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Stratasys & nTopology Partner to Create 3D Printing Design Workflows

Additive manufacturing leader Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) has announced a new collaboration with 3D printing and engineering software startup nTopology, which creates next-generation design and engineering software. Together, the two are…

Eaton Vehicle Group Launches Automotive Metal 3D Printing Program

Power management giant Eaton is increasing its 3D printing investment with the launch of a new metal 3D printing program with its Vehicle Group. The program is meant to improve…

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How 3D Printing Jigs and Fixtures Transforms Manufacturing Part II – All About Fixtures

Fixtures are essential for custom manufacturers. Fixtures hold the workpiece in place so it does not move during a step in manufacturing. Some shapes are easy to hold such as…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 5, 2019

We’ve got some formnext announcements to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – atum3D is introducing its newest DLP 3D printer, while Incus GmbH plans to launch its new…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 11, 2019

We’re starting off this 3D Printing News Briefs edition with some good news from Xometry – this week, it announced the availability of Carbon DLS technology as one of its…

Ashley Furniture Uses 3D Printing & Robotics in Manufacturing Processes

Founded in 2005, Wisconsin-headquartered Ashley Furniture is a company known globally, beginning in 1970 with 35 employees, and growing now to over 900 stores.  Ashley facilities manufacture over 300,000 pieces…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 21, 2019

We’re beginning with an aerospace 3D printing story in 3D Printing News Briefs today, then moving on to news about some upcoming industry events and finishing with a little business….

Researchers 3D Print Clamping Systems to Cut Down on Slippage During Soft Tissue Testing

When I think about clamps, if I do at all, it’s in terms of holding wood steady in a scene shop while making sets for a play, or keeping two…

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INTAMSYS Launches Jigs and Fixtures-Themed Industrial 3D Printing Global Competition

Shanghai-based 3D printer manufacturer INTAMSYS, which stands for Intelligent Additive Manufacturing Systems, often makes the headlines for its reliable, industrial-grade FUNMAT 3D printers‘ capabilities in providing 3D printing solutions with tough, functional, high-performance,…

Markforged Sharpens Focus on Best-Fit Applications in 3D Printing

Metal is ‘on fire’ right now in additive manufacturing as technologies continue to progress; the segment has been a major feature at industry events lately, and the recent RAPID +…

Jabil Uses Ultimaker 3D Printers to Make Manufacturing Quicker and Cheaper

Jabil has an ambitious goal: to become the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider in the world. And it’s doing quite well at pursuing that goal, in fact. In its…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 20, 2018

For today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, which falls on the first day of spring (though it doesn’t feel like it here), we’ve got lots of software and material…

GKN Driveline Speeds Production with Stratasys 3D Printer

Lately, GKN has been sharpening its focus on additive manufacturing, most notably with the formation of GKN Additive earlier this month. Even as the company forms a new division for…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 26, 2017

We’re starting with a little bit of business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D printers and 3D printing technology, and finally some news on 3D…

Ricoh Turns to Stratasys 3D Printing for 2D Printer Production

Like many other producers of traditional office equipment, Ricoh has made clear its intentions to enter the 3D printing market. The reasons for doing so are clear; the demand for equipment…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 18, 2017

For this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering what the technology is capable of in terms of education and business, innovative new products, and weaponry. Added…

Peak Production Improves Tooling Process and Manufacturing Efficiency With Stratasys Fortus 450mc 3D Printer

After a string of rather dismal financial numbers in 2015, 3D printing titan Stratasys and their new CEO Ilan Levin have spent the better part of 2016 working to improve the…

Trindo Debuted the World’s First 3D Printed Trade Show Booth at Viscom 2015

Munich-based 3D printing services bureau Trindo GmbH showed up to Düsseldorf’s 2015 Viscom trade show in style with what they’re calling the first fully 3D printed trade show booth made entirely…