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    TOP 10 LARGEST ITEMS YOU DIDN'T KNOW WERE 3D PRINTED

    Jun 18, 2019

    Also known as additive manufacturing, 3D printing has significantly democratized the custom fabrication of small and large objects. 3D printing is probably most useful for the rapid fabrication of small custom mechanical parts. However, the technology is also capable of making very large structures ...

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    HP OPENS ONE OF THE LARGEST 3D PRINTING AND DIGITAL MANUFACTURING R&D FACILITIES IN SPAIN

    Jun 18, 2019

    HP has opened a new 150,000 sq. ft centre of excellence for 3D printing and digital manufacturing in Barcelona. Pooling together world-class manufacturing experts and next-generation technologies, HP says the centre is one of the largest 3D printing and digital manufacturing research and development...

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    TUSAS ENGINE INDUSTRIES INVESTS IN FOUR GE ADDITIVE CONCEPT LASER 3D PRINTING SYSTEMS

    Jun 18, 2019

    TUSAS Engine Industries has invested in two GE Additive Concept Laser M Line Factory and two M2 cusing systems. The announcement was made on the opening day of the 2019 Paris Air Show and is an extension of the links between GE and Turkish Aerospace Industries, the parent organisation of TEI. TEI wa...

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    BUILDING THE TOOLS OF THE NEXT MANUFACTURING REVOLUTION

    Jun 17, 2019

    Over a century ago, a visitor to Henry Fords new assembly line in Highland Park, Michigan, could watch workers build automobiles from interchangeable parts, and witness a manufacturing revolution in progress. Today, someone who wants to glimpse the future of manufacturing should make a visit to John...

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    PPG COMPLETES COLORFUL COMMUNITIES PROJECT AT INFINITY SCIENCE CENTER IN MISSISSIPPI

    Jun 17, 2019

    PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the completion of a COLORFUL COMMUNITIES® project that helped revitalize the Saturn V first-stage booster, referred to as S-IC-15, on display at INFINITY Science Center in Pearlington, Mississippi. The project brought together nearly 50 employee volunteers from PPG...


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    ARE UK MANUFACTURING SUPPLY CHAINS FIT FOR THE 21ST CENTURY?

    Jun 17, 2019

    The tenth National Manufacturing Debate, hosted by Cranfield University, brought together industry and academia to discuss one of the biggest challenges facing businesses – the digitalisation of supply chains. Manufacturers take elements out of the ground, refine them and transform them into s...

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    UK GOVT PLEDGES £40M FOR MANUFACTURING 5G TRIALS

    Jun 17, 2019

    5Gs promises of high-speed network communication have grabbed our attention, but mostly as it relates to our own smartphones. Will the industrial testing of this technology help get the manufacturing 5G snowball rolling? 5G is about more than mobile phone consumers having a fast and reliable connect...

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    BIGREP UNVEILS 3D PRINTED ECO WALL WITH EMBEDDED DRAINAGE SYSTEM

    Jun 17, 2019

    German 3D printing company BigRep has unveiled a fully 3D printed green wall developed by its NOWLAB innovation consultancy. The company, which specialises in large-format polymer 3D printing, says the new BANYAN ECO WALL prototype is a world-first, complete with an embedded water supply and drainag...

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    ROLLS ROYCE TO 3D PRINT AEROSPACE PARTS WITH SLM SOLUTIONS QUAD-LASER TECHNOLOGY

    Jun 17, 2019

    Rolls Royce is ramping up its additive manufacturing capabilities with the adoption of SLM Solutions metal AM technology. The engineering giant is said to be leveraging the German 3D printing leader’s large SLM 500 quad-laser systems for the manufacture of aerospace components and is also join...

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    DON’T LET SMALL MANUFACTURERS GO THE WAY OF THE SMALL FARMER

    Jun 14, 2019

    I guess I’m a little bit like most writers. I get a kick when I see someone else writing an article which parallels and confirms one that I have already written. That was the case last week, when the June 5 edition of the Madison, Wisconsin Capital Times published a column entitled Plain Talk:...

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    U.S. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION ROSE IN MAY, BUT FACTORIES STRUGGLE

    Jun 14, 2019

    U.S. industrial production improved in May, but manufacturers showed weakness despite eking out a slight gain. The Federal Reserve said Friday that industrial output, which includes factories, utilities and mines, rose 0.4% in May, after tumbling 0.4% in April. Manufacturing output increased just 0....

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    RELATIVITY SPACE PARTNERS WITH NASA TO CONSTRUCT 3D PRINTING ROCKET FACTORY

    Jun 14, 2019

    Aerospace manufacturer Relativity Space has announced it is to build an autonomous rocket factory at facilities owned by NASA. With an incentive package from the Mississippi Development Authority, the company will utilise and expand existing infrastructure at Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, ...

