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Aramco to 3D Print Part of New Saudi Oil Processing Facility

While many people are excited about 3D printing houses in the US and Europe, I’m more enthused by 3D construction printing in remote locations. The economics are much better if…

Saudi 3D Printing Service Immensa to Invest $6M in AI-Driven Digital Inventory

Immensa, the additive manufacturing (AM) service bureau headquartered in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), will invest more than $6 million into its newly launched, Digital Inventory Solution Real Time…

Saudi Arabia’s NAMI to Begin Qualifying 3D Printed Oil & Gas Parts

National Additive Manufacturing & Innovation Company (NAMI), an AM services bureau based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) capital of Riyadh, announced at the AM Conclave in Abu Dhabi…

Gulf Nation to Commercialize Fish 3D Printing via Multi-million Dollar Deal with Steakholder Foods

3D printed food, particularly 3D printed meat, is an area generating considerable excitement. The concept seems straightforward: grow nutrients in a vat, then utilize 3D printing to create structures that…

3D Printing Activity in Saudi Arabia Poised to Grow with $15M Immensa Facility

At the end of June, Immensa, a Saudi Arabian additive manufacturing (AM) service bureau, opened a new $15 million facility in Dammam, the fourth-largest city in the Kingdom of Saudi…

“World’s Largest On-site 3D Printed Building” Completed in Saudi Arabia

If there were any doubters about the viability of additive construction (AC), their doubt has likely shaken by now. Not only has the sheer number of AC firms that have…

Leading Saudi Construction Firm Breaks Ground on First Two-Story 3D Printed Home in Middle East

Dar Al Arkan, the largest property developer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), announced that the company has broken ground on the Middle East’s first two-story home built with…

SABIC Debuts New 3D Printing Materials for Rail Industry

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has announced a new, flame-retardant 3D printing material designed for use in the railway industry. The new material, LNP THERMOCOMP AM DC0041XA51, will be debut…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 8, 2022: Boosting Startups, Expansion in the Middle East, and More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we have lots of business, as Titomic enters the Middle Eastern markets in a new reseller partnership. Metafold has secured $500,000 CAD in pre-seed…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 20, 2022: Consumer 3D Printer, WAAM Study, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, EPLUS3D is offering metal 3D printing as an option for flexible manufacturing of sheet metal. Anycubic is working with a MicroLED display manufacturer to…

Saudi Arabia Taps 3D Systems for New 3D Printing Center

3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) is expanding its role in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The 3D printing stalwart has signed an agreement with the Saudi Arabian Industrial…

Dar Al Arkan to Build Saudi Kingdom’s First 3D Printed Home

In the 3D printing industry, companies often boast about their printing accomplishments without having the evidence to back up their claims. Everyone wants to be the leader in the race…

Saudi Arabian Construction Company Purchases BOD2 Large-Scale Construction 3D Printer

This past fall, Denmark’s 3D Printhuset, which specializes in 3D printed construction without all of the noisy hype, created a new company focused solely on its 3D printing construction activities called COBOD International, which…

WinSun Agrees to Provide 100 3D Printers to Saudi Arabian Contractor for 1.5 Million New Homes

Construction company WinSun may be based in China, but it may end up being best known for the work it does in the Middle East. WinSun was part of one…

KAUST Research Team 3D Prints Small Silicon-Based Computers to Use as Non-Invasive Health Monitor E-Stickers

I have been lucky enough, so far in my life, as to not end up in a hospital bed multiple times (knock on wood!). I’m thankful for this, because I…

Saudi Arabian Government Meets With WinSun to Discuss 3D Printing as Part of a Plan to Build 1.5 Million Homes in Five Years

Whenever we hear about Chinese construction company WinSun, it’s pretty much a guarantee that the news isn’t going to be boring. Whether it’s a scandal involving alleged IP theft or a…

When Will the Middle East Embrace 3D Printing in Medicine?

In the last few years, medical applications for 3D printing have been exploding in virtually every market in the world, with one curious exception. While the Middle East hasn’t shied…

3D Hubs Events Calendar: Riyadh, San José, Sydney… and More!

In the US there’s nothing planned for 3D Hubs Events this coming week–probably because Americans will be busy stuffing themselves with holiday turkey and starting the month of festivities that…