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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.

A newly published patent from Made in Space describes several systems that could be used for 3D printing in space. These include, “a system and method for assembling a spacecraft such as a satellite in space.” Michael Snyder, Chie [...]

Groupe Gorgé (EPA:GOE) will launch their 3D printing division, the Prodways Group via an initial public offering (IPO) later this year. The IPO will see Groupe Gorgé remain as the largest shareholder while funds are raised to in [...]

As previously reported, Ultimaker has filed the first patent application for Active Bed leveling in the Ultimaker 3. The company told 3D Printing Industry that the news was well received by the Ultimaker community and that “people [...]

SLM Solutions Group AG (FRA:AM3D) has reported headline financial information ahead of the full release of FY2016 financial returns at the end of this month. This preliminary report shows SLM Solution beat expectations, based upon [...]

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), the global software company, has reported final quarter and full year results for the year ended January 31, 2017. The company has continued to make progress during their business model transition, h [...]

New research describes a novel 3D printing technique for the production of smart materials that may find use in soft-robotics and advanced medicine. In a recent academic paper the, “striking phenomena” that “can be produced by emb [...]

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has filed its 10-K with the SEC. The documents show a decrease in headline revenue of $33 million to $633 million for 2016. However, gross profit has increased by $18 million to a total of $309 million for 20 [...]

Researchers from the University of Colorado present an alternative method of adding color to 3D prints. Rather than using dyes or pigments a new paper published in the academic journal ACS Nano describes how by “synthetically cont [...]

The use of 3D printing technology at Boeing could seem futuristic to some, featuring as it does levitating objects and spacecraft. But this is par for the course according to one Boeing director, “I’m not going to stick around for [...]

New research describes how a team, “developed and implanted .. the world’s first” custom 3D printed airway stent. The work is a collaboration between Toulouse University Hospital’s Pulmonology department and local start-up Anatomi [...]