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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.,

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rebranding Manufacturing in America

Wohlers Talk

must include a similar rebranding in the eyes of the public, politicians, and policy makers. Note: The following was authored by Tim Caffrey, senior consultant at Wohlers Associates. For many, the word manufacturing conjures images of antiquated factories belching black smoke into our air and chemical-tainted liquids into our waterways. Buildings are cavernous and dangerous, filled with old, energy-guzzling machines.

UK publishes Digital Strategy outlining plans for Makerspaces, IP protection for 3D printing, and internationally connected Tech Hubs

3D Printing Industry

The policy follows a. The UK Department for Culture, Media & Sport has released a Digital Strategy for economic, educational and infrastructural growth of the nation. Business digital strategy Fab Labs Fablabs IP makerspaces manufacturing Northern Powerhouse Smart Factories Tech City Tech hubs

Welcome Michael Weinberg: Shapeways General Counsel and IP Expert

Shapeways Blog

For the past few years, I’ve been working on public interest technology policy at Public Knowledge. I also helped to organize 3D/DC , an annual 3D printing policy conference in Washington, DC. Hi Shapeways!

Gigabot Prepares for Third Generation Launch with Second Great Big Giveaway

3D Printing Industry

By Davide Sher. After the Gigabit and Gigabit XL systems, the makers of the largest open source, “human size”, low cost 3D printer, re:3D, are getting ready for the GB3, the third generation of their Gigabot system.

Managing cities of tomorrow with 3DEXPERIENCity

3D Perspectives

Through 3D EXPERIENCity, data developed at different scales can be integrated into a collaborative platform , fostering the development of effective public policies.

Velleman Vertex K8400 3d printer

DIY 3D Printing

Open filament policy. Velleman is European DIY giant and had a very successful run with their K8200 3d printer (3Drag). Here is the successor: the Vertex K8400 dual head 3d printer.

Developing a UK Strategy for Additive Manufacturing: Help needed

Capturing the Value

Drawing upon lessons captured by colleagues from the Centre for Science Technology and Innovation Policy on the development of public technology strategies in other countries, the development of the UK national strategy for AM will be developed using a combination of techniques. On March 10th, the first workshop to be run as part of the process to develop a UK Strategy for Additive Manufacturing (AM) was held at the MTC in Coventry.

Innovators Provide Insight into India’s 3D Printing Scene

3D Printing Industry

By Michael Molitch-Hou. As Inside 3D Printing hits Mumbai next week, I thought about how India, a country with the world’s second largest population, is taking to this new technology.

Raising the Alarm for US Manufacturing

Design 2 Part News

manufacturing and the policy changes needed to shore up the sector, Michele Nash-Hoff, a contributor to IndustryWeek, notes that one of her ancestors was Paul Revere. “We must not allow this policy to continue if we want to maintain our national sovereignty.”

RECODE Network Launch Event – 3rd June, London

Capturing the Value

This initial event will bring together academics, practitioners, policy makers and others to introduce the network, through key note talks from Cisco, Cranfield University and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, and start to develop a multi-disciplinary community, roadmap and vision for the future of UK manufacturing.

Introducing the 3DP-RDM Feasibility Studies: A feasibility study of mass customisation governance

Capturing the Value

This feasibility study will be conducted by fieldwork and documents and regulatory policy analysis. Following the recent feasibility study competition, the 3DP-RDM network is funding four projects in 2016. In this series of blog posts we introduce the four studies.

UK Government Report Says 3D Printing is a Threat to National Security, and That Should Scare You

The Ministry of Defence is a government department within the UK that takes responsibility for managing the nation’s official defense policy and their various armed forces. However it also has. View the entire article via our website.

New fab-spaces paper accepted for publication

Capturing the Value

This study has practical consequences for entrepreneurs, in the better identification of the appropriate fab-spaces for their needs, and for policy makers, to help position the different types of fab-spaces as elements for national systems of innovation and production.

Regulation’s Impact on Manufacturing

Design 2 Part News

The volume of rules and policies with which manufacturers need to comply is onerous — cutting into their competitiveness and growth opportunities. Rules and policy within reason are valuable, but will the U.S. By Stephen Gray, Area Development.

Inside 3D Printing Expands to Entire 3D Printing Week in New York City

3D Printer

On Friday, attention will turn to HCx3DP – Effective Public Policy in the Age of Disruption. Panelists include Andrew O’Shaughnessy, Project Manager, Health Tech, Center for Economic Transformation, New York City Economic Development Corporation, Jonathan Askin, Technology Law Professor, Brooklyn Law School, and David Solomonoff, President, New York Chapter, Internet Society.

Archaeologists Seek to Distribute Artifacts in Real Time with 3D Printing & Scanning

3D Printing Industry

Most countries have policies against the exportation of artifacts, forcing archeologists to rely on field-test notes or images to share and further analyze their data once they return home. By Kyle Byrd. Typically, working in remote corners of the world outside of their home countries, archeologists aggregate as much information in the field before returning to their respective labs, but the most vital pieces are left behind: the artifacts.

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.

How to Avoid Locking Out the Microsoft SQL sa Account [VIDEO]

Javelin Tech Tips

Starting with Microsoft SQL 2005, the Password Policy and Password Lockout settings from your Windows OS (Found by going to Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy > Account Policies) are automatically inherited by the MSQL sa account used by Enterprise PDM.

Stratasys Shaping Future of Manufacturing at European Business Summit

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Ben Lazarus, Stratasys, speaks with Corina Crețu, EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, and MEP Andrey Novakov. 3D printing growth and opportunity in Europe discussed with policymakers and business community.

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

Report from Local Nexus Launch Event

Capturing the Value

What are the key technical, social, economic, policy research areas and questions relating to the local food-energy-water nexus? 3DP-RDM is one of six re-distributed manufacturing networks currently being funded by the EPSRC and ESRC. On 23 March one of our sister networks, the Local Nexus Network , ran a launch event and scoping workshop in Oxford. During the event participants discussed the following: What are potential benefits and problems of a localised food system, and for whom?