Education and Workforce Experts Provide Recommendations for Aligning College Curricula and Other Workforce Strategies with Advanced Manufacturing Needs

Team of College & University Faculty Recommends Paths to Address Lightweighting Technology Competencies in Curricula and Workforce Strategies DETROIT – A new report from leading national higher education and workforce experts says colleges and universities should work with industry to modify their curricula to ensure students gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities they will need upon graduation for jobs that involve new lightweighting technologies, materials, and processes. The
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Warner Robins AFB Technology Insertion Manager, Frank Zahiri Receives Prestigious Award

Frank Zahiri was selected as a winner of the Small Business Technology Council’s (SBTC) 2017 Champion of Small Business Technology Commercialization Award. Earlier this year, SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) companies were asked around the country to nominate PMs, PEOs, COs, and other government workers who, in their determination, went above and beyond their responsibilities in helping their company develop and receive commercialization and follow-on funding for their technology. 
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NCMS, BMW, UD-CCM Join Forces on Computing, Performance, Composite Material Study

Drivers could be the big winners in this new study released by NCMS, BMW, and the University of Delaware-Center for Composite Materials (UD-CCM). The team has completed research proving the accuracy of high-speed computing for modeling and simulation to predict the quality and effectiveness of a material that is both lightweight and safety-tested. This effort has demonstrated design, materials, manufacturing, and joining methods for continuous carbon fiber thermoplastics to meet automotive,
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Boeing Executive Dr. Leo Christodoulou Joins NCMS 2017 Board of Directors

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), the nation’s leader in collaborative technology development is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Leo Christodoulou, Boeing’s Enterprise Technology Strategy Leader, to the NCMS Board of Directors. Both NCMS and The Boeing Company are deeply committed to building a strong manufacturing infrastructure that is highly competitive, innovates and applies advanced technologies, and creates maximum value for all. As part of his formal role,
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Robotics, Autonomy, and Drones- OH MY! 2017 Michigan Robotics Day

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), the nation’s leader in collaborative technology, is hosting the seventh annual Michigan Robotics Day tomorrow, April 11, at the North Campus Research Complex in Ann Arbor, with the University of Michigan (U-M) School of Engineering. Ford Motor Company is the exclusive sponsor of this event, which has grown into the nation’s premier event celebrating National Robotics Week. National Robotics Week was launched by the U.S. Congress to
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NCMS releases the "Balancing Productivity and Security: The New Cybersecurity Challenge for Manufacturers" white paper

NCMS, SVP Rebecca Taylor, release Cyber Security White Paper Provides Cyber Security Awareness and Prevention Focus for Manufacturers Ann Arbor, MI – April 4, 2017 - The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) sees cyber security awareness and prevention in manufacturing as an emerging challenge and competitiveness issues that manufacturers are facing. In response, NCMS  has released a new whitepaper, written by Senior Vice President Rebecca Taylor,  “Balancing Productivity and
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NCMS Member Navitas Systems Announces Award to Deploy StarlifterTM Lithium Forklift Batteries at Major Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Location

Press Release: Navitas Systems Announces Award to Deploy StarlifterTM Lithium Forklift Batteries at Major Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Location Contract with National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) Enables DLA’s Largest Worldwide Site to Assess Performance Versus Lead Acid Forklift Batteries in Demanding Material-Handling Environment Woodridge, IL –December 5, 2016 – Navitas Systems LLC (www.navitassys.com), a leading provider of energy-enabled system solutions, energy
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Announcing New NCMS Partnership to Enhance the National Metal Finishing Resource Center

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), the nation’s leader in collaborative technology development, is pleased announce it has entered into a new partnership with the National Association of Surface Finishing (NASF) to enhance the National Metal Finishing Resource Center (NMFRC). The new partnership will allow the NMFRC, a long standing on-line resource for environmental compliance assistance for metal finishers, to grow and provide new features and content. The new relationship
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Michigan Robotics Day

  Ann Arbor, MI –  April 5, 2016. The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), the nation’s leader in collaborative technology hosted the sixth annual Michigan Robotics Day today partnering with the University of Michigan’s School of Engineering. Ford Motor Company is the exclusive sponsor of this event, which has grown into the nation’s premier event celebrating National Robotics Week.     In an effort to foster national competitiveness and entrepreneurship in
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Pam Hurt Joins National Center for Manufacturing Sciences

Press Release: Ann Arbor, MI – March 23, 2016. The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), the nation’s leader in collaborative technology development, is pleased announce the addition of Ms. Pam Hurt to the NCMS leadership team. Ms. Hurt will join the NCMS as the Director of Membership and Communications, leading the development and supporting the needs, of the growing industry membership base. “We are thrilled to welcome Pam to NCMS during this exciting period of growth for the
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