SME will Introduce iRAMP at RAPID + TCT to Accelerate Adoption of Additive Manufacturing

By SME AFTER DECADES of hype and predictions surrounding additive manufacturing (AM), AM is poised to be on the brink of becoming the disruptive technology that many have long expected. Disruptive technologies are often deemed too costly, less capable, or too niche to replace incumbent Read More »

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Global Additive Manufacturing Experts Meet in Alabama, Focus on Standardization

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 29, 2019 — Hundreds of the world’s top experts in additive manufacturing – also known as 3D printing – were hosted by Auburn University in Alabama (USA) this week to discuss research and standards needed for the growing number of industries Read More »

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Wohlers Report 2019 Details Striking Range of Developments in Additive Manufacturing Worldwide

  Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, March 26, 2019 — Wohlers Associates, Inc. today announced the publication of Wohlers Report 2019, the 24th annual installment of its undisputed, industry-leading report on additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing. The worldwide study provides the “pulse” of the industry by Read More »

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AMMP Offers Opportunities to Advance, Refine and Transition Additive Manufacturing (AM) Technologies

  The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) recently announced a new program called AMMP (Advanced Manufacturing, Materials, and Processes). According to Lisa Strama, President and CEO of the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), the NCMS is launching the program in conjunction with the Read More »

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Metalysis Celebrates Northern Powerhouse Partner Status and Hosts UK Business and Industry Minister

“Metalysis is a prime example of the strength and economic potential of the north”, Business and Industry Minister, MP Richard Harrington; “They share our vision for a strong Northern Powerhouse economy,” Northern Powerhouse Minister, MP Jake Berry; and Joining the Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme emphasises Read More »

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Boeing and Thermwood Partnership to Demonstrate New 3D Printing Technology

  Boeing and Thermwood Corporation have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X program.  The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry. Thermwood used a Large Scale Additive Manufacturing Read More »

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LEGO Brand Group and Stanley Black & Decker Complete $19M Equity Investment in Evolve Additive Solutions

Consortium of strategic investment partners will propel the company’s’   Minneapolis, MN, September 17, 2018 – Evolve Additive Solutions, Inc., whose proprietary Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process (STEP) technology will radically improve manufacturing while creating disruptive new business models, today announced the completion of an equity Read More »

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Formnext 2018 Fills Entire Hall 3 – 10 Weeks Prior to Exhibition Start

  New exhibitors from 26 nations generate significant growth In 2018, Formnext is continuing to show its best side: already 10 weeks before the exhibition opens its doors, the two levels of exhibition Hall 3 with 550 expected exhibitors and an exhibition space of 36,000 Read More »

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Apium Filament Dryer Reduces Moisture-Related 3D Printing Defects and Noticeably Increases Printing Success Rate

  Most filaments produced for the Material Extrusion 3D Printing Technology (FFF) are polymer-based materials. Other than polyolefins, almost every other polymer can absorb moisture from the atmosphere. Moisture in filaments can cause poor print quality and significantly affect the printing process. In order to Read More »

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Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in High-Speed Metal 3D Printing Company Digital Alloys

Patented multi-metal additive manufacturing system enables rapid, low-cost production of aerospace-quality 3D-printed parts CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced its investment in Digital Alloys, Inc., a Burlington, Mass.-based company developing high-speed, multi-metal additive manufacturing systems that produce 3D-printed parts for aerospace and other production Read More »

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