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Renishaw to Introduce Additive Manufacturing System Aimed at Production

The first machine developed in-house by the company features a high-power laser and automation for industrial production via additive manufacturing.


3D Systems to Acquire CAD/CAM Company Cimatron

Additive manufacturing technology supplier acquires CNC machining software company in a move focused on “the entire value proposition for manufacturing.”


In Case You Missed It: Additive Manufacturing's November 2014 Digital Edition

Stories describe Lockheed Martin’s view of additive manufacturing, plus one manufacturer’s perspective on what work makes sense for AM.


Acquisition Brings DMLS Capability into M2M Group

Atlantic Precision joins a group of multiple machining businesses. Prior to landing this acquisition, the group had been prepared to launch additive manufacturing internally and proceed through the learning curve with this approach to making parts.


Additive Manufacturing Award Website Now Live

Submit your additive manufacturing innovation by December 31. Winner of cash and promotional package to be announced early next year at MFG Meeting in Florida.


Two Heads Better Than One in New Hybrid Additive/Subtractive Machine

New Mazak Integrex capable of additive manufacturing includes heads for both high speed and high precision metal deposition. “Natural extension of multitasking,” the company says.


Where Do 3D-Printed Molds Make Sense?

Stratasys describes the capabilities and limitations of 3D “digital ABS” molds for making plastic parts through injection molding or blow molding.


Video: Miniature Jet Engine Made through Additive Manufacturing

GE engineers started with a radio-controlled engine and redesigned it for additive manufacturing. This model manufacturing exercise illustrates important real points about additive manufacturing as a production option.


Arcam Acquires Medical Manufacturer DiSanto Technology

Part of what the additive machine maker gains by acquiring this part producer is CNC machining capacity and expertise. The move follows the acquisition of a Canadian metal powder company.


Video: Additive Manufacturing of Metal Matrix Composites for High-Hardness Parts

Combining a ductile phase with a hard phase in a single build generates hard ferrous parts without cracking. Possibilities now include additive manufacturing of cutting tools, dies, bearings and downhole hardware.


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