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NCDMM to Commemorate MFG Day 2014 by Attending an Open House Sponsored by New Century Careers

New Century Careers Celebrates 15 Years of Advanced Manufacturing Employment and Training with MFG Day Open House Blairsville, Pa. — September 30, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that it is partnering with New Century Careers, a local non-profit organization founded in 1999 with the goal of growing the skills of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Manufacturing workforce, to commemorate Manufacturing (MFG) Day 2014. NCDMM representatives will be in attendance at an Open House event...

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NCDMM to Host PA JOBS1st On the Road Tour

Blairsville, Pa. — September 18, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that it is participating in Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s JOBS1st On the Road Tour of Southwestern Pa. today. The goal of three-day JOBS1st On the Road Tour is to strengthen the relationships with the commonwealth’s regional partners. Coordinated through the Southwest PREP (Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance) partners and the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance, the tour is being led by the PA Department...

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NCDMM’s Ralph Resnick to Serve on the Editorial Board of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Blairsville, Pa. — August 18, 2014. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that NCDMM President and Executive Director and America Makes Founding Director Ralph Resnick has accepted an invitation from the new journal, 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, to serve on its Editorial Board. “I am excited to join the editorial board of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing,” said Mr. Resnick. “I believe the journal covers the latest developments, applications, and research that...

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NCDMM’s Ralph Resnick Joins Board of Directors at the Central Allegheny Challenger Learning Center in Indiana County

Proposed STEM-based Educational Center Will Be First of Its Kind in Pennsylvania Blairsville, Pa. — August 18, 2014. Support from the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) for the proposed Central Allegheny Challenger Learning Center (CACLC) in Indiana County continues with the acceptance by NCDMM President and Executive Director Ralph Resnick to serve on the CACLC’s Board of Directors. The CACLC will be the first center in Pennsylvania, serving as a tremendous and unique educational and economic asset across a...

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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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