AFRL – Embracing Opportunity: Additive Technology for Manufacturing

  By Marisa Alia-Novobilski | Air Force Research Laboratory | Published January 06, 2017 WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s a materials scientist’s dream, but as some experts say, an engineer’s nightmare. For scientists and engineers at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Read More »

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Lloyd’s Register and TWI Launch Two New Projects to Advance Take-Up of Additive Manufacturing

Collaboration aimed at two aspects of additively manufactured (AM) parts: regulatory compliance and joining of AM structures   12 January 2017: Lloyd’s Register (LR) and TWI are calling for partners to join two new global collaborative projects focused on two additive manufacturing challenges facing the industrial Read More »

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Nano Dimension Targets IoT Market

Technological Breakthrough: 3D Printing of rigid PCB Series combined with flexible conductive connectors in a single print The company has filed a patent application for this unique development NESS ZIONA, Israel- January 12, 2017 – Nano Dimension Ltd., a leader in the field of 3D printed electronics Read More »

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Concept Laser, Honeywell Aerospace, and PADT Build Largest Academic Additive Manufacturing Center in Southwest at Arizona State University

  GRAPEVINE, Texas — January 11, 2017 —The Polytechnic School at Arizona State University (ASU) offers the only manufacturing engineering undergraduate degree in Arizona; it is also one of only 22 ABET accredited manufacturing engineering programs in the United States. By forming a partnership with Read More »

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LPW’s US Operation Achieves AS 9120A

  11 January, 2017: Runcorn, UK: LPW Technology, the market leader in the development, processing and supply of high quality metal powders for the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry, continues to extend its quality assurance standards.  LPW Technology, Inc., the company’s US operation located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 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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GE Additive Education Program Accepting Applications from Schools for 3D Printers

  CINCINNATI — January 06, 2017– (BUSINESS WIRE) — GE is now accepting applications from schools for the GE Additive Education Program (AEP). GE will invest $10 million over the next five years in two educational programs, to develop pipelines of future talent in additive Read More »

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ITAMCO Attends White House Event

  Plymouth, Indiana – January 5, 2017 – ITAMCO — a manufacturer of precision-machined components, specializing in gears—attended an event at the White House hosted by the National Economic Council on Wednesday, December 21. The function was held in recognition of the progress made by Read More »

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3D Printing Pioneer WhiteClouds Celebrates 2016 Achievements

  OGDEN — January 4, 2017— WhiteClouds, the world’s largest full-color 3D printing cloud provider, today released a recap of major accomplishments for the company in 2016, its third year in operation and one marked by a 30% increase in production capabilities. “Our relentless focus on Read More »

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GE to Develop Competitive Financing to Stimulate Growth in Additive Manufacturing

  BOSTON– January 04, 2017 — (BUSINESS WIRE)–Today GE (NYSE: GE) announced its GE Additive business will collaborate with GE Capital to sell and finance metal additive machines. Manufacturing companies will now have more ways to access transformative 3D printing technology, spurring growth in several Read More »

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