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3D Printing News Briefs: May 15, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 15, 2018

There are several new launches to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with a new sustainable 3D printing steel powder project. Jabil has begun its digital future initiative, and ANSYS released its latest software version, which has a digital twin feature. WASP has a new clay line, and German RepRap has added PEKK […]

There are several new launches to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with a new sustainable 3D printing steel powder project. Jabil has begun its digital future initiative, and ANSYS released its latest software version, which has a digital twin...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 11, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: May 11, 2018

We’re bringing you the business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to a car update and metal 3D printing news. The ExOne company has released its Q1 2018 financial results, while the South Korean government is investing in 3D printing and Fictiv announces the results of its Series B funding […]

We’re bringing you the business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to a car update and metal 3D printing news. The ExOne company has released its Q1 2018 financial results, while the South Korean government is investing in 3D...
Buggy 3D Printed Kitchen Appliance Targets Sustainable Nutrition

Buggy 3D Printed Kitchen Appliance Targets Sustainable Nutrition

While I don’t think many people would agree with young Simba’s culinary assessment of jungle bugs as being “slimy yet satisfying” in The Lion King, the truth is that insects are a very healthy food. Whole insect powder is up to 65% protein, chock full of amino and omega acids with very little sugar; it’s a […]

While I don’t think many people would agree with young Simba’s culinary assessment of jungle bugs as being “slimy yet satisfying” in The Lion King, the truth is that insects are a very healthy food. Whole insect powder is up to 65% protein,...
Changing the Concept of Waste: Using Microfactories to Turn Trash Into 3D Printing Filament and Metal Alloys

Changing the Concept of Waste: Using Microfactories to Turn Trash Into 3D Printing Filament and Metal Alloys

Waste is a serious problem in the world today, and we are the only ones who can do something about it, as much as we may wish that Captain Planet could just swoop in to save the day. Last summer, a group of volunteers spent four days cleaning up and collecting more than seven metric […]

Waste is a serious problem in the world today, and we are the only ones who can do something about it, as much as we may wish that Captain Planet could just swoop in to save the day. Last summer, a group of volunteers spent four days cleaning up and collecting more...
3D Printing News Briefs: January 23, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 23, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business to cover in 3D Printing News Briefs today, starting with some big news from Dassault Systèmes – it has been recognized as the world’s most sustainable company. 3D LifePrints completed a Series A investment round for medical 3D printing, Aurora Labs appointed two new board members, and Renaissance Services […]

We’ve got a lot of business to cover in 3D Printing News Briefs today, starting with some big news from Dassault Systèmes – it has been recognized as the world’s most sustainable company. 3D LifePrints completed a Series A investment round for...
Shipyard 4.0 Concept Features 3D Printing, Digital Twins, Advanced Technologies for Shipbuilding in Spain and Australia

Shipyard 4.0 Concept Features 3D Printing, Digital Twins, Advanced Technologies for Shipbuilding in Spain and Australia

One of the many industries that is increasingly using 3D printing technology is shipbuilding: we’ve seen everything from a 3D printed class-approved propeller to a heightening focus on high-tech and IP implications for the maritime industry. Spanish state-owned Navantia is a leading technology company that designs and builds high-tech civil and military vessels, control and combat systems, […]

One of the many industries that is increasingly using 3D printing technology is shipbuilding: we’ve seen everything from a 3D printed class-approved propeller to a heightening focus on high-tech and IP implications for the maritime industry. Spanish...
Winsun Uses Recycled Material to 3D Print Sustainable Bus Stop in China

Winsun Uses Recycled Material to 3D Print Sustainable Bus Stop in China

When you’re waiting outside for public transportation, it’s nice to have someplace to sit down and get out of the elements – that’s why they invented the simple, but ingenious, bus stop. The Shanghai-based engineering, architecture, and construction company Winsun, which recently presented at what’s being touted by 3D Printhuset as the largest 3D construction […]

When you’re waiting outside for public transportation, it’s nice to have someplace to sit down and get out of the elements – that’s why they invented the simple, but ingenious, bus stop. The Shanghai-based engineering, architecture, and...
3D Printed Connectors Make This Startup’s Sustainable Indoor Garden Grow

3D Printed Connectors Make This Startup’s Sustainable Indoor Garden Grow

The first time we planted a garden in our backyard, I couldn’t get enough of watching the vegetables grow. I would go out in the yard and gently move aside the leaves to get a glimpse of the tiny green beans that were getting bigger every day. We had an abundance of tomatoes that year […]

The first time we planted a garden in our backyard, I couldn’t get enough of watching the vegetables grow. I would go out in the yard and gently move aside the leaves to get a glimpse of the tiny green beans that were getting bigger every day. We had an...
Russian Researchers Develop New Recyclable 3D Printing Polymer Out of Biomass Material

Russian Researchers Develop New Recyclable 3D Printing Polymer Out of Biomass Material

When it comes to 3D printing materials, you won’t come across a more popular choice than plastic – there are all sorts of plastics to choose from, and it’s also the cheapest of the 3D printing materials. However, plastic definitely has its issues – landfills around the world are filling up with plastics, and the […]

