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ASTM Launches Personnel Certificate in Additive Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | Jan 2020 (Supplier News Items) Specific modules will address terminology, AM process overview, design and simulation, post-processing, mechanical testing, etc.    The ASTM International Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence ... Read more »

3T Additive Manufacturing Names New CEO ...

by BONEZONE | Jan 2020 (Supplier News Items) 3T Additive Manufacturing is planning changes to its strategic and operational objectives, starting with a change in leadership.    3T Additive Manufacturing (3T-am) announced that Nigel Robinson has ... Read more »

Velo3D Expands Additive Manufacturing Solutions in Japan ...

by BONEZONE | Dec 2019 (Supplier News Items) ...  is a key part of our total solution strategy in the additive manufacturing market by partnering with market leading Laser Powder Bed Fusion Technology suppliers,” said Kunihiro Kobayashi, Corporate Office ... Read more »

TÜV SÜD and ASTM International Launch Partnership in Additive Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | Dec 2019 (Supplier News Items) The entities signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop programs to speed adoption of and trust in additive manufacturing technologies.    Global standards organization ASTM International and ... Read more »

Sandvik and Renishaw to Qualify New Additive Manufacturing Materials ...

by BONEZONE | Dec 2019 (Supplier News Items) The collaboration encompasses a broad range of metal powders, including new alloy compositions that are optimized for laser powder-bed fusion.    Renishaw is collaborating with Sandvik Additive Manufacturing ... Read more »

Early Additive Manufacturing Adopters Share Lessons in Implementation ...

by Carolyn LaWell | Dec 2019 (Voice of Industry) Early adopters and staunch supporters of additive manufacturing shed some of the hype and paint a picture of what it takes to experience success with the technology. In this recap of their OMTEC 2019 discussion, ... Read more »

Inkbit Raises $12MM to Support Vision-based AI Additive Manufacturing Platform ...

by BONEZONE | Nov 2019 (Supplier News Items) ... rs in 2021. Inkbit machines will enable volume production capabilities, high accuracy and automated quality assurance for every printed part. "As pioneers of jetting-based additive manufacturing soluti ... Read more »

GE Additive, Oerlikon Joining Additive Manufacturing Cluster in Bavaria ...

by BONEZONE | Oct 2019 (Supplier News Items) The initiative aims to accelerate the use of additive manufacturing in various industries through integrated research and development initiatives.    The Technical University of Munich (TUM), Oerlikon, ... Read more »

Additive Manufacturing Innovator Andy Christensen Joins Precision ADM Board ...

by BONEZONE | Sep 2019 (Supplier News Items) Mr. Christensen played a role in the very first FDA clearances for additive metal implants for the orthopedic and spine space.    As it seeks to increase its 3D printing experience and medical device ... Read more »

3 Additive Manufacturing Takeaways from OMTEC  ...

by Carolyn LaWell | Jul 2019 (Business Critical) Choosing technology, designing porous structures and validating processes drove additive manufacturing conversations at OMTEC 2019. Additive manufacturing implementation requires knowledge that is ... Read more »

PrinterPrezz Establishes Co-Location Center to Accelerate Additive Manufacturing of Medical Devices ...

by BONEZONE | Jun 2019 (Supplier News Items) The company is partnering with UCSF to develop next-generation 3D-printed medical devices.    PrinterPrezz partnered with UCSF Surgical Innovations, a medtech incubator/accelerator at UC San Francisco, ... Read more »

Additive Manufacturing: Tools for Finishing Your Orthopedic Device ...

by Carolyn LaWell | May 2019 (Research & Development) Additive manufacturing (AM) requires that orthopedic device manufacturers choose from a host of technologies to post process and finish their parts to achieve the ideal surface. Additive manufacturing ... Read more »

Carpenter Technology Forms New Additive Manufacturing Business Unit ...

by BONEZONE | May 2019 (Supplier News Items) The new AM business unit offers a full spectrum of additive products and services.    Carpenter Technology has formed a new business unit, Carpenter Additive.  Capabilities span the entire additive ... Read more »

Randy Theken’s Views on Contract Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing and Much, Much More ...

by Carolyn LaWell | May 2019 (Voice of Industry) ... a contract manufacturer to additively manufacture its hip cup led Mr. Theken to found Slice Mfg. Studios.  Our conversation with Mr. Theken began with his expansion into the supplier side. We asked about ... Read more »

