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Airbus Picks 3D Systems for 3D Printed Satellite Parts for Reconfigurable OneSat

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) is announcing that it has received a multi-year contract from Airbus’ Defense and Space division, to develop components for antennas on Airbus satellites. The additive manufacturing…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 23, 2022: New Materials, 3D Printer, & More

We’re starting with new materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as MatX Smart Materials released an antimicrobial PLA and Evonik launched its osteoconductive VESTAKEEP for 3D printed implants. 3DGence…

Space Metal 3D Printer Heads to ISS in 2023

Since the day Made In Space (now a subsidiary of Redwire) first installed a 3D printer aboard the International Space Station (ISS), there have been numerous efforts to advance additive…

AMS Speaker Spotlight: Pushing the Bounds of Passive Radio Frequency with 3D Printing

Dr. Michael Shepard is Vice President of Aerospace & Defense at 3D Systems. He will be participating in Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2022, Panel 1: AM, Light-weighting and Aerospace. The demand…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 25, 2021: Business, Metal Powder, & More

Merry Christmas! In celebration of the holiday, we’re giving you a gift: this weekend’s 3D Printing News Briefs! We’ll start off with some good news, as Lithoz has been named…

China’s Belt and 3D Printed Road: Wide Body Aircraft

In the previous article, we saw how China’s current inability to make the best and newest jet engines was slowing its independence. In order to truly be its own master…

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EOS and Materialise Qualify Flight Ready Polymer Sintered Parts for Airbus

Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has qualified EOS’ PA 2241 FR flame retardant polyamide 12 material for Airbus. From now on, under Airbus Process Specification AIPS 03-07-022, Airbus or its suppliers can…

3D Printing Financials: Stratasys Regains Momentum with 3D Printing Sales Increase

As several national economies rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, 3D printing companies are getting ready for greater demand for advanced manufacturing technologies. Thanks to an inherent demand-driven approach, additive manufacturing…

Bassetti Buys 3D Printing MES 3DTrust

It’s a busy M&A year and, now, an especially busy one for additive manufacturing (AM) manufacturing execution system (MES) software, as Bassetti buys 3DTrust. At the same time, Materialise bought…

Airbus Wants Stratasys to Make More 3D Printed Parts for Its Planes 

Since it was first introduced in 2013, the Airbus‘ A350 XWB (extra wide body) passenger airliner has incorporated 3D printed parts. Through a collaboration with Stratasys, the pioneering aerospace giant…

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Formnext Connect: Aerospace 3D Printing Remains Resilient

This year’s digital edition of Formnext managed to gather the additive manufacturing (AM) community in an unprecedented event. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the leading exhibition transformed into a…

Formula 1 & FIA Approval of APWORKS Scalmalloy Metal 3D Printing Material

Numerous automotive manufacturers have become well-known for the use of AM processes, but innovations within the racing realm have been particularly impressive and exciting. Now, new metal has been approved…

Artemis Program: Airbus to Build Third Module for Orion Moon Mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) continue working together on what is considered a modern-day version of the Apollo program. Better known as…

Titomic Signs Agreement with Airbus to Make 3D Printed Metal Demonstrator Parts

Global aerospace leader Airbus develops, creates, and delivers innovative solutions in the commercial aircraft, defense, helicopter, space, and security sectors, and has long been a champion of using additive manufacturing…

Airbus Subsidiary Uses Full-Color Multi Jet Fusion for Maintenance Tooling

Among the most exciting aspects of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) technology when initially unveiled was the ability to 3D print functional objects in a full range of color. Though…

GKN Aerospace to Open Latest Additive Industries Process and Application Centre Close to Bristol, UK

GKN Aerospace is just one aspect of the powerhouse of manufacturing activity emanating from GKN—a company rich in history—with origins founded as far back as the 1700s. Overall, GKN presents…

Boeing 777x Takes First Flight with over 600 3D-Printed Parts

Sunday saw the maiden flight of the Boeing 777X, marking an important date in the history of 3D printing for the twin GE9X engines driving the aircraft. Each GE9X features…

Tuskegee University Selected by NASA to Advance Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace

The aerospace industry is a trendsetter when it comes to manufacturing. It is a major industry that evolved its expertise into lighter material, efficient engines and overall safer machines. Leveraging…

Airbus and Local Motors Create Startup to 3D Print For Ground and Air Mobility

Airbus and Local Motors Industries (LMI) a digital vehicle manufacturer, recently partnered to create Neorizon, a micro-factory that hopes to build products at unprecedented speeds through co-creation and cutting-edge technology….

3D Printing News Briefs: August 16, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some business and ending with an upcoming event. The Rapid Application Group has earned an important industry certification, and GE Additive…

Sciaky Joins R&D Initiative to Combine Traditional Metallurgy with Wirefed Metal 3D Printing Techniques

Metal 3D printing solutions provider Sciaky, Inc., well known for its extremely popular Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) process, just announced that it has entered into a research and development initiative…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 27, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a couple of stories from the recent Paris Air Show: TUSAS Engine Industries has invested in GE Additive technology, and ARMOR explained…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 24, 2019

We’re starting out with some business news today, and then moving on to education, before highlighting a heartwarming story with a 3D printing element. First, CRP Technology is adding a…

Premium AEROTEC 3D Printing Serially Produced Parts For All Airbus A350 XWB Aircraft

German aviation technology company Premium Aerotec has been making 3D printed aerospace parts for a few years now. Since 2016 they’ve been producing 3D printed parts for the A400M. The company…