Department of Defense recognizes the first CTMA Leadership Award winner

Angela Padgett, Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East 4.0 Advanced Technology IPT Lead, receives first CTMA Leadership Award Ann Arbor, MI, May 16, 2018 — Angela Padgett, advanced technology lead with the Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East, at Cherry Point, NC received the first CTMA Leadership Award for her dedication to the Product Lifecycle Management program in support of the NAVAIR community.  Presented during the Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) Annual Partners
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Adding Blockchain Capabilities for DoD and IC Customers

NCMS and Guardtime Federal Sign Contract for KSI Blockchain   Ann Arbor, Michigan -- 5/4/2018 The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences and Guardtime Federal have signed a contract as the key supplier for KSI Blockchain software and services.  Guardtime Federal provides a US-based, permission-based blockchain that differs from the typical Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) approach as it does not proliferate the customer’s information to a large community as part of a root of
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The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) Signs Agreement with Moog to Perform Co-Funded Work Supporting Adaptation of Blockchain Technology for Additive Manufacturing

Ann Arbor MI, April 2, 2018 – The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) and Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) have signed an 18 month contract to perform co-funded work in support of applying Moog’s VeriPart™ solution, adapting blockchain technology for additive manufacturing.  This agreement will allow Moog’s VeriPart™ solution to be demonstrated via Microsoft Azure Blockchain. NCMS will provide project and contract management while leveraging this project to enhance Department of
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NCMS Member Merit Network and Partner Security Vitals Partner on New Initiative

NCMS congratulates member Merit Network which will be collaborating with Security VItals on product reviews for SC Magazine. Press release provided by Security Vitals: Security Vitals has been awarded a new contract with Haymarket Media, publisher of SC Magazine. After an extensive search and review process, Haymarket Media selected Security Vitals as the firm to conduct SC Magazine product reviews beginning in 2018. This latest venture reinforces Security Vitals’ thought leadership in the
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NCMS, LIFT, APLU Release New Set of Recommendations to Prepare Higher Education Students for Lightweight Manufacturing Advancements

NCMS leadership worked with APLU and LIFT to establish a second report with recommendations on Aligning Technology and Talent Development. College & University Faculty Team Recommends Paths to Building Competencies and Workforce Strategies for New Lightweighting Technologies DETROIT – A new report from leading higher education and workforce experts details a second set of recommendations for colleges and universities to modify current curricula to reflect the knowledge and skills
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