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America Makes, a Youngstown-based national accelerator for additive manufacturing, has announced that it will open its second Satellite Center for 3D printing research and application.
The Center will be located at the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), a part of Texas A&M University System.
Rob - Gorham - America - Makes - Executive
Rob Gorham, America Makes Executive Director, said, “With our second America Makes Satellite Center to also be located in Texas, housed on the Texas A&M campus, we have strategically expanded our reach of accelerating the adoption of additive manufacturing technologies to encompass all of the Southwest and Southeast United States.”
The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) W.M. Keck Center, one of America Makes’ 3D printing satellite center. Image courtesy of JR Hernandez/UTEP.
America - Makes - US - Department - Defense
America Makes was founded by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), along with other institutions and organizations to promote advanced manufacturing in the United States. As part of the Manufacturing USA network, America Makes is responsible for rapid adoption of additive manufacturing. As such the Youngstown accelerator has provided education and research opportunities and has collaborated with organizations like the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop an additive manufacturing roadmap.
In 2015, America Makes opened the first Satellite Center at the Keck Center, University of Texas, El Paso. The Center is a multidisciplinary facility focused on innovations in 3D technology. Now, with the establishment of its second Satellite Center, America Makes will further advance the progress of additive manufacturing in the United States.
Erin - O'Donnell - America - Makes - Director
Erin O’Donnell, America Makes’ Director of Partnerships & Community Relations said, “By expanding the Satellite Center network to...
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