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Identify3D is a formnext Startup Challenge Winner and Announces Two New 3D Printing Data Security Partnerships

Identify3D is a formnext Startup Challenge Winner and Announces Two New 3D Printing Data Security Partnerships

Like just about everyone who’s anyone in the 3D printing world, digital supply chain software provider Identify3D is at formnext in Frankfurt this week. In addition to demonstrating its technology at the conference, and having good news to share about two recently announced partnerships, the company, which provides security and traceability software for digital manufacturing, is […]

Like just about everyone who’s anyone in the 3D printing world, digital supply chain software provider Identify3D is at formnext in Frankfurt this week. In addition to demonstrating its technology at the conference, and having good news to share about two...
Industrial 3D Printing Draws the Additive Manufacturing Community to formnext 2017

Industrial 3D Printing Draws the Additive Manufacturing Community to formnext 2017

Frankfurt has been drawing the crowds together as the 3D printing industry gathers for formnext 2017. The event kicked off yesterday at Messe Frankfurt, bigger than ever before with 471 exhibitors from 33 countries filling 28,000 square meters of exhibit hall space spread over, for the first time, two halls at Frankfurt Messe. Conference organizers […]

Frankfurt has been drawing the crowds together as the 3D printing industry gathers for formnext 2017. The event kicked off yesterday at Messe Frankfurt, bigger than ever before with 471 exhibitors from 33 countries filling 28,000 square meters of exhibit hall space...
UnionTech Brings 3D Printing Innovation to 2017 formnext

UnionTech Brings 3D Printing Innovation to 2017 formnext

This week brings together thousands of exhibitors and visitors at the 2017 formnext tradeshow in Frankfurt, Germany. This event is the leading trade fair for additive manufacturing and provides a platform for both household names and up and coming innovators to showcase their products and exchange ideas. One such exhibitor, UnionTech, hopes to further reach […]

This week brings together thousands of exhibitors and visitors at the 2017 formnext tradeshow in Frankfurt, Germany. This event is the leading trade fair for additive manufacturing and provides a platform for both household names and up and coming innovators to...
Materialise Introduces Magics 22 and Other Software Updates at formnext

Materialise Introduces Magics 22 and Other Software Updates at formnext

Tomorrow, formnext will kick off in Frankfurt, Germany. Attendees will have a lot to see – new 3D printers, new materials, and of course new software. The arrival of formnext means the arrival of a new version of Materialise Magics, and right on schedule, Materialise will be delivering Magics 22, the latest version of its popular […]

Tomorrow, formnext will kick off in Frankfurt, Germany. Attendees will have a lot to see – new 3D printers, new materials, and of course new software. The arrival of formnext means the arrival of a new version of Materialise Magics, and right on schedule,...
Materialise, ECN and Simufact Present 3D Printing Software and Metal Solutions at formnext

Materialise, ECN and Simufact Present 3D Printing Software and Metal Solutions at formnext

In less than two weeks, formnext will be kicking off in Frankfurt, Germany. Many of the big players in the 3D printing industry will be there, and they have a lot to showcase in the three days that the conference is running. For Materialise, much of that comes in the form of software. The company […]

In less than two weeks, formnext will be kicking off in Frankfurt, Germany. Many of the big players in the 3D printing industry will be there, and they have a lot to showcase in the three days that the conference is running. For Materialise, much of that comes in the...
Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

Discounted Rates Still Available for Additive Manufacturing Strategies Summit on Medical and Dental 3D Printing

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the details, most people also know that 3D printing is being used […]

By now, most people are at least marginally familiar with 3D printing – they’ve heard of it, and they know that it’s doing more important things than just churning out plastic objects to sit on a shelf. Even if they’re not familiar with the...
3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! To celebrate, check out our 3D Printing News Briefs – we’re starting with some virtual reality research, then moving right along with all sorts of new innovations and products in the 3D printing world. European researchers are working on VR that won’t make users feel ill, while a hospital in India sets up […]

Happy Halloween! To celebrate, check out our 3D Printing News Briefs – we’re starting with some virtual reality research, then moving right along with all sorts of new innovations and products in the 3D printing world. European researchers are working on...
The Top Ten Most Significant 3D Printed Things: The Results Are In

The Top Ten Most Significant 3D Printed Things: The Results Are In

First I came up with a list of the 10 most significant 3D printed things, then this list was expanded upon to include 24 and you could vote to determine once and for all what in 2017 would be the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing. I’ve tabulated your results and the winners are……. 10. CRP […]

First I came up with a list of the 10 most significant 3D printed things, then this list was expanded upon to include 24 and you could vote to determine once and for all what in 2017 would be the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing. I’ve tabulated your results and the...
Materialise and Henry Ford Health System Partner to Advance 3D Software in Cardiac Procedures

Materialise and Henry Ford Health System Partner to Advance 3D Software in Cardiac Procedures

So many conditions can affect the heart, and whether the condition is rare or common, everything is serious when the heart is involved. One of the more common conditions of the heart is called mitral valve regurgitation. It affects more than 4 million Americans and almost one in 10 people aged 75 or older. Mitral […]

