year : 2019 172 results

FATHOM Obtains Patent For On Demand Digital Manufacturing Platform

Advanced prototyping and manufacturing service provider based in California, FATHOM, has received a patent behind its online quoting platform for 3D printed parts. The patent, which was issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, covers the company’s system and methods used to provide price quotes on ISO-certified 3D printed objects. Alongside the patent, FATHOM has received a ranking on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the United States for the ...

Weekly Wrap Up For August 16th, 2019

Trillions of dollars in counterfeits are in the manufacturing supply chain and delivery chain. Joining hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady are Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, and Imran Vakil, managing attorney for Nexio PC to discuss this pervasive problem and potential solutions. U.S. Air Force Building “Digital Hangar” For Lifecycle Management Of Aerospace Systems The U.S. Air Force has a brand new hangar under construction at their Wright-Pat...

Penn State Researchers Awarded $75,000 To Advance Concrete Additive Manufacturing

A team from Pennsylvania State University has been awarded $75,000 dollars to develop a 3D printing system for concrete. $50,000 of this sum has been provided by the College of Engineering’s Engineering for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (ENGINE) grant program, with the other $25,000 coming from the College of Arts and Architecture. This announcement follows the team’s participation in NASA’s Printed Mars Habitat Challenge, the researchers are developing high-performance, ...

Apple And Others Get An Early Holiday Present From The Trump Administration

Apple and other consumer electronics manufacturers who rely on China to make their products just got an early holiday present from the Trump administration in the form of a delay on some tariffs until mid-December. The tariffs in question were set to go into effect on September 1st, a date that coincides with Apple’s plans to release the latest version of the popular iPhone, just in time for the holiday shopping season. Speaking to reporters on an airport tarmac Tuesday afternoon, the ...

New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) NJMEP Awarded Grant to Offer Food Training to the MEP National Network

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) was named the recipient of a grant worth $992,050 by the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). The grant will allow NJMEP to assist the MEP National Network in creating a platform for MEP Centers nationwide to deliver services in Quality, Safety and Efficiency, along with other core MEP products and services (e.g., cybersecurity, supply ...

Jacobs Wins Contract to Help Build the Largest Shipyard in the Arabian Gulf

Jacobs has been selected by SEPCO Electric Power Construction Corporation to deliver engineering services for Packages 4, 5 and 6 of the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services project at Ras Al Khair in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). "This award continues Jacobs' long-term commitment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where we have mobilized world-leading engineering expertise to support the ongoing diversification of the Saudi Arabian economy," said Jacobs ...

U.S. Air Force Building “Digital Hangar” For Lifecycle Management Of Aerospace Systems

The U.S. Air Force has a brand new hangar under construction at their Wright-Patterson base in Ohio. This new facility isn’t made of concrete and steel, it’s made up of digital ones and zeroes. The Digital Hangar is a concept that was created by Dr. Rick Graves, a design and analysis branch aerospace research engineer at the Air Force Research Laboratory. This new technology is a visual repository containing digital surrogates of aerospace systems that have been gated through rigorous ...

Weekly Wrap Up For August 9th, 2019

Dr. Chris Kuehl. The CMI or Credit Manager’s Index produced by the National Association of Credit Managers (nacm.org) is yet another slice of economic health that is presented each month by Dr. Chris Kuehl, as he discusses the report in depth as well as other economic factors impacting the U.S. economy including the tariffs with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. U.S. Treasury Department Designates China As A Currency Manipulator As The Trade War Becomes A Currency War In a rare move, ...