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3D Printing: The New-Age Glue of Adhesive Companies

3D Printing: The New-Age Glue of Adhesive Companies

Individually shaped objects can be created in layers from various materials, for example plastic, metal and ceramics. The manufacturing industry has been using this process, also known as additive manufacturing, for several years to rapidly and cost-effectively produce models and samples. However, over the last few years, 3D printing technology has steadily progressed and has opened […]

Individually shaped objects can be created in layers from various materials, for example plastic, metal and ceramics. The manufacturing industry has been using this process, also known as additive manufacturing, for several years to rapidly and cost-effectively...
BASF and Essentium Materials Introduce New 3D Printing Materials

BASF and Essentium Materials Introduce New 3D Printing Materials

Last summer, chemical company BASF deepened its commitment to additive manufacturing materials with the formation of BASF 3D Printing Solutions, a subsidiary focused entirely on 3D printing. The company has been building up a strong inventory of 3D printing materials, with help from partnerships such as that with Essentium Materials. The two companies are working together […]

Last summer, chemical company BASF deepened its commitment to additive manufacturing materials with the formation of BASF 3D Printing Solutions, a subsidiary focused entirely on 3D printing. The company has been building up a strong inventory of 3D printing materials,...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 13, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: March 13, 2018

We’re starting off with plenty of business news on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to an event report and some science for your Tuesday afternoon. Agreements and partnerships abound, as Innofil3D and Beijing Tiertime signed a collaboration agreement, Stratasys and Eckhart announced one as well, and 3YOURMIND has begun a partnership with […]

We’re starting off with plenty of business news on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to an event report and some science for your Tuesday afternoon. Agreements and partnerships abound, as Innofil3D and Beijing Tiertime signed a...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 2, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: March 2, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business announcements for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs, plus some news about software and materials, so let’s dive right in. First, BASF 3D Printing Solutions has announced a restructure, and America Makes is joining other companies to collaborate on the upcoming sixth annual DigiFabCon. Sigma Labs released the […]

We’ve got a lot of business announcements for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs, plus some news about software and materials, so let’s dive right in. First, BASF 3D Printing Solutions has announced a restructure, and America Makes is joining other...
BASF Continues Momentum in 3D Printing with BigRep and Farsoon Partnerships, Expansion into Asia Pacific

BASF Continues Momentum in 3D Printing with BigRep and Farsoon Partnerships, Expansion into Asia Pacific

Global chemical company BASF, headquartered in Germany, knows that setting up partnerships with other innovative companies is key to getting ahead in the 3D printing industry. In November, BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, a subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH dedicated to additive manufacturing, announced that it was entering into a strategic alliance with German technology startup BigRep for developing industrial […]

Global chemical company BASF, headquartered in Germany, knows that setting up partnerships with other innovative companies is key to getting ahead in the 3D printing industry. In November, BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH, a subsidiary of BASF New Business...
BASF & CTIBiotech: Bioprinting Expands to the Sebaceous Glands

BASF & CTIBiotech: Bioprinting Expands to the Sebaceous Glands

If you are starting to get the impression that there is little researchers and innovators cannot do with 3D printing, you are thinking in the right direction—as are so many companies and organizations today like BASF Care Creations and Cell Therapy Research Institute CTIBiotech. This was obvious after their presence at the recent NYSCC Cosmetic […]

If you are starting to get the impression that there is little researchers and innovators cannot do with 3D printing, you are thinking in the right direction—as are so many companies and organizations today like BASF Care Creations and Cell Therapy Research Institute...
Arcam and BASF Announce Departures of Top 3D Printing Executives

Arcam and BASF Announce Departures of Top 3D Printing Executives

There’s never a dull moment in the world of 3D printing executives, as the industry’s movers and shakers are…well, moving and shaking. Recently, Rize appointed Andy Kalambi as its new President and CEO, and now executive-level news has been announced concerning two major 3D printing companies – Arcam AB and BASF. Last September, GE announced its intention […]

