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AMUG Conference 2020 Promises to be the “Biggest and Best” Yet

Every year, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG), a member-run, not-for profit corporation which works to educate, support, and advance the uses and applications of AM technologies, holds its AMUG…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 25, 2019

We’re talking about art and business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. An art installation at Millennium Park was created through the use of 3D printed molds, provided by Fast…

Wikifactory’s Docubot Challenge Creates a Hardware Solution for Documentation

International startup Wikifactory, established in Hong Kong last June, is a social platform for collaborative product development. Co-founded by four makers, and until recently counting 3DPrint.com Editor-in-Chief Joris Peels as a member…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2019

We’ve got business news and materials news for your weekend, just ahead of next week’s massive RAPID + TCT show. 3D Hubs and AM Ventures are both opening new offices,…

Interview with Zach Kaplan of Corazon Capital, mHUB and Inventables

This is a short inteview with the Founder and CEO of Inventables, Zach Kaplan. It goes into the thoughts on digital manufacturing as well as the maker movement.

3D Printing Industry Experts Interview With Bill Fienup

Bill Fienup This was a fun and in depth interview done with industry expert Bill Fienup. Bill Fienup, director and innovation services and co-founder of mHUB. He is a mechanical…

3D Printing Industry Expert Interview: Danny Jackson Levy

Danny Jackson Levy is a cross-functional design engineer, providing turnkey solutions using additive manufacturing hardware and design methodologies. He has special interests direct digital manufacturing technologies, medical and dental applications,…

3D Printing Industry Experts Interview: Mike Vasquez

3Degrees This is part of a series of interviews of people who are active within the additive manufacturing space in Chicago. Today we will be highlighting Dr. Mike Vasquez. Dr….

mHUB 2 Year Anniversary 3D Printing Chicago

Here is a short summary on mHub, an epicenter for 3D printing in the Midwest and Chicago. It recently had its 2 year anniversary. What does this mean for mHub and the future of manufacturing within Chicago?

3DHeals Chicago Event

Check out this article for a brief summary on 3DHEALS and its event in Chicago. Learn about companies and organizations in Chicago that are contributing to the bioprinting sector as whole.

3D Printing News Briefs: August 28, 2018

We’re talking about business, cool products, and events in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a how-to video on smoothing your 3D prints and a student competition project. Nano…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 18, 2018

In 3D Printing News Briefs, in which we share news about some upcoming events, and then move on to business, science, and 3D printing pen art. Europac 3D and Addition…

New Autodesk Business Solutions Portfolio for Additive & Subtractive Manufacturing Unveiled at IMTS

3DPrint.com was on the scene this week as the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) delivered with over 2,400 exhibitors, all gathered in Chicago September 12-17. To say that you would…

Educators Unite at MakerBot’s Chicago Makeathon to Bring STEAM Lesson Plans to Life

Earlier this year, MakerBot announced that their series of summer Makeathons would focus on integrating 3D printing technology into science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education, ultimately helping educators…

Shedd Aquarium: Hiss Majesty Has Growing Collection of 3D Printed Prosthetics for Missing Leg, Thanks to Design Team & Vets

Whenever someone asks exactly what it is 3D printing is doing that’s so important, I’m torn between which examples to share first. With impacts occurring in so many sectors, from…

Middle Schoolers Impress, Showing off Complex Winning Designs in 3D Printing Contest at Illinois Public Library

Learning and competing are two elements you will find go together in nearly every culture, and especially the educational arena. It’s also a natural part of the artistic process as…

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’…

‘Crash the Super Bowl’ Contest Leads to Dream of 3D Printing Doritos

The possibility of combining Doritos with 3D printing may actually be the lifelong fantasy of a significant number of people. Don’t get too excited yet, though. The Dorito 3D printer…