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ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING is a new quarterly supplement to both Modern Machine Shop and MoldMaking Technology magazines. The supplement covers technologies that build complex components layer by layer, focusing on the ways these technologies are used to make functional products such as production tooling and end-use manufactured parts. To subscribe to this supplement, visit the subscription page by clicking “Magazine” in the Subscribe links above. Click here to view the electronic supplement.

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Additive Manufacturing Digital Editions


Additive Manufacturing is the new publication devoted to the use of additive technology for making functional parts. Read current and past issues by visiting our digital library.



Will Additive Manufacturing Play a Major Role in Aircraft Production?

By: Peter Zelinski
One answer: It already does. Lockheed Martin discusses the challenges and promise of producing parts through 3D printing.

Winner Named in First-Ever International Additive Manufacturing Award

By: Mark Albert
Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies Ltd. will receive the inaugural International Additive Manufacturing Award (IAMA) for its innovative methodology that enables metal deposition (via laser cladding) to be integrated on a multi-axis CNC machine.

Interest in Additive Manufacturing Enters Phase Two

By: Peter Zelinski
How long until we see acceptance of additive manufacturing for full-scale production of a wide variety of metal parts? Three to five years, says this AM researcher.

Now Available: Additive Manufacturing February 2015 Digital Edition

By: Peter Zelinski
Stories describe the process realities of making parts through additive manufacturing, as well as a company making custom earbuds based on selfies of customers’ ears.

The Changing Shape of Manufacturing

By: Peter Zelinski
Topology optimization and additive manufacturing go together. The complex, organic form that might be the most material-efficient choice for a part generally cannot be produced conventionally. However, additive manufacturing puts optimal forms within reach.


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