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New 3D printing alliance to revolutionise automotive industry

September 13, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Volkswagen has teamed up with printer manufacturer HP and component manufacturer GKN Powder Metallurgy to accelerate the development of a new 3D printing process that simplifies and speeds up metallic 3D printing.  The “HP Metal Jet” process offers massive productivity improvements compared to other 3D printing methods.  Volkswagen says it is the

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BAE Systems to supply 500 electric-hybrid systems to Canada’s ATUQ consortia

August 15, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

BAE Systems will supply nearly 500 electric-hybrid systems to Canada’s ATUQ consortia under a five year agreement announced on Tuesday. ATUQ, which represents the nine Quebec public transportation organisations serving the major urban centres of the

BAE Systems announces $45.5m expansion in Huntsville, Alabama

July 17, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

BAE Systems will invest $45.5 million to expand its operations in Huntsville, Alabama over the next few years. The company will invest in the development of office space and a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the Cummings Research Park which

Xaar, Stratasys agree joint 3D printing investment

July 13, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Industrial inkjet printheads manufacturer Xaar PLC and 3D printing giant Stratasys will establish a new company to develop 3D printing solutions based on High Speed Sintering technologies.  The new company, to be called Xaar 3D Limited, will combine

Samsung opens world’s largest phone manufacturing plant in India

July 12, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Samsung Electronics has officially opened the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing plant in Noida, India. The move forms an integral part of Samsung’s ‘Make for the World’ initiative which envisions exporting mobile handsets produced in

BASF expands its 3D printing portfolio with new acquisitions 

July 10, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

BASF has moved forward with its plans to expand in the field of 3D printing with the acquisition of two European manufacturers of 3D printing materials. The Germany-based company, via its subsidiary BASF New Business GmbH (BNB), has acquired Hamburg-based

ABB announces investment in new transformer components factory

July 2, 2018 • News, World NewsComments (0)

Pioneering technology leader ABB is investing more than $30 million in a new cutting edge manufacturing unit, currently under construction at the company’s complex in Ludvika, Sweden. The new unit will boost production and expand the range of the