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3MF 3D Printing Format Now a Linux Foundation Open Standards Project

We have always been limited by the lack of standards in 3D printing. In software, especially, not having a clear overall roadmap or plan for the entire software toolchain and…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 20, 2020: 3DEO and 3MF Consortium

Our 3D Printing News Briefs this week are indeed brief, but no less important. We’ll tell you how 3DEO has reached an important production milestone, and also about the newest…

Stratasys Introduces Full-Color, Office-Friendly J55 PolyJet 3D Printer

It was only a few months ago that Stratasys introduced its latest PolyJet system, the J826, at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020. This week, it’s unveiling the new J55 3D printer, which…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2019

We’ve got plenty of business news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with Additive Manufacturing Technologies’ impressive growth as of late. ExOne has announced a collaboration with…

HP and Siemens PLM Expand Partnership to Provide More 3D Printing and Design Opportunities

Among its many partners, HP counts Siemens as one of its primary collaborators in the ongoing mission to transform 3D printing to a production technology. The company relied on Siemens’…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 13, 2018

Reading our 3D Printing News Briefs won’t bring you any bad luck this Friday the 13th – just the latest goings-on in the 3D printing industry. We’ve got news on…

3MF Consortium Introduces Beam Lattice Specification Extension for 3D Printing

When Microsoft introduced the updated, 3D printing-specific 3MF format, and the collaborative 3MF Consortium, in 2015, the announcement drew significant attention in the hopes of a superior digital file format for…

Rize Introduces Digitally Augmented Parts, Enhancing Compliance and Traceability in 3D Printed Parts

Additive manufacturing company Rize Inc., headquartered in Boston, introduced its industrial Rize One 3D printer nearly two years ago. The hybrid 3D printer, with virtually no need for post-processing, combines FFF 3D printing…

HP Announces Lower-Cost Full-Color 3D Printing Systems, SOLIDWORKS Collaboration

Full-color 3D printing represents something of a holy grail: many have been working on developing solutions that will be viable and meet expectations, but we haven’t seen a full answer…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 17, 2017

We’re covering 3D printing files, 3D printers, business, projects, and programs today in 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory now supports the 3MF file format, and an interior design company created…

Shining 3D Announces EinScan Software V2.5 with Improvements in the 3D Scanning Experience

Founded in 2004, China’s Shining 3D offers 3D solutions to the world, to include equipment for 3D scanning, 3D printing, designing and manufacturing—even including a cloud platform with a completely…

EOS Joins 3MF Consortium as Founding Member, Expands Presence at Incodema3D

It’s been a busy year so far for EOS, which kicked off 2017 by announcing a partnership with Audi and proceeded to undertake several additional projects, including a 3D printed robot…

3MF Consortium Introduces Two New Extensions to 3MF Core Specification

The 3D printing industry is getting ever closer to the adoption of a standardized 3D printing file format. When Microsoft introduced the 3MF file format last year, it was huge…

Ultimaker Scaled Up to Lead Desktop 3D Printing into a New Professional Era, Says CEO Jos Burger

About a decade ago the Dutch envisioned ways to bring the “boring” technologies for rapid prototyping to the masses and embraced 3D printing. Today, while the mass media report on the…

Preparing for the Advent of 3MF Files: France’s Datakit Begins Developing Library

As you read, there are numerous people around the world unpacking new 3D printers right now. Whether at the desktop for the home, office, or workshop, or an industrial machine…

3MF Consortium Brings on ASTM International in Final Preparation for Standardized 3D Printing File Format

There’s just nothing like getting in on a good thing at the very beginning, and especially when you’ve had a hand in creating it yourself. Tech titans like Microsoft certainly know…

Mcor Announces Adoption of 3MF File Format for ARKe

In San Francisco, the Microsoft Build 2016 conference is now underway. The annual event attracts thousands from the developer world, and attendees can expect major announcements about new updates, apps…

3MF Consortium Aims to Set New Standards for 3D Printing Files; GE Global Research Joins

The 3MF Consortium aims to make some changes to the very foundation of 3D printing–and that begins with files. Concerned with file formats and a lack of standards for what…

3MF Consortium Announces Ultimaker’s Founding Level Membership

The 3MF Consortium continues to expand, one member at a time. The newest addition to the 3MF team is Ultimaker, which announced today that it has joined the consortium at…

3MF Consortium Announces New Associate Level of Membership

We’ve been following news of the 3MF Consortium since it was first teased back in April, and fully announced at the end of that month, with the .3MF file format…

3MF Consortium Gains 4 New Members — 3D Systems, Stratasys, Materialise & Siemens PLM

At the end of April, Microsoft announced a major move within the 3D printing space, the 3MF Consortium, in an effort to push the newly revised 3D printing file format…

From Children to NASA Astronauts: Microsoft & Autodesk Just Blew the Cover Off of 3D Printing With 3MF

Imagine one day your kindergartener comes home from school, logs onto your a computer and literally within minutes begins 3D printing a toy that his friend emailed to him 5…

Microsoft Unleashes the 3MF File Format for 3D Printing, Launches 3MF Consortium

It’s been a long five days since we initially broke the news that Microsoft would be unveiling details about a new 3D Printing Consortium as well as file format which…