Each stamp features the name of a designer and a photograph of an object created by the designer, as well as a description of the object and the year or years when the object was created.
New JewelStudio 3.0 CAD/CAM Software Now Available for Roland’s Jewelry Wax Model Maker.
The 2011 International Design Excellence Awards is a celebration of design excellence in products, sustainability, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concepts.
Dassault Systèmes will rely on Outscale services to manage its SaaS services based operations.
Delcam will launch the first 64-bit version of its ArtCAM software for applications such as engraving, woodworking and signmaking with a series of webinars on July 26th and 28th and August 4th.
With Mastercam, you have complete control over the three crucial elements of multiaxis machining – Cut Pattern, Tool Axis Control, and Collision Control.
The EC7T is an advanced eye tracking platform that uses frame mounted micro-cameras to record eyelid and pupil activity, as well as to track head movement.
Apache Design Solutions is a simulation software provider for advanced, low power solutions in the electronics industry. ANSYS will hold a conference call today to discuss this announcement.
DOE will be partnering with the Manufacturing Institute, an affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies, and Macomb Community College.
Manufacturers' News reports Maryland and the D.C. Metro Area is now home to 4,900 manufacturers employing 186,745 workers.
First American Plastic Molding Enterprise is a custom provider of thermoplastic injection molding manufacturing with a 39,000 sq. ft. headquarters in South Beloit, Illinois.
The white paper is geared towards decision makers in all types of product development companies that are looking to improve business practices, global competitiveness and the bottom line.
The main steps of reverse engineering will be covered including: data collection, point cloud cleanup and editing, creation of polygonal mesh models, editing of mesh models, and section cuts.
Investing in technologies will support the creation of good jobs by helping U.S. manufacturers reduce costs, improve quality, and accelerate product development.
Carousel Works is the Autodesk Inventor of the Month for June recognizing the company’s use of Autodesk 3D mechanical design and visualization software to create custom wooden carousels.
Interoperability between Version 6 and other PDM systems offers bi-directional exchanges of 3D design product structures with exact geometry in STEP and CATIA V5 formats.
With TopSolid’Cam turning operations are carried out as easily as milling cycles. The part is put on a virtual machine and the software proposes adapted machining cycles.
ZPrinting and ZScanning help the company quickly develop custom parts, effectively incorporate components into the vehicle “packaging,” and execute special projects on the fly.
Rockwell took office on June 14, during proceedings at the Society’s 2011 Annual Meeting, when three new members of the ASME Board of Governors and six new vice presidents also began their terms.
The system enables the conversion of municipal waste, biomass and other low-grade feedstocks into clean, renewable energy.
A broad range of material types are supported, including conductive pastes, fine particle inks, dielectrics, polymers, and masking materials.
The symposium will be held Sept. 19-21, 2011, at Google the headquarters and will examine additive manufacturing, engineering sustainable buildings, neuroprosthetics, and semantic processing.
According to the ‘NC Software and Services Market Assessment Report’ by CIMdata, OPEN MIND was the only leading CAM software company to continue to grow in the crisis year of 2009.
The ProJet™ 6000 is the only 3D printer to deliver the precision and performance quality of professional grade SLA® parts faster than any other printer on the market today.
The new office space will allow Geomagic to showcase partner hardware products on-site including scanner products from Vialux, Creaform, Faro Technologies and Artec.
Nearly 40% of service providers added new machines in 2010, compared to less than 22% the year before.
Stratasys reported shipment of 2,555 systems in 2010, which accounted for 41% of the global market for industrial AM systems.
Renishaw will acquire the Bosch manufacturing facility in Miskin, South Wales that offers 461,000 sq ft of existing factory space, including a 10,000 sq ft clean room facility, on a 193 acre site.
New Designers is the only design event that brings together more than 3,500 graduates from all major design disciplines.
DraftSight is a free professional-grade, open 2D CAD product to create, edit and view DWG files.
The Administration’s National Robotics Initiative is part of a $500 million dollar project to boost America’s high-tech manufacturing sector.
"It used to take about an hour to program the typical 2.5D part,” explained Mr. Waugh. "The automatic feature-recognition capability of FeatureCAM reduces programming time to only about ten minutes.
The Aras Innovator suite offers a comprehensive product design and development solution, providing clients an enterprise-wide PLM solution that is CAD independent.
Dassault Systèmes announced that the 260,000+ users of its 3DVIA.com community can now order online 3D-printed versions of their 3DVIA-hosted models through Sculpteo.
