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October 18, 2016

NCDMM Welcomes Three New Alliance Partners as Fiscal Year 2017 Commences

The NCDMM Board Approves SIM Technologies, Videon Central, and St. Onge Company

Blairsville, Pa. — October 18, 2016. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces today that its Board of Directors has approved the addition of three new Alliance Partners: SIM Technologies Corporation, Videon Central Inc., and St. Onge Company.

“NCDMM collaborates with today’s leaders and innovators to broaden our ability to deliver and implement leading manufacturing solutions,” said Ralph Resnick, NCDMM President and Executive Director. “We remain committed to continuously growing and strengthening the ranks of our Alliance Partner network and are pleased to welcome SIM Technologies Corporation, Videon Central Inc., and St. Onge Company into our ranks.”

Our approach to developing and deploying best-in-class solutions is successful because of our effective integration of the specialized and innovative skills, technologies, and practices of our Alliance Partners. Join me in welcoming SIM Technologies Corporation, Videon Central Inc., and St. Onge Company into our network.”

Founded in 1993, SIM Technologies Corporation (STC) is an independent, professional engineering services firm, located in Batavia, Ohio, and has extensive experience in the manufacturing and logistics sectors. STC developed simulation/optimization software technology that is used in solving its customers’ production and logistics bottlenecks in the key areas of traffic congestion optimization, scheduling, resource utilization, capacity constraints, and inventory management.

Based in State College, Pa., Videon Central is a privately held company and was originally founded in 1997 as an engineering services company. Today, Videon develops products for audio/video applications in the consumer electronics, Pro AV, aviation and automotive industries. With more than 30 million devices using its Ultra HD, streaming media, Blu-ray and DVD technologies, Videon is a partner to the world’s leading technology companies and AV product developers. Videon manufactures many of its own products and offers manufacturing and testing services to external customers.

St. Onge Company, headquartered in York, Pa., specializes in all aspects of supply chain logistics, whether guiding strategy development, coordinating the expansion of global logistics networks, or optimizing the day-to-day operations of individual manufacturing, distribution, or fulfillment facilities across the globe. Founded in 1983, St. Onge has grown into one of the world’s premier supply chain innovators. As an integrated consulting firm offering engineering and operations design services, St. Onge guides its clients in choosing the best courses for their businesses and design the systems and operational processes that enable them to pursue those courses.

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 optimized manufacturing solutions that enhance the quality, affordability, maintainability, and rapid deployment of existing and yet-to-be developed defense systems. This is accomplished through collaboration with government, industry, and academic organizations to promote the implementation of best practices to key stakeholders through the development and delivery of disciplined training, advanced technologies, and methodologies. NCDMM also manages the national accelerator for additive manufacturing (AM) and 3DP printing (3DP), America Makes—the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute.