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Materialise Shows All-Around Strength in Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Materialise Shows All-Around Strength in Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

As the year progresses, the 3D printing community has been dismayed towards the lackluster financial results from industry giants like 3D Systems and Stratasys, both of which have struggled to show positive results (although Stratasys has recently showed steady improvement in this department). But, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the rest of the 3D printing industry […]

As the year progresses, the 3D printing community has been dismayed towards the lackluster financial results from industry giants like 3D Systems and Stratasys, both of which have struggled to show positive results (although Stratasys has recently showed...
3D Printed Heart Model Helps Hong Kong Surgeons Pull Off a World-First Operation

3D Printed Heart Model Helps Hong Kong Surgeons Pull Off a World-First Operation

Of all the vital areas where 3D printing technology has had an effect, the medical industry has probably shown the most positive and immediate return. Doctors from around the world are increasingly utilizing patient-specific 3D printed models to help with complex surgical preparation, which has led to faster and more effective medical operations. This particularly rings […]

Of all the vital areas where 3D printing technology has had an effect, the medical industry has probably shown the most positive and immediate return. Doctors from around the world are increasingly utilizing patient-specific 3D printed models to help with complex...
WhiteClouds Acquires Sandboxr, Prepping Their 3D Printing Services for the Gaming Industry

WhiteClouds Acquires Sandboxr, Prepping Their 3D Printing Services for the Gaming Industry

Young or old, present or in the past, most of us have a memorable gaming experience that stands out amongst the rest, one that sticks with us in vivid, full color. With the help of 3D printing technology, now, we can both replicate our favorite pastime characters or even create our own tabletop game. But, in […]

Young or old, present or in the past, most of us have a memorable gaming experience that stands out amongst the rest, one that sticks with us in vivid, full color. With the help of 3D printing technology, now, we can both replicate our favorite pastime characters or...
3DPrinterOS Takes the Ultimaker 2 Go on the Road with the Backpack Travel Case

3DPrinterOS Takes the Ultimaker 2 Go on the Road with the Backpack Travel Case

We’ve written quite a bit about Ultimaker, with good reason, as they make excellent high resolution 3D printers. They’re so good in fact that the Ultimaker 2 series printers have changed very little over the past few years. The Ultimaker 2 and Ultimaker 2 Extended receive a bit of a facelift recently and were rebranded […]

We’ve written quite a bit about Ultimaker, with good reason, as they make excellent high resolution 3D printers. They’re so good in fact that the Ultimaker 2 series printers have changed very little over the past few years. The Ultimaker 2 and Ultimaker 2...
Is Your Business Ready for the Impending Digital Transformation? Many Surveyed Say No.

Is Your Business Ready for the Impending Digital Transformation? Many Surveyed Say No.

There are probably numerous businesses around the world that see themselves as still just getting over becoming completely computerized. No matter the system in your business, whether you are still hand-writing receipts for your customers and drowning in a constant sea of paper on your desk or already completely paperless, wireless, and everything streamlined—more changes […]

There are probably numerous businesses around the world that see themselves as still just getting over becoming completely computerized. No matter the system in your business, whether you are still hand-writing receipts for your customers and drowning in a constant...
Desktop Metal Gets Strategic Investment from GE Ventures and Saudi Aramco

Desktop Metal Gets Strategic Investment from GE Ventures and Saudi Aramco

As the hype for desktop FDM 3D printing has slowly dwindled over the past year or so, another, more industrial-driven additive manufacturing process has been gaining some much needed traction. Metal 3D printing has now garnered a generous portion of the industry’s attention, as companies like Lexington, Massachusetts-based startup Desktop Metal have been working to […]

As the hype for desktop FDM 3D printing has slowly dwindled over the past year or so, another, more industrial-driven additive manufacturing process has been gaining some much needed traction. Metal 3D printing has now garnered a generous portion of the industry’s...
Pollen Introduces Pam, Their New Professional-Grade Multi-Material 3D Printer

