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Published: 7/22/2013

Medical Benefits
Part examples from an established manufacturer of medical implants and instruments illustrate the expanded engineering possibilities that additive manufacturing is making possible.

Published: 5/17/2013

Additive Manufacturing in the Job Shop
This small shop invested in production 3D printing in part because its owner expects other manufacturers to make the same move. He wanted a head start.

Published: 5/17/2013

Baklund: Lessons About Additive
Make extras. Make the part before even winning the job. Additive manufacturing encourages atypical strategies such as these.

Published: 4/25/2013

Youngstown Rep. on the Skills Gap and Additive Manufacturing
Rep. Tim Ryan describes the challenge of attracting manufacturing’s next generation, as well as the promise of the technology that this generation is likely to put to use.

Published: 4/24/2013

Blowing by the Competition with LMD
One shop’s evolution from conventional to additive manufacturing involves using laser metal deposition in blow mold manufacture.

Published: 1/23/2013

GE Aviation and the Morris Technologies Acquisition
The aircraft engine maker recently purchased two sister companies dedicated to additive manufacturing. Technology leader Randy Kappesser discusses the reasons for this move and what it means to GE.

Published: 1/23/2013

What if Metal Follows the Same Path as Plastic?
It will, says Directed Manufacturing. This company sees metal additive manufacturing becoming as much of an established technology for final part production as plastic additive manufacturing is now. It expects to buy more metal additive machines in...

Published: 1/23/2013

"Adding" to Your Tooling Options
Understand the benefits and applications of processes for making tooling through additive manufacturing.

Published: 1/2/2013

The Meaning of the Morris Technologies Acquisition: An Interview with GE Aviation
Located in the Cincinnati area near GE Aviation’s Evendale, Ohio, headquarters is a leading supplier of contract additive manufacturing services—Morris Technologies. To secure this company’s capacity for its own use, GE Aviation ac...

Published: 10/18/2012

Precise Military Parts On Demand
EADS Innovation Works combines 3D imaging/reverse engineering software with additive manufacturing technology to demonstrate a quicker, more cost-effective method for providing replacement parts for military vehicles and equipment in the field.