Purdue-Affiliated Startup Plans to Use 3-D Printers to Create Tomorrow’s Rocket Engines

By Curt Slyder | Purdue University Research Foundation News January 18, 2017 – WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.  – A startup with Purdue ties plans to use 3-D printers as well as other additive manufacturing processes to make future rocket engines that show promise in being faster Read More »

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RAPID + TCT 2017 – North America’s Preeminent Event for Discovery, Innovation, and Networking in 3D Manufacturing

  In April 2016, SME and owner of the TCT Group, Rapid News Publications Ltd., announced a strategic alliance to produce RAPID, one of the longest-running and well-respected industry forums for additive manufacturing and 3D scanning in North America. RAPID, renamed RAPID + TCT, will Read More »

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QuesTek Wins Six SBIR/STTR Awards to Optimize Legacy Alloys and Design New Alloys Tailored for Additive Manufacturing

  EVANSTON, IL, January 10, 2017 – QuesTek Innovations, LLC was recently awarded six separate projects from the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army to develop technologies and design new alloys specifically tailored to the unique processing conditions and material-related challenges of Additive Manufacturing (AM). These Read More »

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EOS and IESE Business School Prepare Decision-Makers for the Challenges of Industry 4.0

Executive Education Program: how companies transform their business and benefit from new manufacturing models Krailling, January 17, 2017 – EOS, the world’s leading technology and quality leader for high-end additive manufacturing (AM) solutions, cooperates with IESE, one of the world’s leading business schools. The core Read More »

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SAE International Invites Professionals to Participate on New Additive Manufacturing Polymer Subcommittee

SAE International is seeking industry professionals to participate in its Additive Manufacturing (AMS-AM) Committee’s new Polymer Subcommittee WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) — January 11, 2017 — SAE International is seeking industry professionals to participate in its Additive Manufacturing (AMS-AM) Committee’s new Polymer Subcommittee. Established in July Read More »

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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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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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