polymer 3D printing

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: June 5, 2022

Last week was a bit of a reprieve, and we’re back in business now with a full schedule of 3D printing webinars and events! Topics include automation, polymer 3D printing…

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…

Siemens Partners with Roboze to Automate 3D Printing

Siemens and Roboze have announced that they are collaborating to develop workflows dedicated to the industrialization of 3D printing. This includes an emphasis on expanding the use of the technology…

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ESA’s New Microgravity 3D Printer Could Revolutionize Space Manufacturing

A ground-based prototype for a new microgravity 3D printer is now complete and awaits deployment to the International Space Station (ISS) for testing. Capable of 3D printing parts much larger…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: March 13, 2022

We’ve got a busy week of webinars and virtual events ahead, covering topics from polymer 3D printing, improving patient screening with 3D CT scans, DfAM, LinkedIn branding, manufacturing workflow management,…

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Automotive Plastic 3D Printing to Reach $2.7B in North America and Europe by 2030

According to a new report from SmarTech Analysis, the market for polymer 3D printing in North America and Europe’s automotive sector is expected to reach $2.7 billion by 2030. As…

Sigma Labs’ 3D Printing QA Software Now Available for Polymers

Sigma Labs, Inc. makes PrintRite3D, an in-process quality assurance (QA) monitoring suite of software used with metal powder bed fusion (PBF). The solution allows users to track and find errors,…

GE and University of Sydney Launch Research Hub to Drive 3D Printing Innovation

In 2020, the University of Sydney (USYD) and GE subsidiary GE Additive announced the launch of a high-tech manufacturing hub on campus to establish capabilities and training in metal additive…

3D Printing Market Set for Biggest Q4 in History, Says SmarTech Analysis

According to the latest quarterly data report from SmarTech Analysis, the 3D printing industry’s third quarter of 2021 is continuing a trend of “robust recovery”. Metals expanded by about 18…

Rapid + TCT 2021: CEO Reichental on New Nexa3D Products and the 3D Printing Industry

During the recent RAPID + TCT 2021 event, ultrafast polymer 3D printer maker Nexa3D showcased its end-to-end 3D printing validated workflow for the first time. From September 13 through 15,…

Stratasys Announces New Materials and Software Services At RAPID + TCT 2021

As the RAPID + TCT 2021 event kicks off at McCormick Place in Chicago for its 30th year, pioneering 3D printing manufacturer Stratasys announced new innovative material offerings, an expanded…

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AON3D Secures $11.5M to Blaze New 3D Printing Trails on the Moon

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer AON3D has secured $11.5 million in funding from a diverse group of investors. The startup revealed the money will fund large-scale production of end-use thermoplastic parts,…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: June 27, 2021

As we move from June into July, we’ve got a little less hectic schedule of events and webinars for you this week, with topics ranging from leveraging AM for end-use…

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Arkema Buys 10% Stake in Serial 3D Printing Firm ERPRO 3D FACTORY

Investment activity in 3D printing companies is at an all time high. One family of strategic investors that are funding across the 3D printing market are polymer companies. Covestro (DSM),…

Nexa3D Receives Over $55M in Funding to Drive 3D Printing Development

What pandemic? Even though the last year has been hard on every industry, including additive manufacturing, ultrafast production polymer 3D printer manufacturer Nexa3D hasn’t let that slow it down. The…

Evonik Launches New PEEK Filament for Industrial 3D Printing Applications

As one of the top specialty chemicals companies, with activity in more than 100 different countries around the world, Evonik knows a thing or two when it comes to 3D…

AddiFab Secures $6.3M to Drive Unique 3D Printing-Injection Molding Tech

Metal 3D printing has been an exciting market segment to watch in 2021, with the competition over bound metal printing heating up. However, polymers can’t be left behind, as we’re…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: February 21, 2021

This coming week is chock full of webinars, with three a day for three days running. So without further ado, let’s dive right in! TriMech on Sweeps and Threads in…

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Stratasys Completes Acquisition of Open 3D Printing Startup Origin

3D printing global leader Stratasys announced it completed Origin‘s acquisition, a pioneering startup that develops open additive manufacturing (AM) platforms. The closing of the transaction comes shortly after its first…

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2020 Industrial Polymer 3D Printer Buying Guide

Industrial 3D printers are those used by companies on the factory floor, generally for manufacturing end products. In a lot of cases, they can also be used for making items…

Polymer 3D Printing to Generate $11.7B in 2020, SmarTech Reports

Those of us following additive manufacturing (AM) news have little doubt that the technology is growing rapidly, but the latest report from SmarTech Analysis can anchor that confidence in hard…

Musical Chairs: GKN Buys Forecast3D

We’ve known already for a number of years that aerospace, automotive and defense company GKN is serious about 3D printing. The company acquired one of the first Additive Industries systems,…

Boom Supersonic Partners with Stratasys to Bring 3D Printed Parts to the XB-1 Supersonic Demonstrator

Boom Supersonic is a company with an out-sized and incredibly ambitious dream: to make supersonic air travel a reality. Boom wants to make a passenger aircraft capable of going at…

Top 10 3D Printing Aerospace Stories from 2018

3D printing has played an important role in many industries over the past year, such as medical, education, and aerospace. It would take a very long time to list all…