New article — Electron Beam Melting: From Powder to Part

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Metal 3D Printing. No Comments

Over the past decade, additive manufacturing (AM) technology has shifted from a prototyping tool to an accepted production method. To achieve production-quality results, however, it is important to use specially developed materials for AM builds. In recent years, EWI has been at the forefront of helping clients bring new AM materials to market for technologies such asRead more


Building Fiber Optic Strain Sensor into Metal Components — New Article

By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Composites Joining, Consumer Electronics, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

EWI and its affiliate Fabrisonic LLC have pioneered a unique system that utilizes ultrasonic additive manufacturing (a hybrid additive and subtractive manufacturing process) to inlay sensors into system parts as they are being built. The early success of the technology is prompting further study and shows great promise for advancements in the manufacture of sensing systems


EWI Advisory, Technology Development, and Implementation Services

By Dale Robinson on Monday, January 29th, 2018 in Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

Do you have a new product design that requires a different approach to production? Do you want to improve and optimize your process? From assessment and design review through testing and deployment, EWI has resources that help you accomplish your goals at any stage of product development in a manner that is quick, efficient, andRead more


EWI Engineering Experts to Present at Upcoming Professional Conferences

By Rebecca Gurk on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, First Time Quality, Heavy Manufacturing, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Lightweighting, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Metal 3D Printing, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

In the next two months, several EWI Associates will be sharing their technology-specific expertise at professional meetings and conferences. We invite you to attend our technical presentations at these events, and to talk to our engineers about how EWI can help your company address its manufacturing challenges. PMA Metal Stamping and Tool & Die Conference Read more


Sheet Metal Welding Conference 2018 — Call for Papers

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Arc Welding, Automotive, Dissimilar Materials, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Forming, In-Process Monitoring, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, NDE and Inspection. No Comments

The AWS Sheet Metal Welding Conference (SMWC XVIII) has announced its call for papers on the topic of  “Welding Solutions for Lightweight Vehicle Production.” The conference, sponsored in partnership with EWI and  ALAW, will be held October 17-18, 2018, in Livonia, Michigan. According to Jerry Gould, EWI Senior Technical Advisor and SMWC Technical Co-chair, topicsRead more


EWI Welcomes Hanon Systems to Membership

By Christine Filippetti on Thursday, January 11th, 2018 in Advanced Manufacturing, Control Technologies, Heavy Industry, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Design. No Comments

We are please to introduce new EWI member Hanon Systems Americas. Founded as a joint company of Ford Motor Company and Mando Corporation, Hanon Systems is dedicated to the development and production of high quality air conditioning and heating systems. The company, based in Michigan, has a worldwide network of 40 manufacturing facilities and fourRead more


Buffalo Manufacturing Works launches Shift program for small and medium-sized manufacturers

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, EWI Network, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

Buffalo Manufacturing Works operated by EWI, along with its partners at Insyte Consulting and Next Street, is proud to announce Shift. Shift is an accessible and essential first step for small- to medium-sized manufacturers who don’t know how or where to start the process of identifying and investing in achievable and implementable technology. Shift was funded by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo through Buffalo Billion PhaseRead more


EWI Pilots a New Cybersecurity Cooperative for Small and Medium-sized Manufacturers

By Rebecca Gurk on Friday, December 15th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Control Technologies, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Technology. No Comments

Chris Conrardy, EWI CTO, announced a pilot program to help small and medium-sized manufacturers address cybersecurity threats in an increasingly interconnected industry. This cybersecurity cooperative was introduced at “The Importance of Cybersecurity for Manufacturers.,” an event hosted by Manufacturer’s Edge, NoCO Manufacturing Partnership, and CAMA.


Enhance Your Manufacturing Competitiveness with EWI Membership

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, EWI – Company, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Technology Innovation. No Comments

Manufacturers in all industrial sectors seek to increase their competitive advantage and innovate faster. However, not everyone has access to the advanced manufacturing technologies and engineering expertise that can enable them to do so. Often these businesses turn to EWI when they need advisory, technology development, or implementation services to complete a project. They know they can relyRead more