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NCDMM Welcomes Three New Alliance Partners

The NCDMM Board Approves Mazak Corporation, Nextek Inc., and Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software, Inc. Blairsville, Pa. — May 12, 2016. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces today that its Board of Directors has approved the addition of three new Alliance Partners: Mazak Corporation, Nextek Inc., and Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software, Inc. “Our Alliance Partner network remains an integral component in the NCDMM delivering collaborative manufacturing solutions to...

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NCDMM Renews Lease and Expands Office Space

Blairsville, Pa. — May 11, 2016. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that it has renewed its lease and expanded its footprint at its Blairsville headquarters within the Corporate Campus Business Park at 486 Cornell Road, which is owned and operated by the Indiana County Development Corporation (ICDC). “Four years ago upon moving here, I had stated we had found an ideal location and community for our headquarters,” said Ralph Resnick, NCDMM President and Executive Director. “Today, that...

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NCDMM Honors John Olewnik as the Recipient of the 2016 Lawrence J. Rhoades Award

Prestigious Award Recognizes Achievement in Dedication to Advancement of Manufacturing Technology Blairsville, Pa. — May 5, 2016. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that yesterday at its annual SUMMIT event, it awarded its highest honor, the Lawrence J. Rhoades Award, to John Olewnik. NCDMM awards the Lawrence J. Rhoades Award to an individual who shares Mr. Rhoades’ tireless commitment, futuristic vision, and unwavering dedication to the defense manufacturing industry. Mr. Olewnik has...

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NCDMM to Hold Its 11th Annual SUMMIT Event on May 4th in Blairsville, Pa.

Continues to Support Feherty’s Troops First Foundation with Its Annual Benefit Golf Outing on May 5th Blairsville, Pa. — May 2, 2016. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces it will hold its 11th annual SUMMIT event on May 4th, 2016, at the Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort and Conference Center in Blairsville, Pa. The theme for this year’s SUMMIT is “Innovation through Technology.” SUMMIT is NCDMM’s premier annual event for encouraging collaboration among government, industry, and academia....

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Winner Selected for MTConnect Student Challenge Idea Creation Competition

Central Piedmont Community College student’s submission combines Raspberry Pi, Python and MTConnect Blairsville, Pa. — April 5, 2016. Alexander Lee, a student at Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, N.C.), has been named the winner for the Idea Creation competition as part of the MTConnect Student Challenge for his submission, “Raspberry Pi for Data Visualization.” Lee’s winning submission proposed the use of a Raspberry Pi single-board computer as an MTConnect adapter to monitor a machine’s overall equipment...

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NCDMM’s Ralph Resnick Elected to the AMT Board of Directors

Blairsville, Pa. — March 24, 2016. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that NCDMM President and Executive Director and America Makes Founding Director, Ralph Resnick was recently elected to serve a three-year term on the AMT — The Association For Manufacturing Technology Board of Directors. “The NCDMM has been a long-standing AMT member and my election to serve on AMT’s Board of Directors is a great honor,” said Mr. Resnick. “I look forward to working with my fellow American...

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NCDMM Welcomes Four New Alliance Partners

The NCDMM Board Approves CoorsTek, Inc.; Deloitte Consulting LLP; The University of Alabama in Huntsville; and UI LABS Blairsville, Pa. — February 23, 2016. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces today that its Board of Directors has approved the addition of four new Alliance Partners: CoorsTek, Inc.; Deloitte Consulting LLP; The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH); and UI LABS. “With the addition of CoorsTek, Deloitte Consulting, UAH, and UI LABS, NCDMM has an Alliance Partner network...

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Competition Deadlines Extended for MTConnect Student Challenge

Students can submit ideas and applications to win cash prizes totaling $33,000 Blairsville, Pa. — December 16, 2015. The MTConnect Student Challenge is extending the deadlines for both its Ideation and Application competitions. The new deadline for the ideas competition is March 15, 2016; the new deadline to submit applications is July 15, 2016. MTConnect is an open, XML- and HTTP-based communications standard that works as the building block of the Industrial Internet of Things for manufacturing. The MTConnect Student Challenge an...

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NCDMM’s Ralph Resnick Elected to the 2016 SME International Directors

Blairsville, Pa. — October 9, 2015. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that NCDMM President and Executive Director, America Makes Founding Director, and Fellow of SME (FSME) Ralph Resnick was reelected to serve as a 2016 SME International Director. “I am honored to once again serve on the 2016 SME International Directors along with many respected colleagues and manufacturing industry leaders as we help to fulfill SME’s mission of inspiring, preparing, and supporting our stakeholders in...

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NCDMM Welcomes Six New Alliance Partners

The NCDMM Board Approves Advanced Machining LLC; Applied Systems and Technology Transfer; National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance; Optimax Systems Inc.; RPM Innovations, Inc.; and SQS USA, Inc. Blairsville, Pa. — October 9, 2015. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces today that its Board of Directors has approved the addition of six new Alliance Partners: Advanced Machining LLC; Applied Systems and Technology Transfer (AST2); National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA);...

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