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EOS & Audi Expand Metal 3D Printing Partnership to Make Hot Forming Tool Segments

In 2017, German companies Audi AG, a premium automobile manufacturer, and additive manufacturing solutions provider EOS announced that they were joining together in a development partnership focused on metal 3D…

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GM Opens Additive Industrialization Center to Take 3D Printing to Production

In what is a serious commitment to 3D printing, General Motors (GM) has announced the opening of a 15,000-square-foot facility dedicated to making the technology production-ready for the automotive industry….

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All-Electric Race Car Made Possible with Electron Beam Metal 3D Printing

Supported by Innovate UK, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) works to speed up industrial growth in the UK by creating and embedding future skills and developing and proving manufacturing processes,…

Modular Heat Exchanger Made via 3D Printed Molds

You may recognize the name Brett Turnage from the amazingly detailed 3D printed RC cars and motorcycles he makes. But Turnage, founder of BTI LLC, has moved up and is…

Zeus 8 Electric 3D Printed Motorcycle: Curtiss Partners with Fast Radius

The electric Zeus 8 motorcycle, representing the culmination of an ongoing, dynamic collaboration between Curtiss (Leeds, AL) and Fast Radius (Chicago, IL), will be hitting the market in 2020. Not…

BAC Works with MNL & RPS for Prototyping & Parts

Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) continues to put Britain in the lead for showing up other automotive manufacturers, promoting not only technological prowess with 3D printing but also excellence in design…

SmarTech Releases Reports on Aluminum Alloy 3D Printing and the Automotive AM Market

For the last several years, industry analyst firm SmarTech Analysis has been providing the additive manufacturing industry with market data and analysis on topics ranging from 3D printed nanomaterials and metal…

Michelin & GM Announce 3D Printed Prototype of Uptis, the Airless & Flatproof Tire

The quest to solve the never-ending inconvenience, expense—and sometimes grave danger—presented by the flat tire and the dreaded blowout may finally be coming to an end, thanks to Michelin in collaboration…

3D Printed Interior Features on Luxury Concept Car Introduced at New York International Auto Show

Over the years, we’ve seen many automakers turn to 3D printing when designing and developing concept cars. From self-actuating and solar-powered cars to 3D printed cars inspired by leaves, the technology…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 10, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Sketchfab has reached an important milestone, and Johnson & Johnson is opening a new technology innovation center in Texas. LPW has formed…

Techniplas Moving Towards Digitization, Establishing New 3D Printing Business Unit for Rapid Tooling Development

Automotive injection molder Technicplas LLC, headquartered in Wisconsin, provides custom injection molding for customers all over the world, and the company recently made a big step in its move to…

Daimler Buses 3D Printing Parts for Replacement, Small Series Production, Special Customer Requests

Leading automotive manufacturer Daimler AG has fully integrated 3D printing technology into the development process and series production for its commercial vehicles segment. The manufacturer recently teamed up with Premium AEROTEC…

3D Printing Among Advanced Technologies Newly Appointed Ford President & CEO Looks to for Motor Giant’s Future

Do you remember your first car? Mine was a little green Ford Contour, which I adored and named Baby. My parents purchased the secondhand car when I was 18, and…

EOS and Audi Announce New Development Partnership Focusing on Metal Additive Manufacturing

One of the industries where additive manufacturing is continually making a splash is the automotive field. From 3D printed cars developed by Local Motors and Divergent 3D, to 3D printing…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — October 8, 2016

In this week’s fresh edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week”, we see a number of prominent companies getting involved with 3D printing, from automotive to the toy industry….

Robert Hofmann GmbH 3D Prints Production-Ready Cylinder Block for Volkswagen Automobile

Those of you who have been following 3D printing closely know of the immense benefits that additive manufacturing has provided to the automotive industry. Most uses have been confined to functional…

Poland: 3D Printing for BORG Automotive Means High-Quality Auto Aftermarket Components

No conversation regarding automobiles is complete without a discussion regarding parts. This is what makes the world of the car—and the manufacturer—go round. So what happens when older cars and…

Research & Markets Releases Global Perspectives for 2016-2022 on 3D Printing in North America, Europe & LAMEA Region

Research and Markets has just released several reports, giving us a comprehensive and global perspective on the 3D printing markets around the world, now—and well into the future. Currently, we…

Praxair to Begin Manufacturing & Supplying Titanium Powder for Industrial Metal 3D Printing

Titanium is synonymous with strength. As is 3D metal printing. Mix the two and you have a combination that can change the world. With a process that is becoming more…

3D Printing in Automotive Applications to be $1.1 Billion Annual Market by 2019

Automotive manufacturers have, at least until recently, used additive manufacturing and 3D printing technologies principally to support their prototyping activities, but that status and application is changing rapidly. A report…

Ford Sees 3D Printing as Part of the Future of Car Design & End-use Vehicle Components

3D printing is already a nearly ubiquitous part of many large-scale design processes, and automotive companies like Ford have been some of the earliest adopters of the technology. The ability…

LPW Technology Continues to Excel in Metal Powder Production for 3D Printing with New Certifications

LPW Technology not only celebrates intelligence in metals, but they also celebrate quality assurance in their industry and for their client base. Based in the UK, LWP specializes in supplying…

EOS and MTU Collaborate in Designing Quality Assurance Technology for 3D Printing

3D printing with metal is leading the way in the most recent industrial revolution due to its applications with a variety of very strong materials and potential for high resolution…

Automotive Industry Could Be Next Advanced Users of 3D Printing

If the past two years are any indication, the next car you buy will almost certainly have been created in part thanks to the technology. Automotive manufacturers have been using…