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3D Printing News Briefs: June 8, 2019

In this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about partnerships, new software and buildings, and a neat 3D printed miniature. Together, Evolve Additive Solutions and Evonik are developing materials…

Zac Posen, GE Additive, and Protolabs Partnered to Make 3D Printed High-Fashion Collection for 2019 Met Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute fundraiser event, better known as the Met Gala, has been referred to as the Oscars of the East Coast. This highly exclusive event…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 1, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got stories on events and business for you, followed by an innovative piece of 3D printed furniture. The fourth Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference will…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 23, 2019

We’ve got plenty of business news to share in this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, but first we’ll start off with something fun – the winners have been announced for…

3D Printing Business: Inside Protolabs

Prototyping is a critical part of manufacturing, and in this business, time is money. Minnesota-based Protolabs Inc. understands this, having been founded on the basis of providing speedier services to…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 19, 2017

Happy Friday! In this week’s second edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Metalysis joins an international alloy technology partnership and CRP USA is exhibiting its WINDFORM 3D printing materials at…

Battleship Restoration Volunteers Discover Top-Secret WWII Technology, Turn to 3D Printing to Recreate It for Visitors

We see 3D printing being used often in military applications; the US Navy especially utilizes the technology for everything from 3D printed missile components and the 3D printed TruClip, to…

Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, Spectra3D Technologies Announce the Winner of 3rd Annual 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge

Right before Thanksgiving, we told you about the third annual Habitat for the Holidays: 3D Printed Ornament Contest in North Carolina, which we have enjoyed seeing in years past. The contest…

Deck the Halls with 3D Printed Ornaments: 3D Design Contest from Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity and Spectra3D Technologies

The Halloween candy is mostly gone, and next week is that big turkey dinner with our loved ones for Thanksgiving. Christmas will be here before you know it! It’s almost time…

This Week’s 3D Hubs Events Take Place at a Makerspace, a Sports Bar, and Even a Gold Mine!

This week’s 3D Hubs events reveal that people are getting more and more creative about event locations. The week kicks off in Graz, Austria with the Community’s regularly scheduled meetup at Makerspace…

A 3D Printed Ornament Contest You Can Feel Good About, from Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity & Spectra3D Technologies

2015 has been quite a year–and there’s still almost a full two months left in the year! But we all know what that means: the holiday season is approaching, and fast….

This Week’s 3D Hubs Events are International: Canada, Costa Rica, Brazil & US

This week, 3D Hubs is sponsoring five events all over the world! 3D printing is becoming more common, and if you have any doubt about that, just take a look…

Proto Labs to Expand Their 3D Printing Footprint Significantly, Announcing 170 Jobs in NC

You can tell that a market is ripe for explosive growth when it seems like every day there are two to three announcements of new companies getting funded or older companies…

Fusion3 to Offer Discounts on 3D Printers to MakerSpace Communities Throughout U.S. & Canada

Fusion3 has a clue. Like many, they realize that the genius in the 3D printing community lies in makerspaces. The difference is that they are acting on that knowledge, and…

N.C. Company Launches Kickstarter Campaign to 3D Print Furniture & Bring Jobs Back to U.S.

Once upon a time North Carolina, especially High Point, was a furniture hub. It’s where everybody used to get their furniture. Now, thanks to competition from countries with a cheaper…