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Major Metal 3D Printing Developments and the R&D Tax Credit

Major Metal 3D Printing Developments and the R&D Tax Credit

Recent technological developments and industry trends are greatly bolstering the value of 3D metal printing. Metal product designers and fabricators need to be aware of where the metal printing industry is heading and how the federal Research and Development Tax Credit is helping to propel this powerful technology forward. The Research & Development Tax Credit […]

Recent technological developments and industry trends are greatly bolstering the value of 3D metal printing. Metal product designers and fabricators need to be aware of where the metal printing industry is heading and how the federal Research and Development Tax...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating an industrial center in Morocco that specializes in metal 3D printing, while Z3DFAB opens a Digital […]

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating...
The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Experts Weigh In

The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Experts Weigh In

Today in Youngstown, Ohio, a solid agenda of additive manufacturing industry experts are gathered to discuss the changing landscape of materials used in 3D printing. Part of SME‘s Smart Manufacturing seminar series, this event is held in partnership with America Makes. “SME and America Makes come together to bring you this one-of-a-kind seminar 3D Printing […]

Today in Youngstown, Ohio, a solid agenda of additive manufacturing industry experts are gathered to discuss the changing landscape of materials used in 3D printing. Part of SME‘s Smart Manufacturing seminar series, this event is held in partnership with America...
3D Printing Patent Landscape

3D Printing Patent Landscape

The field of 3D printing has been growing rapidly for years.  It has applications in many areas of life and the economy, such as healthcare, aerospace, and parts replacement.  3D printing also reshapes supply chains and democratizes manufacturing.  Fueled by this growth, 3D printing-related patent filings are trending upward. The graph and table below show […]

The field of 3D printing has been growing rapidly for years.  It has applications in many areas of life and the economy, such as healthcare, aerospace, and parts replacement.  3D printing also reshapes supply chains and democratizes manufacturing.  Fueled by this...
Comparison of Metal 3D Printing -- Part One: Powder Bed Fusion

Comparison of Metal 3D Printing -- Part One: Powder Bed Fusion

Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the market is growing quickly. There are a number of different metal 3D printing technologies out there. In this article we’ll give you an overview of the major technologies and vendors in the space. In […]

Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the market is growing quickly. There are a number of different metal 3D printing technologies out there. In this article we’ll give you an overview of...
Around the World in 3D Printing: First Half 2017

Around the World in 3D Printing: First Half 2017

As the 3D printing industry heats up, so do the jet and car engines as we continue to travel around the US and the world to check in on the latest developments directly. 2016 kept us busy, from trade shows to site visits, from Barcelona to San Diego, as we went around the world in […]

As the 3D printing industry heats up, so do the jet and car engines as we continue to travel around the US and the world to check in on the latest developments directly. 2016 kept us busy, from trade shows to site visits, from Barcelona to San Diego, as we went around...
3D Printing Showcases Smarts: Carbon, Desktop Metal Named Among MIT Technology Review's 50 Smartest Companies 2017

3D Printing Showcases Smarts: Carbon, Desktop Metal Named Among MIT Technology Review's 50 Smartest Companies 2017

What makes a company smart? That’s a remarkably subjective question, of course, but most responses would come back to a few key points that set the smartest operations apart: innovation; vision; realistic approach to that vision; channels of funding, collaborating, getting word out — and, of course, having the intelligence in strategy to stand apart […]

What makes a company smart? That’s a remarkably subjective question, of course, but most responses would come back to a few key points that set the smartest operations apart: innovation; vision; realistic approach to that vision; channels of funding,...
5 of the Latest 3D Printing Developments in Healthcare/Medical Devices

5 of the Latest 3D Printing Developments in Healthcare/Medical Devices

The use of 3D printing in the healthcare space – especially medical devices – is rapidly accelerating. In fact, a report by Market Data Forecast, “Global Medical Device 3D Printing Market,” says that the global medical device 3D printing market was worth $826 million in 2015 and is on track to reach $2368 million in […]

The use of 3D printing in the healthcare space – especially medical devices – is rapidly accelerating. In fact, a report by Market Data Forecast, “Global Medical Device 3D Printing Market,” says that the global medical device 3D printing market was worth...
GE Additive and Oerlikon Team Up to Advance Industrialization of 3D Printing

GE Additive and Oerlikon Team Up to Advance Industrialization of 3D Printing

2017 has been the year of partnerships for Oerlikon. The Swiss company has been pursuing additive manufacturing with new intensity over the past six months or so, opening a new advanced materials manufacturing facility towards the end of 2016 and forming 3D printing research partnerships earlier this year. This week, Oerlikon has been busy attending the […]

2017 has been the year of partnerships for Oerlikon. The Swiss company has been pursuing additive manufacturing with new intensity over the past six months or so, opening a new advanced materials manufacturing facility towards the end of 2016 and forming 3D printing...
GE Additive to Introduce ATLAS: World's Largest Laser-Powder Additive Manufacturing System

GE Additive to Introduce ATLAS: World's Largest Laser-Powder Additive Manufacturing System

