In my recent visit to GE Aerospace I was able to see how truly large-scale additive manufacturing should be done.
The tour of this makerspace just outside Denver and Boulder, Colorado took place in September 2019, long before COVID-19 flipped spaces like these on their heads.
A lot goes into the business of contract manufacturing, and a recent visit to Stratasys Direct Manufacturing highlighted some major considerations.
We visited Stratasys Direct Manufacturing in Texas for an inside look into operations including aerospace-qualiifed 3D printing.
This tour of MADE Makerspace in Barcelona, Spain was my last stop of jet setting through Europe to learn about HW startup culture there.
We visited SLM Solutions North America for a look inside the original SLM metal 3D printing systems and a discussion of their approach to the market.
We vistied NXT Factory in Ventura, California for a look inside their new high-speed, high-temperature automated SLS 3D printing systems.
Nexa3D is taking its high-speed SLA 3D printers to market, ramping up production and expanding floor space. We have a look inside operations straight from Ventura, CA.
XponentialWorks is an investment, advisory, and development company for advanced technologies including 3D printing: an exclusive inside look at operations.
The new HP 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Center of Excellence is, well, excellent.
A look inside ACEO’s US 3D printing operations proved illuminating.
I visited contract manufacturer The Technology House for a look inside production operations.
LAIKA 3D printed 106,000 faces for Missing Link.
LAIKA Studios opened its doors for a look into the making of Missing Link.
Following a tour of the new additive manufacturing facility at Materials Solutions, a Siemens business, I sat down for a chat with company executives.
The additive manufacturing vision at Siemens is for a cross-industry collaborative future.
Nano Dimension’s CEO invited me to drop by HQ for a look inside nanotechnology and electronics 3D printing.
The Fabbaloo team recently toured Precision ADM, a growing metal 3D print service.
We had the opportunity to tour Precision ADM, a new service specializing in 3D printed metal parts.
We managed to score an onsite tour of Full Spectrum Laser, the makers of the Pegasus and Phoenix Touch high-resolution 3D printers.
There are a great many makerspaces around the world and we recently were able to visit the Imperial College Advanced Hackspace in London.
While in London recently we were able to visit the iMakr store, one of the few dedicated resellers of personal 3D printer gear.
Shapeways community manager Bart Veldhuizen offers a video tour of the 3D print service company’s Eindhoven site in The Netherlands. Veldhuizen walks through and explains each stage of the Shapeways process, including verification of incoming 3D models, printing, cleaning, finishing, quality control and packing. For some, Shapeways is like a black box,… Continue reading A Peek Inside Shapeways’ Eindhoven Workshop
Hidden in the sleepy coastal town of Clevedon, UK, lies the secret factory that produces 3D Systems’ CubeX 3D printer. We recently toured the factory to find out how these popular machines are created. Aside from a modest research and development unit, the entire facility is dedicated to production of CubeX’s. It is indeed… Continue reading Exclusive: Inside the CubeX Factory