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In addition to additive manufacturing, such as these units, Fast Radius provides CNC machining, plastic injection molding, and urethane casting services.

Fast Radius to List on NASDAQ Through Business Combination with ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp.

July 22, 2021
Fast Radius Inc., a cloud manufacturing and digital supply chain company, and ECP Environmental Growth Opportunities Corp. have entered into a definitive agreement that will result in Fast Radius becoming a publicly-listed company.
By Fast Radius Press Release
A bridge mill typically has a more ‘squarish’ footprint than a C-frame machine, along with a taller ‘cube,’ or machine height.

Bridge Mills: A Bridge to Success

July 20, 2021
While some people think bridge-style machining centers are only for very large parts, these rigid, highly accurate CNC machine tools come in a range of sizes and configurations are good for parts of all sizes.
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By Kip Hanson Contributing Editor, SME Media
The CHIRON Group 715 Series enables short lead times and high level of autonomy thanks to integrated part handling automation.

Chiron Group Introduces Multi-function Machine

July 19, 2021
The fully automated system is aimed at 6-sided machining for medical, aerospace.
By Chiron America Press Release
Introducing universal access to CAD preparation helps users accelerate the process of healing missing faces, extending surfaces and capping holes and pockets in preparation for manufacturing.

Hexagon Giving CAD Software Access to Users of WORKNC

July 14, 2021
Hexagon is providing mold and die shops using its CAM software WORKNC with immediate access to its model preparation software. This allows integration of production workflows from any CAD model format to CAM so shops can machine parts more efficiently and avoid costly errors.
By Hexagon Press Release
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INDEX Corp. Adds Distributor in Virginia, Carolinas

July 14, 2021
Index Corp. has partnered with Machinery Solutions, Inc. to cover sales in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
By INDEX Corp. Press Release
The ‘Inspiro’ train sets for the London Underground Piccadilly Line.

TRB Lightweight Structures Makes Parts for London Underground Piccadilly Line Project

July 12, 2021
TRB Lightweight Structures is working with Siemens Mobility on the manufacture and supply of the emergency detrainment systems – including M Door, bridge and stairs – for 94 nine-car ‘Inspiro’ train sets for the London Underground Piccadilly Line.
By TRB Lightweight Structures Press Release
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