Technical poster presentations are being sought on all relevant electronics topics including design, materials, assembly, processes and equipment.
Ken Versprille, analyst with CIMdata and SpaceClaim customers McCormick-Stevenson and Ramboll A/S will discuss how SpaceClaim helps them clean up CAD models.
“TurboViewer Pro adds a host of powerful new viewing features, making TurboViewer Pro the fastest and most capable 2D and 3D viewer on the iOS platform.”
Delcam will preview a range of new direct modelling options in PowerSHAPE 2012 at the AsiaMold exhibition to be held in Guangzhou, China, from 21st to 23rd September.
Mydea Technologies specializes in the rapid manufacture of prototype components and is a client of the UCF Business Incubation Program at Central Florida Research Park in east Orange County.
TCT Live 2011 will be taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from September 27 - 29, 2011. TCT Live will be staged concurrently with Interplas, MM Live, Nano Live and MEMS Live.
Mazak will be exhibiting 24 new machines at this year’s EMO, The World of Metalworking from September 19-24, 2011.
The combination of Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD software has helped SunPods to design and model its arrays without the need for physical prototypes or on-site testing.
Kellen Company will work with SPE leadership in the search for a new Executive Director to replace Susan Oderwald, who will be departing at the end of the year.
Makino’s 2011 Advanced Manufacturing and High-Precision Technology Expo is scheduled to be held Oct. 12-13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Mich.
The two-part MFGWatch Quarterly Survey of North American Manufacturers, covers the second quarter of 2011.
Users of five-axis machining centres and multi-tasking mill-turn machines can now identify and report on poor machine alignments and geometry.
The integration component automatically extracts the model parameters from any product design made in SpaceClaim Engineer software.
The conference will be held in Nashville, Tennessee on June 10–13, 2012, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
Users at Energizer ranging from core manufacturing engineers to production line mechanics, will now have immediate, direct and secure access to key design and manufacturing data.
Z Corp is launching EngineeringZONE, an initiative inviting high school classes to visit Z Corp monthly for an afternoon to experience the latest 3D printing and 3D laser scanning technology.
The 3D CAD software is available free of charge to all full or part time students throughout the world at any academic level at no-charge for a 12-month license.
The SOUTH-TEC show will be held in Charlotte, NC from October 11-13, 2011.
The new release will include programming of 2D wire EDM and comprehensive options for the programming of turning and mill-turn equipment, drilling and two- through five-axis milling.
The service pack improves ZW3D in the areas of editing, sheet metal work, CAD/CAM operations, file import-export and is available in eight languages.
The FAKUMA international tradeshow for plastics processing will take place from October 18 to 22 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
Including SAMTECH, LMS projects combined revenues for 2011 of 175 Million Euro or approximately 250 Million Dollars, and employs 1150 people over 40 offices in Europe, Americas and Asia.
FABTECH is North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, finishing and welding event and will be held at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL from November 14-17, 2011.
KETIV AMA 2011 is a computer aided design training event for mechanical design and engineering professionals.
The integration within the modeFRONTIER 4.4 framework will allow engineers performing simulation and analysis through Computer Aided Engineering a more open work environment.
Inc. Magazine recognized Proto Labs as the 92nd fastest-growing private manufacturing company in the United States and the 44th fastest growing private company in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.
The second day of the ICPA Fall 2011 Workshop will showcase dynamic demonstrations on fiberglass, silicone and urethane mold making.
The 45,000+ square feet of manufacturing facility, part of the HP Technology Campus, will house a projected 24 electric injection molding machines, ranging from 100 to 350 tons.
WE11, the largest gathering of forward-thinking women engineers and technologists, will take place Oct. 13-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
ASCON Group will showcase the 3D solid modeling system KOMPAS-3D V12 at the EMO Fair in Hannover, Germany from September 19 - 24, 2011.
"ExactFlat leverages the engineering and CAD data within Autodesk Inventor to automate and simplify the manual, time consuming, and costly processes for flattening 3D models into 2D flat patterns."
MNI reports Wisconsin lost just 1,078 industrial jobs or less than one percent between June 2010 and June 2011, in sharp contrast to the 2.5% drop over the 2009-2010 survey period.
