3D Printing

Implementing Additive Advantages: Orthopedics

As we’ve seen in this series, there are a number of clusters of success in 3D printing. Where we can see small, unique, drop-in, disruptive and sidestep parts, we have…

COBOD Customers Receive Grants to 3D Print Houses in U.S.

COBOD International A/S, the Danish additive construction company, has entered the U.S. residential housing market. COBOD has previously made news in Europe for 3D printing the continent’s first one-, two-,…

Scars and Bruises: Business Development Success in 3D Printing

We know now the general advantages of using 3D printing. When trying to commercialize a new material, technology, or application, a lot of people seek out these advantages laser-like to…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 24, 2021: 3D Printing Steel, Glass, Skin Models, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a roundtable discussion on AM workforce development. Then we’re moving on to research, first about 3D printing a better steel, and…

US Navy Awards MatterHackers $5M for Ultimaker 3D Printers & Training

With a selection of over 70 desktop 3D printers and more than 2,000 materials, it’s no wonder that California company MatterHackers is the biggest USA-based retailer of desktop systems and…

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Formnext 2021, Day Four: 3D Printing in the Golden Hour

Day four is fantastic. Lots of people have left and stands remain almost devoid of annoying individuals. The Americans have gone to eat gravy, so its much quieter, as well….

TRUMPF Acquires SISMA Metal 3D Printing Venture

TRUMPF is a sizable and interesting player in the metal 3D printing world. One of the world’s biggest machine tool makers, the company has moved in and out of additive…

3DPOD Episode 84: 3D Printing Race Cars with Pat Warner, Alpine F1 Team

Upon the heels of a third-place win for Alpine F1’s Fernando Alonso at the Formula One Qatar Grand Prix, we’ve published this podcast episode with Pat Warner, Advanced Digital Manufacturing…

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Coatings Giant PPG 3D Prints Lockheed Aircraft Parts with New, Proprietary Tech

As 3DPrint.com’s Matt Kremenetsky recently pointed out, centuries-old conglomerates are pushing into the 3D printing space, where smaller firms could give them an Industry 4.0 life raft as global economics…

ABCorp Adds Desktop Metal 3D Printing to its Boston Center of Excellence

American Banknote Corporation (ABCorp), one of the oldest manufacturing services providers in the United States, is announcing another expansion to its Center of Excellence in Boston. Back in May, ABCorp…

Redefine Meat’s Plant-Based 3D Printed Meat Available in Europe

In early 2021, animal-free meat startup Redefine Meat’s CEO and co-founder Eshchar Ben-Shitrit, said its products were ready for global launch. This week, the first stage of the Israeli brand’s…

ASTM’s ICAM 2021: 3D Printing Economics & Sustainability Considerations

I recently had the pleasure of attending the 2021 International Conference on Additive Manufacturing (ICAM), hosted by ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AMCOE) in Anaheim, California. The event,…

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Formnext 2021, Day Three: 3D Printing and Haribo Golbären FTW

It’s day three, I think. My bloodstream consists almost entirely of Haribo Golbären. I’ve been living exclusively off of things that come in disposable plastic packaging and disposable cups, while…

3D Printing Financials: 3D Systems Tops Earnings Estimates, Focuses on Future Investments for Growth

Led largely by a strong increase in its healthcare segment, 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) reported better than expected earnings and sales for the quarter ending September 30, 2021. However, despite…

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Nexa3D Reveals New 3D Printers, Executives, & Oqton Partnership at Formnext

As Formnext 2021 winds down in Frankfurt, Germany, we’re learning more about some of the announcements made during the event. We recently told you that Nexa3D, which specializes in developing…

Largest 3D Printed Model of London Created by Hobs 3D and AccuCities

Hobs 3D and AccuCities, two London-based companies with a lengthy history of working together, have created their most impressive project yet: the largest 3D printed model of London. The 3D…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: November 21, 2021

This week will be a bit of a breather after last week’s Formnext, and all the other events and webinars we told you about. We’ve got just five events and…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 20, 2021: Business, Medical, & More

We’re starting with an unusual story in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as mimiX Biotherapeutics, which launched its first acoustic bioprinter this week, noticed that Facebook’s new Meta logo looked…

DyeMansion Advances 3D Print Post Processing at Formnext 2021

The additive manufacturing (AM) industry will get nowhere without improvements in post-processing. That’s where startups like DyeMansion come in. At Formnext 2021, the company announced several developments that signify further…

3D Printing Software Firm nTopology Pulls in $65M Series D Funding

Next-generation engineering design firm nTopology has secured $65 million in a new Series D financing round led by New York investment firm Tiger Global Management. Other participants in the round…

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Republican “New Deal” Signaled by Reagan Institute Manufacturing Task Force Report

The Reagan Institute’s Center for Peace Through Strength, a Washington, D.C. national security think tank (and one of many organizations under the umbrella of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation) has…

3D Printing Announcements at Formnext 2021: Essentium, DeskArtes, Oerlikon & Urwahn

While there are obviously less attendees this year, Formnext 2021, taking place right now in Frankfurt and touted as the AM industry’s largest annual event, still welcomed over 600 exhibitors,…

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Formnext 2021, Day 2: 3D Printing’s Best Stands and Experiences

Yesterday, I ate nine mini packets of Gummy Bears, a muffin, Jamon de Bellota, two mini Twix, a superb scallops dish and venison. I drank six espressos a liter of…

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Raise3D, Optomec, & Xact Metal Launch New 3D Printers at Formnext

Formnext 2021 is going on in Frankfurt, Germany right now, and we’ve been inundated with announcements of new industry partnerships, new hardware, and more, as the AM industry revels in…