Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at opportunities for 3D printing technology in healthcare.
Thoughts on 3D Printing In 2022
At the close of the year, it’s time to reflect on what just happened.
Unforeseen Delays: COVID-19 Disrupts China-based 3D Print Companies
China-based 3D print companies are being hit hard by COVID-19.
More Price Shifting in 3D Printing Materials
With supply chains broken and shipping costs soaring, more companies are altering their pricing in the 3D print space.
Prusa To Raise 3D Printer Pricing
Prusa Research has announced price increases for certain 3D printers.
Supply Chain Woes? 3D Printers Could Save the Day￼
Additive manufacturing has increased its ROI by becoming a go-to work-around for supply chain challenges.
Could 3D Printer Prices Rise?
Prices are rising everywhere these days, and one has to wonder if 3D printing will follow that same path.
COVID-19 Funding for the Manufacturing Extension Partnerships and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine how new U.S. government funding may affect use of 3D printing.
Ellen Kullman Puts 3D Printing Front and Center
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how Carbon approaches current crises.
Construction Supply Chains and Growing 3D Printing Markets
Charles Goulding and Joseph Castine look at how 3D printing technology might alleviate some of the current construction procurement challenges.
FABTECH 2021 Brought 3D Printing Back To The Larger Trade Show Floor
As the manufacturing industry comes together again, digital processes like additive manufacturing are taking up more space.
What Does RAPID + TCT 2021 Signal For In-Person 3D Printing Events?
A successful 2021 edition of North America’s largest industrial 3D printing event has some interesting implications for in-person shows.
The In-Person 3D Printing Products And People Of RAPID + TCT 2021
RAPID + TCT returned to the real world, and so did we with the recommencement of North America’s largest 3D printing event.
What Does A Return To In-Person Industry Events Look Like?
In-person industry events are moving from pandemic wish list item to real-world happenings — but what does that look like in practice?
Custom Designed Toy Projects Play Nice With 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing of toys has taken off during the pandemic.
Markforged Gives Everyone The Week Off
Markforged is shutting down — for a week.
ERRF 2021 Cancelled
The East Coast RepRap Festival (“ERRF”) has cancelled their 2021 event.
The 3D Printing Company Mandating Vaccination
VELO3D is back up and running an in-person business thanks to the CEO’s vaccination policy.
3D Printing: Helping Just-In-Time Be On Time
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider how 3D printing can contribute to the evolution of just-in-time inventory strategies.
Planning And Cancellations Both Continue For In-Person 3D Printing Events In 2021
It’s nice to think 2021 means a return to in-person events for the 3D printing industry, but such a return isn’t a linear proposal.
Heroes of the Pandemic: The Quest for the Perfect Mask
Last year, COVID-19 caused many of us to take a step back, but for some it was a chance to take a step forward.
Wohlers Report 2021: 3D Printing Growth In Adversity
The 26th annual edition of the seminal Wohlers Report has been released, detailing (some) ongoing expansion in additive manufacturing even during a global pandemic.
Affordable Housing And 3D Printing
Charles Goulding Jr. considers the potential for 3D printing construction to aid in the affordable housing crisis.
The Road To Herd Immunity And 3D Printing Business Planning
Charles R. Goulding considers what a return to “normal” in the 3D printing business might look like.
AMUG To Host 2021 Conference In Person
I’ve been thinking about AMUG’s decision to host their 2021 event in person only a few months from now.
Supply Chain Constraints And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley consider how 3D printing can help overcome large companies’ supply chain woes.
Nottingham Spirk’s 3D Printing Approach To COVID-19
Charles R. Goulding and Joseph Castine take a look at an innovative company’s use of 3D printing and other technologies in the face of pandemic.
The 3D Printing Spring 2021 Calendar
With recently announced changes, two major spring 3D printing events are set to take place in person — but not only in the spring.
Emerson Electric And Self-Automation
Charles R. Goulding and Harry Foxman consider Emerson Electric’s Industry 4.0 strategies in staying successful during difficult times.
Future Trends In Healthcare And 3D Printing
The next time you or someone you love needs care, you may well find your doctor firing up a 3D printer to provide it.
Delayed Elective Surgery, Medical Devices And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding, Adam Friedman and Preeti Sulibhavi take a look at how 3D printing plays into near-term surgical delays.
ROBOZE CEO: 3D Printing From 2020 Pandemic Reaction To 2021 US Move
Alessio Lorusso, Founder and CEO of Italy-based ROBOZE, shares a look at 2020 and a look ahead to 3D printing strategies for 2021.
Top 3D Printing Developments Of 2020
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider some of the highlights of 3D printing over the last year.
Manhattan To Hamptons Resident Influx And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi find 3D printing to be along for the ride in recent movements.
