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Additive Manufacturing Strategies: Call for Metal, Dental, and Medical 3D Printing Speakers

In February 2020, the third annual Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit, co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Markets Publishing, will be held in Boston – the same city it called home last year, though the first…

Register by November 8th and Save 38% for Additive Manufacturing Strategies

This January a new kind of 3D printing event will take place in Boston. Additive Manufacturing Strategies is a peer-driven small-scale event that will focus on 3D printing for medical and…

Additive Manufacturing Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing Will Return in January

We’re long past the days when 3D printing was just a fun, creative tool for hobbyists, and many industries have been taking notice over the years and making the investment….

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Industry Expert Keynotes and Live Demonstrations to Highlight Upcoming Smart Manufacturing Experience

As we all know, additive manufacturing technology is continuing to evolve and grow at a fast pace. According to forecasts by industry experts, it will reach $50 billion between the…

3D Printing: Inside MIT

It’s almost impossible to discuss advances in 3D printing today, particularly in Boston, without mention of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as the school not only produces well-educated engineers…

3D Printing Business: Inside Markforged

Boston, Massachusetts is coming into its own as a hub of advanced technologies, championed by an expanding array of strong businesses and fed into through a wealth of prestigious local…

3D Printing Business: Inside Formlabs

Formlabs, well known for being the first company to introduce affordable desktop SLA 3D printing, has been working toward a sea change in additive manufacturing with a strong focus on…

3D Printing Business: Inside Rize

3D printing is taking off in Boston, and Rize Inc. is among the companies leading the charge. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with company President and Founder…

3D Printing Business: Inside Desktop Metal

Burlington, Massachusetts is home to the most recent unicorn to emerge from the 3D printing industry: Desktop Metal. On a recent excursion to Boston, I enjoyed the opportunity to spend…

In-Store 3D Printing Creates Custom 3D Print-Knit Clothing at the Ministry of Supply

I rarely, if ever, buy clothing online – I like to try things on myself first. I just don’t trust clothes I buy online to fit properly, and to all…

Digital Fabrication in Architecture and 3D Printing Materials in Focus at AAAS Annual Meeting

The use of 3D printing in the construction field is not a new thing – there are 3D printed office buildings and laboratories, a 9-foot-tall 3D printed pavilion, 3D printed…

Affordable & Accessible–3D Printing Proves to Be a Realistic Technology for Helping the Disabled

If you’ve experienced the magic of making an intricate jewelry design, or creating a product like a toy with multiple working parts and gears, and then have seen it come…

Kwambio’s 3D File Platform Officially Launches Today, Offering Hundreds of Beautiful 3D Designs

Kwambio has been on our radar for quite some time as they’ve worked diligently toward today’s launch of their dynamic 3D file platform. Along the way, they’ve sprinkled their path…

New 3D Printing Curricula for NVLibrary Includes Intro to Design, Engineering, Prosthetics

Many educators are more than anxious to get 3D printers into their schools on all grade levels. As teachers tend to be of curious and often innovative spirit themselves, many…

Ben Raynes’ 3D Printed ‘Landscapes In Motion’ Are Incredible Moving Paintings

I once had an art professor tell me that the best kind of art is the kind that has never been done before. He was a major proponent of originality…

Massachusetts Librarian Lends Guatemalan Burn Victim a 3D Printed Helping Hand

Welmer Cordova was horribly burned in a gas explosion in Guatemala. The explosion killed two of Cordova’s sisters, and now at 20 years old, he was preparing to deal with…

Kwambio Receives $650,000 in Angel Funding for Expansion of Their 3D Printing Platform

Kwambio is a soon-to-be 3D printing service bureau, equipment manufacturer–and one of those rare startups that is a success story before they’ve even left the starting gate. We’ve reported on…

NuVu Studio Students Create 3D Printed Exoskeleton Shoe for Cycling & Triathlons

Students these days are much more up to speed on health issues as better nutrition and exercise programs are heavily encouraged. School lunches are healthier, more parents are going vegan…

3D Printing Changing the Face of Full Facial Transplant Surgeries

Use your head. It’s a phrase we’ve heard all our lives — and often good advice. Now, scientists are taking this advice quite literally, in 3D printing models of patients’…

3D Printed Replicas of Armenian Heritage Park’s Dodecahedron Created for Benefactors

The positive energy and power of Mcor 3D printing with paper is making headlines again — this time in Boston, where the Mcor 3D printing technology using paper is now…

Formlabs Standing Strong Despite Patent Lawsuit

There are a lot of players trying to move strategically around the 3D printing board. And when you mess with the big dogs, it can be as scary as… well,…