MELD™ Technology Named Finalist in 2019 Edison Awards

MELD Manufacturing Corporation’s patented MELD™ technology has been named a finalist for the 2019 Edison Awards in the Applied Technology – Clean Manufacturing category. Founded in 1987, the Edison Awards recognizes excellence in design, innovation, marketing, and product/service development. MELD is a unique technology for additive manufacturing, coating, joining, and repairing metals. Since MELD does not melt the material,…

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MELD Manufacturing Corporation Announces New Operator Training Course

MELD™ Operator Training

MELD Manufacturing Corporation has launched a new training program that will give participants certification in operating MELD machinery. The 4-day courses will be hosted at MELD’s headquarters in Christiansburg, VA and attendees will receive both hands-on machine training and classroom instruction led by experts in the technology. MELD Manufacturing Corporation’s patented and award-winning technology is a unique no-melt process…

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2018: The Birth of a Dragon

As we move into 2019, we’d like to take a look back at our first year as MELD Manufacturing Corporation. Since our launch in April 2018, we’ve engaged with customers around the globe and seen the excitement that MELD™ has generated in industry, academic, and government organizations, all while working on innovative projects and picking up a few awards…

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MELD Manufacturing Corporation Joins the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences


MELD Manufacturing Corporation has announced its membership in the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), an industry-spanning consortium dedicated to improving the strength and competitiveness of the United States industrial base. NCMS is a member-based organization that utilizes a network of academic, government, and industry partners to efficiently develop, demonstrate, and transition technologies with less risk and cost. The…

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MELD™ Technology Named Winner and Receives “Market Disruptor” Recognition at R&D 100 Awards

MELD Manufacturing CEO Nanci Hardwick Accepts R&D 100 Award

MELD Manufacturing Corporation’s patented MELD™ technology has earned a spot in the 2018 R&D 100 Awards, an international competition that recognizes the 100 most exceptional innovations in science and technology from the past year. MELD™ was selected as the single most disruptive new technology and received a special Market Disruptor award. MELD™, which was named an R&D 100 finalist…

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Aeroprobe Corporation and MELD Manufacturing Corporation CEO Appointed to Build Virginia Advisory Board

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Nanci Hardwick, CEO of Aeroprobe Corporation and MELD Manufacturing Corporation, has been appointed a member of the Build Virginia Advisory Board. Hardwick has served as CEO of Aeroprobe Corporation since 2007 and in that time has directed the rapid growth of the Aeroprobe brand as a global leader in measurement solutions. In April 2018, Hardwick oversaw the successful launch…

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MELD™ Technology Named Winner in Create the Future Design Contest

MELD™ Manufacturing Corporation’s patented MELD™ technology has been selected as the first-place winner in the Robotics/Automation/Manufacturing category of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ (SAE) Create the Future Design Contest. The contest, produced by SAE’s Tech Briefs Media Group, recognizes the year’s best in engineering across seven categories. This year’s contest saw more than 800 entries from over 60 countries….

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MELD™ Technology Selected as Finalist in R&D 100 Awards

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Manufacturing Corporation’s patented MELD™ technology has been selected as a finalist in the R&D 100 Awards. The award honors the 100 most innovative technologies introduced in the past year. MELD™ Manufacturing Corporation launched in April 2018 with its revolutionary MELD™ technology, a no-melt process for additive manufacturing, coating, repairing, altering, and joining metal. The R&D 100 Awards is a…

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SERDP Awards Funding for Research of Recycling Battlefield Scrap with MELD™ Technology

A collaboration of MELD™ Manufacturing Corporation, The University of Alabama, and Army Research Lab (ARL) has been awarded funding by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP). The grant will support basic research into the implementation of MELD™ technology as a method for recycling battlefield scrap metal for repairs and manufacturing in combat theater. SERDP, a Department of…

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MELD™ Manufacturing Corporation Selected for Phase I Army Expeditionary Technology Search

MELD™ Manufacturing Corporation’s patented MELD™ technology has been selected by the US Army to be part of their inaugural Army Expeditionary Technology Search (xTechSearch). xTechSearch seeks out potential collaborators to work with the Army to address modernization challenges. MELD™ has been selected for Phase I of the program based on its proposed use to create lighter-weight, higher-strength materials for…

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