How 3D Printing Can Help Us Weather The Ongoing Pandemic
We’re going to take a look at a few key areas in which 3D printing, as an accessible form of manufacturing, is useful to weather the pandemic.
Makers Are Still 3D Printing PPE
It’s fallen out of the headlines since the spring, but individual makers remain hard at work at their home 3D printers making pandemic protection gear.
What Happens To Those 3D Printing PPE Factories?
In the spring several 3D printer manufacturers set up “pop up” factories to rapidly produce PPE for the pandemic. But what happens afterwards?
3D Printing’s Pandemic Call To Action
COVID-19 took the healthcare system by storm (and surprise). We had little time to prepare and lots of lives at stake. 3D printing is trying to balance the playing field by responding to worldwide calls to action.
Back To The Garage For 3D Printing Innovation
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider innovation in 2020, when many are returning to their own garage setups.
3D Printing Goes Outdoors During The Pandemic
Charles R. Goulding, Preeti Sulibhavi, and 3D printing take to the great outdoors.
Henkel 3D Printing And Pandemic-Driven Preparation And Impact
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider Henkel’s participation in the 3D printing industry and potential preparations for another pandemic-driven lockdown scenario.
Q2 2020 3D Printer Sales In CONTEXT
More than half a year into pandemic, how are 3D printer sales looking across the globe?
Three Reasons To Be Thankful For 3D Printing Against COVID-19
COVID-19 has been a substantial part of our lives for the majority of this year and we’re very thankful for all of the innovators who took the initiative to help alleviate the impact of this pandemic.
3 New Open Source Tools To Aid In Battling COVID-19
During times of uncertainty, Michigan Tech’s Open Sustainability Technology (MOST) Lab doles out three new open source tools in response to the ongoing pandemic. The MOST Lab With advancements in technologies like 3D printing, people can share their designs with people across the world from them in a way that allows them to replicate medical-grade… Continue reading 3 New Open Source Tools To Aid In Battling COVID-19
Putting Pilot Skills To Work In 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafe take lessons from Top Gun to additive manufacturing.
Desktop 3D Printed Air Management System
Art and utility come together in the sleek 3D printed Air Management System (AMS) Mini.
Formnext 2020 Cancels In-Person Aspect, Goes Fully Virtual
The 3D printing industry’s largest show has made the wise decision to go fully virtual for 2020.
High-Throughput 3D Printing Raises $12.5M
High-throughput 3D printing company Azul 3D recently announced a notable seed funding round.
The Savioke Relay, Google-Backed Hotel Robots, And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding discusses the rising use of robots in hotels, and how 3D printing might help in their creation.
Creating New Business Models And Marketing Programs With 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider their company’s clients’ new ways of conducting business in today’s changed environment, and where to incorporate 3D printing.
Voodoo Manufacturing Closes, Permanently
We’ve learned that NYC-based Voodoo Manufacturing has closed its doors.
How Is Stratasys Doing During The Pandemic?
Stratasys released their quarterly results, and I reviewed them to see how the pandemic is affecting the giant 3D printer manufacturer.
What’s Happening With Hiring In 3D Printing In 2020?
It’s 2020, one of the worst years, ever. Business is down everywhere, but is this really true in 3D printing?
New Trade Show Models And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding considers the prospect of trade show rethinking for the 3D printing industry.
3D Printing Strong: Swedish Businesses Outperform
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the impact of 3D printing on businesses in Sweden.
3D Printing And Supply Chain Preparedness
If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that supply chains can be disrupted suddenly and without any indication of how long the interruption will last.
Cleanse Your Balance Sheet Now
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi think that as we emerge from the global coronavirus pandemic, companies should consider emerging with a newer, cleaner balance sheet — with the help of 3D printing.
BCN3D’s Latest Multi-Million Investment
BCN3D has announced a new funding round that should have interesting implications on future innovations for the desktop 3D printing company.
Another Additive Manufacturing Company Pivots
Along with loss and grief, the pandemic has caused a great deal of change. One of those changes has been in 3D printing.
The Great American Bicycle Drought
Peter Saenz examines how 3D printing might help in bicycle supply.
Jabil, COVID-19, And The Value Proposition Of 3D Printing In 2020
Jabil is uniquely situated to address both stop-gap and long-term supply chain needs relating to pandemic response, as a recent conversation highlights.
Microsoft Digital Training And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Alyssa Schneider think on pandemic-driven job market changes and where digital upskilling can help.
3D Printing Single-Use Stethoscopes
Another application for 3D printing in pandemic response has emerged with single-use stethoscopes.
Four New Pandemic-Generated 3D Printing Business Models
The pandemic is far from over, but its effect on 3D printing business is becoming clear; we list 4 new business models for 3D printing.
