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  • Crash Test Dummies are being 3D Printed Larger to Reflect the Average Person
    From March, 23rd 2017 - added on March, 23rd 2017

    New 3D printed crash test dummies are made to reflect the average American, for more realistic testing results.

  • 3D Printing is a Cost Effect Home Investment
    From February, 21st 2017 - added on February, 21st 2017

    A study conducted by Michigan Tech concluded that the ROI of a 3D printer allows it to pay for itself in just 5 years.

  • 3D Printing Metal
    From August, 16th 2016 - added on August, 15th 2016

    By combining metal and plastic together, Filamet is an 88% metal substitute for PLA 3D printers

  • First 3D printed building in the world opens in Dubai
    From June, 2nd 2016 - added on June, 2nd 2016

    Over 17 days, a complete building was made using 3D printing technology. Dubai plans to make 25% of buildings using this technique by 2030.

  • 3D over 30
    From May, 24th 2016 - added on May, 24th 2016

    It's been 30 years since the first patent for 3D printing was granted, and boy has it come a long way since

  • First 3D-Printed Pill Gets FDA Approval
    From August, 11th 2015 - added on August, 11th 2015

    A new pill that is used to control epileptic seizures has just been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), making the first government-approved drug created on a 3D printer.

  • L'Oreal Plans to 3-D Print Human Skin
    From June, 23rd 2015 - added on June, 23rd 2015

    The cosmetics company L'Oreal is currently planning to 3-D print human skin utilizing bioprinters that will be able to print nickel-sized samples of skin.

  • Amazon Trucks to 3D Print Products During Delivery Route
    From March, 9th 2015 - added on March, 9th 2015

    Amazon has submitted a patent that will allow the consumer to order an item, and then the company will 3D print the request en route to the consumer's home.

  • 3D Printing Forecasted to Grow 45.7% by 2018
    From September, 19th 2014 - added on September, 19th 2014

    3D printing is expected to grow 45.7% from 2013 to 2018, according to a recent study. In 2013, the sale of 3D printers, materials, print services, and market amounted to $2.5 billion globally.