T3D's Mobile Phone-Activated SLA 3D Printer is Only $169 on Kickstarter


In 2008 (priority in 2003), NTUST granted a US7320946B2 patent to use DLP for SLA 3D printer. T3D is a startup spin-off from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST). Since 2012, View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Sponsored 3d printer kickstarter 3d printing crowdfunding kickstarter mobile phone National Taiwan University sla 3d printer T3D

#RememberShafilea: Honor Killing Victim Shafilea Ahmed Remembered Through 3D Printed Sculpture Linked to Tweets


Back in September of 2003, a young woman by the name of Shafilea Ahmed was murdered by her parents, Iftikhar and Farzana Ahmed, for the mere fact that she refused to marry a man... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing #remembershafilea honor killings karma nirvana remember shafilea shafilea ahmed tweets twitter

Founders of Arduino Take Back Their Company, Musto Replaced as CEO


Begun as a project in 2003 for Italian students, the. Whether you dabble in 3D printed electronics or are passionate about numerous, intricate projects, you are likely familiar with Arduino. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business 3D printing and electronics adafruit Arduino Arduino electronics boards Arduino Mega Arduino microprocessors DIY 3D printing industry news open-source electronics

Aero Kinetics & SLM Solutions Bring 3D Metal Printing to Commercial Unmanned Aircraft


Hulsey Smith in 2003, and they’re now... View the entire article via our website. Aero Kinetics is an Aerospace and Defense firm, and one of their key business units is focused on Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The company was founded by W. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Business 3d printed aerospace applications 3d printed drones 3d printed UAS Aero Kinetics James Fendrick SLM Solutions 3d metal printing W. Hulsey Smith

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‘3D Printing the Future’ Exhibit Opens at Museum of Design Atlanta


The museum once known as the Atlanta International Museum of Art & Design changed its name in 2003 to the Museum of Design Atlanta, allowing itself the clever acronym of MODA (which means ‘fashion’... View the entire article via our website.

A new process for patterned thermoforming?

3D Printing Industry

It has been used for decades and in 2003 there were 150 thin gauge thermoformers in […]. By Nick Hall. A Swiss team has proposed a new method for produced patterned thermoformed industrial products from a computer model. This could streamline mass production, revolutionize the plastics industry and even open up patterned thermoforming. Thermoforming is, of course, nothing new. The original post A new process for patterned thermoforming? appeared first on 3D Printing Industry.

Exclusive: CIPRES Brings Color to All SLS with New Sm@rt E-coloring Solution

3D Printing Industry

A few weeks ago, after covering a story about EOS getting directly involved with the SLS coloring business, I was contacted by Carlos Prestien from CIPRES Technology Solutions, one of the leading rapid prototyping and 3D printing services in Germany, active since 2003. By Davide Sher.

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Powering massive hydropower structures with 3DEXPERIENCE

3D Perspectives

Since its restructuring in 2003, the company has successfully designed and built more than 30 large and middle-scale water conservation facilities and hydropower utilities on the Yellow river and its tributaries.

Toyze Hits One Million 3D Printable Models. The Game Is On.

3D Printing Industry

While it only took Apple’s iTunes one week to reach one million downloadable songs sold in 2003, that was a large venture by an already huge company entering the already mass market segment of music. By Davide Sher.

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Extraordinary People

Wohlers Talk

I met Mullane at SMEs RAPID 2003 where he served as keynote speaker. I have had the privilege of meeting some high achievers in the past. They have provided inspiration to me and many others. A number of them have been affiliated with NASA space program. Alan Shepard was the first American in space, and he walked on the moon. I was lucky to be seated next to him on a flight from Denver to San Francisco in 1995.

3D Printing and Intelligent Mobility Partner to bring Innovations to the Railway

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

When they partnered with SWU Verkehr GmbH in 2003, they had one main goal, and that was to keep vehicle availability as high as possible.

Olivetti to Sell 3D Printers in Europe

3D Printing Industry

Olivetti, which has been part of the giant Telecom Italia Group since 2003, was one of the companies leading technological innovation and automation in Italy throughout the 70’s and 80’s.… By Davide Sher. Ricoh got into it in 2014 by partnering with Leapfrog and other tech companies and, like Spain-based BQ, even developed and manufactured their own systems.

