Streamlined Kitesurfing Board Uses Stratasys 3D Printed Parts To Attempt Record Channel Crossing

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Harnessing the power of both sea and wind, five kite-surfers are attempting to cross the Bristol Channel in a world’s first, while their competitors aim to reach the same destination overland by car. The team’s unique kitesurfing boards were produced by 3D printing using a Fortus 3D Productio[Read more...]

Stratasys Heads to the Hill to Demonstrate the New Shape of Manufacturing

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Strengthening competitiveness, reshoring jobs, and increasing supply chain efficiencies – all important topics of conversation yesterday, October 16, as Stratasys hosted a 3D printing showcase event on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. The main topic of discussion  - how additive manufacturing can mov … [Read more...]

Watford Grammar School for Girls Wins 3D Printing Workshop, Presenting New Opportunities to Young Innovators

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Where is the next generation of innovators coming from? A good place to find them is Watford Grammar School – founded in 1704.  A team of Watford students not only placed first in the WIRED Next Generation app contest, but the school also won a prize for submitting the most quality entries to the co … [Read more...]

The UPS Store Brings 3D Printing Services for Product Design to Small Businesses Nationwide

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Special Twitter chat scheduled for small businesses on Tuesday, September 30 at 7pm ET using the hashtag  #3DPrintWeek Following the successful launch of its groundbreaking 3D printing pilot program in six markets across the US, The UPS Store® is expanding professional 3D printing services to nea … [Read more...]

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...]

Why the New Objet500 Connex2 is Great News for Manufacturers

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The new triple-jetting Objet500 Connex2 Multi-material 3D Printer was introduced this week by Stratasys at IMTS 2014 in Chicago and is expected to set new standards for 3D printing price/performance and high throughput additive manufacturing. For a unique perspective on this newest addition to th … [Read more...]

New UV-Resistant ASA Thermoplastic Expands 3D Printed Outdoor Applications, Introduced at IMTS

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Stratasys has expanded the variety of outdoor and mechanical applications that can be 3D printed with the launch of its new ASA on September 8, at IMTS.  ASA (Acrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate) is an all-purpose thermoplastic 3D printing material for Stratasys FDM-based 3D Printers and Production Syste … [Read more...]

New Stratasys Triple-Jetting 3D Printers Expand Multi-Material Opportunities for Designers and Manufacturers

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Once again Stratasys is giving designers and manufacturers more options to shape the way things are made with the introduction of its new Objet500 Connex1 and Objet500 Connex2 Multi-material 3D Printers. Debuting this week at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) in Chicago, the new 3D … [Read more...]

Architectural Design Principles Can Be Applied to Jewelry with 3D Printing

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Stratasys has collaborated with architect and designer Jenny Wu, of Oyler Wu Collaborative, on her first 3D printed jewelry collection. The LACE collection is a line of 3D printed wearable designs, including necklaces and rings, inspired by line-based geometry and intricate, organic movement, which … [Read more...]

2D Fashion Meets 3D Printing in Noa Raviv’s New Award-Winning Collection

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The graduates of the Department of Fashion Design at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, one of the leading fashion colleges in Israel, presented their final collections on the catwalk in Tel Aviv recently. The 40 graduates were joined by leading fashion figures, celebrities, their families a … [Read more...]