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Manhattan Proves Fatal for 3D Print Shops Yet Again as iMakr NY Store Moves

Local online publication Bowery Boogie reports that the iMakr 3D printing company just shuttered its iMakr NY Allen Street flagship storefront. It had been a three-year jaunt for the London-based company. The iMakr showroom-slash-studio is now headquartered in Brooklyn’s Industry City, and still maintains its e-commerce solution online. Like most 3D print shops, iMakr sold …

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Tethon3D CEO Karen Linder Discusses Future of High Quality Ceramics 3D Printing

While most high-resolution 3D printing technologies for ceramics remain quite expensive, Tethon 3D has been developing materials and processes which could bring high-quality 3D printed ceramics to more people and market segments than ever before. We caught up with Karen Linder, author, angel investor, entrepreneur, mentor, artist, scientist and also President …

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3D Printing Filament Industry Leaders Discuss Opportunities and Challenges

3D Printing Filament Industry Leaders Discuss Opportunities and Challenges

Although it started almost as a game, today 3D printing filament manufacturing for low-cost 3D printers is an industry. So much so that even giants such as SABIC, Verbatim (Mitsubishi) and others have begun to target it, while other large companies such as Covestro (Bayer) and Eastman Chemical partnered directly with …

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There Will Be No Industry 4.0 Without AM Workflow Automation

AM Workflow Automation

SmarTech Publishing just released my latest AM market report, this time on AM workflow automation, that is automation of the AM production line. In this report, I tried to assess what the overall business volume could around the establishment, within tomorrow’s automated factories, of the fully digital production line which …

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Wearables, Fashion and Technology, What’s 3D Printing Got to Do With It?

The Internet of Things, flexible electronics, mass customization, augmentation, bionics and prosthetics, shape memory and programmable materials, sports devices and the Apple Watch. All these trendy tag terms – so different from each other – are somehow described and defined by and contained within the general idea of wearables. But what …

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