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Opportunities for Advanced Manufacturing Profitability and Growth

August 21, 2015

Opportunities for Advanced Manufacturing Profitability and Growth

The world of advanced manufacturing is changing incredibly fast, and you face many challenges. Where to find new manufacturing processes to increase efficiencies? Where to find best practices that are reliable and trustworthy? Where to find cutting-edge technologies that are market-proven? Where are new buyers for existing products? What new products should be considered? Where to find finance for equipment, product development and training? 

MFG Advocate: Large Scale Additive a New Tool in Automotive Manufacturing

August 18, 2015

MFG Advocate: Large Scale Additive a New Tool in Automotive Manufacturing

Jay Rogers, CEO, Local Motors, discussed the success of the world’s first 3D-printed electric car and the impact of large-scale additive manufacturing and direct digital manufacturing on the way things are made in this MFG Advocate interview on IMTSTV.

Big Ideas Become Reality at National Labs

August 18, 2015

Big Ideas Become Reality at National Labs

Have you ever wondered how U.S. National Labs are affecting the manufacturing world? Watch the interview with Dr. Lonnie Love, Oak Ridge National Lab, to learn about their mission and currents projects, including a 3D-printed Shelby Cobra that earned them a visit from President Obama.

Local Motors CEO, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Director Headline Additive Manufacturing Conference

August 18, 2015

Local Motors CEO, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Director Headline Additive Manufacturing Conference

Annual conference on additive manufacturing for industrial production will also include presentations from inaugural International Additive Manufacturing Award winner, GE Aviation Additive Technologies Lead.

America Makes Unveils New Online Capabilities Database

July 9, 2015

America Makes Unveils New Online Capabilities Database

This week, America Makes is releasing to its membership The America Makes Capabilities Database, a searchable, online directory that provides information regarding the additive manufacturing (AM) capabilities of each America Makes member organization.

Space Applications Fueling Business Innovation

July 9, 2015

Space Applications Fueling Business Innovation

A new space race has begun and business executives looking for a competitive advantage will have an incredible head start. This race is to accelerate expansion of a new ecosystem — the application of space technology to fuel business innovation and new market opportunities.

April 14, 2015

Local Motors CEO, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Director Headline Additive Manufacturing Conference

Annual conference on additive manufacturing for industrial production will also include presentations from inaugural International Additive Manufacturing Award winner; GE Aviation Additive Technologies Lead

IMTSTV: Near-term Opportunities for Additive Manufacturing

June 23, 2015

IMTSTV: Near-term Opportunities for Additive Manufacturing

Innovations in additive manufacturing have been of enormous interest and excitement recently. In this edition of IMTSTV, we hear from the speakers on the additive manufacturing panel at The MFG Meeting. Mike Siemer, Rob Mudge and Dr. Lonnie Love each have different views on the opportunities available in additive manufacturing.

Highlighting Hybrid Manufacturing

April 24, 2015

Highlighting Hybrid Manufacturing

The winner of the first International Additive Manufacturing Award is a company that developed a head for adding metal additive manufacturing to an existing machine tool.

Peter Zelinski, Senior Editor - Additive Manufacturing

3 Reasons Why Additive Manufacturing Belongs on a  Machine Tool

May 29, 2015

3 Reasons Why Additive Manufacturing Belongs on a Machine Tool

Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies makes an award-winning head that enables additive manufacturing capability to be added to a standard machine tool.

Peter Zelinski