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GaeaStar and Verve Coffee Roasters Start Pilot Production of Sustainable 3D Printed Coffee Cups

Following a 2022 debut in Germany, GaeaStar, a startup based in San Francisco and Berlin, has begun US pilot production of its sustainable, disposable clay cups and bowls made with…

RapidFlight Wants to Make Drones at Scale with 3D Printing

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine highlighted the effectiveness of small, inexpensive drones in destroying armored vehicles. Meanwhile, larger drones such as the Turkish Bayraktar played a crucial role in halting the…

3D Printing Financials: Fathom Struggles in Financial Quicksand During Critical Transition

Facing a year of key transitions and financial pressures, Fathom (Nasdaq: FTHM) has filed its annual report for 2023 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The document outlines…

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Profiling a Construction 3D Printing Pioneer: US Army Corps of Engineers’ Megan Kreiger

The world of construction 3D printing is still so new that the true experts can probably be counted on two hands. Among them is Megan Kreiger, Portfolio Manager of Additive…

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…

CADchat Introduces Digital Workspaces, Video Conferencing for CAD

Graham Bredemeyer, the founder of innovative additive manufacturing (AM) firm Collider, is back on the startup scene, this time with a platform for CAD-related video conferencing called CADchat. The company…

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Formlabs’ New Form 4 3D Printers Are 2-5X Faster than Form 3+

Formlabs has announced a new addition to its line of stereolithography (SLA) printers for additive manufacturing (AM): the Form 4 and Form 4B. Coming several years after the firm’s previous…

Daring AM: Rocket Lab Shoots for the Stars, Astrobotic Wants to 3D Print in the Moon

Once again, space exploration teams up with the 3D printing industry, launching projects that could change how we explore space. Pioneering space manufacturer Rocket Lab (Nasdaq: RKLB) secured a $14.49…

3D Systems Brings 3D Printed PEEK Cranial Implant to the U.S. with FDA Clearance

For more than 10 years, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has worked hand-in-hand with surgeons to plan over 150,000 patient-specific cases, and develop more than two million instruments and implants from its…

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Relativity Space Lands $8.7M Air Force Contract for Real-time Flaw Detection in 3D Printing

Relativity Space has landed an $8.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to carry out real-time flaw detection during the 3D printing of large parts. The…

Bryson DeChambeau Lobs New Brand Avonda into the Green with 3D Printed Golf Clubs

Scottie Scheffler won the Masters, but Bryson DeChambeau also made an impressive showing, demonstrating remarkable skills that led him to a tied-for-sixth-place finish. Known as “the Scientist” for his exhaustive…

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3D Printing Reseller MatterHackers Acquires Source Graphics

Leading 3D printer reseller MatterHackers has acquired 2D and 3D printer reseller Source Graphics. The company aims to expand its printer lineup and consolidate its position in the Southern California…

America Makes Announces IMPACT 2.0: $6.6M in New 3D Printing Funding

America Makes, the Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) based in Youngstown, Ohio, has announced IMPACT (Improvement in Manufacturing Productivity via Additive Capabilities and Techno-Economic Analysis) 2.0, a project call which will…

3D Printing Financials: voxeljet’s NASDAQ Exit and Final US Stock Earnings Report

In an anticipated move, voxeljet has transitioned from the Nasdaq to the Over-The-Counter (OTC) market amid the challenges reflected in its stock performance and the broader financial landscape. Furthermore, the…

Deloitte Study: US Needs 3.8 Million Manufacturing Workers by 2033, and Half Those Jobs Could Remain Unfilled

In accelerating the evolution of the US economy, Bidenomics’ focus on the domestic industrial base has brought both the weaknesses and strengths of US manufacturing to the surface. Anyone who…

Latest Earnings Overview for Australian 3D Printing Firms Titomic and AML3D

Australian 3D printing manufacturing firms Titomic (ASX: TTT) and AML3D (ASX: AL3) reported their financial results for the period from July to December 2023, marking the first half of their…

$25M to Back Sintavia’s Largest Expansion of Metal 3D Printing Capacity Since 2019

Sintavia, the digital manufacturing company specializing in mission-critical parts for strategic sectors, announced a $25 million investment to increase its production capacity, the largest expansion to its operations since 2019….

Velo3D Initiates Public Offering in a Bid to Strengthen Financial Foundations and Drive Future Growth

Velo3D (NYSE: VLD) has been among a number of publicly traded 3D printing firms that have attempted to weather the current macroeconomic climate. After posting a challenging financial report for 2023,…

Meltio Expands Global Reach with New Partnerships in the Americas and Europe

Spanish 3D printing manufacturer Meltio has expanded its sales network across the globe. With the addition of three new partners in the United States, Brazil, Argentina, and Italy, Meltio aims…

Slant 3D’s API Opens Democratizes 3D Printer Farms

Slant 3D, known for its 3D print farms comprising cost-effective material extrusion machines, has been a subject of our discussions since our interview with founder Gabe Bentz and an article…

AML3D’s Ohio Expansion: Capital Infusion and Defense Contracts to Boost U.S. 3D Printing Operations

Australia-headquartered AML3D (ASX: AL3) is making headway into the United States market with strategic expansion plans and a fresh capital infusion. The company, specializing in advanced wire arc additive manufacturing…

Micronics to Offer $2,999 SLS 3D Printer—Is it Real?

A startup called Micronics has recently unveiled a desktop powder bed fusion system priced at a mere $2,999. The team highlights the inclusion of its proprietary slicing software and the…

Steakholder Foods Gears up to Introduce 3D Printed Alt Meats to the US

Steakholder Foods (Nasdaq: STKH) has created two new blends called SHMeat and SHFish, designed for 3D printing plant-based fish and steak products. According to Steakholder Foods, a highly regarded unnamed…

Polly the Duck to Receive 3D Printed Bill Prosthetic

In Williamson County, Texas, a story of resilience, innovation, and cross-community effort is unfolding, illustrating the bond between humans and wildlife. All Things Wild, a wildlife rehabilitation center, has been…