A recent interview with a principal from the global, multi-industry consulting firm AlixPartners highlights some of the opportunities and challenges in the industrial machinery market, from growth in emerging markets to the impact of the on-going digital transformation in manufacturing. “We expect to see the world machinery market grow in the next five years,” said Arun Read More
3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing
This is a channel about 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing (AM) for manufacturing professionals. AM is a fast-moving area of manufacturing technology and there are a wide variety of technologies use to 3D print or build objects, such as stereolithography (SLA), fused deposition modeling (FDM), digital light processing (DLP), direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) and more. At Advanced Manufacturing Media, we partner with RAPID - the leading conference and exposition for 3D printing -- and cover all AM methods, including emerging ones, such as Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM).
PITTSBURGH -- Additive manufacturing is both growing and coping with growing pains. Companies "have to find ways to streamline" polishing and other finishing processes of 3D printed parts, industry consultant Terry Wohlers said today during a speech at RAPID + TCT. Such processes need more automation to improve the business case for additive manufacturing, he said. What's Read More
PITTSBURGH, PA – CGTech introduced its Additive Manufacturing (AM) simulation capabilities here at the RAPID + TCT show. VERICUT’s Additive module simulates both additive and traditional machining capabilities of hybrid CNC machines. CGTech works with its customers and technology partners to solve AM challenges including: accurate laser cladding and material deposition, Read More
SUDBURY, MA. U.S.A. (May 10, 2017) - Methods 3D, Inc., a provider of innovative production grade 3D printing solutions, announced that it has established a partnership with Markforged, an innovator in composites 3D printing. Methods 3D will provide sales, service and support for the Markforged line of 3D printers including the Onyx series, Mark Two and Mark X. The partnership Read More
Stefan Ritt, vice president, Global Marketing and Communications (Lübeck, Germany; Wixom, MI), is a recognized leader and expert in AM metals business and applications. Stefan travels in all of markets of the world including North America, South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. He has seen current metal additive manufacturing (AM) applications and developments giving him a Read More
Additive Manufacturing (AM) machines making metal parts have been out there for a dozen years. The machines have improved since the initial offerings and the number of companies that now produce them have increased exponentially. Many companies are now ready to invest in this maturing technology, and there are many more companies with machines that vary in technology and Read More