Additive Manufacturing: Considerations for Validating Your Material and Build ...

by Rob Meyer | Mar 2019 (Voice of Industry) Four orthopedic additive manufacturing experts answer questions on validation of parts made on different locations on a build plate, process challenge parameters and safety hazards of additive materials. ... Read more »

DePuy Synthes Plans Additive Manufacturing R&D Expansion at Ireland Facility  ...

by BONEZONE | Feb 2019 (Research & Development) DePuy Synthes’ investment includes a 3D-printing Development and Launch Center and implementation of the Johnson & Johnson 3D Bioprinting Laboratory. Projects will focus on advancing materials in additive ... Read more »

Renishaw Opens Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centres in Italy and Spain ...

by BONEZONE | Jan 2019 (Supplier News Items) ... powder bed fusion for series production, Renishaw has established new additive manufacturing (AM) Solutions Centres in Barcelona, Spain and Torino, Italy. Together with the staff of AM specialists, center ... Read more »

PyroGenesis Completes Additive Manufacturing Metal Powder Production Facility ...

by BONEZONE | Oct 2018 (Supplier News Items) ... has opened its additive manufacturing metal powder production facility. The US $2.5MM-facility is dedicated to the production of plasma-atomized Ti-6Al-4V powders. The facility is ISO 9001:2015 Certified; ... Read more »

Victrex, University of Exeter Partner to Develop PAEK Usage in Additive Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | Sep 2018 (Supplier News Items) Polyaryletherketone (PAEK) has the potential to be used in additive processes to manufacture patient-specific implants.   With the aim developing a broader platform for additive manufacturing (AM) ... Read more »

Additive Manufacturing: How One OEM Approaches Prototyping  ...

by Asher Breverman | Sep 2018 (Research & Development) An additive manufacturing expert from Osseus Fusion Systems shares how AM allows a small spine company to bring prototyping in-house for time and cost efficiencies while also maintaining surgeon engagement.  ... Read more »

Renishaw, Ibex Engineering Open Additive Manufacturing Demo Center  ...

by BONEZONE | Aug 2018 (Supplier News Items) Working in collaboration with Ibex Engineering, the Demonstration Center allows visitors to explore, interact with and use Renishaw’s latest metal additive manufacturing systems. With the goal of continued ... Read more »

OEMs Share Perspectives on Additive Manufacturing Challenges ...

by Carolyn LaWell | Jul 2018 (Business Critical) While many opportunities arise for companies that implement additive manufacturing, headwinds are also faced. Experts from K2M, 4WEB Medical, LimaCorporate and Ampower provide insight into design, quality, ... Read more »

Additive Manufacturing Fueling Innovative Medical Devices  ...

by Gautam Gupta, Ph.D. | Jul 2018 (Voice of Industry) ... factory solution for large-scale production."     Additive Manufacturing Special Section  Sponsored by OEMs Share Perspectives on Additive Challenges FDA Responds to Additive ... Read more »

HP, Siemens Expand Additive Manufacturing Strategic Partnership ...

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018 (Supplier News Items) Siemens’ additive design and manufacturing software is being expanded to support HP’s new, full-color 3D printers. HP and Siemens are expanding their longstanding collaboration to enable more advanced ... Read more »

Element's Andrew Smith, PE, to Bring Additive Manufacturing Expertise to OMTEC® 2018 ...

by BONEZONE | May 2018 (Supplier News Items) Smith will present mechanical test methods in AM as part of the event’s GE Additive Tech Center. Element has announced that Andrew Smith, PE, will speak at OMTEC® 2018, the world’s only conference ... Read more »

Additive Manufacturing Users Group Announces New Board ...

by BONEZONE | May 2018 (Supplier News Items) AMUG is an organization that educates and advances the uses and applications of additive manufacturing technologies; the new board will be responsible for building and overseeing the group's 2019 conference ... Read more »

Norman Noble Adds Additive Manufacturing Capabilities ...

by BONEZONE | Apr 2018 (Supplier News Items) ... manufacturer of next-generation medical implants, has added additive manufacturing capabilities to its Highland Heights, Ohio facility. The company will use the 3D printing technology for a variety of ... Read more »

FDA Finalizes Additive Manufacturing Guidance ...

by Carolyn LaWell | Dec 2017 (Legal, Clinical & Regulatory) FDA published its guidance on additive manufacturing technical considerations, outlining the Agency’s long-awaited position on use of the technology for medical devices. FDA published its guidance ... Read more »

