Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing

CTC’s advanced engineering & manufacturing team consists of engineers and scientific experts with in-depth experience in materials, design, analysis, rapid prototyping, testing, and manufacturing

. We integrate these resources at the appropriate phase in the product development life cycle, and employ a first-pass design philosophy to minimize design iterations. Our full-service solutions team combines traditional fundamentals with cutting-edge technologies to deliver innovative, customized solutions.
For 30 years, CTC operated the Navy Metalworking Center (NMC), an Office of Naval Research (ONR) Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) Program Center of excellence. NMC improved metalworking technologies used in the construction of U.S. Navy weapons systems. Our technical successes spanned a broad range of metalworking and advanced engineering and manufacturing advancements.

What We Can Do For You

Air Systems

Engineering Solutions for Maintenance & Sustainment  Mission Kits  Air Worthiness & Validation  Tooling Solutions

Ground Systems

Design and Prototype  Armor  Advanced Manufacturing Process and Materials  Signature Management

Sea Systems

Manufacturing Innovation  Prototype System Development  Ship Structure & Materials  Shipyard Process Improvements  Watercraft Engineering & Logistics

Weapons Systems

Product & Process Enhancement Cost Reduction  Weight Reduction  Product Transition

Manufacturing Process Development and Optimization

Additive Manufacturing  Friction Stir Welding  Joining  Machining

Mechanical Testing and Materials Characterization Services

Specialty Testing  Mechanical Testing-High Temperature and Cryogenic  Materials Characterization Preparation and Examination   Dynamic Tear and Drop Weight Testing

Fleet Readiness Services

Laser Scanning and Geometry Development  Technical Data Package Development  Material and Failure Analysis  Prototyping, Production, and Logistics Support