3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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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.

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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.

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Scads of New LulzBot 3D Printing Products from Aleph Objects

Christmas comes early to users of the LulzBot 3D printer range. Aleph Objects announce 10 new products to enhance the 3D printing experience.

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Meet the Hubs Making London the Top 3D Printing City

According to latest data from 3D Hubs, London is the most active 3D printing city in the world. We speak to the local hubs driving this trend.

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Printing More Silicone Materials Simultaneously
ACEO to Reveal Silicone Multi-Material 3D Printing at Formnext 2017

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New 3D Printer Skriware 2: Review the Facts Here!

Meet the new, improved Skriware 2. Review the facts on this new 3D printer from the Polish-Swedish startup that found life on Kickstarter.

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HP Multi Jet Fusion PA12 Now Default Black Plastic at Sculpteo

Online 3D printing service Sculpteo to roll out major change, replacing their default Nylon PA11 black plastic with HP Multi Jet Fusion PA12.

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3D Printing Aluminum Alloys for Lighter, Fuel-Efficient Aircraft

HRL Laboratories in California have made a metallurgical breakthrough; a technique to successfully 3D print high-strength aluminum alloys.

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Project AME: Fully Operational Excavator with 3D Printed Parts

Oak Ridge National Laboratory has showcased the potential of large scale 3D printing with this fully functional excavator build.

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How B2B Has Quietly Established Itself as 3D Printing’s Core Audience

Consumer stories get all the headlines, but B2B is driving 3D printing - that's the opinion of Whitecloud's CEO and Founder Jerry Ropelato.

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EOS Invests in DyeMansion for Great Color SLS 3D Printing

DyeMansion developed a new technique for coloring laser sintered prints. Now EOS founder Dr. Hans J. Langer takes partnership as a shareholder.

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5 Reasons Why 3D Printing Industry Will Boom by 2020

Research by consultancy firm A.T. Kearney finds that the global market for the 3D printing industry will grow to $17.2 billion by 2020.

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3MF Consortium
3MF File Format: A new format for the age of 3D printing

The 3MF Consortium (Microsoft, HP, Autodesk et. al.) created a new file format to suite the whole process from 3D modeling to manufacturing.

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Raise3D Appoints Diogo Quental as New Global CEO

Raise3D is appointing a new CEO, Diogo Quental, from January next year. Quental is offering his expertise to scale up the company's operation.

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GE Additive Acquires GeonX to Boost Prototype Software Assessment

GE Additive Digital industrial company announced that it has acquired GeonX, a firm that specializes in virtual manufacturing and simulation software.