Who We Are

The Pennsylvania State University along with its partner 3D Systems operate the Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D) as a world-class resource for advancing and deploying additive manufacturing (AM) technology for critical applications. With a broad mission to advance and deploy AM technology of metallic and advanced material systems to industry, CIMP-3D seeks to...

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CIMP-3D provides world-class capabilities and facilities in additive manufacturing technology for the benefit of a broad range of government and industrial sponsorship. The new Additive Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) is installed within Building 230 at Innovation Park on the campus of Penn State. The 8,000 square-foot facility includes several additive manufacturing (AM) systems capable of full consolidation of polymeric, metallic, and ceramic material systems.

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A variety of industry-wide and technology-specific events are hosted by CIMP-3D periodically. We take pride in our outreach to the greater community through our additive manufacturing technology exchanges, workshops, forumns, and industry practicums.

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CIMP-3D Core Competencies: