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Micro Manufacturing the Impossibly Small

Micro Manufacturing the Impossibly Small

Jul 15, 2014

By Micro Engineering Solutions In the early days of the commercialization of micro manufacturing technologies, there was a lot of discussion about what constituted “micro” manufacturing. There was (and indeed still is) a recognized continuum from small to precision, micro, and then nano scale components and features. In general, it is safe to say that with...

Made in America – FMS (CA)

Made in America – FMS (CA)

Jul 14, 2014

Foam Molders & Specialties is another preferred American supplier of contract manufacturing services you will find only at a Design-2-Part tradeshow at http://www.d2p.com. Since 1971, Foam Molders & Specialties has taken great pride in the design, workmanship and quality of all of their products. All FMS products are manufactured in the USA with the...

3-D Printers Accelerate Pace of Innovation

3-D Printers Accelerate Pace of Innovation

Jul 14, 2014

By Kate Sykes, Project Management Institute The new technology promises to revolutionize manufacturing and other industries The global 3-D printing market is expected to grow 23 percent each year through the end of this decade and to be worth US$8.4 billion by 2020. The disruptive technology—which uses an additive process to deposit and fuse layers of...

Sigma Labs Files Patent Application for Sensor Aimed at…

Sigma Labs Files Patent Application for Sensor Aimed at…

Jul 11, 2014

“Sigma Labs Files Patent Application for Sensor Aimed at Quality Control in Additive Manufacturing”  By Design-2-Part Magazine SANTA FE, N.M.—Sigma Labs, Inc. recently announced that it has filed a patent application to protect a unique sensor invention that company representatives say will significantly enhance the ability to improve the quality of...

A Look At Manufacturing Activity In The United States …

A Look At Manufacturing Activity In The United States …

Jul 10, 2014

“A Look At Manufacturing Activity In The United States – Huffin’ and Puffin’ “ By Bill Greiner, Forbes For the last three years, manufacturing activity has been growing more rapidly than the overall U.S. economic GDP. This is the first time this has happened in more than 50 years. I believe the factors that have led to this oddity...

Will the U.S. See a Major Manufacturing Revival?

Will the U.S. See a Major Manufacturing Revival?

Jul 9, 2014

By Wall Street Journal  New energy realities and technological developments seem to be reshaping this sector of the economy. With this in mind, we asked The Experts: Do you anticipate a major manufacturing revival in the U.S.—why or why not? This discussion relates to a recent Leadership Report and formed the basis of a discussion on The Experts blog in June...