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Microsoft, Siemens and Porsche contribute to further $82M funding for Markforged

Multi award winning 3D printer OEM Markforged has closed a Series D funding round with a value of $82 million. The round was led by fellow Bay State company Summit Partners, that provides growth equity investments for three areas of interest, including technology. As in the company’s earlier $30 million Series C round, Markforged received further financial […]

Christian Thönes, Chairman of the Board at DMG MORI, talks 3D printing at Porsche

German performance sportscar manufacturer Porsche has been investigating the potential of additive manufacturing in automotive for some time. In its close relationship with the Volkswagen Group, Porsche has introduced metal 3D printing for component cooling. And, in 2018, the company greenlighted a classic car spare part replacement project using SLM/SLS for metal and plastic parts. Though […]

3D Printing Industry Review of the Year February 2018

Following January’s vision of the year ahead, February 2018 was a month of 3D printer releases. In this month, Stratasys shared material details of its upcoming metal 3D printer, and HP expanded its range of Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) systems to include full color 3D printers. This month, we also marked the 20th anniversary of SOLIDWORKS World, […]

Volkswagen opens advanced 3D printing center, looks to additive manufacturing in production

The toolmaking unit of German multinational automaker Volkswagen has opened a new advanced 3D printing center. Located in the automotive hub of Wolfsburg, Germany, the facility occupies 3,100 m² of floor space, and houses a range of cutting edge metal additive manufacturing machines. At this center, VW will be investigating the potential of binder jet […]

3D Printing in the automotive industry

3D printing technology was appealing proposition for the automotive industry at an early stage and additive manufacturing is increasing used in the sector. The 2015 Wohlers report states that the motor vehicles constituted 16.1% of the 3D printing market that year. The recent advances in additive manufacturing, allowing for newer designs, reduced lead times, and […]

Porsche green-lights 3D printed spare parts for classic cars

German luxury automotive manufacturer Porsche is 3D printing spare parts for rare and classic cars to ensure customer care and sustainability. Using a combination of SLM 3D printing for metal parts and SLS 3D printing for plastic parts and tooling, Porsche has added a number of spare parts to its catalog, ensuring that its cars will […]

Volkswagen officials speak to the future of 3D printing in automotive

Project leads at Volkswagen high end/luxury car brands Audi and Porsche are conducting research into the benefits of 3D printing for future car production. In addition to the effective application of FDM for prototyping and reducing tooling costs, researchers at Audi’s Competence Center in Ingolstadt, Germany, and Porsche are adding metal to Volkswagen’s additive manufacturing portfolio, […]

DMG Mori fertigt Hybrid Teile für den WAC Porsche 919 Hybrid

Der Japanisch-Deutsche Maschinenbauer DMG Mori geht eine exclusive Partnerschaft mit dem WEC Rennteam von Porsche ein. Das  Rennteam von Porsche kann sich bei ihrem Comeback in 2014, nach 16 Jahren Abstinenz im World Endurance Championship (WEC), nun über die Unterstützung und das Know How von DMG Mori freuen. Die Werbepartnerschaft der beiden Unternehmen, könnte auch

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