RAPID+TCT 2018 in Review: Industry innovation in materials and processes

The 2018 RAPID+TCT Conference has come and gone as another strong demonstration of the growth present in the 3D printing industry. This year’s event in Fort Worth, Texas showcased more than 300 exhibitors and 150 technical talks to thousands of attendees. With industry-wide growth estimated between 21% and 25% annually, the $10 billion dollar mark […]

The Future Is Bright!

By Alexander Lohberg and Peter E. Petersen of 3D Druckzentrum Ruhr. This is an article in our new series looking at how 3D printing is used around the world and reporting on ways to get involved in 3D printing. Alexander Lohberg and Peter E. Petersen are artists interested in the use of 3D printing for […]

Here are the top 10 graduate jobs, according to LinkedIn

Every year, a fresh batch of graduate hopefuls are released into the working world, eager to carve out their own successful careers. Deciding which graduate job is best for you is never easy, but according to LinkedIn, the majority of students tend to similar paths once free from the constraints of the library. Millennials often… Read more »

The 4 types of UK student discount cards & codes you need asap

Let’s face it, students in the UK are generally broke (read: very broke) people. Many factors are behind this: rent is skyrocketing, the value of sterling is falling, you spent too much on too many pints at the pub, and the list goes on… We get it. Not everyone is part of the 500 international… Read more »

Explore the diverse world of media at the University of Adelaide

Media is among the most exciting and diverse fields in today’s increasingly globalised world. Career opportunities have grown exponentially, driven by the Internet and technological advancement. The paths to success are remarkably diverse – from an online journalist producing viral content to a photographer at fashion shows and parties to an animator assigned to a… Read more »

Coping with graduate blues: There is a life after university

You work towards that moment, not just for the three or four years you spend at university but, effectively, for many, many years prior. Finally, you throw that mortarboard in the air and clutch that rolled-up certificate. You are a graduate. That feeling of liberation and pride is immense. But then, for some, it dissipates…… Read more »

3D Printing The Next Five Years by Greg Mark, CEO Markforged

This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing industry, we’ve invited industry leaders and 3D printing experts to give us their perspective and predictions for the next 5 years and insight into trends in additive manufacturing. Greg Mark […]

Visa survey puts 3D print designer, 3D chef as career choice of the future

Visa Europe has conducted a survey revealing the views of Millennials’ and their future careers. The results show that 3D print designer ranks highly as a key job for the future. Over 1,000 people were surveyed by the global payments technology company in order to assess the trends of future careers. The resulting list shows a change […]

FARO 3D scanning acquires Opto-Tech and Open Technologies

Awarding winning 3D scanning and imaging device provider FARO has announced the acquisition of Opto-Tech SRL, an Italian optical device machine manufacturer, and its subsidiary Open Technologies SRL, a 3D scanning solutions company. “Open Technologies proven core competency in compact, 3D structured light scanning solutions aligns perfectly with our strategic direction,” stated Dr. Simon Raab, President and […]

Fashion Design graduate blends high end, street wear

Genesis Alcantar, graduating this month, has a collection in the annual MODA show on Friday, May 11. His unlikely path to Palomar College began with a second hand sewing machine and a chance infatuation with a designer jacket. SAN MARCOS — It started with a jacket. Genesis Alcantar was scrolling through Instagram one day and saw […]