Pollen Introduces Pam, Their New Professional-Grade Multi-Material 3D Printer

As many of us in the 3D printing industry can attest to, one of the most daunting obstacles to overcome in order to continue expanding and progressing additive manufacturing is the ability to efficiently print with multiple materials. A number of industry leaders have already began chiseling away at this issue, as companies like Stratasys and Airwolf […]

As many of us in the 3D printing industry can attest to, one of the most daunting obstacles to overcome in order to continue expanding and progressing additive manufacturing is the ability to efficiently print with multiple materials. A number of industry leaders have...
3D Printing Technology Plays Major Role in White House’s Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competition

3D Printing Technology Plays Major Role in White House’s Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competition

This week, emerging technologies and breakthrough manufacturing techniques, such as 3D printing, are being thrust forth into the spotlight in Washington, D.C., as the Obama Administration is dedicating an entire week to recognizing the creative and innovative endeavors within the United States. This is far from President Barack Obama’s first rodeo with 3D printing technology; […]

This week, emerging technologies and breakthrough manufacturing techniques, such as 3D printing, are being thrust forth into the spotlight in Washington, D.C., as the Obama Administration is dedicating an entire week to recognizing the creative and innovative...
Mirada Pro and Reynolds Technology Collaborate on Lightweight Titanium 3D Printed Bicycle Frame

Mirada Pro and Reynolds Technology Collaborate on Lightweight Titanium 3D Printed Bicycle Frame

As 3D printing technology and the corresponding materials continue to improve and expand on an industrial level, creating functional use-end production parts has become a more viable option for a number of applications. One area that this has become apparent in is bicycle manufacturing, which has been integrated with metal-based 3D printing on numerous occasions. […]

As 3D printing technology and the corresponding materials continue to improve and expand on an industrial level, creating functional use-end production parts has become a more viable option for a number of applications. One area that this has become apparent in is...
MESO-BRAIN Initiative to Use 3D Printing to Emulate the Human Neural Network

MESO-BRAIN Initiative to Use 3D Printing to Emulate the Human Neural Network

We all know just how critical a healthy and functional human brain is to our well-being and livelihood. An essential organ packed with soft nervous tissues, its nature is both complex and fragile, and it’s extremely important that we constantly keep its well-being and safety in mind. 3D printing technology has been playing a key […]

We all know just how critical a healthy and functional human brain is to our well-being and livelihood. An essential organ packed with soft nervous tissues, its nature is both complex and fragile, and it’s extremely important that we constantly keep its well-being and...
Designer Phillippe Malouin Unveils 3D Printed Bowl on the Homeware Design Shop Othr

Designer Phillippe Malouin Unveils 3D Printed Bowl on the Homeware Design Shop Othr

Last month, during New York City’s widely celebrated and prestigious Design Week, a new collaboration was formed to bring emerging technologies and an artistic touch to the realm of homeware products. The new design collective, called Othr, was founded by designers Joe Doucet, Dean Di Simone, and Evan Clabots, all of whom have joined forces […]

Last month, during New York City’s widely celebrated and prestigious Design Week, a new collaboration was formed to bring emerging technologies and an artistic touch to the realm of homeware products. The new design collective, called Othr, was founded by designers...
Bagpipes the Penguin Gets Fitted for 3D Printed Prosthetic Limb

Bagpipes the Penguin Gets Fitted for 3D Printed Prosthetic Limb

As 3D printing technology continues to positively disrupt the medical industry, one of its first and still most prominent uses is for manufacturing custom-fitted prosthetics. These 3D printed assistive devices aren’t just restricted to humans either; in fact, a handful of different species, both domesticated and wild, have had their lives saved with 3D printed […]

As 3D printing technology continues to positively disrupt the medical industry, one of its first and still most prominent uses is for manufacturing custom-fitted prosthetics. These 3D printed assistive devices aren’t just restricted to humans either; in fact, a...
My Horse in 3D Starts Scanning and Printing Lifelike Horse and Pony Statues

