3D Printing

Belgium 3D Printing Company Materialise Acquires Poland’s Leading Prototyping Firm, e-Prototypy

Over the past few months we have seen several significant mergers and acquisitions take place within the 3D printing industry. Today comes yet another rather important acquisition. Materialise, a Belgium…

Edible 3D Printed Treats Made of Crickets and Dung Beetles Are Here!

Over the last couple of years we have seen countless different objects 3D printed. We have also seen all sorts of materials used to print the objects. From plastics, to…

MakerBot Digital Store Releases Dragons of Glastonbury Chess Set & Chunky Trucks Collection

The MakerBot Digital Store launched a little over a month ago, with 4 different figurine collections.  These collection are designs made by MakerBot, and they can be purchased for $0.99…

RadioShack Airs New 3D Printing Commercial

You know that 3D printing must be making its way into the mainstream when an entire minute long national commercial is based around a 3D printer. It is kind of…

Researchers Inspired by Human Bones, 3D Print Extremely Light, Strong Structures

Scientists often look towards biology, when they set out to find the most efficient way of doing something. Whether it’s photosynthesis as a means for energy conversion, or the human…

Youngstown State University Opens Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing

Youngstown State University has officially opened their Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing at the YSU College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. It features two 3D printers which were…

3D Printing Added as Category For 2014 Golden Mousetrap Awards

Every year industry experts meet to hand out awards in what has come to be known as the Golden Mousetrap Awards. The Awards celebrate ” the companies, products, and people…

Stratasys 3D Prints Vince Lombardi Trophy For Super Bowl XLVIII

Stratasys has been getting all the headlines as of late, within the 3D printing industry. Last week, they announced their amazing Objet500 Connex3, multiple material 3D printer, and just yesterday…

Bentley 3D Prints Entire 1/3rd Scale Models of Cars With New Stratasys 3D Printers

Last week, the headline news within the 3D printing industry was the announcement of the new Objet500 Connex3 3D printer that Stratasys showed off at Solidworks World in San Diego….

Amazing 3D Printed Plug-n-Play Camera Holder Helps 360Heros Make the Guinness Book of World Records

Photography has advanced quite a bit in the last decade alone.  There are camera phones that can take better pictures than a highly sophisticated camera could years ago.  There are…

3DPrint.com’s Top 3D Printing News This Week

This last week has been another big one for the 3D Printing Industry. We have seen several printer announcements, as well some pretty interesting industry news. To top all that…

Want a 3D Printout of Yourself? Visit ASDA Supermarkets in the UK

The idea of having a 3D printout of yourself can either be a scary thought, or something that could boost your self esteem.  It all depends on what you think…

Makerbot Replicator 3D Printers for Teachers, Only $98 – Thanks Autodesk

In an almost unbelievable promotion by Autodesk, with the help of Donorschoose.org, and of course Makerbot, teachers around the country have the opportunity to get a Makerbot Replicator for just…

3D Software Company Dassault Systemes to Purchase Accelrys for $750 Million

The French company, Dassault Systemes, who is a major player within the 3D design software industry has announced this afternoon that they have entered a definitive agreement for the acquisition…

belVita uses UP! Plus 3D Printers as Part of Their #MorningWin Twitter Campaign

There are always those cool ideas that help a company’s marketing team really gain some publicity.  The belVita #MorningWin campaign appears to be just that. So what exactly is the…

3D Printer Wins Major Dental Award, Stratasys’ Objet Eden260V

Stratasys is one of the largest 3D printing manufacturers in the world. They have made a name for themselves within the manufacturing segment of the market, and continue to innovate…

Innovative New 3D Printing “Stick Filament” Seeks Funding on Indiegogo

Just like 2D printers use ink, 3D printers use something called filament. This filament is what gets extruded from the printer, in small quantities, in melted form as the printer…

Organova Surprises All, Delivers First 3D Printed Liver Tissue to Key Opinion Leader

Late last year Organova, a 3D bioprinting company, announced that they will have a 3D printed liver by the end of 2014. They also claimed that they would make the…

First 3D Printing Mutual Fund Launches

Over the last 24 months we have seen stocks of companies involved in 3D printing soar. We have seen companies like 3D Systems (DDD) gain close to 500% , and…

Gartner Report Suggests That 3D Printing And Medicine Are About to Change the World

This morning Gartner, the technology research and advisory firm, located in Stamford Conn., issued a brand new report covering the 3D printing industry. Gartner has issued several reports in the…

Leapfrog 3D Finishes a Massive Model of ‘The Forbidden City’ Using 3D Printers

Who knew that it would take only a few months to 3D print an entire city? OK, we never said it was a real city, but it’s still a huge…

Dell Partners with MakerBot to Offer Replicator 3D Printers and Scanners to Dell Precision Workstation Customers

MakeBot recently just released three new 3D Printers at CES in Las Vegas.  Now, they have partnered with Dell to bring their Replicator printers and their Digitizer Scanner to Dell…

Objectifiers Looks to Remove the Toughest Parts of 3D Printing & Design

3D Printing has caught on at a staggering rate just in this past year.  There are websites like ShapeWays that allow designers to sell their printed designs, without having to…

Libraries Were Once For Books – In 2014 3D Printers May Become Their Main Attractions

Only 20 years ago, if you needed to research something, you would hop in your car and drive to the local library.  Libraries were the main source of knowledge, whether…