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MMX 2023: 3D Printing at the CORE of America Makes

In our previous article, we discussed updates to America Makes, including to its executive committee, as well as the state of the organization. The flagship additive manufacturing (AM) institution also…

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MMX 2023: America Makes Evolves with the 3D Printing Industry

At  the annual America Makes Members Meeting & Exchange (MMX) in Youngstown, Ohio this month, presentations and panels covered everything from advanced manufacturing in the DoD and AM propulsion applications…

WPI Explores 3D Printed Search and Rescue Robots

Grants are often so peculiarly specific that you can’t help but believe them to be entirely accurate. Take this example: Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) researcher Markus Nemitz is set to…

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America Makes Announces $12M Project Calls on Alloy Development & Allowables Generation

This week near Youngstown, Ohio, America Makes is holding its annual Members Meeting & Exchange (MMX), a member-centric event that engenders strategic discussion and collaboration. The public-private partnership for AM,…

Rolls-Royce, Baker Hughes, and More Team up for £1.1M Large-scale 3D Printing Project

The UK government, through its public-private innovation fund Innovate UK, has awarded £1.1 million (about $1.4 million) to a venture called the ‘Evo One large format additive manufacturing (LFAM)’ project….

3D Printing News Briefs, August 5, 2023: Partnerships, Optical Devices, Robotic Gripper, & More

We open today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with news of two partnerships: Multistation is working with EURO-COMPOSITES, while Essentium is collaborating with 3D-Fuel. Moving on to research, a Caltech team…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Ursa Major, 3D Printed Munitions, AM Turnkey

Ursa Major announced it got more money from America Makes. After getting $3 million in 2021 it now is getting an additional $1.2 million to make more 3D printed rockets….

Rocket Propulsion Company Ursa Major Extends 3D Printing Partnership with America Makes

Denver-based Ursa Major, one of the US’s leading privately-funded rocket propulsion company, has extended its additive manufacturing (AM) partnership with America Makes, the Manufacturing USA institute based in Youngstown, OH….

3D Printing News Briefs, July 22, 2023: Renewable Energy, Construction, Shoes, & More

We’re kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with additive construction, as RCAM Technologies will purchase a gantry robot system from CyBe Construction and PERI 3D Construction has begun work…

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Data Shows 2023 Funding for Space 3D Printing Climbs after Slow 2022

In space technology, there is a powerful revival taking place, fueled by innovation, advanced tools, and, most crucially, funding. Entering the second half of 2023, 3DPrint.com is examining the financial…

HZG Group Backs AIM3D’s Bound Metal 3D Printing Tech

AIM3D, a developer of a unique metal and ceramics 3D printing technology, has just secured further funding from 3D printing investor HZG Group and the High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), who backed…

US Marines Award 3YOURMIND & Phillips Corporation $2.5M for 3D Printing Software

3YOURMIND, a US-German software company specializing in creating digital inventories for 3D printed parts, announced that it has been awarded $2.5 million by the US Marine Corps’ (USMC’s) Advanced Manufacturing…

BASF Incubator Spins out Spare Parts 3D Printing Startup Replique

Digital inventory and spare parts startup Replique is spinning out of the incubator of chemical giant BASF. The company hopes to become a leader in offering on-demand spare parts on…

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U.S. Military Innovation Pushed to the Frontlines with Advanced Manufacturing

Since at least World War One, the U.S. military has been the principle driver of American technological innovation. This is such a well-worn narrative by now — subsuming the origins…

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Lockheed & Raytheon’s First Joint Investment: $12.5M for Composite 3D Printing Startup Fortify

Fortify, a Boston-based additive manufacturing (AM) company, announced that it has received $12.5 million in the latest round of funding for its Digital Composite Manufacturing (DCM) platform. Significantly, two of…

America Makes Announces $11.7M in Funding for 3D Printing Projects

America Makes, the Manufacturing USA (MFG USA) institute headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio, has announced $11.7 million in new funding opportunities, spread across ten different topic areas in additive manufacturing (AM)….

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NSF Awards $1 Million to ASTRO America to Expand 3D Printing in Florida

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1 million to the Applied Science & Technology Research Organization of America (ASTRO America) to accelerate the growth of the 3D printing ecosystem…

3D Printing Unpeeled: Programable Soft Actuators, Copper

A research team has made programable carbon fiber 3D printed muscle using silicone that could make soft actuators more efficient and compact while reducing interference from vibration. The paper, called…

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AM Funding Has Fallen to Pre-pandemic Levels

Is the heyday of funding for the 3D printing industry ending? Recent drops in financing during the first four months of 2023 suggest a leaner future for many companies in…

Manufacturing USA Institute IACMI Gets DoE Funding Renewal for Advanced Composites Manufacturing

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) announced that the US Department of Energy (DOE) has renewed the institution’s funding for R&D into the manufacturing of advanced composite materials….

University of Arizona Gets $1.2M for Hypersonics 3D Printing

Hypersonic glide vehicles will need to resist incredible heat and pressure from flying at Mach Five and above. For that reason, the materials used to make them will likely be…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 23, 2023: 3D Printed Seafood, Buildings, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, Artec 3D has opened a new production facility for optoelectronics in Luxembourg, while Axial3D opened a new medical 3D printer center of excellence. Mycorena…

Xolo’s Volumetric 3D Printing Gets €8M Boost

Xolo, the developer of the first commercial volumetric 3D printer, announced that it has successfully closed its latest Series A funding round, raising a total of €8 million ($8.6 million)….

3D Printing News Briefs, February 18, 2023: Post-Processing, Footwear, & More

First up in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Wohlers Associates has published a specialty report on post-processing, and AON3D has launched a line of filaments. On to business, Lithoz and…