Production

3D Systems CEO: Speed Is the Enabler to Production

Speed will change things, says Joshi. When we imagine that additive doesn’t have a role in high-volume production, we have failed to account for all the ways that faster 3D printing affects the economics.

Stratasys Introduces Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator

The modular 3D printing solution was created with an eye toward low-volume, continuous production.

The Promise of Lower-Cost Metal 3D Printing: 3 Views

Representatives of companies using the new Desktop Metal system—Caterpillar, Jabil and Lowes—describe their expected applications for this capability.

MarkForged Metal Printer: Sintering Can Wait

Separating 3D printing from high-temperature processing is part of how the company’s Metal X realizes a price less than established metal AM equipment.

Entering a New Era of Industrial Production: Factory for High-Volume AM Is Designed to Go Global

Germany-based FIT AG has kicked off a new phase of on-demand, near-net shape industrial-scale AM and aims to roll out its AM factory template at other sites around the world by building a global, scalable production concept.

3D Systems' Figure 4 Enables Scalable AM Production

According to the company, the new technology will enable production of mass customized and complex end-use parts.

Divergent 3D Enters Strategic Partnership with SLM Solutions Group

The partners will work together to scale the Divergent Manufacturing Platform for high-volume production.

Incodema3D Receives First AM Quality Certification from EOS North America

The Ithaca, New York-based company is the first in North Americato receive EOS's AMQ certification.

Carbon Introduces SpeedCell System

The system integrates 3D printing, parts washing and other operations for cost-effective AM production.

Design Enhancements for Conformal-Cooled Insert Leverage 3D Printing Capabilities

A collaborative mold project reveals that the value of 3D printing isn’t in the process, it’s in the products.

Staying Focused on the Promise of AM

For this company, realizing that promise is a long-term undertaking. In the short term, it involves sometimes saying no.

Does Additive Manufacturing Make Sense in a “Subtractive” Machine Shop?

Definitely yes, says this shop—a metal additive part is almost always a machined part as well, and an established machine shop is perhaps the best business to realize AM’s promise for production.