TurboCombustor Technology Joins CCAM
CCAM recently completed construction of its new state-of-the-art 60,000 sq ft facility in Prince George County, VA, just south of Richmond. The building features computational and engineering research labs in addition to high bay production space for commercial scale equipment and other tools required to explore CCAM’s research focus areas – surface engineering and manufacturing systems.
In addition to TCT, other CCAM industry members include Aerojet, Canon Virginia, Chromalloy, Mitutoyo America Corporation, Newport News Shipbuilding, Rolls-Royce, Sandvik Coromant, Siemens and Sulzer Metco. University members include the University of Virginia, Virginia State University and Virginia Tech.
“The momentum at CCAM continues with TCT bringing its reputation, insight and expertise to CCAM’s membership,” said David R. Lohr, CCAM’s president and executive director. “With TCT and other incredible manufacturing minds under the same roof, we’re going to see some truly remarkable breakthroughs emerging from CCAM that will reinvent advanced manufacturing.”
TurboCombustor Technology provides advanced manufacturing services and solutions, including laser services, air flow measurement, thermal coatings and electric discharge machine services, to the world’s major turbine engine manufacturers. Additionally, the company provides concurrent engineering expertise and integration capability using state-of-the-art processes, such as Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma. Based in Stuart, Florida, the company also has operations in Cincinnati and Budapest, Hungary. www.tct-inc.com
CCAM is a research-based collaboration between the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Virginia State University and manufacturing companies worldwide. Manufacturers join CCAM as members and guide research leveraging both university faculty and CCAM scientists in two focus areas: surface engineering and manufacturing systems. CCAM recently completed a 60,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art research facility in Prince George County, Va., adjacent to Rolls-Royce’s jet engine components plant. CCAM took occupancy of the research center on September 11, 2012. www.ccam-va.com
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