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Cumberland Additive Expands to Neighborhood 91 3D Printing Campus in Pittsburgh

The Neighborhood 91 (N91) 3D printing campus at Pittsburgh International Airport is starting to build up its population. In addition to Wabtec, which recently opened the doors to its facility…

Festo and Solukon Partner for Automated Depowdering of Metal 3D Printed Parts

Robotics firm Festo has partnered with Solukon to develop a solution for the automated depowdering of metal 3D printed parts. The solution will build upon Solukon’s existing Smart Powder Recuperation…

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CNC Machining, 3D Printing, or Rapid Tooling: Which Process is the Best for Prototype Manufacturing

In the manufacturing business, prototypes are a crucial part of the design process. New product inventors need to test the viability of a new part in the market before going…

Microlight3D Awarded Funds to Enable Radiative Cooling Concrete with 3D Printing

As industrial society attempts to transition to more sustainable means of operating, there are countless endeavors underway to modify our existing ways of living to have a less negative impact…

Unlimited Terrain Creator Lets You Build and 3D Print Your Own Tabletop Landscape

Upon completing a successful Kickstarter campaign for a library of 3D printable Lovecraftian horrors, tabletop modeler Anthony Schilling has returned to crowdfund an even more ambitious project: a builder app…

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Stratasys Lowers Barrier to Entry of Multi-Material 3D Printing with J35 Pro

Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) has been extensively building out its PolyJet line, delivering a series of new 3D printers for just about every vertical you can imagine. Now, the firm has…

Wabtec Opens 3D Printing Facility at Neighborhood 91

After much anticipation, Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has officially kicked off operations at its new 3D printing facility at Neighborhood 91, located at Pittsburgh International Airport’s Innovation Campus. The new…

PERI Group 3D Prints Habitat for Humanity’s First Home

Outside of WinSun, the firm that seems to be progressing the most quickly in the additive construction sector is the PERI Group. The German construction company has been using its…

MakerBot Adds Smart HEPA Filtration System to 3D Printing

The 3D printing industry has known for several years that desktop extrusion systems can produce some noxious byproducts, specifically volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and ultrafine particles (UFPs). However, manufacturers have…

First Critical Jet Engine Part Made with Metal 3D Printing Receives Air Force Approval

GE Aviation has announced that its 3D printed sump cover has received Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) approval from the US Air Force (USAF), making it the first jet engine part…

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How Will 3D Printing Fit into Biden’s $1.8T Infrastructure Plan

At the start of his presidency, Joe Biden presented the Build Back Better plan, calling on over $2 trillion spending to revitalize U.S. infrastructure over the next eight years. Aspects…

Norwegian Robotics Firm to Develop Underwater 3D Printer

A Norwegian robotics firm called Kongsberg Ferrotech, which creates subsea robots for the oil and gas industry, is developing a form of underwater 3D printing for repairing pipelines below the…

Stratasys Releases J5 MediJet 3D Printer for Medical Applications

Stratasys is continuing with its application-specific technology strategy, a plan that Executive Editor Joris Peels has been enthusiastic about, while also warning about the potential drawbacks for some equipment. The…

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United Airlines to Buy 15 Supersonic Jets from Boom Supersonic

In a surprising development, United Airlines, the third largest airline in the world, has signed a commercial agreement with Boom Supersonic to purchase 15 of the startup’s Overture aircraft, with…

Caracol Introduces Large-Scale Composite 3D Printing Mounted on Robotic Arms

The small segment for large-scale 3D printers is growing. Previously populated by the likes of Cincinnati, Inc, Thermwood, and Ingersoll, this space is dedicated massive extrusion systems that 3D print…

Local Motors Teams with door2door to Enable Autonomous 3D Printed Shuttles in Europe

After obtaining a $15 million investment in 2020, Local Motors is continuing to make progress with its 3D printed, autonomous shuttle, Olli 2.0. The firm has announced that it is…

ORNL Analyzes Use of 3D Printing for Geothermal Energy Production

As global industrial society struggles to transition from fossil fuels to other forms of energy, one source of power that is often overlooked comes from within the Earth itself. The…

3D Printed Housing Community in Rancho Mirage Hits Coding Roadblock

Earlier this year, it was announced that housing developer Palari Group had partnered with additive construction startup Mighty Buildings to 3D print 15 homes in Rancho Mirage, California.  However, the…

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Paragon 28 Acquires Medical 3D Printing Assets from Additive Orthopaedics

Additive Orthopaedics (AO) recently achieved significant milestones, namely the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the first and only patient-specific implant for talus replacement in the U.S. Now,…

Robotic Grippers Optimized with nTopology and Desktop Metal 3D Printing

Our regular readers will know that Executive Editor Joris Peels is enthusiastic about application-specific 3D printing endeavors, seeing the benefits additive manufacturing (AM) can bring to everything from nozzles and…

Upon Successful Live 3D Printing Event, AMUG Announces Awards and Board Changes

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) launched its first live event since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down such activities to great enthusiasm from its tightly knit community. Now, the group…

Shapeways Adds Mimaki’s Full-Color 3D Printing to Service Portfolio

As 3D printing service bureau Shapeways moves into its next phase of development, involving an upcoming SPAC IPO, the company is shaking things up within its operations. It recently received…

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Arevo’s Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Used for Scotsman Electric Scooters

Arevo is among a handful of carbon fiber 3D printing firms already using their technology on the market. The firm so far specializes in deploying its unique process for 3D…

Little You Selects RIZE to 3D Print Durable, Full-Color Toys

Canada’s Little You has developed an interesting approach to 3D printing for consumers, with an online platform to design and 3D print custom figurines. Previously, these toys were made from…