Category Archives: Adidas

Is 3D printing ready for mass production?

Will 3D printing replace mass production methods? Most experts agree that additive manufacturing is a complement, rather than a direct competitor for techniques such as injection molding or CNC machining. 3D printing for low volume batch production is increasingly an option to bring a product to market, and analysis of trends in additive manufacturing for […]

Peak launches world’s first 3D printed volleyball shoes

Peak Sports, a Chinese sportswear company based in Quangzhou, has announced the production of a partially 3D printed volleyball shoe using SLS technology. The application of 3D printing to sports shoes is no novelty in the world of elite athletics: in October 2015 adidas launched the Futurecraft range, featuring 3D printed mid-soles, while Kenyan marathon […]

Reebok releases Liquid Factory 3D printed Floatride Run sneakers in the U.S.

Two years after announcing its 3D printing based Liquid Factory concept, MA headquartered athletic footwear manufacturer Reebok has released the Liquid Floatride Run shoe. The new sneaker is the first Liquid Factory product to make it to market. It features 3D printed “laces,” Liquid Grip on the sole, and the company’s new Flexweave material. According to the […]

Reebok releases Liquid Factory 3D printed Floatride Run sneakers in the U.S.

Two years after announcing its 3D printing based Liquid Factory concept, MA headquartered athletic footwear manufacturer Reebok has released the Liquid Floatride Run shoe. The new sneaker is the first Liquid Factory product to make it to market. It features 3D printed “laces,” Liquid Grip on the sole, and the company’s new Flexweave material. According to the […]

ECCO emerges as a new contender in the trend for 3D printed sneakers

With consumers increasingly turning to online shopping to meet their clothing and fashion needs, retailers are looking for new ways to draw customers back into their brick-and-mortar stores. Innovation Lab ECCO (ILE) and their Quant-U shoe is the latest entry in the growing 3D printed footwear trend. Offering in-store scans to custom-fit shoes to customers’s feet, […]

The Future of 3D Printing by Scott Fawcett Managing Director Essentra Components

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing industry, we’ve invited industry leaders and 3D printing experts to give us their perspective on the next 5 years of 3D printing. Scott Fawcett has been Managing Director of Component […]

AlphaEDGE 4D LTD 3D printed shoes now available from adidas

The collaboration between Carbon and adidas has blossomed once again, this time with the AlphaEDGE 4D LTD running shoes featuring midsoles 3D printed using Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis (DLS) technology. The AlphaEDGE shoes can now be reserved for $300 using the adidas App, before picking them up on 17 February at adidas’ Santa Monica and Culver City […]

Next season NFL players will sport custom sports gear from HP FitStation 3D scanning solution

3D scanning is behind an initiative to bring NFL players customized sports shoes. Technology company HP has announced that the NFL has adopted its FitStation platform to provide football players with personalized cleat shoes. All 32 NFL teams have taken up the FitStation platform, which combines 3D scanning, 3D software, and body data. It will be available […]

3D Printing News Sliced, Boeing, Renishaw, Norsk Titanium and Digital Metal

How do you turn a Spectrum computer from the 1980s into a modern, portable laptop? Why is Justin Trudeau funding 3D printing? Why did Norsk Titanium win an award this week? This edition of 3D printing news SLICED features stories from Boeing, Norsk Titanium, Thor3D, Digital Metal, Linamar, Thor3D, Digital Metal, Höganäs, Renishaw, Thor3D, ControlNice, ZX Spectrum, Renishaw, Dorchester 3D, […]