There’s never a dull moment in the world of 3D printing executives, as the industry’s movers and shakers are…well, moving and shaking. Recently, Rize appointed Andy Kalambi as its new President and CEO, and now executive-level news has been announced...
Techmer PM Awarded Category Winner in 2017 R&D 100 Awards Program

Techmer PM Awarded Category Winner in 2017 R&D 100 Awards Program

The R&D 100 Award was established 55 years ago in 1963 to recognize R&D pioneers and their revolutionary ideas in science and technology. Each year, the top 100 performers are identified and rewarded for their advances in research and development in products, processes, materials, or software during the previous year. Past winners have been developers […]

The R&D 100 Award was established 55 years ago in 1963 to recognize R&D pioneers and their revolutionary ideas in science and technology. Each year, the top 100 performers are identified and rewarded for their advances in research and development in products,...
formnext: BASF 3D Printing Solutions Announces New Partnerships and Strategic Alliance to Develop 3D Printing Materials

formnext: BASF 3D Printing Solutions Announces New Partnerships and Strategic Alliance to Develop 3D Printing Materials

If there’s one thing we know about BASF, it’s that the global chemical company is putting forth all of its available resources in order to climb to the top of the next-generation 3D printing materials mountain. Collaborations are key in the 3D printing world, and BASF has been busily setting up partnerships all across the industry […]

If there’s one thing we know about BASF, it’s that the global chemical company is putting forth all of its available resources in order to climb to the top of the next-generation 3D printing materials mountain. Collaborations are key in the 3D printing...
BASF and Poietis Continue Work Toward 3D Printed Skin in Renewed Bioprinting Agreement

BASF and Poietis Continue Work Toward 3D Printed Skin in Renewed Bioprinting Agreement

Two years ago, chemical company BASF signed an agreement with bioprinting company Poietis regarding the 3D printing of skin for cosmetic testing purposes. BASF wanted to use Poietis’ 3D laser-assisted bioprinting technology to further develop its Mimeskin tissue. The technology works by focusing a laser on a cartridge of bioink, which causes droplets of the ink […]

Two years ago, chemical company BASF signed an agreement with bioprinting company Poietis regarding the 3D printing of skin for cosmetic testing purposes. BASF wanted to use Poietis’ 3D laser-assisted bioprinting technology to further develop its Mimeskin...
Metal 3D Printing Makes a Strong Showing at TCT Show 2017

Metal 3D Printing Makes a Strong Showing at TCT Show 2017

This past week during TCT Show 2017, 3D printing was on full display as more than 250 exhibitors displayed the latest in additive technologies, showcasing software, hardware, and materials. Of course there’s one area that has lately been drawing the attention of the industry, and metal additive manufacturing had a great deal to show for […]

This past week during TCT Show 2017, 3D printing was on full display as more than 250 exhibitors displayed the latest in additive technologies, showcasing software, hardware, and materials. Of course there’s one area that has lately been drawing the attention of...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 22, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 22, 2017

Welcome to the Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, where we are all business, all the time…except for a little news on 3D printing materials, that is. BASF acquires the Solvay polyamide business, OMNI3D names its new CEO, and AP&C has received an important ISO certification. Sculpteo is starting a 3D printing consulting service, […]

Welcome to the Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, where we are all business, all the time…except for a little news on 3D printing materials, that is. BASF acquires the Solvay polyamide business, OMNI3D names its new CEO, and AP&C has received an...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 12, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 12, 2017

We’ve got a lot of 3D printing business news for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs – CollPlant has signed an agreement with a US investor, while the Hobs Group receives an additional BGF investment and Robo is raising capital for additional production runs. LiquidPlanner is partnering with P3 Group to deliver project management […]

We’ve got a lot of 3D printing business news for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs – CollPlant has signed an agreement with a US investor, while the Hobs Group receives an additional BGF investment and Robo is raising capital for additional production...
BASF Continues Expansion into 3D Printing Materials with Acquisition of Innofil3D

