3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

Adidas and Marcolin unveil new 3D printed sports sunglasses – the 3D CMPT

Sportswear giant Adidas, in partnership with eyewear firm Marcolin Group, has unveiled its new 3D printed sports sunglasses – the 3D CMPT. In line with Adidas’ vision for...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | 8 hours 12 min ago

Protolabs breaks revenue record, Bodor: “best is yet to come”

On-demand digital manufacturing provider Protolabs (PRLB) has reported its highest ever quarterly revenue, generating a record $123 million during Q2 2021. Over an impressive...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | 8 hours 13 min ago

Materialise eclipses pre-COVID-19 revenue levels for the first time

Belgian software and 3D printing service provider Materialise (MTLS) has revealed that it generated more revenue in Q2 2021 than it managed to bring in during the pre-pandemic...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | 8 hours 36 min ago

Markforged 3D printed adaptive equipment bolsters paralympic performance ahead of Tokyo 2020

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics well underway, a flurry of recent news announcements has shined a light on how 3D printing has contributed to the games. The most recent of these is...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | 9 hours 37 min ago

3D Printing Industry News Sliced: Markforged, Nexa3D, Siemens, ExOne, Fabrisonic and more

In this edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, we cover the latest business developments, partnerships, and acquisitions in the additive manufacturing sector....

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | July 30, 2021

New 3D printing jobs at Cartier, appointments at Azul 3D, Desktop Metal, Wi3DP and more

Welcome to the latest edition of our 3D printing jobs and career moves update for the additive manufacturing sector. If you are looking for a new position in the industry, we keep...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | July 30, 2021

Artec Leo 3D scanning helps Vorteq create “world’s fastest” cycling skinsuits for Olympic athletes

Sports performance brand Vorteq has turned to Luxembourg-based 3D scanner manufacturer Artec 3D to create custom-fitted aerodynamic skinsuits for cyclists. Using a combination of...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | July 30, 2021

New 3D printing MedTech advances from Shapeways, 4D Biomaterials and TechMed 3D

3D printing is being increasingly leveraged for a wide array of applications within the medical sector, such as biomedical implants, surgical planning instruments, anatomical...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | July 30, 2021

Smartphone-powered 3D printer to unlock point-of-care bioprinting

Researchers at the University of Otago Christchurch and Harvard Medical School have developed a smartphone-based DLP 3D printer with the aim of improving the accessibility of...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | July 29, 2021

3D Systems’ “singular focus” on 3D printing sees it sell Simbionix for $305M

U.S. 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems (DDD) has announced the divestiture of its medical simulation software division Simbionix.  Sold in a deal worth $305 million,...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | July 29, 2021

Plcoskin awarded $1.7M to develop biodegradable breast implants using 3D printing technology

Korea-based biotech startup Plcoskin is set to lead an international joint research project focused on developing a new type of 3D printed breast implant. Together with Yonsei...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | July 29, 2021

Aurora Labs to test 3D printing marine components for Australian Navy

Australian metal 3D printer manufacturer Aurora Labs has entered into a partnership with Australian defense contractor BAE Systems Maritime Australia to test its 3D metal printing...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | July 29, 2021

Farsoon and FABULOUS bolster partnership for 3D printed plastic food contact parts

Chinese 3D printer manufacturer Farsoon Technologies has strengthened its partnership with French materials producer FABULOUS for the development of 3D printable materials for...

3D Printing Industry | Hayley Everett | July 28, 2021

DoD to ramp-up 3D printing adoption despite watchdog’s cyber security concerns

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced plans to roll out 3D printing across the country’s military despite concerns raised by an independent watchdog that the...

3D Printing Industry | Paul Hanaphy | July 28, 2021

Fraunhofer ILT set to standardize LB-PBF 3D printer maintenance

The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT) has been awarded a new additive manufacturing standardization contract by ASTM International. Through the project, the Aachen-...

3D Printing Industry | Kubi Sertoglu | July 28, 2021