Ace Clearwater Enterprises
ACE Clearwater creates custom, complex formed, and welded assemblies for the aerospace and power generation industries. As we like to say, “If it flies, we’re on it.” Operating from three facilities within a 10-square-mile radius in Southern California, our employees are the best problem-solving team in the business. ACE is the place for Manufacturing Engineering, Forming, Tube Bending, Welding, Machining, Laser Cutting, Waterjet, CNC Milling & Turning, Tool Design, Assembly and Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing). We have over 700,000 square feet of pure manufacturing agility and people with the experience to make it happen.
America Makes is the nation’s leading and collaborative partner in additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP) technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership, we innovate and accelerate AM/3DP to increase our nation’s global manufacturing competitiveness.
American Ceramics Societ (ACerS)
ACerS is the premier membership organization for engineers, scientists, manufacturers and educators working with ceramics and glass. ACerS serves its global network of 11,000 members with three peer review journals, conferences, ACerS Bulletin membership magazine, Ceramic Tech Today e-newsletter, phase diagrams, books, and training. The Society’s ten special interest divisions include Art, Archaeology, and Conservation Science; Basic Science; Cements; Electronics; Engineering Ceramics; Glass and Optical Materials; Manufacturing; Refractory Ceramics; and Structural Clay Products. The Society’s philanthropic Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation programs are designed to attract students to the field and ensure a stable workforce for industry.
The Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) represents leading manufacturers of plastic resins. We may not think about them often, but versatile plastics inspire countless innovations that help make life better, healthier and safer every day.
AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology
The Association For Manufacturing Technology represents and promotes U.S.-based manufacturing technology and its members—those who design, build, sell, and service the continuously evolving technology that lies at the heart of manufacturing.
Analatom, Inc. is a world-class engineering company providing advanced hardware/software corrosion sensing and monitoring solutions for condition-based maintenance (CBM) and structural health monitoring (SHM) of high-value assets, including aircraft, bridges, vehicles, heavy equipment, helicopters, pipelines, ships, and wind turbines. Incorporating advanced MEMS-based embedded sensor technologies, low-power wireless data acquisition nodes, and state of the art diagnostics and prognostics software, our application specific systems monitor and quantify corrosion and stress-related fatigue effects in order to predict the health status of the structure. The total cost of ownership for the asset is reduced while extending the life-cycle of critical structures through improved CBM schedules.
Anark Core and MBEWeb enable manufacturers to communicate and collaborate more effectively, resulting in higher quality products, shortened product release cycles, and reduced scrap and material waste – driving substantial cost savings for OEMs and suppliers.
Anglicotech, LLC is a Veteran Owned Small Business specializing in supply chain management, partnering with industry leaders to build innovative products and deliver comprehensive information technology services.
ASM International is the world’s largest association of materials-centric engineers and scientists. We are dedicated to informing, educating, and connecting the materials community to solve problems and stimulate innovation around the world.
Automated Precision Inc. (API)
Automated Precision Inc. (API) is a world leader in coordinate measurement solutions. Leading the metrology industry through innovation, API products are used by many of the world’s leading automotive, aerospace, machine tool, and CMM manufacturers.
Automation Alley helps technology-focused businesses across Southeast Michigan grow and prosper through programs and services tailored to meet their needs. From start-ups to large corporations, our members see the value Automation Alley delivers.
Benchmark Electronics (BEI)
BEI is an electronic manufacturing services company with worldwide locations. We provide design and development expertise across many corporate sectors including aerospace and defense, industrial, medical and telecommunications.
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
Booz Allen Hamilton brings bold thinking and a desire to be the best in our work in consulting, analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber, and with industries ranging from defense to health to energy to international development.
CAI Resources is a small business located in Northern Virginia that specializes in engineering services for the metal finishing industry, Internet services, and graphic services. Most of CAI’s projects are directed toward process design, pollution prevention, pollution control and internet-based information systems. Our clients include industry, engineering companies, and government agencies.
Dante Solutions Inc. (formerly Deformation Control)
DANTE® is the State-of-the-Art in simulation software, promoting improved component and process design in heat treatment.
