America Makes Unveils New Website

Aug 15, 2017

The Institute’s Online Identity Reflects Convener, Coordinator and Catalyzer Roles

Youngstown, Ohio — August 15, 2017. America Makes announces the launch of its new, redesigned Website at http://americamakes.us that reflects the ongoing evolution of both the Institute and the needs of its growing membership community.

“Our newly redesigned digital presence captures the essence of America Makes’ evolving roles as an impartial convener of additive manufacturing and 3DP stakeholders, a coordinator of technical and workforce information, and an activation catalyst for innovation and research breakthroughs,” said Rob Gorham, America Makes Executive Director. “The Website redesign is just one of many initiatives that we’ve recently undertaken to ensure that the Institute remains at the forefront of advancing the additive manufacturing industry.

“From the visual aesthetic and ease of use, to the wealth of information, and revamped navigation, the new site further refines not only the mission of the Institute, but also our contributions to the industry and successful project outcomes,” continued Gorham. “I am confident that the new site will resonate among our public/private partners, our members, non-members, and our industry. I encourage you to visit http://americamakes.us, learn more about America Makes and how we, in collaboration with our partner and membership community, are accelerating the adoption of AM technologies in the U.S. to increase domestic manufacturing competitiveness.”

Today’s launch of the new site comes a day ahead of America Makes’ five-year birthday. Founded in 2012, America Makes will commemorate the progress and contributions it has made to advance the AM industry tomorrow, Wed., August 16th, at 2:00 p.m., at its Innovation Factory in Youngstown.

“It’s a big week for us,” concluded Gorham. “It’s amazing to think of the impact that the Institute has made in the last five years. The launch of our new online identity is yet another reason to celebrate.”

Additionally, America Makes nationwide membership community will also be celebrating “virtually” via social media through the posting of photos or videos using the hashtag #AMfiveyears.

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About America Makes
America Makes is the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. As the national accelerator for additive manufacturing (AM), America Makes is the nation’s leading and collaborative partner in AM and 3DP technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership with member organizations from industry, academia, government, non-government agencies, and workforce and economic development resources, we are working together to innovate and accelerate AM to increase our nation’s global manufacturing competitiveness. Based in Youngstown, Ohio, America Makes is the first Institute within the Manufacturing USA infrastructure and is driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM). For more information about America Makes, visit http://americamakes.us.

About NCDMM
NCDMM delivers innovative and collaborative manufacturing solutions that enhance our nation’s workforce and economic competitiveness. NCDMM has extensive knowledge and depth in manufacturing areas—both commercial and defense—to continually innovate, improve, and advance manufacturing technologies and methodologies. Our experienced team specializes in identifying the needs, the players, the technologies, and processes to attain optimal solutions for our customers. We connect the dots. That’s the NCDMM methodology. NCDMM also manages the national accelerator for additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP), America Makes—the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. For additional information, visit the NCDMM at http://ncdmm.org/.

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