3DSIM CEO: ANSYS Acquisition Expands Access to Simulation in Additive Manufacturing

3DSIM CEO: ANSYS Acquisition Expands Access to Simulation in Additive Manufacturing

While much of the news to emerge from last week’s thunderous formnext in Frankfurt was released, or at least suggested, ahead of the tumult of the event itself, some could not be made until the final signatures were on the last of the paperwork. During the show itself, Utah-based 3DSIM formally announced its acquisition by […]

While much of the news to emerge from last week’s thunderous formnext in Frankfurt was released, or at least suggested, ahead of the tumult of the event itself, some could not be made until the final signatures were on the last of the paperwork. During the show...
3D Printing While Female: 2017

3D Printing While Female: 2017

The 3D printing industry has a problem. It’s not a unique problem, particularly when looking to any sector of the greater manufacturing industry. Additive manufacturing has a diversity problem. It’s not exactly a secret that there are more men than women involved in manufacturing in general; this has been a longstanding fact of employment around […]

The 3D printing industry has a problem. It’s not a unique problem, particularly when looking to any sector of the greater manufacturing industry. Additive manufacturing has a diversity problem. It’s not exactly a secret that there are more men than women involved in...
A Journey About the Part: XJet Leverages Additive Manufacturing Expertise for Production

A Journey About the Part: XJet Leverages Additive Manufacturing Expertise for Production

Israel-based XJet draws from about as much experience as a company can have in additive manufacturing, bringing decades of know-how into a decades-old industry. Hanan Gothait, the company’s CEO, noted during the XJet press conference at formnext 2017 that he “was the founder of a company called Objet.” That humble introduction of a company that […]

Israel-based XJet draws from about as much experience as a company can have in additive manufacturing, bringing decades of know-how into a decades-old industry. Hanan Gothait, the company’s CEO, noted during the XJet press conference at formnext 2017 that he...
BeAM: DED Industrial Solutions Bring Additive Manufacturing to Complement Traditional Industry

BeAM: DED Industrial Solutions Bring Additive Manufacturing to Complement Traditional Industry

At formnext 2017, France-based BeAM brought its latest introductions, including the first public appearance of the Modulo 400 metal additive manufacturing system and Vincent Gillet, the company’s new CEO. The opportunity to see both for the first time was too good to miss, and the frequent hum of activity at the company’s booth showed that […]

At formnext 2017, France-based BeAM brought its latest introductions, including the first public appearance of the Modulo 400 metal additive manufacturing system and Vincent Gillet, the company’s new CEO. The opportunity to see both for the first time was too good to...
Materials Giant DSM Focuses on Bringing It All Together in 3D Printing

Materials Giant DSM Focuses on Bringing It All Together in 3D Printing

As formnext 2017 gathered together a record number of attendees and exhibitors to Frankfurt, a number of shifts could be seen. Sheer numbers are impressive, but in the numbers from this year’s event was something of even greater import: quality. “There has been a nice shift this year,” DSM VP of Additive Manufacturing Hugo da […]

As formnext 2017 gathered together a record number of attendees and exhibitors to Frankfurt, a number of shifts could be seen. Sheer numbers are impressive, but in the numbers from this year’s event was something of even greater import: quality. “There has been...
Maturation in 3D Printing Evident in Expansion at formnext 2017

Maturation in 3D Printing Evident in Expansion at formnext 2017

Frankfurt played host from November 14th through 17th to tens of thousands of members of the 3D printing community. According to the organizers behind formnext 2017, more than 21,492 attendees walked the two halls making up this year’s event, visiting with 470 exhibiting companies for conversations spanning booths, conference presentations, hallway encounters, scheduled interviews, impromptu […]

Frankfurt played host from November 14th through 17th to tens of thousands of members of the 3D printing community. According to the organizers behind formnext 2017, more than 21,492 attendees walked the two halls making up this year’s event, visiting with 470...
The Journey with GE Additive: Concept Laser CEO Details Plans for Metal Additive Manufacturing

The Journey with GE Additive: Concept Laser CEO Details Plans for Metal Additive Manufacturing

We’ve been expecting big things since mid-2016 when global giant General Electric (GE) announced its billion-dollar intentions in the additive manufacturing industry. With more big names getting into 3D printing, growth in the industry has seen an undeniable pickup of momentum. 3D printing is growing up, and major investments from major players are a key […]

