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India will gain true industrial independence only if manufacturing comes to India along with its technological know-how. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made this abundantly clear to the Indian Industry. Extending his aim of an Atmanirbhar Bharat to the Indian [...]

Dubai Gets Closer To 3D Printing Metro Spare Parts

Dubai is getting closer to using 3D printing to manufacture spare parts for its metro. On Friday, the Roads and Transport Authority said it had made “significant progress” using the technology despite setbacks caused by the Covid-19 outbreak. RTA and […]

Blackstone Resources Successfully Develops 3D Printed Solid-State Battery

Blackstone Resources AG, a Swiss company focussed on developing of sustainable battery technology, announced that it has successfully developed and tested 3D printed solid-state battery prototypes and the production will begin once its proprietary 3D printing technology is ready. It […]

ALTANA expands its portfolio in industrial 3D printing

The specialty chemicals group ALTANA is acquiring the business of TLS Technik GmbH & Co. Spezialpulver KG, an internationally leading manufacturer of metal powders for 3D printing, and thus strategically expanding its ECKART division. “By acquiring the TLS business, we are […]

Siemens Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Advance Manufacturing Competence Center In Singapore

One-stop advance manufacturing ecosystem that provides guidance and support for ASEAN companies in Industry 4.0 adoption Includes an Additive Manufacturing Experience Center that supports R&D, prototyping and low-volume 3D printing production Launched learning program under SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Program to […]

NASA Indicates Increased Use Of 3D Printing In Future Rocket Engines

As part of the Artemis program, NASA is returning astronauts to the Moon where we will prepare for human exploration of Mars. Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, experts from NASA, industry, and academia are pioneering methods to print the rocket […]

Bio-based photo-resin promises a breakthrough in Optical 3D Printing

Lithuanian researchers from Kaunas University of Technology and Vilnius University synthesised and tested a bio-based resin for optical 3D printing (O3DP). The bio-based resin made from renewable raw materials proved to be universal for both table-top 3D printers and state-of-the-art […]

Brazil Based Sartori Invests In SLM Solutions Hardware

Sartori, a Brazil-based manufacturer of orthopaedic implants and instruments, invests in Selective Laser Melting technology of SLM Solutions. With the acquisition of a new SLM®280the company is taking an important step in successfully implementing additive manufacturing in the healthcare sector […]

French National IRD 3D Prints Water Pollution Sensor Using Formlabs Technology

The French National Research Institute for Development (IRD) has developed a water pollution sensor for the wild using Formlabs’ stereolithography (SLA) 3D Printing technology. The IRD is a public multidisciplinary organization functioning under the supervision of the Ministries of Higher […]

Australian Army Proves Metal 3D Printing can Strengthen Sovereign Capability

The Australian Army has now completed a successful two-week field trial of a ‘WarpSPEE3D’ metal 3D printer by SPEE3D at the Mount Bundey Training Area, Northern Territory. A team of Royal Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (RAEME) soldiers from 1st Combat […]

Sintavia and Siemens to Collaborate for Industrial Additive Manufacturing

Sintavia, LLC, a tier one metal additive manufacturer supporting the Aerospace, Defense, & Space industry, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to collaborate with Siemens Digital Industries Software on the development of an end-to-end additive manufacturing (AM) […]

Five inspiring TED Talks about 3D printing

Essentially everyone has heard of TED Talks, but not a lot of people are aware of the developments in 3D printing. However, through some TED Talks you could learn more about 3D printing. In this article five inspiring TED Talks […]

Advancements & Future Research Trends In Laser-Based Manufacturing

An International workshop on ‘Advancements and Future Research Trends in Laser-Based Manufacturing Processes (AFRLMP-2020)’ was organized at the NERIST from 1st to 5th September 2020. The workshop was conducted on a virtual platform. The main objective of the workshop is […]

Scientists achieve breakthrough with 3D-printed lifelike heart models

Medical researchers have created a lifelike model of the heart that mimic the exact look and feel of a real patient. The multi-material aortic valve and the surrounding structures is a groundbreaking technological advancement in organ printing. These patient-specific organ […]

Harvard Researchers Develop Wool Like 3D Printable Fabric

The team, from the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) at Harvard has created a 3D-printable material that can be “pre-programmed with reversible shape memory.” The wool-like material can remember old forms and morph back into [...]

Fraunhofer IKTS unveils Multi Material Jetting system for ceramics and metals

Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (IKTS) have developed a Multi Material Jetting system that is capable of additively manufacturing parts that integrate multiple materials, including ceramics and metals. The process could enable the production of […]

Growing Interest In Indian Foundry Market For Additive Casting

Voxeljet Advances Its Expansion In India With Another Sale Of The VX4000 3D Printer. voxeljet AG sells yet another unit of its VX4000 3D sand printer to one of the largest foundries in western India. The VX4000 is among the […]

DSM expands powder portfolio for AM with New Polypropylene Material

Global science-based nutrition, health, and sustainable living firm, Royal DSM, has released a new polypropylene material designed for 3D printing a wide range of applications across several industries. Arnilene AM6002, which has food contact approval in Europe, expands DSM’s powder […]

Duisburg-Essen University progresses 3D printing in color

The research group at Duisburg-Essen University has development an innovative 3D printing technique based on economical diode lasers to print coloured parts using polymer material coated with nanoparticles of silver. “Instead of the CO2 lasers commonly used in the industry, our […]

3D Printed Casting Tech Draws Japanese Investment

Sumitomo Corporation and Kimura Foundry Co., Ltd. have concluded an agreement, under which Sumitomo will invest in Kimura Foundry America, Inc. to hold a 35 percent interest in this U.S. subsidiary of Kimura Foundry, which engages in the manufacture of […]

Wabtec inaugurates Additive Manufacturing Center in Bengaluru

Wabtec Corporation, in collaboration with HP and Redington has inaugurated an Additive Manufacturing Center focused on accelerating the design and production of integrated 3D-printed components in India. This Center of Excellence (CoE), named ‘Wabtec India Additive Manufacturing Center’, will offer […]

Optomec customers repair over 10M turbine blades using metal AM

Optomec, a metal additive manufacturing company based in New Mexico, has revealed that over 10 million turbine blades have been refurbished or repaired using its metal 3D printing technology. The company realized the milestone after conducting a survey of over […]

Purdue and US Air Force developing 3D-printed runway mat development

A $1 million SBIR Phase II grant from the U.S. Air Force will help fast-track the development of a new innovative 3D-printed runway mat. Pablo Zavattieri, the Jerry M. and Lynda T. Engelhardt Professor in civil engineering at Purdue University, […]

Point-of-care additive manufacturing of implants is about to get real

Point-of-care additive manufacturing of implants is primarily an extension of this technique applied to patients. While standard orthopedic implants are appropriate for many procedures in which the implant size and shape can be standardized, such as hip implants, there is […]

Amaero wins order for Automotive Components

Metal additive manufacturing company Amaero International has won an order from automotive component manufacturer Samvardhana Motherson Reflectec for prototype mirror components. SMR Automotive, which makes rear view mirrors and intelligent camera systems, has ordered the components for a new SUV […]

Desktop Metal to go public at $2.5 billion valuation

Boston based Desktop Metal, announced today it will become a publicly listed company in order to accelerate its growth trajectory within the rapidly growing additive manufacturing market and capitalize on the strong secular tailwinds supporting the reshoring of manufacturing and […]

Osteopore attracts $8.5m to expand its bone healing tech horizons

Executive director Geoff Pocock of Osteopore said the $8.5m fundraising for the company had attracted top-tier institutions onto its share register, as well as high net worth individuals, and had been well supported. “The bulk of the funds from the […]

Australian Army push metal 3D printing to extremes in latest field trial

Building on the success of their world-first field trial in June this year, a ‘WarpSPEE3D’ 3D metal printer has again deployed and been put through its paces by the Australian Army, during a two week field exercise to use 3D […]

3D Printing Revolutionizes Catastrophic Bone Injuries

Our journey to integrate 3D printing strategically across Johnson & Johnson’s businesses began with the desire to build global capabilities to provide patient-specific, next-generation innovation and on-demand 3D printing solutions to transform the standard of care. Our ability to develop […]

Entegris to utilise 3D Printing to enhance product development capabilities

Entegris, Inc., a supplier of advanced materials and process solutions for the semiconductor and other high-technology industries, announced today that it is launching a joint research laboratory with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR) Singapore Institute of Manufacturing […]

Honeywell Gains FAA Nod for 3D-printed Flight-critical Part

Honeywell has received its first FAA approval for a 3D-printed flight-critical engine part, marking a step forward in the rapidly advancing field of 3D printing. The part, the #4/5 bearing housing, is a structural component for the ATF3-6 turbofan that […]

FAA invests $3 million in Auburn University additive manufacturing research

Thanks to a recent $3 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) at Auburn University will soon initiate a two-year project focused on improving commercial air travel through the use of 3D-printed (or additively […]

Display Resolution Increases by 3D-Printing Quantum Dot Nanopixels

A display technology developed at the Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI) produces 3D pixels with nanoscale dimensions by 3D-printing quantum dots (QDs) embedded in polymer nanowires. The technology — called “nanophotonic 3D printing” by the research team — could be […]

3D Metalforge inaugurates Singapore’s largest FFF 3D printing facility

Ultimaker and 3D Metalforge have teamed up to launch an industrial fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printing facility in Singapore. The site, reportedly the largest industrial FFF facility in Southeast Asia, comprises 21 Ultimaker S5 3D printers and is capable […]

RIZE Debuts Glass Fiber Material for Industrial 3D Printing

RIZE, Inc., a next-generation additive manufacturing company bringing industrial 3D printing to all users and a World Economic Forum (WEF) 2020 Technology Pioneer, announced the immediate availability of RIZIUM™ Glass Fiber (GF), a composite 3D printing material with the high-dimensional […]

India’s first 3D-printed Bi-Propellant Liquid Rocket Engine injector

Skyroot Aerospace, the Hyderabad based space startup has successfully test-fired its upper stage rocket engine named ‘Raman, which can place multiple satellites into orbit, a top official of the firm said on Thursday. Founded by former scientists of the Indian Space […]

Researchers at University of Purdue build colonoscopy-like bacteria grabber

Your gut bacteria could say a lot about you, such as why you’re diabetic or how you respond to certain drugs. But scientists can see only so much of the gastrointestinal tract to study the role of gut bacteria in your […]

U.S. Army commits up to $11 million for polymer research

Case Western Reserve University researchers teamed up with the U.S. Army and a trio of industry partners to further their signature work in manufacturing approaches for lightweight and high-performance polymeric materials. A new five-year agreement awards $5.4 million (with the […]

DSM adds glass-filled polypropylene to their material portfolio

Royal DSM has added a new product to its broad portfolio of 3D printing materials Arnilene AM6001 GF (G), a glass-filled polypropylene (PP) pellet material developed for fused granulate fusion (FGF) 3D printing. The new material is well suited for […]

TBGA Repositions as The Barnes Global Advisors with presence on 6 Continents

TBGA Founder & Managing Director John Barnes has always seen Additive Manufacturing as a global love affair. 2020 proved this out, with the industry truly linked together with a common goal. With this love affair in mind, Barnes announced a […]

SUTD researchers create heart cells from stem cells using 3D printing

All humans start out from a single cell which then divides to eventually form the embryo. Depending on the signals sent by their adjacent cells, these divided cells are then developed or differentiated into specific tissues or organs. In regenerative […]

Arevo unveils large-scale Aqua 2 composite AM system

Arevo, the Silicon Valley company transforming composites production through digitalization and automation, today announced the introduction of its newest system, the Aqua 2, the world’s first high speed additive manufacturing system for large continuous carbon fiber composite structures. In addition […]

Lam Research and VELO3D to use Metal Additive Manufacturing for Semiconductor manufacturing

Lam Research and VELO3D Strike Strategic Agreement to Use Metal Additive Manufacturing Applications for Production of Semiconductor Capital Equipment. Digital manufacturing innovator VELO3D and Lam Research Corporation (Nasdaq: LRCX) today announced a joint development agreement that includes collaboration on novel […]

Move by Indian Army could bolster Additive Manufacturing in India

The Indian Army is conducting a study on advanced niche and disruptive warfare technologies to strengthen its soldiers’ war-fighting capabilities. The holistic study is expected to prepare the country’s personnel for the non-kinetic and non-combat warfare threats of the future. Headed by […]

Vagabund Moto utilises 3D Printing for their Café Racer

Paul Brauchart and Philipp Rabl of Vagabund Moto use creativity and 3D Printing to realise their collection of custom motorcycles.  Interestingly, of all motorcycles they could have chosen, they decided to give themselves a thoroughly hard time by choosing a […]

Forward AM Acquires XSTRAND® Business Line from Owens Corning

To continue to expand its position as a leading materials and service provider in the Additive Manufacturing industry, effective August 06, 2020 Forward AM acquires the XSTRAND® business line from Owens Corning, a global building and industrial materials leader. The […]

Design Agency 3D Prints Sony Walkman For The Modern Age

MVRK pays homage to the original Sony Walkman, released in 1979. Technology has progressed at amazing rates. Think about it: just four decades ago, Sony released the first walkman. Today, you’d be hard pressed to find one in a store […]

