GE Oil & Gas opens new additive manufacturing line at plant in Talamona, Italy

May.27, 2016 - General Electric has opened a new additive manufacturing line, which will use laser technology to 3D print end burners for gas turbine combustion chambers, at the GE Oil & Gas plant in Talamona, Italy. An automated nozzle production line has also been opened. More

Take a look inside China's largest 3D printing innovation center

May.26, 2016 - Chinese 3D printing company SHINING 3D opens its new headquarters in the Zhejiang 3D Industrial Zone in Hangzhou, China. The big opening ceremony, which took place yesterday (May 25, 2016), revealed what is expected to be China's largest existing 3D printing innovation center. More

Stratasys Appoints IBM Veteran, Tim Bohling as Chief Marketing Officer

May.26, 2016 - Industrial 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys today named IBM veteran Tim Bohling as its Chief Marketing Officer. Bohling joins the company's leadership team and will lead Stratasys worldwide marketing strategies. More

Materialise and Microsoft partner to launch cloud-based 3D printing solution

May.26, 2016 - 3D printing company Materialise NV has just announced a partnership with Microsoft Corp. through which users of Microsoft's 3D printing platform will directly gain access to i.materialise's cloud-based platform. The collaboration will allow makers using applications such as 3D Builder to order 3D prints of their models directly through the app.' More

Zortrax's latest promo offers 5 spools of free filament with the purchase of the M200 3D printer

May.26, 2016 - In celebration of having reached an impressive 100k fans on Facebook, Polish 3D printer company Zortrax has launched a hard to beat promotion through its online store. The promo, which will go on until May 31st, offers customers the chance to buy the Zortrax M200 3D Printer and receive 5 spools of 3d printing filament and worldwide shipping for free. More

Norsk Titanium announces $10M investment from Harbert European Growth Capital Fund

May.26, 2016 - Norwegian metal 3D printing pioneer Norsk Titanium AS today announced it has closed a $10 million growth debt facility with Harbert European Growth Capital Fund I (HEGCF) as part of the company's current aerospace production financing round. More

Arkema and HP reveal material development collaboration for Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer

May.25, 2016 - HP has just revealed that they will be working together with Arkema through their Open Platform to develop new 3D printable materials for their groundbreaking Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer. More

Stratasys sets up first MakerBot Innovation Center in Asia Pacific

May.25, 2016 - Stratasys has just set up the very first MakerBot Innovation Center in the Asia Pacific region, which is attached to PolyU in Hong Kong and will provide students with all the knowledge and skillsets they need to prepare for future careers. More

Gartner names top five 'Cool Vendors in 3D printing 2016'

May.24, 2016 - Research and advisory firm Gartner has been key in the predictions of the 3D printing industry market, often publishing reports that lay out expectations of growth and impact. Recently, the firm also released its 'Cool Vendors in 3D Printing 2016' list, which draws attention to five companies which are paving the way for the future of 3D printing. More

Zucchetti takes majority share in Italian 3D printing specialist FABtotum

May.24, 2016 - Italian 3D printing specialist FABtotum has just received a huge boost through an agreement with Italian software giants Zucchetti, which will become majority shareholder and is aiming to greatly expand the company's reach in the 3D printing market. More

Arcam unveils two new industrial 3D printers, plans to build powder plant in Montreal

May.20, 2016 - Arcam, the Swedish pioneers Electron Beam Melting 3D printing platforms, have just revealed their new industrial Q10plus and Q20plus 3D printers and announced plans to open up a new metal powder plant in Montreal to help them cope with growing demand. More

Prodways forms 'Les Créations', new 3D printing division for luxury, design, art, architecture sectors

May.19, 2016 - Prodways Group, an international 3D printing company, has today launched 'Les Créations', its new luxury, design, art, and architecture division. Les Cr'ations will 3D print prototypes, molds, unique parts, and both series and pre-series parts, with an emphasis on a 'Made in France' label. More

Student Amos Dudley hired by Formlabs after amazing 3D printed braces success

May.19, 2016 - New Jersey Amos Dudley, who took the internet by storm with his very successful and impressive custom 3D printed braces project, has been offered a job at Formlabs after impressing them with his DIY ingenuity. More

Additive Industries reopens MetalFAB1 3D printer Beta program for automotive parts developer GKN

May.19, 2016 - Dutch metal 3D printing pioneer Additive Industries has just revealed that they are re-opening their MetalFAB1 3D printer's Beta program for the opportunity to work with automotive parts developer GKN Powder Metallurgy. More

HP Inc. shifts focus to 3D printing, CEO Dion Weisler reveals

May.18, 2016 - HP Inc.'s CEO Dion Weisler has revealed that 3D printing has become one of the company's key priorities, and argued that their new HP Jet Fusion 3D printer has the power to further industrialize additive manufacturing. More

Nike partners with HP to make 3D printed footwear

May.18, 2016 - Following up on yesterday's unveiling of the HP Jet Fusion 3D Printer, Nike has just revealed that they will be using HP's revolutionary 3D printing platform to develop more revolutionary footwear options. More

Siemens partners with HP to elevate 3D printing from prototyping to full production

May.18, 2016 - Siemens, the global electronics and industrial conglomerate, has just announced an important partnership with HP Inc., which just yesterday unveiled its Jet Fusion 3D Printer. Together, the companies will work towards transforming additive manufacturing from a prototyping technology to a viable option for full production utilization. More

McFarlane Aviation wants to get 3D printing off the ground for entire aerospace industry

May.16, 2016 - McFarlane Aviation, a Kansas-based manufacturer of replacement aircraft parts, is looking to open a new additive manufacturing facility. By working closely with the FAA, McFarlane hopes to force the approval of certain 3D printed aircraft parts'a feat that would affect the entire industry. More

Nia Technologies receives $1.5M CAD to develop '3D PrintAbility' 3D printed prosthesis project

May.11, 2016 - Nia Technologies, a Canadian nonprofit established by cbm Canada to provide '3D PrintAbility' orthopedic solutions in developing countries, has been awarded over $1.5M CAD ($1.16M USD) by Grand Challenges Canada,, Autodesk Foundation, and Stronger Philanthropy. More

Peachy Printer owner embezzles 50% of Kickstarter funds to build himself a house

May.11, 2016 - Peachy Printer, the world's first $100 3D printer, has announced that nearly 50% of its $650,000 Kickstarter funds were stolen by the company's financial manager and used to build a house in Canada. More

Stratasys to increase Australian market presence through new Fuji Xerox partnership

May.11, 2016 - 3D printing pioneers Stratasys have just announced a new partnership with Fuji Xerox Australia, through which they hope to increase the availability and adoption rates of their 3D printing solutions in the Australian market. More

GuardLab ships first batch of 3D printed mouthguards protected by VerifyMe anti-counterfeit tech

May.10, 2016 - VerifyMe, a provider of embedded anti-counterfeit technology, today announced the'first'shipment of VerifyMe-protected, 3D printed mouthguards from GuardLab, with whom VerifyMe formed a partnership back'in March.'The shipment consisted of approximately 1,600 digitally authenticated products. More

HP launches Tech Ventures VC to invest in 3D printing, virtual reality and Internet of Things

May.10, 2016 - HP Inc. has launched HP Tech Ventures, a venture capital arm that will invest in early-stage tech startups in the areas of 3D printing, augmented reality, artificial intelligence robots, and the Internet of Things. More

Under Armour receives A' Design Award for 3D printed 'Architech' training shoe

May.7, 2016 - Sportwear company Under Armour has received the A' Design Award in the Footwear, Shoes and Boots category for its 3D printed Architech training shoe. The shoe was released in a limited batch of 96 pairs, selling out in 19 minutes. More

ORNL and Boeing perform first successful autoclave testing of 100% 3D printed tools

May.6, 2016 - Oak Ridge National Laboratory has successfully 3D printed and tested four thermoplastic molds in Boeing's industrial autoclave, which was designed for curing aerospace-grade parts. Additive manufacturing reduced the lead time from 14 weeks to 5 hours. More

Audi revs up 3D printing initiative with purchase of SLM 280 HL 3D printer by SLM Solutions

May.6, 2016 - German car manufacturer Audi has purchased an all-in-one SLM 280HL 3D printer from SLM Solutions after an 'extensive exchange of information' at SLM's Lübeck HQ. The printer will be used to create aluminum parts at Audi's Department for Technical Development in Gießen. More

Local Motors buys two BAAM 3D printers; set to open 100 automotive microfactories within 10 years

May.6, 2016 - Local Motors has purchased two BAAM large-format 3D printers, which will be the centerpieces of its 3D printed car factory set-up. More

Materialise CEO calls for evidence-based approach to medical 3D printing

May.5, 2016 - 3D printing software and solutions provider Materialise is calling on industry stakeholders to establish a unified, evidence-based approach to measuring the clinical, economical and patient benefits of medical 3D printing. More

3D Systems revenue declines in Q1 financial report, shares down 6%

May.5, 2016 - 3D Systems revenue has dropped 5.1% in the first quarter of 2016. CEO Vyomesh Joshi has outlined the company's strategy to focus on industrial and healthcare 3D printing solutions, as well as software and materials development. More

Formlabs acquires 3D printing marketplace Pinshape in recent deal

May.3, 2016 - 3D printer company Formlabs, known for its advanced SLA desktop 3D printers, has recently acquired 3D printing community and online marketplace Pinshape. The deal marks Formlabs' first acquistion. More

Graphene 3D Lab's latest quarterly report shows revenue increase of 354%

May.2, 2016 - New York based 3D printing materials manufacturer Graphene 3D Lab, Inc. has recently released its quarterly report which shows an increase in revenue of 354% from the period ending on February 29, 2016 from their previous quarter. The company's increase in revenue this last quarter demonstrates the rising applicability of 3D printing technologies. More

Dubai Holding launches International Centre for 3D Printing as part of Dubai 3D Printing Strategy

May.2, 2016 - Dubai Holding, a global investment holding company, has launched an 'International Centre for 3D Printing' at Dubai Industrial City. The project follows the directives of the Dubai 3D Printing Strategy, a citywide initiative to make Dubai an international destination for 3D printing by 2030. More

MakerGear CEO talks 3D printing with President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Apr.28, 2016 - Rick Pollack, founder and CEO of 3D printer manufacturer MakerGear, has met with US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss additive manufacturing. Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor organized the meeting at Hannover Messe, a trade fair for industrial technology. More

Canon's full 3D printer catalogue now available in EMEA

Apr.28, 2016 - Global imaging solutions provider Canon has just revealed that they will expand their reach as 3D Systems' 3D printer resellers and service providers to the complete Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) market. More

Carbon appoints Former DuPont Chair and CEO, Ellen J. Kullman to Board of Directors

Apr.27, 2016 - 3D printing company Carbon recently announced that it has appointed a new board member to its Board of Directors. The newest member, Ellen J. Kullman, former Chair and CEO of American conglomerate DuPont, is expected to bring new innovation to the company, especially in the areas of market and supply chain development. More

Stratasys, Jacobs Institute to create Center of Excellence for medical 3D printing

Apr.27, 2016 - 3D printing giant Stratasys has announced a partnership with the New York-based Jacobs Institute that will see the two organizations create a new Center of Excellence in Buffalo, New York. The facility will be used to develop 3D printing techniques for medical applications. More

voxeljet launches operation of the largest industrial 3D printing system, the VX4000 3D printer in U.S.

Apr.26, 2016 - German 3D printer company voxeljet, which specializes in the development of industrial additive manufacturing systems, has recently expanded its presence in North America by launching operations of the largest 3D printing system, the VX4000 3D printer. More

3D printing startup Desktop Metal raises fresh $33.76M in equity funding

Apr.26, 2016 - Desktop Metal, a 3D printing startup based in Lexington, Massachusetts, has raised $33.76 million in equity funding, taking its total investment to more than $47 million in the space of a year. The company plans to create a desktop 3D printer capable of printing with metals. More

Siemens, Local Motors partner for large scale 3D printed car development

Apr.26, 2016 - 3D printed car pioneers Local Motors have just announced a partnership with Siemens for the use of their product lifecycle management software technology, which will be made available to LM Labs throughout the world. More

Makerbot stops making its own 3D printers, will outsource manufacturing to Jabil

Apr.26, 2016 - After years of promoting a Made in America philosophy from R&D to manufacturing, Makerbot has announced that it will be shifting production of their 3D printers to factories in China with the help of production partner Jabil. More

New 3D Systems CEO Vyomesh Joshi could make $23.3 million in three years

Apr.25, 2016 - 3D Systems' new CEO Vyomesh Joshi has been given a compensation package that could be worth as much as $23.3 million over three years, though it is partly dependent on how stable the company performs on the stock market. More

PayPal blocks Gizmo 3D Printer's Indiegogo funding, delays production indefinitely

Apr.21, 2016 - Gizmo 3D Printers, which recently completed a successful crowdfunding campaign for its innovative top-down DLP 3D printer, has issued a statement announcing that its timeline would be delayed because of an unexpected blocking of funds by PayPal. More

Mixed Dimensions, creator of 3D model fixing software MakePrintable, secures $4.3M funding

Apr.19, 2016 - Silicon Valley 3D printing startup Mixed Dimensions, creator of cloud-based 3D model fixing software MakePrintable, has raised $4.3 million in a Series A round led by Alsop Louie Partners and Dolby Family Ventures. The company is in the process of refocusing its services toward the gaming market. More

Shell uses 3D printing in Stones deep-water oil and gas project in Gulf of Mexico

Apr.19, 2016 - Oil and gas multinational Shell has just revealed that they have relied on 3D printed prototypes to develop the Stones oil and gas station in the US Gulf of Mexico, the world's deepest deep-water station. More

Caterpillar opens '3D Printing & Innovation Accelerator' at Illinois HQ

Apr.19, 2016 - Global construction firm Caterpillar Inc. has opened a suite of three new innovation spaces at its Global Research & Development Center in Mossville, Illinois. The suite will help to 'fuel the future, driving even greater collaboration, innovation and acceleration' within the company. More

Nano Dimension files patent for simultaneous sintering and curing of two types of ink for 3D printed electronics

Apr.18, 2016 - Nano Dimension, Ltd., a leader in inkjet and nanoparticle printing, has announced that it has a filed a patent application for the simultaneous curing and sintering of two types of ink, conductive metal ink and insulator ink, which could be used in the additive manufacturing of electronic circuits. More

3D printing company Polar 3D acquires STEAMtrax online curriculum from 3D Systems

Apr.12, 2016 - Polar 3D, an Ohio-based 3D printing company which focuses exclusively on delivering 3D printing technology to educational institutions, has acquired Steam-based online curriculum STEAMtrax from 3D Systems. Financial details of the acquisition have not been disclosed. More

MakerBot announces expansion of 3D printing community Thingiverse through new Developer Program

Apr.12, 2016 - MakerBot has recently announced the expansion of Thingiverse's APIs with its new Developer Program, which is inviting makers and developers to further shape the future of the 3D printing community by adding new services and functions to Thing pages. More

Konica Minolta Australia expands 3D printing business to meet exploding demand

Apr.12, 2016 - In response to an explosive demand for 3D printing services and technology, the Australian branch of global imaging and 3D printer technology reseller Konica Minolta has announced an extensive expansion of all services relevant for their 3D printing business. More

GE opens additive manufacturing facility in Pittsburgh, creates 50 new jobs

Apr.6, 2016 - GE has opened a new additive manufacturing facility near Pittsburgh, PA. The Center for Additive Technology Advancement (CATA) will create 50 new jobs, and will offer both training and development in 3D design and applications. GE will invest $39M in the facility over a 3 year period. More

Additive Industries gives boost to MetalFAB1 3D printer by adopting 3DSIM's 3D printing workflow tools

Apr.6, 2016 - Additive Industries has just announced a partnership with 3DSIM to integrate their exaSIM and FLEX tools into the Additive World Platform that supports their MetalFAB1 3D printer, to optimize workflow. More

MakerBot reaches milestone with 100,000 3D printers sold worldwide

Apr.5, 2016 - Desktop 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot today announced that it has sold more than 100,000 3D printers worldwide. MakerBot is also the first company in the 3D printing industry to reach this milestone. More

3D Systems appoints Vyomesh 'VJ' Joshi as new president and CEO

Apr.4, 2016 - 3D printing giant 3D Systems has appointed former Hewlett-Packard executive vice president Vyomesh 'VJ' Joshi as its new president and CEO. Joshi succeeds Andy Johnson, who took temporary charge of the company following the departure of long-term president and CEO Avi Reichental in October 2015. More

Canon Europe expands 3D Systems' 3D printer distribution and support services to Austria

Apr.4, 2016 - Over the last year or so, Canon Europe has started acting as a distributor and service provider for 3D Systems' 3D printers, and will now expand those services to Austria as well. More

Denmark invests US$400K to develop 3D printing construction as sustainable solution

Apr.1, 2016 - Through its Green Conversion Fund, Denmark's Business Authority has invested roughly $400,000 to increase research and development of 3D printing buildings as a more sustainable alternative to existing construction methods. More

