3d metal printing

Metal 3D Printing News: Aurora Labs Signs Binding Term Sheet with WorleyParsons

Back in January, about a month after Australian startup Aurora Labs announced that it had shipped the first 3D printer in its affordable, metal S-Titanium line, the company announced that it was…

3D Printing Business News: FIT AG Invests in EOS 3D Printing Systems, Nexeo and MakeShaper Release New Filaments

The 3D printing industry never sleeps – there are always new announcements rolling out about new printers, new materials, and new partnerships. This week, German additive manufacturing solutions specialist FIT AG…

Hinckley Creates Its Lightest, First Fully Electric Luxury Yacht with Fake Wood and 3D Printed Titanium Components

From sailboats and submarines to yachts, 3D printing technology has been used numerous times to make components for boats and ships. This week, Rhode Island-based yacht builder Hinckley Co., which…

Spanish Company Offers Unique Way to Remember Your Loved Ones: 3D Printed Jewelry Made from Their Ashes

We live in an interesting, amazing age of technological advancements  – technology like 3D printing can help us survive nearly insurmountable odds, and it can also help families grieve the…

Mercedes-Benz Trucks Rolls Out First Metal 3D Printed Part: An Aluminum Thermostat Cover for Older Truck Series

Car and truck manufacturer Mercedes-Benz ensures that every part for every car it’s ever produced is available in case someone wishes to purchase it. But not only does it cost…

AML Technologies Receives Grant from Australian Government to Commercialize Its Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing Process

I think we can all agree that 3D printing technology is pretty cool, and while it can certainly be used to make fun things like Stormtrooper statues and holiday models…

InMotion Electric Race Car Hits the Track for a Record-Breaking Run with Materialise and 3D Printed Titanium Y-Joints

One area that we’ve witnessed really speeding up its use of 3D printing technology is on the racetrack, with big names like Nissan Motorsports, BMW, and McLaren Racing all racing to find…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World…

Prodways Group Introduces New Rapid Additive Forging Metal 3D Printing Technology to 3D Print Large Titanium Aeronautical Parts

French 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group, a very successful subsidiary of Groupe Gorgé that went public on the European stock exchange in May, has made a big announcement that could…

China’s First Large Commercial Passenger Jet, Featuring 3D Printed Metal Parts, Makes Successful Maiden Flight

While it took China a little longer to embrace 3D printing technology, once companies across the country started to get on board, nothing could slow them down. Developments have been made…

Admatec and ECN to Present New ADMETALFLEX 3D Printer at AMUG Conference

It’s been a little over two years since Netherlands-based Admatec, or Additive Manufacturing Technologies, hit the 3D printing scene with its fleet of four ADMAFLEX 2.0 rapid ceramics 3D printers….

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Acquires Concept Laser M2 Cusing Machine, Strengthens Focus on Metal Additive Manufacturing

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has been in the business of advancing cutting-edge research and technology for over 90 years, focusing on research that produces…

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing’s Direct Metal Laser Sintering in the Automotive Spotlight on Jay Leno’s Garage

3D printing leader Stratasys, back in 2014, acquired both Harvest Technologies and Solid Concepts and combined the two with its existing digital manufacturing service business, RedEye, to form a parts-on-demand and…

Siemens Engineers Successfully Test New 3D Printed Gas Turbine Blades, Manufactured at Siemens-Owned Materials Solutions

Back in 2015, German engineering group Siemens formalized a strategic investment package with UK-based Materials Solutions, an additive manufacturing specialist in nickel superalloy components for gas turbines, as well as specialist…

Renishaw Opening New North American Headquarters Near Chicago, Which Will House US Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre

Renishaw plc, a global leader in additive manufacturing, is headquartered in Gloucestershire, UK, and is the only manufacturer of metal additive manufacturing systems in that country. Back in the spring…

Farsoon Technologies Launches Metal Laser Sintering Solution, the FS271M

China-based Hunan Farsoon Hi-tech Co., Ltd., also known as Farsoon Technologies, was established in 2009 by laser sintering expert Dr. Xu Xiaoshu. Not only did the company make a deal…

UrbanAlps Releases Stealth Key System: Metal 3D Printed Key Safe from Duplication

Back in 2015, high-tech startup UrbanAlps, based in Switzerland, created a 3D printed security key, called the Stealth Key, that the co-founders say is the new standard of high-security cylinder-locks and…

Southwest’s Largest Additive Manufacturing Hub Formed at ASU in Partnership with Honeywell Aerospace, PADT, Concept Laser

 “Go west, young man, and grow up with the country.” This phrase is often credited to 19th century American author and newspaper editor Horace Greeley, who heard it from a…

VCST Looks to LCV for Help with Prototypes of Automotive Gearboxes Using Laser Cladding in 3D Printing

Metal 3D printing is on the rise throughout the industry, and some of that is thanks to hybrid manufacturing methods, like laser cladding. This is a complex process where material,…

Reaction Systems Wins Two-Year, $750K SBIR Contract Extension Thanks to Additive Manufacturing Expertise from ADAPT Consortium and Faustson Tool

The Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT), a research and development consortium based out of Colorado that’s dedicated to developing advanced additive manufacturing technologies, gives a leg…

Concept Laser is the First Manufacturer of 3D Metal Printers to Join ADAPT Consortium

Concept Laser, one of the leading providers of machine and plant technology for 3D metal printing, is the newest member of a prestigious research and development consortium that’s dedicated to…

Z3DLAB Signs Joint Venture with Semiconductor Expert HS HI-TECH to Make Z3DFAB Digital AM Production Center

French company Z3DLAB, formed in 2014 and specializing in metal additive manufacturing by SLM, has signed a joint venture with Korean semiconductor expert HS HI-TECH. It’s called Z3DFAB, a new digital additive…

GE’s $1.4 Billion Metal AM Acquisitions Falter as Elliott Management Rejects Terms

Last month, GE made an acquisition announcement that was sure to shake up the additive manufacturing industry, with its $1.4 billion investment proposal to acquire both SLM Solutions and Arcam….

Partnership with PSA Group Brings Together the Automotive Industry and Metal Additive Manufacturing — A Few Questions For: Divergent 3D

Partnerships are a critical ingredient to success in any growing industry — as well as in those industries that are somewhat more established. As we’ve seen illustrated with increasing frequency…