Satisfying consumer demands for rapid fulfilment and customisation, a new study commissioned by Ricoh Europe reveals the vital role retail business leaders see new printing technologies playing in driving their competitive advantage. 73% of those surveyed believe investments in 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, directly lead to greater customer satisfaction.
Massivit 3D, the leading provider of large format 3D printing solutions for visual communication, has unveiled the ‘world’s first’ 3D printed Poe Dameron X-Wing Fighter charity wheelchair costume at Comic-Con International (San Diego, July 19-22).
Italy-based print provider, Colorzenith, has 3D printed a life-size replica of the classic Italian car, Lancia B24 for the Don Pasquale opera, performed in Europe’s largest opera house, La Scala in Milan, Italy.
Xaar PLC is pleased to announce that it will invest with Stratasys, a global leader in additive manufacturing, in a newly formed company, Xaar 3D Limited, to develop 3D printing solutions based on High Speed Sintering technologies. Xaar 3D Ltd will leverage the natural synergies between Xaar and Stratasys, specifically Xaar’s technology relating to High Speed Sintering and industrial piezo inkjet printheads, along with the commercial and market expertise of Stratasys.
Weerg's growth continues at a great pace. After the recent purchase of 6 Hermle machines, the online platform that offers CNC and 3D processing, marks the world's largest installation of HP Jet Fusion 4210 printers for 3D Printing. In this case, it is also an unprecedented agreement that envisages not only the doubling of the existing machine fleet with the arrival of 3 new, latest generation Jet Fusion 4210 systems, but also the technological upgrade of the 3 4200 printers already in operation in the Marghera headquarters. All for an investment that exceeds 3 million euros on the list.