Versarien PLC and E3D Online start graphene 3D printing trials

Mar.31, 2016 - British materials specialist Versarien PLC and hotend developer E3D Online have just announced a collaboration to explore practical applications of 3D printed graphene, and have just started 3D printing trials. More

Mcor brings full color 3D printing to 3MF Consortium

Mar.30, 2016 - 3D printer manufacturer Mcor has announced its entry to the 3MF Consortium. Mcor Orange software will now support the 3MF 3D printing file format and allow full color digital data to be exported to the Mcor ARKe for full-color 3D printing. More

Concept Laser sees highest sales growth in 2015 with 161 3D printers sold

Mar.30, 2016 - German manufacturer of industrial laser 3D printers, Concept Laser, recently announced that in 2015, it achieved its highest level of sales and highest number of new orders ever in its history. More

3D printing marketplace Pinshape to shut down on Thursday Mar. 31

Mar.29, 2016 - 3D printing marketplace Pinshape has announced that it will close on March 31, 2016. The website reportedly suffered from the slowing 3D printing market and failed to find suitable investors over a 4-month period. The company is still looking to transfer its platform to a new location. More

3D Hubs offering 25% discount on all 3D prints for students

Mar.29, 2016 - To help students continue to design and innovate using 3D printing technologies, without breaking the bank, worldwide 3D printing network, 3D Hubs, has launched their new 'Student Program' which will give students 25% off on all 3D prints. More

Solidoodle closes its doors for good

Mar.29, 2016 - Once the leading manufacturer of American-made, affordable and reliable desktop 3D printers, Solidoodle has announced that has run out of cash and is suspending operations for good. More

Nano Dimension files patent for 3D printed shielded conductors in PCBs

Mar.28, 2016 - Nano Dimension Ltd. announced today that its Nano Dimension Technologies subsidiary has filed a patent for 3D printing shielded conductors within a printed circuit board (PCB). The 3D printing technology could help prevent electric power loss in PCBs. More

HP Inc. embraces open platform model with Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer

Mar.23, 2016 - By emphasizing the open platform of its upcoming Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer, HP is moving definitively away from its highly criticized 'cheap printer/pricey ink' business model, while also opening up the possibility for new and innovative 3D printing materials to enter the market. More

Brazilian startup Urban3D sees 3D printed housing as solution for growing slum problems

Mar.23, 2016 - The ambitious Brazilian startup Urban3D founded by Anielle Guedes has turned to 3D printing to build sustainable and affordable alternatives for the world's growing slums, and believes she can use the technology to cut construction costs by up to 80 percent. More

Additive Industries' large MetalFAB1 Beta 3D printers sold out within three months

Mar.23, 2016 - The Dutch metal 3D printing pioneers Additive Industries have just revealed that the Beta program for their room-filling MetalFAB1 industrial 3D printers has been filled up, with the last two machines being sold to the Dutch Kaak Group and United Grinding Group. More

Falcon Minerals says ROBO 3D to launch into 45 Staples locations throughout US in May 2016

Mar.23, 2016 - 3D printer manufacturer ROBO 3D will launch its R1+ 3D printer at Staples, Inc. The launch, which will take place in May 2016, comes just months after the 3D printing company was bought by Australian company Falcon Minerals. More

3D printed candy lands at Dublin Airport via latest 'Magic Candy Factory'

Mar.22, 2016 - Katjes Fassin, the German candy company behind the Magic Candy Factory, a candy-extruding 3D printer, has set up its latest 3D printer at Dublin Airport, Ireland. Travellers were given a sneak peek of the new Magic Candy Factory on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, prior to its official opening in April. More

Nano Dimension and FATHOM to bring 3D printed electronics to Silicon Valley

Mar.22, 2016 - Israeli electronics 3D printer company Nano Dimension has announced an agreement with 3D printing service experts FATHOM to introduce the world's first multi-layer PCB 3D printer, the DragonFly 2020, to the heart of the country's electronics industry. More

Two XYZPrinting 3D printing patents approved by U.S. patent office

Mar.18, 2016 - XYZPrinting has received two U.S. patent office approvals for 3D printing mechanisms. The first is for a multi-extruder print head module with wiper units to remove excess material between print head switches. The second patent covers a mechanism for automatically detecting material levels inside a 3D printer. More

Verterra Energy's 3D printed turbine prototype shows promise for sustainable hydropower

Mar.17, 2016 - With global warming becoming an increasingly pressing concern for our world's populations, sustainable energy options with low environmental impacts have begun to gain importance. With innovators like Ted Christopher of Verterra Energy Inc., we can even harness the power of water on a small scale without having to build environmentally damaging dams. More

Optomec secures multiple orders for Aerosol Jet 5X 3D printed electronics system

Mar.17, 2016 - Optomec, supplier of 3D printed metal and 3D printed electronics systems, has secured numerous orders for its Aerosol Jet 5X system, which will be used to manufacture 3D printed electronics for smart devices and IoT applications. More

Fripp Design granted UK Patent for revolutionary Picsima method for 3D printing silicone

Mar.16, 2016 - Fripp Design and Research has been granted a UK patent for its novel Picsima method of 3D printing silicone, which reduces the costs and expands the possibilities in soft 3D printed prosthetics, medical devices, consumer goods and more. More

3D printed jewelry goes platinum with Cooksongold's first platinum 3D printing powder

Mar.15, 2016 - UK-based Cooksongold has developed the world's first platinum powder optimized for 3D printing fine jewelry and watches. In collaboration with PGI, they have also created and unveiled the first-ever 3D printed platinum jewelry pieces. More

3D Systems trumps expectations in Q4 and 2015 financial results

Mar.14, 2016 - 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems today released its Q4 and full year 2015 financial results, which revealed a higher-than-expected increase in total revenues and caused shares to surge by as much as 15% in pre-market trading sessions. More

Xometry opens second facility, aims to become the Amazon of on-demand 3D printing

Mar.14, 2016 - Ambitious Maryland-based startup Xometry has just opened a second office to house their ambitious plans to become a digital hub for the US manufacturing industry, the Amazon of on-demand 3D printing production. More

Kodak partners with Carbon3D on ultrafast CLIP 3D printing technology

Mar.11, 2016 - Carbon3D and imaging company Kodak have announced a joint agreement to develop novel materials and new applications for the ultrafast, innovative CLIP 3D printing process. More

3D Systems advances medical 3D printing with state-of-the-art Healthcare Technology Center

Mar.11, 2016 - 3D Systems has just opened a 70,000 sq ft state-of-the-art facility in Littleton, Colorado,'equipped with a full portfolio of precision healthcare and medical 3D printing solutions, including 3D surgical training simulators, 3D medical imaging, and multiple floors dedicated to 3D printing anatomical models, metal 3D printed devices, implants, prosthetics and more. More

HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler: HP is betting big on 3D printing

Mar.11, 2016 - In a recent interview, HP Inc.'s CEO Dion Weisler discussed the future of the company as well its plan to democratize commercial manufacturing via Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology. More

Apple files patent application for 3D printing investment molds

Mar.10, 2016 - Apple has showed renewed interest in 3D printing technology by filing a patent application for a new method of forming electronic device components using liquid metals and 3D printed investment molds. More

New Matter donates $200K in MOD-t 3D printers & supplies to 100 US schools

Mar.10, 2016 - New Matter today announced the lucky recipients of its Educate and Inspire Grant program. The company, founded in 2014 as a division of Idealab, will donate more than $200,000 worth of MOD-t 3D printers and supplies to the 100 educational institutions, chosen from over 450 applications. More

Barclays opening 3D printer-equipped Eagle Labs across the UK to support local startups

Mar.9, 2016 - British banking service Barclays has announced plans to open 20 new Eagle Labs across the UK. By providing access to event space, mentors, 3D printers and laser cutters, the Eagle Labs give local startups and business the resources they need to survive. More

Stryker receives FDA clearance for 3D printed Tritanium PL posterior lumbar cage

Mar.9, 2016 - Orthopedic giant Stryker just revealed that the FDA has given clearance to a 3D printed Posterior Lumbar Cage implant made from Tritanium, that could greatly help patients suffering from degenerative disc diseases. More

Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests 3D printed injector for RL-10 upper-stage rocket engine

Mar.9, 2016 - Aerojet Rocketdyne, NASA's longtime metal 3D printing partner, just revealed that they have successfully tested a 3D printed injector for the RL-10 engine, the most reliable upper-stage rocket engine at the moment. More

Industrial 3D printing systems drive 70% revenue growth for Optomec

Mar.8, 2016 - Optomec, a 3D printed metals and electronics supplier, has reported 70% revenue growth for its industrial 3D printing systems during 2015. The company is operating profitably and is maintaining a strong backlog as demand for its products increases. More

International Women's Day Highlight: 15 women making a difference with 3D printing

Mar.8, 2016 - In honor of International Women's Day, we have compiled a list of some women who have truly inspired us within the 3D printing industry, from scientists, to company founders, to makers and engineers, to designers. More

Aerojet Rocketdyne contracts Sigma Labs for U.S. Air Force and America Makes metal 3D printing initiatives

Mar.7, 2016 - Aerojet Rocketdyne will be using Sigma Labs' metal 3D printing Quality Assurance software to help advance the use of metal 3D printed aerospace parts in ongoing projects with the U.S. Air Force and America Makes. More

Oceanz becomes first 3D printing company to receive ISO 13485 certificate for 3D printed medical devices

Mar.4, 2016 - Dutch 3D printing service providers Oceanz have just realized a major step towards large scale medical 3D printing, as they have just been awarded EU's ISO 13485 certification which shows their ability to conform to all regulations and demands. More

3D printer filament maker eSUN approved by China's NEEQ to list on Third Board

Mar.4, 2016 - Major Chinese filament manufacturer eSUN has just received a huge boost to their efforts to bring environmentally friendly filaments to users everywhere with the admittance to the OTC list of NEEQ's stock exchange, making investment much easier. More

Stratasys rises despite further losses in Q4 and 2015 financial results

Mar.3, 2016 - Stratasys today released its fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results, revealing higher-than-expected revenue of $173.36 million in Q4, a loss of 1 per cent per share. The results have lifted sent Stratsys's stock surging since pre-market hours. More

Israeli metal 3D printing startup XJet raises $25m from Autodesk and Catalyst CEL

Mar.3, 2016 - Isreali metal 3D printing company XJet has closed a $25 million funding round, led in part by 3D printing software developer Autodesk, to help develop and launch its proprietary liquid metal 3D printing technology, known as NanoParticle Jetting. More

Aleph Objects celebrates 3D printing their 1 millionth part with LulzBot 3D Printer

Mar.3, 2016 - Colorado based 3D printer company Aleph Objects, Inc. recently announced that it additively manufactured its one millionth part, 3D printed by one of their well-regarded LulzBot 3D printers. The part, a large herringbone gear will be kept on display at Aleph Objects headquarters. More

colorFabb and BCN3D partner to push the limits of multimaterial 3D printing

Mar.1, 2016 - 3D printer manufacturer BCN3D Technologies and 3D printer filament developer colorFabb have formed a partnership to develop new materials and applications for multimaterial 3D printing. More

CTC Electronic receives order for 30 new Riverbase500 industrial SLA 3D printers

Mar.1, 2016 - Just one month after the release of CTC Electronic's Riverbase500 industrial SLA 3D printer, UK-based Greenwich planet has placed an order for 30 brand new machines. More

The strongest players in carbon fiber 3D printing today

Feb.29, 2016 - Carbon fiber-reinforced 3D printed parts offer unmatched strength-to-weight ratios and a range of unique benefits for aerospace, military, automobile, medical and other high-demand sectors. Here are some of the most promising 3D printing companies developing carbon fiber 3D printers and related technologies today. More

Industrial gas supplier BOC launches new gas for cleaning 3D printed metal parts

Feb.29, 2016 - British industrial and medical gas supplier BOC, an important supplier to the metal 3D printing industry, has just launched Cryoclean Snow+, a new gas that is perfect for cleaning the surfaces of 3D printed metal parts. More

HP to lay off 3,000 workers in 2016, counting more than ever on 3D printing success

Feb.25, 2016 - In light of dismal first-quarter results, HP Inc. has accelerated its layoff plan, and will be letting go of 3,000 employees by the end of 2016. The newly independent PC/printer company has now set its sights on new and innovative technologies, including 3D printing, to help turn the numbers around. More

Ultimaker, University of Illinois and Coursera push 3D printing education for all

Feb.25, 2016 - Ultimaker, the University of Illinois, and Coursera, and online education platform, have partnered to launch an series of online courses about 3D printing that will be open and accessible to learners from around the world. More

Nominees for RapidPro 2016 award announced: SuGu – 3D Robot Printing, Metal Technics 3D and 3Devo

Feb.25, 2016 - The three nominees for the RapidPro 2016 startup award have just been announced: Robot 3D printing pioneers SuGu Advanced Manufacturing - 3D Robot Printing, metal 3D printing developers Metal Technics 3D and 3D printable material specialists 3Devo. More

South Korea’s largest tire mold maker Saehwa IMC acquires 3D printing company Cube Tech, sees rise in shares

Feb.24, 2016 - South Korean tire mold manufacturing company Saehwa IMC Co. has recently announced it's acquisition of a 3D printing company as it plans to begin integrating the technology into its tire mold manufacturing process to more quickly and efficiently deal with client orders. More

Nascent Objects teams with EnvisionTEC to create first three modular 3D printed electronics

Feb.24, 2016 - Sustainable consumer electronics startup Nascent Objects has revealed that they have teamed up with EnvisionTEC to create their first three modular and reusable 3D printed electronics, and are offering them through an Indiegogo campaign. More

Nano Dimension teams with Tel Aviv University to 3D print sensors using nickel nanoparticles

Feb.23, 2016 - Nano Dimension Technologies today announced a collaborative agreement with RAMOT at Tel Aviv University. The agreement will see the two parties develop a 3D printing technique for a nanoparticle nickel material. More

British 3D printing specialist FDM Digital Solutions receives £300K funding

Feb.22, 2016 - FDM Digital Solutions, a 3D printing specialist from Burnley, UK, has received £300K ($425K) in funding from Rosebud Finance and the North-West Fund for Venture Capital, both managed by Enterprise Ventures. FDM had previously received £860K ($1.2M) from the two investors in January 2014. More

Nano Dimension approved to trade on NASDAQ Capital Market

Feb.22, 2016 - Israel-based 3D printing company Nano Dimension, makers of the world's first multi-layer PCB 3D printer, has been approved to trade its Depositary Shares on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "NNDM." More

Mathys Medical adopts Materialise's 3D shoulder surgery planning software

Feb.18, 2016 - Swiss orthopaedic producer Mathys has signed an agreement with 3D medical imaging software specialist Materialise, for the use of its Shoulder Guide System. This user-friendly 3D imaging software system assists surgeons in the planning, preparation, and practice phases of a shoulder surgery by providing patient-specific 3D models and 3D printed guides. More

Sciaky introduces patented IRISS Closed-Loop Control for its EBAM metal 3D printing process

Feb.17, 2016 - The new IRISS Closed-Loop Control system, exclusively available for Sciaky's EBAM metal 3D printing systems, provides extensive real-time monitoring and process data for large-scale metal 3D printed parts. More

Stratasys backs Massivit's supersized 3D printer development with investment

Feb.17, 2016 - The very promising Israeli startup Massivit, a developer of supersized 3D printing solutions, has just received backing by Stratasys and will use the investment for further product development and for accelerating market penetration. More

Port of Rotterdam's new 3D printing 'Fieldlab' could make it 'world's smartest port'

Feb.12, 2016 - The port of Rotterdam, Netherlands, will soon acquire an 'Additive Manufacturing Fieldlab', at which port-related companies will be able to work and collaborative on maritime 3D printing projects. More

Swedish metal 3D printing expert Arcam sees big growth in 2015

Feb.8, 2016 - The previous year has been a very successful one for Swedish metal 3D printing experts Arcam, who have just revealed that their sales and income have increased dramatically over 2015, while they already have numerous orders lined up for 2016. More

BeAM repairs more than 800 aerospace parts with industrial metal 3D printers

Feb.4, 2016 - French 3D printing startup BeAM manufactures industrial metal 3D printers that utilize LMD 3D printing technology to repair worn down or defective critical parts for the aerospace and aircraft industries. Using BeAm's LMD 3D printers, more than 800 aerospace parts have already been repaired at the world's highest level of qualification. More

3D modeling software firm Autodesk to sack 10% of workforce as part of restructuring plan

Feb.4, 2016 - Software firm and 3D design specialist Autodesk today announced a restructuring plan that will prompt 925 staff layoffs'approximately 10% of the company's workforce. The restructuring is intended to help accelerate the company's transition to the cloud and a subscription-based business model. More

'Dremel Dreams' program integrates 3D printing and STEM education in the classroom

Feb.3, 2016 - American tool and technology company Dremel has officially launched its own 3D printing ecosystem, Dremel Dreams, to easily and comprehensively integrate additive manufacturing technologies into the classroom. More

Siemens invests EUR 21.4M to open first metal 3D printing facility in Sweden

Feb.3, 2016 - German electrical engineering giant Siemens has made its first major investment into the industrial production of metal 3D printed components by opening a manufacturing facility for the mass production of metal 3D printed components, the first of its kind in Sweden. More

3D bioprinting startup Ourobotics wins top prize at SVOD Europe

Feb.2, 2016 - Ourobotics, the Irish 3D bioprinting company behind the Revolution multi-material 3D bioprinter, has won first place in'the inaugural SVOD (Silicon Valley Open Doors) Europe startup competition, hosted by Google. More

Stratasys and Adobe team up to simplify workflow for full-colour Objet Connex3 3D Printer

Feb.2, 2016 - The steps necessary going from design to finished 3D print can be cumbersome at the best of times. A new partnership between Adobe Systems and 3D Printer manufacturer Stratasys brings the process from 7 steps to just 2. More

ASIC investigating company responsible for 2014's largest 3D printer after its inventor is left with nothing

Jan.30, 2016 - Now dissolved Australian company 3D Group, responsible for promoting 2014's largest 3D printer, is being investigated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for its business and administration practices after 3D printer's inventor is left with nothing. More

HP extends its VR and 3D Printing ambitions into the low-cost Chromebook market

Jan.29, 2016 - HP has been putting a lot of emphasis on VR, 3D Printing and 3D scanning technology with their blended reality product line. They now hope to further their grasp into VR with the low-cost Chromebook market. More

Orthopedics Giant Stryker announces development of state-of-the-art 3D Printing facility

Jan.28, 2016 - After a few years of investment into 3D printed implant components, Orthopedics company Stryker has just announced it plans to develop a brand new 3D Printing facility to further its involvement in the tech. More

Stratasys develops seven new 3D printing education modules for schools

Jan.28, 2016 - 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions compan,y Stratasys, has just announced it will be releasing seven new 3D printing education modules that are aimed at being integrated into middle and high school curriculums. More

GE Global Research becomes 3MF Consortium's newest Founding Member

Jan.27, 2016 - The central technology hub of General Electric (GE) has joined the 3MF Consortium as a Founding Member, joining a group of 3D printing industry leaders in the development and promotion of a new full-fidelity 3D printing file format. More

Aprecia Pharmaceuticals receives $35M to commercialize Spritam and other 3D printed drugs

Jan.27, 2016 - Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, the first company in the world to develop an FDA-approved 3D printed prescription drug, has completed a $35 million preferred stock financing round, led by Deerfield Management, to advance and commercialize Spirtam and other 3D printed drug formulations. More

Is Velo3D secretly working to revolutionize 3D metal printing for robotics?

