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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Made In Space Awarded NASA Contract for Robotic Manufacturing and Assembly Flight Demo Mission

MOFFETT FIELD, CA, July 15, 2019 – NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) has awarded Made In Space, Inc. (MIS) a contract to demonstrate the company’s autonomous robotic manufacturing and assembly platform, Archinaut, on a flight mission. The contract award marks the second phase of Read More »

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Sandvik Acquires Stake in Beam IT, a Leading Additive Manufacturing Service Provider

Sandvik has acquired a significant stake in Beam IT, with the right to further increase its stake over time. Beam IT is a leading European-based Additive Manufacturing service provider which will complement and further strengthen Sandvik’s existing offer in metal Additive Manufacturing. The investment is Read More »

ITAMCO Hosts Its 2nd Annual Additive Manufacturing Summit

Plymouth, Indiana. July 8, 2019. ITAMCO (Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies) is hosting its 2nd Annual Additive Manufacturing Summit this summer. It will be on Tuesday, July 23 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Old Bag Factory in Goshen, Indiana. The summit will Read More »

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Renishaw – The Business Case for Metal AM

By Renishaw The business case for metal AM Every year, the additive manufacturing (AM) industry comes together for the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference, where attendees gain insight into the latest trends, exciting new applications and developments in AM technology. Here Stephen Anderson, Additive Read More »

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HFT® – Welding Enclosures for Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing

TWI (The Welding Institute) states that: “Wire arc additive manufacturing uses arc welding power sources and manipulators to build 3D shapes through arc deposition. This process commonly uses wire as a material source and follows a predetermined path to create the desired shape. This method Read More »

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Rosswag Engineering Adds Third SLM®280 to Expand Production and Aid Material Qualification Process

Rosswag Engineering has announced the acquisition of its third selective laser melting system from SLM Solutions. The third SLM®280 machine delivered to their facility in Pfinztal, Germany, expands their production and development capabilities with the metal additive manufacturing technology. A division of Rosswag GmbH, one Read More »

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Sciaky Enters Ambitious R&D Initiative with Aubert & Duval and Airbus, Piloted by the Saint Exupéry Institute for Research in Technology

CHICAGO, IL – Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and leading provider of metal additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, announced today that it has entered into an ambitious research and development (R&D) initiative with Aubert & Duval and Airbus, driven by the Read More »

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