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3D Printing Firm Divergent Appoints Former Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Board

Divergent Technologies, creator of the Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS) and parent company of 3D printed supercar maker Czinger Vehicles, announced that it has appointed General Peter Pace, retired chairman…

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Medical Goes Additive: How Social Networks Are Humanizing the 3D Printing Industry

It seems so obvious that it shouldn’t need to be said, but the activities of machines can only ever be, at most, half of what defines a technology. The remainder…

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Biden Admin Issues “National Security Guardrails” for CHIPS Act Advanced Manufacturing Income Tax Credit

On March 21-22, the second most powerful public official in China, Li Qiang, hosted an advanced manufacturing forum, where he stated that the Chinese government will ramp up its support…

3D Systems Announces Partnerships with 6K and TE Connectivity

Additive manufacturing (AM) sector leader 3D Systems has announced two new partnerships, each involving another American manufacturing company. One of the partnerships, with TE Connectivity — a major producer of…

US Navy Official Says the Future of Military Shipbuilding Depends on Metal 3D Printing

Matt Sermon, the executive director of the US Navy’s Program Executive Office, Strategic Submarines (PEO SSBN), recently said that the navy will need to continue significantly ramping up its additive…

US Air Force Awards Government Services Giant Amentum $4.6B to Digitize Foreign Military Sales Supply Chains

In February, 2023, Amentum, one of the US’s largest government services contractors, was awarded $4.6 billion by the US Air Force (USAF) to modernize the supply chains related to the…

US Army Awards Mississippi State up to $24M to R&D AI-Driven 3D Printing Solutions

Mississippi State University (MSU) announced that it has been awarded three contracts, worth a total of $8 million, by the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), to study…

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Hypercar Maker Czinger Reveals “World’s First” 3D Printed Gearbox Case

Czinger Vehicles, the maker of electric hypercars built on the Divergent Adaptive Production System (DAPS) assembly line, announced what the company claims is the first 3D printed automotive gearbox case….

Evolve Launches Production Assessment Program for Its Unique Plastic 3D Printing Tech

Evolve Additive Solutions (EAS), an additive manufacturing (AM) company specializing in applications for amorphous thermoplastics, announced the launch of what it’s calling the ‘Production Assessment Program’. The Production Assessment Program…

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Oilfield Services Giant Baker Hughes Taps Oqton to Increase 3D Printing Adoption in Energy

Oqton, a Belgian software company specializing in solutions for the additive manufacturing (AM) sector, announced that the company has entered into an agreement to develop and commercialize software for Baker…

US Army Awards Wichita State $100M for 3D Printing & Digitization of Ground Fleet

The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University (WSU) has been awarded a $100 million contract by the US Army, for R&D into advanced manufacturing methods for…

Engine Giant Cummins to Invest $1.5 Billion in New Technologies

Indiana-based Cummins, one of the world’s largest engine manufacturers, announced that the company will be investing $1.5 billion in new technologies for clean energy generation and storage by 2027. As…

Military HVAC Contractor to Launch Containerized End-to-End Metal 3D Printing Platform

Snowbird Technologies, an HVAC original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that specializes in ruggedized solutions for the military, announced that the company will be launching its first additive manufacturing (AM) platform. The…

Construction 3D Printing Company ICON Enters Hospitality Market with Signature Boldness

ICON, an additive construction (AC) company based in Austin, TX, announced that it has partnered with hotelier Liz Lambert in a project that will relocate and expand the El Cosmico…

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Biden’s Executive Waiver Is Latest Boon to Military 3D Printing

Last week, U.S. President Joseph Biden signed an executive waiver for certain spending limitations set by one of the administration’s earliest executive orders. Specifically, through the Defense Production Act (DPA),…

Large Format 3D Printing Company Caracol Closes Over €10M Series A Round

Caracol, an Italian additive manufacturing (AM) company specializing in large format platforms, announced that it has closed its Series A financing round, in which it attracted €10.6 million (about $11.34…

General Atomics ASI Extends Partnership with 3D Printed Heat Exchanger Firm Conflux

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI), an affiliate of nuclear energy/defense contractor General Atomics, has signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with longtime partner Conflux, an Australian company that…

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GE to Invest Nearly $500M in US Manufacturing, Including 3D Printing

In the latest signal that the pillars of US industrial output are serious about building on last year’s growing momentum to reshore the nation’s manufacturing, GE announced that it plans…

Farsoon Enters Canadian 3D Printing Market with Coatings Supplier Partnership

Farsoon, the China-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of large platform 3D printers, announced that the company has entered into a distribution deal with Indurate Alloys Ltd, a Canadian coatings company….

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Investors Could be the X Factor in 3D Printing Workforce Development

It must be frustrating for stakeholders in the additive manufacturing (AM) sector to see that the companies that they’re backing are facing the exact same obstacles in the short-term that…

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3D Systems to Pay Up to $27M to Settle Allegations of Illegal Exports to China

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD), one of the additive manufacturing (AM) sector’s true pioneers, settled a court case with the US federal government on February 27, 2023, based on allegations that…

US Navy Submarine Installs Markforged 3D Printer

Virginia-class submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778), part of the US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), now has a Markforged X7 field edition additive manufacturing (AM) platform installed onboard. NAVSEA’s…

UAE Defense Fund and Saab Enter Agreement for Aerospace 3D Printing

Tawazun Economic Council, a venture capital arm of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) military, has announced an agreement with Swedish aerospace/defense conglomerate Saab, to develop additive manufacturing (AM) applications for…

Al Seer Marine Debuts First 3D Printed Drone Boat

Al Seer Marine, a maritime equipment manufacturer and services provider based in Abu Dhabi, has unveiled HYDRA, which the company is claiming is the world’s first 3D printed unmanned surface…