Latest Direct digital manufacturing Stories

2012-07-12 07:05:59

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 3D printing has emerged as a crucial tool for designers and the DIY crowd. But some people believe it might just revive manufacturing, and hopefully jobs, in the U.S. A 3D printer deposits material in designated patterns, just like laser or ink-jet printers deposit ink on paper. But the new style printers deposit material - generally a polymer - that forms a three-dimensional object. Objects are built one layer at a time. Companies...

2011-11-24 13:00:00

Cideas adds two (2) Fortus 900mc 3D Production Systems from Stratasys. CRYSTAL LAKE, IL (PRWEB) November 24, 2011 Cideas, Inc., a leading Rapid Prototyping, Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM) and 3D Printing company, today announced the purchase and installation of two (2) Fortus 900mc 3D Production Systems. This purchase solidifies Cideas as the world's largest independently owned FDM service center. The Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) equipment, purchased from the Fortus Group of...

2011-04-26 08:00:00

SANTA FE, N.M., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Labs, Inc. (OTCBB: SGLB.OB) announced today that it was awarded on March 23, 2011, a Phase I Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) contract by the US Navy for rapid qualification of parts made using Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM). Mark Cola, President of Sigma Labs, stated, "We are pleased to receive this contract, which will generate up to $150,000 in revenues, as it enhances our current US Air Force Phase II SBIR...

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