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Airbus BizLab selects five start-ups in its first call for projects

Airbus BizLab has selected the first five start-ups in its first call for projects including a project that streamlines 3D printing data.

EFESTO in structured reseller agreement with Sciaky for EBAM systems

EFESTO and Sciaky have entered into a structured reseller agreement, which includes the sale of Sciaky’s EBAM systems and services to targeted countries and named accounts.

Thermwood plans to develop AM system

Thermwood plans a program to develop an additive manufacturing system, capable of making large carbon graphite reinforced composite thermoplastic components.
Image: Brightlands Chemelot Campus

3D printing materials research accelerates innovation

3D printing materials research is important for innovation. Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Maastricht University, and Chemelot Innovation and Learning Labs (CHILL), all based in The Netherlands, have been awarded a subsidy of one million Euro for a major 3D-printing project.

Top 25 3D modeling & design software for 3D Printing

Recently, i.materialise has listed top 25 most popular 3D modeling software for 3D printing. They have overviewed the following six different variables to rank the software.
C_27J with winglets

Alenia Aermacchi completes flight-tests with new 3D printed winglets

Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi has completed flight tests of its C-27J battlefield airlifter after the addition of 3D printed winglets to the airlifter configuration.

UL partners with ARTC to launch design for AM training course...

UL partners with the Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC), which is Asia’s first centre for test-bedding and developing manufacturing technologies, to host an exclusive training program on “Design for Additive Manufacturing.”

UC Berkeley engineers 3D printed ‘smart cap’ to sense spoiled food

UC Berkeley engineers, together with colleagues at Taiwan’s National Chiao Tung University, 3D printed a wireless “smart cap” for a milk carton that detects signs of spoilage using embedded sensors.

WASP launches professional extruder adaptable to others’ 3D printers

WASP launches a new clay extruder for ceramic materials, LDM (liquid deposit modeling) that can interrupt and restart the extrusion flow and can be adapted to most of the 3D printers on the market.

Smartprinting partners with FunMove to offer Free Open Source 3D Printed...

Smartprinting planned a strategic partnership with FunMove, a Korean NGO which has developed a 3D printed bionic hand and has improved version of Galileo hand under development.

Shapeways’ CustomMaker: a powerful customization tool for 3D printing

Shapeways helps shoppers to get a personalized 3D printed product by introducing CustomMaker, an innovative 3D printing tool for designers to add customization elements to their models.

Arburg’s systems to help AM users

We have been addressing the subject of Industry 4.0 for some time now and are increasingly developing into a production system supplier for networked production in the digital factory.

America Makes awards $8M in funding for AM applied R&D projects

America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, selected nine awardees for its Project Call #3 (AM applied R&D projects) anticipated to start in Summer 2015 and will provide up to $8 million funding.

MTA launches dedicated 3D Printing and AM Zone at MACH 2016

MTA (Manufacturing Technologies Association) is about to launch a dedicated zone for 3D printing and additive manufacturing, showcasing all the latest advances of the technology, at the MACH 2016.

Additive Manufacturing important part of strategic cooperation EOS and GF

GF Machining Solutions, a division of GF (Georg Fischer), entered into a strategic cooperation with EOS, partner of choice for industrial 3D printing processes offering modular solutions including systems, software, materials, technical and consulting services.