Dental 3D Printing Turns To Large-Scale NP Testing Swab Production
As the global pandemic continues, testing supplies remain in high demand — and 3D printing continues to step up to meet needs.
3D Printing Brings Optimism To The Post-Coronavirus Economy
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafé consider the positive economic impact of 3D printing that can carry on after the COVID-19 pandemic.
New French Organization Covid3D Creates 24-7 3D Printing Factory for 40 Hospitals
A Paris hospital has organized a 3D print factory specifically for healthcare PPE applications.
Advanced Materials Helping 3D Printing Adapt To COVID-19 Response
The 3D printing industry has been a beacon of manufacturing hope during the pandemic outbreak — thanks in large part to materials that have proven up to the task.
3D Printing Is Emerging
The COVID-19 crisis has shown deficiencies in the supply chain, providing opportunity for democratization of production with 3D printing.
Auto Part Manufacturers And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley look into the place of 3D printing in a reshaped auto part supply chain.
The New European Aerospace Supply Chain Leaders & 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss the potential place of 3D printing in the reshaping aerospace supply chain.
IMTS 2020 Cancelled In The Face Of COVID-19
The massive biannual International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) has been cancelled for 2020.
Where To Send Your 3D Printed PPE Press Releases
We’re not the ones who need to see the announcement that you’re 3D printing face shields.
Patenting Pandemic Designs?
3D printing has really stepped up to the plate in pandemic response — but what happens with those designs post-pandemic?
Could The Pandemic Cause 3D Printer Company Tranformations?
After seeing 3D printer companies make fundamental transformations in their business models, I’m wondering if this is a trend.
Ultraviolet C Robots And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Adam Friedman check out 3D printing used for building new robots that may help slow the spread of pandemic.
3D Printing And The Small Business Pivot Toward A Localized Supply Chain
3D printing is enabling many a small business the agility to pivot operations toward localizing their supply chains.
Three Business Revelations During COVID-19
Anna Zevelyov, the CEO of 3D scanner company Thor3D, examines three revelations when it comes to conducting business during and beyond the time of COVID-19.
Innovating Out Of Downturn
Pandemic-driven transitioning is leading to an interesting long-term reconfiguration of factory work.
This Year’s Special College Intern Candidates
Charles R. Goulding examines opportunities for students looking for internships in the 3D printing industry in the strange landscape of 2020.
Lean Manufacturing, Automation and Distancing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the principles of Lean Manufacturing together with rising trends in automation and required social distancing.
Still A Go: Formnext Planning For November Event
3D printing’s largest event is still planning to go on, in-person, this November.
Updates From Authentise: Free License For Those 3D Printing For COVID-19 Response
In the face of global supply chain shortages, it’s all hands on deck to help in the 3D printing industry — including on the software side.
Desktop 3D Printing Opens Up Pandemic Response, Continues Beyond
One Californian company has been using its deep-seated desktop 3D printing expertise to broaden maker response to COVID-19.
Not A Surprise: TCT 3Sixty 2020 Cancelled
In a move that could have been predicted, the organizers of TCT 3Sixty 2020 have decided to cancel the upcoming 3D printing event.
HP Connects The Internal Dots To Mobilize 3D Printing: Part Two
HP has been working internally and with its global partner network to mobilize 3D printing efforts to fight the spread of COVID-19.
HP Connects The Internal Dots To Mobilize 3D Printing: Part One
HP shares details of their internal and external teamwork to bring 3D printing into play to join the fight against COVID-19.
3D Printing Drug Compounding Becomes More Relevant During The Coronavirus Crisis
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine drug compounding with 3D printing technology.
3D Technologies And Healthcare Accessibility
From providing new methods for conducting healthcare appointments to improving diagnostics, 3D technologies promise improved quality of life for patients with a vast array of health needs.
Encouraging Continued 3D Printing Innovation Throughout The Coronavirus Pandemic
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look to 3D printing for innovation in tough times.
When One Door Closes, A Touchless Door Opens (With The Help Of 3D Printing)
Charles R. Goulding looks to a future of touchless doors, helped along with 3D printing.
MakerOS’ Overflow COVID-19 Network
MakerOS has quickly created an effective cloud-based system to handle dynamic orders for 3D printed PPE.
Time To Switch To 3D Printing For Touchless Bathroom Design
Charles R. Goulding looks into the use of 3D printing to make public bathroom spaces “touchless.”
2020: The Year Of The 3D Printing Webinar
Yes, we’ll primarily remember 2020 as the Year of Pandemic, but it’s quickly taking on another face: the Year of the 3D Printing Webinar.
5 Minutes Of 3D Printing Kills Coronavirus On Contact Surfaces
One of the benefits of 3D printing that’s kept the technology in the front lines against COVID-19 has been its speed — and now we need to look at SPEE3D too.