Smart Manufacturing Experience – The Best of SMX

This year’s The Best of SMX, hosted by SME and AMT, will be held October 29th, 2020. The one-day, virtual event will feature the latest transformative technologies including: additive manufacturing, automation and robotics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data analytics, augmented and virtual reality, industrial IoT and workforce Read More »

Starrett Introduces New, Versatile Large Format Multi-Sensor Vision System for Accurate, Fast Measurements

New AVX550 System Combines Best Features of Vision & Touch-Probe Inspection ATHOL, MA  U.S.A. (September 2, 2020) – The L.S. Starrett Company, a global manufacturer of precision hand tools and gages, metrology systems and more, has introduced the new AVX550 Multi-Sensor Vision System equipped with Read More »

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ExOne Licenses ORNL Method to 3D Print Components for Refined Neutron Scattering

By Sara Shoemaker, shoemakerms@ornl.gov | Media Relations/Science Writer | ORNL The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed a novel method to 3D print components used in neutron instruments for scientific research to the ExOne Company, a leading maker of binder jet 3D Read More »

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Stratasys – Working with Leading Automotive and Aerospace Companies to Serve Healthcare Staff and Patients Affected by COVID-19

Stratasys Ltd., the global leader in additive manufacturing and 3D printing technology, announced in late March, a global mobilization of the company’s 3D printing resources and expertise to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, the company’s efforts have expanded to include the formation of Read More »

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US Air Force and GE’s Collaboration on Metal Additive Reaches First Technology Milestone with 3D Printed Sump Cover for F110 Engine

Program with Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office aims to accelerate adoption of metal additive technologies to improve readiness, sustainment and de-risk spare parts supply chain CINCINNATI, OH, May 15, 2020 – In mid-2019, GE Additive and GE Aviation approached the US Air Force to propose Read More »

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Formnext 2020 Still Going Ahead

Planning continues with an updated health concept and added virtual offerings At the present time, Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH still expects Formnext to go ahead in Frankfurt as scheduled from 10 – 13 November 2020. The exhibition organizer is working with all possible urgency on a concept Read More »

America Makes Launches Next Phase in Response to COVID-19

Youngstown, Ohio — March 30, 2020. In collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), America Makes launched the next phase of the COVID-19 Health Care Needs and Additive Manufacturing (AM) Capabilities Repository, where additive manufacturers can Read More »

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Sintratec Now Represented in the Benelux Region

Brugg (Switzerland) 10 March 2020 – Sintratec is strengthening its presence in Western Europe. Thanks to the new partnership with the industrial specialist Bender AM from the Netherlands, the Swiss manufacturer of compact SLS systems is now well represented in the Benelux region. Bendertechniek B.V. is Read More »

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Manufacturing cell-holder for battery pack prototype using high-performance composite flame-retardant material and Laser Sintering technology Italy-based professional 3D Printing supplier CRP Technology has supported Energica Motor Company in developing and manufacturing of cell pouch frames. The cell frames were manufactured using laser sintering technology, and Read More »

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ORNL – Early Research on Existing Drug Compounds via Supercomputing Could Combat Coronavirus

By Sara Shoemaker | ORNL Science Writer | shoemakerms@ornl.gov OAK RIDGE, Tenn. March 5, 2020 – Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have used Summit, the world’s most powerful and smartest supercomputer, to identify 77 small-molecule drug compounds that might warrant Read More »

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