Jan.27, 2016 - Last year, the unknown startup California-based startup Velo3D received a staggering $22.1 million in venture investment for an unspecified purpose, but have since hinted that they might be working on a revolutionary metal 3D printing solution for the robotics industry. More

LDR invests in Poly-Shape & could offer 3D printed spinal implants by mid-2017

Jan.27, 2016 - LDR Holding Corporation, a medical device company focused on designing and commercializing spine disorder technologies, today announced a minority investment in Poly-Shape, SAS, a French 3D printing specialist. The two companies will design and manufacture a range of 3D printed spinal implants. More

Precision Casting Centre and voxeljet win 'Component of the Year' award for topologically optimised part 5X stiffer than before

Jan.26, 2016 - With the help of 3D printing, a joint project between the Precision Casting Centre foundry and voxeljet has won the British Cast Metals Federation's 'Component of the Year' award for an aluminum wheel upright. The component cast parts for the component were created using 3D printing techniques. More

XYZPrinting launches 3D printing creative space and service robots in Taiwanese store

Jan.26, 2016 - In an attempt to make 3D printing truly available to everyone, budget 3D printer specialists XYZPrinting has just announced that they will set up a 3D printing space in the i-House in Taichung, Taiwan, as well as a number of service robots to help customers. More

WASP and Francesco Pacelli open LDM and Ceramic 3D Printing Lab

Jan.26, 2016 - Italian 3D printing innovator WASP and 3D printing artist/researcher Francesco Pacelli have formed a long-term collaboration to explore and investigate the potential processes and applications for ceramic 3D printing and LDM (liquid Deposition Modeling) technology. More

Whispering Gibbon receives six-figure funding to bring 3D printed video game content to life

Jan.26, 2016 - Whispering Gibbon, a UK 3D printing tech startup, has just received a six-figure investment led by Northstar Ventures, to develop and commercialize its patent-pending RenderFab technology, which converts digital video game content into optimized and customizable 3D printable models. More

Malta's €15.4 million public education plan includes 3D printing and scanning technology

Jan.25, 2016 - In today's technologically progressive world, education systems need to keep up or get left behind. Malta has recently committed €15.4 million in investment into, among other things, 3D printing and 3D scanning technology. More

Airbus subsidiary AEROTEC opens metal 3D printing factory and starts production on 3D printed titanium parts

Jan.22, 2016 - Airbus is now again expanding their 3D printing capacity, as their subsidiary AEROTEC has just opened a new titanium 3D printing site in Varel Germany and has partnered with Norsk Titanium to set up a qualification process for aerospace parts. More

MASSIVit 3D partners with Global Graphics to distribute its large format 3D printers in France

Jan.21, 2016 - Israeli 3D printing startup MASSIVit 3D has signed a distribution agreement with Global Graphics to market, sell and support its large-format, high-speed MASSIVit 1800 3D printer throughout France. More

Nexteam Group joins Prodways' Aerospace division to 3D print metal aerospace parts

Jan.21, 2016 - Following the launch of its Aerospace Division, Prodways Group has announced a strategic partnership with Nexteam Group to develop mass-produced on-board metal 3D printed parts for the aerospace sector. More

Flextronics to manufacture and supply Nano Dimension's DragonFly 2020 PCB 3D printer

Jan.21, 2016 - As it prepares to bring its highly anticipated PCB 3D printer to market, Nano Dimension has signed an agreement with Flextronics International to serve as the primary manufacturer and supplier of the Dragonfly 2020 3D printer. More

Injet printhead maker Xaar recruits Professor Neil Hopkinson to head new 3D printing team

Jan.20, 2016 - Injet Printhead Manufacturer Xaar jumps into the 3D Printer market by appointing High Speed Sintering Pioneer Neil Hopkinson to lead their team. The symmetry between both of their experiences promises exciting developments in 3D Printing research. More

3D Systems abandons Cube 3D printer, but filament users still trapped by DRM

Jan.18, 2016 - 3D Systems recently announced it plans to discontinue production of their entry-level Cube printers. While they state they will continue to provide service and filament for the machines, it is uncertain for how long. More

Airbus Ventures to invest part of $150M capital fund in 3D printed car experts Local Motors

Jan.18, 2016 - Airbus's corporate venture capital fund Airbus Ventures has just announced it will invest part of their $150 million fund in 3D printed car pioneers Local Motors, all with an eye on increasing their knowledge of what 3D printing can do for the aerospace industry. More

RedWorks will test Mars Habitat Spinoff technologies for use on earth in early 2016

Jan.12, 2016 - California based RedWorks, which last year designed a 3D printable habitat for use on Mars, is developing a range of Earth-suitable spinoff technologies. More

3D printer maker Tinkerine Studios sees 270% sales increase in 2015

Jan.12, 2016 - Canadian 3D printer manufacturer Tinkerine Studios today announced record sales in 2015, with a 270% increase compared to the previous year. The company attributes these sales to increased demand for its award-winning and user friendly Ditto Pro 3D printer, as well as its 3D printing filaments and software downloads via content platform TinkerineU. More

Concept Laser to offer module factory building kit, 'AM Factory of Tomorrow' by year end

Jan.11, 2016 - Laser melting and 3D printing specialist Concept Laser is developing the 'AM Factory of Tomorrow', a factory building kit which will enable the modular integration of additive manufacturing technology into production environments. The kit could be available in late 2016. More

3D printed insole maker SOLS lays off 20 percent of staff ahead of major product announcement

Jan.8, 2016 - SOLS has laid off 20 percent of its staff, a total of 14 employees. The New York-based company produces 3D printed custom insoles and orthotics for medical professionals and consumers alike. More

AstroPrint adopts KinomaJS to develop 3D printer UI and mobile app for Marvell

Jan.8, 2016 - Using KinomaJS' open source application framework, AstroPrint was able to develop a user interface and mobile app designed for complex 3D print job management, all within less than two months. More

ITRI and Mitsubishi Financial Group raise US$45M to develop laser technology for 3D printing

Jan.8, 2016 - ITRI has established a joint fund with Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group to support the development of advanced laser technologies, which can be used in to enhance precision and quality in 3D printing processes. More

MarkForged ultra-strong 3D printed plastic sees 400% revenue growth in 2015

Jan.7, 2016 - MarkForged, makers of the only desktop 3D printer system that can automatically reinforce engineering plastics to aluminum strength and beyond, today announced an explosive finish to 2015, with 400% growth in revenue year on year. More

New Matter donates $200K in MOD-t 3D printers and supplies to US schools

Jan.5, 2016 - New Matter, maker of the $399 MOD-t desktop 3D printer, has today announced that it will be donating more than $200,000 in 3D printers and 3D printing supplies to teachers and educators across America via its Educate and Inspire Grant. More

Poietis raises €2.5M to develop laser-assisted 3D bioprinting technology

Jan.4, 2016 - French 3D bioprinting startup Poietis has raised '2.5 million in order to develop its exclusive laser-assisted 3D bioprinting technique for 3D printing human skin tissue with extreme precision and resolution of up to 20 micrometers. More

Shapeways' $30M funding makes top three Dutch startup deals of 2015

Dec.31, 2015 - StartupJuncture's annual ranking of Dutch startup/scaleup deals has revealed that 3D print group Shapeways has come in third place amongst 150 other young innovative companies in 2015, having raised US$30.5 million (€27.2m) in Series D funding during the second quarter. More

Nano Dimension files patent for 3D printing multimaterial electrical conductors

Dec.30, 2015 - Nano Dimension today announced a patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for a new method of 3D printing multimaterial objects, including electronic conductors and other 3D objects with conductive traces. More

3D Systems closing Cubify 3D printing marketplace, discontinues $999 Cube 3D printer

Dec.28, 2015 - 3D Systems today announced that it will be discontinuing production of its low-cost Cube 3D printer and closing its consumer 3D printing platform and marketplace. More

Axial 3D receives $450K to bring 3D printed orthopedic medical models to global market

Dec.24, 2015 - Biomedical 3D printing startup Axial 3D has secured a £300,000 investment, roughly equivalent to $450,000 USD, in order to expand into the European and US medical industries. The company creates custom 3D printed orthopedic medical models to assist surgeons with pre-op planning. More

Norsk Titanium named in Lux Research's Top 10 innovative companies of 2015

Dec.24, 2015 - While 2015 has been an excellent year for the 3D printing industry, titanium 3D printing innovators Norsk Titanium were so successful with their efficient, structurally sound and cost-effective titanium prints that data analysists Lux Research included them in their top ten list of innovators. More

Nano Dimension secures $1.3M from Israel's Chief Scientist to develop PCB 3D printer

Dec.23, 2015 - Nano Dimension has received a grant approval from Israel's Chief Scientist that supports the company's ongoing development of its advanced PCB 3D printer, the DragonFly 2020. More

Stratasys could face some challenges when implementing long term plans, says Gartner

Dec.23, 2015 - As 2015 wasn't exactly an unparalleled success story for the established names of the 3D printing industry, Stratasys will be adjusting its focus and curb their spending, though Gartner argues that they will still have to face some challenges on the road ahead. More

FDA hits pause on US marketing of Materialise X-Ray Knee Guide 3D surgical planning technology

Dec.22, 2015 - Materialise has received a Not Substantially Equivalent letter from the FDA regarding its 510k submission for the proprietary X-Ray Knee Guide technology, which allows for 3D preplanning of total knee replacements based solely on 2D x-ray images. More

GE's Avio Aero orders 10 new Arcam EBM metal 3D printers to produce aerospace parts

Dec.22, 2015 - Avio Aero, an aerospace parts manufacturer and subsidiary of GE Aviation, has today placed an order for ten new Arcam EBM metal 3D printing systems in order to move into series production of state of the art turbine blades. More

Norsk Titanium 3D printed parts score high on Aerospace Technology Readiness tests

Dec.21, 2015 - Norsk Titanium has just achieved Technology Readiness Level Eight after concluding a test plan coordinated by the Federal Aviation Administration. The high-scoring results prove that Norsk's proprietary RPD 3D printed titanium parts meet the most demanding aerospace requirements, and can begin to be delivered to aerospace and defense companies as early as 2016. More

Colorado School of Mines awarded $2.5M grant to refine metal 3D printing process for aerospace

Dec.19, 2015 - The Colorado School of Mines has recently received a $2.5 million grant from the Colorado Office of Economic Development to further develop and refine the process of heavy metal additive manufacturing. More

Arcam expands aerospace and medical 3D printing solutions to US market

Dec.18, 2015 - Metal additive manufacturing provider Arcam has set its sights on the booming US market, where demand for metal 3D printing in the aerospace and medical industries in particular has created the perfect opening for the Stockholm, Sweden-based company to set up shop. More

Made in Space & EIS to send first 3D printed airframe to space with 100+ student projects on board

Dec.18, 2015 - Enterprise in Space has teamed up with Made in Space, the world's first space manufacturing company, to implement 3D printed components in a spacecraft to be launched into Earth orbit. The spacecraft will also carry 100+ student experiments. More

First MetalFAB1 3D printing system sold to Airbus APWorks

Dec.18, 2015 - Airbus APWorks, a subsidiary of Airbus Group, has placed an order for the first MetalFAB1 system and embarked on an Additive Industries Beta program to bring their proven metal 3D printing industries to this promising 3D printing manufacturer. More

FATHOM gains next-level 3D printing insight with new data analytics software

Dec.18, 2015 - Advanced 3D printing service FATHOM has acquired proprietary data analytics software from Addimation that retrieves, analyzes and reports real-time additive manufacturing metrics. More

Voxeljet expands industrial 3D printer empire into India

Dec.17, 2015 - German industrial 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet will be opening a new subsdiary in India. Ms. Nidhi Shah will be stepping into the role of voxeljet India's Managing Director. More

RoBo 3D secures US$3.6 million funding to cap off year of exceptional growth

Dec.15, 2015 - After announcing Falcon Minerals as majority shareholder earlier this month, consumer 3D printer manufacturer RoBo 3D has managed to secure demand of $3.6 million USD ($5 million Australian) for its proposed capital raising in 2016. More

CyBe to release 3D printable mortar in 2016, working to certificate on-site 3D concrete printing

Dec.14, 2015 - With the quality of their 3D printable mortar vastly improving, Dutch concrete pioneers CyBe are working to certificate on-site 3D printing of structural walls within the EU and are even looking to bring their widely compatible mortar to market in early 2016. More

Siemens reveals it's relying desktop 3D printers for some metal parts manufacturing

Dec.11, 2015 - While German electrical engineering innovator Siemens has long been a supporter of 3D printing, their Australian railway R&D department has just revealed that desktop Ultimaker 3D printers are quickly becoming an integral part of their workflow, even for part manufacturing. More

Zortrax opens its first 3D printer store in Poland

Dec.10, 2015 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer Zortrax has just opened its first 3D printer retail store in Warsaw, and the first 3D printing showroom of its kind in Poland, offering the complete range of Zortrax 3D printers, products, and software. More

PartWorks helps movie industry cut costs with 3D printing prop service

Dec.9, 2015 - Digital manufacturing specialists PartWorks have created an 'Industrial Concierge' service that targets the movie industry, offering 3D scanning, 3D CAD and 3D printing services to create realistic movie props in record time and at lower costs. More

Stratasys and STEM Inc, Singapore bring 3D printing education to leaders of tomorrow

Dec.9, 2015 - Stratasys today announced a major partnership with STEM Inc, Science Centre Singapore to introduce applied 3D design and 3D printing learning programs for primary, secondary, and junior colleges, giving young students first-hand experience with 3D printing technology, and stimulating their passion for STEM. More

Praxair to market Ames Laboratory's titanium powder for metal 3D printing

Dec.9, 2015 - Titanium, the holy grail of metals for its excellent mechanical properties, was always difficult to make suitable for metal 3D printing, but the government-backed Ames Laboratory has now developed a new production method to make the powder commercially viable for many high quality industries. More

Materialise partners with Tissue Regeneration Systems to 3D print life-saving tracheal splints

Dec.7, 2015 - 3D printing service Materialise has partnered with Tissue Regeneration Systems to manufacture 3D printed tracheal splints which are used in life-saving surgeries on babies and infants affected by tracheobronchomalacia, a disease in which the airway can spontaneously collapse. More

Moog buys 70% stake in metal 3D printing firm Linear Mold and Engineering

Dec.4, 2015 - Motion control company Moog has acquired a 70 per cent stake in one of the largest metal additive manufacturers in North America, Linear Mold and Engineering. Through the acquisition, Moog hopes to provide metal 3D printing solutions for their core markets, the aerospace, defense and industrial sectors. More

