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Procter & Gamble Reveals How 3D Printing Improves Its Manufacturing Operations

The world largest manufacturers have already used 3D printing for some time, if not directly then through their supply chain partners. However, the value additive manufacturing (AM) provides is beginning…

Osprey Features Carbon’s 3D Printed Parts in New Backpack Line

I love Osprey as a brand. I have a backpack and a few packing cubes that are supremely well-engineered. Osprey backpacks are very high quality items and can last for…

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IKEA Introduces 3D Printed Consumer Line in Germany

Swedish furniture giant IKEA is embarking on another experiment in 3D printing, this time releasing a series of 3D printed décor under a new FLAMTRÄD product line. As reported by…

Appliance Maker Miele Offers 3D Printable Accessories on Thingiverse

Though it has yet to reach a widespread saturation point, we are slowly witnessing the birth of 3D printable replacement parts and accessories for consumer goods. The latest evidence of…

What is Metrology Part 7: GOM

This is an overview of the organization GOM and what it does in terms of 3D technology as well as scanning. It has an interesting value proposition in the way it wants to position itself within the market.