In the early 1980s, a small cup became the world’s first 3D printed object. More than three decades later, and the industry is reaching for the Holy Grail: printed organs
Carbon is set to bring 3D printing to the mass production market with investments from big name manufacturers
In acquiring two of Europe’s most promising 3D printing companies, US tech giant General Electric hopes to dominate the market for jet engine parts over the next few years
Technology is constantly changing and evolving. 3D printing has revolutionised everything
The New Economy speaks to Scott DeFelice, CEO of Oxford Performance Materials, to find out how his company is transforming industries such as healthcare and aerospace through 3D printing
Streamlining costs and increasing provision are the two biggest hurdles facing the global healthcare industry. One firm believes 3D printing and additive manufacturing are the answers to both
Additive manufacturing – or ‘3D printing’ as it is popularly known – has been used to manufacture prototypes for almost 30 years. In the past couple of years, however, awareness of the process has grown as it has increasingly been used to produce final parts and products. As the novelty dies, we may see the […]
3D printing: A new technology that represents the biggest change in manufacturing since the computer or a limited fad with the potential to severely restrict the jobs market?
3D printing is advancing rapidly and the technology’s promise is enormous. However, is this audacious experiment set to underwhelm, or is it set to spark a second industrial revolution?