NCMS welcomes new Q3 members Benchmark Electronics, PTC, PwC, and UBT

In the third quarter of 2017, four new members joined NCMS, adding their unique strengths and specializations to NCMS’ diverse member base. NCMS welcomes Benchmark Electronics, PTC, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Unified Business Technologies as they become part of the largest cross-industry, collaborative research and development consortium in North America. We look forward to supporting their groundbreaking work and engaging their capabilities and expertise.

Benchmark Electronics

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (BEI), based in Angleton, TX, near Houston, is an electronic manufacturing services firm with a footprint spanning three continents. BEI provides innovative design and development expertise, global supply chain and logistics support, and manufacturing capacity to high-tech OEMs; its work touches every step of the product lifecycle. BEI serves a wide range of industries, including the aerospace, defense, medical technology, energy, and telecommunications sectors.


Boston-based PTC is a pioneer in manufacturing software solutions, specializing in computer-aided design, Internet of Things (IoT) and augmented reality (AR) platforms, and project and service lifecycle management (PLM and SLM) solutions for manufacturers. PTC’s product development system allows organizations to create digital designs, collaborate remotely, and manage production, all within a single platform, while its service information software streamlines how owners and operators create, manage, and deliver product information. PTC’s systems are enhanced with IoT-integration capability to further enable connected design, manufacture, and support.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is the largest network of professional services firms in the world, with staff in over 157 countries. PwC serves over 50 U.S. Federal Agencies, as well as the Ministries of Defense of numerous U.S. allies. The company is a leader in strategic and management consulting and provides a variety of services, including project and portfolio management, cost reduction, reliability improvement, supply chain risk management, information technology, and cybersecurity services.

Unified Business Technologies

Unified Business Technologies (UBT) is an Troy, MI-based Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) specializing in software and hardware engineering, including electronics manufacturing, information technology, cybersecurity, and technical publishing. UBT’s facility is purpose-built to support high-complexity, high-mix production, and its capabilities include engineering services, reverse-engineering, the assembly of printed circuit boards, circuit cards, cable/wiring harnesses, and fiber optic cable, and mechatronic assembly. UBT is a CMMI Level III, ISO 9001:2015-certified, and ITAR-registered company.