The facility is home to KUKA Robotics Canada’s sales, applications, service and engineering staff and includes spare parts, training, and a demonstration area.
The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions during their career in the innovative design and development of advanced aircraft and/or spacecraft.
Members of the group receive discounts on conferences, workshops, and webinars; helpful event announcements and topical discussions; as well as access to sustainability resources.
FIRST and Yale will mobilize resources to collaborate and promote K-12 after-school participation in the FIRST robotics progression of four robotics programs.
The meeting will be held on Friday, January 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time and a live webcast and audio archive will be available on the Autodesk website.
The IPC APEX EXPO conference and exhibition will run February 28–March 1, 2012.
IndustryWeek has a long history of acknowledging the leaders of manufacturing operations through distinguishing programs such as the IW 50, IW 500 and IW Best Plants.
Attendees will learn safety issues for laser-based cutting, welding, drilling, and marking applications. There are currently 15 classroom training events scheduled for 2012.
The Canada-based head office of Creaform, which houses the departments of R&D, Production & Technical Support, has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification.
The Annual Needham & Company Growth Stock Conference will be held on January 10, 2012 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City.
InventorCAM 2012 launches the new revolutionary iMachining module, that reduces cycle times by up to 70% and increases tool life dramatically.
Adam Poots recently selected Realize to fabricate two ornately inscribed miniature books stacked on top of each other for a role-playing board game.
Two Articles From Professor Mary Beth Privitera, a designer of medical devices and biomedical-engineering professor at the University of Cincinnati on the human element of innovation.
Through the SME Education Foundation Scholarship Program, Alexandria received the Charles Chambers Directors Scholarship and the Arthur & Gladys Cervenka Scholarship Awards.
The awards represent designs from across Philips’ sectors: Consumer Lifestyle, Lighting and Healthcare.
Improvements include: Sketching and drafting enhancements, direct access to online storage and gallery, Improved tools for laser cutting and 3D printing & 3D printing directly from within 123D.
FashionLab is a technology incubator allowing fashion designers and stylists to explore and test new concepts using 3D.
GstarCAD2012 adds numerous new functions and integrates more than 500 enhancements to make it more powerful and stable.
VA One simulates noise & vibration across the full frequency range, which seamlessly combines Finite Elements, Boundary Elements, and Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) in a single model.
SkyLight is a device that connects any smartphone to any microscope with a universal plastic mount, allowing older microscopes to be upgraded.
Several objects were printed during the flight, including a scaled-down wrench that became the first ever tool printed through partial zero-gravity.
Selected recipients receive a 24-month grant consisting of a 1-year base period and another year option period, with a maximum funding level of $150,000 per year.
Inventionland is a new reality-based TV special scheduled to debut on HISTORY on Saturday, December 24, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. EST.
There will be a free soldering and assembly defects webinar on Thursday, January 12 hosted by Bob Willis.
The Digi-Key Continuing Education Center is a free virtual training service created exclusively for electronic, design and test engineers.
A key part of the new PartMaker site is a series of videos including customer testimonials and product demonstrations.
The method employed involves depositing microscopically thin layers of an organic dye material commonly used in the production of road signs on a substrate.
PTC’s Windchill Product Analytics is a suite of component and bill-of-material analysis solutions that enable manufacturers to develop greener products.
Researchers must be enrolled in an accredited Masters, PhD or post doctoral program or involved in a non-profit research project at a recognized research lab or institution.
The two-day virtual event “the element14 Innovation Series” will be held January 16 -17, 2012.
Up to $40,000 in prizes will be presented “live” at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Rapid Conference, in Atlanta, Ga., May 2012.
T-Splines is a privately-held surface modeling software company, based in Utah.
LAM 2012 will spend one day on those traditional applications and devote a full day to 21st century strides in sintering and 3D printing.
One winning team and two runner-up winners will be named at the FLL Global Innovation Award ceremony on June 19 at the United States Patent & Trademark Office.
The award went to ABB’s design concept for a small parts assembly robot, nicknamed FRIDA (Flexible Robot Industrial Dual Arm).
The programs also enable businesses to explore technological potential, while providing the incentive to profit from new commercial products and services.
The deadline to enter has been extended in response to the popularity of the contest, which has received more than 570 entries since its launch on September 21, 2011.
Potomac Photonics will offer their users immediate access to the entire lineup of 3D Systems' high resolution personal and professional 3D printers.
Researchers at GE are bringing high-tech manufacturing to Christmas tree decorations to ring in the holiday season using additive manufacturing techniques.
The Edge Factor takes an inside look at real people using extreme technology in the world of manufacturing.
The VERTICAL CENTER NEXUS COMPACT has a high torque 20 hp, 12,000-rpm CAT 40 spindle and axis travels of 19.69" (500.1 mm) in X, 15.75" (400 mm) in Y and 12.99" (330 mm) in Z.
