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BMW 3D Prints Custom Spike Plates for German Bobsleigh Team

Global auto giant BMW Group has developed custom spike plates for the German Bobsleigh team, manufacturing the metal athletic gear using powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printing. Bobsledders wear cleats…

MIT Researchers Use AI to Optimize Stiffness and Toughness Balance in 3D Printed Parts

In January, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT’s) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) published a study in the journal Science Advances, which details an algorithm they…

New Modular Concrete 3D Printer Unveiled by RIC

In a move set to shake-up the additive construction (AC) landscape, RIC Technology has launched the RIC-M1 PRO concrete 3D printer at World of Concrete 2024. RIC promises that its…

1000 Kelvin and Fieldmade Partner to Bring AI to Deployable 3D Printers

1000 Kelvin, the US-German software provider specializing in AI-driven solutions for 3D printing, has partnered with Norway’s Fieldmade, maker of the NOMAD Series of deployable modules for 3D printing, to…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: December 3, 2023

We’ve got plenty of events and webinars coming up for you this week! Quickparts is having a Manufacturing Roadshow, America Makes is holding a Member Town Hall, Stratafest makes two…

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$230M Series D Fuels Divergent’s Automated 3D Printing and Assembly Technology

In a significant development for the world of additive manufacturing (AM), Divergent Technologies, known for its comprehensive digital industrial production system, announced the successful completion of a $230 million Series…

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Markforged Launches FX10 3D Printer and Vega Filament at Formnext 2023

Markforged, the Massachusetts-based 3D printing original equipment manufacturer (OEM), announced two new product launches at Formnext 2023 (November 7-10 in Frankfurt, Germany). In addition to a new printer, the FX10,…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 17, 2023

It’s another busy week filled with 3D printing webinars and events! Topics include photopolymers and industrial automation, aerospace and 3D scanning, DIGITAL FOAM and composite 3D printers, biomaterial bioinks, and…

Swedish Hypercar Maker Koenigsegg Adopts 3DPrinterOS for Workflow Management

San Francisco-based additive manufacturing (AM) software firm 3D Control Systems announced that its 3DPrinterOS software has been chosen by Koenigsegg Automotive for AM workflow optimization. Established in 1994 and based…

View from on High: HP’s Ramon Pastor Shares Updates on Company’s 3D Printing Division

Until 2023, the additive manufacturing (AM) sector largely seemed like a fragmented assortment of startups—however much inclination toward consolidation there may have been prior to this year, bubbling underneath the…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: August 20, 2023

In this week’s roundup of 3D printing webinars and events, Stratasys continues its North American tour, and 3D Systems starts its Additive Insights Roadshow. There’s an Automation Expo in Mumbai,…

JPB Système Invests in Addimetal to Combine Forces for French Metal Binder Jetting Market

JPB Système, a French aerospace supplier specializing in the use of fully automated production lines for advanced small parts, has acquired a stake in Addimetal, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM)…

Advancing the AM Industry through Intentional Open Innovation

Authentise is an automation software company dedicated to streamlining and managing the production process for multiple manufacturing technologies, including 3D printing. To learn more about its Open Innovation strategy, we…

Zeda Opens 3D Printing Facility in Cincinnati to Serve Regulated Industries

Today, California-based Zeda, Inc. announced that it has officially opened the doors to its new 75,000-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. The company, which rebranded to Zeda from PrinterPrezz…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: May 21, 2023

There are several conferences and trade shows to tell you about in this week’s roundup, along with a few webinars as well. Materialise will discuss what’s new in Magics, 3D…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: May 14, 2023

It’s another busy week of webinars and events! The Additive Manufacturing Coalition is having its first Fly-In, and Velo3D is taking its roadshow to the UK, while Creat3D is holding…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: April 16, 2023

We’ve got a busy week of in-person events around the globe, with COExperience in Florida, Hannover Messe in Germany, the UK Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expo, and several more. Xometry…

EOS Remains Nimble in Rapidly Changing Metal 3D Printing Industry

German 3D printer manufacturer EOS is not only a pioneer in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry, but it also maintains the market share for metal 3D printing with its own…

Large Format 3D Printing Company Caracol Closes Over €10M Series A Round

Caracol, an Italian additive manufacturing (AM) company specializing in large format platforms, announced that it has closed its Series A financing round, in which it attracted €10.6 million (about $11.34…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 4, 2023: Rebranding, Superalloys, & More

We’re starting off with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as 3dpbm rebrands as VoxelMatters, Xaba closes a seed funding round, and CORE Industrial Partners, and its portfolio company…

Dyndrite Serves as A New Engine for All 3D Printer Software

At Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2023, 3DPrint.com had the chance to sit down with Harshil Goel, CEO and founder of Seattle-based Dyndrite. Named one of the Forbes 30 under 30 in…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: February 19, 2023

We’ve got many offerings for you this week, including a few online events, like Mimaki Europe’s Global Innovation Days, and in-person events, such as LMT Lab Day. Markforged will discuss…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: February 12, 2023

There are plenty of webinar and event options this week, starting with the hybrid 3DEXPERIENCE World, being held both online and in-person in Nashville. Webinars this week include offerings from…

3D Printing Archipelago: Variable Parts and China

We’re moving from a more or less unified 3D printing market to one of interconnecting vessels. Yes, we will meet at trade shows, but many more additive manufacturing (AM) products…