GDLS Light Weight Vehicle Structure Industry Day

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) Maneuver Collaboration Center (mc2) is sponsoring a Light Weight Vehicle Structure Industry Day in support of a pending fast turn-around Supply Chain Management Request for Proposal (RFP). Suppliers with a footprint in Michigan are specifically being sought.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
7:30 AM – 2:00 PM (EST)

How to Participate:
The mc2 collaboration process is being used to gather capabilities of interested Suppliers.

Current mc2 Members: please login and respond to the specific Need Statement (highlighted below) with an Innovative Solution.

If you are NOT a mc2 member, access this link to complete your membership: Enter your email address to start the registration process.

Need Statement: Process Technology
Need Statement details include: Interested suppliers should be able to execute the some or all of the following tasks: composite part detail design CAD models, metal part detail design CAD models, assembly drawing PDFs, fabrication of composite parts, fabrication of metal parts, assembly of entire turret structure, and finite element analysis or the entire turret structure.

Title: Composite Turret

Response Required:
Please view the Need Statement within mc2 community and then create a corresponding Innovation Solution within the tool, which highlights your firm’s capabilities and experience in this area. All Innovative

Selection Process:
The GDLS Lightweight Vehicle Structure Team will review the submissions. Companies with relevant capabilities that match the specific need will receive a formal invitation to the October 15th Industry Day at the GDLS mc2 facility in Sterling Heights, MI.

A Statement of Work will be provided at the Industry Day. Suppliers interested in participating will need to be able to respond quickly to formal Supply Chain requests; targeted deadline late October 2013.

All Innovative Solutions for consideration must be submitted by COB: October 4, 2013.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact:
Nancy A. Loerch
mc2 Community Outreach

To learn more about mc2, visit:

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