ASTM International Seeks Partners to Launch Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence ...

by BONEZONE | Nov 2017 (Supplier News Items) ... of additive manufacturing (AM). The entity — an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems ... Read more »

Titanium Powder for Additive Manufacturing Shows Increased Strength ...

by BONEZONE | Nov 2017 (Supplier News Items) ... Grade 5 that maintains high strength with lower oxygen content. Carpenter is a global producer of powder metals and specialty wire for additive manufacturing. In March, Carpenter completed its acquisition of ... Read more »

Additive Manufacturing Evidence: Industry Advances the Dialogue  ...

by Carolyn LaWell | Sep 2017 (Voice of Industry) A new white paper produced by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ (SME) Medical Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Workgroup offers an evidence-building framework that may be used to conduct studies ... Read more »

Oerlikon and GE Additive Collaborate on Additive Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | Jul 2017 (Supplier News Items) GE Additive companies will be preferred suppliers of AM machines to Oerlikon.     Oerlikon and GE Additive signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on accelerating the industrialization ... Read more »

Renishaw Contributes Additive Manufacturing Technology to Canadian Medical Design Center ...

by BONEZONE | Jul 2017 (Supplier News Items) Renishaw will lead processes used to make 3D-printed joint replacements, jigs and guides. Renishaw is contributing to a new medical center in London, Canada. The Additive DEsign In Surgical Solutions ... Read more »

Stryker and GE Partner to Accelerate Additive Manufacturing Initiative ...

by BONEZONE | Jun 2017 (Supplier News Items) GE Additive and Stryker, two of the larger players investing in additive manufacturing in orthopaedics, established an agreement to support Stryker’s growth of the technology in joint reconstruction and ... Read more »

Carpenter Aligns with Samuel, Son & Co for Additive Manufacturing Supply Chain Solutions ...

by BONEZONE | Jun 2017 (Supplier News Items) Samuel’s purchase of Burloak Technologies allows Carpenter and Samuel to offer solutions from concept to delivery in additive manufacturing.    Carpenter Technology and Samuel, Son & Co. announced ... Read more »

Renishaw Launches North American Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2017 (Supplier News Items) ...  knowledge and confidence in using additive manufacturing technologies and is staffed with applications engineers for access to technology and expertise at a predictable, manageable cost. The Centre contain ... Read more »

Suppliers Prioritize Additive Manufacturing Initiatives to Start 2017 ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2017 (Business Critical) Carpenter, GE, Materialise and Siemens announce collaborations, acquisitions to address additive technology. Big-name suppliers have announced collaborations in an effort to answer OEM hang-ups with ... Read more »

Materialise and Siemens Collaborate to Advance Additive Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | Jan 2017 (Supplier News Items) ... co-create a process for the design and manufacture of parts using additive manufacturing (AM) technology. The initiative will integrate Materialise’s AM software with Siemens’ digital solutions. Details ... Read more »

GE to Develop Financing to Stimulate Growth in Additive Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | Jan 2017 (Supplier News Items) The initiative supports access to 3D printing technology for multiple industrial markets. To spur growth in medical, machining and other industrial markets, GE Additive will collaborate with GE Capital ... Read more »

Additive Manufacturing Experts Talk Quality ...

by BONEZONE | Dec 2016 (Voice of Industry) Talk of the promise of additive manufacturing and 3D printing often centers on aspects of cost, speed, advanced designs, clinical outcomes. With any technology used in our highly-regulated, patient-facing ... Read more »

Additive Manufacturing: A Snapshot of Recent Actions ...

by BONEZONE | Oct 2016 (Business Critical) The unknowns of additive manufacturing have held up some companies from fully committing to its adoption. But, this hasn’t stopped them from progressing and making significant investments. Here's some actio ... Read more »

GE to Acquire Additive Manufacturing Companies Arcam and SLM ...

by BONEZONE | Sep 2016 (Supplier News Items) GE plans to acquire Arcam and SLM Solutions, suppliers of additive manufacturing equipment, for US $1.4BB in cash.     Update: 10/27/16 General Electric abandoned its planned acquisition ... Read more »

5 Questions on the Adoption of Additive Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | Aug 2016 (Voice of Industry) The orthopaedic industry has become more invested in additive manufacturing, as demonstrated by product launches, partnerships and FDA’s recent guidance document on the technology. But, what do surgeons ... Read more »

NN, Inc. Certifies Additive Manufacturing Technology For Medical Devices ...

