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Physical Digital Metrology apprenticeship

Physical Digital

Physical Digital has given its input into the UK’s first Metrology apprenticeship via the company’s Managing Director. Submitted in June 2016, the application for the Metrology apprenticeship has been approved by the Department for Education. more

24 Jan 2017 16:25 News

Robotics research and development company, qbrobotics has incorporated additive manufacturing methods to its production processes using a Stratasys Fortus 250 3D Printer, enabling the company to produce customised sample robotics more quickly. more

24 Jan 2017 10:32 News

Audi TechDay Smart Factory

Daniel Wollstein

EOS consulting division Additive Minds is to support the development of metal 3D printing activity and 3D printing centre at Audi in Germany. more

24 Jan 2017 10:29 News

Dr Markus Rechlin SLM CEO leaves

SLM Solutions

German 3D printer manufacturer, SLM Solutions has removed Dr Markus Rechlin from his position as CEO and management board member with immediate effect. No reason for Rechlin's departure has yet been given. He served as CEO from August 2013. more

24 Jan 2017 09:55 News

Leapfrog Creatr

Leapfrog 3D Printers

Dutch 3D printer and accessory manufacturer, Leapfrog 3D Printers has introduced a new feature to its latest range of products which automatically shuts down the machine when the print is finished. more

23 Jan 2017 15:53 News

3D Systems cranial surgery

3D Systems/ YouTube

3D printer provider, 3D Systems has expanded its Virtual Surgical Planning service to include a virtual planning technique for cranial and craniofacial procedures. The new feature, VSP Cranial, is 510(k) cleared for use in the operating room. more

23 Jan 2017 15:09 News

Strata Manufacturing Siemens Etihad partnership

Strata Manufacturing

Engineering and technology giant, Siemens has partnered with Strata Manufacturing to deliver additively manufactured aircraft interior parts for UAE’s national airline. The three-way partnership aims to revolutionise the aerospace industry. more

23 Jan 2017 13:44 News

A start-up which brings exercise bike classes into the users’ own home has adopted MakerBot 3D printing technology to step up production and fend off competitors. Peloton used a Replicator 3D printer to create prototypes for 20 different components. more

23 Jan 2017 10:51 News

Polyga XTract3D Solidworks

Polyga Inc

Polyga’s XTract3D toolbar works natively inside SOLIDWORKS, giving users effective slicing, fitting and analysis abilities to use 3D scan data to create editable solids and surfaces for feature-based modelling. more

20 Jan 2017 11:31 Software

B9 Core Series

B9Creations

B9Creations has released a new 3D printing solution. The B9 Core Series was launched on the company’s website and follows B9Creations’ flagship 3D printer, the B9Creator. It is said to pride itself on quality part production, speed and simplicity. more

20 Jan 2017 09:30 News

Nottingham Uni car component

Nottingham University

Engineers at The University of Nottingham are additively manufacturing lightweight automotive components, boosting vehicle fuel efficiency while reducing noise and CO2 emissions. The components are being produced as part of the FLAC project. more

19 Jan 2017 15:29 News

Microsoft Windows 10 Creator's Update

Microsoft/ YouTube

Microsoft has acquired Simplygon as it begins to drive forward its intent to adopt 3D technologies as part of last year’s Windows 10 Creators Update announcement. The Windows 10 Creators Update will launch new features for the programme in the Spring more

19 Jan 2017 13:47 News

Spectrum RangeVision

RangeVision

RangeVision has launched its latest technology, a high-resolution scanner capable of shooting objects of all different sizes. The three-in-one scanner is equipped with 3.1 Mpix industrial colour cameras and keeps an accuracy up to 0.04mm. more

19 Jan 2017 11:43 Imaging

Made in Space Zero-G 3D printer

Made in Space

Together, the companies have been working out the logistical elements of in-space manufacturing, outfitting the in-space factory with equipment, utilities, power and thermal management to answer customers’ growing demand. more

18 Jan 2017 16:38 News

Star Prototype rebrand Star Rapid

Star Rapid

Star Prototype, the 3D metal printing; plastic injection moulding; and CNC machining service, has announced its rebrand to Star Rapid. The rebrand was carried out to acknowledge other services the company offers, rather than just prototyping. more

18 Jan 2017 15:28 News

Cenit contributes software expertise to Horizon 2020 aviation additive manufacturing project

Cenit

Cenit is helping to boost resource efficiency in aviation by implementing additive manufacturing and bionic design in all phases of the aircraft lifecycle. The IT software and consulting company is participating in European Commission ‘Horizon 2020'. more

18 Jan 2017 14:18 News

MakerBot CEO resignation

MakerBot

MakerBot has announced the resignation of CEO Jonathon Jaglom and the appointment of company president, Nadav Goshen as his successor. Jaglom has decided to leave to return to Israel and spend more time with his family. more

18 Jan 2017 09:46 News

The company describe its new technology as the world’s only industrial 3D printing technology capable of producing industry-class manufacturing and end-use parts on demand in the office or additive manufacturing lab. more

17 Jan 2017 15:09 News

Indie Maher Soft

Maher Soft/ Indiegogo

Mumbai-based 3D printer manufacturer, Maher Soft has launched its latest desktop 3D printing system via an Indiegogo campaign. Indie is suitable for a variety of industries, as well as DIY enthusiasts, students and makers of all sensibilities. more

17 Jan 2017 13:32 News

IESE and EOS will combine their expertise in the fields of management knowledge and technology know-how, introducing executives to business models and opportunities focusing on the future of manufacturing. more

17 Jan 2017 11:36 News