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TRENDING NEWS


    EU REMAINS KEY MARKET FOR UK MANUFACTURERS, AS OVERSEAS DEMAND GROWS

    Jul 19, 2019

    More than half of exporters in the manufacturing sector say demand for their goods overseas is growing, with the EU poised to remain the key growth market for manufacturers over the next five years, reveals a new report. Overall, manufacturers are confident about their business growth, 79% predict t...

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    5G TECHNOLOGY IS CRITICAL FOR A SUCCESSFUL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Jul 19, 2019

    Manufacturers are beginning to view 5G technology, and its associated high data speeds, as a vital component to their business, prompting interest in obtaining private licences as way to control 5G strategy. A recent report has come up with some interesting findings. 5G technology is a critical comp...

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    CARPENTER TECHNOLOGY & BMT AEROSPACE COMBINE TO ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURE AEROSPACE PINION

    Jul 19, 2019

    Carpenter Technology has worked with BMT Aerospaces additive manufacturing subsidiary to produce a 3D printed aerospace pinion using a custom material. BMT Additive, a supplier of metal 3D printed parts, initiated the project to redesign the pinion using AM in order to maximise the performance of th...

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    BETATYPE AND NTOPOLOGY COLLABORATE TO REDUCE BUILD TIME OF 3D PRINTED ROCKET NOZZLE PART

    Jul 19, 2019

    Betatype has partnered with nTopology to reduce the build time of a 3D printed rocket nozzle test part by 28%. The additive manufacturing parts supplier aligned with nTopology to exploit the capabilities of its nTop Platform, a software which works to optimise the design process by ‘removing g...

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    U.S. LABOR MARKET STRONG; MID-ATLANTIC MANUFACTURING REBOUNDS

    Jul 18, 2019

    The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, pointing to still strong labor market conditions despite signs that economic activity was slowing. Other data on Thursday showed factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region rebounded sharply in July...

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    THE DOW IS DOWN BECAUSE MANUFACTURING DATA IS TOO GOOD

    Jul 18, 2019

    Released this morning, the Philadelphia Fed Index for July added another stronger-than-expected datapoint to the roster of recent economic releases. But because good news has become bad news in this market, stocks are falling Thursday morning. The S&P 500 is down 0.3%, while the Dow Jones Indust...

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    3YOURMIND TO ENHANCE ADDITIVE WORKFLOW MACHINE LEARNING CAPABILITIES AFTER €1.3 MILLION FUNDING

    Jul 18, 2019

    3YOURMIND will look to improve its software's machine learning capabilities after receiving €1.3 million in funding. The investment has been co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and from the Research, Innovation and Technology Promotion Program of the Investitionsbank Berli...

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    XPONENTIALWORKS OPENS NEW MANUFACTURING FACILITY TO AID COMMERCIALISATION EFFORTS OF START-UP NETWORK

    Jul 18, 2019

    XponentialWorks has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility at its Ventura-based Innovation Labs. The development has seen floor space double and could create more than 100 high-tech and high-skilled jobs within the next 12 months. It coincides with the increasing commercial presence o...

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    BOSCH VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTS IN 3D PRINTING MARKETPLACE XOMETRY

    Jul 18, 2019

    On-demand 3D printing marketplace Xometry has announced that Bosch’s investment arm has joined its latest funding round. Robert Bosch Venture Capital joins Greenspring Associates, Dell Technologies Capital, BMW i Ventures, Foundry Group, GE Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Maryland Venture...

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    FIVE SUCCESS STORIES FOR ELECTRIFICATION IN THE CAR INDUSTRY

    Jul 17, 2019

    The car industry faces a tricky transition to electrification in the next decade, something that will define the sector’s future prosperity. UK car makers are already taking action to ensure they remain at the forefront of the global automotive industry, as these five electrification success s...

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    IMPACT OF BEAUTY INDUSTRY ON UK ECONOMY OUTSTRIPS MOTOR MANUFACTURING

    Jul 17, 2019

    The selfie culture has helped the growth of beauty product sales to such an extent that the industry is now worth 30 billion pounds to the UK economy, outstripping more traditional sectors. A report published this month has found that the British beauty industry directly employs nearly 370,000 and s...

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    DESKTOP METAL DELIVERS STUDIO SYSTEM 3D PRINTERS TO FIRST UK CUSTOMERS

    Jul 17, 2019

    Two UK manufacturing centres have become the first customers in the UK to take delivery of Desktop Metal 3D printing systems. Working with UK reseller Tri-Tech 3D, the University of Sheffield and global engineering solutions firm Weir Group, are the first UK organisations to implement Desktop Metal&...

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Given the emergence of wind energy as the most sustainable renewable energy alternative, there are immense growth opportunities for the companies supplying chemicals and materials for wind blades. This briefing will investigate the trends in the wind blade manufacturing industry and the implications

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