Canada’s UNB opens $5M research facility for metal 3D printing in marine and defense

Canada's UNB opens $5M research facility for metal 3D printing in marine and defense

Canada has launched its very first metal 3D printing research center geared towards the marine and defense industries. Dubbed the Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, the new facility is being established at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and was realized through a partnership between the latter, Custom Fabricators and Machinists (CFM), and community colleges in the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The multi-million-dollar metal 3D printing center will be used for a number of different purposes within the marine and defense fields, including AM research, commercialization (headed by CFM), and workforce development and training […]

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