Key Steps to Accelerating Production Process Development

By Jon Jennings on Monday, July 16th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Technology Innovation, Testing Services. No Comments

Increased demand for new, lighter, longer-lasting products is driving manufacturers across industries to incorporate newer, more advanced materials into product development. As material specifications change, so must the production development infrastructure. Whether single stage shifts or entire line changes are required, manufacturers must carry out a number of preliminary steps to ensure success. Essential preliminaryRead more


CoorsTek joins EWI Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 in Advanced Energy, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Government, Heavy Industry, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Materials Engineering, Medical Devices, Microjoining. No Comments

CoorsTek, manufactures custom ceramic components for industries, including automotive, semiconductor, defense & aerospace, energy, and more. Headquartered in Golden, Colorado, CoorsTek has over 50 locations worldwide.


EWI Welcomes Samsung to Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Thursday, June 14th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation. No Comments

We are pleased to welcome Samsung as a new EWI member company. Headquartered in South Korea, the global company engages in the manufacturing and selling of electronics and computer peripherals, operating through the following divisions: Consumer Electronics, Information Technology & Mobile Communications, and Device Solutions.


Competing in an Era of Rapid Change: Accelerate Your Product Development with EWI

By Jon Jennings on Thursday, June 14th, 2018 in EWI – Company, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Technology Innovation. No Comments

A manufacturing revolution is upon us. Product performance requirements are increasingly more stringent, while consumers are demanding products that are lighter, smaller, stronger and longer-lasting. New technologies are changing the way materials are used, and new materials are pushing the envelope on technology development. And, manufacturers across all industries are under increasing pressure to reduceRead more


Finding Engineering Solutions for the Challenges of Vehicle Electrification

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 in Advanced Energy, Arc Welding, Automotive, Composites Joining, Dissimilar Materials, Dissimilar Metals Joining, EWI – Company, Lightweighting, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Microjoining, Technology Innovation, Ultrasonic Processes. No Comments

According to trend watcher Industry Week, the number of electric cars on the road is likely to triple in the next two years – from 3.7 million last year to 13 million by the end of the decade. As the automotive industry starts to embrace vehicle electrification, there is an increasing need for smarter, moreRead more


How to Develop Additive Manufacturing Process Parameters for Your Product

By John Conway on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

There is no “machinist handbook” for creating products with metal additive manufacturing (AM). With seven distinct AM process categories, an expanding base of compatible materials, and a wide range of process inputs, there is no one-size-fits-all way to figure out the right process parameters for a part. How can manufacturers get the help they needRead more


EWI Welcomes New Member Gyeongbuk Technopark

By Heidi Wilson on Monday, May 28th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Technology Innovation. No Comments

Gyeongbuk Technopark serves as a hub of industrial growth and support for small and medium enterprises in the province of Gyeongbuk, South Korea. In addition to their current R&D, corporate support services, and startup support, Gyeongbuk aims to create new manufacturing industries while advancing business operations in cooperation with the region’s universities and research institutions.


Warm Forming of High-Strength Aluminum Automotive Structural Parts — New Paper

By Rebecca Gurk on Monday, May 21st, 2018 in Automotive, Forming, Lightweighting, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation. No Comments

EWI Forming Center and 12 industry partners recently completed a joint industry project to test and engineer forming solutions for automotive lightweighting. The team’s work produced new design guidelines for a cost-effective warm-forming solution for aluminum alloys.


Ultrasonic Metal Foil Additive Manufacturing Explained

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Manufacturing Innovation, Metal 3D Printing, Metal Composites, Ultrasonic Processes. No Comments

Ultrasonic metal foil additive manufacturing is a technology that was pioneered by Fabrisonic, an affiliate of EWI. It uses ultrasonic welding to build up metal parts layer by layer – a low-temperature, solid-state process that can produce 3D-printed parts as large as 6’ x 6’ square. Recently, Fabrisonic President Mark Norfolk gave a terrific explanationRead more


EWI Welcomes Federal-Mogul as New Member

By Heidi Wilson on Friday, May 11th, 2018 in Aerospace, Automotive, EWI – Company, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

EWI is pleased to welcome Federal-Mogul LLC as a new member. The global supplier of products and solutions to manufacturers of automotive, light commercial, heavy-duty and off-highway vehicles, as well as in power generation, aerospace, marine, rail and industrial, operates with two business divisions. Federal-Mogul Powertrain focuses on original equipment powertrain products for automotive, heavy-dutyRead more