June 20, 2017 – by Benedict 3D printed aircraft components are regularly in the news, but a recent article in the Wall Street Journal suggests that additive manufacturing is being involuntarily grounded by a cautious Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). So is 3D printing in the aerospace industry ready for takeoff or not? Even if you ..
May 25, 2017 – by Susan Baniak As digital manufacturing moves swiftly toward the mainstream, the technology is opening new possibilities for industrial companies looking to create small quantities of highly specialized parts, or even individually customizable designs, wherever and whenever they are needed, across the globe. But it also exposes a company’s virtual assets ..
5/18/17 – by Anthony Aguon, Corrine Bona, Howard Hsu, Jordan Raabe I. INTRO Only several years ago in the early 2010’s, additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3D-printing or AM, became a hotly evangelized technology, propelled by a vanguard of early-adopting consumers who envisioned 3D printers would one day be as common in the home ..
Predicting the future by looking at the past So, where were we in 2011? 3D printing was a concept largely confined to R&D departments. According to the Wohlers report, the market was about $1.6 billion and at that time the prediction for the market was to reach $5.7B in 2017 and about $10B in 2021, ..
5/10/2017 – Congratulations to Identify3D for winning first place in the 2017 RAPID + TCT Innovation Auditions. There were many great companies involved working in various areas such as simulation & optimization software, materials development, and device manufacturers. Thanks to the entire RAPID team for putting together a great great show this year in Pittsburg. ..