For all of the advancements that 3D printing has made, 3D printing objects is still slow – painfully slow. In a day and age where speed is of the essence, 3D printers are not yet…
Similar to a UPS program set up in the US recently, the French mail service La Poste is set to begin a trial 3D printing service. This morning the CEO and Director General of La…
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers RAPID conference opened with 3 keynotes that reiterated the United States Government’s support of all manufacturing and additive manufacturing in particular.
3D printing is on fire, and doesn’t need any help from the government. But it’s getting it anyway, in a big way.
If you were wondering what exactly the Additive Manufacturing Institute mentioned by President Obama does, they’ve just funded new R&D projects.
U.S. Rep. Foster (IL-11) has just announced that the National Fab Lab Network of 2013 bill is now introduced. It would help set up hundreds of Fab Labs across the country.
U.S. Rep. Bill Foster will introduce the National Fab Lab Network Act of 2013, to enable a federally-chartered non-profit organization, known as the National Fab Lab Network.
Watch the Information Technology Innovation Foundation’s “Why America Needs a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation event in this video, and download their paper.
At the State of the Union Address last night, as President Obama was talking about ways to create new American jobs, out came the words “3D printing!” Awesome.