For the 2012 competition, students are challenged to design and machine a guitar bridge. The student who creates the winning entry will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to the school of their choice.
The company with the highest rating from community members will be named 2011 Inventor of the Year. Voting is under way and closes Feb. 29 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.
TurboViewer v1 for Android is free and available now from the Android Marketplace.
The SolidWorks World 2012 exhibition will be held in California at the San Diego Convention Center from February 12 - 15, 2012.
Realize performed Stereolithography and custom finishing and painting services for multiple versions of the ChordBuddy.
NPE2012 will take place Sunday through Thursday, April 1-5, 2012, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
The RAPID 2012 Conference and Exposition will be held in Atlanta, Georgia from May 22-25., 2012.
Entries are accepted from companies and individuals worldwide involved in the design, engineering, manufacture, or distribution of finished medical devices or medical packaging products.
The webinar will be held on Wednesday, February 8th from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (EST).
The USA Science & Engineering Festival, the nation’s largest celebration of science and engineering, will take place April 28-29, 2012 in Washington, D.C.
Gillespie has been a member since 1963. He later became a leader in Kansas City No. 57 chapter, the SME Robotics International chapter, and eventually, 67 leadership positions within the Society.
The new facility is home to KUKA Robotics’ USA-based sales, applications, project engineering, service, parts, training and administrative staff.
The IPC APEX EXPO® will be held February 28–March 1, 2012, at the San Diego Convention Center.
All companies and individuals using KOMPAS-3D V9 through V13 are allowed to take part. Deadline is June 1, 2012.
“We recently increased our overall injection molding capacity by 30% and also doubled our foamed urethane capacity with the addition of a new RIM machine."
Inventor's and patent holders are invited to discuss their options for monetizing their innovations. Patent Rights Group Inc. buys, sells, licenses, and defends patents.
Nineteen international design experts from design consultancies, corporations and universities compose the jury.
Mastercam X6 introduces significant new capabilities, including new stock models, Mastercam Blade Expert, the new OptiRest toolpath, Hybrid Finish Filler Passes, and more.
The Steinbichler Comet L3D, which uses LED blue light technology, can capture up to two million points in 1.5 seconds.
During the episode, Modern Marvels explores the science behind creating an extreme ultra-high pressure waterjet that can cut precise parts from virtually any material.
Laser welding is a highly accurate, non-contact solution which minimizes the thermal and mechanical stresses on the material, thereby reducing or even eliminating the need for rework or further processing.
ESPRIT® 2012 is used to program multi-spindle, multi-turret mill-turn and Swiss-turn machine tools.
If an idea is selected for commercialization, Edison Nation will invest up to $1 million in development dollars into the innovation and bring it to market.
Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Texas will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center on March 14-15, 2012.
The conference will be held at the Hilton Houston North Hotel (12400 Greenspoint Drive) in Houston, Texas, on Feb 26–29, 2012.
The Molding 2012 Conference is being held in Miami, Florida from January 22nd-25th 2012.
The SolidWorks World 2012 Conference is being held from February 12-15, 2012, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA.
Using a ZPrinter® to create prototypes in-house, A. O. Smith is shaving weeks off product development, saving substantial cost as well as time.
The ARKTOS Craft can move from frigid -50°C (-122°F) temperatures, through burning flames, and back again, as in the case of evacuating a burning oil rig.
175 exhibitors representing just about every aspect of manufacturing and more than 3,000 attendees from across the United States and Canada are expected.
Presentations will focus on green composites, material advancements, developments in manufacturing, design standards and engineering, enhanced business strategies and market expansion.
Tony Fadell, the designer who spearheaded the team that brought the iPod to market, will keynote SolidWorks World 2012.
The 2012 R2 release of FeatureCAM includes new strategies for roughing and turn-mill operations, alongside a range of more general enhancements to allow faster toolpath generation.
The new releases provide engineers with significant modeling productivity, extended nonlinear and failure event simulations, and improved capabilities for predicting product fatigue life.
Siemens PLM Software’s world leading technology is used by 15 of the top 16 global automotive OEMs to plan, evaluate and coordinate the development and manufacturing engineering of their vehicles.
The WTHX represents the first time that a plastic heat exchanger has been manufactured through Stratasys' Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM®) technology.
The Grand Prize winner’s product will be sold on Walmart.com and featured on the site’s home page, and also get valuable shelf space in select Walmart stores across the country.
The ICKC National Invention Contest is looking for inventors to submit their inventions for a chance to win a commercial produced for Direct Response television (DR-TV).
