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Many of you saw Terry Wohlers speak on 3D printing and Design for Additive Manufacture (DfAM) at New Belgium in September 2015.  Terry was also instrumental in setting up the 3D printing tour at HP back in February. (Thanks again!)  Terry is an internationally recognized speaker and writer of all things Additive Manufacturing (AM), publishing the ... more
Posted by Douglas Segura on Northern Colorado Chapter 354 May 30, 2018 10:07 PM EDT
The 3D Printing Store 7151 S Peoria St Unit A Englewood, CO 80112 (720) 443-3733   April 17, 2018 – 5:00PM  The 3D Printing Store opened in Denver, Colorado in November, 2012. Co-founders Debra Wilcox and Kenton Kuhn decided that 3D printing was a cool technology, well-known to engineers, but not readily available to the public. The idea of a bricks and ... more
Posted by Douglas Segura on Northern Colorado Chapter 354 Apr 5, 2018 9:34 PM EDT
UQM Technologies Inc. 4120 Specialty Pl Longmont, CO 80504 (303) 682-4900   March 20, 2018 – 5:00PM See Events tab for details   UQM Technologies sets itself apart from the competition by creating turn-key electric propulsion and generation systems for a variety of applications and industries. UQM Propulsion Systems cover an array of commercial ... more
Posted by Douglas Segura on Northern Colorado Chapter 354 Mar 9, 2018 9:00 AM EST
Greetings!  It’s March already!  We’ve got some great tours lined up for the rest of the year.   This month’s COBizMag has a great article on how robust manufacturing is in Colorado, of course we already knew that but nonetheless it’s nice to see it in the mainstream media.  If you would like to see any of these companies on the tour let me know!  I know few are ... more
Posted by Douglas Segura on Northern Colorado Chapter 354 Mar 8, 2018 11:12 PM EST
Tour of Hewlett-Packard Model Shop 3404 East Harmony Rd. Building 6 Fort Collins, CO 80528 970 898 8704   February 22, 2018 – 5:00PM   The Ft. Collins Model Shop supports Product Development , Reliability Test & Product Modification processes for HP Inc.’s Personal Systems business.   The 3000 ft 2 , 2-operator Model Shop is a power house of mixed ... more
Posted by Douglas Segura on Northern Colorado Chapter 354 Feb 6, 2018 10:07 PM EST
I highly recommend this book if you have any interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI). To be honest, I think that the terms Artificial Intelligence (AI) are overused and undefined. Life 3.0 is an excellent resource as the author is a part of a large group that is working to define and shape AI. The group, known as the Future of Life Institute hosted an ... more
Posted by Dianna Helka on Northern Colorado Chapter 354 Jan 8, 2018 9:14 AM EST
2017 was a busy year, as a quick recap, we've: Finally, we have a chair-elect — Greg Guggenheim (still looking for someone to take over Tours and a Treasurer backup person). Started holding our Tech Talks the Univerity of Denver and the University of Colorado Denver. Helped the SME UCD Chapter 324 raise enough money to buy two desktop CNC machines ... more
Posted by Dianna Helka on Northern Colorado Chapter 354 Jan 8, 2018 9:04 AM EST