Three Must-See TED Talks on 3D Printing

Posted by Ellen McKewen on Aug 4, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is a term used to describe several different processes of synthesizing objects. These objects can be almost any shape or size and can be created from almost any material. So what does this mean for the manufacturing industry?

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Topics: Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing: Past, Present and Future

Posted by John Newman on May 19, 2016 8:30:00 AM

With the possible exception of fire, no technology is ever really ready to contribute to manufacturing in a meaningful way until it’s been given time to grow and expand. Computers are a good example. Our current level of technological sophistication wouldn’t be possible without computers, and teenagers routinely take selfies using handheld devices with more computing power than was used to land on the moon. It should be no real surprise, then, that 3D printing (also known as additive manufacturing or just AM) hasn’t yet delivered on its promise.

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Topics: Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing

Outlook for Manufacturing in California in 2015

Posted by Ellen McKewen on Jan 20, 2015 6:30:00 AM

Jim Watson, President and CEO of California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC) was recently interviewed about what the manufacturing sector would look like in 2015  – in terms of technological advances, growth, employment, training, innovation, etc.The article was published by the Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal.  

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Topics: Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, Growth, Consulting

Additive Manufacturing: Dynamo or Disruption?

Posted by Jim Watson on Jan 2, 2015 1:19:00 PM

In a 2012 article by Brad Hart, Forbes magazine touted additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, as a “game changer.”  The author stated, “The possibilities are endless, and the opportunities are coming fast and furious.” 

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Topics: Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing

Is Additive Manufacturing The Right Fit For Your Company?

Posted by Carrie Pittman on Apr 17, 2014 1:22:00 PM

Written by: John Anderson, Director

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Topics: Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing

The New Industrial Revolution - Reshoring and Advanced Manufacturing

Posted by Carrie Pittman on May 14, 2013 10:27:00 AM

Written by: Michele Nash-Hoff

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Topics: Additive Manufacturing, Reshoring, 3D Printing

3D Printing - This is Not Your Child's Paper Mache

Posted by Carrie Pittman on May 3, 2013 10:17:00 AM

This article, originally posted on NIST MEP's Manufacturing Innovation Blog and written by Clara Asmail, speculates on the future of additive manufacturing.

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Topics: Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing: The New Frontier for California Manufacturers

Posted by Carrie Pittman on Mar 12, 2013 4:13:00 PM

If you read manufacturing publications, you may have come across an article about additive manufacturing. This topic is becoming more prevalent and many industry experts believe that additive manufacturing will become an important part of the American manufacturing economy.

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Topics: Additive Manufacturing

The Top 5 Manufacturing Trends of 2012

Posted by Carrie Pittman on Jan 8, 2013 10:05:00 AM

This article, originally posted on NIST MEP's Manuafacturing Innovation Blog and written by Roger Kilmer, discusses the most notable manufacturing themes of 2012. 

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Topics: Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, Reshoring, Innovation, Exporting

It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Additive Manufacturing!

Posted by Carrie Pittman on Jan 2, 2013 10:08:00 AM

Written by: Ben Vickery, for MEP's Manufacturing Innovation Blog.

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Topics: Additive Manufacturing

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