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Kite and Layer Team Up to Provide Customizable 3D Printed Eyewear

Kite and Layer Team Up to Provide Customizable 3D Printed Eyewear

Kite, an eyewear brand based in London, is partnering with Layer, industrial designer Benjamin Hubert‘s design agency, to provide 3D printed eyewear that fits the exact measurements of a customer’s face. The modular KiteONE eyewear range was officially launched last month at the DesignJunction contemporary interior design exhibition, which is part of the London Design Festival, though it won’t […]

Kite, an eyewear brand based in London, is partnering with Layer, industrial designer Benjamin Hubert‘s design agency, to provide 3D printed eyewear that fits the exact measurements of a customer’s face. The modular KiteONE eyewear range was officially...
Luxury Watchmaker Collaborates with Betatype to Design and 3D Print Titanium Watch Strap

Luxury Watchmaker Collaborates with Betatype to Design and 3D Print Titanium Watch Strap

London metal 3D printing company Betatype, which was founded in 2012, provides functional 3D printed components to customers in a variety of industries, including aerospace, industrial motor sports, and consumer. Recently, the company was involved in the design and development of an innovative watch strap for luxury watch manufacturer Uniform Wares. The two collaborated to make a unique, […]

London metal 3D printing company Betatype, which was founded in 2012, provides functional 3D printed components to customers in a variety of industries, including aerospace, industrial motor sports, and consumer. Recently, the company was involved in the design and...
NAMIC and Wiivv Sign MoU for Developing High Performance, 3D Printed Biometric Insoles

NAMIC and Wiivv Sign MoU for Developing High Performance, 3D Printed Biometric Insoles

This week, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), which is on a mission to increase Singapore’s adoption of additive manufacturing technologies and is behind much of the country’s 3D printing activity, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Wiivv, one of the worldwide market leaders in 3D printed insoles. “It’s a great honour to be in […]

This week, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), which is on a mission to increase Singapore’s adoption of additive manufacturing technologies and is behind much of the country’s 3D printing activity, signed a memorandum of...
Renishaw Partnering with Altair to Bring Metal 3D Printing to Industrial End Users

Renishaw Partnering with Altair to Bring Metal 3D Printing to Industrial End Users

UK-based Renishaw, one of the world’s top metrology and spectroscopy companies, is also well-known for its advanced metal 3D printers. The company works to make the technology more mainstream, and is now partnering up with enterprise engineering software provider Altair for a new series of projects with the end goal of bringing metal 3D printing to industrial […]

UK-based Renishaw, one of the world’s top metrology and spectroscopy companies, is also well-known for its advanced metal 3D printers. The company works to make the technology more mainstream, and is now partnering up with enterprise engineering software...
Two French Companies Collaborate to Make the Country’s First 3D Printed Mechanical Metal Watch

Two French Companies Collaborate to Make the Country’s First 3D Printed Mechanical Metal Watch

While there are those who have used 3D printing to make their own watch cases, watch bands, and watch chargers, others have taken the next step and actually made 3D printed watches, from kid-friendly to sophisticated, wooden to gold and plastic, and even timepieces that can tell you if you’ve had a little too much […]

While there are those who have used 3D printing to make their own watch cases, watch bands, and watch chargers, others have taken the next step and actually made 3D printed watches, from kid-friendly to sophisticated, wooden to gold and plastic, and even timepieces...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 14, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: September 14, 2018

We’re bringing you the latest 3D printing business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, plus a little 3D printed art to round things out. FATHOM is partnering with SOLIDWORKS software reseller GoEngineer, while L’Oréal is working with INITIAL, a Prodways Group company. Kickstarter and Autodesk are releasing a new open source 3D printing test, and […]

We’re bringing you the latest 3D printing business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, plus a little 3D printed art to round things out. FATHOM is partnering with SOLIDWORKS software reseller GoEngineer, while L’Oréal is working with INITIAL, a...
Victrex Partners with University of Exeter to Develop Next-Generation PAEK 3D Printing Materials

Victrex Partners with University of Exeter to Develop Next-Generation PAEK 3D Printing Materials

