NCMS and the DoD celebrate 20 years of collaboration through CTMA

Ann Arbor, Michigan -- 11/30/2017  The U.S. military has become more efficient, more productive, and better prepared because of its partnership with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS). To protect our country, the Department of Defense (DoD) has looked to organizations such as NCMS and its Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) program to provide solutions to its equipment, sustainment, and maintenance needs. CTMA enables the military to work with NCMS
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NCMS Sr. VP Rebecca Taylor to speak at new Industry 4.0 conference, Integr8™, Nov. 9 in Detroit

Rebecca Taylor, Sr. VP of NCMS will be speaking at Integr8™, a new cross-discipline global conference focused on Industry 4.0 technologies, Nov. 9 in Detroit. The conference, the first of its kind to tackle the integration of the eight technologies currently disrupting the manufacturing industry, is being hosted by Automation Alley. Rebecca will be sharing her expertise in cybersecurity for IT/OT, one of eight technologies associated with Industry 4.0, also known as the fourth industrial
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Education and Workforce Experts Provide Recommendations for Aligning College Curricula and Other Workforce Strategies with Advanced Manufacturing Needs

Team of College & University Faculty Recommends Paths to Address Lightweighting Technology Competencies in Curricula and Workforce Strategies DETROIT – A new report from leading national higher education and workforce experts says colleges and universities should work with industry to modify their curricula to ensure students gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities they will need upon graduation for jobs that involve new lightweighting technologies, materials, and processes. The
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Warner Robins AFB Technology Insertion Manager, Frank Zahiri Receives Prestigious Award

Frank Zahiri was selected as a winner of the Small Business Technology Council’s (SBTC) 2017 Champion of Small Business Technology Commercialization Award. Earlier this year, SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) companies were asked around the country to nominate PMs, PEOs, COs, and other government workers who, in their determination, went above and beyond their responsibilities in helping their company develop and receive commercialization and follow-on funding for their technology. 
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NCMS, BMW, UD-CCM Join Forces on Computing, Performance, Composite Material Study

Drivers could be the big winners in this new study released by NCMS, BMW, and the University of Delaware-Center for Composite Materials (UD-CCM). The team has completed research proving the accuracy of high-speed computing for modeling and simulation to predict the quality and effectiveness of a material that is both lightweight and safety-tested. This effort has demonstrated design, materials, manufacturing, and joining methods for continuous carbon fiber thermoplastics to meet automotive,
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