Category Archives: Education

Barnes Group Advisors licenses additive manufacturing training to TiziriTech in South Africa

Additive manufacturing consultancy firm The Barnes Group Advisors (TBGA) has signed an intellectual property license agreement with Tiziri Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (TiziriTech) headquartered in Pretoria, South Africa. Under this agreement TiziriTech will use TBGA’s resources to provide on-site training to customers in Africa and the Middle East. In recent months, TBGA has signed a number of training agreements […]

Interview: MIT Professor John Hart, Director of the Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity

MIT’s online course Additive Manufacturing for Innovative Design and Production begins on February 25, 2019. To learn more, 3D Printing Industry got in contact with one of the course instructors – Professor John Hart, MIT Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity. Through his career, Professor Hart has been recognized […]

Robo3D sets a standard for 3D printing in education

Robo3D, a California-based desktop 3D printer manufacturer, has adopted 3DPrinterOS in all of its machines. Combined with Robo3D’s previous acquisition of MyStemKits, the integration of this new standard operating system makes it easier for educators to access 3D printable teaching materials and curriculum. According to Braydon Moreno, co-founder of Robo 3D, “3DPrinterOS is the closest […]

Laser Lines authorized as training centre for Stratasys’ 3D Printing Academy

Laser Lines, a supplier of 3D printing technologies based in Oxfordshire, UK, has become a certified training provider for Stratasys’ additive manufacturing academy. Stratasys Academy offers personalized courses for new and existing users of its FDM and Polyjet 3D printers who would like to upskill themselves in additive manufacturing technologies. Richard Hoy, SLM Product Specialist […]

PrintLab expands 3D printing curriculum with CraftUnique

PrintLab, a UK based 3D printing reseller, has partnered with CraftUnique, a Hungarian 3D printer manufacturer, to further distribute its online portal PrintLab Classroom. This platform features 3D printing creative projects, workbooks, tutorials and teacher training guides, and will now be integrated into the CraftBot Plus 3D printer ecosystem. “In recent months, we have been […]

Renishaw opens 2019 3D printing apprenticeship program

UK-based metal 3D printer manufacturer and engineering company Renishaw has now opened its apprenticeship applications for 2019. Open to 15-17 year olds, this year Renishaw is hoping to gain a record number of recruits to mark the 40th anniversary of the program. Chris Pockett, Renishaw Head of Communications, comments, “Renishaw has consistently recruited apprentices since 1979 because of […]

Protolabs joins MIT’s new center for Additive and Digital Advanced Production Technologies

Protolabs, a manufacturing and 3D printing service bureau based in Minnesota, has become a founding member of the new Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for Additive and Digital Advanced Production Technologies (ADAPT). ADAPT focuses on scaling new manufacturing technology through research; ts consortium consists of Renishaw, Autodesk, Volkswagen, Bosch, Formlabs, BigRep, Mimaki, Dentsply Sirona, General […]

Study shows 3D printing improves design thinking skills in primary schools

Makers Empire in primary schools. Photo via Makers EmpireResearchers at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, have conducted a year-long study into the benefits of 3D printing and 3D design in primary school makerspaces. While the study maintains that there is much work yet to be done to help support teachers and pupils integrate 3D printing into schools, the preliminary findings prove promising. Makerspaces in […]

3D printing news Sliced: United Nations, Mini, Rocket Lab, Sciaky and more

Today Sliced, our regular 3D printing news digest, features the latest educational innovations from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy, I-Form, the Advanced Forming Research Centre, the Beijing Institute of Technology and more. From industry, we see how cutting edge 3D printing applications are underway at MINI, Rocket Labs and Kleos Space. There is also an update […]