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Testimonials

MxD really shines as a showcase for digital manufacturing. Thousands of people come through its doors every year. The energy they put into awareness, educational seminars, trainings, and project collaboration is top-notch.

Al Hufstetler
Al Hufstetler

Vice President, ECS Siemens software

This organization has helped more than 300 partners boost productivity and win business by bringing advanced technology and digital innovation to manufacturing. This truly is the work of the future.

JB Pritzker

Governor of Illinois

MxD is a venue for smaller manufacturing technology firms to get on the radar screens of larger companies.

Shane Fazzio
Shane Fazzio

Senior Research Engineering Manager, Lockheed Martin

Benefits

1. Floor Space (Solution Providers)

Tier 1 partners get 1,000 square feet of floor space to demonstrate their products and services as part of their membership. Tier 2 members get 500 square feet. Both have the ability to rent more space.

2. Project Participation

Tier 1 and 2 manufacturer partners get to drive at least one project use case designed to meet their needs. In other words, MxD’s entire membership can be brought to bear on a digital manufacturing challenge of their choosing. Tier 1 and 2 solution providers get to participate in these projects; Tier 1s can lead them.

3. Convenings

Tier 1 and 2 partners get to participate in all convenings, while Tier 1 partners also get to customize one workshop per year on a subject of their choosing.

4. Facility Usage

Tier 1 and 2 partners can use meeting rooms at no charge, or, after a certain number of uses, at steeply discounted rates.

5. IP

Tier 1 and 2 partners have access to the intellectual property of projects in which they participate.

Partnership Tiers

Tier 1

Drive at least two project use cases over 3-year partnership (manufacturer)

Executive and Technical Advisory Committee seats

1,000 square feet of floor demo space (solution provider)

Organize one annual customized workshop

Tier 2

Drive at least one project use case over 3-year partnership (manufacturer)

Technical Advisory Committee seat

500 square feet of floor demo space (solution provider)

Tier 3

Station on factory floor by invitation and with rental fee

Academic

  • Cost share on project participation only
  • Priority in participation for select workforce development initiatives

All Partners

Attend convenings

 

Participate on projects through project call(s)

Showcase technology during workshops by invitation

 

Participate on Agile Tech Teams

Access to member portal

 

Facility usage based on tier

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MxD complements and accelerates your advanced manufacturing efforts; streamlines needed collaboration among your peers, academics, and solution providers; and delivers customized products and projects for its top members.

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