Bollinger Shipyards Joins EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Friday, September 21st, 2018 in Defense, Heavy Industry, Manufacturing Competitiveness. No Comments

EWI is pleased to welcome Bollinger Shipyards to membership. In operation since 1946, the company specializes in new construction, steel fabrication, vessel repair and conversion of a wide variety of U.S. Coast Guard and military vessels and commercial offshore and inland vessels. Bollinger Shipyards operates ten locations throughout South Louisiana.


EWI Welcomes EaglePicher Technologies to Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Monday, August 27th, 2018 in Advanced Energy, Aerospace, Defense, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Medical Devices. No Comments

EWI is pleased to welcome EaglePicher Technologies to membership. In business for over one hundred years, the company is a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, aerospace, and medical industries. Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, EaglePicher Technologies also provide custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices and custom power solutions.


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.


CoorsTek joins EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 in Advanced Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Government, Heavy Industry, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Materials Engineering, Medical Devices, Microjoining. No Comments

CoorsTek, manufactures custom ceramic components for industries, including automotive, semiconductor, defense & aerospace, energy, and more. Headquartered in Golden, Colorado, CoorsTek has over 50 locations worldwide.


Notes from the Winter 2018 AMC Meeting

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. No Comments

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


Cybersecurity Co-op Program Developed by EWI Launches in Virginia

By Rebecca Gurk on Friday, January 19th, 2018 in Defense, EWI – Company, Government, Technology Innovation. No Comments

The Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority has closed on a $509,000+ grant to the Buchanan County Industrial Development Authority to implement a cybersecurity pilot program designed to create jobs in the cybersecurity field. The project, developed by EWI, will serve to mentor students to learn network monitoring skills through an on-the-job training cooperative aimed at assisting small and medium size manufacturers.


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


New Article — Can Metal Additive Manufacturing Compete with Casting?

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. No Comments

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