3D Printing Industry

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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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Berlin’s Power Plant has 3D Printed Parts for More Efficient Electricity

3D printing is helping a large power plant in Berlin use electricity more efficiently to fuel Germany's thriving capital.

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Billion Dollar Metal 3D Printing Deal Spiked by Super Investor

The GE play for metal 3D printing, a deal worth $1.4 billion, falls apart after a dramatic intervention by super investor Paul Singer.

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Researchers Crash Drone with 3D Printed Propeller Sabotage

Researchers at three universities hacked a 3D printer and sabotaged design files, causing a drone crash by modifying a 3D printed propeller.

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Brand New MakerBot Replicator+ is Faster, Bigger, Quieter

Big round of announcements from MakerBot, including a new MakerBot Replicator+, new filaments, and new apps for professionals and educators.

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UK Copyright Extension on Furniture a Threat to 3D Printing?

New UK copyright extension for industrial designs like chairs and tables goes up to 70 years. Will this have a negative impact on 3D printing?

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3D Printing Cybersecurity Vulnerable to Hacking

NYU researchers release paper on 3D printing cybersecurity, exploring how additive manufacturing is vulnerable to industrial espionage.

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Make it LEO: A Secure Way to Handle 3D Design Files

With the need for more secure ways to handle and protect 3D printing designs, Make it LEO is a new startup with an interesting solution.

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Animated Comedy SuperMansion is Made With 3D Printing

SuperMansion is a new comedy show made using 3D printed stop-motion animation. Oh, and it stars Bryan Cranston. You might have heard of him?

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Huge Morpheus 3D Printer Hits Kickstarter Goal Overnight

Bigger, faster, stronger. The Morpheus 3D printer launches on Kickstarter, and then smashes their $75,000 goal in less than 24 hours.

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3D Printed Surfboards and Other Disrupted Sports

Surfing gets a technological upgrade with 3D printed surfboards by Australian startup Disrupt. Which other sports are ripe for disruption?

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3DBenchy Updated for Dual-Print & Multi-part Assembly

Two new varieties of 3DBenchy have been added to the fleet; one is dual-print ready, and another is multi-part assembly. Printer tests ahoy!

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Tiko 3D: Interview with Matt Gajkowski

Exclusive interview with Matt Gajkowski of TIKO 3D on the Tiko 3D printer and the 3D printing industry.

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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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Arcam CEO and CFO Decide to Leave the Company

Swedish-headquartered Additive Manufacturing company Arcam announces the departure of both its CEO and CFO. Arcam, the Additive Manufacturing solutions provider for metal component production, has just revealed that Magnus René, President and CEO of Arcam AB and Johan Brandt, CFO and deputy CEO have decided to leave the company. Arcam manufactures orthopedic implants as well […]