According to this year’s State of the Industry Annual Worldwide Progress Report on Additive Manufacturing, Wohlers Associates, Inc., additive manufacturing grew at ~21% last year, as the industry continues to create and develop the materials and technology to support it.  Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) is the name of a family of high-performance thermoplastics that includes polyetheretherketone (PEEK), and until recently […]

According to this year’s State of the Industry Annual Worldwide Progress Report on Additive Manufacturing, Wohlers Associates, Inc., additive manufacturing grew at ~21% last year, as the industry continues to create and develop the materials and technology to...
MELD Manufacturing Receives Grant for Research in Recycling Battlefield Scrap Metal to 3D Print Parts in Combat Theatre

MELD Manufacturing Receives Grant for Research in Recycling Battlefield Scrap Metal to 3D Print Parts in Combat Theatre

This spring, air data and flow measurement systems and instruments producer Aeroprobe Corporation announced the launch of its new subsidiary, MELD Manufacturing Corporation, for the purposes of continuing the work on its novel Friction Stir Additive Manufacturing method. This technology, which can 3D print metal components without having to use lasers to melt materials, has been under development for over […]

This spring, air data and flow measurement systems and instruments producer Aeroprobe Corporation announced the launch of its new subsidiary, MELD Manufacturing Corporation, for the purposes of continuing the work on its novel Friction Stir Additive Manufacturing...
3D Printing Golf Clubs and Equipment

3D Printing Golf Clubs and Equipment

Golf is a popular sport in corporate America and adds about $70 billion dollars a year to the American economy. Companies are always testing new products that will catch the attention of golfers. The 2018 PGA Merchandise Show displayed the latest and greatest from golf manufacturers; everything from top of the line golf clubs to […]

Golf is a popular sport in corporate America and adds about $70 billion dollars a year to the American economy. Companies are always testing new products that will catch the attention of golfers. The 2018 PGA Merchandise Show displayed the latest and greatest from...
Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik to Create Repeatable 3D Printing Processes and Standards in Aircraft MRO Industry

Oerlikon and Lufthansa Technik to Create Repeatable 3D Printing Processes and Standards in Aircraft MRO Industry

While standards and regulations in any type of industry are necessary, it’s of the utmost importance to properly set them up in the aerospace field, especially when it comes to 3D printed parts and components – people’s lives are actually at stake. As the aerospace industry continues to increase its rate of adoption for additive […]

While standards and regulations in any type of industry are necessary, it’s of the utmost importance to properly set them up in the aerospace field, especially when it comes to 3D printed parts and components – people’s lives are actually at stake....
3D Printing and Global Cooperation to Create New Cost-Effective Field Kit for Disease Diagnosis

3D Printing and Global Cooperation to Create New Cost-Effective Field Kit for Disease Diagnosis

According to the World Health Organization, there are up to 1 million new cases of leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease spread through the bites of sandflies, each year. The disease is curable if it’s diagnosed and treated early on, but it can lead to ulcers, and is responsible for 30,000 deaths annually, most often among people who […]

According to the World Health Organization, there are up to 1 million new cases of leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease spread through the bites of sandflies, each year. The disease is curable if it’s diagnosed and treated early on, but it can lead to ulcers, and...
RMIT University Researching LMD 3D Printing for Making New and Replacement Defense Aircraft Parts

RMIT University Researching LMD 3D Printing for Making New and Replacement Defense Aircraft Parts

3D printing is finding significant adoption in the aerospace industry, considering its need for complex parts and lightweight components with consistent quality and repeatable characteristics. The technology also makes the supply chain more efficient, as it reduces material, money, and time for the production process of both commercial and defense aircraft. Researchers with RMIT University in […]

3D printing is finding significant adoption in the aerospace industry, considering its need for complex parts and lightweight components with consistent quality and repeatable characteristics. The technology also makes the supply chain more efficient, as it reduces...
Graphmatec Partnering with Materials Developer Add North 3D to Develop Conductive 3D Printing Filaments

Graphmatec Partnering with Materials Developer Add North 3D to Develop Conductive 3D Printing Filaments