We’ve been expecting big things since mid-2016 when global giant General Electric (GE) announced its billion-dollar intentions in the additive manufacturing industry. With more big names getting into 3D printing, growth in the industry has seen an undeniable pickup of...
Industrial 3D Printing Draws the Additive Manufacturing Community to formnext 2017

Industrial 3D Printing Draws the Additive Manufacturing Community to formnext 2017

Frankfurt has been drawing the crowds together as the 3D printing industry gathers for formnext 2017. The event kicked off yesterday at Messe Frankfurt, bigger than ever before with 471 exhibitors from 33 countries filling 28,000 square meters of exhibit hall space spread over, for the first time, two halls at Frankfurt Messe. Conference organizers […]

Frankfurt has been drawing the crowds together as the 3D printing industry gathers for formnext 2017. The event kicked off yesterday at Messe Frankfurt, bigger than ever before with 471 exhibitors from 33 countries filling 28,000 square meters of exhibit hall space...
HP Keeps Focus On Industrial 3D Printing with Introduction of Jet Fusion 3D 4210 and Expansion of Materials Portfolio, Partnerships

HP Keeps Focus On Industrial 3D Printing with Introduction of Jet Fusion 3D 4210 and Expansion of Materials Portfolio, Partnerships

HP Inc. has been taking its trek into additive manufacturing very seriously, indeed. Having announced its intentions in 2013 to enter into the 3D printing business, the company formally unveiled the first 3D printers using HP’s proprietary Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D printing technology, the HP Jet Fusion 3200 and Jet Fusion 4200, in May […]

HP Inc. has been taking its trek into additive manufacturing very seriously, indeed. Having announced its intentions in 2013 to enter into the 3D printing business, the company formally unveiled the first 3D printers using HP’s proprietary Multi Jet Fusion (MJF)...
3D Systems CEO Details Aggressive Strategy Targeting 3D Printing Market Leadership

3D Systems CEO Details Aggressive Strategy Targeting 3D Printing Market Leadership

“It is a different ball game,” 3D Systems President and CEO Vyomesh Joshi (VJ) told me. The company gathered financial and industry analysts together with media in a curated tour of its facility in Littleton, Colorado yesterday as a slew of portfolio announcements emerged showcasing an aggressive launch to market of new 3D printers, 3D […]

“It is a different ball game,” 3D Systems President and CEO Vyomesh Joshi (VJ) told me. The company gathered financial and industry analysts together with media in a curated tour of its facility in Littleton, Colorado yesterday as a slew of portfolio...
3D Systems Announces New 3D Printing Platforms, Materials, Software Solutions, Business Unit, Partnerships

3D Systems Announces New 3D Printing Platforms, Materials, Software Solutions, Business Unit, Partnerships

Today in Denver, additive manufacturing mainstay 3D Systems is making several major announcements as the company looks to further differentiate itself in the market — for all the right reasons. Coming off a weak third quarter performance, the company could use a win right about now, and the offerings announced today showcase 3D Systems’ longer-term […]

Today in Denver, additive manufacturing mainstay 3D Systems is making several major announcements as the company looks to further differentiate itself in the market — for all the right reasons. Coming off a weak third quarter performance, the company could use a...
"3D Printing and Personalized Healthcare is Here to Stay" - Anatomics Shares Deeper Look at US-First 3D Printed Implant, Regulatory Environment

"3D Printing and Personalized Healthcare is Here to Stay" - Anatomics Shares Deeper Look at US-First 3D Printed Implant, Regulatory Environment

When in 2015 a 3D printed titanium sternum implant provided custom care to a Spanish cancer patient, it wasn’t just an impressive medical achievement for the books; the patient-specific implant and the technology used to create it became a source of inspiration to others afflicted by similar conditions. Penelope Heller, diagnosed in 2014 with chondrosarcoma, […]

When in 2015 a 3D printed titanium sternum implant provided custom care to a Spanish cancer patient, it wasn’t just an impressive medical achievement for the books; the patient-specific implant and the technology used to create it became a source of inspiration...
#3DBenchy: A Little 3D Printed Boat Making Big Waves as the Most-Printed Object

