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Beau Jackson
Beau Jackson
Writer based in London, originally from Yorkshire. Fan of lab-on-a-chip technology, microfluidics, scanning, tech-inspired art and 3D Benchy.

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 been designed to reduce weight and provide a more eco [...]

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 manufacturing machines, becoming a reference custo [...]

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 reinforcements. In the research glass, synthetic polymer [...]

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 500M metal 3D printer has made the list as one of th [...]

3D printed metal and electronics company Optomec, has been awarded a NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to continue development of its Adaptive Laser Sintering System (ALSS). Used as a post processing system f [...]

Medical device company K2M (NASDAQ:KTWO), headquartered in Virginia, has announced that its 3D printed MOJAVE spinal support implant has achieved clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). With this certificatio [...]

Dr. Adrian Keppler, managing director of industrial 3D printer company EOS GmbH, has been appointed the company's new CEO and Speaker of Corporate Management. Dr. Hans J. Langer, the founder of EOS will stay on as CEO and Chairman [...]

Research led by the James M. Tour Group at Rice University, Texas, has developed an automated metal powder 3D printing method to make free-standing 3D graphene foams. The process allows for facile preparation of the material in bu [...]

Since 2014, the Volkswagen Autoeuropa factory in Portugal has been using 3D printers to produce tooling components for use on the assembly line. Volkswagen has announced that, in 2016, the factory made an annual saving of $160,000 [...]

3D printer labs in schools, universities, MakerSpaces, Fab Labs and bureaus face an every day challenge of fulfilling the demand with multiple print jobs. Noticing a need for guidance in this area, researchers at the University of [...]