MELD™ Technology Named Winner and Receives “Market Disruptor” Recognition at R&D 100 Awards

MELD Manufacturing CEO Nanci Hardwick Accepts R&D 100 Award

MELD Manufacturing Corporation’s patented MELD™ technology has earned a spot in the 2018 R&D 100 Awards, an international competition that recognizes the 100 most exceptional innovations in science and technology from the past year. MELD™ was selected as the single most disruptive new technology and received a special Market Disruptor award. MELD™, which was named an R&D 100 finalist…

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Aeroprobe Corporation and MELD Manufacturing Corporation CEO Appointed to Build Virginia Advisory Board

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Nanci Hardwick, CEO of Aeroprobe Corporation and MELD Manufacturing Corporation, has been appointed a member of the Build Virginia Advisory Board. Hardwick has served as CEO of Aeroprobe Corporation since 2007 and in that time has directed the rapid growth of the Aeroprobe brand as a global leader in measurement solutions. In April 2018, Hardwick oversaw the successful launch…

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MELD™ Technology Named Winner in Create the Future Design Contest

MELD™ Manufacturing Corporation’s patented MELD™ technology has been selected as the first-place winner in the Robotics/Automation/Manufacturing category of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ (SAE) Create the Future Design Contest. The contest, produced by SAE’s Tech Briefs Media Group, recognizes the year’s best in engineering across seven categories. This year’s contest saw more than 800 entries from over 60 countries….

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MELD™ Technology Selected as Finalist in R&D 100 Awards

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Manufacturing Corporation’s patented MELD™ technology has been selected as a finalist in the R&D 100 Awards. The award honors the 100 most innovative technologies introduced in the past year. MELD™ Manufacturing Corporation launched in April 2018 with its revolutionary MELD™ technology, a no-melt process for additive manufacturing, coating, repairing, altering, and joining metal. The R&D 100 Awards is a…

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SERDP Awards Funding for Research of Recycling Battlefield Scrap with MELD™ Technology

A collaboration of MELD™ Manufacturing Corporation, The University of Alabama, and Army Research Lab (ARL) has been awarded funding by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP). The grant will support basic research into the implementation of MELD™ technology as a method for recycling battlefield scrap metal for repairs and manufacturing in combat theater. SERDP, a Department of…

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MELD™ Manufacturing Corporation Selected for Phase I Army Expeditionary Technology Search

MELD™ Manufacturing Corporation’s patented MELD™ technology has been selected by the US Army to be part of their inaugural Army Expeditionary Technology Search (xTechSearch). xTechSearch seeks out potential collaborators to work with the Army to address modernization challenges. MELD™ has been selected for Phase I of the program based on its proposed use to create lighter-weight, higher-strength materials for…

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MELD Manufacturing Corporation Awarded RAPID + TCT Innovation Award for Patented MELD Technology

apid + TCT Innovation Award with MELD Logo

On Thursday, April 26, 2018, MELD Manufacturing Corporation was selected from the more than 300 exhibitors at RAPID + TCT 2018 as the recipient of the Innovation Award. RAPID + TCT, a 3D printing and additive manufacturing event that draws industry leaders from around the globe, is North America’s preeminent event for 3D manufacturing. This year’s show, hosted in…

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Innovation Meets Function: Aeroprobe Corporation Commercializes Patented MELD Technology, a Revolutionary Manufacturing Process for Metal

On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Aeroprobe Corporation announced MELD, its proprietary manufacturing  technology, is moving into a new phase of commercialization that includes the spinout of MELD Manufacturing Corporation. These announcements come after more than a decade of research and development for the MELD process. “Our technology is truly unique,” noted MELD CEO Nanci Hardwick. “We identified an area…

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