There’s an elastomeric twist to the digital inventory concept I hadn’t heard previously.
French startup 4D Pioneers offers two interesting hybrid 3D printers that have unusual capabilities.
Prusa Research just concluded a design contest and there’s a surprising outcome.
New Digital Source platform enables manufacturer-certified parts to be licensed and 3D printed on demand.
The US has revealed it has provided Ukraine with some type of industrial 3D printers, but what does this mean?
Markforged announced an unusual new service called “Digital Source”.
3D print technology is slowly moving into manufacturing, but what, exactly is driving it?
From custom cup holders to spare parts, additive manufacturing is changing the aftermarket for car parts.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi foresee much 3D printing for Boeing 747s in the future.
Marine use of 3D print technology should be booming, but it isn’t, at least not yet.
Replique doesn’t make 3D printers, but they do make software that helps use them in a much more sophisticated manner.
A new company has developed a 3D print system entirely around the concept of digital inventory.
SPEE3D announced a new mobile metal additive manufacturing platform, XSPEE3D.
SPEE3D did something very interesting: they 3D printed a metal part on a navy ship.
CASTOR announced an amazing new capability: analysis of 2D designs.
Xerox Additive Solutions announced an ElemX metal 3D printer was installed on an active US Navy ship.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley look at how several major elevator providers use 3D printing technology.
News from Spare Parts 3D reveals interesting results from a digital inventory move.
CASTOR and Ultimaker announced an agreement to integrate CASTOR’S screening software into Ultimaker Cura.
I’ve been wondering about the actual logistics of using 3D printing in military settings, and its a bit more gray than black and white.
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine look at recent mergers in the transportation industry and see how they could benefit from 3D printing.
CASTOR released their 2021 annual Additive Manufacturing Trends Report, and it’s quite a bit different than you might think.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the possibility of using digital inventory after an acquisition.
voxeljet announced the first beta client for their VX1000 HSS system.
Stratasys announced a massive US$20M contract to deliver 3D printers to the US Navy.
CASTOR announced two new investors, one of which is Xerox.
California-based CASTOR announced a new version of their additive inventory software that includes several notable features.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley consider the use of digital inventory in automotive manufacture as industrial 3D printing picks up steam.
An announcement from 3YOURMIND suggests the US Navy has a very comprehensive plan for a 3D printed future.
Replique is a comprehensive, end-to-end digital inventory solution.
The idea of satellite 3D printing might be new to you.
I had the opportunity to get to know WAZP and the big 3D printing and digitization ideas arising from this small Irish company.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine a new 3D printing partnership between Würth and Baker Hughes.
XYZprinting’s MfgPro230 xS SLS 3D printer is enabling a company to provide an unusual digital inventory service.
David Macfie, Charles R. Goulding, and Alyssa Schneider explore the use of 3D printing in just in time manufacturing.
Some thoughts about in-space manufacturing suggest a slightly different view of what digital inventory projects could or could not achieve on the ground.
It’s now possible to 3D print spare parts on demand for aircraft in flight using blockchain technology.
The vision of a digital inventory with on-demand 3D printing is becoming a reality, with several companies entering an early adopter program.
Stratasys’ experiments in digital inventory solutions for the rail industry just got very real.
Digital Inventory is a new approach to manufacturing and few know how it works. We spoke with Dominik Lindenberger of 3YOURMIND to find out more.
Jay Leno partners with Stratasys to enable a digital inventory and 3D printing approach to maintain his vast collection of vintage automobiles.
Stratasys is working on a fascinating transition to a digital inventory provider. See their experiments with rail car suppliers to understand how it works.
What kind of parts are in your digital inventory? Are they ADfAM? We propose a new class of 3D printable parts.
Do you know what Digital Inventory is? Companies like DiManEx can provide a virtual warehouse of spare parts produced on demand without need for physical storage.
Rail companies are using 3D printed parts, suggesting a new strategy by Stratasys is working.
Digital inventory is rapidly enabling more agile solutions for the global supply chain; at the same time, it creates additional concerns.
I’ve been hearing this from a number of directions lately, but let’s put it all together: parts inventories are going to die.
I’ve written on the concept of digital inventory previously, but now a company is doing so directly.