#3DBenchy: A Little 3D Printed Boat Making Big Waves as the Most-Printed Object

#3DBenchy came into our lives in April 2015, with a dual extrusion version released that summer; the design seemed to suddenly proliferate until there were 3D printed boats everywhere. Little boats, massive boats, metal boats, multi-colored plastic boats — if there was a material, color, or process that could be used in 3D printing, it’s […]

#3DBenchy came into our lives in April 2015, with a dual extrusion version released that summer; the design seemed to suddenly proliferate until there were 3D printed boats everywhere. Little boats, massive boats, metal boats, multi-colored plastic boats — if...
3D Printing Resources: We Want to Know What You Want to See

3D Printing Resources: We Want to Know What You Want to See

Whether we’re travelling the world to bring you first-hand news or keeping everyone at their computers with the latest educational webinars and white papers directly from the source, every day at 3DPrint.com we strive to be a resource to meet your needs for everything 3D printing. The editorial team work around the clock — and […]

Whether we’re travelling the world to bring you first-hand news or keeping everyone at their computers with the latest educational webinars and white papers directly from the source, every day at 3DPrint.com we strive to be a resource to meet your needs for...
SIMULIA Team Discusses Deeper Holistic Integration as the Way Forward for Additive Manufacturing

SIMULIA Team Discusses Deeper Holistic Integration as the Way Forward for Additive Manufacturing

Part of the deep disappointment experienced in the crash from the hype days of 3D printing traced back to Star Trek expectations being dashed; while technically a 3D printer does fabricate an object at the push of a button, a lot of work comes before hitting ‘print.’ The process isn’t so much treating a desktop machine […]

Part of the deep disappointment experienced in the crash from the hype days of 3D printing traced back to Star Trek expectations being dashed; while technically a 3D printer does fabricate an object at the push of a button, a lot of work comes before hitting...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Laura Gilmour, Global Medical Business Development Manager, EOS North America

3D Printing Spotlight On: Laura Gilmour, Global Medical Business Development Manager, EOS North America

3D printing and healthcare are coming together in unprecedented ways as advanced manufacturing technologies allow for patient-specific medical treatment to the benefit of patient, medical provider — and of course the businesses providing the technology. Germany-based EOS is well known as a provider of high-quality 3D printing solutions including industrial machines set to take on […]

3D printing and healthcare are coming together in unprecedented ways as advanced manufacturing technologies allow for patient-specific medical treatment to the benefit of patient, medical provider — and of course the businesses providing the technology....
Metal 3D Printing with Machine Learning: GE Tells Us About Smarter Additive Manufacturing

Metal 3D Printing with Machine Learning: GE Tells Us About Smarter Additive Manufacturing

It’s no secret that global giant GE has a lot at stake as metal 3D printing makes headway as an advanced manufacturing technique in such part-critical industries as aerospace. Tight tolerances in applications that don’t allow for room for error, as well as heavy investment into metal additive manufacturing, have made advances in the technology […]

It’s no secret that global giant GE has a lot at stake as metal 3D printing makes headway as an advanced manufacturing technique in such part-critical industries as aerospace. Tight tolerances in applications that don’t allow for room for error, as well as...
The Future of Innovation Involves Vision, Democratization - and 3D Printing, Notes Experienced Executive George Blankenship

The Future of Innovation Involves Vision, Democratization - and 3D Printing, Notes Experienced Executive George Blankenship

We have to know where we’ve been to know where we’re going; such lessons from high school history class are more applicable than they might seem to a teenager as the real world ensures ongoing education for everyone willing to be a student of life. While some may say that those who don’t understand history […]

We have to know where we’ve been to know where we’re going; such lessons from high school history class are more applicable than they might seem to a teenager as the real world ensures ongoing education for everyone willing to be a student of life. While...
Virtual Human Modeling Puts Simulation Tools in Clinicians' Hands: Interview with Dassault Systèmes' Karl D'Souza

Virtual Human Modeling Puts Simulation Tools in Clinicians' Hands: Interview with Dassault Systèmes' Karl D'Souza

Dassault Systèmes announced the Living Heart Project in May 2014, bringing advanced simulation capabilities into play for cardiac care, and soon began to expand the reach of the project with a collaborative agreement with the US FDA. Karl D’Souza, Virtual Human Modeling Product Manager at Dassault Systèmes, is the Senior Solutions Consultant for Virtual Heart Modeling, […]

