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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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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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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