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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…

Réplique Adds a Quality Monitoring Tool to its 3D Printing Service

Replique, a BASF venture builder company, wants to make it possible for industrial firms, such as Alstom and Miele, to 3D print spare parts the world over. All the while,…

BASF’s New Catalyst 3D Printing Tech to Speed up Chemical Production

As the world’s largest chemical company, Germany’s BASF has the experience and the need to improve its own production capabilities. With the release of its new X3D, the conglomerate has…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Boom to Bust, GKN Makes 8 Foot Part and New 3Deus 3D Printing Process

Today we´re talking about Boom Supersonic. The US based supersonic airliner firm has had Rolls Royce drop out of its engine partnership. This means that none of the large engine…

German Chemical Sector Increases Presence in China’s 3D Printing Market

As Germany’s manufacturing base continues to face an uphill battle against skyrocketing energy costs, its chemical sector — the fourth largest in the world — is solidifying its position in…

Bosch and BASF Create World’s First 3D Printed Ceramic Microreactor

Bosch recently partnered with The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and BASF to create the world’s first technical ceramic 3D printed microreactor. This first-of-its-kind microreactor plans to aid German chemical…

French Railway Leader 3D Prints Spare Parts with Metal Filament and BASF’s Replique

Train rolling stock manufacturer Alstom (Euronext Paris: ALO) is partnering with BASF´s Replique to 3D print spare parts. Replique is on the move, having previously partnered with Miele and establishing a…

Online 3D Printing Service Sculpteo Announces New CEO

Sculpteo, BASF’s French 3D printing service, announced that the company’s new CEO is industrial designer Alexandre d’Orsetti. Promoted from in-house, d’Orsetti was previously the head of Sulpteo’s design studio for…

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2022 Forward AM Innovation Award Aims to Highlight Innovative 3D Printing Startups

This year is the second edition of the Forward AM Innovation Award, the global contest for startups using Additive Manufacturing. The call for applications is open until July 17th, so…

BASF Venture Replique Establishes 3D Printing Materials Network

Replique, part of the BASF venture builder, is establishing a 3D printing materials network to advance the production of 3D printed parts. This partner network of authorized material vendors is…

3D Printed Shoe Soles Cut CO2 Emissions by 48%, Study Says

According to a study published in February 2022 titled “The First Environmental Evaluation of 3D-Printed Footwear,” the current standard production process involved in footwear manufacturing leads to “an industry where…

BASF Taps Sinterit to Develop Compact SLS 3D Printing

In its quest to conquer the world of 3D printing, the world’s largest chemical company, BASF, is now moving into compact selective laser sintering (SLS) with Sinterit. BASF’s 3D printing…

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Essentium to Go Public via SPAC, Announces Metal 3D Printing Development

Essentium is the latest firm in the 3D printing industry to announce a merger with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) to achieve a public listing. The Austin-based startup has…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 1st, 2021: Filaments, Funding, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, BASF has made two of its Ultrafuse filaments available for the Zortrax M300 Dual 3D printer. Moving to business, a consortium led by Authentise…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 24, 2021: 3D Printing Steel, Glass, Skin Models, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a roundtable discussion on AM workforce development. Then we’re moving on to research, first about 3D printing a better steel, and…

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Formnext 2021: First Day Impressions of Post-Lockdown 3D Printing

Formnext is back and we’ve headed once more to Frankfurt, the lovely city where you can see people smoking crack on the street at 19:00 while the financiers zoom by…

The 3D Printed Eternal Spare Part is a Quantum Leap in Supply Chain Management

A new partnership has formed between one of Germany’s leading makers of gardening equipment and patio furniture, Siena Garden, and Replique, a division of BASF, based on a project to…

BASF Forward AM Launches Flexible 3D Printing Filament Line

BASF, one of the largest businesses in the 3D printing industry, is slowly rolling out its 3D printing materials with the possibility of overshadowing existing players in the space. Its…

BASF Opens New 3D Printing Center in Detroit

The world’s largest chemical company, BASF, is growing rapidly within the 3D printing industry through its Forward AM brand. After cutting the ribbon on an Additive Manufacturing Technical Center in…

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XYZprinting and BASF Forward AM Extends Industrial Partnership to Enrich 3D Printing Industry

Earlier in the year, XYZprinting and BASF Forward AM established a successful partnership, now the cooperation is realized across all 3D printing portfolios. “The strengthened collaboration between XYZprinting and BASF…

BASF’s Forward AM Certifies 3D Printing for Food Contact

Over the years, there have been a number of firms pitching food-safe 3D printing materials to the market. However, what may not always be immediately clear is that the materials…

BASF Forward AM & Xuberance Invest in Farsoon’s HT403P 3D Printer for China AMTC

Recently, BASF’s 3D printing division Forward AM and 3D printing design and service company Xuberance collaborated to open a new Additive Manufacturing Technology Center (AMTC) in China. The new AMTC, located…

BASF’s Forward AM Opens 3D Printing Center in China with Xuberance

Forward AM, BASF’s 3D printing division, is making inroads in China, where it will be launching a new Additive Manufacturing Technical Center (AMTC). Established in cooperation with Chinese 3D additive…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 10th, 2021

We’ve got another busy week of industry webinars and events, both virtual and in-person, to tell you about! Topics range from automotive 3D printing and 3D printing steel to point-of-care…