LAM 2017: Connecting the Dots from Simulation to Implementation of Laser Additive Manufacturing

By Michelle L. Stock  Industry veterans and newcomers from over 10 countries gathered in Houston for LIA’s ninth annual Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM®) Workshop to participate in the premier laser additive manufacturing event. The two-day meeting was comprised of invited talks and keynotes, along with a vendor showcase. About one-third of participants were at LAM […]

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How Does Industrial Laser Safety Impact 2017 Manufacturing?

As manufacturing practices continue to change, how will companies ensure the safety of their employees? Manufacturing is undergoing a revolutionary phase. That is no secret, nor surprise. The shift from traditional manufacturing practices into additive processes is creating new challenges and opportunities across a multitude of industries. It is becoming increasingly common for companies to blur […]

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3 Industries That Benefit from Robots & Laser Manufacturing

By Alanna Ritchie It is getting easier to produce parts for products like land, sea and air vehicles. With the combination of lasers and robots, engineers and their companies are enjoying increased manufacturing speed, better material affordability and better rates for their clients. The pairing also facilitates streamlined processes for welding, cutting, and lightweighting. Furthermore, […]

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3D Printing India’s 1st Jet Engine

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Remote Piloted Vehicles (RPVs) are getting a boost from the Bengaluru-based company Intech DMLS with the firing of the MJE-20, a small-scale engine for UAVs and RPVs. Written by: Alanna Ritchie  On February 8th, 2017, Intech successfully tested the MJE-20, the company’s first unmanned aerial vehicle. The MJE-20 contains a […]

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LIA’s Laser Additive Manufacturing Workshop (LAM®) 2017 Explored Top Innovations, Insights in the 3D Printing Revolution

Notable names in Additive Manufacturing, including GE Additive’s Greg Morris and Marc Esformes of Stryker, gathered in Houston, TX for the two-day event FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ORLANDO, FL – MARCH 14, 2017 – The Laser Institute of America’s 2017 Laser Additive Manufacturing Workshop (LAM®) took place February 21–22 in Houston, Texas. Researchers and industry leaders […]

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