Russian start-up 3D prints houses in 24 hours, raises $6 million for expansion

A couple weeks ago, Rusnano Sistema Sicar, a Russian private equity fund, announced that it will invest $6 million in Apis Cor, a startup originated from Siberia which has designed a 3D printing technology for the construction industry. The Apis Cor 3D printer is a mobile robot capable of constructing buildings using fine-grained fibre concrete with special additives. It can build walls […]

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Local Motors greenlights self-driving 3D-printed car

Your car of the future might be built in a 3D printing microfactory while you choose customization options in virtual reality, or at least, that’s what the folks at Local Motors hope to deliver one day. In the present day, the team just finished the Essence of Autonomy challenge, which called on designers around the […]

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GE spends billions to print 3D piles of IIoT money

General Electric announced on Tuesday plans to acquire two European 3D printing suppliers for the combined price of $1.4 billion. The suppliers, Arcam and SLM Solutions, both provide 3D printing to customers in aerospace and healthcare industries. Arcam builds the metal-based 3D printing tech, while SLM Solutions develops the laser machines used for cutting metal […]