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Bassetti Buys 3D Printing MES 3DTrust

It’s a busy M&A year and, now, an especially busy one for additive manufacturing (AM) manufacturing execution system (MES) software, as Bassetti buys 3DTrust. At the same time, Materialise bought…

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Materialise Has Option to Acquire 3D Printing MES Company Link3D

Belgian 3D printing service and software company Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has announced that it has an option to acquire Link3D. The transaction will close later this year, but the company…

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How Client Portals Improve Your 3D Printing Service

A big challenge for any 3D printing service is how to attract and retain quality engineering business. I experienced this first hand when I founded and ran Manulith, a digital…

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L’Oréal Uses AMFG’s MES Software to Streamline 3D Printing

Personal care and beauty brand L’Oréal has used 3D printing many times in the last several years, for applications ranging from product design to bioprinting hair and skin. The company,…

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How Your 3D Printing Service Can Be Part of the MaaS Revolution

If you’re reading this, you’re most likely familiar with the concept of Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS), but in case you’re not, it’s essentially the idea of different businesses sharing…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: March 28, 2021

We’ve got another packed week of webinars and virtual events to tell you about, covering topics like 3D modeling, 3D printed maxillofacial implants, product development, and more. Read on for…

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3D Printing and the Future of Space

Undoubtedly the most exciting frontier for human exploration, outer space is a gateway to probing promising worlds, looking for biosignatures in the atmospheres of exoplanets, or pushing the boundaries of…

AI-Powered Blacksmith Software Now Available for Markforged X7 3D Printers

In early 2019, Joris Peels spoke with Markforged CEO Greg Mark about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in 3D printing, and Mark said that software had always been “an…

HP, 3D Control Systems Collaborate to Bridge 3D Printing Processes

3D Control Systems will be working with HP to integrate HP’s 3D Application Programming Interface (API) with 3D Control Systems’ 3DP software. The integration will allow HP’s API to communicate…

New Formlabs Software Release Helps Dentists 3D Print Models In-House

On March 18th, Formlabs announced the new Scan to Model feature in their PreForm software, which will directly convert oral scans into printable models. Scan to Model will help dentists…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 16, 2021: Lincotek, Xometry & Autodesk, 3Strands & ICON, Proto21

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering business, software, construction, and more. Lincotek Medical is continuing its expansion program by investing in additive manufacturing. Xometry and Autodesk have partnered…

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Shapr3D: the First Production-Ready 3D Modeling App

One of the biggest obstacles to widespread adoption of 3D printing, particularly for consumers, is the steep learning curve associated with CAD software. To work with SOLIDWORKS, the most prolific…

US Air Force, Navy Fund Senvol Machine Learning Tool for 3D Printing

3D printing data company Senvol has announced that it is receiving funding from the U.S. Navy and Air Force to further their machine learning software. Senvol ML analyses the relationship…

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MaskiD: U.S. Beta Launch of Neutrogena’s 3D Printed Face Mask

Neutrogena has launched a beta version of its highly-anticipated, custom 3D printed sheet mask in the United States. Every week, 100 skincare fans will get a chance to try the…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 4, 2021: INTAMSYS, Teton Simulation, Hyperganic, McLaren Automotive

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re telling you about a new 3D printer and updated software first. INTAMSYS is launching its new FUNMAT PRO 610 HT 3D printer, and…

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Carbon Design Engine Generates Conformal Lattices for 3D Printing

On March 2, Carbon released its new Carbon Design Engine, with a lattice design generator that can automate the creation of conformal, single-zone lattices. Carbon has been working with its…

EOS & Siemens Partner on 3D Printing Software Integration and Sales

In 2016, EOS North America integrated its EOSPRINT software into Siemens’ NX software, kicking off a long partnership between the two that’s focused mainly on the advancement and adoption of…

3D Scanner Review: The Artec Eva and Artec Studio 15 Software

One of the first stories I ever wrote for 3DPrint.com was about a custom sleep mask for a patient with Graves’ disease, which often causes the eye to protrude and…

Autodesk Aims to Democratize Simulation for 3D Printing with Fusion 360 Extension

As discussed at Additive Manufacturing Strategies, more advanced software is going to be key to driving the adoption of 3D printing in part by digitizing tribal knowledge, as Todd Grimm…

Intellegens and Ansys Partner to Empower 3D Printing with Deep Learning

Machine learning solutions company Intellegens announced a collaboration with engineering simulation leader Ansys to accelerate the development of reliable and repeatable additive manufacturing (AM) processes. The integration of machine learning…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: February 21, 2021

This coming week is chock full of webinars, with three a day for three days running. So without further ado, let’s dive right in! TriMech on Sweeps and Threads in…

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Why We Made MakerOS Free

The 3D printing industry is becoming increasingly more mainstream. One way I can tell that’s the case is because, recently while walking around certain New York City neighborhoods like Midtown…

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Dassault Systèmes and EOS collaborate to improve Additive Manufacturing digital workflow

Leveraging their 3DEXPERIENCE® platform, Dassault Systèmes has been developing a set of dedicated applications for Powder Bed additive manufacturing processes, from design to build job preparation and simulation. To ensure…

MakerOS Offers Operation Software to Digital Fabrication Businesses for Free

All-in-one business operating software and collaboration platform MakerOS, founded by Mike Moceri, has some big news: its software is now available to designers, engineers, fabricators, manufacturers, and other digital fabrication…