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How Sonova Became a Global Leader in Production 3D Printing and Helped the Hearing Aid Industry Go Digital

How Sonova Became a Global Leader in Production 3D Printing and Helped the Hearing Aid Industry Go Digital

The hearing aid industry today owes its current appearance to hearing aid manufacturer Sonova and 3D printer manufacturer EnvisionTEC. Fifteen years ago, EnvisionTEC 3D printed hearing aids for Sonova’s Phonak brand, and the company found that the technology was capable of producing better-fitting, more comfortable, customized devices than the traditional manufacturing technologies it had been using before. […]

The hearing aid industry today owes its current appearance to hearing aid manufacturer Sonova and 3D printer manufacturer EnvisionTEC. Fifteen years ago, EnvisionTEC 3D printed hearing aids for Sonova’s Phonak brand, and the company found that the technology was...
New EnvisionTEC 3D Printing Material, E-Shore A for Footwear, Now in Beta Testing

New EnvisionTEC 3D Printing Material, E-Shore A for Footwear, Now in Beta Testing

3D printer manufacturer EnvisionTEC, which celebrated its 15th anniversary this year, is probably best known for its 3D-Bioplotter machine and its work and specialized 3D printers in the dental and jewelry industries, though its technology has also been put to good use in the consumer goods industry. Now, the company has announced that it’s jumping on […]

3D printer manufacturer EnvisionTEC, which celebrated its 15th anniversary this year, is probably best known for its 3D-Bioplotter machine and its work and specialized 3D printers in the dental and jewelry industries, though its technology has also been put to good...
FDA Approval for E-Denture Means EnvisionTEC Now Enables Dentists and Labs to 3D Print Full Denture Solutions

FDA Approval for E-Denture Means EnvisionTEC Now Enables Dentists and Labs to 3D Print Full Denture Solutions

You may have given up on the ‘what will they be 3D printing next’ line. At this point, it seems few items or industries have been left untouched by the advanced technology. And while some devices may seem perfectly suited for being enhanced with 3D printing, most of us are still flabbergasted in considering the […]

You may have given up on the ‘what will they be 3D printing next’ line. At this point, it seems few items or industries have been left untouched by the advanced technology. And while some devices may seem perfectly suited for being enhanced with 3D...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of its Technology Pioneers, while Sciaky is showing off its EBAM technology at the Paris Air Show. EOS launches its new […]

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of its Technology Pioneers, while Sciaky is showing...
Todd Grimm Tells More Tales About Fantastic Developments in Additive Manufacturing at RAPID

Todd Grimm Tells More Tales About Fantastic Developments in Additive Manufacturing at RAPID

Last week, we reported on the first part of Todd Grimm’s rapid-fire What’s New talk at RAPID + TCT. Grimm continued his talk by discussing the latest trends in digital light processing, commonly know as DLP. As Grimm explained, DLP (for 3D printing) is a technology that has been around for 15 years and was pioneered […]

Last week, we reported on the first part of Todd Grimm’s rapid-fire What’s New talk at RAPID + TCT. Grimm continued his talk by discussing the latest trends in digital light processing, commonly know as DLP. As Grimm explained, DLP (for 3D printing) is a...
EnvisionTEC Introduces Seven New 3D Printing Materials and Upgrade to Perfactory 3D Printer Line

EnvisionTEC Introduces Seven New 3D Printing Materials and Upgrade to Perfactory 3D Printer Line

2017 is a big year for EnvisionTEC, which celebrates its 15th anniversary with the release of several new products. The 3D printer manufacturer has always been a prolific one, with its printers now numbering at over 40, and it isn’t slowing down this year. This week is the RAPID + TCT show, a venue that traditionally sees […]

2017 is a big year for EnvisionTEC, which celebrates its 15th anniversary with the release of several new products. The 3D printer manufacturer has always been a prolific one, with its printers now numbering at over 40, and it isn’t slowing down this year....
The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- September 26

The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- September 26

In this week’s stories we didn’t cover we have many examples of just how innovative 3D printing can be. For example, the still in-production Bloodhound Super-Sonic car has many 3D printed parts that will hopefully help it break the world land speed record in 2016. New Zealand has committed millions of dollars for new technology research […]

In this week’s stories we didn’t cover we have many examples of just how innovative 3D printing can be. For example, the still in-production Bloodhound Super-Sonic car has many 3D printed parts that will hopefully help it break the world land speed record...
3Shape Teams Up with EnvisionTEC to 3D Print Drill Guides for Dental Surgery

3Shape Teams Up with EnvisionTEC to 3D Print Drill Guides for Dental Surgery

Dental surgery: it’s one of few thoughts that can be guaranteed to spook just about anyone. And if you need to have oral surgery, I’d be willing to bet you want to be sure your dentist has done all the necessary work to ensure that the procedure goes exactly as intended — and that all […]

Dental surgery: it’s one of few thoughts that can be guaranteed to spook just about anyone. And if you need to have oral surgery, I’d be willing to bet you want to be sure your dentist has done all the necessary work to ensure that the procedure goes...
EnvisionTEC to Unveil New Xtreme 3SP 3D Printer, New Software & Materials at Euromold 2014

EnvisionTEC to Unveil New Xtreme 3SP 3D Printer, New Software & Materials at Euromold 2014

Next week Euromold takes place in Frankfurt, Germany. In what promises to be a fun filled, exciting exhibition, packed full of some of the largest, as well as some smaller companies within the 3D Printing space, a slew of new products and services are being unveiled. For EnvisionTEC, a company with dual headquarters in Gladbeck, […]

Next week Euromold takes place in Frankfurt, Germany. In what promises to be a fun filled, exciting exhibition, packed full of some of the largest, as well as some smaller companies within the 3D Printing space, a slew of new products and services are being unveiled....