Phillips Corp. to Provide 3-D Printing Expertise to U.S. Army
Phillips Corp., Federal Division, entered into a Public Private Partnership (P3) agreement to provide its additive manufacturing expertise to the Army Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing (“CoE”) at the Rock Island Arsenal-Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center in Rock Island, Ill.
The company said will be embedded in the CoE facility to collaborate with its Army counterparts, bringing its knowledge and best practices of additive manufacturing to develop potential solutions that will meet the Army’s current and future supply chain challenges.
“Phillips Corporation sees substantial growth opportunities in additive manufacturing technologies, also known as 3-D printing, that are rapidly advancing applications for forming unique metal and plastic parts for the Defense Industrial Base,” CEO Alan M. Phillips said. “In order to increase awareness for these technologies, Phillips is pleased to reach an agreement with the Army’s Rock Island CoE where we can collaborate on manufacturing unique parts using additive technology applications and processes. This is an exciting time in the evolution of additive manufacturing, and we are pleased to be involved with the CoE as a though and application leader in the additive manufacturing segment of our industry.”