Tobyhanna Technology Showcase


2016 Tobyhanna Technology Showcase

July 26-27, 2016

Tobyhanna Army Depot
11 Hap Arnold Blvd
Tobyhanna, PA 18466

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) in partnership with the Department of Defense (DoD) will sponsor a technology showcase at the Tobyhanna Army Depot (TYAD).

This is an opportunity for industry to showcase their innovative technology solutions via table top display (3′ x 7′) and meet directly with DoD maintenance personnel at TYAD. The 2016 Tobyhanna Technology Showcase is open to all NCMS members ($100) and non-members ($150) as well as government individuals ($0). Additional registration information can be found below.

Technologies of particular interest to TYAD include:

  • Laser Based Paint removal
  • Non-Destructive Weld Testing
  • Robotics
  • Table/Desktop molding (cables)
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Cable Manufacturing Technology
  • Coordinate Measuring Machines
  • Circuit Card Repair
  • Kevlar cutting (for cables)
  • Tool turrets for machine centers
  • Fiber Optics (testing/polishing)
  • Manufacturing tooling technologies for machining centers
  • Paint adhesion
  • Paint removal
  • Machine tooling sharpening
  • Non-loose fill cushioning (packaging void fill alternative)
  • Automate the cutting of the Nomex (available in composite or textile industry)
  • Desktop molding for cable manufacturing
  • 3D Scanning Measuring device for piece parts (machined or welded parts)
  • Welding technologies
  • Paint adhesion testing technology
  • Metal refinishing technology. Focus on the removal of paint to expose bare metal

Tobyhanna Army Depot is a recognized leader in providing World-Class Logistics Support for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Systems across the Department of Defense. Tobyhanna’s Corporate Philosophy, dedicated workforce and electronics expertise ensure the depot is the Joint C4ISR provider of choice for all branches of the Armed Forces and our industry partners. Tobyhanna’s unparalleled capabilities include full-spectrum logistics support for sustainment, overhaul and repair, fabrication and manufacturing, engineering design and development, systems integration, Post Production Software Support, technology insertion, modification, Foreign Military Sales and Global Field support to our Joint Warfighters.



26 July 2016
0730 Arrival/Registration of Attendees Mr. Nick Caprioli, Chief Business Development Divsion
0800 Welcome Col Gregory Peterson, Commander
0815 Overview Tobyhanna Army Depot Mr. Frank Zardecki, Deputy Commander
0900 NCMS / CTMA Overview Debbie Lilu, CTMA Director, NCMS
0930 Visit Table Top Displays All
1130 Lunch (Café Four) All
1230 Visit Table Top Displays All
1600 Networking No Host Social (The Landing) All
1800 Departure

Purpose: Discuss/present new technologies, collaboration, CTMA programs and initiatives

27 July 2016
0800 Visit Table Top Displays
1200 Lunch (Café Four)
1300 One on One Briefs (TBD) TYAD / Industry
1330 One on One Briefs (TBD) TYAD / Industry
1400 One on One Briefs (TBD) TYAD / Industry
1430 One on One Briefs (TBD) TYAD / Industry
1500 One on One Briefs (TBD) TYAD / Industry
1530 One on One Briefs (TBD) TYAD / Industry
1600 One on One Briefs (TBD) TYAD / Industry
1630 One on One Briefs (TBD) TYAD / Industry
1700 Departure


Event resources

Tobyhanna Visitors Guide: Download PDF


Driving Directions

From Interstate 380 North, exit 8. Turn Right at the stop sign at the end of the ramp. Proceed to 1st traffic light (1/8 mile) and turn left at light onto Route 611 North. Proceed on 611 North to the 1st blinking red light (1/2 mile) and bear right at the light onto Hap Arnold Blvd. Proceed directly ahead to TYAD main gate (1/4 mile) and follow signs just past the overhead train trestle to the Visitor Control Center on the right.

From Interstate 380 South, exit 8. Coming off the exit ramp, go straight through the blinking yellow light at the intersection of Route 611. Proceed directly ahead to TYAD main gate (1/4 mile) and follow signs just past the overhead train trestle to the Visitor Control Center on the right.


Lodging Information

Tobyhanna Villas



Registration for the 2016 Tobyhanna Technology Showcase has two steps that must be completed. Both steps must be completed to gain access to TYAD for this event.

1. Attendees must download Form 648C and send a completed version to Kathryn Koch at as soon as possible.

2. Attendees must also complete the event registration form found here.