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4 CNC Machining Trends Shaping The Industry

Portland CNC Machining Machine Shop

As technology surrounding CNC machining continues to evolve, so do the applications and benefits it offers to the manufacturing sector. Between the increasingly mainstream use of smart technology and changing consumer behaviors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies in the manufacturing space are looking for solutions that can provide flexibility and improve productivity while reducing […]

When Are Casting and Molds Better than Injection Molding or 3D Printing?

urethane rubber part removed from mold

It’s important to remember that 3D printing is a means to an end, so we always have to ask ourselves, based on what a client wants to achieve, what’s the best path to take to get there.  Sometimes, the answer isn’t 3D printing.  One alternative is casting and mold making which is worth considering when […]

NAS Pax River Event Features Mobile 3D Printing to Promote STEAM

Mobile 3d printing

NAWCAD’s FabLab will be open to visitors at Technology and Arts Expo ( – photo credit) We were living in Maryland just when interest in 3D printing was being fueled by technological breakthroughs and extensive media hype.  A consortium of additive manufacturing advocates there preached its potential to accelerate business development if educators insured a […]