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The Essentium Team
April 29, 2021

i4.0 Today: National Institute for Aviation Research Selects Essentium for Collaborative Research Program to Advance Additive Manufacturing Innovation

Essentium, Inc., a worldwide leader in industrial additive manufacturing (AM), today announced a commercial venture with Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), the largest university aviation R&D institution in the U.S., to accelerate AM advancement for the U.S. aviation industry.

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The Essentium Team
April 27, 2021

3D Adept Media: Essentium Says its IDEX-based 280i HT 3D Printer is Five to 15x Faster Than Competitive Offerings

Essentium is challenging the market of independent dual extrusion system (IDEX) with a new 3D printer: the Essentium High Speed Extrusion (HSETM) 280i HT 3D Printer. Designed and developed to meet the requests of the factory floor, the 3D printer manufacturer claims this solution would be five to 15x faster than competitive offerings – A thought for BCN3D that also provides IDEX-based 3D printers.

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The Essentium Team
April 20, 2021

Forbes: The Enemy Of Innovative 3D Printing In Automotive – The Project’s Buyer

There is the belief amongst investors that traditional automotive companies cannot keep up with new entrants into the automotive area during a period of explosive innovation: autonomous, electric vehicles, connected platforms, etc. Agility is not the strength of monolithic corporations steeped in historical ways of working and, therein, are seen as “slow to the game” versus neophytes who beta test new features on public roads.

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The Essentium Team
April 9, 2021

Aerospace Manufacturing and Design: Transforming MRO with 3D Printing

Essentium and the U.S. Air Force are developing and deploying advanced additive manufacturing (AM) solutions for faster aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), including flight-certified parts for military aircraft, ground vehicles. What began as a prototyping concept, 3D printing has become an essential tool in aerospace and an important technology to scale production, develop fully functional parts, and lower part costs.

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The Essentium Team
March 23, 2021

TCT Magazine: Essentium Expands Exec Team with Several Promotions and Appointments

Essentium has announced a significant expansion of its executive team with several internal promotions and appointments. The company believes this executive team will enable an expansion of ‘operational excellence’ from product development to supply chain to marketing. It will also support the ‘frictionless scale’ required to meet the growing demand for the High Speed Extrusion 3D printing platform, per Essentium.

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February

The Essentium Team
February 26, 2021

Production Engineering Solutions: Engineering Materials for the Future of Space Flight

Brandon Sweeney, head of R&D for materials and co-founder of Essentium, takes a look at the complexity of creating materials for space. Jeff Bezos dreams of building a superhighway to space, with a trillion people living in futuristic space colonies. Elon Musk hopes to create the world’s first commercial space transport service, slashing space travel prices by orders of magnitude and effortlessly shuttling people to a city on Mars.

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The Essentium Team
February 18, 2021

3D Natives: Essentium Survey Shows That Investments in AM are Paying Off

In early February, Essentium, Inc announced the results of the second in a series of findings from independent global research on the current and future use of industrial 3D printing. We previously covered the first survey published in 2019, which focused mainly on the slow adoption of additive manufacturing for mass-production. This new survey has shown significant advancements in that particular arena as well as significant benefits for users of industrial additive manufacturing while also highlighting remaining challenges to overcome, notably concerning the cost of 3D printing technologies and materials.

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The Essentium Team
February 3, 2021

i.40 today: Essentium Survey Reveals Additive Manufacturing Gains Traction and Investments Pay Off

Essentium, Inc., a worldwide leader in industrial additive manufacturing (AM), today announced the second in a series of findings from independent global research on the current and future use of industrial 3D printing. The survey found that investments in 3D printing at an industrial-scale are paying off, with companies reporting wide-ranging benefits, including high part performance [46 percent], cost reduction [46 percent], and speed-to-part [45 percent].

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The Essentium Team
February 2, 2021

Yahoo Finance: Essentium Survey Reveals Additive Manufacturing Gains Traction and Investments Pay Off

Essentium, Inc., a worldwide leader in industrial additive manufacturing (AM), today announced the second in a series of findings from independent global research on the current and future use of industrial 3D printing. The survey found that investments in 3D printing at an industrial-scale are paying off, with companies reporting wide-ranging benefits, including high part performance [46 percent], cost reduction [46 percent], and speed-to-part [45 percent].

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January

The Essentium Team
January 21, 2021

Automation World: Increased Adoption, Acquisitions, and Partnerships Mark 3D Printing’s Advance

3D printing, or additive manufacturing (AM), has been gaining traction in industry for some time now, particularly as it has moved beyond prototyping and into actual production applications. For instance, many manufacturers have begun using AM to rapidly 3D print spare and replacement parts for onsite equipment to speed repairs, cut costs, reduce unplanned downtime, and save valuable warehouse space by avoiding the need to stock parts in advance. 