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016 (Supplier News Items) NN, a diversified industrial company, has completed the validation and production readiness certification of its Additive Manufacturing (DMLS) process technology for the medical device industry. NN' ... Read more »

Building Evidence for Additive Manufacturing: What Questions Remain? ...

by Carolyn LaWell | Jun 2016 (Voice of Industry) In order for additive manufacturing to move from tinkering technology to widely-used process, it’s imperative to prove its long-term benefits. In May, researchers, surgeons, device companies and additive ... Read more »

Materialise CEO Calls for Common Standards for Additive Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | May 2016 (Supplier News Items) Fried Vancraen, CEO of Materialise, provider of Additive Manufacturing software and solutions in the medical market, calls upon industry stakeholders to come to an agreement for a common standard for measuring ... Read more »

Surface Treatments: Microporous Structures, Nanoscale and Additive Manufacturing  ...

by Chris Mosby | Apr 2016 (Research & Development) Coatings and surface treatments that encourage bony ingrowth are as popular now as ever. The technologies that allow for such growth, however, are changing. As additive-manufactured implants and nanotechnology ... Read more »

LDR Partners with Poly-Shape to Build Spinal Implants With Additive Manufacturing  ...

by BONEZONE | Jan 2016 (Supplier News Items) ... proprietary, additive manufacturing methods. The agreement was signed in 4Q15. Initial projects are underway, with the expectation to launch newly-designed spinal implants produced with Poly-Shape technology ... Read more »

STAR Prototype Launches Additive/Subtractive Manufacturing Service ...

by BONEZONE | Aug 2015 (Supplier News Items) ... to grips with 3D printed parts. Source: STAR Prototype   More and more is written about Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing in BONEZONE each month, and OMTEC 2015 featured a well-attended Addit ... Read more »

C&A Incorporates Additive Manufacturing Technology to Grow Titanium Production Parts ...

by BONEZONE | May 2015 (Supplier News Items) C&A Tool Engineering added two new EOS M290 machines designed to produce Additive Manufacturing parts in titanium. The EOS M 290 features new EOSYSTEM machine software with improved user interface for ... Read more »

Orthopaedic Innovation Centre Receives $5MM to Support Additive Manufacturing Hub ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2015 (Supplier News Items) ... l purchase metal additive manufacturing equipment for the testing, development, precision measurement and fabrication of advanced orthopaedic materials and technologies. This funding represents one compone ... Read more »

Materialise's Renishaw Build Processor Brings Industry Leading Magics Software Functions to the AM250 Additive Manufacturing System ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2015 (Supplier News Items) ...  of the AM250 additive manufacturing system. The Build Processor allows users of the Renishaw AM250 system to input a Standard Tesselation Language (.stl) file from any CAD package or to import nativ ... Read more »

Analyzing the Commercial Viability of Additive Manufacturing ...

by Carolyn LaWell | Sep 2014 (Research & Development) As additive manufacturing gains traction in the orthopaedic industry, device companies must understand business, as well as mechanical, implications over traditional manufacturing. Orthopaedic device ... Read more »

EOS and Plasmo Join Forces in Online Process Monitoring for Additive Series Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | Aug 2014 (Supplier News Items) ... creating Melt Pool Monitoring, a high-performance online monitoring system for additive series manufacturing. (Source: EOS)  ... Read more »

FDA to Host Public Workshop on Additive Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | Jun 2014 (Research & Development) FDA will host a forum to address scientific and technical challenges posed by the additive manufacturing process used in medical devices. UPDATE: Transcripts posted at FDA's site.  On October 8-9 ... Read more »

EOS Introduces Titanium Ti64 ELI and Stainless Steel 316L for Additive Manufacturing ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2014 (Supplier News Items) ... application Krailling, March 17, 2014 – EOS, the technology and market leader for design-driven and industrial Additive Manufacturing solutions, expands its metal materials portfolio with EOS Titanium ... Read more »

The Future of Additive Manufacturing in Orthopaedic Implants ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2013 (Research & Development) Additive manufacturing is expected to be a $3.5 billion industry by 2017. Orthopaedic device manufacturing has the ability to grow with the application. The use of additive manufacturing in orthopaedic ... Read more »

Materialise Launches New Additive Manufacturing Automation & Control System ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2012 (Supplier News Items) With the largest Additive Manufacturing (AM) machine capacity in one location in the world and being the trusted software partner of hundreds of companies within the AM industry, Materialise is in a very ... Read more »

