3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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Mi Mi Mi
Mystery Xiaomi 3D Printer Pictures Leaked

Major Chinese smartphone maker has taken a big interest in additive manufacturing; leaked pictures show first look at the Xiaomi 3D printer.

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Clear as Day
Significant Findings in 2017 Shapeways Transparency Report

The 2017 Shapeways Transparency Report shines a light on how the world's biggest 3D printing marketplace handles accusations of infringement of intellectual property.

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Cloud based 3D Printing System
3D Printing Software company Beamler Acquires Printr

Beamler, the company that provides 3D printing software for the industry, has just announced the acquisition of Printr. It will be fully integrated into the buyer’s portfolio.

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Improving Motor Designs
Researchers Create Permanent Magnets with Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing

Canadian researchers have developed a new method for fabricating magnets for electric motors using cold spray Additive Manufacturing.

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Future of Transport
Olli, 3D Printed Bus from Local Motors, Receives $1 Billion in Financing

Local Motors secured over $1 billion in financing from Elite Transportation Services (ETS) and Xcelerate for its autonomous Olli bus customers.

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The Power of Dreams
Honda Produces Carbon Fiber Parts with Mcor Paper 3D Printing

Mcor Technologies’ selective deposition lamination (SDL) technology is being used by Honda to create paper molds for carbon fiber CFRP parts.

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Turning a Corner
Interview with MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom

Exclusive interview with MakerBot CEO Jonathan Jaglom on the latest and greatest 3D printing innovations from the company.

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It’s a bird... It’s a plane... it‘s THOR!
Airbus Tests 3D Printed Plane for Aerodynamics and AI

THOR, the 3D printed mini plane, attracted a lot of attention at the ILA Berlin Air Show. Now Airbus starts testing the new airplane technology including its artificial intelligence.

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Jet Power
With Multi Jet Fusion, HP Challenges Injection Molding

At a sprawling campus on the outskirts of Barcelona, HP showed ALL3DP the future of commercial 3D printing with Multi Jet Fusion technology.

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Investing in 3D printing
How to invest in 3D printing stock (Part 2)

Shapeways, Sculpteo, i.Materialise, Rinkak and 3D Hubs ship professional 3D printed goods to consumers. Here’s what you must know about their pros and cons.

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Written by Industry Veteran Sarah Boisvert
Book “New Collar Workforce” Prepares Us for the New Age of Manufacturing

The New Collar Workforce is a new book by AM industry veteran Sarah Boisvert which suggests that, in order to avoid a shortage of skilled workers, we should be training workers to be ready for the new age in manufacturing.

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New Release
Cura 2.4 Update: New Slicing Features, Usability Improvements

Ultimaker has released Cura 2.4, the latest update to their open source 3D printing slicer software. Learn about the new features here.

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Cutting Edge
BCN3D Ignis Laser Cutter Launched with Crazy Promo

Folks who purchase the new BCN3D Ignis laser cutter before the end of 2016 will receive a BCN3D Sigma 3D printer for absolutely free.

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Spools of Joy
BigRep Launches New Pro Flex Filament for 3D Printing

The new Pro Flex filament is a world first for the large-scale FDM industry, according to 3D printer manufacturer BigRep.

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A Matter of Concern
New Matter is Another 3D Printing Company Closing Down

For the second time this month, a 3D printer company is shuttering their doors. New Matter will cease operations at the end of Febuary; providing limited support to owners of the MOD-t 3D printer.