It’s a tough year for business, but Materialise has been focusing its efforts on the medical segment — and seeing that investment pay off as Q3 2020 results highlight.
When improving a 3D printed part, sometimes a different 3D printing technology is the best route as contract manufacturer HARBEC recently found.
Boston-based Markforged has announced a change in executive structure.
Three pillars of digital manufacturing updates from HP indicate the latest accelerations in automation, software, and services.
If you watch only one episode of Ok Xoomer, make it this one.
Swapnil Sinha is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University whose research in additive manufacturing shows strength for the future of both DfAM and in-situ embedding in 3D printed parts.
Swapnil Sinha is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University whose story in moving into additive manufacturing is becoming more familiar these days.
3D printing has established a strong foothold in the automotive industry — but until now, not so much directly in electric motors.
Dutch industrial automation company AM-Flow closed a $4 million Series A round that poises them to accelerate AI-based solutions for 3D printing production lines.
Two big names in 3D printing have announced an expanded relationship that’s paving the way for new engineering materials.
Pittsburgh’s dedicated additive manufacturing production campus, Neighborhood 91, has gained its first anchor tenant.
More than half a year into pandemic, how are 3D printer sales looking across the globe?
Next week, 3Dnatives’ ADDITIV digital World event is set to virtually gather expertise in additive manufacturing from NASA to Ford, with plenty of time to network with the industry.
As additive manufacturing continues to work toward high-volume applications, major institutions have taken notice — not just in industry, but in government departments.
High-throughput 3D printing startup Azul 3D has announced an “exclusive development collaboration” with DuPont Electronics & Imaging.
Last week, a major deal was announced as Covestro is acquiring business units from DSM, including the additive manufacturing business. We go to the source for more information on what that means for our industry.
One of the biggest positives of 3D printing is that no tooling is required — but it might just be perfect for making parts including jigs, fixtures, end-use parts, and even tooling.
One of the most-touted benefits of digital manufacturing is the ability to enhance sustainability efforts; a leading on-demand manufacturing company is upping its efforts to offset customers’ carbon footprint.
3D printing workflow management company 3DPrinterOS has appointed a new CEO; we catch up with Michelle Bockman for a chat about what’s next for the team.
Fortify has begun to ship its FLUX ONE 3D printers.
Digital manufacturing offers a great many benefits, but only when all the pieces are in place — and that includes thorough materials traceability. As industry continues to ease into adoption of newer processes like additive manufacturing, certain questions still linger. Key among these is traceability: it’s imperative to know what is where and when. The… Continue reading Authentise Adds Material Management
Another 3D printing technology will soon be aboard the International Space Station as Made In Space is set to launch SLA into space for the first time.
Binder jetting mainstay ExOne is introducing a new 3D printer and automation solution today.
3D printing software is smartening up its slicing as Teton goes live with its first product: Smart Slice for Ultimaker Essentials.
Today, BCN3D announces its “new era” with next-generation 3D printers; we find out more specifics from the CEO.
When investing in new industrial 3D printing equipment, a common concern is ROI — it turns out that return on investment can be as fast as 90 days.
Software company nTopology has announced a hefty Series C funding round set to accelerate its offerings of engineering design tools for advanced manufacturing.
The TIPE 3D Printing conference is coming up in January, gearing up to offer the additive manufacturing industry a new resource for expert presentations and networking.
Carbon and CCM Hockey are getting their heads in the game with customized 3D printed helmet liners for the NHL.
Sintavia and Siemens have announced a three-year agreement to collaborate on end-to-end additive manufacturing software targeting digital automation.
Xometry has announced a massive new equity funding round, bringing in another $75 million.
Authentise has teamed up with Addiguru to bring in-processing monitoring into its additive manufacturing workflow.
3D printing funding is looking down in the mouth today as LightForce Orthodontics announces a $14 million Series B round.
Sometimes the twist of an idea is that it’s straightforward. Such is the case for Slant 3D’s new service, Twist 3D Printing, which is offering flat rate prototyping.
Construction 3D printing is itself still a new venture; Mighty Buildings has emerged with a new take on this technology, though, surpassing some of the hype of other participants.
Art and utility come together in the sleek 3D printed Air Management System (AMS) Mini.
The 3D printing industry’s largest show has made the wise decision to go fully virtual for 2020.
High-throughput 3D printing company Azul 3D recently announced a notable seed funding round.
On-demand manufacturing platform Xometry is expanding its 3D printing offerings, bringing on ExOne metal binder jetting capabilities.
Is the current inflection point for 3D printing tipping us into “Additive Manufacturing 2.0”?
3D printing unicorn Desktop Metal announced today that it will go public by the end of this year; we catch up with the CEO to learn more about what that means for the company.
It’s official today: Desktop Metal is going public!
Peopoly is building upon the phenomenon of its Phenom 3D printer line, today introducing the startlingly large Phenom XXL.
Construction 3D printing company ICON recently announced a $35 million Series A funding round, underscoring a bright future for the technology.
If real-world usage serves as a proof point, Optomec has just shared 10 million proof points in support of the validity of metal additive manufacturing.
FATHOM has acquired GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services, expanding with more DMLS 3D printing capabilities.
