Business View Magazine | March 2020

54 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE MARCH 2020 NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEFENSE MANUFACTURING & MACHINING T he National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining’s history is rooted in a posture of readiness and adaptability. As a third-party evaluator and implementer of advanced manufacturing technologies (AMT), it was established in 2003 in response to the Department of Defense’s (DoD) need for manufacturing expertise to reduce the overall cost of its defense programs. Today, the NCDMM’s technical team of program managers and project engineers maintains its commitment to revitalizing the nation’s manufacturing industry by implementing solutions that can help its commercial and defense clientele cut costs, increase productivity, improve quality, decrease lead times, and reduce waste. In support of this goal, the Center was originally backed by a group of companies mostly headquartered in Western FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE WAR FIGHTER