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The Curious Case of Thomas Nash: Questions of Age Discrimination in the 3D Printing Industry

Scarcely a month goes by without Optomec announcing a new partnership or case study, a licensing agreement or a new technological application. They’ve been in the news a lot, and for good reason, as…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — May 7

This week’s news covers awards, appointments, new 3D printing facilities and services, and a shoutout to 3D printing from a Google parent company executive. Divergent 3D has received a tech award…

Optomec Expands into Australia and New Zealand in New Partnership with Emona Instruments

We’re about one-third of the way through 2016, and thus far, it’s been a very good year for Optomec, an Albuquerque, New Mexico-based company specializing in manufacturing different professional-grade 3D…

NASA Begins Studying Aerosol Jetting Technology to 3D Print Electronic Assemblies

It’s been just a few weeks since NASA announced their plans to invest in a new type of 3D printing technology dubbed Selective Separation Sintering (SSS), which was developed by…

Electronics Manufacturer Uses Optomec’s Aerosol Jet Technology to Develop 3D Direct Printing Method

One piece of technology that we’re seeing less and less of – thankfully – is the antenna. Most people probably remember struggling with the so-called “rabbit ears” on old televisions,…

The Optomec Aerosol Jet 5X Five Axis Electronics 3D Printer is a Hit with the Internet of Things

New Mexico-based industrial 3D printing technology manufacturer Optomec is reporting that their Aerosol Jet 5X printing system has been getting quite a bit of attention from companies creating products for…

Autodesk Offers Details on Latest Developments & Projects, Improving on 3D Printing Speed & Scale

Autodesk recently hosted an event at their San Francisco headquarters, showing off not just some new technology but expounding on updates regarding investments, a new 3D printing platform, Ember, and…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — February 27

In this week’s news, two organizations committed to open source technology, Aleph Objects Inc. and Odoo Community Association, have announced a partnership. In 3D printing medical news, Materialise introduced a new…

Optomec Expands Sales in China and Taiwan through Partnership with DETEKT

If a full month goes by without Optomec announcing a new distribution partnership, it’s an unusual month at 3DPrint.com. The New Mexico-based additive manufacturing company has been rapidly spreading its…

Optomec and Dragonfly Partner Up to Bring Aerosol Jet Technology to Italy

There are so many different applications of 3D printing that it’s hard to keep up with them all sometimes, which is why specialized companies are so important – and so…

Autodesk Announces New Resins, Updates to Ember 3D Printer, and Investment in Optomec

It’s been a great year for Optomec. The 3D printer manufacturer happily announced in August that it has experienced explosive growth over the past year, and it seems things are…

Welsh Researchers Use Optomec Aerosol Jet Technology to 3D Print Hair-Sized Sensors

We hear a lot about 3D printing being used in aerospace, usually to print larger components. But researchers at Swansea University in Wales are finding that it’s also very useful…

Optomec Brings Metal 3D Printing to Latin America With New Viwa Partnership

3D printing technology manufacturer and developer of the LENS metal additive manufacturing process, Optomec announced a new distribution agreement with Mexican machining and tooling supplier Viwa. The deal will allow Viwa…

Optomec Reports 100% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth Thanks to Innovative 3D Printing Technology

While the majority of the larger 3D printer manufacturers such as 3D Systems (which reports earnings tomorrow) and Stratasys have seen their growth rates stagnate over the last year, it’s…

Optomec Taps Semitronics to Distribute Their 3D Printed Electronics & Aerosol Jet Systems in the UK & Ireland

New Mexico-based Optomec, among the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial, production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printing metals and 3D printing electronic components, has just signed a distribution deal with Semitronics…

Optomec and Ceradrop Expand Their Additive Manufacturing Distribution Partnership

Supplier of 3D additive manufacturing systems Optomec is expanding its distribution partnership with Ceradrop, a designer and marketer of Materials Deposition Inkjet Printers for exclusive use in the printed electronics industry….

Netherlands’ Landré Enters Partnership with Optomec to Distribute LENS 3D Metal Printers in Benelux Region

New Mexico-based Optomec specializes in the technology of 3D printing of micron-scale electronics and laser technology. While they not only innovate and introduce these technologies to their customers, they have an added…

Optomec Signs Agreement Giving Ceradrop European Distribution Rights For Their Line of 3D Printers

Optomec not only offers new dimensions in 3D printing to their customers, but soon they will be doing so overseas, due to a new agreement just signed with Ceradrop, which…

3D Printed Electronics Move Forward as Optomec Unveils New Aerosol Jet 5X System

Some of the most exciting future applications for 3D printing involve the high precision fabrication of integrated electronics within objects. Imagine being able to 3D print an entire electronic device,…

FAPS to Begin 3D Printing Artificial Muscles With Help of Optomec AerosolJet Printer

Imagine a time when we have robotics which are able to move like human beings, with actual movements which are dictated by muscles similar to our own. Imagine a time…

Neotech Announces Release of 3D Printed Electronics Platform

German company Neotech AMT announced yesterday it planned to release commercially a production platform for sintering 3D printed electronics. This new machine, called LBS 45XE, uses light beam sintering to place…

Connecticut Company Gets Piece of $4 Million ‘Reborn in the USA’ 3D Printing Project

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology received a $163,000 contract to advance the usage of aerospace alloys in additive manufacturing recently. The company will work as a subcontractor of Optomec,…

Optomec Awarded Aerosol Jet 3D Print Head Patent, Enables 3D Electronics Printing

Optomec, a privately held company known for providing additive manufacturing systems to companies worldwide, has been awarded U.S. patent #8,640,975, titled Miniature Aerosol Jet and Aerosol Jet Array. This patent…