diversity in 3d printing

Female and Non-Binary Makers Unite to 3D Print Pieces of Crowdsourced Rosie the Riveter Sculpture

I’m certain that most will recognize this famous image of Rosie the Riveter, a cultural, feminist icon in the US that represented all of the women working in shipyards and…

17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has…

3D Printing Business: Inside GE Additive

The GE Additive Technology Center (ATC) in Cincinnati, Ohio is housed in a former Dell building that has become the center for GE Additive‘s latest efforts in additive manufacturing since…

Taking a Stance to Create an Inclusive and Diverse Industry

This article originally shared on LinkedIn. A follow up to Sarah Goehrke’s “3D Printing While Female: 2017” article on 3DPrint.com. Click here to view the article. The manufacturing industry as a…

3D Printing While Female: 2017

The 3D printing industry has a problem. It’s not a unique problem, particularly when looking to any sector of the greater manufacturing industry. Additive manufacturing has a diversity problem. It’s…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Joanne Moretti, SVP & CMO, Jabil; GM, Radius Innovation & Development

We’ve heard a lot lately from Jabil as the global manufacturing solutions provider has been prioritizing digitization among its operations and offerings. The company, previously content to operate somewhat behind the…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Poppy Lyttle, Former Education Specialist at MakerBot, Educational Advisor for 3DPrint.com’s Design Courses

If you took our month-long, Formlabs-sponsored Beginner Design for 3D Printing course in March, it’s likely that you remember 3D printing educator Poppy Lyttle, the educational advisor for 3DPrint.com’s design courses. The session…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Kara Noack, Senior Business Development Manager – 3D Printing, BASF

As the 3D printing industry continues to grow, a major focus is falling squarely on the stuff that stuff is made from, and global chemical companies with impressive histories are…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Jennifer Prioleau, Division Counsel, HP Inc.

One of the biggest issues in the 3D printing industry as it grows is intellectual property, as legal concerns surround the nascent industry. One of the biggest stories over the…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Umbarger, Service and Applications Technician, EnvisionTEC

Many active in the 3D printing industry today did not necessarily foresee the career path that would lead them to additive manufacturing, including for those working with some of the…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Julie Reece, VP of Marketing, Rize

We have been following the story of Rize Inc. and its mission to remove the strain of post-processing — the ‘dirty little secret of 3D printing’ and a seemingly small area…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Mara Hitner, Director, Business Development, MatterHackers

They say not to mix business with pleasure, but that particular “they” must not be working in 3D printing; as has been mentioned time and time again, this industry is…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Katie Weimer, VP of Medical Devices, 3D Systems

Healthcare is among the applications of 3D printing technology with the greatest potential human impact. The creation of patient-specific medical models and tools made from 3D models of patients’ unique…

Why It’s Important to Highlight the Women of the 3D Printing World

As we kick off our Spotlight Series focusing on the women of the 3D printing world, publishing interviews starting early next week, we have been in contact with several dozen impressive…

3D Printing: Spotlight on Women

Earlier this month, we celebrated International Women’s Day by highlighting a very few of the women involved in the 3D printing industry today. The accomplishments of women in the industry…

Inside 3D Printing: Diversity Panel Shines a Needed Light on Disparity in Technology

One panel I had been anticipating ahead of Inside 3D Printing San Diego this week was Thursday afternoon’s panel on diversity, set to examine an important issue that is often…

Frontier Tech Forum in San Diego Starts in Less Than Two Weeks – Register Now!

It’s hard to believe that it’s December already – particularly because it was 60°F  here in Ohio a couple of days ago. That’s like San Diego weather. Today, unfortunately, the…

3D Printing and Diversity: It’s Time to Start Taking It Seriously

Because most of the quickly growing companies and startups that tend to dominate it emerged from the maker community, the 3D printing industry often seems to find itself a little…