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12926 Stark Rd
Livonia, MI 48150 US

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Linear AMS batch of 3D printed parts

What A Former Moldmaker Has Learned About AM: Leverage Simplicity and Let It Scale
The once-again independent Linear AMS is now more focused on additive manufacturing than ever before.

Tony Demakis, Rich Oles, William Sames and John Tenbusch recording an episode of the Manufacturing Alliance podcast in the Gardner Business Media booth at NPE 2018.

Listen: Podcast Discusses Trends, Benefits of Metal AM for Moldmaking
An episode of the Manufacturing Alliance podcast recorded live at NPE2018 features industry experts discussing who benefits from using additive manufacturing in moldmaking and which AM trends are helping moldmakers.

Scott Kraemer, product development engineer, Carbon

3D Printing Workshop Has Successful Launch at NPE2018
Speakers at the inaugural 3D Printing Workshop emphasized mold tooling and end-use production, among other 3D printing applications.

Avante Fabricatus 3D printer making a mold

Complete Program Released for 3D Printing Workshop at NPE2018
Speakers include representatives from Carbon, EOS, Linear AMS, UL and more. 

John Tenbusch and Lou Young of Linear AMS

Linear Comes Full Circle
The relaunched company will focus on metal 3D printing of mold inserts with conformal cooling. The timing is great, because some high-volume molders have just finished proving that this solution works.

Lou Young,  president, and John Tensbusch, CEO, Linear AMS

Linear AMS Returns, Retooled and Refocused
After splitting with Moog, the company is getting back to mold tooling and homing in on low-volume plastic part production. 

additive manufacturing equipment

IMTS 2016 Product Preview
Preview some of the AM technologies to be exhibited at the International Manufacturing Technology Show.

Selective laser-melted electronic actuator

SLM Achieves Weight Reduction for Robot Actuator
Selective laser melting made it possible to create a lighter, better performing actuator for a quadruped robot.

AMUG 2016

AMUG Presents the Pains, Potential and Power of AM
The exhibits and presentations at AMUG 2016 afforded insights into where additive is, and where it is going.

Microscope at Linear AMS

Why Moog Makes Sense as the Majority Owner of Linear
In the wake of the Moog purchase, AM Magazine spoke with Linear’s founder, and also with the new general manager of the company that is now called Linear AMS.

DMLS metal parts

New Research Advancing Additive Manufacturing Viability
New research shows that 3D-printed parts are similar to barstock and have high manufacturing repeatability.

aluminum logo part

Learning by Doing
The production of our own AM part gave us a direct experience of additive manufacturing. One of the insights: Uncertainty is part of the process for any new part made this way.

additively manufactured mold part

Video: Additive Manufacturing at Linear Mold
The company uses 3D printing to create conformal-cooling mold inserts in addition to production parts.

Cracking the Code to Growth in AM
It takes more than machines on the shop floor to push additive manufacturing to the next level. According to one manufacturer, it takes customer service, education and training, too.

Product Categories of Linear AMS

Machining Services
Part & Tooling Production Services—Additive Manufacturing