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B9Creations 3D Prints Protective Masks for Vast Broadband Personnel B9Creations 3D Prints Protective Masks for Vast Broadband Personnel

RAPID CITY, S.D. (April 14, 2019) – B9Creations, a global manufacturer of 3D printers, has partnered with Vast Broadband to 3D print reusable protective masks for their essential personnel. The effort is part of a larger COVID-19 response initiative by B9Creations to produce masks for non-medical essential workers at companies nationwide, offer 3D printing and logistics services for business experiencing supply chain or labor disruption, and create an online global network connecting businesses in need with partners who can help.

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B9Creations Named on Inc. Magazine's 5000 Series: Midwest List B9Creations Named on Inc. Magazine's 5000 Series: Midwest List

RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 25, 2020) – Inc. Magazine today announced that B9Creations, a global provider of 3D printing solutions, has been ranked #112 on the Inc. 5000 Series list of the fastest-growing private companies in the Midwest. As an Inc. 5000 Series honoree, B9Creations joins Intuit, Zappos, UnderArmour, Microsoft, Jamba Juice, Timberland, Clif Bar, Patagonia, Oracle and other notable alumni.

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B9Creations – Fastest Growing Companies in Deloitte’s Tech Fast 500™ List B9Creations – Fastest Growing Companies in Deloitte’s Tech Fast 500™ List

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Nov. 8, 2019) – B9Creations, a global provider of professional 3D printing solutions, announced today it was named to the Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America now in its 25th year. B9Creations grew 277% during this period.

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Ding Tool Partners with B9Creations to Launch 3D Printed Tool Ding Tool Partners with B9Creations to Launch 3D Printed Tool

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Nov. 7, 2019) – Ding Tool, LLC, disrupts the decades-old paintless dent repair industry with the launch of its new patent-pending, 3D printed dent repair tools at SEMA, powered by B9Creations precision 3D printers and engineering materials.

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B9Creations Launches Healthcare Division, New Medical-Grade 3D Printer B9Creations Launches Healthcare Division, New Medical-Grade 3D Printer

 

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Oct. 23, 2019) – B9Creations, a global provider of 3D printing solutions, announced today the launch of its new additive manufacturing Healthcare Division & Service Bureau and new medical upgrade to its award-winning B9 Core Series 3D printer line with the launch of the B9 Core Med 500 and the first two of its suite of biocompatible materials.

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B9Creations B9Clean Voted Finalist for TCT Global 3D Printing Award B9Creations B9Clean Voted Finalist for TCT Global 3D Printing Award

RAPID CITY, S.D. (July 18, 2019) – B9Creations’ automation solution, the B9Clean, a tool that automates post-processing by providing no-mess, glove-free cleaning, has been voted as one of only five finalists worldwide for the 2019 TCT Post-Processing Award. The TCT Awards showcase the most influential 3D technology innovations around the globe, with finalists selected by an expert advisory board.

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Game, Fish & Parks Transforms Wildlife Tracking of Bobcat Kittens with B9Creations 3D Printing Technology Game, Fish & Parks Transforms Wildlife Tracking of Bobcat Kittens with B9Creations 3D Printing Technology

RAPID CITY, S.D. (May 20, 2019) – Brady Neiles of South Dakota’s Game, Fish & Parks, has transformed the way wildlife populations are tracked. Using B9Creations 3D printing technology, Neiles created an expandable collar with a tracker – an alternative to surgical implantation, the only tracking method used on juvenile bobcats today. The potential extends far beyond, to population estimates on species, like fawn, throughout the United States.

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B9Creations Launches HD Slate, Formulated for Microscale Parts B9Creations Launches HD Slate, Formulated for Microscale Parts

RAPID CITY, S.D. (May 7, 2019) – B9Creations, a professional provider of 3D printing solutions, launched HD Slate, formulated for microscale parts with thin walls and micro features. The new resin features crisp detail, no z-bleed, and excellent readability.

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B9Creations and SDC Technologies Announce Grand Opening of State-of-the-art Additive Manufacturing Material Development Lab B9Creations and SDC Technologies Announce Grand Opening of State-of-the-art Additive Manufacturing Material Development Lab

RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 28, 2019) – B9Creations, a global provider of 3D printing solutions, and SDC Technologies, a market leader in premium optical coatings with applications ranging from NASA space helmets to Anti-Fog commercial refrigeration doors, announced today the opening of a brand-new state-of-the-art additive manufacturing materials development laboratory at B9Creations’ Rapid City headquarters.

