3d printing partnerships

BigRep Partners with Heidelberg for Serial Production of the BigRep Studio 3D Printer

BigRep is known for, as its name suggests, big 3D printers. The company realized last year, however, that there is such a thing as too big, and that not all…

Johnson Matthey and voxeljet Collaborate to Develop Ceramic Binder Jet 3D Printing

Chemical company Johnson Matthey has been pursuing additive manufacturing for several years, like many other companies in the chemical industry. Unlike many of its peers, however, Johnson Matthey hasn’t been focusing…

BASF and Poietis Continue Work Toward 3D Printed Skin in Renewed Bioprinting Agreement

Two years ago, chemical company BASF signed an agreement with bioprinting company Poietis regarding the 3D printing of skin for cosmetic testing purposes. BASF wanted to use Poietis’ 3D laser-assisted bioprinting…

GKN and GE Additive to Work Together as Partners in 3D Printing

This week is a busy one for GKN, which just announced that it would be creating a new division called GKN Additive to consolidate all of its additive manufacturing activities…

ORNL and Strangpresse Continue 3D Printing Partnership with Exclusive Extruder Licensing Agreement

In 2014, Youngstown, Ohio company Strangpresse was formed to develop and commercialize lightweight, fully controllable thermoplastic extruders for 3D printing. This week, the company was granted an exclusive license for Oak…

3DCeram Expands Ceramic 3D Printing Business with Investment from Sinto Group

Ceramics are a relatively new material in 3D printing, at least on a large scale. One company has been working with the material in 3D printing for over a decade,…

Valve Collaborates with Fans Through New Shapeways 3D Printing Licensing Agreement

3D printing has allowed gamers and fans everywhere to create their own figurines and accessories based on their favorite games, and to do so relatively easily. As we all know,…

The Latest 3D Printing Business News: Partnerships and 3D Printers Galore

To kick off the beginning of a busy workweek, we’re sharing a few 3D printing business stories with you today, starting with the announcement of a strategic alignment between metal…

Family of the Future Project Nears 3D Printed Completion

A couple of months ago, nonprofit group Flam3D introduced an intriguing new project: Family of the Future, a collaboration that brought together 29 partner organizations for a project that would showcase the…

3D Printing Business: Inside HP Inc.

Silicon Valley, home to all things technology, had its beginnings in a humble garage from which arose one of the best-known names in the digitized 21st century. Standing where Bill…

German and Canadian Organizations Partner to Develop 3D Printed Contractile Tissue

It’s been a big week for bioprinting, with news of planned 3D printed organs coming from both Prellis Biologics and BIOLIFE4D. The bioprinting world is one that doesn’t slow down, and…

Renishaw and Infosys Team Up to Lower the Additive Manufacturing Entry Barrier

It can be intimidating for manufacturers to adopt new technologies, and even more intimidating to implement them at a large scale. Part of the reason that additive manufacturing hasn’t become…

ORNL and Senvol Partner for Additive Manufacturing Data Generation Project

It’s somewhat of an understatement to say that a lot of 3D printing research takes place at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The facility is constantly making headlines for its groundbreaking…

Prodways Group Acquires Interson-Protac, Announces Two New Distribution Partnerships

For more than 40 years, French company Interson-Protac has been a leader in the field of audiology. The company specializes in ear tips for hearing aids and noise protection devices,…

HP and Siemens Deliver New Additive Manufacturing Software Module

Siemens and HP have been working together for some time now. Siemens has been one of HP’s primary partners in its mission to transform 3D printing from a prototyping to…

Sculpteo and ZBrush Partner for One-Click 3D Printing

There are a lot of different 3D modeling programs out there, each offering something a little different to appeal to different tastes. One of the most popular is ZBrush, which…

HP and Deloitte: Allies in 3D Printing-Led Disruption to Manufacturing

There’s a great deal of optimism and ambition in additive manufacturing today as the growing industry looks toward tomorrow. HP Inc. has long been on record as saying it was…

Sigma Labs Expands 3D Printing Software Solution, Focusing on Partnerships and Executive Structure for Growth

As 3D printing technologies continue to spread across the globe, management solutions are a major concern for those operations adopting additive manufacturing into their workflow. Sigma Labs has been at…

RESA Wearables Brings Custom 3D Printed Insoles to Kiosks Around China

Insoles aren’t expensive, and they can be purchased at most shoe stores and pharmacies to help with foot pain and discomfort. Depending on their quality, off-the-shelf insoles do provide some…

The Department of Defense & Youngstown Business Incubator Weigh In on 3D Printing in the US

As additive manufacturing continues to see increased use around the globe, national strategies for adoption of the technology are becoming a bigger focus for governments seeking to ensure that they…

America Makes Celebrates 5 Years Advancing 3D Printing: Exclusive Interview with Executive Director Rob Gorham

Established in 2012, America Makes is the United States’ national accelerator for additive manufacturing and 3D printing, leading the way in dedicated public-private partnerships in technology research, discovery, creation, and…

JETA Enterprises Becomes Latest Manufacturer’s Representative for Sigma Labs’ 3D Printing Services

In terms of expansion and new partnerships, Sigma Labs is one of the busiest companies in the 3D printing industry. It seems to be on nearly a monthly basis that…

Chemical Giant Increases Focus on Additive Manufacturing with Creation of BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH

Global chemical giant BASF isn’t new to 3D printing. The company has been increasingly involved in high-profile partnerships in additive manufacturing, including significant work with HP’s new Multi Jet Fusion…

Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Soars with Billion-Dollar Boeing Partnership, Educational Adoption for Tomorrow’s Aerospace Workforce

In 1986, aviation powerhouse Boeing turned to CATIA software from Dassault Systèmes for the design and manufacture of new airplanes. A few decades on, 3D technologies have become a staple tool…