metal additive manufacturing

Siemens Completes First Successful Installation of 3D Printed Part in Nuclear Power Plant

It seems 3D printing is touching every single industry under the sun these days, including nuclear power plants. Regardless of how you feel about them, they do exist, and they…

Metal Additive Manufacturing and the Midwest in Focus — A Few Questions For: EOS

Certain trends are simply undeniable in the 3D printing industry today, such as the rapid growth of metal additive manufacturing. Similarly, just as in real estate, success often comes down…

Thrinno Tells Us About New Fast Quote Design Analysis Software Aimed at Metal Additive Manufacturing Service Providers

In terms of preparing project quotations, current 3D printing and additive manufacturing (AM) practices revolve around either expensive, time-consuming estimates, or quick and dirty ones. But Belgian software startup Thrinno,…

As the America’s Cup Race Looms on the Horizon, Land Rover BAR Continues to Look to Renishaw for Additive Manufacturing Assistance

Growing up, my family always vacationed in northern Michigan in July, and always on lakefront property; we’re all big lake people. This is a tradition that happily continues every summer,…

Renishaw Opening New North American Headquarters Near Chicago, Which Will House US Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre

Renishaw plc, a global leader in additive manufacturing, is headquartered in Gloucestershire, UK, and is the only manufacturer of metal additive manufacturing systems in that country. Back in the spring…

Driving the Future of Metal Additive Manufacturing: EOS Tells Us About Their Partnership with Audi

Recently, we heard about a new partnership set to make waves in the automotive industry as Audi tapped EOS to work toward a “holistic approach for metal-based additive manufacturing.” The…

A Recipe for Additive Manufacturing Success: GE Additive Materials Lab Tells Us What They Have Cooking

Additive manufacturing is an undeniable part of the future of global industry, built on decades of research and innovation. Among the most obvious harbingers of AM to come has been…

Southwest’s Largest Additive Manufacturing Hub Formed at ASU in Partnership with Honeywell Aerospace, PADT, Concept Laser

 “Go west, young man, and grow up with the country.” This phrase is often credited to 19th century American author and newspaper editor Horace Greeley, who heard it from a…

Metal Additive Manufacturing Helps Renault Trucks Reduce Weight of 4-Cylinder Engine by 25% Using 3D Printed Components

In spring of 2015, 3D artist and designer Bernhard Bauer used Blender to 3D model, from scratch, and 3D print a 1:14 scale Renault delivery truck replica for one of…

Sculpteo Brings Artificial Intelligence to Metal Additive Manufacturing with Agile Metal Technology

One of the things we can expect from big tech shows like CES 2017 are exciting announcements on new products, materials, and services from conference attendees and presenters. With today’s announcement,…

Sailing Toward America’s Cup: Renishaw & Land Rover BAR Continue to Harness the Power of 3D Printing

While you might still be learning about the UK’s Renishaw and their global metrology services, when you hear their name in connection with 3D printing you can be assured that…

Metal Additive Manufacturing Saves Time and Money in the Beverage Industry

Metal 3D printing is truly starting to pick up more momentum around the world — and we’re seeing a lot of it in Europe in particular lately. Jung & Co….

Oerlikon Strengthens Metal Additive Manufacturing Capabilities with Acquisition of citim

While technology company Oerlikon is based in Switzerland, their presence is global, with more than 170 locations in 37 countries. In business for a good century now, Oerlikon has comfortably settled into…

Business Updates from formnext 2016: 3D Systems, 3D Hubs, DyeMansion, HP

Through my week in Frankfurt, I moved from one booth to the next at formnext, where I had the fantastic opportunity to speak to executives and representatives from some of…

GE’s $1.4 Billion Metal AM Acquisitions Falter as Elliott Management Rejects Terms

Last month, GE made an acquisition announcement that was sure to shake up the additive manufacturing industry, with its $1.4 billion investment proposal to acquire both SLM Solutions and Arcam….

GE Announces $1.4 Billion Investment: Acquisition of Arcam AB and SLM Solutions

Update: Following a rejection of terms in the deal for SLM Solutions, GE ultimately acquired controlling shares in Arcam and Concept Laser. Today’s headline heard ’round the world contains all…

Swanson School of Engineering & Aerotech Partner to Refine Metal Additive Manufacturing with Fast Computational Modeling

3D printing, now available to anyone who is able save up at least a few hundred bucks and enjoy a minor learning curve, has indeed begun to infiltrate the mainstream….

Sinterex & TAMU: Paving the Road for Metal 3D Printing in the Middle East

The Middle East is the cradle of civilization, the area of the world in which some the oldest textiles, tools, and texts have been discovered. This long and storied past,…

Sciaky to Provide Their Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing System to EWI

Of all the different types of 3D printing technologies that exist, all industry eyes seem to be set upon metal 3D printing, which has recently had a major impact on…

Let the Beta Testing Begin: APWorks Officially in Receipt of MetalFAB1 Industrial 3D Printing System

Well, it’s official—but certainly this won’t be the last you hear of APWorks and the new mega MetalFAB1 system, which they are now formally in receipt of. This impending beta…

Alcoa Signs Contract With Airbus, Will Begin Supplying 3D Printed Airplane Components by Mid-2016

Lightweight metals manufacturer Alcoa is relatively new to 3D printing, but once they decided to pursue the technology, they pursued it aggressively. The multinational corporation announced their intention to adopt 3D…

Additive Industries Announces Adoption of 3DSIM Software Tools for MetalFAB1

Metal 3D printing is the future of manufacturing/the 3D printing industry/life as we know it. By now, it comes as no surprise to hear about the explosion of metal additive…

Metal 3D Printing Discussion Will Highlight in São Paulo — A Few Questions For: EOS

With Inside 3D Printing São Paulo coming up very quickly, excitement is starting to build: this will be the largest 3D printing event in South America. The buzz is building,…