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Polar 3D Acquires Interest in Makers Empire to Continue Bringing 3D Printing Technology Education to Schools

Polar 3D Acquires Interest in Makers Empire to Continue Bringing 3D Printing Technology Education to Schools

As more applications for 3D printing continue to surface, it’s more important than ever to train the future workforce on how to use the technology – this is why so many companies are teaming up with schools to work on developing and introducing 3D printing lesson plans to students. Cincinnati-based technology company Polar 3D has […]

As more applications for 3D printing continue to surface, it’s more important than ever to train the future workforce on how to use the technology – this is why so many companies are teaming up with schools to work on developing and introducing 3D printing...
3D Printing News Briefs: November 3, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: November 3, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some 3D printing education news, then moving on to business and an aerospace industry announcement. MakerBot technology is being used in every school in a single New Jersey school district, while Praxair has introduced an additive manufacturing grant for North American universities. […]

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some 3D printing education news, then moving on to business and an aerospace industry announcement. MakerBot technology is being used in every school in a single New Jersey...
Stratasys Provides 3D Printing Job Training and Certification Initiatives to Veterans with Workshops for Warriors

Stratasys Provides 3D Printing Job Training and Certification Initiatives to Veterans with Workshops for Warriors

Over the last few years, Stratasys has worked tirelessly to make sure that our nation’s veterans have access to quality 3D printed prosthetics and orthotics. In 2016, the company helped form the CYBER team with the purpose of making better Ankle Foot Orthotics for veterans, and earlier this year the 3D printing solutions company partnered with […]

Over the last few years, Stratasys has worked tirelessly to make sure that our nation’s veterans have access to quality 3D printed prosthetics and orthotics. In 2016, the company helped form the CYBER team with the purpose of making better Ankle Foot Orthotics...
Pinshape and Partners Invite Educators to Create 3D Printing Lesson Plans for a Chance to Win an Ultimaker 3

Pinshape and Partners Invite Educators to Create 3D Printing Lesson Plans for a Chance to Win an Ultimaker 3

As the school year gets underway once again, many 3D printing companies are sharpening their focus on education – and are launching contests focused on education, as well. Many 3D printing contests, especially those centered on education, serve a larger purpose than just finding a winner. Of course everyone enters a contest hoping to win, […]

As the school year gets underway once again, many 3D printing companies are sharpening their focus on education – and are launching contests focused on education, as well. Many 3D printing contests, especially those centered on education, serve a larger purpose...
Open House: Additive Manufacturing Evolution is On Track at BeAM Machines Inc.

Open House: Additive Manufacturing Evolution is On Track at BeAM Machines Inc.

We’ve been eagerly following the progress of BeAM Machines SAS, founded in France, since 2015. This winter, the company, which specializes in Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technology, made a successful jump to the US market when it opened a new facility in Ohio for its US subsidiary, BeAM Machines Inc. Soon after the doors opened at […]

We’ve been eagerly following the progress of BeAM Machines SAS, founded in France, since 2015. This winter, the company, which specializes in Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technology, made a successful jump to the US market when it opened a new facility in...
3D Printing News Briefs: August 18, 2017

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 Scientific has introduced 3D printing training sessions, Formlabs announced its new Education Grant, and LPW teamed up with the Royal Academy of Engineering to establish […]

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 Scientific has introduced 3D printing training sessions, Formlabs...
3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Joshua Pearce, PhD, Associate Professor, Michigan Tech

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Joshua Pearce, PhD, Associate Professor, Michigan Tech

As the global population continues to expand massively, with an estimated 7.5 billion people alive today, sustainability is becoming an ever-more-pressing concern. It takes a lot of energy to support a large and growing population, especially with the living standards seen in the 21st century. In the US, where capitalism looms large, affordability poses another […]

