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AM Medical Virtual Summit: Northeastern University & OPM Discuss Bacterial Inhibition via 3D-Printed PEKK

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) presented new findings on 3D printing with biocompatible materials at the AM Medical Virtual Summit. Focused on the fabrication of medical implants for bone regeneration, the…

AMS 2020: Panels on 3D Printing in Implants and Orthopedics, Regulation in Additive Medical Devices

There was much to enjoy and learn at the recent Additive Manufacturing Strategies event, held in Boston and co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis, especially with the addition of a…

OPM Licensed for Marketing & Manufacturing 3D Printed Medical Devices in Asia

Oxford Performance Materials Inc. is a Connecticut-based company we have followed for years as they continue to forge ahead in the realm of 3D printed implants. Their proprietary OsteoFab technology…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 3, 2018

We’re bringing you the latest business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an announcement from Stratasys about its new Vulcan Labs spinoff company. Optomec has appointed a…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 8, 2017

We’re throwing a lot of business news at you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with a recap of the largest 3D printing construction conference recently held in Copenhagen….

3D Printed PEKK Structures Shown to Offer Superior Antibacterial Properties for Orthopedic Implants in Comparison Study with PEEK

Connecticut-based Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. (OPM) first commercialized its proprietary OsteoFab process back in 2013; two years later, the company received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its 3D printed…

Advanced 3D Printing Materials: Oxford Performance Materials Commercializes Proprietary OXPEKK Custom Compounds

As additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, begins to find more applications, there becomes an apparent need for higher-performance materials. Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM), based out of South…

3D Printing for Aerospace & Industry: OPM Commercially Launches New Nickel-Plated OXFAB-Ni

Additive manufacturing company Oxford Performance Materials (OPM), based in Connecticut, is a leader in both high performance additive manufacturing (HPAM) and advanced materials science. Back in 2014, the company used…

Oxford Performance Materials 3D Prints 600 Parts for Boeing’s Starliner Space Taxis

The concept of a space taxi is just something I find delightful, and the fact that it’s in the process of becoming a real thing rather than a fun idea…

Defence IQ Study Suggests 75% of Military Professionals Believe 3D Printing Will Be Standardized

Military research, analysis and commentary company Defence IQ revealed in a recent study presented via infographic that over 28% of surveyed military professionals and stakeholders are actively looking into the development and implementation of…

Oxford Performance Materials to Support Boeing Spacecraft with 3D Printed Structures

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM), a leading US-based additive manufacturing firm, was awarded with a contract from the US$97 billion aircraft manufacturing company Boeing to provide 3D printed structures for the…

Hexcel Explores 3D Printing Through Strategic Investment in Oxford Performance Materials

Oxford Performance Materials, a Connecticut-based additive manufacturing company, has established a strong presence in the biomedical, aerospace, and industrial sectors, and in recent years they’ve made a tremendous impact on spinal surgery…

3D Printed Spinal Implants: RTI Surgical Granted Exclusive License to OPM OsteoFab Technology Platform

It’s just been announced that RTI Surgical, one of the leading surgical implant providers for surgeons all over the world, has also just been granted an exclusive license by Oxford…

Oxford Performance Materials Gains FDA Approval for 3D Printed Spinal Implants

Suddenly 3D printed spinal implants seem to be gaining quite a bit of traction. Just last week, we reported on a German company named joimax®, who had just gained FDA…

OPM Launches OXFAB-N & OXFAB-ESD: PEKK-Based 3D Printing Materials for Aerospace & Industry

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has been in the news before for their work with high-tech materials that can be used in 3D printing, especially poly-ether-ketone-ketone (PEKK). Their PEKK (and other)…

OPM to Receive $150K Grant from NIH to Develop 3D Printed Antibiotic Infused Medical Implants

Oxford Performance Materials is one of my favorite cutting edge companies to report on. With their expert use of a highly advanced molecule called poly-ether-ketone-ketone (PEKK), they just keep making…

OPM Aerospace Welcomes Two New VPs: Larry Varholak and Sal Bordonaro

Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM) has just announced that they are welcoming two new members to their team at the Connecticut-based materials technology company. Lawrence (Larry) Varholak has been appointed Vice…