BMW’s 3D Printed Robot Grippers Cut CO2, Improve Efficiency

The BMW Group has been a long-time user of additive manufacturing (AM), dating back to the days when it was still referred to as rapid prototyping. However, its most recent…

Adaxis’s U.S. Debut: Pioneering the Robotics and 3D Printing Nexus

Taking its advanced solutions outside of its European home, ADAXIS launched its U.S. headquarters in March 2024, setting the stage for a transformative fusion of robotics and 3D printing technologies…

Technology and Material Advisor Aids Customers in 3D Printing Services via MakerVerse

As additive manufacturing (AM) services evolve to serve the industrial 3D printing era, they are increasingly attempting to differentiate themselves and, more importantly, adequately serve their customers’ needs. Among them…

Slice Engineering and Egyptian NGO Give Amputees Free 3D Printed Prosthetics

Florida-based Slice Engineering believes that additive manufacturing can reshape industries and make a lasting impact on humanity, and so works hard to empower innovators and professionals. The company does this…

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….

UW-Madison Engineers 3D Print RAM Devices in Zero Gravity with NASA Funding

Engineers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) 3D printed RAM (Random Access Memory) device units in zero gravity to show that electronic components can be produced in space. This capability…

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…

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Rescuing the Additive Industry: The Straight Edge 3D Printing Manifesto

Things have not been going well in the 3D printing industry for a long time. Much has been written on this topic and the reasons for this situation have been…

UAE Firm 3D Prints Drones with Resin

Though unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have always been popular for additive manufacturing (AM) applications, 3D printed drones are receiving increased attention more recently for their use as attritable weapons. In…

InfinitForm Comes out of Stealth with AI Co-pilot for Manufacturing Design

As manufacturing goes digital, new software tools are proving to be the key to streamlining the connection between users and advanced manufacturing hardware. Whether that is artificial intelligence (AI) for…

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…

Nanoelectronics 3D Printing System Completed by ATLANT 3D

European firm ATLANT 3D, in collaboration with twelve partners, has announced the successful completion of the Horizon 2020 Mesomorph project. Entirely funded by the European Commission with a budget of…

3D Printing Financials: Voxeljet’s Q1 2024 Success During Market Shift from Nasdaq to OTC

Voxeljet recently reported its best first quarter for revenue and gross profit ever, announcing a robust increase in both areas in its first quarterly investor communication for 2024. This positive…

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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,…

3D Printing Financials: IperionX Aims for Mid-2024 Titanium Powder Production Amid Stock Downturn

IperionX (NasdaqCM: IPX), a company now headquartered in the United States and trading on both the Nasdaq and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), has released its first-quarter earnings report for…

Revolutionizing Dental Care: The Imperative Integration of Dental Lab Technicians into Clinical Practice

3D printing is omnipresent in dental laboratories globally. In this vastly digital world, the production of dental prostheses and appliances has undergone a transformation driven 100% by digital processes. Instead…

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Printing Money Episode 18: The DC Fly-In with Mark Burnham, AddMfgCoalition

It’s only been a week since the previous show, but Printing Money is back already with Episode 18. Certain events call for Printing Money’s coverage, and the recent 2nd Annual…

Iris van Herpen’s Spectacular Season: A 3D Printed Wedding Dress and Two Galas

Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen has had a busy season, showcasing her innovative 3D printed creations on some of the world’s most prestigious stages. On May 11, 2024, Brazilian…

NatureWorks Gets $350M Loan to Build PLA Manufacturing Plant in Thailand

NatureWorks makes a lot of the polylactic acid (PLA) plastic we consume with 3D printing. PLA is also used for packaging, medical nonwovens, interior decoration materials, and more. By not…

Twente Additive Manufacturing: A Construction 3D Printer for Every Task

The additive construction (AC) sector is currently bustling, though not every bit of activity necessarily means it’s thriving. Startups in the space are in the process of getting off the…

3DPOD Episode 199: Collaborative Design with Graham Bredemeyer, CEO of CADchat

About a decade ago, entrepreneur Graham Bredemeyer started Collider, a company that combined the best of 3D printing with injection molding. Now he runs CADChat, which hopes to make sharing…

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Manufacturing World Tokyo 2024 Set to Showcase Innovation in AM, 3D Printing and More!

After the success of its Nagoya leg last April, Manufacturing World Tokyo 2024, one of Asia’s premier manufacturing exhibitions, is gearing up for its second leg this year, returning to…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 19, 2024

This week, Stratasys continues its advanced training and starts its Experience Stratasys tour across the United States. ASTM’s AMCOE continues its professional certificate course, and SPE is offering a workshop…