Canada

Twente Additive Manufacturing: A Construction 3D Printer for Every Task

The additive construction (AC) sector is currently bustling, though not every bit of activity necessarily means it’s thriving. Startups in the space are in the process of getting off the…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: A $3000 SLS System, Construction Subsidies and Parameters

The Housing Affordability Crisis is one of Canadian President Trudeau’s biggest issues. Now the government has made subsidies available, including scaling new technologies, 3D printed housing and libraries of reapproved…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 3, 2024: Kickstarter FDM 3D Printer, Artificial Eyes, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re talking about an FDM 3D printer on Kickstarter, advancements in artificial eye creation, and 3D printed solenoids for electromagnets. Then we’ll move on…

NGen Announces $100M to Boost Sustainability in Canadian Manufacturing

NGen, the non-profit behind Canada’s Global Innovation Cluster for Advanced Manufacturing, has announced a new project call dedicated to improving the ecological sustainability of Canadian manufacturing. Dubbed the Sustainable Manufacturing…

Westinghouse Achieves Serial 3D Printing of Nuclear Power Part

According to the “Additive Manufacturing in the Energy Sector: Market Analysis & Forecast” report from Additive Manufacturing Research (AMR), the energy sector saw $2.6 billion worth of 3D printing activity…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 17, 2024: Shot Blasting, Service Bureaus, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting out with post-processing, as SKZ Würzburg is using a shot blast system from AM Solutions for its research. Moving on to business,…

Canada Funds $32.3M in Advanced Manufacturing Projects

As the deglobalization trend continues, national governments and their corporate partners are establishing manufacturing clusters meant to enable localized production. The latest country to follow the pattern is Canada, whose…

SikSika Nation to Receive 3D Printed Housing Community in Canada

In Canada, the soaring prices of homes have become one of the if not the biggest political issue at the moment, sparking widespread interest in possible solutions like 3D printing…

Daring AM: Canada Tackles Increase of 3D Printed Gun Arrests and Sentences

Recent incidents in Canada have brought to light the arrest of individuals for possessing illegal 3D printed firearms, among other charges. These incidents, which resulted in multiple arrests, serve as…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 16, 2023: Software, Light Engine, Wool, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll start with business news from CNPC POWDER, and then move on to software stories from AMSIS and HYBRID Software. Then it’s on to…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 25, 2023: Housing, Seed Funding, & More

We’re starting with additive construction news in this Thanksgiving weekend edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to seed funding and a Memorandum of Understanding. Finally, we’ll…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: November 12, 2023

If you’re fully recovered from formnext already, may we suggest some more 3D printing events, and webinars, for this coming week? There will be plenty of opportunities to learn the…

Canada’s Mosaic Starts Shipping Array and Element 3D Printers

Mosaic Manufacturing, the Canadian original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of high-throughput, multi-material additive manufacturing (AM) platforms, has begun shipping its Array systems to North American customers. The company also plans to…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 14, 2023: Smart Gloves, Architectural Ceramics, & More

We’re starting off 3D Printing News Briefs with research about vat photopolymerization for high viscosity resin, and then 3D printed smart mesh gloves. Robotics and 3D printing in architectural ceramics…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: October 8, 2023

No matter where you are in the world this week, from Ohio, Minnesota, and California in the U.S. to Budapest, Italy, Moravia, or just on your computer at home, there’s…

Global Crackdown on 3D Printed Ghost Guns Escalates

In just one week, law enforcement agencies in Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, Pennsylvania, and New York reported busts involving 3D printed guns. In Canada, a joint operation led by the…

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Canada Announces over $20M to Help BC Businesses Access 3D Printing

At the end of July, the Canadian government announced it will disburse over $20.8 million in funding intended to make it easier for research organizations and businesses in British Columbia…

Geometric 3D Printing Specialist Metafold Lands $1.78M in Funding

Metafold, a newcomer in Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM) software, has announced a successful seed funding round of $1.78 million (CAD $2.4 million). The Canadian startup, established in 2020, is…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 2, 2023

Summer is in full swing, so it’s a pretty light week of 3D printing webinars and events ahead. Read on for the details of what is going on, including the…

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Canada’s Landmark Sweep: 300+ 3D Printed Firearms Seized in Massive Crackdown

In an unprecedented multi-province operation codenamed Project Reproduction, Canadian law enforcement officials seized over 440 privately made firearms, including 3D printed handguns, long guns, silencers, ammunition, 3D printers, and drugs….

PyroGenesis Receives First By-the-Ton Order for Titanium 3D Printing Powder

PyroGenesis Canada Inc., a Montreal-based advanced materials company specializing in metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM), announced that it received its first by-the-ton order, from an unnamed American customer. The…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: April 2, 2023

You can breathe easy this week, because it will be much less hectic than last week, at least in terms of 3D printing webinars and events to attend! There will…

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AM Drilldown: Canadian Carbon Credits Could Fuel 3D Printing and More

Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland unveiled the country’s latest budget, which offers $16.4 billion in tax credits for clean tech manufacturing, clean electricity and hydrogen over the next five years,…

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MiddleGround Capital Announces Intent to Acquire 3D Printing Bureaus

The additive manufacturing (AM) industry is currently experiencing an interesting set of roll-ups related to 3D printing service bureaus. Given the pace of the sector and the number of smaller…