July 29, 2011-The Final Report completed.
July 14, 2011- Accelerated Weekend Program at Springfield Technical Community College Report Completed.
June 14, 2011- Replication Manual- Lessons From a Sector-Based Capacity Building Project Completed.
March 23, 2011-WMNTMA Fact Sheet 2010 Completed.
March 21, 2011- PMRAP Business Impacts Report completed.
January 26, 2011- 2010-2011 Student Enrollment Data in Regional Technical High Schools Released by Regional Council.
January 21, 2011- MCAPMT Feasibility Study Completed.
December 22, 2010- REVISED DRAFT of MCAPMT Feasibility Study Submitted to JAII for Review.
December 14, 2010- DRAFT of New Certificate Program Developed by STCC Manufacturing Engineering Technology Faculty.
November 23, 2010- PMRAP Summary Presented to Capital Workforce Partners (CT).
November 17, 2010- WMNTMA Companies Participate in Inaugural AMICCON Event.
November 15, 2010- Regional Advisory Council to Meet on December 14, 2010.
November 10, 2010- Business Impact Survey Sent to WMNTMA Companies to Assess Business Impact of PMRAP.
November 9, 2010- Regional Advisory Council Middle School Student Initiatives Featured in Business West.
November 1, 2010- New Section to Assist Regional Cluster Companies Added to WMNTMA Web Site.
October 29, 2010- REB Receives No-Cost Extension to PMRAP through November 30, 2011.
October 14, 2010- PMRAP Project Team to Present Findings from Cryogenic Machining Technology Transfer Pilot on November 3, 2010.
October 14, 2010- PMRAP Middle School Precision Manufacturing Career Awareness Day Scheduled for November 10, 2010.
September 30, 2010- PMRAP Partners Sign Confidential Disclosure Agreement on New Technology Transfer Pilot.
September 24, 2010- PMRAP Steering Committee to Meet on October 21, 2010 at Hoppe Tool, Inc.
September 24, 2010- NSF-PFI Research Projects in Progress with WMNTMA Companies.
September 15, 2010- Precision Manufacturing Collaborative of Pioneer Valley (PMCPV) Launches new web site.
September 13, 2010- FREE Precision Machining Courses Begin for Incumbent Employees.
August 25, 2010- DRAFT OF PMRAP Feasibility Study Approved by Steering Committee.
August 18, 2010- DRAFT OF PMRAP Feasibility Study Submitted to Steering Committee.
August 12, 2010- PMRAP Partners Submit Proposal to U.S. Small Business Administration to Support Regional Precision Manufacturing Companies.
June 24, 2010- MA Office of Housing and Economic Develpment Awards the REB $15,000 to Continue Incumbent Employees Training.
June 24, 2010- WMECo Awards new MA Center for Advanced Precision Manufacturing Technology, Inc $15,000 to Support Market Expansion for Companies.
June 24, 2010- Four WMNTMA Companies Form New Pioneer Valley Precision Manufacturing Collaborative at June 24, 2010 Signing Ceremony.
June 22,2010- Advanced Precision Manufacturing Training Partnership Receives Honorable Mention Award at MA Jobs and Workforce Summit.
June 18, 2010- MA Sec. Gregory Bialecki to Make Major Announcements at June 24, 2010 Meeting at Boulevard Machine and Gear.
June 11, 2010- Technology Innovation Forums Project Deliverable Completed.
May 28, 2010- Technology Transfer Project on Machining of Polymer Gels Releases Initial Photos.
May 20, 2010- Cryogenic Machining Technology Transfer Pilot Releases First Video.
April 13, 2010- Cryogenic Machining Technology Transfer Project to Begin at STCC on April 15, 2010.
March 5, 2010- Regional Advisory Council to Conduct Regional Meeting of Industry Program Advisory Committee Members on May 11, 2010 at STCC.
March 5, 2010- Cryogenic Machining Technology Transfer Pilot DEMO Agreement Signed with Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
February 16, 2010- Market Opportuities Section on WMNTMA Web Site Displays Q-3 Commodities Data.
February 9, 2010- Regional Advisory Council Reviews Vocational Schools Enrollment Data at February 9, 2010 Meeting at Hoppe Tool.
