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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 tail light covers at its Pre-Series Centre in Ingolstadt, Germany. The move …

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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

Austal wins new US Navy contract

February 22, 2018 • News, World NewsComments (0)

Austal has announced that it has been awarded a $15 million contract by the US Department of Defence for the Guided Missile Frigate FFG(X) Concept Design. The contract will see Austal develop its Frigate design to meet the FFG(X) specification ‘with the

Porsche Classic adopts 3D printing to supply extremely rare parts for its range of vehicles

February 14, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

The shortage of spare parts for vintage cars has been a persistent problem for car collectors around the world, but Porsche Classic – the division of Porsche dedicated to classic vehicles – has come up with an elegant solution to this problem. The company

Rethink Robotics expands availability of its Sawyer robot in North America and Europe

January 23, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Rethink Robotics has inked eleven new distribution deals with distributors across North America and Europe to expand the availability and support for its Sawyer manufacturing robot. Rethink’s president and CEO, Scott Eckert, said the new channel partners