3d printing partnerships

Canon Europe Enters a Strategic Partnership with Materialise to Offer 3D Printing Software Solutions

Global imaging, camera and medical equipment developer Canon Europe has announced that they have entered into a new strategic partnership with 3D printing software and services company, Materialise. The deal…

Something for Everyone! 3D MakerJet & ZBOT Soon to Release One-Stop-Shop with 26 3D Printer Models

Most of us are still reeling, rather giddily, from the news that Taiwanese company XYZprinting would be releasing seven 3D printers in total this year. It never occurred to most…

Siemens, Local Motors Partner to Speed Development of 3D Printed Cars

It’s an entertaining exercise to think about what cars may look like in 10, 20, 50 years. Science fiction writers love to speculate about the vehicles of the future –…

Konica Minolta Expands Their 3D Printer Sales Partnership with 3D Systems in the Australian Market

Japanese imaging technology manufacturer and developer Konica Minolta went into business with 3D Systems last year when they signed a local distribution agreement for the Australian market.  Less than a…

Alcoa Signs Contract With Airbus, Will Begin Supplying 3D Printed Airplane Components by Mid-2016

Lightweight metals manufacturer Alcoa is relatively new to 3D printing, but once they decided to pursue the technology, they pursued it aggressively. The multinational corporation announced their intention to adopt 3D…

German RepRap Establishes a Presence in Northern Ireland Through Partnership With Believe 3D Printing

In its six years of existence, German RepRap has established quite a global presence, with resellers on four continents, and the company’s reach is continuously expanding. The latest reseller to…

Thanks to New Partnership with Resin.io, NVBOTS is Now More Connected Than Ever

The 3D printing industry is teeming with fascinating companies and innovative developments, but there are always companies that come to the forefront and stay there because they just don’t seem…

Polar 3D and PIE Partner Up to Develop New, Comprehensive 3D Printing Curriculum

There are very few 3D printer manufacturers who aren’t involved in education to some degree. It’s a refrain we hear again and again: teaching kids about 3D printing is critical,…

Nano Dimension and FATHOM Will Introduce 3D Printed Electronics to Silicon Valley

Electronics and multi-layer PCB 3D printer manufacturer Nano Dimension has announced that they have signed a deal with 3D printing service provider and distributor FATHOM to introduce the DragonFly 2020 3D…

Sigma Labs Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne in Quality Control For Air Force 3D Printed Parts

When major news about 3D printing develops, it often surrounds one company or agency. NASA is building a 3D printed rocket engine. Organovo has created 3D printed kidney tissue. What’s not often…

Carbon’s Kodak Moment: Partnership Will Develop New Materials for CLIP 3D Printing Technology

I took several photography classes in high school and college, and I graduated just before digital photography took over completely, making darkrooms mostly a thing of the past. Although I…

Super Speed 3D Printing: Carbon Announces Sculpteo & Three Other Partners to Use CLIP Technology

Sculpteo is one of the top 3D printing service bureaus in the world, and as such, it’s safe to say that we stay busy following their activities, from offering new…

Partnership Between 3D Slash and 3dfilemarket Makes It Easier for Anyone to Design Quality 3D Models

The Internet can seem like a free-for-all when it comes to the selling of 3D files and models. There are 3D printing platforms and online marketplaces all over the place;…

Materialise Partners with Velleman for New Builder Software Package, Customized to Build-Your-Own Vertex 3D Printer

Materialise’s Builder software is named because, simply, it makes building 3D models easy. I’d argue that it has an unintended meaning as well, because the Builder and Build Processor software platforms have…

Optomec Expands Sales in China and Taiwan through Partnership with DETEKT

If a full month goes by without Optomec announcing a new distribution partnership, it’s an unusual month at 3DPrint.com. The New Mexico-based additive manufacturing company has been rapidly spreading its…

3Discovered Takes on GPI as the Latest Member of Their 3D Printing Service Bureau Network

Every industry, or even every individual, can tell you something different about why they love 3D printing. For many industries, though, easy customization is at the top of the list….

Shining 3D First Chinese 3D Manufacturer to Enter Japanese Market, Partners with KS Design Lab

In an industry swimming with promising startups and a wide range of products bearing new bells and whistles that seem to appear on the market daily from relative unknowns, China’s…

3D Printing to Advance Human Rights

3D printers can be used to crank out miniature, glow-in-the-dark Yoda heads, and I have my own collection of tiny Buddhist rabbits, ready to be placed anywhere that people might…

Optomec and Dragonfly Partner Up to Bring Aerosol Jet Technology to Italy

There are so many different applications of 3D printing that it’s hard to keep up with them all sometimes, which is why specialized companies are so important – and so…

Autodesk Team Seeks Inspiration from Nature to Find Safe Materials for Sustaining the Future of 3D Printing

There’s very little about the 3D printing industry that fails to be interesting, and as Autodesk enters the scene beyond the AutoCAD scope, things should heat up further–and especially considering…

DeltaWASP 20 40 and 20 40 Turbo Are Latest Additions to Hawk 3D Proto’s Stock

English 3D printer retailer Hawk 3D Proto branched out in 2013 from their parent company Cutwel Limited, a tooling supplier that has been in business for twenty years. Many older, well-established manufacturing…

3D Printing Platforms CGTrader and Prototypster Announce Partnership

Business partnerships within the 3D printing industry are a daily occurrence, but it’s not often that you see partnerships between two 3D printing platforms. There are so many online platforms…

Come on Everybody, Let’s Go! Select Toy Stores Offering On-Site 3D Printing of Nickelodeon Characters via PieceMaker

Let’s speak the truth when it comes to ordering items–especially toys–with our darling little miracles in tow. We all try to preach patience (and maintain a little of our own as…

3Discovered and 3D Scanning AS Partner Up to Make Sure Your Cruise Ships Are Safe

Cruise ships are supposed to be vessels for relaxation, a chance for stressed-out people to get away from their lives and spend a few days at sea, getting some sun…