The project aims to develop FDM additive manufacturing technology to make it a mainstream manufacturing process.
“Molding Innovation Day – Towards Green Manufacturing and Sustainability” will be held on July 19th, 2012 at Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel.
More than 140 teams and 3,500 individuals from 153 countries and territories participated in the year-long competition.
For the year, GE generated $21 billion in revenues from ecomagination products and services and invested more than $2 billion in research and development.
ColorKast offers the rich, metallic “look and feel” of anodized aluminum, and the cost advantages of die castings as compared to unibody machining processing or magnesium die casting.
CMMXpert imports CMM results data from almost any CMM software directly into your InspectionXpert project, eliminating the hand-keying of results data into first article or in process inspection reports.
More than 1,000 people are expected to attend U.S. News STEM Solutions 2012: A Leadership Summit, co-presented by Innovate+Educate and STEMconnector.
The module offers a comprehensive set of tools for the repair of CAD models from all sources, including IGES, STEP and native CATIA files.
3D Systems will hold over 50 "Smarter 3D Printing" seminars in various US cities July 11, 2012 - November 13, 2012.
Vapor Polishing is most frequently used by technicians seeking to quickly repair damage to Polycarbonates.
MIM2013, the International Conference on Injection Molding of Metals, will be held in Orlando, Florida, March 4–6, 2013, at the Hilton in the Walt Disney World Resort.
The system will be used by a new “Aerospace & Manufacturing” multidisciplinary research team within the University's College of Engineering.
The webinar will be held on Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT.
Fabricating.com is a new online Request for Quote (RFQ) Marketplace designed to help U.S. Buyers build U.S. Supplier networks and manufacture made-to-order parts.
DARPA has completed designs to transform commercial container ships into self-contained floating supply bases during disaster relief operations, without needing port infrastructure.
Class VI plastics can be used to produce medical devices, surgical guides and other implements used in and around the human body.
FeatureCAM 2013 will offer a new series of options for three-axis milling and enhancements in five-axis machining, plus improvements in the turning and mill-turn modules.
The Infinite Web® all-in-one coil joiner is a non-contact splicing process that incorporates laser cutting and welding with a single head.
At IMTS, Hexagon Metrology will debut the Cognitens WLS400A designed for automated inspection applications.
The new Contracer® CV-3200/4500 Series machines feature a precision arc-scale built into the Z1 axis (detector) allowing the arc trajectory of the stylus tip to be read directly.
PCS Engineering will host seminars in select Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia venues this summer.
ENGEL AUSTRIA has founded a technology centre for lightweight composites at its St. Valentin large-scale machine production facility.
IMTS 2012 is on track to rank among the top five largest IMTS events covering almost 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space with more than 1,800 exhibiting companies.
Students are eligible for free licenses of ZW3D Student Edition after registering through the ZWSOFT Student Community website with a valid .edu email address.
The D300 offers a work area diameter of 300mm, accommodating workpiece sizes up to 450mm by 270mm and 120kg. The machine provides X-, Y- and Z-axis travels of 300mm, 500mm and 350mm.
Five representatives of the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) were named as the Top 20 most influential people in the rapid technologies industry.
Eligible members of AIAA will vote on the nominees in early 2013, and newly elected members of the board of directors will begin their terms of office in May 2013.
Combined, the three significant expansions will add over 200,000 square-feet to Mazak's Kentucky manufacturing campus, increasing its total floor space to 800,000 square-feet.
voxeljet 3d printing is being used to create sand moulds consisting of the repeated application of 300 micrometre thick quartz sand layers that are selectively glued together.
The system specifically addresses special processing requirements for 3D printing Titanium due to its high-quality atmosphere for building reactive materials where oxygen content must be minimized.
PLM Road Map™ 2012 will take place at The Inn at St. John’s, outside of Detroit, on October 2-3, 2012.
The International Society for Technology in Education, ISTE 2012 will be held June 24–27, at the San Diego Convention Center.
Engineers ages 30 to 45 who are performing exceptional engineering research and technical work in a variety of disciplines will come together for the 2 1/2 day event, September 13-15, 2012.
VisualMILL 2012 for SolidWorks features a new 5 Axis continuous milling module, powerful new toolpath generation methods along with processing and productivity improvements.
NASA's Technology Transfer Program allows R&D to transfer back into the U.S. economy via licenses, patents & intellectual property agreements that often result in new innovations, products & businesses.
SmartCAM Version 19.0 was conceived on three central themes: core milling improvements, core modeling improvements, and usability improvements.
V6 Release 2013 brings new capabilities to numerous industries such as aerospace and defense, transportation and mobility, marine and offshore, consumer goods and consumer packaged goods.
