Until recently, fluid-tight components could not be achieved with most additive manufacturing processes due to the high porosity of available materials. 3D printed prototypes required additional post-processing to achieve this property. Now we can effectively use Multi Jet Fusion PA12 to fill this gap.
Empire Group welcomes Jorge Tomas to the team. Jorge is Sr. Design Engineer that is extremely proficient in Solidworks, has a deep understanding of Design for Manufacturability (DFM), and has a knack for getting it right on the first shot.
With the intent to proof and test his concept for creating a permanent weight-bearing prosthetic socket using Multi Jet Fusion Technology, Michael Nunnery, a nationally board-certified prosthetist/orthotist and local innovator in prosthetics, chose Empire Group to facilitate its production.
Empire Group Launches Instant Online Quoting for Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) PA12 Nylon Parts to help product development professionals work more productively by compressing the quoting process into a few simple steps.
This week at Empire Group, we welcomed Engineering and Design students from Brown University to our facility. These students came prepped with questions for our COO, Mark Sousa, and experienced the world of product development first hand.
Heather has recently joined Empire Group as a Senior Rapid Prototyping Technician, where she will be assisting our clients in creating a smooth transition from order request to part delivery, including customer service, fluidity, and organization in the Rapid Prototyping/3D Printing Lab.
On Friday, June 7th we opened the doors to our customers and welcomed many new faces to Empire Group’s Attleboro, MA facilities. This fantastic group of professionals gathered for a tour of our company and got a close-up view of the technology and manpower behind our exceptional product development services.
With an Engineer-in-Residence Grant from the City of Somerville, an MIT Graduate and Entrepreneur chose Empire Group to help perfect the design and engineering of tactile computer science toys for early childhood education.
This year we are very excited to welcome Hailey to our Attleboro office to work with our Graphics and Marketing teams. Hailey is currently studying at Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School (the alma mater of Jason Enos, Empire Group’s owner). While she is here, she will be learning about the work place, developing new skills and knowledge, expanding horizons, and building the bridges between design & development.
Creative brainstorm sessions are a powerfully effective way to generate new ideas. Based on the old adage, “two heads are better than one” the brainstorm method can produce a multitude of ideas. When staged and executed properly these sessions deliver more beneficial results than any other process. Here at Empire Group we believe the brainstorm can be a critical part of the design and product development process and we offer these sessions at no cost.
Titanium is known for its high strength, lightweight, and excellent corrosion and erosion resistance. Despite being as strong as steel, it is about 40% lighter in weight, which makes titanium an essential structural metal for many industries.
World Industrial Design Day (WIDD) is an international day of observance celebrated throughout the world to highlight the impacts of industrial design on the betterment of life, in relation to a specific United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG).
The My Special Alflac Duck has received quite the recognition in the past few months, receiving the 2018 CES Best of Innovation in the Tech for a Better World category, the 2018 The ShowStoppers Best of Robotics and the 2018 Engadget’s Most Unexpected Product.