Consolidation, innovation and the drive toward production-ready additive manufacturing could bring another order-of-magnitude change in the industry over the next decade.
Charles Goulding and Valentina Alzate consider the potential for 3D printing in filtration technology.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi suggest there is industrial success among countless layoffs in the US tech industry.
Small steps forward are taking us to an additively manufactured future.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D print technology is woven into the growth strategy of CNH Industrial.
Sometimes the new can be “too new”.
The women of R&D Tax Savers discuss their observations and insights into 3D printing.
Today we talk a lot about 3D printing or additive manufacturing, but perhaps that will eventually fade away.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the use of 3D printing by two large Korean companies, Doosan and Samsung.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how capital expenditures will increase after the pandemic and how they could benefit 3D printing.
A new research paper investigates the rather long list of applications for 3D printed lattices.
TIPE 3D Printing 2022 is set to begin soon, and you should consider attending.
Wohlers reflects on the company’s humble beginnings, acquisition news, and the future of the 3D printing industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the value of 3D printing technology for Allbirds, a footwear manufacturer.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the challenging state of affairs in large scale manufacturing.
As the manufacturing industry comes together again, digital processes like additive manufacturing are taking up more space.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the growth of 3D printing in Singapore.
A detailed research report has been published that shows in extreme detail the usage of metal additive manufacturing techniques in the aerospace sector.
Fictiv released their annual report on the State of Manufacturing.
Sculpteo has released their annual report on the state of 3D printing for 2021.
Charles R. Goulding and Harry Foxman put together their Industry 4.0 dream team.
Charles R. Goulding and Randy Rothbort take a look at the growing relationship between the air compressor industry and 3D printing.
Intech Additive Solutions announced a new metal 3D printers that has a much bigger build volume.
I’m looking at a report from CONTEXT, who provided some numbers for 3D printer sales in 2020.
Charles Goulding Jr. takes a look at the fast-approaching mass production future for additive manufacturing.
This week’s selection is “The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction” by Robert C. Allen.
3D printing has become a staple in industries throughout the world.
The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association is promoting, developing, and helping the additive manufacturing industry to grow as a more sustainable manufacturing suite.
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.
Charles R. Goulding and Adam Friedman discuss 3D printing work at an advanced research institute.
Charles R. Goulding examines how Wabtec’s use of binder jetting for spare parts highlights important trends in rail infrastructure spending.
Yesterday, Fabbaloo hit a milestone with 10,000 3D printing articles published, and we’re learning a lot about what this means.
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 COVID-19 crisis has shown deficiencies in the supply chain, providing opportunity for democratization of production with 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding examines metal 3D printing applications outside of automotive and aerospace.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi ponder 3D printing possibilities for the HVAC industry.
New video series launches are keeping conversations going in the 3D printing industry.
Yesterday, Fabbaloo held our Rapid-Fire Interview Day, through which we spoke with three dozen 3D printing industry participants.
The auto industry, like so many other sectors, has had its hands full dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Among the many resources in 3D printing, the Wohlers Report remains the authoritative report for well-researched and trustworthy data.
The 3D printing industry is fast-changing. Sometimes taking a step back, though, is necessary to grasp the bigger picture.
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi take a look at some major events in 3D printing during 2019.
It’s now much harder to get a handle on the current state of 3D printing merely by looking at stock prices. There’s a lot more to the story.
Sculpteo has opened up their annual survey for respondents, and it’s very important your viewpoint be registered.
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi have some thoughts about the unexpected appearance of 3D printing technology at the annual Davos summit.
What happens if the 3D printing industry actually grows to the extent predicted by forecasters? What kind of additive manufacturing opportunities exist?
Charles Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers take a look at how the commercial refrigeration industry is beginning to make production use of 3D printing technology.
Autodesk provides a self-assessment tool for the construction industry; should they also provide one for 3D printing?
There’s just something about 3D printing that keeps me coming back for more. Here are the 3 things I like most about the 3D printing industry after a decade of working in this field.
How has the 3D printing industry changed over the last decade? Perhaps more importantly — what changes still need to happen? A workforce perspective.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata of R&D Tax Savers discuss a bullish look at HP’s 3D printing activity.
This week’s selection is “Supercharg3D: How 3D Printing Will Drive Your Supply Chain” by Len Pannett.
We recently caught up with Optomec for a chat about opportunities in the 3D printing industry.
We talked with executives from Desktop Metal and new partner Indo-MIM to dig deeper into metal on demand.
Charles Goulding and Dylan Comerford of R&D Tax Savers discuss electrical industry usage of 3D printing technologies.
RAPID + TCT 2019 was a busy week in 3D printing, with plenty to see and a lot to learn.
RAPID + TCT 2019 is coming to Detroit, and so are we.
IMTS, the massive biennial manufacturing technology show, is set to see 40% more floor space dedicated to additive manufacturing in 2020.
There isn’t an industry on Earth that won’t be touched, and potentially transformed, by the maturation of 3D printing technology. But for this to happen, additive manufacturing has to migrate from the hobbyist’s desktop to factory floors all across the world.
The 24th annual Wohlers Report is available now; Terry Wohlers shares a look at the findings.
There’s an old saying, “There’s no time like the present,” and we should be applying that now to foundational growth in 3D printing.
This week’s selection is “3D Printing” by John Jordan.
Researchers at Boston University have developed a technique for 3D printing acoustical metamaterials.
A report from Gartner suggests there are a record number of 3D printer manufacturers.
What is Industry 4.0 and how is 3D printing involved? An introduction.
A new style of production is beginning to emerge — hybrid manufacturing — which combines both additive and subtractive techniques. It’s been getting a lot of attention recently, but is hybrid manufacturing worth all the hype?
Product solutions mainstay Jabil introduces its next step forward in industrializing 3D printing: Engineered Materials.
This isn’t a feel good story (but it should be).
3D printing is prominent in the automotive industry. Automakers are starting to lift the veil on the depth of their investments.
Aurora Labs and WorleyParsons’ 50/50 joint venture, AdditiveNow, emerges today.
Charles Goulding and Ian Brown of R&D Tax Savers discuss 3D printing in the robotics industry.
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.
Welding is a critical process in the manufacturing and development of many essential fabricated products.
26,919 visitors and 632 exhibitors can’t be wrong: formnext 2018 has made Frankfurt The Place To Be in additive manufacturing each November.
Change doesn’t come silently.
There seem to be three broad approaches to entering a career in additive manufacturing.
DNV GL is working to entrench the technologies of Industry 4.0 to the maritime and oil & gas sectors.
Charles Goulding and Peter Saenz of R&D Tax Savers discuss additive manufacturing in turbomachinery.
3D printing / additive manufacturing / rapid prototyping — what’s the difference?
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe of R&D Tax Savers discuss 3D printing in the mining industry.
Manufacturing shows offer a glimpse of the latest and greatest in industry — including when that next big thing is industry itself.
For EOS, the focus is on industry as 3D printing moves beyond the niche.
This week, I had the honor to present a discussion on Trends in 3D Printing for Production at the International Symposium of Additive Manufacturing Taiwan, 2018.
I caught up this week with Stefaan Motte, Vice President and General Manager of Software at Materialise, to discuss three decades of 3D printing in three stages.
Over the past few years I’ve heard some propose that 3D printers may “bring back jobs”.
I often write on the phenomenon of 3D printing and here’s more thoughts for you.
Earlier this year, ENGINEERING.com had the opportunity to review Wohlers Report 2017. To provide further insight into the report, here we’ve published an excerpt from the report.
Tuan Tranpham has posted a very telling chart showing where many current 3D printer offerings lay on a financial scale.
The title of this story is an actual quote I heard during last week’s CES exhibition. And it sucks.
I’ve been doing some thinking about the “Industry 4.0” concept and believe it may drive the style of future 3D printers.
A new paper from NASA proposes how to leverage 3D printing and robotics technologies to literally take over the solar system.
While there are all sorts of fun ideas and projects to be realized through modern 3D printing technology, engineers within the aerospace sector are currently researching its usage for reasons that are far more serious.
A report from software company Shipbuilder suggests the ship building industry may be next up to take on 3D printing at scale.