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3D Scanning Technology Projected to Rise to a $6 Billion Industry by 2022, Focus on Laser Scanners

Where are exact figures and projections when you need them? Just the other day I was working on some information regarding the future of technologies related to 3D printing and…

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…

Thor3D Steps Up in Handheld 3D Scanning by Releasing Marker Kit to Scan Any Large Object

Moscow-based Thor3D is the only company effectively challenging the entry level professional handheld 3D scanning market dominance by Artec 3D. Now the young company led by Anna Zevelyov is stepping…

New IN(3D)USTRY Event in Barcelona Looks at AM Industry from the Adopters’ Angle

IN(3D)USTRY, a new, 3-day event taking place from June 21st to June 23rd at the captivating location of Fira Barcelona, is starting from adopters’  manufacturing needs and then moving on…

Metal 3D Printing Helps Innomia Increase the Production of Auto Parts by 17%

With both safety and weight/fuel efficiency concerns being high priorities for automobile manufacturers, plastic components are being used in modern cars more than ever. Unfortunately plastic components can often feel…

SXSW 2015: 3D Printing Dominates Multiple Industries

The 3D printing industry will play a significant role in the 2015 South by Southwest Conference & Festival, which kicks off tomorrow. Just as it has since 1994, the interactive tech…