Brent Donaldson Senior Editor

Brent Donaldson is senior editor for Additive Manufacturing Magazine and Modern Machine Shop, specializing in long-form feature articles related to machining and all-things-AM and industrial 3D printing

Before joining Gardner, Brent was editor-in-chief of Northern Kentucky University Magazine — at the same university from which he received his journalism degree in 2005. Brent previously served as associate editor for Cincinnati Magazine, and is the recipient of two Ohio Excellence in Journalism awards for feature news writing, Cincinnati Society of Professional Journalists awards, and more than 40 individual awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education for writing and editorial.

Fun fact: Brent was the last journalist ever to interview Evel Knievel.

Aerospace

Tackling the aerospace supplier’s dilemma: Scalability

By: Brent Donaldson

Automation and robotics can go a long way toward increasing capacity and growing a business dedicated to aerospace manufacturing. But Trinity Precision has learned that refining the indirect and unseen aspects of its operations can be just as valuable.
#spiritaerosystems #feature #workforcedevelopment

Markets

A flight plan for next-gen manufacturing

By: Brent Donaldson

If the commercial aviation industry effectively doubles in the next 20 years, as projected by the two largest aerospace manufacturing companies in the world, how can aerospace manufacturers and suppliers possibly keep up?
#editorial #boeing #aeroengines