Creating a Road Map for Additive Manufacturing Technology

Pictured left to right: Brian Meincke, ASTM’s assistant VP of business development; Rob Gorham, executive director, America Makes; Pat Picariello, ASTM’s director of standards development; Ed Morris, former director, America Makes; and Mohsen Seifi, ASTM's director of additive manufacturing.

ASTM staff leaders in additive manufacturing met with the new executive director of America Makes, Rob Gorham (and previous director, Ed Morris) at the National Center for Defense Manufacturing & Machining Summit in early May. They discussed the importance of creating a road map that connects R&D and projects to standardization needs at the early stages of product and process development. The ASTM staff members also met with Tracy Frost who leads U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Manufacturing USA institutes and partnerships.

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