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  • 4 April 2014
  • Author: Anonym

Paragon continue to invest heavily in people and technology in preparation for further growth during 2014. With this in mind the company has announced that it is looking to hire a number of skilled specialists for its silicone tool-making and model making departments. Industrial Model...

  • 25 March 2014
  • Author: Anonym

Monitoring and inspection of subsea pipelines might not sound as exciting as working on the latest F1 race car but for Paragon it’s of huge interest particularly when you get a chance to build a remote controlled submarine. The brief was to build a scale replica of an ROV that would feature as...

  • 12 February 2014
  • Author: Anonym

The Daily Telegraph has reported that Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust Craig Gerrand used the technology to replace the bone in a man in his 60s, after half his pelvis was removed to prevent the spread of bone cancer. Scanning technology allowed...

  • 29 January 2014
  • Author: Anonym

Today marks the expiration date for one very important patent. That would be Patent #5,597,589: ‘Apparatus for producing parts by selective sintering’. The patent which was originally filed by Carl R. Deckard, and owned by his start-up company (DTM), has since been taken over by 3D Systems when...

  • 24 January 2014
  • Author: Anonym

We talk a lot about 3D Printing here at Paragon but this story takes the biscuit! Meet your baby before he or she is born?' That's the bizarre offer from a start-up company that uses 3D printing to create models of foetuses still developing in the womb. 3D Babies takes an ultrasound scan of...