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High Throughput Bioprinter Rapidly 3D Prints In-Vitro Tissue Models

Nanoengineers from the University of California San Diego (UCSD) have proven that their novel bioprinting platform can rapidly make large batches of custom living human tissue samples that could help…

New Zealand Police Seize First 3D Printed Gun in Gang Bust

New Zealand Police officers discovered a 3D-printed gun after they busted the home of a gang member wanted for breaching his bail conditions. After the bust on May 29, 2021,…

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In-Space 3D Printing Builds Part for ISS Water Recovery System

Ever since Redwire’s first commercial microgravity plastic 3D printer was launched to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2016, it has provided in-orbit fabrication services and produced more than 200…

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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…

Tronix3D Acquired by Agile Space Industries to Ramp up Aerospace 3D Printing

Agile Space Industries (Agile), a developer of propulsion engines for spacecraft, acquired the 3D printing service bureau Tronix3D for an undisclosed amount and rebranded it as Agile Additive. The wholly-owned…

Fabrisonic’s Ultrasonic Welding Prints Parts for NASA and Commercial Industry

NASA has a long history of supporting U.S. entrepreneurs, helping them turn their innovations from ideas into commercial products. Hundreds of small businesses have leveraged the agency’s Small Business Innovation…

Arburg Opens Shanghai 3D Printing Center to Expand Chinese Presence

German machine construction company Arburg opened a new Prototyping Center (APC) at its Shanghai site on March 2021, strengthening its presence in China and offering prospective additive manufacturing customers the…

Zortrax Introduces Strong, Radiation-Resistant Z-PEEK 3D Printing Material

Poland-based company Zortrax has built up a pretty strong 3D printer portfolio over the years, but it’s also developed its fair share of advanced materials as well, such as PEI…

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Reusable and Fully 3D Printed: Relativity Space Raises $650M to Scale Production of Terran R Rocket

Launch vehicle developer Relativity Space unveiled plans for its fully reusable, 3D printed medium-lift launch vehicle, Terran R. Along with it, the startup announced that it had raised $650 million…

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…

Copper3D to Launch New Antiviral, Biocompatible 3D Printing Resin

Committed to making antimicrobial materials for 3D printing, Copper3D will launch a new antiviral and biocompatible SLA resin called Glaciarys AR3, ideal for surgical and dental applications. The pioneering Chilean…

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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Xometry to Go Public via $100M IPO

On June 6, 2021, custom on-demand manufacturing marketplace Xometry filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to list on the NASDAQ market under the ticker symbol XMTR. The…

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Launcher Raises $11.7M in Funding for 3D Printed Rocket Engines

Amid growing competition in the potentially lucrative small launch vehicle segment, startup Launcher Space has raised $11.7 million in a Series A round of funding led by company CEO and…

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Students’ In-Space 3D Printing Experiment Works in Zero-G Test

Advances in space technology and manufacturing processes have helped to lower costs and reduce entry barriers to space. Still, space is expensive. Today, all spacecraft are developed, tested, and assembled…

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INTAMSYS is leading the trend of high-performance multi-material industrial FDM production-level applications @TCT Asia

For the 2021 edition of the TCT Asia exhibition, INTAMSYS, the world’s leading high-performance material 3D printing equipment supplier, exhibited a variety of high-performance multi-material systems & filaments. Among those,…

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3D Systems Sells On Demand 3D Printing Business for $82M

After more than a decade of providing the widest range of 3D printing services for on-demand manufacturing, 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) will sell its service bureau business to private equity…

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Maxar and Zenith Tecnica 3D Printed 260 Titanium Parts for Satellites

Space technology pioneer Maxar has been using additively manufactured parts in orbit since 2016. Since then, the company has launched more than 20 spacecraft with 3D printed parts made from…

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Laser Wars: Farsoon’s New 8-Laser 3D Printer Attracts Attention from TCT Asia Attendees

TCT Asia 2021 kicked off in Shanghai’s New International Expo Center on May 26, 2021, and in just two days, Chinese pioneering additive manufacturing supplier Farsoon introduced two new machines…

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Satori Launches Kickstarter Campaign for New Large-Volume VL2800 3D Printer

After a long wait, it’s finally here: the Kickstarter campaign for the new large-volume, industrial-grade Satori 3D printer, the VL2800, officially launched this week, and in less than ten hours…

Formlabs Teams up with Autodesk to Streamline Digital Workflows for 3D Printing

It was a busy month for 3D printing developer Formlabs. After announcing a new $150 million funding round and doubling its valuation to $2 billion, the ten-year-old company revealed it…

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AddUp Launches FormUp 350 Modular Metal 3D Printer

AddUp, a joint company owned by Michelin and Fives, has just launched the FormUp 350 metal laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF) machine. A variety of companies attempt to improve their…

Farsoon Unveils Dual Fiber Laser 403P Powder Bed Fusion 3D Printer

Farsoon came out of the shadows a few years ago. The Chinese powder bed fusion company had been operating in China for years before crossing into Europe and America. Patent…

GoProto Delivers 3D Printed Comms System for Combat Vehicles

Australian rapid manufacturing provider GoProto delivered locally 3D printed dismount communication components for next-generation combat vehicles to Rheinmetall Defence Australia (RDA), a subsidiary of German technology firm Rheinmetall. GoProto is…