SAN DIEGO, CA â€“ March 15, 2011 -- Tabor Communications Inc. (TCI), a leading international media company, and publisher of HPCwire and HPC in the Cloud, and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), the largest cross-industry collaborative research and development consortium in North America, today announced the joint collaboration of a new online web portal and email publication, Digital Manufacturing Report. The new publication will focus on providing news and information on high performance simulation, modeling and manufacturing to support the informational needs of the widely based small to medium manufacturing (SMM) community. The announcement took place today during the NCMS Digital Manufacturing Strategic Interest Group (SIG) kick off meeting.
"Tabor Communications Inc. has long been a communications resource dedicated to supporting the needs of business and technology professionalsin the High Performance Computing (HPC) community",said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications. "It has long been a vision of mine to be able to extend that same level of support to the broader SMM community,to help to expand their awareness of High Performance Computing technology and bridge the gap that currently exists between these solutions and industry. Together, partnering with the NCMS, we believe we will help with the transition tousing digital manufacturing technologiesby thousands of American SMMs,to enable them to succeed in the highly competitive global digital manufacturing industry."
The partnership agreement includes representation and full benefits for NCMSand TCI (as publishers of HPCwire) asa mutually beneficial partnership. The agreement includescross-collaborationwith respect to working together on special programs, information sharing, features, articles, streaming media, blogs, and co-hostedannual events.
"As a partner with Tabor Communications, our goalis to work together to ensure successful global competitiveness by North American Manufacturers, who are looking to leverage high performance solutions, simulation, and modeling applications as the transforming technology that propels them into the era of digital manufacturing, revitalizing the economy and creating new jobs." said Jon Riley, Executive Director, Design & Engineering Programs at NCMS. "We examined many different communication portals prior to making our final decision in selecting TCI as our media partner. With over 23 years of expertise in professional journalism, a world-class editorial staff, and the unwavering commitment to supporting the NCMS and the SMM community, we are confident we made the best possible decision on behalf of our members and we are looking forward to a long and successful relationship in the years ahead."
The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) is the largest collaborative R&D consortium in North America and is dedicated to driving innovation in commercial, defense, and robotics manufacturing. NCMS has 25 years of experience in the formation and management of complex, multi-partner collaborative R&D programs, and is backed by corporate members representing virtually every manufacturing sector.For more information, visit http://www.ncms.org.
About Tabor Communications, Inc.
For over 23 years, Tabor Communications, Inc. (TCI) has been a leading international media, advertising, and communications company that provides news, analysis and information to the High Performance Computing (HPC), Cloud, and Information Technology (IT) communities. Tabor Communications companies include Tabor Advertising and Tabor Publications & Events. TCI's publications and programs include HPCwire, HPC in the Cloud, HPC Soundbite and Digital Manufacturing Report. More information on Tabor Communications can be found at http://www.taborcommunications.com.
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