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$1M to Drive Metal 3D Printing Adoption in ASTRO America Project with GE, Pratt & Whitney, and Honeywell

The Applied Science & Technology Research Organization of America (ASTRO America) has partnered with Pratt & Whitney, Honeywell, and GE on a project intended to ease adoption of metal additive…

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Biden Admin Announces Flurry of Reshoring Actions, Including Council on Supply Chain Resilience

Yesterday, I posted about the over $6 billion in new funding for US advanced manufacturing related to batteries and semiconductor packaging announced by the Biden administration to be awarded in…

Formnext 2023 Day Two: A Barely Audible Hum

At Formnext, a persistent, barely audible hum permeates the show floor, created by the murmurs and movements of thousands circulating through the expansive hall. This ambient noise, occasionally broken by…

Defense 3D Printing to Reach $2.2B by 2032 in North America – Chart of the Week

The “Chart of the Week” from Additive Manufacturing Research (“AMR”, formerly SmarTech Analysis) is a weekly segment that offers readers an insightful dive into the additive manufacturing (AM) landscape, showcasing pivotal…

Boeing and ASTRO America 3D Print Rotor System for Apache Helicopter

Aerospace/defense giant Boeing, along with think tank Applied Science and Technology Research Organization (ASTRO) America, announced that they have collaborated to 3D print a main rotor link assembly for Boeing’s…

ASTRO America Hosts First 3D Printing Workshop to Launch AM Forward Florida

Last weekend, the Applied Science & Technology Research Organization (ASTRO) America, a 501(c)(3) think tank, held a two-day additive manufacturing (AM) workshop at Florida State University’s (FSU’s) Panama City campus,…

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Will BASF Sell or Spin out its 3D Printing Unit?

BASF recently announced impressive growth for its 3D Printing Solutions division, reporting a 39% increase for the period and a 51% rise in its materials business. Following a 43% year-over-year…

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Lockheed, GE, and ASTRO America Push for 3D Printing Small Business Fund at Pentagon

Last year, representatives from five of the most established US manufacturing brands met with President Biden and additive manufacturing (AM) industry experts in Hamilton, OH, to announce the launch of…

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Biden Issues “Made in America” Executive Order on Government Funded R&D

On July 28, 2023, the Biden administration issued an “Executive Order on Federal Research and Development [R&D] in Support of Domestic Manufacturing and United States Jobs.” The policy outlines a…

Lockheed Martin Invests in Advanced 3D Printing Bureau Sintavia

Advanced 3D printing service Sintavia has announced a direct equity investment from Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT). Though the exact sum has not been disclosed, the investment represents the aerospace…

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Jill Biden Unveils Plans for Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development

This week, the US Department of Labor (DOL) held a three-day event, “ETA [Employment and Training Administration] Vision 2030: Investing in America’s Workforce,” centered around a rollout of the Biden…

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NSF Awards $1 Million to ASTRO America to Expand 3D Printing in Florida

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1 million to the Applied Science & Technology Research Organization of America (ASTRO America) to accelerate the growth of the 3D printing ecosystem…

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The Conspicuous Absence of 3D Printing from Biden’s Latest Strategy Update on Critical Emerging Technologies

Last week, the Biden administration released yet another policy document related to its overall economic strategy, entitled “United States Government National Standards Strategy for Critical Emerging Technology [CET]”. Essentially, the…

Illinois’ Congressman Sean Casten Tours Sciaky’s EBeam 3D Printing Facility

Sean Casten (D-IL 6th District), the US representative for a broad swathe of Chicago’s western suburbs, was recently named Vice Ranking Member of the House of Representatives’ Minority Committee on…

Siemens Energy Metal 3D Printing Databases Commercialized by Senvol

After working significantly on its own metal 3D printing processes, Siemens has begun allowing third parties to commercialize its work. Previously, we saw this with Solukon, which has released a…

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Biden’s Executive Waiver Is Latest Boon to Military 3D Printing

Last week, U.S. President Joseph Biden signed an executive waiver for certain spending limitations set by one of the administration’s earliest executive orders. Specifically, through the Defense Production Act (DPA),…

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Buy Like Boeing: Using Large Cap Manufacturing Strategies to Invest in Small Cap 3D Printing Stocks

The first month of stock market performance in 2023 is now behind us, and, despite a generally positive January, overall conditions are still just as uncertain as they were in…

3DPrint.com’s Top 10 Stories of 2022

Surely like nearly every website, 3DPrint.com performs regular reports on traffic behavior and the like. And, like the rest of the internet, our most popular stories are generally the ones…

Boom Supersonic Unveils Symphony 3D Printed Engine for Overture Jet, Announces Partners

Boom Supersonic, a Denver-based aerospace startup, has announced that it is using additive manufacturing (AM) to develop its own engine for the company’s currently-in-progress Overture supersonic passenger airliner. Boom is…

AM Forward: Lockheed Martin Taps Sintavia for Metal 3D Printing

On May 2022, President Joe Biden joined five large U.S. manufacturers to announce the launch of AM Forward, an alliance to help smaller domestic suppliers increase their use of 3D…

3D Printing News Unpeeled, With BASF AM Forward, Creality, Flashforge, Koenigsegg  

Today we talk about Creality 3D tackling the Professional FDM market together with AM Forward,  Flashforge releasing new Pro printers as well, spatter reduction in Powder Bed Fusion, better tool paths…

MMX 2022: Guests from the White House and 3D Printer Manufacturers

America Makes is the United States’ leading public-private partnership for additive manufacturing (AM) technology and education, working to not only accelerate adoption of the technology in the country, but also…

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MMX 2022: Celebrating 10 Years of America Makes & 3D Printing in Ohio

America Makes is the United States’ leading public-private partnership for additive manufacturing (AM) technology and education, working to not only accelerate adoption of the technology in the country, but also…

America Makes and AM Coalition Announce Strategic 3D Printing Partnership

At its annual Members Meeting and Exchange last week, America Makes, the nonprofit additive manufacturing (AM) center headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio, announced a strategic partnership with the AM Coalition. The…