Scott Francis Senior Editor

Scott Francis Senior Editor

Scott Francis, senior editor for CompositesWorld, has worked in publishing and media since 2001. He's edited for Writer's Digest, HOW, Popular Woodworking and has authored books on a range of topics including folklore monsters of North America.

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Thermwood and U.S. Navy Complete Validation for AM Marine Program

The validation program centered on printing an unclassified scale nose of a submarine using Thermwood’s Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system.


Boeing Partners with Thermwood on 3D-Printed Tool for 777X

The tool was printed as a single piece from 20 percent carbon fiber-reinforced ABS using the Vertical Layer Print system.

Colorado Alliance Will Advance Sustainable Thermoplastics and Additive Manufacturing

Vartega, the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association, and a group of industry and academic partners have founded an Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing Infrastructure Development and Education (AMIDE) Alliance.


UAMMI to Produce 3D-Printed Parts for Air Force

The Utah Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Initiative has been awarded nearly $1 million to produce carbon composite 3D-printed parts for the Air Force.