3D Printing Industry

News and Stories about the 3D printing industry

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AFRL Researchers Study Print-Strengthening Fillers Using X-Rays

The US Air Force Research Lab uses the National Synchrotron Light Source to better understand & formulate new 3D print-strengthening fillers.

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Aectual Makes 3D Printed Floors with Big Robots

Dutch company Aectual makes beautiful floors for public spaces which are sustainable, customizable, and 3D printed by giant robot arms.

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MyMiniFactory Joins Next Generation 3MF Consortium

Online 3D printing platform MyMiniFactory is now supporting next generation 3MF files, and becomes a member of the 3MF Consortium.

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Four Times Faster: Renishaw RenAM 500Q Speed Ups Metal 3D Printing

Renishaw is showing off new hardware and software at formnext including the RenAM 500Q with four lasers, quadrupling 3D printing processes.

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Impossible Objects Raises $6.4M in Series A Investment for CBAM Technology

Impossible Objects raised $6.4 million in a Series A investment round led by OCA Ventures. They'll release the Model One printer this year. 

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New VIT SLS Printer Launching Soon on Kickstarter

On display at the In(3D)ustry trade show in Barcelona, the VIT SLS is a new benchtop SLS printer coming to Kickstarter at the end of October.

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Temporary Museum of Reality in Barcelona with In(3D)ustry

New to the international trade show scene, In(3D)ustry promotes the use of 3D printing in the industrial sector with a "Museum of Reality".

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GE Healthcare Opens 3D Printing and Design Center in Sweden

GE Healthcare's Innovative Design and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center for Europe is now open in Uppsala, Sweden.

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Could 3D Printing Replace Global Trade in the Near Future?

Raoul Leering, head of international trade analysis at ING, believes that 3D printing could erase a quarter of global trade by 2060. 

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New High-Speed Sintering 3D Printing Process from Voxeljet

Voxeljet to unveil new 3D printing technology at Formnext, a High-Speed Sintering process for the production of end-use parts.

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OtterBox Releases uniVERSE Accessory Mount CAD Files

Release of uniVERSE accessory mount CAD is big news; creative community can now imagine and 3D print their own designs for OtterBox products.

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BASF Makes Surprise Acquistion of Filament Producer Innofil3D

German Chemical Company BASF buys Dutch filament producer Innofil3D, will play central role in BASF’s production of 3D printing filaments.

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New Company BASF 3D Printing Solutions Announced

Chemical company BASF launching new subsidiary, BASF 3D Printing Solutions, to explore new business opportunities in additive manufacturing.

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Carl Bass, Former CEO of Autodesk, Joins Formlabs Board of Directors

Hot on the heels of introducing new technologies and machines to its lineup, Formlabs announces a valuable addition to its board.

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TU Eindhoven Commences Construction of a 3D Printed Bridge for Bikes

The Technical University Eindhoven and BAM are using 3D printing to develop a bridge made especially for bikers - not an easy task.