BASF Continues Expansion into 3D Printing Materials with Acquisition of Innofil3D

Global chemical company BASF has been involved in 3D printing for a while now. The company is a producer of materials as well as chemicals, and as the 3D printing materials industry is such a fast-growing one, BASF has wisely decided to put significant resources and effort into the development of 3D printing materials. The company […]

Global chemical company BASF has been involved in 3D printing for a while now. The company is a producer of materials as well as chemicals, and as the 3D printing materials industry is such a fast-growing one, BASF has wisely decided to put significant resources and...
Chemical Giant Increases Focus on Additive Manufacturing with Creation of BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH

Chemical Giant Increases Focus on Additive Manufacturing with Creation of BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH

Global chemical giant BASF isn’t new to 3D printing. The company has been increasingly involved in high-profile partnerships in additive manufacturing, including significant work with HP’s new Multi Jet Fusion technology and Essentium Materials’ new FlashFuse technology. BASF has expanded on these partnerships, telling us more about their rising commitment to the materials at play in […]

Global chemical giant BASF isn’t new to 3D printing. The company has been increasingly involved in high-profile partnerships in additive manufacturing, including significant work with HP’s new Multi Jet Fusion technology and Essentium Materials’ new...
Todd Grimm Tells More Tales About Fantastic Developments in Additive Manufacturing at RAPID

Todd Grimm Tells More Tales About Fantastic Developments in Additive Manufacturing at RAPID

Last week, we reported on the first part of Todd Grimm’s rapid-fire What’s New talk at RAPID + TCT. Grimm continued his talk by discussing the latest trends in digital light processing, commonly know as DLP. As Grimm explained, DLP (for 3D printing) is a technology that has been around for 15 years and was pioneered […]

Last week, we reported on the first part of Todd Grimm’s rapid-fire What’s New talk at RAPID + TCT. Grimm continued his talk by discussing the latest trends in digital light processing, commonly know as DLP. As Grimm explained, DLP (for 3D printing) is a...
Changing the Physics of 3D Printing: Essentium Materials Brings Plasma to the FFF 3D Printer

Changing the Physics of 3D Printing: Essentium Materials Brings Plasma to the FFF 3D Printer

When it comes to FFF-based 3D printing methods, new machines may come out on a fairly regular basis — many of which work with unique materials incorporating everything from wood to carbon fiber to concrete and stepping away from conventional materials like PLA — but not a lot has fundamentally changed since the first machines […]

When it comes to FFF-based 3D printing methods, new machines may come out on a fairly regular basis — many of which work with unique materials incorporating everything from wood to carbon fiber to concrete and stepping away from conventional materials like PLA...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Kara Noack, Senior Business Development Manager – 3D Printing, BASF

3D Printing Spotlight On: Kara Noack, Senior Business Development Manager – 3D Printing, BASF

As the 3D printing industry continues to grow, a major focus is falling squarely on the stuff that stuff is made from, and global chemical companies with impressive histories are becoming increasingly active in developing new materials for additive manufacturing. Lately, chemical giant BASF has been making waves in this space, bringing its century-plus of […]

As the 3D printing industry continues to grow, a major focus is falling squarely on the stuff that stuff is made from, and global chemical companies with impressive histories are becoming increasingly active in developing new materials for additive manufacturing....
BASF and Essentium Tell Us About New Partnership to Develop Strong New Polymer 3D Printing Materials

BASF and Essentium Tell Us About New Partnership to Develop Strong New Polymer 3D Printing Materials

While metal may be the fastest-growing sector in 3D printing right now, multiple companies are working to make sure that plastic doesn’t get left behind. The issue with plastic is that while it’s a good material for creating 3D printed prototypes, it’s largely not strong enough for end use parts – but that’s changing, thanks […]

