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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…

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…

Additive Manufacturing Strategies: 3DPrint.com & SmarTech Team Up to Present Summit on the Future of 3D Printing in Medicine and Dentistry

From a business perspective, 3D printing is increasingly being seen as a sound investment; the tech is taking off, growing quickly thanks to backing from strong strategists working to ensure…

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…

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 Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — March 12

In this week’s 3D printing news, we see that change is in the air — as always. Shapeways has just added a new coating that will make your 3D scanned and printed selfies…

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…

SmarTech: 3 Major Trends on Tap Within 3D Printing Materials Space

The key drivers for professional applications of 3D printing, particularly when it comes to end-use applications of the technology, are certain to come from the development of materials solutions. It’s…

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…

Yale University and OPM Collaborate on Ten 3D Printing Projects to Further Biomedical Applications

Connecticut: A very exciting collaboration is in the works to benefit biomedical applications powered by 3D printing. Oxford Performance Materials hits the headlines again, and this time they are teaming up…

FDA Approves First 3D Printed Facial Implants

Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has long been a leader in the area of 3D printing and high performance additive manufacturing. Their accomplishments include the development of a number of advanced…