A recent survey shows that while 62% tap into the creative brainpower of their colleagues, only 10% have systems to single out the most promising ideas, and quickly bring them to market.
Objet was invited to take a starring role at a Test Lab session of Wired Magazine’s inaugural conference in London this month.
SpaceClaim has released their November webinar schedule outlining 4 offerings with topics including PDM, Protecting IP, CAD & Simulation.
Team ETHOS, a group of hobbyists from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, uses SolidWorks 3D design solutions to design and simulate their catapult to compete in the Punkin' Chunkin'(R) competitions.
The brand-new Growth Series™ 4X4™ machine will be showcased at the FABTECH Expo, from November 14-17 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
ESO designers and engineers use Autodesk Inventor software for 3D mechanical design, product simulation and design communication in conjunction with Vault to keep the team synchronized.
CPC is a joint project aimed at developing a classification scheme for inventions that will be used by both offices in the search and examination of patent applications.
The base development contract includes about $1 million for the first year, with the potential of $10 million over four years to expand the projects.
The 290 KW solar energy generation system should offset approximately 25% of Injection Works’ energy needs.
Seminar headlined by industry expert Robert Hult, of Bishop & Associate will be co-located during the MD&M show in Minneapolis, November 2-3, 2011.
Materialise is being featured in the third episode and will guide viewers through the world of 3D printing and give you a glimpse of what is happening at Materialise.
When completed, the sculpture will be 60 feet wide, 80 feet long and 16 feet tall and will weigh nearly 170 tons.
desktopFab announced their partnership with 3D Systems and the immediate availability of a new line of 3D printers: The V-Flash, the BFB 3D Touch, and the RapMan.
The model was printed on one of Materialise’s patented Mammoth machines, the largest stereolithography machines in the world, on which parts larger than 2m can be build in one piece.
Visitors can download free trial versions of the software so they can test it on their own designs.
About 200 well-wishers comprised of customers, employees, machine tool partners, distributors, suppliers, and city, state, and federal officials, witnessed the jubilant event.
Urbee is a 2 passenger vehicle capable of reaching up to 200mpg highway. The body being displayed was created using Stratasys' Dimension 3D printers and Fortus production systems.
The 3D modeling system allows maxillofacial surgeons and prosthetic designers to start with existing CT or MRI scans, then create and manufacture complex and exceptional-fitting restorations.
The designers at Kelly Racing work with Inventor Professional software to make modifications to existing car parts to enhance performance and save the team time during a race.
The event is free for everyone in North America and runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
The Myrtle and Earl Walker Endowed Scholarship fund will now be endowed at the $2 million level and will pay out $100,000 a year in scholarships.
The early-bird submission deadline for the 2012 MDEA competition is November 14, 2011 and its standard deadline is December 9, 2011.
An existing upper and lower bowl assembly were scanned and modified so the resulting CAD models fit parts that already had tooling, substantially reduced the tooling cost.
Magics applications include repairing & optimizing 3D models; analyzing parts; making process-related design changes on STL files; designing fixtures; documenting projects & production planning.
Stratasys reported record revenue of $39.7 million for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011, a 31% increase from the $30.3 million reported for the same period last year.
SLA(R) prototypes and pre-production cast urethane parts were made and Quickparts(R) produced the production tooling and delivered production quantities of injection molded parts.
Learn more and see a live demonstration at the first Aras EPLM webcast on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at 11:00 am ET.
More than 100 Metrology and Manufacturing Professionals gathered to visit the new Nikon Metrology Technology Center, located at their Headquarters for the Americas in Brighton, Michigan.
The Northern Alabama Industrial & Machine Tool Show will be held November 9-10 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Laser scanners were used to digitally capture all the visible faces of the standing and fallen stones, as well as the tops and faces of the lintels, to a resolution of +/- 0.5mm.
The Conference session, "The great debate - go public or stay private," sponsored by Ernst & Young, will be held on November 2, 2011 at the Hilton Tel-Aviv, Israel.
The material combines bio-compatibility with high transparency, which makes it an ideal material for the production of highly accurate, customized implant surgical guides.
The webinar and workshop will teach how part & mould design can affect final part quality and cost and how parts of acceptable & consistent quality to be produced cost effectively.
TechVentures2 is a 47,000 square-foot addition to the original Ben Franklin TechVentures business technology incubator/post-incubator facility located on Lehigh University’s Mountaintop campus.
Parasolid® is a 3D geometric modeling component for computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering analysis (CAD/CAM/CAE) as well as architecture, engineering and construction.