Dassault Systèmes announced the Living Heart Project in May 2014, bringing advanced simulation capabilities into play for cardiac care, and soon began to expand the reach of the project with a collaborative agreement with the US FDA. Karl D’Souza, Virtual Human...
BIOMODEX Brings Biomechanics and 3D Printing to Physicians: Interview with CEO Thomas Marchand

BIOMODEX Brings Biomechanics and 3D Printing to Physicians: Interview with CEO Thomas Marchand

The business of care is adapting with the times, as life sciences proves a fertile ground for adopting new technologies to help in patient treatments. At this week’s busy 3DEXPERIENCE Forum, hosted by Dassault Systèmes, a technical-minded community gathered in Hollywood, Florida to exchange big ideas in the future of business. Opening the plenary session on […]

The business of care is adapting with the times, as life sciences proves a fertile ground for adopting new technologies to help in patient treatments. At this week’s busy 3DEXPERIENCE Forum, hosted by Dassault Systèmes, a technical-minded community gathered in...
XYZprinting Learning Its Identity in the 3D Printing Marketplace, Targeting Consumers and Designers

XYZprinting Learning Its Identity in the 3D Printing Marketplace, Targeting Consumers and Designers

Taiwan’s XYZprinting has become a mainstay in desktop 3D printing, often seen in a leadership position drawing from its strong, varied line of desktop 3D printers available at a variety of price points and capabilities. At the recent TCT Show in Birmingham, the company was showing off its latest introduction, the first full-color offering in […]

Taiwan’s XYZprinting has become a mainstay in desktop 3D printing, often seen in a leadership position drawing from its strong, varied line of desktop 3D printers available at a variety of price points and capabilities. At the recent TCT Show in Birmingham, the...
Integration is Key to 3D Printing Growth, Says colorFabb CEO

Integration is Key to 3D Printing Growth, Says colorFabb CEO

Like many growing companies working with desktop extrusion-based 3D printing systems, Netherlands-based colorFabb traces its roots to the RepRap movement, with a firm foundation in maker culture. Talking recently with Founder and CEO Ruud Rouleaux at TCT Show 2017 offered a glimpse into the ethos of the growing company as it spreads its wings to […]

Like many growing companies working with desktop extrusion-based 3D printing systems, Netherlands-based colorFabb traces its roots to the RepRap movement, with a firm foundation in maker culture. Talking recently with Founder and CEO Ruud Rouleaux at TCT Show 2017...
3DEXPERIENCE Forum Examines Realistic Digitalization in Industry

3DEXPERIENCE Forum Examines Realistic Digitalization in Industry

This week in Hollywood, Florida, the 3DEXPERIENCE Forum is examining Business in the Age of Experience — specifically, a more digital experience. Hosted by Dassault Systèmes, the conference is bringing together key players in software and industry, along with media and analysts, in curated discussions focusing on a big-picture look at digitization. The world is going […]

This week in Hollywood, Florida, the 3DEXPERIENCE Forum is examining Business in the Age of Experience — specifically, a more digital experience. Hosted by Dassault Systèmes, the conference is bringing together key players in software and industry, along with...
ZMorph CEO Sees Milestones in 3D Printing Growth with Latest Hardware and Software Offerings

ZMorph CEO Sees Milestones in 3D Printing Growth with Latest Hardware and Software Offerings

TCT Show 2017 proved a showcase of milestone moments and announcements as the 3D printing industry continues to mature. This sense of maturation permeated many of the biggest announcements from the week, as the late-September event played host to a number of new updates and advances in hardware and software. Talking with many company executives […]

TCT Show 2017 proved a showcase of milestone moments and announcements as the 3D printing industry continues to mature. This sense of maturation permeated many of the biggest announcements from the week, as the late-September event played host to a number of new...
3D Systems Showcases End-to-End 3D Printing Solutions Across a Variety of Verticals

3D Systems Showcases End-to-End 3D Printing Solutions Across a Variety of Verticals

From racing to recreations, and from medical to materials, 3D printing at 3D Systems has never been busier — or broader. During the recent TCT Show in the UK, 3D Systems held court in a complex of a booth, designed as at RAPID earlier this year to showcase the breadth of their activity. As the […]

From racing to recreations, and from medical to materials, 3D printing at 3D Systems has never been busier — or broader. During the recent TCT Show in the UK, 3D Systems held court in a complex of a booth, designed as at RAPID earlier this year to showcase the...