3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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Signup for Early Access to HP Multi Jet Fusion with Shapeways

Attention Eager Beavers! Online 3D printing service Shapeways is launching an Early Access Programme for the HP Multi Jet Fusion printer.

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German Industrial Group Thyssenkrupp to Launch 3D Printing Center in September

German industrial group, Thyssenkrupp, has announced the launch of a 3D printing center which will produce plastic and metal products.

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Learn About Design for Additive Manufacturing with Wohlers Associates

Wohlers Associates and Materialise are offering a three-day course on design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) in Leuven, Belgium.

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Boeing Innovates With Cost-Cutting Printed Titanium Parts

Aviation giant enlists Norsk Titanium to make structural parts for 787 Dreamliner aircraft, potentially saving millions in production costs.

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Up to 100 Times Faster
Xaar Plans to Produce 3D Printed Objects on Industrial Scale

Xaar, a company which supplies industrial inkjet printheads, wants to ramp up 3D printing to industrial production speed level.

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MakerBot MinFill Offers Faster Prints With Less Filament

MakerBot has unveiled the new MinFill feature for MakerBot Print, enabling minimized infill for faster prints that use less material.

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3D Systems Aims For Mass Customization With Figure 4 Platform

3D Systems has unveiled their first scalable, fully-integrated additive manufacturing platform. The system is capable of producing mass customized and end-use parts.

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Precautionary Measures
Ultimaker Files Defensive Patents, Abandoning Open Source?

Citing a need to protect IP and freedom to innovate, open source 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker is now investing in defensive patents.

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XYZprinting Rolls Out Four New 3D Printing Products in February

Taiwanese 3D printing company XYZprinting is targeting the professional and consumer markets with four new 3D printing products in February.

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HP to Shutdown Operation in Ireland, Nearly 500 Employees Face Layoffs

Global technology giant Hewlett-Packard is closing down their facility in Leixlip, Ireland. The announcement hints at the company's shift from conventional technology to the 3D printing market.

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Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Steps Down As Company Undergoes Major Transition

The leading 3D design and engineering software firm Autodesk has announced the resignation of CEO and President Carl Bass.

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BCN3D Technologies Announce New Sigma R17 3D Printer

The Sigma R17 is the latest flagship 3D printer from BCN3D Technologies, with brand new features like a hotend family and quieter operation.

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Early Retirement
E3D Ends Production and Sales of BigBox 3D Printer

Despite being a crowd-funding success story in 2015, production of the BigBox 3D Printer is officially discontinued by E3D online.

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Abandon Ship?
Next Dynamics Embroiled in Kickstarter Controversy

With 48 hours left on their Kickstarter campaign, Next Dynamics facing questions about having a working prototype of their NexD1 3D printer.

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MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom Resigns, Successor Appointed

MakerBot announces the resignation of CEO Jonathan Jaglom and the appointment of company president Nadav Goshen as his successor.