DUMMIES-COVER-192x300 feature

A primer on rapid prototyping

Monday, June 15, 2015

Digital Manufacturing is probably a new term for many. In Brian Underdahl’s book, Proto Labs Special Edition Digital Manufacturing for Dummies, the author combines CNC machining, injection molding…

Read More

Fortus Machines-Midwest.feature

Manufacturer acquires six new 3D printers

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

As a fabrication and manufacturing company, Midwest Composite Technologies is continually increasing its capabilities through the use of the latest technologies. Due to the company’s growth, it recently…

Read More

AdditiveManufacturing feature image

PTI offers the hybrid Lumex Avance-25 for additive manufacturing needs

Monday, February 2, 2015

One concern a number of engineers have about additive manufacturing and 3D printing is the finishing process. How can this process be made simpler and easier? In the…

Read More

Cincinnati Inc 3D printing Local Motors car at IMTS

Iterative design and additive manufacturing

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The engineering team listens closely to roar of the race car engines, straining to hear any anomalies or unexpected sounds. After the race is over, parts are removed…

Read More


Roland DGA unveils a 3D printer and new milling machine

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Roland DGA Corporation, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and 3D devices, released the monoFab™ series, including the company’s first additive 3D printer, the ARM-10, and a…

Read More

VX-110 EBAM-System-Sciaky

Sciaky to provide Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) System to Major Aerospace Parts Maker

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aerospace continues to show interest in additive manufacturing technology. Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) and provider of large-scale additive manufacturing solutions, announced  a…

Read More

Additive and subtractive machining in one setup

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Additive manufacturing offers new possibilities for high complexity and individuality and the market for additive technologies is growing quickly. It will be common to see CNCs and other…

Read More

proto labs logo

Proto Labs, Inc. Launches New Additive Manufacturing Service

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Proto Labs, Inc. (NYSE: PRLB), a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer, announced the launch of its additive manufacturing service through the acquisition of privately held FineLine Prototyping,…

Read More

proto labs logo

Interview with the new CEO of Proto Labs

Monday, April 14, 2014

Proto Labs, Inc. (NYSE: PRLB), a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer has appointed a new President and CEO, Victoria M. Holt.  Bradley A. Cleveland, who helped shape…

Read More


The trend is to go big

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Jason Lopes of Legacy Effects gives an inspiring presentation.  His team of effects wizards and makeup artists use seven different additive manufacturing machines to help movie and commercial…

Read More