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Sep 10, 2014

3-D Printing Steals the Show: Notes from IMTS 2014

The hardcore industrial crowd at this hardcore industrial tradeshow isn't here to kick the tires and check out 3-D printed doodads. They want to see....More
Sep 08, 2014

Notes from IMTS 2014: In the Mood for Investment

The massive crowd at IMTS this year isn't here just to browse the latest technology. They're here to buy it....More
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Aug 13, 2014

Distracted Manufacturing: GM Takes Google Glass for a Spin

GM is testing Google Glass on the factory floor. But is the risk worth the potential?....More
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Jul 21, 2014

3-D Printing the Impossible: 21st Century Manufacturing Demands 21st Century Tools

When your outdated techniques can't handle a new job, it's time to get a new tool....More
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Jun 18, 2014

Manufacturing Rules the National Day of Making

President Obama calls for all makers – from students to 'innovators powering the renaissance in American manufacturing' – to come together in the....More
May 02, 2014

3-D Printing a Better Home2

For anyone holding out for a real 3-D printing revolution, the wait may be over....More
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Mar 27, 2014

The Robots are Coming!3

Cyberdyne's debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange sends a strong message to the industry and to the world: The robots are coming. Heck, they're already....More
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Feb 13, 2014

Fear, Frenzy and the Birth of an Industry at GE's 3-D Printing Lab2

There's a tsunami coming and the industry had better to learn to swim. Fast....More
Jan 30, 2014

3-D Printing: In Search of the Real Thing

Whether it's ultra-detailed prototypes or industrial-strength finished parts, what professional 3-D printers need is something real and familiar,....More
IW technology editor Travis Hessman
Dec 17, 2013

The 3D Printing 3601

After months of development, testing and coordinated efforts, we have officially launched a new newsletter aimed directly at 3-D printing and the....More
Dec 10, 2013

Ford and Siemens: Googling the Future of Manufacturing

This is the future: a smooth synthesis between the physical and the virtual worlds—a seamless integration between things and information, between....More
Dec 04, 2013

IRI Crowns its Technology Champion

IRI has spent the last six months examining all of the technologies, innovations and inventions developed over the past 75 years to determine which....More
Dec 03, 2013

Happy 3-D Printing Day!

GE has officially dubbed Dec. 3, 3-D Printing Day to wrap up its yearlong additive manufacturing media blitz....More
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Nov 13, 2013

Ringing in the Future

Surrounded by industry insiders and company executives, with all the pageantry of high finance historical firsts, Universal Robots' UR5 robot arm....More
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Sep 19, 2013

Setting Some Standards for 3-D Printing

If the additive manufacturing industry is ever going to take off, it needs to do so on an even field, playing by the same rules as the rest of the....More
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