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Will The 3D Printing Industry Double?

According to Gartner, nearly 456,000 3D printers will be shipped globally by the end of the year, doubling the 219,000 units that were shipped last year. The global 3D printer market is booming, with the number of units shipped in

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Did Solidoodle Really Run Out Of Money?

So what happened to this company that once held such promise? According to a former employee, the company has been struggling for some time now. This employee, known only as Solinonymous, has peeled back the curtain and given us a

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3D Printing Management Ideas – Will General Public Become Educated?

Written by: Daniel M. Suib COO/Managing Director of The 3D Printing Channel Um…What? I have, on occasion, basically explained to friends and family and some strangers what 3D printing is. I mean, I don’t know the technical aspects of the

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3D Printing Podcast With Autodesk, Part 3

Gonzalo Martinez, Director of Strategic Research in the office of the CTO at Autodesk, gives an interesting interview about his firm’s play in 3D Printing. Hear the 3rd episode with Autodesk. Open Source is Autodesk‘s new play in the 3D

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What Does Your Government Officials Need to Know About 3D Printing?

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What Does Government Need to Know About 3D Printing? from Bill Decker Take a look at this quick, easy to follow 3D Printing Slide Show

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3D Printing Trade News – What Did UPS Learn It’s First Year of 3D Printing?

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1) 3-D Printing Didn’t Cannibalize Other Parts Of The Business For a store that makes money mainly by shipping physical goods from one place to another, it could be shortsighted to bring in machines that help alleviate that need. But

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The 3D Printing Trade Association Discusses the 3D Printing Challenge for UPS and Other Delivery Services – Are Shipping Firms Ready For 3D Printing Technology?

Can USPS Deliver on the Promise of 3D Printing? The imminent 3D printing revolution “might be a huge opportunity for the [U.S.] Postal Service,” an in-depth study says. But, as usual with the USPS, where there are opportunities there are

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3D Printing Trade Association Asks – Do you Know How to Work a 3D Printing Trade Show?

3D Printing Slide Show – 10 Ways to Work a 3D Printing Trade Show from Bill Decker 1) Set goals! Sales? Contacts? Press? Demos? 2) KISS- keep it simple salesman. 3) Get client focussed, not product focussed! 4) Have Multi

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China 3D Printing Innovations – World’s Largest 3d Printer Made in China

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…Qingdao Unique Products Develop Co Ltd, a local maker of 3-D printers, has unveiled the world’s largest 3D printer last week at the 2014 World 3D Printing Technology Industry Conference and Exhibition held in Qingdao. This massive 3D printer has

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3D Printed Shoes Again – Better 3D Printing Shoe Modifications

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A young and talented fashion designer, by the name of Chris van den Elzen, has teamed with another designer, Judith van Vliet, to take this knowledge, and create their very own collection of shoes, they call EXCIDIUM. What they have

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