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3D Printing Week: Neiman Marcus, Materials Market, Etsy, Buccaneer

3D Printing News

Here is a roundup of the top 3D printing news from October 28 to November 3.

Netherlands-based startup Protocow launched STL Harvester, looking for help smaller 3D printing services in Europe. We interviewed Protocow’s co-founder.

Kickstarter star Buccaneer started accepting pre-orders for its $500 desktop 3D printer.

Online marketplace Etsy made some revisions to its handmade policy in favor of 3D printing.

The 3D printing materials market is forecasted to grow to $600 million, only if premium pricing holds.

And finally, Shapeways teamed up with Neiman Marcus for a holiday collection.

Shapeways Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection


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3D Printing Week: HP, Stratasys, Formlabs Funding, Africa, Surgery

3D Printing News

Here is a roundup of the top 3D printing news from October 21 to 27.

Doctors in Belgium are using 3D printing solutions from Mcor to save time in surgery by creating detailed bone structure models.

In Haiti, a non-profit organization delivered the first 3D printers to the country. [Edited]

Africa was also highlighted this past week.  In Togo, an inventor created his own recycled 3D printer out of electronic waste scrap and hopes to put his design on Mars.

Computing giant HP CEO Meg Whitman announced that the company is building 3D printers to debut in 2014. Meanwhile, 3D printing incumbent Stratasys expanded its presence in Asia through an acquisition.

And finally, the big venture capital news this week was the $19 million Series A funding for Formlabs, makers of the Form 1 desktop 3D printer that uses stereolithography instead of FDM.

Formlabs Raises Venture Funding Form 1 3D Printer


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3D Printing Week: MakerBot Stores, Thingiverse App, Space, Retail, IPO

3D Printing News

Here is a roundup of the top 3D printing news from October 14 to 20.

MakerBot had 3 announcements this past week. First, they released glow-in-the-dark filament for Halloween, then the company launched a Thingiverse iPhone app, and finally they announced the opening of 2 new MakerBot retail stores.

Germany-based voxeljet became the latest 3D printing company to IPO, and soared 70% on its first day of trading.

A UK retailer Asda has launched 3D printed portraits in its York store, while the ESA announced plans for 3D printing metal in space.

And we covered spooky 3D printing designs for Halloween.

Asda UK Retail 3D Printing 3D Scanning Woman

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3D Printing Week: VJET, ClickBank, Shapeways Bronze, Artec 3D Scanners

3D Printing News

Here is a roundup of the top 3D printing news from October 7 to 13.

voxeljet is the latest 3D printing company to go public. The German company priced it’s $91 million IPO and chose the ticker VJET on the NYSE.

It seems like new materials are coming to market for 3D printers all the time. Last week, Shapeways announced they can now 3D print in bronze.

In a sign of further market adoption, ClickBank, an affiliate marketing platform, created a new 3D printing category.

We also profiled Artec 3D scanners and the London Science Museum.

voxeljet VXC800 3D printer

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3D Printing Week: Viral Toothbrush, Crowdfunding, Staples Challenge

3D Printing News

Here is a roundup of the top 3D printing news from September 30 to October 6.

We get a view into the distribution of 3D printers courtesy of 3D Hubs; MakerBot and Ultimaker are top of the list.

A lot of action in crowdfunding this past week. FABtotum is a 3D printer, CNC machine and 3D scanner in one.  The Open Hand Project looks to close the gap to build its 3D printed robotic prosthetic.

Staples partners with CGTrader for a 3D printing design challenge, specifically for the Mcor paper 3D printers.

And a 3D printed toothbrush goes viral!

FABtotum digital production

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