As editor for 3D Printer World, Mike tracks industry news and developments across a broad range of topics. He is an IT professional and analyst, software developer, 3D modeler and 3D printing enthusiast. Prior to launching 3D Printer World, Mike was an IT and marketing consultant and before that, the Technical Director of Virgo Publishing, LLC, a magazine publisher and events company.
Stratasys has released the details of its latest Objet and it is huge. Weighing in at a whopping 2.4 tons and measuring 9.4 x 6.9 x 6.4 feet, the new Objet 1000 Plus retains...[read more]
To those who asked about me at the 3D printing show last week, sorry I missed you. I'll be on the show floor at Siggraph, if any of you plan to attend.[read more]
Florida-based Filastruder's at-home filament making machine has been warmly received on Kickstarter, approaching $50,000 in funding near the end of its second day, humbling the original goal of $5,000. The project was fully funded in one hour.[read more]
Massachusetts-based Mebotics has announced plans to crowd fund a CNC device called the Microfactory, described as "A machine shop in a box." The company intends to use Kickstarter to try to raise the cash required to hire production staff and obtain bulk pricing on parts.[read more]