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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Autodesk Accelerates the Future of Digital and Physical 3D Creation with Microsoft

“By providing the 3D printing building blocks found in the Spark platform and optimizing it for Windows 10, Autodesk has empowered our global developer community to confidently enter this new world of additive manufacturing.” SAN FRANCISCO–April 30, 2015 –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Build Conference —In two separate but Read More »

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Autodesk Backs Carbon3D With $10 Million From Spark Investment Fund

Investment highlights Autodesk’s dedication to innovation in 3D printing   SAN FRANCISCO–April 9, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE)–Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced its $10 million investment in Carbon3D from the Spark Investment Fund. Carbon3D’s innovative Continuous Liquid Interface Production technology (CLIP) addresses the current speed, mechanical Read More »

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Autodesk Announces $100 Million Spark Investment Fund, the World’s First 3D Printing Investment Program

“The days of taking a closed, top-down approach to innovating for additive manufacturing are behind us. Numerous industries recognize the value of tapping into entrepreneurs or startups with better ideas and approaches, and 3D printing is no exception” SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has Read More »

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