3d printing businesses

MakerOS Now Offers Public Beta Launch of Cloud Business Services for 3D Printing Businesses & Makers

MakerOS Now Offers Public Beta Launch of Cloud Business Services for 3D Printing Businesses & Makers

Artists and designers, as well as many of those in the creative realm, are known for their bravery in innovation–but they often are not singled out as business people. While the creative mind and a good business sense, as well as aptitude, do often walk hand in hand, the actual day-to-day managing of money and […]

Artists and designers, as well as many of those in the creative realm, are known for their bravery in innovation–but they often are not singled out as business people. While the creative mind and a good business sense, as well as aptitude, do often walk hand in...
Finalists Named in 3D Printing Business Mentorship Contest

Finalists Named in 3D Printing Business Mentorship Contest

Husband and wife design experts Tom and Tracy Hazzard of Hazz Design Consulting say they’ve spent more than 20 years living and designing together, and with their What the FFF is Fused Filament Fabrication 3D Printing podcast, they spread the word about 3D printing design software, printers, tools, designs to print, new materials and 3D […]

Husband and wife design experts Tom and Tracy Hazzard of Hazz Design Consulting say they’ve spent more than 20 years living and designing together, and with their What the FFF is Fused Filament Fabrication 3D Printing podcast, they spread the word about 3D...
Irish Startup GaraGeeks Touting 3D Printed Business Signs

Irish Startup GaraGeeks Touting 3D Printed Business Signs

Niccolò Gallarati and Davide Viganò are the co-founders of Dublin startup GaraGeeks–the company behind Kickstarter success ClampHero–and they say some market research revealed a bit of a surprise in a lack of companies making business signs with 3D printers. They were startled to discover that the sign industry works mostly with laser cutters and CNC routers, but they also found […]

Niccolò Gallarati and Davide Viganò are the co-founders of Dublin startup GaraGeeks–the company behind Kickstarter success ClampHero–and they say some market research revealed a bit of a surprise in a lack of companies making business signs with 3D...
Tiny 3D Printed Amsterdam from Ittyblox on Kickstarter

Tiny 3D Printed Amsterdam from Ittyblox on Kickstarter

Dutch design and architecture enthusiast Stef de Vos is the man behind Ittyblox, a set of brilliant, miniature, 3D printed cityscapes he sells through his Shapeways shop. He first caught our eye last summer, and then again in March. These amazingly detailed and fantastically crafted small buildings epitomize the capabilities of modern 3D printing technology. […]

Dutch design and architecture enthusiast Stef de Vos is the man behind Ittyblox, a set of brilliant, miniature, 3D printed cityscapes he sells through his Shapeways shop. He first caught our eye last summer, and then again in March. These amazingly detailed and...
ClearCorrect Adds to Fleet of Stratasys 3D Printers, Expanding Production of Their Dental Alignment Product

ClearCorrect Adds to Fleet of Stratasys 3D Printers, Expanding Production of Their Dental Alignment Product

ClearCorrect LLC manufactures clear dental aligners, and they say using 3D printers to build each and every one of their fittings has helped them realize a 30% increase in the company’s capacity to produce those custom-made orthodontic aligners. The company recently purchased a batch of Objet Eden500V 3D printers to add to their already sizable fleet […]

ClearCorrect LLC manufactures clear dental aligners, and they say using 3D printers to build each and every one of their fittings has helped them realize a 30% increase in the company’s capacity to produce those custom-made orthodontic aligners. The company...
Surfer Looks to Whales, Shark Skin, & 3D Printing to Make Surfing a Smoother Operation

Surfer Looks to Whales, Shark Skin, & 3D Printing to Make Surfing a Smoother Operation

Roy Stuart started surfing when he was just four years old and he built his first surfboard in the garage using his grandfather’s tools when he was nine. Stuart went on to build his first surfboard fin when he was fifteen, and by 1994 he and his wife were building and selling a line of […]

Roy Stuart started surfing when he was just four years old and he built his first surfboard in the garage using his grandfather’s tools when he was nine. Stuart went on to build his first surfboard fin when he was fifteen, and by 1994 he and his wife were...
Trove Will Let You Design and Share Jewelry Online

Trove Will Let You Design and Share Jewelry Online

Brian Park, the Co-Founder and CEO of Trove, says his online, consumer 3D printing and customization platform was designed for the average user, and his company just released their launch page as a precursor to a roll out and alpha product in the summer of 2015.  Park says Trove aims to move toward “democratizing design […]

Brian Park, the Co-Founder and CEO of Trove, says his online, consumer 3D printing and customization platform was designed for the average user, and his company just released their launch page as a precursor to a roll out and alpha product in the summer of 2015.  Park...
Shapeways Offers New Product Embed Code Widget For Shop Owners

Shapeways Offers New Product Embed Code Widget For Shop Owners

If you’re a 3D print designer, artist, or shop owner who uses Shapeways, you’ll be delighted to know the company has just created a way to connect with your customers that you’re sure to like – a new product widget. Most designers and artists already have their own websites, but until now, no easy way to […]

If you’re a 3D print designer, artist, or shop owner who uses Shapeways, you’ll be delighted to know the company has just created a way to connect with your customers that you’re sure to like – a new product widget. Most designers and artists already...
3D Printers in Tanzania to be Developed with E-Waste, Thanks to Finnish Government

3D Printers in Tanzania to be Developed with E-Waste, Thanks to Finnish Government

The Finns are supporting a project in Tanzania aimed at spurring hardware development businesses starting this year, and the project implemented through Tanzania Science and Technology (TANZICT) is focusing on 3D printer development through an innovation hub based in Dar es Salaam. Brian Paul Mnyampi, a co-manager at TANZICT, says the venture into hardware will […]

The Finns are supporting a project in Tanzania aimed at spurring hardware development businesses starting this year, and the project implemented through Tanzania Science and Technology (TANZICT) is focusing on 3D printer development through an innovation hub based in...
3D Printed Autogyro Models Pay Homage to WWII Hero

3D Printed Autogyro Models Pay Homage to WWII Hero

Nick Karatzides, a 39-year-old 3D modeler, animator, product designer, artist, and maker, creates 3D printed scale model kits and diorama accessories for “discerning collectors and hobbyists seeking more than ‘another-model-in-their-showcase’” quality. His latest project is a tribute to the works of RAF Wing Commander Kenneth Horatio Wallis, a pioneer gyrocopter aviator during and after WWII. […]

Nick Karatzides, a 39-year-old 3D modeler, animator, product designer, artist, and maker, creates 3D printed scale model kits and diorama accessories for “discerning collectors and hobbyists seeking more than ‘another-model-in-their-showcase’” quality. His...