2017 Event Supporters




BNNano is an Advanced Manufacturing company helping to usher in the Materials Revolution. We are a high volume producer of high quality and purity Boron Nitride Nanotubes.  BNNano is located near the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina.



ASM International is the world’s largest professional organization for materials scientists, engineers, and technicians. Headquartered in a unique complex in Novelty, Ohio, which includes an original Buckminster Fuller geodesic dome, ASM International supports over 25,000 individual members and over 7,000 corporations around the globe.





American Elements, global manufacturer of advanced materials for process engineering in automotive, aerospace, energy, biotech, & defense industries






The association was created to help accelerate the integration of nanotechnologies in various industries — such as medical, energy, electronics, transportation and materials — by providing information, resources and tools, by connecting researchers and organizations, and by fostering knowledge sharing and cooperation.Nanotechnology has huge potential for the future and will play an important role in shaping the next generation of research. Strategic International cooperation is a must. This is particularly crucial in the case of long-term integrated projects and for use of and access to large infrastructures.

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SAMPE Membership is your global connection to the advanced materials and processes community. When you join SAMPE, you join a network of over 5,000 professionals dedicated to the industry. Learn more about membership benefits and opportunities at www.nasampe.org.


Prototype Today is an informational resource website for prototyping and manufacturing videos, news and events. The site contains over 5000 videos broken down into 60+ categories for easy access. There are also over 5000 articles, press releases, and announcements available to search by a variety of criteria including company, most recent, tags, most popular and by month.

Additive Manufacturing Today offers a trusted information source for the latest news articles and videos about the additive manufacturing industry. Popular topics covered on the site include the latest additive manufacturing and 3d printing equipment, materials, case studies, acquisitions and industry events. Additive Manufacturing Today focuses on high-value production applications of additive manufacturing including: aerospace engines and rockets, medical implants & surgical tools, and complex industrial end-use parts. The site also covers the latest advances in the additive manufacturing field including new industrial 3d printers, new materials and metal powders, and government led research and development.


NCMS connects industry, government and education to work together on technology development and engage in unique growth opportunities for their businesses. NCMS is the nation’s largest cross industry technology development organization, dedicated to improving the competitiveness and strength of the U.S. industrial base. As a member-based consortium, NCMS leverages its network of members and partners to research, develop, demonstrate and transition innovative technologies more efficiently, with less risk, and at a lower cost than going it alone.


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The Top Shops Conference is where leading shops of all shapes, sizes and specialties connect to celebrate their contribution to the manufacturing community and to learn about the tools and technologies that will help them continue to lead and succeed. Top Shops participants will notice an emphasis not just on the products and the processes that are driving manufacturing. But, more importantly, visitors will learn from and interact with their peers.


SupplyChainBrain, the world’s most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, is accessed year round through a wide range of ever evolving multi-media formats by hundreds of thousands of senior level industry executives. In addition to addressing the fundamental principles of supply-chain management, SupplyChainBrain identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices, forward thinking ideas and cutting-edge solutions-and continues to write and report about these as they evolve and mature.


The Aerospace & Defense Forum is a 7-chapter 1800+ member community that facilitates business-focused communication, collaboration, and commerce within the global aerospace and defense industry. Monthly chapter meetings, presentations by industry leaders, tours of A&D facilities, a resource-rich website, and other communication channels implement the organization’s purpose through sharing of information, current events, and analysis, mutual support and encouragement, partnering, and opportunities for innovation and performance breakthroughs. More information may be found at AerospaceDefenseForum.org.


LOA is a non-profit organization comprised of over 4,000 military officers and civilians in the Logistics, Acquisition, and Technology career fields around the globe. The purpose of LOA is to enhance the mission of the United States Air Force and the Department of Defense (DoD) through concerted efforts to promote quality Logistics, professional development of logistics, acquisition and technology officers, and an open forum for leadership, management and technical interchange. LOA Bylaws are available on-line.


Interested in a table top exhibit or sponsorship opportunity? Please contact:

Tom Engelman
Senior Partner
(e) tengelman@dsigroup.org
(p) 201.918.3477