As the global population continues to expand massively, with an estimated 7.5 billion people alive today, sustainability is becoming an ever-more-pressing concern. It takes a lot of energy to support a large and growing population, especially with the living standards...
3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Megan Finesilver, 2nd Grade Teacher, Speaker and Curriculum Developer, Colorado

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Megan Finesilver, 2nd Grade Teacher, Speaker and Curriculum Developer, Colorado

Every educator knows that teaching is more than a full-time job. The hours dedicated to their work go far beyond the traditional 9-5, 40 hours a week framework, to say nothing of the levels of energy the work requires. It’s all the more impressive, therefore, that Megan Finesilver does all that she does. In addition […]

Every educator knows that teaching is more than a full-time job. The hours dedicated to their work go far beyond the traditional 9-5, 40 hours a week framework, to say nothing of the levels of energy the work requires. It’s all the more impressive, therefore,...
3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Jacek Kawalek, High School Teacher and 3D Printing Expert, Poland

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Jacek Kawalek, High School Teacher and 3D Printing Expert, Poland

Jacek Kawałek is a 3D printing proponent in an area that hasn’t, so far, fully embraced the technology – at least not on an educational level. While Poland is home to several successful 3D printing companies, the country’s school system has no official 3D printing curriculum at the high school level, and that’s what Kawałek, […]

Jacek Kawałek is a 3D printing proponent in an area that hasn’t, so far, fully embraced the technology – at least not on an educational level. While Poland is home to several successful 3D printing companies, the country’s school system has no...
3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Jayda Pugliese, 5th Grade Teacher with a STEAM-Focused Classroom, Philadelphia

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Jayda Pugliese, 5th Grade Teacher with a STEAM-Focused Classroom, Philadelphia

Jayda Pugliese is a young—and already award-winning—teacher who can serve not only as an inspiration to the fifth-graders she is teaching, but also to the rest of the world. The learning in Ms. Pugliese’s class is top-notch, with math students progressing impressively, and many working above their grade levels overall. The tools are impressive as […]

Jayda Pugliese is a young—and already award-winning—teacher who can serve not only as an inspiration to the fifth-graders she is teaching, but also to the rest of the world. The learning in Ms. Pugliese’s class is top-notch, with math students progressing...
3D Printing in Education: MakerBot Introduces Cloud-Based Platform for Google Chromebook Classrooms and MakerBot Educators Guidebook

3D Printing in Education: MakerBot Introduces Cloud-Based Platform for Google Chromebook Classrooms and MakerBot Educators Guidebook

Last year, MakerBot announced that it was shifting its focus from the consumer to the professional and educational, and has been working hard to continue making strides in the wonderful world of 3D printing education, from introducing a new 3D printer geared toward educational users and opening up numerous MakerBot Innovation Centers at universities and […]

Last year, MakerBot announced that it was shifting its focus from the consumer to the professional and educational, and has been working hard to continue making strides in the wonderful world of 3D printing education, from introducing a new 3D printer geared toward...
America Makes Invites Educators to Submit 3D Printing Curricula for InnoCentive Challenge

America Makes Invites Educators to Submit 3D Printing Curricula for InnoCentive Challenge

As 3D printing technology continues to advance, many people are trying to play catch-up. Everyone agrees that education is vitally important, starting as early as possible, and many schools are rising to the challenge, though not all of them have the resources to implement the technological education that all children so badly need. Many adults, […]

As 3D printing technology continues to advance, many people are trying to play catch-up. Everyone agrees that education is vitally important, starting as early as possible, and many schools are rising to the challenge, though not all of them have the resources to...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 13, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 13, 2017

We’re talking about bioprinting and new filaments, trade shows and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CollPlant has filed a patent application for bioprinting organs and tissues, while both Graphene 3D Lab and BigRep introduced new filaments. CRP Technology will be attending the Rapid.Tech 2017 trade show later this month, and 3Dexter will collaborate with Sightline […]

