Latest Navy Metalworking Center Stories

2011-01-28 09:12:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) mechanical engineer has received an international award for his work in friction stir welding (FSW). Kevin Colligan, a CTC advisor engineer, leads many of the company's efforts in FSW. He has published several technical papers and holds patents in developing FSW for practical applications. FSW is a solid state process that joins two pieces of metal with the use of a rotating pin that stirs the...

2010-09-16 13:25:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) a competitively bid contract to continue operation of the Navy Metalworking Center (NMC). The Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract has a two-year base period, with three option years, and a ceiling of $99 million. The award of this contract will assure the retention of more than 100 professional and technical jobs. CTC has operated the Navy...

2009-11-04 13:17:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) has announced that several CTC engineers have been selected to present at the annual Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) scheduled for November 30-December 3, 2009, in Orlando, Florida. "DMC is one of the most significant gatherings of the year for defense manufacturing industry innovators," said Edward J. Sheehan, Jr., CTC's President & Chief Executive Officer. "We are enormously proud that the Navy...

2009-08-20 11:35:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Work done through the Navy Metalworking Center (NMC), which is operated by Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC), has been published in the May 2009 issue of the Journal of Ship Production (JSP). The article highlights efforts to prove the cost-saving benefits of using a newly developed welding method to manufacture certain structural shapes for Navy shipbuilding. Erik Oller, CTC project manager, co-authored the article with Paul Blomquist,...

2009-02-25 13:58:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) and key partners received the 2008 Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award, which is given by the Department of Defense Joint Defense Manufacturing Technology Panel (JDMTP). The award was presented at the Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC 2008) in Orlando, Florida, on December 2, 2008. The team was honored for developing the LASer-welded corrugated-CORe (LASCOR) metallic sandwich panel...

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