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Students Revolutionize Medical Training with 3D Printing

Students at the University of Alabama in Huntsville have recently catapulted the study of medicine at the school’s College of Nursing into the future, using 3D printing technology to create the tools necessary for realistic medical training simulations. As reported by the 3D Printing Industry, Dr. Lori Lioce, and Norvern Goddard, two scientists working at the […]
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Netherlands Builds World’s First Commercial 3D Printed Houses

3D Printing Technology in the Netherlands   The city of Eindhoven in the Netherlands is soon to be home to a community of five homes built sustainably and efficiently using 3D printing. The community, known as Project Milestone, will begin with a small, 1,000-square foot home with walls just under 2 inches thick. Later houses […]
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Scientists 3D Print Human Heart Tissue

3D Printing News A major breakthrough in the world of 3D printing and medical science has just occurred in Chicago, as medical technology firm BIOLIFE4D has successfully printed a human cardiac patch. Reported by 3ders.org, the patch made by the group was especially notable for including multiple different kinds of cells rather than just a […]
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GM Realizes Massive Cost Savings with 3D Printing

Automotive manufacturing giant General Motors, a company that was among the first automakers to seriously explore the potential of 3D printing, recently revealed that it has saved $300,000 over a two year period as a result of the technology. The company now hopes to save millions more by implementing and standardizing 3D printing more widely […]
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Adidas Prepares for Mass Manufacturing with 3D Printing

Footwear giant Adidas recently announced its plans to greatly expand the role of 3D printing in its manufacturing processes. The company is planning an ambitious project to put 3D-printed midsoles into as many as 100,000 pairs of shoes by the end of 2018, with millions of pairs featuring the midsoles within a few years.   […]

History of 3D Printing

3D printing uses computer technology to create 3-dimensional solid objects. 3D printing combines the additive process or layering the material in thin horizontal cross-sections, and the computer program to print solid objects. You can create almost anything from 3D printing including toys, guns, or machine parts. The history of 3D printing is important to understanding […]
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Three Major Companies That Already Use 3D Printing

If you’ve been paying attention to news from the tech world over the last several years, you’ve probably seen 3D printing billed as the manufacturing technology of the future. The fact is, however, businesses that drive the global economy are already utilizing 3D printing. Here are three major companies that are already putting 3D printing […]

3D Printing in Action: How Small Businesses Are Using Additive Manufacturing

There’s no shortage of hype around 3D printing, more technically known as additive manufacturing. Since the time that the general public became widely aware of it, claims ranging from the mass elimination of traditional manufacturing jobs to a complete and radical overhauling of the global economy have been made because of it. With so many […]

3D Printing in Everyday Life: Real Life Uses for 3D Printers

Your boss has asked you to come up with an idea for a new playground. You could sketch a plan in 2D and spend hours explaining your ideas, or you could create tiny replicas of playground equipment using a 3D printer, and make a scaled model of your plan. You build furniture for a living. […]
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How 3D printing can support traditional manufacturing.

Leanne Connelly, CFO of Me3D and one of our founders has always been vocal on the importance of 3D printing stating “I think 3D printing is an incredibly powerful tool for more than just manufacturing, and is speeding up the process of product development and product design.” 3D printing technology is becoming a common tool […]