We’re talking about bioprinting and new filaments, trade shows and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. CollPlant has filed a patent application for bioprinting organs and tissues, while both Graphene 3D Lab and BigRep introduced new filaments. CRP...
GE Additive Education Program Selects Over 400 Schools to Receive 3D Printers, Impacting Over 180,000 Students Around the World

GE Additive Education Program Selects Over 400 Schools to Receive 3D Printers, Impacting Over 180,000 Students Around the World

GE, well known as a big-name end-user and additive manufacturing innovator, has invested around $1.5 billion in manufacturing and additive technologies. The company acquired a 75% stake in Concept Laser and 76.15% of Arcam AB last year, as the company set about moving forward with bold moves in additive manufacturing. It also developed additive applications across six […]

GE, well known as a big-name end-user and additive manufacturing innovator, has invested around $1.5 billion in manufacturing and additive technologies. The company acquired a 75% stake in Concept Laser and 76.15% of Arcam AB last year, as the company set about moving...
Springboro STEMfest: Ohio Students Learn About 3D Printing, STEAM Education, and Rocket Launchers

Springboro STEMfest: Ohio Students Learn About 3D Printing, STEAM Education, and Rocket Launchers

Science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics are picking up steam lately – which is handy, as they fall into a curriculum of the same name, as STEAM education takes its place in schools around the world. Also called STEM education, these curricula focus students’ attention on growing fields in the 21st century. In Dayton, Ohio, […]

Science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics are picking up steam lately – which is handy, as they fall into a curriculum of the same name, as STEAM education takes its place in schools around the world. Also called STEM education, these curricula...
PrintLab Releases Teachers' Guide to Support Educators Starting Their 3D Printing Journeys

PrintLab Releases Teachers' Guide to Support Educators Starting Their 3D Printing Journeys

Many, many companies have popped up lately with the mission of bringing 3D printing into schools. That’s fantastic; as far as we’re concerned, there can never be too many organizations working to teach young people about 3D printing. A lot of playing catch-up is still involved in 3D printing education, and that’s not likely to […]

Many, many companies have popped up lately with the mission of bringing 3D printing into schools. That’s fantastic; as far as we’re concerned, there can never be too many organizations working to teach young people about 3D printing. A lot of playing...
Formlabs Announces the Winning Lesson Plan of Their Innovate & Educate Challenge

Formlabs Announces the Winning Lesson Plan of Their Innovate & Educate Challenge

Bringing 3D printing to the classroom has proven time and again to be a dynamic, highly educational addition to the curriculum. It encourages students to solve problems in creative ways and helps prepare them for the real world beyond school, where 3D printing is making its mark in many industries where they may eventually work. Educators […]

Bringing 3D printing to the classroom has proven time and again to be a dynamic, highly educational addition to the curriculum. It encourages students to solve problems in creative ways and helps prepare them for the real world beyond school, where 3D printing is...
New Jersey High School Installs MakerBot Innovation Center

New Jersey High School Installs MakerBot Innovation Center

I was required to take shop class in 8th grade, where you learned how to use tools, like a miter saw, to make a lamp out of a plastic bottle. I took Computer Applications when I was a senior, which was mostly just making PowerPoint presentations. Things have sure changed since then…no, this isn’t where I […]

I was required to take shop class in 8th grade, where you learned how to use tools, like a miter saw, to make a lamp out of a plastic bottle. I took Computer Applications when I was a senior, which was mostly just making PowerPoint presentations. Things have sure...
ULIO Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Their STEM-Driven "3D Printed 3D Printer"

ULIO Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Their STEM-Driven "3D Printed 3D Printer"

As is with most innovative technologies, nothing is more integral to the progress of 3D printing than proper education. For young students, the optimal way to teach them about all of the potential uses of additive manufacturing is through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education. It’s not just the educators who are fixing up a […]

