IP losses to top $100 billion in 2018

MAY 30, 2016 Business are set to lose more than $100 billion in 2018 thanks to 3D printing as the world goes back to becoming makers rather than buyers. So the recent International Trademark Association gathering focused on practical ways to combat the growing problem of piracy. The world of manufacturing is wringing its hands after ..

UPS teams with SAP to invest in 3-D printing

5/19/16 SAN FRANCISCO — Someday, the dusty back shelves of America’s warehouses could be replaced by UPS and SAP-enabled 3-D printing. The companies on Wednesday said their goal is to transform the now ad hoc realm of industrial 3-D printing into a seamless, on-demand manufacturing process, from order to manufacturing and delivery. “We don’t think this is going ..

Siemens and HP Come Together with 3DP

MAY 18, 2016. Siemens, global electronics and industrial company, announced a collaboration with HP Inc. to develop new solutions to transform 3D printing from a prototyping tool to full production utilisation. The partnership announcement came just after HP announced its first industrial sized 3D printer, the Jet Fusion 3D Printer. This means the new technology will enable 3D ..

Venture investments in new manufacturing technologies could reshape American industry

May 2, 2016  A wave of venture investment into new manufacturing startups looks set to transform American manufacturing. While the foundations for these companies may have been laid in cities like Boston, New York and San Francisco, the startups that are driving this next industrial revolution hail from more unlikely hubs of technology innovation in the smaller urban centers ..