America Makes Three Years Later

Wohlers Talk

I had the privilege of attending this week’s America Makes Program Review and Members Meeting in Youngstown, Ohio. America Makes is the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, a public-private partnership launched in 2012. We are proud to be a part of America Makes.

Rebranding Manufacturing in America

Wohlers Talk

Note: The following was authored by Tim Caffrey, senior consultant at Wohlers Associates. For many, the word manufacturing conjures images of antiquated factories belching black smoke into our air and chemical-tainted liquids into our waterways. Buildings are cavernous and dangerous, filled with old, energy-guzzling machines. In these images, the workers are unmotivated and unhappy, performing repetitive, menial tasks for countless hoursfor entire dead-end careers.

America Makes Two Years Later

Wohlers Talk

America Makes is the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute that was launched in August 2012. America Makes recently completed its second year in operation and can claim nearly 110 member organizations. America Makes director Ed Morris, founding director Ralph Resnick, and their team have done an outstanding job in attracting some of the most important organizations to America Makes. Is America Makes meeting its objectives?

America’s first 3D printed houses

3D Printing Industry

3D Printing bodyTop 3d print 3d print house 3d printed construction 3D Printer 3d printing houses america 3d printed houses apis cor larry haines sunconomyThe U.S may soon have 3D printed homes, and a new partnership are claiming they will be created in just one day. Construction company Sunconomy have.

Made in America – Arctronics

Design 2 Part News

Manufacturing News Design-2-Part Made in America ManufacturingA great soucre for custom electronics. Printed Circuit boards, Cables, Harnesses and box builds, Arc-tronics knows how to make great components for less with US quality.

America Makes creates 3D printing education ACADEMI

3D Printing Industry

America Makes is the US national additive manufacturing innovation institute, based in Youngstown, Ohio. The Lanterman Group is a 3D printing consultancy, chaired by Anthony Hughes. These two groups have now come together to create ACADEMI, a national 3D printing education program directed towards those working in any skill or profession. ACADEMI is an acronym […].

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America Makes 3D Printing Satellite Center Launches at UTEP

3D Printing Industry

The first national 3D printing institute in the United States, America Makes, has begun to expand, finding a satellite location at the site of the institute’s platinum-level member, the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). By Michael Molitch-Hou.

America Makes…Money

3DPrint.com

Familiar with America Makes? 3D Printing Business Editorials / Opinions 3d printing startups additive manufacturing america makes funding investment startupsIt bills itself as “the national accelerator for additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP),” and “the nation’s leading and collaborative partner in AM and 3DP. View the entire article via our website.

America Makes Celebrates Five Years

Additive Manufacturing

America Makes proudly announces that it will commemorate the progress and contributions the Institute has made to advance the additive manufacturing (AM) industry on its fifth birthday on Wed., Visit [link] for more information about America Makes or on how to become a member.

Groupama Team France: Striving for Excellence in the 2017 America’s Cup

3D Perspectives

From May 26 th to June 27 th , the 35th edition of the oldest and most prestigious sailing competition – the America’s Cup – will be disputed off the coasts of Bermuda. Marine & Offshore 3DEXPERIENCE Platform America's Cup Designed for Sea

Sparks Across America. Sparks Across the World.

Shapeways Blog

Today we ignite our 2016 Sparks Across America, Sparks Across the World celebration to recognize the magnitude and diversity of our maker community. Join us and explore all their products on the Shapeways Marketplace, the world’s largest maker community by clicking here to see our Sparks Across America map. Shapeways is honored and proud to be the platform that enables new frontiers of creativity.

America Makes publishes national roadmap for additive manufacturing in the United States

3D Printing Industry

In collaboration with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), America Makes, the organization driving innovation for additive manufacturing in the United States, has released a Standardization Roadmap for. 3DP Applications bodyTop 3D Systems Additive manufacturing aerospace America Makes American National Standards Institute ANSI apple arconic autodesk Boeing defense EOS GE industry standardization Lockheed Martin Medical medicine Nasa roadmap standardization Stratasys

America Makes and ANSI Release Preliminary Final Draft of Additive Manufacturing Standardization Roadmap for Public Feedback

3DPrint.com

Back in March, America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, partnered up with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to form the America Makes and ANSI Additive. 3D Printing Business 3d printing standards additive manufacturing standards america makes America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative american national standards institute amsc ansi

America Makes Announces Call for Industrial 3D Printing Projects

3D Printing Industry

… The original post America Makes Announces Call for Industrial 3D Printing Projects appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. 3D Printing Business Military News North America By Michael Molitch-Hou.