Last summer, materials scientist Dr. Mamoun Taher, a researcher in the Department of Chemistry at Uppsala University in Sweden, worked with serial entrepreneur Björn Lindh to found a startup company, of which Taher is the CEO, called Graphmatech. Not only is the startup part of top European business accelerator the InnoEnergy Highway, which specializes in sustainable energy, but it also belongs to SynerLeap, […]

Last summer, materials scientist Dr. Mamoun Taher, a researcher in the Department of Chemistry at Uppsala University in Sweden, worked with serial entrepreneur Björn Lindh to found a startup company, of which Taher is the CEO, called Graphmatech. Not only is the...
IKEA Debuts 3D Printed Gaming Chair Prototype, Developed in Collaboration with UNYQ and Area Academy

IKEA Debuts 3D Printed Gaming Chair Prototype, Developed in Collaboration with UNYQ and Area Academy

Silicon Valley company UNYQ uses 3D printing and digitization technologies to customize its designs, and is responsible for some of the more interesting 3D printed medical wearable innovations we’ve seen, from prosthetics and back braces to prosthetic leg coverings. Its virtual orthopedic service provides 3D printed solutions to increase users’ choice and comfort, as well as […]

Silicon Valley company UNYQ uses 3D printing and digitization technologies to customize its designs, and is responsible for some of the more interesting 3D printed medical wearable innovations we’ve seen, from prosthetics and back braces to prosthetic leg...
HP and Siemens PLM Expand Partnership to Provide More 3D Printing and Design Opportunities

HP and Siemens PLM Expand Partnership to Provide More 3D Printing and Design Opportunities

Among its many partners, HP counts Siemens as one of its primary collaborators in the ongoing mission to transform 3D printing to a production technology. The company relied on Siemens’ software to develop and scale its innovative Multi Jet Fusion technology, and Siemens NX AM for HP Multi Jet Fusion, an extension of Siemens’ end-to-end design-to-production software […]

Among its many partners, HP counts Siemens as one of its primary collaborators in the ongoing mission to transform 3D printing to a production technology. The company relied on Siemens’ software to develop and scale its innovative Multi Jet Fusion technology,...
Bitmap-Based 3D Printing to Create Highly Detailed Anatomical Models

Bitmap-Based 3D Printing to Create Highly Detailed Anatomical Models

Doctors need MRI and CT scans to further evaluate, and diagnose, medical conditions. These scans produce high-resolution images in a series of slices which show the details of structures in a person’s body and can later be 3D printed into a detailed physical model. Unfortunately, these images are so detailed that the part that needs to […]

Doctors need MRI and CT scans to further evaluate, and diagnose, medical conditions. These scans produce high-resolution images in a series of slices which show the details of structures in a person’s body and can later be 3D printed into a detailed physical...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 29, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 29, 2018

We’re all business today in 3D Printing News Briefs, as we see companies introducing new products and starting new partnerships. Sharebot and Tractus3D both have new 3D printers, and Omegasonics is bringing its ultrasonic cleaning units to IMTS 2018. Perstorp and 3D4Makers have signed a joint venture agreement, while BIOLIFE4D announced that it’s now a […]

We’re all business today in 3D Printing News Briefs, as we see companies introducing new products and starting new partnerships. Sharebot and Tractus3D both have new 3D printers, and Omegasonics is bringing its ultrasonic cleaning units to IMTS 2018. Perstorp...
3D Printing Business: Inside the New Collaborative International Advanced Manufacturing 3DHUB

3D Printing Business: Inside the New Collaborative International Advanced Manufacturing 3DHUB

In Terrassa, about 30km north of Barcelona, a mountainside in part of a protected forest houses not only stunning views of the Spanish countryside, but a technological center focusing on managing and advancing progress. Leitat Technological Center, founded in 1906, accredited by ACCIÓ and recognized by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, is now home to […]

In Terrassa, about 30km north of Barcelona, a mountainside in part of a protected forest houses not only stunning views of the Spanish countryside, but a technological center focusing on managing and advancing progress. Leitat Technological Center, founded in...
Three Suits of Armor 3D Scanned by Metropolitan Museum of Art for Artist’s Public Installation

