Additive Manufacturing UK welcomes to the launch of the world’s largest 3D polymer printer: the Factory of Fortune 1.0

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As the UK’s only trade association representing the Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing sector, we are looking forward to seeing how this cutting-edge polymer 3D printer will reshape the landscape of affordable and sustainable infrastructure. Josh Dugdale, Head of Additive Manufacturing UK (AMUK) said: “The unveiling of the world’s largest 3D polymer printer by the […]

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Report reveals ‘True Impact’ of manufacturing is nearly a quarter of UK GDP

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Manufacturing is having a far greater impact on the UK economy than first thought according to a major new report released today. ‘The True Impact of UK Manufacturing’, which will be unveiled at MACH 2024 in Birmingham later, shows industry is worth £518billion and supports 7.3million UK jobs directly and across the supply chains/communities it […]

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AMUK is excited to man the new knowledge hub for additive manufacturing at MACH 2024

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New Knowledge Hubs initiative at MACH 2024 identifies when manufacturers should adopt new technology, designed to improve productivity, efficiency and reduce costs. Reversing UK manufacturing’s poor record for adopting new technology will be tackled head on at MACH 2024 as The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) launches its new Knowledge Hubs initiative, showcasing how to adopt […]

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Register now for the 2024 Additive International Summit

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Running from 10 – 11th July at Nottingham’s Albert Hall, the 2024 Additive International summit will offer an unrivalled opportunity to learn about the latest advances in additive manufacturing. From 10th – 11th July, leading members of the additive manufacturing community will gather at Nottingham’s Additive International Summit to share insights into the technologies that […]

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Additive Manufacturing UK raises its concerns over the discovery of 3D printed firearms in Scotland

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It has been recently reported that, following a freedom of information request, there has been two incidents of 3D printed guns uncovered in Scotland.  These worrying developments both took place last year and are the first of this kind to be found in Scotland. Additive Manufacturing UK, the UK’s only trade association dedicated to the […]

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Additive Manufacturing UK launches its first-ever Annual Action Plan for future growth of UK additive manufacturing

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Additive Manufacturing UK (AMUK) is the UK’s only dedicated trade association for the additive manufacturing sector. In response to the rapid growth of this sector and the enormous potential for future growth, AMUK has launched its first-ever Annual Action Plan. This highlights how UK additive manufacturers can escalate themselves from where they are currently to […]

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CARS AND STARS TO LIGHT UP AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL 2024 

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For the first time, drivers will be joined by their cars on stage at Autosport International.   Europe’s Largest Motorsport Show returns for an action-packed spectacle of unmissable cars and stars between Thursday 11th and Sunday 14th January 2024.  The all-new revamped main stage will allow the cars to be driven on stage for the first […]

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Oxford Economics have released their industry research on global trends in Additive Manufacturing

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Oxford Economics recently released an industry research briefing looking at some of the global trends in Additive Manufacturing. Highlights of the brief are as follows: – AM technology has grown at a CAGR of 20% between 2016 and 2022 and will continue to grow as its applications across industries expand, innovative raw materials become available, […]

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How embracing disruptive technologies is helping supercharge manufacturing growth

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The ability of disruptive technologies to improve what are already efficient manufacturing processes is helping to revolutionise modern manufacturing and creating tantalising possibilities for what may be achievable in the near future. Digitisation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are two of the latest technologies to offer exciting possibilities for the world of manufacturing. At AMUK, we […]

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CECIMO announces it’s survey on market trends in the AM sector

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Between March and May 2023, CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies, organized the sixth round of its European Additive Manufacturing Survey. This survey aims to assess key market trends in the Additive Manufacturing (AM) sector.  Launched by CECIMO, in cooperation with European national associations, this 6 month survey enables the […]

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MTA expands support for engineering-based manufacturers with the launch of a new cluster of trade associations and events

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The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has expanded its support to the engineering-based manufacturing sector with the formation of a new cluster of trade associations and events. The move has seen the Engineering Industries Association (EIA) and Additive Manufacturing UK (AMUK) join the MTA portfolio to create a unique alliance dedicated to promoting excellence in the […]

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AMUK welcomes tough sentencing on teenage extremist

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The UK’s only trade association dedicated to the Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing sector hopes the punishment imposed on Daniel Harris will act as a deterrent to others and prevent future misuse of the technology. AMUK, the UK’s only trade association dedicated to the Additive Manufacturing (AM) and 3D Printing sector, has welcomed the 11-and-a-half […]

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Key Market Trends in the European Additive Manufacturing Sector – November 2022 Edition

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Between September and November 2022, CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies, organized the fifth round of its European Additive Manufacturing Survey. This survey aims to assess key market trends in the Additive Manufacturing (AM) sector. Launched by CECIMO, in cooperation with European national associations, this 6 month survey enables the […]

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Key Market Trends in the European Additive Manufacturing Sector – June 2022 Edition

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Between March and May 2022, CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies, organized the fourth round of its European Additive Manufacturing Survey. This survey aims to assess key market trends in the Additive Manufacturing (AM) sector. Launched by CECIMO, in cooperation with European national associations, this 6 month survey enables […]

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Key Market Trends in the European Additive Manufacturing Sector – November 2021 Edition

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Between September and November 2021, CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies, organized the third round of its European Additive Manufacturing Survey. This survey aims to assess key market trends in the Additive Manufacturing (AM) sector. Launched by CECIMO, in cooperation with national associations, the survey enables the collection of […]

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CECIMO misconceptions about Additive Manufacturing Report

