Evonik has acquired Structured Polymers Inc., a US-based technology startup for 3D printing materials headquartered in Austin, Texas. A corresponding agreement and plan of merger were executed and the transaction has been closed recently. The acquisition will provide Evonik access to a new patented technology that will allow the company […]

Evonik acquires US-based startup Structured Polymers

At the University of Arizona, a team of scientists is working on a 3D printing process to more effectively treat fractures, especially those of the US military. Dr. Szivek, a biomedical engineer and professor of orthopedic surgery in charge of the study, has just received a $ 2 million grant from […]

3D printing bone, a way to treat fractures?

Robo 3D, a California-based 3D printer manufacturer, today announced the integration of 3DPrinterOS, a widespread cloud 3D printer management and infrastructure software, across all of its 3D printer models. The company says that—in combination with its recent acquisition of MyStemKits—the integration will increase access to MyStemKits curriculum across more types […]

Robo 3D expands MyStemKits accessibility with switch to 3DPrinterOS

Whether you like them or not, Crocs, a U.S.-based footwear company, has had an undeniable impact on the footwear industry, introducing a new and now ubiquitous casual shoe concept to the market. In order to maintain the high quality standards that have always distinguished the company, Crocs recently introduced the […]

How 3ntr 3D printing helps bring Crocs’ foam clogs to ...

January 17, 2019 Having recently acquired Solidscape from Stratasys, Prodways is already putting it to use with entirely new releases. The company has just unveiled its SolidscapeDL DLP printer and all-new photopolymer resins. The new printer and affiliated resins are ideal for high-precision jewellery production using their own MovingLight technology. […]

Prodways Unveils SolidscapeDL Printer & Resins

Over the past few years, high performance thermoplastics have become a widely discussed topic in the 3D printing community. In a world that is constantly changing and adapting to new technologies and materials, it was only a matter of time for high performance thermoplastic polymers to stand out. Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) […]

3D Printing Materials: PEEK, ULTEM and other Advanced Thermoplastic Polymers

Copper3D Inc. a Chilean/US based company that developed and commercialized a range of antibacterial filaments for 3D printing has signed a distribution agreement for the European market with UK-based 3D GBIRE, which, incidentally, says a lot about the current status of the “Brexit” process. To “hack” the materials used in […]

Copper3D’s antibacterial filaments will be distributed in Europe by 3D ...

With the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in full swing in Detroit this week, it was only a matter of time before there was some additive manufacturing-related news. 3D printing company Carbon and the Ford Motor Company presented a series of digitally manufactured polymer parts at the Additive […]

Carbon and Ford showcase 3D printed end-use parts at NAIAS ...

Optomec, a leader in industrial metal additive manufacturing solutions, has announced a partnership with Phillips Federal, the largest supplier of manufacturing equipment to the U.S. government. The partnership will enable Phillips Federal to resell Optomec Laser Engineering Net Shaping (LENS) systems to government agencies. As a reseller of Optomec’s LENS […]

Phillips Federal to resell Optomec LENS technology to U.S. govt

Shanghai has officially unveiled its latest piece of innovative architecture: a 15-meter-long 3D printed footbridge. The pedestrian bridge, 3D printed in partnership with Polymaker, a Chinese developer of 3D printing materials, is the first of its kind in China. The 3D printed bridge recently inaugurated in Shanghai has been in […]

15-meter-long 3D printed footbridge opens in Shanghai

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, have successfully treated rats with spinal cord injuries using 3D printing. Their research offers hope for people with the same injury.  3D printing to help heal spinal cord injuries The Researchers from San Diego School of Medicine and Institute of Engineering developed […]

3D printing to treat spinal cord injuries

Additive Orthopaedics, a New Jersey-based producer of next-gen orthopaedic devices for the foot and ankle, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Patient Specific 3D Printed Locking Lattice Plates. The recently approved 3D printed device is designated for the alignment, stabilization and fusion of fractures, osteotomies and arthrodesis of the […]

Additive Orthopaedics takes step ahead with FDA-approved 3D printed locking ...