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3MF in the News

AM, Big Data, VR, AR all crashing DFM’s party—in a good way

October 17, 2017 – Advanced Manufacturing

Design for manufacturing has been around for decades, but industry insiders say the next few years will be critical as technologies like additive manufacturing (AM) and virtual reality (VR) shape the future of the industry.

3D Printing News Briefs: October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 – 3DPrint.com

We’re covering 3D printing files, 3D printers, business, projects, and programs today in 3D Printing News Briefs. MyMiniFactory now supports the 3MF file format, and an interior design company created a 3D printer animagraph to explain how 3D printers work. A university in Australia has purchased the DragonFly 2020 Pro, and EnvisionTEC announced a new reseller.

Interview: Adrian Lannin – “People should use 3MF”

October 9, 2017 – TCT Magazine

Back in 2015, a collective of industry figures got together to put forward a modern file format that would better support the current and next generation of 3D printers and ultimately replace STL.

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Press Releases

World’s Leading 3D Printable Object-Sharing Platform Now Supports 3MF

October 17th, 2017|Comments Off on World’s Leading 3D Printable Object-Sharing Platform Now Supports 3MF

MyMiniFactory and 3MF to Collaborate on 3D Printing WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – Oct. 17, 2017 – MyMiniFactory, the open 3D printable object-sharing platform, announced today their official support for the 3MF file format. MyMiniFactory [...]

EOS Joins 3MF Consortium As Founding Member

May 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on EOS Joins 3MF Consortium As Founding Member

WAKEFIELD, Mass. USA – May 2, 2017 – The 3MF Consortium, an industry association created to develop and promote a new full-fidelity file format for 3D printing, today announced that EOS, a global technology leader [...]

Extensions from 3MF Bring New Efficiency and Manageability to 3D Printing

August 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Extensions from 3MF Bring New Efficiency and Manageability to 3D Printing

Production and Slice Extensions Provide Standardized Tools for Organizing and Slicing Models WAKEFIELD, Mass. – Aug. 2, 2016 -- The 3MF Consortium (3MF) released two specification extensions to its 3MF Core Specification 1.1 for general [...]

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Blog

3MF: The Future of Data Transfer For 3DP

January 17th, 2017|Comments Off on 3MF: The Future of Data Transfer For 3DP

By Mark Rushton  Product Portfolio Manager, SOLIDWORKS At the launch of SOLIDWORKS 2017, a panel discussion on the Future of 3D Printing brought together experts from various machine manufacturers and service providers and took questions [...]

3MF File Format to Pave the Way to Home 3D printing

July 27th, 2016|Comments Off on 3MF File Format to Pave the Way to Home 3D printing

By Deirdre MacCormack, Chief Marketing Officer, Mcor and Special Guest Blogger Our vision as a company is to put a 3D printer in every office, classroom and eventually every home. The goal is to make [...]

3MF Version 1.1 is Here

March 18th, 2016|Comments Off on 3MF Version 1.1 is Here

I’m pleased to announce that the 3MF Consortium has released its first update to the 3MF Core Specification.  Available for download here. Version 1.1 is the latest proof of the 3MF Consortium’s commitment to defining [...]

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