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New AM Research Market Brief: China to See $8B in 3D Printing Hardware Sales by 2032

China’s additive manufacturing (AM) market is expected to reach $8 billion a year in hardware sales by 2032, according to a new Market Opportunity Brief by Additive Manufacturing (AM) Research,…

Aerospace OEM Invests $9.1M in Michigan for Metal 3D Printing and More

Barron Industries, a foundry based in Michigan specializing in serving the aerospace and defense sectors, has made a $9.1 million capital investment to expand its operations in Oxford, Michigan. The…

ISRO Successfully Tests 3D-Printed Liquid Rocket Engine for 665 Seconds

On May 9, 2024, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully conducted a long-duration hot test of a 3D printed liquid rocket engine. The tested engine, known as PS4, is…

XERION 3D Printer Now Operational at NSWC Carderock

XERION BERLIN LABORATORIES GmbH, a German original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of metal additive manufacturing (AM) hardware, has sold a Fusion Factory XS machine to the Department of Defense (DoD) that…

Northrop Grumman Taps SWISSto12 to 3D Print RF Antennas

Previously, radio frequency (RF) antenna 3D printing expert SWISSto12 has collaborated with Lockheed, CAES, and the European Space Agency (ESA), and has secured a 25 million Swiss Franc loan. Now,…

Farsoon Showcases Comprehensive 3D Printing Solutions, Automation, and More at TCT Asia

This year’s TCT Asia event showcased just how much the Asian additive manufacturing (AM) market has grown, with Eplus3D’s 64-laser metal 3D printer alone acting as a synecdoche for China’s…

Desktop SLS Pioneer Sintratec Announces Bankruptcy

Swiss original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Sintratec, which specialized in low-cost selective laser sintering (SLS) machines, announced that the company has undergone bankruptcy proceedings and will be ceasing operations. A spin-out…

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Laser Wars: Eplus3D Unveils Metal 3D Printer with up to 64 Lasers

Now that the laser wars in the powder bed fusion (PBF) space have, for the most part, moved to China, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) there are in fierce competition. Eplus3D…

Europe’s First JEOL E-beam Metal 3D Printer Inaugurated at Technical University of Munich

This April, the Technical University of Munich hosted the inauguration of Europe’s first JEOL E-beam metal additive manufacturing machine, the JAM-5200EBM. The event featured a series of expert talks from…

AddUp’s New Services Aim to Accelerate Metal 3D Printing Adoption

French laser powder bed fusion firm AddUp plans to use its Service Department to accelerate adoption. Recently, AddUp has shipped machines to Zeda, introduced its machines to Japan, and appointed…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 4, 2024: Inkjet Materials, 3D Printed Mac Clone, & More

May the 4th be with you, fellow Star Wars fans! In this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Quantica and ALTANA Cubic Ink are working together to expand future inkjet…

SPEE3D’s Takes Cold Spray 3D Printing to New Jersey Innovation Institute

SPEE3D, the Australian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of cold spray additive manufacturing (AM) systems, has sold a WarpSPEE3D printer to the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), part of the New…

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New EOS Responsible Manufacturing Portfolio Includes Material Recycling and Reduced-CO2 Aluminum

Members of the additive manufacturing industry often tout the technology’s green credentials, but only pay lip service to inherent issues with energy use and material sourcing. EOS is doing more…

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Hyliion CEO Thomas Healy on 3D Printing’s Role in the KARNO Generator

While the electric vehicle (EV) market faces an uncertain future, there’s no uncertainty about the fact that greenhouse gas emissions are drastically changing the climate on Earth. Thanks to its…

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Printing a Better Game: 3D Printing and the Evolution of Golf Equipment

The governing bodies of professional golf — the R&A and USGA — have finally dropped the widely expected news that testing conditions for golf ball conformation will change, rendering nearly…

Titanium Powder Supplier IperionX Completes HAMR Furnace Installation at Virginia Campus

IperionX, the Charlotte-based manufacturer and supplier of US-sourced titanium products, has installed the Hydrogen Assisted Metallothermic Reduction (HAMR) furnace at its Titanium Manufacturing Campus in South Boston, Virginia. The company…

GE Additive Transforms into Colibrium Additive in New Brand Move

One of the largest and most compelling companies in the 3D printing industry, GE Additive, has undergone a rebrand. Now, known as Colibrium Additive, the company and its new name…

AML3D Secures $155K Aussie Defense Contract to Test Cutting-Edge Marine Parts

AML3D (ASX: AL3), an Adelaide-based innovator in metal 3D printing, has secured an A$240,000 ($155,708) contract with the Australian Government’s Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG). This move is part…

HP & INDO-MIM Collaborate to Boost Metal 3D Printing in India

HP Inc. and INDO-MIM, a US- and India-based supplier of metal injection molding (MIM) powders and contract manufacturer, have announced that the two companies will collaborate to accelerate additive manufacturing…

Israel’s Magnus Metal Raises $74M for its Digital Casting Process

Magnus Metal, an Israeli advanced manufacturing startup specializing in the production of machines that leverage a proprietary process incorporating both casting and additive manufacturing (AM) principles, has raised $74 million…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 20, 2024: Manufacturing 4.0 Consortium, Blow Molding, & More

We’re starting with news about a manufacturing consortium in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as OPEN MIND Technologies has joined the Georgia Tech Manufacturing 4.0 Consortium. Moving on, industrial machining…

EOS & AMCM Join Forces with University of Wolverhampton to Establish UK Centre of Excellence for Additive Manufacturing

German additive manufacturing (AM) powerhouses EOS and AMCM will partner with the UK’s University of Wolverhampton, home of the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS), to establish the UK Centre…

Meltio and Accufacture Unveil Robotic Metal 3D Printer Made in the US

Meltio has partnered with Michigan-based robotics firm Accufacture to introduce Alchemist 1, a robotic cell designed for wire-laser metal 3D printing made in the US. This new system represents a…

IperionX Inks 10-Year Deal with Wisconsin Manufacturer for 80 Metric Tons of Titanium Per Year

IperionX, the Charlotte-based supplier of sustainable titanium powders used for additive manufacturing (AM) and metal injection molding (MIM), has signed a ten-year deal with United Stars, a group of industrial…