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3D Printing News Briefs: May 25, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 25, 2018

As you head into the weekend, we’re bringing you all of the latest business, materials, and software news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Xaar announced a new executive, Wipro 3D was awarded an important quality certification, and Stratasys and Polymaker both have new partnerships. German RepRap is expanding its materials portfolio, while CERN has […]

As you head into the weekend, we’re bringing you all of the latest business, materials, and software news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Xaar announced a new executive, Wipro 3D was awarded an important quality certification, and Stratasys and...
The Future of Metal Powders Obviously Includes 3D Printing, Says GKN

The Future of Metal Powders Obviously Includes 3D Printing, Says GKN

3D printing is the future — but that’s only part of the story. No single technology will dominate the future of manufacturing, but advanced technologies are certainly disrupting the status quo. Additive manufacturing is, no apologies for the phrasing, reshaping industry. Not only the way things are made, but the approach to thinking about the […]

3D printing is the future — but that’s only part of the story. No single technology will dominate the future of manufacturing, but advanced technologies are certainly disrupting the status quo. Additive manufacturing is, no apologies for the phrasing,...
$9 Million Awarded to Four-Year GE Global Research Program for 3D Printing New and Replacement Naval Parts

$9 Million Awarded to Four-Year GE Global Research Program for 3D Printing New and Replacement Naval Parts

Increasingly, no matter if the need is automotive or defense, service centers and repair shops are adopting the capability to 3D print replacement parts on-demand. This is especially helpful in replacing legacy manufacturing processes to fabricate parts that are too old to be in stock anymore. This week, the Office of Naval Research (ONR), which […]

Increasingly, no matter if the need is automotive or defense, service centers and repair shops are adopting the capability to 3D print replacement parts on-demand. This is especially helpful in replacing legacy manufacturing processes to fabricate parts that are too...
MakerBot Rolls Out Certification Program to Train Teachers to Develop Their Own 3D Printing Curriculum

MakerBot Rolls Out Certification Program to Train Teachers to Develop Their Own 3D Printing Curriculum

For the last two years, desktop 3D printer mainstay MakerBot has had a special focus on education, from helping current professionals further their 3D printing skills to introducing a new 3D printer that was geared toward professional and educational users. The company has opened many of its MakerBot Innovation Centers in high schools and universities across the country, […]

For the last two years, desktop 3D printer mainstay MakerBot has had a special focus on education, from helping current professionals further their 3D printing skills to introducing a new 3D printer that was geared toward professional and educational users. The...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 20, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: March 20, 2018

For today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, which falls on the first day of spring (though it doesn’t feel like it here), we’ve got lots of software and material news to tell you about. Onshape is introducing Design Data Management 2.0, and ZW3D is donating its flagship software product to the University of Pécs. […]

For today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, which falls on the first day of spring (though it doesn’t feel like it here), we’ve got lots of software and material news to tell you about. Onshape is introducing Design Data Management 2.0, and ZW3D...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 22, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 22, 2017

It’s 3D printing business as usual here on this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, with news of agreements, expansions, medical innovations, and 3D printing materials. The European Investment Bank has signed a finance agreement with Materialise, and Titomic enters a collaborative 3D printing agreement, while both 3DZ and Arcam EBM expand into […]

It’s 3D printing business as usual here on this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, with news of agreements, expansions, medical innovations, and 3D printing materials. The European Investment Bank has signed a finance agreement with...
Aurora Labs Signs Agreement with DNV GL to Certify Metal 3D Printed Parts

Aurora Labs Signs Agreement with DNV GL to Certify Metal 3D Printed Parts

Australian startup Aurora Labs specializes in developing 3D metal printers, powders, digital parts, and associated intellectual property (IP). The company is doing very well for itself – it became the top-performing IPO on the Australian Securities Exchange within only a few months of its initial listing, and NASA has expressed interest in its large-scale metal 3D printer. Last […]

Australian startup Aurora Labs specializes in developing 3D metal printers, powders, digital parts, and associated intellectual property (IP). The company is doing very well for itself – it became the top-performing IPO on the Australian Securities Exchange within...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 5, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 5, 2017

We’re starting with some new materials, products, and partnerships in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – GKN and Ultimaker are both introducing new materials, and SprintRay has announced a distribution agreement with Patterson Dental. TechShop will be reopening some of its locations under a new name, while Renaissance Services is launching a 3D printing division. […]

