3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing News

Robo 3D reports a transformative phase, anticipating strong next quarter

Robo 3D has reported financial results for the quarter ending June 2017. The latest financial statements show the ASX listed company generated AUD$1M for the 3 month period....

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 31, 2017

Proto Labs to make largest ever investment, expanding 3D printing business

Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) has announced a €4 million investment in new manufacturing technology and upgrades to their facilities. The news follows last week’s announcement that the...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 31, 2017

QUT’s tunable 3D printer ink presents the future of pharmaceuticals

Researchers at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia, argue that 3D bioprinters could lead “the next pharmaceutical revolution”. Eradicating the need...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | July 31, 2017

Disney Research uses 3D printing to bring animations into the real world

Disney Research has developed a method to bring animated characters into the physical world. The researchers used 3D printing to create a number objects which were animated by...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 28, 2017

Dassault Systèmes 3D software revenue up 13% for first half 2017

Dassault Systèmes (EPA:DSY) has delivered revenue results for the second quarter of 2017. The financial statements show positive growth across the company’s principal...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | July 28, 2017

BASF establishes dedicated 3D printing company – BASF 3D Printing Solutions

German chemical company BASF, the largest chemical producer in the world, is set to form a dedicated 3D printing company. The wholly owned subsidiary, BASF 3D printing Solutions...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 28, 2017

$100 3D printer SparkMaker SLA reaches Kickstarter goal in 20 minutes

After launching on Kickstarter 27 July 2017 the SparkMaker desktop SLA 3D printer exceeded its $20,000 goal. As of the time of writing this article, the project has a total of 749...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | July 28, 2017

U.S Army explores 3D printing on the frontline

The U.S Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) has revealed its use of 3D printing to create crucial functional parts. At ARDEC, engineers are...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 28, 2017

3D Printing at Northern Ireland’s Nerve Centre

This is an article in our new series looking at how 3D printing is used around the world and reporting on ways to get involved in 3D printing. 3D Printing at Northern Ireland’s...

3D Printing Industry | John Peto | July 28, 2017

3D Printing News Sliced: 3D Hubs, Sintavia, German RepRap, Tomsk Polytechnic University

In this edition of Sliced, we feature: 3D Hubs, Prusa, Zortrax, Aurora Labs, Sintavia, EOS, German RepRap, Oberle, Lulzbot and Tomsk Polytechnic University. 3D Hubs releases its...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 27, 2017

Ceramic 3D printing steps forward to end animal testing

A ceramic device for disease diagnosis and drug testing has been 3D printed by a team of scientists in Madrid and Vienna. According to the researchers, the chip is “one of...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | July 27, 2017

Proto Labs reports continued 3D printing revenue growth for second quarter 2017

Rapid manufacturing company Proto Labs (NYSE:PRLB) has announced record revenues for the second quarter of 2017 with 3D printing revenue up 19.5%. The Minnesota-based company...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 27, 2017

Class action against Stratasys and MakerBot dismissed as “mere puffery”

A class action brought against Stratasys by the company’s shareholders has been quashed in the United States Court of Appeals. Initially brought to court in Minnesota, the...

3D Printing Industry | Beau Jackson | July 27, 2017

Renishaw reports record turnover, outlook positive for additive manufacturing

Earning season for the 3D printing industry continues today with the UK’s Renishaw reporting financial data for the year ended 30th June 2017. Renishaw is a global technology...

3D Printing Industry | Michael Petch | July 27, 2017

A closer look at GE’s 3D printed ATP aircraft engine

GE has given an inside look into its 3D printed advanced turboprop (ATP) engine. The ATP engine is set to propel Textron Aviation’s upcoming Cessna Denali business aircraft...

3D Printing Industry | Corey Clarke | July 27, 2017