Spirol Corp.'s Ascutney Metal Products (Windsor, VT) has enhanced its ability to turn out small runs of precision inserts, nuts, and threaded products with the addition of new Swiss CNC machines. The new equipment targets precision products needing runs of 5,000 pieces or less. To find out more, visit www.spirol.com.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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