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NCDMM Awarded NIST Grant for Developing an MTConnect Strategic Roadmap

Blairsville, Pa. — June 2, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces it has been awarded a $400K grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, to promote advanced manufacturing in the United States by developing a formal MTConnect Strategic Roadmap. Led by NCDMM and principal collaborators CJ Hill Consulting Services, the Georgia Institute of Technology, MAYA Design, and the MTConnect Institute through AMT—The Association...

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NCDMM Honors Brett B. Lambert as the Recipient of the 2014 Lawrence J. Rhoades Award

Blairsville, Pa. — May 19, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that at its SUMMIT 2014 event, held May 7 – 8, it has awarded its highest honor, the Lawrence J. Rhoades Award, to Brett B. Lambert. Mr. Lambert is the former the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy, in which he served as the principal advisor to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics on all matters relating to the defense industrial base,...

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NCDMM Congratulates Dr. Dean L. Bartles for Receiving the 2014 Production and Operation Management Practice Award

Blairsville, Pa. — May 21, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly congratulates Dean L. Bartles, Ph.D. on receiving one of two 2014 Martin K. Starr Excellence in Production and Operations Management Practice Awards from the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), an international professional organization. Dr. Bartles has 35 years of successful manufacturing operations, program management, marketing, and R&D at leading U.S. defense firms. He is a former NCDMM Chairman of the Board,...

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NCDMM Board of Directors Approve Five New Alliance Partners

Blairsville, Pa. — May 15, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that at its recently held Board of Directors meeting on May 6th, the Board voted and approved the addition of five new organizations to its team of more than 100 Alliance Partners: MAYA Design is a leading technology design and innovation consultancy that transforms human experiences with technology products into positive, fruitful interactions. For over 20 years, MAYA’s team of experts in human sciences, engineering, and...

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NCDMM Held Its Ninth Annual SUMMIT Event on May 7th – 8th in Blairsville, Pa.

Blairsville, Pa. — May 12, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces it held its ninth annual SUMMIT event on May7th – 8th, 2014, at the Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort and Conference Center in Blairsville, Pa. The theme of this year’s SUMMIT was “Public-Private Partnerships – the New Normal.” SUMMIT is NCDMM’s premier annual, two-day event for encouraging collaboration among government, industry, and academia. By bringing these representatives together, SUMMIT provides opportunities...

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[MC]2 2014 Conference Attendees Vote and Award Three MTConnect Challenge 2 Winners

Blairsville, Pa. — April 10, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Defense-wide Manufacturing Science and Technology (DMS&T), sponsored along with AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and the U.S. Army Benét Labs, proudly announce the three top winners of the MTConnect Challenge 2 as voted by [MC]2 2014 MTConnect: Connecting Manufacturing Conference attendees: First Prize $100,000 Winner: Valerie Pezzullo of Clemson University for...

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NCDMM to Host Two-Day Event for Elite Students from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy

Blairsville, Pa. — March 24, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that for the eighth consecutive year, NCDMM will host a two-day event for the Manufacturing Industry Study Group from the National Defense University’s Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, formerly known as the Industrial College for the Armed Forces (ICAF). During this two-day event beginning on Thursday, March 27th and concluding on Friday, March 28th, NCDMM will be hosting a diverse...

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MTConnect Challenge 2 Finalists Announced

Blairsville, Pa. – March 18, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology proudly announce today the selection of five MTConnect® Challenge 2 Finalists. The five selected Challenge 2 finalists will present their MTConnect-based software applications at the [MC]2 2014 MTConnect: Connecting Manufacturing Conference to be held April 8 – 10, 2014, in Orlando, Fla., where attendees will vote to award three winners with a total of $225,000 in cash...

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NCDMM Enters into MoU Agreement with the MTConnect Institute

Blairsville, Pa. — March 13, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreement with the MTConnect® Institute to establish a cooperative forum that results in a collaboration between the two organizations to continue defining, developing, and securing programs aimed at furthering the MTConnect standard. “NCDMM welcomes the formalization of our strong collaborative partnership with the MTConnect Institute,” said NCDMM President...

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NCDMM’s Ralph Resnick a Featured Speaker at the AeroDef Manufacturing Summit and Exposition

NCDMM is an AeroDef Executive Committee Member Blairsville, Pa. — February 25, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) is proud to announce that NCDMM President and Executive Director and America Makes Founding Director, Ralph Resnick, will be a featured speaker at the AeroDef® Manufacturing Summit and Exposition on February 25–27, 2014, at the Long Beach (Calif.) Convention Center. AeroDef is the only event dedicated to aerospace and defense manufacturing. It is produced by the Society of Manufacturing...

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