The 12th International Foundry Trade Fair GIFA will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany from June 28th to July 2nd, 2011.
The selected projects will emphasize new processes and materials that are revolutionary in their design or impact and that are capable of being commercialized within the next five to seven years.
Autodesk’s teacher workshops comprise one full day of training and are available throughout the United States and Canada through Autodesk’s network of academic software resellers.
Abe Reichental, President and CEO and Damon Gregoire, Senior Vice President and CFO will update investors on the operational and strategic progress the company is making.
The Make It Challenge offers contestants an opportunity to develop an innovative embedded application design using Freescale Kinetis product families for the chance to win up to $11,000.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines.
According to preliminary data issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce, total steel imports in May edged up 6% over the previous month's levels.
Customers can help build engineering curriculums based on their own real-world CAD best practices to increase the quantity and quality of engineering graduates worldwide.
The services were developed to speed up and simplify the process of selecting, specifying and ordering a number of components the firm supplies to OEMs.
The Flying Monkeys comprised of girls, ages 11 to 13 created the BOB-1, a prosthetic hand device to enable users with limb abnormalities to hold, stabilize or secure items.
The Summit will present best practices from forward thinking organizations along with technology and processes to improve the speed of capability development from research to fielding.
Sales of the company’s CADCAM software in North America for the first five months of the year are up by over 25% on the same period of 2010.
HWOD leverages Altair’s patented licensing system, providing access to HyperWorks and a modern, scalable HPC infrastructure through a secure and efficient Web-based platform.
The 49th Paris Air Show will take place at Le Bourget exhibition centre from 20 to 26 June 2011 to showcase the latest technological aerospace innovations.
Entries into the Car Design News-General Motors vehicle-interior design competition are due no later than June 30.
The plant employs 2,000 people in high-tech aluminum sheet and plate manufacturing for the aerospace, defense, automotive and building and construction markets.
Cranston Holdings, LLC has rapid prototyping operations in Connecticut with expertise in Stereolithography and multiple aspects of rapid prototyping for the medical industry.
The Webinar "Cut Your Die Design Time by 25-30%" will be held Thursday, June 23, 2011 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT.
Enhancements include improved visualisation of the results, easier creation of automated inspection routines, full integration of DRO functionality and support for the latest Renishaw probes.
The awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software developed throughout the world and introduced into the market the previous year.
Organizations in the United States, Canada and other selected regions can try any ZPrinter in their facility for two weeks with no obligation to purchase the printer.
According to the Ohio Manufacturers' Association, manufacturing is the largest of the 20 sectors of Ohio's economy with 17.8 percent of total output in 2008.
The contest is an opportunity to receive global recognition and a cash prize of $20,000 for a breakthrough product idea.
The PRDC, which will become an innovation center for the company, is scheduled to be operational by the second half of 2012.
Carl Bass, Autodesk president and CEO, and Mark Hawkins, Autodesk executive vice president, CFO, will discuss market factors, corporate strategy, and financial metrics.
The development initiative would bring machine tool manufacturing to North America with groundbreaking on the new plant in Davis, California taking place on June 22, 2011.
Glass is being replaced by lighter polymers that can be processed more cost effectively; and secondly, plastics offer greater scope in terms of product design.
HyperWorks 11.0 was officially unveiled today during Altair’s opening keynote address at the 2011 Americas HyperWorks Technology Conference.
Architects, artists, industrial designers, engineers, packaging specialists and CAD visualization professionals will benefit from the ability to choose pre-built SES 2 studio and interior lighting setups.
The conference will expose how virtual prototyping gives engineering teams the ability to explore various design scenarios at an early stage of the design proces.
The models can be accessed in up to 30 different native file formats, making them suitable for most 3D CAD systems and eliminating the need for time-consuming model verification.
The release of a sheet metal design technical video “Proper Feature Location to Bends”, is the first in a series of video sheet metal design technical tips for design engineers.
Mark Mohr has been appointed President, DMG / Mori Seiki USA. In his new role at the Hoffman Estates, IL Headquarters, Mohr will oversee operations of all Technical Centers across the country.
OPEN MIND Technologies AG is now offering a 64-bit version of its CAM solution hyperMILL® for integration into the Autodesk® Inventor® and SolidWorks® CAD platforms.
The 2011 AUGI CAD Camp series helps professionals gain industry recognized credentials through Autodesk Certifications.
Composed of polyamide (PA) 66 and nickel-plated carbon fiber, EP-CF66 cuts traditional component weight in half and is lighter than other conductive plastics in the industry.
