Michael Molitch-Hou

Gastronology Launches Industrial Production of 3D Printed Food for Dysphagia Patients

Food 3D printing has, in many ways, been an additive manufacturing (AM) segment looking for the right business case. While some applications are beautiful and others may or may not…

Velo3D Initiates Public Offering in a Bid to Strengthen Financial Foundations and Drive Future Growth

Velo3D (NYSE: VLD) has been among a number of publicly traded 3D printing firms that have attempted to weather the current macroeconomic climate. After posting a challenging financial report for 2023,…

Scholars Call for 3D Printing to Be Made Sustainable from the Ground up

At a time when climate change and resource scarcity loom large, the imperative for industries to adapt is more pressing than ever. We all know that additive manufacturing (AM) is…

Polly the Duck to Receive 3D Printed Bill Prosthetic

In Williamson County, Texas, a story of resilience, innovation, and cross-community effort is unfolding, illustrating the bond between humans and wildlife. All Things Wild, a wildlife rehabilitation center, has been…

AMUK Welcomes Airframe Designs as British 3D Printing Industry Grows

While the UK is not the hub for 3D printer and materials manufacturers as other nations, the country continues to excel at the research, development, and application of additive manufacturing…

Roboze Brings Performance Polymer 3D Printing to SoCal via New Partnership

High-performance polymer 3D printing firm Roboze has been steadily working to expand its global footprint, with a firm eye on distributed manufacturing, particularly with regard to the oil and gas,…

Purdue Teams Power 3D Printed Rocket Chamber with Elementum 3D’s Aluminum Powder

Self-landing rockets essentially changed the space sector, transforming it from a niche research segment to fully fledged industry. To continue driving the technology forward, new generations of engineers are expanding…

Correction: 3D Printing Service Fathom to Merge with CORE Affiliate Amid Financial Challenges

Correction 4/8/24: A previous version of this story incorrectly speculated that Fathom would merge with CORE portfolio company UPTIVE. The article has been updated to remove that reference.  As discussed…

ORNL’s 3D Printed Neutron Device Could Improve Physics Research, Medicine, and Nuclear Energy

In a novel approach to solving complex challenges in neutron scattering experiments, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have applied 3D printing to develop a…

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3D Printing Market Hits $14.7B Amid Challenges in 2023

Last year was one of dire moping for the 3D printing market, as the effects from the broader macroeconomic climate affected the public and private markets. Despite the doom and…

Maker Pro: How the Pros Use 3D Printing in their Daily Lives for Art and Home Goods

As we learned in a previous article in this series, additive manufacturing (AM) professionals are among the most adept at incorporating 3D printing into their everyday lives. This makes it…

“Bundled Light” Enables High Quality Plastic 3D Printing from LEAM

Naturally, we expect current 3D printing methods to continuously improve, but it continues to do so in the most surprising ways. The latest development comes from LEAM, a startup spun…

Stanford Researchers 3D Print Elusive Shapeshifting Structures

Nano 3D printing is a field that continues to make steady progress, but whose applications are still being discovered. One of the most exciting areas where additive manufacturing (AM) at…

SSAB Introduces “World’s First” Emission-Free Steel Powder for 3D Printing

Swedish steel giant SSAB (Nasdaq Stockholm: SSAB A) has unveiled what it is calling the “world’s first” emission-free steel powder for commercial use, developed from recycled SSAB Zero steel. Engineered…

NGen Announces $100M to Boost Sustainability in Canadian Manufacturing

NGen, the non-profit behind Canada’s Global Innovation Cluster for Advanced Manufacturing, has announced a new project call dedicated to improving the ecological sustainability of Canadian manufacturing. Dubbed the Sustainable Manufacturing…

Westinghouse Achieves Serial 3D Printing of Nuclear Power Part

According to the “Additive Manufacturing in the Energy Sector: Market Analysis & Forecast” report from Additive Manufacturing Research (AMR), the energy sector saw $2.6 billion worth of 3D printing activity…

Cloud Platform for Metal 3D Printing Developed by German-Chinese Consortium

As software plays an increasing role in the workflow for industrial additive manufacturing (AM), we’re seeing such software-driven workflows formalized into secure, end-to-end systems. Typically, the go-to example is that…

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WinSun is Back as Gaudi Tech and It’s 3D Printing Houses in the U.S.

About a decade ago, a Chinese 3D printing company, Yingchuang Building Technique (WinSun), made enormous waves in the worlds of additive manufacturing (AM), construction, and beyond. Each headline WinSun made…

BMW Targets WAAM 3D Printed Test Parts for Vehicles Next Year

The BMW Group has long been a user and innovator in additive manufacturing (AM) technology, dating back nearly 35 years. Nevertheless, the auto giant never fails to impress in the…

Fast DLP 3D Printing Gets Microscale Breakthrough

In an era where the minutiae of technology often determine the leap towards innovation, researchers at Stanford University have made a significant breakthrough with microscopic manufacturing. Spearheaded by Jason Kronenfeld,…

Liquid Metal 3D Printing Sector Emerges with Fluent Metal’s $5.5M Investment

Since Xerox first bought Vader Systems and its liquid metal 3D printing division in 2019, the additive manufacturing (AM) sector has been awaiting the emergence of a niche dedicated to…

Nexa3D Welcomes 3D-Fuel Materials to Its Expanding Family

California-based Nexa3D is quickly expanding its product offerings, acquiring assets that both grow its overall additive manufacturing (AM) processes and materials. Complementing its November 2023 purchase of material extrusion firm…

Japanese Aerospace Leader Invests in 3DEO and Its Metal 3D Printing Tech

Los Angeles-based metal 3D printing startup 3DEO has announced a key investment from IHI Aerospace Co., Ltd. (IA), a subsidiary of Japanese manufacturing leader IHI. This collaboration marks a significant…

Maker Pro: How the Pros Use 3D Printing in their Daily Lives for Practical Solutions

In the additive manufacturing (AM) sector, the line between business and personal use is often a creative blur. For many AM professionals, 3D printing is not just a job, but…