New Balance Unveils First Ever 3-D Printed Running Shoe
New Balance revealed it's coming out with the first ever 3-D printed running shoe. It uses lasers to add powder layer by layer to make the midsole.By Grant Suneson | November 19, 2015
Running shoe manufacturer New Balance is set to be the first to cross the finish line with 3-D printed shoes designed for mass production.
New Balance revealed it uses lasers to convert elastomeric powder into the first ever 3-D printed midsole in a running shoe.
New Balance says it hopes to offer customizable 3-D printed shoes at select locations by 2017. CEO Robert DeMartini said in a press release, "With 3D printing we are able to pursue performance customization at a whole new level."