» Membership

As a cutting tool manufacturer and/or user, becoming a member of this center dedicated to cutting tool research will provide you with access to specialized R&D services, helping you to maintain your competitive edge. We are offering you the opportunity to become part of this initiative.

A workshop at MSU took place October 3-4, where companies had the opportunity to oberserve what the Center for Advanced Cutting Tool Technology can provide.

Members will benefit from access to a wealth of expertise in cutting tool technology and research facilities but with shared costs. Full members will have direct involvement in selecting projects through bi-annual Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) meetings.

So far the following companies have committed to join the Center for ACTT;

General Motors Powertrain

Pratt & Whitney

Boeing (St. Louis)

Boeing (Seattle)

Fraunhofer CCL

Los Alamos National Laboratory (2 memberships)

Diamond Innovations/Valinite

NewTech Ceramics


If your company wants to join the center, please e-mail