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ALMMII Opens Innovation Acceleration Center in Detroit

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 in Automotive, Corporate Blog, Events, exclude, Featured, Government, Heavy Industry, Members, Membership, Secondary. No Comments

The new LIFT center is officially opened in Detroit. The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII) opened its 100,000 square-foot innovation acceleration center in Detroit on January 15 with a innovation exhibition featuring lightweight metals technologies, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony announcing its new program name, LIFT — Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow.   It wasRead more


Energy Savings: The Results Are In

By Elaine Pelz on Monday, January 12th, 2015 in Corporate Blog, Energy, Featured, Members, Membership. 1 Comment

It’s all in the numbers. Let’s start with 2013. That’s the year we took a serious step towards reducing our energy consumption by participating in an American Electric Power savings program for businesses. As part of a roof upgrade, we installed three solar arrays on top of our company headquarters. The resulting power generation andRead more


EWI In-House Drafting & Modeling Expertise

By Bill Colgan on Friday, January 9th, 2015 in Corporate Blog, DCA. No Comments

All of the specialties at EWI rely on the Design, Controls, and Automation department (DCA) to bring their concepts to reality.  To achieve that goal, the engineers in DCA are trained in computer aided modeling software.  The engineers at EWI are capable of working with almost any design software, but the in-house preference is for SolidworksRead more


Robotic GMAW-P RP2Z Pipe Welding

By Jason Rausch on Monday, January 5th, 2015 in Corporate Blog. No Comments

The oil & gas industry routinely uses the American Petroleum Institute’s Recommended Practice 2Z guidelines, commonly referred to as RP2Z, for pre-production material qualification. This qualification typically involves making pipe or plate weldments at the lowest and highest planned heat input for a particular project. Mechanical testing is used to evaluate whether or not theRead more


Dissimilar Materials Workshop in Columbus on January 26th

By Rebecca Gurk on Friday, January 2nd, 2015 in Aerospace, Arc Welding, Automotive, Consumer Goods, Corporate Blog, Defense, Energy, Events, Featured, Friction Process, Heavy Industry, Materials Engineering, Modeling Simulation. No Comments

Do you face the challenges of dissimilar materials joining in your work? If so, you should plan to attend the AWS Workshop of Dissimilar Materials in Columbus, Ohio, on January 26, 2015. The workshop will cover developments across a range of industry applications, and will include topics such as process technology, materials, design, and modeling. The program will featureRead more


New EWI Hires in Western NY to Support Buffalo Manufacturing Works

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 in Corporate Blog, exclude, Featured, Materials Engineering, Members, Membership, Secondary. No Comments

Buffalo Manufacturing Works is operated by EWI   EWI is pleased to announce the addition of three new Associates to our New York team: Nadine Powell, Robert Herbeck and Alexander Kitt. In addition to their roles within our new Buffalo operation, the three will support the activities and growth of Buffalo Manufacturing Works, part of Governor AndrewRead more


DMC 2014 – A Successful Engagement

By Jesse Bonfeld on Friday, December 19th, 2014 in Corporate Blog, Secondary. No Comments

EWI would like to thank the sponsors and our booth visitors for an outstanding experience at DMC 2014 earlier this month in San Antonio. We shared an exhibit location with our partner ALMMII (representing ALM3I, the new lightweighting technology institute of the NNMI), and had the opportunity to speak with dozens of scientists, engineers, managers,Read more