The BIOMEDevice / Design & Mfg New England 2011 shows will be held in Boston, Massachusetts on April 6th-7th 2011.
The STAR European Conference was also the official release event for STAR-CCM+ v6, CD-adapco’s flagship simulation tool.
The industry-leading FloTHERM software reduces thermal verification by 33% and reduces PCB design re-spins by 500% compared to other solutions, according to a survey conducted by the Aberdeen Group.
CCAM will offer manufacturers collaboration with accomplished faculty and students from Virginia’s top research and teaching institutions to perform advanced manufacturing research.
CAMWorks 2011 automates the CNC programming process, reduces programming time by as much as 90 percent, and allows design and manufacturing engineers to use a single common database.
This grant will assist in the development of new high-technology development and prototyping capabilities that will both add and expand private investment and job creation in New York State.
Mazak projects monthly output of its Florence plant to reach 130 machine tools per month by the close of Q2 2011 and growing throughout the remainder of 2011.
TracePartsOnline.net 3D component library is one of the largest parts libraries in the world, offering 100+ million 3D CAD models & 2D drawings.
The new educational section on the site discusses many of the popular rapid prototyping processes that are used today, including advantages, disadvantages and relative pricing of each one.
Enhanced compatibility is provided by a series of pre-defined settings that allow dental technicians to fabricate highly accurate dental stone models directly from the digital files of 3D dental scans.
The 2011 Precision Machining Technology Show (PMTS) will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio from April 19th-21st, 2011.
Sescoi gained recognition from OSEO for the development of its WorkNC Dental CADCAM implantology software, a fully open and automatic solution for the machining of customized abutments.
The shade is 3D printed as a single piece, including hinges that in one movement, transform the shade from a bud to a blossom.
The program will give start-up companies the opportunity to license groundbreaking technologies and over 15,000 patents developed by the National Laboratories.
CATIA for virtual design, and Abaqus for realistic simulation, have been used to create lightweight designs of electric vehicle chassis, structures and electric motors.
Interpack 2011 is one of the largest trade shows for the packaging industry and will be held May 12th-18th 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany.
The company is planning to manufacture additional 3D printer models in-house and to also expand its print materials blending facility.
QuickCutCNC now has the ability to automatically identify and quote threaded holes as part of the online, interactive process for all custom CNC machining projects.
Chinaplas 2011 is asia's biggest plastics & rubber trade fair and will be held in Guangzhou, China on May 17th-21st.
PFPE silanes are suitable for use on many substrates including glass, plastic, metals and films and are designed to reduce fingerprints and dirt contamination.
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) five regional conferences will be held between April 1 – May 3, 2011.
The Sign & Digital UK exhibition will be held at the NEC, Birmingham, from April 12th to 14th.
CADopia 11 is available in 12 languages and there is a free evaluation available for download on their website.
With 3D InterOp, models from differing CAD systems can be imported to build assemblies, verify interferences, and communicate the 3D representation to customers.
VizUp is a polygon reduction software tool and reducer for optimizing a 3D models file size. Version 3.8.8 includes 12 improvements to the software.
New versions of all of the programs will be demonstrated at EASTEC 2011 from May 17th to 19th in Springfield, Massachusetts.
The separator can be installed directly above the material feed throat of an extruder, injection molding or blow molding machine to remove both magnetic and non-magnetic metal contaminants
The Paris JEC Composites Show attracts over 1,000 exhibitors and 25,000 visitors and will be held from March 29 through March 31.
Live demonstrations will take place at the AeroDef Manufacturing 2011 Exposition and Conference at Verisurf booth 1822 from April 5-7, 2011.
The P2110 Powerharvester receiver converts radios waves (RF energy) into DC power for low-power, wireless applications such as remote monitoring, building automation, and real-time location systems.
Industrie Lyon 2011 is France’s premier exhibition for advanced technology with over 800 exhibitors and will be held April 5th - 8th 2011.
Materialise will provide pre-operative planning services directly to the surgeon via interactive, web-based collaboration tools, and will fabricate intra-operative guides and anatomical models.
UDL manufactures a wide range of quality castings in ferrous alloys for the automotive and related industries in India.
