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DCNS to Use Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Naval Defense Solutions

DCNS, as an advanced technology company with global reach, knows when to call in their partners from around the world for their expertise—in fact, they specialize in creating strategic and…

Prodways-Nexteam Partnership Aims to Forge Ahead in 3D Metal Printing for Aerospace Clientele

The Prodways-Nexteam partnership isn’t afraid. While all the benefits of 3D printing in manufacturing are being flaunted around the world, still many companies are holding back due to fear of…

e-NABLE Steps in to Help Young Girl When All Other Solutions Fail

One of the most horrifying things an adult who works with machinery can experience is the loss of a limb in a workplace accident. It happens, though, on farms, in…

3D Hubs Rings in the New Year: Events in Bend, Melbourne, Breda, and Paris

It’s that time of the week to update our readers on 3D printing events sponsored by 3D Hubs. The holidays have passed, and whether you took time off from your…

Open Edge Launches 3D Printer Kickstarter Campaign for Mondrian 3.0, Featuring Revolutionary Nozzle

As an ardent supporter of the open-source movement, Open Edge keeps making enormous strides forward. This French startup, founded in 2013 and headquartered in the town of Folschviller, specializes in…

French Company Babines Uses 3D Printing to Make Whimsical Lollipops

Some argue that popular culture icons are for the birds, while a French company has taken this in a different direction: lollipops. Candy-making is definitely an age-old, and quaint, artisan…

French Voice Sculptor Gilles Azzaro Wants to Spread Love in the Wake of Terror

When Paris was attacked by terrorists last Friday, people around the world responded with a range of emotions. Grief, anger, fear; all are natural reactions to such a brutal tragedy. All…

3D Printing Rare Osteological Specimens for Education

When studying human bones, there are any number of issues that arise, not the least of which is the procurement of the bones to be studied. This difficulty is exacerbated…

An Open Source 3D Printed Sundial That Reads Digital Time

Do you remember the first time you grasped the concept of a sundial, the idea that we can tell general time from observing the shadow cast by the sun via…

The Power of NinjaFlex: French Occupational Therapists Create 3D Printed Joystick for Wheelchair

3D printing has affected manufacturing and designing to the point that nearly everything that can be made is either now rolling off of a 3D printer or will be soon–and…

3D Hubs Kicks Off October with Events in Eastern and Western Europe

The 3D Hubs Events calendar for the first week of October features three events, all meetups, that are spread all over Europe. The first meetup is in Arnhem, the Netherlands; the second…

Jurassic Park 3D Printed Chess Set Pits T-Rex Against Stegosaurus

The popularization of 3D printing has led to the development of a vast number of chess sets with all sorts of figures from the abstract to the adorable. Recently, Guilhem Cano contributed…

BeAM’s CLAD 3D Printing Technology — Metal 3D Printing Evolved for Repairs & Manufacturing

The 3D printing of metal promises to change the face of manufacturing worldwide over the next decade. While the technology is still only very young, the rapid acceleration and innovation…

This Week’s 3D Hubs Events Celebrate a NavLab in Nice and Offer a ColorFabb Workshop in Toronto

In the past 2 years, 3D Hubs has become well known in the 3D printing scene with (currently) 19,895 registered hubs. Internationally, almost all cities have a hub.  What exactly is a “hub”?…

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…

Coming Soon! French Built DOM Pro 3D Printer That Prints at 300mm/s

Recently when I was in France, I had the opportunity to visit some FabLabs and Makerspaces located within Paris and the surrounding area. What I learned is that 3D printing…

FabZat to Accelerate In-App Merchandising & 3D Printing for Video Game Brands Via $800,000 in Series A Funding

The toy and gaming market, traditionally known as a difficult multi-billion dollar industry to break into, is seeing some transformation as new companies are creating different ways to create revenue–and…

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…

‘Drawn’ — 3D Printed Designer Furniture Arrives Via Kickstarter

Galatéa is much more than just a statuesque mechanical arm–she is responsible for bringing an entire furniture factory and boutique to life in vivid color and modern shape. And not…

Meet Gilbert300, the 3D Printed Arduino-Based Hexapod

Only a few years ago makers needed to build most of their home projects almost entirely from scratch, which could often become cost prohibitive as well as requiring a very steep…

3D Printing Group Prodways Receives €10 Million Cash Infusion from FIMALAC Group

Prodways is an important player in the European 3D printing market that produces the ProMaker series of printers. Prodways was acquired by Group Gorgé in 2013 to add to their…

3D Printed Dior Eyes: French Fashion House Allows Fans Behind the Scenes With This Device

Lights, cameras–and, don your 3D printed headsets, please! As many of us look to cutting edge fashion designers to see what the next trends are, it’s fascinating to see them…

EasyWelder Tool Allows You to Make More & Waste Less, Linking 3D Printing Filament Pieces 

EasyWelder is, quite simply, an exceptional idea for making larger 3D prints and other projects without wasting extra filament, as well as being able to fulfill other functions. By being…

Alain Le Méhauté, The Man Who Submitted Patent For SLA 3D Printing Before Chuck Hull

If I weren’t already happily married, I might be inclined to express my undying love for Alain Le Méhauté who demonstrated his quick wit, broad perception, and fiery personality in…