Finalists Design Challenge 2018 inspire industrial 3D printing

13 February, 2018

On February 12, 2018 Additive Industries announced the finalists of Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2018 in two categories: professional and student designer. From a group of 52 contestants from all over the world across different fields like aeronautics, automotive, medical industry and high-tech, 6 finalists were selected. Please find below the press release in English and Dutch, as well as a visual with the designs of the finalists:
- Press Release Finalists Design Challenge 2018 (EN)
- Persbericht Finalisten Design Challenge 2018 (NL)
- Visual Finalists' designs (from left to right, first top row then bottom):

  • ‘Avionics System’ from the Intech DMLS team (India, professional category)
  • ‘Medical Part Gripper’ from the 3D-medlab team (France, professional category)
  • ‘Hydraulic Manifold’ from the Aidro Hydraulics team (Italy, professional category)
  • ‘Gasification Burner’ from Philipp Kaindl from the Technical University of Munich (Germany, student category)
  • ‘Functionally Integrated Shaft and Gear’ from Yogeshkumar Katrodiya from Fraunhofer IGCV team (Germany, student category)
  • ‘Ultimaker 2+ Hot End’ from Cassidy Silbernagel, Silver Cannon Design team, the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom, student category)

K3D invests in Dutch industrial 3D metal print network

01 February, 2018

Additive Industries is proud to announce an acceleration of the partnership with its customer Kaak Group. After ordering a second MetalFAB1 system last year, just 9 months after installation of its first MetalFAB1, they decided to increase its 3D metal printing activities. Through its new founded subsidiary K3D, Kaak will build a network of shared K3D Printing Technology Centers in The Netherlands for different types of applications in aerospace & defence, medical implants, high-tech parts, maritime and food-tech on strategic locations. All K3D Printing Technology Centers will be equipped with MetalFAB1 systems and connected in a distributed manufacturing network through Additive Industries’ Additive World Platform. More information can be found on (in Dutch). Please see the press release together with the pictures below:
- Press Release: K3D invests in Dutch industrial 3D metal print network (in Dutch)
- Picture 1: J. te Lindert at the MetalFAB1
- Picture 2: Lasers in action
- Picture 3: from left to right: J. Bulsink, J. te Lindert, J. Gies, B. van Lochem