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Fitz Frames: The 3D Printed Eyewear Company for Children

Fitz Frames is a children’s eyewear company that was created earlier this year by Heidi Hertel and Gabriel Schlumberger, in Los Angeles. Gabriel left his career as a designer at…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 21, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business news for you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and a little scientific research as well. Kelyniam Global has acquired new 3D printing technology, while…

XJet is Ready for Business as NanoParticle Jetting 3D Printing Leaves the Lab

Israel-based XJet has been making headlines for its innovative NanoParticle Jetting 3D printing for years now, as the inkjet technology is applicable for both metal and ceramic manufacture. We’ve been…

YSU Research Foundation Partners with Israeli Tech Startup to Combine AI and 3D Printing Technology

Last winter, a delegation from Youngstown, Ohio traveled to Israel with the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation. Members of the delegation included Youngstown native Barak Rabinowitz, who manages the venture capital fund that runs…

Youngstown Business Incubator Opens Fifth Building for Additive Manufacturing

The Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, December 11 to celebrate the opening of Tech Block Building 5, the fifth building on their campus in downtown…

A Journey About the Part: XJet Leverages Additive Manufacturing Expertise for Production

Israel-based XJet draws from about as much experience as a company can have in additive manufacturing, bringing decades of know-how into a decades-old industry. Hanan Gothait, the company’s CEO, noted…

Youngstown Business Incubator Partners with The Junction to Bring Israeli 3D Printing Startups to the US

In an effort to help two Israeli technology startups successfully enter the US market, the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) has announced a partnership with business accelerator The Junction, located in Israel…

Freshmade 3D Debuts Strong New 3D Printing Material, AMClad, With a 3D Printed Bowling Ball

I like bowling, even though I’m terrible at it – I think the highest I’ve ever scored in my life was 150. I just find the whole atmosphere of the…

The Department of Defense & Youngstown Business Incubator Weigh In on 3D Printing in the US

As additive manufacturing continues to see increased use around the globe, national strategies for adoption of the technology are becoming a bigger focus for governments seeking to ensure that they…

America Makes Celebrates 5 Years Advancing 3D Printing: Exclusive Interview with Executive Director Rob Gorham

Established in 2012, America Makes is the United States’ national accelerator for additive manufacturing and 3D printing, leading the way in dedicated public-private partnerships in technology research, discovery, creation, and…

The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Experts Weigh In

Today in Youngstown, Ohio, a solid agenda of additive manufacturing industry experts are gathered to discuss the changing landscape of materials used in 3D printing. Part of SME‘s Smart Manufacturing…

YSU Becomes Second US University with All Seven Major Forms of Additive Manufacturing

In Northeast Ohio, an additive manufacturing cluster is growing, with Youngstown at the heart of it. Organizations such as America Makes and the Youngstown Business Incubator are leading the charge, and…

3D Printing – University Business Incubators and R&D Tax Credits

Throughout the US, universities are creating 3D printing incubators to enable students and faculty members to create 3D printing based-businesses. Both engineering and business students are able to integrate their…

Third Annual Benesch 3D Printing Conference Spotlights Biomimicry, Startups, and Legal Issues in Additive Manufacturing

Yesterday, the law firm of Benesch Attorneys at Law held its third annual 3D Printing Conference, an event geared towards keeping legal professionals up to date on 3D printing and the…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week – February 4, 2017

An inventor sends round a mailing to sell his stake in a company, GKN and EOS become BFFs, Xometry secures extra funding, Graphene 3D Lab makes more news, people from…

YBI and America Makes Announce Four Winners of AMPED Additive Manufacturing Startup Competition

Behind every great idea stands a person, or a group of people, who had a spark of inspiration, believed in themselves enough to try, and took a gamble that their…

Humtown Products Unveils the Only Sand 3D Printer in Ohio, While Nearby Universities Drive Regional Growth of 3D Printing and the Internet of Things

As thrilling as it is to learn about what’s happening with 3D printing and other emerging technologies all over the world, there’s just something especially satisfying about hearing what’s happening in…

Veale Startup Week Introduces High School Students to 3D Printing and Entrepreneurship

I’m aware that I brag about my hometown a lot. I think that’s a natural thing, though, right? Especially when you come from a city that’s used to having to defend…

Youngstown Business Incubator & America Makes Accepting Applicants for $100K 3D Printing Startup Competition with AMPED 2016

You probably know a lot of people who have great business ideas and even possess a few yourself. From something unique like an automotive gadget to a transforming new medical device, there are…

America Makes Announces the Seven Awardees of Their Fourth Project Call

Acting as the official additive manufacturing accelerator in the United States, the Youngstown, Ohio-based organization America Makes, also known as the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, has enabled the success…

Donald Trump Greeted by Giant 3D Printed Bobblehead of Himself at Republican National Convention

So it begins…this morning marked the official start of the 2016 Republican National Convention, right here in my hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. I admit I’m nervous – for weeks, both…

From Rust Belt to Tech Belt: How 3D Printing is Revitalizing One City’s Economy

Like many who have lived in one place for their entire lives, I’m fiercely proud of – and defensive of – my hometown. Cleveland has gotten a bad rep over the…

America Makes and YBI Launch the $100k AMPED Startup Competition

Today the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) and America Makes (National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute) launched a two-stage $100k technology startup competition focusing on new technology, products and services related to…