An Emerging Technology Showcase at the event will provide interactive and hands-on opportunities to explore how tomorrow’s products are being made.
The Dimension 3D Printer was used primarily for designing and testing the engine parts as well as mocking up the chassis and driver controls.
Users are invited to download the beta of ZW3D 2011 to test the latest features developed by ZWSOFT. The beta program closes May 1st, with the software scheduled to ship at the end of May.
BAE Systems has committed $160,000, along with volunteers and team mentors, to sponsor and support the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition Hawaii Regional.
The workshop will be held in Orlando, FL on April 13th, 2011 from 2pm-8pm and cover 3D scanning, 3D printing, reverse engineering, computer aided inspection and rapid prototyping.
As part of the restructuring, the last print editions of Injection Molding Magazine and Modern Plastics Worldwide will be published in April.
Inventor automatically calculates the weight of various parts and assemblies and by using integrated FEA, engineers can better predict stress, and tweak the design accordingly.
The Golden Mousetrap was awarded to SpaceClaim for SpaceClaim Engineer 2010 for 3D concept modeling, bid modeling, and model preparation for CAE, simulation and manufacturing.
Using Eco Materials Adviser, an eco impact analysis for a part shows key indicators such as energy usage, CO2 footprint, water usage, and materials cost.
Perceptron will be presenting Helix, a 3D metrology solution, at the 2011 Quality Conference on April 13th, 2011 at the Embassy Suites Charlotte-Concord Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina.
MM Live UK is the only UK event dedicated to Micro, Precision and Nano Manufacturing and will be held September 27th-29th, 2011.
There will be a free webinar on March 31st, 2011. The new version includes significant enhancements for predicting fatigue failures of welded structures.
Overseas demand for U.S. manufactured goods has grown for 20 straight months and, in February, new export orders came in at their fastest pace since 1988.
Rapid Machining, a dedicated rapid prototype machine shop has moved into a 13,000 square foot facility in Nashua, New Hampshire, minutes from its sister company Rapid Sheet Metal.
PowerINSPECT can be used with all types of inspection hardware including manual and CNC CMMs, portable arms, optical measuring devices and CNC machine tools.
The Court ruled that Envisiontec infringed upon patents for 3D Systems stereolithography technology.
EOS will be showcasing advanced e-Manufacturing solutions for dental models at this year’s International Dental Show (IDS) show taking place in Cologne/Germany March 22 till 26, 2011.
Each team has $900 and two months to design, prototype and build a project that serves as a useful tool in a classroom setting.
3Dconnexion announced Autodesk® has added native 3D mouse support in Autodesk Revit® Architecture 2012, Autodesk Revit Structure 2012, and Autodesk MEP® 2012 software applications
Eurostampi 2011 will be heldMarch 24th-26th at the Parma Fairgrounds in Parma, Italy.
Semi-finalists will exhibit works at the Erie Art Museum July 16-October 16, 2011 and compete for the Grand Prize, over $10,000 worth of assistance prizes.
At the Rapid Prototyping and CAD event students learned how to use Solid Works software to create a CAD Model and transfer their design to a 3-D Printer to create a solid prototype.
FLOW-3D Cast features highly-accurate flow and solidification results; dynamic meshing for easy model setup; material libraries for metals, molds, filters and risers; and extensive postprocessing capabilities.
The topics in AutoCAD 2012 Update for AutoCAD 2011 Users range from general improvements and command enhancements to new 3D modeling techniques and a customization workflow.
The Precision Machining Technology Show will be held in Columbus, Ohio, from April 19th to 21st 2011.
Cereplast's bioplastic resins enable DMT Plasticolor to supply its customers with plastic alternatives made from renewable resources including corn, wheat, tapioca, potatoes and algae.
Alcumet Incorporated uses technologies such as x-ray, fluorescent penetrate inspection, and spectroscopy in the lost wax casting process.
Designers, engineers, and machinists use Mastercam for SolidWorks software to program their toolpaths after they have finished designing in SolidWorks.
JBH Technologies, Inc. offers courses, training and curriculums to high schools and colleges across the country by partnering with strategic manufacturers.