Numenus GmbH is a software provider of high-end visualization technology used to efficiently render and review 3D datasets.
At the Bristol Model Engineering and Hobbies Exhibition, A1 Technologies exhibited equipment including tools for 3D design, 3D laser scanning, 3D printing and 3D machining.
COMPOSITES seeks presentations on advanced materials or processes, new uses for traditional materials or processes as well as innovations and research on growth markets.
The new recruits include new graduates in permanent positions and students wanting to gain employment experience during their courses that have been given fixed-term placements.
Computer Aided Technology, Inc. (CATI) is proud to announce that they have made the list, moving up over 500 spots from last year.
Thanks to full associativity with Autodesk design data, it is now possible to have CAM operations automatically updated in hyperMILL® if changes are made to the CAD models.
The webinar will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 from 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT.
CAMWorks® 2011 automates the CNC programming process and reduces programming time by as much as 90 percent.
FISHER/UNITECH is a leading reseller of SolidWorks® 3D CAD software, and Stratasys 3D printers and rapid prototyping equipment for product design, development and manufacturing.
Illini Prosthetic Technologies used Autodesk Inventor 3D mechanical design software to develop a more affordable and more easily fitted prosthetic arm for below-elbow amputees.
The CadFaster iPad app allows anyone to collaborate with 3D models exported to the CadFaster cloud service from Autodesk® Revit®, Bentley MicroStation® or SolidWorks®.
The contest, which kicked off in honor of Earth Day on April 22, required contestants to use SolidWorks® 3D CAD software to design a low-impact airport terminal chair.
The CVD-Al2O3-coated insert permits higher feed and speed rates, and higher rates of metal removal, particularly in the machining of steel and castings.
NTC America’s lineup will now include laser systems, transfer machines, grinding machines, machining centers, crankshaft milling machines, turning/broaching machines & wire saw systems.
NIAR’s federal contracts include grants from the Federal Aviation Administration for composites research and the Department of Defense for aging aircraft research.
MD&M Online is an internet-based conference and exposition dedicated to medical device design and development and will take place September 28-29, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT.
The Code details industry-accepted procedures and practices for the fabrication and installation of pultruded FRP structures.
"The feedback from my customers is that it surpasses rival technologies such as Stereolithography (SLA), which has traditionally been requested for transparent applications."
Hexagon has acquired all shares in the Brazilian software and services provider SISGRAPH.
Membership in the LinkedIn® group of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) now exceeds 10,000, making it the largest group for plastics professionals on the LinkedIn.
The inaugural imX, the Interactive Manufacturing Experience event will take place Sept. 12 to 14 in Las Vegas.
Parts are built from a range of fine metal powders that are fully melted in a tightly controlled atmosphere layer by layer in thicknesses ranging from 20 to 100 microns.
The award is given annually to companies that have demonstrated creativity and innovation, and have made a significant impact on the industry knowledge base.
The Users Conference is taking place at the Hilton of Orange County in Costa Mesa, California on October 4-6, 2011.
"SpaceClaim has reduced our time to convert CAD files and create new prototypes by 75 percent. The software is easy and flexible, enabling us to work quickly, creatively, and accurately"
Don Ladanyi, of Westlake, Ohio, has been awarded prototyping and production services to help launch his product, TruFlavorWare®, designed specifically for chemotherapy patients.
Thomas Loken won this year’s second scholarship for a research project analyzing the effects of processing conditions on fiber-length distribution in short-fiber composites.
Wisconsin is home to 9,000 manufacturers, who contribute $47 billion – 19% – to Wisconsin’s economy and employ 448,000 workers.
Join us for a fun-filled day of golf games (closest to the pin, etc.), a modeling contest, complimentary lunch and networking combined with all of the What's New in SolidWorks content.
The forum promotes discussion, consultation and advise from industry professionals who have interest in advancing concepts, ideas, applications and designs for conductive resins and polymers.
The meetings will be in Toronto, Ontario, on October 4th, in Orlando, Florida, on October 7th, in Grapevine, Texas, on October 15th and in Santa Monica, California, on October 20th.
Objet will also feature in the TCT LIVE Free Conference & Seminar Programme, with Chris Baker presenting an Additive Manufacturing Tech Brief at 1pm on Wednesday 28th September.
