3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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3D Printed Glass developed by MIT is Mesmerizing

We've already printed plastic, concrete, clothes and food. Now, MIT has developed a process for 3D printed glass — and it's gorgeous.

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Reddit begins crowdsourcing next generation bionics

This team of volunteers from Reddit are crowdsourcing the development of the world's first medical-grade open source prosthesis - all to get the recent amputee brother of a fellow Redditor back in the gym.

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3D Printed Glass: Who Will Get There First?

3D printed glass, anyone? Several new companies are trying to make it a reality. But are the results convincing? Here's an overview.

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3D printers hit retail stores

3D printers such as the Makerbot Mini are available at retail stores such as Amazon, Staples and Home Depot.

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ZMorph VX – Review the Facts of this Multitool Machine

The magical multitool machine gets upgraded with the ZMorph VX. Review the facts on this 3-in-1 3D printer, CNC mill, and laser-engraver.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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New Partnership
CEA Partners with HP to Improve Industrial 3D Printing with the Multi Jet Fusion System

CEA, the French atomic and alternative energy commission, is now partnering up with HP and using the Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing system to develop production-ready applications for clients worldwide.

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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.

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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.