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adidas and Carbon Announce Partially 3D Printed AlphaEDGE 4D LTD Shoe

adidas and Carbon Announce Partially 3D Printed AlphaEDGE 4D LTD Shoe

In its 2015 announcement about the Futurecraft 3D printed shoe experience prototype, athletic shoe company adidas predicted that it would begin selling 3D printed shoes in the near future. Then came a limited release of its UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley, a conceptual 3D printed shoe made of recycled ocean trash, and its limited edition 3D Runner. Not long after the German sportswear […]

In its 2015 announcement about the Futurecraft 3D printed shoe experience prototype, athletic shoe company adidas predicted that it would begin selling 3D printed shoes in the near future. Then came a limited release of its UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley, a conceptual 3D...
Partially 3D Printed adidas Futurecraft 4D Shoes Launch Commercially This Week in NYC

Partially 3D Printed adidas Futurecraft 4D Shoes Launch Commercially This Week in NYC

The latest announcement from adidas is both exciting and highly anticipated, since they have been a forerunner (yes, we had to say it!) in using 3D printing technology—and forging ahead into the 4D—for quite some time now. Where to start? From announcing their intentions to begin using 3D printing technology in their factories in 2015, […]

The latest announcement from adidas is both exciting and highly anticipated, since they have been a forerunner (yes, we had to say it!) in using 3D printing technology—and forging ahead into the 4D—for quite some time now. Where to start? From announcing their...
Carbon Takes On Foam Innovation with 3D Printing

Carbon Takes On Foam Innovation with 3D Printing

Carbon continues to be inspirational in the 3D printing realm, innovating with new materials and working toward production scale offerings, as well as new software, support, and simulation features. Now, Carbon is making strides in manufacturing foam with precise lattices that are 3D printed. The goal is to make materials for the automotive, electronics, bedding industries, […]

Carbon continues to be inspirational in the 3D printing realm, innovating with new materials and working toward production scale offerings, as well as new software, support, and simulation features. Now, Carbon is making strides in manufacturing foam with precise...
3D Printing News Briefs: November 28, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: November 28, 2017

We’re starting out with some health and business news in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D modeling and some commercial 3D printed shoes. The University of Utah’s health system is increasing access to 3D printing for its physicians, while Medicrea acquires three patents and CELLINK is awarded project funding […]

We’re starting out with some health and business news in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to 3D modeling and some commercial 3D printed shoes. The University of Utah’s health system is increasing access to 3D printing for...
Catching Up with Carbon: Key to Adoption for Production is to See 3D Printing in Real Applications

Catching Up with Carbon: Key to Adoption for Production is to See 3D Printing in Real Applications

Carbon has been working to speed up the adoption of 3D printing — and not only through its high-speed 3D printing process, which emerged from stealth two years ago. CLIP technology allows for a fast, precise 3D print that is, the company is keen to note, adaptable for scale production. While the primary application for […]

Carbon has been working to speed up the adoption of 3D printing — and not only through its high-speed 3D printing process, which emerged from stealth two years ago. CLIP technology allows for a fast, precise 3D print that is, the company is keen to note,...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Dana McCallum, Head of Production Partnerships, Carbon

3D Printing Spotlight On: Dana McCallum, Head of Production Partnerships, Carbon

To be a smart company requires a smart approach to business, and a major part of Carbon‘s approach to maintaining its place as a noted smart company is in paying close attention to the people behind its business operations. While partnerships are a critical way to advance technology and see it put into best-use scenarios with […]

To be a smart company requires a smart approach to business, and a major part of Carbon‘s approach to maintaining its place as a noted smart company is in paying close attention to the people behind its business operations. While partnerships are a critical way...
Carbon Co-Founder and CEO Recognized with Heinz Award for Contributions to Technology, the Economy, Employment

Carbon Co-Founder and CEO Recognized with Heinz Award for Contributions to Technology, the Economy, Employment

The Heinz Awards were established in 1993 to honor US Senator John Heinz, and every year extraordinary individuals are recognized for their creativity, determination, contributions, and accomplishments in finding real solutions to critical issues in the world. The awards are administered by the Heinz Family Foundation in the areas of Arts and Humanities; Environment; Human Condition; […]

