NCATC 2013 Fall Conference Industry Tours


NSA PANAMA CITY:   Naval Support Activity Panama City  had its origin in the mine countermeasures research conducted during World War II.  Today, NSA PC hosts many diverse tenant commands and other activities: Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division; Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving; Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center; Navy Experimental Diving Unit; and more.  Assets within the NSA conduct research on littoral warfare and its disciplines include optics, acoustics, mine warfare and robotics. NSA, Panama City employs over 1,100 scientists and engineers, and approximately 2,000 civilian and military personnel with an annual payroll of more than $294 million.  Click here for more information.

Maximum Occupancy for tour:  108


iSIRONA iSirona helps hospitals leverage patient data through medical device integration. iSirona focuses on  flexible software, developed in accordance with the FDA's quality system regulation controls, quickly and accurately moving an ever-growing family of complex medical device data into healthcare EMRs. The Panama City location contains unique spaces merging software development with medical device connectivity through electronic design. 

 Trane is a global provider of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and building management systems and controls under the Trane and American Standard brand names.  The Lynn Haven, Florida facility produces both residential and commercial units (up to 2 tons), implementing a fully robotized and automated manufacturing line updated in late 2012. 

Maximum Occupancy for tour:  54


PORT PANAMA CITY:  Port Panama City can accommodate today’s larger ocean carriers with channel and berthing areas to 36 feet.   Container facilities and an 80,000–square–foot multibulk terminal support its cargo tonnage to an annual level of approximately 2.1 to 2.4 million tons.  Biomass fuel storage, steel piping transport, and copper import features are just a few of its assets unique within the region.  Click here for Photo Gallery.

OCEANEERING:  Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications.  Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries.  For more information, click here

Maximum Occupancy for tour:  20