3D Systems plans to showcase its Bits From Bytes sub-$1,300 RapMan(TM) 3D Printer Kits, BfB(TM) 3000 and V-Flash(R) 3D Printers.
PowerSHAPE Pro is still the only CAD software to offer "Tribrid Modelling” -; the addition of triangle modelling to the combination of surface and solid modelling.
SolidWorks Enterprise PDM is a design and engineering collaboration solution consisting of a central, indexed repository of design data plus tools for secure information sharing.
Fly ash, a toxic by-product of coal combustion was used as an additive to create lightweight composite metal foams that can replace solid aluminum and magnesium.
The Grant will support small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) across the UK that want to carry out research and development generating new and innovative products and services.
Members of the Alibre Design online user group were then encouraged to vote for their favorite designs, creating an opportunity within the user community to recognize the best examples of design innovation.
Sal Khan, Founder of the Khan Academy, will keynote the "Breakthrough Thinkers" series at TiEcon, the world's largest conference for entrepreneurs.
Maker Faire Detroit 2011 runs Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31, at The Henry Ford, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI. Saturday and Sunday 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sixteen new providers have joined the FIRST Scholarship program this year, increasing the available dollar amount by $2.4 million over 2010.
Objet will present printed dental parts and models live on the stand throughout the show on the Objet Eden260V™ 3D printing system.
VisiJet(R) e-Stone(TM) is a new print material developed specifically to produce digital-dental models on 3D Systems ProJet(TM) MP 6000 Professional 3D printer.
“Social Media for Manufacturers – Getting Started” is one of 21 Resource Center presentations offered at EASTEC 2011, the largest annual precision manufacturing event on the East Coast.
A series of “Make Your Ideas a Reality” live launch events will be held in 13 cities during the month of May and more than 40 webcasts will be held throughout the year
The new HDS7000 phase-based scanner features an extended practical range of more than 100m for vertical surfaces.
During the past year, about 1.5 million individual dental copings and bridges were manufactured in automated manufacturing centers via e-Manufacturing with the EOS laser-sinter technology.
The Patent Reform Act of 2011 (S. 23) -- renamed the "America Invents Act" -- was passed by the Senate last week with little opposition.
Four Bayer MaterialScience LLC scientists presented at this event, which was sponsored by the American Coatings Association.
Green Hills Software is offering for the first time its premier high assurance INTEGRITY-178B operating system as a prototyping license.
TNG Visual Effects two new Canadian locations in Toronto and Vancouver will offer 3D scanning services for clients on location.
When used with Sibe's CNC routers, VisualMILL provides users with the ability to quickly and efficiently create three dimensional vacuum tools in nonferrous materials.
A $5.9 million investment for Red River College will create and expand leading-edge facilities that will help improve Manitoba's aerospace, transportation and manufacturing sectors.
Bonzai3d version 2.4 includes support for Maxwell Render, access to the Manual when shift clicking on the Menu items, better support for certain international keyboards.
The Precision Machining Technology Show, or PMTS, 2011 is scheduled for April 19-21 in Columbus, Ohio at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Those who submit a question will receive a free monthly Solid Mastermind ‘Ask The Expert’ multimedia newsletter featuring selected questions and answers.
TopSolid’Cam is a Cam solution which calculates tool paths for numerically controlled machines including milling machines, lathes and machining centres.
The workshop is sponsored by SAMPE (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering) and will be held at Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio on March 29-30, 2011.
Qmed is the world's only 100% qualified medical device supplier directory and search engine and is the critical resource used to connect medical device OEMs with qualified suppliers.
Physical models of the skull were produced using a Z Corporation 3D printer, which creates physical composite models from scan data.
The International Dental Show (IDS) will be held in Cologne, Germany on March 22nd – 26th, 2011.
The complete Autodesk Digital Prototyping software portfolio helps manufacturers to design and build better, more sustainable products, reduce development costs and get to market faster.
The new grades can be injection molded or extruded into thick or thin parts and are formulated for applications calling for enhanced grip as well as improved feel.
