Keene Village Plastics acquires 3D printing filament manufacturer MakeShaper, expands reach to hobbyist market

3D Printing Industry

Keene Village Plastics (KVP), a 3D printing filament manufacturer based in Ohio, has announced the acquisition of fellow U.S. Business 3D Systems Keene Village Plastics MakeShapermaterials manufacturer MakeShaper. With this acquisition, KVP will extend its reach to provide high-quality filaments to the consumer and hobbyist markets. The company stated: “MakeShaper and KVP share common denominators in that all filaments are engineered, […].

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3D printing news Sliced, Lulzbot, adidas, FATHOM, GE Additive

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Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Science Hong Kong Polytechnic University James Bruton jennifer lewis Jonathan Gerstenhaber Keene Village Plastics Lulzbot Ohio state university Ohio State University College of Engineering Sliced Stratasys Sugu Suguness Temple University UCLA VisoTecThis edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced asks the following questions: Would you use a bandage 3D printed directly onto your skin?

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Clever Quips Liven Up 3D Printed Bricks as OSU Student Replaces Missing Brickwork on Campus

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A student at The Ohio State University is taking campus maintenance into his own hands by creating 3D printed bricks to fill in the spaces left by missing masonry. 3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D Printing 3d printed bricks beautification bricks buckeyes campus facilities GoFundMe Ohio Ohio state university OSU plastic bricks reddit rob millburn robo 3d WOSU

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Will 3D Printing be the demise of Plastic Injection Molding?

Leslie's Blog

Some observers of the plastics manufacturing industry, especially those with a vested interest, would like to have you believe that 3D printing is going to be the demise of injection molding. It is a basic, dependable method of producing high quality plastic parts. By Denny Scher.

New Techniques for Joining Plastic to Metal

Design 2 Part News

Engineering plastics and carbon-fiber composites are popular choices, but they create challenges when they have to be joined to dissimilar materials, such as aluminum, magnesium, stainless steel or titanium. However, when joining plastic parts to metal parts, options are few.

New Techniques for Joining Plastic to Metal

Design 2 Part News

Engineering plastics and carbon-fiber composites are popular choices, but they create challenges when they have to be joined to dissimilar materials, such as aluminum, magnesium, stainless steel or titanium. However, when joining plastic parts to metal parts, options are few.

FibreTuff opens facility to meet demand for medical-grade 3D printer filament

3D Printing Industry

FibreTuff Medical Biopolymers, a 3D printing biomaterial company based in Ohio, is opening a new facility to manufacture its own brand PAPC filament for medical application. Innovative Plastics and Molding (IPM), Inc. Materials Center of Innovative Food Technology FibreTuff Innovative Plastics and Molding NAMAS Robert Joyce

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TPE TopCon: A Look at 16 Top 3D Printing Stories of 2016

3DPrint.com

Yesterday in Akron, Ohio was the 12th TPE TopCon event, a conference dedicated to thermoplastics hosted by the Akron Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and the TPE Special Interest. View the entire article via our website.

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A Versatile, Flexible Plastics Process That You May Never…

Design 2 Part News

“A Versatile, Flexible Plastics Process That You May Never Have Heard Of “ By Design-2-Part Magazine. These mandrels can be made in a matter of hours, making them extremely cost effective compared to the tooling required for other plastic processes.

Maybe We Are Moving To Reusable Spools After All?

Fabbaloo

Keene Village Plastics, an Ohio-based 3D printer. The Filament Koil spool, locked together. Read the whole entry. » » materials

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A.Schulman & Prodways partner to make new SLS materials

3D Printing Industry

Ohio based A. Shulman, international suppliers of plastics and resins, and the Parisian company Prodways, 3D printing specialist subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé, have announced a. 3D Printing bodyTop A. Schulman Groupe Gorge Materials Science Prodways Service Bureau SLS ProMaker P1000

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Lubrizol reveals innovative TPU material portfolio for sportswear

3D Printing Industry

Lubrizol, an Ohio-based chemicals and materials company, has announced its new polymer-based material solutions for the footwear market, Estane TRX TPU and BounCell-X. Displayed for the first time at Chinaplas 2018, the plastics and rubber trade fair in Shanghai, Estane TRX TPU and BounCell-X are designed as sustainable material alternatives providing cushion, outsole and assembly […].