GE Additive Launches New Powder Recovery Station ...

by BONEZONE | Dec 2019 (Supplier News Items) Key features include increased automation, simplified cleaning and improved ergonomics.     GE Additive unveiled the Arcam PRS 30, a new automated powder recovery station to create a closed system ... Read more »

GE Additive Launches Arcam EBM Build Performance Analyzer ...

by BONEZONE | Dec 2019 (Supplier News Items) Operators are able to receive 32 root cause analyses with recommendations for any corrective actions, as well as warnings for non-critical events.    GE Additive launched the Arcam EBM Build Performance ... Read more »

3D Printing Primed to Disrupt Orthopedic Manufacturing Models

by Gautam Gupta, Ph.D. | Dec 2019 (Voice of Industry) ... providing ripe timing for companies to implement additive manufacturing.       Additive Manufacturing Special Section  Sponsored by Early Additive Manufacturing Adopters Share Lessons ... Read more »

3D Printing to Make Point-of-Care Manufacturing a Reality for Orthopedics

by Carolyn LaWell | Dec 2019 (Business Critical) ... complex patient cases,” said Leonard Achan, Chief Innovation Officer at HSS, when the partnership was announced.       Additive Manufacturing Special Section  Sponsored by Early Additive ... Read more »

FDA 510(k) Review: 2019 Additively-Manufactured Product Clearances  ...

by Julie A. Vetalice | Dec 2019 (Legal, Clinical & Regulatory) Spine implants accounted for the majority of the additive manufactured products that received FDA 510(k) clearance in 2019. Our review of clearances include the industry's top players and two companie ... Read more »

GE Additive Debuts Concept Laser M2 Series 5 ...

by BONEZONE | Nov 2019 (Supplier News Items) This latest iteration of the M2 machine delivers increased part quality, consistency and productivity with enhanced usability and maintainability.    GE Additive unveiled the Concept Laser M2 Series ... Read more »

GE Additive and Oak Ridge National Lab Sign Cooperative R&D Agreement ...

by BONEZONE | Nov 2019 (Supplier News Items) The agreement focuses on processes, materials and software to drive industrialization and encourage the broader adoption of additive manufacturing technology.    GE Additive entered into a five-year ... Read more »

New GE Additive Facility Opens in Germany ...

by BONEZONE | Oct 2019 (Supplier News Items) The new facility is part of a continued investment in lean manufacturing sites in response to growing customer demand.    GE Additive has inaugurated a new campus in Lichtenfels, Germany. The 40,000-square-meter ... Read more »

GE Additive opens Arcam EBM Center of Excellence in Sweden ...

by BONEZONE | Aug 2019 (Supplier News Items) The facility triples the amount of floor space of the previous site in Mölndal, and holds production, R&D, training facilities and support functions under one roof.    GE Additive opened the Arcam  ... Read more »

How NuVasive Went from Additive Concept to Commercialization in 14 Months ...

by Jeph Ruppert | Aug 2019 (Voice of Industry) NuVasive tapped 3D Systems' ecosystem to optimize its Modulus implant system. With no in-house additive manufacturing expertise, the spine company looked for a partner to offer software, manufacturing ... Read more »

Zenith Tecnica Installs Additional GE Additive Arcam EBM Machines ...

by BONEZONE | Jun 2019 (Supplier News Items) ... their fourth and fifth GE Additive Arcam EBM machines. “That makes five Arcam EBM machines in five years. We now have three Q10plus and two Q20plus systems and we believe that currently makes us one ... Read more »

FDA 510(k) Recap: Adjacent Markets, Additive, Surgical Platforms ...

by Julie A. Vetalice | Apr 2019 (Legal, Clinical & Regulatory) ... of interest—additive and computer assisted surgery products I’d be remiss if I didn’t note that coverage of Zimmer Biomet’s ROSA ONE Spine clearance is available here. Spine Additive Implants | K182477, ... Read more »

Evolve Additive Solutions Growing in Rochester, NY ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019 (Supplier News Items) Evolve Additive Solutions, provider of the additive manufacturing Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process, is expanding its operations in the Rochester, NY region.     Minnesota-based additive ... Read more »

