U.S. Army secretary places 3D printing center of modern policy

3D Printing Industry

Establishing a policy for the four official factions of the U.S. In September 2019, U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy issued a directive supporting the force’s ongoing implementation of 3D printing. Army, the directive focuses specifically on “Enabling Readiness and Modernization Through Advanced Manufacturing” encompassing additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and advanced composite materials. “Advanced […].

Home Use Licenses: Changes to Our Current Policy

The Solidworks Blog

The post Home Use Licenses: Changes to Our Current Policy appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog. SOLIDWORKS Network License (SNL) is a popular licensing model that was introduced in 1999.

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SOLIDWORKS’ New Subscription Policy

Jeff's Tool Shed

Effective January 1, 2016, the current subscription policy will change for SolidWorks customers. From the TPM blog: What is the new Subscription late policy? The post SOLIDWORKS’ New Subscription Policy appeared first on Jeff's Tool Shed. Rant SolidWorks Community SolidWorks SolidWorks Subscription PolicyThis seems to be flying under the radar a bit, but I’m not sure why.

3D Printing & Policy: Public Knowledge Announces 4th Annual 3D/DC Event

3D Printing Industry

Policymakers, members of the public, and 3D printing companies from across the country will connect to discuss legislative regulations and policies surrounding 3D printing. If you go, you’ll get a chance to see 3D printing-oriented policy panels in action, as well as open up some conversations with participants. … The original post 3D Printing & Policy: Public Knowledge Announces 4th Annual 3D/DC Event appeared first on 3D Printing Industry.

Mature Content Tagging (and more policy updates)

Shapeways Blog

Today, we’re rolling out a series of updates to the policies that govern what happens here at Shapeways. There are some smaller, incremental changes discussed towards the bottom of this post, but the biggest update is to our content policy. Other Policy Updates.

Shapeways Updates their Terms and Conditions and Content Policy


It is a pretty universally accepted fact that most people don’t actually read the terms and conditions and policies for the products and services that they use, they generally just click accept and. 3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printing Business Michael Weinberg Payment conditions Policy updates shapeways Shapeways Content Policy Shapeways Terms and Conditions terms and conditions

Spring Policy Updates

Shapeways Blog

Spring is in the air, and that means that it is time for a few policy updates here at Shapeways. As a reminder, if you want to go deeper you can always check out the archived versions of specific policies in order to compare them to the current one. In addition to the Shop Terms update, this update includes much smaller fixes to the general Terms and Conditions, the API Terms and Conditions, and the Content Policy. Content Policy.

Policy Updates from Shapeways

Shapeways Blog

Today we’re excited to roll out a batch of updates to our policies. As a reminder, you can always find links to archived versions of policies on that policy’s page. For those of you looking for a quick summary of the changes, here it is: - We’ve revised our content policy. The result is increased transparency around what we will and will not print, opening up a number of new possibilities for models. - We’ve updated our privacy policy.

BEETHEFIRST’s New Filament Policy


BEEVERYCREATIVE has changed their filament usage policy - for the better. BEEVERYCREATIVE, the company who makes the snazzy BEETHEFIRST personal 3D printer, has issued a statement changing their policy regarding use of filament.

Updating Our Terms & Conditions and Content Policy

Shapeways Blog

I know – what could be more exciting than a blog post about an update to Terms & Conditions and Content Policies? Content Policy Changes. The changes to the content policy are less dramatic.

Sierra Leone 3D Prints Data For Educational Policy Decisions


Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio shows off a 3D printed data map [Image: YouTube]. Read the whole entry. » » usage

Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016: Policy Changes Needed…

Design 2 Part News

Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016: Policy Changes Needed to Maintain Momentum. Clearly, government policy changes and expectations of those changes are key to accelerating the trend. Reshoring Initiative 2016 Data Report.

Understanding DJI’s Return Policy: Should I Buy Direct from DJI?

3D Printing Hub

If you find yourself in this situation, then read on as scrutinize the details of DJI’s Return and Refund Policy. If these do not work and the period when you kept the product exceeds 14 days, then you may still be eligible for the return policy depending on when you first contacted DJI. Take note that this replacement policy will not apply if the drone has been damaged by external factors such as fire, strong winds, or lightning strikes.

Bungled U.S. Energy Policy

Wohlers Talk

A lot needs to be fixed in the U.S. at the moment. At the risk of being the bearer of more bad news, here goes. Jonathan Gourlay, features editor of Desktop Engineering , wrote an interesting editorial in the August 2008 issue. He stated the following.  In the last fiscal year, the Energy Department had planned to spend.  $159 million on solar research and development.

