GE Affiliate, FirstBuild, Improving Home Appliance Design with Crowdsourcing and 3D Printing

First Build is using the latest 3D printing technology from Stratasys to bring innovative concepts to the appliance industry at a rapid rate. Photo courtesy of FirstBuild

FirstBuild was created from collaboration between GE Appliances, a subsidiary of GE, and Local Motors with the goal of creating a new innovation model for the consumer appliance industry. An industry first, FirstBuild is combining micro-manufacturing with 3D printing to design the next generation of … [Read more...]

Larry King 3D Printed – and Impressed – by Stratasys


Stratasys’ Executive Vice President for Corporate Affairs, Jon Cobb, sat down with Larry King to discuss the amazing possibilities of 3D printing on the show Larry King Now. After 25 years at CNN at the helm of Larry King Live, King now hosts and produces Larry King Now as an on-line news program fo … [Read more...]

3DRV Road Trip Explores Impact of Additive Manufacturing on Product Design and Production

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Ready for a road trip unlike any other? Stratasys is proud to be a co-sponsor of the 3DRV, a recreational vehicle tricked out with the latest 3D printing technology! The 3DRV is in the midst of the Driven by Design Tour, a seven-month journey through the United States. TJ McCue, a 3D printing enthus … [Read more...]

Top 10 Finalists for the Stratasys Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge Announced


The 10th annual Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge, from Stratasys, has named the top 10 finalists in each of its three categories: Art & Architecture, Middle & High School Engineering and College Engineering. An additional person was named the winner for the bonus category, Extreme Sports. … [Read more...]

Stratasys EVP, Jon Cobb Addresses US Congress on 3D Printing Opportunities for Entrepreneurs


What’s the hot topic in Washington, DC? The rise of 3D printing and how it is creating opportunities for small businesses!  This was the subject of discussion before the House Small Business Committee on Capitol Hill on March 12, 2014. Jon Cobb, Stratasys Executive Vice President for Corporate Af … [Read more...]

Stratasys Salutes the US National Manufacturing Day: Additive Manufacturing Means New Efficiencies, New Opportunities


October 4 is a US Annual National Manufacturing Day, when manufacturers and industry groups recognize both the importance of manufacturing to the present United States economy and the possibilities and promise of the future. We’re happy to take a minute to recognize the ingenuity and hard wor … [Read more...]

XLN Design Contest: Using 3D Printing to Develop Innovative Products for People with Special Needs

Congratulations to Moshe Borocin for his winning product: A casting kit for custom-designing dishes, 3D printed by Stratasys

First - identify a common problem for people with special needs. Next -  design a product to help solve the problem. Finally - produce it with inexpensive materials and digital manufacturing technologies. Those were the basic guidelines for participants in the “Creating Tomorrow’s Products” conte … [Read more...]

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Names August 27 “Stratasys Day”


We’re proud to announce that Stratasys has been officially honored by the government of Minnesota! In an official proclamation, Governor Mark Dayton and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced that August 27, 2013 was “Stratasys Day.” The ceremony to celebrate Stratasys Day took place in Edina, Mi … [Read more...]

Stratasys and MakerBot Complete Merger to Make 3D Printing More Accessible to More Users, with More Applications


It’s official! The Stratasys and MakerBot merger is complete. Stratasys and MakerBot share a vision for the enormous potential in this category and will be delivering a user experience that makes 3D printing more accessible to more users across more applications. You can read more about it in … [Read more...]

What If You Could Get Professional 3D Printing at Your Local UPS Store?

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What could be more ubiquitous than the UPS Store?   They’re everywhere – 4300 of them in fact. They help small businesses grow with a range of useful services spanning packing, shipping, postal and of course professional printing. So what could make this neighborhood business resource center even … [Read more...]