Delta Air Lines
Delta, headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the world’s largest airlines, carrying over 180 million passengers per year. A co-founder of the SkyTeam alliance, Delta, its regional carriers (Delta Connection), and its international partners together make over 15,000 flights daily. The airline’s main operating unit owns and maintains a fleet of over 800 aircraft, manufactured primarily by Boeing and Airbus. Along with Delta Connection, it provides service to 306 locations in 52 countries and employs a workforce of 80,000 employees worldwide.
The Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII) is a world-class, first-of-its-kind manufacturing hub headquartered in Chicago. As a unique public-private partnership, DMDII has the capabilities, innovative spirit, and collaborative expertise to transform American manufacturing by ushering in the digital revolution
DIT-MCO International Corp.
For cable testing, harness testing, and other automated product testing solutions, customers rely on DIT-MCO wiring analyzers.
From initial planning and installation and coordination with the facility, avionics staff, the pilot/aircraft and the cameraman as well as assistance before, during and after the demo event, support from the staff from Dragoon Technologies, was outstanding. Due to the well-coordinated assistance from Dragoon staff, the demonstration event went exceedingly well. We appreciate the hard work and thank the Dragoon staff for the well-received support for our event.
Eclypse International Corporation
Eclypse International sells solutions. We listen to the problem that our customer needs solving – “can we do this more efficiently?”, “can we reduce cost on this operation?”, “how can we optimize this process?” – then identify and propose new methods using existing tools to answer those questions.
Elevate Systems is a product design and development company specializing in mechanical engineering services, FEA analysis services, and prototype design & production. We take your idea from napkin-sketch concept to prototype to production.
GasTOPS Inc. (GTI) is a US majority owned small business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama specializing in the application of advanced products and services for machinery condition assessment and Condition Based Maintenance to improve operational effectiveness. GTI is partnered with GasTOPS LTD developer of innovative fluid sensing and analysis systems utilized on and in support of Pratt and Whitney (P&W) F119, F135 and Geared Turbo Fan (GTF) engines. Utilizing an established expertise of machinery analysis, modeling and simulation, software engineering, condition monitoring and repair and overhaul, GasTOPS provides a range of specialized technical and engineering services to assist in the design, development and in-service support of machinery control, monitoring and maintenance systems.
General Electric Co.
The world’s premier digital industrial company.
Georgia Institute of Technology
As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business.
Global Strategic Solutions, LLC
A leader in the development of Integrated Vehicle-Health Monitoring (IVHM) applications for engineered systems. Relevant for both government and commercial use, on land, sea and in the air. The nonintrusive solutions capture and analyze data from systems without needing a redesign, reduces down time and sustainment costs.
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence
Hexagon is a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes.
Honeywell invents and manufactures technologies that address some of the world’s most critical challenges around energy, safety, security, productivity and global urbanization. We are uniquely positioned to blend physical products with software to support connected systems that improve homes, buildings, factories, utilities, vehicles and aircraft, and that enable a safer, more comfortable and more productive world. Our solutions enhance the quality of life of people around the globe and create new markets and even new industries.
I.D. Systems, Inc.
We connect you to your assets, your employees, and your customers. We connect your business operations to your big data. We connect your fleet to the Internet of Things. And most importantly, we stay connected with our customers, our roots, and our core values.
Impact Resources Technologies (IR Tech) is a small business with over a decade of success. Our mission is to satisfy customers by delivering superior services on time and within budget. We do so by providing domain experts and thought leaders to deliver high-quality services.
J Chadwick Co
Proper Defect Classification Impacts Resources, Readiness, and Safety. A reliable method to measure surface damage is essential in a complete maintenance arsenal.
JH Plasma, Inc.
JH Plasma, Inc. engages in the development and manufacturing of plasma energy technologies. The company was founded on April 30, 2007 and is headquartered in Stevensville, MI.
Kinefac is first in the innovative application of cylindrical die rolling, extrusion, radial forming, and center drive turning for the production of shaft-like parts. In addition, it applies its mechanical and electrical engineering skills to micro-Table1 centrifugal fluid and parts cleaning, hydraulic actuation systems, and access control gates.
