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BASF Spins out 3D Printing Business Forward AM — Analysis

BASF is spinning out its Forward AM 3D printing materials unit. Current CEO Martin Back will lead a management buyout of the firm, which will include the Sculpteo business and…

Stratasys Unveils New Digital Anatomy 3D Printer and PP for SAF

Stratasys is showcasing progress across multiple domains at RAPID + TCT 2024. In addition to partnering with AM Craft to produce aviation components, the company has also partnered with BASF…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: June 16, 2024

In this week’s roundup, we’ve got plenty of in-person 3D printing events, including PowderMet2024, Manufacturing World Tokyo, and a few Demo Days and tours. Stratasys continues its advanced training courses,…

HILOS Launches Studio OS for AI-Driven 3D Printed Shoe Design

At Milan Design Week, footwear 3D printing startup HILOS has unveiled its latest development, Studio OS. Introduced at the historical Villa Bagatti Valsecchi, the platform is meant to redefine how…

3DPOD Episode 192: François Minec, Global Head of Polymer 3D Printing at HP

François Minec began his career in polymers as an engineer. He then progressed to roles as a product and general manager in several polymer companies. Following this, he founded Advanc3D…

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BASF Forward AM Offers Ultrafuse® PLA Tough: The Ultimate Functional PLA designed for High-Speed Printing

It’s seven times faster, seven times tougher making it seven times as advanced as any other standard PLA. The team at BASF Forward AM is constantly focused on developing innovative…

BASF Expands North American Apprenticeship Program for Second Straight Year

New Jersey-based BASF Corporation, the North American affiliate of the world’s largest chemicals supplier, has expanded its North American Apprenticeship Development Program for the second year in a row. BASF…

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…

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Siemens, BASF Forward AM, HP, EOS & DyeMansion Announce AM Industrialization Navigator at Formnext 2023

At Formnext 2023 (November 7-10 in Frankfurt, Germany), a group of five 3D printing powerhouses announced a collaborative effort to standardize a model for technical maturation. Called the Additive Manufacturing…

BASF, Farsoon, and Hyperganic Collaborate on Lattice 3D Printing Software

Ahead of Formnext 2023, Farsoon Technologies, Hyperganic, and BASF Forward AM announced a partnership dedicated to developing an integrated solution aimed at simplifying the creation of high-performance lattice structures for…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Wind Turbines, Sculpteo and Axial3D

Sculpteo is to shutdown its online marketplace. The community design sales portion of the site will be turned off November 4th. Designers will still have access to their files. Alexandre…

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Sculpteo Shuts down Online 3D Printing Marketplace

Correction 10/12/23: The original version of this article was unintentionally misleading with regard to the significance of Sculpteo’s shutting down of its online B2C marketplace. This updated version provides a…

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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…

More than the Sum of Its Parts: Replique Co-founder and COO Henrike Wonneberger Discusses Company Spin-out

One theme that highlights the additive manufacturing (AM) sector’s overall transition from startup to scale-up is the sheer proliferation of AM-centric software platforms over the last couple of years. It…

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BASF Offers Flexible 3D Printing Materials for Nearly Every Technology

BASF Forward AM has steadily increased its stake in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry, not only through acquisitions such as that of Sculpteo but with the introduction of wholly unique…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: June 25, 2023

In this week’s roundup, Stratasys continues its tour, and there are a few other in-person events, such as the Carbon Capture Technology Expo. Women in 3D Printing is holding a…

BASF Incubator Spins out Spare Parts 3D Printing Startup Replique

Digital inventory and spare parts startup Replique is spinning out of the incubator of chemical giant BASF. The company hopes to become a leader in offering on-demand spare parts on…

Decathlon Shows off 3D Printed Shoes Made with HP and Lonati

At textile trade fair ITMA in Milan, Decathlon, Lonati Group and HP showcased the latest in 3D printed shoes. Decathlon’s latest footwear concept features a midsole and outsole produced using…

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BASF Forward AM Partners with Arkema to Increase Sustainability

As part of #ProjectZero, Forward AM is reaffirming its commitment of contributing to a world that provides a viable future with enhanced quality of life for everyone and we have…

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Manufacturing Jigs and Fixtures Through Additive Manufacturing with BASF Forward AM

As Additive Manufacturing continues to grow and expand, numerous industries are embracing the technology along with the innovative materials and methodology used to produce accurate and high-quality parts for industrial…

BASF Forward AM to Debut Ultrasim 3D Lattice Engine Software at RAPID + TCT

BASF Forward AM, the 3D printing brand of the world’s largest chemical producer, announced that it will introduce its new software platform, Ultrasim 3D Lattice Engine, at RAPID + TCT…

Anisoprint Unveils New Office At Shanghai 3D Printing Center

Shanghai’s newest 3D printing hub, the Additive Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC), is rapidly growing, increasingly attracting businesses to its innovation-driven environment. One of its latest additions is Anisoprint, a Luxembourg…

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Binder Jetting vs. Metal FFF 3D Printing

According to the SmarTech Analysis report “Bound Metal & Metal Binder Jetting AM 2022,” metal binder jetting and bound metal extrusion technologies will produce $54 billion in parts through 2030….

BASF’s Sculpteo Orders 3D Printing Automation Tech from AM-Flow

As seen at Formnext 2022, automation is taking the spotlight for 3D printing, with a number of experts suggesting that it will be a central focus of the industry’s development…