World’s Largest Coin Mosaic Benefits Next Generation of Manufacturing Workers
CHICAGO, September 10, 2014 / PR Newswire / — Today, the manufacturing industry made history, breaking the Guinness World Record for the “World’s Largest Coin Mosaic” during the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS). In an effort to raise awareness of the vital role the manufacturing industry plays in the U.S. economy and the opportunities it presents for the next generation of workers, the mosaic incorporated more than $65,000 worth of coins – the amount of money manufacturing contributes to the U.S. economy each second.
HEADLINE2 First in a Series of Commercial Product Rollouts
SANTA FE, N.M., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Labs, Inc., a developer of advanced, in process, non-destructive quality inspection systems for metal-based additive manufacturing and other advanced manufacturing technologies, today announced the formal release of its PrintRite3D® INSPECT™ quality assurance software. The Company is now actively speaking with potential users for this unique software application.
After 44 hours, the world’s first 3D printed, drivable vehicle to debut
Chicago, IL. (September 8, 2014) – History will be made when the world’s first 3D-printed car drives out of McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. During the six-day IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014, the vehicle will be printed over 44 hours then rapidly assembled by a team led by Local Motors with the historic first drive set to take place the morning of Saturday, September 13.
xtending its Global Leadership in Advanced Metal 3D Printing, On-Demand Parts Manufacturing Services and Personalized Medical Devices
- Accelerates Adoption through Complementary Sales Channels
- Enhances 3DS’ Metal Printing and Manufacturing Service Capabilities
- Expands 3DS’ IP, Technology Platform and Medical Device Productions
- Extends 3DS’ Direct Metal Printer Expertise and Product Portfolio
- Expected to be Immediately Accretive to Cash Generation
3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it will be showcasing its most advanced 3D printing design-to-manufacturing solutions at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2014, September 8-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL (Booth N-6073
At this event, the company plans to demonstrate how its industry-leading technology is localizing flexible manufacturing, and compressing re-tooling and production cycles.
The University of Minnesota’s (UMN) Center for Sustainable Polymers (CSP) was awarded a Phase II Center for Chemical Innovation (CCI) grant from the National Science Foundation, totaling $20 million over five years
University of Minnesota’s Center for Sustainable Polymers announced today that it has been awarded a $20 million grant over five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) focused on discoveries of the next generation of biobased plastics. The Center for Sustainable Polymers will be one of only eight NSF Centers for Chemical Innovation in the entire nation.
Aerojet Rocketdyne awarded a contract by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base through the Defense Production Act Title III Office
Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, was recently awarded a contract by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base through the Defense Production Act Title III Office for large-scale additive manufacturing development and demonstration.
New Products for 3D Printed Metals and 3D Printed Antenna/Sensors Seeing Strong Demand from Industry
Optomec, a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals and printed electronics, today announced performance results for its first half ending June 30, 2014.
PVMC to Provide Technical Support Services for Advanced PV Manufacturing
Portland, Oregon-based SoloPower Systems announced today that it is collaborating with the U.S. Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium (PVMC) as a strategic technology partner. Under the agreement, PVMC will provide specialized technology services to SoloPower Systems to develop thin-film solar.
EBAM system will help manufacturer save significant time and cost on the production of large, high-value metal parts
CHICAGO, Aug. 5, 2014 — (PRNewswire) — Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and provider of large-scale additive manufacturing solutions, announced today that it received a purchase order from a major aerospace parts maker to provide an electron beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) system.
The adoption of 3D printing in various applications is growing on account of higher accuracy, efficient use of material and ability to build customized products
According to the report titled "3D Printing Market (Technologies, Materials, Applications and Geography) - Global Opportunity Analysis and Forecast-2013-2020," the global 3D printing market will reach $8.6 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 20.6% from 2014 to 2020. The surge in growth is primarily due to rising demand for faster and more efficient ways to manufacture complex design objects using a wide array of materials.
Additive manufacturing continues to generate a buzz across the nation, while sparking the economy with new design and manufacturing techniques.
The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is one of a handful of government organizations working with additive manufacturing to provide concept-to-product warfighter solutions faster and for less money.
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the importance of supporting educational programs focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, AT&T made two contributions totaling $50,000 to support the new Pennsylvania Governor's School for Engineering and Technology (PGSE&T) at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. and the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Subsidiary of Philips Service Industries to offer electron beam additive manufacturing systems for purchase
Fuselage Automated Upright Build expected to yield safety, quality benefits
Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that it is in the final phases of testing and production readiness of a new method for building 777 fuselages as part of its ongoing technology investment strategy.