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Made In Space Celebrates Two Years Printing in Space with AMF

Additive Manufacturing

AMF is a second-generation, in-space 3D printer that currently utilizes three different polymers: ABS plastic (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene), Green PE (polyethylene bioplastic) and space-capable plastic PEI/PC. MOFFETT FIELD, CA, March 27, 2018 — Made In Space, Inc. (

3D Printed Injection Mold Seminars Stress Economic Benefits

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

This is exactly what happened when Stratasys teamed up with its reseller Fisher Unitech and Milacron to put together a joint event on 3D printed injection molding at Milacron’s facilities in Cincinnati, Ohio. Touring the Milacron facility in Batavia, Ohio.

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Made in America – Robin Industries (OH)

Design 2 Part News

Robin is a custom molder of rubber & plastic components. Robin also specializes in overmolding rubber to plastic, rubber to metal, and plastic to metal. is a privately owned business established in Ohio since 1947. Robin Industries, Inc.

See a Functional 3D-Printed Roller Coaster at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

Invertigo, Schmotzer’s fully functional 1:25 scale replica of the inverted boomerang shuttle roller coaster of the same name at King’s Island near Cincinnati, Ohio, will be on display at the SOLIDWORKS World 2019 February 10-13 in Dallas, Texas. Invertigo. Steel Vengeance. Batman.

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Design-2-Part Shows Announce 2018 Schedule

Design 2 Part News

Exhibiting companies will be showcasing their design-through-manufacturing services featuring more than 300 product categories for the metal, plastics, rubber and electronics industries. Greater Ohio Design-2-Part Show, October 24 & 25, 2018.

Stronger, Lighter, Cheaper

3D Perspectives

Twinning-induced plasticity—or TWIP—steel is strengthened by twisting, deforming, bending, flattening or hammering it. Written by Catherine Bolgar*. Industrial materials involve trade-offs. Desirable qualities tend to come with undesirable flip sides.

How AI & Robots Will Bring Manufacturing Home to the U.S.

Design 2 Part News

Much of the labor intensive manufacturing moved to areas of the world where cheap labor was abundant and had the raw material or the ability to bring them in and ship the product at a reasonable rate,” said Charles Speelman, Superintendent of the Tri-Rivers Career Center in Marion Ohio (below).

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MEPs are Essential to Rebuilding American Manufacturing…

Design 2 Part News

I have long been aware of the work of the California MEP, California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC), headed up by Jim Watson, but when I visited Cincinnati, Ohio last fall, I had the pleasure of meeting with Scott Broughton, Director of the Advantage Kentucky Alliance (Kentucky’s MEP), and David Linger, President & CEO of TechSolve, one of the Ohio MEP affiliates. OHIO Design is a builder of custom, made-to-order, modern furniture and interiors.

10 States Where Manufacturing Still Matters

Design 2 Part News

In the Midwest, Moutray noted, we see more traditional manufacturing industries such as auto production, airplane production, metals, machinery, plastics and chemicals. Ohio. > Nearly 18% of Ohios total output in 2013 came from manufacturing. By Alexander E.M.

Meet Mary Visser: Artist, Academic and Feminist 3D Designer

Materialise

As a student in art at Ohio State University , I was given the opportunity to experience a variety of traditional and contemporary media and processes for making artwork.

Where is the U.S. Automotive Industry Headed?

Design 2 Part News

Ohio claims second place. Locations like Columbus are hoping that the plastic injection molding industry will grow due to Utica and Marcellus shale deposits in the region, enabling local production of raw resins and hydrocarbons.

