America Makes Celebrates Five Years

The Institute to Commemorate Its Fifth Birthday with National Celebration;Looks Ahead to the Next Five Years Youngstown, Ohio — August 14, 2017. America Makes proudly announces that it will commemorate the progress and contributions the Institute has made to advance the additive manufacturing (AM) industry Read More »

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Nano Dimension, in Collaboration with Semplastics, Receives Grant to Develop Unique Materials to Build 3D Low Density and High Thickness Ceramic Objects for Space Applications

  NESS ZIONA, Israel- June 15, 2017 – Nano Dimension Ltd., a leader in the field of 3D printed electronics (NASDAQ, TASE: NNDM), announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Nano Dimension Technologies Ltd., has received a budget from the Israel Innovation Authority which will be used Read More »

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Oxford Performance Materials Announces Commercial Launch of Nickel-Plated OXFAB®-Ni for Aerospace and Industrial Applications

Proprietary OPM technology delivers fully functional, end-use 3D-printed parts with specific strength equivalent to high performance aluminum alloys   South Windsor, CT, May 18,2017 – Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM), a leader in advanced materials science and high performance additive manufacturing (HPAM™), today announced the Read More »

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SME’s EASTEC 2017 Goes to Mars with Opening Day Keynote

Space exploration, politics and regional topics to be featured at east coast manufacturing event   (WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass., April 19, 2017) – Manufacturing on the east coast has been a driving force of economic growth for the region, and has supported America’s endeavors into space Read More »

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Wohlers Associates to Partner with Materialise on a Design for Additive Manufacturing Course in Belgium

  FORT COLLINS, COLORADO, USA, April 18, 2017—Wohlers Associates, Inc., a consulting firm focused on additive manufacturing and 3D printing worldwide, today announced a three-day course on design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). It is being held in collaboration with Materialise, an industry-leading provider of 3D Read More »

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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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Pitt Engineers Receive $500,000 Award From NASA to Develop Materials Model for Simulating Microstructure Evolution During Additive Manufacturing

Paul Kovach | Director of Marketing and Communications | Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (December 12, 2016) … Additive manufacturing (AM) researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and simulation software company ANSYS, Inc. are among 13 university-led proposals Read More »

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SEDS UCSD Successfully Launches Rocket with 3-D Printed Engine

Editor’s Note: I had the privilege of attending the recent SEDS@UCSD launch of the Vulcan-1 rocket. Certainly, the story within the story is the teamwork, dedication and perseverance of this remarkable group of undergraduates. Congratulations to SEDS UCSD! ******* By Heather Dewis, SEDS UCSD Press Read More »

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SME – 3D Scan of Orion Spacecraft Replica at Kennedy Space Center

SME to facilitate first-ever 3D scan of the Orion crew module   On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA, SME will facilitate the first-ever 3D scan of the Orion crew module, working with Lockheed Martin, FARO Technologies, Inc., Direct Dimensions, Inc., Met-L-Flo, Inc., Florida Read More »

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Marshall Space Flight Center 2015: Advancing Technology to Power NASA’s Journey to Mars

  Dec. 21, 2015 – From making rocket engines roar to analyzing the first 3-D printed parts created on the space station and developing new technologies, 2015 was a year of discovery and progress as the team at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Read More »

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