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3D Printing Golf Clubs and Equipment

3D Printing Golf Clubs and Equipment

Golf is a popular sport in corporate America and adds about $70 billion dollars a year to the American economy. Companies are always testing new products that will catch the attention of golfers. The 2018 PGA Merchandise Show displayed the latest and greatest from...
Nike Introduces Flyprint Running Shoes with First 3D Printed Upper

Nike Introduces Flyprint Running Shoes with First 3D Printed Upper

In Berlin in September 2017, runner Eliud Kipchoge attempted to break his own world record for fastest marathon ever. The conditions were far from ideal, with heavy rain and 99 percent humidity, and while Kipchoge came in first place, he didn’t break the record. Though he was wearing specialized running shoes, Nike Zoom Vaporfly Elites, […]

In Berlin in September 2017, runner Eliud Kipchoge attempted to break his own world record for fastest marathon ever. The conditions were far from ideal, with heavy rain and 99 percent humidity, and while Kipchoge came in first place, he didn’t break the record....
3D Printing of Handbags, Duffels and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing of Handbags, Duffels and R&D Tax Credits

3D printing continues to expand as a powerful tool for fashion. In the fashion industry, designers have gone above and beyond by using various technologies to improve their products. They have been able to design and create innovative 3D handbags for various industries, namely fashion and sport. The market for bags has been evolving to […]

3D printing continues to expand as a powerful tool for fashion. In the fashion industry, designers have gone above and beyond by using various technologies to improve their products. They have been able to design and create innovative 3D handbags for various...
The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printed Footwear

The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of 3D Printed Footwear

Like many other industries, addictive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has made its way into the $215 billion footwear market. The contributions that 3D printing can have on footwear production are limitless as it will not only allow faster production at a fraction of the costs, but it will also enable footwear to be customized to […]

Like many other industries, addictive manufacturing, or 3D printing, has made its way into the $215 billion footwear market. The contributions that 3D printing can have on footwear production are limitless as it will not only allow faster production at a fraction of...
Prodways Introduces New 3D Printed Footwear Materials and Solutions, Collaborates with Nike

Prodways Introduces New 3D Printed Footwear Materials and Solutions, Collaborates with Nike

3D printed footwear seems to be almost constantly in the news lately. From collaborations involving big-name shoe manufacturers such as Adidas and New Balance to crowdfunded footwear from Wiivv and OLT Footcare, 3D printed shoes are the trend of the moment – but unlike most trends, this one isn’t likely to fade anytime soon. 3D printing […]

3D printed footwear seems to be almost constantly in the news lately. From collaborations involving big-name shoe manufacturers such as Adidas and New Balance to crowdfunded footwear from Wiivv and OLT Footcare, 3D printed shoes are the trend of the moment – but...
If the Shoe Fits: 3D Printing and the Future of Manufacturing Footwear

If the Shoe Fits: 3D Printing and the Future of Manufacturing Footwear

Adidas has announced that it plans to 3D print 100,000 shoe soles of its Futurecraft 4 shoe by 2018. The German shoe and apparel company is doubling down on its Future Factories initiative where it is reshoring the production of shoes to Germany in highly automated factories. Adidas’ strategy here fits squarely in Industry 4.0 […]

Adidas has announced that it plans to 3D print 100,000 shoe soles of its Futurecraft 4 shoe by 2018. The German shoe and apparel company is doubling down on its Future Factories initiative where it is reshoring the production of shoes to Germany in highly automated...
Next Steps: 5 Predictions Driving the Footwear Industry by 2025

Next Steps: 5 Predictions Driving the Footwear Industry by 2025

Last week was a huge week in both the $350B footwear industry and the 3D printing materials industries, when two companies I admire and respect, sports powerhouse Adidas and 3D molecular science sensation Carbon, announced the Futurecraft 4D performance shoe, Adidas’ second shoe to incorporate 3D printing in the midsole and the first they plan […]

Last week was a huge week in both the $350B footwear industry and the 3D printing materials industries, when two companies I admire and respect, sports powerhouse Adidas and 3D molecular science sensation Carbon, announced the Futurecraft 4D performance shoe,...
Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Impacts Advanced Manufacturing

Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Impacts Advanced Manufacturing

When Trump’s Muslim Ban hit on Friday, protests and expressions of outrage erupted across the nation. One particularly loud voice in this push back has come from the highest levels of the tech sector, places like Google and Apple, among others. In addition to their human reaction of horror at the unnecessarily cruel way in […]

When Trump’s Muslim Ban hit on Friday, protests and expressions of outrage erupted across the nation. One particularly loud voice in this push back has come from the highest levels of the tech sector, places like Google and Apple, among others. In addition to their...
Artist Shane Griffin Creates 3D Printed Sculpture of Glitched Yeezy Boost 350 Shoe

Artist Shane Griffin Creates 3D Printed Sculpture of Glitched Yeezy Boost 350 Shoe

The idea of 3D printed shoes is definitely not a concept for the future, but for the present. As we’re seeing increasingly, 3D printed shoes can actually be stylish and extremely wearable. However, I don’t think this 3D printed replica of the Yeezy Boost 350 shoe, by New York-based multimedia artist Shane Griffin, fits that […]

The idea of 3D printed shoes is definitely not a concept for the future, but for the present. As we’re seeing increasingly, 3D printed shoes can actually be stylish and extremely wearable. However, I don’t think this 3D printed replica of the Yeezy Boost...
Reebok Uses Proprietary 3D Drawing Technology to Create New Liquid Speed Shoes

Reebok Uses Proprietary 3D Drawing Technology to Create New Liquid Speed Shoes

From head to toe, runway to running track, we’ve witnessed many recent instances where fashion intersects with 3D printing technology. One area that is blossoming into a commercial trend is 3D printed footwear, whether that be in the form of high heel shoes or athletic sneakers. Some of the biggest athletic footwear manufacturers have decided […]

From head to toe, runway to running track, we’ve witnessed many recent instances where fashion intersects with 3D printing technology. One area that is blossoming into a commercial trend is 3D printed footwear, whether that be in the form of high heel shoes or...
Rio Olympic Games: 3D Technology Plays a Major Role in Apparel, from High-Tech Skinsuits to Futuristic Shoes

Rio Olympic Games: 3D Technology Plays a Major Role in Apparel, from High-Tech Skinsuits to Futuristic Shoes

Winning the gold requires drive and ability that’s beyond the exceptional, maximum strength and optimum body weight that few of us could achieve, combined with a fierce sense of team loyalty and competition. Olympians are the utmost of performers with finely honed skills that are often due to a matter of science too as coaches […]

Winning the gold requires drive and ability that’s beyond the exceptional, maximum strength and optimum body weight that few of us could achieve, combined with a fierce sense of team loyalty and competition. Olympians are the utmost of performers with finely honed...
World Champion Sprinter Refines Technique to Beat Her Own Time; Nike Refines Running Shoes in 3D Print

World Champion Sprinter Refines Technique to Beat Her Own Time; Nike Refines Running Shoes in 3D Print

Founded in 1964, it would seem that over the years Nike has only continued to pick up the momentum in a fierce market driven by constant customer demand and sports and fashion trends. I discovered their running shoes when I was in middle school, and have been a fan ever since. Most of my miles are […]

Founded in 1964, it would seem that over the years Nike has only continued to pick up the momentum in a fierce market driven by constant customer demand and sports and fashion trends. I discovered their running shoes when I was in middle school, and have been a fan...
Nike’s 3D Printed Sprinting Shoe the Zoom Superfly Flyknit Will be Worn at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

Nike’s 3D Printed Sprinting Shoe the Zoom Superfly Flyknit Will be Worn at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

Athletes who perform in the 200- and the 400-meter sprints often win by margins of milliseconds, so they are naturally going to look for any advantage that they can find to shave a few of them off of their running times. A recent trend is ultra-lightweight running shoes with spikes on the sole of the […]

Athletes who perform in the 200- and the 400-meter sprints often win by margins of milliseconds, so they are naturally going to look for any advantage that they can find to shave a few of them off of their running times. A recent trend is ultra-lightweight running...
High-Tech Zweikampf 3D Printed Soccer Shin Guards Get Kickstarted