America Makes and YBI Launch the $100k AMPED Startup Competition

3DPrint.com

Today the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) and America Makes (National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute) launched a two-stage $100k technology startup competition focusing on new technology, products and services related to additive manufacturing (AM), or... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business additive manufacturing america makes amped Burton D.

Reshoring: Why America Needs to Rethink Its Imports

Design 2 Part News

Manufacturing News Made in America Manufacturing reshoring United StatesBy Harry Moser, Founder and President, Reshoring Initiative, Media Planet. NEWS Substituting domestic production for imports is the most direct way to increase U.S.

America Makes Awards $540K Grant to LLNL & GE to Develop Open-Source 3D Printing Algorithm Software

3DPrint.com

America Makes is at it again. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Software 3d print research and development algorithms america makes america makes grant funding ge general electric Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL selective laser melting SLM software The Youngstown, Ohio-based institute has been focused for some time now on enhancing the US’ positioning in the additive manufacturing field.

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Dassault Systèmes expanding 3DEXPERIENCE Lab to North America

3D Printing Industry

French 3D software company Dassault Systèmes have announced at SolidWorks World 2017 the expansion of their 3DEXPERIENCE labs to North America. Opening in May 2017 at Dassault Systèmes U.S. 3D Printing 3DEXPERIENCE 3DEXPERIENCE labs Dassault systemes solidworks Solidworks world

America Makes’ 3D Printing Hub Opens at UTEP – Advanced Multi-material 3D Printing on the Way?

3DPrint.com

Trump, “Let’s Makes America Great Again” Whether you are a Republican, Democrat or somewhere in between, there is no denying that one of the ways... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing america makes donald trump keck center utep utep 3d printingTo borrow a phrase of Republican Front-runner Donald J.

ITS America 2016 San Jose To Open With The Next Generation Workforce Student-Led V2X Lab

Additive Manufacturing

ITS America 2016 San Jose brings with it a commitment to the community of San Jose by serving as an incubator for next generation ITS. ITS America 2016 San Jose & Next Gen Workforce. Write, “I want to participate in ITS America 2016 San Jose through free student registration.”.

America Makes Announces ‘Call for Projects’ with Proposals Being Funded up to $8 Million Total

3DPrint.com

If you are serious about 3D printing and the complexities of its research and development, and are not yet a member of America Makes, now’s the time to sign up so that you and your... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing america makes The National Center for Defense Manufacturing & Machining

Glynn Fletcher Named President of EOS North America

3DPrint.com

EOS, the additive manufacturing solutions and device manufacturer, has just announced that Glynn Fletcher has been named President of EOS North America, Inc. 3D Printing Business Advanced Laser Materials Direct Metal Laser Sintering Dr. Hans Langer eos EOS North America Glynn Fletcher industrial 3d printing Integra Services President of EOS North America

Moog Buys Majority Stake in North America’s Largest Metal 3D Printing Service

3D Printing Industry

Linear Mold and Engineering, as Davide reported last year, is one of the largest metal 3D printing service providers in North America.… … The original post Moog Buys Majority Stake in North America’s Largest Metal 3D Printing Service appeared first on 3D Printing Industry.

How America Can Win the Future in Manufacturing

Design 2 Part News

This nuance  and our response to it  may hold the key to America’s manufacturing future. For over a century, America has produced individuals and ideas that have transformed how we interact with the world around us, and it remains the global leader today. By Jeffrey L.

3D Printing Trends in Europe versus in America

Sculpteo

The post 3D Printing Trends in Europe versus in America appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. The third edition of the State of 3D Printing gives us […].

MakerBot Signs Distecna to Distribute Product Line in South America

3DPrint.com

Distecna, with their local presence in South America and expertise in vertical markets like education,... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business 3d printed swimsuit 3d printer distribution 3d printer resellers 3d printing partnership argentina Distecna distribution partnership makerbot MakerBot 3D Ecosystem Paraguay Peru south america

3D Systems and The Culinary Institute of America Team For New 3D Food Printing Partnership

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Business 2015 international ces 3d printing partnership 3d systems 3ds avi reichental collaboration culinary institue of america dr. tim ryan partnership sugar lab 2015 is still two days away, but it’s already shaping up to be a very eventful year — and a delicious one! Today, December 30th, a new partnership has been announced that brings together... View the entire article via our website.

