December 2017

FDA approved first polymer-based vertebral body replacement implant

FDA has approved the first vertebral body replacement system manufactured from PEEK-Optima HA enhanced polymer. Orthopedic implant manufacturer Omnia Medical VBR (Morgantown, WV) received 510(k) clearance from FDA for the medical device, which it…

CECIMO announces a positive economic outlook for 2017

The CECIMO General Assembly, which took place in Brussels on 22 November, announced that CECIMO machine tool production is expected to register a 2% annual growth in 2017 and reach 24.4 billion euro, rebounding from the last…

EOS and Under Armour develop 3D printing footwear

EOS and Under Armour announced a strategic new partnership at the formnext trade fair in Frankfurt, Germany. Sharing the same innovative vision to advance commercial 3D printed footwear, the two organizations will jointly work to scale…

Dr. Roland Feichtl elected as President of CECIMO

During its meeting held on 22 November 2017 in Brussels, the CECIMO General Assembly elected Dr Roland Feichtl as President of CECIMO for a period of two years. Succeeding in this role Mr…

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