Additive Manufacturing

3DChain: An AI-Driven 3D Printing Service Platform

Co-Founder of 3DChain, Babak Zareiyan, gives an outlook and explanation of the 3DChain concept, a unique manufacturing service platform for 3D printing. You developed 3DChain, a design and additive manufacturing…

MetalFAB1 Printers Officially Feature Sigma Labs Process Monitoring for Metal 3D Printing 

To improve the quality control of its 3D metal printers, metal laser powder bed fusion (PBF) manufacturer Additive Industries, announced a new partnership with additive manufacturing quality assurance software provider…

Siemens and Sintavia Partner for Industrial 3D Printing Software Solutions

Siemens and Sintavia are reimagining end-to-end additive manufacturing (AM) to deliver a more viable solution to the additive process. In order to accelerate digital automation for industrial AM, the multinational…

US Army Invests $5.4M in New Polymer Making Technology from Case Western

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), in Ohio, teamed up with the U.S. Army Research Lab to manufacture a new lightweight and high-performance polymer that could have potential applications…

Wi3DP: Experts Discuss Challenges and Trends in 3D Printing Sustainability

A virtual panel discussion and networking event by Women in 3D Printing (Wi3DP) gathered three industry experts and leaders to share their insights and experiences on sustainability trends in additive…

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3D Printing Unicorn Desktop Metal to Go Public After Reverse Merger Deal

After becoming one of the fastest-growing 3D printing startups, Desktop Metal announced plans to go public following a reverse merger deal with blank check company Trine Acquisitions. The Boston-based metal…

Additive Manufacturing Strategies Super Early Bird Registration Ends August 26

As detailed in a previous post, the Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) event, hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis, has moved online for 2021. The February 2021 AMS is several months…

3D Printing Financials: SLM Solutions Posts 90% Revenue Growth Despite COVID-19

The Germany-based metal 3D printing supplier, SLM Solutions, reported earnings for the first half (H1) of 2020, showing excellent growth in both revenue and profitability, and a better cash flow…

Japanese Giant Sumitomo Corporation Invests in Sintavia Metal 3D Printing

One of the world’s largest traders of goods and services, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) announced it will increase investment in metal additive manufacturing company Sintavia. The transaction, which is…

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China’s Long March-5 Rocket Has 50 3D Printed Parts

During the last two years, China has led the world in orbital launches, and 2020 seems to continue along that trend as the country’s space agency sends major exploration missions…

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3D Printing Financials: 3D Systems and Stratasys Earnings Continue to Drop Amid Pandemic

Two of the biggest global leaders in 3D printing technology, Stratasys and 3D Systems, announced second-quarter 2020 results with reported revenues down, showing signs of struggle mainly due to the…

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HP and Dyndrite Partner to Create Next Generation 3D Printing Solutions

Seattle startup Dyndrite announced a strategic new partnership with Hewlett Packard (HP) to license Dyndrite’s geometric kernel technology and power the next generation cloud and edge-based digital manufacturing solutions. By…

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Decathlon Optimizes Supply Chain with 3D Systems’ Figure 4 3D Printing

Sporting goods giant Decathlon has implemented 3D Systems’ new Figure 4 digital manufacturing solution and materials to optimize its supply chain. Capable of fast and versatile part production, the resin-dependent…

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US Air Force 3D Prints Part for $2.2 Billion Stealth Bomber

The mission of the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s B-2 Program Office is to ensure the B-2 Spirit bomber jets stay relevant and in-flight through the early 2030s…

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Critical Nuclear Fuel Production Unit 3D Printed for Commercial Nuclear Fusion

Scientists from China’s Shenzhen University have explored a new technique using additive manufacturing to optimize the “heart” of a nuclear fusion reactor, its tritium production unit. In research, military and…

Exactech Transitions from EBM to Laser 3D Printing Implants for Shoulders

Orthopedic implant device maker Exactech wants to scale up the production of its Equinoxe Stemless Shoulder implant by switching from electron beam metal additive manufacturing to direct metal 3D printing…

IDAM’s Automotive 3D Printing Production Lines Make Progress with BMW, GKN and More

Since the inception of the Industrialization and Digitalization of Additive Manufacturing (IDAM) project in March 2019, progress has been made: partners have been creating the promised digitalized AM pilot lines,…

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Ultra Quick, Large Format 3D Printing Officially Commercialized by Azul 3D

We’ve recently covered LEAP and continuous liquid interface production (CLIP), as ultra-fast 3D printing technologies that are enabling production-level manufacturing output and speed for 3D printing. However, CLIP (41.4cm by…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, July 19, 2020

A variety of topics will be covered in this week’s webinar and virtual event roundup, including additive manufacturing in aerospace, CAMWorks, product management, post-processing, and more. Read on to learn…

MDA and Burloak to Make 3D Printed Space Satellite Parts

Family-owned metal manufacturing network Samuel, Son & Co. provides industrial products and related value-added services all across North America, and one of its most important company divisions is Burloak Technologies,…

New Nickel Superalloy ABD-900AM Designed for Crack-Free Metal 3D Printing

In past decades, additive manufacturing (AM) technologies introduced new possibilities for direct manufacturing of complex parts with costs and lead times much shorter than conventional manufacturing; however, the materials used…

TCT3Sixty Postponed to 2021, Co-Located with Interplas and Med-Tech Innovation Expo

Following the postponement of TCT Asia earlier this year, due to COVID-19 impacts, TCT3Sixty, which was set to be held at NEC Birmingham, UK from Sep 29 – Oct 1,…

MULTI-FUN Consortium Aims to Improve Metal 3D Printing

As the focus continues to shine on metal additive manufacturing (MAM), 21 partners are coming together from eight countries (Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, Poland, Portugal and Belgium) in…