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EWI Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2017

Posted by | October 18 2017
EWI held two special programs on October 6 to mark Manufacturing Day 2017, a nationwide day of events that highlight the importance of manufacturing in the American economy and workplace. In the morning, several officials from the State of Ohio visited EWI’s Columbus facility to dedicate our newly installed, 330-ton servo press. In attendance were Stephen White, District Director for U.S. Senator Rob Portman; Rob Nichols, District Director for U.S. Congressman Pat Tiberi; and Mike Dittoe, Chief of Staff for Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger. The acquisition of the Aida press was made possible through a $1.5 million award from…

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OMEGA is New EWI Member

Posted by | October 16 2017
We are pleased to welcome OMEGA Engineering of  Sunbury, OH, to EWI membership. This Ohio branch of OMEGA Engineering, Inc. (Norwalk, CT) supplies pressure and load transducers. Since OMEGA’s inception in 1962, the company has grown from manufacturing a single product line of thermocouples to offering more than 100,000 state-of-the-art products for measurement and control of temperature, humidity, pressure, strain, force, flow, level, pH and conductivity.      

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EWI Forming Center Workshop Highlights Advancements, New Capabilities

Posted by | October 12 2017
The annual EWI Forming Center Workshop was held on October 5 at EWI headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. Industry leaders convened to share knowledge and discuss applications, advances, and challenges related to sheet metal forming. The event, geared largely towards the automotive industry, featured presentations from Honda, Aida, KTH, AK Steel, AMAG, Fuchs, AutoForm, and others. Topics ranged from warm forming high-strength aluminum alloys to the lubrication in forming lightweight sheet materials. Approximately 75  participants attended the workshop. The event culminated with a EWI Forming Center open house featuring live demonstrations. Of particular interest was EWI’s new, 330-ton servo forming press,…

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EWI Presents Key Modules of Department of Energy’s New “Build4Scale” Program

Posted by | October 11 2017
On October 6th, EWI introduced the Department of Energy’s new “Build4Scale Manufacturing Entrepreneur Training" (Build4Scale) to a group of  business, academic and government representatives. The 4-hour training session took place at the EWI facility in Loveland, Colorado, and coinciding with Manufacturing Day 2017 events taking place throughout the country. The Build4Scale program includes training content and tools for self-guided online learning or classroom-style instruction.  It is designed to assist engineering startups in advancing their concepts from prototypes to mass-produced products. The modules help prioritize and tackle manufacturing-related planning and execution challenges to avoid costly scale-up mistakes that can hinder success.  Build4Scale is…

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EWI Expands Direct Metal Laser-Sintering Technology AGAIN!

Posted by | October 3 2017
EWI is pleased to announce the acquisition of its second EOS direct metal laser-sintering (DMLS™) system, an additive manufacturing (AM) technology with the capacity to fuse metal powder into 3D components.  The newest addition to the EWI AM family is the EOS M290 DMLS System including EOSTATE MeltPool which delivers high-resolution data for process development and quality control.  With the  installation of the new machine, the EWI AM team is moving into a new, more expansive AM lab at its Columbus, Ohio, facility. EWI has acquired The EOS “Parameter Editor” module, which offers developers and researchers a large and open tool set…

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