When it comes to 3D printing materials, you won’t come across a more popular choice than plastic – there are all sorts of plastics to choose from, and it’s also the cheapest of the 3D printing materials. However, plastic definitely has its issues...
Seth Aaron by Feetz Line Hits the Runway in Debut of the First 3D Printed Designer Shoe and Accessory Collection

Seth Aaron by Feetz Line Hits the Runway in Debut of the First 3D Printed Designer Shoe and Accessory Collection

We have been following San Diego-based technology company Feetz ever since we first heard Founder and CEO Lucy Beard’s custom 3D printed shoe pitch back in 2014. Not long after, the company raised $1.25 million in a seed funding round, and 3DPrint.com had the chance to check out a 3D printed preview pair of Feetz, as […]

We have been following San Diego-based technology company Feetz ever since we first heard Founder and CEO Lucy Beard’s custom 3D printed shoe pitch back in 2014. Not long after, the company raised $1.25 million in a seed funding round, and 3DPrint.com had the...
Designer Uses Sustainable 3D Printing in Recent Exhibition Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art

Designer Uses Sustainable 3D Printing in Recent Exhibition Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art

My wedding dress was so beautiful, I was almost afraid to touch it, much less wear it. Have you ever seen a piece of clothing, or jewelry, and thought that it was so striking it was an actual work of art? Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not uncommon these days to see unique […]

My wedding dress was so beautiful, I was almost afraid to touch it, much less wear it. Have you ever seen a piece of clothing, or jewelry, and thought that it was so striking it was an actual work of art? Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating an industrial center in Morocco that specializes in metal 3D printing, while Z3DFAB opens a Digital […]

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating...
Two-Time Project Runway Winner Teaming Up with Feetz to Launch 3D Printed Designer Shoe Line

Two-Time Project Runway Winner Teaming Up with Feetz to Launch 3D Printed Designer Shoe Line

3D printed fashion has hit the runway more times than I can count, and less than a month ago the bomber jacket by Israeli designer Danit Peleg became the first commercially available 3D printed garment. Two years ago, the designers on one of my favorite reality television shows, Emmy-nominated Project Runway, had the chance to use […]

3D printed fashion has hit the runway more times than I can count, and less than a month ago the bomber jacket by Israeli designer Danit Peleg became the first commercially available 3D printed garment. Two years ago, the designers on one of my favorite reality...
Feetz on the Streetz Takes Custom 3D Printed Shoes on a Pop-Up Shop Road Trip

Feetz on the Streetz Takes Custom 3D Printed Shoes on a Pop-Up Shop Road Trip

At my old job, food trucks would come and occasionally park in our lot for a few hours during lunch, and sometimes we’d get a fashion store’s mobile truck as well. The concept of pop-up shops and stores on wheels is a very popular one these days – why battle busy restaurants or malls when […]

At my old job, food trucks would come and occasionally park in our lot for a few hours during lunch, and sometimes we’d get a fashion store’s mobile truck as well. The concept of pop-up shops and stores on wheels is a very popular one these days –...
IAAC Demonstrates On Site Robotics 3D Printing Construction Method in Barcelona

IAAC Demonstrates On Site Robotics 3D Printing Construction Method in Barcelona

In May, experts from the construction industry met in Barcelona at the 20th annual Barcelona Building Construmat, a conference that promotes innovation in construction. The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) knows all about innovation, as it has demonstrated before through its Pylos 3D printing technique, its groundbreaking 3D printed concrete bridge, and other notable […]

In May, experts from the construction industry met in Barcelona at the 20th annual Barcelona Building Construmat, a conference that promotes innovation in construction. The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) knows all about innovation, as it has...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 30, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 30, 2017

On this last day of June, we will be covering everything from research to business and 3D software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. EarthShift Global and HP recently presented at a conference about the economic, environmental, and social impacts of advanced 3D printing technologies, while a Penn State student finished third in a national manufacturing […]

On this last day of June, we will be covering everything from research to business and 3D software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. EarthShift Global and HP recently presented at a conference about the economic, environmental, and social impacts of advanced...
RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins Competition Kicks Off With Partners IN(3D)USTRY and Noumena Studio

RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins Competition Kicks Off With Partners IN(3D)USTRY and Noumena Studio

Online digital platform RESHAPE promotes the design, research, and production of digital ideas, and represents a large international community of makers, designers, and customers who are inspired by innovation and want to explore the implications and applications of technology in today’s society. In 2014, RESHAPE held a Digital Craft Competition, and then a Wearable Technology […]

Online digital platform RESHAPE promotes the design, research, and production of digital ideas, and represents a large international community of makers, designers, and customers who are inspired by innovation and want to explore the implications and applications of...
How 3D Printing Can Help Businesses Go Green

How 3D Printing Can Help Businesses Go Green

3D printing has a lot of potential impacts and uses in business. Prototyping to producing intermediates and making end use 3D printed parts are just some of the application areas where 3D printing is seeing large-scale implementations at the moment. One of the touted benefits of 3D printing is its ability to let companies produce […]

