Additive Manufacturing in 2019

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The additive manufacturing and 3D printing industry has been anything but dull, with stirring news nearly every week. Last week, for example, footwear product company Dr. Scholl’s announced a partnership with Wiivv to produce custom insoles by AM.

Additive Manufacturing Takes Flight with Marshall Aerospace

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As one of the world’s largest privately owned and independent aerospace and defense companies, Marshall is consistently pushing the boundaries to engineer accurate, complex, functional and lightweight parts with streamlined costs.

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Additive manufacturing’s bright future

Leslie's Blog

2016 was an extraordinary year for additive manufacturing. Most vendors introduced truly manufacturing capable machines thanks to all the research and investment they could do when 3D printing was overhyped. GE made a lot of moves in additive manufacturing.

Additive manufacturing moves beyond the “cool” phase

Leslie's Blog

The next trend you’ll find with Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is the growth of additive services. SMS Research Advisors conducted a survey on additive manufacturing. And 47% said service bureaus offer access to additive expertise.

Caterpillar Inc.’s plans for additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

At the recent AMUG 2017 Conference, Stacey DelVecchio, Additive Manufacturing Product Manager at Caterpillar Inc., gave a presentation on why and how Caterpillar uses 3D printing/additive manufacturing.

3D Systems’ new focus on additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

With a new president and CEO, 3D Systems used the IMTS Show to announce it is taking its 3D printing businesses in a new direction—focusing on additive manufacturing for production.

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Names Technical Competition Winners

Additive Manufacturing

Erika Berg, Maddie Frank, and Bill Braune recognized for excellence in additive manufacturing. June 13, 2019 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) recognized excellence in additive manufacturing (AM) with the selection of winners in its annual Technical Competition. About Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) AMUG is an organization that educates and advances the uses and applications of additive manufacturing technologies.

Global Additive Manufacturing Experts Meet in Alabama, Focus on Standardization

Additive Manufacturing

March 29, 2019 — Hundreds of the world’s top experts in additive manufacturing – also known as 3D printing – were hosted by Auburn University in Alabama (USA) this week to discuss research and standards needed for the growing number of industries that use the technology.

Additive manufacturing technology moves into production

Leslie's Blog

Is 3D printing /Additive manufacturing shifting out of prototyping? However, the conversation on how to create additive manufacturing (AM) systems for the factory operation is definitely heating up. Parts will need additional finishing after build.

Exhibition Floor Highlights Multiple Companies at Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit

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From January 29th to 31st, the second annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit, hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Markets Publishing, will take place in Boston, Massachusetts. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printing conference 3d printing in medicine Additive Manufacturing Strategies dental 3d printing SmarTech Markets Publishing Summit

Aerospace and Additive Manufacturing

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This infographic shows some of the products which 3T RPD has made for companies in the aerospace industry. Design & Manufacture Additive manufacture AerospaceFollowing the publication of our successful AM and aerospace infographic, we have now created a video version.

Introducing the Industrialization of Additive Manufacturing

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Manufacturers stand at a crossroads of two competing visions. For those who embrace digital, the industrialization of additive manufacturing (AM) is key. Additive manufacturing is disruptive by nature, impacting both supply chain and manufacturing processes.

Linde Tackles Additive Manufacturing Quality

Additive Manufacturing

March 28,2018 – Linde LLC will showcase three new technologies to improve the quality of metal additive manufacturing ( AM ) at RAPID+TCT 2018 in Fort Worth , Texas , April 24-26 , booth #1347. Additively manufactured ‘Starship’ (Photo courtesy of Linde).

Thyssenkrupp cements position in Singapore with Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub

3D Printing Industry

German multinational engineering group Thyssenkrupp is to establish an Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub in Singapore. Business Additive Manufacturing TechCenter Hub Dr. Donatus Kaufmann Lim Kok Kiang NTuitive Singapore Singapore Economic Development Board Thyssenkrupp

5 Places Additive Manufacturing is Unstoppable

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As additive manufacturing technologies have advanced, 3D printed parts have moved decidedly outside the Research and Development arena and onto the production line. These pivotal processes are developing and producing concepts previously unattainable in the manufacturing world.

Additive Manufacturing – Productivity Without Compromise

Additive Manufacturing

Global engineering company Renishaw returns to formnext in 2018 to showcase that it is possible to increase additive manufacturing (AM) productivity without compromising on quality. Additive manufacturing has opened up new product design opportunities for a range of industries.