The Autodesk Simulation Virtual Summit will discuss how simulation technology can be practically applied to improving product performance, managing risk and driving greater innovation.
The program consists of three-day training and education sessions at the USF Tampa campus or one of FARO’s facilities in Michigan, California, or Washington.
MapleSim 5 comes with over 150 new components, including new libraries for magnetics and thermal fluids.
Singley, owner of Jeremy Singley Industrial Design, is designing a kit of attachments to make tractor-trailers more aerodynamic resulting in lower fuel consumption.
The 22,500 sq ft facility is one of the largest of Ellison’s 21 locations across the U.S and Canada and includes a full staff of over 25 service, application and sales engineers.
According to respondents, 55 percent of industrial companies anticipate sales will be up in 2011, while only 24 percent expect sales to be down.
Final construction activities will wrap up in July, 2011. ATK will hold a grand opening in August to celebrate this continued expansion into commercial aircraft for domestic and international markets.
The International Conference on Additive Manufacturing will be held on July 12-13, 2011 at the Holywell Park Conference Centre, Sir Denis Rooke Building, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK.
The SpaceClaim for bid modeling webinar will be held on Wednesday, June 22nd from 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. (EST)
The conference, presented by EE Times, will take place on Thursday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT.
With ArtCAM you can create new, or edit existing, designs and then email them in 3D form to the customer for approval, reliefs can also be added to a 3D library for future projects.
This unique competition helps train students and engineers to become the next generation of workers the U.S. needs to lead the global auto industry.
DMG / Mori Seiki USA presented a program to students from District 214 to provide information on and promote careers in the manufacturing community.
The guide includes a range of videos detailing the expanded functionality in the new release, customer testimonials and an option to request an evaluation copy of the software.
VERICUT 7.1 features enhancements to reduce the time required for manufacturing engineers to easily develop, analyze, inspect and document the CNC programming and machining process.
The Automotive Manufacturing Expo 2011 will be held at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC) on June 23 – 26, 2011.
20 to 30 universities will be selected as Industrial Assessment Centers and will be eligible to receive $200,000 to $300,000 per year for up to five years.
The EPIC aluminium casting process was developed by Tritech's technical and engineering experts and provides consistent, repeatable, computer-controlled solidification of parts.
Enhancements include improved multi-CAD collaboration using the widely adopted JT™ data format, new tools to accelerate sheet metal design validation, and further drafting refinements.
Design 1st provides a range of services related to bringing a product to market including securing intellectual property for products.
Over 30 new innovative machines will be featured, as well as a demonstration of Mazak's Production-On-Demand manufacturing plant, where over 100 models of machines are produced.
The "Challenge Dormer” event will be held on July 5th and 6th at the tooling manufacturer’s headquarters on the Advanced Manufacturing Park in South Yorkshire, UK.
Sponsorship is open to students from Germany who are planning a period abroad and students from foreign countries who are looking to spend a period of study in Germany.
PTC is a strategic partner of FIRST through its cumulative support of teams, annual in-kind donations, resources, technology, design and collaboration software, training, and employee involvement.
TurboViewer is a free app that for the first time allows fast viewing of native 3D DWG files on the iPad.
Parts protected with hard, scratch-resistant polyurethane coatings offer impact strength, dimensional stability, glass-like transparency, excellent thermal resistance & low-temperature toughness.
ENGEL Medical Days will be held June 15-16, 2011 at ENGEL Machinery Inc., 3740 Board Road, York, PA, 17406.
GstarCAD can be used for developing industrial or business-specific CAD applications using convenient and user-friendly CAD API's.
An Open House is scheduled Thursday, June 16th from 2 - 6 p.m., at the new 20,000 sq. ft. SenDEC NPI facility, 71 Perinton Parkway, Fairport, NY.
The June report shows that 25% of participants forecast an improvement in economic activity during the next three months (up from 23% in May).
The Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) program honors entrepreneurs regionally in June, leading up to the national awards in November.
The 3 nozzle Marathon Series print module is available now with additional configurations, including a 10 nozzle and 3MM wide nozzle, scheduled for delivery next quarter.
The show will preview the new patent pending CimatronE SuperBox, a toolpath off-loading and processing acceleration device that dramatically shortens NC programming time.
The 'Make The World A Better Place' 2011 design contest runs through August 9, 2011 and is open to all T-Splines users.
Creo enables enterprise wide participation in the product design process to unlock potential for creativity, teamwork, efficiency and optimize engineering, manufacturing and service processes.
