UltiMaker announced something quite intriguing: Cura support for MakerBot equipment.
Our look at the Method X 3D printer concludes with software, print results and final thoughts.
Our look at the Method X 3D printer continues with more on operations.
Our look at the Method X 3D printer continues with setup, calibration and operations.
We’ve been testing a Method X 3D printer in our lab and it’s time to tell you what we found.
UltiMaker announced a rebranding of MakerBot.
UltiMaker has a new CEO today.
I’ve been wondering how UltiMaker will tie together their software environments, which could be quite interesting.
After Prusa Research’s announcement of a Printables monetization feature earlier this week, I had some thoughts about the future of 3D model repositories.
What has become of YouMagine?
Things could be looking up for Thingiverse.
UltiMaker reveals a new branding strategy following last year’s Ultimaker and MakerBot merger.
There’s something you should watch on Netflix, and it is specifically about 3D printing.
Who’s going to CES 2023? We’re not.
The new UltiMaker just announced their first product: MakerBot SKETCH Large.
Today MakerBot and Ultimaker announced details of the closing of their unique merger agreement.
Some months ago it was announced that Ultimaker and MakerBot were getting together. But what would result?
The answer to the question of a home-based work 3D printer has taken many different forms.
MakerBot announced a significant donation of 3D printing gear to a series of nonprofits.
What are some interesting ways that MakerBot and Ultimaker could fit together?
In a surprising announcement this morning, it appears that Ultimaker and MakerBot are to merge into a single entity.
MakerBot implemented changes to Thingiverse that make some users very unhappy.
A third-party customizer service can handle Thingiverse 3D models.
MakerBot released their annual “State of 3D Printing” report and as usual it includes some interesting statistics.
Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
This week’s question focuses on the expiration of Stratasys-owned PolyJet patents.
I spoke to MakerBot to get an update on what they’ve been doing lately.
MakerBot provided a detailed disclosure of a data leak from last October.
MakerBot announced their new air filtration system has been awarded GREENGUARD certification by UL.
MakerBot announced two interesting and complementary materials today that could make 3D printing ABS objects far easier.
MakerBot announced “Clean Air”, a smart filtration accessory for their METHOD X 3D printers.
MakerBot announced a third edition for their well-regarded Educators Guidebook.
One of MakerBot’s clients demonstrated a very unusual method of using 3D printing.
MakerBot announced a new way to 3D print metal on their equipment.
I’m reading one of MakerBot’s recent case studies, and had a thought about how the company has changed.
What is the most important 3D printer specification? I think it’s trust.
MakerBot recently released a report analyzing the use of 3D printing in education and its application across grade levels.
MakerBot announced the availability of a new nylon carbon fiber material for their METHOD series of 3D printers.
MakerBot has released its 2020 3D Printing Trends Report, and there are some very interesting findings within it.
I’m watching a video of a designer explaining why he’s “quitting Thingiverse”, and this poses questions about MakerBot’s Thingiverse strategy.
An announcement from Polymaker and MakerBot underlines the increasing importance of partnerships for 3D print materials.
Having written a couple of stories focusing on belt 3D printers recently, I have some thoughts about their future.
A tipster pointed us at a brand new service that can quickly search Thingiverse.
Experts from MakerBot, CONTEXT, and Mobility goes Additive address questions of 3D printing in supply chains based on remote work and distributed manufacturing.
MakerBot announced a new service called MakerBot CloudPrint, which is intended to deliver a seamless 3D printing experience to clients.
A series of disturbing reports have emerged this week from resellers of LulzBot’s 3D printers that could alienate the open source community.
I recently learned the MakerBot METHOD series has a very unusual feature for a 3D printer: integrated annealing.
MakerBot announced a new version of their METHOD series that is specifically designed to 3D print strong carbon fiber parts.
I’m thinking MakerBot should consider changing their name, as there are now several very good reasons to do so.
MakerBot announced the availability of two new materials for their METHOD X platform, including PC-ABS and a fire-resistant version.
MakerBot’s new experimental extruder allows the use of open materials, and can achieve superior 3D print results.
A key patent assigned to 3D Systems expires in 2022. What will this mean for 3D Systems and everyone else? We have some thoughts.
Last week we posted a couple of stories on MakerBot’s new product, MakerBot Classroom, but there seems to be some controversy brewing.
MakerBot’s new Classroom product is set to shake up the education market for 3D printing significantly due to its features, price and most importantly, how it was designed and implemented.
MakerBot announced a surprise new product for the education segment: MakerBot Classroom, which includes the new SKETCH desktop 3D printer.
In response to recent controversy over the notion of “consumer 3D printing”, I propose some alternate ways to look at the situation.
MakerBot has bridged their materials gap with a new program that partners with multiple 3D printing materials providers.
Prusa Research seems to be taking aim at capturing the crown of 3D model repositories from Thingiverse with the help of a one-touch import tool.
With the near-demise of LulzBot 3D printers, I am now wondering about the future of open source 3D printer companies. Can they ever succeed again?
Does the MakerBot Method X 3D printer really work? We examined several large ABS 3D prints and were very surprised.
How important was the now-unsupported MakerBot Replicator 2 3D printer? More important than you might think.
Yesterday, MakerBot introduced its new METHOD X manufacturing-focused 3D printer; we have more insights from company executives on its design and applications.
A few months after introducing its professionally-focused METHOD 3D printer, MakerBot is announcing an advanced update: the manufacturing-focused METHOD X.
3D printer longevity.
We had a long chat with MakerBot CEO Nadav Goshen about the current state of the company and its products.
MakerBot is taking a slightly different approach to introducing 3D printing to students, and I think it’s the right way.
The hype of 3D printing focused on the vision; now it’s time to focus on the user and the product.
After introducing the original desktop 3D printer to the market in 2009, MakerBot has been on quite a rollercoaster ride.
MakerBot finally announced a new 3D printer and I have some thoughts.
Continuing a chat with MakerBot’s CEO and VP of Engineering, we turn to more particulars on the new Method 3D printer.
MakerBot has just unveiled the Method, a ‘performance’ 3D printer set to bridge the gap between industrial and desktop 3D printing.
MakerBot issued a mysterious tease today that could suggest they’re about to announce a new 3D printer.
MakerBot’s materials strategy seems be successful.
I had a difficult thought today: what is to become of several specific 3D model repositories in the future?
MakerBot’s gradual transformation continues.
We’re looking at MakerBot’s new Educators Guidebook today.
This is interesting: MakerBot has slashed the pricing on their previous model, the Fifth Gen.
I had the opportunity to give MakerBot’s new Tough PLA system a try, and was impressed.
MakerBot has just announced a very interesting new program they call MakerBot Labs, which harkens back to their origins.
MakerBot has undergone an incredible transformation in its brief, 8 year existence. Now it’s apparently a “shop machine”.
With yesterday’s announcement of new MakerBot tools for educators, it is now very clear what the original desktop 3D printer company is pursuing. Being in existence since 2009 means the company has seen literally the entire scope and evolution of desktop 3D printing, from its wild and promising beginnings, to the absurd heights of media… Continue reading MakerBot’s Market Strategy Now Seems Much More Certain
MakerBot announced two elements of what appears to be an increased emphasis on the educational market.
This week 3D printing behemoth Stratasys announced a very powerful new concept for array 3D printing. But what might it do to their subsidiary, MakerBot?
MakerBot announced a very intriguing feature to their slicing program, “MinFill”.
MakerBot, unsurprisingly announced a reduction in force of a huge 30%. Here’s why it makes sense.
Our last post on MakerBot’s new print software spurred on some conversation, internally and via email.
When I was asked if I would mind reviewing a 3D printer from a new user perspective, tt took me all of a few seconds to agree to the testing and then counted down the days for the printer to arrive.
MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom is now the former CEO of MakerBot Industries.
This week I received an interesting deal offer from MakerBot: Buy two machines and get one free. But is there more to the story?
After a very long wait, MakerBot recently released a new 3D printer, the Replicator+. We had an opportunity to give it a good test. This is part 3, read part 1 and part 2 here.
After a very long wait, MakerBot recently released a new 3D printer, the Replicator+. We had an opportunity to give it a good test. This is part 2, read part 1 here.
After a very long wait, MakerBot recently released a new 3D printer, the Replicator+. We had an opportunity to give it a good test.
A filament producer now offers filament specifically for the new MakerBot equipment.
Just last week, MakerBot announced a new product lineup—hardware and software included—geared towards professionals and educators that MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom said was the result of a “cultural shift” at the company as they gained further insight into the specific needs of the professional market.
This week MakerBot unleashed a series of announcements regarding their products, services and supplies.