Arcam increases sales, moving through “challenging market situation”

Arcam has published their Interim financial report for the first 6 months of 2017. The Swedish additive manufacturing company characterises this period as a “challenging market situation.” Despite this sales grew 32%, increasing to 407.0M Swedish Krona ($50.33M) versus 307.6MSEK ($38.03M) for the same period in 2016. Increased sales of metal additive manufacturing systems During […]

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Children benefit from exoskeleton made on Sinterit desktop SLS 3D printer

In partnership with 3D printer manufacturer Sinterit, designer Bartłomiej Gaczorek has designed a custom fitting exoskeleton for children with SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy). The genetic condition, which can severely impede the lives of young children, causes a loss of movement in limbs due to dysfunctional nerves. With adequate equipment however, many children with SMA can […]

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HeyGears wearables to build $148.8 million 3D printing R&D facility in China

Wearable technology company HeyGears is reportedly investing the equivalent of  $148.8 million USD (1 billion Chinese Yuan) into building a 3D printing R&D facility for the Foshan district of Guangdong, southeast China. The facility will contribute to the “Made in China 2025” intiative launched by the Chinese government to internationally promote the nation’s industrial and […]

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3D printed safe-cracking robot impresses at DEF CON 25

3D printing and security research have long history. The lockpicking community and security researchers have made frequent use of 3D printing to draw attention to vulnerabilities and encourage manufacturers to think more about better ways to protect assets. DEF CON is the “world’s longest running and largest underground hacking conference” and has demonstrated many imaginative […]

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