90 of the 107 materials made available by Objet are 'Digital Materials', derived by the composite mixing of primary Objet materials.
RIT chose the Aerosol Jet system because of its ability to dynamically mix materials during the deposition process, its ability to deposit viscous inks, and its ability to print on non-planar surfaces.
The latest version of DFMPro, DFMPro V 3.2, now provides the ability to select required secondary pull directions. This helps avoid inadvertent undercuts and lowers tooling cost and rework.
With Mazak's $1 million expansion to its Parts Center located in Florence, Kentucky, the company now stocks over 50,000 unique part numbers valued at more than $65 million.
STEM Solutions 2012 will be held June 27-29 in Dallas, Texas to discuss strategies, policies, and collective changes needed to create a competitive STEM workforce.
In fiscal 2012, Autodesk repurchased approximately 9.7 million shares of its common stock at an average price of $33.71 per share.
ICALEO will be held September 23-27, 2012 at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel® Resort in Anaheim, California.
Alan Lawley, editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Powder Metallurgy, has received the Kempton H. Roll Powder Metallurgy (PM) Lifetime Achievement Award.
The new portable SJ-411/412 surface roughness tester offers numerous innovative features combined with high accuracy for analyzing parts.
The theme of the event is Selective Laser Melting of Metal Powders applied to Rapid Manufacturing, in particular in the Aeronautics, Medical and Racing sectors.
The Objet30 Pro, together with Objet’s full range of 3D printing systems, will be showcased at the Design Engineering & Manufacturing Solutions Expo (DMS) from Jun 20 -22, 2012 in Tokyo.
TCT Live 2012 will take place September 25-26, 2012 at the NEC in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
The 2013 Design and Creation Suites for Education offer “Ultimate” versions of the commercially available suites.
Design & Manufacturing Midwest 2012 will be held June 19-21, 2012 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
ZWCAD+ is a cost-effective, .dwg compatible CAD solution that provides innovative, collaborative and customizable features for both the AEC and MCAD industries.
Creaform will hold 2 webinars on Tuesday, June 19th overviewing the C-Link setup available with the HandyPROBE & MetraSCAN CMM Scanners.
At Washington University in St. Louis, architectural student Sunil Kumar used Selective Laser Sintering to laser sinter architectural designs of organic structures.
“Major global companies have recognized that additive manufacturing can significantly reduce costs while offering design freedoms not previously possible"
The company will issue a total of 4,151,000 shares in the offering and expects to receive net proceeds of approximately $106.8 million.
The webinar will be held on Thursday, June 21, 2012 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT.
Terraloy® BP 70010 and 70011 compounds provide similar or greater strength, stiffness, and heat distortion temperature in comparison with standard polycarbonate (PC), ABS, and PC/ABS blends.
The webinar will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT.
The expansion at their Birmingham headquarters includes a GOM ATOS ScanBox inspection cell for 3D metrology and reverse engineering, and a Hermle C50 UMT five-axis machining centre.
The SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) will be held September 11-13, 2012 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy, Michigan.
As part of the celebrations for TCT Magazine's 20th year in print, readers were invited to nominate and vote for the Top 20 Most Influential Figures in the Additive Manufacturing industry.
KeyCreator 2012 is a Direct Modeling CAD software which includes powerful engineering tools and capabilities in one complete package, including three fully integrated add-on modules.
The 2012 LMS Americas Vehicle Conference will be held at the Detroit Athletic Club in Detroit, Michigan on June 19-20, 2012.
Rocket Week is being held June 16–22, 2012 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island in Virginia.
EON Creator 4.8 is an eLearning authoring tool that integrates 3D concepts with the web, PowerPoint, videos, sounds, animations and more into complete, blended learning environments.
Hiroyuki Yoshikawa was honored for his many contributions in the international academic, industrial and government manufacturing engineering communities.
The combined online conference and event will take place this week on Thursday June 14, 2012, from 11am until 5pm Eastern time.
OMTEC is being held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday June 13 from 9 am – 6 pm, and Thursday June 14 from 9 am – 12 noon.
Total prize money is $7,750, including $3,000 for the first place winning design team.
3D Systems intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to finance future acquisitions of other entities or their assets and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
The Die Casting Congress & Exposition will be held October 8-10, 2012, at the Indiana Conventions Center – Halls A&B in Indianapolis, Indiana.
GlobalSpec provides a search engine for more than 3,500 current product, service and technology vertical categories and more than 70 product and industry e-newsletters.
The webinar will teach how to create a parametric, editable solid CAD model from 3D scan data, and convert and then apply this feature-based model in your preferred CAD software.
