The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) reports that it has opened a new manufacturing center in Alabama, USA.

Plans are for the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation and Integration Center (AMIIC), created as a subsidiary of the center, to develop new manufacturing technologies for the US Army.

AMIIC will be led by NCDMM in collaboration with its founding partners, including The University of Alabama, the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) and NASA, and Manufacturing USA institutes, including NCDMM’s America Makes, the Department of Defense’s additive manufacturing (AM) innovation institute.

This story uses material from the NCDMM, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.