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3D Printing

Additive Manufacturing Equals Excitement

This article originally appeared on the NIST Taking Measure blog. Guest blog post by Jarred Heigel. I research additive manufacturing, which some people call

Enlightening Enterprise 3D Printing

Enterprise 3D printing is ascending the Slope of Enlightenment. Gartner 1 placed it there on its Hype Cycle curve in 2013 and it has been marching toward the

Plotting the Future of 3D Printing

Additive manufacturing (AM) is hurtling into its wide and wonderful future. Right now heavy attention is being given to the promise AM offers to toy and

A Glimpse of the Maker Movement

Imagine if you had had the chance to be in room in the mid-70’s attending presentations from the likes of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs? I believe that maybe 20


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Manufacturing Innovation, the blog of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), is a resource for manufacturers, industry experts and the public on key U.S. manufacturing topics. There are articles for those looking to dive into new strategies emerging in manufacturing as well as useful information on tools and opportunities for manufacturers.

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