New Printing Process Advances 3D Printing capabilities

More durable prosthetics and medical devices for patients and stronger parts for airplanes and automobiles are just some of the products that could be created through a new 3D Printing technology invented by a UMass Lowell researcher. Substances such as […]

Navatek and UMaine win $5M US Navy contract for research in 3D Printing

The Office of Naval Research awarded a $5 million contract to Navatek LLC and the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center to research materials and novel manufacturing tools and methods to improve the design and construction of U.S. […]

US Army completes first additive manufacturing provisioned part

A small hand tool used to adjust the front aiming sight of the M249 squad automatic weapon has become the first item to be successfully qualified and provisioned for production utilizing the Army’s additive manufacturing process capabilities at the Tank-automotive […]

ExOne Launches New Sand 3D Printing Network

The ExOne Company, one of the manufacturers of industrial sand and metal 3D printers using binder jetting technology, announced the creation of a Sand 3D Printing Network in North America, which aerospace, automotive, agricultural and other manufacturers can use to […]

Linde Partners with 3D Medlab to Optimize 3D Printing for Medical Devices

Linde announced it has started pioneering research into how atmospheric conditions in the 3D Printing process can be optimized to produce complex latticed structures for medical devices. In collaboration with 3D Medlab, a leader in additive manufacturing for the medical […]

Oregon Researchers Develop Lego-Inspired 3D Printed Healing ‘Bone Bricks’

Researchers from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) have 3D printed miniature Lego-style ‘bone bricks,’ which are potentially capable of healing broken skeletal tissue. The researchers’ tiny hollow blocks, which are only the size of a small flea, serve as […]

GKN Aerospace Receives Keys to Global Technology Centre in Bristol

GKN Aerospace has taken ownership of its new Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Bristol after the keys were officially handed over by the developers, the St Francis Group. The new GTC – funded by a £17m commitment from GKN Aerospace […]

Medtronic To Acquire French Spinal Surgery Maker Medicrea, Strengthening 3D Printed Implants

As part of medical device maker Medtronic‘s push toward a fully integrated solution for surgical planning, the company announced its intent to acquire Medicrea, a French pioneer in innovative surgical technologies for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies, in a […]

Realize Medical & Logitech Partner To Advance VR Medical Modelling

Realize Medical, a VR company specializing in medical 3D modeling has announced a partnership with software and peripheral manufacturer Logitech to kit out its Elucis VR platform with interactivity. Using Logitech’s VR Ink Pilot Edition stylus, users will now be […]

Sintavia Purchases Additional Arcam Q20+ Printer from GE Additive

Sintavia, LLC, a leading Tier One metal additive manufacturer supporting the Aerospace, Defense, & Space industry, announced today that it had acquired a Q20+ electron beam printer from GE Additive. The newly acquired machine represents the company’s third electron beam […]

New PAEK filament optimized for additive manufacturing

Jakob Sigurdsson, Victrex CEO comments: ‘This new generation of Victrex additive manufacturing PAEK filament represents an important step forward for Victrex and we are excited now to work closely with INTAMSYS. Due to excellent cooperation with companies and institutions that […]

SLM and Honeywell qualify new parameters for 3D printed aluminium aerospace components

Metal additive manufacturing leader SLM Solutions has announced an update on an ongoing collaboration with Honeywell to qualify 3D printed aluminium parts. Working with aluminium alloy F357, the two have developed parameter sets that are said to deliver considerably improved […]

Researchers at University of Massachusetts working on Additive Molding

Material extrusion or FFF/FDM is a popular process for both prototyping and digital manufacturing, yet it is lacking in terms of part strength, feature resolution, and production rate relative to alternative processes. Researchers at University of Massachusetts are working on […]

Long-term safety and efficacy established with 3D Printed Regenerative Implant

Osteopore International Pte Ltd, revealed new data that demonstrates the long-term safety and efficacy of Osteoplug, a 3D printed bioresorbable polycaprolactone (PCL) bone graft implant, that enables the regeneration of a patient’s skull bone tissue to cover and protect burr […]

India for customs duty on CAD files for 3D Printing

India has proposed imposing customs duties on computer-aided design, or CAD, files, which are necessary for 3D printing, while pitching its case for countries to be able to tax electronic transmissions. Electronic transmissions are at present immune from taxation in […]

NITK, NYU collaborate to enhance 3D printing activities

The National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NITK), the leading technological institution in Karnataka, having a 13th NIRF ranking in the country has proven its expertise in the area of 3D printing of lightweight composites. A collaborative project of NITK with […]

Evonik opens new technology center for 3D printing in the USA

Evonik is further expanding its business in the area of additive manufacturing. The specialty chemicals company has opened a new technology center for 3D printing in Austin, Texas. The U.S. site will play a key role within Evonik’s global innovation network […]

Tekna is the first worldwide supplier qualified by Boeing for AM powders

Tekna announces today that it has successfully completed metal powder qualifications with leading aircraft manufacturer Boeing. This further positions them as a key powder supplier for aerospace OEMs and their related Additive Manufacturing Service Bureaus. Tekna has developed high quality […]

Finnish Researchers Use 3D Printing To Improve Nasal Surgery Planning

A team of researchers from Tampere University, Finland, has experimented with a new method of nasal surgery preparation using 3D printing. With the aim of determining whether or not 3D printing could realistically replicate the anatomy of a nasal cavity […]

Researchers 3D-print a functioning human heart pump in the lab

In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota have 3D printed a functioning centimeter-scale human heart pump in the lab. The discovery could have major implications for studying heart disease, the leading cause of death in the […]

3D printing university spin-out secures £1m seed funding

An Imperial College spin-out that specialises in 3D printing has raised £1 million in seed funding to expand its proposition. TOffeeAM, which optimises product designs for Additive Manufacturing (AM), has secured the funding in a round led by IQ Capital. […]

Dyemansion launches global industrial post-processing platform for Additive Manufacturing

The new platform brings together production and sales partners offering industrial post-processing of 3D-printed polymer parts to users of Additive Manufacturing worldwide. The close exchange within this network delivers added value for all parties involved and ensures a global availability of […]

Industrialization of additive manufacturing enables production of customized helmets

Bicycle helmets made to measure and in an affordable framework for everyone – what was unthinkable a few years ago is now becoming reality thanks to digitalization and additive manufacturing. The head is simply scanned with a smartphone app and […]

Farsoon launches its Large Format Metal 3D Printer

Chinese SLM and SLS 3D Printer manufacturer Farsoon, has introduced it’s latest Laser Beam Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) large-format metal 3D printer, the FS621M. Developed with industry partner and manufacturing service provider Falcontech, the new system has been designed to address […]

MAHLE produces high-performance aluminium pistons using 3D printing

As part of a cooperation with sports car manufacturer Porsche and mechanical engineering company Trumpf, MAHLE has produced high-performance aluminum pistons using 3D printing techniques for the first time. The pistons were successfully tested on the engine test bench for […]

Direct 3D-printing of phosphate glass by fused deposition modeling

Additive manufacturing of oxide glass enables on-demand, low-cost manufacturing of complex optical components for numerous applications, opening new opportunities to explore functionalities inaccessible otherwise. Here, we report a straightforward extrusion-based 3D-printing approach, deploying the fused deposition modeling (FDM) process, to […]

TNO at Holst Centre takes significant steps towards 3D printing for electronics

3D printed electronics is currently in the early stages of development and an emerging technology at the intersection of 3D printing and printed electronics. TNO at Holst Centre has created several proof-of-concept demonstrators in collaboration with partners like Signify, Bosch […]

Troy University offering new 3D printing classes starting this fall

A new series of classes aims to give Troy University students the tools necessary to enter the growing world of 3D printing. 3D Printing for Art and Industry, a series of classes being offered as a University minor starting this […]

Forward AM by BASF and Prismlab Further Strengthen Partnership in 3D Printing

Forward AM and Prismlab, a provider of photopolymer 3D printing solutions, have signed a partnership agreement in Shanghai, China, where Prismlab is headquartered. This agreement enables Forward AM to integrate selected Prismlab’s 3D printing photopolymer products in the company’s Ultracur3D® […]

Wipro 3D and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute collaborate to launch an emergency breathing assist system

Wipro 3D, a business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, in technical collaboration with Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST, Trivandrum, an Institute of National Importance under the Department of Science and Technology, GoI), has launched AirBridge, the […]

MULTI-FUN project aims to enable multi-materials metal additive manufacturing

Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies versatility makes them most suitable for producing from unique parts up to full series production. Yet, even the mostly used Metal AM (MAM) technology, Powder Bed Fusion (PBF), is not capable of going beyond single […]

Dubai Future Foundation launches 3D printing alliance

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) board chairman on July 6 launched the 3D Printing Strategic Alliance, a first initiative of its kind in the world that creates a […]

GE Teams Up With US Air Force To 3D-Print Parts For Fighter Planes

In the 1980s, when the US Air Force opened up what is now known as the Great Engine War for propulsion systems to power its F-16 and F-15 fleets, GE saw its chance to again become a major supplier of […]

Israeli Startup creates plant-based steak with patent-pending 3D printing technology.

Israeli startup Redefine Meat unveiled this week what it said was the world’s first plant-based steak created using patent-pending 3D printing technology. The Rehovot-based company said it will start testing the beef, which it calls Alt-Steak, at select high-end restaurants […]

Structo Starts Production of Millions of Pre-Sterilised NP Testing Swabs

Structo, a NUS-born 3D printing startup, has begun manufacturing 3D printed nasopharyngeal (NP) testing swabs in Singapore, to help in the fight against the COVID-19 global pandemic. Working in collaboration with authorities and healthcare professionals in Singapore, the company has […]

Henkel expands in-house Additive Manufacturing Services

Henkel is announcing today the expansion of its Additive Manufacturing Services, designed primarily for automotive and industrial customers to provide support with 3D printable materials, from design through to final part manufacturing. Henkel Additive Manufacturing Services leverages Henkel’s sizable existing […]

APWorks’s Scalmalloy added to approved 3D printing materials for F1

APWORKS‘s Scalmalloy aluminum alloy has now also been officially approved by the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) and added to the Formula 1 regulation as one of the 3D printing metal materials. Given that APWORKS is based in Germany it […]

ETH Zurich combines 3D printing and casting to make more efficient concrete structures

Researchers at ETH Zurich have created a machine that controls the setting rate of concrete to offer a “seamless transition between casting and 3D printing” so that structures can be made that use less material. The system called Fast Complexity […]

Forward AM 3D Printing Materials now Available on Sculpteo

New Sculpteo digital 3D printing platform enables customers to order components printed with advanced Forward AM materials Forward AM now offers selected 3D printing materials through Sculpteo, a wholly-owned BASF subsidiary. To provide customers with components printed with the latest […]

Deposition of ultrafine 3D printing particles in human tracheobronchial airways

3D printers have been widely used as a tool for prototype manufacturing in industries, schools, and homes. During operation, 3D printing emits ultrafine particles that could be inhaled by the user and induce adverse health effects. Thus, exposure to ultrafine […]

Relativity and 6K Partner to Develop 3D Printed Rocket Parts

Relativity Space, the world’s first autonomous rocket factory and launch services leader for satellites and 6K, the world’s leading developer of microwave plasma technology for the production of advanced materials used in additive manufacturing, lithium ion batteries and other industrial markets, […]

Government Tool Room & Training Centre (GTTC) partners with Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes and Government Tool Room & Training Centre (GTTC) has set up four 3DEXPERIENCE Innovation Centres in the districts of Raichur, Bellary, Bidar and Yadgir (Gulbarga) in the Kalyana-Karnataka (Hyderabad-Karnataka) Region. The centres aims at reducing the skill gap […]

Successful use of 3D printing in the manufacturing of airbag housing container

As Joyson Safety Systems project and application, it is the first functional prototype to be produced with Laser Sintering process by using CRP Technology’s Carbon reinforced composite material Windform® SP Joyson Safety Systems’ Core innovations team started a project to […]

Researchers in Iran build 3D printer to produce fibre-reinforced composites

Researchers at an Iranian university have designed and built the largest 3D printer to produce fibre-reinforced composites in various industries. A group of researchers from the faculty of textile engineering of Isfahan University of Technology have succeeded in developing production […]

EOS expands metal Additive Manufacturing materials

EOS GmbH has expanded its ‘Premium’ and ‘Core’ materials portfolio for metal Additive Manufacturing. The company has introduced one new Premium and seven new Core metal materials for the EOS M 290, EOS M 300-4 and EOS M 400-4 Laser […]

BMW Group opens Additive Manufacturing campus for business.

