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Canadian Startup Uses Mass Customization Software Platform to Personalize 3D Printed Products

Canadian Startup Uses Mass Customization Software Platform to Personalize 3D Printed Products

We generally like having our items and tools personalized, which is why 3D printing technology is so often used for mass customization. A Canadian startup called Caboma, which was founded in 2015, is on a mission to provide digital solutions to forward-thinking companies looking to use mass customization to gain a competitive advantage. The team […]

We generally like having our items and tools personalized, which is why 3D printing technology is so often used for mass customization. A Canadian startup called Caboma, which was founded in 2015, is on a mission to provide digital solutions to forward-thinking...
Researchers Develop New Method of 3D Printing Living Bio-Tissues for Cancer Research

Researchers Develop New Method of 3D Printing Living Bio-Tissues for Cancer Research

The University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan campus is a research hub located in the middle of British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, and ranked among the world’s top 20 public universities. We’ve seen plenty of innovative 3D printing research coming out of UBC Okanagan, and a lot of the work has centered around the biomedical field. […]

The University of British Columbia (UBC) Okanagan campus is a research hub located in the middle of British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, and ranked among the world’s top 20 public universities. We’ve seen plenty of innovative 3D printing research...
First 3D Printed Camper is Complete - and Breaks a World 3D Printing Record

First 3D Printed Camper is Complete - and Breaks a World 3D Printing Record

The Create Cafe in Saskatoon, Canada offers patrons a friendly place to sit down, enjoy a cup of coffee, and get started on a 3D printing project. The cafe, co-owned by Dustin Maki and Randy Janes, opened its doors a year ago, and is home to several desktop 3D printers, as well as the 28′ x 5′ […]

The Create Cafe in Saskatoon, Canada offers patrons a friendly place to sit down, enjoy a cup of coffee, and get started on a 3D printing project. The cafe, co-owned by Dustin Maki and Randy Janes, opened its doors a year ago, and is home to several desktop 3D...
Fabricating Better Magnets with Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing

Fabricating Better Magnets with Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing

The high-performance magnets used in electric motors are typically made through processes like powder compaction, for sintered magnets, or injection molding for bonded magnets. These processes require multiple steps – the magnets need to first be fabricated and then shaped and assembled into a final product. But a pair of Canadian researchers have come up […]

The high-performance magnets used in electric motors are typically made through processes like powder compaction, for sintered magnets, or injection molding for bonded magnets. These processes require multiple steps – the magnets need to first be fabricated and...
Canadian Nuclear Station Using 3D Printing and Virtual Reality to Save Money and Promote Innovation

Canadian Nuclear Station Using 3D Printing and Virtual Reality to Save Money and Promote Innovation

While many may not think about nuclear power as one of the many industries making use of 3D printing, the technology’s ability to save time and money, and offer design freedom, is actually a perfect fit for nuclear power plants. The Rosatom nuclear energy corporation developed Russia’s first industrial metal 3D printer for the nuclear industry last […]

While many may not think about nuclear power as one of the many industries making use of 3D printing, the technology’s ability to save time and money, and offer design freedom, is actually a perfect fit for nuclear power plants. The Rosatom nuclear energy...
3D Printed Lights and Artificial Intelligence Used in Interactive 'Living Architecture' Structure

3D Printed Lights and Artificial Intelligence Used in Interactive 'Living Architecture' Structure

A design that takes its cues from natural processes for creation is referred to as biophilic – rather than green design, which is used to keep harm from coming to the environment, biophilic design imitates the processes that allow the natural world to survive. Biophilic design has been used in a 3D printing construction project with living […]

A design that takes its cues from natural processes for creation is referred to as biophilic – rather than green design, which is used to keep harm from coming to the environment, biophilic design imitates the processes that allow the natural world to survive....
A New 3D Printing Filament Supplier Opens in Canada

A New 3D Printing Filament Supplier Opens in Canada

The quality of a 3D printed product is only as good as the material you’re using to manufacture it, and using an excellent 3D printer doesn’t hurt, either. A new 3D printing filament supplier based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, offers both of these products. 3D Printing Canada is poised to become one of the country’s […]

The quality of a 3D printed product is only as good as the material you’re using to manufacture it, and using an excellent 3D printer doesn’t hurt, either. A new 3D printing filament supplier based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, offers both of these...
3D Printing Helps Jewlr Speed Production of In-Demand Meghan Markle Engagement Ring Replicas

3D Printing Helps Jewlr Speed Production of In-Demand Meghan Markle Engagement Ring Replicas

I am one of those many Americans who is just a tiny bit (okay, maybe a lot) obsessed with the British monarchy…not the system, so much, as the royals themselves. While I was not yet born when Prince Charles married Princess Di, née Lady Diana Spencer, in 1981, I do remember the overwhelming sadness of […]

