3d printing marketplace

Makelab Founders Expand Business with Makelab Market for 3D Printed Interior Designs

Christina Perla and Manny Mota started Makelab a few years ago as a way to offer customers help with bringing their 3D printing ideas to life. They founded the Brooklyn-based…

CGTrader Offers New Analytics Tool for 3D Designers

3D model marketplace CGTrader is always trying to help its users, whether it’s through asset protection measures or just overall helping them to improve their businesses. Now, the company is…

Shapeways Co-Founder Peter Weijmarshausen Resigns as CEO, Will Remain on Company Board

3D printing platform and marketplace Shapeways is 10 years old this year – and with that milestone comes change. Back in 2007, Shapeways was co-founded by Peter Weijmarshausen, who helped…

MyMiniFactory: 3D Printing Trends for July 2017

The 3D printing industry has bloomed into one that generates billions of dollars, and that is only expected to grow–with fierce competition continuing to mount across the globe. Today, you…

Creative Design Platform Gantri Offers Free Resources and 3D Printing, So Designers Can Quickly Bring Products to Market

If you’re interested in designing unique products and easily selling them online, but aren’t sure where to start, look no further than Gantri, a new, free platform for designers to…

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3D Ninja Launches IFind3D, a Massive Search Engine for 3D Printable Models

There are a lot of 3D printing marketplaces, platforms and model repositories online. A lot. That’s great if you’re looking for a particular model to 3D print; it’s pretty likely…

Thanks to Local 3D Printing, Traveler’s Photography Drone Back in the Air While Abroad

The Indian government’s flagship Start-Up India initiative, which was launched last January, aims to build a strong ecosystem to nurture and empower innovation and startups across India. The 3DEXPERIENCE platform…

3Diligent to Publish State of Professional and Industrial 3D Printing Report

3Diligent has been noted for their unique role in the 3D printing industry, connecting clients and vendors. Their marketplace offers subscriptions, both free and premium, that allow customers access to 3D…

Fusion3 Embraces Open 3D Printing Material Philosophy, Adds 3 New Material Categories to Certification List

Time and again, we hear about 3D printer manufacturer Fusion3 and the vast range of materials their printers support. Back in 2015, when their commercial-grade F306 3D printer was still…

Gambody Launches Online Workshop for Painting 3D Printed Models

Thanks to 3D printing marketplaces like Gambody and—to some extent— MyMiniFactory, gamers from all around the world have been able to 3D print replica models of their favorite video game…

Designer Creates 3D Printed Pokéball Case to Help Catch ‘Em All in Pokémon Go

I can still remember those elementary school days, about 15 years ago for me, as I walked through the hall with my Game Boy in one hand and a binder…

Don Those 3D Glasses Before You Buy! Treatstock Lets You See Models in Color, Metallic & Perfect View

The Treatstock team, behind one of the most unique 3D printing marketplaces you’ll see today, has exactly what most of us want to see in a company within the industry—they…

Gambody Adds 3D Model of Merkava MK2 Tank to Armoured Warfare Collectibles

The Merkava MK2 tank first rolled out into the service of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) back in 1983, seen as a vast improvement over the first version of the…

Getting Those Parts Oriented: Made for Me Releases The Ultimate Guide to ABS 3D Printing

These days it’s easy enough to unpack that new 3D printer and set off to work with your starter pack of filament, design files ready to go and models on…

Win a Form 2 in Pinshape’s Newly Launched Bike Accessory Design Contest

It wasn’t too long ago when we were preparing a farewell to the Canadian-based online 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape, which announced that they would be shutting down operations back…

Congrats in Order: CGTrader is Now the Largest 3D Model Marketplace in the World, with 500,000 Designs

It would seem the general consensus is that the world loves 3D printing. Whether you are a novice, a manufacturer, or perhaps someone who just received a 3D printed prosthetic or…

Transform Your 3D Print Textures with Sculpteo Smoothing Beautifier, Unveiled at RAPID Today

From filling us in on the state of the 3D printing industry with helpful data reports to the best way for fabricating a quality Rubik’s cube, Sculpteo is one of those…

And, Pinshape is Saved! Formlabs Acquires Popular 3D Model Marketplace, to Operate as Standalone Business

Thankfully, it would seem that recent turbulence and instability—to say the least—is over for Pinshape, as hints that the Canadian-born company may have found a safe haven and a very…

Kwambio’s New iOS App is Unique, Easy to Use — and Free!

As 3D printing platforms go, Kwambio is one of the more interesting ones. Officially launched last summer, the platform immediately set itself apart from the sea of other platforms in…

New! 3D Hubs Now to Fulfill Orders for Formsfield 3D Printing Marketplace Customers

What could be more fun than ordering one of the unique and select offerings created by a Formsfield designer, picking out something amazing for the home, waiting a short while, and…

Pinshape 3D Printing Design Guide: Learn How to Sell Your Models

Sometimes the world of 3D printing still feels a bit like the wild, wild west. The rules are being made up as we go, and it’s still a fairly lawless…

SmarTech Launches Two New 3D Printing Industry Advisory Services for Tracking Growth

There’s a whole lot of growth and excitement in the 3D printing industry these days. Through all the chaos (which hasn’t all been positive) it’s become increasingly difficult to track developments, parse…

Threeding & Artec 3D Team Up to Scan Hundreds of Greek Artifacts from Private Collection

We tend to perk up whenever we hear that Threeding and Artec 3D have teamed up for a new project. This generally means we are about to be taken to…

The Netherlands: Zazzy Expands 3D Printed Merchandise, Lauching Shopify to Empower Designers

As 3D printing does its duty with mass disruption, speeding along far more steadily than many imagined or can even fathom today, innovations that would not have been possible otherwise are…