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.

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.

nTopology Introduces Element 1.0 Lattice Design Software

The software solution enables the creation of conformal lattices.

Norsk Titanium's Rapid Plasma Deposition Delivers Airbus Test Parts

The titanium sample parts are currently undergoing engineering analysis.

Carbon Introduces SpeedCell System

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

Renishaw Launches North American Solutions Center in Canada

Renishaw has launched its first North American Additive Manufacturing Solutions Center in Kitchener, Canada.

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Adds Concept Laser Metal 3D Printing

The lab has added a powder-bed machine that will print in stainless steel.

Three Autodesk Users Receive Manufacturing Leadership Awards for 3D Printing Applications

The awards are distributed by Frost & Sullivan to organizations and individuals "shaping the future of global manufacturing."