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3DPOD Episode 174: 3D Printed Shoes with Elias Stahl, HILOS Founder & CEO

Elias Stahl believes that his startup, HILOS, has the potential to transform the manufacturing industry. Starting with 3D printed shoes, he aims to integrate this technology with skilled labor, additional…

3D Printed Glasses to Hit $2.35B by 2031 — AMR’s Chart of the Week

The “Chart of the Week” from Additive Manufacturing Research (“AMR”, formerly SmarTech Analysis) is a weekly segment that offers readers an insightful dive into the additive manufacturing (AM) landscape, showcasing…

Evonik Kicks off New Powder for 3D Printed Shoes and Beyond

Evonik, a key supplier of PA 12 for powder bed fusion, has recently expanded its portfolio to include filaments, vat polymerization resins, and a variety of other materials. The company…

Custom 3D Printed Eyewear, Now in Translucent Colors from Materialise

Way back in 2017, Fried Vancraen, CEO of Materialise, said he could foresee “a growing amount of meaningful applications” for 3D printing, which included customized eyewear. The Belgium-based 3D printing…

Berkshire Hathaway’s Brooks Running Taps HP for 3D Printed Running Shoes

Though adidas has continued to make a significant dent in the additive footwear market, through its partnerships with Carbon and BASF, HP may prove to be the real winner in…

China’s BLT Metal 3D Printing Sales up Almost 60% YOY

Xi’an Bright Laser Technologies (BLT), one of China’s leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the metal additive manufacturing (AM) space, has released its financial results for the first half (H1)…

How Do Adidas 3D Printed Midsoles Hold up after a Year of Use?

I have been entranced with 3D printing since 2014, when I was just 14 years old. Ever since I learned about this technology, I have wondered if we could eventually…

OECHSLER and Sneakprint 3D Print Truly Custom Sneaker Midsoles

German plastics manufacturing firm OECHSLER is teaming up with Sneakprint GmbH to offer sneakers featuring custom 3D printed midsoles. These midsoles will be manufactured in Germany by OECHSLER using 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 16, 2023: Certification, Fuel Cells, Microalgae Ink, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re kicking things off with business, as former Waymo legal executive David Tressler joins 6K as its Chief Legal Officer. Moving on, MakerVerse received…

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flō Aims to Revolutionize Lenses with 3D Printing and Storied CEO Jonathan Jaglom

Jonathan Jaglom, a high-profile executive in the 3D printing world, began his career at Objet and climbed the ranks through senior roles at Stratasys before eventually leading Makerbot. Tied to…

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Whose Binder Jet 3D Printing is Apple Using to Make Smartwatches?

Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), the Cupertino-based tech behemoth, is once again set to revolutionize an industry, this time targeting manufacturing. According to a recent Bloomberg report, the company is testing…

3DPOD Episode 166: 3D Printed Shoes and the Big Pictures with Nicoline van Enter, CEO of Footwearology

Nicoline van Enter, a seasoned figure in the realms of footwear and trend forecasting, has taken her expertise to Footwearology, where she leads training and workshops for those eager to…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 26, 2023: Materials, Electroplating, Consumer Goods, & More

It’s all materials, all the time in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with AddUp adding an aluminum alloy by Constellium to its materials portfolio. igus introduced an online service…

UPPGRADERA: Upgrading IKEA Products with 3D Printing

Hacking IKEA products has been a hobby for numerous people, shared on various platforms for over a decade. From these endeavors, tens of thousands of enthusiasts have printed hundreds of…

View from on High: HP’s Ramon Pastor Shares Updates on Company’s 3D Printing Division

Until 2023, the additive manufacturing (AM) sector largely seemed like a fragmented assortment of startups—however much inclination toward consolidation there may have been prior to this year, bubbling underneath the…

Cubee: A Record Label for 3D Printing Designers

Israel-based Cubee has launched what it calls a “record label” for 3D designers, “CubeeRecords.” The firm describes it as “the first-ever record label for 3D printing designers, a full talent…

Transparent Display 3D Printing for AR Developed in Korea

In June, 2023, the materials science journal ACS Nano published a study by a research team at the Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI), on the development of 3D printing technology…

ASICS and LuxCreo Reimagine Footwear with New 3D Printed Sandal

Building on their collaborative journey, renowned sports footwear brand ASICS and 3D printing solutions innovator LuxCreo have released the Actibreeze Hybrid Sandal, available at a retail price of $80. Designed…

Latest Submersible Watch from Panerai and Brabus Features 3D Printed Case

Panerai, a luxury watch brand, unveiled its new watch, the Submersible S Brabus eTitanio PAM01403, featuring a 3D printed watch case. The timepiece was produced in partnership with Brabus, a…

3D Printing Platform Shapeways Transfers Listing from NYSE to Nasdaq

Shapeways, a Michigan-based digital marketplace for additive manufacturing (AM) services, announced that the company is transferring its listing from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to the Nasdaq. The company…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 22, 2023: Renewable Energy, Construction, Shoes, & More

We’re kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with additive construction, as RCAM Technologies will purchase a gantry robot system from CyBe Construction and PERI 3D Construction has begun work…

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Parts in the New Apple Watch Ultra to Reportedly be 3D Printed

According to a Medium post by financial analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who covers Apple for Hong Kong investment bank TF International, the next version of the Apple Watch Ultra will feature…

Leading Packaging Supplier Omni-Pac Uses HP to 3D Print Molded Fiber Tooling

Hewlett-Packard (HP) recently announced that Omni-Pac Group, a leading European supplier of molded fiber packaging, is purchasing 3D printed fiber packaging tools from HP. Molded fiber is also known as…

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Apple Holds First Smart Manufacturing Forum for South Korean Businesses

In 2021, Apple allocated $55 million to build an R&D and training center at Pohang University of Science and Technology (known as POSTECH), in Pohang, South Korea. Reportedly the first…