Mimaki today announced the launch of a brand new approach to 3D printing with the Mimaki 3DUJ-553 UV LED printing solution. This is the world’s first 3D printer with over 10 million colours, enabling the production of colour-realistic signs, prototypes, parts, products and other 3D printed applications that eliminate the need for time-consuming hand painting of 3D printed objects.

Digital manufacturer, Fluxaxis, is the UK’s first bureau 3d printing company to invest in HP’s new 4200 Jet Fusion 3D printing solution. The high-tech, high-investment start-up is a new venture from Stage One, the creative manufacturing & engineering services company supplying projects to architects, designers, producers and artists.

Massivit 3D teamed up with Magic Wheelchair ‒ a non-profit organization dedicated to building costumes for children in wheelchairs ‒ to provide 13-year old, Vedant Singhania, with his dream giant 3D printed Star Wars X-Wing fighter, integrated into his wheelchair. Vedant paraded the streets of San Diego in his X-Wing, causing a jaw-dropping effect on thousands of onlookers who had come to attend Comic Con International. Joining some of LA’s top scenic fabrication and design companies, Massivit 3D partnered with Pixologic ‒ owners of design software ZBrush ‒ who designed the X-Wing; Dangling Carrot Creative ‒ Massivit 3D customer ‒ who are specialists in TV and Film graphics and signage and 3D printed the 50 X-Wing parts; Monster City Studios ‒ who finished and assembled the costume. Watch express his excitement at becoming a celebrity.

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies today announced that its business has grown by almost 350% since the launch of its Massivit 1800 3D Printer at drupa 2016.

Xaar is to open a 3D Centre in the UK in January to deliver 3D printing services and equipment to OEMs, material suppliers and end users. Xaar says its 3D business is a key part of the company’s 2020 strategic vision where it aims to increase total Group sales to £220m by 2020.

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies has announced that its customer, OMUS, a specialist 3D print provider in Australia, has constructed what is believed to be the world’s first 3D printed pop-up retail store on behalf of luxury fashion brand, Louis Vuitton.

Sales of the ground-breaking Massivit 1800 3D Printer have surpassed expectations and are now well into double-figures worldwide.

New York-based large format print business, Carisma, has created ten eye-catching 3D printed graphics to promote Sony Pictures’ summer blockbuster, Ghostbusters, using its Massivit 1800 3D Printer.

Papergraphics has sold the UK’s first Massivit 1800 3D printer to graphic production company Stylo, a Watford based display business providing bespoke tailored solutions for retail, interiors, exhibitions, museums and 3D displays.

Stratasys has seemingly thrown the 3D printing rule book out the window by launching another industry first with its market-disruptive full colour 3D printer - the J750 - that can mix-and-match full colour material gradients to produce product-matching colour prototypes without the time consuming need for post-processing.

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies has installed its ground-breaking Massivit 1800 3D printer at Carisma Large Format Printing in Brooklyn New York for the production of large scale marketing and promotional items.

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