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2017: The Year in 3D Printers

2017: The Year in 3D Printers

We’ve reached the last days of December, which means that it’s time to start looking back on what’s happened in 2017. Whether you’re reviewing the year with a nostalgic or a “thank goodness it’s almost over” attitude, there’s no denying that it’s been an eventful year, and that’s true in the 3D printing world as […]

We’ve reached the last days of December, which means that it’s time to start looking back on what’s happened in 2017. Whether you’re reviewing the year with a nostalgic or a “thank goodness it’s almost over” attitude,...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 15, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: December 15, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some aerospace 3D printing, then moving on to business announcements, new releases, and 3D printed art. The European Space Agency has released its first prototype design for a 3D printed satellite, while Northrop Grumman is looking for 3D printing partners to develop metal aerospace parts. Graphene […]

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some aerospace 3D printing, then moving on to business announcements, new releases, and 3D printed art. The European Space Agency has released its first prototype design for a 3D printed satellite,...
New Partnerships for Renishaw, Dassault Systèmes Center on Digital Technology

New Partnerships for Renishaw, Dassault Systèmes Center on Digital Technology

The ADT Foundation was founded in 2010 as an organization dedicated to advancing education in the field of head and neck reconstruction – particularly involving digital technology. One of its main functions is to organize and present conferences and workshops centered on professional development in head and neck reconstruction, including the Advanced Digital Technologies in Head […]

The ADT Foundation was founded in 2010 as an organization dedicated to advancing education in the field of head and neck reconstruction – particularly involving digital technology. One of its main functions is to organize and present conferences and workshops...
3D Printing News Briefs: December 8, 2017

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. PyroGenesis has signed an NDA with an aircraft engine manufacturer, while a Renishaw director has received a special honor. HP will soon be selling its […]

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. PyroGenesis has signed an NDA with an aircraft engine manufacturer, while...
Renishaw "Significantly Improves Productivity" with Four-Laser Metal Additive Manufacturing

Renishaw "Significantly Improves Productivity" with Four-Laser Metal Additive Manufacturing

Two heads are better than one when it comes to ideation, but are four lasers better than one when it comes to metal 3D printing? If you ask UK-based Renishaw, the answer is a resounding, and substantiated, yes. The company used formnext as a launchpad for its new RenAM 500Q four-laser additive manufacturing system, and it […]

Two heads are better than one when it comes to ideation, but are four lasers better than one when it comes to metal 3D printing? If you ask UK-based Renishaw, the answer is a resounding, and substantiated, yes. The company used formnext as a launchpad for its...
Bernese Mountain Dog Receives 3D Printed Patient-Specific Implant

Bernese Mountain Dog Receives 3D Printed Patient-Specific Implant

Humans are the only animals that take on pets and the profound connections that we develop with our animal companions mean that we want to do everything in our power to keep them happy and healthy. We do this not just because we want it for them, but also because we want them to be […]

Humans are the only animals that take on pets and the profound connections that we develop with our animal companions mean that we want to do everything in our power to keep them happy and healthy. We do this not just because we want it for them, but also because we...
Horizon Additive Manufacturing Leverages 3D Printing for Better Production of Aerospace Components

Horizon Additive Manufacturing Leverages 3D Printing for Better Production of Aerospace Components

From model airplanes to drones to jets and rockets, you may be amazed to find out how many aircraft are flying today with 3D printed parts. And this trend will only continue to increase, propelled further by consortiums such as the UK’s ATI Horizon Additive Manufacturing as they work to develop progressive manufacturing methods in […]

From model airplanes to drones to jets and rockets, you may be amazed to find out how many aircraft are flying today with 3D printed parts. And this trend will only continue to increase, propelled further by consortiums such as the UK’s ATI Horizon Additive...
Maturation in 3D Printing Evident in Expansion at formnext 2017

Maturation in 3D Printing Evident in Expansion at formnext 2017

Frankfurt played host from November 14th through 17th to tens of thousands of members of the 3D printing community. According to the organizers behind formnext 2017, more than 21,492 attendees walked the two halls making up this year’s event, visiting with 470 exhibiting companies for conversations spanning booths, conference presentations, hallway encounters, scheduled interviews, impromptu […]

Frankfurt played host from November 14th through 17th to tens of thousands of members of the 3D printing community. According to the organizers behind formnext 2017, more than 21,492 attendees walked the two halls making up this year’s event, visiting with 470...
Identify3D is a formnext Startup Challenge Winner and Announces Two New 3D Printing Data Security Partnerships

Identify3D is a formnext Startup Challenge Winner and Announces Two New 3D Printing Data Security Partnerships

Like just about everyone who’s anyone in the 3D printing world, digital supply chain software provider Identify3D is at formnext in Frankfurt this week. In addition to demonstrating its technology at the conference, and having good news to share about two recently announced partnerships, the company, which provides security and traceability software for digital manufacturing, is […]

Like just about everyone who’s anyone in the 3D printing world, digital supply chain software provider Identify3D is at formnext in Frankfurt this week. In addition to demonstrating its technology at the conference, and having good news to share about two...
The Bloodhound Reaches New Speeds with Help from 3D Printing

