Photocentric is exploring what is probably a new niche in 3D printing: large part production with resin equipment.
voxeljet Launches New TPU Print Service
voxeljet announced a new on demand 3D print service able to produce flexible parts in TPU.
FDA Approves Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids and 3D Printing Can Help
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the potential for use of 3D printing to produce hearing aids on demand.
Can The Military Really Use 3D Printing?
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.
IKEA Now Offering Custom 3D Printed Decorations
IKEA has quietly introduced a pair of 3D printed designs in their online store.
Miele and Replique Partner to Provide On-Demand 3D Printing
Additive manufacturing start-up, Replique, recently announced that it is partnering with German home appliance manufacturer Miele.
3D Systems Continues Consolidation: Sells Service Business
3D Systems announced a massive divestiture of their worldwide 3D print service business.
RIZE Partners With Little You On Customized Anime 3D Prints
RIZE announced a partnership to produce full color 3D printed anime toys.
3D Printed Supply Chains Of The Future
I’m reading a fascinating piece on how supply chains are evolving towards a new world of 3D printing.
Single-Site Motorsport 3D Printing: Workshop of the Future?
I’m reading a fascinating story about how a small motorsport company is using 3D printing in a very different way.
British Airways’ Holiday Gift to 3D Printing
British Airways unexpectedly published a list of possible 3D printing applications for their future. We took a look at what it means.
3D Printing Aerospace Parts with Blockchain
It’s now possible to 3D print spare parts on demand for aircraft in flight using blockchain technology.
Digital Inventory Comes To The High Seas
The vision of a digital inventory with on-demand 3D printing is becoming a reality, with several companies entering an early adopter program.
Stratasys’ Digital Inventory Strategy Is Hard, But They’re Making Progress
Stratasys is working on a fascinating transition to a digital inventory provider. See their experiments with rail car suppliers to understand how it works.
On-Demand Manufacturing And eCommerce
3D printing is part of a growing on-demand manufacturing ecosystem that is in turn set to become part of the even larger eCommerce industry as Xometry and Alibaba.com announce a partnership.
Heineken Toasts To Ultimaker
3D printing tooling is something for beer company Heineken to toast.
Xometry Pulls in Another $50 Million
Xometry has announced $50 million in equity funding.
colorFabb Introduces Color On Demand Filaments
Dutch 3D printer material mastermind colorFabb has introduced something quite revolutionary: color on demand.
What’s Holding Back 3D Printed Spare Parts?
3D printing enables many new business models, one of which is on-demand spare parts.
Ivaldi Group Validates 3D Printing Concept with Huge Client
Startup company Ivaldi Group announced a partnership with a new, large client that could prove their 3D printing concept works.
3D Print Application Idea: On Demand Museum Pieces?
I’m always interested to see new applications of 3D printing, and have one that may not have been implemented yet.