The BMW Group opened its Additive Manufacturing Campus for business. The new facility will be the central hub for production, research and training in 3D printing. The BMW Group is a leader in the field of industrial-scale 3D printing, and […]

Israeli Defense Ministry, Aerospace Industries develop first 3D-printed UAV

Israel’s first 3D-printed unmanned aerial vehicle has been produced and successfully tested in recent months by the Defense Ministry, together with the state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The UAV looks set to dramatically increase the flexibility of future Israeli unmanned […]

Australian Army completes first field trial of SPEE3D metal 3D printing technology

The Australian Army has completed the first field trial of SPEE3D’s WarpSPEE3D metal 3D printing technology in the Northern Territory. Across three days at the Mount Bundey field training area earlier this month, the WarpSPEE3D machine was deployed in various […]

DSM acquires certain parts of Clariant’s 3D printing Business

Royal DSM, a global purpose-led, science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, and Clariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, announced today an agreement for DSM to take over certain parts of Clariant’s 3D printing business portfolio. […]

Iowa State University and John Deere advance hybrid manufacturing research

Advancements are being made within the field of hybrid manufacturing because of a research collaboration between Iowa State University and John Deere. Matt Frank, a professor in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, has spent the past year working alongside researchers […]

Researchers sharply reduce time needed for glass and ceramic 3D printing

The fabrication of complex ceramic or glass structures via stereolithography, a type of 3D printing, has long been held back by how much time it takes at the back-end of the process, which can take up to two days. A […]

Additive Manufacturing for Aircraft Interiors

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is being increasingly used in aerospace, moving beyond metal applications at OEMs and into the In-Service Market – in the form of polymer 3D printing for Aircraft Interiors. To explore its potential impact on the aviation industry, […]

In-space additive manufacturing startup Made In Space acquired by Redwire

One of the new space companies that has done the most for popularizing the idea of in-space manufacturing, including use of additive manufacturing on the International Space Station, has been acquired by Redwire, a newly formed entity created by a […]

Patient-specific 3D-printed vascular anatomy

Today, ultrasound-guided peripheral endovascular interventions have the potential to be an alternative to conventional interventions that are still X-ray and contrast agent based. For the further development of this approach, a research environment is needed that represents the individual patient-specific […]

MSU researchers harness 3D printing to open new doors for microfluidics

A team led by Stephan Warnat, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering in MSU’s Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering, has developed a new method of using 3D printing to make devices for microfluidics, which involves manipulating […]

ExOne licenses ORNL method used for 3D-Printing components for refined neutron scattering

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed a novel method for 3D-Printing components used in neutron instruments for scientific research to the ExOne Company, a leading maker of binder jet 3D-Printing technology. A long-time collaborator with ORNL, […]

IIT-Madras and GE to use 3D Printing to develop combustor

IIT Madras and General Electric India Technology Centre (GEITC) are jointly working on 3D Printing a combustor aimed at reducing weight and improving fuel efficiency in small aircraft and helicopter engines. Both organisations are designing the combustor – the burner in […]

Wilhelmsen Expands 3D Printing Spare Parts with F-drones Delivery Pact

Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division has signed an MOU with Singapore-based drone delivery provider F-drones, for last mile delivery of its 3D printed spare parts. As the only drone delivery provider currently authorized by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore to […]

Technion students conduct first test flight for a 3D printed aircraft

Students from the Technion Faculty of Aerospace Engineering successfully conducted a test flight for the A3TB, an experimental aircraft designed for testing wing flexibility and future flexible aircraft designs. The aircraft was created using 3D printing technology, and is the […]

Discovery allows 3D printing of sensors directly on expanding organs

In groundbreaking new research, mechanical engineers and computer scientists at the University of Minnesota have developed a 3D printing technique that uses motion capture technology, similar to that used in Hollywood movies, to print electronic sensors directly on organs that […]

U.S. Navy develops 3d-printed tactical masks for U.S. Forces Korea

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a global shortage of surgical face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE), including for warfighters stationed at U.S. Forces Korea. To address this, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global TechSolutions is working with […]

GE to develop wind turbines utilising 3D Printing.

USD 15 billion wind energy giant GE Renewable Energy, COBOD and LafargeHolcim have entered into a partnership to co-develop wind turbines having record heights up to 200 meters with optimized 3D printed concrete bases. The COBOD International is a leading […]

Mitsubishi Chemical to Develop PBT 3D Printing Grades

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC) and German new materials start-up company, AM Polymers GmbH (AMP) have entered into an exclusive joint development and commercial partnership agreement on polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) powder product for industrial 3D printing. Located in Germany, AMP specializes […]

Creating Magnetic Structures using Metal Additive Manufacturing

During metal processing in the 3D laser printer, temperatures of more than 2,500 degrees Celsius are reached within milliseconds, causing some components of the alloys to evaporate. While widely considered a problem inherent to the process, Empa researchers spotted an […]

3D Printing of Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration Applications

The current need for organ and tissue replacement, repair, and regeneration for patients is continually growing such that supply is not meeting demand primarily due to a paucity of donors as well as biocompatibility issues leading to immune rejection of […]

TechEmerge Resilience India Challenge Announcement

The World Bank Group is pleased to announce the TechEmerge Resilience India Challenge, in partnership with Government of India’s National Disaster Management Authority and CES. Looking for innovative technologies to meet urgent disaster management needs amidst COVID-19 in India. Now inviting applications […]

Henkel and Origin collaborate to help meet demand for COVID-19 NP swabs

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for medical supplies, including testing kits has outpaced supply. The primary protocol involves conducting a nasopharyngeal (NP) swab test, which collects viral material from inside a person’s nasal cavity. Globally, there […]

Protolabs launches new 3D printed cobalt chrome

The UK’s fastest digital manufacturer has launched 3D printed cobalt chrome – a new material from Protolabs – resistant to heat, wear and corrosion for use across multiple sectors. The super alloy could see the oil and gas industry able […]

3D Printing Veteran Pradeep Nair joins Intech Additive Solutions

Intech Additive Solutions Pvt. Ltd.(formerly known as Intech DMLS Pvt. Ltd.), the pioneering metal additive manufacturing company in India, has announced the appointment of 3D Printing veteran Pradeep Nair as Vice President-Hardware Sales (APAC & ME Asia). Pradeep Nair will […]

First AM Infocast series based on the AM Chronicle Journal

With articles focusing on varied topics ranging from recent technological advancements covering to futuristic materials being tested, the inaugural issue of the AM Chronicle Journal is definitely a comprehensive one. To bring more insight to the various stakeholders of 3D […]

GKN Aerospace obtains FAA certification for aero-engine parts repair facility

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued the base certification to GKN Aerospace for their Johor facility in Malaysia for the repair of CFM56 aero-engine parts. The site will focus on servicing engine low pressure compressor (LPC) components for CFM56-5B, CFM56-7 […]

McLaren 720S Gets Re-Imagined Using 3D Printed Body Panels

1016 Industries continues to push the boundaries in automotive design with the unveiling of a McLaren 720S that has been fitted with 3D printed body parts. The technological advancement follows on from 1016 Industries’ one hundred percent carbon fiber Lamborghini Huracán […]

ASTM International Announces AM Data Strategic Guide with America Makes

ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AM CoE), in collaboration with America Makes, debuted a strategic guide that identifies gaps, challenges, solutions, and action plans for additive manufacturing (AM) data. The strategic guide comes as a result of a […]

Elementum 3D granted patents for their technology

Elementum 3D, a developer and supplier of groundbreaking metal additive manufacturing (AM) materials, announced the issuance of patents in the U.S., Canada, and Australia for its Reactive Additive Manufacturing (RAM) technology. The RAM process significantly expands the potential AM materials […]

Sartomer and Paxis to co-develop materials for WAV technology

Sartomer, a pioneer in advanced photocurable resin solutions, and Paxis are co-developing custom materials for Paxis’ WAV (Wave Applied Voxel) additive manufacturing process technology. The WAV process is a new, scalable industrial additive manufacturing process designed to solve the limitations […]

3D-printed ‘cartilage’ could be used for spinal implants

A new liquid crystal material 3D-printed into complex structures can mimic cartilage and other biological tissue, leading the way towards printed spinal discs and other biomedical implants Mechanical engineer Professor Chris Yakacki at the University of Colorado Denver led the […]

HP enhances the 3D Printing Material Portfolio with Polypropylene

HP is delivering a first of its kind Polypropylene (PP) material for additive manufacturing. The new HP 3D High Reusability PP, enabled by BASF, is a versatile, durable, and chemically resistant material that has been qualified for HP’s production-grade 3D […]

ArianeGroup successfully tests its 3D Printed combustion chamber

The completely 3D-printed combustion chamber, designed by ArianeGroup in Germany, was successfully fire tested 14 times between 26.May and 2.June on the P8 test bench of the DLR German Aerospace Center’s Lampoldshausen testing facility. These tests were conducted jointly by […]

ASC, CSIRO, DMTC to establish additive manufacturing for submarines repair

Australia’s ASC is set to partner with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Defence Materials Technology Centre (DMTC) to establish the use of additive manufacturing for Collins class submarines repair. The team will also develop cold […]

HP India 3D prints 1.2 lakh ventilator parts in 24 days for COVID-19 patients

HP on Thursday announced it has 3D printed 120,000 key ventilator parts in flat 24 days for 10,000 ventilators, thus enabling frontline workers and healthcare providers in India respond better to the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic at hospitals. HP India […]

Latest progress in Standards, Certifications and Collaboration in Additive Manufacturing

Standardization refers to the best practices, regulations, and benchmarks that guide industries and organizations. It is also imperative to boost the adoption of the technology. 3D printing, considered to be ‘Future of Manufacturing’, Additive Manufacturing has reached this watershed moment: […]

XAAR 1003 printhead delivers for industrial 3D printing

Based in Germany, dp polar designs, develops and delivers industrial 3D printing systems for the automotive, aerospace, mechanical engineering, and consumer industries. The AMpolar i2’s patented Additive Manufacturing process uses an array of Xaar 1003 printheads to jet parts at […]

Formlabs & Laxmi Dental Join Forces To Offer 3D Printed Nasopharyngeal Swabs To Test For COVID-19

The University of South Florida (USF) Health, Formlabs, a leading 3D printing company, and Northwell Health, New York’s largest healthcare provider, announced they have successfully produced and tested a 3D printed NP swab to address emergency shortages that hospitals and […]

Amazon Joins The Face Shields Bandwagon

Manufacturing face shields has brought 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing right at the forefront of this fight against Coronavirus and the spread of COVID 19. Many 3D Printing service players have been manufacturing and providing these face shields either manufactured […]

Vagabund Moto’s V13 Is A 3D Printed Off-Road Beast

Based on the 1991 Honda NX650 “Dominator.” Departing from its usual focus on vintage BMW bikes, Austrian motorcycle custom workshop Vagabund Moto has reworked a 1991 Honda NX650 “Dominator” using 3D-printed components. Dubbed the V13, the custom piece took the […]

3D Printing COVID-19 Rapid Response Initiative

3D Printing manufacturers are committed to supporting a united front to address shortages and rising demand triggered by COVID-19 to better help efforts that protect the lives of those impacted by this global pandemic. Support for medical device/equipment manufacturers and […]

3D Printer Startup Nanofabrica Raises $4 Million Led By Microsoft

Tel Aviv-based startup uses optical technology to enable 3D printing of precision parts for electronic, semiconductor, medical products Nanofabrica, a startup that develops 3D printers for the manufacturing of electronic and optical parts, said Sunday it has raised $4 million […]

IIT Madras Hosts Online International Workshop On How 3D Printed Concrete Is A Sustainable Choice

IIT Madras held an online international workshop on 3D printed concrete and how the product is highly sustainable and healthy for the planet as it can provide high construction speed and reduce material wastage. IT Madras collaborated with international and […]

Indian Steel Foundry Buys 3D Printing System From Voxeljet

Voxeljet expands its presence in Asia, delivers largest industrial 3D Printing system to Indian steel foundry. Voxeljet AG, a leading global technology company for industrial 3D printing solutions, is delighted to further expand its presence in India. The Indian steel […]

Anatomiz3D Responds To COVID-19 Threat By Manufacturing Medical Supplies, Open Sourcing Design

Anatomiz3D incorporates 3D printing technology to assist the healthcare industry, which can easily adapt as per the situation and requirement of various medical procedures. Since its inception, Anatomiz3D has established a firm foundation of customising and equipping with a personalised […]

Polish Startup Shares Technology With India, Paves Way For Affordable Ventilators

A Polish research startup, is sharing its open-source software to build ventilators by 3D printing at a fraction of the cost of a regular machine, which, says the Polish envoy to India. The Covid-19 pandemic is a global crisis, […]

Proudly made in India, Imaginarium PPE goes aggressive against COVID-19

Imaginarium, India’s largest Rapid Prototyping and Advanced Manufacturing Center, has announced its efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic by commencing the manufacture of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) in its existing facility.  Due to COVID-19, there has been a spike in demand […]

Face Shields Developed To Fight COVID-19 @ GNA University

GNA University in association with the Stratasys & DesignTech Systems took a grave initiative to develop and test 3D printable Face Shields. When the entire world is at war with the coronavirus COVID 19, Faculty of Engineering Design & Automation […]

University Of Auckland Engineers Build 3D Printed Robotic Airship

A duo of engineers from the University of Auckland’s New Dexterity research group have published an academic paper detailing the design and construction of a partly 3D printed robotic airship. The authors, Gal Gorjup and Minas Liarokapis, have stated that […]

3D-Printed ‘Bionic Corals’ Mimic A Reef’s Powers Of Photosynthesis

The mass die-off of coral reefs is a catastrophe of global proportions, but the sheer scale of their success as organisms has lessons for science. Case in point: these 3D-printed “bionic corals” from Cambridge researchers that are more than scaffolds […]

