Acutec and Pitt researchers receive grant to improve additive manufacturing

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Feb 11, 2014, 10:40am EST Justine CoyneReporterPittsburgh Business Times  A research team from the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering has received a grant from America Makes to develop a method to produce lighter, lower cost 3-D printed products. The researchers propose that by integrating a cellular structure, or “latticework,” into the digital blueprint, load-bearing products can be made …

Acutec nationally recognized as top place for Aerospace and Defense professionals

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Top Companies For A&D Professionals In 2012 Aug 20, 2012Carole Rickard Hedden | Aviation Week & Space Technology When Wanda Austin and Clay Jones talk about the organizations they lead, they are focused on investing in innovation. Austin, at the helm of The Aerospace Corp., has a simple formula. “We are about reducing the cost of space systems, not just …

Joy in Meadville: ‘Tool City’ Weathers Downturn

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By TIMOTHY AEPPEL, Wall Street Journal Updated April 16, 2009 12:01 a.m. ET MEADVILLE, Pa. — The tool-and-die shops that drive this region’s economy and give this town its “Tool City USA” nickname are faring better in the current downturn than they did in past recessions. “You’re not seeing the wholesale disruptions you might expect, because they learned from hard …