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The Essentium Team
January 16, 2021

Industry Europe: How The Last Seven Years Have Shaped Additive Manufacturing’s Future

This year, aerospace giant Boeing completed the first flight of its 777X jet, powered by twin GE9X engines equipped with more than300 3D printed parts. The GE9X is the most fuel-efficient jet engine that GE has ever produced, operating at 10 per cent lower fuel consumption than competing engines. This is just one example of how far a cry we are from 3D printing’s beginnings as a tool for rapid prototyping.

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The Essentium Team
November 22, 2020

Manufacturing Tomorrow: 3D Printing Will Soon Be a Game-Changer in the Manufacturing Industry – Here’s Why

Until now, manufacturers have been dipping their toes and getting familiar with AM technology, using it to create prototypes rather than final products. But that is changing. It’s only a matter of time before AM makes the leap from prototyping to manufacturing on the factory floor. And this leap will happen a lot sooner than most people think.

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October

The Essentium Team
October 28, 2020

Intelligent Aerospace: USAF Taps Essentium to Accelerate Development of Additive Manufacturing

Essentium, Inc., announced that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force to drive the development and deployment of advanced additive manufacturing (AM) solutions for applications in tooling, ground support, maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO), and flight-certified parts for military aircraft and ground vehicles through both the U.S. Air Force and the National Guard Bureau (NGB).

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The Essentium Team
October 27, 2020

Develop 3D: Essentium Inks USAF Additive Manufacturing Collaboration

Essentium has announced its latest contract to drive the development and deployment of advanced additive manufacturing within the US Air Force (USAF). The goal is to help develop solutions for applications in tooling, ground support, maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO), and flight-certified parts for military aircraft and ground vehicles through both the USAF and the National Guard Bureau (NGB).

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The Essentium Team
October 27, 2020

Aerospace Testing International: 3D Printer Company to Develop Aerospace-Grade Materials for US Air Force Jets

3D printer company Essentium has been awarded a contract by the US Air Force to develop and deploy an additive manufacturing solution that produces parts and tooling for military aircraft. The multi-year collaborative contract aims to increase  production using additive manufacturing (AM) and develop certified materials that produce consistent quality AM parts fast and at a reasonable cost.

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The Essentium Team
October 1, 2020

Plastics Technology: Bridging the Gap Between 3D Printing and Traditional Manufacturing

At Essentium, both 3D printers and materials receive starring roles. Essentium is an innovator in both materials and production platforms. The company is disrupting traditional manufacturing processes by bringing strength and speed together, at scale, with a no-compromise material. With about 100 employees, the company is based in Pflugerville, Texas, and has locations in Waco, Texas; Irvine, Calif.; Singapore and Western Europe.

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September

The Essentium Team
September 29, 2020

Stampare in 3D: Essentium Launches the Storage Cabinet for DryBox 3D Printing Material

Essentium announced the launch of a 3D printing filament storage unit to protect materials in a controlled humidity environment. The company developed the DryBox cabinet in collaboration with dry storage systems company ECD in an effort to extend the life of materials and ensure the best quality parts are manufactured on the Essentium High Speed ​​Extrusion (HSE) system.

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August

The Essentium Team
August 28, 2020

3D Natives: Essentium Releases 3D Printing Adhesives in Partnership with Magigoo

Recently, Essentium Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial 3D printers, has released a line of adhesives that are specifically tailored for their portfolio of materials and the High Speed Extrusion (HSE) 3D printing platform. In order to develop high-quality adhesives, the company partnered with Magigoo, one of the main providers of 3D printing adhesive solutions.

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The Essentium Team
June 24, 2020

Additive Manufacturing.com: Essentium Helps State of Texas Increase PPE Supply

While the State of Texas is less impacted than many other states with significant urban populations, continuing to maintain the relatively low coronavirus infection rates will be vital as its citizens return to more normal activities, and as businesses re-open. Access to PPE (personal protective equipment), such as face masks, plays an essential role in the successful and sustainable emergence from the shelter-in-place order for the citizens of Texas and the economy – the 10th largest in the world.

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The Essentium Team
June 24, 2020

3D Printing Media Network: Essentium Supplies Over 60K 3D Printed Face Masks to State of Texas

Despite the fact that many businesses and cities are reopening around the world, the threat of COVID-19 remains. This means that in order for things to reopen as safely as possible, the process needs to be gradual and reinforced with special measures, such as social distancing and personal protective equipment (PPE). The State of Texas is one region that is taking these precautions into account, and it is reportedly utilizing 3D printing resources to ensure that PPE production is sustained.

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