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NASA's 3D Printer Churns Out First Part In Space

November 26, 2014 9:28 am | by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer | News | Comments

While it's still in the testing phase, the space agency hopes to one day use 3D printing to make parts for broken equipment in space.                    

New Research Center To Take 3D Printing To The Next Level

November 20, 2014 10:02 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

On October 6, a Boeing 747 modified for testing jet engines taxied along a concrete runway on...

4 Predictions On The Future Of Plastics Manufacturing In The U.S.

November 17, 2014 12:35 pm | by Steve Erickson | Articles | Comments

The future of plastic manufacturing in the United States is far from certain, but many trends...

3D Printing: A New Dimension To Manufacturing

November 10, 2014 11:01 am | by IBTimes UK | Videos | Comments

3D printing is a cool new innovative technology that the world is still finding uses for, but...

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Meet HP's New Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printer

October 30, 2014 12:35 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Ed Baig interviews HP executive Steve Nigro about the company's new HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer.                                           

Voxeljet's Factory Flop: 3D Printing Boom Or Bust?

October 16, 2014 12:17 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

3D printer maker Voxeljet said it would use IPO proceeds to expand its business in the U.S., but the company isn't telling investors just how slowly that U.S. expansion is going.                     

What’s Next In 3D Printing

October 1, 2014 1:41 pm | by TED | Videos | Comments

Avi Reichental tours us through the possibilities of 3D printing, for everything from printed candy to highly custom sneakers.                                   


The World's First 3D Printed Car

September 16, 2014 1:02 pm | by WGN/CNN | Videos | Comments

"Strati," the Italian word for "layers," is the name of the first 3D printed electric car, made in Chicago.                                         

Engineering Newswire: BAE Makes Planes More Human

September 12, 2014 10:01 am | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at 3D printing bump keys to pick locks, taking electrical prescriptions, and spraying smart skin onto airplanes.                             

Minnesota Man Builds 3D Printed Castle

September 4, 2014 12:37 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Andy Rudenko couldn't find a tree large enough to construct a fort, so he developed a 3D printer and built a castle.                                       

Engineering Newswire: Marine’s Driverless Jeep Built On A Growler

August 28, 2014 2:11 pm | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at reaching 290 mph with the Hennessey Venom F5, 3D printing on the Stratasys Uprint, and taking a spin in the marine’s new self-driving jeep.                     

Bringing 3D Printing To Your Hand

July 31, 2014 4:03 pm | by The Associated Press | Videos | Comments

3D printing is a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things. Enter the 3Doodler: the pen that turns you into the 3D printer.                             


Local 3D Printing Hubs Bring Manufacturing Back To U.S.

July 30, 2014 4:27 pm | by National Science Foundation | Videos | Comments

Imaginestics founder, Nainesh Rathod, demonstrates the potential impact of "Smart Shape Technology" on 3D printing and local manufacturing hubs.                               

Amazon Now Offers 3D Printed Products

July 29, 2014 1:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon said Monday that it has started selling 3D printed customizable objects like iPhone cases, jewelry and figurines on the online retailer's website.                           

Providing 3D Printing To The Masses

July 29, 2014 12:55 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Peter Weijmarshausen, CEO of Shapeways, a 3D printing company that lets consumers dream up products and sell them on-demand, says that a manufacturing revolution is coming.                       

Adopting Additive Manufacturing In The Production Process

July 24, 2014 1:05 pm | by Stratasys | Videos | Comments

Manufacturers like Rutland Plastics in the UK are adopting additive manufacturing to produce custom jigs and fixtures in a fraction of the time and cost required by conventional tooling methods.                

3D Printing For Aircraft Industry Takes Off

July 21, 2014 12:44 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

European aerospace manufacturer Airbus says its pioneering use of a 3D printed titanium bracket in its A350-XWB aircraft could herald a new future for aerospace production.                       


Engineering Newswire: DARPA's Air-to-Ground Warfare

June 19, 2014 3:56 pm | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

Today's Engineering Newswire looks at 3D printing engagement rings, working to coordinate troops' positions, and testing computers to see if they can really think for themselves... they can.                 

3D Printing Makes Headway Into Heart Of U.S. Manufacturing

June 11, 2014 12:24 pm | by PwC US | News | Comments

3D printing is showing signs of triggering transformations in U.S. industrial manufacturing, from product design and production to restructured supply chains, according to a new report.                   

Manufacturing’s Third Dimension Will Transform An Industry

June 6, 2014 10:47 am | by Venkata Seshu Gulibhi | Articles | Comments

3D printing is already here and is utterly transforming the manufacturing and information technology industries. One research firm estimates that the market for 3D printing could reach $12 - $ 18 billion a year by 2025.         

Speaking Of The Future: Advanced Manufacturing

May 29, 2014 12:23 pm | by Lockheed Martin | Videos | Comments

Lockheed Martin imagines a world where you can 3D print a full-size cargo plane or quickly produce a body part to save someone's life. Take a look at how they're embracing advanced manufacturing.               

A 3D Makeup Printer

May 14, 2014 12:16 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Mink is a 3D printer that prints out eyeshadows, powders and lipsticks in any color you can find online.                                         

NIST Awards Advanced Manufacturing Technology Planning Grants

May 8, 2014 12:35 pm | by The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded 19 advanced manufacturing technology planning grants to develop technology roadmaps aimed at strengthening U.S. manufacturing and innovation performance across industries.     

One Of The Largest 3D Printed Parts Ever Made

May 1, 2014 1:00 pm | by RedEye | Videos | Comments

RedEye, an additive manufacturing service bureau, recently partnered with Lockheed Martin’s Space Systems Company (SSC) to 3D print two large fuel tank simulators for a satellite form, fit and function validation test and process development.   

Case Study: Company Reinvents Itself With FDM

April 30, 2014 11:49 am | Articles | Comments

Thogus Products is a 61-year-old manufacturing company rooted in injection molding. Feeling the pressure of a poor economy and recognizing the threat of limited diversification, Thogus decided to search for new sources of revenue.     

Choosing The Right Additive Manufacturing Technology

April 29, 2014 11:55 am | by Mark Barfoot, Managing Director, Hyphen | Articles | Comments

When it comes to additive manufacturing, how do you choose which technology is right for your project?                                           

3D Printing And The Automotive Industry

April 28, 2014 1:18 pm | by /DRIVE | Videos | Comments

The world of 3D prototyping and printing has changed the automotive industry. Christian von Koenigsegg explains how his company takes advantage of the new 3D printing technology.                     

How 3D Printing Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

April 28, 2014 12:37 pm | by Bruce Bradshaw | Articles | Comments

With traditional manufacturing methods, it’s not practical to manufacture a single item or short run of products — it’s simply too expensive, in terms of both time and money. But what if there were a way to fill those needs for far less expense?

3D Printing As A Service Has Big Potential For Manufacturing

April 15, 2014 12:09 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

3D Systems has announced their partnership with Staples for a pilot program that offers 3D printing services to small businesses. This offers enormous potential for small businesses to print with the technology without having to invest in it.

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