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Jul 21, 2014

Nine hardware pitches at San Francisco ‘Maker’ Startup Weekend2

Startup Weekend events are now pumping out hardware devices such as a NEST for pools and just-in-time liquor delivery systems....More
Jun 24, 2014

6 Engineering Challenge Websites5

Global collaboration is now in full swing as open innovation network challenges appear all over the web. Have you stepped up to solve an online....More
Jun 10, 2014

RAPID 2014 takes the 3D printing world to Detroit

This year's RAPID show will be the largest in over 24 years....More
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Apr 28, 2014

New Zealand abolishes patents, and U.S. also gets it wrong5

Patent-infringement fights abound at a time when the winning strategy is to foster innovation....More
Apr 18, 2014

Paperless manufacturing: This time, not a false alarm

Manufacturers of all sizes are adopting manufacturing information technologies, which eliminate a lot of paperwork. The technologies have been around....More
Apr 03, 2014

2014-2015 Calendar of materials events

It all starts with materials. Here's a list of tradeshows featuring advanced or new materials....More
Mar 20, 2014

Calling all plastics experts: Submit your know-how for the Business of Plastics Conference

Do you have what it takes to present at NPE2015?....More
Feb 03, 2014

Learn the power of powder-based manufacturing at these upcoming events

The Powder Injection Molding (PIM) industry has estimated sales of nearly $1.5 billion and could potentially double over the next five years. Want to....More
Oct 04, 2013

4-H Club churns out engineers8

A husband and wife team up with 4-H Club to fill voids in STEM education....More
Sep 11, 2013

Call for papers for PM 2014 World Congress

Call for papers for the PM 2014 World Congress is due September 20th, 2013....More
Aug 12, 2013

5 Google Glass applications for engineers2

VOICE YOUR OPINION: Can Google Glass help engineers? Here's 5 examples of Google Glass applications for engineers....More
Jun 06, 2013

Get your powder metallurgy on

Event in Chicago and comprehensive course on powder metallurgy....More
May 31, 2013

Siemens donation monies will be used to purchase Siemens software

Siemens donates a ridiculous amount of money to Youngstown State University for their STEM College....More
Mar 07, 2013

How to Become a Freelance Engineer25

I dipped my toe in the freelance pool as an independent designer in 2007, the same year I graduated from college with a degree in a mechanical....More

Lindsey Frick

Lindsey serves a Associate Editor for Machine Design since 2012. She holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Cleveland State University. Prior to joining Penton, she has worked in...
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