Category Archives: MyMiniFactory

MyMiniFactory x Tinkercad Easter design challenge winners receive brand new M3D Crane Quad 3D printer

M3D recently joined with Tinkercad to sponsor a Easter themed design challenge on MyMiniFactory. Designed to add a modern twist to Easter by designing a surprise egg with a toy in the middle or a toy within a toy. MyMiniFactory is the world’s leading 3D printable object-sharing platform, where over 8,500  3D designers and creators […]

3D Printing Industry and Protolabs design competition winner announced, 2018 Awards update

Voting in 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards closes in one week. Then on May 17th, leaders in the 3D printing industry will meet in London for the announcement of the winners. At our gala-event, the winners will be presented with a unique trophy. As in the previous year we asked MyMiniFactory to invite their global […]

New Microsoft open source 3D printing tech creates multi-device workspaces

Microsoft has released open-source hardware designs and software for SurfaceConstellations, a semi-rigid modular mobile system using 3D printing. The SurfaceConstellations platform provides an extensive database of 3D printed link modules to configure connected tablets into modular workspaces and includes various setup patterns as well as a visual configuration tool for generating link modules. Made-to-measure workspaces […]

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 […]

Win a Lulzbot 3D printer with McGill University and MyMiniFactory

3D printable object sharing platform MyMiniFactory and student society MAMSS from Canada’s McGill University have announced a new 3D design challenge for university and college students. The first collaboration between MyMiniFactory and MAMSS the competition is sponsored by 3D printer manufacturer Aelph Objects. How to enter Participants must design an object that represents their university […]

Protolabs’ sponsored 2018 3D printing industry awards competition closes March 31, enter now!

The 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards trophy design competition, sponsored by Protolabs and hosted by MyMiniFactory, is ending this week at midnight (GMT) March 31st. Submit your entries here. The winner of the competition will see their design used as the official trophy given to award winners at the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards, as […]

Protolabs’ sponsored 2018 3D printing industry awards competition closes March 31, enter now!

The 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards trophy design competition, sponsored by Protolabs and hosted by MyMiniFactory, is ending this week at midnight (GMT) March 31st. Submit your entries here. The winner of the competition will see their design used as the official trophy given to award winners at the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards, as […]

3D Printing News Sliced, Additive Industries, Ultimaker, LulzBot and Artec 3D

Our latest round-up of 3D printing news alternatively answers and poses these questions: Why 3D print in chocolate? How is 3D printing reviving the classic car? How do plastic bottles become 3D printed objects? All this and more from The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Star Rapid, Farsoon Technologies and BCN3D Technologies. Upcycling yogurt containers, 3D printing chocolate […]