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

EWI Welcomes New Member J.M. Canty

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Dissimilar Metals Joining, EWI – Company, Heavy Industry. No Comments

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

New article — Electron Beam Melting: From Powder to Part

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Metal 3D Printing. No Comments

Over the past decade, additive manufacturing (AM) technology has shifted from a prototyping tool to an accepted production method. To achieve production-quality results, however, it is important to use specially developed materials for AM builds. In recent years, EWI has been at the forefront of helping clients bring new AM materials to market for technologies such asRead 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.

Warm Forming of High-Strength Aluminum Automotive Structural Parts: A Success Story

By Hyunok Kim on Thursday, January 18th, 2018 in Automotive, EWI – Company, Forming. No Comments

EWI Forming Center has been leading the Aluminum Warm Forming Project with 12 industry partners for the past two years. The project aims to develop advanced and practical warm forming technology for high-strength aluminum automotive structures.    In January 2018, the project team successfully implemented advanced and practical warm forming technology to produce high-strength andRead more

EWI’s Year in Review 2017

By Rebecca Gurk on Thursday, January 4th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company. No Comments

  Each year, EWI works to enhance service to clients through cutting-edge equipment, technology innovation, and fresh talent. 2017 was no exception, as we continued to expand our core capabilities for the benefit of our customers. As we kickoff 2018, we invite you to check out the EWI “Year In Review” which highlights several key developments from the past year.Read more

Buffalo Manufacturing Works launches Shift program for small and medium-sized manufacturers

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, EWI Network, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

Buffalo Manufacturing Works operated by EWI, along with its partners at Insyte Consulting and Next Street, is proud to announce Shift. Shift is an accessible and essential first step for small- to medium-sized manufacturers who don’t know how or where to start the process of identifying and investing in achievable and implementable technology. Shift was funded by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo through Buffalo Billion PhaseRead 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.

Enhance Your Manufacturing Competitiveness with EWI Membership

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Technology Innovation. No Comments

Manufacturers in all industrial sectors seek to increase their competitive advantage and innovate faster. However, not everyone has access to the advanced manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise that can enable them to do so. Often these businesses turn to EWI when they need advisory, technology development, or implementation services to complete a project. They know they can relyRead more

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