FISHER/UNITECH to Participate in Direct Part Manufacturing Workshop

Troy, MI (March 21, 2011 ) - FISHER/UNITECH, exclusive provider of Stratasys FDM 3D Production Systems, will exhibit in a Direct Part Manufacturing Workshop, March 29-30, 2011.  The workshop is sponsored by the Midwest Chapter of SAMPE (Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering,) and will be held at Wright State University, Fairborn, Ohio.

This two-day workshop will feature the latest trends and technologies for direct part manufacturing (DPM) for the military, aerospace and other high-performance industries.  DPM is the process of going directly from an electronic representation of a part (CAD model) to the final product via additive manufacturing. 

FISHER/UNITECH provides the full line of Stratasys FDM systems, offering advanced capabilities to produce very large complex parts for production.  Companies using a Fortus FDM system for DPM save time making jigs, fixtures and production parts by reducing their assembly tool manufacturing time 50-85%.  Fortus systems are used for DPM in low volume production, complex part design, and for bridge tooling or bridge-to-manufacturing scenarios.  Companies like Akaishi, Digital Mechanics, BMW, Diebold, and ScriptPro save money manufacturing parts with a Fortus FDM machine.

Wright State University will host a tour of its Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory, which employs DPM to fabricate parts for its aircraft. 

FISHER/UNITECH, established in 1993, provides Product Lifecycle Management solutions to discrete manufacturing companies. The company's focus is on process improvement for product development. Process improvement is obtained through the integration of advanced software solutions to replace legacy systems. The applications are focused on design, engineering and manufacturing. Professional services are offered for design automation and data management which provides customers with a full service, one-stop source for complex PLM systems. The company offers advanced web-based delivery of education programs with its interactive, instructor-led 3DU. Please visit the company's website at ( or call 800-816-8314.


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Charles Hess, President and CEO
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