July 26, 2013. 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 19, 2013. ITI TranscenData is a central source for CAD data exchange and PLM integration solutions.
June 27, 2013. The June 2013 update from National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) delivering manufacturing innovation through collaboration.
June 25, 2013. NCMS hosted the French Lightweight Vehicle Partnership Delegation at its headquarters Wednesday, June 19th. The purpose of the meeting was to present the outcomes of NCMS’ highly successful Lightweight for Automotive Materials Program (LAMP) to representatives from ten companies from France doing work in the same field, in return, NCMS and its members learned about the advances these companies were making throughout Europe and discussed collaboration opportunities.
June 20, 2013. NCMS, in collaboration with Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & IMF and NUWC Keyport, WA, held the 2nd Annual Underwater Vehicle Competition at Olympic High School Pool in Bremerton, WA. This event, aimed at promoting higher education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, hosted 116 students from 15 western Washington schools.
June 13, 2013. Innovation is tricky, although it has worked its way into the lexicon of virtually all business practices in the last ten years. Being innovative is not as simple as utilizing the latest technologies or adopting new processes and procedures. Creating innovation is a much more intricate process.
June 12, 2013. Information technology consulting services including systems integration, custom application development, technology strategy and implementation.
June 11, 2013. The 14th CTMA Annual Partners Meeting (formerly referred to as Annual Symposium) was a combination virtual and networking event held over a two and half day period on 21-23 May.
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.
May 30, 2013. The May 2013 update from National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) delivering manufacturing innovation powered by “Collaboration That Works”. George Mason University and NCMS Celebrate Launch of New Center for Collision Safety & Analysis, CTMA Partners Meeting, Digital Manufacturing SIG, and Robotics SIG.
May 27, 2013. Lectromec’s primary business is Aerospace wire risks assessment, testing and analysis, as well as custom equipment fabrication and software integration services.
May 24, 2013. Anark produces software that transforms native CAD & PMI/MBD data into engineering quality 3D PDF documents.