In its final announcement from the Farnborough Airshow in the UK, GE Additive is going beyond aerospace-related news into the marine sector. The company has announced that it will supply the University of New Brunswick in Canada with a Concept Laser M2 cusing machine as part of the latter’s establishment of Canada’s first Marine Additive.....

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Russian company AMT-SPECAVIA recently introduced a new line of construction 3D printers in Yekaterinburg for the INNOPROM international trade show. Among the new machines is the AMT S-500, marketed as being the largest construction printer in the world, and the AMT S-300. When it comes to construction 3D printing, it is usually wise to exercise.....

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Printrbot, a desktop 3D printer manufacturer that came onto the scene in 2011, has regrettably announced it is shutting its doors. The company’s website indicates that low sales were the reason for it closing down. Printrbot brought something of a revelation to the nascent desktop 3D printer industry in 2011. The company, founded by Brook.....

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On on hand the acknowledgment by the EU Parliament of the growing impact that 3D printing is having on just about every segment of manufacturing can be welcome as a positive evolution. On the other hand CECIMO – the European association of manufacturing industries – is warning against the risk that EU 3D printing regulations.....

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Danish 3D printing firm 3D Printhuset has been granted the first EU patent for a construction 3D printer. The tender was given by Belgian organization Kamp C, which chose 3D Printhuset’s modular BOD2 construction printer. Within Europe, the construction 3D printing market is taking off in an exciting way. From 3D printed concrete housing being.....

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As part of an initiative to develop next-generation advanced materials and manufacturing processes, Lockheed Martin and Arconic, signed a two-year Joint Development Agreement (JDA). Together, the companies will develop customized lightweight material systems and advanced manufacturing processes, such as metal 3D printing, to advance current and next-generation aerospace and defense solutions—including new structures and systems.....

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German chemical giant BASF and Belgian 3D printing company Materialise will be expanding an existing partnership to advance materials and software for the additive manufacturing market. BASF has also announced it will be investing $25 million into Materialise. Together, BASF and Materialise are working in the context of an open business model to develop and.....

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Overall the TRUMPF Group posted a significant increase in sales of around 15 percent at the end of the 2017/18 fiscal year on June 30, 2018. According to preliminary calculations, sales amounted to 3.6 billion euros (3.1 billion euros in the 2016/17 fiscal year). Orders received rose to 3.8 billion euros (3.4 billion euros in.....

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The Dow Chemical Company has officially launched its EVOLV3D Universal Support Material (USM). The 3D printing material, first announced in November 2017, will initially be available commercially through Taulman 3D. In recent years, American chemical corporation Dow has recognized both the potential of the additive manufacturing industry and its own position, as a leading materials.....

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From GE Additive’s many announcements to Norsk TItanium’s updates, the Farnborough Airshow in the UK has been a hotbed for aerospace AM news this week. One of the latest stories to come out of the international event is a collaboration between metal powder producer LPW Technology and metal AM company Additive Industries. Through the partnership,.....

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