The percentage of metalforming companies with a portion of their workforce on short time or layoff declined to 12% in December, down from 17% in November.
The Digital Manufacturing category included 13 companies engaged in the development and manufacture of 3D printers, Additive Manufacturing systems, services and materials.
Anacom is a well-established distributor of electro-electronic, mechanical and simulation products, with an extensive customer base throughout Brazil and in the rest of Latin America.
The SLM 280 HL provides a build chamber of 280 x 280 x 350 mm and a unique double beam technology.
Laser scanning operators can now get immediate visual feedback right where they are, instead of having to go back to their computer.
"Scheme-it is a new design tool that allows engineers, students, and enthusiasts to quickly create and share electronic schematics from directly within their web browser"
Isight 5.6 includes enhancements in optimization, modeling and simulation integration, and postprocessing.
Abe Reichental and Damon Gregoire will update investors on the operational and strategic progress 3D Systems is making.
At the RAPID 2012 Conference, three final designs will be displayed and judged, in three episodes shot with a live audience in the Z Corporation booth.
The system has two build modes: 37.5 microns and 50 microns XY resolution; and the Z layer thickness is user selectable between 1 micron and 200 microns in 1 micron increments.
The deadline for entries for the 2012 ACE and Pinnacle competitions is December 30, 2011.
NPE2012 will take place April 1-5 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, FL.
TurboViewer Pro v2 for the iPad and iPhone now includes support for 23 industry standard CAD file formats.
The Object Lab is home to three-dimensional scanning and printing, laser cutting and CNC milling equipment.
The move is part of its commitment to provide electronics engineers and technology enthusiasts with an all-encompassing resource for product design and development.
Cut into 21 pieces, the 1,220 mm X 900 mm replica was printed on a Z Corporation printer, the only 3D printer able to print in colour.
The 28th annual event will be held at The Roosevelt New Orleans in New Orleans, LA from July 16 – 20, 2012.
President Obama has honored nine individuals and eight organizations as recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
The IShow provides teams of college students with a platform to compete for seed money to further develop, package & market their innovative products or technologies.
Using SolidWorks, the department teaches more than 100 freshmen per year about modeling and CAD, challenging them with increasingly difficult projects.
SolidVision is a Boston-based SolidWorks® reseller serving the discrete manufacturing industry in New England.
“These recordings were made using a variety of methods and materials such as rubber, beeswax, glass, tin foil and brass, as the inventors tried to find a material that would hold sound”
Visual-Environment encompasses the entire Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) process, from interfacing with Computer-Aided Design (CAD) to model set-up and post processing.
Regular features will include sections on cleaning; new product innovations; expert Q & A; defect analysis; materials; production floor; supply chain and IPC updates.
Dynomax's investment includes all-electric injection & insert molding machines employing 6-axis robots, micro injection units, Swiss-style turning machines & enhanced EDM machines.
The Klartext (meaning Clear Text) publication focuses on the current CNC control issues most relevant to today's shop owners, managers and machinists.
Pitch Tank is marketed to entrepreneurs and inventors as a platform to introduce and demonstrate businesses and/or products to the As Seen On TV, Inc. team.
The 2011 Engineering Design Showcase on December 8th featured 76 student-designed and industry-sponsored projects.
The latest direct metal laser sintering system was exhibited, EOSINT M 280, of which over 30 systems have been sold globally since it was introduced at EuroMold 2010.
KeyCreator Compare is a CAD Comparison technology that gives users a graphical representation of changes in CAD models along with exact dimensional changes.
During 2011, Proto Labs will provide an aggregate of up to $100,000 worth of prototyping and short-run production services to award recipients.
PartMaker software is used for programming CNC Mills, Lathes, WireEDM, Turn-Mill Centers and Swiss-type machines.
Fishman prints guitar amplification device prototypes and using 3D printing allows Fishman to go through multiple design iterations in a single day, enabling the company to rapidly perfect its designs.
The software guides the engineer through a wide range of stages in the manufacturing process, from cost estimation and die face design to formability analysis and stamping process simulation.
With a year-to-date total of $4,529.11 million, 2011 is up 80.5% compared with 2010.
EAGLE runs on Linux, Mac and Windows and allows feature enhancement, such as simulation, 3D-visualization, data import and export and self defined commands.
Longview Advisors also is pleased to announce that free, open access to all presentations from past events is now available at the Collaboration & Interoperability Congress website.
FARO Technologies will host their annual 3D Documentation Conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando, February 21-22, 2012.
The entire structure of the balloon-borne pod has been printed, and the on-board data logging equipment has been built using Microsoft's rapid electronic prototyping toolkit.
TCT Live, MM Live UK, MEMS Live UK, NANO Live UK, Mediplas and Sensing Technology will take place on 25–26 September 2012.
