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How to Create an Effective 3D Printing Workflow
3D printing and additive manufacturing offer new levels of speed and flexibility for production, but you must first understand processes, materials, and scale.

Innovate Products & Equipment to Merge with Eckhart to Become Supplier of High End Autonomous Systems
Arsenal Capital Partners believe by merging the two companies it has a chance to build a leading automation systems provider.

IEEE Entrepreneurship Impact Award Nominations to Close Soon
The IEEE Entrepreneurship Impact Award will recognize individuals who have made "significant" contributions to a regional ecosystem. It is among the awards available to technical startups.

ARM Institute Names Two Fellows for Projects to Support U.S. Manufacturing, Military Readiness
The ARM Institute has named ARIS Technology's Jim Clark and ARIN Technologies' Christopher Ravasio as fellows to lead projects to improve quality inspection and robot navigation.

Markforged to Acquire Digital Metal, Expand Additive Manufacturing Production of Metal Parts
Markforged is acquiring Sweden-based Digital Metal for about $32 million and said its technology will help manufacturers use 3D printing to mass produce complex metal parts.

VulcanForms Raises $355M for Digital, Additive Manufacturing
VulcanForms, which combines proprietary digital thread and additive manufacturing systems, said it is now worth more than $1 billion. It opened two production facilities for metal parts and assemblies.

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $4.4M Grant for New Boston University Robotics R&D Facility
The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative this week awarded Boston University more than $4 million for its new robotics facility.

Fictiv Raises Series E Funding to Accelerate Digital Manufacturing Adoption
Fictiv, which has raised $100 million, said its digital manufacturing ecosystem can rapidly deliver pricing, design feedback, and manufacturing and business services to speed time to market.

Ford Using KUKA Robot at Automotive Facility for 3D Printing
Productivity has increased since Ford installed a KUKA robot at is advanced manufacturing facility in Redford, Mich. The robot is being used to move 3D printed parts.

Toyota Ventures Opens 2022 Call for Factory of the Future Innovation
Toyota Ventures' third global call of innovation seeks startups that can apply AI, robotics, and other technologies to enable Industry 4.0 and advanced manufacturing.

Diamond Age Raises Series A Funding for Home Construction Robots
Diamond Age says will use the $50 million investment to scale its Factory in the Field system and execute on its first commercial contract to use robots and 3D printing to...

Humanoid Robots Could Reach Out and Take Patient’s Blood Pressure
Simon Fraser University researchers have provided a humanoid robot with leech-inspired origami sensors in its fingertips to take ECG and PPG readings and obtain a patient's blood pressure.

igus Expands North American Leadership Team, Names Five New Vice Presidents
igus says its new executives, who have industry experience, will focus on customer service, sustainable development of high-performance polymers, and continued growth in North America.

Local Motors, Developer of Olli Autonomous Shuttle, Shuts Down
Local Motors, which had developed the Olli autonomous shuttlebus, reportedly shut down this week after successful fundraising rounds and testing last year.

Velo3D Delivers First Sapphire XC System for Metal Additive Manufacturing
Velo3D delivered its first Sapphire XC metal 3D printing system to an aerospace customer, reducing production costs by as much as 75% and increasing throughput by up to 400%.

Essentium to Enter SPAC Merger, Go Public as It Advances Sustainable Additive Manufacturing
Essentium, which claims that its on-site additive manufacturing systems can reduce waste by 70% and the carbon footprint, said its total addressable market is $209 billion.

OhmniLabs Introduces OhmniClean Autonomous UV-C Disinfection Robot
OhmniLabs said its new OhmniClean robot takes less than 15 minutes to disinfect a 3,000-sq.-ft. space, reducing costs compared with manual cleaning or stationary UV units.

3D Systems Acquires Oqton to Make Additive Manufacturing More Accessible
Oqton's cloud-based, AI-enabled Manufacturing Operating System can help manufacturers automate production processes. 3D Systems is making its own software available as add-ons.

Top 10 Robotics and Autonomous Vehicle Transactions of August 2021
In August 2021, the total number of deals and their dollar value fell from the previous month, but industrial automation, self-driving cars, and logistics still thrived.

Launcher Buys Second Metal 3D Printer From Velo3D for Rocket Parts
Launcher, which is developing rockets and orbital transfer vehicles to affordably launch small satellites, has added a second 3D printer from Velo3D for titanium.



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