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Masconomet High School Future Engineer Interns for AET labs

AET Labs recently had the pleasure of hosting a bright young intern and budding engineer from Masconomet Regional High School here at our Essex, MA headquarters. Senior Tori LeClair came to us in early April bringing with her a sharp mind, a sweet disposition and an eagerness to learn about digital fabrication and the design… read more

New Industry 4.0 Certifications at PHCC could fill employee pipeline.

  From a press release on FESTO’s new FI4.0CP certification program. Originally published by Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation:   May 10, 2018 MARTINSVILLE, VA – Robotics, automation, and human-machine interface are among the workforce skills needed for the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, where cyber-physical systems communicate and cooperate with each other and… read more

The Path to Career Readiness Through Additive Manufacturing Certification

Stratasys has teamed up with Dunwoody College of Technology to offer a certificate in Additive Manufacturing. Students learn how to how to set-up, run, maintain and calibrate 3D printers, and adapt printing techniques to traditional manufacturing processes. The new, hands-on training offers Dunwoody students a path to career readiness not found at many other institutions. “This certificate… read more

Registration Open for Stratasys’ Additive Manufacturing Certification for Educators

The Workforce Development Challenge: Bridging the Additive Manufacturing Skills Gap: Stratasys Additive Manufacturing Certification Program Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018 Time: 1:00 p.m. CT / 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing (AM) has the potential to transform manufacturing supply chains – speeding processes and reducing costs. And its impact… read more

If you can think it, you can Dig It. Fab It. Make It!

Last week Dig It. Fab It. Make It. attendees were inspired by forward-thinking presenters, student designers and educators at the forefront of the digital fabrication movement. It’s impossible to choose one highlight so let’s break the day down: “Today we program computers and machines. Tomorrow we program matter itself”  Skylar Tibbits captivated the audience with… read more

Desktop Metal Featured on the PBS NewsHour

The national program PBS NewsHour with host Miles O’Brien aired a feature on Desktop Metal.  The segment, within its “Leading Edge” profile, focused on the future of manufacturing, starting with a piece on Relativity in Los Angeles, followed by an interview with John Hart on additive manufacturing at MIT, and segueing into Desktop Metal and… read more

AET Labs & MakerBot Experimental Extruder Workshop Recap

On March 23rd AET Labs and MakerBot introduced the new MakerBot Labs Experimental Extruder to the New England education community. Educators from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut came together at Minuteman High School in Lexington, MA for this fun, hands-on day of 3D printing instruction. MakerBot Product Specialist Chris Franks began the day with a… read more

Upgrade Your Printer. Upgrade Your Lab

For a limited time, you can trade in your uPrint, Dimension or Fortus 250mc for a discounted Stratasys F270 or F370 3D printer! This is an especially valuable offer for schools and labs that own the original uPrint. This printer has an end of life of 12/31/2018, which means you cannot buy service contracts and… read more

Can Your 3D Printer Do This?

The 3D Printing Challenge: Complex Cam & Piston Assembly Not all 3D printers are created equal, and very few have the capability to print a complete working model all in one shot. With settings at 0.010″ resolution and using ABS model material, this little fidget spinner was printed with no assembly required. So, what allows… read more

Inventor of 4D Printing is Keynote Speaker for Dig it. Fab it. Make it.

Ask your students this: What if we could design objects that evolve and adapt to inclement weather instead of fracturing? The AET Labs team is thrilled to announce Skylar Tibbits, founder of the Self-Assembly Lab at MIT, as this year’s keynote speaker at Dig It. Fab It. Make It., May 3rd at WPI. In this… read more