Memex is proud to be a member of the following industry associations:
National Tooling and Machining Association
The NTMA was established in 1943, and today is organized into nearly 50 local chapters throughout the USA, with nearly 2,000 members, representing more than $40 billion in sales. It also serves as a valuable national resource for its members, helping them grow profitably. Many of its members are privately owned independent businesses, and the products and services that they provide are absolutely vital to the nation’s economy. Products range from serving industries in aerospace, to electronics, to nuclear power.
The NTMA’s mission is to help members of the U.S. precision custom manufacturing industry achieve profitable growth and business success in a global economy through advocacy, advice, education, networking, information, programs and services.
Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc.
The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), is a nonprofit economic development organization founded in 2004 and headquartered in East Hartford, Conn. It is a recognized leader and go-to resource for strengthening competitiveness and high-tech business development in the state, region and nation.
With expertise in cutting-edge manufacturing technology, education and workforce strategies, information technology (IT), and energy solutions, CCAT focuses on three core areas: technology, efficiencies and workforce development.
Through the synergy of its experienced teams, advanced technologies and extensive partnerships, CCAT leads development of innovative solutions that make a difference for the manufacturers, educators, government agencies, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs it serves.
MTConnect is a set of open, royalty-free standards intended to foster greater interoperability between controls, devices and software applications by publishing data over networks using the Internet Protocol. It is a basic first step in linking shop floor technologies and moving towards the goal of seamless manufacturing operation. By establishing an open and extensible channel of communication for plug-and-play inter-connectivity between devices, equipment and systems, MTConnect allows sources to exchange and understand each others data.
This approach allows connectivity from the lowest end of the process chain, nearest the workpiece or shop floor, to the highest design or process planning tool. And the expectation is that the interoperability afforded by MTConnect will enable a host of third party solution providers to develop software and hardware products to make the entire manufacturing enterprise more productive.
Memex is a proud supporter of the MTConnect standard.
The Association For Manufacturing Technology
AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology represents and promotes U.S.-based manufacturing technology and its members — those who design, build, sell, and service the continuously evolving technology that lies at the heart of manufacturing. Founded in 1902 and based in Virginia, the association specializes in providing targeted business assistance, extensive global support, and business intelligence systems and analysis. AMT is the voice that communicates the importance of policies and programs that encourage research and innovation, and the development of educational initiatives to create tomorrow’s Smartforce. AMT owns and manages IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show, which is the premier manufacturing technology event in North America.