3D Printing News

Dec 18, 2017
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Early Bird Gets The Printer
Desktop Metal Starts Shipping Metal 3D Printers to First Customers

The Massachusetts 3D printing startup Desktop Metal has started shipping its Studio System to customers in the "Pioneer" program.  

Dec 18, 2017
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Women To Look Up To
Beyoncé, Hillary and Serena as 3D Printed Christmas Tree Toppers

Not-for-profit organization, Women to Look Up to, is 3D printing Christmas tree toppers to help fund projects to further female equality. 

Dec 17, 2017
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Led Zeppelin
Robotic Blimp to Explore Hidden Chambers of Great Pyramid

Research team in France collaborating with archaeologists to use a Robotic Blimp to explore a mysterious new chamber in the Giza pyramids.

Dec 16, 2017
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Just Add Water
Smart Cups Debuts the 3D Printed Energy Drink

To accompany its Migo 3D printer Kickstarter campaign, MakeX unveils the ultimate accessory — a stylish self-powering backpack. Long-print anxiety is a very real thing. It’s generally best to never stary too far from an operating printer, but for longer prints running across days, that’s an impossibility. Conbating just such a scenario is MakeX, which […]

Dec 16, 2017
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Blade Winner
Siemens Awarded by ASME for 3D Printed Gas Turbine Blades

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) awards Siemens for creating the first 3D printed and fully tested gas turbine blades.

Dec 15, 2017
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Government Boost
3D Printing Industry in China to Benefit from Government Action Plan

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is working with 12 departments to create an action plan for boosting 3D printing.

Dec 15, 2017
Featured image of UPS Partners With SAP to Launch Spare Parts 3D Printing Business
Need a part? Print it!
UPS Partners With SAP to Launch Spare Parts 3D Printing Business

US package delivery company UPS is teaming up with enterprise software company SAP to branch out into a spare parts 3D printing business.

Dec 15, 2017
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Resist the Recall
Shapeways CEO Tom Finn Speaks Out Against Net Neutrality Recall

Shapeways CEO Tom Finn wrote an op-ed for NY Daily News about how the recent net neutrality recall will impact his and many other startups. 

Dec 15, 2017
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Shattering Glass Ceilings
This 3D Printed Smart Glass Can Keep You Cool in the Summer

Researchers from the University of Delaware have developed a 3D printed smart window that could help cool the masses. 

Dec 14, 2017
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Quirky and Results Driven
Formlabs Wins Glassdoor Best Place to Work 2018 Award

3D printer manufacturer Formlabs, founded by MIT graduate Maxim Lobovsky, wins Glassdoor's 'Best Place to Work 2018' Employee Choice Awards.

Dec 14, 2017
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May The Ultrasound Be With You
Amputee Musician Tests Luke Skywalker Hand

To accompany its Migo 3D printer Kickstarter campaign, MakeX unveils the ultimate accessory — a stylish self-powering backpack. Long-print anxiety is a very real thing. It’s generally best to never stary too far from an operating printer, but for longer prints running across days, that’s an impossibility. Conbating just such a scenario is MakeX, which […]

Dec 14, 2017
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Electrospinning
Researchers Find New Low-Cost Ways to 3D Print Living Tissues and Organs

To accompany its Migo 3D printer Kickstarter campaign, MakeX unveils the ultimate accessory — a stylish self-powering backpack. Long-print anxiety is a very real thing. It’s generally best to never stary too far from an operating printer, but for longer prints running across days, that’s an impossibility. Conbating just such a scenario is MakeX, which […]

Dec 14, 2017
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Unique Prizes
colorFabb Creates Lodewijk van der Grinten Prize 2017 Using Funky New nGen_LUX Filament

As sponsor and trophy maker of the Lodewijk van der Grinten prize, colorFabb came up with a unique and interesting design for 2017. 

Dec 13, 2017
Featured image of San Diego Aquarium Repairs Sea Turtle’s Shell
We Have The Technology.
San Diego Aquarium Repairs Sea Turtle’s Shell

To accompany its Migo 3D printer Kickstarter campaign, MakeX unveils the ultimate accessory — a stylish self-powering backpack. Long-print anxiety is a very real thing. It’s generally best to never stary too far from an operating printer, but for longer prints running across days, that’s an impossibility. Conbating just such a scenario is MakeX, which […]

Dec 13, 2017
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Vogue
Carry On Printing: MakeX Teases 3D Printing Backpack

MakeX launched Migo on Kickstarter, a 3D printer which you can carry around in a stylish backpack. They've smashed their goal of $100,000.