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B9Creations Now Shipping B9Clean, Automated Cleaning for End-to-End 3D Printing Workflow B9Creations Now Shipping B9Clean, Automated Cleaning for End-to-End 3D Printing Workflow

RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 20, 2019) – B9Creations announced today the B9Clean is now in-stock and available for shipping. The B9Clean is a tool that automates customers’ post-processing with thorough, no-mess, glove-free cleaning, . From print to post-processing, B9Creations is a professional provider of 3D printing solutions.

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B9Creations Launches Engineering Resin Line with Rugged - Nylon 6 B9Creations Launches Engineering Resin Line with Rugged - Nylon 6

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 11, 2019) – B9Creations, a professional provider of 3D printing solutions, launched its engineering resin line today with Rugged – Nylon 6. Equivalent to injection-molded nylon, Rugged – Nylon 6 features low modulus, high elongation, and high impact strength making it ideal for snap-fit and wear-resistant parts.

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B9Creations Launches B9Clean, Automated Cleaning for End-to-End 3D Printing Workflow B9Creations Launches B9Clean, Automated Cleaning for End-to-End 3D Printing Workflow

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 5, 2019) – B9Creations, a professional provider of 3D printing solutions, launched the B9Clean today, a tool that automates customers’ post-processing with thorough, no-mess, glove-free cleaning. From print to post-processing, B9Creations will be showcasing its end-to-end 3D printing solution at AGTA Tucson trade show Feb. 5-10.

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B9Creations Launches Powerful New Software Features Surface Finish and Queue B9Creations Launches Powerful New Software Features Surface Finish and Queue

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Nov. 6, 2018) – B9Creations announced today two powerful new software features for the B9 Core Series: Surface Finish and Queue, responding to the market’s desire for improved surface finish and the ability to more efficiently manage printing workflow in high-volume applications better than ever before.

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B9Creations Launches B9Captivate Software Suite, New Advanced Capabilities for Custom Material Development B9Creations Launches B9Captivate Software Suite, New Advanced Capabilities for Custom Material Development

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Oct. 8, 2018) – B9Creations, a global provider of professional 3D printing solutions, announced today the launch of B9Captivate, a software suite that empowers users to develop custom material settings perfectly engineered for their application – helping them optimize for both the properties and performance of their 3D printer materials and the geometry of their parts.

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iMakr, B9Creations Partner for O2’s iPhoneXS Launch with Live 3D Scanning, 3D Printing of VIP Guests iMakr, B9Creations Partner for O2’s iPhoneXS Launch with Live 3D Scanning, 3D Printing of VIP Guests

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Sept. 27, 2018) – iMakr and B9Creations partnered with O2, one of the largest mobile phone networks in Europe, to deliver an experience unlike any other for the pre-order launch of the new iPhoneXS. Using an Artec 3D scanner and B9Creations 3D printing platform, iMakr and O2 scanned and printed 150 VIP guests live in three locations across the United Kingdom – London, Birmingham and Manchester.

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B9Creations Nominated for 2018 Personal 3D Printer of the Year by 3D Printing Industry B9Creations Nominated for 2018 Personal 3D Printer of the Year by 3D Printing Industry

B9Creations was nominated by popular vote for 3D Printing Industry's "2018 Personal 3D Printer of the Year (other)." 3D Printing Industry asked its readers to nominate the individuals and enterprises leading the additive manufacturing and 3D printing world, receiving more than double the number of nominations compared to 2017. The shortlists spanned all areas of the 3D printing ecosystem – from medical, aerospace and creative applications to 3D scanning, software and materials.

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B9Creations Named Small Business Association's Regional Exporter of the Year B9Creations Named Small Business Association's Regional Exporter of the Year

B9Creations has been named the 2018 Exporter of the Year by the Small Business Association, for the State of South Dakota and Region VIII, encompassing South Dakota, Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. The South Dakota-based company was officially recognized during National Small Business Week, an annual event honoring the accomplishments and contributions of the best small businesses in the nation.

