Category Archives: Carbon

3D Printing News Sliced Ford, PyroGenesis, Collplant, MIT, Royal DSM

Today, in our Sliced roundup of all the latest 3D printing industry news, we take a look inside some 3D printed houses, uncover progress on the coveted field of organ 3D bioprinting, and collect the latest materials and hardware releases to keep you, the most well informed readers in the industry, up to date. News […]

Stratasys continues downward trend, US aerospace and automotive orders slowing

Headline revenue for Q1 2018 at Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) fell by 6% to $153.8 million versus $163.2 million for the comparative period in 2017. On today’s call with investors and analysts, CEO Ilan Levin faced a series of challenging questions. “We are disappointed with our revenue for the first quarter, which is primarily attributed to […]

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 […]

The insiders view of AMUG 2018 with ANSYS, Carbon, Renishaw and more

April was a busy month for the 3D printing industry and featured two must attend events. 3D Printing Industry was of course at last weeks RAPID + TCT and also AMUG 2018 earlier in the month. What began in 1988 as user group for the owners of 3D Systems equipment has grown to become the […]

The best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing 2018

With the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards only a few weeks away, we take a look at what our readers consider the best medical, dental and healthcare applications of 3D printing. Make your vote for these, or another application, on the voting form now. Digital dentistry, disruptive technology and functional materials Medical, dental and healthcare […]

BMW Group invests €10 million in German Additive Manufacturing Campus

The multinational automotive BMW Group has invested €10 million (approximately $12.3 million) in an Additive Manufacturing Campus scheduled to open early 2019. A 6,000 square meter facility, the new Additive Manufacturing Campus will focus on prototyping, series production of parts, and customized solutions for the automotive industry. Udo Hänle, Head of Production Integration at BMW comments, “Our new […]

Renishaw and Cardiff University corner niche in 3D dental market

Renishaw is working with the Cardiff University Dental Hospital (CUDH) to develop 3D printed Cobalt Chrome (CoCr) removable partial dentures. Though 3D printed dental and medical implants have been in the news lately, more affordable removable partial dentures, which do not require invasive surgery, have seen consistent year-on-year growth. Streamlining workflows Currently, removable partial dentures are […]

AMUG 2018 3D Printing Industry preview

Next week 3D Printing Industry will join the leaders, and most importantly the end users, of companies building and applying additive manufacturing technology. The location for the 2018 Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG) event is St. Louis, Missouri. Appropriately enough the local airport code is STL. From April 8th to 12th an anticipated 2000 ‘conference’ […]

Materialise first company granted FDA approval for software intended for 3D printing anatomical models

Materialise is the first company to receive FDA clearance for software intended for 3D printing anatomical models for diagnostic use, including its Materialise Mimics Innovation Suite. The news follows an August 2017 announcement by the FDA stating that software for use in creating 3D printed patient-specific anatomical models would be regulated as class II medical […]

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 […]