Companies Are Looking To 3D Printing To Strengthen Their Supply Chains

Surveying thousands of manufacturing executives across the globe, HP’s Digital Manufacturing Trend Report finds that companies are increasingly investing in advanced 3D printing solutions that provide the agility, speed, and flexibility necessary to grow their business and become more resilient in an ever-changing environment. At its global Innovation Summit, HP and members of its worldwide […]

2020-10-26T09:12:23+02:00Oct 16th, 2020|

Trends And Factors Impacting The Use Of 3D Printing

Findings from MakerBot’s new 3D Printing Trends Report signal mounting confidence in 3D printing’s ability to transform business operations. MakerBot’s report includes over 1200 responses from professionals across multiple industries, including aerospace, industrial goods, military and defence, medical, and automotive. Key findings in the report reveal that nearly three quarters (74%) of respondents are planning to invest in […]

2020-10-05T13:45:54+02:00Oct 2nd, 2020|

Read The Latest Online And Interactive Sign Africa Journal

Read the newest edition of Sign Africa Journal, which brings you updates on the latest industry news. The magazine features exclusive product specials and informative features. Front cover story  The front cover story focuses on Amrod, which has invested in two HP S1000 printers as well as a Zünd G3 XL-3200 from Midcomp. The new technology will greatly […]

2020-09-14T11:52:34+02:00Sep 11th, 2020|

Read The Latest Signage And Industry News In The Online Sign Africa Journal

The latest edition of Sign Africa Journal, which features exclusive product specials and informative features, is online. The front cover story focuses on Amrod, which has invested in two HP S1000 printers as well as a Zünd G3 XL-3200 from Midcomp. The new technology will greatly enhance both general output, as well as Amrod’s new display […]

2020-09-07T09:29:10+02:00Sep 4th, 2020|

Spotlight On 3D Printing During Covid-19

3D printing is classified as a critical service as it can be used to manufacture health-related products, supplies, devices and equipment. We are seeing the importance of this technology, especially during the Coronavirus outbreak, with 3D hobbyists and larger manufacturers printing face masks, face shields, mask adjusters, nasal swabs, hands-free door openers, respirator parts and […]

2020-09-07T09:29:23+02:00Sep 4th, 2020|

SA 3D Printing Community Prints Face Shields To Prevent COVID-19 Spread

South African 3D printing enthusiasts heeded the call to print protective face shields for medical workers, with 5000 now printed, and more being manufactured. ‘This target was reached in an extremely short period of time due to our 3D community’s willingness to help and will go a long way in assisting South Africa to fight […]

2020-04-14T09:28:04+02:00Apr 10th, 2020|

Large Format 3D Printing Can Reduce Concrete Consumption

According to Janne Kyttanen, there has been tremendous progress in the arenas of concrete construction and 3D printing. Some are going about digitisation in this age-old industry by directly 3D printing concrete. Some create fibreglass or silicone moulds for concrete, and I am sure a number of other exciting creative concrete construction developments are in […]

2020-03-30T09:00:22+02:00Mar 27th, 2020|

A Tempting 2020 For 3D Printing

It seems like only yesterday that we were all talking about this new and revolutionary printing method, which could print any 3D model made in 3D software. Everybody was amazed with the idea of creating any piece straight out of your imagination in a tangible way, exactly like you wanted it. 3D printing has existed […]

2020-03-09T11:16:53+02:00Mar 6th, 2020|

Evolving Retail Trends Provide Opportunities In Creative Retail Advertising For Print Shops

Ira Somers, writing for Massivit 3D, discusses retail advertising trends. The first is Retail As A Service (RaaS). What do Google Apps, Facebook, and Dropbox have in common? They’re all examples of Software as a Service (SaaS). Just as SaaS has seen software companies host and licence out their product for a specified period, RaaS similarly provides […]

2020-01-20T09:14:49+02:00Jan 16th, 2020|

Creating Museum Magic With 3D Printing

Nir Evanhaim, writing for Massivit 3D, discusses the role 3D printing can play when it comes to museums. A museum can be a truly magical place. Think about it as a place where great inspirations have materialised and come to life visually. Museums can simultaneously entertain and educate, making them a favourite for educators worldwide. […]

2019-12-02T09:20:52+02:00Nov 29th, 2019|