The Autodesk IDEA Studio is a residency program for designers, engineers, artists, and scholars who are pursuing innovative projects that push design technology to its limits to solve real-life problems.
Thresher Industries provides aluminum and metal matrix composite alloy castings. ThermaLite can reduce the weight the part weight by half, while retaining the high-quality, strength and product integrity
The competition is divided into three broad categories: Innovation, Contribution and Achievement. Multiple awards are given in each category.
3D imaging, digital reconstruction and additive manufacturing are aiding the production of museum exhibits, forensic case work and bio-archaeological research on the human skeleton.
The white light sensor enables the measurement of parts that cannot be captured with a contact sensor or a camera including workpieces with a transparent, glossy or low-contrast surface.
IMAGINiT took home the Q4 Reseller of the Quarter Award for Autodesk’s fiscal year 2011, two Platinum Club awards, and was also honored with the Ninety-Ninety Award for Excellence.
Topics include: Expanding Production, Shop Floor Networking & Communication, Machine Tools for the Future, Practical Strategies for Reducing Set Up Times and Laser and Ultrasonic Use In New Markets.
Delcam’s Brett Hopkins will present the company’s latest developments in Adaptive Machining during the AeroDef 2011 Exhibition and Conference to be held in Anaheim from 5th to 7th April.
With the informal recycling program, an average of 36 garbage trucks (1200 yards) of material waste were annually reused or recycled instead of dumped in landfills.
The award recognises the success of a partnered approach in delivering a flexible system to support the manufacture of complex titanium parts for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
For its innovative benzoxazine prepreg resin used for a new composite tooling material, Henkel and its partner Airtech Europe were selected as a JEC Innovation Award finalist.
According to the March 2011 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report, metalforming companies anticipate steady business conditions during the next three months.
The Madrid location will provide support services to major aerospace, automotive and energy companies and offer software to those business sectors in collaboration with its distributor DSP.
During testing GE’s research team successfully demonstrated a prototype substrate that was measured to have at least twice the thermal conductivity as copper at only one–fourth of its weight.
Robert “Buzz” Kross, senior vice president, Manufacturing Industry Group at Autodesk will conduct a brief slide presentation followed by a question and answer session.
H&R Precision was founded after the partners aquired the assets of the closed Moog machine shop in Salt Lake City.
The students are developing a near-pollution-free vehicle propelled by compressed air. McMaster is developing the propulsion system. The University of Cincinnati is developing the frame and chassis.
The training program was held to improve Intellectual property (IP) awareness and enable formulation and implementation of policies, programs and strategies for all member States of WIPO.
eDrawings is the first email enabled collaboration tool designed to ease the sharing and interpretation of 2D and 3D product design data.
With the addition of Intercim, DELMIA’s virtual production platform now enables customers to demonstrate what they have built was exactly what they had planned to build.
£45m will fund nine Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Centres for Innovative Manufacturing and a further £6m will support the manufacturing pioneers of the future.
An international team of computing experts has created a breakthrough technique for doubling the efficiency of computer chips simply by trimming away the portions that are rarely used.
The quote includes an interactive 3D design for manufacturability viewer that demonstrates exactly what the machined parts will look like once complete, eliminating unintended design modifications.
This new development allows a user to import and edit existing Moldex3D models; to quickly create complex Moldex3D shell models; then export the models for analysis.
The seminar will run in conjunction with the Northern California Design-2-Part Show being held May 18 & 19, 2011, also at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
Hanover Messe 2011, the world’s leading technological trade fair will take place April 4th – 8th, 2011 in Hanover, Germany.
REGO-FIX will be displaying its highly successful tabletop automatic machine as well as a new hand pump version. at the event, which will take place on April 5 – 7 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Composites, made of various types of strong fibers in a resin matrix, will be a key topic at AeroDef Manufacturing Exposition and Conference, April 5–7, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The first 5000 attendees who register for NEW:UK will have a unique opportunity to attend the Gadget Show Live on the trade and press day.
CSS manufactures and assembles parts in a range of specialized materials, including Titanium, Inconel X750 and 600, 17-7 PH, Hastelloy, Waspalloy, Ni-span, and Eligiloy.
