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Report Proposes Strategy to Strengthen U.S. Defense Industrial Base

Defense Industrial Base

The Department of Defense (DoD) released on Thursday a report recommending a strategy to achieve a secure, innovative and resilient defense industrial base. The report cited the Pentagon’s move to issue an interim rule to implement the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework as a key development in the previous fiscal year.

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DOE Announces $124M Funding Opportunity for Domestic Manufacturing Projects

Department of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $123.6 million in funds to 46 projects to help advance technology innovation in support of domestic manufacturing efforts. The department’s office of energy efficiency and renewable energy also announced $44.7 million for cost-shared efforts and is funding the projects through its advanced manufacturing office.

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Ball Corporation to Launch New Aluminum End Manufacturing Facility

Ball Corporation

Ball Corporation will develop a new aluminum end manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The facility will begin production in early-2022 and expand over multiple years to create approximately 200 manufacturing jobs. Ball’s new facility will supply infinitely recyclable, lightweight aluminum ends to customers for growing beverage categories and brands. 

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ECS Enters Strategic Partnership with ISM; George Wilson Quoted

George Wilson

ECS has entered into a strategic partnership with Integrated Solutions Management (ISM), a business transformation accelerator that works with large organizations to drive successful Internet of Things (IoT) and IT strategies. “We are thrilled to partner with ISM,” said George Wilson, president of ECS and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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CALIBRE Names Emile Trombetti VP, CGO; Richard Pineda Quoted

Emile Trombetti

CALIBRE Systems has appointed Emile Trombetti as vice president and chief growth officer (CGO) to lead strategic growth and collaborate with operational divisions. With more than 30 years of experience, Emile has a broad base of industry experience that spans federal government, financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, energy and automotive.

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Accenture Closes Acquisition of PLM Systems; Nigel Stacey, Andrea Ruscica Quoted

Nigel Stacey

Accenture has completed the acquisition of PLM Systems, a boutique systems integrator. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Accenture announced the acquisition of PLM Systems in May 2020, noting that the company would expand Accenture’s product data in design, engineering and manufacturing for its customers. 

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Accenture Initiates Acquisition of PLM Systems to Improve Product Data Design, Engineering, Manufacturing; Nigel Stacey, Mauro Marchiaro, Alberto Codrino Quoted

Nigel Stacey

Accenture’s branch in Italy has entered into an agreement to acquire Turin-based boutique systems integrator PLM Systems to expand the company’s product data in design, engineering and manufacturing for its customers, Accenture reported on Tuesday. Completion of the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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