The R3 release will deliver an improved experience for engineers who need to build complex finite element models for nonlinear impact, durability, vibration and thermal analysis.
Free classroom training for one student will be provided to any new or existing customer ordering over $10,000 worth of software.
Matthew Bulger was elected president of the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) and Bruce Dionne was elected president of the Metal Injection Molding Association (MIMA).
With the addition of R&D Technologies into the fold, FISHER/UNITECH will maintain 14 offices in the Midwest and New England, adding five states and 2,000 customers to its portfolio.
“A Day in the Life of an Engineer”, an online video challenge, open to electronics design engineers and enthusiasts worldwide until January 31, 2012.
The Honors Assembly is held in conjunction with the 2011 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition being held November 11-17, 2011.
PlasticsToday now has a new Brand Director, a new Content Director, and three new contributing editors.
ASTM and ISO additive manufacturing committees have agreed to normatively reference their standards in the publications of the other organization.
The Free Inventors Symposium will be held Oct. 27-28, 2011 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum – Nan Tucker McEnvoy Auditorium.
The 3DTouch™ is packed with new features including multiple print heads, an intuitive touchscreen for enhanced user experience and USB storage.
InventHelp’s Invention & New Product Exposition (INPEX) will be held June 13-15, 2012 at the Monroeville Convention Center, just fifteen minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.
The Ryerson Biomedical Engineering students have built a company, Toronto-based Bionik Laboratories Inc., and are currently securing their first round of investor funding.
U.S. audiences also can catch the program on Bloomberg TV Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. and again at 3:30 p.m. ET.
Focused on technical, practical and management issues facing the electronics industry, the sessions are based on award-winning technical papers from IPC APEX EXPO® 2011.
"Because we have specialised in large products, it is common for steel blocks or forgings to weigh greater than twenty-five tons and need multiple, precision operations for each piece”
Services offered by PartSnap include 3D printing, laser scanning and urethane casting.
Micro Application Packages is a UK-based provider of CAD, CAM and estimating software that supports fabrication and construction for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) industry.
Customers who buy or upgrade from a former version to EAGLE V5 from 01 September 2011 can upgrade their software edition and modules for free to EAGLE Version 6.0.
Each InvenTeam will receive up to $10,000 in grant funding to create and pursue a yearlong invention project addressing a real-world problem.
The MS&T (Materials Science and Technology) conference will be held from October 16-20, 2011 at the Columbus Convention Center in Ohio.
The 3D Printing Event, which is taking place in Eindhoven, The Netherlands on October 25th will coincide with the Dutch Design Week (DDW).
The new web portal provides individuals with access to a Solid Edge specific version of the PARTsolutions 3D catalog management system from CADENAS.
The company recently exhibited a 59 inch long energy generation turbine blade that was manufactured on the company’s iPro™ 9000XL SLA® production 3D printer using Accura® CastPro™.
The most interesting parts the company needed a prototype for was the jet engine turbine – not something you’d normally find on a skateboard.
The 2012 version includes programming of 2D wire EDM for the first time alongside the comprehensive options for the programming of turning, mill-turn, drilling and two- through five-axis milling.
The new facility in Changzhou covers a production area of 8,000 square meters and is dedicated to the manufacture of milling machines for China and the export markets.
The new facility houses additive layer manufacturing machines working in various powder materials, including the UK’s only EOSINT P 800.
CimatronE NC offers a wide range of powerful capabilities, including built-in CAD functionality, efficient roughing and high quality finishing for 2.5 to 5 Axis milling, and advanced simulation.
desktopFab will offer their users immediate access to the entire lineup of 3D Systems' personal 3D printers.
The Additive Manufacturing Users Group 2012 conference will be held in Costa Mesa, California, from April 22 – 26, 2012.
A national poll of 1,123 executives at manufacturing companies recently and revealed that 5 percent of current manufacturing jobs are unfilled due to a lack of qualified candidates.
NX 8 is a computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering analysis (CAD/CAM/CAE) software solution.
The transporter trailer has 192 wheels and 48 axles, each of which can be turned independently, enabling the truck to navigate sharp turns and different road grades, even with its considerable length.
The webinar will show how SpaceClaim Engineer’s fast and simple 3D direct modeling technology helps turn scans to solids.
Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing creates metal parts using sound waves to weld thin layers of similar and/or dissimilar metals together.
Alibre Design™ 2012 boasts an intuitive new user interface allowing design professionals access to completely new work flows to accelerate their projects.
GE is investing more than $10 million to expand its Inspection Technologies headquarters site in Lewistown, Pennsylvania.
