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Stephen LaMarca
Technology Analyst

Stephen LaMarca has a background in physics and is passionate about mechanical devices. He oversees and operates AMT’s testbed, including a 5-axis CNC mill and cobot. An enthusiastic IMTS Network correspondent, Stephen injects humor into technical subjects and co-hosts the AMT Tech Trends podcast. He also tracks the industry R&D that goes into the amazing tech you see at IMTS!

Stephen LaMarca has a background in physics and is passionate about mechanical devices. He oversees and operates AMT’s testbed, including a 5-axis CNC mill and cobot. An enthusiastic IMTS Network correspondent, Stephen injects humor into technical subjects and co-hosts the AMT Tech Trends podcast. He also tracks the industry R&D that goes into the amazing tech you see at IMTS!

Posts by Stephen LaMarca
Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaAug 05, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #219

The spirit of additive. Milling with a robot. “Swiss” printing. Studying (manufacturing) abroad. Chinese robots are stepping up.

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJul 29, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #218

"Government Motors" back at it. France is taking off with AM. Snapdragon-powered AMRs. The machinist's handbook for 3DP. Automation for medical. Techie, here's your weekly tech report.

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJul 27, 2022

AMT’s Test Bed and the Pocket NC

To be clear, this isn’t about ragging on AM. In fact, the disruption and attention generated by 3D printing made way for Pocket NC. Let me tell you about it.

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJul 22, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #217

Hey look! Good news! AM to rescue proper fish and chips. The Swedes developed a taste for Nashville hot. Leave warping to the space people. Nissan discontinues their USDM and EDM EV.

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJul 15, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #216

Planes, automobiles, and, finally, some trains. AM luxury goods. Speaking of how AM is used for luxury goods… machining goes plaid. AM’s jolly good for bicycles, innit?

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJul 08, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #215

Lumafield tested by Adam Savage. Roboluminescence. 3D printing robot skin. AR is making a stealthy comeback. The unsung hero of AM.

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Intelligence
By Stephen LaMarcaJul 01, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #214

Amazon’s new AMR. Rocket factory in-a-box. Advanced additive auto parts. Artificial automation. Record-breaking Goodwood hillclimb.

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJun 24, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #213

PMMI and Festo tag team the stem skills gap. AddUp opens up. Legoland in Virginia? Hexagon’s two favorite startups. Desktop CT scanning.

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJun 17, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #212

“The future of 3D printing is female." Plastic-eating worms. 3D-printed home coming to Virginia! Need a vacation?

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Technology
By Stephen LaMarcaJun 10, 2022

AMT Tech Report: Issue #211

Grazie regazzi, grazie mille! The capabilities of quantum computing. OE Toyota racecar parts made on a stratasys. A great cause. How to reverse engineer and manufacture the discontinued/unsupported.

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