My Horse in 3D Starts Scanning and Printing Lifelike Horse and Pony Statues

Anyone who has experienced a close relationship with a pet knows that sentimental feeling, the one where your dog, cat, or any other domesticated creature feels like a part of your family, and likely will be until the end of time. 3D printing technology has offered us some viable ways to appreciate our beloved pets. Companies […]

Anyone who has experienced a close relationship with a pet knows that sentimental feeling, the one where your dog, cat, or any other domesticated creature feels like a part of your family, and likely will be until the end of time. 3D printing technology has offered us...
As Arthritis Becomes More Widespread, 3D Printing Technology Plays Larger Role in Treatment

As Arthritis Becomes More Widespread, 3D Printing Technology Plays Larger Role in Treatment

As May, which just so happens to be National Arthritis Awareness Month, comes to a close, it only seems right to take an in-depth look at this widespread disease, as well as the ways that 3D printing technology is helping patients to overcome it. Arthritis is becoming more rampant than ever, listed as the number one […]

As May, which just so happens to be National Arthritis Awareness Month, comes to a close, it only seems right to take an in-depth look at this widespread disease, as well as the ways that 3D printing technology is helping patients to overcome it. Arthritis is becoming...
DEWA to Construct 3D Printed Laboratories in Dubai’s Solar Park

DEWA to Construct 3D Printed Laboratories in Dubai’s Solar Park

When the city state Dubai—which is the most wealthy and luxurious of the seven city states making up the United Arab Emirates (UAE)—is brought up in conversation, the discussion generally leans towards the sky-toppling architecture or high-end shopping stores. But, for those who have been following the latest in the ongoing advancement of additive manufacturing, you […]

When the city state Dubai—which is the most wealthy and luxurious of the seven city states making up the United Arab Emirates (UAE)—is brought up in conversation, the discussion generally leans towards the sky-toppling architecture or high-end shopping stores. But,...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 21

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 21

This week’s news includes much about the business side of 3D printing. Alexander Daniels, a Birmingham, England-based recruiting firm, has added a new division focused on 3D printing, and PostProcess Technologies and Alevo have botha nnounced new CEOs to help expand their 3D printing services. The Navy is testing a 3D printed flight critical part, which is […]

This week’s news includes much about the business side of 3D printing. Alexander Daniels, a Birmingham, England-based recruiting firm, has added a new division focused on 3D printing, and PostProcess Technologies and Alevo have botha nnounced new CEOs to help...
4D Printing and Computed Tomography Scans Used to Enhance Surgical Preparation

4D Printing and Computed Tomography Scans Used to Enhance Surgical Preparation

Earlier this month, thousands of surgeons from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons of England gathered into the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for the Annual Scientific Congress, an event centered around a series of workshops, discussions, plenaries, and master classes that cover a wide-range of surgical topics based on […]

Earlier this month, thousands of surgeons from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons of England gathered into the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for the Annual Scientific Congress, an event centered around a series of...
XYZprinting Plans to Implement Memjet’s Printhead Technology into Their 3D Printing Platform

XYZprinting Plans to Implement Memjet’s Printhead Technology into Their 3D Printing Platform

In an increasingly populated and erratic 3D printing industry, the Taiwanese 3D printing company XYZprinting has done a phenomenal job keeping their affordable and plentiful 3D printing hardware on a momentous upswing. Owned and backed by the New Kinpo Group of Taiwan, which brings in over $30 billion in revenue each year, XYZprinting has taken […]

In an increasingly populated and erratic 3D printing industry, the Taiwanese 3D printing company XYZprinting has done a phenomenal job keeping their affordable and plentiful 3D printing hardware on a momentous upswing. Owned and backed by the New Kinpo Group of...
Indian Engineering Students Create Desktop Metal 3D Printer from Scratch

Indian Engineering Students Create Desktop Metal 3D Printer from Scratch

As 3D printing technology continues to bloom in different parts of the world, the country of India has become an innovation hub for additive manufacturing. This particularly rings true in their educational system, which has helped open up the minds of their students to 3D printing on numerous occasions thus far. Last year, the Indian Institute […]

