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Stratasys 3D printing used to support German unmanned mission to Mars

June 26, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Stratasys announced that the Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics of the German Aerospace Centre is using its FDM 3D printing solutions for the production of a fully-working prototype of an exploration robot designed for unmanned flights to Mars. Dubbed ‘TransRoPorter’ (TRP), the exploration robot is being developed using a Stratasys Fortus 900mc

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Dassault Systèmes and Airbus APWorks team up to advance use of 3D printing for serial production

June 23, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Dassault Systèmes and Airbus APWorks have announced a new collaborative partnership to advance the use of additive manufacturing for large-scale production in aerospace, defence, automotive and medical industries, as well as in robotics and mechanical

Stratasys, Boom sign 3D printing agreement to accelerate development of supersonic airliner

June 21, 2017 • Technology, World NewsComments (0)

3D printing giant Stratasys has inked a technical partnership agreement with Boom Supersonic, a Denver-based startup which is developing a Mach 2.2 civilian supersonic airliner. The three-year agreement will help Boom accelerate production of advanced tooling

Robo 3D receives first European order for its 3D printers

June 21, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Robo 3D Limited is starting to reap the benefits of its distribution agreement with Sotec3D, with the France-based company placing the first order for Robo printers. SOTEC3D, which is one of Europe’s largest 3D printer suppliers, recently became Robo 3D’s

Michelin unveils a 3D printed concept tyre that is impervious to flats

June 19, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Michelin has introduced a groundbreaking concept tyre at Movin’On 2017, the international summit for a sustainable mobility. Designed as both a wheel and a tyre, Michelin’s VISION is airless, connected, rechargeable, customisable and organic tyre

Porsche uses camera-equipped ABB robots to showcase its newest 911 model

June 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

The newest version of Porsche’s iconic 911 model is being showcased to car fans around the world using ABB robots. Originally released 50 years ago, the Porsche 911 has been recognized as one of the most powerful high performance cars ever made. In the wake

GE’s CEO Jeff Immelt retires, to be succeeded by John Flannery

June 13, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

GE’s long-standing CEO Jeff Immelt will retire from the company at the end of this year after sixteen years at the helm of the industrial giant. Mr Immelt, who will remain Chairman of the Board through December 31, 2017, will be succeeded on 1 August by