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3D Pioneers Challenge Winners from Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D. Announced

3D Pioneers Challenge Winners from Rapid.Tech + FabCon 3.D. Announced

The Rapid.Tech trade show and conference, recently held at Messe Erfurt in Germany, was pretty busy – CRP Technology discussed the construction of the prototype for a 3D printed Parrot Bebop 2 drone, and there was a demonstration of a German RepRap X1000 3D printing a sailboat prototype, while Additive Industries announced a new technology partnership […]

The Rapid.Tech trade show and conference, recently held at Messe Erfurt in Germany, was pretty busy – CRP Technology discussed the construction of the prototype for a 3D printed Parrot Bebop 2 drone, and there was a demonstration of a German RepRap X1000 3D...
The Latest 3D Printers, 3D Scanners, and Software: So Much to See at Hannover Messe 2017

The Latest 3D Printers, 3D Scanners, and Software: So Much to See at Hannover Messe 2017

While we’re currently focusing on the Materialise World Summit taking place this week in Belgium, next week it’s all about Germany, and the Hannover Messe trade show. Hannover Messe will run from April 24-28, and while it may be hard to top last year’s opening speaker, there is certainly much to look forward to at the industrial fair. […]

While we’re currently focusing on the Materialise World Summit taking place this week in Belgium, next week it’s all about Germany, and the Hannover Messe trade show. Hannover Messe will run from April 24-28, and while it may be hard to top last...
3D Printing: Stories We Missed This Week - February 11 2017

3D Printing: Stories We Missed This Week - February 11 2017

Oerlikon is investing an additional $54,000,000 in 3D printing, American Elements expands its metal powders for 3D printing, Dremel and 3DPrinterOS partner, the MakerBot Replicator+ wins an award, e-Xstream Engineering and Solvay take home an award, a 3D printed (RC) jet engine and Jennifer Lewis is admitted into the NAE.   American Elements Expands 3D Printing Metal […]

Oerlikon is investing an additional $54,000,000 in 3D printing, American Elements expands its metal powders for 3D printing, Dremel and 3DPrinterOS partner, the MakerBot Replicator+ wins an award, e-Xstream Engineering and Solvay take home an award, a 3D printed (RC)...
Silicon Valletta Club Launched in Malta, Connecting Its Growing Startup Scene and Digital CEOs

Silicon Valletta Club Launched in Malta, Connecting Its Growing Startup Scene and Digital CEOs

I’m sure you’ve heard of Silicon Valley, located in the San Francisco Bay Area in northern California, and home to big-name, innovative companies like Apple and Google. Some 3D technology companies, like Leopoly and Sculpteo, also call it home, and Voodoo Manufacturing displayed some really awesome 3D printed Syfy models at the Silicon Valley Comic Con this […]

I’m sure you’ve heard of Silicon Valley, located in the San Francisco Bay Area in northern California, and home to big-name, innovative companies like Apple and Google. Some 3D technology companies, like Leopoly and Sculpteo, also call it home, and Voodoo...
Shining 3D Wins Prestigious Electronics Award, Invites the World to Share Art Through 3D Scanning

Shining 3D Wins Prestigious Electronics Award, Invites the World to Share Art Through 3D Scanning

It’s been a good year for Chinese 3D printer and scanner manufacturer Shining 3D. They began the year by introducing two new products, and in recent months they expanded their headquarters while simultaneously unveiling a whole new 3D printing ecosystem. As 2016 winds down, things are still going brilliantly for the company, which was just given […]

It’s been a good year for Chinese 3D printer and scanner manufacturer Shining 3D. They began the year by introducing two new products, and in recent months they expanded their headquarters while simultaneously unveiling a whole new 3D printing ecosystem. As 2016...
American Standard Wins Coveted Platinum A' Design Award for Artful, 3D Printed DXV Bathroom Faucet Line

American Standard Wins Coveted Platinum A' Design Award for Artful, 3D Printed DXV Bathroom Faucet Line

Do you have a thing for fancy kitchens and bathrooms? While it would seem that some lucky folks engaged in home spending sprees which border on something akin to lives of the rich and famous have it all—from imported stone countertops via tips from international decorators to the fancy stainless fridges and smart toilets with blowdryers […]

Do you have a thing for fancy kitchens and bathrooms? While it would seem that some lucky folks engaged in home spending sprees which border on something akin to lives of the rich and famous have it all—from imported stone countertops via tips from international...
voxeljet Wins Coveted ‘Component of the Year’ Award for 3D Printed Wheel Upright That Offers Superior Rigidity & Light Weight

voxeljet Wins Coveted ‘Component of the Year’ Award for 3D Printed Wheel Upright That Offers Superior Rigidity & Light Weight

Voxeljet has been experiencing a major growth trend lately, continuing to move up, onward, and all over the globe, and we’ve been following as earnings have continued on a positive note, along with exciting expansion into new areas like China. The excitement continues on also as the German company receives the coveted ‘Component of the Year’ […]

Voxeljet has been experiencing a major growth trend lately, continuing to move up, onward, and all over the globe, and we’ve been following as earnings have continued on a positive note, along with exciting expansion into new areas like China. The excitement continues...
The First Ever 3Doodler Awards for Eight Thematic Categories Has Arrived!

The First Ever 3Doodler Awards for Eight Thematic Categories Has Arrived!

The 3Doodler is an amazing device, and the folks there always make sure they give you plenty of project ideas and activities you can do with that pen. (For example, I just wrote an article on 3Doodler’s “Doodle Baked” Tiffany Candle Holder activity, and it has made me decide to go ahead and get one of […]

The 3Doodler is an amazing device, and the folks there always make sure they give you plenty of project ideas and activities you can do with that pen. (For example, I just wrote an article on 3Doodler’s “Doodle Baked” Tiffany Candle Holder activity,...
EOS Honored as a Game Changer in the 3D Printing Industry

EOS Honored as a Game Changer in the 3D Printing Industry

You’ve probably heard 3D printing described as a “game changer” in any number of industries. Medicine, fashion, aerospace – the list goes on. It’s a term that tends to lose meaning when you’ve heard it several times, but when you’re listed as a game changer within a game-changing industry, well, that tends to stick a […]

You’ve probably heard 3D printing described as a “game changer” in any number of industries. Medicine, fashion, aerospace – the list goes on. It’s a term that tends to lose meaning when you’ve heard it several times, but when...
The Father of Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printing is Awarded as UT's Inventor of the Year

The Father of Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printing is Awarded as UT's Inventor of the Year

The Office of Technology Commercialization at the University of Texas is responsible for taking any scientific or biomedical discoveries made at the university and transitioning them into the marketplace. They work closely with the researchers to evaluate their work and find suitable industry partners and collaborators, and then manage the licensing or any resulting patented […]

The Office of Technology Commercialization at the University of Texas is responsible for taking any scientific or biomedical discoveries made at the university and transitioning them into the marketplace. They work closely with the researchers to evaluate their work...
Making PCBs--And Fast! University of Waterloo Grads Win Dyson Award for Voltera V-One, Inspired by 3D Printer

Making PCBs--And Fast! University of Waterloo Grads Win Dyson Award for Voltera V-One, Inspired by 3D Printer

It’s the future. It’s fast. And it’s all about power, quite literally. The Voltera V-One, created by a group of graduate students from the University of Waterloo, Canada shows the evolution of 3D printing–and the subsequent fabrication of electronics–quite succinctly. At first it was like virtual magic, observing a digital file come to life, layer […]

It’s the future. It’s fast. And it’s all about power, quite literally. The Voltera V-One, created by a group of graduate students from the University of Waterloo, Canada shows the evolution of 3D printing–and the subsequent fabrication of electronics–quite...
Make: Magazine's 2016 Buyers Guide Names TAZ 5 "Best Overall" & "Outstanding Open Source" 3D Printer, Rostock MAX v2 "Best Value"

