digital fabrication

Ricoh Sees Importance of 3D Printing, Digital Fabrication in Education, Business Strategy

Ricoh Sees Importance of 3D Printing, Digital Fabrication in Education, Business Strategy

88% of the 787 higher education leaders and decision-makers around the world questioned in a new study commissioned by Ricoh Europe and conducted by Coleman Parkes said that new skills they learned through modern technologies, like 3D printing and digital fabrication, were extremely important to the educational success of their students, as well as in helping […]

88% of the 787 higher education leaders and decision-makers around the world questioned in a new study commissioned by Ricoh Europe and conducted by Coleman Parkes said that new skills they learned through modern technologies, like 3D printing and digital fabrication,...
Registration Now Open for Second Construct3D Academic 3D Printing and Digital Fabrication Conference

Registration Now Open for Second Construct3D Academic 3D Printing and Digital Fabrication Conference

Like many other 3D printing companies around the world, Ultimaker is doing its part to educate the future workforce, and their teachers, about the many benefits of adopting 3D printing in the classroom. Together with Autodesk, Ultimaker is also a co-founding sponsor of Construct3D, the first national academic 3D printing conference in the US, which was hosted by […]

Like many other 3D printing companies around the world, Ultimaker is doing its part to educate the future workforce, and their teachers, about the many benefits of adopting 3D printing in the classroom. Together with Autodesk, Ultimaker is also a co-founding sponsor...
Composites Startup Introduces Continuous Fiber Manufacturing Technology for 3D Printing High Performance Parts

Composites Startup Introduces Continuous Fiber Manufacturing Technology for 3D Printing High Performance Parts

In 2016, the award-winning Atropos 3D printing research project on 3D printing thermosetting continuous fiber composite materials was born out of a collaboration between KUKA, Owens Corning, and +Lab, which is run by Professor Marinella Levi of of the Politecnico di Milano. The unique, patented technology wields photocurable continuous fiber composites through a six-axis robotic arm. This past winter, […]

In 2016, the award-winning Atropos 3D printing research project on 3D printing thermosetting continuous fiber composite materials was born out of a collaboration between KUKA, Owens Corning, and +Lab, which is run by Professor Marinella Levi of of the Politecnico di...
Public FabLab with 3D Printing Center of Excellence Inaugurated in Jordan

Public FabLab with 3D Printing Center of Excellence Inaugurated in Jordan

FabLabs are small workshops where members can go to work on digital fabrication projects, taking advantage of the space’s technology, which often includes 3D printers and CNC machines, among others. Though not without their issues, FabLabs are great places to work, learn, and meet other like-minded individuals. This week in in Jordan, His Royal Highness […]

FabLabs are small workshops where members can go to work on digital fabrication projects, taking advantage of the space’s technology, which often includes 3D printers and CNC machines, among others. Though not without their issues, FabLabs are great places to...
egf Manufaktur Turns to 3D Printing for Customer-Facing Ring Customization

egf Manufaktur Turns to 3D Printing for Customer-Facing Ring Customization

One feature that 3D printing offers, of particular interest to the world of retail, is a level of customization. One area where this is particularly visible is jewelry – from bracelets, earrings, and necklaces to rings, both engagement and wedding included, desktop 3D printing allows people to make truly unique pieces. Recently, jewelry retailers and brands have been recognizing the […]

One feature that 3D printing offers, of particular interest to the world of retail, is a level of customization. One area where this is particularly visible is jewelry – from bracelets, earrings, and necklaces to rings, both engagement and wedding included,...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 20, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: April 20, 2018

We’re getting right down to business today in 3D Printing News Briefs – Identify3D and atum3D are both announcing new collaborations and partnerships, and Made In Space has received an award from NASA. WASP created a new hub network, while the Library of Congress has created a new position to help with digital strategy. Finally, […]

We’re getting right down to business today in 3D Printing News Briefs – Identify3D and atum3D are both announcing new collaborations and partnerships, and Made In Space has received an award from NASA. WASP created a new hub network, while the Library of...
3D Printing News Briefs: March 2, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: March 2, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business announcements for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs, plus some news about software and materials, so let’s dive right in. First, BASF 3D Printing Solutions has announced a restructure, and America Makes is joining other companies to collaborate on the upcoming sixth annual DigiFabCon. Sigma Labs released the […]