3D printing giant 3D Systems suffers losses, plans layoffs at its Andover location

Dec.4, 2015 - 3D printing company 3D Systems has just announced it will be laying off around 80 of its employees from its Andover office, which itself may be headed to a phased closure. More

Graphene 3D files patent for new 3D printer and process for 3D printing working LED light

Dec.3, 2015 - Graphene 3D Lab has filed a provisional patent application for their first 3D printer, the highly advanced, multi-functional Romulus III, as well as a process for 3D printing an organic LED light source 'from scratch' that immediately functions when printed. More

Wiivv secures $3.5m to develop biomechanically enhanced 3D printed body gear

Dec.3, 2015 - Wiivv Wearables has raised $3.5m in seed round funding to bring their 3D printed insoles to market, and to further develop a proprietary customization engine that can digitally capture 3D information from any part of the body, and produce biomechanically enhanced, 3D print-ready files in just seconds. More

Falcon Minerals becomes majority shareholder of 3D printer manufacturer Robo3D

Dec.3, 2015 - The recent success of US-based 3D printer manufacturer Robo3D, in part through deals with Amazon and Best Buy, has not gone unnoticed, as the Australian-based Falcon Minerals has decided to become majority shareholder of the company through a deal with investor Anthony Grist. More

EOS and Additive Industries sign licensing deal on metal 3D printing patents

Dec.1, 2015 - Additive manufacturing giant EOS has signed a patent license agreement with metal 3D printing newcomer Additive Industries. Although the parties have agreed to withhold specific details, the deal will license a certain number of EOS patents to Additive Industries. More

Joint venture with Meimai sees industrial 3D printing firm voxeljet take on Chinese market

Dec.1, 2015 - Friedberg, Germany-based 3D printing company voxeljet AG has today signed a definitive agreement to form an equity joint venture with Suzhou Meimai Fast Manufacturing Technology Co., Ltd. in order to make inroads into China's rapidly developing industrial 3D printing market. More

Cosine Additive unveils new website and pricing structure for large-scale AM1 3D printer

Dec.1, 2015 - 3D printing firm Cosine Additive has unveiled its new website, which features a straightforward pricing structure. The company is offering a range of temperature packages, multiple extruders, yearly service, and a special unlimited material program to suit a range of 3D printing needs. More

Nanoscribe 3D printers used by five of top ten universities in the world

Nov.30, 2015 - Nanoscribe, a leader in 3D printing technologies on the nano-, micro-, and mesoscale, has revealed that five out of the top ten universities in the world, including Harvard, Oxford, and Caltech, use their Nanoscribe 3D printing systems for research and innovation. More

Disney teams up with 3D printed doll company MakieLab to make Disney themed doll clothing

Nov.30, 2015 - Walt Disney Co. continues to make forays into the world of 3D printing, this time by selecting 3D printed doll company MakieLab as part of their Disney Accelerator program. More

EOS and Williams Engineering bring 3D printing to Formula One and beyond

Nov.27, 2015 - EOS has entered into a three-year technical partnership with Williams Grand Prix Engineering and Williams Advanced Engineering to provide Williams with direct and high-level additive manufacturing technologies for the world of Formula One, as well as the automotive, defense, aerospace and energy sectors. More

World's third largest OEM manufacturer New Kinpo Group transitions into 3D printing market leader

Nov.27, 2015 - Already the world's third largest original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in the world, the Taiwan-based New Kinpo Group is now also becoming the 3D printing market leader through its XYZPrinting brand, and is entering the robotics industry, says CEO Simon Shen. More

It's Alive: 3D Bioprinting market to reach $1.82 billion by 2022

Nov.26, 2015 - A new report by Grand View Research Inc. has revelead that the global 3D bioprinting market is set to be worth a staggering $1.82 billion within less than 10 years. The report includes key technology, application and regional insights into the use of 3D bioprinting technology. More

Prodways Group launches Aerospace Division for 3D printing aerospace solutions

Nov.26, 2015 - An integrated industrial team comprised of Prodways, ECA Group and Initial has today launched the Prodways Group Aerospace Division, which will offer a full range of additive manufacturing products dedicated to the aerospace sector. More

Materialise 3D prints flight-ready parts for Airbus; unveils Magics20 AM software

Nov.17, 2015 - During the first day of the Formnext conference in Frankfurt, Materialise has announced that it will be manufacturing 3D printed, flight-ready plastic parts for Airbus' A350 XWB aircraft, and that it has released the 20th edition of its 3D printing and AM software, Magics20. More

3D printed housing company ZhuoDa comes under fire for high-interest financial 'innovation'

Nov.14, 2015 - Chinese company ZhuoDa, developer of 3D printed modular houses that can be assembled in mere hours, is facing concerns from investors over a high-interest financial strategy and a contract signed with Russia claimed to be worth over $94 billion a year. More

Xjet to develop world's first direct 3D metal jetting system for custom metal manufacturing

Nov.10, 2015 - Israel startup Xjet has unveiled plans to develop a unique injket 3D printing technology for liquid metal that will make the large scale manufacturing of custom metal parts cheaper and more efficient than ever before. More

HP opens R&D center for 3D and 4D printing innovation in Spain; will create up to 100 new jobs

Nov.10, 2015 - HP has expanded its facilities in Le'n, Spain, by opening an R&D division focused on 3D and 4D printing innovation. With this, both the company and city hope to boost technological development, create up to 100 new jobs, and ultimately lead the fourth industrial revolution. More

Stratasys announces $938M loss in third quarter; predicts long-term growth

Nov.4, 2015 - Stratasys today released their financial results for the third quarter of 2015. During the period, the company earned revenue of $167.6 million, with a GAAP net loss of $983 million, attributed primarily to a $910 million write-off of MakerBot, and an increasingly hesitant consumer-base. More

PCB 3D printer maker Nano Dimension raises additional $2.2M in financing round

Nov.4, 2015 - PCB 3D printer manufacturer Nano Dimension has raised an additional $2.2 million, closing its financing round with a grand total of $13.1 million. The company develops advanced 3D printed electronics systems, including the multi-layer PCB inkjet 3D printer, Dragonfly 2020. More

3D Systems partners with U.S. Army to develop 3D printing lab

Oct.30, 2015 - 3D Systems today announced a partnership with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to jointly develop 3D printing technology and materials for the automotive, medical, wearable and aerospace industries. More

3D Systems President and CEO Avi Reichental steps down; Company shares drop 7 percent

Oct.29, 2015 - 3D Systems' president and CEO of 12 years Avi Reichental has stepped down. Effectively immediately, Andrew Johnson will serve as Interim President and CEO while co-founder Charles Hull chairs the Executive Management Committee. An immediate search for Reichental's successor has begun. More

3D Systems opens 3DS Culinary Lab to educate and advance 3D printed food technology

Oct.28, 2015 - Offering a space for learning, collaboration and exploration, 3D Systems has opened its 3DS Culinary Lab in Los Angeles. Equiped with the ChefJet Pro professional grade 3D Food printer, the lab invites chefs, artists and culinary experts to push the limits of their traditional craft and shape the future 3D printed food. More

3D Systems loses $11M in arbitration to Ron Barranco of Print3D; plans to challenge court decision

Oct.27, 2015 - 3D Systems has been ordered to pay $11 million in damages to former employee Ronald Barranco, who alleges that after buying out his startup Print3D in 2011, the Company breached their purchase agreement, avoiding paying him under an earnout provision, and firing him just 20 months after the deal was closed. More

ExOne secures $15M agreement to facilitate leasing of 3D printers to customers

Oct.26, 2015 - Industrial 3D printer manufacturer ExOne today announced a $15 million agreement, indirectly financed through the company's CEO and Chairman, that will increase their installed machine base beyond the current 200+ machines in service. More

Medical 3D printing specialist 3D Medical merges with Mach7 in $60 million deal

Oct.26, 2015 - As part of a $60 million deal, worldwide specialist in medical 3D printing applications 3D Medical will merge with top medical imaging processing developer Mach7. More

3D printing startup DF3D receives funding from Indian government

Oct.24, 2015 - DF3D, a Bengaluru-based startup launched in February 2014 by Deepak Raj, has received funding from the Indian government after an eventful year and a half in business. More

Auvergne region in France invests €6.3 million in metal additive manufacturing

Oct.24, 2015 - Seeking to boost the metal 3D printing industry, French region Auvergne announced a €6.3 million financial investment, €4 million of which will go towards the joint venture Fives Michelin Additive Solutions. More

Stratasys expects further losses in upcoming third quarter results

Oct.24, 2015 - Stratays expects net losses of $155-$190 million, blaming 'weak' consumer commitment and its MakerBot subsidiary. As a result, they will writedown MakerBot by $140-180 million, exhausting the last of the division's goodwill. More

Aerojet Rocketdyne, UT, ORNL acquire three laser additive manufacturing machines for aerospace industry

Oct.22, 2015 - The University of Tennesee, ORNL, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Atlantic Precision and other US industry leaders have joined in a new initiative to enhance additive manufacturing for the aerospace industry. More

Norsk Titanium and Alcoa launch joint 3D Printing and Industrial Cooperation Program

Oct.22, 2015 - Global 3D printing technology leader Norsk Titanium and lightweight metals leader Alcoa today announced a Joint Technology and Industrial Cooperation Program that will see them develop 3D printing technology solutions for aerospace, defence, energy, auotmotive and maritime industries. More

Nano Dimension announces AgCite conductive nanoparticle inks, applies for NASDAQ listing

Oct.21, 2015 - Neri Oxman, a designer, architect, artist and head of the MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter research group as been named the 2014 recipient of the Vilcek Prize in Design. More

XYZprinting to display 3D printers at over 650 Barnes & Noble stores during Educator Week

Oct.16, 2015 - Taiwan's XYZprinting and Barnes & Noble have partnered during Educator Week to demonstrate the power of 3D printing in the classroom. The da Vinci 1.0 3D printer will be on display at nearly 650 retail stores nationwide. More

Zortrax to provide M200 3D printers to 180 public institutions in Poland

Oct.12, 2015 - 3D printing manufacturer Zortrax will be equipping 180 public benefit institutions within the Masovian Voivodeship (the most populated area in Poland) with M200 3D printers, and will provide free courses, software and materials to use them. More

Siemens, Georgia Tech expand innovation partnership to improve additive manufacturing workflow

Oct.9, 2015 - Technology powerhouse Siemens today announced that it will expand its two-decade partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology with the goal of driving advanced manufacturing innovation through software, research, digital product development. More

MakerBot lays off 20 percent of its staff again, announces company restructuring

Oct.8, 2015 - Jonathan Jaglom, the hapless yet ever optimistic CEO of MakerBot, today announced that the New York-based 3D printer manufacturing company will be laying off 20 percent of its global staff and making several restructuring changes in an effort to ensure the company’s survival. More

3D printer maker 3DGence receives major investment from one of Poland’s wealthiest men

Oct.8, 2015 - Polish 3D printer manufacturer 3DGence today announced that they have received major funding from industrialist Michael Solowow, one of the richest men in Poland and one of the country’s biggest stock exchange investors. More

GE remain confident as $32 million additive manufacturing research centre nears completion

Oct.7, 2015 - General Electric's additive manufacturing research centre, which will measure 125,000 square feet, will be principally used to train designers and engineers in 3D printing design and production techniques. More

New York State invests $125 million to build large-scale 3D printing plant with Norsk Titanium

Oct.6, 2015 - New York State has signed a private-public partnership deal with Norsk Titanium AS and will invest $125 million in an industrial-scale 3D printing facility that is to be constructed in Plattsburgh, New York. More

Mexican 3D printer maker Colibri 3D raises $1 million in first round of capital investment

Sep.30, 2015 - Colibri 3D, a division of the Mexican company InterLatin, announced that with support from the Mexican Federal Government and other investors, it has closed its first round of initial outside capital investment, raising $1 million which will go towards expanding their market reach at a worldwide level. More

Danish startup 3D Printhuset announces double expansion, including opening of second 3D printing store

Sep.28, 2015 - Now, in an effort to increase accessibility to the rest of the country and expand their reach, 3D Printhuset has announced the opening of a second location of their store in Aarhus, Denmark. More

Autodesk acquires netfabb, invests in FIT Technology to expand take-up of industrial 3D printing

Sep.24, 2015 - Autodesk today announced that it has acquired German software startup netfabb, a provider of industrial 3D printing software and services. At the same time, it will make a strategic investment in netfabb’s parent company FIT Technology Group. More

Luxexcel teams with Trinckle 3D to release Lens Creator for custom 3D printed optics design

Sep.24, 2015 - Dutch company Luxexcel, the only 3D printing service in the world to print transparent objects and to specialize in 3D printed optics has recently teamed up with Berlin based 3D printing service and design marketplace Trinckle to launch a customizable lens creator for its users. More

Prodways partners with Farsoon to develop new range of SLS 3D printers

Sep.23, 2015 - Prodways today announced a major partnership with the Chinese company Hunan Farsoon High-Tech and will rapidly develop a full range of plastic and metal 3D printers known as ‘Prodways powered by Farsoon.’ More

Materialise opens metal 3D printing factory in Bremen, Germany

Sep.22, 2015 - Materialise announced today that they will be launching new metal 3D printing production services in Bremen aimed at industrial customers in the aerospace, automotive and industrial manufacturing industries. More

PCB 3D printer manufacturer Nano Dimension approved to trade on OTCQX market

Sep.17, 2015 - Israel-based 3D printing technology group Nano Dimension will now be able to trade its American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) on the OTCQX market. Today’s announcement, which came from Open, Transparent and Connected (OTC) financial markets, will help the company increase their trading with U.S. investors. More

Tiertime, Chinese partner to Afinia, issues lawsuit against Stratasys distributor UCRobotics

Sep.17, 2015 - Beijing Tiertime Technology, manufacturers of the UP! series of 3D printer, filed two patent infringement lawsuits against Beijing UCRobotics Technology. More

Industry giant HP bets on 3D printing to secure future growth

Sep.16, 2015 - Hewlett Packard has announced that as of November 1st, 2015, it will split into two publicly traded companies, HP Enterprise and HP Inc., with the latter vying to secure a leading position in the global 3D printing industry. More

Dutch startup Xilloc launches industrial 3D printing business unit with four new EOS machines

Sep.16, 2015 - Having just turned four years old, Xilloc, working with Brightlands Chemelot Campus and with the financial support of the Province of Limburg, has opened an industrial business unit that aims to provide high quality 3D printing services within the aerospace, automotive and tooling industries. More

EOS founder invests in DyeMansion to bring color to laser sintered plastics parts

Sep.14, 2015 - Munich-based startup DyeMansion GmbH have confirmed that EOS founder Dr. Hans J. Langer has taken on a partnership in the firm as a business angel and shareholder. More

3D Hubs releases insightful September’s 3D printing trend report 2015

Sep.2, 2015 - The Amsterdam-based 3D Hubs has been releasing monthly trend reports for some time now, and have just released the report for September 2015. 3D Hubs reports that the Prusa Steel and the Rapide Lite 200 are holding on to the top two positions in the list of highest rated desktop 3D printers. More

Kabuku receives $3.3M from Global Brain to boost 3D printing marketplace Rinkak

Aug.31, 2015 - Japanese startup Kabuku, headquartered in Tokyo, which manages Japan's largest online 3D printing service Rinkak, announced that it received 400M JPY – about 3.3 million USD – from Global Brain financing. More

A.T. Kearney: 3D printing market to grow to $17.2 billion by 2020

Aug.25, 2015 - Consultancy firm AT Kearney is adding fuel to our optimism with the publication of a recent study, which predicts that the market is set to triple in value over the next couple of years to $17.2 billion by 2020. More

Robot Factory team uses their new Copperface Kit to galvanize 3D print for client

Aug.21, 2015 - The Copperface kit is the result of Italy-based Robot Factory’s exhaustive research and development centered around producing a low-cost option for the metallization of non-conductive materials in the 3D printing space. More

Aurora Labs' low-cost '100 times faster' metal 3D printer gains interest from NASA

Aug.21, 2015 - NASA has been in contact with the Australian startup Aurora Labs about using their small format 3D printers to produce micro-satellites, rocket engines and rocket vehicles. More

Carbon3D raises $100M from Google Ventures for its ultra-fast CLIP 3D printing technology

Aug.20, 2015 - 3D printing startup Carbon3D, which has developed new CLIP 3D printing technology, has closed a $100 million Series C investment led by Google Ventures. More

Voxel8 raises $12M to launch their electronics 3D printer by end of 2015

Jul.24, 2015 - Today, the Massachusetts company Voxel8 announced that they have raised an impressive $12 million through a round of Series A funding to further develop their additive manufacturing technology in an effort to bring their electronics 3D printer to market. More

Rokit receives $3M from South Korea's government to develop 3D bioprinting system

Jul.22, 2015 - South Korean 3D printing market leader Rokit announced that they have received $3 million from the South Korean government to develop a 3D bioprinting system for skin regeneration. More

Did MakerBot knowingly sell faulty 3D printers? Class action lawsuit alleges yes.

