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PSA Group signs strategic partnership with Divergent 3D

PSA Group signs strategic partnership with Divergent 3D

Sep 21, 2016 Europe
PSA Group has signed a Strategic Partnership Letter of Intent targeting multiple joint development projects with Los Angeles-based Divergent 3D, a company dedicated to revolutionizing manufacturing with its proprietary software-hardware platform enabled by 3D metal printing.
Enter the IDTechEx Show! Awards and celebrate your achievements

Enter the IDTechEx Show! Awards and celebrate your achievements

Sep 21, 2016 Worldwide
The IDTechEx Show! which will be held on November 16 - 17 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, will showcase the latest technology needs and advancements to over 3,000 attendees. The technologies covered include flexible and hybrid electronics; wearable technology; 3D printing; sensors; graphene; Internet of Things; energy harvesting, energy storage; and electric vehicles. Each of these is a two-day executive conference, co-located with a common exhibition of over 200 exhibitors.
GE plans to invest $1.4B to acquire additive manufacturing companies

GE plans to invest $1.4B to acquire additive manufacturing companies

Sep 19, 2016 United States
GE has announced plans to acquire two suppliers of additive manufacturing equipment, Arcam AB and SLM Solutions Group AG for $1.4 billion.
Thermwood announces 3D additive machines

Thermwood announces 3D additive machines

Sep 16, 2016 United States
Thermwood's new machine line, called LSAM uses a two-step, near-net-shape production process.
3D printed bike demonstrates the endless possibilities of 3D-printing

3D printed bike demonstrates the endless possibilities of 3D-printing

Sep 14, 2016 Belgium
The 王-BIKE, the combined expertise of over 15 companies and research institutes, demonstrates the endless possibilities of 3D printing in the Flanders region of Belgium.
Nano Dimension to open new ink production facility

Nano Dimension to open new ink production facility

Sep 12, 2016 Israel
Nano Dimension Technologies Ltd will open a production facility for the company's unique nano-ink products.
3D-printable parts for ASUS motherboards

3D-printable parts for ASUS motherboards

Sep 12, 2016 United States
The advantage of 3D printing is that one-off designs and small-scale production don't require the extortionate tooling fees associated with conventional manufacturing methods, opening up a host of possibilities for DIY enthusiasts.
Materialise and ITRI jointly collaborate on the factory of the future

Materialise and ITRI jointly collaborate on the factory of the future

Sep 9, 2016 Belgium, Taiwan
When a company dives into AM, it requires a system that can capture valuable information such as process, machine, material, and sample data so that they can efficiently create links between the different test data, gain deeper insight into the consequences of certain choices and help reveal bottlenecks more quickly and thoroughly.
3D printed tool for building aircraft achieves world record

3D printed tool for building aircraft achieves world record

Sep 7, 2016 United States
A 3D printed trim-and-drill tool has received the title of largest solid 3D printed item by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™.
Major 3D printing players Arcam and SLM Solutions to be bought by GE

Major 3D printing players Arcam and SLM Solutions to be bought by GE

Sep 6, 2016
On Tuesday 6th September, General Electric caused a stir in the 3D printing industry by announcing plans to buy Arcam and SLM Solutions, for a total of $1.4 billion.
Webinar Tuesday 20 September - 3D Printing: The rise of the prosumer

Webinar Tuesday 20 September - 3D Printing: The rise of the prosumer

Sep 6, 2016 Worldwide
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 20 September 2016 titled 3D Printing: The rise of the prosumer.
3-D printed structures "remember" their shapes

3-D printed structures "remember" their shapes

Sep 5, 2016 United States
Engineers are using light to print three-dimensional structures that "remember" their original shapes. Even after being stretched, twisted, and bent at extreme angles, the structures sprang back to their original forms within seconds of being heated to a certain temperature.
Additive manufacturing enables fast modification of molds

Additive manufacturing enables fast modification of molds

Sep 2, 2016 Germany
Direct metal deposition can be up to 250-330% faster than manual laser cladding. New Additive Manufacturing 2.0 -capable laser welding systems can now be equipped with a recently developed powder nozzle that permits fully automatic layerwise buildup.