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3D Printing News Briefs: May 23, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 23, 2017

We’re talking about a new product, 3D printer resellers, grants and awards, a company acquisition, and a VIP visitor for Oak Ridge National Laboratory in this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. Xaar introduces its new 1003 AMx printhead, while ZMorph signs four new 3D printer resellers in South America and Europe. The […]

We’re talking about a new product, 3D printer resellers, grants and awards, a company acquisition, and a VIP visitor for Oak Ridge National Laboratory in this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs. Xaar introduces its new 1003 AMx printhead,...
3D Printing at Easter: Here Comes Peter Cottontail, Hopping Down the… 3D Printed Trail

3D Printing at Easter: Here Comes Peter Cottontail, Hopping Down the… 3D Printed Trail

The other day, we heard about Belgium-based La Miam Factory, and its 3D printed chocolate Easter confections, and beer bottles, and Easter has been on my brain ever since. There are all sorts of 3D printable Easter designs out there as 3D printing makes its mark on another holiday. On Pinshape, you can find this 3D […]

The other day, we heard about Belgium-based La Miam Factory, and its 3D printed chocolate Easter confections, and beer bottles, and Easter has been on my brain ever since. There are all sorts of 3D printable Easter designs out there as 3D printing makes its mark on...
Bre & Co. Introduces New Shackleton Jewelry Line Including 3D Printed Lithopane Cameo

Bre & Co. Introduces New Shackleton Jewelry Line Including 3D Printed Lithopane Cameo

Recently, we reported that Bre Pettis, founder and former CEO of MakerBot, had launched a new venture, Bre & Co., to make heirloom-quality gifts. At the Bre & Co. launch and holiday sale last month, I was able to see the company’s first offerings, which included folding knives, pens and jewelry. While not all their products […]

Recently, we reported that Bre Pettis, founder and former CEO of MakerBot, had launched a new venture, Bre & Co., to make heirloom-quality gifts. At the Bre & Co. launch and holiday sale last month, I was able to see the company’s first offerings, which...
Bre & Co. Hosts Open House and Holiday Sale for Heirloom-Quality 3D Printed Gifts

Bre & Co. Hosts Open House and Holiday Sale for Heirloom-Quality 3D Printed Gifts

Recently, I was invited to the open house and holiday sale of Bre. & Co., the newest venture by the former CEO and co-founder of MakerBot, Bre Pettis. The newly-launched company’s mission is to explore the frontiers of craftspersonship, advanced manufacturing, and iterative design to create unique heirloom-quality watches, pens, jewelry and ceramics. Originally conceived as a […]

Recently, I was invited to the open house and holiday sale of Bre. & Co., the newest venture by the former CEO and co-founder of MakerBot, Bre Pettis. The newly-launched company’s mission is to explore the frontiers of craftspersonship, advanced...
Bre Pettis Launches New Creative Venture: Bre & Co. Offers 3D Printed Ceramics and More

Bre Pettis Launches New Creative Venture: Bre & Co. Offers 3D Printed Ceramics and More

When Bre Pettis left Stratasys last year, it was with ambitious goals – the creator of MakerBot stated that he intended to “change the world” through 3D printing with the help of his new company, Bold Machines, which began as a product development workshop within Stratasys. Many would argue that Pettis has already made a significant impact […]

When Bre Pettis left Stratasys last year, it was with ambitious goals – the creator of MakerBot stated that he intended to “change the world” through 3D printing with the help of his new company, Bold Machines, which began as a product development...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — June 20, 2015

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — June 20, 2015

This week’s stories include two relating 3D printing and dancing. In one case, a Taiwanese company uses 3D printing to create objects for its haunting production, and in the other Hong Kong’s Print-Rite has printed a dancing robot with its printer Colido. Other fun/ctional 3D printed items include: bee boxes, a depth sensing camera, a […]

This week’s stories include two relating 3D printing and dancing. In one case, a Taiwanese company uses 3D printing to create objects for its haunting production, and in the other Hong Kong’s Print-Rite has printed a dancing robot with its printer Colido....
Bre Pettis Leaves Stratasys, Taking Bold Machines With Him, Looking to ‘Change the World’

Bre Pettis Leaves Stratasys, Taking Bold Machines With Him, Looking to ‘Change the World’

