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Roboze Launches Hypermelt Technology for ARGO 1000 Pellet-based 3D Printer

Roboze, the Italian-US based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of additive manufacturing (AM) platforms for ultra-strong composites and super polymers, will be debuting a new heated build chamber/specialized extruder technology called…

The New Modix Large-format 3D Printer Is Just $6,900

Modix, a maker of large and medium format material extrusion systems, is poised to showcase its newest 3D printer, the Modix Core-Meter, at the upcoming Formnext 2023 event. The Core-Meter…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 21, 2023: 3D Printed Molds, Bridges, & More

We’ll kick things off in 3D Printing News Briefs with business, and then move on to critical spare parts for the battleground, an analysis of 3D printed vs. wood molds,…

Dubai Creates World’s First 3D Printed Construction Certification System

Keeping with its historical embrace of 3D printing, Dubai has another feather for its cap: It has become the first city on Earth to adopt a certification system for additive…

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Society of Plastic Engineers Acquires 3D Printing Workshop Organizer ImplementAM

The Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE), one of the plastics industry’s largest trade organizations, has acquired ImplementAM, a Portland, Oregon-based company that organizes and facilitates one-day additive manufacturing (AM) workshops….

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Azul3D Drives Large-scale 3D Printing Forward with $15M Series A

Investors Beta Lab, GS Futures, DuPont and others have invested $15 million in a Series A round for Azul3D. Under the leadership of John Hartner, formerly of EnvisionTEC and ExOne,…

Saudi 3D Printing Service Immensa to Invest $6M in AI-Driven Digital Inventory

Immensa, the additive manufacturing (AM) service bureau headquartered in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), will invest more than $6 million into its newly launched, Digital Inventory Solution Real Time…

Venture Formed to Develop Distributed 3D Printing Network in UAE

Assembrix Ltd, a Tel Aviv-based software company specializing in cloud-based platforms for additive manufacturing (AM), has formed a partnership with Abu Dhabi’s Economic Value Add Program (EVAP) Investment to develop…

On the Ground at AM Conclave: The UAE’s New 3D Printing Conference

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is positioning itself as a leader for additive manufacturing (AM) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with many ongoing projects making the…

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Stratasys and Desktop Metal: Merger Off, Fulop Weighs in

In a surprising turn of events, Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) has terminated its planned merger with Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM), despite the latter’s shareholder approval. While shareholders at Desktop Metal gave…

Deutsche Bahn Certifies Essentium’s 3D Printing Platform for Rail Parts

Essentium, the Austin-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of additive manufacturing (AM) platforms, announced that its High Speed Extrusion (HSE) printer has been certified for use by Deutsche Bahn (DB), Germany’s…

Meltio Releases Robotic Cell for DED Metal 3D Printing

Meltio, the Spanish original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of directed energy deposition (DED) metal additive manufacturing (AM) platforms, announced the launch of the company’s latest product offering, the Meltio Robot Cell….

Saudi Arabia’s NAMI to Begin Qualifying 3D Printed Oil & Gas Parts

National Additive Manufacturing & Innovation Company (NAMI), an AM services bureau based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) capital of Riyadh, announced at the AM Conclave in Abu Dhabi…

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From Michigan to Ghana: 3D Printing for Hand Rehabilitation

In low-to-middle-income countries, access to quality rehabilitation services is often limited. In Ghana alone, approximately 650,000 individuals suffer from hand and wrist injuries that impact their daily lives, and less…

Turkey’s Zaxe Secures $2M Investment to Accelerate Global 3D Printing Expansion

Zaxe, a Turkish 3D printer manufacturer, successfully closed a $2 million investment round. Led by the Regional Development Fund under the umbrella of leading Turkish private equity firm PCP Technology…

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What Align’s Acquisition of Cubicure Means for Dental 3D Printing

The recent acquisition of Cubicure by American dental giant Align Technology sent a palpable shockwave through the industry, yet in many ways, it was a move that made perfect sense….

$52M in Funding Will Push Mighty Buildings’ 3D Printed Houses into Middle East

Oakland’s Mighty Buildings, a maker of sustainable prefabricated homes produced with additive construction (AC), has received $52 million in its latest funding round. Two firms co-led the series, including Wa’ed…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 9, 2023: MES Software, Hearing Aids for Refugees, & More

Kicking off 3D Printing News Briefs, Nexa3D is celebrating a milestone achievement, AMFG is partnering with Elite Mold and Manufacturing Inc., and Lehvoss will present several application examples of its…

3D Printed Guns Confiscated by Israeli Military in West Bank

Arrests related to 3D printed firearms are increasing alongside the emergence of additive manufacturing (AM) being deployed within areas of ongoing military conflict. This has been demonstrated significantly by rebel…

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Nano Dimension Makes First 3D Printing Acquisition Since Decision to Exit Stratasys

After a whirlwind couple of years for Nano Dimension (Nasdaq: NNDM), the Israeli manufacturer of electronics 3D printers has initiated its latest strategy, acquiring additive manufacturing (AM) software firm Additive…

Dubai Commences Construction of First Private 3D Printed Residential Villa

Work has recently begun to build a private, residential villa in Dubai using 3D printing technology, a significant milestone in the emirate’s ambition additive construction (AC) plans. The Dubai Municipality…