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Makerbot Releases The Smart Extruder+

Makerbot has just announced the availability of their new Smart Extruder+, a PLA 3D printer head that offers “better performance over a longer period of time.” This is the first major upgr

Fleks3D Lets You Pull Your 3D Prints Out Of Your Printer With A Quickness

Pulling a 3D print out of your printer is usually a process fraught with conflict. Who will do it? Can you hire someone? Why does it have to be so painful? Has the deity abandoned us Earth people, lea

Makerbot Lays Off 20% Of Employees, Restructures Brooklyn Offices

Makerbot CEO Jonathan Jaglom has announced that they are laying off about 20% off the company’s 400 staff or about 80 people. The move follows a previous round of layoffs that dropped 20% of the

Voodoo Manufacturing Taps The Power Of 3D Printing To Make Things On Demand

Four ex-Makerbot employees, Max Friefled, Oliver Ortlieb, Patrick Deem, and Jonathan Schwartz, have come together to create a Brooklyn-based rapid manufacturing system using – what else? –

Printing Objects Is A Snap With MakerBots (Video)

<img src=""> Now, for under $1,000 you can print your own objects in 3D. Just take a look at how it's done in this video, which I took ove