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Protolabs Delivers Profit, 3D Printing Revenue Grows

On Friday, November 4, 2022, digital manufacturer Protolabs (NYSE: PRLB) reported net income during the third quarter of 2022 and revenue that came in near the bottom end of the…

Addman Continues Acquisition Spree with Harbec

As Addman Engineering gears up to meet the additive manufacturing demands of aerospace, energy, and space, the company is on a spending spree, buying startups to build up its offering…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 22, 2022: Sustainability, Batteries, & More

We start with a metal AM sustainability report in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then a new 3D printing process that offers novel energy storage design options. The Navy…

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…

On-Demand Manufacturing Platform Fictiv Launches 3D Visualization Tool for Injection Molding

As the Biden administration’s recently released National Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing signals, the scale-up of 3D printing will be critical not just for the sector itself, but for the entire…

M. Holland Leads Legacy Injection Molding Users to 3D Printing Technology

Founded in 1950 in the Chicago, Illinois area, M. Holland has grown to become a large North American distributor of thermoplastic resin selling billions of pounds of materials in its…

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Formlabs & Hasbro Commercially Launch Selfie Series of 3D Printed Action Figures

Earlier this summer, Formlabs announced that it was teaming up with global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) to launch a new series of action figures featuring the faces of…

Mantle Targets $45B Tooling Market with Unique Metal 3D Printing Technology

After six years of development, Mantle has finally released its commercial metal 3D printing system, which combines bound metal extrusion with CNC milling to achieve results so far unreached by…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Boom to Bust, GKN Makes 8 Foot Part and New 3Deus 3D Printing Process

Today we´re talking about Boom Supersonic. The US based supersonic airliner firm has had Rolls Royce drop out of its engine partnership. This means that none of the large engine…

3D Systems, Markforged, & M. Holland Expanding 3D Printing Materials Portfolios

The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2022 opens in Chicago today. This will be the event’s first time in-person since 2018, as it only occurs every two years and was…

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Arburg Introduces PEEK 3D Printing and In-Process Monitoring at RAPID + TCT

RAPD+TCT 2022 is just around the corner and among the attendees is Arburg is ready to show off advances made to its Arburg Plastic Freeforming (APF) technology. At the event,…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: April 10, 2022

This week kicks off with COExperience 2022 by Dassault Systèmes, and Stratasys continues its mobile showroom tour. Plenty of AM industry companies will be at various IME West shows, and…

3D Printed Tooling Gets Bigger and Faster with Nexa3D Addifab Partnership

Among the most interesting, yet somewhat under-discussed developments in additive manufacturing (AM) is the 3D printing of tooling for injection molding. While there are a number of methods for producing…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 27, 2022: Business, Simulation, Research, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a little business, before moving on to simulation, software, research, and more. HBD Metal 3D Printer closed a $60 million round…

Desktop Injection Molding Now Available from Robot Factory

I’m a longtime fan of Italian firm Robot Factory. The Venice-based company makes long-lasting, high-performance machines, including a line of nifty 3D printers. This includes conveyer belt FDM systems, a…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: January 16, 2022

We’re back in business this week with plenty of webinars and events, both virtual and in-person, starting with the second edition of the all-female-speaker TIPE 3D Printing conference. There are…

3D Printed Clamp Helps Iowa State University Marching Band Waste Less Paper

Many people these days are doing their best to cut back on unsustainable practices, such as single-use plastic, powder waste in the AM industry, and wasting paper, in support of…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 26, 2021

We’ve got plenty of in-person and virtual events to tell you about this week, starting with TCT3Sixty and three other shows you can attend with the same pass! We’ve got…

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Freeformer manufactures seals and parts from original soft materials

Design freedom, less weight and material, individuality, high efficiency: additive manufacturing is indispensable for innovative applications, for example in the automotive industry or in lightweight construction. A unique selling point…

3D Printed Injection Molding and Anisotropy Targeted by Covestro

Upon acquiring the Functional Materials unit of Royal DSM, Covestro has been busy developing new 3D printing materials for a variety of applications. These range from TPU for insoles to…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 5, 2021

Buckle up, it’s a busy week of webinars and events ahead! From oxygen content in titanium grades and 3D printed orthotics and prosthetics to saving money in the GrabCAD Shop…

3D Printed Sensor Created by Fraunhofer and ARBURG

One of the many Holy Grails of 3D printing is the ability to 3D print fully functional items in a single build process. Companies like Inkbit and Sakuu are after…

Essentium Acquires Collider & its Hybrid DLP 3D Printing Technology

Industrial high speed 3D printing solutions provider Essentium has been working on expanding to meet demands for the last few years, receiving serious investments, partnering with other companies, and even…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 3, 2021: Dyndrite, Arburg & Oryx Additive, TAMUQ, JTC, & CyBe Construction, Elementum 3D & NASA, VBN Components, Phillips Corporation & 3YOURMIND, Albéa, Erpro 3D Factory, & HP, Aectual & Gramazio Kohler Research

We’re covering a variety of topics in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, including partnerships, materials, AM applications, and more. Keep reading for all the details! World Economic Forum Names Dyndrite…