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Free Formlabs White Paper Discusses Benefits and Common Issues in 3D Printing and Injection Molding

While 3D printing is definitely shaking up the way many products are manufactured, it will likely never be a permanent replacement for other technologies like injection molding, which is most…

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Formlabs Presents Free White Paper on 3D Printing and Injection Molding

3D printing is a wonderful technology by itself, but it also enhances other manufacturing technologies when combined with them. There have been many cases in which 3D printing and investment…

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Sositar Mould Company Embraces 3D Printing Alongside Complementary Technologies

A couple of years ago, the Chinese government announced the Made in China 2025 initiative, which would focus on upgrading the Chinese manufacturing industry over the coming decade with an…

Techniplas Opens New Additive Manufacturing Center in California

One long-established company that has been determinedly pursuing 3D printing technology lately is Techniplas, an automotive injection molding company that recently established a new digital business unit. The company recently announced that…

Proto Labs Launches Metrology Lab and On-Demand Manufacturing for Injection Molding

Proto Labs has become well-known in the 3D printing industry, but the company, which was established in 1999, has actually only been in the 3D printing business for a few…

Techniplas Moving Towards Digitization, Establishing New 3D Printing Business Unit for Rapid Tooling Development

Automotive injection molder Technicplas LLC, headquartered in Wisconsin, provides custom injection molding for customers all over the world, and the company recently made a big step in its move to…

Daimler Buses 3D Printing Parts for Replacement, Small Series Production, Special Customer Requests

Leading automotive manufacturer Daimler AG has fully integrated 3D printing technology into the development process and series production for its commercial vehicles segment. The manufacturer recently teamed up with Premium AEROTEC…

Milacron Partners with Linear AMS to Modernize Injection Mold Making Using Metal 3D Printing

At some point 3D printing technology will evolve far enough that it can eliminate the need for traditional manufacturing processes like injection molding. Not only would this allow consumers to…

3D Meets 2D at HP as Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing System Is Used to Manufacture New Parts for HP’s 2D Inkjet Printers

HP has been making major waves through its entrance into the 3D printing market, between laying off thousands of employees in 2015, unveiling its Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing system last year, and closing a…

Proto Labs Introduces New Rapid Insert Molding Technology, Releases 2016 Financial Results

If you’ve been following our coverage of SOLIDWORKS World 2017, which wrapped up yesterday, you already know that there was a lot of 3D printing-related activity at the show. We…

Much More Than Prototyping: Star Prototype Expands, Changes Name to Star Rapid

A few months ago, we enjoyed the opportunity to talk to Gordon Styles, President and Founder of Star Prototype. An early adopter of additive manufacturing, the rapid prototyping company was using 3D printing…

3D Printing Helped to Create Nature-Inspired Flex-Brick bionicTOYS

A Kickstarter campaign just launched for what is arguably the coolest toy this year: bionicTOYS are inspired by the science of motion and nature’s own flexibility, and introduce STEM-based skills…

Dutch Manufacturer Promolding Reduces Injection Mold Lead Times By 93% Thanks to Stratasys 3D Printing Technology

Multi-billion dollar 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company Stratasys, in cooperation with Dutch manufacturer Promolding, has successfully reduced injection mold lead times by 93% through the utilization of Stratasys…

Made for Me Offers Tips on SLS 3D Printing with Nylon: Enjoy Greater Durability & Versatility for Complex Models

As an artist is to pencils and paints, the 3D printing enthusiast is to materials. And if you’ve become passionate about using this technology, whether at home or for work,…

The Injection Molding Industry Turns to 3D Printing to Accelerate Product Development Cycles

Of all the industries that will at some point be disrupted by 3D printing technology, it is the injection molding and high-volume manufacturing market that will probably take the largest…

Stratasys 3D Printers Help HASCO Make Low-Volume Injection Molding Cost Effective

Injection molding is probably the single most popular form of mass production on the planet. While the manufacturing process was invented in 1919 it wasn’t until World War II that it…

Type A Machines Introduces High-Volume 3D Printing with the Print Pod at RAPID 2015

The 3D printing industry has been inching closer to mass production for the past few years thanks to growing investor confidence, more user-friendly workflows, and increasing print reliability. The number…

Sandretto Enters AM Market with Large Delta 3D Printer Line

Italian firm Sandretto, perhaps best known for their Serie Dieci injection molding machines, recently rolled out a range of 3D printers specifically designed for professional additive manufacturing. The Italian press…

3D Systems Just Broke the Speed Barrier, Surpassing Traditional Injection Molding Manufacturing Techniques

You would have to be living under a rock if you haven’t heard about 3D printing and additive manufacturing yet. The media has been all over the up and coming…