ETC DLA Project


  • To strengthen the domestic defense/DLA manufacturing supply chain
  • Demonstrating industry 4.0 technologies at the Excellence Training Center (ETC)
  • Building a foundry of the future and post processing lab
  • Performing additive metal research/using 3D printed sand molds in foundry
  • Assisting small to medium entities implement industry 4.0 technologies
  • Providing informational webinars
  • Providing workforce training at the ETC
  • Providing business case analysis

industry 4.0 technology

  • Robotics, Automation (Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • IT infrastructure (digital twin/digital thread)
  • Embedded Sensor Technologies
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • 3D printing hard and soft tooling
  • 3D printing sand molds
  • 3D printing metal research


Interested in Working with Us?


If you are a small to medium size business and would like
more information on how to get involved please contact


Cynthia Manofsky