Category Archives: Prodways

RAPID+TCT 2018 in Review: Industry innovation in materials and processes

The 2018 RAPID+TCT Conference has come and gone as another strong demonstration of the growth present in the 3D printing industry. This year’s event in Fort Worth, Texas showcased more than 300 exhibitors and 150 technical talks to thousands of attendees. With industry-wide growth estimated between 21% and 25% annually, the $10 billion dollar mark […]

The best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing 2018

With the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards only a few weeks away, we take a look at what our readers consider the best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing. Make your vote for these, or another application, on the voting form now. Digital dentistry, disruptive technology and functional materials Medical, dental and healthcare […]

Prodways shipping first Rapid Additive Forging 3D printer

Nexteam Group and Prodways Group have announced plans for the installation of a Rapid Additive Forging (RAF) machine at Nexteam’s facility in Toulouse, France. When Nexteam receives the printer in April, they will be the first contractor to obtain an RAF printer. Mass produced 3D printed titanium parts by mid-2019 Nexteam, based Marmande, France, specialises […]

Groupe Gorgé reports strong growth in 3D printing at the end of FY 2017

Groupe Gorgé (EPA:GOE) has released revenue data for the full year 2017, reporting strong growth in Q4 for its 3D printing division Prodways (EPA:PWG). For the year ending December 31 2017, headline consolidated revenue is €276.7 million for all business segments combined, a 1.6% decrease on the 2016 figure. Of that total, the 3D Printing segment accounted […]

Groupe Gorgé reports strong growth in 3D printing at the end of FY 2017

Groupe Gorgé (EPA:GOE) has released revenue data for the full year 2017, reporting strong growth in Q4 for its 3D printing division Prodways (EPA:PWG). For the year ending December 31 2017, headline consolidated revenue is €276.7 million for all business segments combined, a 1.6% decrease on the 2016 figure. Of that total, the 3D Printing segment accounted […]

HP announces 3D printing partnership with CEA for industrial and materials R&D

Electronic goods and 3D printer manufacturer HP has announced a global 3D printing partnership with France’s Alternative and Atomic Energies Commission, le Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA). The French public body will be using HP’s Jet Fusion 3D printing system to conduct R&D on the production and end-use applications of 3D printed […]

$2.9M 3D printing contract recharges U.S. Air Force legacy planes

When it comes to 3D printing, the U.S. Air Force is taking things seriously. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is a leading driver for developing the technology, and has recently employed the Synchrotron to investigate filler for 3D printed polymers. For years, bases around the country have also been trialling 3D printers for spare part […]

3D printing news Sliced, BeAM Machines, SHINING 3D, Concept Laser, LEGO

In this issue of Sliced, 3D Printing Industry digests the latest additive manufacturing news from around the world. Today’s edition puts the spotlight on stories in hardware, business, design and education, featuring the likes of BEAM Machines, Nano Dimension, BMW and Concept Laser. New hardware from BeAM Machines, MKS and box3d French additive system manufacturer BeAM Machines […]

3D printing revenue booms in Group Gorgé Q3 2017 report

The 3D printing division of independent high-tech conglomerate Groupe Gorgé (EPA:GOE) has reported a 33.4% increase in revenue for the third quarter of FY 2017. Overall the division recorded earnings of €7.1 million, compared to €5.3 million for the same period in 2016. In the first 9 months of the year, 3D printing revenue has already entered double […]

Safran uses 3D printed parts in new 3000 shp Aneto helicopter engine

The French aerospace company has launched its Aneto 1-k helicopter engine at the Helitech international in London. The Aneto engine brand, which takes its name from the highest mountain in the Pyrenees, features 3D printed parts and will be used by Leonardo to power its AgustaWestland AW189K helicopter. The news follows the European Aerospace Safety […]