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3D Printing News Briefs, April 8, 2021: Thermal Compaction Group, Anrich3D, American University of Sharjah & CyBe Construction

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, a company in Cardiff created a device that can recycle and reuse PPE. A firm in Singapore that 3D prints food has revealed its…

Ultimaker Study Suggests COVID-19 Increased Worldwide 3D Printing Adoption

Ultimaker has released its 2021 3D Printing Sentiment Index (3DPSI), showing that awareness and adoption of 3D printing went up during 2020, and that companies used it in a more…

3D Printing Financials: Voxeljet Revenue up 80% since Last Earnings Report, Losses Deepen Year-over-Year

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet (Nasdaq: VJET) reported fourth-quarter net losses for 2020 of €3.7 million ($4.3 million) after posting similar losses in the same period a year earlier. The…

3D Printing Financials: SLM Solutions Reports Losses of €30M for 2020, Revenues Up 26%

SLM Solutions (AM3D.DE) reported a €30 million ($35 million) loss for the year ending December 31, 2020, with revenues at €62 million ($73 million) versus €49 million ($58 million) in…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: March 28, 2021

We’ve got another packed week of webinars and virtual events to tell you about, covering topics like 3D modeling, 3D printed maxillofacial implants, product development, and more. Read on for…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 20, 2021: Loop & SAFEEars, AMufacture & Jellypipe, SME

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ve got some business stories to tell you about, and then news on a 3D printing challenge. Loop, of 3D printed ear plug fame,…

Wohlers Report: 3D Printing Industry Grew 7.5% in 2020

The Wohlers Report, often lauded as the “AM Bible,” found that the 3D printing industry grew 7.5 percent in 2020. While the growth is significantly lower than the industry’s approximately…

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3D Printing Financials: 3D Systems Reports 2020 Loss but Healthcare Revenue up 9.1%

After markets closed on March 1, 2021, 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2020. The Rock Hill, South Carolina-based 3D printing solutions…

3D Factory Incubator Reaches 55 3D Printing Projects in Two Years

Europe’s first 3D printing-focused, high-tech business incubator, 3D Factory Incubator, is part of a growing AM hub in Barcelona and promotes the adoption of 3D printing by creating a space to…

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How Can HR Departments Maintain Employee Satisfaction Following the COVID-19 Crisis?

Since the 1st of February, we have seen the 2021 Salary Survey Report from Alexander Daniels Global snapped up by organisations in the AM industry eager to gain an insightful…

Silver, Copper, & Tungsten Combined to Make Antiviral “COVID-Killing” 3D Printing Material

As much as we all hoped it would be gone by now, COVID-19 is still spreading around the world, and so the pandemic continues. But, an interdisciplinary team of scientists…

Navy’s HackTheMachine 2021 Features 3D Printing Challenge

The U.S. Navy will be hosting its annual “HackTheMachine” contest from March 23rd- 26th: this time, with a focus on 3D printing. HackTheMachine is a Navy outreach program designed to…

Bioprinting Startup TissueLabs Moves HQ from Brazil to Switzerland

Brazilian bioprinting startup TissueLabs is moving its headquarters to the city of Lugano in southern Switzerland’s Italian-speaking Ticino region. The move was announced in February 2021, after company Founder and…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: January 31, 2021

This week is a little less busy in terms of 3D printing-related webinars and virtual events: just two on Tuesday, three on Thursday, and one available to watch on-demand. Read…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 30, 2021: Azul 3D, TCT 3Sixty, 3DP4ME, DyeMansion, & cytena

We’re starting with a little business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Azul 3D welcomes a new member to its advisory board and yet another industry event has…

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How Has COVID-19 Impacted 3D Printing Jobs?

With the pandemic still having a major impact on economies and industries across the globe, there will undoubtedly be questions about what impact it is having on jobs and salaries!…

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New Data Report: 3D Printing Revenues Reached $2.12B in Q3 2020, Says SmarTech Analysis

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global economy took a steep nose dive in 2020. This included the 3D printing market during the first half of the year, but our…

College Freshman Creates COVID-Inspired Chess Set with 3D Printing

Relying on ingenuity and 3D printing technology, 18-year old William Paterson University freshman Nicholas Montesano created a COVID-inspired chessboard for his 3D Design class. The “COVID-19 Quarantine Essentials” themed chess…

Markforged Dispatches 3D Printers to Michigan’s Project DIAMOnD Project

The supply shortage that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic has seen interesting developments occur in the world of manufacturing. Businesses are moving more quickly to digital production technologies in order…

HP & Dyndrite’s Digital Manufacturing Investor Day Returns for a Second Year

Entrepreneurial success in digital manufacturing is dependent on engineering solutions for automating processes that reduce overall cost and time-to-market. The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on existing supply chains and on the ability of digital manufacturing startups to effectively raise capital to produce solutions to address existing…

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Using 3D Printing to Say “Good Riddance” to 2020 on New Year’s Eve

I’ve said it before and I’ll likely say it again: 2020 has been the WORST. Life as we know it has been completely upended since early in the year due…

2020’s Key COVID-19 3D Printing Stories

2020 has been a really tough year…I know this is a major understatement, but I can’t think of a more succinct way to put it. According to the World Health…

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Top 10 Bioprinting Stories of 2020: Paving the Way to Future Organ Transplants

New research and developments in biotechnology in 2020 are helping to shape biomedical engineering. Although there are many challenges that still need to be addressed, key advances are proving the…

In-Person AMUG Conference to Take Place in Orlando, May 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic saw just about every trade show cancelled or made virtual in 2020 (barely missing the in-person Additive Manufacturing Strategies event by 3DPrint.com), 2021 may be a…