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Published: 1/23/2013

Nature Triumphant
The freedom to tailor a part’s shape to its engineering needs—particularly when the result is a complex organic form—might be the most transformative benefit of additive manufacturing.

Published: 10/18/2012

Moving Beyond Just Interest in AM
Institute aims to fill the knowledge gap between interest in additive technologies and knowing their precise capabilities.

Published: 7/3/2012

Precisely Predictable Production
The greatest impact of additive manufacturing might be seen in the supply chain.

Published: 6/15/2012

A Different Way In
What is a fitting entry point for a modern manufacturing career? Desktop 3D printing machines offer real promise.

Published: 4/16/2012

What Does Additive Mean to You?
An interesting definition of “additive” from one shop was “anything that is outside the core product we manufacture or service we provide; ancillary services and technologies.” The response emphasized that, to this shop, additive equals value-adding...

Published: 1/19/2012

Where the Puck is Going
The aim of the new "Additive Manufacturing" supplement is to help you understand a method of making parts that will soon be used more extensively.

Published: 11/21/2011

Introducing "Additive Manufacturing," a New Publication from Modern Machine Shop and MoldMaking Technology
A new quarterly supplement to both magazines focuses on the production applications of equipment that builds parts layer by layer.

Published: 5/1/2011

Q&A: Perspectives and Outlook
Inside insight on the moldmaking industry's challenges, strengths and growth potential.

Published: 11/8/2010

New Business Opportunities: New Equipment Investment Solidifies Medical Mold Prototyping Niche
Investing in an additional high-speed machining center and converting to electric presses rather than hydraulic has allowed mold manufacturer/molder Injection Mold, Inc. (North Vernon, IN) to step up its game by speeding up already quick delivery ti...

Published: 2/1/2009

Direct Metal Laser Sintering vs. Conventional Tool, Part Two
In this head-to-head comparison, conventional toolmaking seemed to be the superior route to go from a cost, quality and leadtime perspective.

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