Formnext Wins m+a Award

Formnext, the world’s leading trade fair for additive manufacturing and the next generation of intelligent industrial production, was presented with the new m+a Award in the “Newcomer” category at a ceremony held in Frankfurt am Main on 2 December 2019. Decisive for the award were Read More »

NCDMM Awarded a Prestigious Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award at DMC 2019

Blairsville, Pa. — December 3, 2019. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) proudly announces it was named as a winner of a prestigious Defense Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) Achievement Award yesterday at the Defense Manufacturing Conference held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Read More »

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SLM Solutions and Honeywell Partner to Qualify New Additive Manufacturing Technology to Reduce Printing Times

Lübeck, Germany Dec. 3, 2019 – SLM Solutions announced today that it is working with Honeywell, a leading user of additive manufacturing technologies with extensive knowledge across various platforms and applications, to help qualify new additive manufacturing parameters that enable printing at increased thicknesses. The Read More »

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Manufacturing – Lightning Strike Out

By Jennifer Burke (burkejj@ornl.gov)| Science Writer & Communications Specialist | Oak Ridge National Laboratory Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory demonstrated that an additively manufactured polymer layer, when applied to carbon fiber reinforced plastic, or CFRP, can serve as an effective protector against aircraft lightning Read More »

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Stratasys to Help Keep Trains Running and Save Thousands a Day With Solution for Digital Inventory and 3D Printed Parts

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany — (BUSINESS WIRE) — At a press conference at the Formnext 2019 trade fair, Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) announced its Rail Industry Solution to help passenger trains – from long-haul to urban metros – run on time more frequently and potentially save thousands of Read More »

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DSM and Shapeways Partner to Develop Scalable 3D Printing Solutions More Accessible Through High-Performance Materials

Geleen, The Netherlands, 22 November 2019 – Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living and Shapeways, a leading technology platform for product creation through 3D printing, today are announcing a partnership to develop custom and industrially scalable 3D printing solutions Read More »

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NCDMM and Catalyst Connection Announce Next Phase of AMNOW Program to Support Additive Manufacturing Technology Insertion into the U.S. Army Supply Chain

Phase 1 Seeks to Develop and Prove Out a Prototype Digital Thread AM Supply Chain Blairsville, Pa. — November 26, 2019. The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) with its National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, America Makes, and partner Catalyst Connection proudly announce Read More »

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America Makes and Air Force Research Laboratory Announce an Additive Manufacturing Modeling Challenge Series

Goal of the AFRL AM Challenge Series is to Predict the Internal Structure and Resultant Performance of Metallic Components Produced by AM Youngstown, Ohio — November 25, 2019. America Makes and Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate Structural Materials, Metals Branch (AFRL/RXCM), proudly Read More »

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Oerlikon and Hirtenberger Engineered Surfaces Collaborate to Accelerate Industrialization of AM Parts

Formnext, Frankfurt am Main, Germany – November 22, 2019 – Oerlikon AM, the additive manufacturing unit of global technology group Oerlikon, and Hirtenberger Engineered Services have entered into a strategic alliance to further industrialize series production and prototyped parts. Oerlikon AM and Hirtenberger began working Read More »

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Formnext 2019: Additive Manufacturing Inspires With Best Perspectives

34,532 specialists and managers (2018: 26,919) were swept away by an impressive Formnext 2019. 852 exhibitors (2018: 632) made Messe Frankfurt the stage for the ever-increasing fields of application of additive manufacturing. The move to the modern and architecturally-sophisticated exhibition halls 11 and 12, which Read More »