So many conditions can affect the heart, and whether the condition is rare or common, everything is serious when the heart is involved. One of the more common conditions of the heart is called mitral valve regurgitation. It affects more than 4 million Americans and...
3D Printing News Briefs: October 13, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: October 13, 2017

It’s Friday the 13th – instead of walking under ladders, breaking mirrors, or generally going outside at all, it’s probably safest to stay in and read today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, which covers a 3D printer and 3D printing software, some 3D printing business, and an interesting 3D printed model. Cubibot is still […]

It’s Friday the 13th – instead of walking under ladders, breaking mirrors, or generally going outside at all, it’s probably safest to stay in and read today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, which covers a 3D printer and 3D printing...
Vote for the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing in the World 2017

Vote for the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing in the World 2017

Soooo….a few weeks ago I released the definitive, totally unsurpassable Top 10 3D Printed Things. It turned out that sadly some mere mortals did in fact disagree with me. I’ve decided to do a rather more democratic approach. I’ve made a new list based on my initial suggestions, some more I came up with, coupled with […]

Soooo….a few weeks ago I released the definitive, totally unsurpassable Top 10 3D Printed Things. It turned out that sadly some mere mortals did in fact disagree with me. I’ve decided to do a rather more democratic approach. I’ve made a new list...
IN(3D)USTRY Brings 3D Printing to Barcelona Industry Week

IN(3D)USTRY Brings 3D Printing to Barcelona Industry Week

You may not know how to pronounce it at first glance, but IN(3D)USTRY (“in-three-dustry”, officially) has certainly been making a name for itself. Started last year in Barcelona, the young event has quickly grown, joining as part of Barcelona Industry Week for the 2017 edition held this week at the busy Fira Barcelona Gran Via […]

You may not know how to pronounce it at first glance, but IN(3D)USTRY (“in-three-dustry”, officially) has certainly been making a name for itself. Started last year in Barcelona, the young event has quickly grown, joining as part of Barcelona Industry Week...
Materialise Expands Office Capacity, Acquires Metal Casting Company to Increase its 3D Printed Metal Solutions Offering

Materialise Expands Office Capacity, Acquires Metal Casting Company to Increase its 3D Printed Metal Solutions Offering

Belgium-based Materialise has been working in the 3D printing industry for nearly 30 years now, with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Across its numerous worldwide branches, the company, fresh off a strong showing at the recent TCT Show where its CEO was inducted into the TCT Hall of Fame, combines the industry’s biggest group […]

Belgium-based Materialise has been working in the 3D printing industry for nearly 30 years now, with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Across its numerous worldwide branches, the company, fresh off a strong showing at the recent TCT Show where its CEO was...
Materialise CEO Foresees a "Growing Amount of Meaningful Applications" for 3D Printing

Materialise CEO Foresees a "Growing Amount of Meaningful Applications" for 3D Printing

Belgium-based Materialise has always treated 3D printing as very serious business, indeed. That steadfast and serious take on the technology has built the company into a mainstay pillar, a fact they underscore through a deep focus on providing a backbone to support growth in this business environment. During this week’s TCT Show in Birmingham, UK, […]

Belgium-based Materialise has always treated 3D printing as very serious business, indeed. That steadfast and serious take on the technology has built the company into a mainstay pillar, a fact they underscore through a deep focus on providing a backbone to support...
Five Global 3D Printing Pioneers Inducted at the Inaugural TCT Hall of Fame Awards

Five Global 3D Printing Pioneers Inducted at the Inaugural TCT Hall of Fame Awards

It was a busy week at the 22nd TCT Show in Birmingham, which just ended yesterday. Many innovative companies used the international trade fair event as an opportunity to showcase their latest printers, software, materials, and other products. The event kicked off on Tuesday with the annual TCT Awards, sponsored by SLM Solutions, Materialise, 3ecruit, […]

It was a busy week at the 22nd TCT Show in Birmingham, which just ended yesterday. Many innovative companies used the international trade fair event as an opportunity to showcase their latest printers, software, materials, and other products. The event kicked off on...
TCT Show: Themes and Overview of 3D Printing in 2017

TCT Show: Themes and Overview of 3D Printing in 2017

This week in the UK, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham played host for the 22nd TCT Show, an annual affair that brings together the 3D printing industry. With perhaps 10,000 visitors and more than 250 exhibitors, the 2017 edition was certainly one for the books as the three days of the event were filled […]

This week in the UK, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham played host for the 22nd TCT Show, an annual affair that brings together the 3D printing industry. With perhaps 10,000 visitors and more than 250 exhibitors, the 2017 edition was certainly one for...
3D Printed Shoulder Implant Helps Patient Move Forward After Shooting Tragedy

3D Printed Shoulder Implant Helps Patient Move Forward After Shooting Tragedy

While we usually depend on research scientists and doctors to come forth with innovative treatment methods, sometimes the patients are the ones who come up with the plan—and especially after being turned away time and time again when trying to find a way back to some sort of normality. Nathalie Dufaut Danjon is a perfect […]

