sustainable materials

3D Printing News Briefs, April 20, 2024: Manufacturing 4.0 Consortium, Blow Molding, & More

We’re starting with news about a manufacturing consortium in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as OPEN MIND Technologies has joined the Georgia Tech Manufacturing 4.0 Consortium. Moving on, industrial machining…

GREENFILL3D 3D Prints Sustainable Interior Solutions for Stretch Ceilings

Polish startup GREENFILL3D has previously produced sustainable in-store displays, plant markers, and lamps using sustainable materials and desktop 3D printers. I appreciate GREENFILL3D for its use of low-cost material extrusion…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 2, 2023: Metal Powder, Additive Construction, & More

We’re kicking things off with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Mintek, South Africa’s national mineral research organization, has acquired an AMAZEMET machine. Then we move on to…

Spanish Clothing Company Mango Backs Ziknes 3D Printed Furniture Made with Recycled Materials

With its trendy and affordable designs that resonate globally—and €2.3 in annual revenues—Mango is boldly stepping into the realm of innovation and technology. Through its Mango StartUp Studio accelerator, the…

Evonik’s New Nylon 12 3D Printing Material Made from Waste Cooking Oil

Evonik has announced the release of a sustainable PA 12 powder bed fusion (PBF) material, which uses waste cooking oil instead of petroleum as its feedstock. This significant development is…

3D Printed Clay Made Stronger with Fungus in New Research

The Institute of Architecture and Media at Graz University of Technology has recently released an intriguing paper titled “MyCera: Application of Mycelial Growth Within Digitally Manufactured Clay Structures.” The research…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: May 7, 2023

We’ve got plenty of in-person and virtual events to tell you about in this week’s roundup, along with webinars on everything from 3D printed eyewear and automated resin removal to…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: February 12, 2023

There are plenty of webinar and event options this week, starting with the hybrid 3DEXPERIENCE World, being held both online and in-person in Nashville. Webinars this week include offerings from…

Europe’s Largest Private Biomethane Deal to Drive Arkema’s Sustainable 3D Printing Materials

French energy company Engie (EPA: ENGI) announced it would supply 300 gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable biomethane per year to local chemical company Arkema (EPA: AKE) for the next decade….

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…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 13, 2022: Natural Fibers, Robotic Gripper, & More

We’re starting with an event in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as the New Collar Network is hosting a gathering of fab labs in New Mexico next month. Moving on…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 2, 2022: 3D Printed Pasta & Prosthetics & More

We’re beginning with awards in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Hexagon has recognized two winners in its first Sixth Sense cohort of manufacturing startups, and then on to automotive,…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 26, 2022: Filaments & Ink, Cultural Artifacts, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’ll be sharing some material news, followed by a new 3D printing-focused product line, and finally onto cultural heritage. First, Braskem has released three…

Waste-Based 3D Printing Filament Wins SXSW Award

Climate tech company UBQ Materials, a certified B Corp, is focused on helping manufacturers transition to more sustainable business practices. To do this, the Israeli startup developed an advanced conversion technology…

Bio-Based 3D Printing Resin Developed from Upcycled Lignin

One way to help our planet is by using more sustainable materials, such as those made from bio-based materials, but the problem is that these are not yet common enough…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 11, 2021: 3D Printers, Materials, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting off with three new large 3D printers, before moving on to some new materials. Finally, we’ll end with serial 3D printing of…

Pollen-Based Bioink Heralds New Potential for Bioprinting Drugs

Bioprinting has made its way out of the lab and…into other labs. We still haven’t seen a true bioprinted organ implant, but the technology has so evolved and proliferated that…