Phillips Federal and the US Army Rock Island JMTC entered into a Public-Private Partnership (P3) to create the Phillips Additive Innovation Center inside the Rock Island Center of Excellence (CoE).
The Phillips Additive Innovation Center is a dedicated space for Phillips Federal to work with the DoD to educate, inspire, and alleviate the DoD’s supply chain challenges.
Partnering to Drive Success
Phillips provides a diverse portfolio of best-in-class additive manufacturing capabilities including Cold Spray, Powder Bed Metal (DMLS), Wire-fed Direct Energy Deposition, Polymer Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Hybrid Technology (Wire DED / CNC, Deployable), and a complete line of CNC and post-processing equipment that compliment our additive lines.
WORKFORCE / SERVICE
The DoD needs options for adequate training for these significant capital investments in a rapidly changing industry. Phillips is providing solutions to these challenges with a variety of courses and has additive manufacturing applications engineers that can provide basic to advanced machine-specific and agnostic AM training for technicians and leadership.
The DoD wants to expand additive capabilities in machinery and the workforce. Phillips can help you explore new business models that offer Additive Capabilities as a Service to help DoD overcome funding challenges for capital investment. Phillips can explore equipment, associated software, and training and certifying your current and future workforce.
The Phillips Difference
Phillips Corporation, Federal Division, is the leading service provider and distributor of machines and ancillary equipment to the United States Federal Government. Founded in 1961, Phillips Federal has performed thousands of services and has won numerous contracts for a multitude of Federal facilities.
Tune in as Phillips Federal President, John Harrison and RIA Chapter President, Julie Johnson discuss Rock Island Arsenal Initiatives, Additive Manufacturing, and Opportunities and Innovation in the DoD.
Join the Epicenter of Innovation
Phillips Federal offers a wide variety of additive manufacturing services to solve the biggest logistic challenges in the DoD. Phillips Federal is focused on providing legendary customer value, and we are here for you and your facility during every step in your manufacturing process.
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The Rock Island AM Innovation Center
The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center occupies 1.5 million square feet of its Kingsbury Complex home. As the only multi-purpose and vertically integrated metal manufacturer in the Department of Defense, the center possesses the unique technical expertise and equipment to manufacture high-quality sustainable products.
Rock Island and Phillips Federal
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Learn more on how Rock Island and Phillips Federal are working together to benefit the U.S. Army, the surrounding cities, and businesses in Rock Island.
Meet Your Team
Phillips Federal offers courses in a wide range of additive and traditional manufacturing subject areas and are available for on-site training. Our customizable courses allow you to select the course, topics, and subject areas that meet your facility’s specific requirements. Our staff can provide you and your facility with a proposal for the time required for each topic and the length of the overall training, or help you assemble a custom program.
RIA-JMTC also reaches out to the community by offering machinist apprenticeships and other training programs to qualified applicants. The availability of centralized manufacturing and testing allows production to come full circle, thus minimizing the need to outsource.
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The P3 joint effort capitalizes on Rock Island’s existing strengths, its leadership role in the Army’s AM Campaign, its robust and engaged chamber of commerce, as well as the industrial manufacturing base. Coupled with the rich manufacturing history, machine tool experience, and extensive additive manufacturing expertise brought by the Phillips Corporation, the P3 will strengthen the processes and success of utilizing AM and expand the capabilities of the DoD.
Interested in a Rock Island Center of Excellence Tour? Register now and sign up your crew to see the Phillips Federal Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center.