Make: Magazine's 2016 Buyers Guide Names TAZ 5 "Best Overall" & "Outstanding Open Source" 3D Printer, Rostock MAX v2 "Best Value"

By far the most important publication that helped the maker movement explode is Make: Magazine. Not only did they help popularize the movement thanks to their print publication started all the way back in 2005, and their successful web-based version, they also launched the Maker Faire events that laid the groundwork for creating local maker […]

By far the most important publication that helped the maker movement explode is Make: Magazine. Not only did they help popularize the movement thanks to their print publication started all the way back in 2005, and their successful web-based version, they also...
The Ecuadorian Film Festival Turns to 3D Printing for Their Awards

The Ecuadorian Film Festival Turns to 3D Printing for Their Awards

This is the seventh year of the Ecuadorian Film Festival, which was started in Washington, D.C. to promote Ecuadorian film, culture and food, and its inaugural year in New York. The mission of the festival is to encourage tourism and filmmaking in a country known for its sweeping vistas and breathtaking beauty; from the high […]

This is the seventh year of the Ecuadorian Film Festival, which was started in Washington, D.C. to promote Ecuadorian film, culture and food, and its inaugural year in New York. The mission of the festival is to encourage tourism and filmmaking in a country known for...
AMBIT Laser Cladding AM Device Wins Largest 3D Printing Award in History, $100,000

AMBIT Laser Cladding AM Device Wins Largest 3D Printing Award in History, $100,000

The AMBIT multi-task system is a series of heads and docking systems capable of transforming nearly any CNC machine into a device capable of running non-traditional processing heads for manufacturing, and it can swap those functionalities out in seconds. The changeover of tools and functionality using AMBIT is completely automated, and the process takes just […]

The AMBIT multi-task system is a series of heads and docking systems capable of transforming nearly any CNC machine into a device capable of running non-traditional processing heads for manufacturing, and it can swap those functionalities out in seconds. The...
Award-Winning XYZPrinting Offers New Lines of Eco-Friendly 3D Printing Materials

Award-Winning XYZPrinting Offers New Lines of Eco-Friendly 3D Printing Materials

XYZPrinting announced today that they’ve released a new line of new PLA filaments as well as refillable ABS filament cartridges for their devices which provide a biodegradable option. Two colors are ready to debut now, with Nature and Clear Yellow biodegradable PLA filaments available on Amazon. These initial colors will be joined throughout this year […]

XYZPrinting announced today that they’ve released a new line of new PLA filaments as well as refillable ABS filament cartridges for their devices which provide a biodegradable option. Two colors are ready to debut now, with Nature and Clear Yellow biodegradable...
i.materialise Chooses Surrealist Danny van Ryswyk as 3D Printing Designer of the Year 2014

i.materialise Chooses Surrealist Danny van Ryswyk as 3D Printing Designer of the Year 2014

The i.materialise jury has spoken. And they have made their decision on the first choice for the i.materialise Designer of the Year 2014 award. Leaning toward the bold, dark, and modern, the jury chose surrealist Danny van Ryswyk of Amsterdam as their number one for designer in 3D print. While his work is truly inimitable and […]

The i.materialise jury has spoken. And they have made their decision on the first choice for the i.materialise Designer of the Year 2014 award. Leaning toward the bold, dark, and modern, the jury chose surrealist Danny van Ryswyk of Amsterdam as their number one for...
Dublin's Trinity College Receives Funding from ESA to Develop Cold Spray 3D Printing Technology

Dublin's Trinity College Receives Funding from ESA to Develop Cold Spray 3D Printing Technology

When you think of Ireland, you might think of leprechauns, tall glasses of Guinness beer, and thick wool sweaters. You most certainly think of the color green. But what about a new green 3D printing technology that speeds up helium to twice the speed of sound, injecting metal particles to 3D print at a speed […]

When you think of Ireland, you might think of leprechauns, tall glasses of Guinness beer, and thick wool sweaters. You most certainly think of the color green. But what about a new green 3D printing technology that speeds up helium to twice the speed of sound,...
MCor Technologies Takes GeekBeat.tv's Best of CES 2015 Award