Four National Labs and the National Security Campus Join America Makes’ 3D Printing Consortium

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America Makes Celebrates 5 Years Advancing 3D Printing: Exclusive Interview with Executive Director Rob Gorham

3DPrint.com

Established in 2012, America Makes is the United States’ national accelerator for additive manufacturing and 3D printing, leading the way in dedicated public-private partnerships in technology. Featured Stories 3d printing interview 3d printing interviews 3d printing partnerships america makes collaboration Department of Defense exclusive interview program roadmap Rob Gorham YBI youngstown business incubator youngstown ohio

Workshops for Warriors – Rebuilding America’s Advanced Manufacturing, One Veteran at a Time

The Solidworks Blog

They are rebuilding America’s advanced manufacturing workforce, one veteran at a time. Workshops for Warriors’ goal is to ensure the futures of America’s veterans and wounded warriors by creating advanced manufacturing training centers throughout the nation.

How Does America “Reshore” Skills That Have Disappeared?

Design 2 Part News

Moser is the founder of The Reshoring Initiative, a Chicago-based organization dedicated to bringing manufacturing back to America. Made in America? One reason is that America’s financial stability might literally depend on it. By Todd Oppenheimer, Craftsmanship.net .

Opinion: Think nothing is made in America? Output has…

Design 2 Part News

“Opinion: Think nothing is made in America? During World War II, when America was the Arsenal of Democracy, manufacturing provided more than a third of civilian jobs in the U.S., 3: Refined oil is America’s top manufactured good. 4: America also exports a lot of gasoline.

America Makes Invites Educators to Submit 3D Printing Curricula for InnoCentive Challenge

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Education 3d printing curricula 3d printing curriculum 3d printing education america makes innocentiveAs 3D printing technology continues to advance, many people are trying to play catch-up. Everyone agrees that education is vitally important, starting as early as possible, and many schools are. View the entire article via our website.

America Makes Announces Third Round AM Project Call Winners

3DPrint.com

The third project call from America Makes, this one released in February, focused on projects which surround additive manufacturing topics – design, materials, processes, value chains and genomic – and each included subset focus... View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business additive manufacturing research america makes National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute Rob Gorham The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute Tim Caffrey

America Makes & YBI Announce $100K 3D Printing Start-Up Competition

3D Printing Industry

The USA’s pioneer 3D printing institute, America Makes, was conceived to push the country’s 3D printing capabilities across new frontiers. To do so, the organization has typically relied on forging partnerships between well-established public and private entities and funding industrial 3D printing research, but, now, America Makes is looking to fresh companies to further their mission. 3D Printing Business Challenge Industrial News North AmericaBy Michael Molitch-Hou.

Heavy Hitter Sigma Labs Gets $500,000 Contract from GE Aviation and America Makes

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Business 3d printing 3d printing contract additive manufacturing america makes B6 Sigma ge aviation partner partnership Sigma Labs We’re trying to keep up with the rapidly developing technology of 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, and, more importantly, to keep you apprised of the latest breakthroughs, large and small. We love a good... View the entire article via our website.

Youngstown Business Incubator & America Makes Accepting Applicants for $100K 3D Printing Startup Competition with AMPED 2016

3DPrint.com

3D Design 3D Printing Business 3D Printing Challenge 3d printing competition 3D printing startup investment funding america makes America Makes Technology Roadma amped AMPED 2016 Burton D. You probably know a lot of people who have great business ideas and even possess a few yourself. From something unique like an automotive gadget to a transforming new medical device, there are. View the entire article via our website.

America Makes’ $100K Startup Competition Kicks Off Today

3D Printing Industry

America Makes and the Youngstown Business Incubator announced, last month, a new startup competition aimed at taking 3D printing startups from inception to established business with up to $100k in cash and $50k in in-kind services from YBI. … The original post America Makes’ $100K Startup Competition Kicks Off Today appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. 3D Printing Challenge Industrial North AmericaBy Michael Molitch-Hou.

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America Makes and AFRL Award Million Dollar Contracts to 3D Systems for Aerospace Research Projects

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Business 3d printed aerospace parts 3d systems additive manufacturing research AFRL america makes Honeywell International Neil Orringer Northrop Grumman Corporation pplied Research Laboratory of Pennsylvania State University Ralph Resnick YAL-1A The Air Force Research Laboratory hardly lacks for new and innovative ideas and the Air Force has a long history of embracing new technologies like stealth and now, additive manufacturing.

Productivity in America unexpectedly rose in the third quarter

Design 2 Part News

By Lucia Mutikani, Reuters, Business Insider. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. nonfarm productivity unexpectedly rose in the third quarter as a decline in self-employed workers contributed to overall hours worked falling for the first time in six years, restraining labor-related production costs.