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 consultant and before that, the Technical Director of Virgo Publishing, LLC, a magazine publisher and events company.



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Lowe's Introduces 3D Customization Service

In the future, 3D printing will afford people the ability to easily personalize everyday items they wish to purchase. The theory of a mass customization society is something 3D printing enthusiasts...

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Filabot Introduces the Wee

Tyler McNaney of Vermont's Filabot has announced the availability of the Filabot Wee. Like the original Filabot funded on Kickstarter at the beginning of 2012, the Filabot Wee is a thermoplastic filament extruder – a device that...

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3DFactories Launches PROFI3DMAKER

Czech Republic-based 3DFactories, creators of the EASY3DMAKER, have announced a new 3D printer, the PROFI3DMAKER. Like its smaller sibling, the PROFI3DMAKER is a Fused Filament Fabrication design with near-professional class performance stats...

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NASA Holding 3D Printed Habitat Design Contest

NASA and America Makes (the National Additive Manufacturing Institute) are holding a competition to design and build a 3D printed habitat for deep space exploration, including the agency's planned... [read more]

Octave Systems Increases Aftermarket Afinia Offerings

California Afinia dealer Octave Systems is known for its aftermarket accessories. In fact, 3D Printer World's Afinia is decked out with Octave's two-position temperature switch, a borosilicate glass plate and their free downloadable reel holder spindles.

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