Digital Metal Triples Speed Of DM P2500 3D Printer With Software Upgrade

Digital Metal, a Swedish binder jetting metal 3D printer manufacturer, has launched a new software upgrade for its DM P2500 3D printer. The upgrade provides a significantly larger production volume per time unit, thus tripling the print speed of the […]

Indian Navy Partners With Think3D To 3D Print Spare Parts On Demand

The Indian Navy has partnered with Indian 3D printing service bureau think3D to help produce spare parts on demand using additive manufacturing, for both on and off-shore scenarios. The availability of spare parts has been a recurring problem for the […]

3D Printed Non-Invasive PEEP Masks Aim to Alleviate Ventilator Shortage

As coronavirus infections continue to rapidly spread, hospitals around the world are in dire need of the necessary medical equipment to treat patients. Mechanical ventilators are one of these essential items needed during this pandemic which are critically under-supplied. As […]

ProtoCAM Launches Instant Quoting Tool For 3D Printed Parts

ProtoCAM, a 3D printing service bureau based in Pennsylvania, has launched a new instant quoting tool for customers. The quoting tool will allow ProtoCAM customers to gain immediate pricing information prior to placing their order for 3D printed parts. When […]

SASTRA Gets Government Order Of 100 3-D Printed Ventilator Splits For COVID-19 Patients

Further, he said the splits have been given to AIIMS, New Delhi, for testing. The AICTE has sent instructions to all engineering colleges having 3D printer facilities to be part of this initiative. The Government Rajiv Gandhi hospital in Chennai […]

SLM Solutions To Raise $66 Million In Elliott-Backed Convertible Bond

German 3D printing specialist SLM Solutions, whose top shareholder is activist fund Elliott, plans to raise 60 million euros ($66 million) in financing via a three-tranched convertible bond, it said on Friday. The bond is fully backstopped by Elliott, which […]

Coronavirus Pandemic | Startups 3D Print Ventilator Parts, Visors To Bridge Shortfall

Indian startups working with hospitals, doctors to 3D print products and components that can help in capacity expansion for healthcare professionals A ventilator is what stands between life and death as coronavirus tightens its grip over the world, with infections […]

3D-Printing Firm Releases Hands-Free Door Opener Design For Free

The coronavirus persists longest on hard surfaces such as stainless steel and plastic. A new study co-authored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in the US found that, on such surfaces, “viable virus could be detected up […]

Joint Industry Programme on Additive Manufacturing for Marine Parts

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster Singapore (NAMIC), and Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) have launched the Phase 2 of the Joint Industry Programme (JIP) on Additive Manufacturing for Marine Parts. The overall challenge statement […]

BOTT 1000 Morlaco: A Superbike Built With 3D Printed Components

The BOTT 1000 Morlaco is the one of the first superbikes to have its body and other components produced with 3D printing technology. This superbike was developed by Bottpower, a Spanish high-tech motorsport engineering company located in Valencia. The company […]

Evonik launched 3D Printing software for process and materials selection

German specialty chemicals company Evonik has launched its first software tool for 3D printing. The application is designed to assist manufacturers in selecting the appropriate additive manufacturing process for their desired part, depending on geometry, material and financial analysis of […]

Titomic Signs Multi-Million-Dollar Contract With Defence Product Manufacturer

Titomic will receive $25.5 million by providing two Kinetic Fusion systems for industrial-scale metal additive manufacturing. Additive manufacturing company Titomic (ASX: TTT) has come out of a trading halt to reveal a binding agreement with Australian research and development company […]

Audi and trinckle develop in-house design software for 3D printing tools

Audi has revealed more about its use of 3D printing. A team of 3D printing specialists at Audi’s Böllinger Höfe facility is working with Berlin-based software company trinckle to develop a software platform for designing tools. The goal of the […]

Australian Army extends world-first 3D printing trial

Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has confirmed that a cutting-edge 3D printing technology developed in Darwin and initially used by the Royal Australian Navy will now be rolled out and used by the Australian Army. The partnership between Defence, Melbourne […]

SME Announces Insights on AM for Investors at RAPID + TCT 2020

SME and the TCT Group, the producers of RAPID + TCT, North America’s largest and most influential additive manufacturing event, announced today an exclusive dinner for investors at RAPID + TCT 2020, conducted by Wohlers Associates, Inc. The Wohlers Associates Investor Dinner sponsored by […]

nScrypt Microdispenses 50µm Dots for 3D Printed Electronics

Orlando, Fl-based nScrypt is meeting the challenge of flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) and 3D printed electronics by precision microdispensing solder and adhesive dots with volumetric control, in the 50 micron range. Microdispensing is an additive method of dispensing pastes, inks, […]

Daimler Buses identifies 200 interior spare parts for 3D Printing

Daimler Buses has now announced the next step in spare parts supply using 3D printing: At the end of 2020 these will be manufactured directly in BusWorld Home and customized in accordance with customer requirements. Thus, Daimler’s bus division can […]

AIIMS introduces 3D printing technology for jaw joint replacement

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has introduced a cutting-edge 3D printing technology for jaw joint replacements to acquire accuracy in such procedures. At a three-day workshop the 2nd AIIMS Total TMJ Replacements Workshop, 2020, being is held […]

A new volumetric 3D-printing technique using light

Researchers at the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland have developed a new method to create small soft objects using a laser and a liquid photo-sensitive polymer. Christened volumetric 3D-printing, the technique, which is particularly rapid, has potential […]

UAE Hospital performs Cervical Spine Surgery Using 3D Printing

In a breakthrough development, RAK Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah has become the first hospital in the UAE to perform cervical spine surgery using the 3D printed model on a patient suffering from damaged cervical spine. The new kid on […]

Wilhelmsen completes landmark delivery of 3D Printed Parts for Maritime

Global maritime industry group Wilhelmsen has delivered a number of 3D printed parts to dry bulk shipping company Berge Bulk. Slated as a “landmark commercial delivery” by Wilhelmsen, the components included a set of 3D printed scupper plugs, delivered as […]

Arevo announces MaaS for 3D-printed composites

Arevo, the Silicon Valley company transforming composites manufacturing through digitalization, will unveil its new MaaS (Manufacturing-as-a-Service) program for the on-demand production of ultra-strong, lightweight 3D-printed composite parts at the forthcoming JEC World show in Paris. “In addition to its availability […]

Pratt & Whitney uses 3D printing for aero-engine component

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp, revealed the industrialisation of the use of 3D-printing for an aero-engine component – a first in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of commercial engines. The 3D-printed part is projected to […]

Polymer-based, 3D-printed pericardial tissue project could save countless lives

A new three-year research project is developing biomimetic polymers that can imitate the mechanical properties of pericardial tissue, with the goal of making artificially produced implants for heart disease patients who are waiting for a donor organ. It can be […]

Collins Aerospace advances Singapore Innovation Hub

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., is taking a bold step forward in digitally transforming MRO operations with the opening of its Singapore Innovation Hub, a new 10,000 square foot facility unveiled today at 39 Changi N […]

RIZE and Sindoh announce strategic partnership

At 3DEXPERIENCE World , RIZE, Inc., a next-generation additive manufacturing company dedicated to providing safe industrial 3D printing to all users, announced that the company has entered into a strategic partnership with Sindoh Co., Ltd, a multi-function printer and 3D printer manufacturer based in South […]

Mapal introduces metal 3D-printed bell cutting tools

Mapal has developed 3D-printed bell tools with brazed PCD inserts, which helps reduce the weight of the tools without affecting their strength and integrity. Produced using the selective laser melting process, the tools feature a modified internal design of a […]

Markforged achieves ISO 27001 certification

Markforged, a provider of metal and carbon fiber 3D printers, has announced it is the first 3D printing systems manufacturer to achieve ISO 27001 certification. The certification includes the company’s Eiger cloud additive manufacturing platform, 3D printing hardware, fleet management […]

DNV GL to host Workshop in Mumbai on Adoption of 3D Printing in Maritime

DNV GL to host their 1st workshop in Mumbai on Adoption of 3D Printing in Maritime, Offshore and Oil & Gas Industries on 12th February 2020. This course will provide the participants with background, knowledge and understanding of the AM benefits […]

SmithsHP, Burloak Technology Team Up to Supply 3D-Printed Parts for F1 Racecars

Smiths High Performance and Burloak Technologies announced in late January that they have signed an exclusive agreement to supply 3D-printed parts in metals and polymers to the worldwide Formula 1 racing market. Birmingham, U.K.-based SHP is an international stockholder and […]

US Army Eyes Full Operational Capability for Illinois 3D Printing Facility by 2021

The US Army plans to continue operations at its new additive manufacturing hub at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., ahead of the facility’s certification for full operating capability in 2021, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. The Army also wants to perform […]

Speakers offered at IKEA Speakers can be customised using 3D Printing

Swedish audio tech company Teenage Engineering designed the Frekvens collection for IKEA, which includes portable speakers and LED spotlights that react to sound. It also features a tripod stand that the speakers and lights can attach to, so you can […]

ASTM is developing a standard for laser powder bed fusion

Global standards developer ASTM International has announced that the F42 additive manufacturing technologies committee is currently developing a standard for the laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) 3D printing process. The standard has the potential to help quickly assess the quality […]

Structo and pro3dure announce collaboration to expand offering to dental industry

Structo, a dental 3D printing solutions provider and the manufacturer behind Velox – the world’s first all-in-one 3D printer – today announced a partnership with German 3D printing materials company, pro3dure. This partnership will see Velox users gain access to […]

Max Hospital collaborates with Anatomiz3D to setup 3D Printing Lab

Anatomiz3D Medtech Pvt. Ltd, a ‘patient-specific’​ solution provider to the healthcare industry, utilizing Design, 3D Printing and Bioprinting technologies has collaborated with one of India’s leading healthcare providers in the country, Max Healthcare to set up a Medical 3D printing lab at […]

CSIR-CSIO transfers 3D Printed medical implants technology to Industry

CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIR-CSIO) has transferred the knowhow of “3D Printed Patient Specific Medical Implants” to the industry. The requirement of such implants may arise due to trauma, diseases like cancer or fungal infection and revision surgeries Patient Specific […]

Temasek’s Accuron Technologies takes stake in UK additive manufacturing startup

Temasek owned Accuron Technologies on Tuesday said it has invested in a UK-based additive manufacturing startup, taking a more than 20 per cent stake in the company it thinks could “transform manufacturing”. Accuron declined to reveal the amount it invested in the startup, […]

Nanoscribe develops 3D printing material for biocompatible microstructures

Additive micro-fabrication specialist Nanoscribe GmbH has developed a new 3D printing material designed for the creation of biocompatible 3D microstructures for tissue engineering. The new IP-Visio material is said to open up life science applications in the production of intricate, filigree micro-environments, […]

NIOSH announces partnership aimed at enhancing safety and health in 3D printing

NIOSH is teaming up with nonprofit organization America Makes in an effort to advance workplace safety and health in 3D printing and additive manufacturing. The agency defines additive manufacturing as “the process of taking a design created in software or […]

How 3D Printing Can Help Athletes Heal From Injuries

The NFL awarded 3D printing company Protect3d with the top prize of $50,000 at the league’s 1st and Future pitch competition two days before Super Bowl LIV in Miami. Protect3d won first place out of four startups that made presentations […]

Dubai looks to drive 3D Printed Healthcare Industry

Dubai Health Authority has opened a 3D Printing Lab in its Innovation Centre that will provide medical professionals at DHA with patient specific anatomical models, allowing them to conduct detailed pre-operative analysis and to improve patient communication at DHA’s hospitals […]

A new copper-titanium alloy enables 3D printing

Collaboration between researchers at the RMIT, CSIRO, University of Queensland, Ohio State University report a new titanium alloy that incorporates copper. Titanium has excellent corrosion resistance and the highest strength-to-density ratio of any metallic element. It can be combined with […]

DEWA uses 3D-printing solutions to produce spare parts

The Dubai Future Council on Energy reviewed the efforts of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park (MBR Solar Park) R&D Centre and the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) during the fourth meeting of the Dubai Future Council […]

Ford and EOS develop locking wheel nuts with biometric signature

Ford says it has developed a 3D-printed locking wheel nut made using a unique biometric signature based on the driver’s recorded voice in a bid to prevent wheel and tire thefts. Ford worked with industrial 3D printing supplier EOS to […]

DNV GL to provide certification for Aurora Labs unique metal printers.

