The National Fluid Power Association (www.nfpa.com) offers free membership to schools and universities that demonstrate an active research and teaching interest in the fluid power industry. Among a number of schools taking advantage of the complimentary membership: Georgia Tech, Purdue University, Iowa State University, and Texas A&M.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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