3d printing software

Prodways Enters Into 3D Printer Distribution Partnership with Dental Axess

Prodways Group, French manufacturer of the MOVINGLight 3D printing platform, has announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Dental Axess, a Swiss provider of software solutions for…

Ai Build Announces $3.2 Million in New Investments

London-based software as a service (SaaS) company, Ai Build, announced that it has raised $3.2 million from its most recent round of funding. Along with SuperSeed, one of the company’s…

Altair Buys 3D Printing Software Startup Gen3D

Altair Engineering Inc., the Michigan-based provider of software and cloud services for advanced manufacturing, announced that it has acquired Gen3D, a creator of additive manufacturing (AM) design software utilizing implicit…

Materialise CO-AM Unites 3D Printing Software in the Cloud

Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) aims to cement its software leadership through its new CO-AM Platform, an open software tool that integrates the offerings of different cloud-based software vendors. The platform enables…

AI Software Brings Smart Quality Control to 3D Printing

A startup out of Purdue University, dubbed Araqev, is using machine learning (ML) to improve quality assurance (QA) for 3D printing. Started by Arman Sabbaghi, an associate professor in Purdue’s…

Ultimaker’s Latest Cura Update is a Huge Step Forward for User Control

Ultimaker has just announced the release of the beta version for Cura 5.0, the latest edition of its widely-used, open-source slicing software. The company revealed the new upgrade at this year’s…

French DARPA to Drive Automated 2D-to-3D 3D Printing Software

The French Defense Innovation Agency, along with Spare Parts 3D and the University for Research in Automated Production (LURPA) at the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) Paris-Sarclay, have announced that they’ve…

3D Printer Slicer from Helio Additive Uses Physics to Perfect FFF Prints

Earlier this year, Polymaker, producer of materials used in extrusion-based 3D printing, announced it was partnering with AMESOS, a 3D printer manufacturer spun-off from motor and motion control company, Akribis…

Role of 3D Printing Software Highlighted by New PostProcess CONNECT3D Tool

As anticipated by the “Automation, Additive Manufacturing and the Factory of the Future” report from SmarTech Analysis, the digital manufacturing thread is started to come together, connecting various parts of…

Stratasys GrabCAD to Feature 3D Printing Apps from Riven and 3D Systems’ Oqton

Up until recently, the two closest competitors in the 3D printing world have been Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) and 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD), as the two largest publicly traded stalwarts the…

First Acquisition Pushes Authentise Beyond 3D Printing

3D printing software developer Authentise has made its first acquisition, purchasing all assets of Elements Technology Platform, a British provider of workflow tools for manufacturing. The deal will further allow…

Improving Boeing’s ROI with 3D Printing MES Software: An Interview with Authentise

In a recent interview, Andre Wegner, CEO and Co-Founder of Authentise, highlighted that the company’s software achieved a reduction in the time it takes to process an order by 80…

AMS Speaker Spotlight: Connecting the Dots: End-to-End AM Software For Empowered Workflows

Additive manufacturing software is growing in demand as new players implement AM strategies into their production operations. According to a 2020 survey by HP, 79% of digital manufacturing and 3D…

3DPOD Episode 90: 3D Printing Software and Supply Chain Management with Authentise CEO Andre Wegner

Authentise is the developer of a manufacturing execution system (MES) software package that helps businesses manage their 3D printing fleets. With Authentise, you can track your prints and batches, as…

Fueling the Shift towards EV-centric Product Portfolios with Additive Manufacturing

There is no doubt that the automotive and transportation industry has made a significant transformation in technologies and innovation in the areas of propulsion systems.  In fact, the transformation is…

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Start 3D Printing Pro with BuildBee’s Slicing Software

The new era of digital globalization has sparked all sorts of innovative design, especially in 3D printing, where the production of geometries that were expensive to produce or simply not…

GE Announces Metal 3D Printing Simulation and More at Formnext

As one of the most significant players in additive manufacturing (AM), GE Additive is always a company to watch at industry trade shows. At this year’s Formnext, the firm unveiled…

Carbon Design Engine 3D Printing Software Available to Non-Carbon Customers

Carbon Design Engine is a lattice design software that Carbon made for its customers. The company has now announced that, in 2022, you can license the software and use the…

Materialise Acquires 3D Printing Software Firm Link3D for $33.5M

After announcing earlier in the year an option to purchase 3D printing software firm Link3D, Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has agreed to exercise that option and just in time for formnext…

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COLLABORATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN MEER3D AND PRINT&GO

The company Meer 3D and PRINT&GO create synergies and sign a collaboration agreement, in order to help more companies to automate the management of their 3D printers and, thus, achieve…

Shapeways Extends Partnership With Desktop Metal to Add 3D Printing Capabilities

After a year of working towards heightened adoption of 3D printing technology, Shapeways (NYSE: SHPW) and Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) have decided to extend their partnership to increase anytime, anywhere…

3D Printing Financials: Markforged Revenue and Profits Surge in Third Quarter 2021

Boston 3D printer developer Markforged (NYSE: MKFG) posted strong third-quarter profit and revenue growth for 2021, just four months after going public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) through…

What Are the Advantages of Using Grasshopper for 3D Printing?

Grasshopper is a visual scripting tool for creating 3D models. It breaks with traditional CAD software in that geometry is coded rather than directly created and manipulated in the viewport….

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Shapeways Reveals On-Demand Software Platform for Free Access to AM Services

Shapeways introduced a purpose-built software platform that empowers traditional manufacturers to benefit from a faster, simpler path to 3D printing. The debut of Otto Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is expected to mitigate…