I spent my day yesterday sitting in the main ballroom at Cleveland’s Ritz Carlton hotel with a few hundred attorneys, business leaders, and academics from across Northeast Ohio to discuss how 3D printing is changing how we do business. It was the second annual 3D Printing Conference hosted by Benesch Attorneys at Law, a prominent ..
Apr 20, 2016 | By Alec It looks like European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has just reached another 3D printing milestone. Earlier this month, they received the first two LEAP-1A engines for their next-gen Airbus A320neo passenger jets, which are their first engines to feature 3D printed superalloy fuel nozzles. In part thanks to these 3D ..
Apr 19, 2016 | By Benedict Global construction firm Caterpillar Inc. has opened a suite of three new innovation spaces at its Global Research & Development Center in Mossville, Illinois. The suite will help to “fuel the future, driving even greater collaboration, innovation and acceleration” within the company. As the world’s leading manufacturer of construction ..
Apr 15, 2016 | By Kira As a 3D printing news source, we are constantly finding and covering the latest trends, gadgets and innovative applications relating to 3D printing technology. This is, of course, both exciting and informative, however there is another side to the 3D printing industry that is equally important: its real-world affect ..
Gig-Manufacturing: The Ambiguity of 3D Printing Liability, or Who Is to Blame if a 3D Printed Part FailsIndustry News, Intellectual Property
On the surface there are a lot of similarities between gig-economy companies like Uber and AirBnB and the future of 3D printing. The technology will soon offer people the ability to manufacture a wide variety of products in their own homes, but it will also, basically, transform consumer product companies into software companies. As we ..