Advancing Manufacturing in the Glass City

Design 2 Part News

Thus I and four other editors were RGP’s guests to view the state of advanced manufacturing in Northwest Ohio. Preform is the manufacturing arm of Plastics Technologies Inc., By James D. Sawyer, Manufacturing Engineering.

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Pitt Engineers Receive $503,000 NSF Grant to Study How Aluminum Alloy Microstructures Form in Real Time

Additive Manufacturing

He conducted high-temperature materials research using advanced transmission electron microscopy at The Ohio State University prior to his faculty appointment. By Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh.

America Makes Announces Complete, Qualified Database of Material Properties for Fused Deposition Modeling® (FDM®) Additive Manufacturing of ULTEM™ 9085 Resin

Additive Manufacturing

Youngstown, Ohio — February 6, 2019. Based in Youngstown, Ohio, America Makes is the first Institute within the Manufacturing USA infrastructure and is driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM).

Trump hypes jobs relocating back to the US. Are they?

Design 2 Part News

It’s often not as simple as a company closing a factory in China and reopening it in Ohio. That includes some types of chemical processing, some types of plastics,” said Paul. “I’ve By Jason Margolis , Public Radio International (PRI).

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AFRL – Embracing Opportunity: Additive Technology for Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – It’s a materials scientist’s dream, but as some experts say, an engineer’s nightmare. Early additive processing used light to chemically react to specific regions in a volume of gel to build rigid, plastic parts.

U.S. Reshoring: A Collaborative Challenge

Design 2 Part News

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio—North America’s $137 billion metalforming industry is driven by the production of myriad precision metal products using stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming, and roll forming technologies, as well as vital value-added processes.

UT-White House Picks UT to Lead National Composites Manufacturing Institute

Additive Manufacturing

” The Institute is regionally organized around five focus areas: vehicles (Michigan); wind turbines (Colorado); compressed gas storage (Ohio); design, modeling and simulation (Indiana); and composite materials and processing technology (Tennessee supported by Kentucky).

How A National Network Can Spur Manufacturing Innovation

Design 2 Part News

Take Thogus , a provider of engineering, 3D printing and plastic injection molding solutions in Avon Lake, Ohio. By Rebecca O. Bagley, Forbes.

U.S. Reshoring: A Collaborative Challenge

Design 2 Part News

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio—North America’s $137 billion metalforming industry is driven by the production of myriad precision metal products using stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming, and roll forming technologies, as well as vital value-added processes.

Is U.S. Manufacturing Really in Decline?

Design 2 Part News

By Daniel Gross, strategy+business. Did you hear that U.S. manufacturing just had another big month? That output has risen about 20 percent in the past six years? That industrial capacity is actually expanding? Probably not. At most times, and especially in election season, the talk surrounding U.S.

3D Systems, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and ‘America Makes’ Announce Additive Manufacturing Research Awards

Additive Manufacturing

Its powerful digital thread empowers professionals and consumers everywhere to bring their ideas to life in material choices including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles.

U.S. Manufacturing is Building up a Head of Steam

Design 2 Part News

Building products, of course, span a wide array of parts, from small metal stampings for door hardware to castings for plumbing components and larger metal and plastic fabrications for structural uses. “It’s and Vanguard Plastics, in Southington, Conn.,

Companies Tiptoe Back Toward ‘Made in the U.S.A.’

Design 2 Part News

several years ago returned most production of its plastic building toys to the U.S. At Jetta’s factory complex in Guangzhou’s Nansha district, halls are piled high with parts-filled plastic boxes headed for dozens of production lines. By James R.

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University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the Forefront of Additively Manufactured Biomedical Device Research

Additive Manufacturing

The other materials are ceramics mostly, calcium phosphates as well as magnesium phosphates, and a range of polymers exhibiting a host of degradation characteristics as well as elastomeric and plastic characteristics.