3d printing interviews

3D Printing Business: Inside Fila-Mint

Materials make the difference in 3D printing. A good print ultimately comes down to the a harmonious coming together of materials, hardware, and software. While much of the focus today…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Rani Richardson, Director of CATIA Technical Sales, Dassault Systèmes

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 and in many places, the entire month has been dedicated to a celebration of women’s achievements and a call for advancements in…

Guadalajara’s Festival of Lights Graced by Moti Digital’s Giant 3D Printed Skeleton

While the Day of the Dead has always been somewhat familiar to Americans, it has never been more so than since the release of the Oscar-winning movie Coco. Never have…

Open Source 3D Printing in the Spotlight at MRRF 2018: Community, 3D Printers, Championships

To say that open source is a major part of 3D printing would be an understatement in the extreme; indeed, to many, the open source RepRap Project is the most…

Protolabs Dials In to Methodical Approach to Quality in 3D Printing: Exclusive Interview

Protolabs, established in 1999 with a vision to speed up the manufacturing process with a focus on rapid prototyping, has made a name for itself with its follow-through on its…

Catch Up with Tim Ruffner, Our First Speaker for 3D Printing in Metal

Last week, we got a chance to sit down and speak with Tim Ruffner, a 3D printing in metal expert and the first speaker for our 3D Printing in Metal…

Exclusive Interview: Materialise on 3D Printing, Black Panther, Agile Fashion Design

Black Panther hit the big screen earlier this year, immediately breaking records and grabbing attention for its storyline, diverse cast, remarkable visual effects — and dazzling overall aesthetic. That aesthetic shined…

3D Printing Business: Inside Protolabs

Prototyping is a critical part of manufacturing, and in this business, time is money. Minnesota-based Protolabs Inc. understands this, having been founded on the basis of providing speedier services to…

Fine Detail Electronics 3D Printing: Optomec Fills Us In on the New Aerosol Jet HD System to Fill In the Gaps in Production Solutions

Albuquerque-based Optomec focuses on additive manufacturing for production with its two patented 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet, used to 3D print electronics, and LENS, for high-value metal 3D printing. The busy company has…

Exclusive Interview: Shapeways Introduces New CEO, Vision to Bridge the Gap in 3D Printing and Design

Back in August, Shapeways co-founder Peter Weijmarshausen stepped down as the company’s CEO. During the transition phase, COO Tom Finn has served as interim CEO. Today, the company announces that a permanent…

Protolabs Sees That “3D Printing Has Evolved” as Part of Manufacturing Suite

Minnesota-based Protolabs traces its history back to 1999, when the company was founded with a vision to provide a solution to slash the time needed for injection molded plastic prototypes,…

Literal Growth in 3D Printing with Live Parts: Details from Desktop Metal

Last week at SOLIDWORKS World, the software platform became further enmeshed with additive manufacturing as a flurry of announcements introduced new collaborations, integrations, and offerings further tying SOLIDWORKS into the…

Lenovo Lends a 3D Printed Helping Hand to Children in Need of Prosthetics

Multinational corporation Lenovo, manufacturer of technology such as computers and tablets, first got into 3D printing a few years ago with a chocolate 3D printer. Since then, the company has…

BigRep Looks to Break Through the Noise in Thermoplastic 3D Printing: Interview

When ‘big’ is in the name, it’s only natural to expect big things. Germany-based BigRep delivers, bringing large-scale 3D printing to bear with some sizeable hardware offerings. The company has…

Rize CEO: How Do We Make 3D Printing Immersive in the Experience of Engineers?

For a new technology to truly take hold, a movement requires momentum; the greatest ideas will, without being put into use, wither away and gather dust. Additive manufacturing is gaining…

With Maturity Comes Disruption: SOLIDWORKS’ Mark Rushton on Additive Manufacturing

Last year’s SOLIDWORKS World featured a great deal of the CAM features of SOLIDWORKS, but this year focus was more on additive manufacturing, Mark Ruston, ‎Product Portfolio Manager – ‎Dassault Systèmes…

3D Systems Execs Discuss “Phenomenal Partnership” with SOLIDWORKS, Roadmap to Seamless 3D Printing Experience

Some companies dip their toes in to new technologies and endeavors, while others cannonball straight in the deep end. For 3D Systems, entrenched as it is since the very beginnings…

Tenacity and Empathy: Unlimited Tomorrow and Stratasys Discuss 3D Printing, Prosthetics, Partnership

This year at SOLIDWORKS World, the focus wasn’t only on the feats of design and engineering made possible through use of SOLIDWORKS and advanced manufacturing techniques including 3D printing —…

EXO Splints Rehabilitate with 3D Printing – and with Style: Interview

Broken bones and style don’t always go together, but modern technology is changing both the means and the aesthetics of recuperation. 3D printed braces and splints have become more common,…

Fontys University Students Experiment with Filament Extrusion and 3D Printing

One of the most promising aspects of 3D printing is the fact that additive manufacturing adds material and only uses what is necessary through building structures up (albeit with any…

3D Printing Events, Regulations, IP, Expertise: Interview with John Hornick

Our recent inaugural Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, hosted with SmarTech Markets Publishing, brought together experts in medical and dental 3D printing alongside legal and business leaders to share thoughts on the…

Insights from the FDA on the Future of 3D Printing in Medical Markets

As additive manufacturing has made its way into the healthcare arena, the technology has opened up new possibilities in the creation of patient-specific medical products such as anatomical models and…

Bioprinting in Focus: Interview with José Baena, Founder and CEO of REGEMAT 3D and BRECA Healthcare

REGEMAT 3D, a pioneer in the development of 3D bioprinting technologies, and BRECA Healthcare have been making headlines recently, so to learn more we turned to  their founder José Baena…

Dassault Systèmes Gathered 3D Printing Expertise at CES 2018: Interviews with Rize, Syos

At last week’s eventful CES 2018 in Las Vegas, 3D printing may not have been the main attraction — but still had plenty to show. The annual trade show has…