3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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Branded Goods
Digitally Augmented Additive Manufacturing Parts from Rize

3D printing company Rize has integrated digital rights management into physical 3D printed parts at the voxel-level; embedded QR codes can be used to provide compliance, authenticity and traceability.

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A Grand Experiment?
HP is Applying Multi Jet Fusion to Their Supply Chain

Citing cost savings and design freedom, HP is integrating their 3D printing and additive manufacturing technology, Multi Jet Fusion, into their supply chain for multiple products.

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Solid Investment
Formlabs Raises $30m in New Equity Funding

With two major product launches on the horizon, 3D printing startup Formlabs have bolstered their war-chest with $30m in new equity funding.

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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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LSEV is Mass-Produced 3D Printed Car by XEV and Polymaker

Representing a major breakthrough in the adoption of 3D printing into mass manufacturing, XEV and Polymaker have launched the worlds first mass produced 3D printed electric car. It's constructed from only 57 parts, down from 2,000 in the original design.

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Better Together
Sony Mobile and PostNord Group Work Together on 3D Scanning, 3D Printing, and Distributing

PostNord Group and Sony Mobile are working together to make the 3D market accessible for both businesses and consumers. The first stage is enabling customers to print models from the Sony Mobile app which are then distributed by PostNord.

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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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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.

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Useful Add-Ins
Solidworks Add-In for DragonFly2020 Pro Makes Creating 3D Printed Electronics Easier

Nano Dimension, known for their circuit boards 3D printers, partnered up with software company Dassault Systèmes and implemented a Solidworks add-in for its DragonFly 2020 Pro 3D printer.

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CNC Hubs?
Two Big Strategic Changes from 3D Hubs

The open peer-to-peer marketplace pioneered by 3D Hubs has been relegated, say the company founders, to make room for a broader manufacturing platform driven by CAD-CAM technologies.

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Big Changes for 2018
Grohe Introduces 3D Printing to Streamline Design, Development, Production

Grohe AG, the world leader in supplying sanitary and water fittings, is planning to expand its production of fittings and incorporate 3D printing technology into its prototyping processes.

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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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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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Binder-Jetting Ceramics
Kwambio Reveals Brand-New Ceramic 3D Printer at CES

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New Year, New Facility
Sintavia Announces New Manufacturing Plant & Breaks Ground in Florida

Metal additive manufacturing company, Sintavia, broke ground ready for the new facility to be built before late 2018. The site will be 55,000 square foot.