Kinetic Research Corporation
Basic research and application, of supersonic cold spray metal coatings, for 3D printing of parts comparable to metal castings. Technology focus on low cost and high volume production of copper and aluminum components, printed “on-demand” from CAD files. Higher value exotic materials, such as tantalum, niobium, zirconium, and zinc will be explored.
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 98,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
MDS Coating Technologies, Inc.
MDS Coating Technologies Corporation (MCT) designs and produces metallic-ceramic protective coatings for aerospace and industrial components, including erosion and corrosion resistant coatings for gas turbine compressor parts. MCT has delivered millions of coated airfoils to their customers who are enjoying cost effective, successful and safe operations.
Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC)
Providing our customers with real, sustainable solutions has been our core goal since the beginning. As a non-profit provider of engineering and logistics services, MERC offers a unique combination of technical and program management expertise, combined with a strong customer support culture.
Merit Network, Inc.
By leveraging our network infrastructure and the expertise of our staff and Member communities, Merit advances our Members’ goals in research, economic development, collaboration, education and professional development.
Michigan State University
The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, MSU is a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.
Minnesota Wire is a vertically integrated, custom manufacturing and development house for wire, cable and interconnects assemblies to the Medical, Defense, and Industrial markets. The company is a market and R&D leader in: electrical signal integrity; low noise cable; radio-translucent wire; and innovative connections for wearable electronics, patient monitoring systems and leading-edge medical devices. Minnesota Wire has a defense sales division, Minnesota Defense and an R&D division, Minnovate. We supply the medical, defense, instrumentation, smart clothing and telecommunications industries.
We are vertically integrated. Minnesota Wire can execute your solution from concept to production—all in our facilities.
Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision motion control products and systems. Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, industrial machinery, wind energy, marine applications, and medical equipment.
The MTConnect standard enables manufacturing equipment to provide data in structured XML rather than proprietary formats. With uniform data available from production equipment, sensor packages, and other hardware, a world of applications to provide more efficient operations, improved production optimization, and increased productivity is opened up to industry.
Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme offers high-performance tools for any acoustic and vibration-technological application. In multi-channel measurement technology, we rank among the global market leaders.
NACFAM is the leading non-partisan, non-lobbying national broker for network-centric based “intense” collaborations and relevant support mechanisms.
In the early 21st century, NASA is extending our senses to see the farthest reaches of the universe, while pushing the boundaries of human spaceflight farther from Earth than ever before.
National Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (NEMI)
The International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI) is a not-for-profit, highly efficient R&D consortium of approximately 90 leading electronics manufacturers, suppliers, associations, government agencies, and universities.
Navitas is unique in that number one we have the capabilities to do our own research and development of new battery chemistries, secondly we have strategic sourcing relationships with numerous cell manufacturers and we apply our sophisticated test equipment to confirm performance, and three we have the best systems engineers to design and assemble these cells into robust battery products and systems.
The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) champions the business interests of more than 430 member organizations. Since 1998, the association is committed to addressing issues of common concern throughout the supply chain and advocating on behalf of the automotive supplier community.
Ohio Aerospace Institute
OAI is a joint initiative of the NASA Glenn Research Center, the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the State of Ohio, ten Ohio public and private universities granting doctoral degrees in aerospace-related engineering disciplines, and numerous companies engaged in aerospace activities. OAI is a 501(c) (3), not-for-profit organization.
One Network Enterprises, Inc.
Self Funding. Leveraging One Network’s Industry Networks and Modularity, your first release is up and live in six months or less. Our organization is centered around our customers attaining value. Rapid time to value means the system is self-funding versus the traditional ERP model where you bear the entire financial burden. Harness the power of continuous improvement.
Our vision is to be the world’s leading coatings company by consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable solutions that customers trust to protect and beautify their products and surroundings. This vision will guide us on our journey toward our common goals and principles.
Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition
The Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC) focuses on strengthening our members’ business growth, our region’s economy, and our nation’s security through training, one-on-one counseling, business-to-business networking, and advocacy.
We’re an experienced team of business professionals who believe the existing method of training and education has failed. We have a new method.
Plassein Technologies Ltd
Plassein Technologies Ltd creates, develops, manages and commercializes proprietary technologies and products. As a key part of this work, Plassein participates and often leads public policy, legislative and judicial efforts to strengthen the US Patent System and to protect the environment of investment and innovation which that System has historically generated.
Portland Tacoma (PORTAC) Consulting, LLC
Portland Tacoma Consulting, LLC (PORTAC) provides global support from its corporate office located in Stevenson, Washington.
Precarn helps Canadian companies bridge the “innovation gap”, sometimes referred to the “Valley of Death”, between university and government research and commercial application. The Precarn Model uses a collaborative research model that helps companies get to their endpoint faster, with less risk and more support. Our raison d’être is to make Canadian firms more globally competitive through the increased development and use of intelligent information and communications technology (iICT) and expertise.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP (PwC)
PwC is the largest network of professional services firms in the world with staff in over 157 countries. It serves over 50 US Federal Agencies and Ministries of Defense in many allied countries. We are leaders in all areas of strategy, management, technology and risk consulting for our clients. PwC is an award-winning firm that provides a wide variety of services including but not limited to: Acquisition, Business Financial, Project, and Portfolio Management Support, Cost Estimating/Management, Sustainable Cost Reduction, Modernization, Reliability/Maintainability Improvements, and Logistics Support, Supply Chain Risk Management and Cyber Security.
PTC, Inc. develops a suite of software platforms that help companies and government partners design products, manage product information and improve product development processes. The key focus areas are: design, manufacture, support. On the design and manufacture side, PTC’s product development system enables an organization to create digital designs, collaborate online, manufacture and communicate product information – all from one centralized source. PTC’s service information software streamlines how an owner/operator creates, manages and delivers information about a product. PTC has recently enhanced all its platforms with an Internet of Things capability to enable connected design, manufacture and support.
Ridgetop Group Inc.
Founded in 2000, Ridgetop Group, Inc. was established to develop advanced tools, IP libraries, and design services for mission-critical applications operating in harsh environments. Achieving functionality and reliability under adverse conditions — whether the stresses stem from extreme temperatures or intense radiation exposure — requires “best of class” solutions.
Robotic Research, LLC
The Robotic Research, LLC technical staff plays key roles in major Department of Defense unmanned ground system programs (DoD Programs). Robotic Research team members designed and developed the autonomous mobility software for most autonomous ground robotic systems currently in use by the U. S. Army.
Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software, Inc.
Siemens PLM Software is a world-leading provider of product lifecycle management and manufacturing operations management software. We help thousands of companies realize innovation by optimizing their processes, from planning and development through manufacturing, production, and support.
Southern Technology Council
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)
Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is one of the oldest and largest independent, nonprofit, applied research and development organizations in the United States.
Spatial Integrated Systems (SIS) Inc
Since its founding in 1997, SIS has focused on the development of new and innovative technologies and refined its staff abilities in Systems Integration, Research and Development, Technology Transfer, and Enterprise Support Services in order to develop vastly improved technology solutions to improve process efficiency for our customers.
Spectro Scientific, an ISO 9001:2008 company, specializes in analytical tools and software for machine condition monitoring. The company is one of the largest suppliers of oil, fuel and fluid analysis instruments to industry and the military worldwide. Industry clients include petrochemical, mining, marine and power generation companies as well as commercial testing laboratories.
SurClean manufactures precise, safe, energy efficient, cost effective and environmentally kind laser coating removal and surface preparation components and systems. Our advanced manufacturing technology is stand alone or portable for forward deployment. SurClean competes with traditional methods of chemical, abrasive and manual processes to manufacture and maintain planes, trains, automobiles, bridges, water towers, vessels, and boats.