The NPE2012 international plastics exposition will take place Sunday through Thursday, April 1-5, 2012, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
NCCS will integrate Celeritive’s ultra high-performance toolpath engine VoluMill into NCCS’ NCL Multi-axis machining software and offer it as an option upgrade.
IPC is a global trade association representing all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test.
Customers in the medical device, micro-electronics, consumer, solar, bio-photonics, MEMS, and micro-fluidics industries now have access to state-of-the-art visualization of micro-machined parts.
A recent U.S. Air Force-funded study evaluating CAD and reverse engineering software and concluded that Rapidform XOR stands alone in its ability to create parametric solid models from 3D scan data.
The conference will be held in Minneapolis on September 7-8, 2011. Unlike other prototyping conferences, MPC will focus exclusively on the medical device industry.
Demonstrations will cover the recent enhancements in PowerSHAPE, PowerMILL, and FeatureCAM.
Michael Siemer, an engineer and former Disney Imagineer, said he will co-lead a session on additive manufacturing/3D printing at the symposium.
The award, which is sponsored by SME’s Rapid Technologies & Additive Manufacturing Community, recognizes innovative applications of rapid prototyping processes and techniques.
IntelliCAD software is designed to work like AutoCAD and contains all of its standard features including DWG file support.
The awards provide funding to small businesses to help develop technologies that could lead to commercial and public benefit.
The ZScanner helps the company better perform quality assurance to document that its products precisely match design specifications.
Jamie Milas, North America Marketing Manager of Materialise was interviewed for one of the episodes that focused on 3D Printing.
The IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition will be held on September 21–22, in Schaumburg, Illinois and feature the latest research from industry experts for manufacturing electronics.
Thousands of PCB footprints and schematic symbols are available for free download in a vendor-neutral format from the RS online DesignSpark electronics design community and resource centre.
By entering this contest, you have the opportunity to make the project you've always dreamed of a reality!
This year's contestants had to design a product intended to be, or be part of, a system that utilizes direct digital manufacturing.
The new site offers access to millions of electronics datasheets, and visitors can also search for electronic components by part number.
The benchmarking survey includes 10 firms being named 2011 Top Shops award winners. The results are appearing in the August 2011 issue of Modern Machine Shop.
Teams have to design and build a prototype of a new racing car from scratch, present it as a business case, and test its performance in various trials and a final race.
This marks the first time Autodesk has offered AutoCAD LT and AutoCAD WS for the Mac.
During the workshops, attendees will receive an overview of HyperWorks 11.0 and learn tips and tricks geared towards increasing efficiency in the workplace.
The open house will provide an opportunity for prospective employees to take a tour through the facility and talk with Human Resources as well as Management.
The new machine will be able to print parts in a variety of materials, including ABS (in both black and white), Ultem 9085, PC-ABS, Polycarbonate, PPSF Polyphenylsulfone, Polycarbonate and PC-ISO.
Paramount Industries develops selective materials and processes for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, as well as many other aerospace, defense and medical applications.
The list ranks the most successful U.S. metal fabricating companies as profiled in the June 2011 issue of The FABRICATOR®.
960 is a clear, impact-modified styrene acrylic copolymer, and sets the bar for a new level of practical toughness without adversely affecting resin clarity.
The Dow Solar Design to Zero Competition is an international challenge open to architecture, design and engineering students and professionals.
OpenCFD is the developer of the OpenFOAM® software, consisting of over 80 solver and 170 utility applications.
The new office in Eden Prairie, is staffed by a team of engineers recruited from Hewlett Packard’s Colorspan operation in Minnetonka that was relocated in May 2011.
The conference features a series of webcasts that will have specific content covering the path of continuous improvement for injection molders and plastics processing professionals.
MeshCAM V5 is the first release to include support for 64-bit CPUs, allowing MeshCAM to load extremely large files without 32-bit memory limitations.
The TEDxNASA@SiliconValley event, which will feature presentations on "extreme green ideas," will be streamed live online on Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 2:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. PDT.
The award will be presented to Dr. Mistree during the International Design Engineering Technical Conference to be held in Washington, D.C., Aug. 28 through 31.
