Magna Cosma International Joins EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Friday, November 9th, 2018 in Automotive, Lightweighting, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Membership. No Comments

EWI welcomes Magna Cosma International to membership. The global company provides a comprehensive range of metal body systems, components, assemblies and modules, including complete vehicle frames, with the goal of bringing lightweight and innovative products to market. Headquartered in Canada, the organization has locations throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia.


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


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


Viatran is Welcomed to EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 in Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Medical Devices, Oil & Gas. No Comments

We are pleased to welcome Viatran as a new EWI member. The company provides innovative pressure and level transmitters designed for applications such as oil and gas services, steel production, food and medical equipment, injection molding, die casting, and chemical production. Based in Tonawanda, New York, Viatran has been in business since 1965.        Read more


Bollinger Shipyards Joins EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Friday, September 21st, 2018 in Defense, Heavy Industry, Manufacturing Competitiveness. No Comments

EWI is pleased to welcome Bollinger Shipyards to membership. In operation since 1946, the company specializes in new construction, steel fabrication, vessel repair and conversion of a wide variety of U.S. Coast Guard and military vessels and commercial offshore and inland vessels. Bollinger Shipyards operates ten locations throughout South Louisiana.


EWI Returns to Pack Expo 2018 with EWI UltraThinSeal™

By Heidi Wilson on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 in Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Packaging, Technology Innovation, Ultrasonic Processes. No Comments

EWI will showcase its state-of-the-art ultrasonic package sealing system at this year’s Pack Expo in Chicago, October 14-17. EWI UltraThinSeal™ (formerly known as EWI GreenSeal) uses a unique, patented sealing technology to create an ultrasonic seal as narrow as 1mm. The technology offers game-changing efficiencies and benefits throughout the entire value chain from suppliers, toRead more


How to Reduce Risk and Save Time When Implementing New Production Processes

By Jon Jennings on Friday, August 31st, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering. No Comments

Accelerating time-to-market is a goal for manufacturers across industries. But not every organization has staff resources with the technical expertise—or time—to make sure that the implementation of their new technologies and processes goes as efficiently as possible. When they don’t have the expertise, they scramble to find someone who does and lose time in theRead more