Toronto | December 2019
At the opening panel at DFM Summit #21 in Toronto, September 2019, Timothy Lytle (Arc'teryx), Steve Keilhauer (Keilhauer), Byron Leclair (fluidconcepts) and Lee Fletcher (Fig40) discussed how material choices factored into their product development process. 'We do rely on our suppliers coming in and showing us what they are developing,' Byron Leclair said.
Toronto | October 2019
'We had to push our manufacturing partners,' Jeff Wollenzien of Shape Products said in the electronics panel at the DFM Summit in Toronto last month. 'We have this idea. Is this viable? Can we make this work for production?'
London | January 2018
Sourcing materials is 'ripe for disruption', Matmatch CEO Melissa Albeck said in her keynote at DFM Summit #24 last month in London.
Toronto | August 2016
Jimmy Scott was at Cray Research and Silicon Graphics when they developed the first supercomputers and software for 3D modeling. With Dr. Javad Mostaghimi of the University of Toronto he is now building up Simulent, an engineering consultancy in computational fluid dynamics.
Toronto | May 2016
'You would not believe how many people want to know how to make a much lower cost rice cooker with easier manufacturing and more features,' Sandy Munro said in his keynote at the inaugural DFM Summit in Toronto.
London | August 2015
In the opening panel of DFM Summit #11 Roland Stapper and Tom Tobia discussed why the Netherlands is such a hotbed for 3D printing. 'In the 80s and 90s we as a nation willfully dismissed the idea that manufacturing could provide high value jobs,' Tobia responded. 'We have got some catching up to do.'
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UK rocket manufacturer company Gravitilab is working with the National Composites Centre (NCC), to design new composite flight structures for its range of suborbital launch vehicles. The …
News | September 24, 2021
As part of a NIST initiative on Facilitating a Circular Economy for Textiles, we are planning to host a workshop to discuss challenges, gaps, and needs regarding textile circularity. The workshop …
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