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The 2020 vision for 3D printing and digital manufacturing

From automation to electric vehicles, George Brasher, HP’s UK & Ireland MD pens his predictions for how the digital manufacturing sector will transform in the 2020s. Read more

15 Jan 2020 09:14 Guest Column

CONTEXT's VP Global Analysis and Research, Chris Connery presents the latest findings on the 3D printing market. Read more


Fabian Neuner and Florian Lang at Linde discuss how a change in mindset was crucial to the success of a project exploring additive manufacturing for industrial burners. Read more

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The word of the day

Find out which one particular marketing buzzword is grinding Todd Grimm's gears in his regular column. Read more

31 May 2019 14:48 The Todd Grimm Column

Lee-Bath Nelson, Co-Founder and VP Business at LEO Lane looks at how companies can uphold their supply chain efficiencies with additive manufacturing. Read more

Guest Blogs

William Garvey, Director at Leyton UK, explores how UK manufacturers can benefit from tax relief offered in the Industrial Strategy. Read more

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The 3 biggest questions for additive manufacturing in 2018

Gordon Styles, founder and president of Star Rapid, discusses the three biggest questions facing additive manufacturing this year. Read more

22 Jan 2018 11:34 Guest Column 2 Comments

The industrialisation of 3D printing: Why companies must now especially protect their IP and data

Dr. Andreas Leupold on the importance of protecting intellectual property and data in additive manufacturing. Read more

20 Dec 2017 14:00 Guest Column

Five steps for integrating 3D printing into manufacturing

Geoffrey Doyle, Director of Business Development, Digital Manufacturing at Jabil, provides a guide to getting started with 3D printing as a production solution. Read more

19 Dec 2017 14:00 Guest Column

Experiences of commercialisation

Matthew Gilbert, co-founder of LimitState talks through his experience of commercialising a research project. Read more

12 Sep 2017 14:13 Guest Column

Investing in a 3D scanner? Laser Lines’ 3D scanning expert Peter Smith answers the questions he’s most often asked by people looking for a new solution. Read more


Why technology/design crowdfunding projects are extra risky

CEO and Co-founder of M3D, Michael Armani discusses why crowdfunding projects for new technology pose increased risk for businesses and backers. Read more

15 May 2017 14:34 Guest Column 1 Comments

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The State of Additive Manufacturing in 2017

Gordon Styles, founder and President of Star Rapid discusses the impact of metals, tooling and post processing on the 3D printing industry. Read more

18 Apr 2017 10:31 Guest Column

In this guest column, Al Siblani, CEO of EnvisionTEC discusses regulation in 3D printing for medical applications. Read more

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At AMUG 2016, Deputy Group Editor, Laura Griffiths saw a talk by Dr. Perry E. Jones, DDS, MAGD, IADFE, on dentistry that she was so enamoured with, she asked him to write a column. Read more

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Thomas Prock, European Patent Attorney and Partner at Marks & Clerk, discusses how companies should navigate the tricky waters of intellectual property in this world of open sharing and 3D printing. Read more

Guest Blogs

In his regular column 3D printing industry stalwart Todd Grimm discusses how businesses should look to justify a move to an additive manufacturing process. Read more

The Todd Grimm Column

Is the revolution here?

TCT Show + Personalize 2016 keynote speaker David Burns discusses whether 3D printing is really revolutionising manufacturing. Read more

26 Jul 2016 09:45 Guest Column

The New Paradigm for the Jewellery Manufacturer

Frank Cooper, Technical Manager at the Jewellery Industry Innovation Centre, provides an extract from a full research article on additive manufacturing in the jewellery industry. Read more

7 Mar 2016 11:25 Guest Column

Todd Grimm Column: Critical Mass

TCT columnist Todd Grimm says the 3D printing industry has reached critical mass, moving beyond a novelty to a valuable industry. Read more

21 Sep 2015 15:35 The Todd Grimm Column