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Our partners depend on fresh thinking and bold doing. They recognize that the future hinges on new digital ideas, and that they’ll find them here, at MxD.

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Department of Defense

Defense Collaborations


The U.S. Department of Defense is MxD’s founding partner. The two organizations develop new digital manufacturing technologies and co-invest in a large research and development portfolio, now totaling more than $120 million across more than 85 projects.

Defense Collaborations

Tier 3

Non-Profit
  • American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA)
    AR for Enterprise Alliance (AREA)

    Automation Workz
    Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership

    Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology
    Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC)
    Diverse Manufacturing Supply Chain Alliance
    Fuzehub
    Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC)
    International Academy of Automation Engineering (IAAE)
    Logistics Management Institute (LMI)
    International Society of Automation (ISA)
    Manufacturing Renaissance

    Manufacturing Technology Deployment Group, Inc. (MTDG)

    National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM)
    National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS)
    National Tool & Machining Association (NTMA)
    NEW NORTH INC
    North American Meat Institute

    Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership (OMEP)

    Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce

    Quad City Manufacturing Laboratory

    Rochester Tech and Manufacturing Association

    Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SNEDIA)

    SVA Illinois

    USO of Illinois

    Village of North Aurora

Small and Mid-sized Manufacturers (SMMs)
  • 300 Below
    Advanced O&P Solutions
    Aeroserve Inc.
    ARC Precision
    Atlas Tool Works
    Aztec Plastic Company

    Bechtel Plant Machinery
    Cast21

    Catalyst Acoustics Group
    CH Hanson
    Cleaning Technologies Group

    Click Bond

    CMD Corporation
    DMI Companies
    Eural USA

    Fairmount Tech
    Formlabs

    Freedman Seating
    Frontier Aerospace

    Gardner Spring
    General Tool Company

    GenMet

    Innovative Manufacturing and Design (M&D)
    ITAMCO

    Kennon Products Inc.
    Kent Displays
    Magna Machine Company
    Midwest Composite Technologies
    Midwest Filtration
    Pioneer Service Inc.
    Plethora Corporation
    PPC Flexible Packaging

    Productive Tool
    Quality Tools & Abrasives Inc.
    Superior Joining Technologies

    Triangle Package Machinery Company
    Wiegel Tool Works

    Wulco, Inc.

Solution Provider
  • 3D Control Systems

    6clicks

    Action Engineering
    Activ Technologies

    Advanced Manufacturing International, Inc. (AMI)
    Aegis Software
    Aerobotix

    Ai-Strategy

    Allosense
    Alta Via Consulting
    American Machining Efficiency Consultants

    Analatom

    Anark Corporation

    Ant Robotics
    Applied Dynamics International (ADI)
    ARC Advisory Group

    ARCTOS

    Aris Technology

    Aristi Technologies

    Armis
    Atomus
    Aunalytics

    Austin Center for Manufacturing & Innovation (ACMI-Austin)
    Authenticiti

    Automated Precision Inc.

    AvidBots USA
    Beacon Interactive
    BEET

    The Beta Factory Inc.

    Boston Engineering Corporation

    BreakPoint Labs
    Canvas GFX
    Capvidia

    Chalmers St Consulting

    Chooch Intelligence Technologies
    ChromoLogic (COVISUS)
    Cimcor
    Cimetrix
    Clear Process Solutions
    ClearBlade

    Compocket

    Computer Bay

    Critical Prism Defense
    Cuesta Partners LLC
    Cullerton Group
    Cyber Strike Solutions
    CyberPoint International

    CYNALYTICA
    D3 Technical Services
    DeviceDev Consulting

    DMI, LLC
    Dragos
    Dynamic Motion Control (DMC)
    Eccalon
    Ekta Flow LLC

    Elemica (formerly EMNS)

    Endpoint Security Inc.

    Engora.Tech

    Enhance International Group

    Exium Inc.

    Factory Physics

    Fractory

    First Resonance

    Fomoro AI

    Forward Capital Fund
    Gener8tor
    General Stress Optics

    Godlan
    H2L Solutions
    Hertzler
    Hexstream
    Horizon Controls Group Inc.

    I-M Technology

    The Intelligence Factory

    International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI)
    Iterate Labs
    Janeiro Digital

    Kinta AI

    Lefturn LLC

    LINAR Advisors

    Lynx Software Technologies, Inc.
    Machine Metrics Inc.

    Markforged

    Markt-Pilot
    Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
    Mastercam (CNC Software Inc)
    Maxxion Systems Inc.

    MBC Technology
    Mi Q Partners

    MindSpring
    ML Design Technologies

    Modzy
    Montronix

    MPDV USA, Inc.
    Notiphy

    Numorpho Cybernetic Systems

    Opex Systems
    OPS Solutions

    Physna LLC

    Pico MES

    Predictronics Corporation
    ProMANAGE

    ProShop ERP

    Quality Vision International
    Qubit Networks LLC

    RAAD360
    Retologic
    RGBSI Aerospace & Defense

    Rich Brilliant Willing (RBW)
    RPI Group
    ShapeMatrix
    Sidechannel
    SightCall
    SIMBA Chain

    SIMERSE

    Simio
    Soothsayer Analytics

    Sticker Control
    SquareOne PD

    Supply Chain Operation Prepardness Education

    Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium (SCRMC)
    Supply Dynamics

    SwipeGuide
    Sympatic
    TaskWatch
    TechSolve

    Tethr-It

    Tercero Technologies LLC

    The Innovation Machine

    The Intelligence Factory

    Tredence
    Tulip

    Ubisense

    Uncomn
    VANTIQ
    Verdasee

    Verve Industrial

    Viax.io

    Vibronyx

    VIE Technologies
    Vision Three
    VLC Solutions

    WindyCitySDR
    Xcelgo

    Xona Systems

Academic

Arizona State University (ASU)
Auburn University

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland State University

Drexel University

Georgia Tech (Georgia Tech Research Corp.)

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)

Iowa State University (ISU)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T)

North Carolina A&T State University

Northeastern University
Northern Illinois University (NIU)
Northwestern

Oregon State University (OSU)

The Pennsylvania State University (PSU)

Purdue University
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Rutgers University

Texas A&M University
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY)

University of Chicago
University of Cincinnati

University of Dayton

University of Houston

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

University of Michigan
University of North Carolina – Charlotte (UNCC)

University of Pittsburgh

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

University of Virginia (UVA)

The University of West Florida
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Wayne State University

Government

  • Army Contracting Command
    Consolidated Nuclear Security
    Cook County Government
    Coupa
    Defense Logistics Agency
    Department of Defense ManTech
    Los Alamos National Laboratory
    National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    Office of Naval Research
    Rock Island Arsenal / Joint Manufacturing & Technology Center

    U.S. Army DEVCOM
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    United States Air Force (AFRL)