RND Automation designs customized automation solutions for a wide range of customers, including manufacturers of hydraulic valves, contact lenses and insulated beverage containers.
Using laser ablation 2D and 3D details are machined from a high-quality digital image, allowing completely reproducible results for specific textures, engravings, marks or labels.
Edison Nation will act as a private investment-style fund for new ideas and will invest up to $25 million in the development of new products or technologies in order to take ideas from concept to consumer.
The survey found that managing quality in product development (while keeping costs down) is currently seen as the key challenge facing the vast majority of consumer product manufacturers.
The P3 Palletizing Cube is an articulated arm-based palletizing solution that arrives pre-assembled and is used for case, carton, pail and bag palletizing applications.
KUKA Robotics will showcase the LWR 4+, a lightweight robot with 7 axis, 7kg payload capacity that weighs in at 16kg in total unit weight and demonstrate demanding assembly tasks.
More than 650 manufacturing executives attended the inaugural MFG Meeting, held March 3-6, 2011, in Chandler, AZ. A second conference was announced for next year on March 8-11, 2012.
EOS Innovations will provide software solutions, training, application engineering support and software customization for the Manufacturing suite of products from Autodesk.
Event will be held on March 24th 2011 in Troy, Michigan and feature presentations by customers and SpaceClaim executives.
Updates to the integrated Lightworks Author rendering engine include progressive, ray-traced rendering which improves the user’s workflow whilst also enabling a faster generation of images.
CAM-POST is an independent NC post-processing development, management and deployment technology supporting all major CAD / CAM / PLM systems, CNC controllers and machine tools.
The total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTC program, was down 16.3% from December but up 188.3% when compared with the total of $128.82 million reported for January 2010.
The annual event inspires the next generation of scientists, engineers and innovators. High school students design and build robots to compete in a fast-paced, sports-like challenge.
Extensible CAD Technologies will offer a free webinar to show CATIA users how they can save 90% of the time it takes to create inspection drawings and report forms using InspectionXpert for CATIA V5
Robotmaster® seamlessly integrates robot programming, simulation and program generation inside Mastercam®’s industry proven CAD/CAM platform.
The 'New Additive Manufacturing Technologies Seminar' hosted by Materialise and the International Digital Lab will be held at the University of Warwick on April 14th, 2011.
Vendum is currently developing a Carbon Nanotube (CNT) and cellulose-based power source, ultimately aimed at revolutionizing the way we power mobile device to cars.
An additional eight presses will be installed by July 2011. Sixteen presses are currently installed and capacity is expected to increase from 300 million to 500 million stamped components annually.
Highlights include support for Solid Edge ST3 and eDrawings 2011. There is a 15-day trial available for download.
The announcement was made March 1 during Autodesk’s One Team Conference, its annual global channel partner event held in Las Vegas.
FiberSIM was used to compress product development cycle times and reduce costs by eliminating the laborious processes for manually developing plies, creating templates, and digitizing flat patterns.
The treatment modifies the surface of a material by improving its surface properties, such as painting, moisture absorption, adhesion, etc. without affecting the general properties of the treated material.
Design & Manufacturing South 2011 will be held in Orlando, Florida on March 16th-17th 2011. GPI will be showcasing their Direct Metal Laser Sintering – DMLS capabilities.
BioPlastek 2011 will take place on June 27-29, 2011 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. There will be over 40 presentations from the bioplastics industry.
The GibbsCAM 2011 release will include new MTM and 5-axis CNC programming features that serve the complex machining requirements of aerospace and defense suppliers.
RECO, with annual sales of approximately $25 million, is a Siemens automation, controls and electrical distributor, with six branches located in the midwest and southeastern regions of the United States.
AutoCAD Plant 3D software was used to optimize its plant design and production process, enabling the development of a new magnesium silicate-based cement that will offer carbon-negative production.
Additional details will be forthcoming as the launch of this worldwide project occurs at the upcoming SPAR 2011 Conference, to be held this March 21-24 in Houston, TX.
This free event will feature a variety of software labs including Autodesk Inventor software, The Autodesk Plant Design Suite, Autodesk Navisworks, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and AutoCAD P&ID software.
