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

By Jon Jennings on Tuesday, August 14th, 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


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


EWI Welcomes Ring Precision Components to Membership

By Heidi Wilson on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 in EWI – Company, Forming, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Medical Devices. No Comments

Ring Precision Components has recently joined EWI Membership. The company manufactures custom components for a wide variety of markets including injection molding, munitions, medical-pharmaceutical, compaction, steel stamping and metal forming industries.


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.