Tag: Business

Swiss Hospital Will Use axial3D’s Software Platform to Improve Patient Care with 3D Printed Medical Models

[Image: axial3D] The award-winning, Belfast-based medical 3D printing and healthcare technology firm axial3D is focused on helping the global healthcare industry adopt 3D printing by using its patient-specific medical models to improve surgical outcomes, assist patients and doctors in better understanding ailments and treatments, and facilitate pre-operative planning. Now, on the heels of a new partnership with Tallahassee Memorial... Read More »

GEFERTEC and Linde Group partner to explore process gas and oxygen for metal 3D printing

GEFERTEC, the German developer and provider of 3DMP metal 3D printers and technology, has partnered with Linde Group, a Munich-based chemical company, to investigate process gas and oxygen within metal additive manufacturing. Gases significantly influence the material properties of an additively manufactured part. Within the chamber of a 3D printer, the gas composition affects the... Read More »

Evonik expands industrial 3D printing portfolio, acquires Structured Polymers

German industrial chemical corporation Evonik has acquired 3D printing materials Austin based start-up Structured Polymers Inc. Deemed “The Future of SLS Powder” Structured Polymers’ specialism is color, with their TrueBlack powder described as “the world’s first SLS ink with inherent color”. As such, these powders do not require any recoloring, i.e. painting or dyeing, after 3D... Read More »

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 »

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