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Electrolux Asia Pacific and Spare Parts 3D Explore 3D Printing for Replacement Parts

Spare Parts 3D

The Asia Pacific sector of the Swedish multinational home appliance manufacturer Electrolux recently partnered with Spare Parts 3D, a young Singapore-based tech start-up to conduct a feasibility study that aims to evaluate the on-demand and distributed production of spare parts. Traditional Spare Parts Strategies Incurs Avoidable Costs To support aftersales …

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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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Taking AM From Niche to Mass Adoption through Effective Continental Trade Shows

IN(3D)USTRY set out to find additive manufacturing solutions to real manufacturing challenges. After two successful editions, the Barcelona congress is closer to reaching its goals From the UK, through Germany, to Barcelona. If the biggest limit to a real, widespread adoption of additive manufacturing is industry awareness, trade shows are …

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Zare to Mass Produce Luxury Metal 3D Printed MIO Toothbrush

Many are familiar with Italian design brand names like Alessi, Pininfarina or Colani. We think of cars with elegant lines, fine furniture and iconic household objects. Now, Zare from Boretto, Italy, has ventured to design a new toothbrush in collaboration with Nussbaumer Design, headed by Christoph Nussbaumer. The result is …

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Zodiac Seats UK Flies Through Airline Seat Design with Stratasys 3D Printing

Designing an airline passenger seat is a highly complex undertaking involving hundreds of suppliers around the world working for years to meet one critical deadline. Since introducing a Stratasys Objet500 Connex1 Multi-Material 3D Printer, airline seat specialist, Zodiac Seats, a division of Zodiac Aerospace, has been able to relieve some …

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voxeljet to Unveil First HSS 3D Printing System at Upcoming formnext Show

voxeljet AG officially announced that the company will release its first 3D printing system based on its new High Speed Sintering (HSS) process, at the upcoming formnext trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany next November 14th-17th. The company’s material sets so far have focused on tooling and pattern making applications, but with HSS …

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Z3DFAB Opens Digital Production Center in Korea With First of 27 EOS M290 System

Z3DFAB relies on technology from EOS to make its digital production center the best in class for the medical, automotive, and aeronautic market. a Joint Venture (signed in 2016) between Z3DLAB a French expert in Additive Manufacturing (AM) and HS -HITECH a Korean semiconductor cleaning expert – is bringing the …

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The North Face Founder Hap Klopp Joins Type A Machines Board

Type A Machines, a leading provider of manufacturing-ready Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) 3D printers, today announced the appointment of Kenneth Hap Klopp, founder The North Face, to Type A Machines board of directors. Mr. Klopp joins Andrew Rutter, the company’s founder, and Mitch Huitema, previously of Apple and Handspring. Klopp acquired …

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HP and Deloitte Partner on Implementation of MJF 3D Printing in Large Scale Manufacturing

HP Inc. and Deloitte formed a first-of-its-kind alliance that will accelerate the digital transformation of the global manufacturing industry. The two companies will collaborate on the implementation of HP’s multi jet fusion 3D printing systems in large-scale manufacturing environments, applying their unrivaled digital operations experience to help enterprises accelerate product design …

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