High-Tech Zweikampf 3D Printed Soccer Shin Guards Get Kickstarted

Sports equipment has always had a pretty close relationship with advanced technology, and not only because their marketing companies practically salivate at the prospect of a new angle for their advertising campaigns. The various industries that have grown up around sports, both professional and recreational, are under quite a bit of scrutiny when it comes […]

Sports equipment has always had a pretty close relationship with advanced technology, and not only because their marketing companies practically salivate at the prospect of a new angle for their advertising campaigns. The various industries that have grown up around...
New Balance Releases their First 3D Printed Running Shoe, the Zante Generate

New Balance Releases their First 3D Printed Running Shoe, the Zante Generate

While a few companies have released 3D printed shoes previously, the New Balance Zante Generate is the first 3D-printed running sneaker to be made commercially available. Unfortunately, if you have always wanted a pair of 3D printed shoes I wouldn’t get too excited, because New Balance is only going to be releasing forty-four pairs of […]

While a few companies have released 3D printed shoes previously, the New Balance Zante Generate is the first 3D-printed running sneaker to be made commercially available. Unfortunately, if you have always wanted a pair of 3D printed shoes I wouldn’t get too excited,...
New Balance on Track for Winning the Race in Marketing 3D Printed Running Shoes

New Balance on Track for Winning the Race in Marketing 3D Printed Running Shoes

Shoe lovers, hear ye! hear ye! Make way in those closets for the shoes of the future! This command may become a common one from us, too, as 3D printed shoes become so much more attractive, accessible, affordable … and most importantly, wearable. While we all love a good story as well as looking at […]

Shoe lovers, hear ye! hear ye! Make way in those closets for the shoes of the future! This command may become a common one from us, too, as 3D printed shoes become so much more attractive, accessible, affordable … and most importantly, wearable. While we all love a...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover — October 17

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover — October 17

What do Nike shoes, chocolate, robots, nylon glue and new medical technologies all have in common? They are all featured stories in this week’s stories we weren’t able to fully cover. We begin with the fact that Nike is closer to 3D  printing shoes on a mass scale with the news that it filed its patent […]

What do Nike shoes, chocolate, robots, nylon glue and new medical technologies all have in common? They are all featured stories in this week’s stories we weren’t able to fully cover. We begin with the fact that Nike is closer to 3D  printing shoes on a...
3D Printing Shoes from Home “Not That Far Away,” Nike COO Predicts

3D Printing Shoes from Home “Not That Far Away,” Nike COO Predicts

Just as I was wrapping up a story about how Adidas athletic shoe company has released a “statement of intent” to offer in-store scanning services to then 3D print shoes for customers, another 3D printing-related story about another athletic shoe giant came to my attention. And this is no regular giant, but the sports shoe Goliath […]

Just as I was wrapping up a story about how Adidas athletic shoe company has released a “statement of intent” to offer in-store scanning services to then 3D print shoes for customers, another 3D printing-related story about another athletic shoe giant came...
Futurecraft 3D: Adidas Says It Will Turn to 3D Printed Shoes in Near Future

Futurecraft 3D: Adidas Says It Will Turn to 3D Printed Shoes in Near Future

In my family, there’s such a thing known as ‘Michelle Shoes.’ These are shoes whereby comfort is by far the emphasis over appearance. Think Birkenstocks, but not quite that Flinstones-like. (I have been able to avoid Uggs and Crocs, but barely.) I am known for my lack of fashion flair when it comes to footwear–that’s for sure. […]

In my family, there’s such a thing known as ‘Michelle Shoes.’ These are shoes whereby comfort is by far the emphasis over appearance. Think Birkenstocks, but not quite that Flinstones-like. (I have been able to avoid Uggs and Crocs, but barely.) I am...
Nike 3D Prints Seemingly Impossible Ferrofluid Shoe Display

Nike 3D Prints Seemingly Impossible Ferrofluid Shoe Display

Originally created by NASA to be used in rocket fuel, a ferrofluid is precisely what it sounds like, a liquid with magnetically reactive properties. The intention was for it to be bonded to a fuel source that could be used in a weightless environment. The fuel would be drawn towards the engines with a simple […]

