After yesterday’s blockbuster announcement of the long-awaited Original Prusa MK4 3D printer, I have some thoughts.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine BASF’s moves in Europe and Asia.
After looking at several AI tools recently, I’ve realized there is another fundamentally important way AI will affect the 3D printing world.
In a perhaps not-so-surprising announcement, GoProto has acquired 3D Systems’ Australian on-demand 3D print services.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley explore the rising use of 3D printing in Vietnam and impact on global supply chains.
It’s been a while, but it appears the first major 3D print trade show to take place in-person during the 2020 pandemic has succeeded.
Crowdfunding ventures for 3D printers seem to have transformed significantly in the past few years, and a recent event is the first of many to come.
Coronavirus is on the rise, and so are efforts to deploy 3D printing to combat infection.
A significant outbreak of a coronavirus is affecting many things in China and beyond. But could this affect 3D printing?
Cameron Torti and Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers discuss 3D printing and supply chain considerations in South Korea.
Cameron Torti and Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examine the potential supply chain impact of 3D printing in Vietnam.
Fabbaloo friend and maker Eric Au reports on his use of a Prusa clone 3D printer.
3D printer buyers in the West are accustomed to prices in the thousands for desktop 3D print gear, but what kind of deals could you get if you purchased directly from Asia?
Singapore’s Prime Minister and the country’s Economic Development Board (EDB) announced that Singapore will set aside $30M of its $500M “Future of Manufacturing” fund to create a new 3D Printing center. Housed at the country’s Nanyang Technological University the new $30M center will be a hub of innovation for students and industry alike. According… Continue reading Singapore Investing $30M in 3D Printing
There’s very few details available about the XYZPrinting da Vinci F1.0 3D printer, made by the team of Taiwan-based Kinpo Electronics and Cal-Comp Electronics, subsidiaries of the Kinpo Group. We do know that the device will sell for only USD$499, one the absolute lowest-priced filament-driven personal 3D printers available today. The new machine… Continue reading The da Vinci Personal 3D Printer
While American and European companies currently dominate the 3D printing market, a joint venture between the Japanese government and the country’s private sector looks to compete soon. While most 3D printers use plastic print material, the Japanese plan is aimed at printing metals. Starting in 2014, the Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry plans… Continue reading Japan’s Push for 3D Metal Printing
3D print service i.Materialise has blossomed into a new location: Japan. They now offer their services in Japanese. There’s a production change, too. The print service has long had operations in Belgium, its home base, but now can “partly” produce orders on the Japanese mainland. Language and culture can be a significant barrier,… Continue reading i.Materialise Opens In Japan
Kuala Lumpur was the scene of the first 3D printed fashion show to take place in Asia. Designer Melinda Looi of Malaysia teamed with 3D print service Materialise to produce the works shown. Five startling creations were shown by models who wore the pieces in bodysuits to focus attention on the 3D printed articles. … Continue reading The First 3D Printed Fashion Show in Asia
Tsukulus Co. of Japan now offers figurine printing at their Akihabara location in Tokyo. Their ZCorp 450 can punch out figurines based on your own designs. Prices for a typical figurine are 8000 yen, or a little over USD$80 each. This seems like the right thing to do, since the “Akihabara Electric Town”… Continue reading Figurines Printed on the spot in Akihabara