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Markforged and 3YOURMIND Join Forces for Fleet Management 3D Printing Software

Looking back at 2022, will we see this as the year of manufacturing execution software (MES) in 3D printing? Possibly. There have been a number of developments related to the…

3DPOD Episode 105: Automated Post-Processing with Joseph Crabtree, CEO AM Technologies

Joseph Crabtree’s Additive Manufacturing Technologies is spreading around the world. The company has offices in four countries and its PostPro3D vapor fusion technology is growing. But, Joseph wants more. He…

Custom 3D Printed Tooling Gets Automated with BigRep’s FLOW Software

At formnext 2021, large-format 3D printing company BigRep unveiled its new generation of printers, including the new and improved BigRep PRO and the upgraded BigRep ONE 3D printer. Now, just before RAPID…

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How Intelligent Automation and Networking of 3D Printing and Post-processing Increase Productivity

The market for Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes continues to grow and will even fivefold by 2030, according to SmarTech Analysis. More and more companies are taking a step towards the…

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The Digital Textile Tech Behind Kornit’s Sustainable Fashion

I recently traveled to Israel to attend Kornit Fashion Week Tel Aviv 2022 and see Kornit Digital (NASDAQ: KRNT) introduce its Atlas MAX Poly and Apollo solutions for digital, sustainable fashion. The…

Injection Molding Firm Oechsler Doubles Down on 3D Printing with HP and AMT Expansion

Oechsler AG is a Germany-based, leading global supplier of polymer solutions that has been operating for over a hundred and fifty years. The company was also an early adopter of…

3DPOD Episode 103: Dental 3D Printing with Ankush Venkatesh, Glidewell Intrapreneur

Ankush Venkatesh passionately tells us about Glidewell Dental‘s holistic and very vertically integrated adoption of 3D printing. The firm has had to make its own software, deploys over 400 3D…

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Kornit Showcases the Future of Sustainable Digital Fashion, 3D and Otherwise

Fashion is one of the world’s most polluted industries, as Ronen Samuel, CEO of Kornit Digital (NASDAQ: KRNT), said at Kornit Fashion Week Tel Aviv 2022. I was lucky enough…

Finnish R&D Institute to Create Database of Metal 3D Printing Materials

DIMECC Ltd. is a Finnish organization dedicated to R&D founded in 2008 and is owned by almost 70 academic and industrial entities. Think of it as a Finnish version of…

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$160M Drives 3D Printed Hypercar Startup Divergent in Series C Round

Coming off the heels of an exciting presence at the 2022 AMUG Conference, Divergent Technologies has announced a successful Series C round totaling $160 million in funding. The investment will…

3D Printed Lab-On-Chip Breakthrough Achieved by USC Researchers

The 3D printing sector has obviously gone through a drastic evolution in the past several years. Nevertheless, there’s still ample reason to believe that neither the technology nor the industry…

Siemens Partners with Roboze to Automate 3D Printing

Siemens and Roboze have announced that they are collaborating to develop workflows dedicated to the industrialization of 3D printing. This includes an emphasis on expanding the use of the technology…

3D Printing Quality Control and MES Combine in Sigma Labs-AMFG Partnership

As additive manufacturing (AM) enters the industrial era, we’re seeing the emergence of new auxiliary tools and maturation of existing ones to aid in the technology’s maturation. The latest news…

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Ford Uses Roving Robot to Run Carbon 3D Printers

Collaborative robots are very much in demand now but they often lack the systems to integrate well with existing automation and processes. Now however, Ford reports that it has a…

The ElectroVoxel: MIT Scientists 3D Print Self-Reconfiguring Robotic Cubes

The term “robot” still tends to immediately conjure up imagery of blocky, metal men who speak in mechanical voices; or perhaps, otherwise, Westworld-esque, super sophisticated cyborgs, indistinguishable from naturally-occurring Homo…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 27, 2022: Business, Simulation, Research, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a little business, before moving on to simulation, software, research, and more. HBD Metal 3D Printer closed a $60 million round…

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AMS Speaker Spotlight: How Post-processing Is Changing the 3D Printing Game—Today & Tomorrow

Felix Ewald, CEO & Co-founder of DyeMansion, will be participating in Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2022, Panel 3: Post-processing. Additive manufacturing has the potential to challenge conventional manufacturing technologies & revolutionize the…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 16, 2022: Awards, Business, Construction 3D Printing, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re sharing good news that the TCT Awards are back this year! Then on to business, as CORE Industrial has acquired another manufacturing company,…

First Acquisition Pushes Authentise Beyond 3D Printing

3D printing software developer Authentise has made its first acquisition, purchasing all assets of Elements Technology Platform, a British provider of workflow tools for manufacturing. The deal will further allow…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 5, 2022: 3D Scanning, Business, Battle Bots, & More

3D Printing News Briefs runs the gamut of topics today, as B9Creations has launched a super precise 3D scanner and SuperStile installed the Stratasys F770. A former Stratasys executive has…

Ocado’s New Warehouse Robot Features 300 3D Printed Parts

Retail and robotics company Ocado has unveiled its latest warehouse robot, the 600 Series. Cheaper and lighter than its predecessor, the 500 Series, the newest bot features over 300 parts…

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Wiring and Electronics 3D Printing Startup Pulls In $2.7M Seed Investment

UK robotics company Q5D Technologies Limited closed a $2.7 million seed round to accelerate the automated manufacture of wiring harness for a wide range of products, from fighter jets to…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 29, 2022: Magnets, Materials, & More

We’re starting with some interesting research on 3D printing molecular magnets in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials, as the Lehvoss Group plans to present…

FDM 3D Printing Support Removal Times Cut in Half with VORSA 500

PostProcess Technologies has released its latest in its line for automated support removal for fused deposition modeling (FDM) parts. The machine is called the VORSA 500 and the company suggests…