Originally created by NASA to be used in rocket fuel, a ferrofluid is precisely what it sounds like, a liquid with magnetically reactive properties. The intention was for it to be bonded to a fuel source that could be used in a weightless environment. The fuel would...
Olympic Athletes May Soon Wear These Ridiculously ‘Cool’ Face Masks – Thanks to Nike, 3D Printing & Aston Eaton

Olympic Athletes May Soon Wear These Ridiculously ‘Cool’ Face Masks – Thanks to Nike, 3D Printing & Aston Eaton

When it comes gaining an edge in sports, athletes stop at no end in order to run a little faster, hit a little harder, and jump a little higher. No matter the sport, athletes are all born with a drive to succeed at what they do. In the past decade or so, we have unfortunately […]

When it comes gaining an edge in sports, athletes stop at no end in order to run a little faster, hit a little harder, and jump a little higher. No matter the sport, athletes are all born with a drive to succeed at what they do. In the past decade or so, we have...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 5

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 5

The stories we didn’t cover this week run the gamut, covering announcements of new 3D scanning techniques based on built-in smartphone sensors, Stratasys’ global expansion efforts, 3D printed concrete art and functioning engine parts, a Nerf-like blaster toy, and news in 3D printer filaments including a newly designed product to dry filament as well as […]

The stories we didn’t cover this week run the gamut, covering announcements of new 3D scanning techniques based on built-in smartphone sensors, Stratasys’ global expansion efforts, 3D printed concrete art and functioning engine parts, a Nerf-like blaster...
Nike Files Patent for Printing onto 3D Objects with Unique 3D Printer

Nike Files Patent for Printing onto 3D Objects with Unique 3D Printer

We have known for some time now that Nike has been using 3D printing in the creation of several unique products. They aren’t the only apparel company doing so, and they certainly will be joined by many others in the months and years ahead. Back in February, we reported on a couple 3D printing related […]

We have known for some time now that Nike has been using 3D printing in the creation of several unique products. They aren’t the only apparel company doing so, and they certainly will be joined by many others in the months and years ahead. Back in February, we...
3D Printing Central to Nike’s Continued Growth According to CEO Parker

3D Printing Central to Nike’s Continued Growth According to CEO Parker

Innovation, innovation, innovation is the manufacturer’s equivalent to the well-known real estate mantra. Top performers like Nike don’t get the luxury of duplicating cookie cutter condos year after year. From moment to moment, the company has to deliver the new with a breakthrough nexus. At a company known for innovation and acute attention to feedback […]

Innovation, innovation, innovation is the manufacturer’s equivalent to the well-known real estate mantra. Top performers like Nike don’t get the luxury of duplicating cookie cutter condos year after year. From moment to moment, the company has to deliver...
Nike’s Latest Football Cleat Incorporates 3D-Printed Carbon V-Plate

Nike’s Latest Football Cleat Incorporates 3D-Printed Carbon V-Plate

Nike announced that it was releasing the Nike Vapor Ultimate Cleat Tuesday. The new cleat combines Nike Flyknit and Carbon V-plate technologies to create a super football cleat. An integral part of the Nike Vapor Ultimate is its Carbon V-plate. Nike introduced the Carbon V-plate with the Nike Vapor Carbon 2014 Elite. It allows for […]

Nike announced that it was releasing the Nike Vapor Ultimate Cleat Tuesday. The new cleat combines Nike Flyknit and Carbon V-plate technologies to create a super football cleat. An integral part of the Nike Vapor Ultimate is its Carbon V-plate. Nike introduced the...
Nike, Two Major 3D Printing Footwear Patent Applications Filed

Nike, Two Major 3D Printing Footwear Patent Applications Filed

Most of us are already well aware of Nike’s intentions to use 3D printing as a major part of their footwear assembly process. They have already used 3D printing in big ways to help them design, and prototype a few different models of shoes, particularly cleats. Take for instance the Vapor Carbon cleat they produced […]

Most of us are already well aware of Nike’s intentions to use 3D printing as a major part of their footwear assembly process. They have already used 3D printing in big ways to help them design, and prototype a few different models of shoes, particularly cleats....
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