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3D Systems Expands Presence in Japan With Canon Marketing

3D Systems

4/14/2014

3D Systems announced today that it is expanding its partnership with Canon Marketing Japan to include 3DS’ complete ProJet professional series of 3D printers, desktop prototyping CubeX 3D printer and Geomagic scan-to-CAD software solutions. Canon Marketing Japan began selling 3D Systems’ advanced manufacturing products in October 2013. Full Article

Stratasys to Acquire Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies



Stratasys Ltd.

4/2/2014

Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS), a leading global provider of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire two privately-held companies, Solid Concepts Inc. and Harvest Technologies. Solid Concepts is the largest independent additive manufacturing service bureau in North America and a fast-growing partner to RedEye, Stratasys’ existing digital manufacturing service business. Full Article

Additive Joins Subtractive on Advanced All-in-One Machines



Senior Editor Jim Lorincz

4/1/2014

The path of precision machining has taken a decidedly unexpected change in direction. Yes, machining centers, in their various configurations of horizontal, vertical, and universal, continue to hold their preeminent positions in shops for their ability to create value-added benefits to individual workpieces or parts in serial production. Full Article

A Pathway to Approval for Additive-Made Devices



Contributing Editor Ilene Wolff

4/1/2014

Additive manufacturing is now producing all manner of medical devices, and new ideas for the process—ranging from printed surgical tools and bone replacements to human tissue—are coming from designers and engineers daily.Even the best idea, though, has little value in the United States unless the Food and Drug Administration gives its go-ahead for putting the device on the market. Full Article

Viewpoints: Exploring Manufacturing's 3D Future



Kurt Nordlund, President, Seco Tools LLC

2/1/2014

 Today, a great deal of excitement, speculation and, in some cases, concern exists about the use of 3D printing technology for part manufacturing. Consumers are especially excited about the technology because it has the potential to let them replace broken household parts—moderately accurate plastic components—by printing new ones. The scope of such component processing capability, however, is quickly broadening. Full Article

AST2 Introduces INVENT3D Printer



Applied Systems & Technology Transfer, LLC

3/24/2014

Applied Systems & Technology Transfer, LLC (AST2) introduced its INVENT3D Printer at America Makes’ Project Management Review Meeting in Youngstown, OH, March 18th-20th.   INVENT3D is specifically designed to integrate with AST2’s INVENTORcloud Program, a STEM education program for students K-12 as well as post-secondary schools. Full Article

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