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Oil & Gas 3D Printing Firm RusselSmith Brings SPEE3D to West Africa

SPEE3D, the Australian cold spray firm dubbed by Matt Kremenetsky as the “most American 3D printing company,” has announced a strategic partnership with Nigerian energy solutions firm, RusselSmith. The driving…

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The Transformative Power of 3D Printing in the Collision Industry: Saving Cost and the Environment

The collision industry is abuzz with the potential of 3D printing technology and advanced materials such as polypropylene. One of the most significant applications is the potential repair of damaged…

Motorola and Red Wolf Technology Create 3D Printed Part Library for Cell Phones

Red Wolf Technology, a Utah-based firm that retrofits 3D printers to use its own software, has partnered with Motorola Mobility to create a library of printable files for tooling used…

AML3D Upgrades Aussie Customer’s Robotic Welding System into ARCEMY Metal 3D Printer

AML3D, the Australian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) systems, has received an order from Australian contract manufacturer Century Engineering to convert the latter’s AML3D robotic…

CADDi Introduces Intelligence to CAD Data Management

As the worlds of design, business, and advanced manufacturing converge into what is often called Industry 4.0, new software tools continually emerge, serving as the digital thread weaving these sectors…

ASTRO America Moves Ahead with Guam Additive Materials & Manufacturing Accelerator

The Applied Science & Technology Research Organization of (ASTRO) America conducts workshops on advanced manufacturing, helps Boeing print rotor systems, lobbies for additive manufacturing (AM), and collaborates with companies like…

“Auto Repair Needs 3D Printing” – Harold Sears Weighs in on Auto Additive’s Launch

Despite the automotive sector’s long-time adoption of additive manufacturing (AM), the use of the technology for end parts in consumer vehicles is only just now beginning to take off. And,…

The Producers: HP’s President of 3D Printing Savi Baveja Explains How the Company is Addressing Scalability

HP (NSYE: HPQ) and the additive manufacturing (AM) industry in the US need each other. In the long run, I believe that what’s good for one will be good for…

Australia’s SPEE3D: The Most American 3D Printing Company

In the additive manufacturing (AM) industry, arguably the most important original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to the US Department of Defense (DoD) right now is SPEE3D, the maker of cold spray…

Immensa & DNV Launch Global Guideline for Digitization of Energy Sector Spares

Immensa, the Saudi Arabia/UAE-base digital inventory platform specializing in additive manufacturing (AM) for the energy sector, has collaborated with Det Norske Veritas (DNV) to formulate what the partnership is referring…

Würth Additive Group Partners with Raise3D and Henkel for Digital Inventory 3D Printing

At RAPID + TCT, Würth Additive Group (WAG) announced a strategic collaboration with Raise3D and Henkel to create a holistic additive manufacturing (AM) solution for customers. WAG is already a…

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Vendor Managed Inventory for 3D Printing Introduced by Authentise

While additive manufacturing (AM) hardware continues to advance, much of the technology is already mature enough for large batch production. With AM Researcher’s “Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing Software Markets 2023”…

Cold Spray 3D Printing OEM SPEE3D Opens First US-Based Facility in New Hampshire

Cold spray additive manufacturing (CSAM) original equipment manufacturer (OEM) SPEE3D, based in Melbourne, Australia, has opened its first facility in the US, at the University of New Hampshire’s (UNH’s) John…

3D Printing Service Replique Extends Seed Investment Round

Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) 3D printing platform Replique previously spun out of BASF, partnered with truck manufacturer MAN to create a materials hub that we love. Now, the firm has…

US Army Awards $13M to Concurrent Technologies for 3D Printed Combat Vehicle Lightweighting

The US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) — Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) has awarded Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) $13 million as part of a three-phase project surrounding R&D…

SPEE3D Demonstrates Cold Spray 3D Printing in US Navy SALVEX Exercise

SPEE3D, the Australian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of cold spray additive manufacturing (CSAM) systems, announced that the company participated in the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) SALVEX exercise, at Naval…

Governor of Michigan Expands Program to Boost Small Manufacturers’ 3D Printing Capabilities

Back in 2020, Michigan nonprofit Automation Alley, an advanced manufacturing accelerator, was one of a number of organizations that recognized that the pandemic had put a premium on bringing manufacturing…

Draper Engine Hotfire is Ursa Major’s Latest Win for 3D Printed Rocket Motors

Ursa Major, the Colorado-based specialist in rocket motors made with additive manufacturing (AM), has announced the successful hotfire test of the Draper, a liquid engine that the company claims has…

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3D Printing, China, and the Struggle to Produce Exactly Enough

Global supply chains have demonstrated an almost eerie resilience in the face of one ongoing crisis after another in the last half a decade. Still, one often gets the feeling…

Immensa and Pelagus 3D Collaborate to Tap “$2 Billion” 3D Printing Opportunity

Dubai’s Immensa, which claims to be the “largest digital manufacturer” in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region, has formed a strategic collaboration with Pelagus 3D, a Singapore-based, on-demand digital manufacturing…

Navy’s Afloat Additive Manufacturing Program Creates Scalability Model for 3D Printing Industry

A story published this week in National Defense spotlights a new Department of Defense (DoD) program of record (PoR) for fiscal year 2024, the Navy’s Afloat Additive Manufacturing (AM) Program….

Auto Additive Introduces 3D Printing for Vehicle Repairs

Though it has long used 3D printing technology, the automotive industry has been slow to realize its potential in end part production and, more importantly, for maintenance, repair, and overhaul…

US Army Contracts 3YOURMIND & Phillips Corp. for 3D Printed Tank Parts Identification

The US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) has awarded 3YOURMIND and Phillips Corporation Federal Division a contract to develop part identification solutions for tanks….

Interview: DiManEx Combines, 3D Printing, AI and Analytics to Optimize Your Supply Chain

The additive manufacturing (AM) industry is entering a new growth phase, thanks in large part to government stimulus and new technological advancements. Potentially acting as a killer app for this…