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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.                             

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...

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...

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...

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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.                   

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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.   

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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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3D Systems Partners With Staples For Printing As A Service

April 14, 2014 11:32 am | by Globe Newswire | News | Comments

Each participating Staples store will feature an immersive 3D printing experience center that lets consumers and small businesses create personalized products and use 3D printing hardware.                 

What's Trending: Tesla Sued By Lemon Law King; Porsche's Plug-In Hybrid

April 11, 2014 4:18 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Here's a look at the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: Tesla sued by Lemon Law King; the Porsche plug-in hybrid; and 3D printing chocolate.                     

Studies: Lab-Grown Body Parts Working Well

April 11, 2014 9:29 am | by Malcolm Ritter and Maria Cheng, Associated Press | News | Comments

Windpipes, bladders, blood vessels and other structures have previously been created in part from a patient's own cells and then implanted. Eventually, scientists hope to tackle more complicated things like lungs and kidneys with this strategy.   

Scientists Try To Build Heart With 3-D Printer

April 10, 2014 9:24 am | by Dylan Lovan, Associated Press | News | Comments

It is an ambitious project to first, make a heart and then get it to work in a patient, and it could be years — perhaps decades — before a 3-D printed heart would ever be put in a person.                  

3D Printing Easter Chocolates

April 9, 2014 1:04 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

The world's confectioners are gearing up for Easter and an anticipated sales bonanza of chocolate eggs and Easter bunnies. However, as Jim Drury reports, one small company in Wroclaw, Poland has a message for lovers of all things chocolate — print your own.

Manufacturing Humans

April 8, 2014 12:41 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

It appears that we’re on the cusp of a new world where custom human body parts can be grown or printed for those that need them. While doctors and researchers aren’t making the Six Million Dollar Man or Bionic Woman just yet, it looks like they’re not far off.

GE Develops Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

March 27, 2014 11:28 am | by GE Research | Videos | Comments

Take a spin around the globe with GE as they highlight five manufacturing technologies GE researchers are developing.                                      

MBT Manufacturing Newswire: 3D Printed Oreo, Dell’s Business Shift & An Alien-Inspired Baby Harness

March 20, 2014 11:34 am | by Manufacturing Business Technology | Videos | Comments

In this episode of MBT's Manufacturing Newswire, we'll discuss the latest on Boeing’s problems, as well as an initiative to support manufacturing jobs. We'll also talk about 3D printing an Oreo and take a look an interesting baby harness.   

What's Trending: 3D Printed Home; Law Enforcement Drones

March 17, 2014 1:52 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: GM's recall problem continues to expand; Dutch architects work on a 3D printed canal home; and a demonstration of a future law enforcement drone.

Engineering Newswire: Phantom Boat Flies Above the Water

March 17, 2014 1:26 pm | by Product Design & Development | Videos | Comments

This latest episode of Engineering Newswire from Product Design & Development takes a look at 3D printing documentaries exploring challenges of emerging companies, talks about toilet lights and imagines riding the flying phantom above the water. 

A 3D Printed Canal House

March 14, 2014 9:16 am | by Toby Sterling, Associated Press | News | Comments

Hundreds of years after wealthy merchants began building the tall, narrow brick houses that have come to define Amsterdam's skyline, Dutch architects are updating the process for the 21st century.               

3D Design Contest

March 13, 2014 9:15 am | by Harvest Technologies | News | Comments

In an effort to further promote rapid manufacturing and help grow a 3D printing community online, Harvest Technologies announces a 3D creative design contest.                         

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