Industrial Affiliate Partners

Learn more about the RM2N Industrial Affiliates partnership here

For questions and additional information contact:

Doug Dunham
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Director, Materials Science and Engineering Center
Director, Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network


American Roller Company, with its Plasma Coatings Division, is the premier engineered solutions supplier of industrial rollers, polymeric coverings, and specialty coatings used in a wide variety of manufacturing processes.


NCD Technologies specializes in the development and optimization of diamond and diamond-like coatings for several industries.


AO Smith Corporation is a global water technology company manufacturing residential and commercial water heaters, boilers and water purification systems.


Oshkosh Corporation is a leading manufacturer and marketer of access equipment, specialty vehicles and truck bodies for the primary markets of defense, concrete placement, refuse hauling, fire and emergencies.


Bemis creates exceptional packaging for food, consumer product, healthcare, and industrial applications, working collaboratively with forward-thinking companies to find better ways to succeed.


PAR Technical Consulting, LLC
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Fiberstar, Inc. is a privately held innovative biotechnology company focused on enhancing food performance by manufacturing and marketing value-added food ingredients.


Photonic Cleaning Technologies produces First Contact Polymer. This proprietary blend of polymers is designed to remove contaminates from optical surfaces down to the molecular level as well as protect optical surfaces during shipping and storage.


Finite Solutions provides a PC-based metal casting simulation program. Experienced with foundry, and day-to-day challenges of working in this industry.


Platypus Technologies uses advanced materials to develop sensors for environmental monitoring and industrial hygiene markets, and cell assays for life science research.


The Fisher Barton Group spans a broad array of industrial products and services ranging from mower blades, industrial knives and blades, thermal spray coatings and powders, specialty stampings, bronze gear blanks, and agricultural equipment components.


Preco, Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-speed and high-accuracy automated materials processing systems. A skilled laser integrator offering cutting, perforating, welding, and other specialized industrial applications.


Fiveash Data Management publishes FTIR, ATR/FTIR and Raman libraries to ID or characterize FTIR and Raman spectra of unknown compounds; Working with customers in a variety of sectors including chemistry, manufacturing, government, academia, art conservation, and archaeology.


SACO Polymers develops and manufactures a full range of thermoplastic & thermoset compounds, additives and master-batches for the wire & cable, building & construction, electrical & electronics, film & sheet, hose & tubing and specialty markets.


Greenheck is the leading supplier of air movement and control equipment that includes fans, dampers, louvers, kitchen ventilation hoods, and energy recovery and make-up air units. Greenheck equipment is used in all types of commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings.


Sector67 is a non-profit collaborative space in Madison, WI dedicated to providing an environment to learn, teach, work-on, build, and create next generation technology; including software, hardware, electronics, art, sewing, metalwork, apps, games, etc.


HellermannTyton is a global manufacturer of systems and solutions which help world-class customers better manage and identify wire, cable and components.


Sigma-Aldrich is a leading life science and high technology company whose biochemical, organic chemical products, kits and services are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical development.


iButtonLink is a worldwide provider of sensor network technology. Committed to integrity in products and relationships, creating commercial products, and custom solutions.


Spectro Solutions, Wisconsin


Imbed Biosciences is a privately held medical device company in Madison, WI, developing advanced materials for wound healing and surgical applications based on its patent-pending nanotechnologies.


Thermo Fisher Scientific assists customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity.


Marten Machining designs, manufactures and tests precision tooling, fixtures and specialized machine parts to streamline manufacturing processes.


University Research Park, a University of Wisconsin-Madison affiliate, is an internationally recognized research and technology park that supports early-stage, and growth-oriented businesses in a range of sectors, including engineering, computational and life sciences. http://www.


Maynard Steel Casting Company is a full service, ISO 9001:2008 certified foundry that combines state-of-the-art technology, technical experience, and craftsmanship to produce castings.

Waukesha Foundry uses innovative approaches in the production of intricately shaped cast components. In-house manufacturing and metallurgical engineers are involved throughout the design and production process to ensure the highest quality end product, even with difficult-to-manufacture alloys.


Melron Corporation has been manufacturing architectural hardware and castings for over 40 years.