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SuperMeat: the Future Intel of Cultured 3D Printed Chicken?

Commercializing cell-cultured meat is turning into a sought-after undertaking for food entrepreneurs. After Singapore became the first nation to approve the sale of cultivated meat in December 2020, the Israeli…

Injection Molding Firm Oechsler Doubles Down on 3D Printing with HP and AMT Expansion

Oechsler AG is a Germany-based, leading global supplier of polymer solutions that has been operating for over a hundred and fifty years. The company was also an early adopter of…

3D Printing Drone Swarms 17: Drone Boats and Fast Resupply

As we discuss in our ongoing 3D Printing Drone Swarms series, additive manufacturing (AM) will play an increasing role in the production of all manner of semi-sentient robots. This has been…

Fashion 3D Printing Targeted by Stratasys with New Textile 3D Printer

Steadily, Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) has been releasing industry-specific versions of its PolyJet technology: one targeted at dental, one at medical, another for engineering, and so on. Now, it’s taking on…

Cell Culture Startup to Tackle Heart Disease with Mitsubishi, Sumitomo and Toppan

Kyoto University spinout Myoridge was founded in 2016 as a bioventure, piggybacking on patented technology developed at the university’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS). Since then, the company cultivates…

200 3D Printed Houses Planned by Alquist 3D and Black Buffalo

Alquist 3D is a Virginia-based additive construction (AC) company, specializing in printing affordable, cement-based residential homes. Earlier this year, we covered a story about Alquist printing the first owner-occupied residential…

3DPOD Episode 103: Dental 3D Printing with Ankush Venkatesh, Glidewell Intrapreneur

Ankush Venkatesh passionately tells us about Glidewell Dental‘s holistic and very vertically integrated adoption of 3D printing. The firm has had to make its own software, deploys over 400 3D…

3D Printed Patient-Specific Cancer Treatment Bolus Added to 3D Systems Portfolio

As part of their treatment regime, about 50% of cancer patients will undergo radiotherapy, which kills the cancer cells using a focused beam outside of the body or placing radioactive…

Morf3D Becomes Certified by Nadcap in AM Processes

Nikon subsidiary Morf3D joins the growing list of companies to receive the highly coveted Nadcap (formerly known as the National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) certification for additive manufacturing…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 1st, 2022

We’ve got another busy week of webinars and events ahead! 3D Systems has multiple offerings, while Stratasys continues its Experience Tour, Formlabs hosts The Digital Factory in Boston, and Nexa3D…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 30, 2022: Business, Medical, & More

We’re starting with business in 3D Printing News Briefs today, as Aconity3D will be distributing metal AM powders by Equispheres and Photocentric has partnered up with umati. Moving on, the…

BASF Venture Replique Establishes 3D Printing Materials Network

Replique, part of the BASF venture builder, is establishing a 3D printing materials network to advance the production of 3D printed parts. This partner network of authorized material vendors is…

Chevron Avoids Refinery Shutdown Thanks to 3D Printed Replacement Parts

Aside from the pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine — and directly related to these two crises — one of the most concerning developments over the last couple of years…

3D Printing Stalwart Stratasys Publishes First Sustainability Report

Upon establishing a distinct focus on sustainability in August 2021, Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) has issued its first report on its environmental, social and governance (ESG) activities. The study is essentially the…

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Bioprinting’s Trouble in Paradise: BICO Tackles Management Issues After Co-Founder Resigns as CFO

On April 25, 2022, BICO (STO: BICO) co-founder Gusten Danielsson left his post as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the biotech corporation. Just hours later, he gave an explosive interview…

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On the Ground with XJet’s New CEO: Ceramics & Metal 3D Printing Growth On Display

On my recent trip to Israel, I had the pleasure of visiting the headquarters of metal and ceramics 3D printing provider XJet in Rehovot Science Park. My visit came about…

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When 3D Printing Mergers Collapse: Essentium SPAC Fallout with Collider

Before investors pulled the rug out from mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), 2021 was a record-breaking year as 604 blank-check deals raised $144 billion. The timing was crucial…

CIA’s In-Q-Tel Invests in Fortify’s Composite 3D Printing

Fortify, manufacturer of the FLUX series of composite digital light processing (DLP) printers, just made two big announcements that bode well for the company’s future. First off, Fortify will be…

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Arburg Introduces PEEK 3D Printing and In-Process Monitoring at RAPID + TCT

RAPD+TCT 2022 is just around the corner and among the attendees is Arburg is ready to show off advances made to its Arburg Plastic Freeforming (APF) technology. At the event,…

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Kornit Showcases the Future of Sustainable Digital Fashion, 3D and Otherwise

Fashion is one of the world’s most polluted industries, as Ronen Samuel, CEO of Kornit Digital (NASDAQ: KRNT), said at Kornit Fashion Week Tel Aviv 2022. I was lucky enough…

Bioprinting Startup Satellite Bio Exits Stealth with Ex-Novartis Exec as CEO

After years in the making, biotech research firm Satellite Bio emerged from stealth mode last week with more than $110 million in financing to pioneer an entirely new category of…

ASTM to Offer Certification Program for Metal 3D Printer Operators

Knowledgeable and experienced 3D printing operations people are in short supply. There were very few sites doing any kind of 3D printing at scale ten years ago. People well-versed in…

Finnish R&D Institute to Create Database of Metal 3D Printing Materials

DIMECC Ltd. is a Finnish organization dedicated to R&D founded in 2008 and is owned by almost 70 academic and industrial entities. Think of it as a Finnish version of…

Epson to Recycle Metal Scrap into Metal 3D Printing Powders

Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, “Epson”) makes everything from watch movements to desktop printers. Given its precision and printing expertise it has long been speculated that the company would enter the…