As 3D printing technology continues to bloom in different parts of the world, the country of India has become an innovation hub for additive manufacturing. This particularly rings true in their educational system, which has helped open up the minds of their students...
UPS and SAP Prepare to Offer On-Demand 3D Printing Services

UPS and SAP Prepare to Offer On-Demand 3D Printing Services

As 3D printing hype continues to sway back and forth in the public eye, the shipping giant United Parcel Service (UPS) has shown over and over again that they believe the hype is real. Back in September 2014, UPS announced that 3D printing services were coming to 100 of their nationwide stores, and since then, […]

As 3D printing hype continues to sway back and forth in the public eye, the shipping giant United Parcel Service (UPS) has shown over and over again that they believe the hype is real. Back in September 2014, UPS announced that 3D printing services were coming to 100...
Sculpteo Offers Important Questions to Ask Before Fully Committing Your Business to 3D Printing

Sculpteo Offers Important Questions to Ask Before Fully Committing Your Business to 3D Printing

As 3D printing becomes more accessible, affordable, and capable of impacting various industries over time, a handful of questions have arose from those trying to better understand exactly what this technology can do for them. Luckily, for those looking to implement 3D printing technology from one of the many accelerators or incubators out there, the France-based […]

As 3D printing becomes more accessible, affordable, and capable of impacting various industries over time, a handful of questions have arose from those trying to better understand exactly what this technology can do for them. Luckily, for those looking to implement 3D...
ANSYS Aims for Academic Innovation with Student Versions of SpaceClaim and ANSYS Aim Software

ANSYS Aims for Academic Innovation with Student Versions of SpaceClaim and ANSYS Aim Software

As time passes and innovation continues to ensue, more and more companies and educational institutions are working together to groom the next generation of engineers and design-savvy professionals. Both 3D design and printing have become increasingly recognized as a vital part of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education, and companies such as MakerBot and Sculpteo have […]

As time passes and innovation continues to ensue, more and more companies and educational institutions are working together to groom the next generation of engineers and design-savvy professionals. Both 3D design and printing have become increasingly recognized as a...
3D Systems’ New CEO Vyomesh Joshi Shares Vision to Help the Struggling Company Find Success

3D Systems’ New CEO Vyomesh Joshi Shares Vision to Help the Struggling Company Find Success

Well, we’ve had just about a week to digest the 2016 first quarter numbers from within the 3D printing industry, and one of the more disappointing releases came from 3D Systems, which after a year of dealing with a stock value in free-fall, showed potential for a major turnaround at the end of 2015. But the […]

Well, we’ve had just about a week to digest the 2016 first quarter numbers from within the 3D printing industry, and one of the more disappointing releases came from 3D Systems, which after a year of dealing with a stock value in free-fall, showed potential for a...
MIT Graduate Course Challenges Students to Completely Reinvent 3D Printing Technology

MIT Graduate Course Challenges Students to Completely Reinvent 3D Printing Technology

Of all the universities and institutions that are experimenting with and further innovating upon 3D printing, not many can match the technological prowess of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The Cambridge-based university has conducted a number of studies with 3D printing technology, including their work with printable hydraulics, which they predict will eventually […]

Of all the universities and institutions that are experimenting with and further innovating upon 3D printing, not many can match the technological prowess of the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The Cambridge-based university has conducted a...
Sculpteo Details the Hobbyist Market in Their “State of 3D Printing” Industry Report

Sculpteo Details the Hobbyist Market in Their “State of 3D Printing” Industry Report

Last year, the French online 3D printing service provider Sculpteo utilized their wide-ranging consumer-base and renowned industry reputation to compile an in-depth report called “The State of 3D Printing,” which details both 3D printing technology and the industry itself. Last week, Sculpteo kicked off their second annual industry report by showcasing the methodology and sample […]

Last year, the French online 3D printing service provider Sculpteo utilized their wide-ranging consumer-base and renowned industry reputation to compile an in-depth report called “The State of 3D Printing,” which details both 3D printing technology and the industry...
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