MELD Manufacturing and Team win Mil AM 2024 Technical Achievement Award in 3D Printing Innovation

Christiansburg, Virginia, January 22 2024 – MELD Manufacturing Corporation, inventors of Additive Friction Stir Deposition (AFSD) technology, was selected for the MilAM 2024 Technical Achievement Award for 3D Printing Innovation.  The prestigious award, presented at the Manufacturing Summit & Technology Showcase (Mil AM), honors the individuals, or groups, that have exemplified outstanding achievement in 3D printing in support of DoD mission priorities….

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MELD Manufacturing Named Finalist for MIL AM 2024 Technical Achievement Award in 3D Printing Innovation

MELD Manufacturing Corporation, inventors of Additive Friction Stir Deposition (AFSD) technology, has been announced as a finalist for the MIL AM 2024 Technical Achievement Award for 3D Printing Innovation.  The prestigious award, presented at the Manufacturing Summit & Technology Showcase (MIL AM), honors the individuals, or groups, that have exemplified outstanding achievement in 3D printing in support of the Department of Defense (DOD) mission…

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FOOKE GmbH Becomes and Authorized Integrator for MELD Manufacturing Corporation

Frankfurt, Germany November 8, 2023 – From Formnext 2023, MELD Manufacturing Corporation announced that FOOKE GmbH has become an authorized integrator for MELD’s revolutionary 3D printing for metal technology. This partnership marks a significant step forward in the advancement of metal additive manufacturing and positions FOOKE as a premier provider of MELD’s cutting-edge technology in Europe. Under this collaboration,…

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MELD Manufacturing Announces Partnership with Sumitomo Corporation in Japan

MELD Manufacturing Corporation, large scale metal printer OEM, today announced that it has partnered with Sumitomo Corporation, a leading Fortune 500 global trading and business investment company, to become MELD’s first representative in Japan. “Sumitomo Corporation, one of the most respected companies in Japan, is a trusted partner,” said Nanci Hardwick, CEO of MELD Manufacturing. “Sumitomo’s extensive network and…

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MELD Manufacturing Corporation and Mazak MegaStir Corporation Announce Exclusive Supplier Agreement for Additive Friction Stir Deposition (AFSD) Tools and Tool Holders

MELD Manufacturing Corporation, the pioneering leader in Additive Friction Stir Deposition (AFSD) technology, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Mazak MegaStir Corporation, renowned for their expertise in friction stir welding tools. This collaboration will enable MELD to exclusively offer tools and tool holders specifically designed for the AFSD process, also known as Friction Stir Additive Manufacturing (FSAM)….

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Robb Hudson Becomes CEO and President of MELD PrintWorks Corporation

MELD Manufacturing Corporation announces Robb Hudson has been appointed CEO and President of the new spin out company MELD PrintWorks Corporation. In this position Hudson will be responsible for ensuring PrintWorks customers receive outstanding printed parts produced with the MELD technology, on time and with a level of quality that exceeds their expectations. In this role he will lead…

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MELD Manufacturing Corporation Spins Off New Company

MELD Manufacturing Corporation has spun off a new business creating MELD PrintWorks Corporation. MELD PrintWorks will utilize the MELD® 3D patented printing technology as an additive printing service addressing the needs of multiple industries who struggle to get forgings, castings, and other metal parts.  “Our customers need greater access to printed parts,” stated MELD Manufacturing Corporation CEO Nanci Hardwick….

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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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