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March 5, 2018

NCDMM Welcomes Two New Alliance Partners

The NCDMM Board Approves Fuel Safe Systems and Youngstown Business Incubator

Blairsville, Pa. — March 5, 2018. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces that its Board of Directors, at meetings held on February 21, 2018, approved the addition of two new Alliance Partners: Fuel Safe Systems and Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI).

“Innovative and diverse manufacturing technology providers are crucial to NCDMM’s goal of effectively delivering advanced manufacturing solutions, comprised of state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies, to the defense industry,” said Ralph Resnick, NCDMM President and Executive Director. “Our Alliance Partner network represents our ability to cultivate trusted relationships so we can assemble multidisciplinary teams that will collaborate together to develop the best solution. We proudly welcome Fuel Safe Systems and YBI into our Alliance Partner network.”

Fuel Safe Systems was founded in 1988 Huntington Beach, Calif. with the initial mission of providing safety fuel bladders for racing applications, which it still manufacturers to this day. In 1998, the company moved to Redmond, Ore., and since 2008 operates a 92,000 sq. ft. facility, which handles both large-scale production and small quantity runs and prototyping to meet the demands of its services and technologies to an increasing number of customers in the marine, industrial, aerospace, and defense markets. Fuel Safe Systems’ new technologies are meeting the ever increasing challenges that fuel and chemical storage demand. Fuel Safe is certified to ISO 9001:2015 standards.

The Youngstown Edison Incubator Corporation, operating as the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI), is a 501(c) 3 charitable, non-profit corporation. Founded in 1995 as a general use incubator, the YBI transitioned to a software incubator in 2001. Today, YBI is an internationally recognized program focused on the development of software and additive manufacturing companies in Northeast Ohio, specifically the Mahoning Valley. The YBI manages an advanced manufacturing program that focuses on the accelerated adoption and rapid transition of advanced technologies into the U.S. industry base. YBI has significant experience in requirement identification, proposal development, teaming, and project execution. In 2016, YBI was recognized as the #1 university affiliated incubator in the world by UBII, a think tank in Stockholm.

NCDMM established a team of Alliance Partners to support the activities of the Center with state-of-the-art skills and capabilities. One of the unique features of NCDMM’s approach to the development and deployment of best solutions is the effective integration of the specialized and innovative skills, technologies, and practices of these organizations. Each Alliance Partner provides a significant manufacturing technology expertise that can be directly applied to the manufacturing issues faced by Department of Defense and contractor facilities today.

NCDMM will continue to add Alliance Partners that support its mission and have a passion for advancing the capability of U.S. manufacturers through the development and application of state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques.



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—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 3DP printing (3DP), America Makes—the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. For additional information, visit the NCDMM at http://ncdmm.org/.