We’ve got a lot of business announcements for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs, plus some news about software and materials, so let’s dive right in. First, BASF 3D Printing Solutions has announced a restructure, and America Makes is joining other...
3D Printing News Briefs: January 5, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 5, 2018

Welcome to 2018, and the new year’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs – the 3D printing industry doesn’t stop for anything, not even midnight celebrations. We’ll kick things off with a little business, followed by news about 3D printing workshops and some partnerships for interesting 3D printed products. Europac 3D is expanding to […]

Welcome to 2018, and the new year’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs – the 3D printing industry doesn’t stop for anything, not even midnight celebrations. We’ll kick things off with a little business, followed by news about 3D printing...
Type A Machines and Circuit Launch Hold Grand Opening for New Facility, Announce Relationship with BriteLab

Type A Machines and Circuit Launch Hold Grand Opening for New Facility, Announce Relationship with BriteLab

In the tech industry today, one of the highest growth areas is shared office spaces, also known as coworking spaces – according to the 2017 Global Coworking Survey, nearly 1.2 million people around the world will have worked in a coworking space by the end of the year. Today, the San Francisco startup behind the […]

In the tech industry today, one of the highest growth areas is shared office spaces, also known as coworking spaces – according to the 2017 Global Coworking Survey, nearly 1.2 million people around the world will have worked in a coworking space by the end of...
Dremel Introduces DigiLab Suite with 3D45 Printer for More Advanced 3D Printing in STEAM Education

Dremel Introduces DigiLab Suite with 3D45 Printer for More Advanced 3D Printing in STEAM Education

First known for its rotary power tools, and then for being one of the first nationally recognized brand names to adopt 3D printing, Dremel continues to impress with its focus on education. Recently, Dremel announced a partnership with Workbench, an online sharing platform for project-based learning, so the two could share new methods for learning and teaching. […]

First known for its rotary power tools, and then for being one of the first nationally recognized brand names to adopt 3D printing, Dremel continues to impress with its focus on education. Recently, Dremel announced a partnership with Workbench, an online sharing...
DFAB House Brings ETH Zurich 3D Printing and Digital Construction Techniques from Research Lab to Construction Site

DFAB House Brings ETH Zurich 3D Printing and Digital Construction Techniques from Research Lab to Construction Site

Most people, by now, have at least heard about 3D printed houses and other structures. They’re not exactly commonplace, yet, and they’re still amazing to think about and to see, but they’re not as unbelievable as they were a very short time ago. The DFAB House, however, is something different. The three-story structure, which is […]

Most people, by now, have at least heard about 3D printed houses and other structures. They’re not exactly commonplace, yet, and they’re still amazing to think about and to see, but they’re not as unbelievable as they were a very short time ago. The...
NYU Tandon Students Utilize Digital Fabrication and 3D Printing to Design Winning Concrete Canoe

NYU Tandon Students Utilize Digital Fabrication and 3D Printing to Design Winning Concrete Canoe

From simple PLA to glass and metal, there are all sorts of interesting 3D printing materials being used these days. I find concrete to be one of the more interesting materials, strictly because I know that there still are people who think 3D printing is only good for making little plastic characters, and not actual buildings. […]

From simple PLA to glass and metal, there are all sorts of interesting 3D printing materials being used these days. I find concrete to be one of the more interesting materials, strictly because I know that there still are people who think 3D printing is only good for...
SUNY New Paltz HVAMC Opens Build Business Platform 3D Printing Service

SUNY New Paltz HVAMC Opens Build Business Platform 3D Printing Service

In the spring of 2013, the Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center (HVAMC) was launched at SUNY New Paltz, only a year before the public university opened its MakerBot Innovation Center, which ultimately helped the HVAMC grow into one of the area’s major manufacturing hubs. A little less than a year ago, the HVAMC opened a Stratasys-MakerBot Additive […]

In the spring of 2013, the Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center (HVAMC) was launched at SUNY New Paltz, only a year before the public university opened its MakerBot Innovation Center, which ultimately helped the HVAMC grow into one of the area’s major...
Digital Fabrication in Architecture and 3D Printing Materials in Focus at AAAS Annual Meeting

Digital Fabrication in Architecture and 3D Printing Materials in Focus at AAAS Annual Meeting

The use of 3D printing in the construction field is not a new thing – there are 3D printed office buildings and laboratories, a 9-foot-tall 3D printed pavilion, 3D printed houses, and for the Game of Thrones fans who wish they could really live in Westeros, there’s even a 3D printed life-sized version of the Stark family’s Winterfell. […]

