Recap: The Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Automotive

The inaugural AM Workshop for Automotive at the North American International Auto Show brought together the world’s top automotive and additive manufacturing technology experts on one stage. Here’s what they had to say.

Why GM’s Electric Future Is Also an Additive Future

Production capacity isn’t the only reason that additive has been slow to make inroads into the automotive industry. There is a larger barrier to entry—one that General Motors and Autodesk are working to overcome.

AM for Automotive Workshop Adds Capacity to Meet Demand

The Additive Manufacturing for Automotive Workshop at NAIAS is expanding, adding capacity to meet demand.

Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Automotive (AMWA) Program Now Available

The technical program for the inaugural Additive Manufacturing Workshop for Automotive (AMWA) is now live.

Additive Manufacturing Conference Announces Program at Detroit Auto Show

The inaugural Additive Manufacturing Automotive Workshop at the North American Industry Auto Show (NAIAS) features presentations from major automotive OEMs.

Registration Opens for Additive Manufacturing Workshop at NAIAS

The January 2019 workshop at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit covers the evolving role of 3D printing in automotive manufacturing.

SPE Names First AM Winner in Automotive Innovation Awards Competition

SPE’s Automotive Division added Additive Manufacturing as a category for 2018. The first winning application used 3D printing to create a window alignment fixture.

Additive Manufacturing Sparks F1 Cars to Victory

A look behind the scenes at the Alfa Romeo Sauber in Switzerland reveals how additive manufacturing plays a decisive role in a Formula One team's challenge to make a new best-car-in the-world every year. 

3rd Dimension to Receive Additive Industries MetalFab1

The metal additive manufacturing system will enable 3rd Dimension to manufacture production parts at full scale and in larger sizes.

Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team Extends Partnership with Additive Industries

The five-year agreement will enable Sauber Engineering to further develop its metal additive manufacturing competency for Formula One and customer parts.

 

The Manufacturing Network as a Source for Internal Custom Tooling

For a tool that includes both machined and 3D-printed components, all the pieces of the tool can be made by separate companies yet arrive together. BMW has used Xometry to obtain tooling in this way.

3 Ways Volkswagen Will Use HP Metal Jet

When HP introduced its Metal Jet platform at IMTS 2018, the launch was assisted by key initial partners including the German automaker. Here are some of the opportunities VW sees with this metal 3D printing technology.