NCMS Announces Partnership with DOD and FEMA for Medical Supplies

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support the critical shortage of medical equipment and supplies. Tapping into our significant network of American manufacturers, and working alongside several agencies to assist FEMA’s efforts, NCMS is securing feedback from advanced manufacturing companies about capability, capacity, time frames, and other data
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NCMS Awarded Fourth Consecutive CTMA Cooperative Agreement Contract

Ann Arbor, MI — The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) announced today that it has been awarded a fourth consecutive Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) Cooperative Agreement (CA) from the US Department of Defense (DOD). This competitive award extends NCMS’ 22-year record of success as the CTMA program’s managing partner. The contract is valued at up to 0 million for a period of 5 years. “It is an honor to build upon our CTMA successes and I’m
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National Academy of Engineering Elects 87 Members and 18 International Members

NCMS Board Member Thomas R. Kurfess elected to The National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.  Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature" and to "the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making
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The Air Force and NCMS Member MELD win big at the Maintenance Innovation Challenge

December 10, 2019, Spokane, WA—Congratulations to the Oklahoma Air Logistics Complex (OC-ALC), the Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Lifecycle Management, and Air Force Research Laboratory for taking the Maintenance Innovation Challenge (MIC) Technology Award at the 2019 DOD Maintenance Symposium. Their submission, Fully Organic Repair of Air Force Assets Via Cold Spray impressed the panel of judges as an excellent example of revolutionary and evolutionary maintenance and sustainment
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NCMS and IMS International to Collaborate at World Manufacturing Forum Technical Day

CERNOBBIO, ITALY September 9, 2019 --- The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems International, Inc. (IMSI) have partnered to collaborate for the World Manufacturing Forum (WMF) Technical Day on September 25, 2019. In keeping with the strong partnership between NCMS and IMSI, NCMS International will sponsor and host a keynote on the future of manufacturing. NCMS Senior Vice President, Rebecca Taylor, will provide the keynote address and
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