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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Auburn’s Overfelt Named Director of Center for Industrialized Additive Manufacturing, Awarded $1.5M Grant

By Chris Anthony | Auburn University | Office of Communications and Marketing 11/18/2016 — Auburn University has established a new Center for Industrialized Additive Manufacturing and selected Tony Overfelt, the William and Elizabeth Reed Professor of Mechanical Engineering, as its inaugural director. Additive manufacturing, more commonly Read More »

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New NIST Test Bed Makes the ‘Digital Thread’ Accessible

By NIST News Model Factory Provides All-in-One Toolbox for Exploring Digital Manufacturing GAITHERSBURG, MD. — October 07, 2016 — Researchers at the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) celebrated Manufacturing Day (link is external) today by launching the Smart Manufacturing Systems Read More »

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Penn State Releases Roadmap for Next Generation of Additive Manufacturing Materials

By Penn State College of Engineering March 15, 2016 – Newswise — UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State researchers have released a roadmap that is designed to offer a strategy for building the fundamental knowledge necessary to accelerate the design and application of additive manufacturing Read More »

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Proposed ASTM International Guide to Create Principles of Design Rules in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)

  W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., November 9, 2015—A proposed ASTM guide will make it easier for businesses to create parts using additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. Specifically, the guide will provide overarching principles of design rules in this fast-growing field. “It is very hard Read More »

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National Institute of Standards and Technology-Report Charts a Research Path for Improving ‘Printed’ Metal Parts

From NIST Tech Beat: April 13, 2015 Additive manufacturing has been called a game changer. But new games require new instructions, and the manuals for a growing assortment of methods for building parts and products layer-by-layer—collectively known as “3D printing”—still are works in progress. Manufacturing Read More »

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