Visit 3T at Subcon, Birmingham NEC

Rapid Prototyping News UK

We proudly hold AS 9100 Rev D for the production of metal parts using AM, as well as ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 Medical Devices accreditations. 3T RPD will be exhibiting at the upcoming Subcon event on Tuesday 5 th June until Thursday 7 th June at the NEC Birmingham. It’s the UK’s premier subcontract manufacturing supply chain show, celebrating its 42 nd year.

You Can Now Buy Your Own Piece of Design History: The Lily.MGX Pushed 3D Printing from Prototyping to Design


In 2003, Finnish digital sculptor Janne Kyttanen presented a 3D print unlike any other to the audience of Milan Design Week. Until then, 3D printing was considered more of a prototyping technology. Janne pushed the boundaries and presented a 3D print that was meant for the consumer market.

Visit 3T at APS Meetings in Lyon, France

Rapid Prototyping News UK

We proudly hold AS 9100 Rev C for the production of metal parts using AM, as well as ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 Medical Devices accreditations. Come and see us on stand 23 at this years’ APS Meeting in Lyon, France. 3T RPD will be attending the APS Meetings event on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 March at the Espace Tête d’Or in Lyon, France – the first and only business convention for AM (Additive Manufacturing), 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and New Product Development.

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Informatics Market – A Global Perspective

BIS Research

Over the years, especially post the completion of Human Genome Project in 2003, genome sequencing technology has advanced in terms of both time taken for sequencing a genome and the cost involved in sequencing it.

US Manufacturing still No. 1 in a competitive market

Design 2 Part News

The report makes these additional points: Since 2003, productivity growth in the United States has outpaced most of its peers, with manufacturing output per employee rising about 40% (2.5% By Modern Materials Handling Staff, MMH.com.

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3T at Formnext and Professional Motorsport exhibitions

Rapid Prototyping News UK

It also holds ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 Medical Devices accreditations, and it is the first AM company in the UK to hold all three quality standards. As a leading provider of metal and plastic Additive Manufacturing (AM) services globally, 3T RPD are looking forward to exhibiting at both Formnext and Professional Motorsport in a few weeks’ time.

Report: U.S. Manufacturing Retaining Its Competitive Edge

Design 2 Part News

manufacturers has risen by 40% since 2003, outpacing competitors such as Germany (23%), the UK (30%), and Mexico (18%). was 42 times higher than in China in 2003, it has since fallen to 9 times higher than China in 2009. By Jeff Moad, Manufacturing Leadership.

GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services, Inc. Announces Facility Expansion, Two New ISO Certifications, and the Addition of Three New Metal Additive Manufacturing Machines

Additive Manufacturing

In response to increased opportunities from the aerospace and medical industries, GPI recently went through the rigor of certification for AS9100:2009RevC, ISO 13485:2003, ISO 9001:2008 and is a registered ITAR facility.

CNBC Report: 3D Printing Patent “Gold Rush”

Law in the Making

Since 2003, the office has granted 3,500 patents related to 3-D printing. My colleague, patent agent Matthew Powell , pointed me to a new article from CNBC ‘s Heesun Wee which sheds light on the flood of 3D printing-related patent applications being filed: From utilitarian processes to the final appearance of designed objects ranging from jewelry to spare machine parts, get ready for a patent land grab of 3-D intellectual property.

SOLIDWORKS Helps Product Designers Joseph Joseph Scoop Queen’s Award for Enterprise

The Solidworks Blog

Since 2003 Joseph Joseph has grown from a small UK-only business to a successful international brand with offices in France, the U.S. Say congratulations to Joseph Joseph.

Digicom Electronics Brings Nitrogen into Soldering and…

Design 2 Part News

Digicom’s certifications include ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 (medical device quality), quality system regulation 21 CFR 820, mil-spec 45208, and ITAR. “Digicom Electronics Brings Nitrogen into Soldering and Reflow Processes” By Design-2-Part Magazine.

