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Weber State University uses 3D printing to advance aerospace research

AU Manufacturing

Weber State University is using 3D printing to advance its research on composite materials that support northern Utah’s aerospace and defence ecosystem. The post Weber State University uses 3D printing to advance aerospace research appeared first on Australian Manufacturing.

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How the labor shortage is killing aerospace composites manufacturing

Plataine

With a rising skills gap and an emphasis on attending university over learning a trade, the manufacturing labor shortage is not a new problem. Suppliers are facing the same labor shortages as manufacturers.

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Trelleborg Acquires Manufacturer of Aerospace Components

MEM

Trelleborg Group has, through its business area Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, signed an agreement to acquire the German-based aerospace interiors company MG Silikon GmbH, an entity within Saint-Gobain Group. The aerospace market is expected to show strong growth in the coming years.

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GKN Aerospace Acquires Additive Manufacturing Systems Leader

Metrology

GKN Aerospace has acquired a pioneering Swedish additive manufacturing system business, as part of its Engines business’s journey to transform its supply chain and offer more sustainable and advanced material. Additive Manufacturing Business

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Amphibian Aerospace Industries partners with Japanese manufacturer

Manufacturer's Monthly

Amphibian Aerospace Industries (AAI), a manufacturer based in the Northern Territory, has partnered with a Japanese amphibious aircraft manufacturer, ShinMaywa on new projects. . This includes an agreement between AAH and global engine manufacturers Pratt & Whitney Canada.

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Plataine Unveils New Capabilities to Help Aerospace Composite Manufacturers Achieve Increased Production Rates

Plataine

Waltham, MA, January 19th, 2023 – Plataine, a leading provider of AI-based manufacturing optimization solutions, has released a new version of its FabricOptimizer offering to address the supply chain and workforce challenges Aerospace manufacturers face today.

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Trelleborg Acquires Manufacturer of Aerospace Components

MEM

Trelleborg Group has, through its business area Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, signed an agreement to acquire the German-based aerospace interiors company MG Silikon GmbH, an entity within Saint-Gobain Group. The aerospace market is expected to show strong growth in the coming years.

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Quebec government invests $38M in aerospace research and innovation

Canadian Manufacturing

MONTREAL — The Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace of Quebec (CRIAQ) announces six collaborative research and development projects, for a total of 17 projects approved and funded by the industry and the Quebec government to advance aerospace technology innovations in Quebec in direct response to market demand. ” In February, 64 new project ideas will also be presented by aerospace companies at the RDV Forum 2023.

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Aerospace partnership offers sky high opportunities

AU Manufacturing

The Aerostructures Innovation Research Hub (AIR Hub) at Swinburne University of Technology is partnering with the National Institute for Aerospace Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University. Media Release by Swinburne University of Technology.

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Honeycutt Cuts Machining Steps; Drives More Business from Aerospace Customers

Fabricating & Metal Work

Honeycutt Manufacturing , a Mukilteo, Washington (Seattle) job shop in service to the aerospace, marine and general industrial markets, made a major investment recently in a GROB G550T 5-axis universal machining center. Subscribe to learn the latest in manufacturing.

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Time for the Aerospace & Defence Industry to Embrace Greater Digitisation

iBASEt

Today the global Aerospace & Defence (A&D) sector is a $755bn industry. Considering the complexity and risks involved, it is alarming that the majority of A&D manufacturers still use paper-based processes (88%) and spreadsheets (57%).

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Cognizant to advance Garuda Aerospace drones with digital technologies

Dinesh Mishra

Drone services are one of the fastest growing technology segments with the potential to provide extraordinary value to industries such as agriculture, manufacturing, energy and utilities, retail and logistics.”. About Garuda Aerospace.

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Flexible Additive Manufacturing Takes Flight At Aerospace Development Facility

Metrology

Renishaw, has installed a RenAM 500Q Flex Additive manufacturing (AM) system at aerospace manufacturer GKN Aerospace’s state-of-the-art Global Technology Centre in Bristol, UK. Additive Manufacturing

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Air Canada signs deal to purchase 30 electric-hybrid aircraft from Heart Aerospace

Canadian Manufacturing

Air Canada is purchasing the aircrafts from Heart Aerospace, a Swedish electric aircraft manufacturer. In addition to the electric fleet, Air Canada has also acquired a US$5-million equity stake in Heart Aerospace under the agreement. On Sep.

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Ricardo announces investment in aerospace centre of excellence in Montréal

Canadian Manufacturing

Ricardo announces investment in aerospace centre of excellence in Montréal. Ricardo’s new centre of excellence in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, will try and extend the company’s focus on decarbonising the transportation industry, and try and create new opportunities in the aerospace sector.

