additive manufacturing

Rail Giant Alstom Turns to Nexa3D’s NXE 400Pro to 3D Print Replacement Footrests

Trains are vital to transportation all over the world, but as they get older, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep them in service. Finding replacement parts is often a key…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Dior, Botter and Rains 3D Print Shoes at Paris Fashion Week

Danish brand Rains has made a 3D printed TPU shoe together with Zellerfeld. Zellerfeld is a shoe 3D Printing service. Meanwhile Dior made a powder bed fusion cellular shoe out…

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Digitalization and Additive Manufacturing: Leveraging the Real and Digital Worlds

Additive Manufacturing, or industrial 3D printing, has evolved from prototyping with basic materials and equipment to producing low tolerance components with limited use to additive manufacturing as we know it…

US Navy Installs Meltio Hybrid Metal 3D Printer to Reduce Repair Times

In 2022, the USS Essex became the first American Navy warship to install a metal 3D printer to ensure onboard repair capabilities of much-needed tools and parts. Now, the USS…

America Makes Announces the Winners for its 2022 Project Calls

America Makes, a U.S. National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, recently announced the winners of the 2022 Rapid Innovation Call (RIC) and the Steel (HY-80) Wire-Arc Additive Heat Treatment (SWAAHT) project…

LEGO Reveals Third 3D Printed Brick!

LEGO recently announced another additively manufactured (AM) LEGO brick! The 3D printed pogo stick is the third official additively manufactured LEGO block and was included as a gift when backers…

3DPOD Episode 134: 3D Printing for New Space with Maxi Strixner, The Exploration Company

Maxi Strixner has worked in engineering positions and leading firms such as EOS, AMCM, AP Works and now The Exploration Company. We talk to him about designing for additive, engineering…

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Ursa Major and EOS to Disrupt Space Production with 3D Printed Copper

“Let’s build some engines!” That’s essentially what Ursa Major is doing. Based in Colorado, this space technology business is racing to improve humanity’s quest to explore the universe – several…

3D Printing Financials: Desktop Metal Analysis

Making sense of the markets this earnings season was not easy. Plagued with inflationary pressures, layoffs, and supply chain uncertainties, additive manufacturing companies are trying to make their operations recession-proof….

3D Printing Financials: voxeljet Q3 Earnings Results Miss on Revenue, Net Loss Widens

Pioneering 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet (NASDAQ: VJET) reported its latest round of earnings last week, missing on revenue and earning expectations. The German company’s revenue was €5.7 million for the…

MolyWorks’ Recycled 3D Printing Metals Business Gets $36M Infusion

Continuum, the sustainable metal recycling arm of California 3D printing startup MolyWorks, has raised $36 million in a private equity funding round to support the rapid advancement of the circular…

Formnext 2022, Day Three: Fleet Footed

My feet feel like they’ve been put in a blender and then repeatedly slammed by a door. How did humans cope with standing so much before we invented desks? I…

The Netherlands’ Queen Máxima Flanked by 3D Printed Screens on U.S. Visit

Recently on her trip to the USA, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands was accompanied by many things. Most of them were bodyguards, but a few companions were actually 3D printed….

Formify’s Formfitting 3D Printed Mouse Could Help ESport’s Biggest Athletes

Canadian startup Formify is attempting to bring 3D printing to Esport’s biggest stage. The company is now 3D printing custom mice and has already sent its product to well-known YouTubers…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 18, 2022

In this week’s roundup of webinars and events in the 3D printing industry, Stratasys and Markforged continue their tours, and ASTM International’s CoE is holding a snapshot workshop. HP will…

Ultimaker Releases Metal 3D Printing Expansion Kit for S5 Platform

Ultimaker, the Dutch desktop 3D printer powerhouse, has announced the release of a metal expansion kit for its S5 platform. The S5 is Ultimaker’s largest-scale 3D printing platform, and is…

Desktop Metal to Lay Off 12% of Workforce & Consolidate Operations

Massachusetts-based additive manufacturing (AM) startup, Desktop Metal, announced on Monday, June 13, that the company will lay off 12% of its employees. This comes alongside a general consolidation of its…

U.S. List of Critical and Emerging Tech Highlights Central Role of 3D Printing

On February 8th, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) published an update to a document from October, 2020, titled “National Strategy…

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…