Agreement formalises the scope of certification, training and audit services to be provided to Aurora Labs. Independent third-party certification will create improved access to mining, oil and gas, and marine and other markets for parts printed by A3D’s unique 3D […]

Italy’s largest AM service bureau plans expansion with SLM multi-laser technology

Italy’s largest additive manufacturing service bureau, expands its additive manufacturing activities and continues to rely on proven SLM® multi-laser technology. The Italian service provider signed a letter of intent to purchase 15 Selective Laser Melting machines from SLM Solutions within […]

How 3D printing and composite materials help streamlining SAE competition results

For the last four years of SAE competition, UVic Formula Motorsport team has been using 3D printed oil pans that were purposely engineered to be manufactured by CRP USA’s laser sintering 3d printing process and Windform® TOP-LINE composite materials.    […]

Intech Additive Solutions launches ‘Made in India’ Metal 3D Printers

Intech Additive Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (Formerly known as Intech DMLS Pvt. Ltd.), the Pioneers and Industry experts in Metal Additive Manufacturing in India, announced that they have Designed, Developed and Delivered to the Indian Manufacturing Industry a true ‘Made in India’ […]

Lawrence Livermore to officially open Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is offially opening the Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory (AML), a state-of-the-art collaborative facility situated in the recently expanded Livermore Valley Open Campus (LVOC). The $10 million, 14,000-square-foot AML is designed to merge LLNL’s science and engineering expertise […]

ABB enables 3D Printing for faster digital manufacturing

ABB is introducing 3D printing capabilities to its RobotStudio simulation and offline programming software, which will enable users to program ABB robots for additive manufacturing in just 30 minutes. Part of the PowerPac portfolio of RobotStudio, the new 3D Printing […]

Zortrax announces the launch of their a 3D printing service

Zortrax has announced the launch of a 3D printing service which harnesses the company’s entire product portfolio. It will allow customers who want to adopt 3D printing but who can’t justify acquiring a machine and using it in-house to access […]

NTU and HP inaugurate Corporate Lab to Advance Digital Manufacturing

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore, HP and the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF) joined forces to advance AM in 2018. On January 2019, the partners inaugrated the HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Corporate Lab by showcasing digital manufacturing technologies that  will improve the […]

3D Printing helps in complex orthopaedic surgeries

Accidents are very unfortunate. Such an unfortunate incident happened with 14 yr old, Aaska Shah on 3rd Dec 2019. She fractured her left hand’s elbow while playing. The x-ray scan shows multiple fractures which made the case quite complicated. The […]

BAE Systems aims to reduce cost & increase speed of combat aircraft manufacture through Renishaw 3D printing partnership

BAE Systems is to work with Renishaw in a bid to develop additive manufacturing capability that will reduce the cost and increase the speed of manufacturing future combat aircraft. A Memorandum of Understanding signed by both companies has set a framework to ‘maximise […]

3D Printing Truck Parts Improves Manufacturing Process

VOLVO TRUCKS 3D printing has made massive strides in the last decade and some firms in the transportation industry, such as Volvo, have fully embraced it. Aside from improvements in 3D printing that slash prototyping costs and expedite logistics, external […]

Will 3D printed SuperDraco engines stand up to Crew Dragon’s launch escape test?

Before it can conduct manned missions to the ISS, the Moon, Mars and Beyond, SpaceX has to prove that its Crew Dragon capsule has what it takes to keep astronauts safe during the flight. One last key hurdle in this […]

Thor3D partners with Zbrush to offer a bundle for digital sculptors, artists, game and product designers.

Thor3D announces that it partners with Pixologic to bring a bundle for digital artists, game and product designers, who can cut costs and speed up their workflow with Calibry 3D scanner.  The bundle is available for sale through Thor3D local […]

CRP Technology launches Windform® P2, thermoplastic glass fiber filled material for HSS technology

CRP Technology, a leading company in the creation of prototypes and final applications in professional 3D printing, launches Windform® P2 material. Windform® P2 is a glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic polyamide material with excellent mechanical properties for High Speed Sintering process. […]

ENERZI develops India’s First Binderjet Printer

ENERZI develops India’s First Binderjet Printer with Processing Furnace for Metals, Ceramics, Polymers and Composite powder materials. Enerzi Microwave Systems Pvt. Ltd. is a technology company based out of Belagavi, India. ENERZI has been innovating cutting edge material processing systems, […]

Evolve Additive CEO says 3D printing industry “has been waiting for something like STEP”

If there was one message that summed up the current mind-set of the additive manufacturing industry at this year’s Formnext, it was perhaps best said by Evolve Additive CEO, Steve Chillscyzn during a press conference on the company’s new STEP (Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic […]

A 3D Resin Printer that you can Create yourself with your Smartphone

LumiBee is a unique mini 3D resin printer that uses smartphone as a light source to polymerize the resin. The project is free for everyone who wants to create their own device at home. To create it, all you need […]

Wipro 3D launches addwizeTM – An Additive Technology Adoption and Acceleration Program

Wipro3D, the additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) has launched an Additive Technology Adoption and Acceleration Program termed Addwize.TM The objective of the program is to enable organizations and institutions to systematically adopt and scale the usage […]

India’s first Electron Beam based metal 3D printer launched.

In a first, Wipro3D, the additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN) and the prestigious Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISC) have developed an industry grade indigenous metal Additive Manufacturing machine.  India’s first metal 3d printing machine, works […]

Shree Rapid Technologies to launch new material for 3D Systems’ Figure 4® at Amtech 2019

Figure 4® is Productive and cost-effective digital molding solutions for production environments which assures Six Sigma quality and repeatability. The modular approach to precise parts manufacturing, which is made possible by Figure 4® technology, a 30-year-old stereolithography (SLA) configuration. Automated […]

Carpenter Technology Opens Emerging Technology Center to Offer End-to-End Future Tech Additive Manufacturing Capabilities

Carpenter Technology Corporation announced the grand opening of its Emerging Technology Center (ETC) in Athens, Alabama. Carpenter Technology’s 500,000-square-foot ETC is North America’s newest additive manufacturing (AM) facility containing true end-to-end capabilities. The ETC provides the capability to atomize a […]

SLM Solutions and Honeywell Partner to Qualify New AM Technology to Reduce Printing Times

SLM Solutions announced today that it is working with Honeywell, a leading user of additive manufacturing technologies with extensive knowledge across various platforms and applications, to help qualify new additive manufacturing parameters that enable printing at increased thicknesses. The partnership […]

How 3D printing and composite materials help streamlining SAE competition results

For the last four years of SAE competition, UVic Formula Motorsport team has been using 3D printed oil pans that were purposely engineered to be manufactured by CRP USA’s laser sintering 3d printing process and Windform® TOP-LINE composite materials.    […]

CSIR Labs from across India to showcase their research at AMTech

CSIR Labs from across India will be showcasing their work and research at AMTech 2019 as a part of a special initiative by the organisers – Indian 3D Printing Network to build a strong indigenous ecosystem for the Indian Additive […]

Award winning Made in India Composited 3D Printing to be showcased at AMTech

Incorporated in 2015, Fabheads Automation has developed in-house patented additive manufacturing technologies. Fabheads’ FibrBots are India’s first and only 3D printers with the continuous fiber 3D printing capability. They will showcase their award winning Made in India Composited 3D Printing […]

Hamilton Labs and Laticrete Look to the Future with Concrete 3D Printing

Laticrete, a manufacturer of construction materials, having developed several 3D printing mortars for projects globally, have localized the material for Hamilton Labs’ project in India. On- site calibration and laboratory testing utilizing local Indian raw materials has created a tailored […]

NASA buys third nScrypt Factory in a Tool to 3D print conductive materials

NASA has selected nScrypt’s 3Dn tabletop Factory in a Tool (FiT) for printing 3D print and 3D contour print silver and other conductive materials to support intelligent flight systems research at NASA’s Langley Research Center (LARC) in Hampton, Virginia. The system will […]

SPEE3D Metal 3D Printing Technology to be Deployed by the Royal Australian Navy

The Australian Government today announced a $1.5 million investment into a two-year pilot of SPEE3D technology for the Royal Australian Navy including the deployment of a WarpSPEE3D 3D metal printer. Cold spray 3D printing technology developed by the Darwin, Australia, based company […]

APWORKS helped Bugatti Chiron break record with 3D printed exhaust finishers

APWORKS, the Airbus-owned industrial 3D printing specialist, has revealed that it provided 3D printed exhaust finishers for the Bugatti Chiron, a hyper sports car that broke a world record when it reached 300 miles per hour (482.80 km/h) in August. […]

TRUMPF presented new 3D printer for medical devices at Formnext

German high-tech company TRUMPF unveiled a new 3D printer at Frankfurt’s Formnext, the leading international trade fair for additive manufacturing. Called TruPrint 2000, it lends itself to medical engineering and other applications with lofty standards and quality. TRUMPF experts revamped […]

Wipro 3D awarded Lloyd’s Register certification for Additive Manufacturing quality

Wipro 3D, the additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro has been awarded a Lloyd’s Register Certification for Additive Manufacturing (AM) quality. The certification is in accordance with the requirements of the LR-TWI Guidance Notes for theCertification of Metallic Parts made […]


Hamilton Labs, a division of Hamilton Holdings Pte Ltd based in Singapore, is known for taking on the toilet situation in India in response to the government’s Swachh Bharat Missions. Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) is a nation-wide campaign in India for […]


Global standards organization ASTM International and TÜV SÜD, a German testing and certification organization, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop programs aimed at speeding adoption of and trust in Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies. This strategic partnership supports knowledge […]

Product designing to be revolutionized in auto sector by Additive Manufacturing Technology

3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing technology is making rapid strides in its applicability in the automotive industry in India and is going to revolutionize the way products are both designed and manufactured, the industry experts said at the third edition of ‘3D […]

3D Printing Service Provider Sculpteo acquired by BASF

To continue to expand its position as a leading service provider in the additive manufacturing sector, BASF New Business GmbH has formally agreed to acquire the online 3D printing service provider Sculpteo. The agreement was signed on November 14, 2019 […]

Siemens expands additive manufacturing portfolio through acquisition of Atlas 3D

Atlas 3D helps designers define optimal part orientations for ‘right first time’ 3D printing Cloud-based, GPU-accelerated Sunata™ software can reduce downstream 3D printing errors caused by thermal distortion up to one hundred times faster than other solutions on the market […]

Modix introduces Extra Large MAMA 3D Printer for heavy duty print heads

Modix a global developer of large format 3D printers has announced the launch of its new extra-large 3D printer, with variable print volume between 1 x 1 x 1 meter to 2 x 5 x 1 meter (XYZ). The printer, Modix […]

Jay Leno partners with Stratasys to 3D print custom parts for classic vehicle and supercar collection

Stratasys has announced it is collaborating with Big Dog Productions, the media production firm headed by North American comedian Jay Leno. The new partnership is an extension of Stratasys’ Performance Partner Program. As part of the program, Stratasys will be […]

Etihad Engineering receives region’s first approval to 3D print aircraft parts

Etihad Engineering, the industry-leading Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) division of Etihad Aviation Group, has collaborated with EOS and BigRep, both leading 3D printing technology providers, to open the region’s first additive manufacturing facility with Design and Production Approval from […]

GKN Additive prepares distribution of AM powders for European market

GKN Additive has identified a high demand for in-stock material for additive manufacturing (AM) in Europe and now prepares to locally produce and warehouse powders through its GKN Additive Materials business segment. Potential customers often cannot forecast prototyping projects enough to allow […]

Admatec introduces the Admaflex 300 a high-volume ceramic and metal 3D printer

ADMATEC recently introduced the Admaflex 300 to the market, the world’s first flexible and open system for high volume ceramic and metal 3D printed parts. This 3D printer is designed to meet the production demands of its customers. The Admaflex 300 is […]

EOS demonstrates solutions for flexible, automated metal 3D printing

EOS is demonstrating its EOS Shared Modules periphery solution for integrated and efficient additive manufacturing (AM) with systems of the EOS M 400 series. The various modules plus transport systems and control center software enable users to implement the equipping, unpacking, […]

Formnext Preview: Indian Additive Manufacturing Industry footprint increases

2018 was a year of many firsts for the Indian Additive Manufacturing industry on the global stage and at Formnext, the largest congregation of the Additive Manufacturing ecosystem in the world. We had also shared our thought with a article […]

RIZE to offer Full-Color and Composite Industrial 3D Printer

RIZE, Inc., a Boston, USA-based, next-generation additive manufacturing company dedicated to bringing Industrial 3DPrinting to all, announced today that it has begun commercial shipments of its XRIZE™ industrial 3D printer. Purpose-built for an office or field environment, XRIZE empower users throughout […]

CEAD and Siemens intensify collaboration for industrial 3D printing of large fiber reinforced polymer parts

CEAD, technology supplier of 3D printing equipment on the frontier of large scale polymer, glass and carbon fibers 3D printing, and Siemens intensify their collaboration and showcase their latest development the AM Flexbot at the upcoming Formnext 2019, a leading […]

Imaginarium to showcase Rapid Online Factory at Formnext

Imaginarium is one of India’s leading advanced manufacturing company offering services like additive manufacturing, CNC machining, vacuum casting, injection moulding, forming, and more. Having served over fifty industries like engineering, automotive, foundry, jewellery, healthcare, and more, Imaginarium has established itself […]

COBOD announces fastest 3D construction printers.

