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Consortium to develop advanced wood-based 3D structures

The interdisciplinary project Would wood aims to establish a consortium for developing integrated material and production concepts for large-scale additive manufacture of advanced wood-based 3D structures.

Ultimaker joins 3MF Consortium as founding member

Ultimaker, one of the leading 3D printer manufacturers, has joined 3MF Consortium, an industry association created to develop and promote a new full-fidelity file format for 3D printing, as the newest founding member and contributor in defining what the new printing format should be.

New R&D center for AM in Sandviken

Sandvik has opened a new research and development center for AM in Sandviken, Sweden to create exciting new products and methods as well as new business opportunities.

3D medical printing at Arab Health 2016

The 3D printing evolution has changed the ability doctors have to impact patients’ lives. It has moved from being theoretical to a reality as we witness major medical advances because of this technology. The global 3D printing market was estimated to be worth USD 2,183M in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 8,675.7M by 2020 according to Grand View Research Inc.

Special offer from RS Components

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers has offered a special bundle that combines advanced 3D modelling software and 3D printing hardware, and which provides advanced and highly affordable 3D design and prototyping capabilities.

Graphene 3D closes transaction

Graphene 3D Lab Inc. has closed a non-arm's length share exchange agreement dated August 12, 2015 to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Graphene Laboratories Inc.

Ultimaker helps project seafood

Ultimaker, one of the 3D printer manufacturer, has decided to help Project Seafood to clean up beaches by repurposing littered plastic into original 3D printed objects.

NTi hosts Additive Manufacturing summit

Norsk Titanium AS (NTi) has hosted a European additive manufacturing summit on December 1st at its Technology Center in Oslo, Norway.

Financing round at trinckle 3D

The 3D printing company trinckle 3D GmbH, based in Hennigsdorf near Berlin, has completed a financing round. In this process, it gained KfW Bankengruppe and repartners GmbH as new investors.

CT and 3D aid surgical separation conjoined twins

A combination of detailed CT imaging and 3D printing technology has been used for the first time in the surgical planning for separation of conjoined twins.

Materialise signs agreement with University of Michigan

Materialise has entered into an exclusive licensing arrangement with the University of Michigan to clinically trial a bioresorbable 3D printed splint.

Adidas and Parley showcase innovative footwear

At the Parley Talks on the occasion of COP21, Adidas and Parley for the Oceans has showcased an innovative footwear concept, the 3D-printed Ocean Plastic shoe midsole, to demonstrate how the industry can re-think design and contribute to stop ocean plastic pollution.

Creaform offers equipment to engineering education

Creaform, the worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, has declared that it will sponsor 12 engineering students’ projects.

Artec 3D becomes SolidWorks’ partner

Artec 3D has been successfully developing cooperation with the world’s major CAD & CAM solution providers and recently has declared it has upgraded its SolidWorks partnership status from Research Associate to Solution Partner.

3D Machine Vision Market worth 1.63B USD by 2020

The report "3D Machine Vision Market by Component (Camera, Frame grabber, Software), Product (PC-based and Smart Camera-based) Application, Vertical (Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Postal & Logistics, ITS) and Geography - Global Forecast to 2020", is expected to be worth USD 1.63B by 2020, growing at an estimated CAGR of 10.53% between 2015 and 2020.