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A new flagship project on Additive Manufacturing skills

Skills Strategy in Additive Manufacturing Project (SAM) will tackle the current European need of developing an effective system to identify and anticipate the right skills for Additive Manufacturing.The SAM project intends to: - Build a sector skills strategy in AM; - Assess and  ...

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EWF reveals Looking Ahead to 2019

The document presents the goals for 2019 and some of the achievements from 2018. Our objectives for 2019 will be to grow our ecosystem by establishing new and far-reaching partnership with industry’s relevant associations, by evolving our harmonized qualification system to ensure it meets industry  ...

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ManuFUTURE has just released its new Vision 2030 with the contribution of EWF. The report envisions Future Manufacturing as a key driver for growth and sustainability, by exploiting current trends, challenges and opportunities, influencing the development of all manufacturing sectors.EWF is part of  ...

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LASIMM project goes live

One of the world’s largest hybrid manufacturing machines, which features unique metal additive and subtractive capabilities, is now ready to build, and will be capable of 3D printing large pieces of metal and large parts and structures for construction. The machine is the first of its kind and  ...

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EWF and Renishaw discuss areas of cooperation

On the past 10th January the EWF Deputy Director, Eurico Assunção, had a meeting with Renishaw, a global company with core skills in measurement, motion control, healthcare, spectroscopy, and manufacturing. The meeting served the purpose of identifying areas of future cooperation between the two  ...

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EWF recognition award for the Best European Welding Coordinator

The EWF Award for the Best European Welding Coordinator distinguishes every year the outstanding contribution to the quality of welded production. The award is given to a European Welding Engineer that has excelled on the responsibilities of a welding coordinator in accordance with ISO 14731 and  ...

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International Congress on Welding, Additive Manufacturing and associated Non-Destructive Testing

Between 5th and 7th 2019 June will take place in Metz, France, the 2nd edition of the International Congress on Welding, Additive Manufacturing and associated Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).The three main topics of the congress will be addressed on both metal and composite materials, to foster  ...

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Last peek through the keyhole at RADICLE’s final meeting

After four years of ongoing collaboration and research RADICLE is coming to an end, as the final meeting between members came to an end. In Coventry (UK), from the 15th to the 18th of October, all members from the project’s consortium (MTC, GE, CRF, Rolls-Royce, GKN Aerospace, LOE, Permanova, VTT,  ...

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EWF's unique harmonised qualification system for European Welding Practitioner has been recognised as equivalent to Hungary's national qualifications framework level 4, paving the way for Hungarian welding practitioners to see their competences recognised throughout the countries that use EWF's  ...

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Empowering non-destructive testing with advanced VET qualifications

As part of a broader agreement between both organisations, EWF and EFNDT have agreed to consider the feasibility of developing VET modules for non-destructive testing engineer and a European NDT Engineer qualification. According to Chris Eady, EWF President “I am very much looking forward to our  ...

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