BCN3D Technologies

3DPOD Episode 34: Eric Pallarés, BCN3D and Professional Desktop 3D Printing

In this episode, Max and I spoke with Eric Pallarés of BCN3D. BCN3D is a Barcelona-based material extrusion 3D printing company. Having started on the desktop, BCN3D now is moving…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 30, 2020: Roboze, BCN3D & CREA3D, 3D Systems, ASTM International

We’re covering 3D printing business stories in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, including investments, partnerships, industry executives, and annual reports. Federico Faggin, who invented the microprocessor, is investing in Roboze,…

Mondragon Group Bets on 3D Printing, Invests in BCN3D with Spanish Government

Spanish manufacturer of desktop 3D printers BCN3D announced a new funding round totaling €2.8 million. The round was led by Spain’s national innovation agency, CDTI, and the Mondragon Group, one…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 28, 2020: Autodesk, Sinterit, BCN3D Technologies

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about software and hardware. First, Autodesk has added a new generative design extension. Sinterit has made some changes so its printers are…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 18, 2020: Fraunhofer, Formnext, Visagio & DiManEx, BCN3D Technologies

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Fraunhofer will soon discuss adoption of Industry 4.0-related technologies in a webinar, and we’ve learned that Formnext 2020 is still planned for this November….

Interview with BCN3D CTO Eric Pallarés

There are a lot of startups in 3D printing and a lot of established companies developing 3D printers, but there is only one BCN3D. Born from a foundation, BCN3D quietly…

BCN3D Tests Chemical Resistance of Eight Common 3D Printing Materials

A material’s ability to resist degradation, erosion, or impregnation from contact with liquids, solids, or vapors of a different nature, like chemical solvents, acids, and bases, is known as chemical…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 26, 2020

In our 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ve got a workshop and a partnership, along with student discounts for 3D modeling and students 3D printing parts for an electric vehicle….

3D Printing News Briefs: January 16, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got a little business news, followed by stories about materials, and finally ending with some 3D printed fashion. PostProcess Technologies is expanding in…

Camper Spanish Footwear is Designed on 3D Printers on the Island of Mallorca

3D printing—specifically with the use of BCN3D’s 3D Sigma and Sigmax printers—has allowed Spanish footwear multinational, Camper, to journey down paths they never expected with their line of footwear; experiencing…

BCN3D Epsilon 3D Printer: High Performance Addition to the Industrial Workbench

With over 600 exhibitors at Formnext this year, it is impossible to know exactly what huge surprises the show will hold for over 28,000 visitors, but one thing is for…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 1, 2019

In this Halloween week edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re telling you about a report, an agreement, and 3D printed footwear. SmarTech Analysis has released its market analysis report…

Interview: Giuseppe Scionti’s 3D Printed Vegan Steaks To Be Launched in 2020

Meat. Millions of people demand it. Global meat consumption has increased by 70% since the 1960s and is expected to keep on growing, while total production has grown five times…

3D CRIAR’s New Strategy to Take Over the Brazilian 3D Printing Market

During the last couple of months 3D Criar, the largest 3D printing reseller in Brazil, has been focusing on increasing its presence in the market. The biggest moves for the…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 6, 2019

In this installment of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re sharing some business news with you, along with a case study about a 3D printer farm. First up, AMUG just installed…

Researchers Use 3D Printing to Isolate Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells

Researchers at the University of Girona have successfully isolated stem cells from one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer – using 3D printing. The goal of isolating the cells…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 14, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re taking a look at some interesting use cases for 3D printing. First up, FATHOM is using DfAM to reduce the amount of material…

Cunicode Uses Code to Generate Beautiful, Unique 3D Printed Art

It’s truly amazing what can be done artistically with 3D printing. The medium allows for plenty of design freedom, and some artists have even taken the approach of using Gcode…

Formula Student Team Turns to 3D Printing to Rapidly Produce End-Use Race Car Parts

There’s been an increase in recent years of student racing teams turning to 3D printing to help augment their cars before they hit the track. The annual Formula Student competition,…

Exploring the Meaning of Design through 3D Printed Objects in Design Does* Exhibition

I spent over a decade as a professor of design and during that time, one of the primary questions that I encouraged my students to address is: why design? This…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 3, 2018

We’re bringing you the latest business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an announcement from Stratasys about its new Vulcan Labs spinoff company. Optomec has appointed a…

BCN3D Technologies Releases Open Source Files for Sigmax 3D Printer

This past fall, BCN3D Technologies, based out of Barcelona and best-known for its Sigma 3D printer, released the multi-material Sigmax 3D printer at the TCT Show. The professional desktop Sigmax, which features a…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 26, 2018

We’ll get the business out of the way first in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move on to some award news and a new 3D design challenge….

BCN3D Technologies Introduces Xavi M. Faneca as New CEO

BCN3D Technologies is still a relatively young company, but it has accomplished a lot, becoming well-known and well-respected for its open source philosophy and its Sigma 3D printer, as well…