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January 2014

Lancaster manufacturer accredited

Buffalo Business First Fluid Power Service, a division of Airline Hydraulics Corp., has earned ISO 9001:2008 certification. Lancaster-based Fluid Power Service specializes in chrome plating and

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Additive Manufacturing: The Race is on for 3-D Printed Houses!

A recent article points out that Dutch architectural firm, DAS, has built a 3-D Printer, encased in a somewhat portable tower, with the aim of 3-D printing canal houses. The printer uses the FDM process to extrude plastic material, forming building blocks for constructing the buildings. They claim that they will be opening the “World’s First 3-D Printed building, but they say it will take three years. The printer is in place as of last week, so the countdown has begun.

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Additive Manufacturing: Manufacturers looking to adopt the technology

A compendium of websites that specialize in providing IT information to enterprises, Tech Target offers a variety of websites on different IT topics. One of them Search Manufacturing ERP has published an article about Additive Manufacturing, with an eye toward manufacturers. I resonated with the article, as the hype about 3-D Printing, primarily the consumer end of it, has had the dual effect of hype-ing consumer printers, and making manufacturers feel that Doomsday is approaching, where everything will be 3-D Printed.

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