Tag: 3d printing

  • 3D Systems at RAPID + TCT 2021: Oqton Acquisition & David Leigh Interview

    3D Systems at RAPID + TCT 2021: Oqton Acquisition & David Leigh Interview

    In early September, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced an agreement to acquire software startup Oqton, a global SaaS company that offers an agnostic, intelligent, cloud-based Manufacturing Operating System (MOS) platform which automates the end-to-end AM workflow. In order to optimize customer use of 3D printing and other advanced manufacturing processes, Oqton will continue to operate as an independent organization…

  • Commenter says 3D-printed bridge “looks like it was randomly plopped onto the site”

    Commenter says 3D-printed bridge “looks like it was randomly plopped onto the site”

    In this week’s comments update, readers are debating a 3D-printed pedestrian bridge that has opened in Amsterdam. Joris Laarman designed the 12-metre 3D-printed bridge that has opened in Amsterdam six years after the project was first launched. The bridge was fabricated from stainless steel rods by six-axis robotic arms equipped with welding gear and spans…