An elaborately designed laser truck carrying a special cargo will embark on a journey across Germany, offering a demonstration center in mini-format.
Applications for ElectriPlast™ conductive plastics include everything from wire and power electronics, to shielding, antennas, capacitors and medical devices.
GF AgieCharmilles will take the stage and showcase their products at at EMO 2011 in Hannover, Germany on September 19-24, 2011.
The £10 million development centre, created by the University of Sheffield, aims to accelerate the deployment of a range of innovative near net shape powder-based manufacturing processes.
ESPRIT products can be seen and demonstrated at the Partners in THINC facility in Charlotte, North Carolina and at the Okuma Tech Centers in Chicago and Houston.
The demonstration version of NCG CAM has unlimited usage and while there are restrictions to the machining output, it can also be used in its basic form as a FREE .iges viewer.
Ever-Q documentation ensures that all injection molding machine parameters conform to the required specifications.
PLM Road Map™ 2011 will take place at The Inn at St. John's, outside of Detroit, Michigan, on October 4th and 5th.
Makino will be introducing the new PS-Series vertical machining centers at imX 2011.
The Industry Achievement Award recognizes manufacturing professionals who have made exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the additive manufacturing industry.
The proposal is to increase the number of authorized shares of Common Stock from 60 million to 120 million, primarily as a result of the two-for-one stock split.
The EMI shielding white paper explains how to properly design enclosures to ensure effective EMI shielding.
LME will be held in Schaumburg, IL, on Sept. 27-28 and feature a hands-on look at laser-manufacturing applications and equipment.
ASBPE’s Azbee Awards of Excellence program honors exceptional work for business-to-business, trade, association, and professional publications.
The MEDevice Forum will be held September 13-14 in San Diego and focus on current and emerging innovations in materials for medical applications and implant device development.
The CMSC showcased 47 exhibitors in the sold-out Exhibition Hall and the conference delivered a comprehensive program of 26 expert technical presentations.
The entire 3Dconnexion product line is compatible with Blender, including the Professional and Standard Series.
Delcam will launch the 2012 version of its FeatureCAM feature-based CAM system at the EMO World of Metalworking exhibition to be held in Hannover from September 19th to 24th.
In less than one week, NVision scanned the original impellor and provided a computer model of it to the facility, which then used the model to manufacture a duplicate impellor for installation.
The show will once again line up with National Manufacturing Week (NMW) at the Sydney Showground from May 8 to 11, 2012.
The new RMI-Q radio transmission interface allows up to four separate tool setting or spindle-probes with radio transmission to be operated on the same CNC machine.
To succeed, entrepreneurs must find a location that balances access to resources and low overhead costs for a higher chance of business success.
Siggraph 2011 marks the first public showing of KeyShot 3, where Luxion will demonstrate KeyShot 3 and its patent-pending animation capabilities.
123D Sculpt lets users turn shapes, colors and textures into personalized pieces of 3D art.
SIGGRAPH's 38th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques is being held August 7 - 11, 2011 in Vancouver, Canada.
FABTECH, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, finishing and welding event, will be held November 14-17, 2011, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
TITANIUM 2011, marking its 27th year, is an annual business forum designed to support the needs of titanium industry professionals, suppliers and customers.
New enhancements in SpaceClaim 2011 include advanced concept modeling and model preparation tools as well as robust manufacturing-focused capabilities.
The free webinar will cover using and programming multi-task machines, at 2:00 P.M Eastern (1:00 P.M. Central, 11:00 A.M. Pacific) on Wednesday, September 7, 2011.
The webinar will cover using thermoplastic fixtures in place of metal fixtures, preventing downtime, decreasing worker fatigue and creating workholding tools faster and easier than with machining.
The proprietary included patent template allows the user to professionally complete their own patent for the cost of the government filing fee of $110.00.
Sullenberger's team ZPrinted patterns and mold boxes, quickly created silicon molds, and then heat-poured the urethane parts.
The forum is aimed at users of PowerSHAPE CAD, the PowerMILL and PartMaker CAM systems, and the PowerINSPECT inspection software.
The research project involved the synthesis of functionalized carbon nanotubes for optimized properties in polymer composites, a project that could have broad application in automotive composites.
