Stephanie Hendrixson Senior Editor

Stephanie (Monsanty) Hendrixson reports on 3D printing technology and applications as senior editor for Additive Manufacturing, and is also co-host of The Cool Parts Show, a video series that highlights unique, unusual and weird 3D printed parts. She got her start in manufacturing media in 2012, through an internship with AM's sister publication Modern Machine Shop, and continues to contribute to MMS as a guest blogger.

Stephanie is a current co-ambassador for the Cincinnati chapter of Women in 3D Printing (Wi3DP). In 2019 she was named among Temboo’s 20 Women in Manufacturing That Are Influencing the Industry, and previously appeared in a panel discussion on “Digital Transformation: Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Data and Diversity” hosted by Women in Big Data at IMTS 2018.

Stephanie holds a B.A. in English literature and history from the University of Mount Union, as well as an M.A. in professional writing from the University of Cincinnati. She currently serves on the UC Professional Writing Advisory Board.

Stephanie is an avid runner, food enthusiast and sourdough baker. She lives in Ohio with her husband Paul and rescue cat Artemis.

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Guide for Healthcare Providers: How to Find (and Talk to) 3D Printing Professionals

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

If you are a medical professional in the U.S., you've likely heard that 3D printing can be an answer to equipment shortages. Here's how to find local 3D printing specialists and how to talk to them once you have. 

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3D Printing Prototypes: Iterate and Validate

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

3D printing is a common tool in product development, but for this fan manufacturer, it occupies two distinct steps in the process.
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ExOne Demonstrates 3D Printing with Metal Injection Molding Powder

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

The company is manufacturing samples on its Innovent+ 3D printer.

Test Drive Simulation for Subtractive and Additive Manufacturing with CGTech

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

CGTech demonstrates new capabilities in its Vericut 8.2 software including Force Turning and deposition-based additive manufacturing.

SLM Solutions Showcases Possibilities of Metal 3D Printing

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

SLM Solutions is exhibiting metal 3D-printed parts that illustrate the capabilities of powder-bed fusion systems.

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Flexible Fixturing Supports Automation

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

Robotics and carousel systems with custom fixtures help Akron-based Slice Mfg. Studios process hundreds of medical devices unattended. 

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Installing a Metal 3D Printer Series

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

A five-part series documents one manufacturer’s experience and lessons learned while installing a powder-bed fusion metal 3D printer.

Print & Assemble—the Future of AM?

By: Stephanie Hendrixson

While this technology for home 3D printers may be functioning on a small scale, the pick-and-place concept could hold potential for larger industrial applications.