I am one of those many Americans who is just a tiny bit (okay, maybe a lot) obsessed with the British monarchy…not the system, so much, as the royals themselves. While I was not yet born when Prince Charles married Princess Di, née Lady Diana Spencer, in 1981, I...
Exit International Introduces 3D Printable Euthanasia Machine

Exit International Introduces 3D Printable Euthanasia Machine

There is no small controversy surrounding the ending of a life. Whether from those involved in anti-abortion movements, people working to end the death penalty, or individuals who wish to end their own lives, everybody has an opinion and few seem open to compromise. With efforts to communicate across conflicting viewpoints often laden with invectives […]

There is no small controversy surrounding the ending of a life. Whether from those involved in anti-abortion movements, people working to end the death penalty, or individuals who wish to end their own lives, everybody has an opinion and few seem open to compromise....
Bernese Mountain Dog Receives 3D Printed Patient-Specific Implant

Bernese Mountain Dog Receives 3D Printed Patient-Specific Implant

Humans are the only animals that take on pets and the profound connections that we develop with our animal companions mean that we want to do everything in our power to keep them happy and healthy. We do this not just because we want it for them, but also because we want them to be […]

Humans are the only animals that take on pets and the profound connections that we develop with our animal companions mean that we want to do everything in our power to keep them happy and healthy. We do this not just because we want it for them, but also because we...
Custom 3D Printed Boluses Increase Efficacy of Radiation Therapy

Custom 3D Printed Boluses Increase Efficacy of Radiation Therapy

As a cancer survivor, I can tell you that radiation is a stressful process. It’s nothing like what I would have imagined, which is not surprising because the sum total of all of my knowledge prior to diagnosis was what I had gleaned from watching grainy black and white movies in which a person/insect was […]

As a cancer survivor, I can tell you that radiation is a stressful process. It’s nothing like what I would have imagined, which is not surprising because the sum total of all of my knowledge prior to diagnosis was what I had gleaned from watching grainy black...
Canadian Construction Company 3D Prints Structural Steel Studs to Build Homes

Canadian Construction Company 3D Prints Structural Steel Studs to Build Homes

3D printed structures, like houses, office buildings, and bridges, are much more common than they were even a few years ago, and a construction company in Vancouver is introducing new disruptive technology that can accelerate the building process exponentially. Vancouver-based LifeTec Construction Group Inc. is working on several private projects with its technology, which can […]

3D printed structures, like houses, office buildings, and bridges, are much more common than they were even a few years ago, and a construction company in Vancouver is introducing new disruptive technology that can accelerate the building process exponentially....
3D Printing News Briefs: October 6, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: October 6, 2017

Happy Friday! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll start off with a little business news, and then move on to filaments and 3D printers. Precision ADM has received an important ISO certification, and German RepRap is now selling DuPont filaments. Cimquest will now be offering HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 3D printers, while SLM Solutions […]

Happy Friday! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll start off with a little business news, and then move on to filaments and 3D printers. Precision ADM has received an important ISO certification, and German RepRap is now selling DuPont filaments....
3D Printing News Briefs: September 19, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 19, 2017

We’re going to start off with a little business news in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move right along to a new competition, a little education, and some products that have been, or will soon be, on display at tradeshow events. Module Works and Spatial will work together on CAD/CAM solutions for additive […]

We’re going to start off with a little business news in today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, then move right along to a new competition, a little education, and some products that have been, or will soon be, on display at tradeshow events. Module...
3D Printing Technology and Engineering Used to Regenerate Heart Muscle Tissue

3D Printing Technology and Engineering Used to Regenerate Heart Muscle Tissue

In the past, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has used 3D printing technology to help with brain surgery, but now researchers from the Canadian university are focusing on matters of the heart. Mohammad Izadifar, a multi-discipline researcher who works with biomedical and chemical engineering, is combining engineering, 3D printing, and medicine to repair damaged hearts […]

In the past, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has used 3D printing technology to help with brain surgery, but now researchers from the Canadian university are focusing on matters of the heart. Mohammad Izadifar, a multi-discipline researcher who works with...
3D Printed Biomaterial Sleeves May Reduce the Risk of Body Piercing Infections

3D Printed Biomaterial Sleeves May Reduce the Risk of Body Piercing Infections

I got my first ear cartilage piercing when I was a freshman in high school, and had already removed it before I began my sophomore year – it had gotten infected, and after spending weeks using the alcohol cleaning solution the store had given me to no avail, my mother and I talked about it, […]

I got my first ear cartilage piercing when I was a freshman in high school, and had already removed it before I began my sophomore year – it had gotten infected, and after spending weeks using the alcohol cleaning solution the store had given me to no avail, my...
The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing 3D Printing Materials

