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Michael Petch
Michael Petch
Michael Petch is the editor-in-chief at 3DPI and the author of several books on 3D printing. He is a regular keynote speaker at technology conferences where he has delivered presentations such as 3D printing with graphene and ceramics and the use of technology to enhance food security. Michael is most interested in the science behind emerging technology and the accompanying economic and social implications.

LulzBot have announced a new 3D printing product for CES. I spoke earlier with Joel Herbert from Aleph Objects, Inc who told me that in addition to displaying the TAZ range of the 3D printers the company also has a new offering. F [...]

Germany’s Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), Alexander Dobrindt, has called for a new government department that will focus on leading the country in the digital era. The proposed “Bundesdigitalminist [...]

Since taking the helm of 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD), Vyomesh Joshi (VJ) has gone to great lengths to communicate with investors, analysts and journalists. To this end I was invited to visit the company’s innovative Healthca [...]

When we invited readers to make their nominations for the 1st Annual 3D Printing Industry Awards, we could not have imagined just how popular the event would be. Over the festive period we have been inundated with responses and no [...]

2016 was another exciting year for additive manufacturing aka 3D printing. On a personal level, I was fortunate enough to be invited to give presentations to those inside (and outside) our industry. But more importantly I got to m [...]

April was full of exciting 3D printing news. We reported how Thales, the French technology company, had announced plans to invest in the construction of a large facility in Casablanca, Morocco. Fellow French enterprise Groupe Gorg [...]

Our review of the year in 3D printing continues with a look at March, a month where bleak news saw 3DPI delve into entropy before Spring arrived with new hope. 3D printing frustrations In March 3DPI confirmed the news that, “the d [...]

Our review of the year continues with a look at some of the 3D printing news from earlier this year. Let us know if any of these stories are your favorites and make a nomination in the 1st Annual 3D Printing Industry Awards. With [...]

We’ll be taking a look back at the 3D printing news of the year during the next week. Here are some of the stories that caught our attention at 3DPI during January. Remember, nominations are also open for the 1st Annual 3D Printin [...]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at 3D Printing Industry. We hope we've brought you all the most detailed, up to date and entertaining news about additive manufacturing and the people and enterprises that make 3D [...]