Foreign Policy Magazine Names Jennifer Lewis 2014 Global Thinker for 3D Bioprinting Research

3D Printing Industry

a key member of the Wyss Institute Core Faculty has been selected as one of Foreign Policy‘s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014 for her disruptive research into 3D bioprinting. … The original post Foreign Policy Magazine Names Jennifer Lewis 2014 Global Thinker for 3D Bioprinting Research appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Rachel Park. Jennifer Lewis, Sc.D.,

Government policies working against U.S. manufacturing?

Design 2 Part News

By Fox Business. Humanscale CEO Bob King on what is needed to boost job growth in America. Manufacturing News

Interview with Alok Anil of Next Big Innovation Labs


He has great subject matter expertise within the realms of engineering and policy. 3D Printers 3D Printing Bioprinting Business Exclusive Interviews Science & Technology 3d printing bioprinting exclusive interviews india lab on a chip public policy world economic forumThis interview features Alok Medikepura Anil. His knowledge will give some people insight into how 3D bioprinting is. View the entire article via our website.

Duke University SLAPLAB Students Research & Document Information to Influence Policymakers Regarding 3D Printing & Other Technologies in the Future


3D Printing Business Science & Technology 3d printing laws 3D printing policies 3D printing science policy Amazon Mechanical Turk Artificial Intelligence laws and policies Duke Initiative for Science & Society Kenan Institute of Ethics MADLAB SLAPLABAs much as 3D printing often allows us to operate on that sharp cutting edge, presenting innovations that are completely new and would have previously been impossible, the technology has also dusted.

SPAM and Comment Policy Explanation

Cubify 3D Printing Fans & Fun

I have been blogging long enough to spot a comment pretending to praise the writing; but, is actually nothing more than a ploy designed to cover the real goal of dropping a SPAM link having nothing to do with 3D printing. I have deleted hundreds of them, if not thousands. I''ve lost count. Spammers, I moderate theses forums as closely and as timely as I can and delete those comments that contain links.

Is 3D printed coral really safe for marine life?

3D Printing Industry

Ruhl Proto Pasta School of Marine Science and Policy University of Delaware3D printing has evolved as a means of replacing the world’s lost coral reefs. Many projects, including the efforts of SECORE International and Boston Ceramics, are putting the method into practice and seeing positive results from their introduction to the ocean. As a relatively new approach to marine restoration, research surrounding 3D printed reefs and […]. Research Colorfabb Danielle L.

European Additive Manufacturing Strategy Offers Expert Input for Policies of the Future  


3D printing and the world of additive manufacturing were an undeniably lawless realm at first. As uses for the technology have grown over the years though, and both industry and consumers are. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Business 3d printing education 3d printing europe 3d printing industry analysis 3D printing intellectual property rights Additive manufacturing and global trade AM education CECIMO cybersecurity europe European Additive Manufacturing Strategy

Interview with Lorena James, Who Turns Invasive Species of Quagga Mussels Into 3D Printing Filament


3D Printing Business Exclusive Interviews Science & Technology environment environmentally friendly filament policy quagga mussels sustainability zebra shellsThis is an interview with Lorena James of Z Spools. She is looking to be a force within the environmental sector and manufacturing sector with her organization. The post Interview with Lorena James, View the entire article via our website.

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Risk-Takers Can Use Sculpteo’s Tools and “Print it Anyway” Policy for 3D Printable Models


So your 3D design is done and you are ready to have Sculpteo 3D print it. But the design does not pass Sculpteo’s immediate solidity check process, which means that the company. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Software 3D model thickening tool 3d printable content 3d printable designs 3d printable files Immediate solidity check process sculpteo thickening thickening tool

ESA initiates Design4AM with Siemens and Sonaca for metal 3D printing

3D Printing Industry

3D Software Belgian Federal Science Policy Office Belspo Design4AM Didier Granville Digital Innovation Platform EDAG Group ESA european space agency Pedro Romero Fernandez SFM-AT800S Siemens Siemens NX Simcenter Solid Edge Solukon Maschinenbau SonacaThe European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded a contract to Europe’s largest industrial automation specialist, Siemens, in order to develop an aerospace design and production software for metal 3D printing.

Additive Industries secures €10 million for international expansion

3D Printing Industry

Business Additive Industries BOM Brabant Ventures Brabant Development Agency Cristal Therapeutics CytoSmart Daan Kersten Highlands Ilko Bosman Jonas Wintermans MetalFab1 Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy Miriam Dragstra Province of North Brabant Scale4Series Smart Robotics SMS groupAdditive Industries, a Netherlands-based metal 3D printer manufacturer, has received a €10 million loan from BOM Brabant Ventures and Highlands, a current shareholder of Additive Industries.

Indian Government encourages advanced manufacturing with new plan

3D Printing Industry

National Policy for Advanced Manufacturing Ramesh AbhishekThe Indian Government is formulating a plan to improve its manufacturing output from the current level of 16% to 25% of GDP. The project places. Business Girish Shankar India Indian government industry 4.0

America Makes announces project call, $5.9 million funding available

3D Printing Industry

Research AFRL Air Force Research Laboratory America Makes ATRQ Department of Defense Directed Project Calls for Advanced Tools for Rapid Qualification DoD John Wilczynski Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy Office OSD/MIBP Rob GorhamAmerica Makes, the U.S. additive manufacturing accelerator based in Youngstown, Ohio, has announced a new round of funding for projects. The round is focused on Advanced Tools for Rapid Qualification (ATRQ).

Facebook bans 3D printed guns in news feed, messenger and Instagram

3D Printing Industry

Legal and Regulatory Cody Wilson Defense Distributed downloadable gun facebook Firearms Policy Coalition Plastic LiberatorDespite Cody Wilson’s assertions, the debate over 3D printed guns is not over yet. Last week, social media giant Facebook became the latest organization to weigh-in on the discussion in an update to its Community Guidelines.

UNYQ Collaborates with Studio Bitonti for 3D Printed Align Scoliosis Brace—Attractive, Lightweight & Smart


3D Design 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing 3d printed orthotics 3D printed prosthetic covers 3D printed scoliosis brace Francis Bitonti Office of Science and Technology Policy Studio Bitonti The White House unyq UNYQ Align scoliosis brace UNYQ Peformance White House Office of Public EngagementWhen I hear the name Bitonti, I immediately see 3D printing and high fashion intersecting. A name that continues to grow in terms of fashion and materials innovation, we’ve long been.

CEO of GE Addresses Additive Manufacturing and Globalization in Letter to Shareholders


3D Printing Business Editorials / Opinions economic policy Economics economy employment export-import bank ge global nationalism globalization government industrial internet Jeff Immelt jobs creation outsourcing politics shareholdersFor its 2016 Annual Report, GE‘s CEO Jeff Immelt wrote a letter to shareholders that attempts to weave together the core philosophy of GE, its vision for the future, and the way in which both. View the entire article via our website.

Testing Conducted on Orbital ATK's Partially 3D Printed Hypersonic Weapon Warhead


3D Printing Science & Technology 3d printed warhead 3d printed weapons 3d printing in the military arms race Carnegie Institute's Nuclear Policy Program defense defense news hypersonic hypersonic warhead hypersonic weaponry military military 3d printing non-nuclear warhead Orbital ATK warhead testing weaponry weapons testing

Donald Trump Also Thinks 3D Printing is Important


3D Printing Robotics 3d printing in the military 3d printing politics artificial intelligence donald trump foreign policyThis week, something happened that may very well have been a historic moment: President Obama and Donald Trump agreed on something. In fairness, they may have agreed on other things in the past. View the entire article via our website.

MakerBot Updates Terms of Use to Cover New Thingiverse Developer Portal


3D Design 3D Printing Business intellectual property makerbot MakerBot Developer Program MakerBot Terms of Use MakerBot Thingiverse Policy updates privacy terms of use thingiverse Thingiverse Developer Portal Thingiverse Developer ProgramA few weeks ago, Thingiverse reached out to developers with their new Thingiverse Developer Portal. Along with a series of new apps, the portal provides even more opportunities for interaction with a. View the entire article via our website.

Shapeways Joins Hundreds of Startups in Support of Net Neutrality

Shapeways Blog

3D Printing Industry net neutrality policyThis week, Shapeways is proud to join over 800 of our fellow startups and tech companies in support of net neutrality. Our letter to the chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commisson, Ajit Pai, reiterates the importance of a fair, open internet to Shapeways and the entire Shapeways community. This letter is necessary because Pai has indicated interest in rolling back the landmark open internet rules established by the FCC in 2015.

At 3D/DC, Gauging Trump’s Impact on the Maker Movement

Shapeways Blog

The new administration has so far been less vocal in its support, but, if this week’s 3D/DC policy conference is any indication, there’s reason to have hope that support will continue in the new administration. For full coverage of the 2-day event, follow Nation of Makers and Public Knowledge Policy Fellow Sara on Twitter. 3D Printing What's Hot #NationofMakers 3D Printing Industry News 3D/DC maker movement Making policy the future of 3D printing

Announcing the 2017 Shapeways Transparency Report

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways IP policy Transparency Report What's HotToday we are releasing our Transparency Report covering 2017. As with previous reports , this year’s report is designed to give the Shapeways community insight into how we handle requests to remove, modify, or disclose information. The largest portion of the report covers how we handle accusations of infringement of intellectual property. We received 1,622 such accusations in 2017, up slightly from 2016.

Windform’s Commercial Strategy Shift


CRP has announced a change in commercial policy for Windform materials. [Image: CRP]. Read the whole entry. » » corporate materials