Sustainable Water Works
Sustainable Water Works (SWW) is dedicated to building a collaborative network of academic, business, utility, NGO and government stakeholders to support sustainable water development. This is accomplished by creating foundational public policy based on the objective of clean, abundant and affordable water without creating an economic burden on business and taxpayers. It promotes the implementation of best management practices to improve water efficiency and effectiveness especially to reduce, recycle and reuse water in industrial and utility systems. The SWW Business Forum is also a platform for communication, education, and outreach on today’s water challenges and brings together people who can work together to improve our water issues.
Tabor Communications, Inc. is a leading international media, advertising, and communications company that provides solutions, news and information to the High-Performance Computing (HPC), cloud, data-intensive and digital manufacturing communities.
For more than 30 years, TechSolve has helped organizations of all sizes, and across various industries, grow and thrive. With a focus on process improvement, machining, and innovation, we help businesses find long-term solutions and cultivate problem-solving cultures.
The Boeing Company
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
The DEI Group
The DEI Group is the leader in developing and implementing cutting edge engineering based predictive analytics and processes for intelligent equipment management, through optimal prescriptive maintenance and resources planning.
Thermal Wave Imaging, Inc.
Thermal Wave Imaging (TWI) is the world’s leading provider of infrared nondestructive testing products and solutions to the aerospace, power generation, and automotive industries. Since 1992, we have pioneered growth and transition of thermographic NDT technology from the laboratory to the “real world” of manufacturing and maintenance. We develop our technology in-house, design and manufacture all our products in the USA, and offer technical support that is second to none. From portable handheld devices to automated manufacturing Quality Assurance, our systems offer the ultimate NDT performance and ease-of-use. Every component in our systems is designed specifically for thermography. In test after test, our solutions push thermography to the limit!
Troika Solutions, LLC
Troika Solutions was founded in 2011 as a boutique consulting firm, providing IT Portfolio Management and Logistics expertise to the United States Marine Corps. As the business grew, Troika has expanded its capabilities and clients to encompass the full spectrum of Asset Management, Product Support, Data Management, and Systems Integration.
United Business Technologies, Inc. (UBT)
UBT is an EDWOSB headquartered in Troy, MI. UBT specializes in IT and Cyber Security Services, Electronics Manufacturing, and Technical Publications. Our Electronics Manufacturing Capabilities include Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA, CCA), Cable/Wire Harness Assembly, Fiber Optic Cable Assembly, Mechatronic Assembly, Engineering Services and Reverse Engineering. Our facility is purpose built to support high complexity, high mix requirements. UBT is a CMMI Level III, ISO 9001:2015 certified and ITAR registered company.
United Global Group
UGG provides technology-based solutions and subject-matter expertise improving enterprise data, information and knowledge management. As industry thought leaders specializing in systems design, we package and deliver proven, cost-effective, “turn-key” technologies and products, ready for immediate integration.
Unity Advisors Group (UAG)
Unity Advisors Group (UAG) consults with corporate leaders to create and enhance business strategy, improve operations performance, and build and develop leadership teams.
Universal Synaptics Corporation
Our company’s founders spent years in the “trenches” of the testing industry, researching and solving complex diagnostic and maintenance problems, with an intense focus on resolving the long standing Aging / Intermittent / No Fault Found phenomenon. Their research into the primary root causes of these problems and the massive digital testing void that exists with traditional and scanning test equipment led to the development of the IFD line of all-lines-all-the-time wiring/circuit analyzers.
University of Alabama
The University of Alabama is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service. We provide a creative, nurturing campus environment where our students can become the best individuals possible, learn from the best and brightest faculty, and make a positive difference in the community, the state, and the world. You’ll like what you find here.
University of Delaware – Center for Composite Materials
Founded in 1974 within the University of Delaware’s College of Engineering, the Center for Composite Materials (CCM) is an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary center of excellence for composites research and education.
Workforce Intelligence Network of Southeast Michigan (WIN)
The Workforce Intelligence Network (WIN) is a southeast Michigan collaborative effort between nine community colleges, seven workforce boards and economic development partners.
Ziota Technology, Inc.
Ziota Technology provides automated test solutions for the validation of conformity and degradation of electrical sub-systems installed in militatry vehicles.