Apple supplier Foxconn says it will build big Wisconsin factory

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Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer that makes electronics for Apple and other tech companies, is coming to Wisconsin. The firm will invest $10 billion in Wisconsin to build a new manufacturing plant that produces LCD panels. Walker said the investment could transform Wisconsin.

Recent Survey Shows…The Majority of Wisconsin Manufacturers Are Not Using Robotics—Or 3D Printing—Yet

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3D Printed Musical Notation Makes Reading Music Easier for Visually Impaired

3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printing 3D printed musical notation Professor Jessica Johnson Tactile Stave Notation University of Wisconsin Yeaji KimWhenever I hear a story about how 3D printing is being used to help people who have limiting physical conditions of some kind, I always think that this one is my favorite story. Take... View the entire article via our website.

R&D Tax Credits for 3D Printing HVAC Systems

3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed air conditioner 3d printed air conditioning 3d systems air conditioner air conditioning airbus Carrier cool brick Department of Energy emerging objects haier haier group heat exchangers HVAC United Technologies University of Maryland University of Wisconsin us department of energy3D printing has made its way into almost every sector and now began to do the same with the heating and cooling industry.

Grad Student Develops Adaptive 3D Printed Trumpet Device for Ten-Year-Old Boy Missing Fingers

3D Design 3D Printing Health 3D Printing 3d printed assistive devices Bach Student Trumpet e-nable e-NABLE Community Foundation thingiverse University of Wisconsin Milwaukee youmagineThe trumpet can be one of the most difficult instruments to play, even when you’ve started out with something a little more challenging like violin or cello. Many music aficionados, of all ages, are... View the entire article via our website.

P2P Foundation Conducts First Survey of 3D Printing Community

Advanced Design Concepts, a P2P Foundation website, has spiked the interest of Advanced Design Concepts by conducting the first survey of the 3D Printing community. The survey itself, which can be found here , took a sample of 358 participants in total.

3D Printing for iPhone 5 Cases

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Needless to say, all of us at Advanced Design Concepts love to hear about new technology. This is why we were very excited when Apple presented the iPhone 5 at an event in San Francisco on September 12, 2012.

3D Printed Running Shoes to Improve Olympic Athlete Performance

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Olympic athletes are constantly trying to better themselves. Weightlifters want to be stronger, high jumpers want to get more elevation, and gymnasts want to improve their balance.

Octowatch Pebble Smartwatch App

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Jason Gullickson from Wisconsin developed a small app for the Pebble smartwatch that enables you to monitor your 3d printer remotely via Octoprint API.

Manufacturing jobs opening in US, are workers qualified?

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As Wisconsin state legislators prepare to vote on Gov. The Foxconn plant is expected to bring as many as 13,000 direct jobs to Wisconsin, according to Walker, with starting salaries of $53,000 plus benefits. By The Associated Press. Fox Business.

Experimental Aircraft Association Members Can Now Access SOLIDWORKS Software for Free

Oshkosh, Wisconsin is the headquarters of a community of people who love flying, aircraft, and everything to do with them. The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) was formed over 60 years ago by. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Software Business 3dexperience 3DEXPERIENCE 3D Software Platform Dassault Systèmes Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Graphics Systems Corporation mysolidworks solidworks

Advanced Design Concepts Expands Injection Molding Services

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When our viewers look at our blog, it’s easy to pick out the service that we post the most about. Without a doubt it’s Advanced Design Concepts’ 3D Printing capabilities. However, 3D Printing isn’t our only method of producing physical prototypes.

UWM Students Complete Coursework & Win Competition While Making 3D Printed Prosthetic Leg Coverings for Veterans

3D Design 3D Printing Health 3D Printing 3d printed arms 3d printed hands 3D printed prosthetic leg covers 3d printed prosthetics e-nable enabling the future frankie flood Infymakers challenge Next Step University of Wisconsin MilwaukeeAfter years of helping those in need around the world, providing a bountiful supply of 3D printed hands and arms, e-NABLE volunteers are branching out even further. Whether limbs have been lost due. View the entire article via our website.

Avatarium 3D Shows Off Modular 3D Portrait Studio at Inside 3D Printing

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Since being founded in 2014, the Wisconsin-based 3D image capture studio Avatarium 3D has been on a constant mission to improve their ability to capture humans, pets, and other objects with the highest quality 3D image capturing technology. By Tyler Koslow.

Walmart commits $250 billion to American-made goods

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Quinn will provide an update on the initiative during a break-out session at the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s Manufacturing Matters! billion annually with suppliers in Wisconsin and supports 68,000 supplier jobs in the state, according to the company.

Spectrom Takes Full-Color 3D Printing to the Desktop

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At CES last week, a start-up started up by a couple of University of Wisconsin students wowed attendees with their fascinating, potentially breakthrough, 3D printing device. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Middle Schoolers Create Awesome 3D Printed Prosthetic ‘Spiderman’ Hand for 5-Year-Old

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Peter Graven teaches 8th grade at a school in Wisconsin. He also had an idea. He wanted his students to use their new 3D printing printer to do something great.

Unexpected 3D Printing Partnership Leads to Tactile Sheet Music for Blind Musicians

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In 2012 when the University of Wisconsin at Madison’s Mechanical Engineering Department was gifted a new Sinterstation 2500 selective laser sintering 3D printer it didn’t take long for the machine to change the dynamics of the campus. By Scott J Grunewald.

3D Systems Corporation Displays Emerging Technology at IMTS 2012

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International Manufacturing Technology Show international tech show international technology manufacturing technology Manufacturing Technology Show McCormick Place Pewaukee ProJet ProJet 3500 Rapid Prototyping rapid prototyping milwaukee Wisconsin ZPrinters In a press release on September 6, 3D Systems Corporationannounced that it will be showcasing its comprehensive 3D content-to-print portfolio at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) this week.

Why Choose Advanced Design Concepts (ADC)?

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Someone’s Gotta Do It: This Collaborative Robot Does…

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Greg Heinz with a Baxter at GE Healthcare’s Advanced Manufacturing Center in Wisconsin. Heinz, who works with a Baxter located at GE Healthcare’s Advanced Manufacturing Center in Wisconsin, is already looking for new jobs for the robot.

How a Google Search for 3D Printers Led to a Career Change

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While he was applying for a position at Stratasys, he had also applied to grad school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with the intent to focus his research on additive manufacturing. The Rise of Composites Leads to a Life-Changing Decision for Ross Jones.

The industrial Internet: The next wave in manufacturing…

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Wisconsin is in a unique position to harness this macro-trend in order to bring about economic prosperity. Additionally, Wisconsin is evolving into a magnet for software talent, with software giants such as Epic Systems in Madison. This institute could very well put Wisconsin back on the map for its manufacturing prestige. Wisconsin, let’s use this opportunity to improve our economic position before we get left behind.

Dremel launches mobile app

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The Wisconsin company has been with the maker community for decades and its eponymously-named tool was simply an essential time for any self-respecting hobbyist. By Nick Hall.

Stratasys and SME Give Students Hands-On 3D Printing Experience, Helping Them Prepare for STEM-Related Careers

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Students like Allison Vandenberg, a first year SkillsUSA participant and student at Little Chute Career Pathways Academy in Wisconsin, had already acquired some basic skills in CAD software, but this was her first introduction to a hands-on 3D printing project. “If

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times the weight of a person,” says Tom Krupenkin , president of InStep NanoPower LLC and professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “ Written by Catherine Bolgar. Imagine charging your phone with electricity made from your own body. That day isn’t so far away.

3D Systems and Organovo take the Spotlight at MedTech Entrepreneur Summit

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Healthcare consulting company Dohmen Life Science Services held their first Entrepreneur Summit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where they brought together over a hundred life sciences industry executives to discuss the future of healthcare. By Scott J Grunewald.

SOLIDWORKS Women in Engineering Series – Emily Reichert

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Educational Background: While Emily currently holds the esteemed title of CEO & Executive Director at Greentown Labs, she started off in this industry by receiving her PhD in Physical Chemistry from The University of Wisconsin-Madison and her MBA from MIT.

5 Best Announcements & Presentations From SOLIDWORKS World 2016


We're hosting a live event in Wisconsin on Monday, March 7th, that will have highlights of the best announcements that came out of World. We had quite the schedule while visiting Dallas for SOLIDWORKS World this year.

Made in America – Fox Valley Spring Co. (WI)

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The Fox Valley Spring Company has been manufacturing springs since 1989 in their state-of-the-art 53,000 square foot facility in Greenville (Appleton) Wisconsin.

Wal-Mart’s pledge bolsters US manufacturing

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MILWAUKEE — You won’t hear anti-Wal-Mart talk from Wisconsin manufacturers Tailor Made Products and Rockline Industries. By Both are among companies enjoying increased business as a result of a public pledge by the world’s largest retailer to step up purchases of U.S.-made made goods by $250 billion over 10 years.

10 States Where Manufacturing Still Matters

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Wisconsin. > More than 18% of Wisconsins employees worked in manufacturing in 2012, more than in all but one other state. Additionally Wisconsin was among the nations leaders in durable goods manufacturing, which accounted for 11% of the states total output last year.

For U.S. Manufacturing, Opportunities and Challenges

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The son of Chinese immigrants, he grew up in Wisconsin and Illinois and earned a doctorate in chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. By James R. Hagerty, Wall Street Journal.

How the Development of Self-Driving Cars Is Steering the…

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Two Wisconsin-based contract manufacturing companies, Strattec Security Corporation and DuraTech Industries , say they have capabilities relevant to manufacturing autonomous vehicle components and are already making parts for autonomous driving applications.

Middle America feels left behind. Can the tech community help?

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a tour across America to meet with families and workers in places like Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Blanchardville, Wisconsin. By Caroline Fairchild, Senior Editor, Technology and Startups at LinkedIn.

The Future of Cash

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Feige, professor of economics emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. By Catherine Bolgar. Digital payments are growing, with new methods and technologies proliferating and the number of transactions skyrocketing. Non-cash transactions grew 8.9% to 373.3

LED Light Engine Manufacturers Push the Envelope to…

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Mike MacLeish, director of engineering at SPI Lighting (Mequon, Wisconsin), agrees that the consistency of LED color attributes and brightness have a definite influence on lighting quality and applicability.

LED Light Engine Manufacturers Push the Envelope to…

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Mike MacLeish, director of engineering at SPI Lighting (Mequon, Wisconsin), agrees that the consistency of LED color attributes and brightness have a definite influence on lighting quality and applicability.

Tooling – Repeating the Pattern…

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The process was co-developed at Atlanta-based Emrgy Hydro, the DOE Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at ORNL and Wisconsin-based Eck Industries. By ORNL News | Sara Shoemaker |

World’s First 3-D Printed Excavator on Display at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE

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AEM is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with offices in the world capitals of Washington, D.C.; Largest construction show in Western Hemisphere will feature the first use of 3-D printed steel in an excavator designed by engineering students.