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Encouraging STEM Learning: Laser Lines Gifts MakerBot 3D Printer to UK Primary School

One of the most predictable questions an adult will ask a child in making conversation is what they want to be when they grow up. Kids come up with such…

MakerBot and KUKA: 3D Printing and Robotics Lead the Way for New Future of Manufacturing

Over the past few years, we have followed robotics manufacturer KUKA in several different and spectacular 3D printing projects, including the part their robots played in creating a massive concrete…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 27, 2017

Congratulations, we’ve all made it to Friday somehow! To celebrate, take a look at all of today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, compiled just for you in one article. The University…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 22, 2017

Welcome to the Friday edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, where we are all business, all the time…except for a little news on 3D printing materials, that is. BASF acquires…

Local Motors Relies on MakerBot 3D Printers and Software to Make Parts for Autonomous Olli Vehicle

Last summer, 3D printing-friendly tech and automotive company Local Motors teamed up with IBM’s Watson IoT’s AutoLAB to release the self-driving Olli shuttle, which was created with 3D printing technology…

Lézar3D Collaborates with Quebec Hair Salon to Create and Install Massive 3D Printed Lighting Fixture

While lamps and other lighting fixtures serve the very basic purpose of illuminating our homes, offices, and other buildings, that doesn’t mean they have to look totally utilitarian. 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 5, 2017

In this week’s second helping of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about challenges and awards, 3D printer distribution, and a little business. Airwolf 3D is sponsoring the fourth annual…

Around the World in 3D Printing: 2016 in Review

Throughout the last 12 months, we’ve been following growth in every aspect of the 3D printing industry, from hardware introductions to software developments to new materials set to bring new…

Voodoo Manufacturing Begins 3D Printing With Rubbery TPU Materials

Last year, a group of former MakerBot employees decided to venture out into the confines of Brooklyn, New York, looking to start their own 3D printing service bureau, which they’ve…

3DTECH in Schools Program Makes Hungarian Students the Ones to Watch for Future Design & 3D Printing Excellence

Hungarian schools aren’t just stepping up education in general, they are serious about 3D printing, and about to outdo many countries if their ambitious plan succeeds. With their ‘3DTECH in…

MakerBot Announces Winners in School #WeNeedaMakerBot Giveaway

As the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) curriculum continues to be a major focus for teachers, education administrators, and education companies, we see more and more schools seeking opportunities to incorporate…

MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom Announces Company Restructuring: 20% Staff Reduction, Working with Contract Manufacturer, & More

Six months ago, when Jonathan Jaglom stepped up to take on the role of CEO at MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys, we knew there would be some changes in store….

Steven Osborn Gives Lowdown on Lulzbot Extruder Hacking for Lulzbot Taz 4

We all know the drill when it comes to the best-laid plans. Often you might have a project in mind that’s clear cut, and all you can think about is…

Young French Maker 3D Prints a Replica of His Fiancée

When French 3D design company Le FabShop set up its booth near the Shapify space at the Autodesk Pop-Up Gallery in Paris last October, one young designer with Le FabShop, Samuel N. Bernier,…

UNC at Chapel Hill Opens a Makerspace for Free, On-Campus 3D Printing

Some of the most remarkable and innovative achievements in 3D design and printing are happening in the academic environment, including collaborative efforts between academia and industry. While preserving the long-standing…

MakerBot’s Unknown Invention is Uncovered: A 3D printer that switches build materials midprint

When it comes to 3D printing, one of the issues that many people face, is that they are bound by one build material or color per print. That is unless…