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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…

2021 Dental 3D Printing Revenues to Reach $3.1B, Says SmarTech Analysis

SmarTech Analysis has published its sixth edition of the Additive Manufacturing in Dentistry report and, noting the tumultuous experiences of 2020, projects a promising turnaround for the market in 2021….

Desktop Metal Announces Pure Copper 3D Printing for Studio System

Desktop Metal has announced the latest material for its Studio System metal 3D printer: pure copper. This is a significant development for the product line, as it enables the production…

Copper3D’s Antimicrobial Materials for 3D Printing Reduce Viral Load of Coronavirus

For the last two years, Chilean-North American startup Copper3D has been hacking 3D printing materials by giving them antimicrobial properties to help avoid infections and save lives on a global…

2020’s Inside 3D Printing Seoul Online-Offline Conference: What Was it Like?

When the SARS-CoV-2 virus hit early this year, few of us could guess the scope and scale of the resulting pandemic, and how it would disrupt every aspect of daily…

3D Printing Financials: voxeljet Reports Strengthening Revenues, But Losses Increase

After a rough 2020 earnings reporting season, voxeljet finally announced strengthening revenues, higher 3D printer sales and gross profit margins, as well as encouraging expectations for the last three months…

3D Printing Financials: Stratasys Q3 Earnings Beat Revenue Expectations; Sales Still Down YoY

The 2020 earnings reporting season is drawing to a close after a year of government-ordered lockdowns to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, forcing global economies into a sudden…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 14, 2020: ZVerse, Jellypipe, Dyndrite

We’re starting with two COVID-related stories in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to a 2021 event. ZVerse has released its fifth 3D printed PPE product since April,…

3D Printing Financials: Revenue Up in First Nine Months of 2020 for SLM Solutions; Q3 Earnings Down

For the third quarter that ended September 30, German metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions reported revenues decreased by 13% to €14.8 million compared to last year’s €17 million. Along…

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12-laser Metal 3D Printer from SLM Solutions is 20X Faster than Competition

After months of work developing a new model of metal additive printing system, selective laser melting pioneer SLM Solutions finally introduced its NXG XII 600 machine during the 2020 Formnext…

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Metal AM Service Bureau Revenues to Reach $6.95B by 2025, Says SmarTech Analysis

AM industry analyst firm SmarTech Analysis has just released a new report, and builds on its recent metal powders report by analyzing and forecasting the revenues of metal additive manufacturing service…

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SME and AMT’s SMX Event: 3D Printing Technologies Shaping the Future of Manufacturing

At a time when the global manufacturing industry is undergoing major changes due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, emerging technology trends are gaining momentum and accelerating a digital transformation. To…

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3D Printing for Preppers: Copper 3D Printing Filament

While disaster has not yet befallen my humble family, there is no shortage of emergencies globally and the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how useful even desktop 3D printing can…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 24, 2020: nTopology & Etteplan, DSM, CAR3D Project, MELD Manufacturing

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about a partnership between nTopology and Etteplan, a new material from DSM, CAR3D’s COVID-19 protection equipment, and a pretty cool 3D printed…