NCDMM President and Executive Director and Acting Director of NAMII to Present at the Midwest Sampe’s Direct Part Manufacturing Workshop

November 12, 2012 | Categories: America Makes News

November 12, 2012 — Blairsville, Pa. NCDMM President and Executive Director, and Acting Director of the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) Ralph Resnick will present at the Direct Part Manufacturing (DPM) Workshop hosted by the Midwest Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) to be held on the campus Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio on November 13–14, 2012.

Co-presenting with Mr. Resnick is Jennifer Chase Fielding, Ph.D., Deputy Program Manager, Defense-wide Manufacturing Science and Technology, Manufacturing Technology Division at Air Force Research Laboratory AFRL/RXMS.

“Jennifer and I look forward to speaking to the DPM Workshop attendees about NAMII and the role the new institute will play in collaborating with the additive manufacturing industry to further capitalize on the capabilities afforded by DPM processes,” said Mr. Resnick. “DPM processes play a significant role in why additive manufacturing technologies are poised to transform the U.S. manufacturing sector as we know it.” Additionally, NCDMM will also be exhibiting at the workshop.


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About Midwest SAMPE

The Midwest Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) is a non-profit organization established in accordance with the provision of the International Chapter to be the premier, if not only, technical society in the Midwest region to encompass all fields of endeavor in materials and processes (M&P). For additional information, visit