As the national accelerator for additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP), America Makes is the nation’s leading and collaborative partner in AM and 3DP technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership with member organizations from industry, academia, government, non-government agencies, and workforce and economic development resources, we are working together to innovate and accelerate AM and 3DP to increase our nation’s global manufacturing competitiveness.
Each year, America Makes hosts its MMX event to report on and review technical content as it relates to additive manufacturing (AM) research projects and provide an opportunity for members to network and collaborate.
America Makes, Wohlers Associates provide design for AM training this fall.
UTEP, a long-standing member of America Makes since 2012, is also the home of America Makes' first Satellite Center.
Two upcoming courses to focus on designing parts and assemblies while taking advantage of additive manufacturing.
Institute considers its future direction.
The Rethinking Manufacturing video features two Youngstown natives and promising engineers from America Makes and JuggerBot 3D who find their career paths despite a city's economic decline.
America Makes welcomed Dr. Diana Natalicio, president of The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) on her visit to the Institute August 1, before her retirement later in August. Dr. Natalicio’s successor, Heather Wilson, former U.S. Air Force
Specifically, the Center will be at the National Institute for Aviation Research on WSU's campus.
Speakers at the two-day event include Cindy Ashforth of the Federal Aviation Administration, Chris Holshouser of NIAR, and Doug Hall of Battelle.
One way to change the culture is to connect different stakeholders in a collaborative environment.