Canada Makes, Fusia & MDA team up for space-bound part

Canada Makes, FusiA and MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) partnered to build a part to be launched into space later this year.

New built-up tech takes shape with 3D printing

The advantages of 3D printing – also known as additive layer manufacturing – are being applied to the A330neo (New Engine Option) jetliner and...

Proto adds PolyJet Tech to 3D printing

Proto Labs Inc., a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer, has announced the addition of PolyJet technology to its industrial 3D printing service at Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo in Cleveland.

3D printing in India

To gain an insight in how 3D technology is present on the market in India, let’s zoom into this fascinating country to have a closer look at 3D printer manufacturers, 3D printer resellers, and 3D print-related services.

Mubadala, the Dubai Future Foundation, and GE launch Microfactory

Mubadala Development Company (Mubadala), the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, the Dubai Future Foundation and GE Additive are uniting their collective expertise behind the establishment of the first Microfactory in the region.

Prodways launches PODO3D

Prodways Group has launched PODO3D - a subsidiary dedicated to 'wearable' biomedical equipment, in March 2016.

Bondtech launches new extruder for 3D

Bondtech has launched a new extruder for 3D-printing that combines low weight with high feeding capacity, together with their proven and highly celebrated Dual-Drive technology for maximum performance without grinding and slipping.

Ford begins 3D printing assembly

Ford Sollers has started 3D printing assembly line components in Russia as a part of a new efficiency enhancement programme.

Formlabs–3Shape Integration

Formlabs has announced its new partnership with 3Shape, the global leader in 3D scanning and CAD/CAM software for dental practices and labs, to introduce software integration solutions that bring seamless dental 3D printing workflows to the worldwide market.
Dixon Valve pipe fittings in the factory aligned with 3D printed fixtures

Mark Two 3D printer secures a firm grip in robotic automation

Machining tools individually can take a lot of time. Especially when it concerns critical parts for use in an industrial environment, being able to manufacture these tools in a time-effective way in-house can be a real advantage. In this case study, the people behind Dixon Valve explain how their production benefits from using the Mark Two industrial strength 3D printer.

NNDM Tech supplies 3D Printer to a smart transportation company

Nano Dimension Ltd., a leader in the field of 3D printed electronics, has announced that Nano Dimension Technologies Ltd. (subsidiary of NNDM) has supplied its flagship DragonFly 2020 3D Printer to a company in the field of smart transportation.

Researchers create biomimetic forebrain for 3D robots

A team of researchers is to develop a biomimetic forebrain for controlling 3D-printed robot hands with a sense of touch.
Photo: Messe Düsseldorf, Constanze Tillmann

3D printing for packaging production

Considering that 3D printing techniques can offer pioneering opportunities and solutions, and taking into account that technological developments have a major impact on packaging, 3D printing must effect packaging production, but how exactly?

Collaboration of UL and EOS

UL, a global safety science organization, and EOS, the global technology leader for industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, have recently announced a collaboration in which UL will provide AM training and facility safety services to EOS clients.

DSM introduces Somos® Taurus for 3D apps

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has announced the introduction of Somos® Taurus at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG), an annual technology conference dedicated to the advancement of additive manufacturing.