Digital Ed. of MMT's May Additive Mfg. Supplement Ready

This month's edition features stories on how to push additive manufacturing to the next level with a commitment to customer service, education and training, as well as a look at one manufacturer's year-long journey with additive manufacturing.
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The 's Additive Manufacturing SupplementMoldMaking TechnologyMay edition of  features an article on how it takes more than machines on the shop floor to push additive manufacturing to the next level by highligting the commitment of Livonia, Michigan-based Linear Mold to customer service, education and training. This edition also shares the story of a New Jersey manufacturer that expects additive manufacturing to be part of the reason why it will continue to succeed in the fourth. You can get your digital May Additive Manufacturing Supplement issue here.

MoldMaking Technology's May issue also features a story on additive manufacturing that discusses a hybrid manufacturing process, offering mold builders an alternative method for making cores and cavities. Check out the video here.




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