Library and Orchard at VALIMET

There are similarities between growing trees and growing a library: the value of the collection grows in time; a wise selection of items is essential. Aby Warburg used to say, the key criterion to order books in a library is that of good neighbors. Any garden designer would agree with that mindset. We at VALIMET collaborate…

Take Aways from FORMNEXT 2022

Aluminum is hot, Copper is hot and Proprietary Alloys are warm too. That’s wrapping up Formnext – Where ideas take shape from a Powder Manufacturing point of view. We at VALIMET have been dedicating capacity to Custom-made Alloys for quite some time.Depending on the application and the OEMs’ motivation, what is tipically labeled as Boutique Manufacturing, unafraid…

VALIMET exhibiting at FORMNEXT 2022

Meet us at Formnext – Where ideas take shape, Stand D14, Hall 11.0.VALIMET, Inc. is coming to the show with a focus on your specific powder requirements: which one can drive the growth of Additive Manufacturing? What’s new in the pipeline?Those attending include VALIMET President and MPIF-AMAM President Chris Adam, CTO Roy Christensen and VP Sales and Marketing Luigi…

Additive Manufacturing and Energy Industry

Aerospace is a known application field for Metal 3D Printing. Automotive started adopting it too. But what about the Energy sector? A lot is happening there and Additive Manufacturing can have a say.This study run by Velo3D and Mohawk Innovative Technology deserves attention -and congratulations. https://www.makepartsfast.com/additive-manufacturing-amps-up-fuel-cells-drives-down-cost/

Team Building Day at VALIMET

Explained by Bill Johnson – MBA, SHRM-SCP, our VP of Administration:“We organized a set of activities that made us reflect on these points:how sense of urgency leads to sense of ownership;how important peers’ support can be in executing difficult tasks;how teams benefit from the multiple talents of a diverse composition;how important is to learn best practices…

Additive Manufacturing v. CNC machining

“Competition” is probably the primary, yet limiting category to evaluate the dynamics between the two manufacturing routes.Here comes a case that can help moving to a less obvious perspective. Integrating the two might actually be an irreversible process, for some applications.We find it an excellent way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the book “CO-OPETITION”,…

“Only Boutique Manufacturing will Save Automotive from Boredom”.

It sounds a bit extreme and yet, if events like Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance taught us anything, it’s been true for over a hundred years.Signature design, innovation, bespoke options -you name it.#additivemanufacturing enables unique solutions: see the Brake Assembly by Czinger Vehicles (2022 MPIF Grand Prize Award winner for Metal AM) and the rear subframe by Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.We at…