Category Archives: Concept Laser

Siemens and EDAG collaborate to accelerate additive manufacturing in automotive

Siemens has strengthened its additive manufacturing partnership with EDAG Group, a German-based provider of automotive engineering services. Together, the partners developed the Next Generation Space frame 2.0, a modular aluminum structure with bionically designed and additive manufactured nodes. This component is said to demonstrate the capabilities of highly flexible manufacturing to support growing numbers of vehicle […]

Xometry receives ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D Aerospace Quality Certification

Xometry, a Maryland-based on-demand manufacturing platform, has announced that it has received ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D certification for two of its Quality Management Systems (QMS). Peter Goguen, Chief Operating Officer at Xometry, said, “We are thrilled to receive this designation. Our team members have a passion for providing great customer service while following the disciplines […]

3D printed dental abutments remedy infectious oral diseases

Austria-based oral implantologist, researcher and inventor Dr. Mario Kern has developed the Extended Anatomic Platform (EAP), a patented process for creating metal 3D printed dental abutments. An abutment is used as a connecting element for bridges, denture, and implants. With the integration of GE Additive’s Dental Hybrid Solution, which combines metal 3D printing and CNC milling, Dr. […]

Tangible Solutions expands 3D printing facility to meet medical implant demand

Contract 3D printed implant manufacturer Tangible Solutions, has announced the expansion of its facility in Fairborn, Ohio. The site, which has gradually grown in size over the past five years, has now gained another 6,000 sq. ft. in order to support market demand. Adam Clark, Tangible Solutions CEO, comments, “Our customers have been very complimentary about […]

2019 3D Printing Industry Awards update Enterprise 3D Printer of the Year Metal and Polymers

As the Academy Awards prepare to reveal which film will be taking home Best Picture this weekend, we have another update for you on the additive manufacturing “Oscars” – the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards. In previous updates we have seen some of the companies already nominated for Personal 3D Printer (FFF) of the Year, Material Company […]

2019 3D Printing Industry Awards update Enterprise 3D Printer of the Year Metal and Polymers

As the Academy Awards prepare to reveal which film will be taking home Best Picture this weekend, we have another update for you on the additive manufacturing “Oscars” – the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards. In previous updates we have seen some of the companies already nominated for Personal 3D Printer (FFF) of the Year, Material Company […]

Bigger than a unicorn, further $160m funding for Desktop Metal breaks records

Desktop Metal, the MA-based metal 3D printer manufacturer, has closed a new $160 million funding round led by Koch Disruptive Technologies. The Series E round was led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), a venture capital and private equity firm with revenues over $110 billion and helmed by Chase Koch of the famed financier dynasty. Also […]

GE Additive announces M Line Factory release date and forges software partnerships

GE Additive has formed software partnerships with industry leaders and has announced the release date of the M LINE FACTORY system. In 2016, GE Additive acquired a 75% stake in Concept Laser, a German metal 3D printing manufacturer and maker of the M LINE FACTORY system. Since then the M LINE FACTORY has undergone software […]

Formnext 2018 – the 3D Printing Industry first look

3D Printing Industry took a morning run through what is set to be a record breaking event. Here are some of our first impressions of Formnext 2018. Our team will be in Frankfurt all week to bring you detailed coverage of the 4th edition of what has become the main event on a crowded additive […]

GE Aviation receives FAA approval for 3D printed brackets on GEnx commercial airline engines

GE Additive and GE Aviation have announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the first 3D printed parts to be installed in the GEnx-2B commercial airline engines. The power door opening system (PDOS) brackets, will enter mass production this month at GE Aviation’s facility in Alabama, using GE Additive Concept Laser M2 cusing Multilaser […]