Category Archives: Consumers

Chanel applies “chemical 3D printing” to Boy-Friend Skeleton $43,255 watch

The floating movement in Chanel’s new Boy-Friend Skeleton Watch has reportedly been made using a 3D printing technology. Speaking to Wired, Nicolas Beau, global head of watch and fine jewelry business development at Chanel, described the production process of the wheels as “chemical 3D printing.” But what, exactly, is “chemical 3D printing?” Galvanic growth The chemical 3D printing referred […]

Flowbuilt opens Superfeet mass customization footwear facility

Flowbuilt Manufacturing, a registered trademark of premium shoe insole developer Superfeet, has opened its first footwear manufacturing facility in Ferndale, Washington. Powered by 3D printing, multi-section injection molding, and 3D scanning, the new facility will see through the mass customization of limited-run shoes for rapid prototyping, sampling and development. “To date your choices have been very […]

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, […]

3D printing entrepreneur reveals plan for 24 hour sneaker turnaround

A student entrepreneur who developed the idea, technology, and production of his own brand of custom 3D printed sneakers will see his “UnisBrands” products hit the market soon.  Nick Unis, who is currently a final year accounting and finance student at Penn State University-Altoona, has been nurturing his idea for custom running shoes since high school. […]

BEEVERYCREATIVE CMO gives more details on 3D printer partnership with Staples

Portugal’s leading 3D printer manufacturer, BEEVERYCREATIVE, has entered into partnership with Staples Portugal, part of the global chain retailer and office supply company. 3D Printing Industry asked Sérgio Moreira, CMO of BEEVERYCREATIVE, a few questions about the deal. “It’s the first 3D printing service in a retail chain in Portugal,” he tells me. Staples Portugal, […]

BEEVERYCREATIVE CMO gives more details on 3D printer partnership with Staples

Portugal’s leading 3D printer manufacturer, BEEVERYCREATIVE, has entered into partnership with Staples Portugal, part of the global chain retailer and office supply company. 3D Printing Industry asked Sérgio Moreira, CMO of BEEVERYCREATIVE, a few questions about the deal. “It’s the first 3D printing service in a retail chain in Portugal,” he tells me. Staples Portugal, […]