Last year at formnext, GE introduced GE Additive. Set for formal unveiling at formnext 2017, GE today introduced its development project, ATLAS. With a build envelope of one cubic meter, the machine is big news — so big, in fact, it’s set to be the world’s largest laser-powder additive manufacturing machine. This is news we’ve […]

Last year at formnext, GE introduced GE Additive. Set for formal unveiling at formnext 2017, GE today introduced its development project, ATLAS. With a build envelope of one cubic meter, the machine is big news — so big, in fact, it’s set to be the...
GE Additive Announces Partnership with Stryker; Adds Predix Platform to Concept Laser 3D Printers

GE Additive Announces Partnership with Stryker; Adds Predix Platform to Concept Laser 3D Printers

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt may have announced his upcoming retirement earlier this week, but GE is moving right along with business as usual – particularly GE Additive. The additive manufacturing division of the massive corporation has announced that they are partnering with medical device manufacturing company Stryker, to support the latter’s advancement in 3D printing technology. […]

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt may have announced his upcoming retirement earlier this week, but GE is moving right along with business as usual – particularly GE Additive. The additive manufacturing division of the massive corporation has announced that they are...
GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt to Retire; John Flannery Steps Up to Lead the Company

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt to Retire; John Flannery Steps Up to Lead the Company

2017 has been a tumultuous year for many large 3D printing companies, and now another shakeup comes as longtime GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the year. Immelt, who has led the company for 16 years, will be succeeded by John Flannery, the current President and […]

2017 has been a tumultuous year for many large 3D printing companies, and now another shakeup comes as longtime GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the year. Immelt, who has led the company for 16 years, will be succeeded by John...
Rust Belt to Tech Belt: GE Additive and Additive Engineering Solutions Share Insights into Regional Large-Scale 3D Printing

Rust Belt to Tech Belt: GE Additive and Additive Engineering Solutions Share Insights into Regional Large-Scale 3D Printing

Yesterday in Akron, Ohio, Additive Engineering Solutions (AES) had a full house of interested industry and local attendees for its open house, and staff writer Clare Scott and I were among the crowd. The young company showcased its large-scale manufacturing offerings, highlighting a BAAM 3D printer from Cincinnati Inc. and a large Quintax five-axis machining center. Early […]

Yesterday in Akron, Ohio, Additive Engineering Solutions (AES) had a full house of interested industry and local attendees for its open house, and staff writer Clare Scott and I were among the crowd. The young company showcased its large-scale manufacturing offerings,...
Additive Engineering Solutions: A Small Company with a Big 3D Printer

Additive Engineering Solutions: A Small Company with a Big 3D Printer

Additive Engineering Solutions (AES) may be a small company, but it has one of the biggest 3D printers in the world. When 3DPrint.com Editor-in-Chief Sarah Goerhke and I walked into the company’s headquarters in Akron, Ohio yesterday, the first thing we saw was the massive Big Area Additive Manufacturing, or BAAM, machine hard at work […]

Additive Engineering Solutions (AES) may be a small company, but it has one of the biggest 3D printers in the world. When 3DPrint.com Editor-in-Chief Sarah Goerhke and I walked into the company’s headquarters in Akron, Ohio yesterday, the first thing we saw was...
GE Additive Education Program Selects Over 400 Schools to Receive 3D Printers, Impacting Over 180,000 Students Around the World

GE Additive Education Program Selects Over 400 Schools to Receive 3D Printers, Impacting Over 180,000 Students Around the World

GE, well known as a big-name end-user and additive manufacturing innovator, has invested around $1.5 billion in manufacturing and additive technologies. The company acquired a 75% stake in Concept Laser and 76.15% of Arcam AB last year, as the company set about moving forward with bold moves in additive manufacturing. It also developed additive applications across six […]

GE, well known as a big-name end-user and additive manufacturing innovator, has invested around $1.5 billion in manufacturing and additive technologies. The company acquired a 75% stake in Concept Laser and 76.15% of Arcam AB last year, as the company set about moving...
The R&D Profiles of Leading 3D Printing Companies

The R&D Profiles of Leading 3D Printing Companies

It is important to analyze the level of the R&D occurring at the leading 3D printer manufacturers to help understand the technology commitment and future growth prospects of the 3D printing industry. A table providing the last three years per capita R&D for six companies’ public reporting purposes is presented below: Some conclusions from the six-company data for […]

It is important to analyze the level of the R&D occurring at the leading 3D printer manufacturers to help understand the technology commitment and future growth prospects of the 3D printing industry. A table providing the last three years per capita R&D for...
RAPID + TCT Kicks Off: 3D Printing Community Gathers in Pittsburgh for a Week of Big Announcements

RAPID + TCT Kicks Off: 3D Printing Community Gathers in Pittsburgh for a Week of Big Announcements

The long-anticipated RAPID + TCT event has kicked off for 2017 in the Steel City, as Pittsburgh welcomes thousands of members of the 3D printing industry in North America’s largest additive manufacturing-focused tradeshow. Monday was already filled with some big announcements from some of the biggest companies in the industry, and these have been only […]