Experts from MakerBot, CONTEXT, and Mobility goes Additive address questions of 3D printing in supply chains based on remote work and distributed manufacturing.
SelfCAD and MyMiniFactory have teamed up to host a friendly 3D design competition awarding 3D printers to the winners.
With in-person events still virtually a no-go, the 3D printing industry has been going virtual — and it’s perhaps working out better than we might have predicted.
RIZIUM Glass Fiber For Full-Color, Sustainable 3D Printing
Forward AM has acquired Owens Cornings’ XSTRAND business line, expanding its portfolio of advanced 3D printing materials.
The Gloucester Candlestick has been faithfully recreated in a new 3D print.
The XponentialWorks umbrella is seeing some consolidation in ultra-fast 3D printing as SLA company Nexa3D acquires SLS-focused NXT Factory.
German additive manufacturing post-processing company DyeMansion has closed a $14 million Series B funding round.
Germany is Europe’s largest market for 3D printing and continues to attract new business — including from existing companies establishing operations in the country.
HP has entered into a strategic partnership with Dyndrite, underscoring the critical importance of software to the long-term success of industrial 3D printing.
HP’s year-old 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Center of Excellence is now Spain’s first building to receive GOLD level LEED certification.
If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that supply chains can be disrupted suddenly and without any indication of how long the interruption will last.
3D printing is in the record books — specifically the Guinness Book of World Records — for some unusual creations.
They call post-processing the “dirty little secret” of 3D printing, but let’s talk about it in the 2020 post-processing survey.
3D printing is well known for creating complex designs with intricate internal structures; sometimes those structures serve as tubes for crickets.
Many companies requiring thousands of components use 3D printing to perfect their design before moving to injection molding for production, but sometimes it makes sense to stick with additive manufacturing.
As the global supply chain is focusing on transitioning for better agility, large-format 3D printing from BigRep offers a few interesting ways to integrate advanced manufacturing throughout operations.
BCN3D has announced a new funding round that should have interesting implications on future innovations for the desktop 3D printing company.
The 3MF Consortium is looking ahead to more adoption in 3D printing, now operating as a Linux Foundation member and with a new executive director.
On the heels of Jabil’s recently announced collaboration with Fictiv, we catch up directly with the digital manufacturing company for a look at their latest 3D printing strategies.
Jabil is uniquely situated to address both stop-gap and long-term supply chain needs relating to pandemic response, as a recent conversation highlights.
Two major new additive manufacturing-focused technology centers have recently opened, signalling the seriousness of 3D printing as strategic focus.
SLS 3D printing becomes more cost efficient as more powder can be reused.
Another application for 3D printing in pandemic response has emerged with single-use stethoscopes.
Industrial 3D printing is getting a new look as a new global post-processing partnership platform emerges.
Progress has been updated on a fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) footbridge to be 3D printed in Rotterdam.
Starting from nothing and getting to a finished product is a daunting proposal, but there are ways to de-risk innovation with the right service.
Women in 3D Printing is seeking feedback for a special edition of the Diversity for Additive Manufacturing report.
As the global pandemic continues, testing supplies remain in high demand — and 3D printing continues to step up to meet needs.
Yesterday, Fabbaloo hit a milestone with 10,000 3D printing articles published, and we’re learning a lot about what this means.
The dental industry is a major user of ceramic 3D printing, and a new global partnership is set to see applications move from concept through to production.
Henkel is adding to its Additive Manufacturing Services.
With in-person industry events at a standstill, a new endeavor has launched to enable companies to meet and evaluate industrial 3D printing.
A company offering both synthetic cadavers and a new 3D printer has quite a story to tell, and what better storyteller than the CEO?
The company that makes synthetic cadavers didn’t plan to expand into building 3D printers, but it’s a strong business move for the long haul, says the CEO.
Executives from RIZE connect the dots in the company’s newly announced 3D printer, depth of the RIZIUM Alliance, and what we can expect to see coming next.
RIZE is introducing a new 3D printer, developed with Sindoh, that represents an interesting professional desktop composite system.
Large chemical companies’ participation in the 3D printing materials space is shaking up a little with a portfolio shift.
Manufacturing in space is reshaping in a series of acquisitions.
Desktop 3D printing has come a long way over the years; we catch up with BCN3D for a look at various perspectives of the business.
The 3D printing industry has been a beacon of manufacturing hope during the pandemic outbreak — thanks in large part to materials that have proven up to the task.
We caught up recently with Open Additive for a look into how they plan to open up metal additive manufacturing with an affordable, open platform.
Sigma Labs has been hard at work with its quality control solutions for metal 3D printing: the company’s CEO fills us in on major advances.
Fabbaloo’s official stance on the need for diversity in the 3D printing industry: this industry is stronger together.
These are troubled times. The 3D printing industry is banding together to stand strong on the right side of history.
The massive biannual International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) has been cancelled for 2020.
Gizmo 3D Printers has some major news to share in super-fast industrial DLP 3D printing.
We’re not the ones who need to see the announcement that you’re 3D printing face shields.
3D printing has really stepped up to the plate in pandemic response — but what happens with those designs post-pandemic?