The Center for Manufacturing Advancement (CMA), funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Danville Regional Foundation, is the new destination for innovative manufacturers ready to optimize their operations and scale. With state-of-the-art facilities, the CMA will help you accelerate to the next point in your growth cycle, whether you’re shifting production to the United States from abroad or ready to expand in Southern Virginia.
But the CMA is not just a high-tech operation. Located on the campus of the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR), the CMA’s tenants and partners will benefit from numerous campus-wide resources, including professional meeting, training and event spaces; a café; research and development capabilities; and wrap-around concierge services.
Being a part of this larger, innovation-focused business ecosystem will drive collaboration and strategic partnerships, helping you integrate emerging technology and discover next-generation capabilities. In addition, we can help you consider location, logistics, and workforce. We’ll connect you with skilled workers in the region, offer hands-on training, and support your search for a long-term home that ensures success.