IMSI and NCMS Sign Memorandum of Understanding

WASHINGTON (5/13/2019) --  As a further expansion of collaborative outreach and support, the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) and IMS International (IMSI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday at the NCMS Washington Office. IMSI Chair, Jack Harris, and NCMS President and CEO, Lisa Strama, were present at the event and gave remarks on the opportunity this partnership presents to help small to medium sized (SME) manufacturers. Through this agreement, the IMSI ManuVation
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NCMS Introduces Innovative Technology at Technology Showcase at Puget Sound Shipyard July 24-26

Ann Arbor, MI — The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) is hosting the upcoming NCMS Technology Showcase: Puget Sound Naval Shipyard at the Kitsap Conference Center, Bremerton, Washington, July 24-26, 2019. The event will introduce new and innovative technologies, products, and processes that could assist the maintenance and sustainment communities with filling unmet technology needs. Through the Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) Program, NCMS is
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CTMA Partners Meeting Brings Opportunities to Share Best Practices and Network

Ann Arbor, Michigan -- 3/13/2019 The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) and the Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Materiel Readiness (ODASD-MR) have teamed up with the U.S. Navy’s Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW), Coronado, CA to host the CTMA Partners Meeting May 6-8, 2019. NCMS proudly supports the U.S. Navy enterprise-wide and especially FRCSW, which is located on the Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island and will be commemorating the 100th Year
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2019 CTMA Technology Competition Places Technology in Front of DoD Decision Makers

Ann Arbor, MI—For industry that would like to get their maintenance and sustainment technology in front of key decision makers within the Department of Defense (DoD), the perfect opportunity is just around the corner. The Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) Program is hosting the CTMA Technology Competition, Wednesday, May 8 as part of the CTMA Partners Meeting taking place May 6-8, 2019 at the Fleet Readiness Center Southwest, San Diego, CA. The winner will receive
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NCMS Congratulates Dr. Thomas Kurfess on New Role as the Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Chief Manufacturing Officer

Ann Arbor, Michigan The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) congratulates NCMS Board of Director Dr. Thomas Kurfess Ph.D., FSME, P.E. on his new position as the Chief Manufacturing Officer of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL.) In addition to supporting ORNL’s pioneering research in advanced manufacturing, Dr. Kurfess will provide leadership on the development of new manufacturing platforms and controls systems that will enable autonomous manufacturing through robotics and
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