MCor Technologies Takes GeekBeat.tv's Best of CES 2015 Award

Mcor Technologies Ltd makes the only line of desktop paper-based 3D printers in the world, and the company received the Best of CES 2015 award in the category of 3D Printers last week in Las Vegas from GeekBeat.tv. “We are honoured to receive this distinction. This award further validates our SDL, paper-based 3D printing technology […]

Mcor Technologies Ltd makes the only line of desktop paper-based 3D printers in the world, and the company received the Best of CES 2015 award in the category of 3D Printers last week in Las Vegas from GeekBeat.tv. “We are honoured to receive this distinction....
US & German Manufacturing Associations Launch International Additive Manufacturing Award for 3D Printing Innovation

US & German Manufacturing Associations Launch International Additive Manufacturing Award for 3D Printing Innovation

Great work and innovation should be recognized and awarded — and now there’s a new way in the 3D printing world to do just that. An annual competition has just been launched by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and the German Machine Tool Builders’ Association (Verein Deutscher Werkzeugmaschinenfabriken, or VDW). The all-new International Additive […]

Great work and innovation should be recognized and awarded — and now there’s a new way in the 3D printing world to do just that. An annual competition has just been launched by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and the German Machine Tool...
3D Printed WiFi Headphones Won People’s Award in Virgin’s Annual Pitch to Rich Competition

3D Printed WiFi Headphones Won People’s Award in Virgin’s Annual Pitch to Rich Competition

Pitching your new business idea to a friend over lunch, or explaining it to your parents at home can be exciting and nerve-wracking — but imagine flying to Sir Richard Branson’s home in Oxfordshire, UK, and selling your latest 3D printing business concept to him in person — in hopes of winning funding for your […]

Pitching your new business idea to a friend over lunch, or explaining it to your parents at home can be exciting and nerve-wracking — but imagine flying to Sir Richard Branson’s home in Oxfordshire, UK, and selling your latest 3D printing business concept to him in...
WebMD Health Heroes Announced, Receiving 3D Printed bronzeFill Awards:  Michael J. Fox, Carson Daly, Martha Stewart, & Others

WebMD Health Heroes Announced, Receiving 3D Printed bronzeFill Awards: Michael J. Fox, Carson Daly, Martha Stewart, & Others

Customization is one of the key reasons why I feel that 3D printing technology will become so huge, no matter which industry we are talking about. Whether it is the healthcare industry, where custom prostheses are being fabricated daily through the use of 3D printing; the manufacturing sectors, where prototyping with 3D printing has made […]

Customization is one of the key reasons why I feel that 3D printing technology will become so huge, no matter which industry we are talking about. Whether it is the healthcare industry, where custom prostheses are being fabricated daily through the use of 3D printing;...
New Details Emerge on the $3,999 Sintratec SLS 3D Printer

New Details Emerge on the $3,999 Sintratec SLS 3D Printer

Back in August, we reported on Sintratec, a Swiss start-up working on the world’s most affordable consumer selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer. It certainly seemed an exciting prospect when Sintratec told us they were aiming for an affordable at-home SLS printing system, priced around $5,000.  Today they’ve announced further progress, and the news is […]

Back in August, we reported on Sintratec, a Swiss start-up working on the world’s most affordable consumer selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer. It certainly seemed an exciting prospect when Sintratec told us they were aiming for an affordable at-home SLS...
3D Printing Added as Category For 2014 Golden Mousetrap Awards

3D Printing Added as Category For 2014 Golden Mousetrap Awards

Every year industry experts meet to hand out awards in what has come to be known as the Golden Mousetrap Awards. The Awards celebrate ” the companies, products, and people who are energizing North American design, engineering, and manufacturing,” and any proceeds that are brought in go directly towards scholarships for high school engineering students […]

Every year industry experts meet to hand out awards in what has come to be known as the Golden Mousetrap Awards. The Awards celebrate ” the companies, products, and people who are energizing North American design, engineering, and manufacturing,” and any...

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