Additive manufacturing: Can you print a car?

Collaborative demonstration dispels doubt about 3D printing’s disruptive potential for direct-to-digital manufacturing of just about anything BIG. The undisputed highlight of the 2014 IMTS show (Sept. 8-13, Chicago, IL, US) was the world’s first 3D-printed composite body for an automobile. Conceived as a showcase for large-scale additive manufacturing capabilities developed …

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SGS, Edgecam and DMG-Mori highlight Advanced machining capabilities

March 2, 2015 — Edgecam’s 5-axis capability and Waveform advanced machining functionality have been demonstrated at SGS Tool Europe’s headquarters and manufacturing facility in Wokingham. The Edgecam User Group Meeting and 5-axis Workshop also included high performance cutting tool presentations along with machining demonstrations, with live cutting shown on 3-axis …

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Thai auto exports up in January, domestic sales down

Thailand’s automotive exports rose 14.09% year-on-year to 92,440 units in January, Bernama reports, citing increased exports to European, Australian as well as North, Central and South American markets. According to the Federation of Thai Industries’ automotive industry club deputy chairman Surapong Paisitpatanapong, exports jumped 10% year-on-year to 41.151 billion baht (RM4.593 billion) in value …

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Mitsubishi Motors Revamps Production Structure in Indonesia-Joint Venture to Construct New Vehicle Assembly Plant in 2017

TOKYO, Feb 27, 2015 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) today announced the establishment of a new joint manufacturing company, Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Indonesia (MMKI), with local partner PT Krama Yudha (KY) to construct a new vehicle assembly plant at GIIC Industrial Estate …

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