3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

3DPOD Episode 79: LEGO Additive Manufacturing Manager, Mandaná Moshiri

In this episode of the 3DPOD, we talk to Mandaná “Mandy” Moshiri, Technology Manager at the LEGO Group. Far from the maddening crowds, the hype, and the promises of 3D...

3DPrint.com | Joris Peels | September 30, 2021

Space Force Awards $88M to Rocket Lab, SpaceX, ULA and Blue Origin

Commercial space companies are heralding a new phase in the space race as they lay down the groundwork for the future of space exploration. More than ever before, space agencies...

3DPrint.com | Vanesa Listek | September 30, 2021

Shapeways Begins Trading on NYSE, Secures $103M in SPAC Merger

Shapeways, the leading 3D printing service bureau that makes digital manufacturing accessible to anyone, has completed its merger deal with blank check company Galileo Acquisition...

3DPrint.com | Vanesa Listek | September 29, 2021

Asia’s Largest Food Companies Drive Bioprinted Meat in Asia with Aleph Farms

The cultivated meat world seems to be trying to disrupt the $800 billion meat market by growing steaks directly from animal cells that are not genetically engineered or...

3DPrint.com | Vanesa Listek | September 29, 2021

3D Printing News Briefs, September 29, 2021: Research, Molds, & Bridges

We’re starting off with some heavy-duty research in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs as scientists from Pusan National University are 4D printing humidity-responsive...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | September 29, 2021

Essentium CEO Discusses High Speed 3D Printing’s Rapid Rise at RAPID+TCT 2021

Essentium, Inc. is one of the fastest developing startups in the fused filament fabrication (FFF) space, in that it is quickly rolling out advanced technology while also growing...

3DPrint.com | Michael Molitch-Hou | September 29, 2021

$300M Satellite Manufacturing Facility in Florida to Leverage 3D Printing

Small satellite provider Terran Orbital, known for collaborating with NASA and commercial space companies on orbital and lunar spacecraft, will spend $300 million in Florida to...

3DPrint.com | Vanesa Listek | September 29, 2021

Coral Reefs Restoration Pursued with Binder Jet 3D Printing

According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 25% of all marine life is dependent upon the biodiverse underwater ecosystems known as coral reefs. Unfortunately, as...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | September 29, 2021

Autonomous 3D Printed Vehicle Olli Coming to Eastern Michigan University

Local Motors has been working hard on its 3D printed electric, autonomous Olli shuttle this year, installing a wireless charging system developed by ORNL, placing a large order...

3DPrint.com | Sarah Saunders | September 28, 2021

Rapid + TCT 2021: CEO Reichental on New Nexa3D Products and the 3D Printing Industry

During the recent RAPID + TCT 2021 event, ultrafast polymer 3D printer maker Nexa3D showcased its end-to-end 3D printing validated workflow for the first time. From September 13...

3DPrint.com | Vanesa Listek | September 28, 2021

Carbon Founder’s 3D Printed Vaccine Patch Could Increase Disease Immunity

One topic that may or may not be on everyone’s minds at the moment: vaccines. You may think we’re either getting too many of them or not enough of them.... The post Carbon...

3DPrint.com | Michael Molitch-Hou | September 28, 2021

MX3D 3D Prints Lunar Flooring for ESA to Test 3D Printing on the Moon

The European Space Agency (ESA) is backing architecture firm Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in developing a habitat to be built on the moon. A prototype for a skeletal floor has...

3DPrint.com | Asad Siddiqui | September 28, 2021

Design for Disruption: Design for Maintenance in Space

We’ve learned that it may be interesting to think of 3D printing in terms of design for maintenance. By optimizing maintenance, lengthening maintenance intervals, and making...

3DPrint.com | Joris Peels | September 28, 2021

BASF Opens New 3D Printing Center in Detroit

The world’s largest chemical company, BASF, is growing rapidly within the 3D printing industry through its Forward AM brand. After cutting the ribbon on an Additive Manufacturing...

3DPrint.com | Michael Molitch-Hou | September 27, 2021

3D Printed Touch Sensors Yield Feeling Future for Cybernetics

Around the middle of the twentieth century, America’s electronic communications infrastructure started to centralize around two newly-forming sciences — cybernetics and...

3DPrint.com | Matt Kremenetsky | September 27, 2021