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Company Name Membership Class Brief Description

National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining

Academic

The NCDMM mission is to deliver optimized manufacturing solutions that enhance the quality, affordability, maintainability, and rapid deployment of existing and yet-to-be developed defense systems and to collaborate with government, industrial, and academic organizations to promote the implementation of best practices to key stakeholders through the development and delivery of disciplined training, advanced technologies, and methodologies. The NCDMM accomplishes this mission through a framework of partnerships consisting of a core technical and administrative team supplemented by an alliance of technology enablers that provide for the rapid progression of advanced material and manufacturing applications to Department of Defense systems. NCDMM is a Pennsylvania corporation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)3 not for profit organization. NCDMM personnel consist of direct employees and contracted staff headquartered in Blairsville, PA with additional facilities in Chambersburg, PA and Youngstown, OH. NCDMM also operates the America Makes Program which is the nation’s leading and collaborative partner in additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP) technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership, America Makes innovates and accelerates AM/3DP to increase our nation’s global manufacturing competitiveness.

Green Power Monitoring Systems, Inc.

Supplier

Green Power Monitoring Systems Inc; (GPMS) designs and build prognostic health management systems or HUMS for a variety of platforms, including aviation/aerospace, marine, transportation, oil and gas, and industrial applications. Using Vibration analysis to acquire data and subsequently perform component trending allows the operator to make logistical and maintenance decisions to improve mission readiness, reduce operational cost and dramatically improve safety.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Other Contractor

Gulfstream engineers, manufactures and services the world’s finest business aircraft. Headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, USA, Gulfstream operates facilities on four continents and employs more than 15,000 people worldwide.