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University of Nottingham Programme Commits to Aerospace Research

MEM

This World Space Week , the University of Nottingham Aerospace Unlocking Potential (UP) programme has announced it has pledged more than £110,000 in funding to three UK businesses working to improve sustainability in the aerospace sector.

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Aerospace: Lincotek and MMB Volum-e Join Forces to Enhance End-to-End Additive Manufacturing Solutions

Additive Manufacturing

The deal solidifies the growth plan of the Group’s Surface Solution Division to further penetrate the aerospace market, in terms of both military and commercial applications. with the aim of sustainable production in mind, MMB VOLUM-e is specialized in polymer and metal additive manufacturing.

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GKN Aerospace to open additive manufacturing facility in Texas

The Fabricator

GKN Aerospace has announced that it will relocate its North America additive manufacturing (AM) facility to the Lone Star Commerce Center in Fort Worth, Texas

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Hellios Launches New Portal for SMEs in Aerospace Sector

MEM

Hellios unveiled its new SME Portal – a free gateway to support the entry of SMEs into the defence, aerospace, and security sectors as industry suppliers at the Farnborough International Airshow. Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine | The Home of Manufacturing Industry News.

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Hexagon and Stratasys unlock 3D-printed PEKK’s lightweighting potential for aerospace engineers with simulation

Design World

The post Hexagon and Stratasys unlock 3D-printed PEKK’s lightweighting potential for aerospace engineers with simulation appeared first on Design World.

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Interview: Bryan Dean, CEO and co-founder, Dragonfly Aerospace

E&T

Bryan Dean is describing his personal mission for Dragonfly Aerospace that designs and manufactures satellite cameras for monitoring what’s happening on Earth from orbit. “I would like to explore Earth first. Then the Moon, Mars, the asteroids and even further beyond.

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Québec’s aerospace industry accelerates its shift towards sustainable mobility

Canadian Manufacturing

MONTRÉAL — Aéro Montréal, Québec’s aerospace cluster, is launching the 8th edition of the International Aerospace Innovation Forum under the theme “Journey to the heart of sustainable air mobility,” in collaboration with the National Research Council Canada (NRC). The aerospace industry in the midst of a sustainable transformation. Now is the time to be ambitious and to work together to build the net zero aerospace industry of the future.”

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Pinnacle Aerospace to build manufacturing plant in Kansas

The Fabricator

Pinnacle Aerospace has announced plans to build a $15 million facility in Wellington, Kan., for manufacturing and assembling complex metal components for commercial and military aircraft and the space industry

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FedDev Ontario invests over $2.6M to reduce aerospace manufacturing’s environmental footprint

Canadian Manufacturing

million for Downsview Aerospace Innovation & Research (DAIR). This investment will help improve the aerospace sector’s overall environmental footprint by funding projects that will support the government’s initiative to a greener future and will help SMEs enhance operations to meet customer needs and become more competitive in the global supply chain. profit organization working to build a physical aerospace innovation hub at Downsview Park in Toronto.

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Minister Champagne tries to promote Canada as an aerospace manufacturer at Farnborough International Airshow

Canadian Manufacturing

20, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, concluded his visit to the 2022 Farnborough International Airshow, where he met with key industry players and stakeholders in the aerospace, space and defence sectors. The Minister also took time to meet with the CEOs of several Canadian aerospace companies, including De Havilland, Bombardier, CAE Inc. In 2021, the aerospace industry contributed $24 billion in GDP and 200,000 jobs to the Canadian economy.

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Shop Moves to Aerospace Machining With Help From ERP

Modern Machine Shop

Many manufacturers find niches supplying single industries, especially when those industries have an outsized local footprint. ” The shop eventually settled on moving into aerospace machining, but before it could make the move, it needed to achieve AS9100 certification.

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Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Optimization Trends in the Aerospace Composites Sector for 2023

Plataine

implementations are focused on helping manufacturers meet the growing demand, increase productivity, and overcome supply chain challenges, all while dealing with workforce shortages. trends we forecast to be in the spotlight for the Aerospace composites industry in 2023: The post Industry 4.0

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Canadensys Aerospace Corporation receives $43M contract from federal government

Canadian Manufacturing

14, François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced a $43M contract to Canadensys Aerospace Corporation (Canadensys), from Bolton, Ontario, and its industrial and academic partners to build the first Canadian lunar rover. Manufacturing Operations Research & Development Sales & Marketing Technology / IIoT advanced manufacturing Aerospace contract financing Government TechnologyLONGUEUIL — On Nov.

