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  • New 3D printing features and enhancements in Photoshop CC

    Posted on August 12, 2014

      Earlier this week Adobe announce its latest update for it flagship software, Photoshop. Among the many changes Adobe sought to highlight was the software's increased support for 3D printing. Can Adobe make it's photo editing suite a go to are...

  • What's MatterFab Developing? 3d Metal Printer

    Posted on August 12, 2014

      Startup company MatterFab is said to be developing a new kind of 3D metal printer. We spoke with CEO Matt Burris to find out more.  Fabbaloo: What market are you addressing? Consumer or industrial? Or both? If both, what challenges must ...

  • 3D Systems Expands “Manufacturing the Future” Seminar Series

    Posted on August 07, 2014

      3D Systems have announced an extension of its successful worldwide seminar series designed to inform, educate, train and inspire local businesses, entrepreneurs, designers and other professionals worldwide on the new paradigm of 3D printing-powered d...

  • Making 3D Printing a Part of Egypt's Change

    Posted on July 30, 2014

      It was another testy day in the post-revolution Cairo of 2012, with protestors and police crowding streets that threatened to erupt into violence.   Although she was nearly 5,500 miles away in Cambridge, Mass., MIT graduate student Dina El...

  • Engineering Helps Museum Visitors Stay 'in touch' With the Past

    Posted on July 30, 2014

      Lancaster University Engineers are helping Kendal Museum to offer its visitors the chance to handle 3D printed replicas of ancient Egyptian pottery and statues.   The modern copies were printed out by as part of a project aiming to make hi...

  • 3-D Printed Tissues Advance Stem Cell Research

    Posted on July 30, 2014

      Tissue engineering and vascular biology expert Guohao Dai, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, recently won a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the Nation...

  • 3D Systems Ranks 13th in Forbes 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies

    Posted on July 14, 2014

      3D Systems announced today that the company ranked number 13 in Forbes’ list of the most innovative companies with a market capitalization under $10 billion. This distinguished ranking singles out the top 100 companies that demonstrated continu...

  • US Navy Explores 3D Printing's Ability to Facilitate Logistics

    Posted on July 09, 2014

      The U.S. Navy hosted its first Maker Faire, a series of workshops titled, "Print the Fleet," to introduce 3D printing and additive manufacturing to Sailors and other stakeholders attending the two-day event June 24 and 26 at Combat Directio...

  • ColorFabb Introduces 3D Printer Material in Pellet Form

    Posted on July 09, 2014

      ColorFabb announces today that it will start producing 3D Printing materials in pellet form. This new product is aimed at the DIY filament producers who own a small DIY filament extruder such as a filabot. ColorFabb is offering customers so call...

  • NIH launches 3D print Exchange for Researchers, Students

    Posted on June 26, 2014

    The National Institutes of Health has launched the NIH 3D Print Exchange, a public website that enables users to share, download and edit 3D print files related to health and science. These files can be used, for example, to print custom laboratory equipment a...

  • 3D Printed Nanostructured Materials Are Strong, Light, Have Many Uses

    Posted on June 26, 2014

      What’s the difference between the Eiffel Tower and the Washington Monument? Both structures soar to impressive heights, and each was the world’s tallest building when completed. But the Washington Monument is a massive stone structure,...

  • 3D Systems’ Fab-Grade Printers Break The Injection Molding Speed Barrier

    Posted on June 16, 2014

      3D Systems  announced today that its fab-grade 3D printers effectively matched and exceeded the productivity of traditional injection molding in the direct manufacture of functional parts. This breakthrough opens up the possibility of just-in-ti...

  • 3-D printing: the shape of things to come

    Posted on May 22, 2014

    London (CNN) -- Three-dimensional (3-D) printers have come a long way from their 1980s origins as machines for building prototypes for industrial engineers and architects. Today, thanks to advances in technology and high-performance materials, they are...

  • How 3D Printing Can Transform Your Business

    Posted on May 22, 2014

    3D printing has long been considered a tool to quickly design and make one-off prototypes. But as the technology is becoming more accessible, more affordable and more capable, it is beginning to redefine the way we think about manufacturing almost anything &nd...

  • 3-D Printers Inspiring Cleats Make Stratasys a Target: Real M&A

    Posted on May 22, 2014

    Stratasys Ltd. (SSYS:US) offers Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ:US) and Seiko Epson Corp. (6724) the chance to move beyond paper-and-ink printers by acquiring a leader in the technology that’s used to replicate nuts, bolts and even foot...

  • HP Casting Their Gaze On Stratasys?

    Posted on May 22, 2014

    Hewlett-Packard Co., the $56 billion 2D printing giant,  has made no secret of their intention to enter the 3D printing market, but the question for the tech stalwarts is how best to make the leap. During an interview with an Australian newspaper ...

  • Who are the Leading Personal 3D Printing Companies?

    Posted on May 13, 2014

    With the seemingly weekly arrival of new personal 3D printers and manufacturers, one has to wonder which companies are “winning”. We’ll take a stab at it.  Based on a number of factors we believe these companies are likely producing t...

  • GE is Bringing Industrial AM to India

    Posted on May 12, 2014

    Earlier this week General Electric announced it will bring 3D printing to its new plant in Chakan, Pune, India.   As part of the new $200 million facility GE will install a number of 3D printers that will manufacture high quality plastic parts, even...