GM Turns to 3D Printing to Keep Tahoe Production On Track

GM is turning to 3D printing to keep Tahoe production on track, printing some 60,000 parts as supply chain issues impact manufacturing.

KFC Will Begin Testing Chicken Nuggets Made With 3D Bioprinting

KFC has announced it will begin using 3D bioprinting technology to create lab-grown chicken nuggets this fall in Russia.

Coronavirus: Latest Tool in the Fight: 3D Printing

As hospitals and medical facilities struggle to have enough equipment in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, HP is looking at 3D printing to help.

3D Printed Drug: FDA Approves Its First, an Epilepsy Medication

Medical tech is a huge market where 3D printing is attempting to make a splash, and now we have another first for the industry. The US Food and Drug Administration has approved its first-ever 3D-printed medication. The drug is called…

HP 3D Printers: Multi Jet Fusion Coming in 2016

Like many PC manufacturers HP has been struggling in recent years. As consumers began to embrace portable computing devices such as smartphones and tablets, PC makers have seen sales of desktop and notebook PCs dwindle. When HP’s mobile device initiatives…

More UPS Stores Are Getting 3D Printers

UPS says its 3D printing pilot program has gone swimmingly, and because of that it’ll soon introduce 3D printing in 100 additional UPS stores nationwide. “We are committed to offering small business owners, entrepreneurs and consumers high-tech solutions in order…

Netflix’s 3D Printing Doc ‘Print the Legend’ Lands Sept. 26

Netflix’s has finally given its new original documentary on the exploding 3D printing industry a definite release date. Print the Legend, which Netflix will release both in theaters and on its streaming platform, will be available on September 26th. Here’s…

Amazon Launches 3D Printed Products Store

Amazon just announced the launch of its new 3D Printed Products store, offering a marketplace containing over 200 print on-demand products that can be customized to consumers’ needs – including by material, size, styles, colors, text, and image imprints. According…

ROKIT Announces Three New 3D Printers

ROKIT may not be as instantly identifiable as MakerBot or 3D Systems, but the Korean 3D printer manufacturer should definitely be on your radar. The company launched the 3DISON+ 3D printer in 2013 and sold 4,300 units in a year.…

The Micro Gets Affordable 3D Printing Right

Making 3D printers more affordable has been an arduous task to say the least. The manufacturer of these devices either has to make them smaller, build them out of low quality components or even ship them in a kit that…

3D Systems Gets Into Medicine With Acquisition Of Medical Modeling

3D printing is going to change the face of medicine. That’s at least what some people will tell you. It’s hard not to believe them either as there have already been amazing success stories of lives restored thanks to 3D…

Tiles Wants To Make 3D Printed Design As Easy As LEGO

A kid’s imagination combined with LEGO is a powerful thing. With just some simple plastic bricks, kids can build complex contraptions that put the world’s engineers to shame. Now a startup is hoping to accomplish the same thing with 3D…

3D Printer Revenue to Accelerate in Coming Years

The 3D printer market has now emerged from garages and is quickly becoming an industry to watch. Newer 3D printing technologies have now been used to create every thing from houses to dresses. As the market for 3D-printed goods begins…

Netflix Acquires 3D Printing Documentary ‘Print The Legend’

Netflix announced today that it has acquired 3D printing documentary Print the Legend, which won the Special Jury Recognition Award for Editing & Storytelling in the Documentary Feature Competition at SXSW this year. Netflix describes the film: The Netflix original…

Mamba3D May Just Raise The Bar For Open Source 3D Printers

The success of 3D printing over the last few years can be greatly attributed to the open source community. By taking expired patents and open source designs, anybody can build their own 3D printer and share it with the world.…

MakerBot Helped To Make A 3D Printed Dress

The 3D printed dress is nothing new, but they’re still certainly wild. The versatility of 3D printing has tapped into the wildest imaginations of fashion designers and we end up with dresses that defy reality. The latest comes from Francis…

Roboy Is Back And He’s Still Dangerously Cute

In early 2013, the University of Zurich’s Artificial Intelligence Lab started work on the next generation of robotics. Its vision was to create a small robot boy that perfectly replicated how the human body works by creating joints that more…

Heavy Duty 3D Printer Takes To Kickstarter

Crowdfunding is arguably the best thing to happen to 3D printing in years. Instead of just having a number of big manufacturers making all the 3D printers, we now have an explosion of open source and inexpensive printers hitting the…

Amazon Partners With 3DLT To Sell 3D Printed Objects

Last year, Amazon gave some legitimacy to 3D printing when it began to sell 3D printers and filament. Now the online retailer is taking the next step – selling 3D printed objects. 3DLT, an online retailer that specializes in 3D…

Here’s A TEDx Talk On 3D Bioprinting

You could say that 2013 was the year of bioprinting. Researchers and private companies alike made huge strides in printing live human tissue, from ears to livers. From 2014 onward, we’re going to see some amazing advancements made in the…