Galaxy Tool Corporation is major supplier for the design, manufacturing and assembly of production tooling for the aerospace, defense and plastic markets.
IMX 2011 - the Interactive Manufacturing eXperience will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV from September 12 – 14, 2011.
June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $459.39 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association.
Using rapid prototyping to produce parts at GM invariably saves tens of thousands of dollars and weeks of time compared to traditional methods.
The interactive manufacturing eXperience (imX) Show will be held from September 12 -14, 2011 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV.
Mazak Corporation currently produces over 100 different models of Turning Centers, Multi-Tasking machines, and Vertical Machining Centers, many of which include 5-axis machining capabilities.
VisualXPORT is a plug-in for Inventor, allowing users to transfer Inventor geometry directly to VisualMILL without having to go through a neutral format such as STEP or IGES.
Delcam employs the largest development team in the industry, with 175 people working on the company’s manufacturing software.
A test design from Cloud9 was 3D printed in steel, on final approval, the wedding ring design was saved and converted to .stl format and sent to I.imaterialise in Belgium to be printed in Titanium.
Typical applications include critical rotating components (Blisks, Impellers, & Turbine Disks) for gas turbine power generation systems.
FANUC has more than 600 engineers working in R&D to provide the most reliable, efficient and innovative CNC systems available.
The 2011 class joins 268 other SME members who have been elected as Fellows since the program’s inception in 1986, and represents various segments of the manufacturing community.
The groundbreaking science and technology entertainment celebration will highlight the 20th annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Championship.
The three-wheeled hybrid vehicle will be capable of traveling 100 miles on a single gallon of gas, as well as achieving highway-ready speeds of 85 miles per hour and a cruising range of 250 miles.
The Siggraph 2011 Conference and Exhibition will be held August 7 – 11th, at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Productivity+ eliminates the requirement for the manual addition of probing cycles into G-code, instead using ‘point and click' feature selection from imported solid models.
“TurboCAD Mac Pro v6 is the easy choice for small business professionals looking for powerful CAD on the Mac,” stated Bob Mayer, COO of IMSI/Design.
The new expansion, when complete will bring Composite Resources total engineering and manufacturing space to 112,000 square feet.
Major highlights of PartMaker 2012 include simulation enhancements, more powerful surface machining strategies, and improved visualisation throughout programming.
The RapidX250 laser micromachining system was developed to fabricate microfluidics, MEMs and medical devices in a rapid prototype fashion with tolerances approaching 1 micron.
The webinar covers how SpaceClaim will solve your interoperability problems, allowing you to work with foreign data simply and easily.
The AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America 2011 event will be held in Washington, D.C. on August 16-19.
Instructables is a popular online community for people who want to discover, share and be inspired by DIY project ideas and how-to information.
The development environment will help Web Industries customers test new and emerging carbon fiber composite materials for qualification and use in the automated fiber placement manufacturing process.
The new line allows users to experiment with embedded electronics without the burden of soldering, wires or other typical prototyping limitations.
The TCT/Interplas exhibition will be held at the NEC, Birmingham, from September 27th to 29th.
"The MAM72-100H will be making its North American debut at imX in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 12-14, 2011."
During SIGGRAPH 2011, Kodama and Offload Studios will be demonstrating a new browser-based 3D creator.
3D Systems Corporation announced that its BfB™ 3000 3D printer successfully completed two zero-gravity test flights in partnership with MADE IN SPACE.
The free, fully featured DesignSpark PCB tool, which has been the key driver for visitors to the online community, has logged in excess of 100,000 downloads since its introduction one year ago.
EMO Hannover is the world's premier trade fair for the metal working technology, with 2,000 companies from 38 countries showcasing.
Pharmapack in Paris is Europe’s recognized event for senior managers and engineers involved in R&D, design, development, purchase and procurement of packaging and drug delivery devices.
Students will use a modified version of the peripheral Xbox 360 device in the field to take high-quality, low-cost 3D scans.
Autodesk Simulation CFD software helps automate fluid flow and thermal simulation decision-making for designs, while eliminating costly physical prototyping cycles.
imX, the interactive manufacturing eXperience, will be held September 12th to 14th at the Las Vegas Convention Center.