The Bloodhound Reaches New Speeds with Help from 3D Printing

You might think that the person shooting past you on the freeway is going absurdly fast, but they’re crawling in comparison to the speed the Bloodhound will eventually be going. The Bloodhound Project has two main goals: to break the sound barrier, and to become the first land vehicle to travel at 1,000 mph. To […]

You might think that the person shooting past you on the freeway is going absurdly fast, but they’re crawling in comparison to the speed the Bloodhound will eventually be going. The Bloodhound Project has two main goals: to break the sound barrier, and to become...
Renishaw Launching New Products at formnext to Make Additive Manufacturing More Mainstream

Renishaw Launching New Products at formnext to Make Additive Manufacturing More Mainstream

Like so many others in the 3D printing industry, Renishaw, headquartered in the UK, attended the TCT Show in Birmingham last month; Renishaw Iberica was also at IN(3D)USTRY last week. The leading metrology company has been working hard to grow its metal additive manufacturing activity and its end-to-end production process; to showcase the latter at TCT […]

Like so many others in the 3D printing industry, Renishaw, headquartered in the UK, attended the TCT Show in Birmingham last month; Renishaw Iberica was also at IN(3D)USTRY last week. The leading metrology company has been working hard to grow its metal additive...
IN(3D)USTRY Brings 3D Printing to Barcelona Industry Week

IN(3D)USTRY Brings 3D Printing to Barcelona Industry Week

You may not know how to pronounce it at first glance, but IN(3D)USTRY (“in-three-dustry”, officially) has certainly been making a name for itself. Started last year in Barcelona, the young event has quickly grown, joining as part of Barcelona Industry Week for the 2017 edition held this week at the busy Fira Barcelona Gran Via […]

You may not know how to pronounce it at first glance, but IN(3D)USTRY (“in-three-dustry”, officially) has certainly been making a name for itself. Started last year in Barcelona, the young event has quickly grown, joining as part of Barcelona Industry Week...
Metal 3D Printing Makes a Strong Showing at TCT Show 2017

Metal 3D Printing Makes a Strong Showing at TCT Show 2017

This past week during TCT Show 2017, 3D printing was on full display as more than 250 exhibitors displayed the latest in additive technologies, showcasing software, hardware, and materials. Of course there’s one area that has lately been drawing the attention of the industry, and metal additive manufacturing had a great deal to show for […]

This past week during TCT Show 2017, 3D printing was on full display as more than 250 exhibitors displayed the latest in additive technologies, showcasing software, hardware, and materials. Of course there’s one area that has lately been drawing the attention of...
Brownies Troop Receives a 3D Printing Education and New Badges from Renishaw

Brownies Troop Receives a 3D Printing Education and New Badges from Renishaw

There’s much talk about the importance of getting children interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects and possibly eventual careers. There’s even more of an emphasis, among many organizations, on making sure that girls are being engaged in STEM. A gender gap exists in STEM fields, and there are multiple reasons for it, […]

There’s much talk about the importance of getting children interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects and possibly eventual careers. There’s even more of an emphasis, among many organizations, on making sure that girls are...
TCT Show: Themes and Overview of 3D Printing in 2017

TCT Show: Themes and Overview of 3D Printing in 2017

This week in the UK, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham played host for the 22nd TCT Show, an annual affair that brings together the 3D printing industry. With perhaps 10,000 visitors and more than 250 exhibitors, the 2017 edition was certainly one for the books as the three days of the event were filled […]

This week in the UK, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham played host for the 22nd TCT Show, an annual affair that brings together the 3D printing industry. With perhaps 10,000 visitors and more than 250 exhibitors, the 2017 edition was certainly one for...
Tech Soft 3D's Software Development Toolkits Improve Clients' 3D Printing Capabilities

Tech Soft 3D's Software Development Toolkits Improve Clients' 3D Printing Capabilities

According to a market report by SmarTech, the market size for 3D printing will grow over 150% in the next four years; as it’s already at around $294 million, that’s a pretty big jump. In the same report, SmarTech projects that, by the year 2021, nearly 30% of the additive manufacturing software market will come […]

According to a market report by SmarTech, the market size for 3D printing will grow over 150% in the next four years; as it’s already at around $294 million, that’s a pretty big jump. In the same report, SmarTech projects that, by the year 2021, nearly 30%...
Renishaw and Infosys Team Up to Lower the Additive Manufacturing Entry Barrier

Renishaw and Infosys Team Up to Lower the Additive Manufacturing Entry Barrier

It can be intimidating for manufacturers to adopt new technologies, and even more intimidating to implement them at a large scale. Part of the reason that additive manufacturing hasn’t become more widespread is that entry barrier; many companies just aren’t sure how to begin incorporating the technology, much less use it for large-volume production. Many […]

It can be intimidating for manufacturers to adopt new technologies, and even more intimidating to implement them at a large scale. Part of the reason that additive manufacturing hasn’t become more widespread is that entry barrier; many companies just...
3D Printed Sundial Tells the Time and the Story of Berkeley Castle

