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Materialise Expands Jaw Surgeries with End-to-End Medical 3D Printing Treatment

Imagine the discomfort of experiencing pain every time you eat, or the constant radiating pain in your head due to this condition—it would be incredibly distressing. One reason why joint…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 17, 2024: Shot Blasting, Service Bureaus, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting out with post-processing, as SKZ Würzburg is using a shot blast system from AM Solutions for its research. Moving on to business,…

CORE Closes $887M in Commitments for Advanced Manufacturing and Beyond

The private equity (PE) sector is playing an increasing role in the evolution of the additive manufacturing (AM) landscape, particularly when it comes to the services sector in the U.S….

Advanced Manufacturing Firm Zeda Acquires The Orthopedic Implant Company

Zeda, the San Francisco-based provider of advanced manufacturing solutions, announced that it has acquired The Orthopedic Implant Company (OIC), a medical device manufacturer based in Reno, Nevada, for an undisclosed…

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Supply Chain Expert Weighs in 3D Printing’s Role in Resilience

Additive manufacturing (AM) experts have understood for at least a decade that the technology could prove vital for digital inventories and the production of spare parts. However, it wasn’t until…

Olaf Diegel to Redesign DfAM at AMUG 2024

This year’s Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference in Chicago, Illinois, promises to be an enlightening experience with Olaf Diegel, professor of Additive Manufacturing (AM) at the University of Auckland,…

How Will 3D Printing Impact Supply Chain Resilience in 2024?

At the end of 2023, the Biden Administration announced the development of a task force dedicated to supply chain resilience. A month later, the Department of Defense (DoD) published its…

What about the Messy Humans that Make up Industry 4.0?

The gleaming promises of Industry 4.0 paint a utopian picture: robots taking over the drudgery, AI optimizing workflows, and 3D printers churning out bespoke solutions at our fingertips. It’s a…

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The Red Sea Supply Chain Disruptions: an Opportunity for Distributed 3D Printing

Starting in October 2023, militants backed by Iran and based out of Yemen — referred to as the ‘Houthi movement’ because of their association with the Houthi tribe — began…

3D Printing’s Journey to a New Industrial Reality

In the world of 3D printing, we stand to witness a revolution unfold before our eyes. As the saying goes, “There’s a time and place for everything,” and for 3D…

Fictiv’s Global Manufacturing Network Now Includes Sheet Metal, Die Casting, and Compression Molding

Fictiv, the San Francisco-based, digital manufacturing network, has added three new manufacturing capabilities to its repertoire: sheet metal forming, die casting, and compression molding. This brings Fictiv’s total number of…

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FacFox Forecast: AM Poised for Takeoff – Fueled by AI, Propelled by You

The air at Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2024 crackles with excitement. This premier additive manufacturing conference buzzes with industry leaders, innovators, and eager newcomers, all united by a shared vision: propelling…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 6, 2024: Digital Spares, Interbody Implants, Shoes, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs—the first of the new year!—we’ll start with metal 3D printing and move on to software and digital spares. Then it’s on to medical news…

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Targeting the Metal 3D Printing Niche at Solvus Global’s Powders on Demand

According to the “Metal AM Markets: 2023” report from Additive Manufacturing Research, metal powders for 3D printing are set to reach nearly $1 billion in revenues by 2023. While laser powder…

2024 3D Printing Predictions from the Experts: Tailwinds and Applications

In our series of interviews and questionnaires on the state of additive manufacturing (AM) in 2024, two critical themes emerged: tailwinds and applications. The former relates to navigating the dynamic…

2024 3D Printing Predictions from the Experts: Desktop Industrial 3D Printing

Since the inception of the desktop 3D printing market, these devices have largely existed in isolation, distinct islands separate in design and function from their industrial counterparts. However, with the…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 24, 2023: EBAM, DLS, & 2GL, Construction, & More

In this Christmas Eve edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with EBAM, DLS, and Two-Photon Grayscale Lithography (2GL) 3D printing news. Moving on, Airtech Advanced Materials Group is…

3DPOD Episode 180: 3D Printing Services with Oscar Klassen, JawsTec CEO

Nestled beside a potato field, JawsTec‘s location may not raise eyebrows in the state known for its spuds, but the competitive spirit of the 3D printing service bureau certainly might….

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The Asian Equation: AM Evolution Over Revolution

The Paradox of Progress in Asian Additive Manufacturing The additive manufacturing (AM) landscape in Asia presents a unique paradox. Despite being home to some of the world’s largest manufacturing hubs,…

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CORE Offers to Buy 3D Printing Service Fathom Amid Economic Downturn

Fathom Digital Manufacturing Corp. (NYSE: FATH), a player in the on-demand digital manufacturing sector, received a non-binding acquisition proposal from CORE Industrial Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm that played…

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German Automotive Giant MAN Truck & Bus Taps Replique for 3D Printed Spare Parts

MAN Truck & Bus, the Munich-based, leading producer of commercial vehicles, has collaborated with BASF spin-out Replique, a digital manufacturing platform also based in Germany, to 3D print spare parts….

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Stratasys Completes Sale of Texas 3D Printing Facility to Cumberland Additive

Amid a challenging macroeconomic environment that has impacted many publicly traded 3D printing companies, Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) has announced the completion of its sale of its Stratasys Direct facility in…

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The Role of Private Equity in 3D Printing Service Consolidation

Amid looming concerns about a shaky economy, rising inflation, and climbing interest rates, private equity (PE) is stepping into the spotlight as a major player in the 3D printing world….

Defense 3D Printing to Reach $2.2B by 2032 in North America – Chart of the Week

The “Chart of the Week” from Additive Manufacturing Research (“AMR”, formerly SmarTech Analysis) is a weekly segment that offers readers an insightful dive into the additive manufacturing (AM) landscape, showcasing pivotal…