additive manufacturing

Space 3D Printing Firm ADDMAN Buys Castheon; Second Acquisition in a Month 

Focused on deepening its space industry expertise, ADDMAN Engineering acquired Castheon, a laser powder bed fusion process developer and leading provider of additive manufacturing (AM) technologies for mission-critical space applications….

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Now Trading on NYSE: Fathom On-demand 3D Printing Service

On-demand 3D printing service provider Fathom (NYSE: FATH) began trading on December 27, 2021, on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker “FATH,” becoming the latest 3D printing…

Scars and Bruises: Business Development Success in 3D Printing

We know now the general advantages of using 3D printing. When trying to commercialize a new material, technology, or application, a lot of people seek out these advantages laser-like to…

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3D Systems Launches New Products to Spearhead 3D Printing Innovation

3D Systems plans to accelerate additive manufacturing (AM) innovation through a host of new products and partnerships. The pioneer 3D printing solutions manufacturer announced new high-throughput 3D printing technologies; a…

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NAMIC Global AM Summit 2021: Exploring the Global Impact of 3D Printing

The NAMIC Global Additive Manufacturing Summit, otherwise known as GAMS 2021, is making its return on November 25th and 26th, 2021. GAMS 2021 marks the 10th edition of the summit…

ARBURG Founds New Subsidiary for All Plastic 3D Printing Activities

German family-owned machine construction company ARBURG, which specializes in injection molding, released its industrial Freeformer 3D printer back in 2014, and over the last couple of years has been steadily increasing…

Sinterit Reveals New Compact SLS 3D Printer for Agile Manufacturing

Sinterit has released the latest addition to its growing portfolio and is targeting industrial markets that need to speed up product development cycles. The Polish manufacturer of selective laser sintering…

Post Processing of AM Parts: Which method suits my application?

“Complexity for free” – this well-known promise of additive manufacturing (AM) represents one of the greatest challenges for the finishing of AM components. This is especially true in view of…

Australian Military 3D Prints Over a Dozen Armoured Vehicle Parts in the Field

The use of 3D printing in the Australian military is becoming widespread. It all started a few years ago when Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government announced a AU$200 billion ($148…

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Who Will Be the First Billion Dollar Additive Manufacturing Company?

Earlier in the year, SmarTech Analysis co-hosted an online-only event with Stifel where some of the most notable leaders in additive manufacturing got together for an investment strategies panel in…

US Army Robotically Delivers 3D Printed Tank Part in Project Convergence

This was followed up by a document released in June, titled “Use of Additive Manufacturing in the DoD.” The first policy listed in the June document states that “[The DoD…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 5, 2021

Buckle up, it’s a busy week of webinars and events ahead! From oxygen content in titanium grades and 3D printed orthotics and prosthetics to saving money in the GrabCAD Shop…

New Pro3 3D Printer Series Released by Raise3D

Raise3D had a very impactful launch with a printer that was to raise the bar in 3D printing. With a nice UI and a well-finished product, the company hoped to…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: March 21, 2021

We’ve got over ten different webinars, online trainings, and virtual events to tell you about in this week’s roundup, covering topics from 3D modeling and electroplating to 3D scanning and…

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Long-awaited Fuse 1 SLS 3D Printer Released by Formlabs

Today, Formlabs announced the release of its long-awaited selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer, the Fuse 1. It is a new class of printer, a bench top industrial system, featuring…

Wevolver and Mitsubishi Team up for KyronMAX Design Challenge with $25,000 Prize

Additive manufacturing (AM) provides product designers and engineers a high degree of geometric freedom. However, compared to injection molding, the material selection available in AM is incredibly limited. There are…

Russian Aluminum Giant Rusal Makes Moves in Metal 3D Printing with New Powders Portfolio

In “The Market for Metal Additive Manufacturing Services: 2020-2029” report by SmarTech Analysis, researchers point out the importance of service bureaus adopting additive manufacturing to end-user industries. It also describes…

HP & Dyndrite’s Digital Manufacturing Investor Day Returns for a Second Year

Entrepreneurial success in digital manufacturing is dependent on engineering solutions for automating processes that reduce overall cost and time-to-market. The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on existing supply chains and on the ability of digital manufacturing startups to effectively raise capital to produce solutions to address existing…

How Sustainable is Metal 3D Printing? AMGTA’s First Report Says “It Depends”

Two months after commissioning the first research project on the environmental sustainability of metal 3D printing, the Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade group created to foster…

Formnext Connect: Nexa3D and Castor Announce New 3D Printing Material and Software

As the second day of the 2020 virtual trade show, Formnext Connect drew to a close, ultrafast polymer 3D printer manufacturer Nexa3D and 3D printing software company Castor announced new…

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12-laser Metal 3D Printer from SLM Solutions is 20X Faster than Competition

After months of work developing a new model of metal additive printing system, selective laser melting pioneer SLM Solutions finally introduced its NXG XII 600 machine during the 2020 Formnext…

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Indiana Smart Manufacturing Lab to Feature GE’s Binder Jet Metal 3D Printing

Next year, the state of Indiana’s economic development agency will launch a new smart manufacturing hub to support the long-term growth of its manufacturing industry, which is considered a key…

Week Two of Virtual IMTS Spark: Accelerated Adoption of 3D Printing

Last week, we discussed the first week of AM InDepth, Additive Manufacturing Media‘s series of free educational discussions with top names in production 3D printing. During the second week, experts…