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B9Creations Receives Minority Investment from Global Powerhouse Mitsui Chemicals B9Creations Receives Minority Investment from Global Powerhouse Mitsui Chemicals

RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 23, 2018) – B9Creations, a global provider of 3D printing solutions, has received a minority investment from Mitsui Chemicals (Tokyo: 4183), a Japan-based company owned by the Mitsui Group conglomerate that counts Toshiba and Toyota among its companies. As an integral part of Mitsui’s Healthcare Division, the partnership positions B9Creations as a market leader in the dental and healthcare industry.

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B9Creations Partners with Legor Group, Global Jewelry Tech Provider, to Deliver 3D Printing Solutions Across Europe, Africa, Asia B9Creations Partners with Legor Group, Global Jewelry Tech Provider, to Deliver 3D Printing Solutions Across Europe, Africa, Asia

RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 13, 2018) – B9Creations has signed a distribution agreement with Legor Group, a global jewelry technology provider, to deliver its professional 3D printing solutions across Europe, Turkey, Morocco and Russia.

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B9Creations Launches New Prototyping Resin Engineered to Shatter 3D Printing Speeds B9Creations Launches New Prototyping Resin Engineered to Shatter 3D Printing Speeds

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Jan. 2, 2018) – B9Creations, a global provider of professional 3D printing solutions, announced today the release of a new resin designed to meet the needs of the high-speed, high-precision prototyping and manufacturing environments. 

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Researchers 3D Print Parts Capable of Self-Detecting Structural Damage Researchers 3D Print Parts Capable of Self-Detecting Structural Damage

A team of researchers from Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid have 3D printed a set of self-sensing composite parts using B9Creations 3D printing technology. By reinforcing a commercially available photopolymer resin with carbon nanotubes (CNTs), the scientists were able to further functionalize it with electrical conductivity, citing promising applications in structural health monitoring.

Businesses Stepping up to Fight COVID-19 Businesses Stepping up to Fight COVID-19

B9Creations CEO Shon Anderson has the company, which manufactures 3D Printing technology at its plant located off Deadwood Avenue in Rapid City has been helping with the production of medical equipment sorely needed in the fight against COVID-19 (coronavirus).

B9Creations Helping During Pandemic: Interview with Shon Anderson, CEO B9Creations Helping During Pandemic: Interview with Shon Anderson, CEO

The internet is flooded with Americans responding to the need for personal protective gear, from sewing masks to crafting face shields using 3D printers. South Dakota company B9Creations has partnered with medical companies to assist during the coronavirus pandemic. Shon Anderson is CEO of B9Creations and joins us now with more on this assistance and what they are creating.

Additive Manufacturing in Orthopedics: Interview With B9Creations CEO Additive Manufacturing in Orthopedics: Interview With B9Creations CEO

Someday My Prints Will Come: Additive Manufacturing Insights

Additive manufacturing (AM) or 3D printing technology is impacting how orthopedic surgeries are planned and executed. 3D printers are becoming smaller, more affordable, and more accessible, and free access to open source 3D imaging software has made clinical implementation widely feasible.

Senator John Thune visits Rapid City — praises local tech company Senator John Thune visits Rapid City — praises local tech company

B9Creations gave Senator John Thune a tour of their Rapid City facility and showcased the different products they manufactured.

B9Creations Taps 10th-grade Talent Pipeline in Governor’s Inaugural Week of Work B9Creations Taps 10th-grade Talent Pipeline in Governor’s Inaugural Week of Work

As the CEO of B9Creations, a global additive manufacturing company, and a parent of a 15-year-old, I can tell you that in both roles, I share a common goal: help young people discover their God-given gifts and talents and equip them with a plan to put those to use.

3D printed tools by Ding Tool unlock faster automotive dent repair 3D printed tools by Ding Tool unlock faster automotive dent repair

3D printing has found yet another application in the automotive sector. Ding Tool LLC, a company specializing in paintless dent repair tools, is launching a series of 3D printed dent repair tools at the SEMA show this week in Las Vegas. The patent-pending tools were 3D printed using technology and materials from B9Creations, a South Dakota additive manufacturing solutions company.