As is with most innovative technologies, nothing is more integral to the progress of 3D printing than proper education. For young students, the optimal way to teach them about all of the potential uses of additive manufacturing is through STEM (Science, Technology,...
Back to School Soon! Kidesign Launches New Kideville 3D Printing Games at Reduced Prices

Back to School Soon! Kidesign Launches New Kideville 3D Printing Games at Reduced Prices

Although it’s still only July and we are in the deep throes of summer—signified by the lack of school nights and the searing outdoors—it’s also already time to launch into back-to-school planning. While that is certainly not a theme that children want to hear up until the very last minute, for teachers and parents who […]

Although it’s still only July and we are in the deep throes of summer—signified by the lack of school nights and the searing outdoors—it’s also already time to launch into back-to-school planning. While that is certainly not a theme that children want to hear up until...
Startup 3Dexter Brings Experiential Learning Through 3D Printing to India's Classrooms

Startup 3Dexter Brings Experiential Learning Through 3D Printing to India's Classrooms

One of the fastest-growing markets in the 3D printing industry is that of India. The country, which initially lagged a bit behind other regions in terms of adopting 3D printing technology, has certainly made up for it with rapid expansion of the technology in the healthcare, automotive, aerospace, defense and electronics industries. With all of […]

One of the fastest-growing markets in the 3D printing industry is that of India. The country, which initially lagged a bit behind other regions in terms of adopting 3D printing technology, has certainly made up for it with rapid expansion of the technology in the...
Educators Unite at MakerBot’s Chicago Makeathon to Bring STEAM Lesson Plans to Life

Educators Unite at MakerBot’s Chicago Makeathon to Bring STEAM Lesson Plans to Life

Earlier this year, MakerBot announced that their series of summer Makeathons would focus on integrating 3D printing technology into science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education, ultimately helping educators to develop a curriculum for their students that involves this emerging technology. Now, three STEAM Makeathons later, it seems as if MakerBot has made good […]

Earlier this year, MakerBot announced that their series of summer Makeathons would focus on integrating 3D printing technology into science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education, ultimately helping educators to develop a curriculum for...
PrintLab Ecosystems Pave a Streamlined Path for Schools Setting Up 3D Printing Labs

PrintLab Ecosystems Pave a Streamlined Path for Schools Setting Up 3D Printing Labs

PrintLab is undoubtedly going to be a great help for schools everywhere—with learning institutions that already have labs up and running wishing indeed this new service had been around for them too, as they set out with the best intentions but often shooting in the dark as there was so little help initially with 3D printing lab […]

PrintLab is undoubtedly going to be a great help for schools everywhere—with learning institutions that already have labs up and running wishing indeed this new service had been around for them too, as they set out with the best intentions but often shooting in the...
Dremel and PD Learning Network Introduce New 3D Printing Course for Teachers

Dremel and PD Learning Network Introduce New 3D Printing Course for Teachers

While many 3D printing companies have been doing great things in terms of educational outreach and getting 3D printers into classrooms, one of the most active lately has been Dremel. Over the last few months, the company has introduced one initiative after another aimed at implementing 3D printing curricula and supplies in schools. Their Idea […]

While many 3D printing companies have been doing great things in terms of educational outreach and getting 3D printers into classrooms, one of the most active lately has been Dremel. Over the last few months, the company has introduced one initiative after another...
Innovative 3D Printing Lessons Plans Run Amok At MakerBot’s San Francisco Makeathon

Innovative 3D Printing Lessons Plans Run Amok At MakerBot’s San Francisco Makeathon

When it comes to 3D printing education, not too many companies have invested as much time and energy into providing resources as the prominent New York City-based desktop 3D printing company MakerBot has. Aside from developing educational resources and tools for a wide range of individuals, from kindergarten students to business professionals, MakerBot is also hosting summer […]

When it comes to 3D printing education, not too many companies have invested as much time and energy into providing resources as the prominent New York City-based desktop 3D printing company MakerBot has. Aside from developing educational resources and tools for a...