is a global supplier of automatic test equipment and selective soldering systems. They offer completely automated, laser-based selective soldering solutions, as well as a complete line of test solutions, which include bed of nails and flying probe testers.
PDQ Precision manufactures and distributes the Mini-Max Cleaning and Waste Management equipment and technology. This system is used to clean such items as electronics, weapons, fiber optics, food service and medical products, etc., in complete safety to the user, environment, and the item being serviced.
Milspray is an accomplished defense company specializing in high performance and special purpose military coatings, RESET services and the manufacturing of systems and products geared for military readiness sustainability and environmental considerations.
Gravikor is a global leader in the development and implementation of state-of-the-art spaceframe and structural weight reduction technologies to the military and security markets. http://www.gravikor.com/
Diamond Nets manufactures knotted type netting out of a variety of fiber types and have the machine capability of knotting braided or twisted cordage from 1/32″ diameter up to 3/8″. Diamond Nets offers a large variety of finishing options from raw material up to fully finished net products complete with hardware if desired. http://www.diamondnets.com/
Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) has been putting ideas into action for their clients since 1987, supporting a wide range of high-priority defense requirements and helping U.S. industry compete in the global market. As a nonprofit organization, CTC conducts impartial, in-depth assessments and technical evaluations and delivers reliable, unbiased solutions that emphasize increased quality, enhanced effectiveness, …
The Betis Group provides Information Technology products, services, and solutions to Federal, Corporate, Healthcare, and Education customers world-wide. Their focus is to empower their clients to meet their business needs through innovative technologies. http://www.betis.com/
The POM Group, Inc. is a full service provider of technologies and services for Rapid Product Development. POM specializes in the design and build of Direct Metal Deposition (DMD™) additive manufacturing systems which provide solutions for our clients in the Automotive, Aerospace, Mining, Oil & Gas and Nuclear and Defense industries.
Messier-Dowty is a designer and manufacturer of landing gear systems and components for commercial, regional and business aircraft applications as well as landing gear assemblies for military aircraft applications. They also provide repair/overhaul and support for landing gear systems.
Dr. Diesel Technologies (DDTS) provides the latest diagnostic technologies to the heavy duty military vehicle community. DDTS’ key products include Diagnostic Analyzes Test Set (DATS), Diagnostic software and rugged embedded PC’s.
George Washington University is a private, non-profit institution of higher education based in Washington, D.C. The University provides education and training services, primarily for students at the undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral levels, and performs research, training, and other services under grants, contracts, and similar agreements with sponsoring organizations, primarily departments and agencies of the U.S. government.
Adapt Laser Systems offers innovative laser cleaning technology for industrial surface treatment, cleaning and paint removal applications. Their laser technology removes contaminants, production residue and coatings without damaging the substrate.
Technical Objectives Professionals, LLC is a veteran owned small business specializing in maintenance solutions. Technical Objectives Professionals has worked closely with government and industry partners developing the future of today’s war fighter, bringing technology to the battle field, and bringing legacy vehicles into the modern arena of maintenance. Providing maintenance solutions in every clime and place.
Claxton Logistics Services provides Logistics management consulting services. In addition, Claxton provides maintenance support, logistics engineering support, and supply chain management development and implementation services to the Department of Defense and Industry.
Packer Engineering is an international engineering consulting firm providing technical solutions to problems in design, manufacturing, and processes. Their engineers, scientists, and technical support staff provide cause and origin investigations, failure analysis, and custom testing to solve problems for industry, the insurance and legal communities, government, and academic organizations.