Category Archives: Consumers

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, […]

How 3D printing could save consumers millions in toys and games

According to a new study, 3D printing is already impacting the toys and games market which – by 2020 – is “projected to be [worth] US$135 billion.” By 3D printing free object designs from MyMiniFactory, the research evaluated the quality and cost in comparison to similar consumer products. The researchers used an FDM 3D printer […]