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Additive manufacturing industry expanded by more than $1.25 billion in 2017

Wohlers Report 2018 shows a dramatic rise in metal additive manufacturing and overall industry growth of 21 percent.

UWindsor researchers 3D print “Robotoads” to find princeliest frog

Life-like replicas key to investigating mating preferences of toads and other amphibians.

Concordia researcher looks to 4D printing to develop composite materials

4D printed curved composite piece includes long continuous fibres that have high mechanical properties.

NASA’s Orion deep-space spacecraft gets fitted with 3D printed parts

Orion mission will use more than 100 3D printed production parts on board, engineered in conjunction with Lockheed Martin, Stratasys and PADT.

BMW to open $12 million AM campus in Munich

Engineers will evaluate new and existing technologies in both plastics and metals printing and develop them to series maturity.

SLM Solutions expands AM footprint in Canada

Metal additive manufacturing tech company has partnered with Spark & Co., a Canadian machine tool distributor to serve Ontario and Quebec markets.
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