CATIA Natural Sketch is a 3D sketching experience that joins together the intuitiveness of creative 2D painting gestures with the power of accurate, realistic 3D modeling.
Autodesk has more than 7,000 employees in locations worldwide including North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
ATOS delivers 3D measurement data and analysis for industrial components such as sheet metal parts, tools and dies, turbine blades, prototypes, injection molded parts, castings, and more.
This latest equipment order brings the total to more than 100 Stratasys 3D printers used as classroom technology by DoD STARBASE in its nationwide program.
Willem De Vos comes to SPE after serving as CEO of the Vitalo Group, a global supplier of plastic packaging and thermoformed products.
CASE is aimed at promoting collaboration between aerospace chief engineers, program managers, and system engineering professionals.
PartMaker Modeling is a 3D design tool that lets users create, repair and modify 3D CAD data of any origin or level of quality and make flawless solid models.
Proto Labs has also increased the award amount from $100,000 to $250,000 worth of prototyping and short-run production services.
NPE2012 will take place Sunday through Thursday, April 1-5, 2012, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
NVision, Inc. is using laser-scanning to save artistic creations as computer models, which can later be used to reproduce the original works at any size on a 3D printer.
The building consists of 7600sf of office and lab space and will be utilized for both development of Aerosol Jet Printed Electronics Applications and for new product engineering.
The webinar will cover creating watertight models from dirty imported STEM and IGES files, making edits quickly & preparing parts for downstream use.
ZWSOFT looks forward to having users test ZW3D 2012 beta and providing valuable feedback. Users are encouraged to download the beta program
The webcast will discuss financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011 on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
The latest release includes programming of wire EDM for the first time, alongside the comprehensive options for the programming of turning, mill-turn, drilling and two- through five-axis milling.
ModernTech offers a variety of products including: SolidWorks Design, Analysis, Data Management, Technical Publication, Reverse-Engineering, Objet 3D Printers and 3D Scanners.
A webcast of Manufacturing: Deliver the Promise is available through April 9, 2012.
The competition opens on February 13th, 2012 and compulsory expressions of interest must be submitted by March 21st, 2012.
The list highlighted the top 10 products out of more than 230 new product innovations featured in the magazine and its website during 2011.
The company is now offering 3D printing services with the addition of 3D Systems' Projet™ HD 3000 3D Production System.
SurgiCase Connect is a free, interactive tool that enables surgeons to upload medical image data and communicate about 3D surgical plans and the design of 3D printed surgical guides.
Dr. Hollstrom said the flow cells allowed the company to expand production from approximately 80 sets of orthotics per day to 250 -- a more than 200 percent increase.
The Cal-Lab Annual Meeting will be held at the Westin Hotel on February 23rd and Lab Day Chicago will be held at the Sheraton Hotel on February 24th and 25th.
Innovation Days 2012 will be held May 8-10, 2012 and focus on cutting-edge advances in machine technology, software, tooling, programming techniques and automation.
IMTS 2012 runs from September 10 – 15, 2012, at the McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. To date, over 1,030 exhibitors have contracted more than 1,116,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space.
More than 20,000 new products were launched at the 2012 CES. The International CES will return to Las Vegas January 8-11, 2013.
From March 6 -10, 2012 at the CeBIT trade fair in Hannover, the researchers will be exhibiting a 2.8m by 2.8m virtual sky at the joint Fraunhofer booth.
The winning student will be granted an award and have the opportunity to meet with a venture capital firm for a discussion of their invention and possible business application.
The site offers the opportunity to download a free evaluation copy of the software.
More than 19,000 attendees are expected for technical sessions, industry panels, two exhibitions, and other events.
The auction will involve assets from four separate plastic plants with more than 130 injection-molding machines, 20 extrusion lines & CNC machine tools.
DARPA’s Extended Solids program seeks to identify processes that enable stabilization and production of high pressure phase materials
The 27th annual INPEX® Show will be held June 13-15, 2012 at the Monroeville Convention Center, just fifteen minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.
The book explores all elements of the design of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), including options for architecture and design drivers across a broad spectrum of UAS types.
BETT 2012 is an event dedicated to showcasing educational technology products and will be held January 11th -14th at Olympia, in London.
The Manufacturing Leadership Summit will take place April 29-May 2, 2012, at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida.
The global contest encourages students to submit an innovative new product design, a redesign of an existing product, or an original work of art or architecture.
