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.

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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 […].

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

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.

Shapeways Announces Major Changes to Terms & Conditions, Content Policy

3D Printing Business 3d printable content 3d printing service bureaus content policy dmca shapeways terms and conditions terms of serviceShapeways, the 3D printing service based in New York City, has just raised $30.5 million in Series D funding from heavy-hitting investors such as Hewlett Packard Ventures, Presidio Ventures, Sumitomo Corporation, Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square... View the entire article via our website.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Made In Space Announces Appointment of President & CEO Andrew Rush As Chairman of NASA Advisory Council Regulatory and Policy Committee

Additive Manufacturing

MIS ), the industry leader for space manufacturing technology, today announced that the company’s President & CEO Andrew Rush has been appointed to serve as a representative member on the NASA Advisory Council (NAC) and as Chair of its Regulatory and Policy Committee for a three-year term. It is a tremendous honor to serve as chairman of the NASA Advisory Council’s Regulatory and Policy Committee and I am humbled by this opportunity,” said MIS President & CEO Andrew Rush. “I

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.,

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.

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.

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

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

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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Machines Room

3D Printing 3D Printing Events Business Editorials / Opinions Education Science & Technology Brexit Fab City Fab City London innovation Machines Room makers policy social impact social mediaIn this article, I detail my brief visit to Machines Room and how it is closing down. This does not deter the essence of making though. There are interesting things occurring that will lead to future. View the entire article via our website.

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.

3D Printing Companies Standing For Equity


ideas carbon diversity eos formlabs hp leadership matterhackers opinion policy politics re3d wi3dp xometryThese are troubled times. The 3D printing industry is banding together to stand strong on the right side of history.

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.

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

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.

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.

Industrie 4.0: Mein Har(t)z Brennt Part 1

policy“Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Editorials / Opinions 3D printing and policymaking automation germany Industrie 4.0 industrie 5.0

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.

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).

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

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.

3D Printing Community responds to COVID-19 and Coronavirus resources

3D Printing Industry

As the now pandemic Coronavirus takes hold over the globe, we see countries implementing travel restrictions, social distancing measures, and work from home policies. How is the 3D printing community responding to COVID-19?

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.

Windform’s Commercial Strategy Shift


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

Stratasys Promotes New Pathway – Aircraft Interiors Certification Solution

Additive Manufacturing

At the International Paris Air Show this past summer, Stratasys Ltd. announced a new pathway to help aircraft manufacturers achieve certification of additively manufactured airline interior parts faster and in a more cost effective manner.

CECIMO publishes European Additive Manufacturing Strategy to remain leader

3D Printing Industry

The 20 page document makes several recommendation for policies in relation. CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, has published an additive manufacturing strategy. Business CECIMO Filip Geerts SMEs

Shapeways on Capitol Hill: 3D/DC 2016

Shapeways Blog

By providing a platform for discussion in front of Congressional policy makers, myself and the other participating in the panels got to have a voice in the discussion about where 3D printing will go next. 3D Printing Education 3D Education Congress policy STEAM STEAM Education STEM STEM education US GovernmentIt’s easy to think that great technology advances are inevitable, that they will flourish and provide the best possible world for the people making them.

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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.