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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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Pixel Pines Software Team Joins B9Creations Pixel Pines Software Team Joins B9Creations

Leadership and staff of software company Pixel Pines will join B9Creations, a global provider of professional 3D printing solutions based in the Black Hills, in a statement announced today. Pixel Pines Partner Brian Butterfield will join B9Creations as Vice President of Product Management, joined by Pixel Pines Partner Pat Honeycutt who will serve as B9Creations’ Vice President of Product Development, with the remainder of Pixel Pines’ staff joining the B9Creations Product Development organization.

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B9Creations selected as one of six finalists to present at exclusive JCK Think Tank B9Creations selected as one of six finalists to present at exclusive JCK Think Tank

The B9 Core Series is engineered to give jewelers a fast, dependable, and easy-to-use 3D printer that delivers unmatched precision and surface finish with a new user interface to optimize the printing experience.

 

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B9Creations Nominated for Best Personal 3D Printer of the Year B9Creations Nominated for Best Personal 3D Printer of the Year

Chosen by readers of 3D Printing Industry, B9Creations has been nominated in the 1st Annual 3D Printing Industry Awards as one of the most innovative, important and exciting enterprises in additive manufacturing.

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Introducing the B9 Core Series Introducing the B9 Core Series

B9Creations, a global leader in high-resolution 3D printing, releases the new B9 Core Series, a 3D printing solution engineered to be the new industry leader in production, speed and simplicity. 

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New Spanish Software by B9Creations New Spanish Software by B9Creations

RELEASE DATE: June 1, 2016
8:00am MDT

CONTACT PERSON: Laine Mitchell

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B9Creations Releases New 3D Printing Solution B9Creations Releases New 3D Printing Solution

RELEASE DATE: June 1st, 2016 8:00am MDT

CONTACT PERSON: Laine Mitchell

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B9Creations Launches Dental Product Line B9Creations Launches Dental Product Line

RELEASE May 11th, 10:00am MDT

CONTACT PERSON: Laine Mitchell

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B9Creations Announces New CEO B9Creations Announces New CEO

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B9Creations Launches Material Development Toolkit for High-Quality Resin 3D Prints B9Creations Launches Material Development Toolkit for High-Quality Resin 3D Prints

B9Creations, the South Dakota-based manufacturer of the B9 Core Series of DLP 3D Printers, has launched B9Captivate. The new tool is a software suite designed to optimize custom material settings for 3D printed models.

3D Printing News Sliced: iPhone XS 3D Printing News Sliced: iPhone XS

The launch of the iPhone XS was heralded by a launch event from iMakr and B9Creations and the O2 mobile network. To celebrate the iPhone XS’ focus on individuality, 150 O2 VIPs in London, Birmingham and Manchester, were given the opportunity to be scanned and 3D printed in miniature on the B9Creations B9 Core 550. Read the full article on 3D Printing News

Local company helps promote the new iPhone in London Local company helps promote the new iPhone in London

A local company sent their printers overseas for the new iPhone XS launch. B9Creations provides professional 3D printing supplies and printers. When they were approached with the chance to show what 3D printing can do at an iPhone launch in England, they jumped at the opportunity.

Should I Stay or Should I Go Now? Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

CEO of B9Creations, Shon Anderson discusses the importance of local businesses using internships as a talent pipeline for South Dakota’s workforce. The company employs interns from both Black Hills State and School of Mines, and several have become full-time employees. He says internships offer businesses a mutually beneficial relationship. “It goes back to creating good opportunities for people to stay here in South Dakota and have a rewarding career, have opportunities to grow and do what they do best, and if we can leverage their talents and their abilities and their motivations, it’s a win-win.” Read the full article on SDPB.

Local 3-D printer creator and other small businesses highlighted during National Small Business Week Local 3-D printer creator and other small businesses highlighted during National Small Business Week

"Small, literally in a basement, launched on Kickstarter by a man with a vision and a passion," said Shon Anderson, CEO of B9 Creations. Six years later, B9Creations is now one of the leading 3-D manufacturers in the area. Designing it's B9 Core Series of personal three-dimensional printers just last year, their products enable companies to print products at a dashing speed with high resolution on a global scale including jewelry, medical devices, and prototypes." Read more at Black Hills Fox.

Talking Business: Former Ellsworth Pilot Starts 3-D Printing Company Talking Business: Former Ellsworth Pilot Starts 3-D Printing Company

B9Creations is featured on the front page of the Rapid City Journal in recognition of its new investment shot from Mitsui Chemicals and local background. Read more here

International Business Times Shares on Mitsui Chemicals' Investment in B9Creations International Business Times Shares on Mitsui Chemicals' Investment in B9Creations

The International Business Times, a world business news resource, shares B9Creations' exciting news about their recent gain in support from Mitsui Chemicals, a subsidiary of Mitsui Group, in the form of a minority investment. Read more here. 

