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United Technologies to Build $75 Million Additive Manufacturing Facility

United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), the global innovation arm of United Technologies Corp, today unveiled its new and expanded $60 million state-of-the-art “innovation hub” on its East Hartford campus. This research and development facility will enhance global innovation at UTC and its businesses as they create the future. The company …

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How 3D Printing in Afghanistan Inspired a Virginia Startup


An entrepreneur who used 3D printers in Afghanistan to create solutions for soldiers in combat took his battlefield experience and started a company that now trains Marines. Brad Halsey, founder and CEO of Building Momentum, a Virginia-based firm that provides consulting and training for Marines, says his company trains Marines …

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EDA Identifying Impact of Additive Manufacturing Technologies in Defence

Whilst AM technologies are being developed in the civil sector, there is still significant potential for additive manufacturing technologies to enhance defence capabilities. Among them, the most likely are mobility, sustainability, effect and protection through e.g. field repair & maintenance, reduced logistic burden and improved sustainability in war fighting and peacekeeping missions. …

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