3d printing industry

The Reports of 3D Printing’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” – Mark Twain   Like most, I revel in the idea of an argument I can win, so when our editor-in-chief asked…

Three Dimensions Are Not Enough to Fabricate Products

Over the past two decades, the 3D printing industry made its way to become the best choice for fast prototype production also known as rapid prototyping. Nowadays, with powder bed technology for…

A New IBISWorld Report Says That 3D Printer Prices Will Continue to Drop in 2016

There is, without a doubt, more than one hurdle preventing larger numbers of consumers from bringing 3D printers into their homes. Desktop 3D printing technology is still quite new, and…

Acute Market Reports Point Toward Substantial Increase in 3D BioPrinting Market, with Focus on North America

As 3D printing has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry, discussion of the ever burgeoning, thriving economics surrounding it is one of interest and downright wonder. Considering the technology once played…

April 10-12: Inside 3D Printing New York Focuses on Business, Manufacturing, Medical & Metal

There’s so much to explore at every Inside 3D Printing Show—and this year, you can do so again in New York City, from April 10-12. Enjoying one of the largest…

Epson to Target Mass Volume Manufacturing Opportunities in 3D Printing Market–Within the Next 4-5 Years

Seiko Epson’s Global President, Minoru Usui, was in India recently, as the Japanese company celebrates 25 years of good business there. This is a man who is passionate about printers….

ZMorph Joins Elite Hardware Club, Precipitates Opening of Office & Showroom in San Francisco

ZMorph is a dynamic and undeniably unique 3D printing manufacturer, showing not only enormous potential themselves–but also allowing dedicated users to demonstrate theirs, and impressively so, with the bevy of…

Analysts Say You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet! 3D Printing Set to Boom Exponentially Over Next 5 Years

While many of us may consider the 3D printing market to be looking pretty good, according to analysts–there’s a real boom ahead.  Over the next five years, analysts such as…

America Makes Grants Another $1.7 Million to University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering Faculty for 3D Printing R&D

All the many different levels of 3D printing technology can be an immersive, multi-faceted study–and researchers at University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering are about to experience it further…

3D Jobs: Are you Looking? CGTrader Connects Creativity with Commerce

A consistent theme in the ongoing conversation regarding the 3D printing industry and all it’s bringing to the world, aside from incredible innovation and global impact, is the need for…

Sigma Labs’ In-Process Technology to Overcome Barriers in Metal 3D Printing

The National Institute of Technology (NIST) recognizes the need for in-process sensing and control for the broader acceptance of metal 3D printing. Variation in part quality due to defects in…

Underperformance of Stratasys & 3D Systems: Causes and What Can Be Done

There is little doubt that the large 3D printer manufacturing companies have been struggling as of late. With shares of Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) and 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) down substantially since the start of last year,…

Ingram Micro Aims for Europe’s 3D Printing Business with European Competence Center

The enormous community of makers in Europe certainly has a strong foothold in the 3D printing industry, as well as among manufacturers and suppliers. While Milan and London are thriving areas,…

Exclusive Interview with Solidoodle Founder and CEO, Sam Cervantes About 3D Printing & His Company

When it comes to desktop 3D printers, one of the leading manufacturers of affordable, yet high quality printers is Solidoodle. Recently, the company, run by founder Sam Cervantes, released an…

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…

The USPS Studies Potential Income Growth Posed by 3D Printing Industry

“As 3D printing democratizes production and design, it could become a fierce engine of economic growth and job creation. By establishing a role in the 3D printing market, the Postal…