Genecis, a student startup founded by engineers and graduates of the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), is using micro-organisms, microbial engineering and machine learning to turn restaurant food waste into biodegradable plastics
Prusa Research, the Czech 3D printer manufacturer behind the Prusa line of RepRap 3D printers, has unveiled Prusament
VTT and Helsinki-based Carbodeon Ltd Oy have developed a plastic filament called uDiamond® suitable for consumer and industrial use, enabling faster 3D printing and improving the mechanical durability of the printouts.
Carbon, a Silicon Valley-based digital Manufacturing company, announced the launch of its first medical-grade material: Medical Polyurethane 100 (MPU 100).
Tethon 3D, Nebraska-based manufacturer of ceramic powders, binders, and other 3D printing services and supplies, announces the launch of High Alumina Tethonite, a high alumina ceramic powder for use in binder jetting additive manufacturing.
Lockheed Martin and Arconic announced today a two-year Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to collaborate on the development of customized lightweight material systems and advanced manufacturing processes, such as metal 3D printing.
BASF, a German chemical company and the largest chemical producer in the world, has acquired two manufacturers of 3D printing materials, Advanc3D Materials and Setup Performance.
In Tennessee, a scalable processing technique developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory uses plant-based materials for 3D printing and offers a promising additional revenue stream for biorefineries. Scientists created a new material with excellent printability and performance by tapping into lignin—a current byproduct of the biofuels process.
Kai Parthy, 3D printing expert and wood filament pioneer, has introduced a new patent-pending bio-degradable 3D printing material called GROWLAY.
Professional 3D printer manufacturer INTAMSYS, headquartered in Shanghai, has announced a joint-research initiative to advance 3D printing applications in the field of orthopedic surgery with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).