3D-printing company introduces healthcare division, new medical-grade printer 3D-printing company introduces healthcare division, new medical-grade printer

3D printing technology company B9Creations (Rapid City, SD) recently announced the launch of its additive manufacturing Healthcare Division & Service Bureau and new medical upgrade to its B9 Core Series 3D printer line. The B9 Core Med 500 and the first two of its suite of biocompatible materials were introduced at Medical Design & Manufacturing   (MD&M) Minneapolis on Oct. 23 and 24.

Gov. Noem visits B9Creations to kick off Week of Work program Gov. Noem visits B9Creations to kick off Week of Work program

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem was at B9Creations in Rapid City Monday to kick off a program that will become the largest internship initiative in the state's history.

Governor Noem visits Rapid City to launch Week of Work program Governor Noem visits Rapid City to launch Week of Work program

Governor Kristi Noem shook hands with local teens Monday while announcing an initiative to improve the state's workforce numbers. Noem is encouraging young minds to lead the way in a new Week of Work program.

Changing the Way Things Are Made Globally Changing the Way Things Are Made Globally

Additive manufacturing holds the power to transform businesses and, B9Creations is leveraging talent and technology to change how things are made in industries from dentistry, jewelry manufacturing, automotive, to medical devices.

Bobcat Kittens Receive 3D Printed Tracker Collars to Improve Tracking of Population Bobcat Kittens Receive 3D Printed Tracker Collars to Improve Tracking of Population

Brady Neiles is a resource biologist from South Dakota’s Game, Fish & Parks who used 3D printing to change the way wildlife populations are tracked.  Rather than undergoing surgery to implant a radio transmitter, bobcat kittens at South Dakota’s Game, Fish & Parks are now tracked via an expandable 3D printed collar complete with a tracker.

Innovation: B9Creations Teams Up With SDC Technologies Innovation: B9Creations Teams Up With SDC Technologies

“B9Creations and SDC Technologies have opened an Additive Manufacturing Material Development Lab. B9Creations is a provider of 3D printing solutions and SDC Technologies is a leader in optical coatings with applications ranging from NASA space helmets to Anti-Fog commercial refrigeration doors. Joining us today with more is Shon Anderson and he is the CEO of B9Creations.”

B9Creations Expands to a New 3D Printing Material Lab B9Creations Expands to a New 3D Printing Material Lab

B9Creations and SDC Technologies officially opened up their new 500 thousand dollar 3D printing lab.

South Dakota: A state with huge manufacturing potential South Dakota: A state with huge manufacturing potential

"When people visualise the next hot-spot for a high-tech manufacturing boom, a small rural state such as South Dakota might not be what be comes to mind. But it should. In South Dakota, a symbiosis of leaders in education, business and state and local governments is harmonising to educate the next generation of savvy high-tech leaders and connect this eager talent pool to a new breed of companies that are changing the face of technological and manufacturing industries.

B9Creations Automates 3D Print Post-Processing B9Creations Automates 3D Print Post-Processing

"3D printing can automate production and create complex parts faster than many traditional processes, but post-processing of these parts often involves manual labor that cuts into those productivity gains. 3D printer company B9Creations now offers an automation solution that can eliminate that time-consuming work."

B9Creations launches 3DP engineering resin line with Rugged – Nylon 6 B9Creations launches 3DP engineering resin line with Rugged – Nylon 6

February is turning out to be a big month for professional 3D printing company B9Creations, as it has just unrolled its second product in two weeks. Its newest release, a 3D printing material called Rugged – Nylon 6, marks the launch of its engineering resin line.

B9Creations introduces B9Clean for automated post-processing B9Creations introduces B9Clean for automated post-processing

3D printing solutions company B9Creations is aiming to improve and automate post-processing for resin-based 3D printing with the release of the B9Clean. The new product, being presented at the AGTA Tucson trade show this week, enables users to post-process 3D printed parts with no mess and minimal intervention.

Play Operation at the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo Play Operation at the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo

B9Creations partners with Regional Health to 3D print bones and organs for Regional Health's life size operation game. You can try your luck at their booth in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center during the Black Hills Stock Show. 

3D printing company moves to 18,000-square-foot facility in Rapid City 3D printing company moves to 18,000-square-foot facility in Rapid City

B9Creations CEO Shon Anderson speaks Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 for a ribbon-cutting at the new location on Plant Street.