How to Reduce Risk and Save Time When Implementing New Production Processes

By Jon Jennings on Friday, August 31st, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering. No Comments

Accelerating time-to-market is a goal for manufacturers across industries. But not every organization has staff resources with the technical expertise—or time—to make sure that the implementation of their new technologies and processes goes as efficiently as possible. When they don’t have the expertise, they scramble to find someone who does and lose time in theRead more


EWI Technology Leaders to Speak at Upcoming BEVA, ILC Meetings

By Heidi Wilson on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, EWI – Company, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

Two of EWI’s technology specialists will be featured speakers at conferences in September: EWI Senior Technology Advisor Stan Ream will present “Challenges and Constraints in Laser Application Development and Deployment” on Wednesday, September 12 at the Industrial Laser Conference. The event is co-located with the IMTS 2018 conference in Chicago, September 10-15. For more details,Read more


EWI’s Samant discusses impact of AM with The Fabricator magazine

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing. No Comments

Additive manufacturing (AM) is the hottest new technology in manufacturing. Over the last 20 years, AM has moved out of the phase of experimentation into the realm of prototyping, and now it is an option for part production. Research and development, often conducted jointly by manufacturers, government, educational institutions, and not-for-profit organizations, has put AM onRead more


Ninth International EWI/TWI Aerospace Seminar to be held September 26-27 in Buffalo

By Beth Sharb on Thursday, August 16th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Defense, Space Exploration. No Comments

The Ninth International EWI/TWI Aerospace Seminar will be held Wednesday, September 26 and Thursday, September 27 at the Embassy Suites in Buffalo, NY, at the Avant Hotel & Conference Center. Our industrial sponsor and cohost with EWI will be Moog Space and Defense Group (Moog Inc.) in East Aurora, NY. The seminar’s agenda features presentations from EWI, TWI, Oerlikon, Moog, Boeing, and many more. SessionsRead more


ARM (Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing) Joins EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Defense, EWI – Company, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Design, Medical Devices, Membership, Technology Innovation. No Comments

ARM (Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing), a Manufacturing USA® institute, has recently joined EWI membership. ARM accelerates the advancement of transformative robotic technologies and education to grow U.S. global manufacturing competitiveness. Founded in January 2017 by Carnegie Mellon University, ARM operates as a separate non-profit member collaborative.


Introducing EWI’s New Inspection Development and Deployment Service

By Shaun Freed on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, First Time Quality, In-Process Monitoring, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

Is your company challenged by costly destructive testing, new product designs that are difficult to inspect, productivity loss due to quarantined or scrapped materials, a high level of human error, or a lack inspection expertise? EWI recently introduced a new service for Inspection Development and Deployment. This offering is specifically designed to meet customers’ needs forRead more


EWI is Partner in New Alliance to Promote Advanced Material and AM Development

By Rick Gardner on Friday, July 27th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing Innovation, Materials Engineering, Modeling & Simulation, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

EWI is among the founding partners of the new Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing Infrastructure Development and Education Alliance (AMIDE). The alliance, announced this week by Vartega and the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association, was formed by a group of industry and academic partners as the result of a grant from the Colorado Office of Economic DevelopmentRead more


Fuel Cell Energy Joins EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 in Advanced Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

Fuel Cell Energy, Inc. delivers fuel cell solutions configured for the supply, recovery, and storage of energy. The company provides services including the design and installation of projects as well as long-term operation and maintenance of fuel cell systems. With corporate offices in Danbury, CT, Fuel Cell Energy has manufacturing locations in North America, South Korea and Germany.


ASTM International, Auburn University, NASA, EWI, and the MTC Launch Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company. No Comments

On July 23, two groups launched centers of excellence in additive manufacturing aimed at accelerating R&D, standardization, and innovation in that field, also known as 3D printing. Global standards developer ASTM International launched its Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (www.amcoe.org) with Auburn University, NASA, manufacturing technology innovator EWI, and the UK-based Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC).Read more


EWI Authors Win Outstanding Technical Paper Award at ASME Meeting

By Rebecca Gurk on Monday, July 23rd, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Technology, Modeling & Simulation, Structural Integrity. No Comments

Congratulations to EWI’s Principal Engineer Xian-Kui Zhu and Senior Technology Advisor Tom McGaughy on receiving the Outstanding Technical Paper Award at the 2018 ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference. The paper, Effects of Finite Strains and Residual Stresses on Path Independence of the J-Integral for Ductile Cracks, was honored on July 18th by the Pressure VesselsRead more