Observations of AMUG 2017

Record attendance for the event this year threatened to exceed the capacity of the venue. Here are a few impressions of this year’s AMUG conference.


Oerlikon Signs Research Partnerships with TU Munich and Skoltech

The agreements are intended to advance the industrialization of additive manufacturing.


Sciaky to Deliver Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) System to Japanese Supplier

This delivery will be the first installation of a Sciaky EBAM system in the Asia-Pacific region.


HP Unveils Open Materials and Applications Lab

The Corvallis, Oregon, facility will help advance the development of new 3D printing materials.

Stratasys Launches Additive Manufacturing Consulting Service

The Expert Services Group is intended to provide a range of services for manufacturers wanting to evaluate and implement additive manufacturing into their work.

Metal AM

RAM3D Opens New Zealand Facility

RAM3D, a collaborator with Renishaw, is using metal additive manufacturing equipment at this site.


CIMdata Forms AM Strategy Consulting Practice

The new consulting service will help industrial customers using additive manufacturing to complement or replace traditional manufacturing techniques.

Metal AM

Laser Optimization Helps Brings AM to the Next Level

A new productivity-boosting technology, called parallel mode, redefines metal 3D printer process speed.


nTopology Introduces Element 1.0 Lattice Design Software

The software solution enables the creation of conformal lattices.


Carbon Introduces SpeedCell System

The system integrates 3D printing, parts washing and other operations for cost-effective AM production.


Norsk Titanium's Rapid Plasma Deposition Delivers Airbus Test Parts

The titanium sample parts are currently undergoing engineering analysis.


Design Enhancements for Conformal-Cooled Insert Leverage 3D Printing Capabilities

A collaborative mold project reveals that the value of 3D printing isn’t in the process, it’s in the products.