The Heinz Awards were established in 1993 to honor US Senator John Heinz, and every year extraordinary individuals are recognized for their creativity, determination, contributions, and accomplishments in finding real solutions to critical issues in the world. The...
RAPID Wrap-Up: Carbon, 3D Systems, Autodesk Share Their Latest in 3D Printing and Software

RAPID Wrap-Up: Carbon, 3D Systems, Autodesk Share Their Latest in 3D Printing and Software

Many events are over as soon as closing time hits, but for some of the biggest shows in the 3D printing calendar year, the conversations continue even weeks thereafter. It’s hard to believe it’s already been three weeks since the last day of RAPID + TCT show, but somewhat less tough to believe that there’s […]

Many events are over as soon as closing time hits, but for some of the biggest shows in the 3D printing calendar year, the conversations continue even weeks thereafter. It’s hard to believe it’s already been three weeks since the last day of RAPID + TCT...
From Concept to Production: Simulation Helps Additive Manufacturing Get Real

From Concept to Production: Simulation Helps Additive Manufacturing Get Real

Dassault Systèmes is in the very real business of simulation, as technology helps production get real. Midway between conceptualization and realization, simulation is increasingly coming into play as a means to make production processes more efficient — a trend notably rising in additive manufacturing. 3D printing makes possible more geometries than ever before, but that doesn’t mean […]

Dassault Systèmes is in the very real business of simulation, as technology helps production get real. Midway between conceptualization and realization, simulation is increasingly coming into play as a means to make production processes more efficient — a trend...
If the Shoe Fits: 3D Printing and the Future of Manufacturing Footwear

If the Shoe Fits: 3D Printing and the Future of Manufacturing Footwear

Adidas has announced that it plans to 3D print 100,000 shoe soles of its Futurecraft 4 shoe by 2018. The German shoe and apparel company is doubling down on its Future Factories initiative where it is reshoring the production of shoes to Germany in highly automated factories. Adidas’ strategy here fits squarely in Industry 4.0 […]

Adidas has announced that it plans to 3D print 100,000 shoe soles of its Futurecraft 4 shoe by 2018. The German shoe and apparel company is doubling down on its Future Factories initiative where it is reshoring the production of shoes to Germany in highly automated...
Next Steps: 5 Predictions Driving the Footwear Industry by 2025

Next Steps: 5 Predictions Driving the Footwear Industry by 2025

Last week was a huge week in both the $350B footwear industry and the 3D printing materials industries, when two companies I admire and respect, sports powerhouse Adidas and 3D molecular science sensation Carbon, announced the Futurecraft 4D performance shoe, Adidas’ second shoe to incorporate 3D printing in the midsole and the first they plan […]

Last week was a huge week in both the $350B footwear industry and the 3D printing materials industries, when two companies I admire and respect, sports powerhouse Adidas and 3D molecular science sensation Carbon, announced the Futurecraft 4D performance shoe,...
With 3D Printing Technology from Carbon, Adidas Releases First Partially 3D Printed Athletic Shoe to Be Produced at Scale

With 3D Printing Technology from Carbon, Adidas Releases First Partially 3D Printed Athletic Shoe to Be Produced at Scale

In December of 2016, Adidas released the 3D Runner, a limited-edition, $300 running shoe with a 3D printed midsole; the company had been looking toward 3D printing solutions for its shoes since 2015, including working with recycled ocean waste. Adidas is among the ranks of other big-name manufacturers such as Nike, Reebok, New Balance, and Under Armour, which have also designed […]

In December of 2016, Adidas released the 3D Runner, a limited-edition, $300 running shoe with a 3D printed midsole; the company had been looking toward 3D printing solutions for its shoes since 2015, including working with recycled ocean waste. Adidas is among the...
Five Tips About 3D Printed Wearables From Materialise

Five Tips About 3D Printed Wearables From Materialise

Given that we are so particular about the things that we wear on our bodies, it makes sense that “wearables” is such a growing category in the 3D printing industry. What are wearables? Anything you wear on your body: clothing, jewelry, accessories — including eyewear. Materialise has announced five major eyewear projects in the past year, […]

Given that we are so particular about the things that we wear on our bodies, it makes sense that “wearables” is such a growing category in the 3D printing industry. What are wearables? Anything you wear on your body: clothing, jewelry, accessories —...
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