TARC and Automobile City use 3D printing for electric car revolution

At the 2017 TAIPEI AMPA/AutoTronics Taipei Show, the Taiwan Automotive Research Consortium (TARC) showcased a new electronic vehicle (EV) with 3D printed parts. The vehicle has bee [...]

Voodoo Manufacturing tells us future plans following $5 million funding for 3D printer factory

New York-based 3D printing bureau, Voodoo Manufacturing has raised $5 million in investment funding to expand its operations in scale and automation. The investment round was led b [...]

Concept Laser forms aerospace additive manufacturing alliance with Lauak

GE owned metal 3D printer company Concept Laser has signed a letter of intent with French aeronautical company Lauak. The alliance sees Lauak investing in Concept Laser's additive [...]

Exclusive: HP gives further details regarding expansion of Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer

The past fortnight has been a busy time for HP. The U.S. company has made several announcements relating to the expansion of their Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing system in Japan and [...]

SLM Solutions signs $13 million 3D printer order for 10 SLM 500 machines

Germany’s SLM Solutions has signed their largest single order to date. The contract is for 10 SLM 500 multi-laser metal additive manufacturing machines. The deal comes via a sales [...]

The future of 3D scanning by Andrei Vakulenko of Artec 3D

Today, our thought leadership series looking at the future of 3D printing takes a detour with a look at another important part of the additive manufacturing ecosystem, 3D scanning. [...]

Carbon fibers prove stronger than Kevlar and glass in FDM 3D prints

Looking into ways to improve the strength of nylon 3D printer filament, researchers at University College Dublin have conducted a comparative study on the addition of fiber reinfor [...]

New 3D printing software for designing functional mechanical objects

Researchers at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria have developed a software system to design functional, mechanical objects for 3D printing. The software allows [...]

Dog given synthetic bone by 3D printing technology

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have successfully implemented an innovative new treatment for creating synthetic bones into a dog. The process is hoped to lead to human bon [...]

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2017

Since 2016, the UK's Daily Telegraph newspaper has marked June 23 with a list of the Top 50 Women in Engineering. This year Lucy Ackland, who led development of Renishaw's RenAM 50 [...]