US Navy Selects MELD Technology for the Navy Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence

The U.S. Navy has selected the MELD technology to launch the Navy Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence at Danville’s Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. The Navy showcased the space that will house their MELD L3 model printer along with a K2 printer. MELD machines will be placed at the center to enhance the U.S. Navy’s 16-week Accelerated Training…

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MELD CEO Nanci Hardwick and US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Examine How MELD Impacts Overseas Supply Chain Issues

MELD CEO Nanci Hardwick joined Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Sen. Tim Kaine, and Rep. Gerry Connolly at an intimate gathering of Virginia entrepreneurs and representatives from Virginia colleges and universities who are focused on semiconductors, advanced manufacturing, IT solutions, robotics, and other emerging technologies.  Hosted by the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation in Herndon, VA, the event highlighted big investments in “innovation and technology” by the Biden administration,…

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MELD Unveils 3PO, 3D Metal Printer Combining Additive and Subtractive Technology into One Hybrid Machine

CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia – MELD announced their newest machine, 3PO, at Formnext 2022 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. It features a MELD additive system with an integrated subtractive head that is independent of the additive portion. It boasts an immense cubic build space while eliminating the need for a separate subtractive machine. 3PO, named after Star Wars droids like the…

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MELD Manufacturing Receives Advanced Concepts Award at 2022 AMUG Conference

MELD and CEO, Nanci Hardwick, were presented with the Advanced Concepts Award at the 2022 Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference. The annual conference was held in Chicago, Illinois. The Advanced Concepts award recognizes individuals and their companies for outstanding work in additive manufacturing technology. The first place award was a result of MELD’s involvement with the U.S. Army’s…

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MELD Selected for World’s Largest Metal Printer

From the US Army’s annual meeting in Washington, DC, MELD Manufacturing Corporation announces that MELD technology will be used to leverage 3D printing at an unprecedented size. Selected for the US Army’s Jointless Hull Program, the MELD technology will be used on two machines, the larger being able to print components that are 20 feet by 30 feet by…

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MELD Manufacturing CEO receives 2021 Business Leader Award

Sharon Scott presents the 2021 business leader award to MELD Manufacturing'sCEO

Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sharon Scott presented Nanci Hardwick with the 2021 Business Leader Award at Chamber headquarters in Virginia.  Scott stated “This is a fitting award given your vast business experience, innovation, and growth of your business. Your work is outstanding.” MELD Manufacturing Corporation is the inventor of the award-winning, patented MELD® process for 3D…

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Army Program Confirms that MELD® Printed Titanium Meets Requirements for Ti6-4 Forgings

MELD prints wrought forged titanium and Ti64

MELD Manufacturing Corporation, developer and provider of MELD 3D printing machines for metal, has released data confirming that the process produces titanium meeting the ASTM and AMS standard requirements for forged material, as printed. The data was generated through a program with the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), Army Research Laboratory (ARL), and the Advanced Manufacturing, Materials, and…

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NAVY awards $1.5M contract for MELD technology for metal printing and repair

MELD advanced manufacturing process allows for printing and repair of metal components, including castings and forgings or forged parts in any metal at the dock or on board.

MELD Manufacturing Corporation, developer and provider of MELD® 3D printing machines for metal, has been awarded a contract from the US Navy following success in demonstration of printing metals and parts of interest. The program supports the development of qualification data for MELD created parts which will guide naval use of MELD equipment. The contract includes the purchase of…

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