Category Archives: event

3D printing turns heads at Maker Faire Bay Area 2019

Maker Faire Bay Area 2019 in San Mateo wrapped up yesterday but with looming uncertainty about the future of the event which attracts thousands of 3D printing enthusiasts.   As sponsorships for the event dwindle and financial worries grow for the show organizers, this year’s event may turn out to be the last of its […]

Japan’s largest trade show organizer to host Advanced 3D Printing EXPO in 2020

Earlier this year, as part of Manufacturing World Japan, organizer Reed Exhibitions Japan launched the first Advanced 3D Printing EXPO. The show attracted 66,000 people, and more than 1,500 exhibitors as part of the wider conference and has now been renewed for a second year. To be held from 26 through 28 February 2020 near […]

Protolabs celebrates 20th anniversary, inaugurates 12th global manufacturing plant

Leading digital manufacturing company Protolabs celebrated its 20th anniversary yesterday with the inauguration of a new facility in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Occupying 215,000 square feet, the new plant speciliazes in providing CNC machining services. It is the company’s 8th factory in U.S. and the 12th in the world, accompanying other sites in Northern, Central and Southern […]

Formnext invites applicants for the 2019 3D printing Start-up Challenge

Formnext, Europe’s leading additive manufacturing trade fair, and Germany’s UnternehmerTUM Center for Innovation and Business Creation have launched the Formnext Start-up Challenge for 2019. Enterprises in the field of 3D printing with under five years of experience are now welcome to apply for the accolade, decided by a panel of industry professionals, including our editor-in-chief Michael Petch. Speaking […]

INTERVIEW: Dr. Hans Langer, Founder of EOS, to receive 2019 Outstanding Contribution to 3D Printing Award

In 1989 talented physicist Dr. Hans Langer founded German 3D printer OEM EOS GmbH. Now celebrating its 30th anniversary, EOS is a leading name in the global additive manufacturing market. With locations across America, Asia, Africa and Europe, it provides both polymer and metal 3D printers, expert consultancy services, and innovations aimed at advancing the […]

The Digital Factory and Formlabs User Summit on transformative manufacturing

The Digital Factory Conference and Formlabs User Summit has returned to Boston with leaders in dentistry, medicine, aerospace and automotive gathered to discuss the impact of new technologies such as 3D printing and how it’s transforming manufacturing. 3D Printing Industry joined the conference to learn more. Now in its third edition, Formlabs, the Massachusetts-based manufacturer […]

Best Non-FFF 3D Printer of the Year 2019: the Wildcard Update

The 3D Printing Industry Awards is a celebration of new technologies, innovations, materials and the best 3D printers of the year. In the lead up to our third annual event, the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards, we’ve been sharing the Wildcard nominees that you think have missed the shortlist this year. So far, this has […]

2019 Desktop FFF 3D printer of the Year: the Wildcard Update

Looking for the best 3D printers on the market? This year’s nominees for the 2019 Desktop FFF 3D Printer of the Year Award, and the subsequent Wildcard mentions, are the perfect place to start. From the many FFF 3D printers out there on the market, our readers recently selected their top ten desktop 3D printers in […]

2019 Value Added Reseller of the Year: the Wildcard Update

Introduced for the first time in 2019, the Value Added Reseller of the Year category has been a seemingly much-needed addition to the 3D Printing Industry Awards. Since announcing the shortlist in March this year, we have had a large number of submissions through the Other option of this form. These Wildcard suggestions have been […]

2019 Enterprise Metal 3D Printer of the Year: The Wildcard Update

The 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards shortlists have now been open to the public for over 5 weeks. In that time they have amassed over 42,000 votes. Split between multiple categories, including machinery, aerospace, materials, software and research, these awards represent the largest annual survey of the additive manufacturing industry.  However, the shortlists aren’t exhaustive […]