Renishaw Demonstrates Additive Capabilities for Spinal Implants ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019 (Supplier News Items) Renishaw collaborated with Irish Manufacturing Research and nTopology to demonstrate the advantages of additive manufacturing in the production of spinal implants. Renishaw partnered with Irish Manufacturing ... Read more »

Croom Precision Medical to Expand Manufacturing Facility

by BONEZONE | Jan 2019 (Supplier News Items) ... in multi-axis CNC milling and additive manufacturing. The company is ISO 13485 and 9001 Certified and its customers include DePuy Synthes, Stryker and Zimmer Biomet. Manufacturing capabilities include: ... Read more »

Rösler Launches New Additive Brand ...

by BONEZONE | Dec 2018 (Supplier News Items) AM solutions will facilitate all additive manufacturing needs for customers. Rösler, a service provider of surface preparation and finishing for orthopaedic devices, has launched a new brand focused  ... Read more »

Cobalt Chrome Additive Total Knee Successfully Tested by Italian Startup ...

by Julie A. Vetalice & Rob Meyer | Dec 2018 (Business Critical) Rejoint's EBM additively-manufactured cobalt chrome YourKnee™ —which utilizes pre- and intra-op computer assisted technology, wearables, artificial intelligence and surgical simulation— achieved a firs ... Read more »

Materialise Launches Additive Simulation Software ...

by BONEZONE | Oct 2018 (Supplier News Items) In combination with its data preparation suite, this new software offers high-end simulation capabilities for additive manufacturing. Materialise, a global provider of additive manufacturing (AM) software ... Read more »

NASS Conversations Reaffirm Focus on Additive, Computer-Assisted Surgery, Materials ...

by Carolyn LaWell | Oct 2018 (Business Critical) ... suppliers and surgeons at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting (NASS) confirmed our previous thoughts on the health of the spine market and the technologies driving its growth—additive manufacturing, ... Read more »

Large Spine Players Focus Acquisitions on Robotics, Navigation, Additive ...

by BONEZONE | Sep 2018 (Business Critical) ... taking place in the space today: robotics/navigation and additive manufacturing. Their increasing emphasis on computer-assisted and additively manufactured products indicates that these technologies will ... Read more »

Evolve Additive Solutions Completes Equity Investment ...

by BONEZONE | Sep 2018 (Supplier News Items) Evolve, a spinoff of Stratasys, aims to develop and commercialize a proprietary technology to compete with traditional manufacturing processes like injection molding.  Evolve Additive Solutions announced ... Read more »

Senvol Awarded Grant by NIST for Additive Data ...

by BONEZONE | Aug 2018 (Supplier News Items) The additive manufacturing analytics firm will apply the grant to a project demonstrating the power of a data-driven, machine learning approach to understand the additive process and material characterization. ... Read more »

FDA Responds to Additive Questions on 510(k) Submissions, Reusing Powder, Testing ...

by Carolyn LaWell | Aug 2018 (Legal, Clinical & Regulatory) An agency representative, and experts from ASTM, DePuy Synthes, and SME, talked additive regulatory issues at OMTEC 2018. Among the insight provided: "Have a good process flow map of all of the steps involved ... Read more »

Surgeons Establish Society to Advance Complex Additive Applications ...

by Rob Meyer | Aug 2018 (Business Critical) The American Orthopaedic Society of 3D Printing was formed to allow for orthopaedic surgeons to collaborate on the use of complex and customized clinical applications of additive manufacturing in revisions, ... Read more »

Eurocoating SpA to Acquire Italian Manufacturing Division of CoorsTek Medical

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018 (Supplier News Items) The purchase of Nanosurfaces Industries is expected to boost Eurocoating’s additive capabilities. Eurocoating SpA, the medical division of Unitedcoatings Group, announced the acquisition of Nanosurfaces ... Read more »

FMI Instrumed Expanding Additive Production at Tilburg Facility ...