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Chinese citizen faces sentencing in U.S. aerospace spying case

Canadian Manufacturing

aviation and aerospace companies, including the theft of proprietary airplane engine fan technology, is due to be sentenced on Nov. Exporting & Importing Manufacturing Regulation Risk & Compliance Supply Chain Technology / IIoT advanced manufacturing Aerospace airlines aviation legal public sector regulation risk tradeA Chinese national convicted of trying to steal trade secrets from multiple U.S.

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IW U.S. 500: Top 10 Aerospace & Defense Companies (slideshow)

Industry Week

The largest producers of aircraft and aerospace components from the IW U.S. 500 list of largest publicly traded manufacturing companies in the country. IndustryWeek US 500

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IONA Technology To Accelerate Adoption of Robotics For Complex Aerospace Manufacturing

Metrology

Insphere has won funding from NATEP – National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme to develop its IONA technology to accelerate the adoption of robotics for challenging aerospace manufacturing tasks.

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Weber State University installs Impossible Objects CBAM 3D Printer to Advance Aerospace Research

Additive Manufacturing

The future of aerospace and defense research is predicated on advanced material capabilities. January 26, 2023 (Northbrook, IL) – Weber State University is using 3D printing to advance its research on composite materials that support northern Utah’s aerospace and defense ecosystem.

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Evolito acquires aerospace battery manufacturer to offer full powertrain capability

Manufacturing Management

Evolito, a manufacturer of electric motors and controllers for aerospace applications, has today announced the acquisition of the business and assets of Cheltenham-based aerospace battery solutions company Electroflight

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Aerospace report finds access to skilled workers is the biggest challenge in the industry

Canadian Manufacturing

MONTREAL — Aéro Montréal announced recommendations for improving diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) practices in the aerospace sector. The Canadian aerospace industry contributed over $24 billion to the GDP in 2021. ” Conducted in collaboration with Ernst & Young, these recommendations consider the comments and suggestions gathered from 438 aerospace industry employees.

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Québec’s aerospace industry launching awareness campaign aimed at attracting talent

Canadian Manufacturing

MONTREAL — Aéro Montréal, Québec’s aerospace cluster, and more than 50 aerospace stakeholders have joined forces to address the labour shortage challenge. As part of the International Aerospace Week at the Palais des congrès in Montréal, the collective is launching a major awareness campaign to attract and retain emerging aerospace talent. The Québec aerospace sector will need to fill 38,000 jobs in the next decade.

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Sustainability in Aerospace Composites Manufacturing: How AI and IIoT Drive Results

Plataine

Currently, manufacturing processes use roughly one-third of the world’s energy, and these numbers are only expected to rise. Composites manufacturers are used to having their products evaluated based on quality, performance, pricing, etc.;

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IMTS is the Place for Aerospace

Modern Machine Shop

Aerospace, as an industry, gets a lot of attention every IMTS , and for good reason. With so much advanced technology involved in the production of aerospace parts, it is no wonder that IMTS 2022 has numerous conferences and booths that manufacturers working in the industry will find helpful.

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PyroGenesis announces the commencement of in-factory audit by North American global aerospace company

Canadian Manufacturing

a company that designs, develops, manufactures and commercializes advanced plasma processes, plasma atomized metal powder for 3D printing and additive manufacturing, announces that a North American global aerospace company will, in September, be conducting an in-person powder production audit at PyroGenesis’ metal powder production facility in Montreal, a significant step in a previously announced qualification agreement. MONTREAL — On Aug. 31, PyroGenesis Canada Inc.,

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Digital Transformation in Aerospace and Defense

ATS

In the aerospace and defense industry , the need to embrace digital transformation is more important than ever. Applications of digital transformation for aerospace/defense manufacturers. on manufacturing cannot be overstated. Share.

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Meaningful Manufacturing

Dinesh Mishra

Text] In 2021, the global market size for 3-D printing ( 3DP ), also known in industry circles as additive manufacturing, stood at USD 12.6 High-innovation industries like aerospace, space, and electronics are using and integrating this technology into their manufacturing processes.

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Former YASA CEO to lead electric aerospace company Evolito

Manufacturing Management

Evolito Limited, a privately-owned company developing and manufacturing electric motors and powertrains for aerospace applications, has announced former YASA CEO, Dr. Chris Harris, is joining the company as CEO

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MetLase expertise delivers aerospace lightweighting solution to AMRC

Manufacturing Management

A Yorkshire engineering specialist is using digital technology to help deliver a 12% weight saving for crucial aerospace parts

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Lightweighting: Hexagon and Stratasys unlock 3D-printed PEKK’s Potential for Aerospace Engineers with Simulation

Additive Manufacturing

3D printed plastic parts offer transformative lightweighting for aerospace, reducing the energy use and increasing the range of new aircraft. Antero 840CN03 gives manufacturers a high-performance, ESD-compliant 3D printing material that meets demanding applications such as space flight.