The Planet/PTC World User Conference will be held June 12-15, 2011 at Caesar's Palace Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is recognized as the premier event for the design of electronic circuits and systems, and for electronic design automation (EDA) and silicon solutions.
Russell Plastics Technology Company, Inc. is a supplier of composite plastics products and assemblies serving primarily the aerospace and military markets.
The Queensland Manufacturing Show will be held on June 21 -23, 2011 and is located at the Brisbane, Australia Convention & Exhibition Centre.
The Ferrari World Design Contest challenges students to develop the Ferrari hypercar of the future with help from the latest generation technologies and materials.
The "Manufacturing Growth through Export” event will be at Delcam’s Birmingham, England headquarters on Wednesday, July 13th.
XVL Studio is used for design review, design processes, simulating assembly processes, create print-ready and digital work instructions, technical illustrations and mBOMs/sBOMs direct from 3D data.
InventHelp® and INPEX® will hold their 26th annual show, June 15-17, 2011 at the Monroeville Convention Center, near downtown Pittsburgh.
The Western Manufacturing Technology Show will be held in Edmonton, Alberta on June 14-16, 2011.
Scott Crump, CEO of Stratasys will present at the William Blair Growth Stock Conference on June 16, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. CT. This event will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.
Defect analysis can potentially be introduced in product liability litigation to prove a manufacturer innocent of producing a defective or harmful product.
FineLine Prototyping, Inc. services the US's medical device product development community with precision stereolithography technology.
Midwest Machining Solutions specializes in precision machining and assembly of close tolerance challenging materials such as stainless steel, aluminum, nickel alloys and titanium.
The annual Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC) will be held July 25 - 29, 2011, at the world class Arizona Biltmore Hotel and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona.
The new grades of polystyrene are FDA approved for food contact and designed for injection molding applications requiring consistent resin properties.
The 2011 Americas Aerospace Engineering Conference will provide an opportunity to explore the latest technological evolution in mechatronic simulation, systems integration and test-based engineering.
Mouser’s newest additions bring an additional 86,000 new orderable part numbers to Mouser’s huge selection of products that are easily accessible online at mouser.com.
The BIG I.D.E.A.S. virtual conference will be held on June 23, 2011 and provide a comprehensive look at ways manufacturers can innovate through simulation, analysis and better design processes.
Currently, there is an insufficient supply of skilled workers for U.S. manufacturing jobs despite the fact that jobs in the manufacturing sector pay an average of $22 per hour.
modo 501 allowed the designers to quickly visualize the Trike in studio and real world environments, letting them quickly review materials and surfaces, and make design changes on the fly.
With the addition of Next Level Engineering Services, Hawk Ridge Systems has become the principal SolidWorks Reseller in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.
Compared to existing bioplastics, "BIOLLOY" has five times the shock resistance and greatly improved strength, eliminating the "brittleness" that was considered a weakness of conventional bioplastics.
Seminars will cover the use of precision-made configurable components to help design engineers overcome the time and performance pressures they face when machine building.
This Maintenance update is available at no charge to all current Mastercam Maintenance customers.
"This was my first attempt at building a 3D printer and I'm glad I could walk viewers through my trial and error process," said Ben.
During the June 2011 HyperWorks Technology Conference in Orlando, Fla., Bombardier Aerospace is scheduled to present a paper focusing on its use of HyperWorks for computer modeling of aircraft.
Makrolon® 2258 polycarbonate is a high-flow grade with an internal mold release additive that allows it to be more easily released from the mold.
ENGEL is currently doubling the capacity of its large-scale machine production facility in Shanghai to 200 machines per year.
There will be 8 combined conferences taking place on June 27–30 at the Sheraton Waikiki and the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Knode supports design flow from concept to final production and is unique in enabling engineers to research, design, develop and prototype manufacture in a single, intelligent environment.
The 7th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference will be held June 15-16 in Chicago, Illinois.
The agreement enables Nikon Metrology to fully integrate and offer its entire range of handheld 3D laser scanners with Geomagic Studio®, Geomagic Qualify™, and Geomagic Wrap®.
The third annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC), will be held at San Jose's McEnery Convention Center from May 14-17, 2012.
E&T Plastics is a reliable source for a wide variety of plastic materials and offers custom cutting services, CNC routing, laser cutting, vacuum forming, and traditional plastics fabrication.
