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Cruise Passengers’ Souvenirs Go 3D: Costa Cruises and Labs3D Offer 3D Printed Selfies

I have never been on a cruise, but it seems like a given for entertaining adventures. After all, how can you send a whole bunch of strangers out to sea…

Larger than Life: Leonel Moura Creates Towering 3D Printed Public Sculpture

Lisbon is a wonderful city, with a combination of old-world charm and the unique circumstances of Portugal’s history. There, you can visit tiny shops selling only custom-made hats, spend your time…

SUNFeet Makes Happy Feet: 3D Scan with Mobile App, Design Your Own 3D Printed Insoles

Many of us are just waiting, ready to take off from the starting line as soon as 3D printing technology finds its stride in the footwear and corresponding insole industry….

3D Printing Analysis of Automotive Market Shows Europe as Forerunner in Near Future

Keeping an eye on what’s going on in the 3D printing market on a daily basis, as well as perusing and publishing the monthly reports from 3D Hubs (which are…

Fuel3D & UFP Deutschland Sign European Distribution Deal for SCANIFY 3D Scanners

Having a great product is obviously critical to success in the hardware space, but after that a key part of success is ensuring that that great product makes it into…

Delivery Service, TNT Germany Partners With trinckle 3D to Expand 3D Printing in Germany

In a new partnership between TNT Germany and trinckle 3D, forces are being joined to further the effort in not only making 3D printing more accessible, but easier too. This…

Materialise and Lima Corporate Collaborate on 3D Printed Knee Guide Surgical System

Materialise NV has signed an agreement with Lima Corporate for the use of surgical guides for partial knee implants, and now Lima will offer the Materialise-powered surgical knee guide system in…

3D Drucker… Imprimante 3D…Impresión 3D — ‘3D Printing’ Around the Globe

While we are an English speaking media source, we cover numerous stories each day from around the globe, many in places where the primary language is not English. The 3D…

The World Needs More 3D Printed Tracking Cowbells

If there’s one thing that stands as a given in this life, it would be a simple fact; everything needs more cowbell. And to drive home that critical point, a…

3DMS Launches Kickstarter for Modular 3D Printers, Allowing You to Upsize or Downsize

The whole concept of a modular design is geared around a combination of minimalism and quality, as well as economics, and often includes the inclination to leave as small a footprint…

LIUC – Università Cattaneo Opens First European ‘MakerBot Innovation Center’

MakerBot has seen its fair share of ups and down this year, with massive layoffs occurring as the company tries to reorganize with new CEO Jonathan Jaglom at the helm….

Ingram Micro Aims for Europe’s 3D Printing Business with European Competence Center

The enormous community of makers in Europe certainly has a strong foothold in the 3D printing industry, as well as among manufacturers and suppliers. While Milan and London are thriving areas,…

3D Printed Open Source Adaptable Wheelchair Design Released for Handicapped Dogs

Luisa the dog had a very tough start in life. Her mother, a stray dog in Italy, gave birth to a litter of pups on a property where they weren’t…

Europe’s First MakerBot Innovation Center to be Housed at Università Cattaneo in Italy

3D printing is taking hold in Italy, a small European country that certainly has an enormous reputation for making advances artistically and technologically throughout the ages. We feel certain DaVinci…

MeltWerk & trinckle 3D Offer Astounding 3D Print Money-Back Guarantee

When you mention the nearly infinite possibilities available today through digital design and 3D printing to the general layperson, the first words out of their mouths usually are, “Oh no,…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 5

The stories we didn’t cover this week run the gamut, covering announcements of new 3D scanning techniques based on built-in smartphone sensors, Stratasys’ global expansion efforts, 3D printed concrete art…

Groupe Gorgé Acquires INITIAL & NORGE Systems

While already a major player in the 3D printing industry, especially in areas of high innovation as well as specializing in the dental arena, Prodways announced today that they are…

Germany’s iGo3D Partners with Staples to Launch 3D Printing ‘Store in a Store’ Collaboration

As the number of applications for 3D printing continues to rapidly expand, and prices for the hardware drop like a rock, we are beginning to see printers being offered in some of…

San Marino Honors the 3D Printing Revolution with Stamp Collection from Artist Andy Rementer

The Republic of San Marino is, perhaps, not as well-known as its famous boot-shaped neighbor, Italy, but it quietly boasts some pretty impressive statistics — the micronation is the world’s oldest…

Netherlands’ Landré Enters Partnership with Optomec to Distribute LENS 3D Metal Printers in Benelux Region

New Mexico-based Optomec specializes in the technology of 3D printing of micron-scale electronics and laser technology. While they not only innovate and introduce these technologies to their customers, they have an added…

Interview with MakerBot Europe GM Alexander Hafner on 6th Generation Replicators, Innovation Centers & More

3D printing is becoming a global phenomenon, and manufacturers of 3D printers are beginning to realize this. Back in August of last year, we reported on the launch of MakerBot…

Pan-European Energy Conversion Efforts Enlists 3D Printing and Optics Technology

The more pessimistic assessments of the global capacity to convert infrastructure to sustainable energy sources are, in some ways, the result of very limited thinking, of considering conversion in terms…

Mass Portal and iGo3D Announce European Distribution Partnership for Pharaoh 3D Printers

A new partnership was announced today between Mass Portal and iGo3D, with the two shaking hands regarding an agreement for iGo3D to distribute Mass Portal’s most popular 3D printer to…

MakerBot Europe & Datech Team Up in Exclusive European Distribution Partnership

We knew 2015 would be a hot year for 3D printing, and in the first full week of the year we’re already seeing an exciting new partnership arise. 13 European markets…