Jul.14, 2015 - A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Stratasys-owned Makerbot claiming that they knowingly sold faulty, malfunctioning 3D printers to consumers. More

Interview: Adafruit puts CEO of MakerBot in the hot seat

Jun.22, 2015 - Ladyada got the heart of the most pressing issues, and confronted Makerbot CEO Jonathan Jaglom about the purpose of his cross-country tour, his stance on patents, the value of DRM’ing filament, and the company’s troubled relations with its resellers. More

3D printing company Proto Labs expands operations to NC, adds 170 jobs

Jun.19, 2015 - Maple Plain, Minnesota-based company Proto Labs says it will invest more than $25 million and add 170 new jobs at its facility in the Town of Cary in Wake County over the next five years. More

Poland's Zmorph recieves $1 million investment to ramp up production and expand worldwide

Jun.18, 2015 - Poland’s Zmorph have even been given a $1 million boost to ramp up their production capacity and move forward with a global expansion. The investment, which comes for Poland’s Warsaw Equity Group, will be used to increase the production of 3D printers to 1000 units per year. More

Siemens launches new Frontier Partner Program for 3D printing startups

Jun.17, 2015 - Called the Frontier Partner Program, the initiative is also Siemens’ own entry into the 3D printing industry. While they haven’t released the second part of the program yet, it will also add robotics into the mix in addition to 3D printing. More

University of Nottingham unveils jaw-dropping £2.7 million 3D printing lab

Jun.17, 2015 - University of Nottingham’s Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing Research Group (3DPRG) opened a new laboratory for testing materials for 3D Printing and finding new ways where 3D printing can be applied to our everyday lives. More

Ministers of Education of 90 Countries visited China's AnyPrint 3D

May.29, 2015 - This month United Nations Educational Information Conference was held in China. UNESCO--United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - led Ministers of Education of 90 countries to visit Qingdao, China. More

Underwriters Laboratories to open S$8m global 3D printing center of Excellence in Singapore

May.22, 2015 - Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety solutions company, said on Thursday it will invest some S$8 million to open a Global Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Singapore. More

China’s Shining3D expands into bio 3D printing market, developing organic resins for 3D printers

May.21, 2015 - Shining3D has decided to spin-off Regenovo while seeking an investment of ¥30 million - roughly $4.8 million. Once the funding comes through, Shining3D will be a 55% stakeholder in the newly-public Regenovo Biotechnology. More

Shining 3D sells 6,300 sets of desktop 3D printers to Autodesk Asia

May.7, 2015 - Shining 3D Tech, the leading provider of 3D digitizing & 3D printing solution in China has just signed a major contract with Autodesk Asia PTE LTD on 3rd May, promising to manufacture and supply a massive 6,300 desktop 3D printers. More

Microsoft integrates Autodesk’s open 3D printing platform Spark into Windows 10

May.1, 2015 - Autodesk has announced that it will embed its Spark 3D printing platform into Microsoft’s forthcoming Windows 10 operating system. Spark is the first open-source professional 3D printing software platform. More

HP expects to launch Multi Jet Fusion technology 3D printer line in 2016

Apr.20, 2015 - But despite the new developments from other developers, it appears that HP will still have a significant impact when they release the technology as a line of usable industrial-level 3D printers in late 2016. More

Makerbot shuts three retail stores and fires 20% of its employees

Apr.20, 2015 - Last Friday Makerbot posted an announcement on their website that confirms the rumors that have been circulating for weeks: that Makerbot has failed to hit certain economic targets and is forced to close down its three retail stores... More

3D printed water filters maker NanoSun enters US$3.14M JV with Chinese commercial giant CCIEC

Apr.12, 2015 - Start-up NanoSun have just signed an impressive $4.3 million deal with the state-owned Chinese corporation China Commerce Group for International Economic Cooperation (CCIEC). More

Autodesk backs Carbon3D's CLIP technology with $10M from Spark 3D printing Investment Fund

Apr.9, 2015 - Autodesk today announced that its 3D printing investment fund has invested $10 million in Carbon3D. Carbon3D first unveiled its technology on-stage at TED conference last month with an entirely new breakthrough 3D printing process... More

3D Systems China launches with acquisition of 3D printing sales & service provider Easyway Group

Apr.6, 2015 - 3D Systems announced today that it acquired Easyway Design and Manufacture Co. in China, including its wholly owned subsidiaries comprising the Easyway Group, creating 3D Systems China. More

Dutch 3D printing market worth €45M already, still have plenty of room for improvement

Mar.19, 2015 - As Sector Banker David Kemp from Dutch bank ABN AMBRO revealed, the Dutch 3D printing market is still in its infancy, though is already worth 45 million euros over 2015 while there are plenty of growth opportunities on the horizon. More

Formlabs opens office in Berlin, partners with iGo3D

Mar.16, 2015 - In response to growing demand in the EU market, Formlabs has opened its first office outside the United States in the heart of Berlin. and will offer greater service and support to Formlabs community in the EU. More

In-Q-Tel, CIA’s venture-capital arm, invests in 3D electronics printing platform Voxel8

Mar.5, 2015 - Voxel8, creator of the world's first multi-material 3D electronics printer, announced today that it has closed a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT). More

Japan-based Cyfuse raises $12 million for 3D human tissue printing

Mar.3, 2015 - Most recently, Japan-based Cyfuse Biomedical K.K, has developed a viable 3D printer for accurately producing synthetic 3D printed human tissue and have raised JP¥1.4 billion ($12 million) to further develop the technology. More

SOLS raises $11.1 million to bring 3D printed shoe insoles to consumers

Feb.27, 2015 - SOLS, the pioneer of custom mass manufacturing of orthotics, today announced the completion of an $11.1 million Series B funding to bring 3D-printed shoe insoles to consumer market. More

XYZprinting seeks partnership with Intel for its RealSense 3D scanning technology

Feb.2, 2015 - News surfaced from Taiwan that could lead to a combination of two of the most promising CES innovations over the coming year: XYZprinting’s 3D printer technology and Intel’s exciting RealSense 3D scanning innovations. More

Farukh Bhabha, 23-year-old entrepreneur is working to bring 3D printing to Pakistan

Feb.1, 2015 - We were therefore very interested to learn of the endeavors of the young entrepreneur and student Farrukh Bhabha, who recently started his very own 3D printing company Print 3D Pakistan. More

ISG3D starts accepting multiple cryptocurrencies for 3D printer purchases

Jan.21, 2015 - Among other businesses that have faith in the digital currency however is a small 3D printing startup by the name of Impressions Samuel Guillemette 3D (ISG3D). More

Ricoh Europe signs up to resell Leapfrog 3D printers

Jan.21, 2015 - Japan based global imaging and printing company Ricoh announced today Ricoh Europe has partnered with Leapfrog 3D Printers to resell the Leapfrog Creatr HS 3D printer and other models in Europe starting January 2015. More

Leapfrog 3D Printers unveils partnership with Ingram Micro and Materialise at CES

Jan.8, 2015 - Leapfrog 3D Printers will announce today its partnership with Materialise. This expected news follows a previous announcement that Leapfrog will also form a partnership with Ingram Micro Europe, a top supply chain service provider. More

MakerBot announces new 3D printing PLA Composite filaments, partnership & services at CES 2015

Jan.6, 2015 - MakerBot has made several major announcements at CES 2015 today, including new PLA Composite Filaments, new MakerBot Professional Services, MakerBot Mobile True Remote Printing and Monitoring, and Thingiverse integration... More

3D Systems acquires London-based 3D printing startup BotObjects

Jan.5, 2015 - New York based BotObjects unveiled its ProDesk3D 3D printer almost a year ago, in April 2013. Since its launch people have raised suspicions about botObjects' printer and its full color printing ability. More

3D Systems announces 3D food printing partnership with The Culinary Institute of America

Dec.30, 2014 - 3D Systems announced today a partnership with The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) to develop a series of educational collaborations and commence a beta program for the ChefJet Pro culinary 3D printer. More

3D-printed braille phone manufacturers OwnFone raise £786,000 in investments

Dec.30, 2014 - 3D-printed braille phone manufacturers OwnFone revealed that it had gathered a very impressive investment sum of £786,000 (approximately a million euros or 1,2 million dollars). More

Google says 3D Systems' high-speed continuous 3D printer not ready for Project Ara modular smartphones

Dec.27, 2014 - During an interview with Mitch Daniels, Paul Eremenko, head of Project Ara, indicated that 3D Systems' "racetrack" 3D printer isn't ready for creating the shells in large volume that meet Project Ara's standards. More

Belgian 3D printing pioneer Materialise opens new office in China

Dec.19, 2014 - Materialise NV, a leading provider of Additive Manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D Printing solutions in the medical and industrial markets, officially opened its new office in Shanghai, China. More

Braemar invests in Voxel8, creator of world’s first multi-material 3D electronics printer

Dec.16, 2014 - Braemar Energy Ventures today announced its investment in Voxel8, creator of the world’s first multi-material 3D electronics printer capable of printing embedded electronics and other novel devices. More

Sharebot and OBM initiative partner up to develop 3D printed biomedical technology

Dec.7, 2014 - Two Italian-based startups with huge ambitions for the 3D printing industry have just announced a partnership that they hope will change the world for the better by merging biomedical technology with 3D printing. More

H.C. Starck teams up with rp+m for 3D printing medical components using refractory metals

Dec.5, 2014 - H.C. Starck and Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing (rp+m) announce an agreement to develop new materials and innovative products using the latest 3D printing and technology metal manufacturing. More

Stratasys introduces free 3D Printing Curriculum to help prepare students for future careers

Dec.4, 2014 - Stratasys has introduced today a new 3D printing curriculum for educators. The free full-semester, 14-week course is aimed to help prepare secondary and post-secondary students worldwide for careers being transformed by 3D printing. More

3D Systems & Formslabs settle SLA patent lawsuit, with Formlabs to pay 8% royalties

Dec.4, 2014 - This week, it has been announced that the long-running patent infringement lawsuit between giant 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems and desktop 3D printer maker Formlabs has been concluded. More

3D Systems earns 43rd spot in Forbes' 2014 list of top 100 U.S. small companies

Dec.3, 2014 - 3D Systems today announced that it was named one of America's Best Small Companies in Forbes' 2014 list of the top 100 public companies in the U.S. with less than $1 billion dollars in sales. More

Concept Laser opens US subsidiary in Dallas

Dec.1, 2014 - Concept Laser hopes to assure itself a long-term position in the US market now that it has founded a new subsidiary in the states. The new subsidiary is located in Dallas, TX, and was officially inaugurated on August 1, 2014. More

Strong growth for EOS, showcases 3D printers and new PA 1102 black Polymer at Euromold

Nov.25, 2014 - Additive manufacturing system producer EOS is announcing new milestones in laser sintering and breakthroughs in plastics at EuroMold 2014 this week. More

3D Systems signs definitive agreement to acquire Cimatron CAD firm

Nov.24, 2014 - 3D Systems and Cimatron (Nasdaq:CIMT) today announced a definitive agreement under which 3DS will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Cimatron for $8.97 per share in cash, for a total of approximately $97 million. More

MakerBot acquires Layer By Layer to add streaming & digital rights technology to its 3D Ecosystem

Nov.13, 2014 - MakerBot announces today the acquisition of the start-up software company Layer By Layer. Layer By Layer joined MakerBot to help create user-friendly platforms and systems that help make 3D printing technology easier and more accessible. More

Full Spectrum Laser secures $10 Million investment for growth in 3D printing

Nov.12, 2014 - Las Vegas, Nevada based startup Full Spectrum Laser LLC (FSL), a 3D printer manufacturing company, has received a $10 million growth equity investment from Summer Street Capital III, L.P., a Buffalo, NY-based private equity fund. More

GE to build new Pennsylvania facility to develop & implement 3D printing technology

Nov.12, 2014 - GE announced Wednesday that it will build a new advanced manufacturing facility outside of Pittsburgh to develop and implement 3D printing technologies. More

3D Systems to unveil new SLA, SLS and metal 3D printers and materials at EuroMold

Nov.12, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems announced it plans to unveil several new design and manufacturing products and services at EuroMold 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany from November 25-28, 2014, at the Messe Frankfurt. More

MakerBot launches Alipay ePass payment option for 3D printing customers in China

Nov.11, 2014 - MakerBot announces today that its online consumers in China will now be able to purchase MakerBot 3D Printers, filament and 3D scanner using Alipay ePass payment option. More

Y Soft acquires 51% share in Czech 3D printer maker be3D

Nov.7, 2014 - Czech 3D printer manufacturer be3D announced that it has received strategic investment from Czech-based company, Y Soft. Y Soft has acquired 51% of be3D for $2 million, with an additional $900K upon the expected growth. More

US aluminum giant Alcoa plans to use 3D printing to manufacture parts for jet engines

Nov.7, 2014 - Alcoa, the world’s leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, announced on Tuesday, November 4, that the company is working rapidly to adopt 3-D printing to manufacture parts for jet engines and other products. More

Is 3D printing a viable and affordable alternative to injection molding production?

Nov.6, 2014 - The California-based production company Type A Machines has been exploring the possibility of FDM 3D printing production volumes, and argued that their printers are theoretically capable of outcompeting injection molding. More

Irish 3D printing start-up wins €25K ESB Spark of Genius Award and signs a deal with Amazon

Nov.5, 2014 - And one of this year’s first prizes was awarded to the fun and promising 3D printing company Love & Robots from Dublin. Love & Robots have won this prize thanks to a mixture of cool, fun and original approach to 3D printing services. More

3D printing arrives in Cambodia

Nov.4, 2014 - The two brothers Ki Chong and Ki How Tran have therefore launched ARC Hub PNH, Cambodia’s first 3D printing start-up. As they explained, it’s their vision to make Phnom Penh Asia’s next start-up hub.. More

BIS certification for importing 3D printers in India

Oct.26, 2014 - BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards), a National Standards Body much like CE, FCC, RoHS has imposed new quality certification for importing 3D printers in India. More

3D Systems signs $150 million revolving credit facility with PNC Bank

Oct.13, 2014 - 3D printing giant, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it entered into a $150 million five-year, unsecured revolving credit facility with its lenders. More

Graphene 3D Lab to begin trading on OTCQB today

Oct.7, 2014 - Graphene 3D Lab Inc., a company focused on the development and manufacture of graphene-enhanced materials for 3D printing, announced it has been verified to trade on OTCQB(R). More

Samsung Electronics will not enter 3D printing market in the next 10 years

Oct.7, 2014 - Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics said it will not enter the 3D printer business in the next 10 years. Last year, rumors had it that Samsung Electronics had received 3D printer prototype from its partner. More

HP to split into two companies and will target 3D printer market

Oct.6, 2014 - US computer giant Hewlett Packard (HP) has confirmed it will split itself into two companies, one focused on company's enterprise services, software, and servers, and the other focusing on its PC and printing businesses. More

German 3D printer maker voxeljet acquires UK's Propshop Modelmakers

Oct.2, 2014 - German professional 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet AG announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Propshop (Model Makers) Limited. More

Stratasys opens world’s 'most advanced’ 3D printer plant In Kiryat Gat, Israel

Oct.1, 2014 - 3D printer company Stratasys Inc has inaugurated its new plant in the southern Israeli city of Kiryat Gat yesterday. According to the company, the plant is the most advanced in the world for the manufacture of 3D printers. More

HP job ad indicates that HP labs is working on a glass 3D printer

Sep.29, 2014 - As part of its ongoing RAGNAROK (Research on Advancing Glass & Non-organic Applications to Recreate Objects & Kinetics) project in 2012, HP Labs is looking at glass as a potential candidate for use in 3D printing. More

CTC Electronics heavily investing in China’s largest 3D Printer factory

Sep.28, 2014 - The past year CTC Electronics, one of the largest manufacturers of 3D Printers in China, has been heavily investing in a factory for 3D printing technology. The factory has been built in Zhuhai, a coastal city... More

3D printing company Stratasys buying GrabCAD for around $100M

Sep.16, 2014 - Leading 3D printer provider Stratasys today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held GrabCAD. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. More

Local Motors begins building world's first 3D printed car ‘Strati’ live at IMTS

Sep.8, 2014 - Starting early on Sunday, September 7th, Local Motors begins building and delivering the first direct digital manufactured vehicle. The body printing was completed by the end of the day and be removed from the printer. More

Japan’s Ricoh to enter 3D printer market

Sep.8, 2014 - Ricoh Co. Japan said Monday that it has started developing 3D printer which is expected to commercialize in fiscal 2016. Ricoh has become the latest entrant to join a stream of Japanese precision machinery manufacturers. More

3D Systems acquires Belgian metal 3D printing service company LayerWise

Sep.3, 2014 - 3D Systems announced today that it has acquired Belgium-based LayerWise, a spin-off of the Catholic University of Leuven and a leading provider of advanced direct metal 3D printing and manufacturing services. More

Graphene 3D Lab files provisional patent for 3D printed batteries

Sep.3, 2014 - Graphene 3D Lab, a company developing advanced graphene-based materials for 3D printing, announced that it has filed a provisional application for their 3D printed battery technology. More

