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Advanced Analyzer Labs, Inc. (AMMP)

Overview of the Company:

Based on the license agreement with XOS, a DANAHER subsidiary company, Dr. Huapeng Huang incorporated Advanced Analyzer Labs, Inc. (AAL) in 2015 to develop and commercialize novel X-ray in-situ, inline/online analyzer. The objective of AAL is to become the world leader in X-ray based analyzers to bring material structure analysis to the fields.  The big vision comes from the profound knowledge and extensive experience of our team in X-ray based analyzer research & development.  We believe in the promising future of online and portable XRD applications, especially in the advanced manufacturing and pharmaceutical industry, known as a Process Analytical Technology (PAT) tool. AAL is currently operated on the campus of University of Maryland, College Park, with close collaboration with subject matter experts from the school, NIST, Army Research Laboratory, and NASA.

 Key Contact:
Huapeng Hueng


Deloitte  (NCMS and AMMP Member)

Overview of the Company:

Joining the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences enables Deloitte to network, collaborate, and build relationships with members that have similar areas of focus, in addition to sharing a wide range of research and eminence to improve maintenance and sustainment through analytics, digital technologies, and the future of work, among others. This membership will help enable us to better get a pulse of innovation and technical needs within the Department of Defense.


Desktop Metal, Inc. (AMMP)

Overview of the Company:

Desktop Metal, Inc., is an equipment producer with a strong technical background in Additive Manufacturing (AM) process, material, and equipment (which is needed to sell equipment).  We have three metal AM platforms and one binder jet platform:

  • Studio System:  Based on our Bound Metal Deposition (BMD) Technology (based on material extrusion) and used for rapid prototyping as well as low volume serial productions.
  • Shop System: Based on Binder Jet Technology.  It is meant for medium volume production range typically for machine shop type of volumes.
  • Production System: Based on Binder Jet Technology but for very high-volume production (typically for automotive type applications).
  • Binder jet Platform:  Fiber: DM has also introduced a new platform that does print polymer matrix composites including continuous carbon fiber-based printing.  This printer can print the high temperature polymer materials like PEEK.

Key Contacts:
Animesh Bose
VP, Special Projects


J & J Machining, LLC (NCMS)

Overview of the Company:

J & Machining is a CNC machine shop that specialized in precision turning and milling, using up to 4 axis. It is a Veteran-Owned, Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) that is located in a Hub Zone for Small Business.

Key Contact:

Robert Reynolds

Microsoft (NCMS and AMMP Member)

Overview of the Company:

Microsoft brings to life the Growth Mindset through our R&D, Innovation, Acquisition, and Partnering approaches. As an example of the Microsoft commitment, last year we invest $14.7B of R&D, have 115+ Microsoft Innovation Centers Worldwide composed of students, developers, IT professionals, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and academic researchers, executed 17 acquisitions in 2018, including significant investments in Open Source and the Open Source Community. Additionally, the Microsoft Partner Network consists of 64K partners, vendors and service provers that build solutions and services to support businesses and the Public Sector.

Key Contacts:
Anupam Gupta

Naval Systems Inc.

Overview of the Company:

Naval Systems, Inc. (NSI) is a Veteran Owned Small Business headquartered in Lexington Park, MD and serving the cause of U.S. national security. NSI offers innovative solutions with tailored commercial technologies for the DoD acquisition and sustainment.  NSI provides collaborative efforts for the DoD to leverage technology for the benefit of the government. NSI has locations in Patuxent River MD, Crystal City & Arlington VA, Navy Yard DC, Jacksonville FL, Cherry Point & New River NC, China Lake/North Island/Miramar CA, Pearl Harbor HI and Wright Patterson OH. NSI performs a full range of professional support services in Data Analytics, International Security Assistance/FMS, Cost Estimating, Program Management, Engineering, Business Financial Management, Integrated Logistic Support/Product Life Cycle Support, Range Control, and C5I for manned & unmanned air and sea systems, weapons, other commodities as well as space systems.

