As the mainstream era of 3D printing takes off, discussion centers on recent chatter in the financial sector over the performance of the Big 3 in additive manufacturing.
3D Systems reported good enough earnings and guidance to impress investors while the whole 3D...
In this episode of MBT’s Manufacturing Newswire, we’ll discuss a plant collapse in Omaha, as...
Nike used 3D printed prototypes to speed up the design process for its latest football cleat.
How do manufacturers accommodate 3D printing from a business management standpoint within an enterprise resource planning (ERP) application? Here are a few insights.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: 3D Printing A House; regulating chemicals in WV; tiny cars fail crash tests; and new approaches to contract manufacturing.
It should come as no surprise that intellectual property owners concerned that their valuable 3D printing product designs will be copied and traded on the internet need to focus on the available legal tools to protect product designs — most notably copyright, design patents and laws protecting trade dress in product configurations.
Being a technology that has been around for some 25 to 30 years, additive manufacturing (3D printing) was bound to make some intriguing changes and advances, as is expected every year. So why on Earth is 3D printing the biggest market disruptor of 2013?
A USC professor demonstrates how to build a 2,500-square-foot home in less than 20 hours.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: Ford's aluminum revolution; next-level 3D printing with metal; and the coolest concept cars in Detroit.
3D printing took another leap forward when Michigan Technological University scientists invented a 3D metal printer available at a relatively affordable price. While the machine is still a work in progress, it opens up the possibility of 3D metal printing for medium and small businesses, and even dedicated hobbyists. Here are some possible pros and cons that result from affordable, open-source 3D metal printers.
A state lawmaker proposed legislation Monday to make background checks and gun registrations requirements for anyone who builds plastic firearms on a 3D printer at home. The bill by state Sen. Kevin de Leon also would apply to anyone who buys parts that can be assembled into a gun.
Last year, there were only a handful of 3D printing companies at the gadget show. This year, there were thirty, and the organizers had to turn others away because they couldn't fit them in.
Curved TVs, wearable gadgets and a miniature 3-D printer were among the highlights of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show.
Michelle Miller reports on how one company is using 3D printing to create intricate fashion accessories like cufflinks, belt buckles and bracelets.
3D Systems has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Xerox's solid ink engineering and development teams, plus the development labs and patent portfolio, for $32.5 million in cash.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: Ten technology trends for 2014; a deal to keep an Ohio tank factory open; and a factory from the future.
As a follow-up to the previous video about a manufacturing facility consisting entirely of 3D printers, reporter Ray Martin discusses the pros and cons of 3D printing.
In a workshop at Grand Junction's Business Incubator Center, employees with Apex CAD Products use three-dimensional printers to make an array of items for customers, from models of dental implants and vertebrae for medical professionals to working parts for machines.
Reporter Ray Martin takes you on a tour of the Redeye 3D printing factory in Minneapolis — where the world's first 3D printed car was born.
In this episode of MBT’s Manufacturing Newswire, sponsored by Exact, we’ll discuss 3D printed guns and other disruptive technologies, as well as the Saab brand’s resurrection. We’ll also talk to Brad Holcomb of ISM on the latest strong manufacturing numbers, and see Honda’s fun new take on the airbag.
MakerBot is launching a 3D print service in its MakerBot retail stores located in New York, Boston and Greenwich, Conn.
Lawmakers took an easy step Monday when the Democratic-run Senate unanimously gave final congressional approval to a bill adding another decade to the prohibition against guns that can slip by airport metal detectors and X-ray machines.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: EU regulators raid offices of consumer electronics companies; Ford unviels the new Mustang; and the U.S. House votes to renew a plastic gun ban.
Stratasys Ltd, a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping and production, has introduced FDM Nylon 12, the first nylon material specifically engineered for the company’s line of Fortus 3D Production Systems.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines just as 3-D printers are increasingly able to produce plastic weapons.
Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires. But with 3-D printers increasingly able to produce plastic weapons, many Democrats, gun control advocates and law enforcement officials say the restrictions must be tightened.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: Sriracha factory woes; Motorola smartphone news; and an electric helicopter built for two.
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