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New Wohlers Report says 3D printing industry grew by 17% in 2016

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Randall Newton

More than 90 manufacturers produced and sold industrial additive manufacturing systems in 2016. Metal 3D printing is almost 50% of ...

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Materialise and Siemens forge Additive Manufacturing partnership

BY
Randall Newton

Siemens is fighting for leadership recognition in Industry 4.0 with GE; 3D printing is one battle in a larger war. ...

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Designing wind musical instruments for 3D printing

BY
Randall Newton

Researchers from Autodesk and Dartmouth College create software to design freeform wind instruments. A team of researchers has created Printone, ...

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Autodesk rolls out first major release of Netfabb since acquisition

BY
Randall Newton

The 3D printing software toolkit includes new features for prepping models, print build optimization, and material optimization. Autodesk has just ...

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GE buys European 3D printing companies

BY
Kathleen Maher

Design and Manufactured become inextricably linked as a new round of consolidation combine manufacturing and design companies. We’ve been talking ...

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Formlabs raises $35 million in venture capital B round

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Randall Newton

Autodesk contributes to the funding and will engage in strategic collaboration with the start-up 3D printer maker. Start-up 3D printing ...

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MIT Media Lab streamlines process of 3D printing hair

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GfxS staff

Cilllia automates design of individual hairs, bypassing manual methods in existing CAD tools.   By Amina Saeed MIT Media Lab researchers ...

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Siemens PLM World 2016: Pulling big levers in CAD and manufacturing

BY
Kathleen Maher

A revitalized Solid Edge, new robotic research, and partnerships for 3D printing top the agenda. By Kathleen Maher The real ...

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HP officially launches Jet Fusion printer

BY
Kathleen Maher

Printing at 21-micron density at 30 million drops per second. The high-end density comes at a high-end price. HP’s entry ...

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Stratasys builds 3D printing cloud app from GrabCAD

BY
Randall Newton

The new design-to-print workflow automates the process of preparing 3D models for printing and accepts major CAD program formats in ...