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Stratasys Third Quarter Financial Report: Major Deals, Increased Revenue

Leading 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has officially released its financial report for the 3rd quarter of 2016. Despite a slight decrease in revenue margins, the $970 million company has secured improved…

Stratasys Works with Siemens Toward Use-Case Technology Development with Real Solutions via Additive Manufacturing

“We’re taking a quantum step forward,” Andy Middleton, President of Stratasys EMEA, began this morning’s press conference. Big statements are nothing new for Stratasys, which in the spring began the press…

German RepRap X400 Prints Spare Parts for SCHMID Lifting Platforms

Quickly emerging as one of the industrial 3D printing pioneers in all of Europe, the Munich-based company German RepRap GmbH has been spending the better part of this year branching…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — October 15, 2016

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got everything from major shareholder news to smart mirrors. The Israeli electronics 3D printing company Nano Dimension recently…

Aerospace: Renishaw & Airbus Team Up to Explore 3D Printing’s Role in Aircraft Wing Designs of the Future

The wonders of 3D printing are something to behold on their own, but when we see projects of enormous industrial magnitude gearing up, one understands the true impacts the technology…

Q2 2016 Results for Dassault Systèmes In Line with Expectations, On the ‘High End’

Whether the energy is good or bad, there’s plenty of it as the big guns of the 3D technology industry continue to roll out second quarter results for 2016. While…

Alcoa Q2 Results Showcase the Company’s Reliance on Metal 3D Printing

Widely considered as a global leader in engineering and manufacturing lightweight metals, the New York City-headquartered company Alcoa has been paving their own path through the additive manufacturing industry. Over the last…

$60 Million Arconic Facility for Metal 3D Printing to Open at Alcoa Technology Center

There are certainly plenty of newcomers to the 3D printing industry; after all, most consider 3D printing to be a newcomer in itself when compared to the history of the…

Altair and Airbus APWorks Partner to Offer Industrial 3D Printing Consultation Services

Industrial design, engineering and software development company Altair is announcing that they have formed an ongoing partnership with Airbus‘ 3D printing subsidiary, APWorks. The non-exclusive partnership will allow both companies to…

Airbus Group Enhances Their 3D Design Capabilities With Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

3D design software manufacturer Dassault Systèmes has long been known for their SOLIDWORKS software, a platform so big and far-reaching it has its own three-day conference dedicated to it. Their 3DEXPERIENCE platform,…

Airbus Officially Unveils Thor, the Fully 3D Printed Plane that Flies Beautifully

The first 3D printed plane is making its debut, and nope, it’s not another one that’s been made in miniature by a hobbyist. And while it’s not full-scale, it’s certainly…

Airbus Unveils Thor, Their Fully 3D Printed Unmanned Test Aircraft

When it comes to nurturing and promoting advancements in 3D printing technology, very few companies have taken the initiative that the European airline manufacturer Airbus has. The aerospace manufacturer started…

Airbus Files Patent for 3D Printing Process That Could Print Entire Super-Strong Airplanes

Realistically, it isn’t 3D printing technology that will change the way products are manufactured, but rather it will be advancements in materials science. There are already more than a half…

Premium AEROTEC Hosts Terry Wohlers in Germany to Speak to Audience of Industry Professionals about 3D Printing

Terry Wohlers has been a trendsetter in 3D printing much possibly longer than you even knew it existed. The founder of Fort Collins, Colorado-based Wohlers Associates (begun 29 years ago)…

Let the Beta Testing Begin: APWorks Officially in Receipt of MetalFAB1 Industrial 3D Printing System

Well, it’s official—but certainly this won’t be the last you hear of APWorks and the new mega MetalFAB1 system, which they are now formally in receipt of. This impending beta…

Airbus Group and Local Motors Challenge You to Help Design the Drones of the Future

I admit that I laughed when I first heard, a couple of years ago, that drones were expected to soon become commonplace. I laughed and was a little bit creeped…

Alcoa Signs Contract With Airbus, Will Begin Supplying 3D Printed Airplane Components by Mid-2016

Lightweight metals manufacturer Alcoa is relatively new to 3D printing, but once they decided to pursue the technology, they pursued it aggressively. The multinational corporation announced their intention to adopt 3D…

New ZAL TechCenter Brings Together Over a Dozen Organizations to Research 3D Printing, Other Technology in Aeronautical Industry

When it comes to technological innovation, Airbus might be one of the most advanced companies in the aeronautical industry. We’ve written about their increasing use of 3D printing frequently; they…

German RepRap X400 Delivers New Windshield Wiper System for Airbus Helicopters

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is really excited about 3D printing. We’ve written several articles about their Airbus A350 XWB, which was manufactured using over 1,000 3D printed parts, and they’re continuing to experiment…

The Four Most Promising 3D Printing Investment Opportunities for 2016

With last year’s stock implosion of 3D printing giants 3D Systems and Stratasys and their rapidly dwindling good will on the stock market, you would think that the 3D printing…

Airbus Uses Autodesk to Create a Space-Saving 3D Printed Organically Structured Dividing Wall

There are two things that commercial airplane designers love more than anything: The ability to increase the amount of space inside of the cabin so they can squeeze one or…

Materialise is Now Supplying Airbus with 3D Printed Parts for A350 XWB Planes

In April of this year,  medical and industrial 3D printing manufacturer Materialise expanded its reach into the aerospace industry by obtaining EN9100 and EASA 21G certifications, which authorized them to manufacture airworthy,…

Rolls-Royce Flies Their Most Powerful Jet Engine Ever Made Thanks to 3D Printing

As one of the leading manufacturers of jet engines in the world, Rolls-Royce is one of a handful of industry leaders who have been responsible for more companies adopting 3D…

Frank Herzog Nominated for German Future Prize 2015 for LaserCUSING Metal 3D Printing Process

Said now to be ‘among the best,’ Frank Herzog has had the great honor of being chosen as a finalist of the Deutscher Zukunftspreis (German Future Prize) 2015, with a…