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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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NCDMM Selects ATK as Its Partner for Phase 2 of Air Force Research Laboratory Project

Blairsville, Pa. — February 24, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) is proud to announce that after a competitive solicitation process it has selected ATK’s (NYSE: ATK) Aerospace Structures division, based in Clearfield, Utah, as its partner for phase 2 of a project for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB) in Ohio. NCDMM was awarded the effort to oversee the development of a system to automate an inspection method to detect defects in components for...

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NCDMM Welcomes Two New Alliance Partners

NCDMM Board Approves 3D Systems Corporation and Trinity Forge, Inc.   Blairsville, Pa. — February 13, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) is proud to announce that its Board of Directors at a meeting on February 6, 2014, approved the addition of two new Alliance Partners: 3D Systems Corporation and Trinity Forge, Inc.   “NCDMM’s ongoing and growing partnerships with our Alliance Partners and Manufacturing Consortium broaden our ability to deliver and implement leading manufacturing...

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NCDMM Proudly Supports the Creation of a Challenger Learning Center in Indiana County

NCDMM Attended Event Celebrating the Award of a $1.3 Million Grant from the State of Pennsylvania for a STEM-based Educational Center   Blairsville, Pa. — January 14, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) is proud to support the proposed creation a Challenger Learning Center in Indiana County. NCDMM representatives, including Ralph Resnick, NCDMM President and Executive Director; Scott Deutsch, NCDMM Manager, Communications & Special Programs; and Amy Good, NCDMM Communications & Special...

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NCDMM Chambersburg Office Relocates

NCDMM Also Announces New Chambersburg Employee Blairsville, Pa. — January 7, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) announces that its Chambersburg, Pennsylvania office has relocated to 4755 Innovation Way, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Phone numbers for the office and personnel remain the same. “The new Chambersburg office is more suited to serve the needs of both our clients and personnel,” said Ralph Resnick, NCDMM President and Executive Director. Additionally, NCDMM is also proud to welcome Rick Fowler...

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MTConnect Challenge 2 Gains Four Industry Supporters:

DMG MORI SEIKI USA, ITAMCO, Mazak Corporation, Okuma America Corporation Blairsville, Pa. — December 3, 2013. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology proudly announce today that four manufacturing organizations — DMG MORI SEIKI USA, ITAMCO, Mazak Corporation, and Okuma America Corporation — will support the MTConnect Challenge 2 by providing participants access to data generated by their equipment for development and testing of manufacturing...

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