Europe

Sweden’s Prototal Adds Metal 3D Printing with CA Models Acquisition

Sweden-based service bureau Prototal Industries, considered among Europe’s largest polymer manufacturers, has acquired CA Models, a specialist in rapid prototyping based in Stirling, Scotland. This strategic move not only strengthens…

Carcinotech to Fund Mini-Tumors 3D Printing with $5.3M

MedTech startup Carcinotech, which has developed a technology to create tiny, 3D tumor models using cells from patients for cancer treatment, raised a seed investment of £4.2 million ($5.3 million)….

EOS Taps 1000 Kelvin for “First” AI Co-pilot for 3D Printing

Additive manufacturing (AM) startup 1000 Kelvin has joined forces with EOS to integrate AMAIZE, a pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) co-pilot for AM, into the EOS software suite. The solution aims…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 24, 2024: Large-Format Metal AM, Personalized Medicine, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re talking about metal and medical 3D printing. 3D Phoenix is Meltio’s sales partner in Poland, while Farsoon partnered with Deep Blue Aerospace to…

Authentise Weaves 3D Printing’s Digital Thread with Trio of New Government Grants

As digital manufacturing continues to integrate itself into the larger industrial supply chain, software is essential to ensuring the integrity of the technology across the entire workflow. Among the firms…

New Spanish Project to Create Recycled Polypropylene Powder for 3D Printing

The Spain-based Andaltec Technological Centre is working on what it calls the RECYPPOWDER project, aiming to transform polypropylene (PP) into a powder bed fusion (PBF) material. Collaborating with partners Innomaq…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 17, 2024: Shot Blasting, Service Bureaus, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting out with post-processing, as SKZ Würzburg is using a shot blast system from AM Solutions for its research. Moving on to business,…

Exentis Group Preps for IPO with Novel Metal 3D Printing Tech—We Have Questions

I wasn’t familiar with Exentis Group before reading about its intention to go public today. Until now, I could only find one other news story detailing the company’s achievement in…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 10, 2024: Awards, Automated Powder Transfer, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, 6K was recognized on the Global Cleantech 100 list for the second year running, while 6K Energy won a prestigious award. Trumpf is introducing…

BLT Expands into South Korea, Baltics, and Africa with New Partners

Xi’an Bright Laser Technology (BLT) is one of the fastest growing companies in the metal laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) segment. With the signing of three new deals, it shows…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 3, 2024: 3D Printed Bridge, Furniture, Prosthetic Sockets, & More

We’re starting with molecular design and 3D microprinting research today, before moving on to a robotic 3D printer partnership. Then it’s on to a variety of applications, including a 3D…

Completed Data Center Is Europe’s Largest 3D Printed Building

As exciting as 3D printed homes are, particularly when part of a feel-good story, it is the industrial applications of the technology that may represent the maturity of the additive…

Supernova: BCN3D Spins out Viscous Photopolymer 3D Printing Division

Barcelona-based BCN3D, most well-known for its professional material extrusion systems, has recently announced the creation of a new entity, Supernova. The business is the result of a carve-out from BCN3D’s…

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First Metal 3D Printer in Space Heads to ISS

French OEM AddUp, in collaboration with Airbus, has delivered the first metal 3D printer for space to the European Space Agency (ESA). This printer was launched on NASA’s Mission NG-20,…

Trumpf’s Metal 3D Printing to Power Reusable Space Capsule from The Exploration Company

The New Space Race has largely been dominated by American players, with companies like SpaceX and Vast leading the way in investment, launches, and progress. China is also showing significant…

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The AM Future is Big, and Robotic—Here’s Why

The past two years have seen a growing presence of robotics and large format solutions taking center stage in the AM industry. This “trend” seems to be set to stay…

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ADAXIS: Navigating Robotic Additive Manufacturing with a US Market Focus

ADAXIS, a French-Swedish software company established in 2021, has become a key player in the field of Robotic Additive Manufacturing by offering advanced tool-pathing software solutions. The company is dedicated…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 27, 2024: PAEK, Triangle Mesh, Bionic Arm, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about PAEK materials and QA for polymer 3D printing, before moving on to real-time tracking of electron beam additive manufacturing. Upwing Energy integrated…

Prodways to Discontinue Solidscape Wax 3D Printers for Jewelry

French 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group (PWG.PA) has announced that it will discontinue its small printers business for the jewelry market, a move aimed at refocusing its efforts on the…

XJet’s Metal 3D Printing Enters Fashion & Luxury Sector via XOLUTIONS

XJet, based in Israel, develops and produces 3D printing solutions for ceramics and metals, and its systems have been used in a variety of applications, including medical and dental, machinery,…

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Revolutionizing Additive Manufacturing: A Deep Dive into Hybrid and Multi-Material Printing with PAEKs

The landscape of additive manufacturing is undergoing a profound transformation with the integration of PolyArylEtherKetone (PAEK) polymers. In this article, we explore the exciting possibilities, practical applications, and challenges associated…

Revo Foods to Rev up Mass Production of 3D Printed Alt-Salmon

One of the major challenges facing 3D printed food is its scalability in comparison to traditional food production. The 3D printing industry generally specializes in creating small items. It can…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 20, 2024: FDM, LPBF, Underwater 3D Printer, Racing, & More

We’re starting off with a process certification in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to research about solute trapping, laser powder bed fusion, and then moving on…

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BMW’s €650M EV Retooling Brings Opportunities for 3D Printing

BMW plans to invest €650 million in converting its Munich car plant for electric vehicle production. This move is part of the global trend towards electrifying plants and vehicle fleets….