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Startup Accelerator: Volumetric Aims to Be the Tissue Bioprinting Farm of the Future

Startup Accelerator is an article series with a focus on new and exciting companies in the 3D printing space, in which 3DPrint.com speaks to startup leadership about their unique technologies…

Evonik Opens Center for Plastic 3D Printing in Austin, Texas

Based in Germany, Evonik Industries has been a leader not only in developing specialty chemicals but also in additive manufacturing processes, precipitating the need for yet another new facility in…

$22 Million BASF and Materialise Essentium Investment, Analysis and Comment

BASF Venture Capital along with Materialise and Genesis Park (the Houston based VC not the park that purportedly gives us evidence that Man and Dinosaurs coexisted) closed their $22.2 million investment…

3D Printing and Global Cooperation to Create New Cost-Effective Field Kit for Disease Diagnosis

According to the World Health Organization, there are up to 1 million new cases of leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease spread through the bites of sandflies, each year. The disease is curable…

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SME Announces Schedule for 2018 RAPID + TCT Conference: Medical and Metal 3D Printing Get Top Billing

SME is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the manufacturing industry. One of the many ways SME works to fulfill its goal is by hosting manufacturing industry events, giving people in…

SabeRex to Become First Company in Texas to Install Carbon M2 3D Printer

In Austin, Texas, SabeRex has been providing technology-based solutions to its clients for more than two decades. Those services will now include 3D printing, as this month the company is gaining…

Texas Biotech Startup SiMMo3D Launches 3D Printed Organ Models, Announces $20K in Seed Funding

Biotech startup SiMMo3D was just founded in 2016 and formally launched this week, and is dedicated to the education of medical students, continued surgical training, and biomedical research. The company…

Sunconomy Teams Up with Nonprofits to 3D Print Homes in the US for Veterans and Others

At this point you probably expect 3D printing to have a hand in everything. From the 3D printed car to the 3D printed office building and even 3D printed engagement…

4Web Medical Continues to Lead in 3D Printed Implant Industry, Lateral Spine Truss System Receives FDA Clearance

While the discussion of medical devices, hardware, implants, and trusses may not sound all that glamourous, what they have to offer in the long run is quite so. Offering medical…

Teen Clock Maker Receives 3D Printer & More in Techno Goody Bag as Support from Microsoft

You never know what a Monday morning will bring–as in the case last week when one rather precocious kid took his basement-built clock into a Texas classroom to impress a teacher. His…

Texas Engineering Student Self-Funds & Builds 8′ x 8′ x 8′ Concrete 3D Printer

We’ve seen some innovative work coming from out west, famous for its vast, open spaces where industrious and progressive makers and hackers often live off grid, artists gain organic inspiration…

3DFormer Pen Launches on Kickstarter

Dim3printing LLC, based in Austin, TX, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for their 3DFormer Pen. It’s a 3D printing technology-engined pen which draws 3D models in the air, and the…

Texas Gun Dealer 3D Prints a Plastic Silencer

Call them what you will — a silencer, a suppressor, a moderator, a muffler, or a can — but they’re all devices to reduce the sound of a round being discharged from…

Complex Surgery to Separate Conjoined 10-Month-Old Twins Aided by Detailed 3D Printed Medical Model

I’ve always been fairly close with my family — including three older sisters — but I’d never say that we were attached at the hip. For some, though, that is…

Marvel Universe LIVE! and e-NABLE Team Up for Adventure, Give Kids “Super” 3D Printed Hands

From email to super hero is, as it turns out, a surprisingly short journey. Marvel Universe LIVE! has been entertaining the crowds across the country as the exciting super hero-themed…

Activists ‘3D Print’ a Gun In Front of the Texas State Capitol as a Form of Protest

It’s a controversial issue, and activists are using a tool which sprung from the 3D printed gun movement to draw attention to their stance on gun rights. A group of…

Medical Innovation Labs Introduces 3D Printing Lab to Austin’s Medical Research Scene

Recognizing the great benefits that 3D printing brings to the medical industry both in the end products that can be created and in its contribution as a tool for research…

Additive Manufacturing Firm Raises $1.2 Million On Crowdfunding Venture Capital Site

Texas-based Technology firm Structured Polymers raised $1.2 million in seed funding  in less than a week via MicroVentures, a crowdfunding platform that connects startups with venture capitalists. Structured Polymers is…