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Opens Conference Registration

Additive Manufacturing

16, 2018 – The Additive Manufacturing Users Group ( AMUG ) today announced that online registration is now available for its 2019 Education & Training Conference, which will be held in Chicago, Illinois, March 31 – April 4, 2019. About ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING USERS GROUP (AMUG).

The Formnext Start-up Challenge: Recognizing and Supporting Innovative Start-Ups in Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Whether it be through new 3D printers, innovative materials, or intelligent software solutions; the novel and sustainable business ideas of innovative, young companies are shaking up the additive manufacturing (AM) market. Formnext shows the future of innovative manufacturing.

Additive Manufactured Parts From ITAMCO Outperform 17-4 PH Stainless Steel

Additive Manufacturing

Plymouth, Indiana, January 30, 2018 — ITAMCO ( Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies ) has additively printed parts made with EOS 17-4 PH IndustryLine metal powder that outperformed 17-4 PH Stainless Steel in tensile strength in a recent research project.

Moving Additive Manufacturing from Concept to Production

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Yesterday I had the pleasure of joining hundreds of additive manufacturing enthusiasts at the Dassault Systemes’ first-ever Additive Manufacturing Symposium in Chicago, which was part of the larger SCIENCE in the Age of Experience event being held May 15-18.

Additive manufacturing—after the hype

Leslie's Blog

How has the all the hype around 3D printing /additive manufacturing (3DP/AM) prototyping and manufacturing endeavors affected you? While investors are making short-sided decisions on 3D printing public stocks, more companies are entering the 3DP/AM industry.

How Additive Manufacturing is Improving the Aerospace Industry

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From the earliest days of additive manufacturing, providers of 3D printing hardware and materials have identified the aerospace industry as an important target for their products. There are many examples of aerospace companies using 3D printing to create lightweight parts.

More additive manufacturing systems for production

Leslie's Blog

Some executives believe that the current state of additive manufacturing equipment is too focused on prototyping instead of production. But more companies continue to enter the space of additive manufacturing, especially for metal materials.

User views on metal additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

While many users of metal 3D printing / additive manufacturing want to keep their projects quiet for competitive reasons, the user market is large. Arcam is one the major vendors of metal additive manufacturing (AM) with customers in the aerospace and healthcare industries.

SIA Engineering Company and Stratasys to Form Additive Manufacturing Joint Venture

Additive Manufacturing

SINGAPORE — February 08, 2018 — ( BUSINESS WIRE ) — Mainboard-listed SIA Engineering Company Limited (“ SIAEC ”) and Stratasys Ltd. This joint venture will leverage on additive manufacturing technology to produce plastic aircraft cabin interior parts as well as tooling for MRO providers.

Product life extension through additive manufacturing

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Bit by Bit researchers have submitted an article in response to a call for papers from the Journal of Industrial Ecology on the environmental dimensions of additive manufacturing and 3D printing. The article, Product life extension through additive manufacturing: The business model implications , is co-authored by Mélanie Despeisse and Simon Ford from the Bit by Bit project, and by Anna Viljakainen from the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

SME’s Additive Manufacturing Seminar Series Will Be Co-Located at EASTEC

Additive Manufacturing

EASTEC is one of four regional manufacturing trade shows, produced by SME and AMT , in support of industries such as aerospace, medical devices, automotive, industrial equipment and defense on the east coast. Now in its 35th year, this year’s EASTEC will showcase foundational manufacturing to breakthrough technologies associated with artificial intelligence, additive manufacturing, robotics, automation, and Big Data. About Additive Manufacturing Seminar Series.

HP develops new digital textile printers using additive manufacturing

3D Printing Industry

HP, an American multinational IT company behind the range of award-winning Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printers, has launched a portfolio of digital textile printers for fast and precise color-matching. The new products show how additive manufacturing is increasingly used for end-use production.

Nanofabrica commercializes micron resolution additive manufacturing technology

3D Printing Industry

Nanofabrica, a Tel Aviv-based developer of precision additive manufacturing technologies, has launched its micron-level resolution industrial 3D printers, the Workshop System and the Industrial System. Both platforms integrate the company’s patented process which is based on a Digital Light Processing (DLP) engine, and Adaptive Optics (AO), a technology used to improve image distortions in optical devices such as telescopes.

ANSYS and Granta Design Collaborate to Empower Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Engineers and scientists can now effectively manage and leverage materials information for additive manufacturing (AM) thanks to a new partnership between ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) and Granta Design. The companies are also working to connect ANSYS Additive Print to GRANTA MI.

