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The automotive industry has been widely automated for decades and has always been one of the first to introduce new, more advanced tools and machinery. Much of the hardware used has been relatively limited, at least when compared to many of the... Read more

At first, the little Syrian boy seemed perplexed. Perhaps not fully understanding what was happening. Then, when the coloured, artificial limb was attached to him, in place of his missing right forearm, Yasser Al Khaled's face lit up with joy... Read more

Dutch 3D concrete printing specialist Vertico has teamed up with the University of Ghent to construct an optimised, material efficient footbridge. The company reduced the materials used in the bridge's construction by 60% through its concrete 3D... Read more

When Dunlop Systems and Components in the United Kingdom was contracted to help with the build of an electric vehicle for a large automotive company, the team needed to fabricate custom tools for it. By using their Markforged carbon fiber 3D... Read more

Shelf space – the final competition frontier in retail. Far from just holding your product and making it easier to transport, packaging can be (and often is) the deciding factor when consumers are choosing what to put in their basket... Read more

Stratasys and BAE Systems have announced that they will further strengthen their relationship around emerging additive manufacturing solutions within its Land, Maritime and Air Sectors... Read more

Buildings, infrastructure and cities across the globe are straining under the combined pressures of explosive population growth and a warming climate. A new research initiative, Break the Grid, is looking at how 3D printers can be made to move... Read more

Industry is changing a lot these days. New concepts and systems pop-up continuously, and due to companies’ need to implement the best technology, a lot of things will change in a relatively short span of time... Read more

AMable, a part of the EU Horizon 2020 programme that is looking to speed up the adoption of 3D printing has announced the third open call grant of €450,000 for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) using additive manufacturing... Read more

Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, worked with engine manufacturing company Cobra Aero, based in Michigan, USA, to optimise its design processes for aircraft and motorcycle engines. After working with Renishaw to develop new... Read more

Italian 3D printer manufacturer ROBOZE has created a fully 3D printed skateboard. Made to demonstrate one aspect of the applications of ROBOZE’s materials which “Print Strong Like Metal,” the board was developed in partnership with Impact Surf Shop. Read more

The international conference Additive Manufacturing Meeting (AMM 2019) will take place from 18 to 19 September 2019 at Wroclaw University of Science and Technology in Poland... Read more

It has been 35 years since the first instance of what we now think of as additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing. Lauded for its rapid production speed and minimal waste, the process is becoming a staple of product prototyping. However, there... Read more

Germany's wealthiest state, North Rhine-Westphalia, in the far west of the country, has launched a new AddSteel project. Funded by NRW Leitmarkt, the project will set about developing new function-adapted steel materials for use in additive... Read more

3D printer manufacturer Formlabs is to open its first development centre outside the US in Hungary. The Boston-based company will invest 2-billion forints (€6.14-million) in the facility. Read more

In the United States, an epic backyard project will see the creation of a life-size, functional Lamborghini Aventador. The car is not entirely 3D printed, but rather demonstrates the impressive potential of 3D printing for the wider vehicle... Read more

A Berlin-based 3D printing software company, 3YOURMIND, has been awarded €1.3-million to develop and integrate machine learning solutions into its additive manufacturing process... Read more

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living today announced a collaboration with Briggs Automotive Company (BAC), the British supercar manufacturing company based in Liverpool. Together, the two companies... Read more

Human beings have five senses; sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. But what about intuition? Some people refer to this as the sixth sense. Now, a new manufacturing technique is adding an extra dimension ─ a sixth sense ─ to products with... Read more

Optima 3D, the UK based 3D weaving machine manufacturer, has announced the launch of its Optima Series 500 3D weaving machines. Optima 3D has designed and developed this range of “next generation” weaving machines, for the rapidly developing 3D... Read more

  • 3D printed prosthetic limbs for Syrian amputees

  • Vertico constructs optimised 3D concrete printed footbridge

  • GXN 3D printing drones

  • AMable

  • Renishaw Cobra Aero

  • 3D printed skateboard

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