At the Rapid + TCT trade show, the German automaker underlines the development of Additive Manufacturing in the automotive sector. This technology can now create economies of scale if material costs are enough low.

At the Rapid + TCT trade show, the German automaker underlines the development of Additive Manufacturing in the automotive sector. This technology can now create economies of scale if material costs are enough low.

CONTEXT, an England research firm, revealed in a market study, that shipments by units of industrial metal and polymer 3D printers continue to increase.

The Oslo-based international classification society, DNV GL, has been appointed as the lead researcher of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore-initiated Joint Industry Program (JIP) which goal is to expand 3D Printing use in the maritime sector.

The German company, Audi has spread its production at its Volkswagen Group R8 facility, the Böllinger Höfe, with a new 3D printing area. The department is producing custom 3D printed parts as auxiliary tools to make savings on maintenance costs.

Diehl Aviation delivered the largest 3D printed passenger aircraft for Qatar Airways company.

By 2025, 3D Printing is expected to account for over $20bn all over the world. With the power industry under pressure, manufacturers tend with 3D Printing to find solutions with interesting cost savings and shorter timeframes.

The level of interest in 3D Printing has heavily increased over the past few years. More and more companies in the railway industry adopt 3D printing technologies in their production and maintenance work. How well does this technology support the industry?

At the beginning of March, CNH Industrial announced that it has taken a huge step in the implementation of Additive Manufacturing technology by printing its first four 3D printed spare parts.