From the moment Bre Pettis began exploring 3D printing technology, he knew he was onto something special. It was first MakerBot, where he built up the largest and most successful desktop 3D printer manufacturer in the world, before selling the company to Stratasys for a hefty sum. While the move was met with some opposition at first, […]

From the moment Bre Pettis began exploring 3D printing technology, he knew he was onto something special. It was first MakerBot, where he built up the largest and most successful desktop 3D printer manufacturer in the world, before selling the company to Stratasys for...
Bold Machines Designs and Releases an Amazing 3D Printed Castle Model

Bold Machines Designs and Releases an Amazing 3D Printed Castle Model

I remember a few years ago when sites like Thingiverse first started to catch on. If you owned a 3D printer, this was a reason to begin using it a whole lot more. If you didn’t own one, it was a reason to go out and buy your first. No one could have imagined that […]

I remember a few years ago when sites like Thingiverse first started to catch on. If you owned a 3D printer, this was a reason to begin using it a whole lot more. If you didn’t own one, it was a reason to go out and buy your first. No one could have imagined...
The 3D Printed Brooklyn Bridge Robot is Alive!

The 3D Printed Brooklyn Bridge Robot is Alive!

Back in September, when former MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis moved on to launch Bold Machines – The Innovation Workshop at Stratasys, the first project that was announced was a feature film called “Margo“. They had worked with talented artist Jose Alves da Silva to create the characters for the film, as well, in 3D printable […]

Back in September, when former MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis moved on to launch Bold Machines – The Innovation Workshop at Stratasys, the first project that was announced was a feature film called “Margo“. They had worked with talented artist Jose Alves da...
Rotofugi Gallery, Bold Machines and Ryan McClure Roll Out Nohwitz All Show

Rotofugi Gallery, Bold Machines and Ryan McClure Roll Out Nohwitz All Show

The Rotofugi Gallery has worked with Chicago-based artist, Ryan McClure – also known as Rocketboy – on a debut show of his newest 3D printed figure show, entitled “Nohwitz All.” The show focuses on the Nohwitz series, and McClure and 23 other, different artists had their interpretations of his designs printed courtesy of Bold Machines. […]

The Rotofugi Gallery has worked with Chicago-based artist, Ryan McClure – also known as Rocketboy – on a debut show of his newest 3D printed figure show, entitled “Nohwitz All.” The show focuses on the Nohwitz series, and McClure and 23 other, different...
2015 Innovation By Design Awards: New 3D Design Category Thanks to Inside 3D Printing & Fast Company

2015 Innovation By Design Awards: New 3D Design Category Thanks to Inside 3D Printing & Fast Company

Both Inside 3D Printing and Fast Company are making it possible for 3D printing challengers to come on board for this year’s Innovation By Design Awards contest. Entries will be judged on: Functionality Originality Beauty Sustainability Depth Cultural impact Business impact The idea is, obviously, to impress the judges with 3D design innovation, but they […]

Both Inside 3D Printing and Fast Company are making it possible for 3D printing challengers to come on board for this year’s Innovation By Design Awards contest. Entries will be judged on: Functionality Originality Beauty Sustainability Depth Cultural impact Business...
Robert Debbane & Bold Machines 3D Print 176-piece 3-foot Wide Galactica Chandelier

Robert Debbane & Bold Machines 3D Print 176-piece 3-foot Wide Galactica Chandelier

When Stratasys first unveiled the creation of their ‘Innovation Workshop’, Bold Machines, back in September of 2014, many people were wondering what they had up their sleeves. Headed up by former MakerBot CEO, Bre Pettis, undoubtedly there would be some incredible creations originating from the workshop. The first project was the creation of characters from a featured […]

When Stratasys first unveiled the creation of their ‘Innovation Workshop’, Bold Machines, back in September of 2014, many people were wondering what they had up their sleeves. Headed up by former MakerBot CEO, Bre Pettis, undoubtedly there would be some...
SuperMod: A 3D Printed Modular & Functional Wall Unlike Anything You’ve Seen Before

SuperMod: A 3D Printed Modular & Functional Wall Unlike Anything You’ve Seen Before

When it comes to architectural design, many of the methods of production and ideologies behind creations we see today are what you could call “old-fashioned.” These ideas and methodologies are passed down from generation to generation, from teachers to students, in a similar fashion to folktales. There is a reason for this; people simply don’t like change, […]

