Latest 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing and Product Development Technology News

Amazon launch customised 3D printed products

As the online retail giant launches its new 3D printing section with a host of MixeeLab goodies we ask what this means for Shapeways and Co. more »

Jul 28, 2014 Gifts & Accessories

GE Aviation takes AM technology to Auburn

$50M investment introduces unique additive manufacturing facility for the jet propulsion industry. more »

Jul 28, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

Concept Laser continue to expand

The German firm reach a milestone in the production of their new 3,500m2 facility and host a topping out ceremony to celebrate. more »

Jul 28, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

Arburg take AM solution to Fakuma

Among the injection moulding solutions on show at Arburg's Fakuma stand will be the Freeformer — the company's AM solution. more »

Jul 25, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

VIDEO: Student designs own prosthetic leg following accident

When Natasha Hope-Simpson lost her leg, her life came to a stop. But she built new momentum through design, as she created a beautiful, custom 3D-printable prosthetic leg that reflected her character in ways that a stock prosthetic never could... more »

Jul 24, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

NASA release 3D printable files

Now you can browse an archive of NASA data, select the model you wish and 3D print yourself, be that other planetary terrain, asteroids or even spacecraft themselves. more »

Jul 24, 2014 Science & Tech

The Fenner Group get serious about 3D printing

The corporation, which employees over 5,000 people, previously dipped their toe in the water with NinjaFlex filament, now another of their subsidiary's has produced a more efficient belt driver for 3D printers. more »

Jul 24, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

Winners of the 3D Print Cup announced

The North-West's premier 3D printing competition has drawn to a close and the winner, who wins a fifth-gen MakerBot Replicator, has been revealed. more »

Jul 23, 2014 Maker Zone

3D Systems to exhibit at Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con International attracts sum 130,000 visitors and 3D Systems think that they may be interested in some of their brands including the recently acquired Gentle Giant Ltd. more »

Jul 22, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printed Electronics

German company Neotech AMT releases 5 Axis Light Beam Sintering Platform targeting advanced 3D Printed Electronics more »

Jul 21, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

A visit to Ultimaker HQ

TCT + Personalize paid a visit to the burgeoning Dutch desktop 3D printing manufacturer to see how they've grown from three guys in a FabLab to international 3D printing giants. more »

Jul 21, 2014 Maker Zone

2020 3D printing industry predicted at $8.6 billion

Allied Market Research predicts CAGR of 20.6% from 2014–2020 — more fuel to the 3D printing bubble? more »

Jul 21, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

Hawk3DProto: Realising a vision

TCT Magazine paid a visit to Hawk3DProto in Yorkshire where 3D printing visionary Ben Hawksworth gave us a glimpse into his plans for the additive manufacturing project he has spun out of tooling solutions provider Cutwel. more »

Jul 21, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

Hexagon acquires Vero Software

Hexagon AB has expanded its suite of manufacturing software solutions with the acquisition of UK-based Vero Software. more »

Jul 21, 2014 Software

MEET Lab helps micro enterprises integrate 3D printing

MEET Lab is a collaborative project for manufacturing, design and creative Micro Enterprises looking to incorporate 3D Printing and Emergent Technologies into their design process. more »

Jul 18, 2014 Services

Stratasys completes Solid Concepts acquisition

Completion will combine Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies with RedEye to establish one additive manufacturing services business unit. more »

Jul 18, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

EOS marks its 25th anniversary with move into new Technology and Customer Center

25-year veteran of the industry EOS has moved into a new Technology and Customer Centre to mark anniversary. more »

Jul 18, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

Zaha Hadid Architects

Exploding convention emancipating creativity

Just as the electric car could shift automotive design completely, 3D printing has the potential to transform architecture. more »

Jul 18, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

e-NABLE, 3D Printed Prosthetics. An antidote for a cynic.

Could Joris Peels have found the antidote to a long-standing cynicism with the e-Nable project? more »

Jul 17, 2014 Joris Peels

Behind the Scenes

Don’t be alarmed by stories of unbridled success from big industry players. Todd Grimm has been on the road and has discovered that they’re almost certainly just getting started too. more »

Jul 17, 2014 The Todd Grimm Column