Matt Kremenetsky

3D Systems Bets on Pellet-Extrusion as the Future of 3D Printing with EXT 800 Titan

US additive manufacturing (AM) industry pioneer 3D Systems has announced its latest product release, the EXT 800 Titan Pellet. The third member in the EXT Titan Pellet lineup, the 800…

Aibuild to Launch Version 2.0 3D Printing Software at RAPID + TCT 2024

Aibuild, the London-based software as a service (SaaS) company specializing in solutions for large format additive manufacturing (AM), will roll out Aibuild 2.0, the latest version of its cloud-based software…

Why Do We Have to Pretend We’re Going to 3D Print Homes on Mars?

Maybe someday we’ll 3D print houses on Mars. But how much effort and time would it take to get there? And, is it even a good goal? Recently, at AI…

US Air Force Designs and 3D Prints Drones with AI in Under 48 Hours

Task Force 99 is a small US Air Force (USAF) group based in Qatar, established “as an experimental unit” in October 2022. The group is part of USAF Central (USAFCENT),…

Metal Engine Nozzle 3D Printed for Intuitive Machines’ Lunar Mission

Intuitive Machines, the Houston-based space exploration company, used an electron beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) system made by Sciaky, Inc. to produce an engine nozzle for its Odysseus lunar lander. In…

Handheld, Chip-Based 3D Printer Demonstrated in DARPA-Funded Project

In a study funded by organizations including the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of…

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AM & Trade Wars: China Imposes Export Controls on Aerospace and Defense Tech

At the end of May, China’s Commerce Ministry announced that, starting on July 1, the Chinese government will tighten export controls on certain hardware and technology vital to manufacturing in…

Quantica Keeps Raking It In: Inkjet 3D Printing OEM Extends Series A to Nearly €20M

Quantica, the Berlin-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of multi-material inkjet 3D printers, has announced that the company’s Series A funding has increased to nearly €20 million after an extension of…

US Army Awards $13M to Concurrent Technologies for 3D Printed Combat Vehicle Lightweighting

The US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) — Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) has awarded Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) $13 million as part of a three-phase project surrounding R&D…

SPEE3D Demonstrates Cold Spray 3D Printing in US Navy SALVEX Exercise

SPEE3D, the Australian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of cold spray additive manufacturing (CSAM) systems, announced that the company participated in the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) SALVEX exercise, at Naval…

Governor of Michigan Expands Program to Boost Small Manufacturers’ 3D Printing Capabilities

Back in 2020, Michigan nonprofit Automation Alley, an advanced manufacturing accelerator, was one of a number of organizations that recognized that the pandemic had put a premium on bringing manufacturing…

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Anatomy of an AM Accelerator: Brookings’ South Kansas Advanced Manufacturing Case Study

The Brookings Institution, long one of America’s most prestigious think tanks, has released a case study titled, “Expanding South Kansas’ aerospace cluster into a resilient advanced manufacturing sector.” In the…

Draper Engine Hotfire is Ursa Major’s Latest Win for 3D Printed Rocket Motors

Ursa Major, the Colorado-based specialist in rocket motors made with additive manufacturing (AM), has announced the successful hotfire test of the Draper, a liquid engine that the company claims has…

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3D Printing, China, and the Struggle to Produce Exactly Enough

Global supply chains have demonstrated an almost eerie resilience in the face of one ongoing crisis after another in the last half a decade. Still, one often gets the feeling…

Immensa and Pelagus 3D Collaborate to Tap “$2 Billion” 3D Printing Opportunity

Dubai’s Immensa, which claims to be the “largest digital manufacturer” in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region, has formed a strategic collaboration with Pelagus 3D, a Singapore-based, on-demand digital manufacturing…

Navy’s Afloat Additive Manufacturing Program Creates Scalability Model for 3D Printing Industry

A story published this week in National Defense spotlights a new Department of Defense (DoD) program of record (PoR) for fiscal year 2024, the Navy’s Afloat Additive Manufacturing (AM) Program….

US Army Contracts 3YOURMIND & Phillips Corp. for 3D Printed Tank Parts Identification

The US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) has awarded 3YOURMIND and Phillips Corporation Federal Division a contract to develop part identification solutions for tanks….

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New AM Research Market Brief: China to See $8B in 3D Printing Hardware Sales by 2032

China’s additive manufacturing (AM) market is expected to reach $8 billion a year in hardware sales by 2032, according to a new Market Opportunity Brief by Additive Manufacturing (AM) Research,…

Aerospace OEM Invests $9.1M in Michigan for Metal 3D Printing and More

Barron Industries, a foundry based in Michigan specializing in serving the aerospace and defense sectors, has made a $9.1 million capital investment to expand its operations in Oxford, Michigan. The…

SPEE3D Releases Expeditionary Manufacturing Unit for Cold Spray 3D Printing

SPEE3D, the Australian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of cold spray additive manufacturing (CSAM) systems, has released an end-to-end deployable production unit for metal parts. The new product, called the Expeditionary…

Wisconsin’s Evology Adds Digital Sheet Forming to Service Roster

Evology, a service bureau based in Wisconsin and specializing in serving strategic sectors like aerospace and defense, has added digital sheet forming (DSF) to its repertoire of manufacturing capabilities. Evology…

XERION 3D Printer Now Operational at NSWC Carderock

XERION BERLIN LABORATORIES GmbH, a German original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of metal additive manufacturing (AM) hardware, has sold a Fusion Factory XS machine to the Department of Defense (DoD) that…

Boring Company Alum Score $9M for Advanced Composites Manufacturing

Layup Parts, a Huntington Beach, CA-based startup specializing in on-demand manufacturing of parts made from composites, has received $9 million in its latest financing round. Founders Fund, the VC firm…

Bringing a Business Model from Prototype to Scale: Makelab CEO Christina Perla Discusses the Company’s Innovative Growth Strategy

“Being industrial designers, Manny and I, at first, planned to start a design firm. As we were building it out and taking on various client projects, there was an opportunity…