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ARM Institute Funds 11 Advanced Manufacturing Projects to Develop Automated Technologies
The ARM Institute recently announced the latest projects it is funding as part of its Technology Project Call program.

Digital Twins Direct 3D Printing to Accurately Repair Metal Parts, Finds Tokyo University of Science
Digital twins, in the form of automatically generated metal powder deposition elements and predictions of forming process conditions, can help mechanical repairs.

ASTM International to Host Workshop on Digital Construction Roadmapping
ASTM International and NIST plan to host an in-person discussion about the state of digital construction and the desired direction for the industry and technology.

Additive Construction Is the ‘Next Frontier,’ Says Wohlers Associates, as ASTM International Works With NIST
Additive construction applies 3D printing and could advance building processes, according to Wohlers Associates. Its parent ASTM International is developing a roadmap with NIST.

Indy Autonomous Challenge Returns to CES 2023 and Las Vegas Motor Speedway
The Indy Autonomous Challenge is continuing to push the limits of self-driving cars with its next race at CES 2023, which will include new technologies and head-to-head matches.

Shadow Ventures Discusses New Report on Technology in the Construction Industry
Shadow Ventures noted challenges such as declining productivity and undercapitalization, but it found 125 technology companies that could help the building industry.

Markforged Manufacturing Facility in Billerica, Mass., Obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification
Markforged said the certification for quality and reliability demonstrates its commitment to quality production of 3D-printed parts for aerospace and other demanding industries.

Markforged Adds Simulation Features to Additive Manufacturing Software
Markforged's new Simulation software enabled Larsen Motorsports to design and produce 3D printed steering wheels faster and with fewer iterations.

Handddle Micro-Factories Platform and Markforged Eiger to Jointly Enable Standardization and Process Monitoring
Handddle said its SMART FARM will connect with Markforged's cloud software and 3D printers to ensure additive manufacturing consistency across sites.

Optomec and Acme Manufacturing Show Automated Workcell for Adaptive Turbine Part Repair at Formnext
Optomec, an additive manufacturing firm, and Acme, a robotic material removal expert, have built a unified workcell for aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul.

Automation Is a Recession Hedge, Say Speakers at ffVC Drones & Robotics Summit
Automation, including robots, drones, and autonomous vehicles, can not only provide efficiency but also resilience, said speakers at ff Venture Capital's event.

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.



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