Smart Manufacturing Experience – The Best of SMX

This year’s The Best of SMX, hosted by SME and AMT, will be held October 29th, 2020. The one-day, virtual event will feature the latest transformative technologies including: additive manufacturing, automation and robotics, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data analytics, augmented and virtual reality, industrial IoT and workforce Read More »

Winners of 2020 Formnext Start-up Challenge Impress with Automated Designs, New Materials, and Optimized PostProcessing

For the sixth time, the international Formnext Start-up Challenge has recognized young companies from the world of additive manufacturing for their innovative business ideas and cutting-edge technical developments. Five outstanding start-ups managed to win over this year’s jury with their innovations: Addiguru (USA), AM Flow Read More »

ParaMatters 4.0 Generative Design Software Opens the Door for Digital and Traditional Manufacturers to Automate Design-to-Manufacturing Processes

Generative design for digital and traditional manufacturing featuring 3-axis and 5-axis CNC milling and die castingAdvanced support structures providing optimal part orientation, robust generation of support structures, and fast slicingHollowing and latticing capabilitiesAvailable in cloud and Windows desktop formats Ventura, California, October 21, 2020 — ParaMatters, Read More »

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3D Printed Visor Frame for Made in Italy Protective Face Shields

Through selective laser sintering process and Windform® FX BLACK polyamide-based material, CRP Technology has manufactured for Tecnoguarnizioni the visor frame of two PPE for medics and professionals. The speed of execution and the functionality of the parts in Windform® allowed the devices to be certified Read More »

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New Somos® WaterShed Black SLA Resin Prints True Black Off the Machine, Up to 50% Faster Than Alternatives

Geleen, The Netherlands, 20 october 2020 – Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced the release of Somos® WaterShed Black, a new stereolithography material based on the proven technology of Somos® WaterShed XC 11122 that processes up to 50% faster Read More »

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Nexa3D Launches xCure Intelligent Post Processing System for Consistent Part Performance at Production Scale

Unlocks full photopolymer production potential using validated workflowDelivers consistent mechanical part performance every build  Accommodates multiple build plates or single parts of up to 16 liters in volumeFeatures dual wavelength LEDs and prescribed parallel UV and thermal modes Ventura, CA, October 19, 2020 — Nexa3D, Read More »

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Finnish Manufacturer Lillbacka Powerco Oy Collaborates with PostProcess Technologies for Automated Metal Surface Finishing

BUFFALO, NY, USA — October 14, 2020 – PostProcess Technologies Inc., the first and only provider of automated and intelligent post-printing solutions for industrial 3D printing, has announced the selection of its automated surface finishing solution by the Finland-based company, Lillbacka Powerco Oy. As Finland’s Read More »

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Pitt Joins Southwestern PA Defense Manufacturing Community Consortium

By Maggie Pavlick | Senior Communications Writer | University of Pittsburgh | Swanson School of Engineering PITTSBURGH (Oct. 13, 2020) — The U.S. Department of Defense recently designated a consortium of southwestern Pennsylvanian defense industry organizations as a Defense Manufacturing Community, awarding the group $5 million Read More »

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NCDMM and CST Awarded $9.4M for New Additive Manufacturing Program in Northeast Ohio

MAAM Program Seeks to Commercialize World’s Largest Additive Manufacturing Machine for Production of Large Parts for Industrial and Defense Usage Blairsville, Pa. — October 8, 2020.  The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and Center Street Technologies (CST) proudly announce the award of Read More »

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Sigma Labs and IN4.OS Announce Strategic Alliance for Factories of the Future

Partnership Will Focus on Ensuring the Highest Standard of Quality During the Additive Manufacturing Process SANTA FE, NM – October 14, 2020 – Sigma Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGLB) (“Sigma Labs”), a leading developer of in-process quality assurance software for the commercial 3D metal printing industry, has partnered with IN4.OS, Read More »

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