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3D scanning and 3D printing: The modern engineering ecosystem 

As additive manufacturing techniques and technologies continue to mature, more and more industry sectors, companies and design teams are realizing the tremendous potential 3D printers, used with in conjunction with…

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Why We Made MakerOS Free

The 3D printing industry is becoming increasingly more mainstream. One way I can tell that’s the case is because, recently while walking around certain New York City neighborhoods like Midtown…

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What are the applications of rapid prototyping?

Rapid prototyping consists of a group of techniques. Rapid prototyping services can use these to manufacture a prototype, which is often done with the help of a three-dimensional computer aided…

TIPE Conference 2021: 3D Printing Drives Healthcare Advances Amid Pandemic

The first-ever TIPE 3D Printing conference featured an inspirational all-female agenda of leaders in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. The goal was to spur the next generation of women in…

Prototype Hubs Launches AI-Driven White Label Manufacturing Software

Prototype Hubs, an artificially intelligent (AI) online advanced manufacturing platform launched its new white label manufacturing software-as-a-service (SaaS). This is a new cloud platform for digital manufacturing which enables businesses…

Surgeons Use HoloLens and Metal 3D Printing to Implant Eye Socket

Both augmented reality (AR) and 3D printing have been used by surgeons over the past decade, as teaching tools for medical schools and as patient-specific 3D maps for performing surgeries….

GE and University of Sydney Make 5 Year Metal 3D Printing Agreement

GE has announced a five year agreement with the University of Sydney to bring metal 3D printing training and machines to their Darlington campus. This campus is a part of…

Making Scents Unique: Viktor&Rolf and Formula 1’s New 3D Printed Perfume Bottles Are Striking

Fashion house Viktor&Rolf turned to 3D printing technology to create a sumptuous rose gold dress of thorny branches and flowers for the brand’s iconic Flowerbomb perfume bottle. The 15 bespoke…

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Zmorph Unveils Rebranding and New 3D Printers 

Polish 3D printer manufacturer Zmorph has undergone rebranding and unveiled a new 3D printer—Zmorph Fab—in their portfolio. The company is shifting toward the industrial sector with a new brand image…

Dimension Inx Raises a $3.2M to Develop FDA-approved 3D Printed Tissue Implants

Chicago-based biofabrication startup Dimension Inx has raised $3.175 million to close its series seed financing round led by leading early-stage science venture firm KdT Ventures, oversubscribing its seed round. The…

Ultimaker Appoints Jürgen von Hollen as New CEO Amid Unprecedented Growth

Jürgen von Hollen, most recently the President of industrial robot developer Universal Robots, replaces Jos Burger as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Dutch 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker. Burger will…

3D Printing Financials: Revenue Up in First Nine Months of 2020 for SLM Solutions; Q3 Earnings Down

For the third quarter that ended September 30, German metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions reported revenues decreased by 13% to €14.8 million compared to last year’s €17 million. Along…

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Indiana Smart Manufacturing Lab to Feature GE’s Binder Jet Metal 3D Printing

Next year, the state of Indiana’s economic development agency will launch a new smart manufacturing hub to support the long-term growth of its manufacturing industry, which is considered a key…

Interview with Sanjana Narayanan on Promoting 3D Printing and AM via Youth Webinar Series

In this interview, Sanjana Narayanan, Student Ambassador for Women in 3D Printing, explains the significance and role of the Youth Webinar series in the development and contributions to 3D printing….

Fictiv’s Radical Transparency Features Set New Standards in 3D Printing Supply Chain

In an industry-first, Fictiv has launched radical transparency and on-demand visualization features for its Digital Manufacturing Ecosystem (DME). The goal is to provide its customers with never-seen-before levels of visibility,…

COVID-19: Ivaldi’s Nora Toure on 3D Printing and the Supply Chain

Last year, Nora Toure made a very interesting talk on the impact of 3D printing on the global supply chain. The topic was a prescient one, given the events to…

Rice University Researchers Develop a New 4D Printing Method to Create Shapeshifting Materials

Researchers at Rice University‘s Brown School of Engineering created a new method to 3D print objects that can be manipulated to take on alternate forms when exposed to changes in…

Janne Kyttanen: Live Entrepreneurship and 3D Printing Value Networks 3D Printing Concrete

This is a part of a series where 3D printing pioneer Janne Kyttanen explores value networks and 3D printing. He explains what this is here. Essentially the key point is…

3D Printing and Mass Customization, Hand in Glove Part II

In the first article in this series, I laid out a consumer consumption-driven world where our needs are never quite met by things. Our needs are now mistranslated into a…

5 3D Printing for Agriculture Applications

Agriculture stands to gain more from technology than many other industries. Farming is critical to both an individual farmer’s livelihood and to the entirety of society. As such, everyone benefits…

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A 2020 View of Metal Additive Manufacturing

Yes, the title is ironic. No view of the future is 20/20, especially ours, although John has been eyeing some 3D printed custom Titanium frames to help sharpen the outlook….

Company Profile – Batch Works

This is a brief company profile of Batch.Works. I stumbled upon them as I was looking into different makerspaces in London.

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Overcoming the challenges of large-scale 3D production of aircraft parts: Insights from EOS

The Aerospace giant Airbus is on its way to mass-producing structurally loaded components using AM, for the A350 Aircraft. Airbus Helicopters in Donauwörth collaborated with EOS, a global technology and…

Joseph DeSimone Out as Carbon CEO Replaced by Ellen Kullman

Sometimes executives wish to spend less time with their families, today Joseph DeSimone is stepping down as Carbon CEO. Joseph will instead become Executive Chairman of the Board. His replacement…