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


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


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


EWI Welcomes EaglePicher Technologies to Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Monday, August 27th, 2018 in Advanced Energy, Aerospace, Defense, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Medical Devices. No Comments

EWI is pleased to welcome EaglePicher Technologies to membership. In business for over one hundred years, the company is a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, aerospace, and medical industries. Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, EaglePicher Technologies also provide custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices and custom power solutions.


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.


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


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