A new update to the Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC) shows global spending on 3D printing (including hardware, materials, software, and services) will be nearly USD 12.0B in 2018, an increase of 19.9% over 2017.
Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed new approach to 3D printing that lifts complex shapes from a vat of liquid at up to 100 times faster than conventional 3D printing processes.
Evonik has acquired Structured Polymers Inc., a US-based technology startup for 3D printing materials headquartered in Austin, Texas. A corresponding agreement and plan of merger were executed and the transaction has been closed recently.
Prodways Group, a French 3D printer producer and service provider, has announced a new Digital Light Processing (DLP) 3D printer through its company Solidscape.
On November 12, GE Additive will host a one hour panel discussion during the 3D fab+print Conference at COMPAMED / MEDICA in Düsseldorf, Germany. Tickets are available for only € 295,- incl VAT. Please register via the Ticketshop of Messe Düsseldorf.
Medical AM (Additive Manufacturing) is one of the fastest growing areas in 3D printing. In November, the 3D fab+print Conference at MEDICA / COMPAMED (in Düsseldorf, Germany) will offer healthcare professionals a thorough insight in the possibilities of implementing AM into the medical practice. The Advance Time Table is available online.
After presenting at the 3D fab+print Seminar last year, this year Christine Kinet from 3D-side will again speak during the 1-day Conference at COMPAMED / MEDICA that will be held on Monday, November 12 at Messe Düsseldorf. The title of her presentation is: 'Regenerative medicine, possible with 3D printing?'
One of the presenters is Laura Kastenmayer from TRUMPF. Laura is an Application Engineer with a specific focus on medical and dental industries. She works closely together with clients who are introducing additive manufacturing to their medical production facilities.
Adam Page from Smithers Pira talks briefly about the exciting growth area.
Now that drupa 2016 is behind us (May 31st – June 10th , Düsseldorf, Germany), we can look back on this year’s event as being quite exceptional on a large number of fronts, and particularly with regard to the role of the 3D fab+print touchpoint there.