Taiwanese machining leader using Optomec additive manufacturing with CNC

Taiwanese machining leader using Optomec additive manufacturing with CNC

Tongtai Machine & Tool Co. (TPE:4526) in Taiwan are integrating Optomec’s LENS Print Engine into a new line of hybrid additive manufacturing and CNC milling machines. With existing expertise in both fields Chairman Yen Jui-Hsiung of Tongtai explains the agreement as follows, The brand recognition for LENS along with Optomec’s successful track record in metal […]

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Sintavia receives $15 million in second round of equity funding

Sintavia receives $15 million in second round of equity funding

Metal additive manufacturing bureau Sintavia has announced receipt of $15 million in equity financing. The second round of funding was led by private equity firm Neff Capital Management and will be used to expand manufacturing capabilities at Sintavia in 2017 and 2018. Based in Florida Sintavia is a 3D printing bureau providing metal additive manufacturing […]

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Ultimaker files first patents, remains ‘committed’ to open source 3D printer development

Ultimaker files first patents, remains 'committed' to open source 3D printer development

Netherlands-based 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker has filed its first ever patents. The company says the patents are “defensive,” to protect against patent infringement lawsuits, and that it remains “100% committed to [its] open source ethos.” In what was always likely to be a contentious move, 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker—historically a champion of open-source technologies—has filed […]

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A 3D printer under $100? Meet the STARTT

A 3D printer under $100? Meet the STARTT

The STARTT 3D printer aims to get first-timers started in the world of 3D printing . The 3D printer is the product of 3 years of research and feedback by 3D designers, engineers, makers and enthusiasts, and is bringing 3D printing into every home. The iMakr STARTT 3D printer. Clip via iMakr Store on YouTube […]

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