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3D Printing of Fitness Gear, Apparel and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing of Fitness Gear, Apparel and R&D Tax Credits

According to the Financial Times, Americans spent $19 billion on gym memberships and $33 bilion on sports equipment in 2016. Regular exercise reduces stress, decreases the risk for cardiovascular disease and improves overall health. Gyms are a convenient way to stay fit and provide long-term health benefits. The advent of new technologies is changing the […]

According to the Financial Times, Americans spent $19 billion on gym memberships and $33 bilion on sports equipment in 2016. Regular exercise reduces stress, decreases the risk for cardiovascular disease and improves overall health. Gyms are a convenient way to stay...
3D Printing of Shoe Accessories and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing of Shoe Accessories and R&D Tax Credits

The footwear industry has been growing over the years. It is expected that the global market for footwear will reach $371.8 billion by 2020, mainly driven by new design trends and the expanding middle class population. The footwear includes athletic and non-athletic shoes used by individuals of all age groups and genders. The trends demonstrate […]

The footwear industry has been growing over the years. It is expected that the global market for footwear will reach $371.8 billion by 2020, mainly driven by new design trends and the expanding middle class population. The footwear includes athletic and non-athletic...
3D Printing Prototypes Supports Reach for 2018 Olympic Gold in Men's Biathlon

3D Printing Prototypes Supports Reach for 2018 Olympic Gold in Men's Biathlon

These days a lot of people’s TV time is being dedicated to the wide variety of sports that comprise the 2018 Winter Olympics. My family is so interested, that we’ve even tried to figure out curling, an effort which has since led my children to flinging things down the hallway and yet, unfortunately, has sparked […]

These days a lot of people’s TV time is being dedicated to the wide variety of sports that comprise the 2018 Winter Olympics. My family is so interested, that we’ve even tried to figure out curling, an effort which has since led my children to flinging...
3D Printing of Ski Gear and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing of Ski Gear and R&D Tax Credits

In the 2014 Olympic Winter Games American freestyle skier Nick Goepper’s success made history for his sport and the country. He is part of Team USA and in 2014 won the bronze medal in Sochi for slope style. In 2017, he was 10th place in the FIS World Cup Standings for slope style. Also in the X […]

In the 2014 Olympic Winter Games American freestyle skier Nick Goepper’s success made history for his sport and the country. He is part of Team USA and in 2014 won the bronze medal in Sochi for slope style. In 2017, he was 10th place in the FIS World Cup Standings for...
US Olympic Luge Team Hopes for a 3D Printed Advantage with Help from Stratasys

US Olympic Luge Team Hopes for a 3D Printed Advantage with Help from Stratasys

The XXIII Winter Olympics are currently taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea. It’s the second time the Olympics have been held in South Korea; the other time was the Summer Olympics in 1988 in Seoul. A lot was different back then. Ronald Reagan was President of the United States, the Soviet Union was still standing […]

The XXIII Winter Olympics are currently taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea. It’s the second time the Olympics have been held in South Korea; the other time was the Summer Olympics in 1988 in Seoul. A lot was different back then. Ronald Reagan was President...
Paralympian Uses 3D Printing to Create Snowboarding Prosthetics for Team USA

Paralympian Uses 3D Printing to Create Snowboarding Prosthetics for Team USA

It’s not hard to understand the impact that 3D printing is having on business and crafting. It’s an amazing method for creating and has solved countless problems associated with traditional manufacturing methods, ranging from wasted material to the lag time for prototyping. But 3D printing isn’t just good for business or craft, it’s also making […]

It’s not hard to understand the impact that 3D printing is having on business and crafting. It’s an amazing method for creating and has solved countless problems associated with traditional manufacturing methods, ranging from wasted material to the lag...
3D Printing Trophies and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing Trophies and R&D Tax Credits

A positive company culture develops from how employees are treated and valued for their contributions. Once goals are achieved, individuals are often awarded for their accomplishments. The purpose of a reward program is to recognize and reward performance and behavior that meet the values and initiatives that meet the goals of the company. Typical recognition […]

A positive company culture develops from how employees are treated and valued for their contributions. Once goals are achieved, individuals are often awarded for their accomplishments. The purpose of a reward program is to recognize and reward performance and behavior...
Paralympian Gets Needed Support from 3D Printed Back Brace

Paralympian Gets Needed Support from 3D Printed Back Brace

Being a Paralympian often means that people focus more on your stunning athleticism rather than any disability you possess. Unfortunately, sometimes the equipment available to help these athletes also acts as a hindrance rather than a support. Such was the case with Latvian wheelchair fencer Polina Rožkova, whose back brace was bulky and uncomfortable—not an […]

Being a Paralympian often means that people focus more on your stunning athleticism rather than any disability you possess. Unfortunately, sometimes the equipment available to help these athletes also acts as a hindrance rather than a support. Such was the case with...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — August 13, 2016

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — August 13, 2016

Another week, another set of 3D printing stories from around the world that we’ve yet to have the chance to cover. For starters, Wanhao USA has continued their North American expansion with the opening of their new service center in San Diego, California. The dental digital tech company Argen Corporation has enlisted Concept Laser’s Mlab […]

Another week, another set of 3D printing stories from around the world that we’ve yet to have the chance to cover. For starters, Wanhao USA has continued their North American expansion with the opening of their new service center in San Diego, California. The dental...
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...
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...
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