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Lyondell Schulman Acquisition and 3D Printing

On February 15th 2018, in a transaction that surprised many industry observers, Lyondell, the large $29 billion sales Netherlands chemical company with almost 60 international manufacturing plants, announced the purchase of A Schulman,…

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…

HP Announces Lower-Cost Full-Color 3D Printing Systems, SOLIDWORKS Collaboration

Full-color 3D printing represents something of a holy grail: many have been working on developing solutions that will be viable and meet expectations, but we haven’t seen a full answer…

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…

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 Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Academia Looks Ahead

The additive manufacturing industry is changing so quickly that sometimes it seems that if you blink you’ll miss at least three major developments. Fortunately, those working at the forefront of…

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…

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…

Life-Sized 3D Printed Hillary Clinton Bobblehead Steps Up to Challenge Bobblehead Trump

When it comes to politics, 3D printing is an equal-opportunity offender. This November will mark the end (finally!) of one of the most divisive, tense, and at times utterly ridiculous…

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…

America Makes Announces $10 Million Research Project for Refining the Efficiency of Air Force Aircraft Part Replacement

From a press conference held at Youngstown State University (YSU), America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, announced a new Directed Project Opportunity to improve US Air Force sustainment…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — July 9, 2016

Another week, another collection of important 3D printing news that we just didn’t have the chance to cover yet. With breaking news ranging from here on Earth to the orbit…

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…

Youngstown State University Opens Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing

Youngstown State University has officially opened their Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing at the YSU College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. It features two 3D printers which were…