The Energy Department awarded more than $54 million for 13 projects across the country to advance transformational technologies and materials that can help American manufacturers.
The Optomec LENS 850-R system, which has been installed at CCAT’s headquarters in East Hartford, Connecticut, will be primarily used to develop repair and hybrid manufacturing solutions.
Solid Edge ST5 Delivers More Than 1,300 New Customer-Driven Productivity Enhancements.
ClearCorrect is using Objet 3D printers for the mass-scale manufacturing of custom-made orthodontic aligners.
Mini-grants are designed to infuse science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) content in existing summer and after-school student programs.
COMPOSITES 2013 will be held January 29-31, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. The deadline for submitting technical paper abstracts and education session descriptions is Sept 7, 2012.
With this expansion, the National Technology Center, which opened in 1996 and was doubled in size as the result of a 2006 expansion, will now grow from 69,000 to 100,183 square feet of space.
MicroFine Metal parts are built in micro-resolution (.001” layers), making extremely fine details possible. The MicroFine Metal Direct process has a working build envelope of 3.5” by 3.5” by 3”.
The CMS Certification Committee will conduct pilot examinations free of charge each day during the five-day event to test their general knowledge of portable 3D metrology.
The webinar being held on Thursday, June 14th, 11:30am EDT will discuss setting up process models and documenting the process for your operators.
Vela Systems is a provider of cloud and mobile field management software for the construction industry.
rapid prototype and manufacturing (rp+m), located in Avon Lake, Ohio, is receiving their first Objet machine the week of June 11th, 2012.
The 28th annual TITANIUM 2012 conference and exhibition will be held Oct. 7-10, 2012 at the Hilton in Atlanta, Georgia.
The webinar will discuss using SolidWorks 3D CAD tools and how these tools can be used to help you develop better products faster and more cost effectively.
According to the survey, more than half of companies (53 percent) grew, and three-quarters of respondents (75 percent) expect their companies to grow during 2012.
The Dream Chaser orbital crew vehicle will be used to transport astronauts to low Earth orbit and the International Space Station.
The webinar will be held on June 12th at 2:00PM EDT and June 13th at 8:00AM EDT.
Haas will have 16 machines on display in 10,000 square feet of booth space at IMTS 2012, being held September 10-15, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.
Cookson Precious Metals is now offering production of designs made of 18 carat yellow gold (3N color) using direct metal laser sintering (DMLS).
The webinar will discuss the new Mojo 3D Print Pack, including the Mojo Print Wizard software, sending jobs to the 3D printer, loading materials, and removing supports from finished models.
The conference is being held June 4-7, 2012 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
AVC 2012 will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at SparkFun Electronics in Boulder, Colorado.
The National Academy of Engineering's Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) program is a symposium series dedicated to strengthening the engineering and innovation capacity of the nation.
This year’s PlanetPTC Live day 2 keynote is comprised of industry thought leaders who will share their unique stories of how inspiration can impact the world around us.
NineSights is a secure and collaborative online community that connects innovators of all sizes with the resources and relationships needed to drive business value.
A key benefit in using Mentor Graphics FloEFD for Creo is “Concurrent CFD,” which can reduce simulation time by as much as 65 to 75 percent in comparison to traditional CFD tools.
Capture 3D Measurement Innovation 2012 will be held August 21-23, 2012 in Costa Mesa, California.
CAMWorks Nesting allows users to transition 3D SolidWorks models as well as sheet metal parts or assemblies to CAM nested SolidWorks 3D assembly files, within the SolidWorks interface.
Methods Machine Tools will hold technical seminars on various metalworking topics during the two-day event, which will be held at its headquarters on June 13-14, 2012.
Phantom Eye's liquid-hydrogen propulsion system will allow the aircraft to fly up to four days while providing persistent monitoring over large areas at a ceiling of up to 65,000 feet.
In addition to electron beam welding, EBTEC's precision high energy beam processes include laser welding, laser cutting, laser drilling, EDM, vacuum heat treating, and abrasive waterjet cutting.
LME 2012 will return to the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois on Oct 23-24, 2012.
NASA expects to make approximately 10 awards for one year, with an additional year of research possible. The typical annual award value is expected to be approximately $250,000.
River Valley Technical Center was the first place winner for the reverse engineering and refurbishment of an 1860 Pratt and Whitney engine lathe with more than 100 parts.
The IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition will take place August 22–23, 2012, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, in Schaumburg, Illinois.
The RAPID 2013 Conference & Exposition will be held in Dearborn, Michigan, May 6-10, 2013.