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AMS Speaker Spotlight: Why the ‘Concept to Commercialization’ Approach Is Key for Successful 3D Printing Implementation

Additive manufacturing (AM) empowers innovative design with unprecedented benefits. With this rapidly advancing technology, it is crucial to integrate process disciplines and expertise to ensure an optimized product that achieves…

Stress Testing the JEOL JAM-5200EBM Electron Beam Metal 3D Printer – Part I

Anyone who has stepped into an internist or a cardiologist’s den may readily recall the experience of going through a round of evaluations and tests before being made to sweat…

Laser Wars: SLM Solutions Announces Order for Massive NXG XII 600E Metal 3D Printer

SLM Solutions (AM3D.DE) previously announced that it would collaborate with military research organization Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) to build a large metal printer for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The resulting…

Quad-Laser Polymer 3D Printer Announced by Farsoon

­­­One of the primary selling points of Nexa3D’s selective laser sintering (SLS) systems was they were the sole machines with four lasers to increase productivity. Now, however, the California startup…

U.K.’s Royal Air Force Buys Wayland Electron Beam Metal 3D Printer

Now that the U.K. has gotten its own electron beam powder bed fusion (E-PBF) system manufacturer, it was time that the Royal Air Force (RAF) get its hands on it….

US Air Force Funds SLM Solutions via CTC to Build “World’s Largest” PBF Metal 3D Printer

After already boasting one of the world’s most advanced, largest, and productive powder bed metal 3D printers, SLM Solutions has been enlisted to make something even bigger. Thanks to a…

Xact Metal Expands to Mid-Sized Metal 3D Printing with XM300G Series

Known for its petite, low-cost metal 3D printers, Xact Metal is now moving upstream with the release of the XM300G series. This line of mid-sized laser powder bed fusion (PBF)…

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Nikon Shakes up Metal 3D Printing with Bid to Buy SLM Solutions

Japanese lithography, scanning and camera firm Nikon (TYO: 7731) is set to acquire metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions (ETR: AM3D). The Japanese firm has bid a premium of 83.7%…

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Velo3D CEO Benny Buller on Impressive Q2 Earnings – AMS Focus

Though Additive Manufacturing Strategies (February 7-9, 2023) takes place just once a year, the verticals showcased at New York’s only 3D printing event are constantly evolving. AMS Focus highlights these…

New HQ Grows the 3D Printing Potential of Eplus3D Domestically and Abroad

Eplus3D, a Chinese-based metal 3D printer manufacturer, recently announced that it is moving its headquarters to a 23,000 m2 state-of-the-art building in Hangzhou. The larger building will allow the company…

Swiss EMS Group Picks 3D Systems for New Nylon 3D Printing Material

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has announced a partnership with EMS-GRILTECH (SIX:EMSN) to develop new 3D printing materials. Leveraging the polyamide manufacturing expertise of EMG-GRILTECH, a business unit of Swiss chemical company…

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Grand Opening: AddUp Solution Center Offers LPBF & DED Metal 3D Printing

Global metal additive manufacturing OEM AddUp Solutions was established as a joint venture by French companies Michelin and fives back in 2015. The company’s main technology is laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) technology, but…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 18, 2022: Awards, Standards, Research, & More

We’re starting off with some awards news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Additive Industries and 3DEO both won big at the TCT Awards. Also at TCT 3Sixty, Roboze…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 8, 2022: Clear Aligners, Standards, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re discussing software first, as Arburg says its Freeformer software speeds up 3D printing by up to 55%. Then, Prodways Group announced that a…

Sauber Technologies Teams with EOS for Polymer 3D Printing

EOS has signed a three-year deal with Sauber Technologies, the Swiss engineering company that works with the Alfa Romeo F1 Team Orlen, formerly a Sauber sister company. While Sauber does…

ASTM to Offer Certification Program for Metal 3D Printer Operators

Knowledgeable and experienced 3D printing operations people are in short supply. There were very few sites doing any kind of 3D printing at scale ten years ago. People well-versed in…

Steel Giant Takes Home Large-Scale Metal 3D Printer from Eplus3D

Rapidly expanding metal powder bed fusion (PBF) manufacturer Eplus3D has found an important client in JINGYE Additive Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Hebei JINGYE Group. Best known for being the owners…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: April 17, 2022

Stratasys and Velo3D are both continuing their 3D printing tours for this week’s webinar and event roundup. There will also be a Space Showcase, a course on metal powder bed…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: March 27, 2022

It’s another busy week of virtual and in-person events and webinars coming up! Topics cover everything from common metal 3D printing questions and prototyping with metal to Sinterit’s Lisa X…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 22, 2021: Business, Software, Rhinoplasty, & More

We’re starting off with two acquisitions in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then on to a new Amazon e-commerce store for polypropylene filaments. Then we’ll discuss software, print orientation,…

ICAM 2021: Keynotes on 3D Printing in Healthcare & Aerospace

At last month’s International Conference on Additive Manufacturing (ICAM) 2021 in Anaheim, California, hosted by ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AMCOE), a wide variety of topics were covered,…

TRUMPF Acquires SISMA Metal 3D Printing Venture

TRUMPF is a sizable and interesting player in the metal 3D printing world. One of the world’s biggest machine tool makers, the company has moved in and out of additive…

New Metal 3D Printer from AddUp Installed at Ohio State’s Manufacturing Center

AddUp, Inc., an industrial metal additive manufacturing OEM that was established by French companies Michelin and Fives as a joint venture, offers both Directed Energy Deposition (DED) and Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) printers,…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 25th, 2021

From compact SLS 3D printing and SOLIDWORKS certifications to full-color 3D printing, 3D printing for cosmetic dentistry, photopolymers, and more, we’ve got a lot of topics covered in this week’s…