We’re starting with some new materials, products, and partnerships in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – GKN and Ultimaker are both introducing new materials, and SprintRay has announced a distribution agreement with Patterson Dental. TechShop will be...
Japanese Companies Work Together to Set Up New Metal 3D Printing Service Provider

Japanese Companies Work Together to Set Up New Metal 3D Printing Service Provider

Several big names in the 3D printing industry, such as HP, LPW Technology, EnvisionTEC, and Roboze, have been making it a priority to expand their businesses and technologies into the Asia-Pacific region. Of those four companies, half chose to expand into Japan, which is the top country in technological advancement and research when it comes […]

Several big names in the 3D printing industry, such as HP, LPW Technology, EnvisionTEC, and Roboze, have been making it a priority to expand their businesses and technologies into the Asia-Pacific region. Of those four companies, half chose to expand into Japan, which...
CECIMO and EWF Begin Joint Effort to Increase Europe’s Adoption of Additive Manufacturing Technology

CECIMO and EWF Begin Joint Effort to Increase Europe’s Adoption of Additive Manufacturing Technology

The European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, better known as CECIMO, represents the common interests of these industries, both globally and at the level of the European Union (EU). The organization plays an important role in strategically figuring out the next direction the European industry should take, along with promoting development in economy, science, and […]

The European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, better known as CECIMO, represents the common interests of these industries, both globally and at the level of the European Union (EU). The organization plays an important role in strategically figuring out the...
GKN Group Consolidates All Additive Manufacturing Activities Into New Company Brand

GKN Group Consolidates All Additive Manufacturing Activities Into New Company Brand

Global engineering group GKN plc has separate, specified company divisions in aerospace, automotive engineering, and powder metallurgy, and has utilized additive manufacturing in each of them for years, working to refine and research the technology. GKN has produced, certified, and seen its 3D printed aerospace components fly the friendly skies on nearly ten major platforms, and many of […]

Global engineering group GKN plc has separate, specified company divisions in aerospace, automotive engineering, and powder metallurgy, and has utilized additive manufacturing in each of them for years, working to refine and research the technology. GKN has produced,...
TreeD Filaments Launches HealthFil Medical Grade 3D Printing Filament Line

TreeD Filaments Launches HealthFil Medical Grade 3D Printing Filament Line

Italy-based filament producer TreeD Filaments was busy in 2016, launching its high-temp PLA and biodegradable flex filaments, as well as its P-LENE polypropylene filament. The company’s filaments have been used for many innovative projects, including miniature models of famous monuments from around the world and prosthetics. Dr. Lelio Leoncini, Medical Director of the Sanatrix physical therapy and […]

Italy-based filament producer TreeD Filaments was busy in 2016, launching its high-temp PLA and biodegradable flex filaments, as well as its P-LENE polypropylene filament. The company’s filaments have been used for many innovative projects, including miniature...
Stryker and Omegasonics Receive Important Industry Certifications for 3D Printed Spinal Implant and Ultrasonic Cleaning Unit

Stryker and Omegasonics Receive Important Industry Certifications for 3D Printed Spinal Implant and Ultrasonic Cleaning Unit

In the winter of 2016, medical device manufacturing company Stryker decided to commit to 3D printing and announced the launch of a 3D printed spinal implant, as well as a planned 3D printing manufacturing facility. Soon after, the company’s Spine division debuted its 3D printed Tritanium posterior lumbar (PL) cage spinal implant, and completed a successful […]

In the winter of 2016, medical device manufacturing company Stryker decided to commit to 3D printing and announced the launch of a 3D printed spinal implant, as well as a planned 3D printing manufacturing facility. Soon after, the company’s Spine division...
Lloyd’s Register Certifies First 3D Printed Titanium Part for Oil and Gas Industry

Lloyd’s Register Certifies First 3D Printed Titanium Part for Oil and Gas Industry

Three years ago, global engineering, technical, and business services firm Lloyd’s Register (LR), which is wholly owned by UK charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, invited companies from around the world to come together and discuss the issues that manufacturers were having with additive manufacturing – because there was no set way to prove that 3D printed […]

Three years ago, global engineering, technical, and business services firm Lloyd’s Register (LR), which is wholly owned by UK charity Lloyd’s Register Foundation, invited companies from around the world to come together and discuss the issues that...
3D Printing News Briefs: July 21, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: July 21, 2017

As usual, the 3D printing world has been busy over the last several days. For this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from business and 3D printing mobile apps to 3D scanning, 3D printer kits, and a cleaning unit for 3D printed prototype parts. PostProcess Technologies has appointed four new […]

