Bringing you up to speed with the week that went by in the world of Additive Manufacturing with the AM Chronicle weekly news update
The round up of last weeks additive manufacturing news includes launch of 3D printing initiative by President Joe Biden, launch of new 3D printer for fashion and design industry by Stratasys, $1.5 million contract by US Air Force to Optomec and much more.
President Joe Biden to announce voluntary 3D printing initiative called “Additive Manufacturing Forward”
President Joe Biden announced the launch of a new voluntary initiative to boost the use of 3D printing in domestic supply chains. The initiative will be called “Additive Manufacturing Forward” and foster the development of technology in USA.
Tekna Holding increased order intake for materials by 69% to CAD 6.1 million when compared to the first quarter of 2021. The materials order backlog increased by 54% in the same period as customers are securing their supply chain for long-term commitments.
The US Air Force has awarded Optomec a $1.5 million contract to develop a Metal Additive Manufacturing system and process that enables the repair of oversized titanium components used in aircraft engines.
Nuburu, a developer of high power and high brightness industrial blue lasers, and Essentium, which makes industrial additive manufacturing systems have announced a partnership to develop and manufacture a blue laser-based metal AM platform. The new Essentium printer will enable manufacturers to create production-grade metal parts with high resolution and fast throughput.
Woodside Energy Ltd has signed an agreement with 3D Metalforge (3DMF) to supply additively manufactured parts, production technologies and digital part library development services.
Stratasys Ltd. a leader in polymer 3D printing solutions, today announced the industry’s first 3D printer designed specifically for printing direct-to-textile.
Falcon Technologies International Ras Al Khaimah aims to scale Additive Manufacturing in the Middleeast
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