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Constructora Conconcreto Finishes Colombia’s First 3D Printed House

3D printed construction is springing up all over the world. Dubai has famously proclaimed that it plans to have a significant percentage of its homes 3D printed in the near…

GM Uses 3D Printing and Autodesk Generative Design Software to Advance Vehicle Design

General Motors has always been a leader and a pioneer of the auto industry, and that’s no exception when it comes to 3D printing. The company has been using the…

Luge, LAIKA, Aluminum: A Conversation in 3D Printing with Stratasys

In the runup to RAPID + TCT 2018, we knew we had a lot to expect from 3D printing industry leaders including Stratasys. The Eden Prairie, MN-based company sponsored the…

Protolabs and 3Diligent Know That 3D Printing Is Not Always the Answer

At RAPID + TCT 2018 in Texas last week, in between catching up on the latest 3D printing innovations, products, and themes, we spoke with many 3D printing companies on the floor,…

XJet is Ready for Business as NanoParticle Jetting 3D Printing Leaves the Lab

Israel-based XJet has been making headlines for its innovative NanoParticle Jetting 3D printing for years now, as the inkjet technology is applicable for both metal and ceramic manufacture. We’ve been…

Ultimaker, Raise3D, UnionTech Showcase New Problem-Solving 3D Printers at RAPID + TCT

This year’s RAPID + TCT ended only a few days ago in Fort Worth, Texas, and we’ve been busily sharing with you all of the many innovations we witnessed and…

Jabil Additive Manufacturing Network, Global Expansion of Industrial 3D Printing Capacity Highlights for HP, Jabil Vision of a Digital Manufacturing Future

Jabil has established a name for itself in the additive manufacturing industry over the last several years as the technology has become an important strategic focus for the product solutions…

Applications, Metal, Maturation in 3D Printing Shine at RAPID + TCT

Anticipation is always high for a major event, and RAPID + TCT draws great focus to 3D printing in North America. Several major themes were intentional as this year’s event curated…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Nicole Witzleben, Biomedical Applications Engineer, EnvisionTEC

One of the most commonly used 3D bioprinters in the industry is the 3D-Bioplotter by EnvisionTEC, a giant in the 3D printing world that develops, manufactures, and sells over 40 configurations…

Siemens Advancing Additive Manufacturing: Exclusive Interview, Part Two – Providing Services

Germany-based Siemens has been working with 3D printing in its global operations for some time now, integrating the technology across a variety of its businesses and developing significant familiarity with…

BASF and Essentium Deliver Super-Strong 3D Printed Prosthetic Socket

The partnership between BASF and Essentium Materials has already yielded some brand new 3D printing materials, and now the two companies are turning their attention toward something even more important:…

The Future of Open Source Desktop 3D Printers

A few weeks ago a spat erupted between popular low-cost 3D printer manufacturer Creality and 3D printing retailer Printed Solid. This public spat highlights some of the core issues affecting…

3D Printing for Prosthetics and Social Impact: Going In-Depth with Stratasys and the VA

With great power comes great responsibility; Peter Parker has internalized this concept in his crime-fighting ethos — and in the 3D printing industry, Stratasys is embracing this value of market leadership…

Airbus and Materialise 3D Print First Cabin Component to be Seen by Passengers

When it comes to 3D printing in the aerospace industry, few companies are more serious about the technology than Airbus. The company was ahead of others in incorporating 3D printing…

3D Printing Business: Inside Carbon

One of the most undeniably forward-thinking companies in the 3D printing industry today is Carbon. Heralded as a smart company, Carbon is at the forefront of major initiatives in high-speed,…

Siemens Advancing Additive Manufacturing: Exclusive Interview, Part One – Leveraging Expertise

As additive manufacturing continues to make its way into real-world applications throughout a variety of industry sectors, major multinational corporations are increasingly adopting and developing expertise in the technology. Industrial…

MX3D’s 3D Printed Bridge Project Takes One More Step Closer to Completion

In Amsterdam, as the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal winds through the city, a series of more than 1,000 bridges are in place to help pedestrians get from one side to the other….

Evolve Additive Solutions Emerges from Stealth with 50x Faster 3D Printing for Production

3D printing is often called a disruptive technology, and many players in the industry are focused on bringing additive manufacturing into actual manufacturing, leveraging the benefits of this young, agile…

ORNL Advances 3D Printing Quality Control

When you 3D print something, you expect that the image you see on your computer screen will be perfectly reproduced on the 3D printer. But that’s not always the case,…

3D Printing Business: Inside Fila-Mint

Materials make the difference in 3D printing. A good print ultimately comes down to the a harmonious coming together of materials, hardware, and software. While much of the focus today…

GKN Sinter Metals and Porsche Engineering 3D Print with a New Kind of Steel

Steel, particularly stainless steel and tool steel, is a reliable and commonly used material in industries including tooling and biomedical. What is still relatively uncommon, however, is steel material for…

Guadalajara’s Festival of Lights Graced by Moti Digital’s Giant 3D Printed Skeleton

While the Day of the Dead has always been somewhat familiar to Americans, it has never been more so than since the release of the Oscar-winning movie Coco. Never have…

Open Source 3D Printing in the Spotlight at MRRF 2018: Community, 3D Printers, Championships

To say that open source is a major part of 3D printing would be an understatement in the extreme; indeed, to many, the open source RepRap Project is the most…

Ten 3D Printable Calibration & Test Print Things

When I got my first 3D printer it came preloaded with a small 1″ x 1″ square 3D model that was intended to calibrate and test the printer. Over the…