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Coworkers at Honda Come Together to Build 3D Printed Prosthetic Arm for Colleague

You don’t have to be an expert in 3D printing to have heard about its contributions to the creation of prosthetics for humans and animals the world over. While the…

3D Printing Service Bureaus Put the Additive in National Manufacturing Day with HP’s Multi Jet Fusion Technology

Since 2012, an annual celebration of modern manufacturing takes place on the first Friday in October called National Manufacturing Day, or MFG DAY. Companies and other community organizations all plan…

Freshmade 3D Debuts Strong New 3D Printing Material, AMClad, With a 3D Printed Bowling Ball

I like bowling, even though I’m terrible at it – I think the highest I’ve ever scored in my life was 150. I just find the whole atmosphere of the…

Open House: Additive Manufacturing Evolution is On Track at BeAM Machines Inc.

We’ve been eagerly following the progress of BeAM Machines SAS, founded in France, since 2015. This winter, the company, which specializes in Directed Energy Deposition (DED) technology, made a successful jump…

Making, Learning, Collaborating, and 3D Printing in the Community: Dayton Mini Maker Faire

Back in March, when I visited Dayton, Ohio’s resident 3D printing bar, Proto BuildBar, I was told that its employees would be exhibiting at a local school’s STEMfest later that…

Around the World in 3D Printing: First Half 2017

As the 3D printing industry heats up, so do the jet and car engines as we continue to travel around the US and the world to check in on the…

3D Printing May Mitigate Road Damage by Amish Buggy Drivers

When I think of groups that add to the wear and tear on our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, I might consider truck drivers, long distance commuters, or public transportation operators. Even…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 20, 2017

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re covering 3D printers and 3D printing pens, materials, software, business, and…the nuclear future of the Philippines? Mosaic Manufacturing launches the multi-material Palette+, while Ilios…

RAPID Wrap-Up: Fabrisonic, Direct Dimensions, and Chemson Pacific Talk 3D Printing with Metal and Vinyl, and 3D Scanning

During RAPID + TCT, I had the opportunity to catch up with Fabrisonic to talk sound wave-based metal 3D printing; Direct Dimensions to chat about 3D scanning; and Chemson and…

Rust Belt to Tech Belt: GE Additive and Additive Engineering Solutions Share Insights into Regional Large-Scale 3D Printing

Yesterday in Akron, Ohio, Additive Engineering Solutions (AES) had a full house of interested industry and local attendees for its open house, and staff writer Clare Scott and I were among…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 14, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll take care of a little business first, then move on to a contest, an upcoming event, and a really cool 3D printed trophy….

Clever Quips Liven Up 3D Printed Bricks as OSU Student Replaces Missing Brickwork on Campus

A student at The Ohio State University is taking campus maintenance into his own hands by creating 3D printed bricks to fill in the spaces left by missing masonry. It’s…

University of Akron and AMES Demonstrate Results of Joint Additive Manufacturing Project: Using the SPD Method to Repair Commercial Aircraft

Few topics bring me more happiness during the work day than hearing about all of the 3D printing innovation, education, and fun taking place in my beloved home state of…

BeAM Machines Delivers Magic 2.0 Additive Manufacturing System to Its North American Solutions Center in Cincinnati

Just a month ago, European Directed Energy Deposition (DED) solutions specialist BeAM Machines SAS, headquartered in France, made its move into the US market, and opened the doors to its BeAM…

Springboro STEMfest: Ohio Students Learn About 3D Printing, STEAM Education, and Rocket Launchers

Science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics are picking up steam lately – which is handy, as they fall into a curriculum of the same name, as STEAM education takes its…

Local Manufacturing & Global Quality in Desktop 3D Printing — A Few Questions For: MakerGear

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting MakerGear’s HQ to see, in the immortal words of MTV’s Cribs, where the magic happens. The magic in this case is in high-quality…

Making MakerGear: Desktop 3D Printing with Professional Quality, Homegrown Values

MakerGear, founded in 2009, makes its home on the east side of Cleveland, creating and tweaking and constantly improving their top-ranked desktop 3D printer, the M2. Consistently rated high among desktop 3D…

Inside Proto BuildBar: We Make the Makers

I am a proud, lifelong resident of southwest Ohio – I grew up roughly 15 minutes south of Dayton, which is known as the Gem City and is the sixth-largest…

America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaboration Publishes Completed AM Standardization Roadmap

A little over a year ago, Ohio-based America Makes teamed up with private nonprofit organization American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to form an additive manufacturing regulatory institute, called the America Makes & ANSI…

Knockout Concepts Packs a Punch in 3D Scanning Software

About a month ago, I was in Columbus, Ohio to see 3D technologies come together in a community-driven project that showcased local brewmasters in the Tap Takeover event spearheaded by Knockout…

Creativity and Pragmatism in 3D Printing Come Together at IC3D

“A lot of people get 3D printers now, but not the applications for them,” Michael Cao, CEO of IC3D, told me this week. “It’s like a computer now; what can…

NASA-Born BeeHex Makes 3D Printed Pizza Palatable, Brings R&D Operations to Ohio

Ohio may be the heart of it all, but it’s the stomach that BeeHex is focusing on with its 3D printing technology. Having recently moved its R&D operations to Columbus,…

Humtown Products Unveils the Only Sand 3D Printer in Ohio, While Nearby Universities Drive Regional Growth of 3D Printing and the Internet of Things

As thrilling as it is to learn about what’s happening with 3D printing and other emerging technologies all over the world, there’s just something especially satisfying about hearing what’s happening in…

Tap Takeover: Columbus Community Comes Together Over 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and Craft Beer

Bringing together 3D scanning, 3D printing, a local artist, and craft beer, last night Columbus, Ohio hosted a Tap Takeover — and the easiest decision I’ve made to accept an invitation…