Category Archives: Stryker

3D Systems on why medical simulation and 3D printing will mold the physicians of the future

Additive manufacturing and 3D scanning have been increasingly integrated within the healthcare sector. 3D Systems, in particular, has contributed significantly to the advancement of surgical procedures with this technology. Last year, the company, based in Rock Hill, South Carolina, began offering its Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP) technology as well as its range of 3D anatomical […]

Betatype doubles the production of metal orthopedic implants

Betatype, a London-based additive manufacturing software company has released a case study showing that its software can double the production of 3D printed metal orthopedic implants. This is done with the help of Engine, a 3D printing workflow optimization software by Betatype which generates small-sized data files for efficient processing. A case study, using Renishaw‘s RenAM 500Q […]

UCD opens $25.7 million advanced manufacturing research center with 3D printing focus

The I-Form Advanced Manufacturing Research Center for 3D printing and digital technologies has been opened at University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland. The facility has been created at a cost of €22.2 million ($25.7 million) provided by the government-backed Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and industry stakeholders. Commenting on the launch Heather Humphreys, Ireland’s Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, said, “Innovation […]

Consolidation in medical 3D printing market, K2M acquired by Stryker in $1.4 billion deal

Virginia medical device manufacturer K2M is to be acquired by Michigan headquartered FORTUNE 500 medical technology firm Stryker (NYSE:SYK). Both companies apply 3D printing technology to the production of spinal implants. In the terms of the acquisition, K2M is to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Stryker at the aquisition price of $27.50 per share, generating a […]

Australia reviews regulation of personalized and 3D printed medical devices

Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has collated the public’s responses to proposed regulatory changes for personalized and 3D printed medical devices. Overall, the consensus has been that the proposal needs “more clarity,” and the body, therefore, is putting a halt to regulatory development for 3D printed perosnalized medical devices in favor of seeking “Further stakeholder […]

Voodoo Manufacturing launches Fulfilled by Voodoo 3D print sales service

New York-based 3D printing bureau Voodoo Manufacturing, has launched a new service, Fulfilled by Voodoo (FBV). FBV is a full-stack manufacturing and fulfillment service that Voodoo hopes will make it easier for businesses to sell 3D printed products online, freeing them to focus “on the parts of business that matter most – like product development, growth […]

FedEx launches 3D printing inventory and repair company Forward Depots

A FedEx and 3D printing venture has been expected for some time. From 3D printed drone-delivery, to on-demand bureau services, postage and shipping companies are investing in the future of additive manufacturing. In the latest news from the logistics sector, FedEx has announced that it will be launching a new, 3D printing oriented, company under […]

3D Systems completes 100,000 medical cases, deal with Stryker for 3D printed medical models

3D Systems is to offer its Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP) technology and range of 3D anatomical models through medical technology firm Stryker. The distribution partnership will also see Stryker distributing 3D Systems’ cranio-maxillofacial models. Like VSP, this technology can also reduce the time taken to complete operations. 3D modeling and 3D printing for surgical procedures […]

3D Systems und Stryker planen Zusammenarbeit für personalisierte Schädel-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie

3D Systems und das Medizintechnik-Unternehmen Stryker verkündigen eine exklusive Distributionspartnerschaft für Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP) und anatomische Modelle im Bereich der Schädel-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie. Chirurgen als auch Patienten profitieren dabei von kürzerer OP-Dauer. Die VSP Technologie von 3D-Systems ist ein Service für personalisierte Operationen, das medizinische Bildgebung mit chirurgischer Simulation und 3D-Druck vereint. Diese […]

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