January 29, 2010- Confidential Disclosure Agreement Signed by Partners Piloting Cryogenic Machining Technology Transfer.
January 22, 2010- Technology Innovation Forum on Operational Process Improvement in a Changing Manufacturing Supply Chain to be held on February 12, 2010.
December 30, 2009- Steering Committee to Meet on February 11, 2010 at Hoppe Tool.
December 22, 2009- UMass Launches New NSF-PFI Web Site.
December 10, 2009- New Section on Market Opportunities Launched on WMNTMA Web Site.
December 10, 2009- Middle School Precision Manufacturing Career Awareness Day held on December 10, 2009.
November 25, 2009- Documents on the Formation of the MA Center for Advanced Precision Manufacturing Technology , Inc.submitted to MA Secretary of State.
October 28, 2009- Technology Innovation Forum on Metals and Composites Materials to be Held at Hayden Corporation on December 3, 2009.
October 26, 2009- Company Owners to Meet with EDC on November 20, 2009 on Sector Marketing and Promotional Strategies.
October 21, 2009- Steering Committee to Meet on November 5, 2009.
September 24, 2009- DRAFT of Promotional and Marketing Plan with EDC Presented to Steering Committee.
September 3, 2009- PMRAP Power Point Update on Project Development Produced.
August 31, 2009- Market Opportunities Forum on Medical Devices Scheduled for September 22, 2009 at STCC.
August 10, 2009- Licensing Agreement Between WMNTMA and WISER at Holyoke Comunity College Signed.
August 3, 2009- Technology Innovation and Applications Engineer Moves to Smith and Wesson Technology Applications Center at STCC.
July 21, 2009- Technology Innovation Forum on Manufacturing Process Optimization to be Held on August 26, 2009.
July 21, 2009- Steering Committee to Meet on September 24, 2009.
July 17, 2009- WMNTMA Launches Newly Enhanced web site.
July 1, 2009- Quarterly Progress Report Submitted to John Adams Innovation Institute.
July 1, 2009- Technology Innovation Forum on Non-Metallic Materials-Machining and Processing Technologies to be Held on July 23, 2009.
June 23, 2009- Summary Report by Technology and Innovation Applications Engeineer completed and sent to Steering Committee and WMNTMA Companies.
June 18, 2009- Update on the Feasibility Study Sent to Steering Committee and WMNTMA Companies.
June 11, 2009- Steering Committee Approves Request to Investigate Process to Constitute the CAPMT.
June 9, 2009- Market Opportunities Forum on Aerospace and Defense Held on June 9, 2009.
June 5, 2009- Technology Innovation and Applications Engineer to be Located at Springfield Technical Community College Beginning August 3, 2009.
June 4, 2009- Regional Precision Manufacturing Technology Advisory Council to Meet on August 11, 2009.
April 20, 2009- Steering Committee to Meet on June 11, 2009.
April 17, 2009- Memorandum of Agreement Between WMNTMA Regular Member Companies and Secondary Educational Institutions Signed.
April 16, 2009- Technology Innovation and Applications Engineer Hired.
April 14, 2009- Quarterly Progress Report Submitted to John Adams Innovation Institute.
April 7, 2009- Major Functional Elements of CAPMT Approved byCompanies.
March 31, 2009- EDC/WMNTMA Promotional and Marketing Work Group Begins Work.
March 26, 2009- CAPMT Design Sent to Companies for Review Following Steering Committee Meeting.
March 20, 2009- Memorandum of Agreement Among the WMNTMA Regular Member Companies Signed.
March 16, 2009- Regional Precision Manufacturing Technology Advisory Council Conducts Initial Meeting.
March 13, 2009- Technology Innovation and Applications Engineer Position Application Process Closes.
February 24, 2009- Steering Committee to Meet on March 26, 2009.
February 20, 2009- Regional Precision Manufacturing Technology Advisory Council Formed.
January 28,2009- Phase 1 Report Receives Tentative Approval by John Adams Innovation Institute.
December 18, 2008- Phase 1 Report Submitted to John Adams Innovation Institute.
December 15, 2008- Initial Meeting of PMRAP Steering Committee Held at Hoppe Tool Inc.