Category Archives: Industry Insights

Sparing a thought for intellectual property

This is a guest article by Jason Teng of IP law firm, Potter Clarkson. With the rapid rise of the additive manufacturing sector, it has become increasingly possible for industry players to make spare and replacement parts in a cost-effective manner. What’s more, the sector lends itself especially well to the fabrication of parts for […]

Sparing a thought for intellectual property

This is a guest article by Jason Teng of IP law firm, Potter Clarkson. With the rapid rise of the additive manufacturing sector, it has become increasingly possible for industry players to make spare and replacement parts in a cost-effective manner. What’s more, the sector lends itself especially well to the fabrication of parts for […]

Sparing a thought for intellectual property

This is a guest article by Jason Teng of IP law firm, Potter Clarkson. With the rapid rise of the additive manufacturing sector, it has become increasingly possible for industry players to make spare and replacement parts in a cost-effective manner. What’s more, the sector lends itself especially well to the fabrication of parts for […]

INTERVIEW: 3D printing for maritime maintenance and repair with DNV GL

This week NAMIC’s 5th additive manufacturing summit will address the use of industrial 3D printing for the maritime and energy sectors. Joining the event is DNV GL, an accredited registrar and classification society headquartered near Oslo, Norway. DNV GL provides services for 13,175 vessels and mobile offshore units (MOUs) giving the enterprise a global market […]

The best 3D printing startups of 2018

3D printing startup of the year is proving to be a popular category in our 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards. In addition to the 10 3D printing startups shortlisted during the nomination process, our readers have used the wildcard option to vote for more than 70 additional enterprises. We’ve included the wildcard option to ensure […]

Half million 3D printers sold in 2017 – on track for 100M sold in 2030

3D Printing Industry research shows, the market for Desktop 3D Printers has experienced an acceleration of growth in 2018, with just under 500K desktop 3D printers sold. Extending and analysing the quarterly data provided by research firm Context, shows an impressive 52% year-on-year growth in 3D printer volume sales. This is a sizeable shift from […]

INTERVIEW: Maritime 3D printing with RAMLAB and Semcorp Marine

3D printing for the maritime and energy industries is the focus of NAMIC’s 5th additive manufacturing summit later this month. Taking place in Singapore, the Maritime and Energy AM Summit is organized by the country’s National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), an organization focused on developing a collaborative and innovative ecosystem for additive manufacturing. At […]

INTERVIEW: Terry Wohlers on the 2018 Wohlers Report, explosive growth in 3D printing

The Wohlers Report 2018 was published last week. As in previous years, I caught up with Principal Author Terry Wohlers to learn more. The Wohlers Report is always eagerly awaited and regarded by many as the definitive guide to our industry. The vast amount of data provided has launched a thousand power-point presentations, and makes […]

Forecast says Asia Pacific to spend $3.6 billion on 3D printing in next 3 years

The market for additive manufacturing is growing. As we saw earlier this month, the International Data Corporation (IDC) has updated its Worldwide Semiannual 3D Printing Spending Guide, predicting that the market-wide spending for 3D printing this year will rise to $12 billion around the world. To give further insight, the IDC has now released a […]