Expansion of 3D printing operations planned by UPS

Expansion of 3D printing operations planned by UPS (United Parcel Service). They plan to expand its 3D printing service to Asia and Europe, the U.S. shipping company has told Reuters, in a bid to fully embrace and get ahead of a trend that threatens to eat away a small but lucrative part of its business.

Aside from its main package delivery service,¬†United Parcel Service gets an undisclosed portion of its revenue from storing and shipping parts for manufactures. If those customers were to switch to 3D printing their own parts, that business would face a drastic reduction. Continue reading “Expansion of 3D printing operations planned by UPS”

UPS Store expands 3D printing services to nearly 100 locations

Delivery company UPS is making its 3D printing service more widely available at its stores across the United States. After an initial test with six markets, the UPS Store will now offer the service in close to 100 additional locations nationwide, and has designated this week as its first annual 3D Print Week in order to promote the expansion. Continue reading “UPS Store expands 3D printing services to nearly 100 locations”