TIMTOS is one of the world’s leading exhibitions in the Machine Tools industry with almost 1,000 companies exhibiting and an audience of close to 50,000 attendees.
The Package Design and Construction Kit (PACK) is a new collection of over 200 2D and 3D presets, images and assemblies that simplify the creation of open and closed packaging containers.
The company will serve as an authorized distributor of Hexagon Metrology's Sheffield Measurement and Optiv product lines in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan.
The event will be held at the Mazak Midwest Regional Headquarters and Technology Center in Schaumburg, Illinois from March 15th-17th 2011.
Topics will include Fiber Laser Drilling, Laser Hole Shaping, Laser Welding, Hybrid Welding, Laser Surface Modifications, Coating Removal, Optical Systems for Laser Processing, and Process Control.
The meeting will include presentations on a range of new manufacturing technologies and their potential applications, including developments in carbon reduction, micro-manufacturing, additive manufacturing, composites processing, toolmaking, sheet-metal forming and workholding.
The transaction, which was unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company, is valued at approximately $9.7 billion, including approximately $0.7 billion in net debt, making it one of the largest acquisitions in Berkshire Hathaway history.
The IMAPS (International Microelectronics and Packaging Society) Device Packaging Conference will be held from March 8-10th at the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort and Casino in Scottsdale/Fountain Hills, Arizona.
All inventors selected for the conference will receive a complimentary registration to the conference ($750 value.)
The Surveyor ZS-Series is based on the Spectrum CMM platform from Carl Zeiss and is integrated with Laser Design’s, ultra-precise, fast laser line scanning probes.
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ AeroDef Manufacturing Exposition and Conference will be held Apr. 5-7, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.
Accelerated Technologies, Inc. ("ATI"), is a Texas based provider of custom parts services.
Shapeways is the first consumer platform to enable anyone in the world to make unique and personalized products in silver. Items ordered in silver are first 3D printed in wax and then cast in silver.
In order to purchase the downloadable courses, visitors will first download a guided tour to see the level of detail involved in TEDCF Publishing training courses.
3D PDF Converter converts native 3D CAD data to rich, interactive 3D PDF documents. There is a free 21-day trial available for download.
The addition of thermal and fluid flow simulation capabilities will enable engineers to virtually test and predict real-world behavior of designs and eliminate expensive physical prototyping cycles in the lab.
IronCAD’s 3D Connector is now integrated with Siemens Parasolid software, a 3D geometric modeling component, and three D-Cubed software components for constraint solving and collision detection.
According to MDB, companies on last year's "Best and Brightest" list outperformed the S&P Small Cap 600 Index by 1.4 to 1 and the S&P 500 Index by 2.8 to 1.
ISA Automation Week 2011 will be held at the Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center in Mobile, Alabama, USA, on October 17th-20th 2011.
The 2011 SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition (ACCE) will be held September 13-15, 2011 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy, Michigan.
Composites Manufacturing 2011 will be held from April 12th to 14th at the Dayton Convention Center in Dayton, Ohio.
The second annual National Robotics Week will be held from April 9-17 with a weeklong series of regional events and activities aimed at increasing public awareness of “robo-technology”
TurboCAD Pro is an advanced general purpose CAD product for design, drafting, detailing, and modeling.
The agenda includes the Senate passing the much-debated patent reform bill or America Invents Act and listeners calls and emails will be taken live during the show which airs tonight at 8pm ET/5pm PT.
EnSuite provides quick access to critical engineering information residing in CAD data, no matter which CAD system was used to author it.
Husky will become the closure industry’s only provider of complete injection molding systems, including mold, machine, hot runner, temperature controller, as well as a range of consulting and after-sales services.
The 35th international VDI conference "Plastics in Automotive Engineering" is taking place in Mannheim, Germany on April 06th - 07th, 2011.
This new monthly webinar series will start in March 2011 and run for four consecutive months through June 2011. Each month, a new webinar focusing on a different medical device will be featured.
A proposed public offering of 2,040,000 shares of its common stock will fund general corporate purposes, including potential acquisitions.
