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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…

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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…

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A CNC for your desktop for fast, custom prototyping

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

When Joe needed to prototype a custom printed circuit board design, the experience was often frustrating. He often had to wait a couple of weeks to receive the…

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Mitsubishi EDM moves into additive manufacturing with Matsuura partnership, LUMEX Avance-25

Friday, January 10, 2014

MC Machinery Systems, Inc., wholly owned by Mitsubishi Corp., announces its partnership with Matsuura Machinery Corporation, Fukui City, Japan, in introducing the new LUMEX Avance-25 metal laser sintering…

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For custom prototyping, an innovative desktop milling machine

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

We truly are in the era of desktop manufacturing. A couple of companies offer desktop subtractive machines, but a new entrant to this market offers an even smaller,…

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The complete chemical testing system connected to a laptop for analysis on OndaVia's
proprietary software

Going from design, to testing, to market–fast

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Whether for in home use or in thousands of industrial processes, water touches almost everything we do largely because, as Mark Peterman, CEO of OndaVia, Inc. pointed out,…

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rp+m expands its 3D metal printing capabilities

Thursday, November 14, 2013

rapid prototype + manufacturing (rp+m) announced new capabilities to deliver 3D printed metal prototypes and end parts to engineers, designers and end-user customers. The company acquired an EOSINT…

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My desk with various professional and hobby 3D printed items.

Can “America Makes” and 3D printing make manufacturing “cool” again?

Friday, October 18, 2013

The organization formerly known as NAMII, will now be known as America Makes. And with that change comes a slight change in focus for the organization, which also…

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In the prototype Z1 suit, astronaut entry is located at the back of the suit. This Suitport mates with the spacecraft, enabling an astronaut to enter the suit from inside the craft for extravehicular activity.

Additive manufacturing helps NASA develop the Do Everything Space Suit

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Terry Persun, Technology Journalist The US Space Agency has been working on their new Z1 space suit, and recently introduced some of the early prototypes now under test….

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Firstcut CNC Machining Service Introduces New Materials

Monday, July 1, 2013

Proto Labs, Inc. announces the availability of several steel and stainless steel material options through its Firstcut CNC machining service. Customers can now upload their 3D CAD model…

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