While we usually depend on research scientists and doctors to come forth with innovative treatment methods, sometimes the patients are the ones who come up with the plan—and especially after being turned away time and time again when trying to find a way back to some...
TCT Show 2017: FELIXprinters Showcases a New 3D Printer While Materialise Offers 3D Printing Advice and More

TCT Show 2017: FELIXprinters Showcases a New 3D Printer While Materialise Offers 3D Printing Advice and More

As the TCT Show approaches, we’re looking forward to getting an in-person look at quite a few new 3D printers, as there are plenty of brand new machines being introduced to the public next week. We’ve already learned about a few of them, and news about others keeps on coming as manufacturers prepare for next […]

As the TCT Show approaches, we’re looking forward to getting an in-person look at quite a few new 3D printers, as there are plenty of brand new machines being introduced to the public next week. We’ve already learned about a few of them, and news about...
Structo and Materialise Introduce PrintWorks Pro for Dental 3D Printing

Structo and Materialise Introduce PrintWorks Pro for Dental 3D Printing

Dental procedures are rarely easy or pleasant for patients, but things are getting easier all the time for dental professionals. The dental 3D printer market is growing at lightning speed as practitioners discover how convenient it is to 3D print surgical guides, tools, molds and other implements compared to older methods of fabrication. 3D printing […]

Dental procedures are rarely easy or pleasant for patients, but things are getting easier all the time for dental professionals. The dental 3D printer market is growing at lightning speed as practitioners discover how convenient it is to 3D print surgical guides,...
Materialise's 3D Printed Titanium Maxillofacial Implants Approved for US Market

Materialise's 3D Printed Titanium Maxillofacial Implants Approved for US Market

Any surgery is scary, and any patient undergoing a surgical procedure wants it to be successful, but there is a bit extra at stake for patients undergoing maxillofacial surgeries. The face is the one area where we desperately don’t want any scarring or deformity; our faces are what we present to the world and any […]

Any surgery is scary, and any patient undergoing a surgical procedure wants it to be successful, but there is a bit extra at stake for patients undergoing maxillofacial surgeries. The face is the one area where we desperately don’t want any scarring or...
Materialise Expands 3D Printing Technology for Orthopedic Solutions

Materialise Expands 3D Printing Technology for Orthopedic Solutions

Innovations from Materialise do far more than just inspire. Put into action, they transform patients’ lives—as well as the jobs of surgeons who are responsible for making it all happen, ultimately. The world has been watching their progress via 3D printing over the last few years, with countless announcements regarding enhancements, partnerships, and refinements to […]

Innovations from Materialise do far more than just inspire. Put into action, they transform patients’ lives—as well as the jobs of surgeons who are responsible for making it all happen, ultimately. The world has been watching their progress via 3D printing over...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 1, 2017

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend started. Additive Manufacturing Technologies has announced a partnership with Midwest Prototyping, while the Dubai RTA is working with Siemens to produce 3D printed metro parts. […]

For this month’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll be discussing a little business news, then moving to materials, and finishing with something fun to get your weekend started. Additive Manufacturing Technologies has announced a partnership...
Materialise Hits the Slopes with Tailored Fits AG to Launch Digital Supply Chain for Custom, 3D Printed Ski Boots

Materialise Hits the Slopes with Tailored Fits AG to Launch Digital Supply Chain for Custom, 3D Printed Ski Boots

Every day it seems like we’re hearing about another 3D printed innovation in the world of footwear, from big name brands like Adidas and Nike to the 3D printed shoes that Feetz manufactures and the custom insoles by Wiivv, which were tested in real-world conditions by 3DPrint.com’s editor-in-chief Sarah Goehrke as she walked around the Materialise World Summit […]

Every day it seems like we’re hearing about another 3D printed innovation in the world of footwear, from big name brands like Adidas and Nike to the 3D printed shoes that Feetz manufactures and the custom insoles by Wiivv, which were tested in real-world...
3D Printed Drones Fly into the Future

3D Printed Drones Fly into the Future

Over the past several years, drone usage dramatically increased. In 2016, global unit sales grew 60% to 2.2 million and revenue increased 36% to $4.5 billion. In the United States alone, American consumers bought 2.4 million hobbyist drones compared to 1.1 million in 2015. This year, revenue is expected to increase $6 billion while units […]

Over the past several years, drone usage dramatically increased. In 2016, global unit sales grew 60% to 2.2 million and revenue increased 36% to $4.5 billion. In the United States alone, American consumers bought 2.4 million hobbyist drones compared to 1.1 million in...
3D Printing and Casting Preserve the Memory of a Tree in Bronze

3D Printing and Casting Preserve the Memory of a Tree in Bronze

In Oslo, Norway, people with dementia live and seek treatment at Ullertunet, a nursing home that specializes in dementia care. The recently renovated facility is now the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly nursing home in the country, and in front of it stands a strange and beautiful work of art: half of a bronze […]

In Oslo, Norway, people with dementia live and seek treatment at Ullertunet, a nursing home that specializes in dementia care. The recently renovated facility is now the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly nursing home in the country, and in front of it...