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Congressman Tim Ryan

Representing the 13th District of Ohio

Congressman Tim Ryan Statement on NAMII’s $5 Million Grant Award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology

September 23, 2013
Press Release

Congressman Tim Ryan today issued the following statement congratulating the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII) and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) for receiving a $5 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for further additive manufacturing research:

“I’m pleased to congratulate NAMII on winning a $5 million grant for a “collaborative research effort” that includes major universities like Georgia Tech and Carnegie Mellon, companies like General Electric and Youngstown’s own M7 Technologies, and two national laboratories, Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The leadership and staff at NAMII and NCDMM, who have made huge progress in making NAMII the go-to place for additive manufacturing. 

“As we face difficult decisions in the next few weeks on funding the government, NAMII is a great example of investments being made that provide jobs and increase the quality of life for Americans.”