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing 3D Printing Materials

As additive manufacturing technology continues to grow and spread, countries all over the world are working hard to make sure they’re always on top, and even ahead of, the latest innovations. From the Be3D conference and setting aside funding for an additive manufacturing hub, to opening the country’s first integrated 3D printing hospital lab and a […]

As additive manufacturing technology continues to grow and spread, countries all over the world are working hard to make sure they’re always on top, and even ahead of, the latest innovations. From the Be3D conference and setting aside funding for an additive...
Wiivv Donates Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles to Volunteer Search and Rescue Team, Launches Employee Wellness Program

Wiivv Donates Custom Fit 3D Printed Insoles to Volunteer Search and Rescue Team, Launches Employee Wellness Program

A health and wellness initiative at an old job allowed me to get a FitBit Zip for way less than the retail price, and everyone was encouraged to participate in coworker FitBit challenges, area 5K races, and the newly launched company softball and soccer leagues. I have since upgraded my FitBit, which means that I […]

A health and wellness initiative at an old job allowed me to get a FitBit Zip for way less than the retail price, and everyone was encouraged to participate in coworker FitBit challenges, area 5K races, and the newly launched company softball and soccer leagues. I...
Quebec to Open Its First Medical 3D Printing Center

Quebec to Open Its First Medical 3D Printing Center

Quebec is about to become a bigger presence on the 3D printing map, as the province’s government has agreed to provide $2,983,800 for the development and implementation of a new medical 3D printing center. The establishment of the center is the focus of a collaborative, $3,729,750 project between the Quebec Industrial Research Center (CRIQ) and the CHU […]

Quebec is about to become a bigger presence on the 3D printing map, as the province’s government has agreed to provide $2,983,800 for the development and implementation of a new medical 3D printing center. The establishment of the center is the focus of a...
Industrial 3D Printing Advances in Canada: University of Waterloo Receives $8.9M Government Investment for World-Class Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab

Industrial 3D Printing Advances in Canada: University of Waterloo Receives $8.9M Government Investment for World-Class Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab

Canada is going all in with 3D printing—if the University of Waterloo has anything to do with it. About to make very good use of a federal grant for $8.9 million from their government, the University will be tacking this on to their recent good fortune as a $32.6 million federal funding announcement was made […]

Canada is going all in with 3D printing—if the University of Waterloo has anything to do with it. About to make very good use of a federal grant for $8.9 million from their government, the University will be tacking this on to their recent good fortune as a $32.6...
Canada Opens Metal 3D Printing Research Center for Marine and Defense Industries

Canada Opens Metal 3D Printing Research Center for Marine and Defense Industries

This week, Canada opened its first research center for metal 3D printing for the marine and defense industries. The Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence was launched by the University of New Brunswick, in partnership with Custom Fabricators and Machinists (CFM) and community colleges in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The center will combine research, commercialization […]

This week, Canada opened its first research center for metal 3D printing for the marine and defense industries. The Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence was launched by the University of New Brunswick, in partnership with Custom Fabricators and...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 16, 2017

3D printing, investments, and filaments, oh my! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Cytosurge’s FluidFM 3D printer wins an award at the IDTechEX Show!, while Print the Future is the first, and only, 3D printed furniture company to display at the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world. A concrete 3D printer prototype was […]

3D printing, investments, and filaments, oh my! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Cytosurge’s FluidFM 3D printer wins an award at the IDTechEX Show!, while Print the Future is the first, and only, 3D printed furniture company to display at the largest...
P&G Canada, Canada Makes, and AMM Team Up to Explore Possibilities and Benefits of Metal Additive Manufacturing

P&G Canada, Canada Makes, and AMM Team Up to Explore Possibilities and Benefits of Metal Additive Manufacturing

To further explore the possibilities and benefits of additively manufacturing new, customized parts, and adding the technology to its supply chain, the Procter & Gamble (P&G) Canada plant in Belleville, Ontario teamed up for a little experimentation and research with the country’s foremost additive manufacturing network, Canada Makes, and Toronto-based Additive Metal Manufacturing Inc. (AMM), a […]

To further explore the possibilities and benefits of additively manufacturing new, customized parts, and adding the technology to its supply chain, the Procter & Gamble (P&G) Canada plant in Belleville, Ontario teamed up for a little experimentation and...
Bridging 3D Printing Talent and Technology with New Additive Design in Surgical Solutions Centre

Bridging 3D Printing Talent and Technology with New Additive Design in Surgical Solutions Centre

If we learned anything from last week’s Materialise World Summit, it’s that working together is the key to innovation and growth in the additive manufacturing world. In this spirit, the London Medical Network (LMN), a city-wide, cross-disciplinary enterprise launched last year, has just announced a new $6.8 million partnership with Western University in Ontario and […]

If we learned anything from last week’s Materialise World Summit, it’s that working together is the key to innovation and growth in the additive manufacturing world. In this spirit, the London Medical Network (LMN), a city-wide, cross-disciplinary...
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