America Makes Welcomed New Members – February 2014

February 05, 2014 | Categories: America Makes News

The Institute Gains One Gold and Two Silver Members

Youngstown, Ohio — February 5, 2014. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), proudly welcomes three new members:


Gold (Full) Member

  • MAYA Design—MAYA Design is a leading technology design and innovation lab that integrates information and technology into satisfying user experiences. For more than 20 years, MAYA’s team of experts in human sciences, engineering, and visual design have worked with a range of Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and non-profits to design innovative products and services at the intersection of complex, information-rich technology and human experience.

Silver (Supporting) Members

  • General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems—General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems empowers the U.S. military and its allies with an extensive range of overarching product segments applied across all levels of strategic and tactical operations.
  • University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI)—UDRI is a globally recognized leader in research and development of technologies that have not only advanced science, but also benefited mankind. UDRI has excelled in advanced materials, engineering, aerospace technologies, structural physics, and much more.

“The mission of America Makes is to foster a balanced community of diverse organizations to advance additive manufacturing and 3D printing technology to increase U.S. manufacturing competitiveness,” said America Makes Director and NCDMM Vice President Ed Morris. “We proudly welcome three new and diverse members into our growing community—MAYA Design; General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems; and the University of Dayton Research Institute—and we look forward to collaborating with them in pursuit of our mission.”

As a public-private partnership with member organizations from industry, academia, government, and workforce development resources, America Makes offers three levels of membership—Platinum (formerly Lead), Gold (formerly Full), and Silver (formerly Supporting). Each membership tier features invaluable benefits.

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