Sandvik Coromant has united with the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) as an originating industry member. The facility, located in Prince George County, VA, is specially designed to be a collaborative research center in which the member companies and academic partners can work together on R&D initiatives.
CCAM will provide the industry with transformational improvements in advanced manufacturing technologies for surface engineering and manufacturing systems.
Sandvik Coromant will be among some of the best industrial partners, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and suppliers from a broad range of industry sectors, such as aerospace, shipbuilding, nuclear, and electronics. These founding members include Canon Virginia Inc., Chromalloy, Newport News Shipbuilding, Siemens and Rolls-Royce. In addition, CCAM's academic members include University of Virginia, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.
“This is an exciting venture for us,” says John Israelsson, president of Sandvik Coromant US. “This is our opportunity to shape the future of manufacturing technology by collaborating with diverse industry sectors with similar problems as well as to have access to resources for combined development work.”
Sandvik Coromant will work together with all the members to bring world class resources, knowledge and insight into projects introduced at CCAM. Sandvik Coromant is dedicated to ensuring the future of our manufacturing workforce through ongoing education, training, and dedicated solutions.