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Wabtec Brings Railway 3D Printing to Pittsburgh’s Neighborhood 91 AM Campus

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has announced that it will be joining an additive manufacturing (AM) focused production site called Neighborhood 91, located at Pittsburgh’s International Airport Innovation Campus. Currently under construction,…

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Metal 3D Printer Buyer Guide 2020

Metal 3D printing has seen a lot of attention leveled at it over the past several years, with the metal additive manufacturing (AM) market seeing real growth over the past…

COVID-19 Doesn’t Shake Reinforced Optimism of 3D Printing Businesses

Recent announcements regarding earnings and financial performance through the first quarter of 2020, have given some insight into the impact COVID-19 has had on major 3D Printing businesses worldwide. While…

3D Printing and COVID-19, May 2, 2020 Update

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt to ensure…

GE Aviation Plants in Italy and the US 3D Printing Parts for GE Catalyst Engine

In late 2018, Avio Aero, acquired by GE Aviation several years ago, inaugurated its second additive manufacturing plant in Brindisi, Italy, which, after a lot of structural work, was transformed…

Supercomputers to Aid GE Research in Gas Turbine Design

If you had access to the world’s #1 supercomputer, what would you do? Figure out whatever happened to the legendary PROMIS software developed for the U.S. Department of Justice? Predict…

AMS 2020: Keynote Presentations on 3D Printing in Metal and Medical Industries

For the second year running, and its third year total, 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis have brought the Additive Manufacturing Strategies summit to Boston. With a theme of “The Business of…

The State of 3D Printing in Industrial Goods, Part Two

In the last part of this series, we discussed a variety of general industrial product manufacturers that have begun to adopt 3D printing along the road from prototyping to end…

Hybrid 3D Printing, Part 4: Applications

Now that we’ve covered most of the notable hybrid manufacturing names in the space, both large and small, it would be helpful to know what this technology is even good…

Tuskegee University Selected by NASA to Advance Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace

The aerospace industry is a trendsetter when it comes to manufacturing. It is a major industry that evolved its expertise into lighter material, efficient engines and overall safer machines. Leveraging…

Inside 3D Printing Seoul 2019 Day Two

After enjoying the excellent restaurants and nightlife of buzzing Seoul we reconvened for day two of Inside 3D Printing Seoul. After opening remarks by Smartech’s Kirsten Mulherin, Dr. Behrang Poorganji…

Rapid 2019: Interview with GE’s Jake Brunsberg on Binder Jetting for Manufacturing

A while ago GE announced its surprising entry into the binder jetting market. GE was already active in two metal 3D printing technologies Laser Powder Bed Fusion and Electron Powder…

How 3D Printing Is Increasing Access to Clean Water

The introduction of 3D printing has transformed the manufacturing process, and, by extension, the water industry. These changes are easier to understand within the context of the manufacturing process itself,…

3D Printing Pioneer Interview With Bill Carter of GE Research

GE Research has been utilizing 3D printing for a very long time indeed. In the past company invented key polymers used for 3D printing, applied many processes to aerospace and…

GE Research and Project Partners Using Metal 3D Printing to Make a More Efficient Heat Exchanger

Heat exchangers are designed to efficiently transfer heat from one matter to another, and are being increasingly produced through the use of 3D printing these days, as the technology can…

Lot of One: Will Warehouses Sit Empty as 3D Printing Customization Kills Mass Manufacturing?

John Jordan, of Penn State University, understands the vast implications of 3D printing technology on the world and industrial production. Manufacturing as we know it, along with how we create…

GE News: Subsidiary AP&C Purchased New Land, GE Aviation Helping Airbus 3D Print Parts for RACER Aircraft

GE Additive‘s Canadian subsidiary, Advanced Powders & Coatings (AP&C), which produces and distributes metal powders for 3D printing, has been operating out of the Innopark Albatros in Saint-Eustache, Quebec since 2016. But last…

GE Additive and Vera Announce Partnership to Secure 3D Printing Workflow

GE Additive and data protection company Vera have announced a new partnership centered around a technology integration that secures the entire additive workflow, from design to print. Design engineers can now protect and…

GE Additive Announced that Concept Laser’s M LINE Factory 3D Printing System Will Be Delivered in Q2 2019

A little over two years ago, GE acquired a 75% stake in metal 3D printing leader Concept Laser. Ever since then, GE Additive has been working to review and redesign…

GE Aviation 3D Prints 30,000th Metal 3D Printed Fuel Nozzle at Auburn, Alabama Plant

GE Aviation will always be known for its 3D printed fuel nozzles, which it began producing in 2015. The complex components became something of a symbol for how 3D printing can…

GE Files Patent Application for Use of Blockchain with 3D Printing

Recently, there has been increasing connection between 3D printing and blockchain technology, in which a series of records are linked using cryptography. It’s a secure method of storing and transferring…

NextFlex Funding: Recipients Include Projects Regarding 3D Printed Antenna and Flexible Circuits

Formed as the result of an agreement between the US Department of Defense and FlexTech Alliance in 2015, NextFlex, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Institute, is a consortium made up of…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 10, 2018

We’re starting things off with a little business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to news from the medical and construction industries, and finishing up with a…