Mattel enters the 3D printing space

Hewlett Packard whipped up a storm when it announced its entry to the 3D printer market, but Mattel’s entry into the maker space with its consumer grade ThingMaker could be even bigger news. Mattel is one of the biggest names in t [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, 3D Scanners, Industry Insights|Tags: , |0 Comments

A new dawn for Shining 3D

Shining 3D launches its new headquarters in Hangzhou tomorrow and it is potentially a landmark moment in the company's history. The company is one of China’s 3D printing pioneers and it will now move into a 25,000 square meter fac [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, 3D Scanners, Industry Insights|3 Comments

Dubai unveils 3D printed office

Dubai has unveiled the world’s first 3D printed office that will form the home of the Dubai Future Foundation. Sheikh Mohammed, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, officially opened the building that represents a sho [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, Industry Insights|Tags: , |8 Comments

Graphene to change industrial heating?

Heaters are an essential part of the material synthesis and device processing and they are not the most efficient things. But now the Department of Material Science and Engineering at Maryland College has used 3D printing to produ [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, Industry Insights, Materials|Tags: , |3 Comments

3D printing explodes in China

China is the world’s centre of mass manufacturing and now it is embracing 3D printing. A new report has revealed that China will overtake the US in terms of 3D printer sales this year. So what does this mean for the industry as a [...]

By | May 21st, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, Business, Industry Insights|Tags: , |22 Comments

How will Europe tackle the IP problem in 3D printing

The issue of Intellectual Property just won’t go away and we all know it’s a major problem that the 3D printing world will have to deal with. Now a new paper from the University of Helsinki’s Faculty of Law, the Admanl Project and [...]

By | May 21st, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Scanners, Industry Insights|Tags: , |13 Comments

HP Took Over The 3D Printing Industry, details tomorrow 9AM GMT+1

More information on the 20/05/2016 at 9AM GMT+1. [...]

UrbanManufacturing, powered by iMakr, goes live in London

For its 3 year anniversary, iMakr is delighted to launch UrbanManufacturing, a new range of 3D services, at its London flagship store.   Since the industrial revolution, manufacturing facilities have steadily retreated away f [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printing, Industry Insights|Tags: , , |0 Comments

UPS and SAP do a deal to expand 3D print capability

Parcel company UPS has done a deal with SAP SE to create end-to-end manufacturing that could change the whole logistics industry. UPS can see a major change coming. The concept is simple, local production of a vast number of compo [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, Industry Insights, Transport|Tags: , |0 Comments

UK Public funding for 3D printing up 100% in two years

Publicly funded spending on additive printing increased by 100% from 2012-2015, according to a new report by Innovate UK. Effectively an advisory board for the UK government, but a separate entity, Innovate UK was formed to drive [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|Categories: 3D Printers, 3D Printing, Business, Education, Industry Insights|Tags: , |0 Comments
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