How to print your own Justin Beiber

No, it’s not him. But it could be. This form of 3D printing, invented by Conor MacCormack and his brother Fintan, uses A4 sheets of paper to produce photorealistic images. Staples, an office-supply company, is introducing machines made by the MacCormack’s company, Mcor Technologies, in one of their stores in the Netherlands. The plan is […]

UPS and 3D printing in the supply chain

THE emergence of three-dimensional (3D) printing will have a revolutionary effect on manufacturing, but it may be equally disruptive for firms that make much of their living warehousing and delivering spare parts for companies. Now, one of the biggest delivery firms, UPS, is going to test 3D printing in its stores. Stratasys, a Minneapolis company […]