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3D printing


BICO to drive 3D print development with Advanced Biomatrix acquisition

Bio convergence business the Bico Group has completed the acquisition of 3D research application specialist Advanced BioMatrix Corp, in a deal that will support the development of new 3D printing and bioprinting technologies.


3D print market forecast to reach $34.8bn by 2026

The global 3D print segment could be worth as much as $34.8bn (£25.0bn/€29.4bn) by the year 2026, according to a new report by market research company MarketsandMarkets.


Why should wide format printers be interested in 3D printing?

Nessan Cleary discusses the benefits of using 3D printing to increase profit for wide format printers. Nessan shares how wide format printers can easily adapt new printing technologies.


Branch Technology makes history with 3D-printed building project

The Tennessee-based construction-tech company Branch Technology applied its experience in architectural facades and 3D-printing robots to complete the first freeform 3D-printed composite project in the world.


New printers: less waste, more reliability and more energy efficiency

The latest generation of printers are helping printers to become more environmentally friendly and save money in the process.


Top 20 FESPA Awards Winners of 2020 looks back at out some of our most memorable FESPA Awards winners of 2020.


Top 20 3D Print Applications of 2020 looks back at out some of the most innovative applications from the forward-thinking 3D print market in 2020.

Press Releases

A broad spectrum of exhibitors set to bring colour back at FESPA Global Print Expo 2021

International screen, digital and textile printing manufacturers are lining up for this year’s FESPA Global Print Expo, which takes place from 12 – 15 October 2021 at the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Global 3D print market to grow at 14% CAGR until 2027

The global 3D printing industry is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14% in the next six years, according to a new report by procurement intelligence and supplier compliance solutions provider Beroe.

Press Releases

FESPA Global Print Expo October 2021 - Bringing Colour Back

FESPA is ‘Bringing Colour Back’ at this year’s FESPA Global Print Expo, which is now scheduled to take place at the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 12 to 15 October 2021.

People in Print

PIFSA – Celebrating a milestone of 110 years

Printing SA's CEO, Dr. Abdool Majid Mahomed looks back on the federation's history, future and how it has remained relevant.


Ford and HP partner on world-first 3D print initiative

Automotive manufacturing giant giant Ford has joined forces with HP on a new initiative that will see waste materials from 3D printing used to create car parts.


Innovative examples of the unlimited potential of print

Every printer knows that you can create innovative products with print. But would you have ever thought printed products can help science to find sub-atomic particles? Or make a surround system speaker? Sonja Angerer shares 3 very unusual print applications that will surprise you.


3D print makes its mark in Formula One with Williams Racing

Polymer 3D printer manufacturer Nexa 3D has entered into a first-of-its-kind partnership with Williams Racing, in a deal that will see its technology used to support the Williams Formula One motor-racing team.


An introduction to Additive Manufacturing

Nessan Cleary offers a short introduction to 3D printing as well as detailing the many different types of 3D printers currently available.


Is 3D printing misunderstood?

3D printing has been reported as one of the fasted growing areas in the digital printing industry. While this is true with manufacturers, the technology has yet to become a wide-spread success for printers. What is the reason for this, and could it be that the printing community has misunderstood 3D printing?

Tomorrow's World

3D printing in colour

How has Ricoh integrated 3D printing into its offering, and what does the future hold for this transformative tech in colouring parts?  


Prosign Print and Display eyes 3D print expansion

UK-based large-format printing and signage specialist Prosign Print and Display has opened up about its decision to expand into the 3D print market, saying how this has allowed to take advantage of the amount of work on offer and expand its overall service offering in the process.

Press Releases

FESPA postpones 2021 Global Print Expo in Amsterdam to October 2021

FESPA has postponed its 2021 Global Print Expo and the co-located European Sign Expo from March until October 2021, while remaining at the same venue, the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


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