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Press Releases

America Makes was created to help advance the U.S. 3D printing industry. One of our core tenets is keeping the public informed of our activities and successes. Press releases are one of our key means of accomplishing that goal.

  • New Award Demonstrates AFRL’s Recognition of the Institute’s Performance and Ongoing Sustainability Youngstown, Ohio — June 8, 2016. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), is pleased to announce a new, five-year Cooperative Agreement (CA) with the Air…
  • Introducing Franklin - a new open-source, web-based 3D controller developed by Michigan Technological University as part of their America Makes project. “This open-source software, Franklin, enables a user to control their 3D printer or any other 3D device from any web connected device – a cell phone, tablet, or laptop…
  • The Institute, SME, and the Milwaukee School of Engineering University Also Offering Additive Manufacturing Certificate Program during RAPID Youngstown, Ohio — May 14, 2016. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute is pleased to announce its participation and exhibition at SME’s RAPID Conference & Exposition 2016, an exhilarating, hands-on…
  • Youngstown, Ohio — May 16, 2016. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute is pleased to welcome Roger Narayan, Ph.D., as its new Fellow through the Advanced Manufacturing Fellowship program sponsored by the America Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). “On behalf of all of us at America Makes, we…
  • The Institute to lead faculty and students on visits to regional America Makes members based in Cleveland and Pittsburgh April 4-6 Youngstown, Ohio — April 4, 2016. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), is pleased to host…