EWI Surface Engineering Survey Reveals Need for More R&D

By Larry Brown on Thursday, November 1st, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Dissimilar Materials, Dissimilar Metals Joining, EWI – Company, Materials Engineering, Technology Innovation. No Comments

At EWI, we engage with various industries through our broad client base.  We see, first hand, the diversity of challenges faced by manufacturers in all sectors. As a result, our engineering teams have the opportunity to participate in a diversity of technology development projects and provide innovative manufacturing solutions across industry. EWI also works proactivelyRead more


EWI UltraThinSeal™ “Seals” the Show

By Heidi Wilson on Thursday, October 25th, 2018 in EWI – Company, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Packaging, Plastics Joining, Technology Innovation, Ultrasonic Processes. No Comments

EWI UltraThinSeal™, the revolutionary packaging technology recently demonstrated at the Pack Expo Show in Chicago, proved to be a showstopper. The highly specialized technology takes the basic principles of plastic welding and expands on its capabilities with the use of ultrasonics. The system, which aligns perfectly with the needs of those in the packaging industry, offersRead more


ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence Announces First Round of R&D Projects

By Rebecca Gurk on Monday, October 22nd, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, In-Process Monitoring, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

Global standards developer ASTM International has announced its first round of funding to support research that will help catalyze the development of needed standards in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing. This investment of $300,000 and in-kind contributions will help partners in the ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence address pressing technical informationRead more


EWI Welcomes Delta TechOps to Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 in Aerospace, EWI – Company, Lightweighting, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Design, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

We are pleased to announce that Delta TechOps, a division of Delta Air Lines, is a new EWI member. The company operates full-service aviation maintenance and service to its fleet of more than 750 aircraft along with maintenance for more than 150 other operators. The company’s comprehensive services include technical training, engineering support, line maintenance services, inventoryRead more


Meet EWI UltraThinSeal™ at Pack Expo in Chicago

By Rebecca Gurk on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Events, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Packaging, Ultrasonic Processes. No Comments

EWI first introduced its novel ultrasonic sealing technology at Pack Expo two years ago. This year, attendees can find out about EWI UltraThinSeal™, a new firm that can deliver and deploy the technology right into your plant. Last week, the online magazine MANUFACTURING TOMORROW profiled the EWI spinout company in its pre-Pack Expo coverage. To learn aboutRead more


First Phase of EWI-Developed Cybersecurity Trainee Program Launches Successfully

By Heidi Wilson on Thursday, October 4th, 2018 in Events, EWI – Company, Government, Manufacturing Competitiveness. No Comments

September 17, 2018, marked the kick-off date of the training portion of the EWI-developed Cybersecurity Co-op Pilot Program. The first training site is located in Buchanan County, Virginia, and is funded by the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority. EWI, partnering with leading cybersecurity experts, is working with the Buchanan County Industrial Development Authority to teach non-ITRead more


Manufacturing Processes: Surface Engineering and Cold Spray Technology – New Paper

By Heidi Wilson on Friday, September 14th, 2018 in EWI – Company, Soldering and Brazing. No Comments

Surface engineering – the range of enabling technologies designed to modify the surface properties of metallic and non-metallic components to improve function or decoration – is becoming a more widely used technology in parts manufacturing throughout all industrial sectors. As new metals and composites become available for use in manufacturing, companies are challenged with finding 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


Fowler Metal Industries Joins EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Monday, August 20th, 2018 in EWI – Company. No Comments

Fowler Metal Industries focuses on precision sheet metal cutting, forming and machining utilizing advanced equipment and methods, including automated laser cells, automated turret punching, and forming. The company, based in Canada, also has insertion and rolling capabilities. EWI is pleased to welcome Fowler Metal Industries to membership.