2012 will see MM Live USA and new co-locating feature events MEMS Live USA and NANO Live USA move to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont near Chicago on March 7-8th.
The software grant includes free center-based training and free upgrades and tech support for 30 seats of Solid Edge® software.
The webcast will feature OPEN MIND, developers of hyperMILL®, a leading CAM software for 2-axis through 5-axis milling and drilling, and mill-turn solutions on Wednesday, October 19, 2011.
Canada’s leading manufacturing event, the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show 2011 (CMTS 2011) will be held October 17-20 at the Direct Energy Centre.
The Advanced Manufacturing & Technology Show (AMTS) will be held in Dayton, Ohio at the Dayton Airport Expo Center from October 19-20.
All English editions of Bricscad V12 are available for download as of October 12, including a no-charge 30-day trial version.
The company invested over £1 million in Mazak machine tools during the past 18 months but only achieved expected increased productivity when it replaced its previous CAM system with FeatureCAM.
Resellers earn Platinum Tier status by demonstrating deep industry expertise, satisfying rigorous training and certification requirements and satisfying the highest Customer Satisfaction requirements.
The International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics (ICALEO®), will be held Oct. 23-27 at the Hilton located in Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, FL.
The MD&M Minneapolis 2011 trade show will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 2-3, 2011.
An ISO9001:2008-certified company, Precision Waterjet Concepts serves a wide variety of customers nationwide and cuts virtually any material, specializing in AR Plating and titanium.
The symposium will be held from October 9-13 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA.
The virtual event will include 5 sessions on Thursday, October 27 from 11:00am - 3:00pm Eastern time.
The International Manufacturing Technology Show will be held Sept. 10-15, 2012, at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
XVL Player can be downloaded for free and enables full viewing, measurement, markup, cross-section and animation playback of a 3D model in the XVL format.
GstarCAD MC is a CAD software app for the mobile platform, allowing users to check, edit and share CAD drawings.
netfabb Studio Professional is a mesh edit, repair, analysis and slicing software for 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.
The Company plans to hold the conference call to discuss its third quarter financial results on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. (ET).
Over 100 students designed the car that will travel 1800 miles across Australia powered by the sun and 5kW hours of stored energy.
IMSI/Design will now offer their users immediate access to the entire lineup of 3D Systems' personal 3D printers.
The RAPID 2012 and 3D IMAGING Conference and Exposition will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on May 22-25, 2012.
The webinar will be presented by Todd Grimm of T. A. Grimm & Associates on Thursday, October 20, 2011.
The release includes: materials substitution, restricted substance regulations, support for engineering design software and information resources covering composites, steels, aero alloys, and plastics.
Digital and production design using additive manufacturing will be on display in hall 11 at EuroMold in Frankfort, Germanu from Nov. 29 – Dec. 02, 2011.
The initiative is part of the Government’s plan to grow the UK economy. The new centre will be the first of at least six Technology and Innovation Centres to be established by April 2013.
The new features include intelligent macros, 64-bit support, Application Programming Interfaces (API) and Customised Process Features (CPF).
The 2011 CADD Edge User Group & Training Event takes place Wednesday-Thursday, October 26-27, 2011, at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT.
Students in the Real World Design Challenge will work to optimize the performance of a light sport aircraft with the overall design objective to design a plane that will be fuel efficient.
The company achieved record sales in the first half of this year, continuing a trend which has seen it set new record sales levels in each of the last three six-month periods.
IPC is a global trade association which represents all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test.
This year's Software 500 index positioned ANSYS at 107th place in recognition of 2010 revenues of $580.2 million.
August 2011 was up 88.5% when compared with the total of $244.35 million reported for August 2010. With a year-to-date total of $3,439.21 million, 2011 is up 101.0% compared with 2010.
The 2012 Allied Catalog showcases more than 12,000 new products from over 300 industry-leading suppliers.
ADEX’s niche is 5-axis milling and machining of exotic materials such as Titanium and Inconel, with tolerances of .0002 inches on complex applications up to 40” in diameter and 6000 lbs.
SOUTH-TEC will be held October 11th -13th, 2011 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
In cooperation with Tecnaro, Henkel is developing new high-performance polyamide additives based on renewable raw materials that can significantly improve the performance of bioplastics.
My Design Life, Lisa S. Roberts and Maria Eife venture into the fascinating world of 3D Printing.
TCT Magazine has unveiled a beta version of a new concept publication covering the software and computing systems behind today's product development, engineering and manufacturing industries.
NASA's Langley Research Center. NASA will host 50 social media guests from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Hampton, Va., facility.
Stockholders approved an amendment to 3D Systems Certificate of Incorporation to increase the authorized number of shares of Common Stock from 60,000,000 to 120,000,000.
The facility, which is located in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, will serve customers throughout the Midwest with fused deposition modeling (FDM) prototypes.
The 13th Annual International Wohlers Conference will be held at EuroMold 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany. This year's conference is titled Design Innovation from Additive Manufacturing.
PowerINSPECT can be used with portable inspection arms, manual and CNC coordinate measuring machines, many optical metrology devices and machine tools fitted with inspection probes.
There is an upcoming webast "What's New in Marc 2011" being held on October 18th.
The industry panel is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 at 12:30-1:30 p.m., the first day of FABTECH 2011, North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing exposition & conference.
The acquired IP consists of the source code to LGS 2D, LGS 3D, Driving Dimensions, RhinoWorks, and other programs used by the computer-aided design industry.
The new VisiJet(R) Clear print material is designed for medical and dental applications and is available only with the new ProJet(TM) 6000 professional 3D printer.
The new Objet Bio-Compatible material is ideal for prolonged skin contact of over 30 days and mucosal-membrane contact of up to 24 hours.
Z Corporation 3D printing was used to create a 1.2-meter-by-1.2-meter detailed 3D architectural model that is helping promote Stockholmsarenan, a 30,000-seat sports and entertainment arena.
The iModela is an inexpensive, easy-to-use desktop device that mills wax, foam, balsa wood and plastic materials commonly used in craft and hobby projects.
The first session will be a free webcast entitled ‘Platino, an ultra-versitile platform for AVR microcontroller circuits’ on Oct 13, 2011, from 16:00 CET.
The WITS is run as a non-profit fund-raiser to support association and community projects. The show, held every other year, had 430 booths and 4,500 people in attendance in 2009.
The show, held Sept. 27-28 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL drew nearly 70 exhibitors and over 800 attendees.
Simulations include: crash, impact & occupant safety; passenger comfort; linear and nonlinear statics & dynamics; strength and thermal performance; noise, vibration & harshness; and interior acoustics.
The conference call and simultaneous webcast will discuss 3D Systems financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2011 on Thursday, October 27, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
Using the Objet Connex500 multi-material 3D printer, designers in Trek's Prototype Development Group can now print a fully-functional 3D bike part they can use on their bikes in just one day.
This first-ever offer provides free trial licenses for the full production versions of Solid Edge ST4 and Femap 10.2, and includes access to extensive learning resources.
The iXVL View player will read XVL files, displaying 3D models that can be rotated, panned and zoomed using the intuitive finger tip controls.
Dassault Systèmes announced today the acquisition of composites simulation and advanced draping simulation technology provider Simulayt Limited.
There is a free trial of the Kubotek KeyView CAD viewer version 11 available for download on their website.
The Edge Factor Show has produced a new episode entitled “Gnarly Metal,” which chronicles the design and development of cutting-edge bicycle parts by Straitline Components.
Tri-Tech Engineering will now sell the full range of Objet 3D printers, including the Objet Connex product line in the UK.
The company plans to continue all of its Kemo operations as 3D Systems Benelux and immediately offer its expanded range of 3D content-to-print solutions.
The combination of Vero and Planit creates the world’s leading CAM specialist, and third largest CADCAM vendor - only behind Dassault Systèmes and Siemens PLM.
The 2012 version of FeatureCAM includes a range of enhancements to enable faster and easier programming, and produce more efficient toolpaths to give greater machine productivity.
Autodesk Moldflow helps users optimize and validate complex geometries during injection molding simulation.
The 2012 Collaboration & Interoperability Congress (CIC) will be held May 21-23 in Denver, Colorado.
Instead of laborously pouring models by hand, Albensi now sets its Objet Eden350V 3D Printer to print dental restoration models overnight, unattended.
Mcor will now provide their 3D printer with three different print service plans which will enable users to print unlimited parts for the duration of their plan.
Rodon’s green initiatives include minimizing packaging, transportation costs, waste, water consumption and energy. All scrap is reused and recycled and Rodon uses only non toxic colorants and resins.
Aerosol Jet systems enable deposition of wide assortment of materials including metal nanoparticle inks, dielectrics, polymers, adhesives, ceramics, and bio-active materials.
The3dStudio.com offers over 1.9 million free and priced 2D and 3D content files and tools including printable 3D models, textures, stock photos and images.