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Formlabs gets FDA emergency use authorization for a 3D-printed ventilator conversion part

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded Formlabs an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a 3D-printed part designed to convert BiPAP machines designed for sleep apnea into much-needed vent

Apple has sourced over 20 million protective masks, now building and shipping face shields

As it mobilizes its supply chain, employees, and partners to provide personal protective equipment to medical workers and others working to stop the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, Apple has sourced

Private tech companies mobilize to address shortages for medical supplies, masks and sanitizer

Startups across the nation and around the world are looking for ways to relieve shortages of much-needed personal protective equipment and sanitizers used to halt the spread of COVID-19. While some of

3D-printing company Formlabs expects to bring new swabs for COVID-19 to market

Formlabs, the privately held, Massachusetts-based 3D-printing company, will soon receive an exemption from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its swab designed for use in COVID-19 test kits, Te

Formlabs CEO on the state of 3D printing and its remaining challenges

3D printing isn’t the buzzy, hype-tastic topic it was just a few years ago — at least not with consumers. 3D printing news out of CES last week seemed considerably quieter than years prior; th

Listen to top VCs discuss the next generation of automation startups at TC Sessions: Robotics+AI

Robotics, AI and automation have long been one of the hottest categories for tech investments. After years and decades of talk, however, those big payouts are starting to pay off. Robotics are beginni

Formlabs is making a 3D printer just for dentists

Back at CES this year, we talked with 3D-printer maker Formlabs about its early experimentation in using its printers to make dentures faster and more affordably than existing alternatives. A few mont

Lessons from the hardware capital of the world

A week is obviously not enough time to truly understand a market as massive and fascinating as China. Hell, it’s not really even enough time to adjust to the 12-hour time difference from New York. T

Formlabs is 3D printing parts of New Balance’s new sneakers

Sneakers have been a pretty effective means for helping 3D printing make the transition from prototype to manufacturing. Carbon in particular has found success with its Adidas partnership, printing ou

Formlabs offers more accuracy and larger print sizes with latest 3D printers

MIT Media Lab spin-off Formlabs is one of the few 3D desktop 3D-printing companies that has managed to buck the trends of a shrinking field. The startup found success by embracing stereolithography (S

Gillette partners with Formlabs to 3D print razor handles

3D printing for manufacturing is one of those things that gets talked about a lot, but we’ve yet to see a lot of truly mainstream applications for the technology. A new partnership between Gillette

Formlabs goes unicorn with latest funding round

With its latest funding round, Formlabs has achieved unicorn status. The Massachusetts-based 3D printing startup just raised another $15 million. The latest round brings its total funding up to $100 m

Formlabs scores another $30 million in funding

Formlabs announced this morning that it’s raised another $30 million in a Series C led by Tyche Partners. This latest round puts the Somerville, Massachusetts-based 3D-printing company’s total fun

Is the US Supreme Court decision regarding uniforms worth cheering for?

Imagine a Warhol painting. It’s an original work of art, protected by copyright. Now, imagine the painting printed on a shirt. Is it still a copyrightable work? Absolutely. Now, imagine the shirt ca

Formlabs moves into 3D printing for manufacturing and announces a new desktop technology

3D printing startup Formlabs is using its Digital Factory conference today to make its two biggest announcements since launching the Form 1 on Kickstarter half a decade back. Both are pretty logical

Link3D pitches a new platform for industrial additive manufacturing

Link3D is launching a new service to connect industrial businesses with additive manufacturers around the country. Pitching itself as a more professional alternative to 3D Hubs, Formlabs and Shapewa

Formlabs retires the Form 1+ printer

Formlabs' Form 1 Kickstarter project was the first stereo lithography printer that ended up on peoples' radars. Its successor, the Form 1+, looked identical but had upgraded internals for increased sp

Formlabs adds new ceramic resins and tools for experimenters

Formlabs makes powerful 3D printers that can make objects that look as solid and smooth as injection-molded parts. Now, however, they’ve added improved materials including a new gray material th

Formlabs raises $35M Series B, announces Autodesk partnership

Formlabs is shaping up to be something of a rare bright spot in a world of desktop 3D printers. While plenty of other devices have come and gone, failing to live up to the promise of consumer electron

Formlabs acquires Pinshape, an online 3D printing community/marketplace

By the time the Form 1 began shipping to Kickstarter backers, the market was already flooded with countless 3D printers built around the same basic plastic extruding technology. But Formlabs offered s
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