Advanced Technology International’s American
Metalcasting Consortium Program Wins Defense
Logistics Agency (DLA) Commander’s Choice
Award Presented at DLA Business Alliance Awards Conference in Columbus, Ohio
September 14, 2010 10:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time
CHARLESTON, S.C.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Advanced Technology International (ATI), an affiliate of
SCRA, announced today that its American Metalcasting Consortium -- Casting for Improved Readiness
“Procurement Solutions Network for Cast Parts” project was presented with a DLA Commander’s Choice Award.
The award was presented at the 2010 DLA Business Alliance Awards conference in Columbus, Ohio last month.
Ryan Moore of the Non-Ferrous Founders Society and Principal Investigator for the project accepted the award on
behalf of ATI and the American Metalcasting Consortium from DLA Director Navy Vice Admiral Alan Thompson.
The Commander’s Choice Award is presented to a non-DLA individual whose dedication and commitment to the
agency’s mission affects quality of life for US service members.
The American Metalcasting Consortium’s Casting for Improved Readiness program is sponsored by DLA Research
& Development to develop and apply new technologies and processes for the design, procurement, and manufacture
of cast spare parts to enable rapid support of cast parts to DLA customers.
The Procurement Solutions Network for Cast Parts connects Department of Defense parts acquisition needs to the
metalcasting industry. Mr. Moore has been integral to the creation, expansion and enhancement of the tools that
comprise this web-based Network. This ATI-led collaborative project has significantly improved supply chains,
reduced costs and delivery times, and increased readiness and sustainability for warfighter support.
SCRA–led teams develop and deliver innovative technology solutions to solve complex client challenges. Its Applied
Research and Commercialization Programs, Innovation Centers and Research Parks have generated a cumulative