The long-anticipated RAPID + TCT event has kicked off for 2017 in the Steel City, as Pittsburgh welcomes thousands of members of the 3D printing industry in North America’s largest additive manufacturing-focused tradeshow. Monday was already filled with some big...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 28, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: April 28, 2017

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got information about the latest partnerships in the additive manufacturing business world, a company launching a new branding identity, and some news on 3D printers, materials, and enclosures. PARC has been chosen by DARPA for a partnership that involves 3D printing, Dassault Systèmes teams up […]

In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got information about the latest partnerships in the additive manufacturing business world, a company launching a new branding identity, and some news on 3D printers, materials, and...
GE Additive Ups Focus on 3D Printing, Announces Opening of New Customer Experience Center in Germany

GE Additive Ups Focus on 3D Printing, Announces Opening of New Customer Experience Center in Germany

“Our grandfather was Thomas Edison; we pride ourselves on innovation and invention,” said Mohammad Ehteshami, Vice President, Additive Integration, GE Additive, at last week’s Materialise World Summit. “The latest and greatest invention is GE Additive.” This week, GE has made it even clearer just how much importance they place on their additive manufacturing business with an […]

“Our grandfather was Thomas Edison; we pride ourselves on innovation and invention,” said Mohammad Ehteshami, Vice President, Additive Integration, GE Additive, at last week’s Materialise World Summit. “The latest and greatest invention is GE...
GE Healthcare Researching Ways to 3D Print Medical Models With the Touch of a Button

GE Healthcare Researching Ways to 3D Print Medical Models With the Touch of a Button

About two years ago, GE Healthcare teamed up with Arterys to develop an MRI scanning technology that displays images of a patient’s heart in seven dimensions. While that is an impressive task indeed, we know that 3D printed medical models offer patients and doctors a little something extra: the sense of touch. For example, cardiologists […]

About two years ago, GE Healthcare teamed up with Arterys to develop an MRI scanning technology that displays images of a patient’s heart in seven dimensions. While that is an impressive task indeed, we know that 3D printed medical models offer patients and...
3D Printing Microfactory to Come to the UAE

3D Printing Microfactory to Come to the UAE

Last month, GE Additive signed a 3D printing research Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and last week the company signed another MoU in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with the Dubai Future Foundation (located in Dubai’s 3D printed office building) and Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Development Company. In an effort […]

Last month, GE Additive signed a 3D printing research Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and last week the company signed another MoU in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with the Dubai Future Foundation (located in...
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Signs 3D Printing Research MoU with GE Additive

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Signs 3D Printing Research MoU with GE Additive

We discuss Dubai’s 3D Printing Strategy a lot here at 3DPrint.com…obviously. It was introduced in 2016, featuring a multi-tiered plan designed to make the UAE a global 3D printing leader. The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently began utilizing 3D printing technology for dental services and lightweight prosthetics, a 3D printed office building was unveiled in early 2016, and […]

We discuss Dubai’s 3D Printing Strategy a lot here at 3DPrint.com…obviously. It was introduced in 2016, featuring a multi-tiered plan designed to make the UAE a global 3D printing leader. The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently began utilizing 3D...
GE Global Research Explores High-Performance Polymer 3D Printing With Roboze One+400 3D Printer

GE Global Research Explores High-Performance Polymer 3D Printing With Roboze One+400 3D Printer

Over the past year, Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze has gathered some pretty impressive clients, including defense manufacturers and aviation companies among others. Their Roboze One+400 3D printer, released less than a year ago, has a lot of manufacturers across industries excited about its ability to print with materials that have been almost unseen in the 3D […]

Over the past year, Italian 3D printer manufacturer Roboze has gathered some pretty impressive clients, including defense manufacturers and aviation companies among others. Their Roboze One+400 3D printer, released less than a year ago, has a lot of manufacturers...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — January 28, 2017

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — January 28, 2017

On this week’s “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got news on the latest industry partnerships, expansions, products, and more. For starters, the Irish 3D printer company Mcor is raising €5M to add 100 new employees to their growing team. 3D Systems has advanced their medical training simulators by integrating enhanced virtual reality (VR) […]

On this week’s “The Stories We Missed This Week,” we’ve got news on the latest industry partnerships, expansions, products, and more. For starters, the Irish 3D printer company Mcor is raising €5M to add 100 new employees to their growing team....
A Recipe for Additive Manufacturing Success: GE Additive Materials Lab Tells Us What They Have Cooking

A Recipe for Additive Manufacturing Success: GE Additive Materials Lab Tells Us What They Have Cooking

Additive manufacturing is an undeniable part of the future of global industry, built on decades of research and innovation. Among the most obvious harbingers of AM to come has been the pace with which global giant GE has been expanding their use of the technology. We have followed as GE has embraced 3D printing in the […]

Additive manufacturing is an undeniable part of the future of global industry, built on decades of research and innovation. Among the most obvious harbingers of AM to come has been the pace with which global giant GE has been expanding their use of the technology. We...

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