Matt Kremenetsky

Ericsson and Saab Fund Expansion of Swedish 3D Printing Consortium AMEXCI

Additive Manufacturing Excellence for Industry (AMEXCI), an AM consortium based in Sweden and comprised of a dozen of the Nordic world’s largest industrial conglomerates, announced that it has initiated a…

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Prelude to Formnext Forum: Austin

Formnext Forum: Austin is next week, August 28-30, in the Texas capital’s Palmer Events Center. This is my first time going and, incidentally, the event’s first ever iteration. This will…

3YOURMIND to Accelerate Rapid Part Identifier for 3D Printing in Partnership with EOS

3YOURMIND, the US-German software company specializing in digital additive manufacturing (AM) inventories for on-demand production, announced that the company has partnered with EOS North America’s Additive Minds to accelerate 3YOURMIND’s…

Proto Labs to Open Its 120,000 Square Foot North Carolina 3D Printing Facility this Fall

Back in October, 2021, Proto Labs, the manufacturing services bureau based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, announced it had broken ground on a 120,000 square foot facility near Raleigh, North Carolina,…

View from on High: HP’s Ramon Pastor Shares Updates on Company’s 3D Printing Division

Until 2023, the additive manufacturing (AM) sector largely seemed like a fragmented assortment of startups—however much inclination toward consolidation there may have been prior to this year, bubbling underneath the…

Lockheed Orders Titanium Plate from 3D Printing Materials Company IperionX

IperionX, a Charlotte, NC-based metals supplier specializing in titanium powders for additive manufacturing (AM), announced that the company has received an order for titanium plate components from defense giant Lockheed…

US Army Looks to Ramp up 3D Printed Auto Parts

At the 15th Annual Ground Vehicle Systems (GVS) Engineering & Technology Symposium, held this week in Novi, Michigan, Eric Wetzel of the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) announced that the…

US Navy Awards AML3D $2M Contract to 3D Print Submarine Part

AML3D, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of wire additive manufacturing (AM) platforms based in Adelaide, Australia, has won a $2 million contract from the US Navy to print a non…

3D Printing Firm Boston Micro Fabrication Lands $24M in Series D Round

Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF), a 3D printing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specializing in microscale platforms, raised $24 million in its Series D financing round, following its $43 million Series C…

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Xerox’s Metal 3D Printing Resurrected via ADDiTEC Acquisition

In the latest sign of resurgent M&A activity in the additive manufacturing (AM) sector, Xerox Holdings Corporation announced that it has sold Elem Additive Solutions, Xerox’s metal AM subsidiary, to…

Spanish OEM Meltio Enters Indian Market to Distribute Metal 3D Printers

Meltio, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of metal wire directed energy deposition (DED) platforms, has made IRTI Robotics its first official sales partner in India. IRTI (Iconics Research & Training…

3D Printing Financials: Markforged Beats, Velo3D Misses

Two 3D printing original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Markforged (NYSE: MKFG) and Velo3D (NYSE: VLD), both reported their Q2 earnings after market close on August 10. Markforged reported in-line earnings per…

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Coherent Corp. Develops Ceramic 3D Printing for Semiconductor Thermal Management Systems

Coherent Corporation, a manufacturer specializing in lasers headquartered in Saxonburg, PA, announced that the company has developed a ceramic additive manufacturing (AM) process that is the equivalent of its existing…

Rolls-Royce, Baker Hughes, and More Team up for £1.1M Large-scale 3D Printing Project

The UK government, through its public-private innovation fund Innovate UK, has awarded £1.1 million (about $1.4 million) to a venture called the ‘Evo One large format additive manufacturing (LFAM)’ project….

Transparent Display 3D Printing for AR Developed in Korea

In June, 2023, the materials science journal ACS Nano published a study by a research team at the Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI), on the development of 3D printing technology…

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Canada Announces over $20M to Help BC Businesses Access 3D Printing

At the end of July, the Canadian government announced it will disburse over $20.8 million in funding intended to make it easier for research organizations and businesses in British Columbia…

3D Printing Financials: Services Bureau Proto Labs Reports Earnings Beat, In-Line Revenue for Q2

Proto Labs (NYSE: PRLB), the Minnesota-based manufacturing services bureau specializing in 3D printing solutions, announced its Q2 2023 earnings on Friday, August 4, reporting quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of…

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Lockheed, GE, and ASTRO America Push for 3D Printing Small Business Fund at Pentagon

Last year, representatives from five of the most established US manufacturing brands met with President Biden and additive manufacturing (AM) industry experts in Hamilton, OH, to announce the launch of…

China’s Latest Ban on Drone Equipment Exports Highlights Murkiness of Trade War with US

On July 31, 2023, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced that it plans to expand its export controls policy on certain equipment critical to global unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) supply…

Rocket Propulsion Company Ursa Major Extends 3D Printing Partnership with America Makes

Denver-based Ursa Major, one of the US’s leading privately-funded rocket propulsion company, has extended its additive manufacturing (AM) partnership with America Makes, the Manufacturing USA institute based in Youngstown, OH….

More than the Sum of Its Parts: Replique Co-founder and COO Henrike Wonneberger Discusses Company Spin-out

One theme that highlights the additive manufacturing (AM) sector’s overall transition from startup to scale-up is the sheer proliferation of AM-centric software platforms over the last couple of years. It…

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Biden Issues “Made in America” Executive Order on Government Funded R&D

On July 28, 2023, the Biden administration issued an “Executive Order on Federal Research and Development [R&D] in Support of Domestic Manufacturing and United States Jobs.” The policy outlines a…

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3D Printing Firm Divergent Caught Up in Viceroy Research’s Short Report on Hexagon

As global equity markets become more and more overvalued by historical standards, more room is constantly opened up for activist short seller groups looking to feast on the fat of…

Air Force Awards $1.25M Contract for 3D Printing In-Situ Monitoring Solution to Phase3D

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded a contract to Phase3D, a Chicago-based startup specializing in in-situ monitoring (ISM) solutions for powder-based additive manufacturing (AM), to develop a quality…