3D Maryland, RMI and Direct Dimensions in Annapolis for the 2014 Legislative Session

Mike and Mano3D Maryland, Direct Dimensions and RMI teamed up to bring The New Image of Manufacturing 2.0 event to legislators and their staff in the Miller Senate Office Building on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

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New RMI member NextLine Brings 3D Printing Services to Maryland

On January 27, 2013, NextLine Manufacturing - a leading provider of advanced manufacturing services ranging from additive manufacturing to cnc machining - announced the official launch of its Maryland operations.

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Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing is Something to Jaw About!

By Ben Vickery, NIST MEP

Today, I’m posting about a technology that may well revolutionize manufacturing. I suspect that this is a truly “game changing” technology that has the capacity to transform manufacturing and act as a disruptive innovation. According to Forbes, this emerging industry is expected to reach $3.1 billion worldwide by 2012 and $5.2 billion by 2020. [Read more...]

Learning about Additive Manufacturing

Knowledge on the future of manufacturing from the Internet.

http://storify.com/drmikeg/learning-about-additive-manufacturing

 

A Century-Old Foundry Pioneers in The New Millennium

What do a traditional foundry and 3D printing have in common? A lot if you are talking about Danko Arlington, located in the Park Heights section of Baltimore. Danko Arlington is a third-generation family-owned business and an example of traditional industry staying competitive by embracing rapid technologies. About a year ago, CEO John Danko purchased and integrated one of the largest and most accurate 3D printers on the market, the Stratasys Fortus 900mc for patternmaking, one of two in the state of Maryland. 3D printers decrease the time it takes to bid a job, get prototypes to the client, and ultimately decrease the time it takes to get a product to market. In short, the process is vastly more efficient than conventional methods.

 

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