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3D Systems expand reach into 3D healthcare industry with Simbionix

3D Systems have announced acquisition of global leader in 3D virtual reality surgical simulation, Simbionix, for $120 million. more »

Jul 31, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

New Matter reaches goal on end-to-end 3D printer campaign

New Matter have have reached their target on Indiegogo to launch affordable 3D printer and open up the 3D community. more »

Jul 30, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

Diamond Plastics introduces new reusable powder to 3D market

Diamond Plastics GmbH in Nuremberg have designed a new 100% reusable powder for laser sintering. more »

Jul 30, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

New grinder could mean better 3D printed medical implants

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Centre have acquired a new grinder to smooth 3D printed parts to a suitable surface quality to be used in artificial joints. more »

Jul 30, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

A 3D printed smart bike

One of the world's most bicycled cities, Portland has called upon the region's greatest creative minds to create the ultimate Urban bike that is manufactured using DMLS. more »

Jul 29, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

Growing demand for 3D technology predicted to hit $4.9 billion by 2020

Software developers react to growing demand for 3D technology as market research predictions expect industry revenue to soar by 2020. more »

Jul 29, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

Do you wanna build a snowman?

The BEEVERYCREATIVE is now standalone as a 3D Printer so we print Disney's Frozen comedy character Olaf without having to keep the laptop plugged in. more »

Jul 29, 2014 Daniel O'Connor's Blog

QSQM acquired for $1m as new Uncia launches

China's first DLP 3D printing research and development team acquired by Nanjing company F.M. as new low cost 3D printer is set to launch. more »

Jul 29, 2014 AM & 3D Printing

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

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