America Makes “a 3D shop on steroids”

Story excerpt provided by Youngstown Vindicator.

Written by Burton Speakman.

T.J. McCue knew about America Makes in Youngstown, Ohio; he knew people who had talked about the creation of the facility, yet he was still surprised and impressed by what he saw on his visit Tuesday.McCue, who writes about 3-D technology, came to America Makes as part of his 3DRV project that focuses on looking at how 3-D manufacturing technology is being blended into industry. The 3-D manufacturing process builds products by adding material to create an item, as opposed to standard manufacturing, which makes items by cutting away from larger pieces of material. There is minimal waste in 3-D manufacturing. – See more at: http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jul/23/america-makes-author-enthusiast-its-like/?newswatch#sthash.pGJL93bi.dpuf

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Originally published July 23, 2014.

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