Stratasys strengthens metal additive manufacturing expertise

3D Printing Industry

3D printer and production systems manufacturer Stratasys Ltd. NASDAQ: SSYS) has entered into a strategic partnership with SIA Engineering Company Limited (SGX: S59). Aerospace bodyTop Additive Manufacturing Service Centre LPW technology SIA Engineering Company Limited Singapore Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines Group StratasysAs a part.

Safran to open €68 million additive manufacturing campus in Bordeaux

3D Printing Industry

France’s Safran Group, one of the largest aerospace companies in the world, has announced that it will open a €68 million additive manufacturing campus in Bordeaux, France.

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3D Systems strengthens its additive manufacturing product line

Leslie's Blog

The developers of additive 3D printing systems continue to focus on moving into manufacturing. 3D Systems has long had products that suit manufacturing applications, but its previous branded identity did not always emphasize that aspect of the business.

Fabrisonic granted ultrasonic additive manufacturing patent

3D Printing Industry

Ohio based metal 3D printing company Fabrisonic has been granted a patent to use its ultrasonic additive manufacturing in a hybrid machine with CNC milling. CEO of Fabrisonic, 3D Printers DMG MORI Fabrisonic Mark Norfolk metal 3D printing metal additive manufacturing optomec Thermwood Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing

Six Essential Tools for SOLIDWORKS Users Working with Additive Manufacturing

The Solidworks Blog

Additive manufacturing, also commonly referred to as 3D printing, is a manufacturing process by which material is added, layer by layer, to build a part. The are many benefits of additive manufacturing. Designing for Additive Manufacturing in SOLIDWORKS.

Sigma Labs receives contract from undisclosed global additive manufacturing company

3D Printing Industry

Sigma Labs, the computer-aided inspection (CAI) software company behind PrintRite3D software, has received a Test and Evaluation Program contract from an undisclosed global materials and service provider in additive manufacturing. in-process quality assurance software into several additive manufacturing systems in the customer’s German and […].

Renishaw Promotes Productivity at Additive Manufacturing Users Group Conference (AMUG)

Additive Manufacturing

From April 8th-12th , 2018 , global engineering company Renishaw is attending the annual Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference in St. The company will present a core component of the optical system, the Galvo mounting, which is produced on the RenAM 500Q itself.

SME releases 2018 Medical Additive Manufacturing Report

3D Printing Industry

SME, an organization working closely with manufacturing professionals, companies and educators to generate solutions to manufacturing industry challenges, has announced the release of the Medical AM3DP 2018 Annual Report at SME’s RAPID + TCT event in Fort Worth. The report provides an overview of the impact of additive manufacturing/3D Printing (AM3DP) in the medical field, […].

Call to increase number of women at additive manufacturing conferences

3D Printing Industry

Julie Reece is the Vice President of Marketing at Massachusetts based 3D printer company Rize Inc. 3D Printing bodyTop AMUG AMUG 2017 caterpillar Caterpillar Inc DSM DSM SOmos Elizabeth Goode GoodeInk Layered Manufacturing and Consulting Lisa Burt Melissa Lutz Rize Rize inc. On the closing day of this year's AMUG conference, Reece spoke.

Trends in metal additive manufacturing

Leslie's Blog

Interest in metal additive manufacturing (AM) continues to grow. Some companies are making special efforts focused specifically on metal AM. Some companies are investing in new powder production equipment to optimize the powder specifically for AM, rather than simply selling acceptable powder already produced on existing equipment (at low yields) at a very high markup. 3D Printers Additive Manufacturing Industries Leslie's blog Materials Rapid MFG Rapid Prototyping

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Additive Manufacturing Europe: Day 2

3D Printing Industry

Today marks the second day of Additive Manufacturing Europe, an event which allows both manufacturers and potential customers of these companies to interact and make. 3D Printing 3DP Applications Aerospace additive manufacturing europe event

Wohlers Report 2019 Details Striking Range of Developments in Additive Manufacturing Worldwide

Additive Manufacturing

today announced the publication of Wohlers Report 2019 , the 24th annual installment of its undisputed, industry-leading report on additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing. These companies, along with BMW, Deutsche Bahn, FIT, Jabil, Oerlikon, UPS, the U.S.

Additive Manufacturing down south.

Rapid Prototyping News UK

In 2011 we made aviation history when we partnered with Southampton University to manufacture the world’s first 3D printed UAV. Uncategorized 3D Printing Additive manufacture Antarctic Drone Royal Navy UAV worlds first 3d printed UAV