middle east

3D Printing News Briefs: March 20, 2020

Leading off our 3D Printing News Briefs today, the Wohlers Report for 2020 has been released. Moving on, Nanofabrica has achieved excellent results of direct rapid soft tooling with 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 25, 2019

We’re finishing the week out with some more formnext news for 3D Printing News Briefs: Poly-Shape presented a metal 3D printed Francis Turbine at the event. Moving on, Etihad Engineering…

ACCIONA Inaugurates 3D Printing Center in Dubai for Construction and Infrastructure Applications

Global renewable energy, infrastructure, water, and services company ACCIONA, headquartered in Madrid, opened its first Middle East office in the UAE city of Dubai back in 2008. The company is…

WASP, AMAR, Arche3D Come Together in Damascus to 3D Print Prosthetics

The development team at WASP has been going in a different direction lately, and an inspiring one too. In helping Syrian cardiologist Jean Bassmaji (founder of AMAR, an association created…

MSF Hospital in Jordan Continues to Help Wounded Victims of War with 3D Printed Prosthetics

For over ten years now, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), known in English as Doctors Without Borders, has been operating a reconstructive surgery hospital in Amman, Jordan. Patients from many Middle Eastern countries who are…

learnbylayers Expands Educational 3D Printing Curriculum Reseller Network in the UK and Middle East

Just a few months ago, Philip Cotton, one of the first teachers in the United Kingdom to introduce 3D printing in the classroom, launched a 3D printing curriculum resource for teachers…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 6, 2018

Valentine’s Day is next week, so we’ll start today’s 3D Printing News Briefs off with a heartwarming story, before moving on to 3D printed models, and plenty of business news….

3D Printing News Briefs: December 5, 2017

We’re starting with some new materials, products, and partnerships in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs – GKN and Ultimaker are both introducing new materials, and SprintRay has announced a distribution…

Proposal Uses 3D Printing to Rebuild Mosul

This year, the Iraqi army defeated the Islamic State in Mosul. ISIS took over the city in June 2014 and held it for three years until the army pushed them…

3D Printed Palmyra Arch Honored for Engaging the Public with Research

In 2015, the University of Oxford, Harvard University, and Dubai’s Museum of the Future came together to form the Institute for Digital Archaeology (IDA) and begin an inspirational project to preserve history and cultural heritage in the…

Royal Rulers of Jordan Are Invested in 3D Printing and Modern Technologies

Most of the time, when we’re discussing a country’s 3D printing plan that’s completely endorsed and supported by the ruler of the country, we’re talking about the UAE city-state of…

WinSun and AECOM Sign Memorandum of Understanding, Will Collaborate on 3D Printing Construction and Building Design

Engineering, architecture, and construction company WinSun, based in Shanghai and also known as Yingchuang Building Technique, has a lot of experience in 3D printing construction projects, from its garden villas and landscaping…

3D Printing Microfactory to Come to the UAE

Last month, GE Additive signed a 3D printing research Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and last week the company signed another MoU in…

First Certified 3D Printed Aircraft Interior Component of the MENA Region is Ready to Fly

Just two months ago, Siemens AG and Strata Manufacturing PJSC signed a partnership with Etihad Airways, the second largest airline in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to expand 3D printing technology…

Partnership Between Siemens, Strata and Etihad Brings 3D Printed Aircraft Components to the Middle East and North Africa

As 3D printing – especially metal 3D printing – advances, we’re starting to see the technology used much more extensively in the aviation industry. The most well-known example is probably…

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,…

Is Egypt Ready for 3D Printed Fashion? Designer Sara Hegazy Hopes So

I’m not sure if the Metropolitan Museum of Art imagined just how popular their “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” exhibit was going to be until the…

Israeli Air Force Keeps Their Old Planes Active With 3D Printing Technology

Although 3D printing is a relatively new technology within the military-industrial complex, it has impacted Israel’s aerospace developments in a great number of ways. Last year, the Israeli military had 3D printed their…

FMI Market Report: The Middle East is Going to See Dramatic Growth in the 3D Printing Materials Market

Every day brings a fresh flow of news from the 3D printing industry, and while it’s easy enough to spot and follow major trends, there’s so much out there that…

UAE Hospital First in the Middle East to Use 3D Printed Models: Reassuring Patients About to Undergo Plastic Surgery

When you hear the terms “cosmetic surgery” or “plastic surgery,” your mind likely goes immediately to Michael Jackson, Joan Rivers, or countless other celebrities who have thrown billions of dollars…

Gulf 3D Printing Olympiad Encourages Students to Create Innovative Consumer Products

Some of the most brilliant 3D printed inventions that I have seen were created by kids, from elementary school to college level. Given that 3D printing is becoming increasingly integral…

Texas A&M Qatar & US Embassy Present a Series of 3D Printing Workshops

I always find it interesting to see how different industries and educational institutions handle the spread of 3D printing knowledge. It seems to be universally agreed upon that the technology…

Trading Ovens for 3D Printers: Beirut’s theBAKERY Makes History in Eyewear, Art & Robotics

theBAKERY may no longer be producing confectionery treats, but the spirit of creativity is certainly still housed within, along with production of materials that aren’t edible, but are certainly still…

The Million Image Database Project: A ‘Flood’ of 3D Cameras to Turn the Tide Against ISIS Vandals

“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” – George Orwell The immense statues at Nimrud stood as silent sentinels…