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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 will support the design, development, and manufacture of precision munitions and aircraft survivability

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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

Austal secures multimillion contract for additional LCS design services

June 28, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Austal USA, the American branch of operations for Australian shipbuilder Austal, has been awarded US$16,303,195 by the US Department of Defense for a cost-plus-fixed fee to a previously awarded contract. According to Austal, the order provides for Littoral

Audi teams up with Stratasys to cut prototype times

June 11, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

German carmaker Audi has partnered up with 3D printing giant Stratasys in order to slash the time of prototyping new models of tail light covers. By adopting Stratasys’ 3d printing methods, Audi will now use the new Stratasys J750 3D printer to manufacture