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BASF expands its 3D printing portfolio with new acquisitions 

July 10, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

BASF has moved forward with its plans to expand in the field of 3D printing with the acquisition of two European manufacturers of 3D printing materials. The Germany-based company, via its subsidiary BASF New Business GmbH (BNB), has acquired Hamburg-based Advanc3D Materials, which offers advanced, tailor-made plastic powders and formulations for selective

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ABB announces investment in new transformer components factory

July 2, 2018 • News, World NewsComments (0)

Pioneering technology leader ABB is investing more than $30 million in a new cutting edge manufacturing unit, currently under construction at the company’s complex in Ludvika, Sweden. The new unit will boost production and expand the range of the

Austal secures multimillion contract for additional LCS design services

June 28, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Austal USA, the American branch of operations for Australian shipbuilder Austal, has been awarded US$16,303,195 by the US Department of Defense for a cost-plus-fixed fee to a previously awarded contract. According to Austal, the order provides for Littoral

Audi teams up with Stratasys to cut prototype times

June 11, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

German carmaker Audi has partnered up with 3D printing giant Stratasys in order to slash the time of prototyping new models of tail light covers. By adopting Stratasys’ 3d printing methods, Audi will now use the new Stratasys J750 3D printer to manufacture

Stratasys CEO Ilan Levin resigns

June 5, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

3D printing giant Stratasys has announced that its Chief Executive Officer and Director, Ilan Levin, has decided to step down, effective immediately. The vacated position of CEO will be temporarily filled by the Company’s current Chairman of the

Minera Escondida commissions the largest desalination plant in Latin America

April 9, 2018 • Mining & Resources, World NewsComments (0)

Minera Escondida, a subsidiary of BHP Billiton, has inaugurated the largest desalination plant in Latin America to supply the mine’s needs. The 25000LS plant is at the heart of the company’s water strategy, which consists of increasing the use of

Students create affordable, 3d printed robot prosthetic limb for amputees

April 3, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Students at The University of Manchester have built a low-cost, 3D printed robotic prosthetic hand that could provide a much more affordable alternative for amputees. Featuring fully posable joints, the hand allows its user to do simple everyday tasks such as