The AeroDef Manufacturing 2011 show will take place on April 5 – 7 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.
DraftSight is a no-cost 2D CAD product allowing users to create, edit and view DWG files and runs on multiple operating systems, including Linux, Mac OS, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
The 2011 Coordinate Metrology Systems Conference (CMSC) will bed held in Phoenix, AZ from July 25-29, 2011.
Asahi Kasei Plastics is a leading custom compounder of advanced engineered polymers including nylons, polypropylenes, acetals, engineering resins and modified PPE.
The VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering conference will be held in Mannheim, Germany on April 6th-7th 2011.
Engel will demostrate the cleanroom version of an e-max 200/100 injection moulding machine at EUROSTAMPI from March 24th to 26th 2011 in Parma, Italy.
Bayer MaterialScience has developed a technology for the use of fillers in reactive polyurethane (PU) blends where solids are transported in a gas stream and only injected into the mixing chamber during the blending phase.
PolyWorks V12 is scheduled for pre-release in April 2011, and will be demonstrated at the Control trade show held in Stuttgart, Germany, on May 3-6
The new Leitz PMM-G is scheduled to come on line in Milwaukee Machine Works’ ISO 9001:2008 certified facility by the second quarter of 2011.
The Turning Days Fair will be held in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany from April 13th-15th 2011.
Prototype Labs has recently opened for business in Australia with two of the latest 3D printing machines available, the Dimension Elite and ZCorp ZPrinter 650.
DesignSpark is an online community that provides resources, design support and a free PCB tool for engineers
The webinar, co-hosted by Altair and the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), is scheduled for Thursday, March 10, at 11 a.m. EST.
The JEC Composites Show will be held from March 29th-31st 2011 in Paris, France.
SpaceClaim allows you to directly edit solid models regardless of their origin, and simplify designs in 3D for analysis, prototyping, and manufacturing.
“We are doing everything we can to bring more jobs to the US and try to level the playing field. You can't do it with manual labor, compared to what companies pay their employees in Asia and other parts of the world. But you can do it with technology.”
Hosted by Brains, the engineering roadshow, which consists of a live theatre performance followed by two workshops, will tour 250 schools across the UK.
Ohio leads the nation generating $50 billion in annual economic activity and $1.3 billion in exports from plastics, rubber, resins, polymers, composites and other advanced materials.
The group will look to hire a new editor soon for PRW, but has no current plans to fill Loepp's vacant managing editor's post in Akron.
More than $17,000.00 in advanced CNC programming software was awarded to the top winners in the competition.
The 23rd annual 3DS Users Group Conference will be held in Miami, Florida from April 3-7, 2011 and include Carl Deckard, Todd Grimm and Greg Morris as the keynote speakers.
The top 200 designs will be determined based on a public voting system available at www.iizuu.com/cereplast, which closes on March 11, 2011.
Dimension 3D Printing will again award the top three students $2,500 or $1,000 scholarships in the categories of High School Engineering, College Engineering, and Art & Architecture.
The awards will be presented March 30 in conjunction with the AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference, being held March 29–31 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, St. Louis, Mo.
The 34th International Dental Show will be held in Cologne, Germany from March 22nd to 26th 2011.
The one-day event will be held at the Mazak Canadian Headquarters on May 4th and feature keynote-speaker presentations, interactive breakout sessions, kiosk presentations and machining demonstrations.
“How Leading Architects Leverage 3D Printing for Smarter, Competitive Design.” will be held March 15, 2011, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m in New York, NY.
MIT's Director of the Center for Bits and Atoms, presented his MIT course "How to Make Almost Anything", Fab Labs and personal fabrication. (Videos)
AeroDef Manufacturing will be held from April 5th - 7th 2011 in Anaheim, California.
New features include HSM Z-Roughing strategies, additional STL geometry capabilities for rough machining and stock calculations, adaptive slicing, a new SPost interface, enhanced Mill/Turn mode, optimized toolpath verification & machine simulation and updated CAD translators.
INPEX® will take place June 15-17, 2011 at the Monroeville Convention Center, just twenty minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.
