UMaine Composites Center Receives Three Guinness World Records Related to Largest 3D Printer

By Meghan Collins | The University of Maine | Communications & Information Technology Orono, Maine, October 10, 2019 — More than 250 federal and state officials, business executives, University of Maine System leaders and community members were on hand to witness the UMaine Advanced Structures Read More »

Essentium and Texas A&M University Set ‘Helmet of the (not too far in the) Future Challenge’

Winning Design to be Prototyped Using Essentium HSE 3D Printing Platform Pflugerville, Texas, October 8, 2019 – Essentium Inc. together with Texas A&M University today announced The Essentium 3D Printed Scooter Helmet of the Future Challenge. Twenty high school juniors and seniors attending Aggie STEM Read More »

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WPI Receives $25 Million Award to Bring Cold Spray 3D Printing Techniques to the Battlefield

Funding from the Army will support advanced work on cold spray; the portable repair and manufacturing technique could increase the readiness of military vehicles and other units By Michael W. Dorsey | Worcester Polytechnic Institute September 10, 2019 – Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has received Read More »

America Makes Welcomes UTEP’s Retiring President, Dr. Diana Natalicio, to Youngstown

The Institute Also Names Dr. Natalicio an America Makes Ambassador Youngstown, Ohio — August 12, 2019. America Makes proudly welcomed Dr. Diana Natalicio, President of The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) on her visit to the Institute August 1st, before her retirement later Read More »

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Nanoscribe Expands Its Worldwide Presence

Specialist for 3D nano and micro fabrication opens US subsidiary for service and sales Nanoscribe GmbH is further expanding its sales and service activities on the American continent. The new subsidiary opens its location in the Boston area (USA) on 1 August 2019. The German Read More »

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America Makes Announces Its Third Satellite Center to be Located at the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) on the Campus of Wichita State University

The Institute Enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with WSU-NIAR Youngstown, Ohio — July 16, 2019. America Makes proudly announces that its third America Makes Satellite Center will be located on the campus of the Institute’s Platinum-level member, Wichita State University (WSU) within the facilities Read More »

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SME, Stratasys Announce Winners of FANUC-Inspired SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Competition

SME and global additive manufacturing leader Stratasys have announced the winners of their cosponsored 2019 Additive Manufacturing Competition, held during the 55th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, June 24-28. Six teams — three high school and three college teams — received top honors for the Read More »

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Pitt Engineers Receive $1 Million to Develop Better Quality Control for 3D Printing Turbine Components

By Maggie Pavlick | University of Pittsburgh | Swanson School of Engineering PITTSBURGH (July 11, 2019) — The U.S. Department of Energy, through its University Turbine Systems Research program, has awarded researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering $802,400 to find an Read More »

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Safran, Oerlikon, CNRS and the University of Limoges Create a Joint Research Lab and Technology Platform for Surface Treatment in Southwest France

Paris Air Show, Le Bourget – June 18, 2019 – Stéphane Cueille, Safran Senior Executive Vice President, R&T and Innovation, Dr. Roland Fischer, CEO of Oerlikon, Jean-Luc Moullet, Chief Technology Transfer Officer at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and Alain Celerier, President Read More »

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HI-AM Network – At the Forefront of Tangible Breakthroughs in AM Capabilities and Processes

  The Holistic Innovation in Additive Manufacturing (HI-AM) Network has been formed to develop innovative solutions to address fundamental challenges with metal additive manufacturing (AM). With major investment from Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), the Read More »

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