August 18, 2011. NCMS is promoting innovation in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education to help ensure that our country has the manufacturing knowledge to compete globally. Earlier this year, NCMS held Michigan Robotics Day, during National Robotics Week, to help publicize the amazing the opportunities that robotics holds for students. In Washington state NCMS staff is taking their support of STEM to a higher level involvement.
April 18, 2011. The term “knowledge worker” is in vogue to describe new economy jobs. Imagine how much knowledge it takes for manufacturing companies to succeed? Every step of the manufacturing process requires in depth knowledge of engineering and materials science. Will the parts fit together? Will they be durable enough? And countless other questions necessary to complete the cycle of inspiration to bring that product into the real work and making it commercially available.
August 11, 2011. Not long ago the subject of innovation in manufacturing was considered a bit of an oxymoron to many leaders in business and government as they chose not to invest in our manufacturing base. If anything good is to come from the economic events in recent years, it’s that many in America once again discovered the value of a manufacturing economy that can compete in today’s global economy.
August 10, 2011. NCMS member companies consistently identify networking opportunities as one of the primary benefits of NCMS membership. The role NCMS has been able to play in the startup of Profile Composites North America (PCNS) is a powerful example of that networking in action.
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 26, 2011. 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.
July 26, 2011. Digital Manufacturing is a game-changing new approach to making things in the United States. The Digital Manufacturing SIG is the collaborative vehicle to get this new exciting technology in the hands of U.S. manufacturers.
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 20, 2011. The importance of digital manufacturing and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) vision regarding this game-changing new approach to making things in the US.
July 15, 2011. NCMS with grant support from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched the all new Veterinary Compliance Assistance Center (VetCA). VetCA was developed with the assistance of the American Veterinary Medical Association to provide veterinarians with everything they need to know about meeting environmental regulatory obligations.
July 14, 2011. Volumetric Compensation Technology (VEC) was highlighted in the June 29 issue of Aerospace Manufacturing Magazine feature, Machine tools meet new materials. VEC is the commercial product developed from the Volumetric Accuracy for Large Machine Tools (VALMT) collaborative project which collected a Defense Manufacturing Excellence Award (2009) and a R&D 100 Award (2010).