A Short History of 3T RPD

Rapid Prototyping News UK

2003 – The company opens its in-house spray shop which is the forerunner of our extensive metals and plastics finishing capabilities today. Since its establishment in 1999 3T RPD has been at the forefront of Additive Manufacturing (AM), which is also sometimes known as 3D printing.

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Decline in Solid Modeling

Wohlers Talk

This comes after years of solid growth since 2003 when Wohlers Associates began to track CAD sales worldwide. The CAD industry has been experiencing a rough period. Installations of CAD solid modeling seats declined by 7.9% in 2008, according to our research. Sales were an estimated 190,000 commercial CAD solid modeling seats in 2007 compared to 175,000 last year. Recent figures show that the industry continues to suffer.

Schooled in SOLIDWORKS Series: Quick tips from our UK Technical Manager

The Solidworks Blog

I’ve been in this role for four years, but have been part of the SOLIDWORKS community since 2003. Level-up your SOLIDWORKS skills as our inside experts reveal features you never knew existed.

Eco-design for End-of-life

3D Perspectives

That was in 2003. Back in 2000, I got married and moved into my first home. My new husband’s aunt offered us her 25 year old washing machine.

Xida dives into 3D Printing


Since 2003, XIDA has been offering solutions for windows and mobile applications. XIDA, developers of Windows and mobile applications, recently extends their services into the 3D printing world.

Oberg Industries and Swanson School of Engineering Extend Additive Manufacturing Research Partnership

Additive Manufacturing

Each manufacturing facility is ISO certified and operates under one or more of the following standards: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 13485:2003, and AS 9100:2009 Rev. By Paul Kovach | University of Pittsburgh | Swanson Engineering.

Executive Insights @Disruptive: Avi Reichental, President and CEO, 3D Systems

3D Systems

In 2003, I was offered the opportunity to partner with Chuck Hull and together advance and democratize the very 3D printing technology he pioneered and invented in 1983.

NASA Models You Can Print


In 2003, we lost radio contact with it. NASA recently released a small library of models in 3D-printable formats that includes a variety of spacecraft, extraterrestrial objects, and landscapes.

Concorde 2.0: The Return of the Supersonic Jet

The Solidworks Blog

So, when Concorde bit runway dust in 2003, it was only a matter of years before a sequel was on the drawing boards… Concorde: The Original. No matter how long it takes, a good idea will eventually resurface.

Beyond BIM Symposium – Innovations in Geometry and Collaboration

3D Perspectives

In 2003 with a colleague Fulcro Engineering services was established, and is now a leader in de-risking projects through use of collaborative process and digital design development and detailing, to enable risk-free assembly and construction. Current practice in architectural and engineering design involves workflow methods that can have many stages and steps that challenge the efficacy and quality of the design and construction process.

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Reshoring Initiative 2014 Data Report Emphasizes Positive…

Design 2 Part News

More than 60,000 manufacturing jobs were brought to the United States by reshoring and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) combined in 2014, representing a 400 percent increase since 2003. By comparison in 2003, the United States lost net about 140,000 manufacturing jobs per year to offshoring. “Reshoring Initiative 2014 Data Report Emphasizes Positive Job Trends” CHICAGO, Ill.

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Bringing jobs back to America: Rebuilding manufacturing…

Design 2 Part News

In 1903, the Hershey plant was the largest manufacturing facility in the world and by 2003, more than 3,000 jobs were moved to Mexico. Other American brands followed that same trend: La-Z-Boy had moved their manufacturing sites to China and Mexico in 2001, by 2003 Levy Strauss had no plants in the U.S., “Bringing jobs back to America: Rebuilding manufacturing through reshoring” By Anisa Samarxhiu, Plant Engineering.

Wohlers Associates, Inc.-Production of Parts for Final Products is Now 34.7% of the Market for Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

Since 2003, this market segment has gone from less than 4% to more than one-third of total revenues from AM products and services worldwide. FORT COLLINS, COLORADO, USA, October 15, 2014—In its research for Wohlers Report 2014 , Wohlers Associates, Inc.

Four Key Takeaways from the Wohlers Report 2015


of total product and service revenues from additive manufacturing since 2003. It’s not easy to summarize a 300+ page report in the span of a blog post, especially one as thorough and educationally deep as Wohlers Report 2015 on the state of the 3D printing industry.