Floreon, an innovative UK bioplastics company has developed a new bioplastic 3D printing filament, Floreon3D, which is four times tougher than conventional polylactic acid (PLA).
ModuleWorks, a CAD/CAM components supplier for 3-5-axis toolpath generation and simulation has launched a simulation option for hybrid additive/subtractive manufacturing applications.
Sharebot added two new filaments to its materials supply: a special nylon, called Nylforce 550, and Nylon-Carbon, which is a light and resistant material created with nylon and carbon fibres.
Youngstown State University will be awarded a $365,000 grant from the Department of Defence (DoD) for the purchase of a 3D printer, in order to enhance YSU’s additive manufacturing research and educational capabilities.
Arcam AB received an order for two Arcam Q20 systems from FIT Technology Group in Germany.
CECIMO industries recently organized the Additive Manufacturing European Conference (AMEC) at the European Parliament in Brussels.
Artec provides its clients with handheld ‘Spider’ scanners that have not only been designed to fit well in the hand, but can also easily be integrated into robotic systems.
Simplify3D released version 3.0 of 3D printing software. Simplify3D 3.0 is the biggest release since its software launch in 2013 and has over forty new features.
A Government and industry funded National Centre for Additive Manufacturing and Aerospace Research Centre was formally opened at the MTC in Coventry.
Viridis3D LLC released an open materials development system, the RAM10™ 3D Printer Materials Development Kit.
Youth charity The Prince’s Trust, aerospace giant Boeing and the AMRC have joined to help develop young people’s professional skills in the area of advanced manufacturing.
Evonik has made a venture capital investment in Wiivv Wearables Inc. The minority investment was made jointly with Formation 8 and Real Ventures.
With the release of the open-source cloud client for 3D printers it is possible to potentially connect any 3D printer to the cloud
3D Systems announced that the iSenseTM 3D scanner is now available for the iPhone®, making it more portable than ever.
The 3Dfab+print team visited GIFA that took place from 16–20 June at Messe Düsseldorf in Germany, to talk to a multitude of exhibitors about 3D technologies and additive manufacturing processes, and interview Friedrich-Georg Kehrer, Director at Messe Düsseldorf.