The round-up of last week’s Additive Manufacturing News includes the acquisition of Wematter by 3D Systems; the launch of a new sonic mini 8k s resin 3D printer by Phrozen; Siemens plans to support the domestic AM machine builder community in the USA; a partnership between Dyndrite and UPM to create smart build plates for metal 3D printing and much more.
3D Systems announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Wematter, a Swedish 3D printer manufacturer, that will broaden 3D Systems’ Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) portfolio.
With a focus on developing additive manufacturing of “extra large” metal components, a group of research institutes and companies from Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH) and Germany’s Lower Saxony region have announced the joint development of a giant 3D printer.
NIMS has announced a new suite of Smart Standards for various job roles in various sectors of manufacturing. According to NIMS, these standards are a starting point for any employer or educator developing or evaluating training in these disciplines.
Orbital Composites (Campbell, Calif., U.S.), developing robotic additive manufacturing (AM) of continuous fiber-reinforced composites, has announced the exclusive licensing of AMCM technology co-developed with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL, Knoxville, Tenn., U.S.).
Siemens, a global leader in technology for additive manufacturing (AM) is expanding focus on AM initiatives in the United States to help accelerate the transformation of the US AM industry through serial additive manufacturing. Siemens is focused on supporting the domestic AM machine builder community, so is bringing its motion control, automation hardware, digitalization software and technology capabilities to assist machine builders.
Dyndrite™ announced that UPM Additive Solutions has entered into a joint agreement to create “smart” metal build plates for the 3D metal printing industry.
6K Additive, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Australia-based Surgical Metal Recycling Pty Ltd (SMR). The companies will explore a shared mission to transform the metals supply chain in Australia, including revolutionizing the way surgical implants are treated at the end of their useful life.
Phrozen, a Taiwan-based startup specializing in LCD 3D printers, has announced the launch of the Phrozen Sonic Mini 8K S resin 3D printer, the latest addition to the Phrozen 8K series.
The Nadcap program – which provides critical process accreditations of suppliers in the aviation, defense, and space industries – is developing a new Task Group for Additive Manufacturing (AM).
As part of the Ad-Proc-Add project accompanied by ecoplus Mechatronics-Cluster, the Institute for Production Engineering and Photonic Technologies at TU Wien investigated optimal process parameters for powder bed printing processes to produce dense and high-quality components.
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