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Trade Associations in 3D Printing Ask: Will Korean 3D Printing Be A World Competitor?

In the first five years of the Korean plan, the government says it will aim to substantially increase the country’s automobile, medical and electronics sectors’ demand for 3D printers. However, it hasn’t yet explained how it specifically plans to increase

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3D Printing And International Business – Global Insight on the 3D Printing Industry

by Bill Decker, of the 3D Printing Channel As the uncle of 3D printing, I’m entitled to my opinion. The whole world is talking about 3D printing and many of us are starting to believe that the United States will

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US 3D Printing Market – What Questions Should Overseas Firms Ask When Selling 3D Printing in America?

When firms enter the US market, several questions come immediately to mind. These are the first that arrive. What is the mode of entry (MOE)? License? Direct sales? Distribution agreements? Joint venture? Web based? Acquisition? All of these have various

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3D Printing Trade Association Question – What is the 3D Printing Market In India?

“India 3D printer market to exhibit firm growth of 20% during 2014-19 as a result of increasing use for rapid prototyping and 3D modelling across industry sectors 3D printers are emerging as key growing printers in global landscape. Although, the

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3D Printing In Europe – European Commission Representatives Discuss 3D Printing Regulations

During the last Regulatory conference organized by QED in Brussels, 3D printing companies, European Commission representatives and stakeholders discussed the legislative landscape of the industry. Regulations and standards: two key challenges for 3D printing industries by Giorgio Magistrelli The next

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3D Printing Trade Association News – Japanese Man Arrested For 3D Printed Gun Store

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The 27-year-old, a college employee in the city of Kawasaki, was arrested after police found video online posted by Imura claiming to have produced his own guns. Gun possession is strictlly regulated in Japan. Police raided Imura’s home and found

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3D Printing In China – Do the Chinese Want 3D Printing Technology Or Do Chinese Fear 3D Technology?

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With China having a World 3D printing conference, it’s hard to say. The Chinese advantage has been land and low cost labor. How quickly will they adopt a No Cost Labor solution? China has grabbed outsourced-manufacturing contracts from every mature

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Convincing 3D-Printed Skin in the United Kingdom

University of Liverpool and University of Manchester researchers are working together to develop convincing 3D-printed skin. Dr. Sophie Weurger of the University of Liverpool said “the human visual system is extremely sensitive to small distortions in skin appearance, so making

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3D Printed Gun Factory – 3D Printed Parts Found In England

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Can these parts be put together to make a gun? Manchester police are investigating this now. 3D Printing has its users and abusers, but the 3d printing technology is unstoppable. Thus a large 3d Printing Lobbying effort is likely.

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3D Printer to Make Organs On Demand

This 3D printer London scientists created, called the Vista 3D, is in the works to print organs “at the touch of a button.” It comes equipped with a nozzle that can 3D print a broad range of materials with high

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