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Ricoh & IBM Launch New Workflow Solution for 3D Printed Anatomical Models

This spring, Ricoh USA, Inc. partnered with enterprise imaging solution IBM Watson Health to develop an end-to-end solution for 3D printing anatomical models. It seems this partnership is continuing, as…

Farsoon, Ricoh & FABULOUS Demonstrate 3D Printed PA 11 for Water and Food Industry

Powder company FABULOUS has released a number of industry-specific materials for powder bed fusion. The newest include two PA 11 products, Bluecare and Active, for the food and water industry…

Flight Freedom: Gravity Industries’ Upcoming Electric Suit Gets 3D Printed Parts from Ricoh

The new gravity-defying Jet Suit by UK-based jetpack manufacturer Gravity Industries will be 3D printed with thermoplastic polymer polypropylene and assembled in just days, thanks to a partnership with 3D printing…

IBM and Ricoh Partner for 3D Printed Anatomical Models

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced a platform update that will become a part of a larger strategy for smart healthcare solutions that include 3D printed anatomical models. The newest release of…

Dream 3D Printing Mergers & Acquisitions: What if Henkel Acquired…

Inspired in part by the SPAC mergers of VELO3D with Jaws, Markforged with one, and Rocket Lab with Vector Acquisition Corporation, as well as the acquisition of EnvisionTEC by Desktop Metal, and…

Ricoh to Supply Impossible Objects Composite 3D Printing to European Market

A new partnership between Impossible Objects and Ricoh 3D will make new composite-enhanced parts available to European Ricoh 3D customers. The parts, created via Impossible Objects’ much-touted CBAM process, will…

Ricoh 3D Adds Generative Design Options for 3D Printing

UK-based Ricoh 3D has added generative design and shape optimization software to their line of 3D printing services. Currently, Ricoh 3D offers external printers and in-house printing and design (both…

Bioprinting: Ricoh Reveals New DNA Plate for Lung Cancer Genetic Testing

Japanese global technology giant Ricoh and DNA microarray developer DNA Chip Research Laboratories created a DNA standard plate for blood-based genetic testing of lung cancer. Launched exclusively in Japan on…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, July 13, 2020

We’ve got six webinars and virtual events to tell you about in this week’s roundup, including two about ceramics 3D printing, one focused on patents and another on pharmaceuticals, a…

3D Printing Webinar & Virtual Event Roundup, May 31, 2020

With so many events going virtual due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there’s also been an increase in the number of webinars that companies in the additive manufacturing industry are…

Ricoh’s Bioprinting Technology Could Help Improve PCR Testing

Seeking ways to uncover new customer applications in the biomedical field led Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, Ricoh, to develop a proprietary bioprinting technology that is now being used…

Ricoh to Buy 34.5 Percent of Bioprinting Company Elixirgen Scientific

Japan’s Ricoh Company, Ltd. announces further investment in 3D printing—and bioprinting—teaming up with Elixirgen Scientific, Inc. of Baltimore Maryland. Together, they will be focused on creating new products for the…

Using an Inkjet Robot On Curved FDM Surfaces to Get the Best of Both Worlds

So far, 3D creators have experimented with hydrographics, ultrasonic misting, and water marbling as ways to make Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF)-created objects more visually interesting. Now, an Austrian-based group is…

Ricoh Sees Importance of 3D Printing, Digital Fabrication in Education, Business Strategy

88% of the 787 higher education leaders and decision-makers around the world questioned in a new study commissioned by Ricoh Europe and conducted by Coleman Parkes said that new skills they…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 2, 2018

In celebration of finally leaving the long month of January behind, we’ll start today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some good news – Carbon is celebrating its fifth anniversary! Moving…

formnext: BASF 3D Printing Solutions Announces New Partnerships and Strategic Alliance to Develop 3D Printing Materials

If there’s one thing we know about BASF, it’s that the global chemical company is putting forth all of its available resources in order to climb to the top of the…

Ricoh Turns to Stratasys 3D Printing for 2D Printer Production

Like many other producers of traditional office equipment, Ricoh has made clear its intentions to enter the 3D printing market. The reasons for doing so are clear; the demand for equipment…

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…

3D Printing Patent Landscape

The field of 3D printing has been growing rapidly for years.  It has applications in many areas of life and the economy, such as healthcare, aerospace, and parts replacement.  3D…

HP’s Expansion Takes Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing to Japan

HP wants to have the 3D printing technology heard ’round the world, and with their spate of recent expansions the company is making major headway across the globe. Just a…

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…

Major Japanese Printer Manufacturer Shifts Focus: Ricoh Turns to 3D Printing

Ricoh, the Japanese imaging and electronics company which specializes in the manufacturing of printers, is seeing a significant decline in demand for traditional computer and office printers. To ensure long-term…

3D Printing Was the Most Important Technology of 2015

I’m open to the suggestion that I may be a little biased on the subject, but I think this past year no other technology has proven that it will completely…