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Shapeways Launches Interlocking Metals for 3D Printing

New York - August 25, 2016 - Shapeways announced the launch of interlocking metals in their printing portfolio, making it the first online 3D printing company to publicly offer this capability.

South Park™ Partners with Source3 to Launch 3D Printed Consumer Products

New York - August 23, 2016 - Source3™, the world's first platform for end-to-end management of intellectual property in user-generated content (UGC), has officially launched the first set of 3D printed South Park characters celebrating the 20th season of the series, via Shapeways.

Panalpina and Shapeways enter into strategic partnership for 3D printing

Panalpina and the U.S. based 3D printing company Shapeways have entered into a strategic partnership which will enable both companies to expand their digital manufacturing capabilities globally. Panalpina sees digital manufacturing and 3D printing specifically as a perfect complement to its Logistics Manufacturing Services (LMS) offering, giving customers the possibility to customize products and bring production closer to consumer demand.

Shapeways Announces Collaboration With HP Inc. on New HP Jet Fusion 3D Print Solution

New York, NY - May 17, 2016 - Shapeways, the world’s leading 3D printing service and marketplace for consumers, today announced a collaboration with HP Inc. to help drive the HP Jet Fusion 3D Printing Solution. Shapeways is the first company to receive an early prototype unit in its Eindhoven factory and is working closely with HP offering real-time feedback.

Shapeways Now Offering 3D Selfies in the Netherlands

NEW YORK, September 28, 2015 – Shapeways announced today that it is enabling everyone in the Netherlands to get a 3D Selfie! The world’s largest 3D printing service and marketplace has partnered with nine shops throughout the Netherlands to 3D print Selfies of people that get scanned.

Shapeways Raises $30 Million to Redefine How Products Are Made

NEW YORK, June 30, 2015 – Shapeways, the world’s largest 3D printing service, marketplace and community, today announces a new round of funding, led by The Netherlands based investor, INKEF Capital. Hewlett Packard Ventures and Presidio Ventures, the investment arm of the Tokyo-based Sumitomo Corporation, also participated in the round, as well as current investors Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Index Ventures, and Lux Capital. Robert Jan Galema of INKEF Capital joins the Shapeways board.

Shapeways And DJI Announce Partnership To Enable Community-Designed 3D Printed Drone Accessories

Mythbusters' Adam Savage working with 3D printing community to inspire creative and functional drone modifications



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