Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces New Board

Paul Bates to lead organization following record-breaking year   MILWAUKEE, WISC., April 4, 2017 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) today announced its 2017—2018 board. Elected by AMUG members during the annual business meeting held at the 2017 AMUG Conference in Chicago, Illinois, the Read More »

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Lloyd’s Register, TWI Release 2017 Update to Additive Manufacturing Certification Framework

New version includes coverage of new AM technologies, extended scope and more user-friendly approach One year on, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and TWI have revised and released their jointly produced framework for 2017, now called “Guidance Notes for the Certification of Metallic Parts made by Additive Read More »

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HOUSTEX 2017: Cybersecurity, Manufacturing Skills Gap, Automation, Oh My!

  HOUSTON, Feb. 14, 2017 – SME’s HOUSTEX event returns to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston from Feb. 28 to March 2. The event brings together Southwest manufacturing leaders to explore and evaluate new technologies. Focusing on the key issues affecting manufacturing throughout Read More »

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Da Vinci Code 2.0: How 3D Printing And Digital Technologies Are Altering The Face Of Aircraft Engine Manufacturing In Italy

By Tomas Kellner and Yari Bovalino | GE Reports Feb 10, 2017 – You won’t find the Italian commune of Cameri in many tourist guides. Located on the flat and fertile plains that stretch seemingly forever between Italy’s industrial dynamos of Milan and Turin, tiny Cameri Read More »

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RAPID + TCT 2017 – North America’s Preeminent Event for Discovery, Innovation, and Networking in 3D Manufacturing

  In April 2016, SME and owner of the TCT Group, Rapid News Publications Ltd., announced a strategic alliance to produce RAPID, one of the longest-running and well-respected industry forums for additive manufacturing and 3D scanning in North America. RAPID, renamed RAPID + TCT, will Read More »

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MIT – Researchers Design One of the Strongest, Lightest Materials Known

By David L. Chandler | MIT News Porous, 3-D forms of graphene developed at MIT can be 10 times as strong as steel but much lighter January 6, 2017 — A team of researchers at MIT has designed one of the strongest lightweight materials known, Read More »

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ORLAS CREATOR Set to Disrupt Jewellery Production

With the introduction of its new, accessible direct metal additive manufacturing system, OR LASER believes that the jewellery industry will be a primary beneficiary of the advantages of the ORLAS CREATOR Dieburg, Germany; 19th December, 2016: OR LASER believes it is on the cusp of Read More »

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VHM Fonderie Employs Stratasys 3D Printing Across Various Production Processes to Speed up Customer Turnaround Times and Improve Capacity

French foundry and machining company sees lead times cut from up to five weeks to a few hours when producing master models for sand casting molds Stratasys Connex Multi-material 3D Printer utilized for wide array of applications including prototyping, tooling, replacement of obsolete and spare Read More »

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