This once-yearly event gives machine tool users access to over 80 engineers specializing in software development, programming and shop floor networking solutions.
HFSS software is used for 3-D full-wave electromagnetic field simulation, enabling engineers to design, simulate and validate the behavior of complex high-performance RF, microwave and millimeter-wave devices.
The Eurostampi exhibition will be held in Fiere di Parma, Italy from the 24th to 26th of March 2011.
SolidWorks is used from the earliest conception of a design through simulation and production of a pump that packs more than 300 parts into a form factor up to 40 feet long but only five inches in diameter.
The book explores the innovative thinking behind the work of a wide range of companies and designers, ranging from the world’s largest and most established companies to new and emerging designers.
The National Inventors Hall of Fame, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to recognizing and honoring invention and creativity.
Prizes in five categories - Industry, Research, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Non-European countries and Lifetime achievement - will be presented at the award ceremony in Budapest on 19 May.
STAR-CCM+ provides engineering physics simulation and is used for solving problems involving flow (of fluids or solids), heat transfer and stress.
Intelligent Tool Measurement is able to locate pollution, such as chips and drops of coolant, and to digitally clean the tool before the measurement is made.
Third-party application problems for AutoCAD or Bricscad can be posted at Bricsys Meeting Point and end users, app developers, and the Bricsys support team can work together to solve them.
The new site integrates 3D Systems web properties, including Bits From Bytes, Printin3D, Production Printers such as SLA, SLS and SLM and 3Dproparts™ and Quickparts™
The 2011 exhibition marks the 20th anniversary of Intermold Korea and will be held in at the Kintex Hall in Ilsan, Korea, from 16th to 20th March.
Autodesk Maya is used for animation, 3D modeling, visual effects, 3D rendering, and compositing. Autodesk anticipates that Maya 2012 will be available in English in April 2011.
3Dconnexion 3D mice unlock the power of 3D design applications by allowing design engineers to interact naturally with 3D content as if they are holding the model or camera in their hand.
The new 14,000 sq. ft. facility was designed specifically for the production of portable coordinate measuring machines.
Capable of reaching 4.3 GHz, the 8550 XTREME features up to 12 cores and four NVIDIA® Quadro® FX, GeForce®, or Tesla™ GPU’s (with support for seven in all).
General Mills is interested in connecting with innovators and inventors to improve product, package and processing technologies.
The 2 day event provides a variety of seminar programmes including PCB Process Technology & Efficiency, Rapid Prototyping and Advanced Manufacturing in Electronics.
Version 10.0 of CimatronE contains over 150 major enhancements and new functionality for mold makers, die makers and manufacturers in the areas of Quoting, Tool Design, Drafting, Electrode Creation and NC Programming.
SolidWorks World 2011 was the first public showing of iMachining in North America. (Video)
Using Objet 3D printing, Remedent is able to create temporary clip-on veneers, allowing patients to realistically evaluate how their final ceramic veneers will look and feel before the order is placed.
Parasolid provides solid modeling functionality and interoperability to over 150 independent software vendors (ISVs) and over 350 of the industry’s most popular software applications.
The contest is an opportunity to receive global recognition and a cash prize of $20,000 for a breakthrough product idea.
Products in the latest Entertainment Creation Suites include 3DS Max 2012, Maya 2012, Softimage 2012, Mudbox 2012 and MotionBuilder 2012.
The webinar titled "The New Milestone Between Designing & Documenting Products" will be held at 11am ET. There is also a white paper available for download.
The IronCAD Design Collaboration Suite extends users ability to leverage 3D within a 2D design process, conceptualize in 3D without restrictions in the modeling history, and complete full 3D and 2D production designs.
HOUSTEX is a manufacturing event showcasing leading metalworking machinery and vital enabling technologies. Houstex 2011 will be held in Houston from April 18th to 20th.
InspectionXpert for Pro/ENGINEER is an inspection report automation and ballooning tool that extracts inspection characteristics from Pro/ENGINEER drawings and exports them to inspection report forms.
VisualXPORT for SolidWorks is a direct plug-in for SolidWorks, letting users export their parts in VisualMILL formatted files (.vcp)