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On the Ground at AM Forum Berlin 2023

For its 8th iteration, Germany’s AM Forum has brought 700 attendees from the world of 3D printing to Berlin this week. While, most of the participants are German, people come…

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AddUp Deploying 8 Metal 3D Printers to Zeda: A Conversation with CEO Rush LaSelle

In the first post in this series, I gave an overview of some of the operations and automation that will take place at the new 73,000-square-foot facility being launched by…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: April 16, 2023

We’ve got a busy week of in-person events around the globe, with COExperience in Florida, Hannover Messe in Germany, the UK Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expo, and several more. Xometry…

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Medical Goes Additive: How Social Networks Are Humanizing the 3D Printing Industry

It seems so obvious that it shouldn’t need to be said, but the activities of machines can only ever be, at most, half of what defines a technology. The remainder…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: March 26, 2023

Get ready for a busy week that’s chock full of webinars and events, both virtual and in-person, all around the world. Let’s not waste time, read on for all the…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: March 12, 2023

It’s a busy week for the 3D printing industry in terms of webinars and events! Satellite 2023 takes place in Washington, DC, while the International Dental Show is coming to…

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)….

AMS 2023 Puts Unique Business Spin on 3D Printing Trade Shows

For its sixth year, New York City’s only 3D printing trade show, Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS), returned in full force. The event continues to exhibit increased influence, maturity, and expertise…

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AMBER at Additive Manufacturing Strategies in New York – AMS Speaker Spotlight

AMBER stands as a cluster for Additive Manufacturing in Berlin (German Capital Region).  Under this new umbrella brand, Berlin is creating a platform for additive manufacturing that bundles the competencies…

ColdMetalFusion Alliance Announces First Two End-to-End Platforms for Metal 3D Printing

In the second half of 2022, one of the most intriguing developments in the additive manufacturing (AM) sector has been the growing number of companies announcing their membership in the…

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A First-Timer’s “Definitive” Guide to Surviving Formnext

Believe it or not, this year was my very first time attending the additive manufacturing (AM) industry powerhouse event known as formnext, which has been held in Germany for eight…

3D Printing Financials: voxeljet Q3 Earnings Results Miss on Revenue, Net Loss Widens

Pioneering 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet (NASDAQ: VJET) reported its latest round of earnings last week, missing on revenue and earning expectations. The German company’s revenue was €5.7 million for the…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: November 13, 2022

It’s finally time for Formnext, and everybody who’s anybody in the 3D printing industry will be descending on Frankfurt, Germany this week for the in-person trade show. But if you…

EPlus3D Launches Possibly World’s Largest PBF Metal 3D Printer with Nine Lasers

So far in Q4, one of the main themes for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in China’s additive manufacturing (AM) sector is an increasing emphasis on large-format, multi-laser metal platforms. EPlus3D…

Farsoon Announced Cold Metal Fusion 3D Printing Strategy in Joining New Alliance

Last week, Farsoon Technologies announced that the company had released three new large-platform machines, all of which build upon the company’s successful FS621M laser powder bed fusion (PBF) system for…

ChemChina’s KraussMaffei Launches Two Industrial Polymer 3D Printers

Now that chemical giants like BASF have firmly established themselves in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry, injection molding original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are finally getting the message. While Germany’s Arburg…

Audi, GE, EOS and More Found Bavarian 3D Printing Cluster

Six companies joined the Technical University of Munich (TUM) to establish what they have dubbed the Bavarian AM Cluster. Befittingly this happened at the Munich 3D printing conference, AMTC. The…

Chinese 3D Printing OEM EPlus3D Opens New German Office

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how the German chemical sector is increasing its exposure to the Chinese additive manufacturing (AM) market. As I noted, that development appears…

German Chemical Sector Increases Presence in China’s 3D Printing Market

As Germany’s manufacturing base continues to face an uphill battle against skyrocketing energy costs, its chemical sector — the fourth largest in the world — is solidifying its position in…

Voxeljet to Sell and Leaseback its German 3D Printing HQ

It was a rough start to the year for voxeljet (NASDAQ: VJET). During the first quarter of 2022, the German manufacturer of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: June 19, 2022

It’s another busy week of events and webinars coming up, starting with the AM Industry Summit in Long Beach. 3D Delta Week and the Silicone Expo are also taking place,…

MaxResolution3D & Production to Go Offer Production Cells

For a long time, I’ve bemoaned the lack of systems integrators in 3D printing. We have resellers who will sell you a box and help you troubleshoot its contents. But,…

Fraunhofer ILT to Develop Intelligent 3D Printed Sensors for Railway Systems

This past summer, the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA) announced the success of an 18-month project that used ARBURG’s Freeformer 3D printer to produce an inductive proximity…

Covestro and Farsoon Strengthen Partnership to Create Engineering Powders

Leveraging their key strategic partnership, materials manufacturer Covestro and Chinese powder bed fusion company Farsoon want to create the best possible customer experience for end-use parts. In this collaboration, the…