EWI Welcomes Hanon Systems to Membership

By Christine Filippetti on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Control Technologies, Heavy Industry, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Design. No Comments

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


EWI Pilots a New Cybersecurity Cooperative for Small and Medium-sized Manufacturers

By Rebecca Gurk on Friday, December 15th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Control Technologies, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

Chris Conrardy, EWI CTO, announced a pilot program to help small and medium-sized manufacturers address cybersecurity threats in an increasingly interconnected industry. This cybersecurity cooperative was introduced at “The Importance of Cybersecurity for Manufacturers.,” an event hosted by Manufacturer’s Edge, NoCO Manufacturing Partnership, and CAMA.


EWI associates to meet with attendees at DMC 2017

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Control Technologies, Defense, EWI – Company, First Time Quality, Government, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Modeling & Simulation, NDE and Inspection, Technology Innovation. No Comments

As in past years, EWI will be well represented at the upcoming Defense Manufacturing Conference in Tampa, FL,  December 4-7. Several  associates will present technical research during the conference, and our staff will also be on hand to meet with colleagues, customers, and companies interested in using EWI’s services to address defense manufacturing challenges. If you plan to  attend DMC 2017, weRead more


Testbeds: A Fast, Efficient Path to Continual Innovation — new paper

By Rebecca Gurk on Monday, July 3rd, 2017 in Additive Manufacturing, Control Technologies, First Time Quality, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Metal 3D Printing, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

Testbeds are an effective tool for innovation, allowing manufacturers to develop and prove out new technologies and manufacturing approaches without shutting down production. By providing a bridge between research and the factory floor, testbeds empower manufacturers to innovate new joining processes and develop new in-process quality-control techniques. Furthermore, testbeds allow development to take place entirelyRead more


Welcome to New EWI Member Optonicus

By Christine Filippetti on Thursday, May 25th, 2017 in Consumer Electronics, Control Technologies, Defense, Government, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Optonicus is a new member of EWI. The company, headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, is focused on the research, development, and marketing of intelligent optical systems used by commercial and government organizations. The company’s INFOCO product family of intelligent fiber collimators and arrays is used to improve performance for atmospheric imaging, laser communications,Read more


EWI Colorado — Growing Recognition Throughout West and Beyond

By Marcie Willard on Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Control Technologies, EWI Network, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

Recently, Company Week interviewed Rick Gardner, Director of EWI Colorado, to learn how the center can help manufacturers become more efficient, more effective, and more competitive.


Random Bin Picking in Industrial Automation — New Paper

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 in Advanced Automation, Control Technologies, EWI – Company, Flexible Automation, In-Process Sensing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

Recent advances in robotic technology have allowed manufacturers to use automated bin picking for increasingly challenging applications to improve overall productivity. These applications can be divided into three cases based on the degrees of freedom of motion of the parts in a bin.


EWI Colorado Set to Open Its Doors on November 9th

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 in Advanced Manufacturing, Control Technologies, Events, EWI – Company, EWI Network, First Time Quality, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, NDE and Inspection, Technology Innovation. No Comments

After many months of planning and preparation, we are excited to announce the official opening of EWI Colorado, our new manufacturing center of excellence in Loveland, CO. To mark the occasion, we invite the manufacturing community to a facility premiere event on November 9, 2016. EWI’s third national laboratory is dedicated to establishing best-in-class technical capabilities in advanced quality measurement technologies.Read more