Three Suits of Armor 3D Scanned by Metropolitan Museum of Art for Artist’s Public Installation

Normally, the first thing that pops into my head when someone mentions 3D printed suits of armor is the beautiful work by Melissa Ng…unless, of course, we’re talking about armor for cats as well. But in a fascinating new public art installation, Icelandic artist Steinunn Thorarinsdottir has brought life-sized copies of suits of armor to Fort […]

Normally, the first thing that pops into my head when someone mentions 3D printed suits of armor is the beautiful work by Melissa Ng…unless, of course, we’re talking about armor for cats as well. But in a fascinating new public art installation, Icelandic artist...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 11, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 11, 2018

We’re bringing you the business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to a car update and metal 3D printing news. The ExOne company has released its Q1 2018 financial results, while the South Korean government is investing in 3D printing and Fictiv announces the results of its Series B funding […]

We’re bringing you the business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to a car update and metal 3D printing news. The ExOne company has released its Q1 2018 financial results, while the South Korean government is investing in 3D...
3D Systems Announces New Partnership to Qualify Metal 3D Printing for Naval Warships

3D Systems Announces New Partnership to Qualify Metal 3D Printing for Naval Warships

The US Navy has been on board with 3D printing for quite some time now, using the technology to create all sorts of innovations, such as the tiny TruClip, drones, a huge submarine hull, explosives, and even missile components. Metal 3D printing research in the Navy is ongoing, and NAVAIR believes that it will have approved […]

The US Navy has been on board with 3D printing for quite some time now, using the technology to create all sorts of innovations, such as the tiny TruClip, drones, a huge submarine hull, explosives, and even missile components. Metal 3D printing research in the Navy is...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 8, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 8, 2018

We’re starting with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials news. Nano Dimension has named a technology veteran to be its Chief Technology Officer, and iMakr opened its new store in London with a big event. Titomic is collaborating with Callaway Golf Company, and Renishaw just introduced its new […]

We’re starting with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to materials news. Nano Dimension has named a technology veteran to be its Chief Technology Officer, and iMakr opened its new store in London with a big event. Titomic is...
It’s Always About Potential: EOS and the Additive Mile

It’s Always About Potential: EOS and the Additive Mile

Introducing its newest industrial 3D printing system, industry leader EOS was well set up for a very busy showing at RAPID + TCT. While last year at the event, EOS North America President Glynn Fletcher and I mainly focused our chat on metals, a segment where EOS certainly shines and RAPID had a spotlight, this […]

Introducing its newest industrial 3D printing system, industry leader EOS was well set up for a very busy showing at RAPID + TCT. While last year at the event, EOS North America President Glynn Fletcher and I mainly focused our chat on metals, a segment where EOS...
French-Australian Research Collaboration Centers on Metallic 3D Printing and Marine Propellers

French-Australian Research Collaboration Centers on Metallic 3D Printing and Marine Propellers

3D printing is often used for applications in the maritime and naval fields, and now a research collaboration on marine technologies between institutes in Australia and France is hoping to further investigate use of the technology for defense purposes. Researchers from Centrale Nantes, a French engineering “Grand Ecole” that has some experience with 3D printing, are […]

3D printing is often used for applications in the maritime and naval fields, and now a research collaboration on marine technologies between institutes in Australia and France is hoping to further investigate use of the technology for defense purposes. Researchers...
Carbon Helps Vitamix Design a Juicy New 3D Printed Nozzle for Its Commercial Blender Line

Carbon Helps Vitamix Design a Juicy New 3D Printed Nozzle for Its Commercial Blender Line

Last month at the Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo (ADM Expo) in Cleveland, a major case study between Carbon, The Technology House (TTH), and Vitamix was announced that showcases how 3D printing can be the perfect fit for production workflows and result in real-world solutions as the technology presents an exciting digital future. Normally when we hear the word […]

Last month at the Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo (ADM Expo) in Cleveland, a major case study between Carbon, The Technology House (TTH), and Vitamix was announced that showcases how 3D printing can be the perfect fit for production workflows and result in...
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