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BASF SE

BASF 3D Printing Solutions has acquired Advanc3D Materials and Setup Performances SAS, two material manufacturing partners based in Europe. more

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Roush, a full-service product development supplier, has invested in a Concept Laser Xline 2000R metal additive manufacturing (AM) system, after also adding FDM, laser sintering, and topology optimisation capabilities to its repertoire. more

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Prodways Technologies is celebrating a successful start to 2018 after securing the first sales of its ProMaker LD-10 machine and a ‘major’ sale of its ProMaker P4500 HT to an unnamed aeronautics company. more

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The second inductee into the TCT Hall of Fame was Dr Hans Langer of EOS, whose work in laser technology has proven an extensive driving factor in powering both metal and polymer 3D Printing. more

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At formnext powered by TCT Daniel O'Connor met up with Natural Robotics to take a look at some of the parts it is managing to achieve with its 40W CO2 laser, almost unheard of power on the desktop. more

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CRP Technology is to gain access to the German and Austrian markets via a reseller agreement with Laser Sinter Service (LSS) GmbH. more

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The giant of polymer 3D printing stepped into a further form of 3D printing but is currently only showing it in China. more

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Polish 3D printing manufacturer, Sinterit has announced it has secured additional funding of €1.1 million through way of rights issue. The developer of desktop laser sintering systems received the investment from German additive manufacturer, FIT AG. more

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Arkema

Laser Sintering (LS) is the most developed Additive Manufacturing technology for the production of industrial parts thus far. It is best suited to carry the industry beyond prototyping due to the mechanical properties attainable by sintering. more

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Global technology group, Oerlikon have today announced the acquisition of German company, citim GmbH. citim, a leading player in additive manufacturing design and production of metal components, expands Oerlikon’s AM technology and service portfolio. more

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The two companies are working together to market Ricoh’s first AM system, the RICOH AM S5500P’s with Solvay's Sinterline Technyl PA6 GB high performance powders. more

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DUT16 race car TU Delft

Delft University of Technology

A Dutch technological university have established themselves as one of the most successful teams in Formula Student with the help of 3D technology. TU Delft have 3D-printed their steering wheel and an integral bracket. more

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KD-1 Golf Club

CRP Group

Race car manufacturer, CRP Group and golfing manufacturer, Krone Golf have combined additive manufacturing and subtractive manufacturing techniques to craft what they believe is the world’s most advanced golf driver. more

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Farsoon Technologies and Laser Sintering Service have announced a strategic partnership on the last day of the formnext 2016 exhibition. Farsoon also launched the 403P series plastic laser sintering system. more

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Model Powder & Heat 3D printed sunglasses

Powder & Heat

The German Design Awards have recognised Powder & Heat's 3D-printed sunglasses range, 'The Flamboyant', for their excellent design. An expert jury were impressed with the lightweight feel of the sunglasses and their vast UV protection. more

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New Powershot blasting system, coatings and DM60 colouring system upgrade to be unveiled at formnext. more

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Cooksongold Excellence award 2016

Kevin Kendall

Cooksongold were presented an award for Excellence in Science and Technology for their pioneering work to drive the jewellery industry forward with its Direct Precious Metal 3D Printing Technology. more

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The strategic partnership has been agreed in an attempt to achieve greater and faster developments of new industrial applications. more

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Olli outside Local Motors HQ

Local Motors

There's always talk about the future applications of additive manufacturing for the automotive industry but Editor, Daniel O’Connor takes a look how automakers are deploying 3D printing tech in the here and now. more

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After forming a partnership with Farsoon and launching a new series of laser sintering 3D printers at formnext Prodways announce a batch of new sales and a host of new partners. more

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