Markforged @ TCT Show


Markforged's VP of Product, Jon Reilly discusses the company's growth, a closed source materials approach, and the potential of metal 3D printing in the manufacturing sector. Read more


Fraunhofer IMWS and Brightlands Materials Center have announced a partnership which will see them work together to deliver fibre-reinforced thermoplastics suitable for 3D printing. Read more


Tim Schniepp, Senior Director of Composite Solutions at Stratasys discusses applying additive technology to composite tooling Read more


Chicago-based additive manufacturing company, Impossible Objects, has announced it has raised $6.4 million in a Series A investment round led by OCA Ventures . Read more


Impossible Objects PEEK object

Impossible Objects

Impossible Objects’ founder, Bob Swartz has spoke of his pride after winning the Innovation Award at the RAPID+TCT event earlier this month. Read more


The company, known for its desktop composites technology have launched a new technology called ADAM, which it says is going to make metal 3D printing much more affordable. Read more


Robotic arm HERL

Michael Lain

Researchers in Pittsburgh are exploring 3D-printed solutions to improve the mobility and function of veterans with disabilities. The studies were conducted at the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL). Read more


TCT speaks to EnvisionTEC COO, John Hartner, about how the additive leader is expanding its technology offering with sand printing and composites. Read more

TCT Show

Assistant Editor, Laura Griffiths reports on a trip to Stratasys’ HQ in Minneapolis where the additive manufacturing pioneer demonstrated how it’s shaping the future of FDM. Read more

Laura Griffiths' Blog

Stratasys unveils future of FDM 3D printing with the Infinite-Build and Robotic Composite "3D Demonstrators". Read more


Founder and CEO of EnvisionTEC, Al Siblani, talks to TCT at RAPID about the company’s newly launched SLCOM 1 3D Printer. Read more


Big news here in Orlando as EnvisionTEC launch SLCOM 1, an industrial scale 3D printer for the production of woven fiber composite parts. Read more


Jennifer Lewis's team at Harvard develops 4D printing technology to print composite objects with programmable self-changing architecture Read more


Ultrasound 3D Printing

Matt Sutton, Tom Llewellyn-Jones and Bruce Drinkwater © 2016

A new technique developed at the University of Bristol shows how, by hacking off-the-shelf 3D printers, smart materials with reinforcements can be 3D printed by ultrasonically arranging microstructures. Read more


UK 3D printing specialist CREAT3D becomes first in UK to stock MarkForged Mark One composite 3D printer. Read more


ARRK announces Composites UK membership as a natural fit to expanding its horizons. Read more


University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre invests in loom to uncover "dark arts" behind electrical conductive carbon fibres. Read more


3D printing service provider becomes flagship reseller for Mark One 3D printer and prototyping service for carbon fibre, kevlar and fibreglass. Read more


Markforged burst onto the scene at Solidworks World in 2014, showcasing a unique multi-material 3D printer that opens up the world of composites like never before. At the 2015 International CES the company showed software and application updates. Read more

Jim Woodcock's Blog

MakerBot's Jenifer Howard stopped by the TCT stand at the 2015 International CES to talk to us about the developments they've announced this week including composite filaments and new partnerships. Read more