September 23, 2011. NCMS Vice President Chuck Ryan recently visited the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport, to honor their work on the Automated Robotic Blade Stripping System (ARBSS) project. The ARBSS project was awarded a Defense Manufacturing Excellence Award presented by the National Center for Advanced Technologies (NCAT) for outstanding cooperative efforts on technology development between government, industry and academia for DOD maintenance.
September 21, 2011. Providing new insight into the lynchpin of the American economy – the “Missing Middle”.
September 15, 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.
September 15, 2011. The Robotics Technology Consortium (RTC) has concerns new ITAR regulations being proposed by the U.S. State Department that control, for the first time, unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) in a comprehensive way.
September 9, 2011. 2011 Industry Defense Manufacturing Excellence Awards – Time for Nominations
August 29, 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