500 Digital Prototyping Days will be held from May to July 2011 across the Europe, Middle East & Africa region.
Simon Newman, the CEO of Dynacast, and his management team will remain with Dynacast in their current positions and it will operate as an independent company.
MEDELEC is an event focused on the increasingly important role electronics components and embedded systems are playing in the design, development and manufacture of medical devices.
Using the latest 3-D solid modeling and surfacing software, TEQ turns any idea into a physical prototype, leading to the creation of the perfect package for any custom application.
The new PowerMILL website includes video testimonials and an easy-to-navigate interface to allow visitors to find information relevant to their industry and machining application.
Focused on critical, practical and social issues facing the electronics manufacturing industry, these sessions are based on award-winning technical papers from IPC APEX EXPO 2011.
Martin’s presentation demonstrated how 3D digital technologies in schools offer students valuable hands-on experience that can lead directly to vocational opportunities within the engineering sector.
Permabond 940 is the choice product for use as an infiltrant for toughening prototypes made with 3D printing.
The study deemed FiberSIM® composites engineering software superior to all other tested draping simulation software when fiber simulation, design functionality, and interfaces are considered.
The ASME Innovation Showcase gives top collegiate teams an opportunity to compete for access to over $20,000 in prize funds to further develop their products.
MD&M East will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on June 7-9. The EOSINT M 280 direct-metal laser-sintering system from EOS will be operating at the show.
The centerpiece of the shop is a Hermle C30U five-axis CNC with a working area of 650 mm in X, 600 mm in Y, and 500 mm in Z, an NC-controlled swivelling rotary table, and a 32-tool magazine.
Capital of Know-How magazine will have regular monthly columns covering manufacturing and design, marketing and company profiles.
SAFETY 2011 will be held June 12 – 15 at McCormick Place West in Chicago, Illinois.
The 2011 Automation Technology Expo Canada will be held June 21-23 at the Toronto Congress Centre in Toronto, Canada.
"Printing in Plastic: Build Your Own 3D Printer" guides readers through the process of building a 3D printer step by step.
The FeatureCAM family offers a comprehensive range of programs for milling, turning, wire EDM and mill-turn, all with the same easy-to-use interface style to minimise training times.
The Atlantic Design & Manufacturing Show will be held on June 7-9, 2011 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
The consortium, known as the Innovation and Materials Science Institute, includes organizations across a range of disciplines that together will help start-ups to bring their products to market.
The event will take place at their facility in Nashua, New Hampshire on Wednesday June 15th from 1:00pm – 7:00pm and include demonstrations of 3D printing and 3D scanning.
Altair ProductDesign is currently looking to fill more than 1,000 open positions for skilled engineers and designers across the U.S. during 2011.
The move to a larger facility was needed to showcase the vast array of rapid prototyping, 3D printing, 3D laser scanning and measurement inspection technologies.
Paramount Industries services include design engineering, additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, rapid manufacturing, tooling, urethane casting, injection molding and contract manufacturing.
We can ZPrint a model overnight and have a great-looking, multicolored concept prototype the next morning. The process would take a week or more if we did it the old way, via CNC and hand-painting.
The Expo, held May 11-13 in Monterrey, Mexico, set another attendance record of 7086 buyers, with more than 57,000 net sq. ft. and 241 exhibitors.
The EMO Hannover 2011 exhibition will take place in Hannover, Germany, from September 19th - 24th.
The second Career Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at Digi-Key's 600,000 square-foot facility at 701 Brooks Avenue South in Thief River Falls, MN.
This laser will be optimized for challenging materials such as Teflon, Polystyrene, Glass, PEEK, Bio-Absorbable materials, etc.
With over 105 injection molding presses, Rodon is one of the largest family-owned and operated injection molders in the United States.
The newly approved centres range from more efficient and ever smaller electronic components, new computer algorithms, biological systems and improvements in manufacturing methods.
"We typically receive CATIA files that average over 700MB in size. CCE’s CAT5Works is able to quickly read and translate large files into SolidWorks without any errors."
SolidCAM opened a new office in Schramberg, Germany for the sales and support team with two training rooms, a new technology center with CNC machine tools for milling up to 5axes and mill-turn.
MBDA expects that FiberSIM will enable it to reduce the number of iterations in a product development cycle by up to 30 percent.
VisualXPORT is a plug-in for Autodesk’s Inventor allowing users to transfer Inventor geometry directly to VisualMILL without having to go through a neutral format such as STEP or IGES.
The software provides reporting for distortion, temperature distribution, residual stresses and curve progression of physical factors on fixed measuring points.