Tag: Business

Carbon and Ford Expanding Collaboration for Automotive 3D Printing Solutions

HVAC Lever Arm Digital manufacturing company Carbon and the Ford Motor Company, which recently announced the opening of its new Advanced Manufacturing Center in Michigan, have revealed that they are expanding their existing collaboration, which began in 2015 around the time that Silicon Valley-based Carbon emerged from stealth mode with its innovative CLIP technology. The original... Read More »

Optomec LENS metal 3D printing systems to be sold to U.S. government

New Mexico metal additive manufacturing specialist Optomec has entered into a partnership with Phillips Federal, a leading machine tool supplier for the U.S. government. Under the terms of this agreement, Phillips Federal will be reselling Optomec Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) systems to the military and other departments responsible for governmental R&D. Jamie Hanson, VP of... Read More »

Vention raises $13M for machine building 3D modelling platform

Vention, a Canadian digital manufacturing platform, has raised $13 million ($17 million CAD) in series A funding to accelerate the development its cloud-based CAD software, MachineBuilder 3D. This software enables users to design custom industrial machinery using 3D modeling and AI-driven part suggestion. As a proof of concept, it has been used to construct a... Read More »

GE News: Subsidiary AP&C Purchased New Land, GE Aviation Helping Airbus 3D Print Parts for RACER Aircraft

L-R: City of Saint-Eustache Mayor Pierre Charron and AP&C President and CEO Alain Dupont GE Additive‘s Canadian subsidiary, Advanced Powders & Coatings (AP&C), which produces and distributes metal powders for 3D printing, has been operating out of the Innopark Albatros in Saint-Eustache, Quebec since 2016. But last week, AP&C announced that it had purchased an additional piece of... Read More »

Fortify raises $2.5 million to advance composite 3D printing technology

Fortify, the Digital Composite Manufacturing (DCM) company and recent winner of the Formnext 2018 startup challenge, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding. Provided by five strategic investors, the money has been used to expand the Fortify team and create new potential partnership opportunities. To begin later this year, the company is also seeking a further... Read More »

Dutch 3D printing services expand as Oceanz acquires Heijcon 3D Solutions

Oceanz, a Dutch 3D printing service bureau, has announced the acquisition of fellow bureau Heijcon 3D Solutions to accelerate additive manufacturing in the Netherlands. “With this acquisition we can better meet the needs of our customers,” said Erik van der Garde, CEO of Oceanz. “In addition to professional 3D printing, we now offer even greater possibilities... Read More »

Open Bionics Receives Funding from Williams and Others

Many organizations have arisen for the purpose of 3D printing prosthetic devices, but one of the most advanced of them is Open Bionics, a UK company that creates not just simple 3D printed prosthetics but bionic devices. Last year, Open Bionics released the first 3D printed bionic arm to be officially medically approved, and now... Read More »

Open Bionics raises $5.9 million to make affordable 3D printed bionic limbs

Open Bionics, a company focused on creating affordable, 3D printed, bioninc limbs for amputees, has closed a Series A funding round. Led by Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund, the company has successfully raised $5.9 million from Ananda Impact Ventures and early stage VC Downing Ventures. The money will be used to support Open Bionics’ international distribution, and... Read More »

Voestalpine to expand additive manufacturing operations in Asia

Voestalpine has announced plans to expand its additive manufacturing operations further in the Asian market. Founded in 1938, Voestalpine specializes in steel technologies and is active in the automotive, aerospace, oil & gas and marine sector. With 500 group companies and operations in fifty countries, Voestalpine is one of the largest steel-based technology firms in Europe. [embedded... Read More »

Voestalpine Focuses on Expanding Additive Manufacturing Business Particularly in Asia

Austrian company voestalpine is a leading technology and capital goods group with expertise in materials and processing. It offers products and system solutions using steel and other metals, and acts as a partner to the automotive and consumer goods industries in Europe and the aerospace, oil and gas industries worldwide. The High Performance Metals division of... Read More »

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