COBOD International has already made several headlines this year with their new second generation printer, the BOD2, and is now releasing a new video of this highly successful 3D construction printer.  BOD2 is not only the fastest 3D construction printer […]

Objectify to reinforce its commitment to the European market

Objectify, India’s leading AM solution bureau with its commitment to the European market will participate at the Formnext 2019 expo and showcase how AM can be uniquely positioned in different industries. Scheduled to take place from November 19-22 at Frankfurt, […]

EOS and AMFG develop 3D Printer connectivity in MES Workflow Automation Software

EOS, a leading German 3D printer OEM, and UK-based software company AMFG, have announced a partnership to enable streaming and connectivity for EOS machines through AMFG’s Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software. The two companies established the partnership in response to […]

Airbus to 3D-Print Drones and Self-Driving Vehicles in New Venture

Airbus has signed a new deal to manufacture drones and self-driving cars with Local Motors Industries, a 3D-printing start-up in San Francisco. The two companies are joining forces to launch Neorizon, a venture which will build mobility and autonomy solutions. […]

Volkswagen Hits Key Milestone in Journey to Mass Production with HP Metal Jet

Last year Volkswagen selected HP Metal Jet, the world’s most advanced 3D printing technology for the high volume manufacturing of production-grade metal parts, as the foundation for its strategy to industrialize additive manufacturing with a multi-year design and production roadmap. With […]

VDMA AM to present industrial use of Additive Manufacturing at Formnext 2019

Formnext 2019 starts on 19th of November. When the leading international trade fair for additive production technologies opens its doors at the Frankfurt Exhibition Centre, the 150 member companies of the Additive Manufacturing Association (AG AM) in the VDMA will […]

First 3D-printed pressure equipment manufactured and certified by BASF

Additive manufacturing is a new manufacturing technology to produce parts which are used in both research and production plants at BASF. The goal is to use the new freedom of design to optimize components – and thus improve chemical processes. […]

Evonik develops two new copolyester powders for the growing 3D printing industry.

Evonik develops thermoplastic elastomers based on innovative copolyesters for powder-based 3D printing technologies The result of Evonik’s acquisition of Structured Polymers technology, these innovative, high-performance materials the existing portfolio of polyamide-based powder formulations. Customers now have an even broader spectrum […]

Relativity is using AI-Powered Robots to 3D Print Entire Rockets

Relativity Space may have the biggest metal 3D printers in the world, and they’re cranking out parts to reinvent the rocket industry here—and on Mars. For a factory where robots toil around the clock to build a rocket with almost […]

SAE International publishes first polymer AM specifications for aerospace industry

SAE International today released the first Additive Manufacturing (AM) Polymer specifications for the aerospace industry. AMS7100: Fuse Filament Fabrication Process and AMS7101: Material for Fused Filament Fabrication represent the first specifications released under the AMS-AM Additive Manufacturing Non-Metallic (AMS-AM-P) committee. […]

Alfa Romeo Racing and Quintus Partner to Optimise Automotive AM parts.

For Alfa Romeo Racing, operated by Sauber Motorsport AG, the competitive edge is crucial when it comes to technology, and now they have chosen Quintus Technologies as their Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) partner. With an investment in their own state-of-the-art […]

Sandvik invests in dedicated Titanium Powder Plant for Additive Manufacturing

About 150 people participated in the grand opening of highly automated titanium powder plant setup by Sandvik in Sandviken, Sweden, last week – including customers and other key stakeholders. With this investment, Sandvik has now closed the only material gap […]

ExOne collaborates with Global Tungsten to advance Tungsten Metal AM

The ExOne Company, the global leader in industrial sand and metal 3D printers using binder jetting technology, and Global Tungsten & Powders Corp., a global manufacturer of tungsten metal powders, have entered into a collaboration to advance tungsten-based metal 3D […]

Thor3D Selects Verisurf Software for Education Solution

  Thor3D announced, today, it will include Verisurf Software as part of its education solution offering.   The solution includes, 3D scanning, reverse engineering, measurement and inspection capabilities for the education market, including trade schools, certificate program institutions, and universities.  […]

3D printed two-storey structure unveiled by Dubai Municipality

Dubai Municipality (DM) unveiled the world’s largest 3D printed two-storey structure, entering the Guinness Book of World Records with the completion of the integrated 640m2 building project, which is 9.5m high. The project was completed by 3D printing onsite using […]

TÜV SÜD and thyssenkrupp Innovations to jointly develop APAC market for AM

The Singapore arm of the German safety and quality expert, TÜV SÜD, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with thyssenkrupp Innovations, an innovative additive manufacturing solutions provider, to establish the principles governing their cooperation in jointly developing the market […]

Shree Rapid Technologies inaugurates Metal AM Customer Innovation Center

Shree Rapid Technologies inaugurated its second Customer Innovation Center dedicated to Metal Additive Manufacturing, having installed the first DMP Flex 350 in India. DMP is developed from the outcome of nearly half-a-million metal prints, offers fast build turnaround times in […]

Trumpf to present an automated mass 3D printing solution at Formnext

Trumpf is set to present a new solution that automatically changes substrate plates on the TruPrint 1000 3D printer. The high-tech company intends to unveil it at Frankfurt’s Formnext, the world’s leading trade show for additive manufacturing. A function Trumpf […]

Kennametal manufacturers Lightweight Stator Bore Tool for EV manufacturing using AM.

Kennametal has developed a 3D printed stator bore tool specifically designed to meet growing customer demand for lighter weight tooling solutions used to machine components for hybrid and electric vehicles. E-mobility components are typically machined on smaller, low horsepower CNC […]

Conference AM4I focuses on industrial application of additive processes

VDMA working group Additive Manufacturing with new technical conference AM4I – Additive Manufacturing for Industry  Focus on application of additive manufacturing (AM) in mechanical and plant engineering and other industries. Conference on 26/27 May 2020 in Ludwigsburg offers first-hand technical […]

STPL3D is making their mark in 3D Printed Displays

Manufacturers are increasing their reliance on 3D printing as part of their broader manufacturing strategies. A relatively young 3D printing company STPL3D is taking the challenge head-on. STPL3D has created many phenomenal 3D printed sculptures for its clients across the […]

EOS GmbH appoints Marie Langer as the new CEO

EOS, the world’s leading technology supplier in the field of industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, is restructuring its company management with immediate effect. In doing so, the owner family underscores its long-term commitment, while at the same time […]

3D MicroPrint use the FT4 Powder Rheometer to push AM to its limits

3D MicroPrint GmbH (Chemnitz, Germany), a company pioneering the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM) to produce complex, micro-scale metal parts, is using the FT4 Powder Rheometer® from Freeman Technology (Tewkesbury, UK) to identify ultra-fine powders that will process efficiently. The […]

TRUMPF offers sustainable production process for heat-resistant materials

At EMO Hannover, the world’s leading metalworking trade fair, TRUMPF demonstrated how 3D printing is improving manufacturing processes for heat-resistant materials. These materials often consist of the nickel-based alloy Inconel®, which can withstand temperatures of up to 1,000 degrees Celsius […]

Stratasys Introduces Digital Anatomy 3D Printer for Functional Anatomical Models

Stratasys Ltd is further extending its commitment to the medical industry with the new J750™ Digital Anatomy ™ 3D Printer. Designed to replicate the feel, responsiveness, and biomechanics of human anatomy in medical models – the system improves surgical preparedness […]

India’s first additive manufacturing industry report launched

The India AM Report has been conceptualised to provide a credible reference point for the manufacturing industry and international companies, looking to invest in the Indian additive manufacturing landscape. This 1st edition of the India AM Report maps the growing […]

Markforged adds Inconel 625 for Metal X Additive Manufacturing system

Markforged, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA, has added Inconel 625 to the range of materials suitable for use with its Metal X Additive Manufacturing system. The alloy is highly resistant to corrosion and high temperatures, and is commonly used for applications in harsh […]

Omni3D in the finals of the international competition “Innovation to Company”

This year’s edition of the competition announced five different tasks directed, among others to startups. Their goal is to find the best ideas and innovations for existing companies with an established position on the market. Omni3D accepted the challenge of […]

First UL 2904 Greenguard Certification accorded to RIZE One™ Industrial 3D Printer

RIZE, Inc., a next-generation additive manufacturing company dedicated to sustainable and inclusive innovation, announced that it became the first in the 3D printing industry to receive UL 2904 GREENGUARD Certification with its RIZE One Industrial 3DPrinter, as well as its […]

Zortrax introduces Endureal, its 3rd generation industrial 3D printer

Zortrax, the world-renowned developer of 3D printing solutions, is entering a new segment. Its latest device, the Zortrax Endureal, will be launched at the TCT Show 2019 in Birmingham.  This 3rd generation 3D printer is designed for industry and production […]

Vertico 3D prints concrete footbridge in partnership with University of Ghent

Vertico, a Dutch firm that has developed a concrete 3D printing technology, recently demonstrated its capabilities by 3D printing a concrete footbridge in collaboration with the University of Ghent. Not only a feat for its concrete AM technology, the bridge […]

BeAM and Siemens intensifying collaboration in industrial 3D printing for DED

BeAM, a leading machine manufacturer in the field of DED (Directed Energy Deposition) technology for additive manufacturing, and the global technology company Siemens announced at EMO 2019 their plans to further intensify their already successful collaboration. This is based on […]

Education focused E2 3D printer to be launched by Raise 3D

3D printer manufacturer, Raise3D is preparing to launch its latest machine at TCT Show in Birmingham next week. The E2 is said to be an easy to use, industrial-grade 3D printer and marks the launch of a new line of open, multi-purpose machines aimed […]

Lamborghini’s new cutomizable Sián FKP37 features 3D printed parts

Lamborghini is an adopter of 3D printing – that is known. The company has been using the technology for prototyping for several years, although this was never officially confirmed beyond a Lamborghini placed inside the Energy Group (an Italian Stratasys distributor) booth […]

2019 MSC User Conference provides insight into future of design, simulation and manufacturing

More than 1200 customers and partners attended our annual 2019 MSC User Conference series in the Indo-Pacific region, hearing from industrial leaders and innovators about the role of data in creating an autonomous future. As always with the MSC User […]

NASA Nebraska launches open innovation competition using Copper3D’s antimicrobial 3D nanocomposite for the design of medical devices and tools suitable for space, in conjunction with UNMC, UNO, and 3D LifePrints

Mankind is accelerating its exploration of space and the universe at an increasingly rapid pace. Manned habitations such as the International Space Station (ISS) have been in existence for over 20 years. We are on the cusp of starting to […]

BEML announces strategic partnership with Wipro Infrastructure Engineering

State-owned BEML and Wipro Infrastructure Engineering have signed a pact to work together in aerospace, industrial automation, 3D printing, artificial intelligence and hydraulic system engineering. It is the first-of-its-kind memorandum of understanding for Wipro Infrastructure Engineering with a large public […]

GE Additive opens new 40,000 sqm facility in Lichtenfels, Germany

GE Additive is inaugurating a new 40,000-square-meter campus in Lichtenfels, Germany, which will become the new official home for GE Additive Concept Laser. The new Bavarian facility, called GE Additive Lichtenfels, will help the additive manufacturing specialist to meet growing customer […]

MIT researchers develop multimaterial fiber “ink” for 3D printed devices

A new method developed by MIT researchers uses standard 3-D printers to produce functioning devices with the electronics already embedded inside. The devices are made of fibers containing multiple interconnected materials, which can light up, sense their surroundings, store energy, […]

threeASFOUR showcases collective’s boundary-pushing designs created using 3D printing

Since its founding in 2005, fashion label threeASFOUR has remained at the forefront of avant garde fashion. For the past few years, the collective’s boundary-pushing designs have often overlapped with cutting-edge 3D printing practices, making for some of the fashion-tech world’s […]

Sandvik creates first 3D printed diamond composite

Sandvik Additive Manufacturing has created the first ever 3D printed diamond composite. While this diamond does not sparkle, it is perfect for a wide range of industrial uses. The new process means that this super-hard material can now be 3D […]

Stratasys Plans additional Strategic Investment in Xaar 3D Ltd

Xaar, A world leader in industrial inkjet technology, announces that Stratasys, has entered into an agreement to purchase shares of Xaar 3D Ltd that will increase Stratasys’s stake in Xaar 3D from 15 to 45 percent, with Xaar plc, through […]

COBOD re-prints Europe’s first 3D printed building, The BOD, in just 3 days

Precisely two years ago on September 11, 2017 COBOD invited the press to see the start of the 3D printing of The BOD, Europe’s first 3D printed building. Now with their newly developed second generation BOD2 3D construction printer, COBOD […]

Accreate Labs and JSS School of Pharmacy to host Bio-printing seminar

Bio-printing is an extension of traditional 3D printing. Bio-printing can produce living tissue, bone, blood vessels and potentially, whole organs for use in medical procedures, training and testing. The interest about 3D-printing has risen spectacularly in the last few years. With continued progress, it […]

Accreate Labs and JSS College of Pharmacy to host Bio-printing Seminar

Bio-printing is an extension of traditional 3D printing. Bio-printing can produce living tissue, bone, blood vessels and potentially, whole organs for use in medical procedures, training and testing. The interest about 3D-printing has risen spectacularly in the last few years. With continued progress, it […]

CELLINK launches new six-printhead bioprinting system called BIO X6

Swedish 3D bioprinter and materials developer CELLINK has announced the launch of BIO X6, a new six-printhead bioprinting system that allows the combination of multiple materials, cells and tools. It also features an intelligent exchangeable printhead system and CELLINK’s patented Clean Chamber Technology […]

Harvard researchers pioneer new bioprinting process called SWIFT

A team of researchers from the Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) has made a breakthrough in 3D bioprinting which could overcome a significant challenge in the field […]

