HOUSTEX 2017: Cybersecurity, Manufacturing Skills Gap, Automation, Oh My!

Additive Manufacturing

HOUSTON, Feb. Brown Convention Center in Houston from Feb. Following the group panel on Wednesday, Dan Alford, president and owner of Houston-based company ARC Specialties, will discuss the integration of 3D technology and robotics.

Seven-Year-Old Hailey Dawson to Open Game 4 of World Series with 3D Printed Custom Prosthetic Hand from Stratasys

Additive Manufacturing

Due to the publicity she got for her pitching goal, she was invited to open Game 4 of the World Series this Saturday, October 28, as the LA Dodgers face the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

Laser Institute’s LAM Workshop Explores State of the Art in Additive Manufacturing

3D Printer

Lasers are an integral part of many 3D Printing processes, making it a natural fit that the Laser Institute of America [LIA] annually produces the Laser Additive Manufacturing [LAM] Workshop.

Drones are Speeding Hurricane Harvey Response by 800%

3D Printing Hub

Fortunately, drones are making it possible to speed up the insurance process. The FAA has placed flight restrictions on non-commercial drones within 100 miles of Houston through Tuesday, and 30 miles around Rosenberg through Sept.

7 Ways Universities Are Using 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

Ognjen Miljanic, a Professor at the University of Houston 3D printed large scale models of crystal molecules that would typically be too small to see with a naked eye. Optimizing the 3D Printing Process. Universities all over the world are at the forefront of 3D printing innovation.

Explore the 3DEXPERIENCE Playground at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020

The Solidworks Blog

Get an interactive experience of the design-through-manufacturing process. Brent Richardson oversees Fab Lab Houston’s stationary and Mobile Fab Lab located at BakerRipley community center on the north side of Houston.

Space: The Final Frontier for Passenger Planes

The Solidworks Blog

So, the challenge facing commercial high-atmosphere travel is less getting up there, than making the process more economical and accessible. Houston, we have a passenger. Why did humanity seek to visit the stars? Because they were there.

Robots With More Common Senses

Design 2 Part News

The ability for a mechanical device to understand tactile sensations and process reactions accordingly has long been a goal of medical researchers. By ThomasNet.

Outfitting the Future of Robotics with 3D Printing


Wyle’s Integrated Science and Engineering Group in Houston designed Robonaut 2 (R2), a robot produced for tasks requiring dexterity. The process is a great alternative for medical manufacturers who need products faster and in lower volumes.

OpHeart: 3D Printing is the Game-Changer for Infant Heart Surgery

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Ariana made a full recovery, but the experience prompted Garcia to ask an important question: Why isn’t 3D printing technology readily available for surgeons during pre-surgical planning processes? “The Million Dollar Tool” – A Must See Video on 3D Printed Infant Heart Surgical Models.

Made in America – Swoosh Technologies (MO)

Design 2 Part News

As a platinum Siemens PLM Solutions partner, Swoosh provides state-of-the-art software, support, and a certified process-driven training program. Louis, Mo with regional support locations in Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Indianapolis, Kansas City, New York, and Nashville.

Designer Spotlight: Daren Strange – East Tower Design

Shapeways Blog

We’ve asked him about his work below, which lends some incredible insight into his design process and what it might mean for architecture. I have sold more Houston and Los Angeles models.

Medical engineering’s future frontiers

3D Perspectives

When surgeons try to get to a tumor, in the process you may cause trauma to normal brain tissue,” Dr. Desai says. By Catherine Bolgar*. Future technology to detect and treat diseases is coming from some surprising sources. We talk about “fighting diseases” or “fighting cancer,” for example.

Student Inventors and Entrepreneurs – the Extreme Redesign Challenge is On!

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Students in our science and engineering academies are taught about the design process in their freshman and sophomore years. I have continued to take class time to participate in the Stratasys Extreme Redesign Challenge because it gets students excited about the engineering design process.

The Cities Leading A U.S. Manufacturing Revival

Design 2 Part News

since 2009, ranks sixth, and Houston, where the industrial workforce has expanded 19.8% Houston now is home to 257,300 manufacturing jobs, the third largest concentration in the country. As in Detroit, Houston’s industrial rise is powered by more than by brawn.

HOUSTEX 2017: What’s Ahead for Southwest Manufacturing, Oil and Gas

Additive Manufacturing

HOUSTON, Jan. 19, 2017 – HOUSTEX , a manufacturing trade event that brings together leaders of Southwest manufacturing to explore and evaluate new technologies, makes its return to Houston Feb.

Technical innovations in natural resources

3D Perspectives

Autonomous vehicles conduct inspections where it’s too dangerous for humans to go , says Jim Crompton, subject matter expert for Noah Consulting , a Houston division of Bangalore-based technology consultancy Infosys. By Catherine Bolgar.

LAM 2016: Exploring the Multi-Faceted World of Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Professor Babu’s discussion of AM’s benefits, compared to traditional manufacturing methods, gave way to an overview of the additive manufacturing process – from geometrical conformity and topography optimization to size specific properties and beyond. LAM News | By Kathy on March 21st, 2016.

ExOne-All Five ExOne North American Production Service Centers

Additive Manufacturing

Houston, Texas; and Las Vegas, Nev. Houston, Texas, and Las Vegas, Nev. The ISO 9001:2008 standard is based on eight quality management principles, including a strong customer focus, commitment of top management, a process approach and continuous improvement. ExOne’s Troy, Mich.

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SME and Stratasys Announce Winners of the 2017 SkillsUSA Additive Manufacturing Competition

Additive Manufacturing

After completing the design process, participants later presented findings to a panel of professionals in the additive manufacturing field. Presentations included full analysis of how the design and re-design process was managed. DEARBORN, Mich. &

Made In Space and NanoRacks Take First Steps Towards On-Orbit Satellite Manufacturing, Assembly and Deployment

Additive Manufacturing

The entire assembly and deployment process will occur in a fraction of the time necessary to build, manifest, launch and deploy satellites from the ground, For the first time, incredibly valuable responsiveness will be available to satellite operators.

The CAM Ecosystem at SOLIDWORKS World 2015

The Solidworks Blog

BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS provides special machining wizards that guide you through the creation of toolpaths, a feature that streamlines the manufacturing process for both simple and complex part programming. has eliminated paper drawings from its mold design and manufacturing processes.

Carbon3D Introduces CLIP, Breakthrough Technology for Layerless 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing

Using a tunable photochemical process instead of the traditional mechanical approach, Carbon3D’s layerless continuous liquid interface production technology (CLIP) eliminates these shortcomings to rapidly transform 3D models into physical objects.

AST2-A Holistic Approach with an Emphasis on 21st Century Skills of Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking

Additive Manufacturing

Julie : INVENTORcloud is a K-12 educational program that brings together the STEM disciplines with 21 st century skills, and provides opportunities for students to apply this knowledge to real world problems using the design process, solid modeling and 3D printing.

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ORNL team combines 3D printing and casting to make stronger, damage-tolerant composite parts


Researchers from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Rice University in Houston, Texas have developed a novel process for creating “damage-tolerant components” made from multiple materials. The innovative process combines 3D printing with traditional casting methods.