By Henry Cialone
President & CEO, EWI
EWI is a leader in innovating processes for manufacturers. One way we deliver those processes to our industries is through commercialization of intellectual property. Typically, this is done by identifying a partner to license the patented technology. On occasion, when there isn’t a logical licensee, we stand up a new company. That’s the backstory of Fabrisonic.
Fabrisonic was created out of a desire to apply a transformative technology in manufacturing and fabrication. Founded as a vehicle to deploy EWI developed intellectual property, Fabrisonic has been finding new ways to produce parts that can’t be made any other way, through a unique form of additive manufacturing.
Fabrisonic’s work is based on a concept that set them apart from other additive manufacturing models: solid-state bonding. Unlike traditional 3D printing methods that rely on melting metals together, Fabrisonic devised and patented a unique technique called ultrasonic additive manufacturing (UAM)…
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