Hybrid 3D Printing

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,…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 6, 2024: Digital Spares, Interbody Implants, Shoes, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs—the first of the new year!—we’ll start with metal 3D printing and move on to software and digital spares. Then it’s on to medical news…

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The State of Metal 3D Printing: ADDiTEC, Nikon SLM Solutions, Additive Industries

Alongside other sectors of the additive manufacturing (AM) sector—such as materials, software, and post-processing—the metal 3D printing industry is in the process of a disruptive transformation, with technologies like directed…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 28, 2023: Software Add-On, Heat Exchangers, Milling, & More

We’ve got news about an acquisition and a collaboration to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to two stories about additive manufacturing software. Then there’s a…

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The Current Market Landscape of Metal 3D Printing in Japan

Japan’s metal additive manufacturing (AM) sector is at a crossroads, caught between a ‘wait-and-see’ approach and the potential for widespread adoption. This article is the second in a series that…

Reshoring Electronics Manufacturing with 3D Printing: A Conversation with NextFlex

While much of it takes place behind the closed doors of corporate labs, electronics 3D printing is quietly revolutionizing the way goods are manufactured in the U.S. and abroad. And,…

Swiss Startup Aims to Create Automated Factories with Multi-purpose 3D Printing Bots

SAEKI, a Switzerland-based startup, has announced its launch with a $2.3M seed funding round, focusing on a significant challenge in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry—the slow and costly…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 3, 2023: Polyurethanes, Bike Frame Prototype, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Chromatic 3D Materials has expanded its range of printers for polyurethanes, IN-VISION launched a gantry system for nearly unlimited building size in polymer 3D…

Fabrisonic CEO Discusses New Ultrasonic Metal 3D Printer

Fabrisonic is an ultrasonic additive manufacturing (UAM) pioneer, which moved into a new facility in Lewis Center last winter, not far from its original home with EWI on the campus…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 17, 2023: Startup Accelerator, 3D Printed Violins, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll start off with business, as Tritone’s new partnership brings it into the French market and Hexagon’s manufacturing startup accelerator has named three new…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 19, 2023: Movie Magic, Distribution Agreement, & More

We’re starting with some 3D printed movie magic in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Marvel Studios called on WASP for help with “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” Moving on to…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 15, 2023: Hybrid Manufacturing, 3D Printed Insoles, & More

Kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Eplus3D released a new hybrid manufacturing solution. In materials news, Formlabs has introduced its first flexible SLS 3D printing material. Then it’s on…

Meltio Teams with 12 Leading Software Firms for Hybrid and Robotic 3D Printing

With a low-cost method of introducing directed energy deposition (DED) to any motion system, Meltio has been growing rapidly. To further expand its footprint, the Spanish startup has established an…

DMG Mori and Illinois Tech Announce Plans for National Center for Advanced Manufacturing

Illinois has long served as a hub for the United States, located partway between the financial and political centers of the East Coast and the frontiers of the West. It…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 12, 2022: Composites, Bioprinted Breast Tumors, & More

Business, aerospace, bioprinting, and more are on the agenda for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs! APG adopted Tritone’s MoldJet Technology, Austal USA is overseeing an AM Center of Excellence in…

ADDiTEC Introduces Portable 3D Printing Robotic Cell

ADDiTEC, a Florida-based metal additive manufacturing (AM) and automation services firm, announced that the company has launched a new fully-automated production cell, the Additive Manufacturing Robot Cell – Portable (AMRC…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 15, 2022: Post-Processing, Prosthetics, & More

We’re starting with business in 3D Printing News Briefs, as AML3D has appointed a new CEO. Moving on, the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland has selected AM Solutions for its post-processing…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 8, 2022: Sales Reps, Robotic 3D Printer, & More

We’re kicking things off with a lot of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as nScrypt has signed new reps in four countries and B9Creations has opened a…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 17, 2022: Autodesk Profiles, FDA Clearance & More

We’re starting with software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Autodesk has released 3D printing profiles for two of The Virtual Foundry’s filaments and Sigma Additive Solutions joined the…

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Nikon Invests in Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, Signaling 3D Printing Boom

Japanese imaging manufacturing giant Nikon (TYO: 7731) is laser-focused on revolutionizing digital manufacturing. As part of its strategy, the company has already acquired majority ownership of El Segundo, California’s Morf3D…

New Hybrid 3D Printing Tech Creates Tungsten Carbide Cutting Tools

Despite its advantages, 3D printing has had a difficult time breaking into the manufacturing mainstream. That trend has shifted in the past few years, with 40% of manufacturers today adding…

UK’s Largest Rocket Engine Factory Opens with World’s Largest Hybrid Metal 3D Printer

Skyrora Ltd’s new manufacturing headquarters has just opened, officially making the Scottish company the operator of the UK’s largest jet engine factory. Skyrora is already the owner of the largest…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 2, 2022: 3D Printers, Research, Tooling, & More

We’re starting off with news from Farsoon in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as the company has four new 3D printer models ready for the European market. Desktop Metal and…

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Myth Busting: CNC Machining vs. 3D Printing

3D printers have quietly been transforming production lines at some of the world’s leading manufacturers. Once considered primarily for prototyping; advancements in materials and productivity have made 3D printers a…