3d printing interviews

3D Printing Spotlight On: Irene Healey, Founder, Principal Designer, New Attitude Prosthetic Designs

When it comes to medical applications for advanced technologies, the tech itself is remarkable — but is by no stretch the full story. It’s about the patient. By keeping human…

3D Printing with Essentially No Post-Processing: Rize Rises at RAPID, Sees Future in Growth with New Company President

It’s okay to admit it: you hate post-processing. It’s easier once you’ve admitted it. It’s easier still if you can virtually eliminate the need for it — or at least that’s…

Materialise Stays Focused on Collaboration, Building the Backbone for 3D Printing; Announces New Partnership

It’s been a busy few months for Belgium-based Materialise — and for those of us working to follow their progress. The company hosted the biennial Materialise World Summit in Brussels…

GeonX CEO: Company Expanding Potential in the US, Widening Global Reach of Predictive Additive Manufacturing Software

This month at RAPID + TCT, Belgium-based GeonX introduced its latest software offering with Virfac iAM, as the company enhances its Virtual Factory (Virfac) offerings in the additive arena. GeonX, founded in…

Global Chemical Giant SABIC Details Commitment to Advancing Additive Manufacturing

When a big company makes a big commitment to a big technology, it tends to be big news — and SABIC is taking this literally, as the company showcased some big…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Dr. Dee Dee Wang, Medical Director of 3D Printing, Henry Ford Innovation Institute

As 3D printing makes its way into patient care, teams of medical professionals must become familiar and comfortable with the technology that can help to save their patients’ lives through…

Changing the Physics of 3D Printing: Essentium Materials Brings Plasma to the FFF 3D Printer

When it comes to FFF-based 3D printing methods, new machines may come out on a fairly regular basis — many of which work with unique materials incorporating everything from wood…

Stratasys Fills In the Blanks on Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator, Extended Desktop Metal 3D Printing Partnership

At RAPID + TCT last week in Pittsburgh, the air was thick with announcements of the latest (and greatest?) in 3D printing. For its part, Stratasys hosted its announcements with…

Focus on Functional 3D Printed Part Applications: John Dulchinos Discusses Jabil’s 3D Printing Strategy

RAPID + TCT kept a steady pace of introductions and announcements this week, as 2017 represents a year of growth across the board. While we hear often from companies developing…

Made In Space Releases Video Renderings of Archinaut 3D Printer; CEO Andrew Rush Tells Us More About the Project

Last year, NASA began the Archinaut project, or, as it’s formally titled, Versatile In-Space Robotic Precision Manufacturing and Assembly System. To describe the project, undertaken in collaboration with several partners,…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Renee, Abuzz Designs

Lauren Renee has had a presence on Twitter and YouTube and a dedicated following for several years now. Her first tack as a YouTuber was in the area of makeup tutorials,…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Umbarger, Service and Applications Technician, EnvisionTEC

Many active in the 3D printing industry today did not necessarily foresee the career path that would lead them to additive manufacturing, including for those working with some of the…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Julie Reece, VP of Marketing, Rize

We have been following the story of Rize Inc. and its mission to remove the strain of post-processing — the ‘dirty little secret of 3D printing’ and a seemingly small area…

Printr Sharpens Focus on the 3D Printing User Experience: Exclusive Interview

We’ve been following the Printr story since their debut in 2014 and from the first, the company’s mission has been clear: make 3D printing more accessible and enhance the user experience. While…

It’s All About the Story: Think2Thing Puts 3D Printing in Context

Toronto-based Think2Thing is no longer a stranger to 3D printing technology, but the story had to start somewhere. For the founding team, this story’s “once upon a time” was October…

3D Printing for Gamers — A Few Questions For: U-Dimensions

Gamers and 3D printing. 3D printing and gamers. It’s a tale as old as time, in that very twenty-first century way. We’ve seen gaming and 3D printing come together in…

NASA-Born BeeHex Makes 3D Printed Pizza Palatable, Brings R&D Operations to Ohio

Ohio may be the heart of it all, but it’s the stomach that BeeHex is focusing on with its 3D printing technology. Having recently moved its R&D operations to Columbus,…

35 Schools Awarded 3D Printers Thanks to Dremel’s #LearnMakeGive Contest: Educators Tell Us What Winning Means for Their Students

When I was in middle school shop class, we engraved plastic keychains. There was no design to them other than settling on the brief text we wanted and ensuring we…

Popular 3D Printing Channel Hits Major Milestone: A Few Minutes with Devin from Make Anything

Last week I had the privilege of meeting and sharing a few beers with Devin Montes from the YouTube channel Make Anything, in the city of angels during SOLIDWORKS World 2017….

Driving the Future of Metal Additive Manufacturing: EOS Tells Us About Their Partnership with Audi

Recently, we heard about a new partnership set to make waves in the automotive industry as Audi tapped EOS to work toward a “holistic approach for metal-based additive manufacturing.” The…

A Recipe for Additive Manufacturing Success: GE Additive Materials Lab Tells Us What They Have Cooking

Additive manufacturing is an undeniable part of the future of global industry, built on decades of research and innovation. Among the most obvious harbingers of AM to come has been…

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Exclusive Interview: Shining 3D Shines on in 3D Scanning and 3D Printing at CES 2017

CES is a fertile launching pad for exciting new products in technology, and the 2017 event was a buzz of activity as new products were rolled out left and right….

CES 2017: Day Two in 3D Printing & 3D Scanning Shows More Hardware, More Focus

On Friday, CES 2017 was again in full swing following a very busy day one — many exhibitors braced themselves for what they had heard would be the busiest day…

CES 2017: Day One at The Sands Expo Showcased 3D Printing & 3D Scanning Advances

If there’s one thing I’m picking up on this week, it’s that what happens in Vegas most certainly does not stay in Vegas. The announcements rolling in from CES 2017 are abundant…