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Pittsburgh International Airport Announces New Additive Manufacturing Center, First Tenant Signs Agreement

October 30, 2019
Pittsburgh International Airport has announced plans for Neighborhood 91, a development that condenses and connects all components of the additive manufacturing/3-D printing supply chain into one production “neighborhood” concept.
By Pittsburgh International Airport Press Release

Kennametal Launches Additive Manufacturing Unit

October 22, 2019
Kennametal Inc., Pittsburgh, has formed a 3D printing materials and production business unit, Kennametal Additive Manufacturing, as part of its Infrastructure segment.
By Kennametal Inc. Press Release

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Energy Parts Machining

November 7, 2019
The ever-volatile oil and natural gas industry—roiled most recently by September’s drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities that temporarily reduced the kingdom’s output by nearly half (about 5 percent of global production)—faces particularly challenging requirements for machined components to meet evolving supply targets.
Geoff Giordano
By Geoff Giordano Contributing Editor, SME Media

Pittsburgh International Airport Announces New Additive Manufacturing Center, First Tenant Signs Agreement

October 30, 2019
Pittsburgh International Airport has announced plans for Neighborhood 91, a development that condenses and connects all components of the additive manufacturing/3-D printing supply chain into one production “neighborhood” concept.
By Pittsburgh International Airport Press Release

Kennametal Launches Additive Manufacturing Unit

October 22, 2019
Kennametal Inc., Pittsburgh, has formed a 3D printing materials and production business unit, Kennametal Additive Manufacturing, as part of its Infrastructure segment.
By Kennametal Inc. Press Release
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Materials Made for Manufacturing the Future

October 16, 2019
With more manufacturers and engineers embracing additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, for serial production of functional parts, the demand for and creation of high-performing additive materials continues at a rapid pace.
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By Geoff Giordano Contributing Editor, SME Media
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Price, Performance, Potential – Closing the Gap in 3D Printing

October 16, 2019
Rapid prototyping is a staple of every designer and engineer’s workflow—essential for testing new concepts, verifying designs, and meeting increasingly aggressive time-to-market goals. Regardless of the industry or product, all engineers must consider the speed, accessibility, cost, and output of these additive manufacturing equipment.
By Dave Veisz Vice President of Engineering, MakerBot
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Women Inspire in 3D Printing and Beyond

October 14, 2019
While looking for inspiration for this column,Ilene Wolff came across a rousing magazine headline. “Why the Women in 3D Printing Innovator Award Is Important,” the TCT Magazine headline read.
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By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
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UPCOMING EVENT: FABTECH 2019

FABTECH brings a wealth of innovation and technology solutions to Chicago from November 11-14, 2019. More than 35,000 attendees and over 1,500 exhibiting companies are expected to gather once again to celebrate metal manufacturing at its best.
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Expert Opinions

  • Michael Grieves
    Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing

    SME Will Introduce iRAMP at RAPID + TCT to Accelerate Adoption of Additive Manufacturing

    April 10, 2019
    After decades of hype and predictions surrounding additive manufacturing (AM), AM is poised to be on the brink of becoming the disruptive technology that many have long expected. Disruptive technologies are often deemed too costly, less capable or too niche to replace incumbent technology. But over time, many of these technologies reach a tipping point and rapidly replace these incumbents.
    By Michael Grieves - Executive Director, The Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design, Florida Institute of Technology (FIT)
  • Geoff Giordano
    Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing

    MD&M East Offers Myriad Medical Solutions

    October 3, 2018
    More durable and versatile therapeutic wearable material, more accurate part measurement and improved automation and 3D printing were among the many technologies on display at this year’s Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East conference, June 12-14, in New York City.
    By Geoff Giordano - Contributing Editor, SME Media
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    Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing

    Students Experience RAPID + TCT Show

    August 8, 2018
    AS A TEAM OF FOUR MANUFACTURING engineering undergraduate students from Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA), we had our minds blown within seconds of walking onto the RAPID + TCT show floor when we attended the event, April 23-26, in Fort Worth, TX.
    By Kusha Sharma - Western Washington University

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