Category Archives: Insights

Interview: Aurora Labs on bringing metal 3D printing to the masses

3D Printing Industry sat down with Nathan Henry, Director of Marketing and Business Development at Aurora Labs, to learn more about its new Rapid Manufacturing Technology (RMT) and its ability to compete within conventional manufacturing.   At the forefront of metal 3D printing technology is Australia’s Aurora Labs, who is exhibiting its latest system, the large-format Alpha 3D printer. […]

Interview: Aurora Labs on bringing metal 3D printing to the masses

3D Printing Industry sat down with Nathan Henry, Director of Marketing and Business Development at Aurora Labs, to learn more about its new Rapid Manufacturing Technology (RMT) and its ability to compete within conventional manufacturing.   At the forefront of metal 3D printing technology is Australia’s Aurora Labs, who is exhibiting its latest system, the large-format Alpha 3D printer. […]

Additive experts give verdict on IMTS and the industrialization of 3D printing

IMTS 2018 set all time records for attendance and exhibit space. At this years event it was evident that additive manufacturing is increasingly finding application within the wider manufacturing universe. Peter R. Eelman, Vice President, VP of organizers AMT describes AM as “one of the most revolutionary technologies ever brought to IMTS” with an “unprecedented […]

Additive experts give verdict on IMTS and the industrialization of 3D printing

IMTS 2018 set all time records for attendance and exhibit space. At this years event it was evident that additive manufacturing is increasingly finding application within the wider manufacturing universe. Peter R. Eelman, Vice President, VP of organizers AMT describes AM as “one of the most revolutionary technologies ever brought to IMTS” with an “unprecedented […]

IMTS 2018: Is Metal 3D Printing Taking Over?

Halfway through the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show, a large digital display flashed a number in excess of 125,000. Attendance is often the most telling indicator of interest and excitement for manufacturing. Of the 2,123 booths covering 1,424,232 sq. ft., only 51 companies represented additive manufacturing. When compared to RAPID+TCT (300+) or formnext (470+), the […]

Q&A: Duncan McCallum CEO at Digital Alloys on Joule Printing and low cost metal 3D printing

Earlier today, Digital Alloys announced a successful $12.9 million Series B funding round. Boeing HorizonX Ventures, Lincoln Electric and Khosla Ventures participated in the round led by G20 Ventures. Following recent 3D printing investment activity in the region, this announcement illustrates a second wave of metal 3D printing enterprises centered around Boston that keep getting […]

Garter reports “early mainstream” adoption for 3D printing services in Africa

According to the latest report from Gartner Inc., a Stamford-headquartered market researcher, 3D printing has reached a critical stage in Africa. Enter the cycle According to Gartner’s report, the two technologies that have made it to the final step of the Hype Cycle are mobile money (technology that allows accesses to online banking via cell phones) […]

INTERVIEW: John Kitchingman, MD EuroNorth at Dassault Systèmes at Farnborough International Airshow

Increasingly, terms such as on-demand manufacturing, Industry 4.0 and the industrialization of 3D printing crop up in conversations, presentations and press releases. With aerospace often at the forefront of additive manufacturing, it may well be expected that this sector would be a good place to look for indications that 3D printing is maturing. The industrialization […]

3D printing industry experts comment on impact of trade war tariffs on additive manufacturing

Today marks the start of US trade tariffs on goods valued at $34 billion worth of imports from China. A list published by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) details the 818 tariff lines that will be subject to an additional 25% in duty. China has responded with additional import taxes on […]