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An Ultra-Fast Step toward Long-Distance, High-Speed Travel

Posted On November 10, 2020 By Nicole Hopper
Virgin Hyperloop recently took a major step forward in its mission to achieve high-speed land travel with the technology’s first human test trip.

3D Printing Industry Gets Creative to Combat COVID-19

Posted On April 7, 2020 By Nicole Hopper
Additive manufacturing companies create PPE, ventilator parts, and test swabs as stop gap measures while traditional manufacturing ramps up.

The European Automotive Industry’s Race to Electrical Innovation

Posted On March 20, 2020 By Nicole Hopper
With legislative and consumer pushes for electric vehicles and customization, the historically traditional auto industry faces a push for rapid innovation.

NASA/Maxar Partnership Demonstrates Assembly and Manufacturing in Space

Posted On February 13, 2020 By Nicole Hopper
A robotic arm being developed for NASA’s Restore-L mission will automate tasks like refueling, repairing, and manufacturing craft components in orbit.

Smart Manufacturing Enables Mass Customization Trend

Posted On August 1, 2019 By Erik Thompson
For user-centric products, mass part customization is making consumers the center of commerce. Digital manufacturing makes it all possible.

New 3D Printing Material Builds Extra-Strength Parts

Posted On June 7, 2019 By Nicole Hopper
Meta-crystal materials inspired by naturally occurring polycrystals stand up to the pressure compared to traditional metal 3D printing.

Watch for Tech Blitz at Super Bowl 50

Posted On September 12, 2018 By Angelo Gentile
Super Bowl 50 offered plenty of high-tech advances.

GolfBoard Designers Take a Swing at New Approach to Golf Carts

Posted On May 25, 2017 By Angelo Gentile
GolfBoard designers take a swing at an innovative approach to golf carts.

Protolabs Salutes ‘Smart’ Companies on MIT List

Posted On May 25, 2017 By Protolabs
Protolabs salutes the 50 smartest companies as recently compiled by MIT Technology Review.

3D Printer Boldly Goes Where No Printer Has Gone Before

Posted On May 25, 2017 By Angelo Gentile
NASA successfully tested a zero-gravity 3D printer in space.