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formnext 2017

In only its third year, formnext has quickly become the additive manufacturing event in Europe to see and to be seen. I attended last year’s formnext and shared here the impression it made. In…

DfAM at Materialise

What does a major German car manufacturer, surgeon from Brazil, producer of food-making equipment, and large toy maker have in common? All are interested in methods of design for additive…

Olaf Diegel’s Desktop Distillery Proves Metal 3D Printing is More Fun without Post-Processing

Post-processing. No one wants to talk about it, but everyone working with metal additive manufacturing has to do it. …Right? While Rize is working to remove the pain of post-processing…

25 Years of RAPID

Next week is RAPID + TCT 2017, North America’s largest conference and exposition on additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing. It also includes CAD, 3D scanning, and other design and…

Wohlers Associates and Materialise Team Up to Offer Design for Additive Manufacturing Course

It’s almost universally accepted in the 3D printing industry that if you’re going to choose one go-to expert on all things 3D printing, you’d be best off turning to Terry…

3D Printing Market is Picking Up, Driving Prices Down: 3D Systems Cuts SLS 3D Printer Prices by 30%

The business of 3D printing is substantively different today than it was even last year. Industry experts including those at Wohlers Associates, SmarTech Publishing, CONTEXT, and more are noting with increased…

Wohlers Report 2017: The Real Authority on 3D Printing

True authority on a matter comes from both experience and respect, and these are the underlying foundations on which Wohlers Associates, Inc. has built up over the last three decades….

Wohlers Report 2017 Shows Vibrant New Business Activity in 3D Printing with Softened Growth Worldwide

Wohlers Associates, Inc., recognized widely as the leading consulting firm and top authority on additive manufacturing and 3D printing worldwide—terms that are used interchangeably—today announced the publication of the Wohlers…

Popularity of FDM

Since the early 2000s, fused deposition modeling (FDM)—more formally referred to as material extrusion by ASTM and ISO—has been the most popular additive manufacturing and 3D printing process worldwide. In…

Forecasting the Future

Looking ahead is tricky business. Many try, but most can’t do it well. Predicting what might occur in a year from now is one thing, but looking further out, such…

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RAPID + TCT 2017: The Greatest Collection of Minds and Technology in Additive Manufacturing

The greatest minds in additive manufacturing will convene at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh for SME’s RAPID + TCT event, May 8-11.  A vast collection of 3D…

Terry Wohlers Discusses the Future of 3D Printing at Inside 3D Printing Keynote

In this morning’s keynote at Inside 3D Printing San Diego, Terry Wohlers, Principal Consultant and President of Wohlers Associates, Inc., presented his thoughts in a session titled, “The Future of…

Rising Media Announces Inside 3D Printing San Diego Schedule, Partners with Uformia for The Nature Game

Rising Media has announced the full program for next month’s Inside 3D Printing San Diego Conference and Expo, the largest professional 3D printing event worldwide, and it sounds like there…

Rising Media to Launch Frontier Tech Forum in San Diego December 14-15

If you’ve ever attended a big conference or tradeshow that caters directly to your interests, then you are aware of the almost overwhelming amount of stimulation provided as you are…

Taiwan Determined to Break Out as Leader in 3D Printing, ITRI is Behind New Alliance

As a whole, it seems like Taiwan’s future in 3D printing is pretty bright. From continually covering one of their star manufacturers, XYZprinting (also headquartered in the US) and their…

Wohlers Report 2016: Analysis, Projections & Comprehensive 3D Printing Data from the Industry Expert

As the 3D printing industry has heated up to previously unforetold measures, allowing for a continually growing and fiercely competitive marketplace, we are suddenly and nearly as awash in reports…

Premium AEROTEC Hosts Terry Wohlers in Germany to Speak to Audience of Industry Professionals about 3D Printing

Terry Wohlers has been a trendsetter in 3D printing much possibly longer than you even knew it existed. The founder of Fort Collins, Colorado-based Wohlers Associates (begun 29 years ago)…

Rising Media to Hold the Third Annual Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo, Asia’s Largest 3D Printing Tradeshow, in Seoul

3D printing technology continues to evolve and expand. The 3rd annual Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo will take place in Seoul on June 22-24, 2016 at KINTEX. This is a…

Details Announced For Inside 3D Printing Shanghai

Terry Wohlers of Wohlers Associates Inc. knows a lot about 3D printing. The Wohlers Associates consulting firm has been providing news and advice on 3D printing for 28 years, since…

The UPS Store’s “Ask the Experts” Panel at Inside 3D Printing Will Answer All Your Pressing 3D Printing Questions

At next week’s Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo in Santa Clara, CA, put on by MecklerMedia, The UPS Store will be on hand to sponsor a panel that should answer a…

Terry Wohlers Reports on the State of Additive Manufacturing at Inside 3D Printing Seoul

Terry Wohlers, Principal Consultant and President of Wohlers Associates, has been covering the 3D printing industry since 1986, the same year that Chuck Hull started the first commercial 3D printing…

Inside 3D Printing Seoul Releases Convention Agenda and is Joined by the RoboUniverse Conference and Expo

With 3D printing conferences all over the globe, MecklerMedia’s Inside 3D Printing has rapidly grown into one of the largest 3D printing specific conventions and expo’s in the world. With…

MecklerMedia Releases Agenda for Inside 3D Printing Melbourne

In addition to the Inside 3D Printing Conference being held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 26th through 29th, MecklerMedia also announced a partnership with Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute…