Electronics

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…

3DPOD Episode 161: Automated Wire Harness Manufacturing with Stephen Bennington, CEO of Q5D

Found in 3D printers, busses, airplanes, cars and a lot of electronics worldwide, wire harnesses are often made by hand, a country or two over from where the end system…

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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…

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Red Flags Raised by the Actors Involved in Nano Dimension-Murchison Fight

A central character in the narrative that built up around the merger of Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) with Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) is that of Israeli electronics 3D printing firm Nano…

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Intel’s $25B Investment in Israel Highlights that the New Manufacturing Supercycle is Global

Intel Corp., one of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers, announced its latest investment, related to a chip plant in Kiryat Gat, Israel, that will ultimately run the company $25 billion….

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Lockheed & Raytheon’s First Joint Investment: $12.5M for Composite 3D Printing Startup Fortify

Fortify, a Boston-based additive manufacturing (AM) company, announced that it has received $12.5 million in the latest round of funding for its Digital Composite Manufacturing (DCM) platform. Significantly, two of…

Fuji Introduces Electronics 3D Printer to J.A.M.E.S. Consortium

While the rest of the additive manufacturing (AM) industry is focused on the potential merger between Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) and Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM), the exciting world of electronics 3D…

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Seurat and Siemens Energy to 3D Print 59 Tons of Metal Parts

In March, the Biden Administration unveiled the $6 billion Industrial Demonstrations Program to decarbonize industrial manufacturing within a broader strategy to shift toward cleaner energy and more resilient supply chains….

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Biden’s Plan for National Semiconductor Technology Center is a Treasure Trove of 3D Printing Opportunities

Whether the Biden administration’s CHIPS Act will truly succeed at transforming American manufacturing is a question that can only be answered years from now. Nevertheless, it is already clear that…

Wiring Automation Unleashed with Q5D CY1000 3D Printing Robotic System

Wiring is not sexy, but, several times in 3D printing, I’ve seen production grind to a halt over essential wire guides and holders. Just recently, production at several large vehicle…

Horizon Microtechnologies Develops Micro 3D Printing Solution for Functional Electronics Packaging

Horizon Microtechnologies, a German additive manufacturing (AM) company specializing in micro-scale components, announced that it has developed a process for series production of functional packaging for microelectrical-mechanical systems (MEMS). The…

Lithoz Launches 3D Printable Quartz Glass

Lithoz, the Austria-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and leader in ceramics 3D printing, announced that the company has launched a new quartz glass-based slurry for 3D printing applications. The product,…

Former Xerox CTO to Drive Growth for Impossible Objects’ Composite 3D Printing

Impossible Objects has developed one of the more exciting technologies in the 3D printing industry. Not only is its composite based additive manufacturing (CBAM) unlike any other method from a…

NextFlex Promises $4.4M Funding to Advancing FHE and Electronics 3D Printing

Since its launch in 2015, NextFlex has been behind much of the R&D in the flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) industry in the U.S. This Silicon Valley-based consortium of companies, academic…

Mass 3D Printing for Microchip Packaging Enabled with New Optomec Software

Embedding electronics and sensors inside 3D printed objects in a single build process has been a sought-after goal for the sector for some time. Not only does this innovation make…

APES and Neotech Expand Electronics 3D Printing in North America

Now that the additive manufacturing (AM) industry is at such a mature level, we’re seeing a high degree of differentiation across the market. Each vertical has become so developed that…

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3D Systems to Pay Up to $27M to Settle Allegations of Illegal Exports to China

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD), one of the additive manufacturing (AM) sector’s true pioneers, settled a court case with the US federal government on February 27, 2023, based on allegations that…

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Norsk 3D Prints Titanium Parts for Semiconductor Market

Norsk Titanium, a metal additive manufacturing (AM) company based in Norway, announced that the company has made its first commercial delivery of parts for the semiconductor market. Using its patented…

Virginia Tech Lab Builds an All-in-One 3D Printing Work Cell

What if there was a machine that could print any vehicle from scratch? Not just the chassis, but also the batteries, motors, and circuit boards in one go? Would a…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 11, 2023: Training, Gigafactories, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with training, as nScrypt introduced its nStructor trainer. Moving on, Farsoon and toolcraft are collaborating on laser powder bed fusion systems, and…

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Electrochemical 3D Printing Startup Fabric8 Closes $50M Round

Fabric8 Labs, a San Diego-based metal 3D printing startup, announced that the company has closed its Series B financing round. Led by venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the…

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Japanese Chemical Company Pulls out of Business with 3D Printer OEM Carbon

Japan’s JSR Corporation has stated that, as of March 1, 2023, it will no longer pursue 3D printing business with Carbon. This seems to be a unique announcement in that…

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Management Drama Continues at Electronics 3D Printing Company Nano Dimension

See updates to this story at the end of the article. According to a report from Israeli site CTech, leadership at Nano Dimension (Nasdaq: NNDM) may be fighting for control…

C3Nano Launches “First” Low-Temperature Conductive Ink for Electronics 3D Printing

C3Nano, a Silicon Valley-based additive manufacturing (AM) materials company that specializes in conductive inks, announced the release of SuperGrid: a material that is pitched as “the first low-temperature curing,” flexible…