3D printing has a lot of potential impacts and uses in business. Prototyping to producing intermediates and making end use 3D printed parts are just some of the application areas where 3D printing is seeing large-scale implementations at the moment. One of the touted...
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Signs 3D Printing Research MoU with GE Additive

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority Signs 3D Printing Research MoU with GE Additive

We discuss Dubai’s 3D Printing Strategy a lot here at 3DPrint.com…obviously. It was introduced in 2016, featuring a multi-tiered plan designed to make the UAE a global 3D printing leader. The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently began utilizing 3D printing technology for dental services and lightweight prosthetics, a 3D printed office building was unveiled in early 2016, and […]

We discuss Dubai’s 3D Printing Strategy a lot here at 3DPrint.com…obviously. It was introduced in 2016, featuring a multi-tiered plan designed to make the UAE a global 3D printing leader. The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently began utilizing 3D...
3D Brooklyn Teams with Better Future Factory to Sell Refil Recycled 3D Printer Filament in the US

3D Brooklyn Teams with Better Future Factory to Sell Refil Recycled 3D Printer Filament in the US

For all of the myriad of uses for 3D printing, benefiting vastly different industries, it has been somewhat lacking in one particular area. 3D printing isn’t as sustainable as it could or perhaps should be. Admittedly, 3D printing can aid in reducing shipping by making products locally, allowing companies and designers to make products as needed, […]

For all of the myriad of uses for 3D printing, benefiting vastly different industries, it has been somewhat lacking in one particular area. 3D printing isn’t as sustainable as it could or perhaps should be. Admittedly, 3D printing can aid in reducing shipping by...
Back to Nature: SLEM and BioInspiration Develop Compostable Shoes 3D Printed with WillowFlex

Back to Nature: SLEM and BioInspiration Develop Compostable Shoes 3D Printed with WillowFlex

I go through clothes and shoes pretty quickly. I’m not sure if I’m particularly rough on things, or I just tend to buy cheaper apparel that isn’t made to last – probably both – but it seems that every day I’m discovering a frayed sleeve or a hole in a shoe. As an obsessive environmentalist, […]

I go through clothes and shoes pretty quickly. I’m not sure if I’m particularly rough on things, or I just tend to buy cheaper apparel that isn’t made to last – probably both – but it seems that every day I’m discovering a frayed...
3Dom and 3D-Fuel Join Forces to Form New Eco-Friendly Conglomerate: 3DomFuel

3Dom and 3D-Fuel Join Forces to Form New Eco-Friendly Conglomerate: 3DomFuel

There are a lot of eco-friendly filament manufacturers out there, but two of the biggest – and ones that we cover regularly – are 3D-Fuel and 3Dom (which is comprised of two branches, 3Dom USA and 3Dom Europe). 3Dom vaulted to popularity with their novel filament lines made from the waste byproducts of coffee and beer, and, most recently, […]

There are a lot of eco-friendly filament manufacturers out there, but two of the biggest – and ones that we cover regularly – are 3D-Fuel and 3Dom (which is comprised of two branches, 3Dom USA and 3Dom Europe). 3Dom vaulted to popularity with their novel...
3Dom Releases Entwined: Hemp Filament!

3Dom Releases Entwined: Hemp Filament!

It seems like every day a presidential candidate is declaring that they will make America great again. But what does that really mean? What really made America great? Well, one of the things that made America great was hemp. That’s right, hemp, the much maligned cousin of marijuana. According to the North American Industrial Hemp […]

It seems like every day a presidential candidate is declaring that they will make America great again. But what does that really mean? What really made America great? Well, one of the things that made America great was hemp. That’s right, hemp, the much maligned...
3D Fuel and Algix Announce the Release of Algae-Fuel, the 3D Printer Filament Made from Algae

3D Fuel and Algix Announce the Release of Algae-Fuel, the 3D Printer Filament Made from Algae

Algae in large quantities is usually a bad sign. Harmful algal blooms form when their aquatic environment is out of balance, usually due to fertilizer runoff or other environmental toxins. An algal bloom, besides being an alert to an ecological problem, can also damage its environment further by absorbing oxygen and generating its own toxins. […]

Algae in large quantities is usually a bad sign. Harmful algal blooms form when their aquatic environment is out of balance, usually due to fertilizer runoff or other environmental toxins. An algal bloom, besides being an alert to an ecological problem, can also...
Janine Benyus Issues Call to Green 3D Printing Sooner Rather than Later

Janine Benyus Issues Call to Green 3D Printing Sooner Rather than Later

If you are interested in the field of sustainability, you have most likely run across the work of Janine Benyus before. She is a natural science writer and author of the book Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, among others. If you haven’t time to read her work, you should at the very least check out […]

If you are interested in the field of sustainability, you have most likely run across the work of Janine Benyus before. She is a natural science writer and author of the book Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, among others. If you haven’t time to read...
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