3D Printed Sundial Tells the Time and the Story of Berkeley Castle

In the town of Berkeley, in Gloucestershire, UK, is Berkeley Castle, a magnificent stone fortress that has been standing since the 12th century. It’s seen a lot of history, including, allegedly, the murder of King Edward II in 1327, as well as multiple battles. For all its age and history, though, the castle, owned by […]

In the town of Berkeley, in Gloucestershire, UK, is Berkeley Castle, a magnificent stone fortress that has been standing since the 12th century. It’s seen a lot of history, including, allegedly, the murder of King Edward II in 1327, as well as multiple battles....
High-Performance Aluminum Alloy for Additive Manufacturing in Focus for Renishaw and Aeromet

High-Performance Aluminum Alloy for Additive Manufacturing in Focus for Renishaw and Aeromet

Materials are increasingly in focus in additive manufacturing, with particular attention being paid to metals. As the industry well understands by now, moving a material from a traditional to an additive manufacturing process is not so simple as dropping the same type of metal powder into a different machine. Material properties must be well understood […]

Materials are increasingly in focus in additive manufacturing, with particular attention being paid to metals. As the industry well understands by now, moving a material from a traditional to an additive manufacturing process is not so simple as dropping the same type...
Family of the Future: Unprecedented Collaboration Brings 29 Partners Together to Advance Additive Manufacturing

Family of the Future: Unprecedented Collaboration Brings 29 Partners Together to Advance Additive Manufacturing

No single company will propel 3D printing technology to its full potential; the industry around additive manufacturing will have to come together for a realizable future. The necessity of collaboration is increasingly coming into focus, and Belgium is among the countries specifically heralding co-creation in additive manufacturing. The biggest theme underscoring this spring’s Materialise World […]

No single company will propel 3D printing technology to its full potential; the industry around additive manufacturing will have to come together for a realizable future. The necessity of collaboration is increasingly coming into focus, and Belgium is among the...
3D Printing News Briefs: July 18, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: July 18, 2017

We’re diving headfirst into some 3D printing legal and business news for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to an additive manufacturing competition and a new additive manufacturing company, a new hybrid material, and a 3D printed solution to help you beat the summer heat. Shapeways has filed formal comments in the […]

We’re diving headfirst into some 3D printing legal and business news for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to an additive manufacturing competition and a new additive manufacturing company, a new hybrid material, and a 3D printed solution...
Comparison of Metal 3D Printing -- Part One: Powder Bed Fusion

Comparison of Metal 3D Printing -- Part One: Powder Bed Fusion

Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the market is growing quickly. There are a number of different metal 3D printing technologies out there. In this article we’ll give you an overview of the major technologies and vendors in the space. In […]

Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the market is growing quickly. There are a number of different metal 3D printing technologies out there. In this article we’ll give you an overview of...
Futuralve Project Utilizes Metal 3D Printing to Improve High-Speed Aerospace Turbines

Futuralve Project Utilizes Metal 3D Printing to Improve High-Speed Aerospace Turbines

Renishaw is a busy company, lending its metrology and metal 3D printing expertise to a broad variety of applications from boats to eye surgery. One of its primary industries, however, has always been aerospace. That’s a particular area of focus right now for Renishaw Ibérica, the company’s Spanish subsidiary. Currently, Renishaw Ibérica is part of a large […]

Renishaw is a busy company, lending its metrology and metal 3D printing expertise to a broad variety of applications from boats to eye surgery. One of its primary industries, however, has always been aerospace. That’s a particular area of focus right now...
Science in the Age of Experience Focuses on Digital Pathway from Concept to Production with Additive Manufacturing Symposium

Science in the Age of Experience Focuses on Digital Pathway from Concept to Production with Additive Manufacturing Symposium

This week in Chicago, Dassault Systèmes is hosting Science in the Age of Experience as the company’s 3DEXPERIENCE platform continues with its forward momentum. Dassault, which recently opened its latest 3DEXPERIENCE Center in Wichita, Kansas, is positioning itself as an end-to-end solutions provider and is increasingly showcasing its offerings through high-level and high-profile events. In Wichita, […]

This week in Chicago, Dassault Systèmes is hosting Science in the Age of Experience as the company’s 3DEXPERIENCE platform continues with its forward momentum. Dassault, which recently opened its latest 3DEXPERIENCE Center in Wichita, Kansas, is positioning...
The R&D Profiles of Leading 3D Printing Companies

The R&D Profiles of Leading 3D Printing Companies

It is important to analyze the level of the R&D occurring at the leading 3D printer manufacturers to help understand the technology commitment and future growth prospects of the 3D printing industry. A table providing the last three years per capita R&D for six companies’ public reporting purposes is presented below: Some conclusions from the six-company data for […]

It is important to analyze the level of the R&D occurring at the leading 3D printer manufacturers to help understand the technology commitment and future growth prospects of the 3D printing industry. A table providing the last three years per capita R&D for...
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