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.


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.


EWI is Pleased to Welcome Photon Automation, Inc. to Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 in Advanced Automation, EWI – Company, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

EWI welcomes Photon Automation, Inc. to membership. The company designs and develops automated systems for a variety of manufacturing applications by incorporating advanced manufacturing technologies, including lasers, vision systems, precision measurement devices, and robotics for their customer base. Photon Automation has three locations in Indiana.


Fuel Cell Energy Joins EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 in Advanced Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

Fuel Cell Energy, Inc. delivers fuel cell solutions configured for the supply, recovery, and storage of energy. The company provides services including the design and installation of projects as well as long-term operation and maintenance of fuel cell systems. With corporate offices in Danbury, CT, Fuel Cell Energy has manufacturing locations in North America, South Korea and Germany.


ASTM International, Auburn University, NASA, EWI, and the MTC Launch Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company. No Comments

On July 23, two groups launched centers of excellence in additive manufacturing aimed at accelerating R&D, standardization, and innovation in that field, also known as 3D printing. Global standards developer ASTM International launched its Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (www.amcoe.org) with Auburn University, NASA, manufacturing technology innovator EWI, and the UK-based Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC).Read more


EWI Authors Win Outstanding Technical Paper Award at ASME Meeting

By Rebecca Gurk on Monday, July 23rd, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Technology, Modeling & Simulation, Structural Integrity. No Comments

Congratulations to EWI’s Principal Engineer Xian-Kui Zhu and Senior Technology Advisor Tom McGaughy on receiving the Outstanding Technical Paper Award at the 2018 ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference. The paper, Effects of Finite Strains and Residual Stresses on Path Independence of the J-Integral for Ductile Cracks, was honored on July 18th by the Pressure VesselsRead more


AMC Welcomes New Members: 3D Systems and ArcelorMittal

By Heidi Wilson on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 in EWI – Company. No Comments

The Additive Manufacturing Consortium, operated by EWI, is pleased to introduce these companies to AMC membership: 3D Systems, the originator of 3D printing and innovator of 3D solutions, combines its plastic and metal 3D printers, print materials, on-demand manufacturing services and end-to-end manufacturing software solutions for industry including aerospace, automotive, and consumer goods. Headquartered in Rock Hill, SC, the companyRead more


Methods of Polymer Weld Quality Evaluation — New Paper

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Composites Joining, EWI – Company, First Time Quality, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

There are many options available for evaluating the quality of polymer welds. It can be a challenge to select the best one for your application. Yet, choosing the appropriate evaluation method is an essential step in the development and production maintenance of a welding process. Recently EWI conducted research to compare several quantitative and qualitative polymer weld quality evaluationRead more