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3D Printing Used to Develop Menstrual Cup from Female-Owned Brand

3D printing is most often used for product development applications, a crucial tool to understand the look and feel of an item before it hits the market. That was the…

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Benny Buller on VELO3D’s SPACtacular Rise in Metal 3D Printing

2021 has already been a SPACtacular year for the 3D printing industry, with several companies already announcing mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). This includes Markforged, Rocket Lab, and…

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Materialise Has Option to Acquire 3D Printing MES Company Link3D

Belgian 3D printing service and software company Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has announced that it has an option to acquire Link3D. The transaction will close later this year, but the company…

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De-Hyper: The US Military Is Not the Best Innovator in Manufacturing

When the United States entered World War Two in 1942, the planet would change in ways that now seem nearly irreversible. When the dust was settled, not only did the…

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Mosaic Unveils Array: Automated System to Scale Multimaterial, High Temp 3D Printing

With a mission to deliver 3D printing to the factory floor, the Mosaic Manufacturing team has revealed an entirely new automated system expected to revolutionize workflows by creating a scalable…

Fused Form Develops Colombia’s First Large-Format Pellet 3D Printer

Colombian-based 3D printer manufacturer Fused Form has introduced a new large-format pellet extrusion 3D printing system. The FF Pellet 600+ is the first commercially available industrial pellet printer manufactured in…

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Cellink: Can This Bioprinting Firm Reach a $10B Valuation?

Since 2019, bioprinting pioneer Cellink (OTC: CCLKF / CLNK-B.ST) has gone from a $257 million market capitalization to a $1.5 billion-plus valuation. Before it went public in 2016, this new…

Holo Wants to 3D Print Millions of Copper Heatsink Parts Per Year

I’m very excited about Holo, a company that aims to take a slurry digital light processing (DLP) technology to sinter metal parts to the heatsinks industry. By creating cost-effective, topology-optimized…

Domin 3D Prints Hydraulic Valves to Outperform the Competition on “Every Metric”

Brash young UK company Domin aims to disrupt the industrial valve, hydraulics, and actuator markets through 3D printing. I love the way that the firm has tackled the challenge of…

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Chuck Hull on 3D Systems’ Journey into Bioprinting 

After 35 years of creating innovative 3D printing technologies, pioneering company 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) is expanding its bioprinting efforts. Following a successful collaboration with United Therapeutics Corporation dedicated to…

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Carbon Design Engine Generates Conformal Lattices for 3D Printing

On March 2, Carbon released its new Carbon Design Engine, with a lattice design generator that can automate the creation of conformal, single-zone lattices. Carbon has been working with its…

Autodesk Aims to Democratize Simulation for 3D Printing with Fusion 360 Extension

As discussed at Additive Manufacturing Strategies, more advanced software is going to be key to driving the adoption of 3D printing in part by digitizing tribal knowledge, as Todd Grimm…

RuPaul’s Drag Race Star A’Whora Struts Runway in 3D Printed Bone Couture

The British spinoff of RuPaul’s Drag Race is now on its second season and it is already pushing the envelope of drag. On the latest episode of the competition reality…

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Node Audio Walkthrough: Learn How Hylixa 3D Printed Speakers are Created

Created to disrupt the HiFi industry, the 3D printed Hylixa loudspeakers look different from traditional bulky box-like models. The novel speaker’s complex geometry and cutting-edge acoustic innovation were designed and…

Georgia Middle Schoolers 3D Print Parts for the Space Station

At Dade County Middle School in Trenton, Georgia, two students have 3D printed parts for the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the HUNCH (High school students United with…

God of Small Things: 3D MicroPrint CEO Provides a Look into His Tiny World

I interviewed Joachim Göbner, CEO at 3D MicroPrint, to understand 3D printing at the microscale. 3D MicroPrint is specialized in micro sintering of small metal parts. This means, along with…

Riding the Rails with Wabtec into the 21st Century with 3D Printing

Rail transportation is key to our global infrastructure and, in some ways, could be the future of that infrastructure in the face of climate collapse. For those reasons, it’s crucial…

RIZE Announces 2XC 3D Printer as Fifth UL GREENGUARD-Certified Product

Early this summer, RIZE, Inc. debuted its professional desktop RIZE 2XC, an adaptive 3D printer developed collaboratively with South Korean 3D printer manufacturer Sindoh as part of the RIZIUM Alliance that’s…

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Bloom Courageously: Discussing Women in 3D Printing with Satori CEO Chengxi Wang

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Chengxi Wang, the CEO of professional 3D printer developer Satori, which officially entered the 3D printing market with the launch of its…

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Exclusive Interview with Chengxi Wang, CEO of Professional 3D Printer Developer Satori

Just two months ago, London-based startup Satori, which wants to empower creativity for its clients through the use of 3D printing, launched its first professional 3D printer, the compact ST1600….

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Expand DED Metal 3D Printing Line

Slowly, but surely, mainstream industrial manufacturers are taking over the 3D printing space. While there was talk maybe eight years ago about whether or not HP would be acquiring Stratasys…

DSM’s Andrew Graves on His 30 Years in 3D Printing

DSM’s Andrew Graves has spent over three decades in 3D printing. Starting at 3D Systems, continuing for Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and now with DSM, Graves has seen the market evolve…

CTI Biotech Unveils Two 3D Printed Skin Models for Commercialization

Cell therapy research startup CTIBiotech has unveiled two bioprinted full skin model technologies for skincare applications. Focused on providing researchers with the best tools to make the most human-compatible products,…