Arcam acquires orthopedic implants maker DiSanto for $15.8M

Sep.3, 2014 - Arcam AB, a Mölndal, Sweden-based AM equipment manufacturer founded in 1997, announced today the acquisition of DiSanto Technology (DiSanto), a manufacturer of finished orthopedic implants. More

Hans J. Langer, EOS CEO, invests in Lithoz High-performance ceramic 3D printing

Sep.2, 2014 - Austria-based high-performance ceramic 3D printer manufacturer Lithoz, a spin-off of the Technical University of Vienna, has announced that EOS’ founder and 3D printing angel investor has invested in the company. More

Kibaran's Graphtech signs agreement with CSIRO to study 3D Graphene printing

Aug.25, 2014 - Kibaran Resources' joint venture 3D Graphtech Industries has entered into an agreement with CSIRO to investigate research opportunities in the application of graphite and graphene inks in 3D printing. More

Lux Research says Chinese shipments of 3D printers to grow at CAGR of 34% over the next five years

Aug.22, 2014 - Lux Research noted that the CAGR rate for 3D printer shipments, which measures the year-over-year growth rate of investments, should grow with 34% during this time frame. More

HP's Whitman: Planning to enter the 3D printing market this fall

Aug.22, 2014 - Hewlett-Packard’s Chief Executive Officer, Meg Whitman,talked on CNBC with Jim Cramer and his team on Thursday about shares of HP after its quarterly earnings, and HP’s interest in 3D printing. More

Aerojet Rocketdyne awarded defense contract for large scale 3D printing

Aug.20, 2014 - Aerojet Rocketdyne announced on August 18, 2014 that the company was recently awarded a contract by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base through the Defense Production Act Title III Office. More

3D Systems announces filament manufacturing facility in Ohio & 200000 sq ft expansion in South Carolina

Aug.14, 2014 - US-based 3D printing company 3D Systems announced today that it has opened a new 30,500 square-foot facility in Barberton, Ohio to expand its manufacturing capacity for 3D printer filament. More

Sciaky announces first sale of giant metal 3D printer

Aug.6, 2014 - Sciaky, Inc. announced Tuesday that it received a purchase order from a major aerospace parts maker to provide an electron beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) system. More

MakerBot expands European operations with the launch of MakerBot Europe

Aug.1, 2014 - Makerbot announced today it is opening a MakerBot Europe office based in Germany. As part of this expansion effort, MakerBot is acquiring certain assets of its Germany-based partner. More

Giant 3D printer maker 3D Group in deal with Oz Brewing to gain ASX presence

Aug.1, 2014 - 3D Group, an emerging marketer of 3D printing systems and services in Australia, is seeking a presence on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) by early December. More

WASP team to 3D print homes in developing countries using clay and soil

Jul.31, 2014 - Since December 2012, Italian team Wasp (standing for 'World's Advanced Saving Project') has been working on development of 3D printers and research about clay printers and materials. More

QSQM acquired for $1M, set to launch new Uncia DLP 3D printer on Indiegogo this week

Jul.28, 2014 - QSQM Technology Corporation in Shenyang, a manufacturer of DLP 3D Printer in China, announced that the company has been acquired for $1 million by Nanjing F.M. company. More

GE announces $50 million high volume 3D printing facility in Auburn

Jul.15, 2014 - GE's aviation division plans to bring high volume additive manufacturing to its facility in Auburn, AL. GE will use 3D printing to produce a fuel nozzle for use in jet engines. More

Home Depot starts selling Makerbot 3D printers in US

Jul.14, 2014 - Home Depot Inc. (HD), the world’s largest home-improvement chain has partnered with MakerBot to bring MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printers to customers. The 3D printers will be available on The Home Depot website... More

Stratasys & Graphene Technologies to develop graphene-enhanced 3D printing materials

Jul.13, 2014 - Rechovot, Israel based 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys, in collaboration with Novato, CA based American Graphite Technologies, will research and develop Graphene enhanced 3D printing materials for 3D printers. More

Ion Core, makers of Zinter PRO 3D Printer secures $10m investment

Jul.1, 2014 - Ion Core Ltd, the maker of Zinter PRO 3D Printer has secured $10 million in funding from Hedge Fund Managers Jonathan Bailey and BJ Eastwood, for rapid expansion of production and sales into Europe and the United States. More

Li Ka-shing, the richest man in Asia invests $10M in Modern Meadow

Jun.23, 2014 - Modern Meadow has secured $10 million in Series A funding led by Horizons Ventures, the Hong Kong-based firm of billionaire investor Li Ka-shing. More

Groupe Gorgé launches Prodways Entrepreneurs to support & finance 3D printing businesses

Jun.17, 2014 - French engineering company Groupe Gorgé has launched Prodways Entrepreneurs, a support and financing solution designed for European companies in the 3D Printing area. More

3D Systems reveals strategies for the second half of 2014

Jun.17, 2014 - 3D Systems hosted an investor and analyst day last week and today they revealed more details of the projects they are working on for the second half of 2014. More

3D Systems breaks speed barrier, showing 3D printing is faster than injection molding

Jun.12, 2014 - 3D Systems announced this week that its fab-grade 3D printers effectively matched and exceeded the productivity of traditional injection molding in the direct manufacture of functional parts. More

WHEB Partners invests €6.6m in Irish 3D printer maker Mcor

Jun.3, 2014 - London and Munich-based private equity firm WHEB Partners has invested €6.6m in Mcor Technologies, an Ireland-based provider of environmentally friendly 3D printers. More

MakerBot and B&H create 3D printing store-within-a-store in NY

May.30, 2014 - MakerBot opens a new MakerBot store-within-a-store on May 29, 2014 at the B&H SuperStore at 420 Ninth Avenue in New York. This is the first store-within-a-store for MakerBot. More

Wal-Mart CEO says retailer may buying 3D printing company

May.29, 2014 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon said the world's largest retailer may use 3D printers for producing supplies and may also target a 3D printing acquisition. More

NTU launches S$30 million 3D printing research centre

May.26, 2014 - Nanyang Technological University (NTU) unveiled its new S$30 million 3D printing centre on Monday. Named Additive Manufacturing Centre (NAMC), the center was officially launched by Mr Lee Yi Shyan. More

South Korea's largest telecom company to feature 3DISON 3D printers

May.26, 2014 - ROKIT Inc. announced that it has sighed an agreement with SK Telecom, the largest mobile telecommunications company in Korea to provide its 3D printers to 100 SKT's shops in Seoul and metropolitan area. More

3D printing company cited by OSHA after explosion, facing $64,400 in penalties

May.22, 2014 - Woburn, MA based 3D printing company Powderpart was cited by OSHA for one willful and nine serious violations of workplace safety standards after an explosion and fire on Nov. 5, 2013. More

Rokit donating five Edison 3D printers to Korean youngsters

May.9, 2014 - Rokit announced today that it has donated 5 units of 3dison plus 3D printer to universities, designers and individuals supported by “Edison Creativity Development Fund”. More

Trumpf re-enters metal 3D printing market with Italian partner Sisma

May.7, 2014 - Trumpf has announced a joint venture with Italy's largest laser manufacturer, Sisma S.p.A., to co-develop latest-generation production systems for the 3D printing of metal components. More

3D printing inventor Charles Hull nominated for the European Inventor Award

May.6, 2014 - The European Patent Office (EPO) has nominated the 74-year-old American 3D printing inventor Charles Hull for this year’s European Inventor Award in the category “Non-European Countries”. More

3D Systems Introduces 3D printing MAKE.DIGITAL for K-12 Education

May.1, 2014 - 3D Systems launches today a series of 3D digital literacy initiatives for K-12 education. Named MAKE.DIGITAL, this initiative include a new education webpage on More

3D printing entrepreneur on track to Branson's search for Britain’s best start-up

Apr.22, 2014 - 3D printing entrepreneur, Chris Thorpe, from Oxford, has been selected as a semi-finalist in Virgin Media Pioneers Pitch to Rich competition. More

GIGTANK selects 7 3D printing startups for 2014 Accelerator

Apr.17, 2014 - GIGTANK, an annual entrepreneurial accelerator in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has selected 12 startup teams, including 7 3D printing startups for this summer's entrepreneur program. More

3D Systems to acquire Brazilian 3D printing service Robtec

Apr.16, 2014 - 3D Systems Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire Robtec, the largest Latin-American additive manufacturing service bureau and the leading 3D printing and scanning products distributor. More

All-in-one ZMorph 3D printer plans public stock offering to raise funds

Apr.8, 2014 - After the success at CeBIT 2014 in Hanover, ZMorph3D, a Polish manufacturer of 3D printers and software, announced plans to raise cash through a public stock offering. More

3D metal printer maker SLM Solutions plans IPO

Apr.7, 2014 - 3D printer maker SLM Solutions is preparing an IPO on the Prime Standard segment of the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, aiming to raise 75 million euros to finance further growth. More

Ion Core fund raising initiative to bring Zinter 3D Printer to all UK schools

Apr.4, 2014 - To help UK students lead the world of design, manufacture and technology by enabling access to the latest tools and software, UK startup, Ion Core, the company behind Zinter PRO 3D Printer, launches STEM Initiative. More

3D printer maker Stratasys buys Interfacial Solutions

Apr.4, 2014 - 3D printers maker Stratasys said Friday it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Wisconsin-based Interfacial Solutions, a privately held company. More

Germany 3D printer maker Voxeljet to open first U.S. Facility in Michigan

Apr.4, 2014 - German 3D printing company Voxeljet will locate its first U.S. facility in Michigan, Gov. Rick Snyder announced this week as he and his delegation completed their third day of his 2014 Europe mission. More

An interview with Diego Porqueras of Deezmaker

Apr.2, 2014 - In the video below, Andrew of 3dHacker visited this walk-in retail shop "Deezmaker 3D Printers & Hackerspace", and talked to Porqueras about his printers and his open source projects. More

Stratasys to buy two additive manufacturing firms for more growth

Apr.2, 2014 - 3D printer company Stratasys on Wednesday acquired Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies, two privately-held additive manufacturing companies. More

3D printing company Materialise files for IPO

Apr.2, 2014 - Leuven, Belgium based 3D printing company Materialise NV filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise about $125 million in an initial public offering of American Depositary Shares. More

3D Systems acquires Medical Modeling to enter reconstructive surgery market

Apr.2, 2014 - 3D Systems announced that it acquired Medical Modeling Inc., a leading provider of personalized surgical treatments and patient specific medical devices, including virtual surgical planning and clinical transfer tools. More

Japan allocated 4 bln yen to launch national 3D printing project

Apr.2, 2014 - While American and European 3D printer manufacturers currently dominate the 3D printing market, Japanese government is looking to fight back. The Japanese government has allocated 4 billion yen. More

Ultimaker announces new CEO

Mar.29, 2014 - Dutch 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker announces today the appointment of co-founder Siert Wijnia as the new CEO of Ultimaker B.V effective March 28, 2014. More

Chinese manufacturer to open U.S. 3D printer Factory in Dothan

Mar.28, 2014 - On Friday's U.S.-China Manufacturing Symposium Nanjing Zijin-Lead Electronics, one of China’s leading 3D printer manufacturers announced it has decided to open a new facility in Dothan. More

OK International invests in PP3DP to co-develop 3D printers

Mar.25, 2014 - OK International announced it will co-develop a line of industrial 3D printers with Delta Micro Factory, subsidiary of Beijing-based 3D printing company TierTime Technology Co. Ltd. More

HP walks back prior June 3D printer announcement

Mar.25, 2014 - Last week all 3D printing stocks took a hit, after Hewlett-Packard Co. Chief Executive Meg Whitman told shareholders that the company will outline plans to enter the commercial 3D-printing market in June. More

LUXeXceL to invest in 3D printing factory for LED optics

Mar.21, 2014 - Dutch company LUXeXceL Group, the inventor of the revolutionary Printoptical Technology, announces an investment in a new 3D printing factory dedicated to manufacturing volumes of LED lighting optics. More

Polish 3D printer maker Zortrax to issue $3.3 million bonds due 2017

Mar.18, 2014 - Polish 3D printer maker Zortrax plans to issue 10 million PLN ($3.3 million, €2.4 Million) in bonds through the Invista Brokerage House. It will offer 10,000 unsecured bond, each worth 1,000 PLN ($329 / €236). More

3D metal printer maker SLM Solutions hires bankers to plot IPO

Mar.13, 2014 - German 3D printer maker SLM Solutions has hired Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse to prepare a potential stock market listing, Reuters reports. More

GIGTANK issues final call for applications to 2014 3D Printing Accelerator

Mar.7, 2014 - The Company Lab (CO.LAB) is inviting entrepreneurs with applications in 3D printing to apply for participation in GIGTANK, an annual entrepreneurial accelerator that leverages Chattanooga’s advanced fiber infrastructure to build next-generation business models. More

ExOne makes two acquisitions to broaden post-print processing for nearly $10m

Mar.7, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer ExOne Company announced that it has acquired two operations to broaden its post-print processing capabilities. More

3D printing inventor Chuck Hull to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Mar.4, 2014 - Chuck Hull, the inventor of 3D printing and founder of 3D Systems, will be inducted into the NIHF for his globally impactful and transformative work inventing and pioneering 3D printing. More

3D Systems buys Digital PlaySpace to bring 3D printing to girls and moms

Feb.19, 2014 - 3D Systems announced today that it has acquired Digital PlaySpace for an undisclosed amount. This is the 3D printer maker’s fifth acquisition since December. More

Hasbro and 3D Systems team up to explore '3D printing for children'

Feb.14, 2014 - 3D printer maker 3D Systems (DDD) and Hasbro (HAS) announced today their intent to co-develop, co-venture and deliver play experiences powered by 3D printing for children and their families later this year. More

Local Motors names MakerBot's CEO Bree Pettis to its board of directors

Feb.11, 2014 - Local Motors, Inc. today announced that Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot, has joined its Board of Directors, effective January 30, 2014. More

Investment firm seeks 'disruptive start-ups' in 3D printing

Feb.10, 2014 - Harbor Capital Group Inc., based in Bloomington, Minnesota is looking to invest between $500k and $1.5 million in 'disruptive start-ups' – like 3D printing, big data, and robotics. More

Stratasys to be acquired by HP or Epson?

Feb.7, 2014 - According to an analyst at Bloomberg, HP and Seiko Epson Corp will have a chance to move away from the declining market of paper-and-ink printing by making strategic acquisitions of a leader in the 3D printing technology. More

New MakerBot Innovation Centers to support 3D printers in education

Feb.6, 2014 - 3D printer company MakerBot announces today it is starting up its own MakerBot Innovation Centers for universities and businesses. More

3D printing stocks tumble after 3D Systems lowers profit forecast

Feb.6, 2014 - 3D printing giant 3D Systems released its preliminary 2013 full-year results and issued 2014 full-year guidance yesterday, reviving fears of a bubble in the 3D printing industry and sending its shares down as much as 28 percent. More

Swedish 3D printer maker leads 3D revolution

Feb.4, 2014 - Arcam AB, a Mölndal, Sweden-based AM equipment manufacturer founded in 1997, has developed an EBM system to build up fully dense metal components layer by layer, melted by a powerful electron beam. More

ORNL, Local Motors to produce world's first production 3D printed vehicle

Jan.30, 2014 -  Local Motors and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have signed a new partnership to develop and deliver technology to produce the world's first production 3-D printed vehicle. More 

CAD burglary: 30 stolen Ultimaker 2 3D printers 

Jan.30, 2014 -  Yesterday Ultimaker announced some unfortunate news, on Sunday around 30 units of their popular Ultimaker 2 printers were stolen from the company's warehouse in the Netherlands. More 

Credit Suisse says 3D printing market to be 357% bigger than predicted

Jan.23, 2014 -  A research team lead by Jonathan Shaffer at Credit Suisse revised their 2016 projection for the 3D printing market to $800 million up from $175 million. This is an increase of 357%. More 

Arcam receives new orders for EBM System from US and China 

Jan.23, 2014 -  Arcam (STO:ARCM), listed on NASDAQ OMX, has received an EBM system order from a major aerospace industry client in the US. The system will be used for aerospace components. More 

World's largest technology distributor to sell 3D printers 

jan.22, 2014 -  Two short videos shows some hints of 3D Systems' cubify - the new is a online social platform integrated by 3D printing service, 3D modeling and 3D models and apps market place where you can.. More 

Citron issues trade warning on Organovo 

Jan.22, 2014 -  On January 21, Citron Research issued a cautious report on Organovo Holdings. In its 4-page report, Citron Research points out only 7.98% of Organovo's shares are owned by institutions. More 

Concept Laser opens laser additive manufacturing R&D center 

Jan.21, 2014 -  Laser additive manufacturing machine maker Concept Laser has opened a new development centre, a "company think tank' at its headquarters in Lichtenfels, Germany.  More 

Hershey and 3D Systems team up to develop 3D printable foods

Jan.16, 2014 -  Hershey (HSY), the largest producer of quality chocolate in North America, announces a collaboration with 3D Systems (DDD) to explore ways to use 3D printing capabilities to create food products. More 

