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SMART technology is changing product development

Manufacturing is rapidly evolving and over recent years we have seen SMART technology emerge to change the way in which manufacturers are not only building products, but how we use them as consumers. The application of SMART technology has been implemented across many…

3D printing revolutionises construction in it’s recent research

3D printed buildings and individually printed 3D materials have been a research focus for the construction industry and innovative IT teams for some time now. Recently, the researchers at Purdue University in the US, designed an innovative method in reproducing cement paste, which…

How 3D printing and artificial intelligence are coming together

Here at Crendon Insurance Ltd we often cover topics on 3D printing and artificial intelligence. Reporting on the progress of the 3D printing industry and how it is modernising many sectors including manufacturing, construction and automotive has taken our interest for some years…

3D printing – How businesses are embracing it’s future

The need for 3D printers continues to expand as the demand for 3D printing services increases.  Consequently, the price to produce the 3D printing hardware is reducing and so too, the devices are becoming more affordable. What was once only a prospect open…

Coventry receives investment for Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace

Exciting news to announce as Coventry as it recently receives a £15m investment for UK Aerospace to adopt Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace. The Manufacturing Technology Centre known as MTC will lead DRAMA programme (Digital Reconfigurable Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace) which has been funded…

UK 3D Printing – New opportunities for UK business as UK is ranked 5th

Exciting news emerged as the UK recently learnt that we are globally ranked 5th in the top economies for 3D Printing. In rank order behind US, Germany, Korea and Japan, the UK was placed 5th, whilst within the EU, we came 2nd ahead…

France unveils its first 3D Printed house

France is the latest country to unveil their first 3D printed house in the north western district of Nantes. Printed in just 18 days by a specially created 3D printing machine named BatiPrint3D, the printer used a polymer to print the shell of…

3D printed electric cars are now being rolled out to market

Electric cars, driverless cars and even flying cars are seeing global media attention at the moment as companies across the globe strive to come up with new and innovative ways to transport us from A – B. Going are the days of gas…

Intellectual property rights for the IT Industry

According to a new report by Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC), there has been a greater number of SME’s making claims for their business in terms of Intellectual Property Rights. In 2017 claims rose by 8% to 367 on the previous year which…