While metal may be the fastest-growing sector in 3D printing right now, multiple companies are working to make sure that plastic doesn’t get left behind. The issue with plastic is that while it’s a good material for creating 3D printed prototypes,...
For the 3D Printing Industry to Grow, Focus on Collaboration & the Journey: MWS17

For the 3D Printing Industry to Grow, Focus on Collaboration & the Journey: MWS17

No man is an island — and neither is any industry. While leadership will naturally emerge, and some innovators rise to prominence ahead of others, the only way for actual growth to occur is through an exchange of ideas. Competition is healthy, but collaboration is necessary. As Materialise World Summit 2017 went on, certain themes became ever clearer […]

No man is an island — and neither is any industry. While leadership will naturally emerge, and some innovators rise to prominence ahead of others, the only way for actual growth to occur is through an exchange of ideas. Competition is healthy, but collaboration...
3D Printing Materials Development at HP Streamlines Powder Certification on Open Platform

3D Printing Materials Development at HP Streamlines Powder Certification on Open Platform

Materials development is critical to the progress of additive manufacturing, and while HP Inc. may be relatively new to scalable participation in the 3D printing industry, they are by no means strangers to the path to successful product development. When the company unveiled their highly anticipated Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing system last year, one […]

Materials development is critical to the progress of additive manufacturing, and while HP Inc. may be relatively new to scalable participation in the 3D printing industry, they are by no means strangers to the path to successful product development. When the company...
A Golden Ticket in 3D Printing: First Look Inside HP's New 3D Open Materials and Innovations Lab

A Golden Ticket in 3D Printing: First Look Inside HP's New 3D Open Materials and Innovations Lab

When it comes to 3D printing, the technology is only as good as the materials it uses. For all the bells and whistles of the latest hardware introductions, they’re nothing without provable materials behind the actual production. The critical nature of materials innovation is certainly not lost on HP, which just last spring finally unveiled […]

When it comes to 3D printing, the technology is only as good as the materials it uses. For all the bells and whistles of the latest hardware introductions, they’re nothing without provable materials behind the actual production. The critical nature of materials...
Farsoon Technologies Places Great Faith in 3D Printing Now and For the Future

Farsoon Technologies Places Great Faith in 3D Printing Now and For the Future

At first many debated on how China would react to and be affected by 3D printing overall. It was mainly wondered if they would be toppled from their status in holding the rest of the world hostage in terms of manufacturing. The result seems to be that China continues to lead as the most affordable […]

At first many debated on how China would react to and be affected by 3D printing overall. It was mainly wondered if they would be toppled from their status in holding the rest of the world hostage in terms of manufacturing. The result seems to be that China continues...
BASF and HP Strengthen Partnership to Accelerate Development of 3D Printing Materials

BASF and HP Strengthen Partnership to Accelerate Development of 3D Printing Materials

When HP unveiled their brand new Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer earlier this year, there was a lot to be excited about. Besides the machine itself, which looks to speed large-scale production by up to ten times while reducing the cost by half, HP’s open materials platform invited several major corporations to collaborate on the development […]

When HP unveiled their brand new Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer earlier this year, there was a lot to be excited about. Besides the machine itself, which looks to speed large-scale production by up to ten times while reducing the cost by half, HP’s open materials...
Reebok Uses Proprietary 3D Drawing Technology to Create New Liquid Speed Shoes

Reebok Uses Proprietary 3D Drawing Technology to Create New Liquid Speed Shoes

From head to toe, runway to running track, we’ve witnessed many recent instances where fashion intersects with 3D printing technology. One area that is blossoming into a commercial trend is 3D printed footwear, whether that be in the form of high heel shoes or athletic sneakers. Some of the biggest athletic footwear manufacturers have decided […]

From head to toe, runway to running track, we’ve witnessed many recent instances where fashion intersects with 3D printing technology. One area that is blossoming into a commercial trend is 3D printed footwear, whether that be in the form of high heel shoes or...
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