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June

3D Printing’s Impact on Sustainability: Article on GreenLivingIdeas

3D printing – what is it, who’s getting in on it, and what does it mean for consumers?

You may have heard about this modern printing technology, which is impacting everything from the military to health care to the fidget spinner craze. But do you really know what it’s all about?

3D printing is the process by which three-dimensional objects are printed from a digital, computer model, usually by laying numerous thin layers of a material down in a successive pattern. It is also called an additive manufacturing process, although the term

02

May

Konrad Malik, 3D printing has come a long way, but can it be the solution to the world’s housing problems?

When additive-manufacturing technology came on the scene in the 1980s, it was seen in industrialist circles as a passing fad with no real potential on a mass scale. But then the terms, materials and technology itself, like any other technology, evolved.

Today the potential around additive-manufacturing is seemingly limitless, far exceeding what even the most ardent of naysayers could have dismissed 20 or 30 years ago. From bio-medical applications to parts for cars and airplanes, it’s now considered a serious manufacturing innovation across a wide array of industries.

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21

April

Four Tips to Building a New Business as a Young Entrepreneur

When I was coming out of high school and knew I wanted to build a business for myself, I thought of the way I might do this.

I began looking at how the research and development aspect of 3D printing technology was moving forward. It was expensive, but I already understood the basics for how the technology worked.

I was able to convince young entrepreneurial investors to take a chance on me. I finally introduced my RapidMake 3D Printing technology and things took off from there.

Here are four tips I would give to young entrepreneurs trying to make it in a new business.

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