Ambionics Achieves Breakthrough Development of Unique Child Prosthetic With Stratasys 3D Printing

Self-taught father develops customized 3D printed hydraulic prosthetic for two-year old amputee son, avoiding wait for state-developed version Design and production of 3D printed hydraulic prosthetic enables cost savings of up to 76%, as well as time savings in design and production of 90% compared Read More »

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Airbus Receives the Federal Ecodesign Award For Its Pioneering Concept

APWorks produced an innovative partition for an aircraft with additive manufacturing technologies using the high performance Scalmalloy® powder Taufkirchen, December, 2016: Airbus received the Federal Ecodesign Award for its innovative Bionic Partition design concept from Maria Krautzberger, President of the Federal Environment Agency. APWorks produced Read More »

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EXCLUSIVE with nTopology, Inc. — Making Lattice Design an Integrated and Seamless Part of the Design Process

  nTopology, Inc., based in New York, New York, USA, recently released a topology optimization software program called Element Free that provides engineers and designers with the ability to create complex structures using lattice design tools. Currently, Element Free is a free, Windows download application. Read More »

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HP Delivers World’s First Production-Ready 3D Printing System

With Partners Such as Nike and BMW, HP Takes Major Step to Reinvent Prototyping and Manufacturing Industry With First Commercial 3D Printers Based on Open Platform ORLANDO, FL–(Marketwired – May 17, 2016) – Today at RAPID, the largest 3D additive manufacturing conference, HP Inc. (NYSE: Read More »

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Israeli Metal 3D Printing Company XJET Secures $25M Investment Round from AutoDesk and Catalyst Cel Fund

  (Rehovot, Israel) March 3rd, 2016 –XJet Ltd., an Israeli metal 3D printing company announced the completion of an additional round of funding of $25 million. Companies in the field of 3D printing have received much attention recently, particularly those within the metal additive manufacturing Read More »

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Airbus Group – Pioneering Bionic 3D Printing; Learning from Nature

Published by Airbus Group | www.airbusgroup.com/Airbus-stories Autodesk and Airbus have unveiled the world’s largest 3D printed airplane cabin component: a ‘bionic partition’ to separate the passenger cabin from the galley.The innovative design mimics the organic cellular structure and bone growth found in living organisms. A Read More »

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Optomec Receives Strategic Investments from Additive Manufacturing Leaders

GE Ventures and Autodesk Expand Historical Collaborations with Optomec ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Optomec, a global leader in production-grade Additive Manufacturing solutions, today announced that GE Ventures, and Autodesk, Inc. through its Spark Investment Fund, have made strategic investments in the company. The proceeds will be used Read More »

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MIT- Customizing 3-D Printing

by Larry Hardesty | September 3, 2015 | “Customizing 3_D Printing (MIT News) http://news.mit.edu/2015/customizing-3-d-printing-0903 Design tool lets novices do in minutes what would take experts in computer-aided design hours The technology behind 3-D printing is growing more and more common, but the ability to create Read More »

A new Web-based interface for design novices allows a wide range of modifications to a basic design — such as a toy car or a black-and-white "yin-yang" cup — that are guaranteed to be both structurally stable and printable on a 3-D printer. Courtesy of the researchers (edited by MIT News)

Cal Poly to Host Conference on Advanced Manufacturing

  SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly will host the Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC) Americas CNC Educators Training Conference from July 27-30. California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, California, USA July 27-30, 2015 The conference is sponsored by the HTEC Network, an industry-led Read More »

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SME RAPID 2015-AMazing!

Editor’s Corner This year’s RAPID Conference and Exposition is underway. And of course, the AMazing team is on the ground at RAPID. We are excited to attend this special event and hearing this year’s RAPID will surpass all previous attendance records. RAPID Long Beach Convention Center Long Beach, California USA Read More »

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