Sustainable 3D printing

MolyWorks’ Recycled 3D Printing Metals Business Gets $36M Infusion

Continuum, the sustainable metal recycling arm of California 3D printing startup MolyWorks, has raised $36 million in a private equity funding round to support the rapid advancement of the circular…

Addman Continues Acquisition Spree with Harbec

As Addman Engineering gears up to meet the additive manufacturing demands of aerospace, energy, and space, the company is on a spending spree, buying startups to build up its offering…

Formula E Racer Lucas Di Grassi Invests in Roboze 3D Printing

Pro race driver Lucas Di Grassi is investing in Roboze, an Italian manufacturer of high-temperature 3D printers with customers in various industries ranging from aerospace to healthcare. The undisclosed funds…

WASP Displays New 3D Printers and Sustainable Innovation at Formnext 2021

From zero impact houses, 3D printed with raw earth and rice processing waste in Italy, to beautiful stores for high-fashion brands in Dubai, additive construction firm WASP is open for…

The New Raw’s 3D Printed Chair Highlights the Potential for Infinitely Recyclable Materials

The New Raw is a Dutch research and design studio started by two architects, Panos Sakkas and Foteini Sataki, specializing in using waste plastics to create housewares and furniture with…

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Glamorously Chic 3D Printed Dior Concept Store in Dubai

One of the biggest innovators in Dubai’s 3D printing scene has recently been WASP (short for World’s Advanced Saving Project). The pioneering Italian 3D printer manufacturer specializing in sustainable additive…

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3D Printing Companies Divergent Technologies, Nexa3D, and More Join AMGTA

The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA) added six new 3D printing companies to the ranks as part of its ongoing efforts to promote sustainability in additive manufacturing. The additions…

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Honda and WASP Partner for Sustainable 3D Printed Motorcycle Models

After delivering highly publicized 3D printed habitats, helping create commercial drones, and even providing technology for the Italian police to solve crimes, 3D printer manufacturer WASP announced the results of…

Castor Beans Making Sustainable 3D Printed Eyewear Possible

Since 197 countries ratified the Paris Agreement, the residential and commercial sectors claim to be working together to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. A significant portion of emissions derives from…

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1960s Artwork Returns to Life With WASP’s Crane 3D Printing Technology

Once again, crane 3D printing company WASP captivates us with a new earthly design that blends art and culture with sustainable living. This time, the innovative Italian firm teamed up…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 17, 2021: Titomic, Evonik & Farsoon, Humabiologics, UCSD, Syng, FuzzyLogic

Starting with business and then moving on to materials and cool 3D printed products, we’ve got another 3D Printing News Briefs edition for you! Titomic has a new CEO, and…

Joe Kennedy Joins 6K: First Politician to Sit on a 3D Printing Company’s Board

Former Massachusetts congressman Joe Kennedy III joins 6K’s board of directors after 15 years in politics. The leading metal powder producer suggested that the newly appointed politician would add a…

New 3D Printing Industry Leaders Join AMGTA

The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA) welcomed eight new member organizations adding to its list of 12 additive manufacturing (AM) companies aligned with the organization’s commitment to promoting the…

Toward Sustainable 3D Printing: Eastman to Begin Reporting Plastic Pellet Spills in 2021

Although we have become accustomed to seeing plastic in its final form, nearly every product made of plastic starts out as pellets. These tiny, disc-shaped granules that usually measure a…

Sculpteo Offers Four Bio-based Nylon 3D Printing Materials from BASF

Sculpteo has announced the availability of four new PA11-based materials from BASF Forward AM on its online part services platform. Known for its high-ductility, impact strength, and suitability for applications…

How Sustainable is Metal 3D Printing? AMGTA’s First Report Says “It Depends”

Two months after commissioning the first research project on the environmental sustainability of metal 3D printing, the Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (AMGTA), a global trade group created to foster…

Model No. 3D Prints Furniture from Agricultural Waste

3D printing is often viewed as one of the key sustainable technologies, primarily because it can produce complex structures in one single part, facilitates efficient designs, and creates less waste….

Harvard Team Develops Shape Memory Material for Smart 3D Printed Fabrics

Researchers at Harvard University‘s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) created a new material from keratin that can be 3D printed into complex shapes and pre-programmed…

Microsoft Community Pitch-Off: Turning Plastic Waste Into Educational Supplies with 3D Printing

People across the globe are harnessing the power of new technologies in a search for sustainable, low-cost, and localized solutions to life that will eventually deal with some of Earth’s…

3D Printing for Ecological Sustainability in Marine Applications

In the recently published ‘Recycled Sustainable 3D Printing Materials for Marine Environments,’ the authors—involved in the Bio-Shelters Project—venture into the realm of sustainability and recycling in 3D printing, but they…