When it comes to architectural design, many of the methods of production and ideologies behind creations we see today are what you could call “old-fashioned.” These ideas and methodologies are passed down from generation to generation, from teachers to...
Stratasys’ Bold Machines Quietly Working on a 3D Printable Modular Creature Known as Nohwitz

Stratasys’ Bold Machines Quietly Working on a 3D Printable Modular Creature Known as Nohwitz

Back in September when Bre Pettis stepped aside at MakerBot in order to take on a new role which saw him head up a brand new initiative at Stratasys called Bold Machines, many of us within the industry scratched our heads and wondered what this could mean. Within weeks, however, Bold Machines launched the start of […]

Back in September when Bre Pettis stepped aside at MakerBot in order to take on a new role which saw him head up a brand new initiative at Stratasys called Bold Machines, many of us within the industry scratched our heads and wondered what this could mean. Within...
Exclusive Interview with MakerBot CEO Jenny Lawton on the Future of MakerBot, Next Generation Printer, Smart Extruders, & More

Exclusive Interview with MakerBot CEO Jenny Lawton on the Future of MakerBot, Next Generation Printer, Smart Extruders, & More

One of the great things about attending a show as large as, and on as large of a stage as, CES is the fact that all of the big players within industries are on hand showcasing their latest products, and discussing how they feel these products will make an impact in the coming years. Another benefit of CES […]

One of the great things about attending a show as large as, and on as large of a stage as, CES is the fact that all of the big players within industries are on hand showcasing their latest products, and discussing how they feel these products will make an impact in...
MakerBot’s Continual Innovation Brings Improvements to Smart Extruder – Reported Rumors Emerge on its Original and Future Development

MakerBot’s Continual Innovation Brings Improvements to Smart Extruder – Reported Rumors Emerge on its Original and Future Development

UPDATE: 12/10/14 3:48PM ET: MakerBot has responded to us about these reports. Jenifer Howard, Director of PR for the company, had this to say: “We have been continually iterating and improving on both our hardware and software. The Smart Extruder you reference is already in the market. We’ve had major software and firmware updates recently, […]

UPDATE: 12/10/14 3:48PM ET: MakerBot has responded to us about these reports. Jenifer Howard, Director of PR for the company, had this to say: “We have been continually iterating and improving on both our hardware and software. The Smart Extruder you reference...
Have an Awesome 3D Printing Idea? Bold Machines Wants to Make it Happen

Have an Awesome 3D Printing Idea? Bold Machines Wants to Make it Happen

Only weeks after the CEO and Co-founder of MakerBot, Bre Pettis, stepped aside to launch a new initiative for Stratasys called Bold Machines, he’s already hard at work. Pettis, the innovative mind which sparked the creation of MakerBot back in 2009, would seem like the perfect fit for the Bold Machines project, dubbed ‘The Innovation […]

Only weeks after the CEO and Co-founder of MakerBot, Bre Pettis, stepped aside to launch a new initiative for Stratasys called Bold Machines, he’s already hard at work. Pettis, the innovative mind which sparked the creation of MakerBot back in 2009, would seem...
3D Printing Legend Bre Pettis, Designs Jacket, Needs Crowd Support to get it Made

3D Printing Legend Bre Pettis, Designs Jacket, Needs Crowd Support to get it Made

Bre Pettis has designed a jacket, and he wants you to lend your voice and your vote to help him get it made. Pettis’ jacket, the STL Tyvek Wind Shell, is a lightweight jacket made out of Tyvek, a space-age material created by chemical giant, Dupont. Pettis envisions the ultralight jacket as being your go-to […]

Bre Pettis has designed a jacket, and he wants you to lend your voice and your vote to help him get it made. Pettis’ jacket, the STL Tyvek Wind Shell, is a lightweight jacket made out of Tyvek, a space-age material created by chemical giant, Dupont. Pettis envisions...
Bre Pettis Launches ‘Bold Machines’ Innovation Workshop & Begins Creating the ‘Margo’ Movie

Bre Pettis Launches ‘Bold Machines’ Innovation Workshop & Begins Creating the ‘Margo’ Movie

A little more than three weeks ago, the 3D printing community was astonished when we broke the news that MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis would be stepping down as CEO of the company in which he had founded, in order to lead a new “Innovation Workshop” at Stratasys. At the time, there was no word on […]

