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Ohio-Based 3D Printing Companies Fabrisonic and MakerGear at RAPID + TCT

At last week’s RAPID + TCT in Fort Worth, Texas, 3DPrint.com was on the show floor checking out the latest innovations and new 3D printer releases, as well as attending…

3D Printing Introductions, Innovations, and Bling Galore at RAPID + TCT 2018

This year’s RAPID + TCT event is coming to a close in Texas today, and I’m very pleased to call it my first big 3D printing industry event. There were so…

M3D and MakerGear Showcase New 3D Printers at RAPID + TCT 2018

We’ve been hearing all kinds of announcements about new products and systems that will be launched at this week’s RAPID + TCT conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Now, on the first day…

2017: The Year in 3D Printers

We’ve reached the last days of December, which means that it’s time to start looking back on what’s happened in 2017. Whether you’re reviewing the year with a nostalgic or…

3D Printing Companies Roll Out the Discounts for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017

It’s about to be that time of year again, when ordinarily sane people lose their sense and get up before dawn to stand in the cold for the chance to…

How Sexy Does 3D Printing Need To Be?

A fast-growing industry is appealing, from a business sense, of course; investors, inventors, and customers alike all flock to get in on the Next Big Thing. With several 3D printing…

Keep an Ear on Your Core Temperature with 3D Printed Earables

The core temperature of the human body can reveal a number of things about a person’s health. The presence of a fever is the most obvious one, but changes in…

RAPID Wrap-Up: 3Diligent, 3D Platform, MakerGear, gCreate Offer Sturdier, Bigger, Faster 3D Printing

3D printing has a lot of demands placed on it: customers want more options, faster, bigger, sturdier, more reliable. At RAPID, I had the opportunity to speak with some of…

MakerGear Unveils Newest Workhorse Desktop 3D Printers

If you’re at all familiar with desktop 3D printing, you’ll recognize a few names immediately; among these is MakerGear, which introduced the M2 3D printer back in 2012. The M2 quickly…

Local Manufacturing & Global Quality in Desktop 3D Printing — A Few Questions For: MakerGear

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting MakerGear’s HQ to see, in the immortal words of MTV’s Cribs, where the magic happens. The magic in this case is in high-quality…

Making MakerGear: Desktop 3D Printing with Professional Quality, Homegrown Values

MakerGear, founded in 2009, makes its home on the east side of Cleveland, creating and tweaking and constantly improving their top-ranked desktop 3D printer, the M2. Consistently rated high among desktop 3D…

3D Printing Blog APM Designs Releases Thorough, Comprehensive Guide to the MakerGear M2

Before the Internet emerged, you had few options if you were having trouble with an appliance or device. Things like VCRs (remember those?) or other electronics would come with instruction…

Virtual Reality App from 219 Design Simplifies the Programming of Robots

While robots may make complicated tasks look easy, programming a robot is anything but – particularly when you’re talking about large, complex industrial robots whirring away in factories. But with…

Veale Startup Week Introduces High School Students to 3D Printing and Entrepreneurship

I’m aware that I brag about my hometown a lot. I think that’s a natural thing, though, right? Especially when you come from a city that’s used to having to defend…

President Obama Opened Hannover Messe with a Pitch for TPP and a Shoutout to 3D Printing in the US

As a sign of how important the technology is becoming to the resurgence of industry and manufacturing in the United States, 3D printing was the only specific technology mentioned by…

From Rust Belt to Tech Belt: How 3D Printing is Revitalizing One City’s Economy

Like many who have lived in one place for their entire lives, I’m fiercely proud of – and defensive of – my hometown. Cleveland has gotten a bad rep over the…

Shooting from the Hip with a 3D Printed Card Shooter

Not all 3D printed shooters are as controversial as Cody Wilson’s 3D printed firearm. One particular project that fits the bill is a card shooter created by Jeffery Kerr that…

Maker 12.5 – A 3D Printed Vintage Sailboat Floats the Filament Sea

I love the romance of wooden sailboats. They are a wonderful marriage of art and science; each one crafted by a maker’s hands, the design influenced by scientific interaction of…

NuVu Studio: Students Aim to Diminish Hypothermia in Climbers with 3D Printed IV Device

3D printing is often involved in the innovation of prototyping that helps with sustainability on many levels. We’ve reported on a number of fascinating products created with 3D printing that are…

Seventh Graders at Perry Middle School in Ohio Build 3D Printer for STEM Class

I don’t know if you remember what you were doing in seventh grade, but I’m pretty sure it was something along the lines of doodling in my notebook and staring…