As usual, the 3D printing world has been busy over the last several days. For this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering everything from business and 3D printing mobile apps to 3D scanning, 3D printer kits, and a cleaning unit...
Tooling U-SME VP Discusses Additive Manufacturing Certification Partnership: “It made perfect sense for Tooling U-SME and America Makes to collaborate”

Tooling U-SME VP Discusses Additive Manufacturing Certification Partnership: “It made perfect sense for Tooling U-SME and America Makes to collaborate”

Back in May, SME announced the first national Additive Manufacturing Certifications, as its workforce development arm, Tooling U-SME, sought to provide a validation of knowledge in additive manufacturing. America Makes was recently named as the exclusive co-sponsor of the new certification programs. Education is increasingly in focus in an ever-more-digital world with advanced manufacturing taking […]

Back in May, SME announced the first national Additive Manufacturing Certifications, as its workforce development arm, Tooling U-SME, sought to provide a validation of knowledge in additive manufacturing. America Makes was recently named as the exclusive co-sponsor of...
International Paris Air Show: Safran Announces First EASA Certification for 3D Printed Auxiliary Power Unit Part

International Paris Air Show: Safran Announces First EASA Certification for 3D Printed Auxiliary Power Unit Part

French aerospace firm Safran Power Units, which is part of the international high-technology group Safran, specializes in designing and manufacturing power systems for civil and military aerospace. Specifically, its business is organized into two distinct product lines: auxiliary power units (APUs) and starting systems for aircraft, helicopters, and some ground applications, and turbojet engines for […]

French aerospace firm Safran Power Units, which is part of the international high-technology group Safran, specializes in designing and manufacturing power systems for civil and military aerospace. Specifically, its business is organized into two distinct product...
Stratasys Introduces New Aerospace 3D Printing Solution to Produce Aircraft Interior Parts

Stratasys Introduces New Aerospace 3D Printing Solution to Produce Aircraft Interior Parts

The International Paris Air Show at the Exhibition Center of Le Bourget is currently in full swing, and runs through this Sunday the 25th. A lot of big names will be exhibiting at the Air Show this week, including Norsk Titanium with a mock-up of its Merke IV Rapid Plasma Deposition machine, Sciaky with its […]

The International Paris Air Show at the Exhibition Center of Le Bourget is currently in full swing, and runs through this Sunday the 25th. A lot of big names will be exhibiting at the Air Show this week, including Norsk Titanium with a mock-up of its Merke IV Rapid...
New UL Safety Certifications Will Lead to Global Expansion for Shining 3D

New UL Safety Certifications Will Lead to Global Expansion for Shining 3D

Hangzhou, China-based Shining 3D, founded in 2004, has been making headlines recently for advances in 3D technology, including digitizing and printing. One of the leading 3D printing companies in China, Shining 3D has also been taking steps to globalize its presence, having raised $70 million in April to open a US-based subsidiary, among other strides […]

Hangzhou, China-based Shining 3D, founded in 2004, has been making headlines recently for advances in 3D technology, including digitizing and printing. One of the leading 3D printing companies in China, Shining 3D has also been taking steps to globalize its presence,...
ExOne Announces ISO 9001:2008 Certifications in North Huntingdon and Troy Facilities

ExOne Announces ISO 9001:2008 Certifications in North Huntingdon and Troy Facilities

While ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) may be a leader, as well as a pioneer, in non-traditional manufacturing, they are still sticklers for good old-fashioned and much required, strict industry certifications. In supporting their customers with both wide-scale and smaller projects, using traditional materials ranging from metals to ceramics to glass in a multitude of innovative methods, ExOne promises superior, […]

While ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) may be a leader, as well as a pioneer, in non-traditional manufacturing, they are still sticklers for good old-fashioned and much required, strict industry certifications. In supporting their customers with both wide-scale and smaller...
LPW Technology Continues to Excel in Metal Powder Production for 3D Printing with New Certifications

LPW Technology Continues to Excel in Metal Powder Production for 3D Printing with New Certifications

LPW Technology not only celebrates intelligence in metals, but they also celebrate quality assurance in their industry and for their client base. Based in the UK, LWP specializes in supplying metal powders for clients who are involved in 3D printing in the automotive, aerospace, and medical industries, all of which are sectors obviously requiring stringent […]

LPW Technology not only celebrates intelligence in metals, but they also celebrate quality assurance in their industry and for their client base. Based in the UK, LWP specializes in supplying metal powders for clients who are involved in 3D printing in the automotive,...
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