Pittsburgh Post Gazette Highlights B9Creations' Minority Investment Gain Pittsburgh Post Gazette Highlights B9Creations' Minority Investment Gain

The Pittsburgh Post Gazette highlights the minority investment B9Creations gains from global company, Mitsui Chemicals, in order to gain global leadership in healthcare materials fields such as dental, vision, medical & robotics. Read more here. 

Minneapolis Star Tribune Shares B9Creations' Involvement with Mitsui Chemicals Minneapolis Star Tribune Shares B9Creations' Involvement with Mitsui Chemicals

The Minneapolis Star Tribune shares details of B9Creations' recent partnership with Mitsui Chemicals, which will allow B9Creations to leverage Mitsui's global leadership in healthcare material development and research.  Read more here. 

3D Printing Industry Recognizes Mitsui Chemicals' Investment in B9Creations 3D Printing Industry Recognizes Mitsui Chemicals' Investment in B9Creations

3D Printing Industry recognizes B9Creations' minority investment by Mitsui Chemicals, a subsidiary of the Mitsui Group in their 3D printing news. Read it here.

Rapid City Business Attracts International Interest Rapid City Business Attracts International Interest

A Rapid City technology startup has partnered with an industrial giant to expand its worldwide reach. See the full story at Newscenter 1.

3D Printing Potential: SD Mines Grads Transform a Local Kickstarter into a Global Powerhouse 3D Printing Potential: SD Mines Grads Transform a Local Kickstarter into a Global Powerhouse

The atmosphere of South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is one of extreme talent, innovation, and the know-how to develop ideas into global powerhouses, like B9Creations. The Hardrock Alumni Magazine features B9Creations' success in an article of their Winter/Spring 2018 Edition. Download the magazine and read more about the work of our very own local talent and SDSM&T grads.

The Most Important 3D Printing Industry Events of 2017 The Most Important 3D Printing Industry Events of 2017

3D Printing Industry asked the CEO’s, CTO’s, analysts, and other additive manufacturing leaders for their perspective on the most important events in the 3D printing industry this year. See what our CEO saw as one of the biggest industry shifts in 2017. 

Rapid City businesses harboring growing tech-community Rapid City businesses harboring growing tech-community

"It's not just about the technical side, it is about creating opportunities for South Dakotans,” said Shon Anderson, Vice President of B9 Creations. B9 Creations may be tucked away on the School of Mines campus, but the company is creating printers of the future. 3-D printing capabilities are no longer out of reach for consumers. Read more at KOTA TV.

Rapid City's B9Creations seeks to innovate, slow brain drain Rapid City's B9Creations seeks to innovate, slow brain drain

South Dakota has been plagued for years by "brain drain," as many of the state's best and brightest leave for better jobs and opportunity. However, one Rapid City business wants to change that by revolutionizing American manufacturing to cut waste and increase competitiveness. See the full story at NewsCenter1.

The 3rD Revolution: How 3D Printing Is Powering Craftsmanship in the Digital Age The 3rD Revolution: How 3D Printing Is Powering Craftsmanship in the Digital Age

In this new era of mass customization, designers have never been more essential. And the market opportunity for model makers has never held more potential. Read our latest article on how 3D printing is transforming the model making industry in the APMM 2017 Fall Newsletter.

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Tech Industry Has Bright Future in the Black Hills Tech Industry Has Bright Future in the Black Hills

Rapid City is becoming a hub for tech innovation with a new proposed startup incubator. KOTA profiles tech company B9Creations on its journey from Kickstarter to global force.

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iMakr Expands 3D Printing Solutions with B9 Core Series iMakr Expands 3D Printing Solutions with B9 Core Series

3D printing retailer and certified B9 Creations dealer iMakr discusses its expanding line of 3D printing solutions, including the B9 Core Series, with 3D Printing Industry.

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CEO Shon Anderson Discusses Leadership & Innovation with SDPB CEO Shon Anderson Discusses Leadership & Innovation with SDPB

CEO, Shon Anderson, discusses leadership and innovation with Lori Walsh from South Dakota Public Radio.

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South Dakota Public Radio Interviews B9Creations South Dakota Public Radio Interviews B9Creations

South Dakota Public Radio interviews B9Creations' CEO, Shon Anderson, about workforce development in the state.

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