A little more than three weeks ago, the 3D printing community was astonished when we broke the news that MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis would be stepping down as CEO of the company in which he had founded, in order to lead a new “Innovation Workshop” at...
MakerBot’s Bre Pettis to Step Down as CEO in Order to Head up New ‘Innovation Workshop’ at Stratasys

MakerBot’s Bre Pettis to Step Down as CEO in Order to Head up New ‘Innovation Workshop’ at Stratasys

Update: 1:45PM: It’s Official: From Stratasys CEO David Reis – “Stratasys and MakerBot are excited to announce some management changes at MakerBot that will take effect in the 3rd and 4th quarter of 2014 and into January 2015. Most notably, Bre Pettis will be transitioning from the day-to-day activities of management to a position with Stratasys […]

Update: 1:45PM: It’s Official: From Stratasys CEO David Reis – “Stratasys and MakerBot are excited to announce some management changes at MakerBot that will take effect in the 3rd and 4th quarter of 2014 and into January 2015. Most notably, Bre...
3D Printers & Poetry Merge to Leave MakerBot Store Attendees Mesmerized

3D Printers & Poetry Merge to Leave MakerBot Store Attendees Mesmerized

How in the world could an artist of any kind take two things as completely different as 3D printing and poetry, combine them, and then form a masterpiece that would be mesmerizing to those in its presence? That is what artist/poet/graffiti extraordinaire, Leon Reid IV did last night at the MakerBot Store on Mulberry Street […]

How in the world could an artist of any kind take two things as completely different as 3D printing and poetry, combine them, and then form a masterpiece that would be mesmerizing to those in its presence? That is what artist/poet/graffiti extraordinaire, Leon Reid IV...
MakerBot Files Patent to Print Objects Larger Than Build Volume on 3D Printers

MakerBot Files Patent to Print Objects Larger Than Build Volume on 3D Printers

In a recent interview with MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis, he told me that his company is an “innovation company”. They innovate to bring cutting edge technology to the at-home 3D printing market, so that designers can be innovative themselves. It appears that Bre Pettis is quite serious in this claim. 3DPrint.com has discovered that MakerBot […]

In a recent interview with MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis, he told me that his company is an “innovation company”. They innovate to bring cutting edge technology to the at-home 3D printing market, so that designers can be innovative themselves. It appears that...
Why MakerBot’s Bre Pettis Thinks Driverless Cars Will Stimulate Innovation Within 3D BioPrinting

Why MakerBot’s Bre Pettis Thinks Driverless Cars Will Stimulate Innovation Within 3D BioPrinting

Probably one of the few promising new technologies which can arouse a crowd as easily as 3D printing can, would be driverless cars. We all have heard by now that Google and various car manufacturers are working on technology, which one day very soon, will allow us to sit back and relax as our cars drive us […]

Probably one of the few promising new technologies which can arouse a crowd as easily as 3D printing can, would be driverless cars. We all have heard by now that Google and various car manufacturers are working on technology, which one day very soon, will allow us to...
MakerBot Teams With Sesame Street to Bring Licensed Content to Their Digital Store

MakerBot Teams With Sesame Street to Bring Licensed Content to Their Digital Store

The MakerBot Digtal Store has just been getting better and better as of late. Just last week they introduced a full, to-scale replica of a  Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, which is 3D printable on any MakerBot printer. Today, MakerBot announces that they have entered a partnership agreement with Sesame Street, to bring even more high quality […]

The MakerBot Digtal Store has just been getting better and better as of late. Just last week they introduced a full, to-scale replica of a  Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, which is 3D printable on any MakerBot printer. Today, MakerBot announces that they have entered a...
MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis on Hewlett Packard, 3D Printing Patents, ‘iTunes for Digital Designs’ & More

MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis on Hewlett Packard, 3D Printing Patents, ‘iTunes for Digital Designs’ & More

Recently MakerBot Co-founder and CEO Bre Pettis was kind enough to speak with 3DPrint.com about several topics surrounding the 3D printing industry. Pettis, along with co-founders Zach Smith and Adam Mayer, founded MakerBot Industries back in January of 2009. Since then, the company has really taken off, and was even acquired by Stratasys Inc. for […]

Recently MakerBot Co-founder and CEO Bre Pettis was kind enough to speak with 3DPrint.com about several topics surrounding the 3D printing industry. Pettis, along with co-founders Zach Smith and Adam Mayer, founded MakerBot Industries back in January of 2009. Since...
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