Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, has opened its high-tech 3D printing facility at Anngrove, Cork – marked by a visit from Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD, the IDA, and other local guests. The new 156,000-square-foot development creates capacity for 600 high-tech jobs in the future, and will help further Stryker’s leadership in med-tech additive manufacturing. Stryker has made significant investments in Anngrove to establish itself as a world leader in this technology, and will continue to invest for growth.
Anycubic, a global leading consumer 3D printing brand, and JBD, a leading manufacturer of MicroLED displays, are collaborating to develop the world’s first consumer portable MicroLED 3D printer. The new system, currently known by the name J1 (it is not yet clear if this will be the final name), is the first collaboration between the two companies to explore the application and innovation of 3D printing technology.
Jewelry brand Eternha has chosen CRP Technology and its Windform GT, glass fiber reinforced composite material, commonly used to manufacture high resistance and advanced applications, to create some of the elements of their Men’s collection bracelets. This is an absolute novelty in the jewelry sector
Surgeons in Europe now have access to MyBone, a patient-specific 3D printed bone, to treat patients with severe facial deformations. This 3D printed bone is made of hydroxyapatite, a calcium phosphate that is the main mineral component of natural bone. MyBone is 3D printed with a unique porous structure by Cerhum, a medical device company in Liège, Belgium.