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Published: 4/11/2019

Highly-Automated Tool Shop Achieves Efficient, Precise Medical Device Manufacturing
When a basketball player needs a knee replacement, standard implants simply won’t do. With a total of 18 different additive manufacturing systems, the Aesculap division of medical company B. Braun is the place to go to have custom implants pri...

Published: 4/9/2019

The Case for 3D-Printed Workholding: Collapsing Costs and Lead Times
When Precision Metal Products purchased its first 3D printer last year, the company hoped to collapse both tooling costs and lead times. But the technology’s impact is reaching core business operations, enabling the shop to focus on higher-mar...

Published: 4/5/2019

Machining, Disruption and the Years Ahead
Three major technological advancements have changed modern manufacturing. Pay attention or get left behind.

Published: 4/4/2019

Additive Manufacturing with Wire
This system has the benefits of cheaper cost and easier handling. But there can be some drawbacks as well.

Published: 3/28/2019

Rick Brandt Promoted to Publisher of Additive Manufacturing Media
Additive Manufacturing (sister brand of Modern Machine Shop) has a new publisher: Rick Brandt. An employee of Gardner Business Media since 2006, Brandt has been promoted to publisher of the brand and will direct the sales and business development ef...

Published: 3/26/2019

Interested in What Is Happening with Additive Manufacturing in Automotive?
If you weren't able to attend the AM Workshop for Automotive hosted at the North American International Auto Industry Show in Detroit earlier this year, don’t worry we have made the presentation content available to you now. &nb...

Published: 3/22/2019

When Is 3D Printing Cost Effective?
Hype continues to surround additive manufacturing. These three factors can help determine whether a part is worth 3D printing.

Published: 3/19/2019

Automakers Focused on Production at First AM Workshop for Automotive
The inaugural Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Automotive (AMWA) highlighted current and future 3D-printing applications in the auto industry.

Published: 3/14/2019

Manufacturing News of Note: March 2019
Orbex contains largest single-piece rocket engine to be made with additive manufacturing, Absolute Machine Tools is owned by the employees, and other industry news. 

Published: 3/14/2019

Capability to 3D Print H13 Delivers Robust Tooling
Direct metal laser sintering H13 material plays a big role in how this company has differentiated itself from the competition.