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3D Printing News Briefs, January 21, 2023: 3D Printing Camp for Kids, Medical Devices, & More

Let’s get kids 3D printing! Kicking off 3D Printing News Briefs today, Anycubic and Yale Funbotics held virtual camps to introduce children to 3D modeling and 3D printing. Moving on…

Siemens Expands in India to Industrialize 3D Printing and Digitize Supply Chains

German manufacturing giant Siemens AG announced that the company will be increasing its product offerings in India, in particular those related to the digitalization of the machine tool industry. Among…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Colgate & Direct Sound 3D Printing

A Concordia University team lead by has been recognized for their direct sound 3D printing technique that could be used to make 100 micron thin parts in metal, polymer and…

SWISSto12 Receives €30M to Make ESA Satellite with 3D Printing

SWISSto12 has a wonderful niche in making waveguides and other optimized satellite components with 3D printing, securing it deals to make satellite components for Lockheed and antennas with the European…

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Learn About 3D Printing at Wi3DP’s Third TIPE Conference

After a year in which many businesses learned to navigate new challenges and risks, 2022 taught many in the 3D printing industry how to better prepare for the future. With…

Why Is There so Little 3D Printing Training Available?

If I ask friends what they need in 3D printing the most, mature users often point to training. I did a survey at one point and, the more production oriented…

Essentium Names New Executives As 3D Printing Industry Shakes up Managing Roles

In the last months, a growing number of additive manufacturing (AM) companies have announced adding new top-level executives and board members to their teams to meet set business goals and…

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Nikon Closes Deal to Acquire SLM Solutions, Becomes a Metal 3D Printer Manufacturer

Japanese optics and imaging multinational Nikon (TYO: 7731) announced that the company has closed on its acquisition of SLM Solutions (AM3D.DE), a German manufacturer of hardware for metal additive manufacturing…

IperionX Wins US Air Force Challenge to Turn Titanium Scrap into 3D Printing Metal

IperionX, a Charlotte-based mining company that manufacturers titanium powders for additive manufacturing (AM), announced that it has won the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Grand Challenge #4 contract for titanium…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 19, 2023: Metal AM Standard, Inkjet 3D Printing, & More

We’re beginning with standards news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to a business collaboration and a new facility. Risk management and quality assurance provider DNV released…

Italian Defense Leader Leonardo Taps BEAMIT for 3D Printed Aircraft Parts

Italy’s BEAMIT Group was among the first to establish itself as a premier service bureau for high-end 3D printing applications, leading to large investments from Swedish engineering giant Sandvik. Now,…

The Financial Factors of 3D Printing – AMS Focus

Returning for its sixth year, the Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) live business and networking summit is less than a month away. The only live 3D printing event in New York…

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Digitalization and Additive Manufacturing: Leveraging the Real and Digital Worlds

Additive Manufacturing, or industrial 3D printing, has evolved from prototyping with basic materials and equipment to producing low tolerance components with limited use to additive manufacturing as we know it…

3DPOD Episode 137: From RepRap to Government Supplier, MatterHackers CEO Lars Brubaker

Coming from the world of gaming, Lars Brubaker started MatterHackers to take part in the 3D printing revolution. Due to his background, he has good war stories: trying to find…

US Navy Installs Meltio Hybrid Metal 3D Printer to Reduce Repair Times

In 2022, the USS Essex became the first American Navy warship to install a metal 3D printer to ensure onboard repair capabilities of much-needed tools and parts. Now, the USS…

Xerox’s Equipment Financing Arm Announces Partnership with Velo3D

FITTLE, Xerox’s equipment financing division, announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Velo3D, a metal additive manufacturing (AM) original equipment manufacturer (OEM) based in Silicon Valley. The partnership…

3DPrint.com to Host Velo3D Webinar on Metal AM

In 2022, the metal additive manufacturing (AM) segment witnessed steady growth even though companies worldwide reported challenging macroeconomic conditions and changing customer behavior as the pandemic and the Russian invasion…

AMS Speaker Spotlight: Why the ‘Concept to Commercialization’ Approach Is Key for Successful 3D Printing Implementation

Additive manufacturing (AM) empowers innovative design with unprecedented benefits. With this rapidly advancing technology, it is crucial to integrate process disciplines and expertise to ensure an optimized product that achieves…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Leonardo, Beamit, AiBuild

Sandvik owned Beamit makes a deal with defense firm Leonardo to do 3D Printing MRO for spare parts. A 100 parts have been qualified on at least five airframes and…

Toyota Cuts Costs at Polish Factories with Zortrax 3D Printers

Zortrax, a 3D printing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) based in Poland, has released a brief case study of Toyota’s incorporation of Zortrax printers into its Polish auto manufacturing operations. Notably,…

AMS to Bring Unique Networking to 3D Printing Community in NYC

Thanks to the contributions of our sponsors and participants, Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) 2023 will feature some truly fun and novel networking activities in New York, February 7 – 9,…

America Makes Announces the Winners for its 2022 Project Calls

America Makes, a U.S. National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, recently announced the winners of the 2022 Rapid Innovation Call (RIC) and the Steel (HY-80) Wire-Arc Additive Heat Treatment (SWAAHT) project…

6K’s White Paper Examines Metal 3D Printing Powders Market

In 2022, 6K and SmarTech Analysis released a new white paper titled “Metal Additive Goes Full Scale: The Future of the Metal Additive Powder Materials Market,” recognizing the impact the…

AMS Speaker Spotlight: Gain Added Trust in 3D Printing with Virtual Twins

Scott Sevcik, A&D Strategy Director at Dassault Systemes, will be participating in the Software and Automation Panel 3: Automation, AM, and the Factory of the Future at the Additive Manufacturing…