Davide Grilli

Materialise receives FDA clearance for medical 3D printing software

Materialise NV announced that it is the first company in the world to receive FDA clearance for software used to 3D print anatomical models for diagnostic applications. In August 2017, FDA announced that…

Joaquim Menezes is the new EFFRA Chairman

The ISTMA Europe President, Joaquim Menezes, was elected Chairman of the European Factories of the Future Research Association (EFFRA), during its latest General Assembly held on March 1, in Brussels (Belgium). The Portuguese…

Pedrotti introduced EES-2CBH head pins with increased head

EES-2CBH is a product that Pedrotti has introduced into its range to standardize the requests of customers that have ordered this pin upon their own design for a long time. Punch inserts that…

OML offers in the Zero Point market two versions of the same system: WPS and APS

In the well-known Zero Point market, OML offers two versions of the same: mechanical Zero Point (WPS) and Pneumatic Zero Point (APS). Both systems, each with its own characteristics, can meet any need…

IPC and CoreTechnologie join forces to offer pre-dimensioning software

IPC with a partnership with CoreTechnologie, which specializes in 3D CAD model visualization software,  is launching MoldTherm, its pre-dimensioning tool for estimating the cooling times of injected parts. This application was entirely designed…

BASF and BigRep closed a partnership for industrial 3D printing solutions

BASF 3D Printing Solutions GmbH and large-format 3D printing company, BigRep have closed on a strategic partnership to co-develop solutions for industrial 3D printing applications. First announced in November last year, the collaboration includes the joint development…

Lego introduces sustainable bricks made from sugar cane

Toy construction block icon Lego is rushing to replace ABS in part of the toy sets it manufactures. The Danish company said on 1 March that it will use sugar cane-based polyethylene for…

Rutgers engineers 3D print shape-shifting smart gel

Rutgers engineers  have invented a printing method for a smart gel that could be used to create materials for transporting small molecules like water or drugs to human organs. The approach involves printing a 3D object with…

Automotive aftermarket in Mexico to grow more than 6% annually

The automotive aftermarket in Mexico totaled $4.3 billion in 2016 and represented 8% of North American demand, according to a new report from the Freedonia Group, a division of MarketResearch.com. The Freedonia Group…

Sodick will introduce metal 3-D printer, injection molding machines at NPE2018

Sodick and its injection molding machine division Plustech Inc. will introduce the OPM250 metal 3D printer along with new vertical and horizontal injection molding machines at NPE2018. The OPM250 is a single-process machine that combines…

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