3D Printing

3D Systems Expands Their Business in Japan, Thanks to Canon Marketing

Their stock price may be in a state of free fall, but that doesn’t stop 3D Systems from continuing their rapid growth into new markets. As competition heats up it’s…

Researchers 3D Print Cancerous Tumors Which Are Nearly Perfect for Clinical Studies

There has been a tremendous amount of research being done on the 3D printing of living human cells to form bones, organs, and various other tissue. Such technology is certain…

3D Artificial Bone Printer Created By Japanese Researchers

The medical uses of 3D printing continue to expand, almost daily. One of the more promising applications for health related 3D printing includes the printing of bone like structures of…

United States Navy Considers 3D Printers Aboard Ships

3D Printing is inching its way into into the lives of millions of people. From doctors, to manufacturers, to the Military, 3D printing is being used for a variety of…

Disney’s D-Tech Me: 3D Print Yourself As a Star Wars Stormtrooper and More

Growing up I was obsessed with Star Wars. I had Star Wars action figures, Star Wars models, and even Star Wars undies, but nothing can compare to what Disney is…

Topolabs Aims to Improve The Way FDM 3D Printers Print And it’s Quite Amazing

If you are used to using a 3D Printer such as a MakerBot, Cubify, Solidoodle, RepRap, Lulzbot, or any other FDM (fused deposition modeling) printer, you can probably relate to…

Question Isn’t IF 3D Printing Will be in All Homes, It’s “What room in your house will your 3D printer reside?” – 3D Systems’ CEO

One of the top speakers at the Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo in New York City this past week was 3D Systems’ CEO and President, Avi Reichental.  He has…

Gadget Hacking & Accessories Contest Launches; Win a 3D Printer and More

There is nothing I love more than a competition based on creativity. A few cool prizes thrown in the mix like a 3D printer, doesn’t ever hurt either. Last night…

Stratasys Unveils New Endur Simulated Polypropylene 3D Printing Material

According to experts within the 3D Printing Industry, the materials market could be just as important for 3D printing as the actual printers themselves are. Stratasys, and other big players…

First 3D Printer Will Be Sent to Space By NASA Next Month

3D Printing has been around for 30 years, however it was only recently that the technology has progressed enough to make it useful for a wide array of applications. One…

How 3D Printing Could Easily Eliminate Homelessness In the U.S. Right Now

There has been a tremendous amount of excitement around the 3D printing of homes. New large scale 3D printers which use a concrete material instead of plastics or resins, are…

3D Printing Guinness Record Shattered By LeTourneau University, Quickly Has Challengers

Last week we did a piece on LeTourneau University, who was in the process of setting up to break the Guinness World Record for having the most 3D printers printing…

Stratasys Agrees to Acquire Interfacial Solutions

It’s been a busy week for deal making for two of the largest 3D printing companies in the world, Stratasys, and 3D Systems. Earlier in the week we saw 3D…

Inside 3D Printing NYC, Photos From Day 2

We have been here in New York City the last couple of days attending the much anticipated “Inside 3D Printing” Convention, Maker Summit, and Pavilion.  It has been a blast,…

Grafoid To Produce MesoGraf, Graphene Based 3D Printing Materials

“Graphene,” the word itself generates excitement from almost every industry out there.  Graphene is the one atom thick, honeycomb lattice structure of carbon atoms, with applications which promise to revolutionize…

Medical Modeling Inc Acquired By 3D Systems

3D Systems has been on a role as of late in terms of acquisitions. They have been gobbling up 3D printing related companies across all industries. This morning they announced…

Massive Japanese 3D Printing Alliance Looks for Manufacturing Success

America has been the clear leader in the technology sector, especially when it comes to emerging technology like 3D printing and scanning. Manufacturers in the U.S. are quickly adopting 3D…

3D Printed Skull Model Helps Surgeons Rebuild Man’s Face After Fall

Imagine falling four stories from a hotel, and landing flat on your face. This is exactly what happened to one 27 year old British man as he and his fiance…

Appaloza, Secure 3D Printing Marketplace, Alpha Build Launches

As 3D printing technology progresses, one of the biggest issues businesses will have to deal with is intellectual property theft. 3D designs can quickly be created, and shared online, creating…

LeTourneau University To Try And Set 3D Printing Guinness World Record

The Guinness Book of World Records is known for its often amazing, sometimes odd, records that it keeps. From how many eggs a person can eat in a given amount…

Sneaking Duck to Launch 3D Printed, Customizable Glasses Line

More and more, we are seeing new and old companies adopting 3D printing as a way to attract new customers, and create new niches completely. That’s just what we saw…

Potomac Photonics Creates 3D Printed Microfluidic Molds For Cancer Research

Every day it seems as if the medical field is finding new ways to exploit the rapidly expanding technology of 3D printing. We have seen 3D printed human cells, 3d…

TwoBears Unveils New Bio-degradable, Renewable Filament, bioFila®

In just the last month alone we have seen the competition really heat up for the materials market of 3D printing. It often seems that all the new 3D printers…

Five 3D Printing Predictions For the Next Five Years

The amount of innovation we have seen within the 3D printing industry in the last three years has outdone all the innovation within the industry in the prior 20 years….