UK to invest £15 million to set up national 3D printing hub 

Jan.16, 2014 -  More than £15 million of public money will be used to set up a national centre for 3D printing technology to put Britain at the forefront of the developing industry, British Finance Minister George Osborne will announce today. More 

NIH partners with Organovo to develop 3D printable living tissues 

Jan.14, 2014 -  Bio 3D printing company Organovo announced today that they are joining together with NIH to help scientists develop 3D printed functional living tissues for bringing safer, more effective treatments to patients on a faster timeline.  More 

LUXeXceL raises €5 million fund to fuel optical 3D printing 

Jan.14, 2014 -  LUXeXceL, a Goes based Dutch company that makes lenses through 3D printing for the lighting industry, has raised 5 million funding from investors, including Munich Venture Partners, ChrysalixSET and Filsa Capital.  More 

Epson to launch industrial 3D printers within five years

Jan.10, 2014 -   Epson is developing industrial, multi-material 3D printers, said president Minoru Usui recently when he joined Epson's 30th anniversary celebration in Sydney, Australia. More

White Bear Resources announces proposed acquisition of 3D printer maker Tinkerine 

Jan.9, 2014 -  White Bear Resources Inc. ("White Bear") today announces that it has entered into a binding letter of intent with with Tinkerine Studio Ltd. to acquire all of the 200 issued and outstanding shares of Tinkerine. More 

Mcor closing in on €15m new funding from Silicon Valley investors

Jan.9, 2014 -   Having already raised €2m in funding, Irish company Mcor Technologies is now closing in on a new round of funding worth up to €15m from some of Silicon Valley's top venture capital firms. More

Dover Group announces strategic investment in TierTime, UP! 3D printer maker 

Jan.9, 2014 -  Dover (China) Investment Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dover Group (NYSE: DOV), today announced the completion of their strategic investment in 3D printer manufacturer Beijing TierTime Technology (TierTime) in China. More to join 3D Systems as Chief Creative Officer 

Jan.9, 2014 -  At a press conference on Wednesday, 3D Systems announced that joined 3DS as its Chief Creative Officer.  More 

3D-printer maker Formlabs accepts Bitcoin, releases PreForm 1.0

Jan.7, 2014 -  3D printer maker Formlabs will begin accepting the digital currency Bitcoin on its online store, the company announced at the CES 2014 on Tuesday.  More 

Teachers learn to build 3D printer for the classroom 

Jan.5, 2014 -  Through a collaboration between the Orange County School Department of Education and Airwolf 3D, teachers from Orange County educational institutions are about learn everything about 3D printing.  More 

MakerBot anticipates 3D printer launches at CES

Jan.5, 2014 -   Bre Pettis, chief executive of US company MakerBot, talks to the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones about the rise of 3D printing. More

Afinia denies patent infringement allegations by Stratasys 

Jan.3, 2014 -  In November 2013 leading 3D printer company Stratasys announced that it was filing a patent infringement lawsuit against against Afinia, a division of Microboards Technology LLC.  More 

3D Systems acquires Gentle Giant Studios, expanding access to toy industry 

Jan.3, 2014 -  3D Systems (DDD) announced today the acquisition of Gentle Giant Studios, the leading provider of 3D modeling for the entertainment and toy industry. More 

3D Systems to buy a portion of Xerox for $32.5M in cash

Dec.18, 2013 -   3D Systems announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Xerox Corporation's Wilsonville, Oregon product design, engineering and chemistry group and related assets for $32.5 million in cash. More

3D Systems buys 3D printing filament maker Village Plastics  

Dec.13, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today the acquisition of Norton, Ohio based Village Plastics Co., a manufacturer of filament-based ABS, PLA and HIPS 3D printing materials. More 

Arcam to buy Canadian metal powder maker for up to $33 million 

Dec.13, 2013 -  Swedish industrial 3D printer maker Arcam has signed an agreement to acquire the metal powder division (AP&C) of Canada's Raymor Industries for a total of 35 million Canadian dollars ($32.91 million). More 

3D printing hype overdone, says Nomura's Kim

Dec.9, 2013 -   Analysts at Nomura issues major news alert for the hottest sectors in the market - 3D printing today. 3D printing hype may be 'overdone', says Nomura's James Kim. More

EOS and 3D Micromac set up 3D MicroPrint for micro laser sintering

Dec.9, 2013 -   EOS, additive manufacturing specialist and 3D-Micromac AG in Chemnitz, a laser micromachining systems provider, has set up a new joint-venture company More

3D Systems buys 3D printed ceramics manufacturer Figulo

Dec.5, 2013 -   3D Systems announced today the acquisition of Figulo, a 3D printed ceramics provider. More

Materialise & China 3D Printing Technology Industry Alliance signed partnership agreement

Dec.2, 2013 -  The China 3D Printing Technology Industry Alliance and Materialise have signed partnership agreement on Monday, November 25th. More 

Camtek hinted to launch 3D printer for PCBs, share nearly doubles

Nov.25, 2013 -   Camtek said it was close to a commercial launch for its 3D printer - a first-of-its-kind device producing printed circuit boards. More

Stratasys brings patent infringement suit against Afinia 

Nov.25, 2013 -  3D Printer company Stratasys announced today that it has brought suit for patent infringement against Afinia, a division of Microboards Technology LLC. More 

3D Systems and Motorola partner on 3D printed modules & custom smartphone 

Nov.22, 2013 -  3D printer company 3D Systems has entered into a multi-year development agreement with Motorola to create a continuous high-speed 3D printing production platform for Motorola's Project Ara.  More 

MakerBot opens new store in Boston

Nov.22, 2013 -   Just before the holiday season begins, Makerbot opens a retail store at Newbury Street in Boston, giving consumers a close look at 3D printers More

Short-seller Citron takes aim at 3D printer maker voxeljet, shares fall 

Nov.20, 2013 -  Short-seller Citron Research questioned voxeljet AG's quarterly results, saying the Germany-based 3D printer maker provided loans to customers to generate sales. More 

MakerBot Academy aims to put 3D printer in every U.S. school 

Nov.12, 2013 -  Brooklyn-based 3D-printer company Makerbot is leading a charge to crowd source 3D printers for every school in America. More 

3D Systems to be marketed in Japan and South Korea 

Nov.5, 2013 -  3D Systems, a leader in 3D printing, announced this month two distribution agreement in Asia.  More 

3D Systems Q3 revenue grows by 50% on higher printer sales 

Oct.29, 2013 -  3D Systems Corp announced today that its third quarter revenue grew 50% from the prior year to $135.7 million.  More 

Formlabs raises $19 million series A round led by DFJ Growth 

Oct.23, 2013 -  Formlabs, the designers and manufacturers of the Form 1 3D printer, announced $19M in Series A financing today. More 

HP to enter 3D printing market in mid-2014

Oct.23, 2013 -   HP is working on developing 3D printing technology, announced HP CEO Meg Whitman at the Canalys Channels Forum in Bangkok. More

German 3D printer company voxeljet set for IPO

Oct.17, 2013 -   German 3D printer company voxeljet is planning to sell 6.5 million shares at a price range of $13 to $15 a share this week in its IPO. More

MakerBot to open two new stores in Boston and Greenwich, Conn.  

Oct.16, 2013 -  3D printer manufacturer MakerBot is scheduled to open two new retail stores in Boston and Greenwich prior to the start of the holiday season. More 

MakerBot signs distribution deal with Ingram Micro

Oct.10, 2013 -   3D printing company MakerBot announces today Ingram Micro Inc., a Fortune 100 company and the world's largest wholesale technology distributor is now authorized as a U.S. distribution partner for MakerBot. More

3D printer company voxeljet plans to raise $91 million in IPO 

Oct.8, 2013 -  The Friedberg, Germany-based voxeljet, a leading provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services announced terms for its IPO on Monday. voxeljet plans to raise $91 million by offering 6.5 million shares. More 

3D Systems to invest $10.9 million to expand facilities, adding 133 jobs 

Oct.4, 2013 -  3D Systems plans to invest $10.9 million to expand its research and production facilities in Rock Hill, reported Heraldonline. The expansion will create 133 jobs. More 

Stratasys opens Singapore office to meet rising 3D printing demand in Asia

Oct.1, 2013 -  Stratasys Asia Pacific today announced the opening of its local office in Singapore. The new office will enable Stratasys to meet the demands its Asean-based customers and the local 3D printing market.  More 

Stratasys collaborates with Aurora to tap into China's billion 3D printing market 

Sep.25, 2013 -  The Aurora Group today announced Aurora and 3D printing company Stratasys Ltd have entered into an agreement for the exclusive distribution of Stratasys Idea Series professional desktop 3D printers in China. More 

3D printer firm voxeljet files for a $100 million IPO 

Sep.18, 2013 -  voxeljet, a leading manufacturer of industrial 3D printing systems filed on Tuesday with the SEC to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering. More 

3D Systems buys The Sugar Lab, maker of 3D-printed sugar confections

Sep.10, 2013 -   3D Systems announced today that it has acquired The Sugar Lab, a start-up micro-design firm dedicated to 3D printing customized, multi-dimensional, edible confections in real sugar. More

3D Systems is No.5 on Fortune's 2013 list of Fastest-Growing Companies

Sep.3, 2013 -   3D Systems announced today that for the second year in a row, the company has made Fortune Magazine's 2013 list of the fastest-growing companies. More

Stratasys is expanding in Eden Prairie, Minnesota 

Sep.2, 2013 -  Stratasys has added 126 jobs in the Minneapolis suburb, a 33 percent jump to just over 500 people. And it expects to hire another 30 to 40 people before the end of the year.More 

Reddit co-founder's tour: 3D-printing with Shapeways and möbius bacon (video) 

Aug.30, 2013 -  In "Small Empires" fifth Episode hosted by Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, the crew took a tour of the Shapeways' HQ and factory in Long Island City, NY.  More 

TheStreetSweeper & Citron Research negative on ExOne 

Aug.29, 2013 -  An article titled "The ExOne Company: Irrational exuberance obscures black clouds building around 3-D printing" was published yesterday on the Street Sweeper. More 

3D printing stocks jump on 'Buy' rating by Citigroup analysts 

Aug.26, 2013 -  Shares of two 3D-printer makers 3D Systems (DDD) and Stratasys (SSYS) jumped Monday morning as investment bank Citigroup started coverage of two companies with a pair of buys. More 

Taiwan: Kinpo to launch 3D printers, sees 3-year sales topping 1 million units 

Aug.26, 2013 -  Taiwan-based Kinpo Group announced today its own-brand 3D printers: XYZprinting. The new 3D printers will target the entry-level and mid-range segment initially. More 

3D Systems buys CRDM to expand its presence in UK

Aug.21, 2013 -   3D Systems continues to make acquisitions in the 3D printing community, and this time it buys U.K.'s CRDM. More

Stratasys gets high scores in Customer Satisfaction Survey

Aug.14, 2013 -   Stratasys scores more than 4 out of 5 in annual Customer Satisfaction Survey responses in Asia-Pacific and Japan Region. More

ExOne to build $20M new facility in Germany

Aug.7, 2013 -   3D printer maker ExOne Company said on Tuesday that it has purchased land and will soon begin construction on a new facility in Gersthofen, Germany, in the district of Augsburg. More

3D Systems acquires cloud-based, project management tool TeamPlatform

Aug.6, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has acquired cloud-based, project management tool TeamPlatform. More 

ExOne opens 6th production service center, new sales centers in Brazil and China

Aug.1, 2013 -   The ExOne Company, a 3-D printer manufacturer, announced that it has opened a new Production Service Center (PSC) in Auburn, Washingtonand two new sales centers in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Shanghai, China. More

3D Systems expands its China presence 

Jul.30, 2013 -  3D Systems announced that Tianjin Real Estate Development Management Co., Ltd. in Northern China has begun selling its personal and professional 3D printers. More 

STOXX introduces second 3D printing index 

Jul.26, 2013 -  STOXX, the Europe-based index provider, introduced this week a new STOXX Global 3D Printing Pure Play Index, which tracks "pure play" companies that are highly involved in the 3D printing sector. More 

Yamada Denki, Japan's largest home appliance chain to sell 3D printers

Jul.18, 2013 -   Yamada Denki, Japan's largest discount consumer electronics retailer announced today that it has teamed up with IGUAZU to enter into 3D printer market. More

Motorola's MAKEwithMOTO on the road, filled with 3D printers

Jul.16, 2013 -   For showing its love to makers, Motorola recently commissioned a Sprinter van and filled with hackable phones, 3D printers to drive around the country. More

3D Systems completes acquisition of Phenix 

Jul.15, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has closed its acquisition of Phenix Systems, a manufacturer of Direct Metal Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printers. More 

The Bre Pettis Way: Makerbot CEO is starring in a Mazda ad campaign

Jul.11, 2013 -   MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis is featured in a Mazda #GameChanger campaign. Conviction. Creativity. Courage. This is the Bre Pettis way. And the Mazda way. More

Deloitte and 3D Systems to launch education and design centers 

Jul.10, 2013 -  Deloitte and 3D Systems today announced an exclusive multi-year alliance to jointly assist companies and industries adopt and integrate 3D printing into their business. More 

Solidoodle sales reach $4 million since launch in Sep 2011 

Jun.29, 2013 -  Brooklyn startup 3D-printer company Solidoodle announced that its sales has reached over $4 million since its launch in September 2011. More 

Planetary Resources & 3D Systems partner to develop spacecraft components

Jun.26, 2013 -   3D Systems today announced that the company has joined Planetary Resources' core group of investors and will be a collaborative partner in assisting Planetary Resources to develop components for spacecraft using 3D printing. More

Stratasys plans acquisitions to expand into 3D metal printing 

Jun.25, 2013 -  Today in an interview in Beijing, Stratasys Chairman Scott Crump said to Bloomberg that the company plans acquisitions to expand into devices that use metals. More 

Stratasys, Makerbot CEOs explain the $604 Milion deal 

Jun.21, 2013 -  The merger of Stratasys and MakerBot brings together two industry leaders and their 3D printing technology. On Thursday's press conference CEOs talked more about the deal and what it means for their companies. More 

3D printer passes Zero-Gravity test on road to Space Station 

Jun.20, 2013 -  The first 3D printer bound for space passed a series of critical microgravity tests at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, announces the 3D printer's builder.  More 

Stratasys acquiring 3D printing company MakerBot for $403 million in stock

Jun.20, 2013 -   Stratasys, an Israeli-based 3D printer manufacturer has just unveiled plans to acquire 3D printing company MakerBot in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at $403 million. More

Asia's first 3D printed fashion show 

Jun.19, 2013 -  Materialise Malaysia and Melinda Looi presented Asia's very first 3D printed fashion show on June 14, 2013, the theme of the show was "Birds". More 

Digital manufacturing supplier Inventables raises $3M in funding 

Jun.17, 2013 -  Chicago based Inventables, which runs an online hardware store for designers, today announced a $3 million round of financing bringing total investment in the company to $5M.  More 

3D Systems ranked 4th on Forbes List of America's 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies 

Jun.14, 2013 -  3D Systems has been ranked at 4th place on a Forbes list of America's 25 fastest growing tech companies, which has been topped by career-oriented networking portal LinkedIn Corp.  More 

3D Systems to buy Sintering 3D Printer Provider Phenix Systems

Jun.12, 2013 -   3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) has signed agreements to acquire approximately 80% of Phenix Systems, a manufacturer of Direct Metal Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printers based in Riom, France. More

Mcor announces 600% growth in sales and $2m funding from ITLG

Jun.11, 2013 -   3D printing company Mcor achieves increases of 600% in sales, 1200% in resellers and an additional infusion of $2 million from ITLG, propelling rapid expansion. More

3D printer manufacturer Stratasys in talks to buy Makerbot? 

