3D Printing
Nov. 17, 2016 - SAP and Stratasys are establishing a global network of 3D printing co-innovation labs in an effort to help educate and enable customers, employees and partners on the adoption of additive manufacturing.
Nov. 16, 2016 - Laser system manufacturer Trumpf and engineering technology powerhouse Siemens are working together to develop a software solution to help industrialize laser metal fusion technology and make the additive manufacturing process for metal parts an integral part of the production process.
Nov. 16, 2016 - Stratasys and Siemens today announced a formal partnership to integrate Siemens’ Digital Factory solutions with Stratasys’ additive manufacturing solutions, which they say will help the two companies “fulfill their shared vision of incorporating additive manufacturing into the traditional manufacturing workflow, helping it to become a universally recognized production practice.”
Sept. 20, 2016 - Stratasys, a 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, says elevator designer and manufacturer Sodimas is reducing turnaround times of its prototype parts by 98 per cent since integrating Stratasys 3D printing solutions in its production line.
Sept. 6, 2016 - General Electric is continuing its push into the digital realm, spending $1.4 billion to acquire two European 3D printing companies.
Jul. 11, 2016 - The Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center (HVAMC) at The State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz) has opened an additive manufacturing “superlab,” which has received Stratasys designation as a “SMART lab” (Stratasys MakerBot Additive Research & Teaching).
Jun. 6, 2016 - Dylan’s Candy Bar has teamed up with Magic Candy Factory to produce 3D printed candy in their stores.
May 26, 2016 - From robotic parts to aircraft interiors, home decor to medical prosthetics, 3D printing is quickly becoming a manufacturing technology embraced by multiple industries. APWorks, a subsidiary of Airbus Group, is just one company that is working to produce bionically optimized metal parts for a range of industries. Its newest creation is what it’s calling the world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle.
May 5, 2016 - The Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) and Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) have concluded a partnership agreement that promises joint knowledge-sharing about additive manufacturing and assistance for Quebec companies to finance research and development projects.
May 4, 2016 - Agile Manufacturing, a Canadian provider of 3D printing and rapid manufacturing solutions, has acquired an iPro 9000XL Stereolithography (SLA) production 3D printer. According to the company, this XL is one of only two in North America dedicated to running parts for the public, and the “largest operating 3D printer in the Americas.”
Apr. 7, 2016 - PyroGenesis Canada, a clean-tech company that designs, develops, manufactures and commercializes plasma waste-to-energy systems and plasma torch products, announced today that it plans to spin-off 80 per cent of its 3D printing business into an independent publicly-traded company. Tentatively referred to as “3DCo,” the name of the company will be determined at a later date.
Feb. 2, 2015 - Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters British Columbia, Canada Makes, and Emily Carr University of Art + Design have announced a partnership on additive manufacturing, which they say will allow for a convergence of academia and industry. The agreement will also provide leadership at the forefront of material exploration and digital making in Canada and British Columbia, they added.
“It’s an evolution, not a revolution.” That’s how James Janeteas, president of 3D printer provider Cimetrix Solutions, described additive manufacturing — or 3D printing as it is often called — at an event in Toronto late last year.
Manufacturing AUTOMATION recently toured Hyphen's rapid prototyping and envrionmental testing centre in Kitchener, Ont. Following the tour, editor Mary Del Ciancio talked with Hyphen's Mark Barfoot and Joseph Holland about additive manufacturing, the opportunities for manufacturers, challenges that remain, and expectations for the future.
James Janeteas, president of Cimetrix Solutions, leaders in 3D printing in Canada, talks about the hype surrounding additive manufacturing, and the opportunities available to manufacturers today.
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