3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

ANSYS buys 3DSIM to strengthen metal 3D printing expertise

ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS), an engineering simulation software developer, has acquired 3DSIM for an unspecified figure. The deal creates what Pittsburgh based ANSYS are calling “the...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | November 20, 2017

Call for papers from UK’s Conference on Additive Manufacturing and U.S. NIST MBE Summit

With one of the largest events on the 3D printing industry calendar only recently finished, already we are looking ahead to 2018. The increase in 3D printing events over the years...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | November 20, 2017

TechShop shuts up shop after sudden bankruptcy declaration

TechShop, a chain of hack-spaces and workshops offering a range of services including 3D printing, has declared bankruptcy and shut down all ten of its US locations without prior...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | November 20, 2017

Materialise e-Stage for metal 3D printing could accelerate additive manufacturing

A frequent topic of discussion during last week’s formnext event was the progression of additive manufacturing towards production. The opening keynote address by Terry Wohlers...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | November 20, 2017

BASF and Xaar to industrialize Photopolymer Jetting together

German chemical company BASF and British industrial Inkjet company Xaar are to collaborate on research to improve Photopolymer Jetting (PPJ), a material deposition 3D printing...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | November 20, 2017

ASTM announces plans for Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence, seeks partners

ASTM International, a global standards development organization, plans to open an Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence and is seeking partners to collaborate with on this...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | November 20, 2017

VTT suggests 5% of all spare parts could be digitally stored for 3D printing

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, a technological research organisation serving both the public and private sector, has completed research on the advantages of...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | November 20, 2017

Stratasys: could acquisitions be the new driver for future growth?

Stratasys recently reported third quarter financial results. The latest numbers do not differ from what the company has experienced over the last 10 quarters: declining revenue,...

3D Printing Industry | Samuel Adams | November 20, 2017

Formnext 2017 the 3D Printing Industry review – part one

The 3D Printing Industry team was in Frankfurt all week to see first hand what has become probably the most important event on the 3D printing calendar. Formnext is now a vast...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | November 20, 2017

Trends in Additive Manufacturing for end-use production with EOS

3D Printing Industry is taking an in depth look at how additive manufacturing is moving to production. Over the coming weeks the results of interviews with industry leading...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | November 20, 2017

3D printing news Sliced, NASA, Carbon, Ultimaker and Sinterit

This edition of 3D printing news sliced features stories from Tumaker, 3Devised, Carbon, Ultimaker, Abergower, EnvisionTEC, ColourFabb, Sintratec, Authentise, Cellink, Team...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | November 17, 2017

GE Additive ramps up simulation capabilities with GeonX acquistion

Adding to a string of 3D printing deals made in recent years, GE Additive has acquired simulation software developer GeonX. Full details of the partnership will not be disclosed,...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | November 17, 2017

Inside the four-laser RenAM 500Q metal additive manufacturing system

Amidst the flurry of releases at this year’s formnext expo, British engineering company Renishaw took a decidedly more understated approach. The latest RenAM 500Q system was...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | November 17, 2017

SABIC goes large with a series of material launches at formnext 2017

Saudi 3D printing materials producer and OEM Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has announced the European launch of its Thermocomp AM 3D printing compounds, specifically...

3D Printing Industry | Rushabh Haria | November 17, 2017

3D printing helps complex heart surgery at University Hospital Mainz

Dr. Bernhard Dorweiler is Head of the Department of Vascular Surgery at University Hospital Mainz in Germany. In a number of cases at the University, Dr. Dorweiler and his team...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | November 17, 2017