Wayland Additive raises £3 million to develop electron beam additive manufacturing systems

Wayland Additive, a metal 3D printing start-up based in West Yorkshire, UK, has raised £3 million in funding to develop fast and reliable electron beam additive manufacturing systems for aerospace and medical industries. Longwall Ventures and the Angel CoFund have led the investment. […]

Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing continues accelerated growth in hybrid manufacturing

Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing (KAM) continues its accelerated growth in hybrid manufacturing with the completion of key industry certifications in ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D.  These certifications set strict quality standards and guidelines in the aerospace and defense industries and further speak […]

CRP Technology’s isotropic PA Windform ® P1 shortlisted for TCT Awards 2019

Italian-based CRP Technology, 3D printing leader for the most advanced industrial sectors, gained new international success. CRP Technology’s Windform® P1 has been shortlisted for the Materials Award – Polymers at the TCT Awards 2019, following some strong competition and an intensive […]

Digital Metal® launches two superalloys for extreme applications

Due to rising demand for 3D-printable superalloy materials from companies in the aerospace, automotive and industrial segments, Digital Metal® now launches two superalloy grades for use in extreme environments. The grades are named DM 247 and DM 625.The unique properties […]

Wipro 3D and NDRF join forces to work in design for additive manufacturing of aerospace systems

The National Design and Research Forum joined hands with Wipro 3D to work together in design for additive manufacturing of aerospace systems and developing related industry standards. According to an MoU signed on Friday, NDRF and Wipro 3D would also […]

Forecast3D installs two HP Multi Jet Fusion 5210 3D printing platforms

Forecast3D has installed two HP Multi Jet Fusion 5210 platforms and is among the first manufacturers to use BASF’s newly qualified ULTRASINT thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) material. The Californian 3D printing service provider now has a fleet of 26 HP additive manufacturing machines and will be […]

TOYOTA Motorsport and 3D Systems join forces to drive innovation for automotive industry

3D Systems and TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH (TMG), a wholly owned subsidiary of TOYOTA Motor Corporation, announced they have entered a partnership to change automotive engineering. TMG is recognized as a global leader in motorsport, providing services to external clients as well as […]

Renishaw to showcase metal additive manufacturing applications at TCT Show

Renishaw will showcase a number of applications to demonstrate the capabilities of its metal additive manufacturing (AM) technology at the upcoming TCT Show. The company will spotlight Domin Fluid Power’s direct drive valves which were manufactured on the RenAM 500Q platform in a smaller […]

Wohlers Associates and America Makes Offer Course on Design for Additive Manufacturing for Managers and Executives

Wohlers Associates and America Makes are partnering to offer a one-day design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) course for managers and executives. Following the success of previous DfAM courses conducted for engineers and designers on four continents, this course is the […]

axial3D to open in-house 3D print lab at Newcastle Hospitals

UK-based company axial3D is taking another big step in its mission to help the healthcare sector adopt 3D printing technologies. Working with the Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeons at Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, axial3D will provide a new in-house 3D printing facility […]

Formula 1 & FIA use Additive Manufacturing to build 50% scaled models to test their 2021 Car Regulations

Formula One (F1), the premier world championship for motor racing and its governing body the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), have used additive manufacturing to help determine the design, rules and regulations of its 2021 cars. Each F1 season, the FIA issues new […]

DNV GL awards thyssenkrupp first Additive Manufacturing Approval of Manufacturer certificate

The shipping industry is looking to take advantage of additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, to print spare parts, thereby reducing lead times, costs, stock requirements, and environmental impacts. Certification ensures that AM part users can have the […]

Splitvision improves medtech prototyping with Figure 4 3D printing

3D Systems recently revealed that Stockholm-based product design firm Splitvision Design was one of the first companies in the Nordic region to adopt its Figure 4 Standalone 3D printer. Since installing the scalable additive manufacturing solution, the Swedish agency has seen drastic […]

UK Surgeons fit 3D printed sternum implant in a patient

Surgeons at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK, have fitted a 3D printed sternum implant in a patient to help repair their breastbone. Linda Edwards, a 52-year-old mental health support worker from Fleetwood, Lancashire, suffered from a collapsed breastbone following complications in […]

Brulé to distribute Nexa3D’s NXE 400 3D printer in Japan

Nexa3D is entering the Japanese market after signing an agreement with Asian 3D printer supplier Brulé. Brulé is counted among the oldest resellers of 3D printing systems in Japan. It has been supplying a host of additive manufacturing products to industrial and […]

EWF launches additive manufacturing qualification system for operators and engineers

The European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting (EWF) has launched an international education, training and qualification system for additive manufacturing personnel. Divided into two levels, one for operators and one for engineers, the system currently provides qualifications relating to the application of […]

Cytosurge announces spin-off of its 3D printing business unit

The 3D Printing business unit of Cytosurge has been recognized as the technological global market leader for additive manufacturing of microscopically small metal components. We are pleased to announce as of today that all 3D Printing activities of Cytosurge will […]

GE Additive inaugurates Arcam EBM Center of Excellence in Sweden

GE Additive officially opened its Arcam EBM Center of Excellence in Gothenburg, Sweden. Situated at the Mölnlycke Business Park – in Härryda municipality, southeast of Gothenburg – and with capacity for up to 500 employees, the new 15,000 square meter facility, […]

Jabil unveils plans for $42M medical 3D printing of excellence

Global manufacturing services company Jabil has revealed its intentions to establish a new 3D printing center of excellence in the U.S. To create the center, the company is planning to invest around $42 million to expand a healthcare facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico. […]

Oliver Cabell introduces $95 sneakers 3D printed from recycled water bottles

Independent footwear brand Oliver Cabell has entered the blossoming market of 3D printed shoes with the release of its new “Phoenix” sneaker. Priced at $95, the simple but stylish shoe is 3D printed from recycled water bottles and can be […]

GE Additive to deliver industrial-scale 3D printing to New South Wales space hub

GE Additive has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the New South Wales (NSW) Government to deliver enhanced 3D printing capabilities to a new space industry centre. It follows an agreement between NSW Government and 18 space companies, research and education initiatives, and […]

Airwolf 3D introduces compact EVO R 3D printer for schools

California-based 3D printing company Airwolf 3D has released the latest 3D printer in its EVO series, the EVO R. Made in the United States, the new 3D printer was developed with dependability, safety and efficiency in mind and is being marketed to […]

LIMB-Art teams up with Design Reality to 3D print prosthetic leg covers

Prosthetic leg cover design firm LIMB-Art is harnessing 3D printing to produce its products through service provider Design Reality. LIMB-Art and Design Reality are both based in North Wales and, working together, are leveraging the capabilities of HP’s Multi Jet Fusion 4200 platform to create custom prostheses […]

Musashi Seimitsu Industry and KeraCel partner to develop solid state batteries for Musashi’s motorcycle business

Musashi Seimitsu Industry and KeraCel have formed a strategic partnership to bring safe, 3D printed, solid state batteries to their markets. Musashi’s strategic investment accelerates KeraCel’s development of its additive manufacturing solid state battery technology to high volume production. “Partnering […]

Samsung introduces new Galaxy Note 10 with 3D scanning capabilities

Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Note 10 line of premium smartphones one of which comes equipped with 3D scanning capabilities. Described as a “groundbreaking first for the Note,” the Galaxy Note10+ is installed with a DepthVision camera, allowing users to scan objects […]

Cobra Aero optimizes UAV engine cylinder with metal additive manufacturing

After successfully optimizing its design processes for aircraft and motorcycle engines in collaboration with UK-based metal AM company Renishaw, engine manufacturer Cobra Aero has decided to invest in its own AM 400 3D printer. Prior to the investment, Cobra Aero worked […]

SYMPA consortium to develop composite SLA 3D printing materials for automotive sector

German chemical company Henkel has joined an R&D project called SYMPA in partnership with Rapid Shape GmbH, cirp GmbH and others. The project, which is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF1) and the Federal Ministry […]

Dunlop Systems integrates Markforged 3D printing for internal and customer tooling

UK automotive manufacturing firm Dunlop Systems and Components has integrated Markforged’s 3D printing technology into its business to produce custom tooling. The company is projecting savings of up to £40,000 a year as a result of the move which has seen them bring in-house […]

Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing and Elementum 3D partner to be powerhouse duo in additive manufacturing

Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing (KAM) announced a partnership with additive materials development leader, Elementum 3D, where the companies will collaborate to create new opportunities for entry into the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. Elementum 3D is supplying KAM with advanced materials for […]

EIT Digital launches Automation Support for Additive Manufacturing program

Automation Support for Additive Manufacturing, an activity supported by EIT Digital as part of the OEDIPUS High Impact Initiative intends to make it easier and faster for businesses to switch from traditional to additive manufacturing. The activity’s partners are Aalto University, Siemens, […]

Largest 3D construction printer in the world ready to be sent from COBOD to The Middle East

COBOD is ready to ship the world’s largest 3D construction printer to Elite for Construction & Development Co., Saudi Arabia, after successfully completing the dry and full testing of the printer. This BOD2 configuration is the largest COBOD has done […]

MakerBot introduces new METHOD X manufacturing workstation

MakerBot is launching METHOD X, a new manufacturing workstation engineered to challenge traditional manufacturing with real ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) material for durable parts, a 100°C chamber, and Stratasys SR-30 soluble supports. METHOD X can withstand up to 15°C higher temperatures, […]

Airbus to test and evaluate Sigma Labs PrintRite3D additive manufacturing quality assurance technology

Airbus will deploy the latest version of Sigma Labs’ PrintRite3D quality assurance hardware and software in a test and evaluation programme. This partnership comes months after Sigma Labs joined the Fraunhofer IAPT Additive Alliance network, of which Airbus is also involved with. The aircraft company will […]

GE Additive ships first M Line Factory AM system to Cincinnati facility

GE Additive announced that it successfully shipped the first Concept Laser M Line Factory additive manufacturing system from its facility in Germany to the U.S. this weekend. The system, which will be installed at GE Aviation’s Additive Technology Center in Cincinnati, […]

S-Squared 3D Printers completes construction of largest 3D printed home in 12 hours

New York-based 3D printing firm S-Squared 3D Printers Inc. (SQ3D) says it has completed construction of the largest 3D printed home in the world using its Autonomous Robotic Construction System (ARCS). The 3D printed building spans 500 ft² and reportedly took under […]

ArcelorMittal to develop new metal materials for AM

ArcelorMittal S.A., a major steel and mining company headquartered in Luxembourg and with locations in over sixty countries, has signed up as a partner in IAM 3D HUB, Barcelona, Spain, a digital innovation hub which aims to accelerate Additive Manufacturing […]

MakerBot inaugurates first Innovation Centre in New York City

U.S. based desktop 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot has opened its first Innovation Center in New York City at St. John’s University, Queens. In addition to the new hub, 3D printing has been incorporated into both humanities and science courses at St John’s University’s […]

Dynamism to distribute Nexa3D NXE400 3D printing platform through North America

Dynamism has struck a deal with Nexa3D to distribute the vendor’s stereolithography 3D printing platform throughout North America. Nexa3D, born in Rome, Italy, and now headquartered out of Ventura, CA, has recently launched to market its NXE400 platform, which is said to print at speeds […]

SpaceX launches nScrypt’s BioFabrication Facility bioprinter into space

It’s official, nScrypt’s BioFabrication Facility (BFF) bioprinter was launched into space yesterday aboard the SpaceX CRS-18 Cargo Mission. The bioprinting system is now on its way to the International Space Station (ISS), where it will ultimately be used to print adult human cells and […]

Design brand Freshfiber introduces new 3D printed lamps

The Dutch are known for many things, like tulips, delicious stroopwafels and, above all, design. Globally, the Netherlands is recognized as a prolific hub for architecture, fashion and product design—a reputation that rings true when visiting the Northern European nation, […]

ETH Zürich and Strait Access Technologies join forces to 3D print heart valves from silicone

Researchers from ETH Zürich, Switzerland, and South African medical device manufacturer Strait Access Technologies (SAT) are developing 3D printed artificial heart valves from silicone. As reported in an article in the latest issue of the scientific journal Matter, it is recognized that current heart […]

Omni3D company presents new machines at the trade fair 3D Solutions in Poland

The first half of June for Omni3D means 3D Solutions fair during where the premiere of two printer models took place: Omni 500 Lite and Omni Factory 2.0 Net. June also marks a participation in the AutoEvent conference. 3D Solutions […]

Georgia Tech researchers 3D print ant-sized, vibration-powered robots

Researchers from Georgia Tech have developed tiny 3D printed robots measuring about 2 mm in length that use micro bristle technology and vibrations to move around. The teeny bots, produced using two-photon polymerization lithography (TPP), could have diverse applications, including […]

Igus develops new iglidur J350 tribo filament for temperature stable 3D printing

Wear-resistant and maintenance-free special parts for extreme conditions are quickly manufactured with iglidur J350 In order to quickly replace worn parts for high-temperature applications, igus has now developed a filament made from the wear-resistant lubrication-free and maintenance-free iglidur J350 material. […]

