GE-MakerBot and TechShop Join GE’s Collaborative Innovation Strategy

MakerBot will partner with FirstBuild on open innovation challenges, using 3D printing to design parts that will enhance the convenience and functionality of major appliances  TechShop and FirstBuild will partner to challenge TechShop community members to co-create on the FirstBuild website; winning products will receive Read More »

GE's new micro kitchen is one of the projects MakerBot and TechShop will help FirstBuild design and engineer. (Photo courtesy of GE)

MakerBot: Recreating the 4-8-8-4 Big Boy Locomotive

by MakerBot® Paul Fischer makes 3D sketches of big, complicated machines for fun. He recreated the King Tiger and other German tanks from World War II, but that only made him more ambitious. “I was looking for something bigger to draw after tanks,” says Fischer, Read More »

MakerBot® Big Boy Locomotive Model (Photo courtesy of MakerBot®)

America Makes and MakerBot Team with the NBA’s Golden State Warriors to Bring 3D Printing Technology to Students

by America Makes Warriors’ player Harrison Barnes shows up as a hero to empower children in the Next Industrial Revolution. Youngstown, Ohio – March 11, 2014. America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and MakerBot, the global leader in the desktop 3D printing industry, are Read More »

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