The use of 3D printing in the construction field is not a new thing – there are 3D printed office buildings and laboratories, a 9-foot-tall 3D printed pavilion, 3D printed houses, and for the Game of Thrones fans who wish they could really live in Westeros,...
SOLIDWORKS World 2017: Dassault Systèmes Announces the 2017 Opening of the North American 3DEXPERIENCE Lab

SOLIDWORKS World 2017: Dassault Systèmes Announces the 2017 Opening of the North American 3DEXPERIENCE Lab

We already knew that France-based Dassault Systèmes, leading 3D design software manufacturer and creator of SOLIDWORKS, had a pretty good year, after releasing their fourth quarter financial results last week before heading to Los Angeles for SOLIDWORKS World 2017, which ends tomorrow. They announced the release of the new SOLIDWORKS 2017 software back in September, and […]

We already knew that France-based Dassault Systèmes, leading 3D design software manufacturer and creator of SOLIDWORKS, had a pretty good year, after releasing their fourth quarter financial results last week before heading to Los Angeles for SOLIDWORKS World 2017,...
New Trimble Technology Lab at UMass Amherst Will Enhance 3D Capabilities on Campus

New Trimble Technology Lab at UMass Amherst Will Enhance 3D Capabilities on Campus

California-based technology company Trimble, best known for its GPS systems and popular 3D modeling software SketchUp Pro, announced today that it has made a large in-kind gift to the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), which will further the university’s leadership in research and training for 3D building design, the sustainable built environment, and digital […]

California-based technology company Trimble, best known for its GPS systems and popular 3D modeling software SketchUp Pro, announced today that it has made a large in-kind gift to the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), which will further the...
Sculpteo Was Everywhere I Wanted to Be at CES 2017

Sculpteo Was Everywhere I Wanted to Be at CES 2017

The guy I had a crush on my freshman year of college seemed to be everywhere I went on campus. I’d see him daily in the dining hall, at parties, on the way to classes in adjacent buildings, sitting outside on the steps of the dorm. This was not the worst situation to be in […]

The guy I had a crush on my freshman year of college seemed to be everywhere I went on campus. I’d see him daily in the dining hall, at parties, on the way to classes in adjacent buildings, sitting outside on the steps of the dorm. This was not the worst...
Maker Faire Orlando: Millebot Unveils Giant Multifunctional 3D Printer, Pays Tribute to Victims of Pulse Nightclub Shooting

Maker Faire Orlando: Millebot Unveils Giant Multifunctional 3D Printer, Pays Tribute to Victims of Pulse Nightclub Shooting

As the 3D printing industry grows and the technology becomes more capable and more complex, it’s interesting to watch the appearance of certain trends in 3D printer manufacturing. Right now, there are two things that are repeatedly standing out in the industry: size and multifunctional capabilities. Printers are getting bigger and bigger as 3D printed buildings […]

As the 3D printing industry grows and the technology becomes more capable and more complex, it’s interesting to watch the appearance of certain trends in 3D printer manufacturing. Right now, there are two things that are repeatedly standing out in the industry:...
Michigan Professors Use 3D Printing for Making Art and Educating Students

Michigan Professors Use 3D Printing for Making Art and Educating Students

Associate Professor of Art at Eastern Michigan University Jason J. Ferguson appears to be a jack-of-all-trades, or at least that is how it seems when checking out his personal website. This site features both images and videos of his artwork, and of special interest for 3DPrint.com readers is how he incorporates 3D printing into his work and […]

Associate Professor of Art at Eastern Michigan University Jason J. Ferguson appears to be a jack-of-all-trades, or at least that is how it seems when checking out his personal website. This site features both images and videos of his artwork, and of special interest...
Computational Design Student Creates 3D Printed Spider Joints

Computational Design Student Creates 3D Printed Spider Joints

Nazmul Azim Khan is a second-year student in the Computational Design program at the University of New South Wales. While taking a digital fabrication course he was assigned a project to conceptualize a paneled facade made out of clear acrylic plastic to be held together by a spider jointing system. A spider jointing system is exactly […]

Nazmul Azim Khan is a second-year student in the Computational Design program at the University of New South Wales. While taking a digital fabrication course he was assigned a project to conceptualize a paneled facade made out of clear acrylic plastic to be held...
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