Massivit 3D appoints Sykes as President for North America

Massivit 3D (Lod, Israel), a leading provider of large-format 3D printing solutions for visual communications applications, has announced the appointment of Kevin Sykes as President for North America. Effective immediately, Sykes will be building and leading Massivit 3D’s North American subsidiary which will be headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. This includes strategy, sales, marketing, operations and … Read more →

LSEV 3D-printed electric car set for mass production

Experts predict that electric, autonomous, 3D-printed cars that are safer, more environmentally friendly and customizable are destined for our roads. The new LSEV boasts two of these “essential” features – it’s not autonomous, but it is electric and most of its parts are 3D printed. The two-seater car from Italian manufacturer XEV has all of … Read more →

Beloved family pet gets a new 3D-printed foot

Sometimes highlighting the impact of 3D printing can be as rewarding as delving into the technology itself. From The Missourian, with images courtesy of Hailey Hofer, comes this heartwarming story. Tucker, a cute five-year-old Australian Shepherd was born missing several bones in his back right foot. Kendra Warlow, who adopted Tucker when he was eight … Read more →

Markforged releases white paper on production line 3D Printing

Industrial 3D printer specialist Markforged (Watertown, MA) has released a new guide to production-level 3D printing. “Additive manufacturing (AM) technology can help companies recognize new cost savings and productivity improvements with high strength, custom printed parts built for the production line,” said the OEM. The guide helps to identify the best 3D printing applications for … Read more →

HP offers engineering–grade 3D-printed parts in less time

HP’s expanded 3D-printing portfolio now includes the new Jet Fusion 300/500 Series of 3D printers – “the industry’s first 3D printing technology that enables manufacturers to produce engineering-grade, functional parts in full colour, black or white, with voxel control in a fraction of the time of other solutions,” said the OEM. Depending on the configuration … Read more →

MIT releases new desktop 3D printing system that’s up to 10 times faster than commercial 3D printers

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is, quite simply, improving 3D printing. Anastasios John Hart is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of MIT’s Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity and its Mechanosynthesis Group. He’s been working with MIT engineers to develop a desktop 3D printer that can perform up to 10 times faster … Read more →

XYZprinting unveils low-cost da Vinci Color AiO 3D Printer

XYZPrinting’s compact, entry-level da Vinci Color AiO 3D Printer, with an expected retail price of under $3,5000, is designed to provide full-color 3D printing to small businesses and schools “at a fraction of the cost of other full-colour 3D printers, making it an accessible tool for anyone looking to incorporate 3D printing into their business … Read more →

New 3D printing filament supplier opens in Hamilton

A new 3D printing filament supplier (retail and online) based in Hamilton, Ontario, could become one of our top providers of filaments, along with resins and 3D printers from Wanhao. 3D Printing Canada is a subsidiary of engineering and design company N3 Technologies – which has expertise in the aerospace, automotive and power-generation sectors. The … Read more →

3D-printed skull helps to save newborn’s life

Here’s an inspiring story from – especially heartwarming at this time of the year. Sofia wasn’t crying when she was born. It’s hard to think about the feelings that must have been experienced by a couple in Perth, Australia when their baby was born, and there was no accompanying crying. Instead, what the horrified … Read more →

Kodak to release its new Portrait 3D Printer in March

Kodak’s new Portrait 3D Printer is a reliable manufacturing system capable of producing end-use parts in a wide variety of materials. Its solid steel structure, quality components and careful design result in a high uptime with low maintenance costs, said the OEM. Its dual extruder solution permits printing of more complex objects with a better … Read more →