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Sandvik Additive Manufacturing has created the first ever 3D printed diamond composite. While this diamond does not sparkle, it is perfect for a wide range of industrial uses. The new process means that this super-hard material can now be 3D... Read more

Following on from what I’d learned about 3D printing in the construction industry, I was curious to find out how the technology was being applied to smaller, everyday products. I came across a story about a firm in Silicon Valley called AREVO, who... Read more

Rock stars have been smashing guitars for decades, few with more enthusiasm than Swedish-born guitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen. Global engineering company Sandvik decided to test its cutting-edge techniques by building the world’s first all-metal... Read more

BIO X, a 3D bioprinter for human tissue has been awarded The Grand Award of Design 2019. The company behind this innovation is CELLINK who, together with Semcon’s design department, have developed a user-friendly and original exterior for the printer Read more

Global engineering company Renishaw has collaborated with two advanced technology companies to demonstrate the advantages of additive manufacturing (AM) in the production of spinal implants. By working with Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) and... Read more

AREVO, the Silicon Valley company redefining global composites manufacturing through digitalisation, today announced a partnership with boutique bike manufacturer Franco Bicycles  to deliver the world’s first 3D printed, continuous carbon fibre... Read more

Twenty years ago, few people would have even heard of 3D printing. It’s the kind of technology that would have at best seemed like a work of science fiction, akin to the replicators aboard the Enterprise on Star Trek: The Next Generation... Read more

Technology has played its part in improving the efficiency of the jewellery design and manufacturing process. But which types of specific technology have transformed the sector? Read more

New York-based 3D printing company MakerBot has been awarded the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019 for its MakerBot Method Performance 3D Printer. This accolade is only given to products that feature an outstanding design... Read more

Microlight3D, a specialty manufacturer of ultra hi-resolution 3D-microprinting systems for industrial and scientific applications, has won the award for Best French Startup from Forum Labo Paris 2019. Microlight3D is one of only two companies in... Read more

Saudi Arabian construction company Elite for Construction and Development has placed an order with Cobod, a Danish firm that specialises in additive manufacturing for the construction industry, for what has been dubbed "the world's largest 3D... Read more

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) and Italian 3D printer company WASP have presented an innovative prototype of a 3D printed wall. The project was designed and engineered by IAAC and realised by Crane WASP as part of the Ope Read more

Helsinki-based dental technology and equipment manufacturer, Planmeca Oy have announced the release of the Planmeca Oy. Specifically designed for dental professionals, the Planmeca Creo C5 is a chairside 3D printer built with speed and precision... Read more

The 2019 IDTechEx Show is set to feature over 200 exhibitors and 2,500 attendees. The event will showcase the latest innovations in the fields of wearable technology, printed electronics, sensors, 3D printing, IoT, electric vehicles, energy storage a Read more

WayKen specializes in visual design models, full-functional engineering prototypes and low-volume manufacturing of custom parts, providing a one-stop shop from prototype to production. Read more

BASF Venture Capital GmbH is investing in Prismlab, a specialist in 3D printing processes and 3D printers, headquartered in Shanghai, China. Read more

Last year, we reported on Amsterdam based startup MX3D's ambitious project to create the world's largest, single-span 3D-printed steel bridge. Read more

We’ve followed the WASP project and its focus on developing additive manufacturing solutions for sustainable construction with interest over the past year or so. Read more

VTT and Carbodeon Ltd Oy have developed a plastic material suitable for consumer and industrial use, enabling faster 3D printing and improving the mechanical durability of the printouts. Read more

WASP has announced it has completed construction of the Trabeculae Pavilion, an entirely 3D printed lightweight architecture solution that combines advancements in 3D printing with bio-inspired computational design. Read more

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