Key Contact:
Dave Davison
VP-Business Development

North Dakota State University

Overview of the University:

North Dakota State University is a land grant institution with 135 graduate degree programs of study across eight colleges. The research institution has expertise across a wide span of engineering and manufacturing disciplines including cybersecurity, additive manufacturing, agriculture bioengineering, biomaterials, robotics, sensors, and automation.

Among the centers at the University are the Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (CB2), an NSF Industry & University Cooperative Research Center that focuses on developing high-value bio-based products from agricultural and forestry feedstocks; the Center for Sustainable Materials Science with a focuses on bio-based, sustainable materials; the NDSU Institute for Cyber Security Education and Research which is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R); and the Center for Engineered Cancer Test Beds (CECT) which seeks to design and develop novel, lifelike biomimetic environments through use of 3D scaffolds.

Key Contact:
Jolynne Tschetter
Executive Director – Industry Engagement

Roush Industries

Overview of the Company:

Roush Industries, a subsidiary of Roush Enterprises, Inc., is a privately held full-service product development supplier headquartered in Livonia, Michigan. Founded in 1976, the company has grown to more than 5,000 employees in facilities located throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Roush is widely recognized for providing engineering, testing, prototyping and manufacturing services to the mobility, aerospace, defense and theme park industries.  Other corporate subsidiaries include Roush Performance, developer and manufacturer of performance vehicles and products for the automotive aftermarket; and Roush CleanTech, developer and manufacturer of alternative fuel systems for the fleet vehicle market.

Dues: Community Level

Key Contacts:
Rob Ells
Account Manager, Military Business Development

Toyon Research Corporation

Overview of the Company:

Toyon Research Corporation is a nationally recognized small business performing both technology development and defense systems analysis. Since 1980, we have supported more than 50 government and commercial customers on over 1000 contracts.

Toyon is employee-owned with approximately 200 employees. Our corporate headquarters is located in Goleta, CA (near the Santa Barbara Airport and the University of California at Santa Barbara) and hosts the majority of our technical and administrative staff as well as our RF fabrication and laboratory facilities. Additionally, we have corporate offices in Sterling, VA (near the Dulles International Airport), Fort Collins, CO (near Colorado State University), and Huntsville, AL (near the U.S. Space & Rocket Center). All are growing steadily and provide key, local resources for our federal clients in each of our core business areas. Our staff possesses a unique combination of technical expertise, objectivity, and creativity, allowing us to provide responsive solutions to our customers’ most difficult problems. Our technical strengths are represented by our six business areas:

Antennas and RF Systems, ISR Algorithms, Aerospace Systems, Homeland Security, RF Products, Autonomous Systems

Within these business areas Toyon performs applied research, systems analysis, and product development to support the requirements of our customers. We offer software and system engineering services, sell a unique portfolio of innovative products, and periodically publish our research to support the advancement of our industry. Our facilities and equipment include microwave, electronics, and antenna prototyping laboratories, a mobile laboratory for UAS field testing, and a diverse array of state-of-the-art sensor systems.

Key Contact:
Eric Sandoz
Deputy Group Lead/Sr. Analyst

Zoller Inc.

Overview of the Company:

ZOLLER Inc. was founded in 1997; their NA headquarters is Ann Arbor MI since 2018. The new facility encompasses more than 44K sf and houses the US corporate offices as well as an 8,800 sf Industry 4.0 Tech Center. The corporate offices provide sales, service and training to its staff and customers within North America for tool presetting, tool measuring and inspection machines, tool management software, heat-shrink systems, tool balancing machines, Smart Cabinet Storage Solution and Automated solutions. Our company has its own locations and branches in 58 countries, guaranteeing we are close to our customers and can provide first-class, personal customer consultation in local markets.

Key Contact:
Michael Gallier
Strategic Defense Solutions Manager