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3D printing’s financial challenges and opportunities in 2024

3D printing’s financial challenges and opportunities in 2024

Paradigm Shift Technology
As we step into 2024, the 3D printing industry reflects on a year of significant financial challenges. From supply chain…
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How can additive manufacturing and injection moulding be combined?

How can additive manufacturing and injection moulding be combined?

Industrial Uses Technology
It is possible to master the whole life cycle of your parts by combining additive manufacturing and injection molding. Take…
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Feel The Hit: Pushing the boundaries of tennis racket manufacturing with 3D printing

Feel The Hit: Pushing the boundaries of tennis racket manufacturing with 3D printing

Industrial Uses Supply Chain Impact
Sam Davies speaks to the company behind a latticed tennis racket dampener, developed with 3D printing technology. It’s September 2013…
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For the want of a horseshow nail: Winning the challenge of defence supply chains

For the want of a horseshow nail: Winning the challenge of defence supply chains

Industrial Uses Supply Chain Impact
In his essay, The Way to Wealth, Benjamin Franklin wrote: “For want of a nail the shoe was lost, for…
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Printing Twins: The agricultural equipment manufacturer developing a digital warehouse of back-up 3D printed parts

Printing Twins: The agricultural equipment manufacturer developing a digital warehouse of back-up 3D printed parts

Industrial Uses Supply Chain Impact Supply Chain Models
“The idea around the AM twin is that you’re trying to make sure everything is ready.” Three and a half…
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Velo3D technology cuts lead-time of Upwing Energy’s gas compressor module

Velo3D technology cuts lead-time of Upwing Energy’s gas compressor module

Industrial Uses Supply Chain Impact
US-based natural gas service provider Upwing Energy has leveraged technology from metal 3D printer manufacturer Velo3D to 3D print its Subsurface Compressor System (SCS)…
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Embracing series production in additive manufacturing

Embracing series production in additive manufacturing

Industrial Uses Supply Chain Impact Supply Chain Models
Evolving from prototype and small-batch production to series production of plastic and metal parts in additive manufacturing (AM) increases efficient…
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Global Combat Air Programme: Stealth fighter jet enabled by additive manufacturing?

Global Combat Air Programme: Stealth fighter jet enabled by additive manufacturing?

Industrial Uses Supply Chain Impact
The UK has signed an international treaty with Japan and Italy to develop a new stealth fighter jet, marking a…
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Why HILOS’ Studio platform is 3D printing the footwear of the future

Why HILOS’ Studio platform is 3D printing the footwear of the future

Adoption Approach Industrial Uses Paradigm Shift Supply Chain Impact
The company’s approach to disrupting the multi-hundred billion dollar industry, according to Founder and CEO Elias Stahl At this year’s…
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Making the Future: How Merit3D is delivering an order for 1 million 3D printed parts

Making the Future: How Merit3D is delivering an order for 1 million 3D printed parts

Paradigm Shift Supply Chain Impact
“You should always have that continuous improvement mindset.” Taking the reins of an industrial vacuum manufacturing business established in the…
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The 3D printing waste problem: Causes and solutions

The 3D printing waste problem: Causes and solutions

Wider Implications
In the rapidly evolving world of 3D printing, innovation and creativity often overshadow a critical issue: waste management. A recent…
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ConocoPhillips enlists 3D printing for supply efficiencies on Alaska’s North Slope

ConocoPhillips enlists 3D printing for supply efficiencies on Alaska’s North Slope

Industrial Uses Supply Chain Impact Supply Chain Models
Seeking to shortcut extensive lead times for critical parts at its remote Kuparuk outpost, the energy giant turned to 3D…
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AMGTA Study: Additive Manufacturing reduces emissions and resource consumption in fashion industry

AMGTA Study: Additive Manufacturing reduces emissions and resource consumption in fashion industry

Adoption Approach Industrial Uses Wider Implications
Among the industries that are experimenting with additive manufacturing the most in recent years, the fashion industry is making important progress. However,…
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ISO/ASTM 52939:2023 Published: A new standard for construction 3D Printing

ISO/ASTM 52939:2023 Published: A new standard for construction 3D Printing

Technology Wider Implications
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently published ISO/ASTM 52939:2023.     Titled “Additive manufacturing for construction — Qualification principles — Structural and infrastructure elements,”…
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MAN Truck & Bus drives forward with 3D printed spare parts evolution

MAN Truck & Bus drives forward with 3D printed spare parts evolution

Supply Chain Impact Supply Chain Models
Global transport company MAN Truck & Bus (MAN) has integrated Replique’s 3D printing technology into its spare parts production strategy. Partnering with Replique’s…
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