Jun.9, 2013 -  Yesterday TechCrunch reported that Stratasys is in talks to buy MakerBot. Stratasys, manufacturer of professional 3D printers, has not yet any products for the fast-growing consumer market. More 

Rumor: 3D Printer Firm MakerBot in Acquisition Talks

Jun.6, 2013 -   MakerBot Industries LLC, the maker of 3-D printers, is in talks with suitors that could lead to the sale of the company. According to Spencer E. Ante's article in the Wall Street Journal. More

MakerBot Opens New 50,000 Square Foot Factory in Brooklyn 

Jun.3, 2013 -  MakerBot announces today that it has moved and expanded its production facility to a larger location in Brooklyn. More 

Pirate3D to bring 3D Printing to Africa

Jun.3, 2013 -   Pirate3D launched the Buccaneer, a sub-$400 3D printer on May 30 and its campaign has already passed the $500,000 mark. More

Stratasys announces record financial results for Q1 2013 

May.13, 2013 -  Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) today announced record financial results for the first quarter of 2013.  More 

3D Systems Buys RPDG

May.1, 2013 -   3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced today that it has acquired Rapid Product Development Group, Inc. ("RPDG"), a provider of on-demand additive and traditional manufacturing services. More

ExOne Opens Materials R&D Laboratory in Ohio

May.1, 2013 -   The ExOne Company (XONE) , provider of 3D printing machines and printed products to industrial customers, announced that it established a new material characterization and testing facility in St. Clairsville, Ohio. More

3D Systems revenue jumps 31 percent as it sold 81 percent more printers

Apr.30, 2013 -   Reuters reports today that 3D printer maker 3D Systems Corp had a 31 percent jump in quarterly revenue as 3D Systems sold 81 percent more printers and gross margin expanded 250 basis points. More

Supermodel Coco Rocha experienced 3D printing at Shapeways

Apr.18, 2013 -   Most recently, Supermodel Coco Rocha visited the Shapeways factory in NYC to investigate "how 3D printing will change the world of fashion in the very near future". More

voxeljet takes over British 3D service provider Global TCT

Apr.15, 2013 -   voxeljet will be taking over the British service provider Global TCT effective by April 2013, thus increasing its presence in the UK. More

ExOne aims to raise its annual revenue to $100M within 3 years

Apr.10, 2013 -   The CEO of ExOne Co (XONE.O), the 3D printer maker that went public in February, said its gross margin could exceed 50 percent within three years. More

Singapore to invest $500 million in 3D printing 

Mar.25, 2013 -  Singapore Government will invest $500 million over five years to boost country's skills in advanced manufacturing. More 

Pirate3D aims to bring affordable 3D printing to the masses

Mar.25, 2013 -   Together with their friend Roger Chang, they formed the start-up Pirate3DP (now Pirate3D) in 2011 with the aim of developing the most affordable, reliable, user-friendly 3D printer for the mass market. More

Cartier & Forbes' Entrepreneur Voice features Makerbot CEO (video) 

Mar.24, 2013 -  Interviewed by co-founder of Thrillist Media Group, Ben Lerer, Pettis shares his story and knowledge that he has gained in the process of setting up and developing his business. More 

Mcor CEO on paper 3D printing, the Staples deal and the future of Mcor 

Mar.23, 2013 -  While the limitation and high cost of materials become the biggest obstacles for the development of 3D printing, Dr. Conor MacCormack, the CEO of Mcor believes their paper based 3D color printer is a solution.  More 

BEGO licenses Renishaw for 3D printing in dental sector 

Mar.13, 2013 -  Renishaw and BEGO Bremer Goldschlägerei Wilh. Herbst GmbH & Co. KG, have concluded an agreement that licenses Renishaw to use BEGO patents for additive manufacturing in dental applications. More 

MakerBot hiring for 50 positions

Mar.12, 2013 -  Fancy a job working for MakerBot? For people who want to get started in the 3D printing business, MakerBot Industries of Brooklyn, New York opens some positions for you.  More 

MakerBot and Autodesk to jointly develop and market 3D design and 3D printers 

Mar.9, 2013 -  Makerbot announced they have signed a definitive agreement to jointly market a combination of 3D design software and 3D printing hardware. More 

Massive Dynamics to acquire 3D printer developer PrintForge 3D

Mar.5, 2013 -  Massive Dynamics has signed a letter of intent to acquire PrintForge 3D Ltd., a Hong-Kong based developer of 3D printers and related accessories.  More 

3D Systems acquired Geomagic for $55 million in cash 

Feb.28, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Geomagic, Inc. ("Geomagic"), for $55 million in cash. More 

Massive Dynamics launches 3D printing division; seeking acquisition candidates

Feb.28, 2013 -   Massive Dynamics, Inc. announces that it has launched a new division that will acquire existing companies in the rapidly expanding 3D printing market. More

3D Systems called a 'bubble stock' by influential Citron Research

Feb.15, 2013 -   Shares of 3D Systems, Stratasys and ExOne, 3D printer manufacturers, fell on Thursday after Citron Research said they were vastly overvalued. More

New 3D printing template marketplace caught selling stolen jewelry, marketplace offline

Feb.8, 2013 -   Cincinnati start-up 3DLT is a new 3D printing template marketplace. Jessica Rosenkrantz, the co-founder of design studio Nervous System, found that some of her designs were listed at 3DLT for sale. More

Form 1 3D Printer entered into full production, on schedule to deliver end of April 

Feb.7, 2013 -  FormLabs announces today that the Form 1 3D printer has entered full production.  More 

3D printer company ExOne increases range, price $16 to $18 for $90 million IPO

Feb.7, 2013 -   ExOne, a 3D printer manufacturer, raised the proposed deal size for its upcoming IPO on Wednesday. More

China to invest $80M in 3D printing innovation center

Feb.5, 2013 -   3DP Industry Alliance unveiled plans to establish a 3D printing technology industry innovation center in Chengdu. More

Ideas to Prototypes to Production (video) 

Feb.4, 2013 -  Stratasys' newest video introduces the portfolio lines of the new Stratasys 3D printers that fit every stage of the design process from initial idea to high powered prototypes to full production parts. More 

Affordable 3D printer startup Pirate3DP raises USD482K from Red Dot Ventures 

Feb.1, 2013 -  Venture capital firm Red Dot Ventures has invested US$482K in Pirate3DP, a Singapore startup aiming to develop the most affordable 3D printer for the mass market.  More 

Organovo partners with OHSU to develop accurate 3D cancer models 

Jan.31, 2013 -  Organovo Holdings, Inc. (ONVO), a six-year-old startup, announced a partnership with the Knight Cancer Institute at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, OR, to develop more accurate 3D cancer models that could lead to new cancer therapeutics. More 

3D printing market in Japan: 7.7 billion yen by 2015

Jan.29, 2013 -   Yano Economic Research Institute Japan releases survey results on the domestic 3D printing market. The survey forecasts that Japanese 3D printing market will increase to 7.7 billion yen. More

Are 3D printing stocks overvalued? 3D Systems, Stratasys plunge 

Jan.29, 2013 -  Yesterday a post by a Seeking Alpha contributor says 3D Systems (DDD) maybe overvalued. Sratasys (SSYS) has emerged as the chief competitor of 3D Systems (DDD) in the industry.  More 

3D printing company ExOne announces terms for its $75 million IPO

Jan.28, 2013 -   ExOne Company (Nasdaq: XONE), a global provider of three-dimensional printers and printed products to industrial customers, today announced terms for its IPO. More

China may become a major 3D printing market for Stratasys  

Jan.28, 2013 -  Two leading professional 3D printer manufacturers, Stratasys and Objet completed its merger in December. After the merger the new company has more than 50% market share of the professional 3D printers. More 

Stratasys and Materialise 3D printed dress hit Paris Fashion Week at Iris van Herpen show 

Jan.22, 2013 -  Stratasys and Materialise today announced the unveiling of 3D printing collaborations on the catwalks of Paris Fashion Week as part of Iris van Herpen's Haute Couture show, 'VOLTAGE'. More 

Stratasys appoints Medicodi and PD Dental as channel partners for dental market in Korea 

Jan.21, 2013 -  Stratasys AP Ltd., a subsidiary of Stratasys, Ltd. a 3D printers and production systems manufacturer, today announced the appointment of Medicodi and PD Dental as new channel partners in Korea. More 

3D Systems buys COWEB 

Jan.10, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has acquired COWEB, based in Paris, France, a start-up that creates consumer customized 3D printed products and collectibles. More 

Interviews at CES: Formlabs' Maxim Lobovsky & 3D Systems' Avi Reichental 

Jan.10, 2013 -  Techcrunch talked with Maxim Lobovsky, co-founder of Formlabs, about their Form 1 printer, a stereolithographic system that could achieve higher resolution and accuracy. More 

3D printer company ExOne files for a $75 million IPO 

Jan.9, 2013 -  ExOne, a provider of 3D printing machines and printed products to industrial customers, filed on Tuesday with the SEC to raise up to $75 million in an initial public offering.  More 

Sahara Force India teams up with 3D Systems for 2013 Formula One season

Jan.4, 2013 -   Sahara Force India Formula One Team announces the signing of a technical partnership with 3D Systems Corporation, a leading supplier of 3D content-to-print solutions. More

3D Systems to acquire Geomagic 

Jan.3, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Geomagic, Inc., provider of 3D authoring solutions including design, sculpt and scan software tools. More 

HP should consider two waves to turn itself around: personal robot and 3D printing 

Dec.9, 2012 -  Which market should HP enter to turn it around? Rob Enderle, president and principal analyst of the Enderle Group, posted his proposal: one is personal robotics wave, another is 3D printing wave. More 

How things are going at Formlabs 

Dec.7, 2012 -  Since 3D Systems filed a lawsuit against Formlabs for its Form 1 desktop 3D printer, everyone is wondering how things are going at Formlabs. More 

Stratasys and Objet Complete Merger - total market valuation reach to $3.0 Billion

Dec.3, 2012 -   Stratasys, Inc. and Objet Ltd. today announced the completion of their merger, forming a leader in 3D printing and direct digital manufacturing. More

Impressive 3D printed work from Objet at EuroMold 2012

Nov.30, 2012 -   At Eurmold 2012 Objet is showing off some of its latest innovations and impresive 3D printed work. More

GE Aviation invests in 3D printing with acquisition 

Nov.21, 2012 -  GE subsidiary GE Aviation announced it has acquired locally based Morris Technologies and its sister company, Rapid Quality Manufacturing. More 

3D Systems Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Formlabs and Kickstarter 

Nov.21, 2012 -  3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) announced Tuesday that it has brought suit in the Federal District Court of South Carolina, Rock Hill division, against Formlabs, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts and Kickstarter, Inc. of New York, New York. More 

MakerBot unveils 3D photo booth at its retail store in NYC 

Nov.20, 2012 -   MakerBot is celebrating the grand opening of its first retail outlet in US on November 20th with the unveiling of a fully automated MakerBot 3D Photo Booth. More 

3D Systems 3rd-qtr beats estimates as 3D printer sales soar

Oct.26, 2012 -   Three-dimensional printer maker 3D Systems Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly results as printer sales more than doubled, prompting the company to raise its full-year forecast. More

3D Systems buys Rapidform for $35M in cash; expects adding $0.06-0.09 per share  

Oct.10, 2012 -  3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced that it acquired Rapidform, a leading global provider of 3D scan-to-CAD and inspection software tools, located in Seoul, South Korea for $35M in cash, subject to final closing adjustments. More 

HP should focus on making 3D printer, say analysts

Oct.4, 2012 -   Reuters reports that Meg Whitman has a laundry list of things to do at HP: Arrest a rapid decline in its personal computer unit, compete better on enterprise services.. More

3D Systems acquires leading Dutch prototyping company

Oct.3, 2012 -   3D Systems Corp. has acquired Tim The Innovative Modelmakers BV, an Eindhoven-based Netherlands provider of on-demand custom parts services. More

Stratasys seizes its leased 3D printer from DIY weapon project 

Oct.2, 2012 -  Inspired by a 3D printed lower receiver created by Have Blue, Cody Wilson, director of Defense Distributed, launched Wiki Weapon project and managed to raise $20,000 in BitCoins. This fund allowed him to lease a Stratasys professional 3D printer to make and test 3D printed weapons. More 

3D Systems listed in Fortune's Fastest-Growing Companies

Sep.17, 2012 -   Fortune Magazine's 2012 listed Top 100 fastest-growing companies in the world, 3D Systems ranked number 5 in tech, in the top 6 in profit growth and number 12 overall out of 100 companies listed. More

Gabor Forgacs, scientific founder of Organovo recognized for pioneering work in bioprinting

Jul.30, 2012 -   Gabor Forgacs, Executive and Scientific Director of the Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University has been awarded the AutoVision Innovations Award from 2b AHEAD, a German think tank. More

3D Systems CEO discusses demand in Europe and company's growth strategies (video) 

Jul.28, 2012 -  In a recently cnbc news (below) Abe Reichental discusses demand in Europe, the U.S. economy, and his company's growth strategies. Customers in europe have to continue to invest. They're under pressure to stay competitive. More 

3D Systems acquires Viztu Technologies for an undisclosed sum

Jul.24, 2012 -   3D Systems Corp. (DDD) said Monday that it has acquired Viztu Technologies. The financial terms of the deal and sum were not disclosed. More

Stratasys and US Department of Energy form joint initiative for energy efficient production 

Jun.30, 2012 -  3D printer manufacturer Stratasys announced a joint initiative with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to jointly develop fused deposition modeling (FDM) additive manufacturing to foster energy efficient production. More 

Short lead time puts Makerbot in a more competitive position 

Jun.26, 2012 -  MakerBot Industries began in 2009 when three friends founded this 3D-printing startup in Brooklyn. Now the company employs 115 people after receiving $10 million funding and has been delivering three generations of its hobbyist 3D printer. More 

A visit to Ultimaker - this is an awesome box 

Jun.7, 2012 -  Ultimaker, the 3D printer manufacturer in Netherlands was set up by three Dutch makers two and half years ago. Erik De Bruijn and Martijn Elserman met Siert Wijnia in, the FabLab in Utrecht, Netherlands. Each of them had built open source RepRap 3D printers before their collaboration. More 

envisionTEC announces the release of their new website 

May.5, 2012 -  envisionTEC announces the release of their new website. The new site has been redesigned with a fresh new look and has been updated with information about their latest products and services. More 

Objet appointed Altech Shanghai as Distributor in East China Region

Apr.21, 2012 -   Objet Asia Pacific Ltd., a subsidiary of Objet Ltd., announced the appointment of an Altech Co. Ltd. subsidiary as a new Objet distributor in the East China region. More

Stratasys to merge with Objet - key facts 

Apr.18, 2012 -  In Stratasys and Objet Investor Presentation there are some interesting figures: Objet: - More than 2,800 customers - Only technology with multi-material 3D printing capability More 

Stratasys and Objet agree to merge - Combined company valued at about $1.4 billion

Apr.16, 2012 -   Stratasys, Inc., and privately held Objet Ltd., today announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies would combine in an all-stock transaction with a combined equity value of approximately $1.4 billion. More

Objet holding acquisition talks with a large electronics company 

Mar.24, 2012 -  Objet Ltd, the Israel-based 3D printers maker is holding acquisition talks with a large electronics company, reported by Calcalist news. Beneficiaries are expected to be the investor Ilan Levin and billionaire Allen Yaglom. More 

Mcor Technologies celebrates St. Patrick's Day and ready to enter US Market 

Mar.16, 2012 -  Saint Patrick's Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. One traditional symbol of Saint Patrick's Day is the Shamrock. The Irish have considered shamrocks as good-luck symbols since earliest times, and today people of many other nationalities also believe they bring good luck.  More 

Objet announced new distributor in Brazil 

Dec.20, 2011 -  Objet Ltd., today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Anacom Eletrônica Ltda, for the Brazil market. More 

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Z-Corp sponsors mountain bike design competition for student designers 

Dec.19, 2011 -  Z Corporation announced today that it will sponsor "Reality Redesigned", a student-focused new mountain bike design competition. More 

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PP3DP Launched Upgrade kit for old UP! 3d printers 

Nov.26, 2011 - PP3DP launched an upgrade kit for older PP3DP owners. Instead of buying a new printer the old Upers can buy a full set of upgrade kit with low price. What parts are included in the upgrade kit?  More 

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makerbot 3d printer open source projectMakerBot launched 3 fun projects for 3D printers 

Nov.25, 2011 - Makerbot has just launched Remote Control Cars, Dynamos and a Windup Robot - 3 open source toy kits for your 3D printers. More

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formlab_logo_3d_printerFormlabs: 3D printer startup raised $500K initial funding 

Nov.23, 2011 -  Formlabs Inc., just started up and has not yet a website, has already raised $500,000 initial funding. The funding plan was to raise $1.5 million, according to federal documents. More 

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Tiertime Brings Its newest 3D Printer Inspire S250 to EuroMold 2011 

Nov.23, 2011 - Beijing TierTime Technology Co. Ltd, 3D printing and rapid prototyping industry manufacturer China, announces that it will demonstrate its latest Inspire series of 3D Printing products at EuroMold 2011. More 

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rapman 3.2 3d printer kit3D Systems Launchs New RapMan 3.2 3D Printer Kit 

Nov.23, 2011 - 3D Systems Corporation announced that next-gen Rapman 3.2 3D Printer kit and it is now available at Bits from Bytes site. 3D Systems will also bring the Rapman 3.2 to EuroMold in Frankfurt, Germany.  More 

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Objet Geometries bids for NASDAQ IPO  Nov.22, 2011

Israeli 3D printer company Objet Geometries seeks to bid for NASDAQ IPO and raise about $120 million on $500 million market cap. If implemented, it will be one of the largest IPO by Israeli company in US in past few years. More 

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Z Corp bought by 3D Systems for $137 million  Nov.21, 2011

3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) just announced that they have signed definitive agreement to acquire Z Corporation and Vidar Systems. 3D Systems bought these two companies for $137 million in cash from Contex Group, a subsidiary of Ratos AB, a listed private equity company located in Stockholm, Sweden. More 

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Objet 3D Printed Dashboard from StreetScooter and Other Cutting-Edge 3D Printing Applications at EuroMold 2011       Nov.9, 2011

Following a year packed full of new 3D printing product and material launches, Objet Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, will showcase some of the real-life applications made possible with its technology at EuroMold 2011. More 

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