Festo is using additive manufacturing (AM) to produce a bionic gripper that can pick up and put down objects flexibly, reliably, gently and safely.
Mfg4 – Manufacturing for the Future, a new event produced by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) will be held May 8-10, 2012, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.
CADWorx DraftPro is a FREE, intelligent AutoCAD®-based 2D plant design and layout solution.
The suite provides a predictive evaluation of the entire casting process, including filling and solidification defects, microstructural changes and part distortion.
Cereplast Hybrid Resins replace up to 50% of the petroleum content in traditional plastic products with biobased materials such as starches from annually renewable plants.
Bodymetrics develops 3D scanners that carefully calculate your size and shape, and allow you to virtually try-on garments.
Although it was the world’s nineteenth face transplant, this was the first time that the complex procedure was fully planned using digital planning and 3D printing.
The MakerBot Replicator™ starting at $1749, comes equipped with 2-color printing and a bigger printing footprint, giving you the ability to print things roughly the size of a loaf of bread.
The new release enhances the Viewers and Translators in EnSuite to support NX8, SolidWorks 2012 and Parasolid 24 version files without requiring a license of the respective CAD systems.
Proposed concepts should enable new capabilities or significantly alter current approaches to launching, building and operating space systems.
KEY to METALS is the world's most comprehensive metals database, with more than 4.5 million property records spanning in excess of 175,000 materials.
In the first four years after Industrial Plastic Fabrications (IPF) bought its first Objet 3D printer, IPF’s rapid prototyping business sky-rocketed from 0 customers to 360.
The Cube™ is a personal printer, priced at $1,299 and ready to print right out of the box in a wide range of vibrant colors.
From the 25 finalists, eight winners will have their work displayed at the 2012 NAIAS and receive a paid internship with GM.
Working with adult Mentors, students have six weeks to design, build, program, and test their robots to meet the season’s engineering challenge.
Kinect®-to-3D will offer an instant 3D image of visitors and will be automatically turned into a 3D model and printed out on a 3D printer during the show.
The company will offer software products targeted at engineers & designers and provide a comprehensive set of upfront and concurrent CFD design tools.
The finalists within the car category are the Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra and Volkswagen Passat, while the truck finalists are the BMW X3, the Honda CR-V and the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque.
e-Stage considers a host of factors such as re-coater load, resin viscosity, laser diameter & overcure values to create an exact build simulation before generating optimal support structures.
The webinar will cover turning scan data into clean meshes and solid geometry and editing the model to accommodate design changes and match geometric conditions.
The Arcam A2 builds functional metal parts layer by layer using an electron beam to melt a metal powder to the exact geometry dictated by a 3D CAD model.
PDF2DXF is ideal for users who frequently need to convert PDF-based vector CAD drawings into .dxf format.
Cubify.com will be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 10th - 13th 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The Flash-based application provides design engineers with a well-organized visual index to all of the company’s Factory Automation components.
The awards will be presented to the developers of the liquid crystal display and designers of innovative curriculum for engineering leadership.
Moldex3D is a CAE product for plastic injection molding analysis and simulation; used to optimize product design and manufacturability, shorten time-to-market, and maximize product ROI.
Advantage Business Media serves more than 1.3 million industry professionals in the science, engineering / design, electronics, and communications markets.
Shrilk is an environmentally safe biodegradable alternative to plastic; with similarities in strength and toughness to an aluminum alloy, but at only half the weight.
The grant will fund a curriculum to educate engineers on intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship and producce graduates who are technically competent, innovative and business savvy.
The Capstone Design Expo is a culmination of 40 mechanical and biomedical student projects from the school’s mechanical engineering senior design course.
Using SolidWorks Simulation, Donkervoort was able to cut the number of prototypes required by 50 percent.
3Shape CAMbridge™ is being applied in a variety of industries, including Dental, Orthodontics, Hearing Instruments, and the production of industrial parts.
The first meeting will be held on January 26th at the Holiday Inn in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania and a second meeting on February 16th at the C&A Tool facility in Auburn, Indiana.
John Kawola, former Z Corp CEO was named 3D Systems Vice-President and General-Manager of the Personal and Professional 3D Printers business unit.
The SURF programs are supported by the National Science Foundation, and each summer, more than 100 students spend about 11 weeks at one of the NIST sites.
Tridaq clients in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois will have access to CATI’s comprehensive product line.
More than 3,000 industry-related professionals from Canada and the United States are expected to gather at The Galleria in Downtown Cleveland for the inaugural Manufacturing EXPO.