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CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies, have released a report looking at the most common misconceptions about Additive Manufacturing (AM).  Anyone working in the AM sector has spoken at least once with a public or private stakeholder who have significantly underestimated or exaggerated the capabilities of AM. For this reason, the CECIMO report […]

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European Additive Manufacturing Trend Survey – Autumn 2021 Survey LIVE

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The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has launched the UK arm of the Autumn edition of the European Additive Manufacturing (AM) Trends Survey – you can find a link to the survey below. The overall project is run by CECIMO and aims to give an overview of the short-term outlook in demand for various aspects of the AM industry. […]

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Key Market Trends in the European Additive Manufacturing Sector

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Between April and May 2021, CECIMO, the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries and related Manufacturing Technologies, organized the second round of its European Additive Manufacturing Survey, which aims to assess key market trends in the Additive Manufacturing (AM) sector. Launched by CECIMO, in cooperation with national associations, this survey aims to collect quality data […]

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European Commission Report – 3D Printing for the Machine Tool Industry

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The European Commission has published a report titled: “Product Watch 3D printing for the machine tool industry”. The report investigates the use of 3D printing/AM in the machine tool industry, provides an overview of the value chain and highlights the relevant stakeholders from both the machine tool and AM sectors. The report also identifies the strengths […]

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Airframe Designs takes 3D scanning to new levels

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Aerospace specialist Airframe Designs is helping to solve major challenges for its customers by offering new levels of 3D scanning as it expands its services. The company offers in-depth scanning with speed and accuracy, capable of capturing the geometry and creating digital twin data-sets of entire aircraft, assessing corrosion or other kinds of visible damage, […]

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Ricoh 3D expands into medical sector with latest product commercialisation!

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Telford, UK – May 20, 2024 Ricoh 3D is proud to announce its collaboration with the Orthotic Research & Locomotor Assessment Unit (ORLAU) at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust. Since 2017, this partnership has focussed on innovative solutions to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals – specifically, SDG3 […]

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Plymouth Science Park gives hands-on experience of new Stratasys Polyjet and FDM machines

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Plymouth Science Park is the largest centre for science and technology in its region, and it has just made a significant investment in two new Stratasys additive manufacturing machines, the Stratasys F770 and J55. The science park has been running for over 25 years, expanding over time to fill 25 acres. It is home to […]

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Dimanex Partners with AMC Bridge to Empower Digital Transformation in Additive Manufacturing for the Supply Chain

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Utrecht, The Netherlands — Dimanex, an end-to-end, AI-driven, additive manufacturing (AM) platform–based service and AMC Bridge, a global software development consultancy, announced a strategic partnership to revolutionize supply chain management, from inventory data management to 3D printing. On-demand supply chain solutionIn the present era of data-driven manufacturing, the importance of end-to-end integration and operational efficiency […]

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Airframe Designs helps to streamline data for customers

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Aerospace specialist Airframe Designs is leading the industry by investing in a state-of-the-art data planning system to become even more streamlined on behalf of its customers. By investing in the latest Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) system, the company is helping to develop new efficiencies in their supply chain, saving time and cost. The new system […]

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First installation of Stratasys F3300 FDM 3D printer from Laser Lines into UK

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Laser Lines has sold the first two Stratasys F3300 Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) 3D printers  – the first installation in the UK– to BAE Systems for its Samlesbury site in the UK. The Stratasys F3300 employs new technology that provides a step change in print speed compared to other FDM printers. These advancements enable printing […]

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Additive Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. Empowers Advanced Alloy Creation with Nikon SLM Solutions’ SLM®280 2.0

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Lübeck, Germany,  Thursday, 21st of March 2024 —  Additive Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. (AMS) has officially expanded its in-house capabilities with the acquisition of Nikon SLM Solutions’ SLM®280 2.0 system. This strategic move not only bolsters AMS’s capacity for producing advanced materials and novel alloys but also amplifies their standing as a service provider with exceptional toolpath […]

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How R&D drives innovation in the manufacturing industry

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R&D Tax Credits is an incentive that was introduced by HMRC in early 2000 to drive innovation in the UK. R&D Takes place when a project seeks to advance in overall knowledge or capability of a process, material, device, product in science or technology through the resolution of scientific or technological uncertainty How R&D drives […]

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A Defining Year for Sheffield 3D Printing Business

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2023 Has been a defining year for the Sheffield-based 3D printing business, AME-3D. Join them as they reflect on our milestones and look ahead to 2024. Return to exhibiting Earlier in the year, AME-3D announced they were returning to exhibit at TCT3SIXTY, which is something the Sheffield 3D printing business hasn’t done since COVID. It […]

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Martrix 520 New Machine

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In a move that signals a significant leap forward in their manufacturing capabilities, AME-3D, a leading innovator in the world of additive manufacturing, has announced the acquisition of a new cutting-edge 3D printing machine. This takes their fleet of industrial additive manufacturing machines to 8. This acquisition promises to improve their production processes and bolster […]

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WAAM3D releases WAAMCtrl® v2 at TCT36

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WAAM3D has announced the v2 release of their signature WAAMCtrl® software at TCT360. The software has been under development since 2015. This all-encompassing operating system for RoboWAAM®, our state-of-the-art multi-metre 3D metal additive printing platform, has been designed for aerospace, defence, energy, and research communities. Leveraging on the 60 sensors on board RoboWAAM®, WAAMCtrl® monitors […]

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World class speaker line-up unveiled for Additive International summit

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Delegates at this year’s Additive International summit (Nottingham, 12th – 13th July) will hear from leading members of the world’s Additive Manufacturing (AM) research community about the key trends and technologies shaping the future of this fast-moving sector. This year’s conference, curated by the team from the University of Nottingham’s world-leading Centre for Additive Manufacturing […]

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