Research Day 2023 Registration

Free to Attend – Register Now CCAM’s Annual Research Day Event is a 2-day event highlighting efforts to improve US manufacturing supply chain resilience. November 14th, 9:30 am – 7:30 pm November 15th, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: CCAM, 5520 West Quaker Rd, Disputanta, VA 23842 Learn how manufacturing industries and government are working…

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Save the Dates! November 14th & 15th

Join CCAM for a 2-day event highlighting new and future efforts to improve the robustness and capacity of the manufacturing supply chain.  Learn how manufacturing industries and government are working to grow talented people that are developing, validating, and implementing new technology for manufacturing materials, processes, and products.  Collaborate with the CCAM community of industry, government, and academic experts to address gaps…

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Beating the heat with CCAM intern and VCU Engineering students’ robotic gripper

Congratulations to Logan Schorr CCAM – Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing Robotics intern & Virginia Commonwealth University – College of Engineering Ph.D. student for this feature. Schorr says, “My experience in both fields of additive and robotics that I was able to get from CCAM made this project a fantastic opportunity. I am fortunate to continue my development through…

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THE COMMONWEALTH CENTER FOR ADVANCED MANUFACTURING "CCAM" IS WHERE THE BEST OF INDUSTRY, ACADEMIA AND GOVERNMENT COME TOGETHER TO SOLVE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CHALLENGES.

How CCAM Advances the Manufacturing Field

Harnessing the power of world-class talent, technology and training, we:

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PERFECT PRODUCTION METHODS

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MAKE COMPANIES MORE COMPETITIVE

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PREPARE A QUALIFIED MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE

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GROW OUR
ECONOMY

Our members are the reason we do what we do.

They are industry leaders - from aerospace to automotive to shipbuilding, and from milling to metalworking to industrial controls. And they represent some of the top minds in academia and government out of our nation’s premiere resarch universities and agencies.

Together with our talented and dedicated CCAM research staff, CCAM members pursue directed and core research to build higher quality products and make production of their goods more affordable and faster than ever before.

“Through our membership with CCAM, we gain access to high-quality research, advanced manufacturing processes, technical expertise, and above all, a collaborative environment where we can work with our industry and university partners to support our current and future products."

Amanda Simpson
Vice President, Research & Technology
Airbus Americas

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Advanced manufacturing is an opportunity to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. To realize that goal, we will need both public and private organizations’ commitment to apprenticeship programs such as CCAM to develop the much-needed skilled workforce. This is the inflection point — we cannot blink.”

Kelly Marchese
Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

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