Three Must-See TED Talks on 3D Printing

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 ...

Read More

Additive Manufacturing: Past, Present and Future

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 ...

Read More

3 Basics About 3D Printing

Methods and techniques of printing have continued to evolve with the constant advancement of technology. A simple way to define printing is as basic as “a method that creates a ...

Read More

5 Trends Manufacturers Should Watch

As we near the halfway point of the year, we can fairly gauge the trends that have driven our industry’s growth and the ones we expect to flourish during the year’s second half. ...

Read More

Subscribe to Our Blog!

Learn more about manufacturing trends from the California Manufacturing Blog. Subscribe now for the latest updates.

Outlook for Manufacturing in California in 2015

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 ...

Read More

Additive Manufacturing: Dynamo or Disruption?

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 ...

Read More

The New Industrial Revolution - Reshoring and Advanced Manufacturing

Written by: Michele Nash-Hoff

Read More

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

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

Read More

Additive Manufacturing: The New Frontier for California Manufacturers

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 ...

Read More