Upcoming Events

COVID-19 NAM Components Survey

Thank you to Penelope Brown at NAM for coordinating this. People can simply fill in their company info and check off boxes of products they can either supply or make. Let's spread the word!!

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ASSP’s Free Online Resources Include COVID-19 Podcasts

During this unprecedented time surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is providing free online resources to help its members and the occupational safety and health community respond quickly and effectively to the pandemic.

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Hexagon Supports Manufacturing Professionals Working from Home with Access to Smart Manufacturing Solution Portfolio

Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division recently announced it is offering a range of free offline licensing and remote access options designed to enable efficient home working for manufacturing professionals facing new productivity challenges during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Librestream to Provide Free Remote Collaboration Software for Companies Impacted by Coronavirus

Librestream, a global provider of remote collaboration and communication solutions, has announced a free program for enterprises facing business continuity and worker safety challenges related to COVID-19. 

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“Clean” Manufacturing Helps Companies Prevent COVID-19

Indow, a startup clean-tech manufacturing business, has adapted principles designed to improve manufacturing efficiency to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus among its employees.

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CRP Technology Manufactures Emergency Valves for Assisted Ventilation Using Additive Manufacturing and Windform P1 Isotropic Material to Aid in Covid-19 Fight

To help defeat the Covid-19, in fewer than 24 hours CRP Technology has manufactured in-house several functional prototypes of emergency valves for reanimation device and link-components for emergency respiratory mask for assisted ventilation.

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Siemens Connects Healthcare Providers and Medical Designers to Produce Components Through Additive Manufacturing

In response to the ongoing global health crisis caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, Siemens is making its Additive Manufacturing (AM) Network along with its 3D printers, available to the global medical community to speed design and production of medical components.

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Stop the Spread: Our Healthcare System Needs Help Now

Stop the Spread (STS) is a coalition of volunteer CEOs working to unlock the collective potential of U.S. businesses to catalyze action and bolster action in response to COVID-19.

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TCI Precision Metals Rapid Response Program Support for Public Health and Safety, Critical Infrastructure

In accordance with California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive order, N-33-20, TCI Precision Metals remains open and in full operation to help mitigate the crisis surrounding COVID-19. 

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Hy-Lite Injection Molding Services Available

To help with the heightened demand for injection-molded products during the COVID-19 outbreak, Hy-Lite is making their Contract Injection Molding Services available to companies nationwide. Located in Pensacola, FL, the Hy-Lite facility houses seven injection molding machines capable of small, specialty and slow run projects.

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CGTech Announces Virtual North American VERICUT Users' Exchange (VUE) Events

In response to nationwide precautions because of COVID-19, CGTech is moving its North American 2020 VUE events online. Rather than delay the events, originally scheduled for April and May, CGTech will host several online sessions for VERICUT users to attend virtually.

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A.L.P. Produces PPE Face Shields for COVID-19 Healthcare Workers

Joining the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the injection molding team at A.L.P. LexaLite’s Charlevoix, MI facility mobilized to design and manufacture Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) face shields for front-line healthcare workers.  

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Stratasys Coalition for Face Shield Production With 3D Printing Now Numbers Over 150 Organizations Responding to Pandemic

A coalition of companies and universities assembled by Stratasys Ltd. to produce face shields leveraging 3D printers now numbers more than 150, the company said. Among others, the list includes Boeing, Toyota Motor Company, Medtronic, Dunwoody College of Technology, the University of Central Florida and the University of Minnesota.

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South Dakota Mines 3D Prints Masks for Healthcare Providers to Address Coronavirus Outbreak

In an effort to help local healthcare providers overcome a global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) because of the COVID-19 pandemic, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is 3D printing masks for Monument Health and other local healthcare providers. 

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American Welding Society Celebrates National Welding Month

Welding careers play an integral role in keeping people safe and advancing the quality of life across the globe, yet participation in welding and other skilled trades continues to decrease. Since 1996, the American Welding Society has designated the month of April as National Welding Month to bring awareness to the welding industry and its available career paths. The welding community is vast, and AWS is dedicated to supporting the industry technicians and professionals that build the structures and products on which our economy depends.

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Fabricators Fighting COVID-19

AAG (AXYZ Automation Group) — comprised of AXYZ Routers, WARDJet Waterjets and CNCShop — has created an online group called Fabricators Fighting COVID-19 on LinkedIn.

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Solvay Partners with Boeing for COVID-19 Face Shields

In response to urgent needs by medical professionals for personal protective equipment (PPE) to combat COVID-19, Solvay is supplying high-performance, medical-grade transparent film to Boeing for its production of face shields.

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Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Machines in a COVID-19 Environment

As the Covid-19 crisis continues to disrupt the way companies operate, there are many concerns about workplace cleanliness and the health and safety of workers when dealing with the novel COVID-19 virus.

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Digi-Key Electronics & Z2Data Announce Free BOM Management Licenses for Companies Combating Covid-19

Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, and Z2Data have partnered to offer priority support and component data for companies creating devices such as ventilators and testing solutions in order to help combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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