Case Studies

Save Time & Money with 3D Printing Manufacturing Solutions

Save Time & Money with 3D Printing Manufacturing Solutions

When Ryan Enright started work at Piper Aircraft, his first assignment was a tough one. They had a 3D printing machine that the engineers called the “The Toy Maker”. It was sitting idle in a storage room with the lights off. Ryan’s manager said, “Here is the machine, see if you can figure it out. […]

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Design and 3D Printing at Hayward Industries

Design and 3D Printing at Hayward Industries

In his 14 years with Hayward Industries, Scott Schram, manufacturing engineering manager, has seen tremendous changes in manufacturing and industrial design. Scott had worked in manufacturing at a custom injection molder for more than a decade prior to joining Hayward Industries, and he was drawn to the opportunity to work for an OEM, especially one […]

An Interview with Chief Warrant Officer Tim Panek: 3D Printing in the US Coast Guard

Chief Warrant Officer Tim Panek started work Technical Services Manager in the U.S. Coast Guard Industrial Operations Division (IOD) at the Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) in 2016. Mr. Panek is a featured speaker at our upcoming event “3D Printing Technologies and Use Cases in the Department of Defense” at the Spirit Aerosystems Composite Center of […]

Oreck Manufacturing Uses Digital Manufacturing

Oreck Manufacturing Uses Digital Manufacturing

Oreck uses FDM to save $65,000 using Digital Manufacturing Real Challenge For every series of vacuum that Oreck Manufacturing (Cookeville, TN) makes, it produces 40 to 50 identical assembly pallets. This was the case for the company’s Titanium Series, the XL21 upright commercial vacuum. This high-end unit provides the user with features such as hypo-allergenic […]