3D printing

Senator Charles Schumer examines parts manufactured at Norsk Titanium
Pat Bradley/WAMC

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer was in Plattsburgh, New York to tour Norsk Titanium today. The Democrat believes there is great potential for the Defense Department to contract with the airplane part manufacturer.

Rendering of planned Plattsburgh manufacturing plant
Norsk Titanium

Last July, officials in Plattsburgh announced that Norway-based Norsk Titanium would base its U.S. manufacturing plant in the northern New York city.  The company is the world’s only qualified manufacturer of structural titanium 3D aerospace parts.  This week, Norsk announced that it has secured its first major contract with Boeing.

Within Arm's Reach: Students 3D Printing Prosthetic Hands

May 9, 2015
Michelle Checchi

3D printing has grown in a few short years from the pages of science fiction to a reality, with machines now found on college campuses and even private homes. 3D printed products are making a big difference in the Capital Region.

“I’m Frank Williams, I live in Ghent, New York, I was a union carpenter, and all around construction and motorcycle enthusiast, and I had an accident and lost the use of my right hand. “ 

CIA Forms Partnership For 3D Printed Food

Jan 8, 2015
Courtesy of The Culinary Institute of America

The International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas wraps up tomorrow. Officials from Hyde Park’s Culinary Institute of America were on hand to showcase the possibilities in 3D printed food. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with a CIA dean who was there to unveil the next big thing to hit the professional kitchen.

SUNY New Paltz Adds Engineering Degree

Oct 18, 2014
Courtesy of SUNY New Paltz

With the growth of advanced manufacturing in the mid-Hudson Valley and a shortage of engineers, a college in Ulster County is adding a degree.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

A dental technology company has just opened its U.S. operations in Rouses Point, New York.  The Quebec-based company uses 3D technology to create high-precision dentures and is the only company using the technique.

SUNY New Paltz Project Tops List For Potential Funding

Sep 18, 2013
Creative Tools, flickr

A 3D printing initiative at SUNY New Paltz is at the top of the list when it comes to projects that could see state funding.

Duncan Hull, flickr

An economic development agency in New York is hosting the first of its breakfast series events Thursday morning, and officials are expected to announce a new initiative.