AtriCure is New EWI Member

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Medical Devices, Microjoining. No Comments

  EWI welcomes AtriCure, Inc., as a new member company. Based in Mason, OH, the company provides innovative technologies for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and related conditions. AtriCure invests in clinical science and technology to develop standards of care that support long-term outcomes. To learn more visit www.atricure.com.        


Fundamentals of Welding Course to be offered in October

By Beth Sharb on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 in Arc Welding, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Friction Processes, Microjoining, Resistance Processes/Solid-State Processes, Soldering and Brazing, Welding Fundamentals. No Comments

EWI will offer “Fundamentals of Welding” one last time in 2017. To register for the October 16-20 course, click here. This five-day course, geared toward engineers and technicians, provides an overview of the various aspects of welding technology. The course is organized into modules discussing welding processes (arc, high-energy density, and non-arc), welding metallurgy and weldability, weldingRead more


EWI Workshops, Courses, and Events for Fall 2017

By Beth Sharb on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Automation, Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Arc Welding, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Events, EWI – Company, Forming, Government, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Metal 3D Printing, Microjoining, Packaging, Welding Fundamentals. No Comments

EWI is pleased to announce our fall events calendar. We hope you will be able to join us at one more of these upcoming events. For information about a specific date, click on the event name below. To view EWI’s full schedule, visit https://ewi.org/events. EWI Strategic Technology Committee for Oil & Gas: Fall Meeting September 19Read more


EWI to Offer Fundamentals of Welding Course in August and October

By Beth Sharb on Friday, July 28th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Arc Welding, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Laser Processing, Microjoining, Welding Fundamentals. No Comments

EWI will offer its frequently requested “Fundamentals of Welding” class for professionals two more times in 2018.  This five-day course, geared toward engineers and technicians, provides an overview of the various aspects of welding technology. The course is organized into modules discussing welding processes (arc, high-energy density, and non-arc), welding metallurgy and weldability, welding design and testingRead more


Results of NIST-sponsored Study on Future of Materials Joining and Forming Now Available

By Tom McGaughy on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Arc Welding, Automotive, Composites Joining, Dissimilar Metals Joining, EWI – Company, Forming, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Laser Processing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Microjoining, Plastics Joining, Soldering and Brazing. No Comments

EWI and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently completed an exhaustive, two-year study to identify and prioritize technology development needs in materials joining and forming technologies and provide key recommendations to increase competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing. This study — possibly the most in-depth national review and assessment of these essential manufacturing capabilities conducted toRead more


Introducing a National Roadmap for the Future of Materials Joining and Forming — A Free EWI Webinar

By Rebecca Gurk on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Arc Welding, Automotive, Composites Joining, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Events, EWI – Company, Forming, Friction Processes, Government, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Innovation, Manufacturing Technology, Materials Engineering, Microjoining, Technology Innovation. No Comments

Last month EWI issued “Developing a U.S. Roadmap for Advanced Joining and Forming Technologies,” an overview describing the comprehensive NIST-funded study conducted by EWI to identify and prioritize the top joining and forming challenges within the manufacturing industry. To share the results and recommendations of this timely report, EWI will present an online seminar, Introducing aRead more


Developing a U.S. Roadmap for Advanced Joining and Forming Technologies — A New Report

By Tom McGaughy on Friday, March 31st, 2017 in Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Arc Welding, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Defense, Dissimilar Metals Joining, Events, EWI – Company, Forming, Friction Processes, Government, Heavy Industry, Heavy Manufacturing, Lightweighting, Manufacturing Technology, Microjoining, Oil & Gas, Packaging, Plastics Joining, Rail, Ultrasonic Processes. No Comments

Recently, EWI led the development of the first comprehensive U.S. Advanced Joining and Forming Technology Roadmap under a program funded by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) through the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) program. The goal of this two-year effort was to develop a prioritized list of research and development topics aimedRead more


What is Ultrasonic Welding?

By Rebecca Gurk on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 in Composites Joining, Consumer Electronics, Microjoining, Plastics Joining, Ultrasonic Processes. No Comments

When the question “What is Ultrasonic Welding?” appeared on the Q&A website Quora, EWI Applications Engineer Miranda Marcus stepped up to reply. Her succinct essay, covering both metal welding style and plastics welding style, is a clear and straightforward introduction for the technically curious. To read Miranda’s brief article on quora.com, click here.    


Bak is New EWI Member

By Nadine Powell on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 in Consumer Electronics, Manufacturing Innovation, Membership, Microjoining. No Comments

EWI welcomes Bak USA as a new member company. Bak seeks to make mobile technologies accessible to every person on earth, a mission put into motion through infrastructure work in Haiti after the catastrophic earthquake in 2010. Today Bak, headquartered in Buffalo, NY, employs a local workforce to build mobile computers for educational, not-for-profit, retail,Read more


EWI Colorado Hosts Facility Premiere; Opens Doors to Statewide Audience

By Marcie Willard on Monday, November 21st, 2016 in Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Automation, EWI – Company, EWI Network, First Time Quality, Flexible Automation, In-Process Monitoring, In-Process Sensing, Manufacturing Competitiveness, Manufacturing Technology, Metal 3D Printing, Microjoining, NDE and Inspection, Technology Innovation. No Comments

On November 9, EWI celebrated the opening of its third R&D facility, EWI Colorado. Located in Loveland at the Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation and Technology, EWI Colorado joins labs in Ohio and New York as the company’s newest manufacturing center of excellence. More than 200 representatives from manufacturing firms and organizations, educational institutions, andRead more