T he following organizations have been involved in the 2012 Technology for Advancing Manufacturing program that is part of the Northwest Ohio Manufacturing Forum & EXPO:

National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS)- Ann Arbor, Mic

----- Digital Technology for Advanced Manufacturing

Franhofer Center for Laser Technology- Plymouth, Mich

----- Laser Technology for Production Operations

Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems (IMS)- Cincinnati

----- Achieving Near-Zero Breakdown Productivity through Predictive Manufacturing

Motion Controls Robotics, Inc.- Fremont

----- Factory Automation Using Robotics

Edison Welding Institute (EWI)- Columbus, Ohio

----- Advanced Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) Technologies for Quality Control

Cimulus- Ann Arbor, Mich

-----RFID Technology for Manufacturing Operations and Supply Chain

Matrix Technologies- Maumee, Ohio

-----Energy Management through Manufacturing Intelligence

Polymer Ohio, Inc.- Columbus, Ohio

-----Polymers and Advanced Materials

Thierry Plasma Science and Technology, Royal Oak Michigan

-----Plasma Technology for Surface Modification