Expect to learn about the services technological needs, discuss the new technology roadmap now under development, and to review current CTMA project efforts in addition to tabletop displays and extensive networking opportunities. Stay tuned for more information.
The NCMS-CTMA project, Laser Coating Removal of Composite Helicopter Blades, has successfully installed the paint stripping unit at Cherry Point, which is certified for production use. We welcome people interested in seeing this unit work in production as we celebrate with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Cherry Point, North Carolina.
In August, the United States Marine Corps tapped NCMS Educational Services to produce a pair of high-impact promotional videos highlighting the Corps’ Sense and Respond Logistics initiative. “Sense and Respond is a robust new approach to tackling issues of maintenance, readiness, and lethality,” said Bob Appleton of R.W. Appleton & Associates, a chief project consultant.
NCMS made arrangements with the Department of Defense (DoD) for this technology showcase at the Tobyhanna Army Depot (TYAD). This unique opportunity to present innovative technology solutions and meet directly with maintenance personnel was available to NCMS members and invited guests.
The second annual member meeting of the Robotics Technology Consortium (RTC) is being held today in Sterling Heights, MI in coordination with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research and Development Engineering Center (TARDEC).
October 2009 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. This newsletter …
BAE Systems is a global company engaged in the development, delivery and support of advanced defense, security and aerospace systems in the air, on land and at sea.
NCMS is seeking participants for a new forming project, Trivalent Chrome Phase II. This project will complete the initial work of Phase I, where the team developed a new chrome plating process using a trivalent chrome bath to replace the highly-toxic hexavalent chrome bath. The trivalent chrome process must produce hard chrome components that perform equally or better to the older process while still meeting all military specs.
Eastern Instrumentation is a manufacturer’s representative bringing high technology and cutting edge manufacturing and test solutions to military and commercial customers in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware area.
3M is a diversified technology company serving customers and communities with innovative products and services. They are primarily science based and are a world-leader in scores of markets from healthcare and highway safety to abrasives and adhesives.
NCMS Art Director Christopher Fick has been recognized for his outstanding creativity with three American Graphic Design Awards.
Please stop by Booth 333 to see these member companies showcasing technology created using the NCMS collaborative process.