At 3D-Squared developed the Metalise it process, enabling plastic models to be plated with a range of different metal finishes.
NASA is awarding grants totaling $1,386,500 for student teams in 37 states to participate in FIRST, or For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.
The 27-acre Boston Campus includes 320,000 square feet of office, technology lab and data center space, along with a virtual reality center.
MIM2012 will be held March 19–21, 2012, at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, California.
The latest rendition of the project is a 28-foot replica that features the ship’s complete functionality including radar and fully operational scaled weapons.
Quickparts® case study outlining the development and production of Spot, a wireless, handheld vision screening device for PediaVision®.
The Automate Show and Conference will once again collocate with ProMat in 2013. Both exhibitions will be held January 21-24, 2013 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
The 88 page MAKE PDF report is now available for download at no charge and maps how the United States can lead the world in 21st century advanced manufacturing.
ANSYS 14.0 includes hundreds of new, advanced features that make it easier, faster and less costly for organizations to bring new products to market.
Each online seminar consists of a 20- to 30-minute presentation and a live Q&A session with the speaker. Registration is required to attend, but all seminars are presented free of charge.
8 videos from the 3D Systems booth at the 2011 EuroMold Exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany.
The second annual conference will be held June 4 - 7 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The spectrum of future research themes includes multi-materials, which are made up of a variety of components and biobased/biodegradable polymers.
ASME President Victoria A. Rockwell noted, “Strong Congressional support for science and engineering activities sends the message that the U.S. is committed to competitiveness and innovation"
YOU can help design and select the skin that will appear on the IMTS car – to be built in the Emerging Technology Center at IMTS 2012!
Redington India will be Objet’s master distributor in India, providing a showcase of Objet’s latest 3D printers and materials, including advanced Objet Connex multi-material jetting technology.
Exact replicas of the animatic drawings were made using a Dimension 3D Printer, rather than guessing about sizes and details of hand-sculpted models.
AutoCAD WS, a free web and mobile application that enables users to view, edit and share AutoCAD projects across desktop, web and mobile devices.
CAT5Works is a bi-directional SolidWorks/CATIA data translator, which enables CATIA file translation from within SolidWorks.
Southern Manufacturing 2012 will be held from February 15th -16th, in Farnborough, United Kingdom.
SmartCAM Version 18.5 was built on three central themes: turning and mill/turn improvements; mill roughing improvements; and core usability enhancements requested by customers.
The electric anti-rust unit disrupts the oxidation process in submerged parts, eliminating manual cleaning time.
EOS also recently surpassed 1,000 laser-sintering systems sold worldwide and completed the fiscal year with a revenue increase of around 40 percent, with more than 90 million Euros.
The 6-episode series also takes a fascinating look at the inventors themselves, some of whom have sacrificed it all, including money and marriages, to make their creations a reality.
The webinar will cover what the SpaceClaim API can do, basic concepts of 3D MCAD programming and how to get started with customizations and tools.
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics will help Sciaky expand the manufacturing capacity and management infrastructure to deliver affordable, high quality, innovative titanium raw material pre-forms.
Realize now has a total of 11 Stereolithography machines in its SLA lab, including seven Viper SLA systems, two SLA-5000 Systems, the iPro 8000 and an iPro 9000.
SolidWorks World 2012 will be held February 12-15, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center.
Windform® GF 2.0 is a composite material made of polyamide filled with glass and aluminium which is used for the production of various parts and components.
Injection molders needed a CAD drawing from which to make their molds for mass-production, reverse engineering allowed the creation of a CAD drawing from the scan.
Patrick Gannon, engineering manager at Thogus Products, will discuss additive manufacturing using FDM on Thursday, December 15, 2011.
With 2,135 patent applications, Siemens ranked Number 1 in the European Patent Office's current patent statistics (calendar year 2010) for the first time in its history.
For families and educators who can't make it to Science World British Columbia to see the live exhibit, the James Dyson Foundation offers an interactive companion site.
Your personalized robot is made through high-quality, full-color 3D printing with more than 9 billion possible combinations of body shapes, limbs, color, decals and attachments.
Washington State University researchers have used a 3D printer to create a bone-like material which acts as a scaffold for new bone to grow on and ultimately dissolves.
VisiJet® Black, a new black colored print material for the ProJet™ 6000 will be available for purchase during the first quarter 2012.
The recently concluded, four-day exposition and conference at Chicago’s McCormick Place welcomed a historic 35,457 attendees; 35 percent increase over 2009
The Futurists: BetaLaunch showcase will be held at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 27-29, 2012.
The free e-book is for CAD users wishing to understand the differences and similarities with Bricscad.
Version 12 of T-FLEX CAD® system contains significant improvements in both 3D modeling and 2D drafting.
Horizontal Systems is a provider of cloud-based Building Information Modeling (BIM) collaboration solutions for the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry.