Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at recent developments in AI.
Optomec CEO Dave Ramahi Passes Away Unexpectedly
Optomec has lost their CEO, Dave Ramahi.
An Immigrant’s Dream: Thomas Zacharia’s 35 Years at ORNL
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a change at ORNL.
3DQue Announces AutoFarm3D
3DQue announced their flagship software product, AutoFarm3D.
Authentise Announces “Digital Design Warehouse”
Authentise announced a major new feature for their AM management platform: the Digital Design Warehouse.
Prusa Beefs Up 3D Printer Thermal Management
Prusa Research announced a new beta version of their 3D printer firmware that takes a more sophisticated approach to thermal management.
A Change Of The Guard At Women In 3D Printing
Women in 3D Printing made a big change in their management structure.
Book of the Week: A Manager’s Guide to Large Scale Additive Manufacturing
This week’s selection is “A Manager’s Guide to Large Scale Additive Manufacturing” by Ken Susnjara.
Markforged Releases Eiger Fleet for Additive Manufacturing
Markforged is rolling out a cloud-based software platform.
3DPrinterOS Version 3 Includes New UI, New Features
3D Control Systems announced the availability of a new version of their 3DPrinterOS system, which happens to include some very interesting improvements.
US Navy All-In On Distributed Manufacturing?
An announcement from 3YOURMIND suggests the US Navy has a very comprehensive plan for a 3D printed future.
Materialise Advances Cloud Software Strategy
Materialise detailed their long-term software strategy in a press conference today.
In Her Own Words: The Mother Of OctoPrint
OctoPrint is certainly one of the most well known systems in 3D printing, but do you know the story of how it came to be?
MakerOS Goes Free!
MakerOS has added a free tier to their cloud-based business management system.
3DPrinterOS’ New Platform: 3D Control Systems
A relatively quiet announcement from the folks at 3DPrinterOS reveals some very big changes for the company.
Teg: “A Bold New Way To 3D Print Over WiFi”
I found what appears to be a new 3D print utility in the making: Teg.
Book of the Week: The Toyota Way
This week’s selection is “The Toyota Way” by Jeffrey Liker.
MakerBot Announces MakerBot CloudPrint
MakerBot announced a new service called MakerBot CloudPrint, which is intended to deliver a seamless 3D printing experience to clients.
Ultimaker Launches “Ultimaker Essentials”
Ultimaker launched a new software product today, which they call Ultimaker Essentials.
Turbosquid’s Kraken Levels Up 3D Asset Management
Turbosquid’s Kraken 3D Asset Management system provides new ways to manage 3D models online.
Vyomesh Joshi To Retire; 3D Systems Set For Huge Shift
3D Systems is to find a new CEO. What does this imply for the 3D printing giant?
AstroPrint Announces Education Plan
AstroPrint announced a new service dedicated to education, Astroprint For Education. The service allows an institution to effectively manage 3D printers in schools.
Essentium Continues On, Expanding Global Leadership & Ramping Up Production
Essentium has announced new expansion initiatives, bringing on new international leadership and ramping up production of its HSE 3D printing platform and materials development efforts.
The End Of LulzBot (?)
Is this the end of Aleph Objects as we’ve known it? Yes and no.
How My Search for Efficiency Made My 3D Business Better
The founder of MakerOS shares perspective on forming a 3D printing management company to enhance efficiency.
The Importance Of The Pareto Principle For 3D Printing Management
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafe of R&D Tax Savers discuss the Pareto Principle as it can be applied to the business of 3D printing.
Discovered: How To Eliminate Metal 3D Print Warping
Do your metal 3D prints warp? Spending too much effort planning for thermal effects? Researchers have found a way to dramatially reduce metal warping.
Book of the Week: Additive Manufacturing Change Management
This week’s selection is “Additive Manufacturing Change Management: Best Practices” by David M. Dietrich, Michael Kenworthy, and Elizabeth A. Cudney.
MakerOS Receives Funding
We haven’t heard much from MakerOS over the past couple of years, but they have big news today.
Adaptive UI for Siemens NX Just Changed the Future of 3D Design Software
Every once in a while, you’ll be enjoying a hot ham ‘n cheese, when something comes along, slaps that sandwich out of your hand, and marks a substantial shift in the future of 3D product development software.
LPW Acquired by Carpenter
Leading metal 3D printing powder specialist LPW has been acquired by Carpenter Technology Corporation.
FabPilot: A Tool For Every 3D Printing Workshop
Sculpteo’s FabPilot service could supercharge operations at multi-3D printer workshops.
An Easy Solution For OctoPrint Security?
Last week we wrote on the problem of OctoPrint security, and this week we found a very good solution.
Solidworks Set to Power Up 3D Usage
Solidworks announced they’ve acquired Centric Software.
LPW’s Unique 3D Metal Materials Strategy
There are a great deal of metal powder manufacturers these days, each ready to supply metal powder to 3D metal printers. But one is doing something a bit different.
MakerOS Finally Releases Version 1.0
After a year of beta testing with over 1500 firms, MakerOS is now publicly available for subscription.
Lani Labs’s Different Take on 3D Print Networking
A small Canadian startup has developed a somewhat different concept for 3D printer networks.
MakerOS Introduces a Very Needed Feature
MakerOS is an online service that provides a number of management functions to those operating 3D printing businesses. Now they’ve introduced a key function.
The News From MakerOS
In the past year MakerOS has grown significantly and upgraded their system.
Authentise Releases 3D Printing Analytics Module
Companies with fleets of industrial 3D printers could get much value from a new module in Authentise’s 3DIAX suite: analytics.
Another 3D Printing Management System: 3D Printer ERP
I’ve seen a couple software solutions to the difficult problem of managing a 3D printer farm, and now another launches this week: 3D Printing ERP.
Every Pro Maker Needs MakerOS
The world of 3D printing is a lot more than just the hardware; multiple supporting services have emerged to support the ecosystem, including one dedicated to professional makers: MakerOS.
Are You Overflowing With 3D Models?
To use a 3D printer, you must have 3D models. But wait, exactly how many do you have? Probably far too many to keep track of.