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018 (Supplier News Items) The company is producing spinal implants at this Netherlands facility. FMI Instrumed, a specialized contract manufacturer of surgical implants and instruments, is expanding additive manufacturing production ... Read more »

3Diligent Expands Digital Manufacturing Services

by BONEZONE | Apr 2018 (Supplier News Items) The company, specialists in additive manufacturing, is adding comprehensive machining and casting services. 3Diligent Corporation, a digital contract manufacturer that specializes in 3D printing, has ... Read more »

PyroGenesis Additive Offering Tungsten-Free Titanium Powders ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018 (Supplier News Items) Tungsten inclusions in additively-manufactured products can be problematic. PyroGenesis Additive, a division of PyroGenesis Canada, has added to its product offerings a tungsten-free metal powder. ... Read more »

Rapid + TCT Additive Conference Ramps up Medical Presence with MMI Series ...

by Rob Meyer | Mar 2018 (Business Critical) ... can expect to find a wealth of innovative additive manufacturing or 3D printing solutions from leading manufacturers and suppliers at RAPID + TCT, an annual event hosted by the Society of Manufacturing ... Read more »

Knee and Hip Manufacturers Focus on Additive, Materials, Robotics ...

by Carolyn LaWell | Mar 2018 (Voice of Industry) ... additive manufacturing, materials, surgical techniques and software, to name a handful. We expect that the answer will be a combination of these ideas that are well executed upon by companies.   ... Read more »

FMI Instrumed Expanding Additive Operations ...

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018 (Supplier News Items) ... additive manufacturing in the medical device industry endorses further strategic developments, the company said in a press release. FMI Instrumed is a specialized contract manufacturer of surgical implants ... Read more »

GE Additive Opens Munich Customer Experience Center ...

by BONEZONE | Jan 2018 (Supplier News Items) The $15 million center will employ up to 50 employees within the 29,000-square-foot facility. GE Additive recently opened its first international Customer Experience Center in Munich. The 29,000-square-foot ... Read more »

AP&C Opens Powder Manufacturing Facility in Quebec

by BONEZONE | Sep 2017 (Supplier News Items) ... in the growing additive manufacturing market. AP&C produces high purity titanium metal powders used in additive manufacturing (3D printing), metal injection molding, isostatic pressing and coatings. ... Read more »

GE Additive Seeking to Certify Production Partners ...

by BONEZONE | Sep 2017 (Supplier News Items) To allow GE Additive to meet the growing industry demand for additive components, they are seeking to identify companies to become certified additive production centers by the end of the year. GE Additive ... Read more »

Arcam Subsidiary AP&C Secures Financing for New Powder Manufacturing Plant

by BONEZONE | Jul 2016 (Supplier News Items) Arcam, a supplier of Additive Manufacturing (AM) equipment, announced that its powder manufacturing subsidiary AP&C, in Montreal, Canada, has agreed with Investissement Québec (IQ) on a financing arrangement ... Read more »

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Additive Manufactured Devices ...

by Carolyn LaWell | May 2016 (Legal, Clinical & Regulatory) FDA published draft guidance on technical considerations for additive manufactured devices in response to the technology’s advancements and investments. Among the top concerns of FDA and industry are post-processing, ... Read more »

Arcam Builds New Powder Manufacturing Plant

by BONEZONE | May 2016 (Supplier News Items) Arcam, supplier of Additive Manufacturing (AM) equipment, announced that its powder manufacturing subsidiary AP&C in Montreal, Canada, is building a new powder manufacturing plant. The new facility ... Read more »

UPS to Launch On-Demand 3D Printing Manufacturing Network

by BONEZONE | May 2016 (Supplier News Items) ... Platform™ and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY. The integration into one additive manufacturing and logistics solution, slated to occur in Summer 2016, will make 3D printing accessible to more potential ... Read more »

PEP/Trigon Launches Design & Manufacturing Center in Warsaw, Indiana

by BONEZONE | Sep 2015 (Supplier News Items) PEP/Trigon has completed its new 11,000-square-foot facility, including an Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence and Sawbones Lab. PEP Trigon has completed its new 11,000-square-foot facility ... Read more »

New Software and Manufacturing Techniques Push Custom Implant Expansion

by Hannah Corcoran | May 2015 (Research & Development) ...  model. Custom implants can be produced using traditional manufacturing, such as CNC machining, and are often associated today with 3D printing or additive manufacturing. With CNC machining, devic ... Read more »

Unitedcoatings Group Finalized Rebranding to Lincotek

by BONEZONE | Jan 2020 (Supplier News Items) ... former CoorsTek Medical) Lincotek Additive: Global additive brand, serviced from activities within the Surface Solutions and Medical divisions Lincotek Equipment and Lincotek Surface Solutions will ... Read more »

AMETEK to Sell Reading Alloys to Kymera International

by BONEZONE | Jan 2020 (Supplier News Items) ... tes including aluminum, copper, tin and their alloys, which it sells to a range of end markets, including additive manufacturing applications.  ... Read more »