Expert Educator Team Releases Final Report: Aligning Lightweight Technology and Manufacturing Talent Development

College & University Faculty Team Concludes Series of Recommendations Addressing Competencies and Workforce Strategies for New Lightweighting Technologies Contacts: Pam Hurt NCMS 248-867-3525 pamh@ncms.org Jeff Lieberson APLU 202-478-6073 jlieberson@aplu.org Joe Steele LIFT 313-309-9132 jsteele@lift.technology DETROIT – Higher education and industry need to work together to adapt current curricula to reflect the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive
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LIFT Releases Report Highlighting Four Critical Imperatives Universities Must Take to Improve Engineering Work-And-Learn Models

DETROIT – LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, today announced the release of “Engineering Work-and-Learn: Imperatives for Innovation,” a report aimed to support universities work in better preparing engineering students for the workplace. The report captures four key imperatives for university faculty, administrators, and industry partners to innovate work-and-learn models to better prepare engineering students for work in industry. The four
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Maryland Dignitaries, Nation’s Top Manufacturers and Universities Convene in Aberdeen for AMMP Program Launch

Maryland, Harford County Celebrate Region’s Selection and Support at NCMS, Army Research Lab AMMP Kickoff National Defense Technology Revolution with Additive Manufacturing Prowess   ABERDEEN, Md. – 12:01 a.m. ET Friday, October 26, 2018 Aberdeen, Maryland, is the hub for a major additive manufacturing (3D printing) initiative leading to unprecedented speed in parts production, new weapon system design and materials, dramatic cuts in costs and delivery times, and point-of-need part
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NCMS Appoints Two New Board Members

Two New Members Join NCMS Board of Directors Neal Orringer and A. Donald Steinman strengthen mission to develop and transition innovative technologies   Ann Arbor, Michigan -- 10/9/2018 The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) announced the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors today.  The appointments of Neal Orringer, 3D Systems’ vice president of alliances and partnerships, and A. Donald Steinman, executive vice president and general manager,
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NCMS Appoints Lisa Strama as New President and CEO

Ann Arbor Michigan – September 17, 2018. The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Lisa Strama will become the fifth NCMS President and CEO of this 32-year organization created by Executive Order to assist U.S. manufacturing. Lisa will succeed Rick Jarman who has led NCMS to an exciting period of sustainable growth and “we expect Lisa’s leadership to enhance our role in building and strengthening US manufacturing” said Courtney Hill, NCMS
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