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AM Companies must get started on their ESG journey. Here is how. (Part 1)

For a long time, sustainability in our industry has been focusing on environmental concerns only. As time goes by, conversations with investors and VC companies have urged Additive Manufacturing (AM) companies to make profit...

We might hear more about Vartega this year. It just secured $10M and a partnership with XTELLAR

Founded in July 2014, Vartega has developed a patent pending recycling technology to address the 15,000 metric tons of carbon fiber waste that is being landfilled and incinerated every year. It was clear from...

A 72 m2 3D printed community building was built in Denmark using low CO2 cement

Real estate developer AKF and construction 3D printing company 3DCP Group recently explored the construction of a 3D printed building using one of the most widely used materials in construction: concrete. As this material is...

This is Phoenix, Holcim’s 3D printed concrete bridge

With the goal of decarbonizing the field, construction company Holcim continues to explore the combination of low-carbon materials, smart design and circular construction. Phoenix, a recently built 3D concrete printed bridge, represents an evolution in...

Miami-based company uses 3D printing to create rising sea levels tackling Seawalls  

In the construction industry, a new climate-tech startup has come up with an idea to address the "rising sea levels" issue caused by global warming and climate change.  Miami-based company Kind Designs has launched a...

Additive Talks: “How to 3D print a nation greener?” – to be held at AM Summit

This session is organized in cooperation with Formnext – the largest professional Additive Manufacturing Convention in the world during AM Summit. With the global upheaval in political systems and markets and their impact on international...

AMGTA LCA reveals that Binder Jetting reduces carbon emissions by 38% – but industry experts have reservations

The Additive Manufacturer Green Trade Association (“AMGTA”), recently revealed the preliminary results of a life-cycle analysis study titled “Comparative Life-Cycle Assessment: Comparison of Casting vs Binder Jetting for an Industrial Part.” As a reminder, the...

Would a hybrid approach work to achieve sustainable manufacturing in the aerospace industry?

In the article below, Alicia Rennoll discusses the environmental impact of Additive Manufacturing in the aerospace industry and highlights a hybrid approach that would enable to make aerospace manufacturing more sustainable. Aviation has a disproportionate...

Additive Manufacturing Solutions Ltd. explores the feasibility of using recycled aerospace materials

Additive Manufacturing Solutions Ltd (AMS), a UK-based startup, embarks on a new project that aims to explore the feasibility and practical possibilities of using recycled metallic materials in additive manufacturing (AM). The Innovate UK-funded project...

Danish AM Hub on the Danish AM market, their key area of interest and the upcoming AM Summit

With the “back-to-school” season around the corner, we start reflecting on the AM trade shows that could be interesting to visit. AM Summit, the largest AM conference in Scandinavia is in our list. To...

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