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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NCMS Hosting Pearl Harbor Shipyard Technology Showcase

NCMS introduces innovative technology at Technology Showcase at Pearl Harbor Shipyard Jan 22-24 Pearl Harbor Shipyard, Hawaii — The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) is hosting a Technology Showcase at the U.S. Naval Shipyard at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, January 22-24, 2019. The event will introduce new and innovative technologies, products, and processes that could assist the maintenance and sustainment communities with filling unmet needs. Through the Commercial
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Expert Educator Team Releases Final Report: Aligning Lightweight Technology and Manufacturing Talent Development

College & University Faculty Team Concludes Series of Recommendations Addressing Competencies and Workforce Strategies for New Lightweighting Technologies Contacts: Pam Hurt NCMS 248-867-3525 pamh@ncms.org Jeff Lieberson APLU 202-478-6073 jlieberson@aplu.org Joe Steele LIFT 313-309-9132 jsteele@lift.technology DETROIT – Higher education and industry need to work together to adapt current curricula to reflect the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive
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