Zortrax 3D prints parts for Polish electric motorbike Falectra

Zortrax, a Polish 3D printer and materials manufacturer, has prototyped numerous parts for Falectra, the first Polish electric motorbike brand. Using the manufacturer’s Layer Plastic Deposition (LPD) 3D printers and Z-ULTRAT filaments, Falectra has managed to create a fully-functional prototype within its tight budget. Both economical and green, […]

Rolls-Royce@NTU Corporate Laboratory to address 3D printing challenges in next $64.8M phase

The Rolls-Royce@NTU Corporate Laboratory in Singapore is entering a new phase to help improve the city-state’s manufacturing operations, particularly in the aerospace industry. Additive manufacturing, AI, Data Analytics, Machine Learning and the Internet of Things will all play a part in the facility’s […]

XtreeE rolls-out its global network of connected 3D printing units for construction

XtreeE, the French start-up pioneering large-scale 3D printing for construction, has begun the deployment of its network of connected 3D printing units. Following its pilot plant in Paris, France, XtreeE will start a new production unit in Dubai, United Arab […]

XponentialWorks opens new manufacturing facility to scale commercialisation efforts of start-up network

XponentialWorks has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility at its Ventura-based Innovation Labs. The development has seen floor space double and could create more than 100 high-tech and high-skilled jobs within the next 12 months. It coincides with the […]

NASA awards $73.7 million contract to Made In Space for demonstrating 3D printing in a Low Earth Orbit

Californian off-world manufacturer Made In Space has been awarded with a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate 3D printing in a Low Earth Orbit (LEO). Using Archinaut One, a small spacecraft capable of additive manufacturing in micro-gravity, Made In […]

Covestro boosts production of Carbon’s polyurethane liquid resin for 3D printing

Leading polymer manufacturer Covestro and 3D printing company Carbon are teaming up to scale up production of Carbon’s polyurethane liquid resin material. The material, which is suitable for producing production parts using Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) technology, will now be produced at high […]

Bralco Advanced Materials sign MoU with GE Additive to develop 3D printed magnetic components

Bralco Advanced Materials has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with GE Additive to work on the development of 3D printed magnetic components. Through the MoU, the research, product development and commercialisation company is looking to harness GE Additive’s expertise in powder manufacturing and […]

CADENAS announces launch of search engine for technical 3D models

CADENAS, a German software developer specializing in strategic parts management and parts reduction, has introduced its latest platform,, a visual search engine that enables engineers and professionals to find and download millions of CAD and BIM 3D models from manufacturer […]

AMTech Outreach Programs to Promote Additive Manufacturing

2018 has been positive for the Additive Manufacturing industry in India, which is also evidenced by its growth and validation from the mainstream manufacturing industry. Additive Manufacturing is moving from a phase of awareness to adoption and the end user […]

Cadbury introduces world’s first Cadbury Dairy Milk 3D Printer

In a world premiere, CADBURY DAIRY MILK launched the very first CADBURY DAIRY MILK milk chocolate 3D Printer, in celebration of World Chocolate Day on July 7, 2019. From World Chocolate Day, CADBURY DAIRY MILK offers Melburnians the chance to […]

Indian 3D Printing Network to organize AMTech Outreach Programs to Promote Additive Manufacturing

2018 has been positive for the Additive Manufacturing industry in India, which is also evidenced by its growth and validation from the mainstream manufacturing industry. Additive Manufacturing is moving from a phase of awareness to adoption and the end user […]

RepRap introduces new Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) system

3D printer manufacturer German RepRap has launched a new Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) system. Named the L320, the system has a larger build volume than the L280 German RepRap’s first LAM printer, and can be used to process injection molding grade silicone. According to the […]

WACKER to present new ACEO Imagine Series K2 3D printer at K 2019 event

German chemical group WACKER is preparing to introduce a new and improved version of its ACEO 3D printing technology for silicone rubber at the upcoming K 2019 International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber. The new 3D printer—the ACEO Imagine Series K2—integrates a range […]

Robert Bosch Venture Capital invests in Xometry’s on-demand manufacturing marketplace

Xometry, an on-demand manufacturing marketplace headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, has announced that Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC) will join the company’s Series D investment round. RBVC reportedly joins Greenspring Associates, Dell Technologies Capital, BMW i Ventures, Foundry Group, GE Ventures, Highland Capital […]

Sandvik acquires stake in an Additive Manufacturing service provider Beam IT

Sandvik has acquired a significant stake in Beam IT, with the right to further increase its stake over time. Beam IT is a leading European-based Additive Manufacturing service provider which will complement and further strengthen Sandvik’s existing offer in metal […]

Fraunhofer IFAM processes and tests new iron powder for Additive Manufacturing

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM), Dresden, Germany, reports that it has successfully processed and tested a new type of iron powder which it believes opens up new possibilities in metal Additive Manufacturing. With the production method, […]

3D Printing Centres of Excellence to be setup across Gujarat

3D Systems today signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding between 3D Systems, US Institute of 3D Technology (USI3DT) and the State Government of Gujarat in the presence of the honourable Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani to setup seven 3D Printing […]

nScrypt developing ‘ruggedized’ 3D bioprinting solution for military applications

Though bioprinting technologies are steadily advancing, uses for bioprinters have largely been limited to laboratory settings. Though this research-focused side of bioprinting is essential, there are a handful of efforts that are aiming to take bioprinting beyond the lab. For […]

GF Machining Solutions exhibits new DMP Flex 350 3D printer at Solution Days event

At the GF Machining Solutions 2019 Solution Days event, the company showcased two technologies that make clear its intention to move additive manufacturing into production. GF Machining Solutions’ new DMP Flex 350, on display at the company’s Solution Days event, […]

EMO Hannover 2019: TRUMPF is expanding the scope of 3D printing

The high-tech company TRUMPF will show how 3D printing can drive advances in various industrial sectors with a showcase at EMO Hannover, the world’s leading metalworking trade fair. Additive manufacturing processes enable the creation of unprecedented complex shapes that are […]

Peak introduces first fully 3D printed sneakers for under $200

Chinese sportswear brand PEAK Sports Products introduced a new model of fully 3D printed sneakers – upper, midsole and outsole – in the domestic Chinese market. As leading Chinese 3D printing media Nanjixiong reports, the first 600 pairs of the new FUTURE FUSION […]

Volkswagen opens new Innovation and Engineering Center California; shows off 3D printed hippie van

Volkswagen Group of America’s former Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) is evolving into the new Innovation and Engineering Center California. The IECC will be the largest Volkswagen vehicle research facility outside Germany (with lots of 3D printers inside of course), and […]

WACKER introduces new 3D silicone printer, the ACEO Imagine Series K2

German Chemical group behind ACEO silicone rubber 3D printing WACKER has announced a range of new products to be presented later this year at the K 2019 trade fair in Düsseldorf. As well as materials, WACKER will debut its new 3D silicone printer, the ACEO […]

EOS India concludes the first ever User Day in Bengaluru.

EOS India concluded their first ever User Day that witnessed a footfall of over 100 industry leaders representing various industry segments. The insightful and educational conference elucidated the latest AM industry trends (India specific) with a focus on how organizations […]

Divide By Zero launches High Speed FFF 3D Printer

One of India’s largest 3D printer manufacturer, Divide By Zero has unveiled the AION500 MK3 – one of the fastest 3D Printer in the world, at the Automotive Engineering Show in Chennai. Speaking at the launch, CEO & Founder Swapnil […]

Ai Build unveils new AiCell Medium with live furniture 3D printing

Ai Build announced a new version of AiMaker with AiCell Medium, the latest addition to its fleet of autonomous large scale 3D printers. This new solution is being demonstrated to the public with a live furniture 3D printing show at Future […]

Additive manufacturing to generate $100 billion of incremental value by 2025

A whitepaper on additive manufacturing (AM) potential in the ASEAN region has been revealed by thyssenkrupp. It is a comprehensive research undertaken by the company as a prelude to the official inaugural of its AM TechCenter Hub in Singapore. Thyssenkrupp developed […]

NASA secures funding for 3D printing projects helping 2024 Moon landing

American space agency NASA has just secured funding for approximately 18 early-stage 3D printing projects developing technologies to help on its next mission to the Moon. As part of the agency’s 2019 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) seed programs, […]

Titomic and C.A .PICARD partner to develop 3D printed parts for extruders

Australian metal 3D printer manufacturer Titomic has entered into an agreement with German international metal parts manufacturer C.A .PICARD. Together the partners will produce prototype 3D printed parts for extruders used in the production of a wide range of food & feed products, […]

COBOD supplies 3D construction printer to another European R&D organization

Following the delivery of the BOD2 construction printer to the Belgian R&D organization Kamp C in the beginning of the year, COBOD is now delivering yet another BOD2 to a European R&D facility. A few months ago COBOD won the […]

SCANLAB unveils innovative scan system called XL SCAN to process 3D-shaped large workpieces

SCANLAB GmbH, a provider of galvo-based scan solutions based in Puchheim near Munich, Germany, presented its new XL SCAN system at last week’s LASER World of PHOTONICS 2019 trade show in Munich. The innovation with this system lies in the design of […]

MakerBot provides 3D printing technology to German media centre network for educational purposes

MakerBot is supplying a 34-strong network of media centres with 3D printing technology and educational materials in southern Germany. The desktop 3D printing vendor has announced a partnership with LandesmedienzentrumBaden-Württemberg (LMZ), which offers technology, advanced media, and technical support to students, educators, youth […]

Objectify to showcase its Additive Manufacturing capabilities at AES 2019

India’s leading additive manufacturing solution provider, Objectify Technologies is all set to showcase its capabilities at the upcoming AES 2019 at Hall No. 1, Booth No. A14, India’s most awaited Automotive Show. Scheduled to take place from July 4-6 at […]

CRP Technology announces new Windform® FR1 material for Additive Manufacturing

Since mid-90’, CRP Technology has been changing the rules of additive manufacturing, smashing records and setting models nowadays that apply to the 3D printing technology with polyamide materials. A clear sign of this continued performance is Windform® FR1 (FR stands […]

Hexagon announces acquisition of AMendate to shape the generative design market for AM

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division recently announced that Hexagon has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AMendate, a German-based start-up providing simulation software solutions that support the generation and optimisation of designs for additive manufacturing. AMendate will join Hexagon’s MSC […]

New Balance and Formlabs partner to drive footwear performance and customization

Performance is in the details. In footwear, that means design and materials—both of which are ultimately bound by manufacturing. In 2017, New Balance began a partnership with Formlabs to develop a 3D printing production system to open innovation opportunities on both fronts, […]

BeamIT and SLM Solutions sign deal to expand cooperation on metal AM

BeamIT, an Italian additive manufacturing service bureau, and SLM Solutions have signed an agreement to expand its long term cooperation. BeamIT will also expand its product portfolio with two new machines – the SLM 280 2.0 and SLM 500 – with which […]

F1 team of Alfa Romeo Racing strengthen Technology Partnership with Additive Industries

At the opening of the Rapid.Tech – Fabcon Conference on industrial 3D Printing in Erfurt, Additive Industries announced that it has strengthened its Technology Partnership with the F1 team of Alfa Romeo Racing. On behalf of Alfa Romeo Racing, Sauber […]

VELO3D to Manufacture Flight Hardware for Boom Supersonic’s Demonstrator Aircraft

 VELO3D , the leader in 3D metal printing, recently announced that it has partnered with Boom Supersonic, the Colorado company building history’s fastest supersonic airliner, to manufacture the flight hardware necessary to build XB-1, Boom’s Mach-2.2 supersonic demonstrator aircraft. Boom is leveraging VELO3D’s  Intelligent […]

ExOne and Siemens Partner to Bring Industry 4.0 to Industrial 3D Printing

The ExOne Company (“ExOne”), the global leader in industrial sand and metal 3D printers using binder jetting technology, recently announced a partnership with Siemens, the global technology powerhouse in automation and digitalization, that will benefit industrial customers in the foundry, […]

Carbon raises over $260M in growth funding round

Carbon, the world’s leading digital manufacturing platform, recently announced it has raised over $260 million in growth funding co-led by Madrone Capital Partners and Baillie Gifford. New investors Temasek and Arkema joined the round with participation from existing investors including Sequoia […]

Oerlikon AM and MT Aerospace partner to accelerate production of additive parts for aerospace and defense industries

Oerlikon AM and MT Aerospace have partnered to accelerate the use of additive parts in the aerospace and defense industries. The partnership aims to bring efficiency and cost savings to the aerospace and defense market by providing end-to-end solutions to […]

Design – A Critical Factor in AM Economics and Adoption

Wohlers Report 2019, an annual report on the additive manufacturing (AM) industry, includes detailed input from 127 providers of AM services worldwide. Companies with both metal and polymer AM services reported that more than 26% of a part’s cost is […]

GE Additive Education Program reaches over one million students

The GE Additive Education Program’s (AEP) third cycle – 2019/2020 – will grant polymer 3D printing packages to 982 primary and secondary schools and reach 793,000 primary and secondary school students in 23 countries. Since its foundation in 2017, over […]

Titomic and TAUV announce completion of prototyping stage of collaboration

Titomic, an Australian company specializing in metal additive manufacturing, is moving into the next stage of its joint project with TAUV, a developer of 3D printed armour and defense systems. The companies first partnered in fall 2018 on the TAUV […]