By Heidi Wilson
on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 in Heavy Industry, Oil & Gas.
We are pleased to welcome new member MSA Safety Inc. Founded as Mine Safety Appliances Inc., in 1914 with a focus on mine rescue, the company now leads the charge for workplace safety with a product line that includes oil and gas detection meters, fire safety equipment and hard hats. The company has locations inRead more
By Rutuja Samant
on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Defense, EWI – Company, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering.
The Additive Manufacturing Consortium (AMC) held its 2018 Winter Meeting February 7-9 in Phoenix, AZ. The meeting was jointly hosted by Honeywell and Raytheon with over 140 consortium members and invited guests in attendance. The 3-day event featured tours of Arizona State University’s (ASU) material characterization labs hosted by Dr. Nikhilesh Chawla and of Honeywell’s newly openedRead more
By Rebecca Gurk
on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Dissimilar Metals Joining, EWI – Company, Heavy Industry.
J.M. Canty, Inc. is a process engineering company with facilities in Buffalo (NY) and Dublin (Ireland). This new EWI member manufactures lighting, sight glasses, cameras, sight flow indicators, quick opening closures, glass to metal seals, vision-based process control systems, and particles sizing systems for a variety of industries including the pharmaceutical, cement, oil & gas,Read more
By Christine Filippetti
on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Control Technologies, Heavy Industry, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Design.
We are please to introduce new EWI member Hanon Systems Americas. Founded as a joint company of Ford Motor Company and Mando Corporation, Hanon Systems is dedicated to the development and production of high quality air conditioning and heating systems. The company, based in Michigan, has a worldwide network of 40 manufacturing facilities and fourRead more
By Beth Sharb
on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Dissimilar Materials, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Flexible Automation, Forming, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing.
We are pleased welcome SMS Group, Inc., to EWI membership. Based in Düsseldorf, Germany, the global corporation provides plant construction and mechanical engineering services to the steel and nonferrous metals industry. To learn more about SMS, visit www.sms-group.com.
By Rebecca Gurk
on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 in Additive Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Metal 3D Printing, Space Exploration.
Casting is one of the oldest and most popular manufacturing processes for metals, but could eventually be displaced by additive manufacturing (AM). Costs for AM are continuing to decrease while material performance and the number of available materials continue to increase. For small production runs with long lead times, it is possible additive manufacturing is preferred solutionRead more
By Beth Sharb
on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Automation, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Arc Welding, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Events, EWI – Company, Forming, Government, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Metal 3D Printing, Microjoining, Packaging, Welding Fundamentals.
EWI is pleased to announce our fall events calendar. We hope you will be able to join us at one more of these upcoming events. For information about a specific date, click on the event name below. To view EWI’s full schedule, visit https://ewi.org/events. EWI Strategic Technology Committee for Oil & Gas: Fall Meeting September 19Read more
By Steve Manring
on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 in Arc Welding, Defense, EWI – Company, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing.
Autogenous orbital GTAW is capable of producing single pass, complete joint penetration welds on square edge butt joints without using filler metal. This process can increase productivity by reducing the welding time required for an applicable piping system.
By Tom McGaughy
on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Arc Welding, Automotive, Composites Joining, Dissimilar Metals Joining, EWI – Company, Forming, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Microjoining, Plastics Joining, Soldering and Brazing.
EWI and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently completed an exhaustive, two-year study to identify and prioritize technology development needs in materials joining and forming technologies and provide key recommendations to increase competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing. This study — possibly the most in-depth national review and assessment of these essential manufacturing capabilities conducted toRead more
By Christine Filippetti
on Monday, June 5th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, EWI – Products, Government, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Innovation, Technology Innovation, Ultrasonic Processes.
A new article co-authored by EWI associates Amin Moghaddas, Matt Short, Nick Wiley, and Karl Graff, along with Allen Yi of The Ohio State University, was recently published in The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. The article titled “Performance of an Ultrasonic-Assisted Drilling Module” discusses how the ultrasonic-assisted drilling module, designed using FEA methodsRead more