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SmarTech Issues First Ever Report on UAV Additive Manufacturing, Market to Top $2.3 Billion by 2027

SmarTech Publishing, the leading industry analyst firm in the 3DP/ additive manufacturing market has issued a new report titled, “Additive Manufacturing for the Drone/UAV Industry”.  In this report the firm projects that the yearly value of UAV additive manufacturing for parts will reach $1.9 billion, driving over $400 million in yearly sales …

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Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo in Seoul…What’s Happening in Korea?

Last month brought a host of interesting events to South Korea, and one of the most interesting was the 2017 Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo in Seoul.  Like years past, the event was held again at the expansive Kintex Exhibition Hall in Seoul.  This event is in its fourth …

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Desktop Metal and Carbon (and GE) Make The MIT 50 Smartest Companies 2017 List

Each year the editors of the MIT Technology Review identify 50 companies creating new opportunities by combining important technologies and business savvy. Some in the MIT 50 Smartest Companies 2017 list are large enterprises that seem to be growing ever larger, like Amazon and Apple. Others, like IBM, or General Electric …

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Materialise Offers Tips On Starting a Successful 3D Printing Business

In a recent blog entry, the leading European 3D printing service Materialise offers three key suggestions on how to turn a 3D printing business idea into reality: start with an idea that adds value, keep your costs low, and learn from successful 3D printing start-ups. Read on to see which 3D …

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Will Additive Manufacturing Become the Leading Production Method for the Orthopedic Industry?

SmarTech Publishing has just issued a new research note that is available for download via the firm’s website. The leading AM market research company has published its first ever true industry opportunity deep dive market research report on the burgeoning additive orthopedic industry, revealing an area of well-defined opportunity for additive manufacturing …

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Unbelievably Detailed 3D Printed Cobra MKIII Miniature Is a Game Changer

An impressive, largely 3D printed Cobra MKIII 1/4 curbside miniature model, measuring 99 cm in length was created by a Netherland’s based student, Sebastiaan Pot, with the goal to make every detail as realistic as possible. The amazing level of details shows not only how far 3D printing has come but …

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