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Open Additive & Addiguru to Increase Accessibility of Industrial 3D Printing Process Control

As many benefits that metal 3D printing has to offer, adoption can be impeded by the additional expenses of failed builds, process developments, and post-printing inspections. But luckily, many research…

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De-Hyper: The US Military Is Not the Best Innovator in Manufacturing

When the United States entered World War Two in 1942, the planet would change in ways that now seem nearly irreversible. When the dust was settled, not only did the…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: March 28, 2021

We’ve got another packed week of webinars and virtual events to tell you about, covering topics like 3D modeling, 3D printed maxillofacial implants, product development, and more. Read on for…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: March 21, 2021

We’ve got over ten different webinars, online trainings, and virtual events to tell you about in this week’s roundup, covering topics from 3D modeling and electroplating to 3D scanning and…

Ultimaker Donating 3D Printers to Make STEM Resources Available to Women

Professional 3D printing company Ultimaker, which recently welcomed a new CEO and Chief Technology Officer, announced that, over the next year, it will be donating more than twenty of its…

Markforged Becomes Member of America Makes

3D printing company Markforged has become the newest member of America Makes, a private-public partnership based around promoting and advancing additive manufacturing (AM).  Founded in 2012 as a joint project…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: November 15, 2020

The week after Formnext Connect is no less busy, as we’ve got webinars and virtual events pretty much every day, Monday through Friday. Read on to learn more about what’s…

Raytheon Receives Funding for Aerospace 3D Printing of Optical Components

This spring, Ohio-based America Makes, the leading collaborative partner in additive technology research, discovery, and innovation for the US, announced its latest Project Call for AXIOM, or  Additive for eXtreme Improvement…

QuesTek Innovations Wins US Air Force-America Makes 3D Printing Challenge

QuesTek Innovations has won the Macroscale Structure-to-Properties Predictions portion of an intensive four-part AFRL AM Modeling Challenge Series sponsored by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and America Makes. Founded in 2012,…

America Makes & AFRL Announce Winners of Metal 3D Printing Prediction Challenge

The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute America Makes, managed and operated by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) and headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio, was established in 2012…

TRACEam Partners with Renishaw to Improve Management of Metal 3D Printing

Known for their strength in helping other companies manage their 3D processes, TRACEam is a software development firm headquartered in Chicago, IL. Founded in 2018 by Dr. Mike Vasquez, TRACEam…

NIST Grants $1.4 Million to America Makes for 3D Printed PPE

As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the world and changed life as we know it in many ways—along with opening up many questions for the future—makers, researchers, and medical inventors…

ASTM International & America Makes Create Strategic Guide for Additive Manufacturing Data

As the national accelerator for additive manufacturing (AM) in the U.S., Youngstown, Ohio-based America Makes works to accelerate adoption of the technology and increase the country’s global manufacturing competitiveness through training,…

3D Printing Webinar & Virtual Event Roundup, June 5, 2020

In this week’s webinar and virtual event roundup, we’ve got three webinars to share with you, one of which has already taken place but can be viewed by interested parties…

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Barnes Group and VA Collaborate to Create 3D Printed Austere Mask

COVID has spurned a lot of innovation in product design and development, especially in medical products. But, creating a respirator or ventilator is not quite the same as a Yoda…

America Makes Project Call: 3D Printed Optical Components to Support US Air Force

Ohio-based America Makes, a top collaborative partner in the US for 3D printing technology discovery, innovation, and research, just announced its latest Project Call – Additive for eXtreme Improvement in…

3D Printing for COVID-19, Part Eight: The FDA’s 3D Printing Resources

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now working with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the 3D printing trade group America Makes…

3D Printing Industry Experts Interview: Jeffrey DeGrange of Impossible Objects

This is a short interview with Jeffery DeGrange, the Chief Commercial Officer at Impossible Objects. He has a great amount of experience with the manufacturing sector and he gives good insight into what America is trying to do in order to address a skills gap with workers.

3D Printing News Briefs: February 16, 2019

We’ve got business, events, software, and materials news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. MELD has introduced a new operator training course, and Protolabs is launching a range…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 19, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, a maker has published a free 3D print management app in the Play Store, while Formlabs works to continue accelerating its growth in the Asia…

Additive Manufacturing Apprenticeship Now Available

While traditional manufacturing jobs may be declining, they’re being replaced by advanced manufacturing positions requiring skills in such things as 3D design and additive manufacturing. In fact, those types of…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 27, 2018

We’re starting off with some news about products being displayed at the upcoming formnext in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to business and research news. Clariant…

CYBER Team Uses FDM and Topology Optimization to Streamline Digital Workflow for 3D Printed Orthotics

The CYBER Team, which stands for Cyber-Physical Design and Additive Manufacturing of Custom Orthoses, is on a mission to leverage 3D printing and Industry 4.0 to make better Ankle Foot Orthotics…

America Makes and ANSI Publish Latest Version of Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing

America Makes, the national accelerator for additive manufacturing and 3D printing based in Youngstown, Ohio, began working with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization, back in early 2016…