Update on Evolve: Ensuring Repeatability, Reliability and Speed for Scale Production

Engineering the machine and process to work as consistently as production hardware ought to perform is where the company says its efforts have been focused.


Inspecting Complex Geometries for 3D-Printed Parts

As additive manufacturing moves into the production space, advanced inspection technology is becoming more critical to ensure part quality.


Hirtenberger H3000 Finishing Module Applies Hirtisation Process

The automated postprocessing unit removes excess material and improves surface finish of metal 3D-printed parts.


Altair Acquires Simsolid

The acquisition will bring greater accuracy to design and structural simulations.


Stratasys and Siemens Collaborate on Workflow Integration

Stratasys and Siemens have announced a formal partnership to incorporate additive manufacturing into the traditional manufacturing workflow through the integration of computer software and 3D-printing platforms.

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3D Systems DMP Flex 350 and Factory 350 Systems Designed for Production

3D Systems’ DMP Flex 350 and DMP Factory 350 are designed for production of components for industrial applications such as aerospace, healthcare and transportation.


Additive Industries Provides MetalFAB1 for Metal 3D Printing at Volkswagen

Volkswagen partners with Additive Industries MetalFAB1 for industrial 3D metal printing of tooling and spare parts.


Thermwood and U.S. Navy Complete Validation for AM Marine Program

The validation program centered on printing an unclassified scale nose of a submarine using Thermwood’s Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM) system.


Renishaw Supplies Sandvik Additive Manufacturing with RenAM 500Q Systems

Renishaw agrees to provide Sandvik Additive Manufacturing with its multi-laser RenAM 500Q system to increase printing capacity.


Spare Parts 3D and Whirlpool Collaborate on 3D Printing Project

Spare Parts 3D and Whirlpool have joined forces on a 3D printing project to improve Whirlpool’s after-sales services and accelerate industrialization.


Generation Growth Capital Acquires 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing

The metal additive manufacturing service provider will remain under the management of founder Bob Markley.


MIT Launches ADAPT Consortium

The Additive and Digital Advanced Production Technologies (ADAPT) consortium focuses on scaling new manufacturing technology through partnership between industry and academia.