3D Printing Industry

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Higher Learning
MIT and Boeing Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing Education

New online course from MIT and Boeing to teach professionals how to invent and implement innovative new applications for additive manufacturing.

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Ultimaker Launches Alliances Program to Improve 3D Printing Material Profiles

With the new Ultimaker Alliances Program, users will be able to load preconfigured material profiles and 3D print settings from leading material manufacturers.

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Twice as Nice
MakerGear Brings M3 Independent Dual Extruder 3D Printer to RAPID + TCT

At the Rapid + TCT Event in Fort Worth this week, 3D printing manufacturer MakerGear are launching their new M3 Independent Dual 3D Printer and MakerGear Cloud Software.

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Coming to Your City Soon?
WASP Creates Hub Network Across the World

WASP, the Italian 3D printer manufacturer, has created the WASP Hub network and is expanding in Italy and across the world to cities including,  Barcelona, ​​London, Madrid, Paris, Umea, Jersey City and Beirut.

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Bang on Trend
Ultimaker and Prusa Vie for Dominance in 3D Hubs Trend Report

Ultimaker! HP! Prusa Research! New York City! More fascinating insights into the 3D printing industry, courtesy of the latest 3D Hubs Trend Report.

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Kraftwerk
BMW to Establish Additive Manufacturing Campus in Munich

With a total investment worth over €10 million, automotive giant BMW will open an industrial scale 3D printing campus in Munich, Germany in early 2019.

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BigRep and Etihad Airways Engineering to Partner Up

Big Air meets Big Printing. BigRep and Etihad Airways Engineering announce plans to collaborate on developing next generation additive manufacturing solutions for the aerospace 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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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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Print Long and Prosper
New Metal 3D Printing Company Vulcan Labs Spun Out of Stratasys

Industrial 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys has spun off a 3D printing operation into a new independent company called Vulcan Labs, specializing in powder-bed fusion technology.

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Making Bones About It
Materialise Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Printed Anatomical Models

Materialise is the world's first additive manufacturing company to receive FDA clearance for diagnostic 3D printed anatomical models. FDA clearance supports the continued growth of point-of-care 3D printing facilities.

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Best of Both Worlds
Fraunhofer IPA Combine 3D Printing and Injection Molding Advantages

Fraunhofer IPA researchers combined additive manufacturing and injection molding to create the Additive Freeform Casting process which benefits from the advantages of both technologies.

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Go Green
Gigabot X can 3D Print with Recycled Plastic Pellets

Now live on Kickstarter is the Gigabot X, a large-scale, direct pellet extrusion 3D printer for fabricating with recycled plastic.

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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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Printer Libre
Open-Source Files for BCN3D Sigmax 3D Printer Released

In a big win for the open source 3D printing community, BCN3D Technologies release open source files for BCN3D Sigmax desktop 3D printer.

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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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