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PrinterPrezz Acquires Greg Morris’s Vertex Manufacturing

Next-generation medical device manufacturer PrinterPrezz acquired Vertex Manufacturing, a Cincinnati-based advanced manufacturer and full-service machining shop, for an undisclosed amount. This marks PrinterPrezz’s first acquisition, as the startup has been…

Varda to Launch Space Factory Aboard SpaceX Falcon 9

Varda Space Industries will launch the world’s first space factory in early 2023 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rideshare mission deploying to low Earth orbit (LEO). During the mission, Varda’s…

Nexa3D Hires Sarah Goehrke to Head 3D Printing Communications and Ecosystems

Former 3DPrint.com Editor-in-Chief Sarah Goehrke has a special place in our hearts, so it’s always exciting to see her new positions in the industry. Just recently, Sarah took the role…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 9, 2021: Automation, Bioprinting, & More

We’re starting with new materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to automation, bioprinting, and business. B9Creations introduced new resins for 3D printed molds and production parts,…

Large-format Metal 3D Printing and DED to Reach $739M by 2026, SmarTech Reports

SmarTech has just released its latest report and it’s about a big topic—literally. “DED and Large-Format Additive Manufacturing Markets: 2021-2030” discusses the opportunities related to large-format metal 3D printing technologies,…

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Stratasys Acquires All Remaining Shares of Xaar 3D Ltd

As part of a joint investment with digital inkjet technology developer Xaar plc (LON: XAR), polymer AM solutions leader Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS) acquired 15% of the shares in Xaar 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 6, 2021: Business, Guns, & Bridges

We’re starting with a little business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as EPLUS 3D and Shining 3D have issued a joint declaration. Optomec received an order from an OEM…

Building Trust in 3D Printing

During my 17-year career in manufacturing, I’ve experienced many technology adoption journeys, giving me a front row seat to the good, the bad, and the ugly. Each of them came…

India’s Largest Machine Tool Maker Jumps into Metal 3D Printing

BFW India, the South Asian nation’s largest machine-tool manufacturing firm, is getting into the metal 3D printing game. The company has chosen Ashok Varma to head up the sector, giving…

3DPOD Episode 80: Xometry CEO Randy Altschuler

Xometry (Nasdaq: XMTR) is a fast growing and, now, publicly-traded marketplace for manufacturing services. We talk to CEO Randy Altschuler, who came from finance to build and grow companies. What…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 2nd, 2021: Business & Carbon Nanotubes

We’re starting with business again in this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, as VELO3D has expanded its team further and Evolve Additive Solutions welcomed two new board members. ASME…

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VELO3D Goes Public: We Speak to CEO Benny Buller

VELO3D (NYSE: VLD) went public today with the company listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “VLD”. The company merged with JAWS Spitfire Acquisition Corporation…

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How Additive Manufacturing is Quietly Revolutionizing the Defense Industry

During the inaugural AM Investment Strategies summit, which was held virtually this September, I was fortunate enough to speak on a panel of industry leaders about trends in additive manufacturing…

Asia’s Largest Food Companies Drive Bioprinted Meat in Asia with Aleph Farms

The cultivated meat world seems to be trying to disrupt the $800 billion meat market by growing steaks directly from animal cells that are not genetically engineered or immortalized. One…

$300M Satellite Manufacturing Facility in Florida to Leverage 3D Printing

Small satellite provider Terran Orbital, known for collaborating with NASA and commercial space companies on orbital and lunar spacecraft, will spend $300 million in Florida to construct a 660,000 square…

BASF Opens New 3D Printing Center in Detroit

The world’s largest chemical company, BASF, is growing rapidly within the 3D printing industry through its Forward AM brand. After cutting the ribbon on an Additive Manufacturing Technical Center in…

Lattice 3D Printing Software Now Driven by $1M in Pre-Seed Funding

General Lattice, a Chicago-based startup that develops software for designing optimal lattice structures that can be fabricated via 3D printing, has secured $1 million in pre-seed capital led by AP…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 25, 2021: Partnerships, Software, & More

The first order of business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs is 3D Systems, which has welcomed a Chief Scientist. In the rest of the business, Solukon is announcing a…

GE Additive Partnership to Establish BEAMIT Metal 3D Printing Powerhouse

GE Additive and GE Aerospace subsidiary Avio Aero have signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with BEAMIT Group, partly owned by Sandvik, which will see BEAMIT work with Avio…

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Cellink-Organovo Lawsuit Over Bioprinting Patents is Far From Over

In the highly competitive biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, hardware manufacturers are under a lot of pressure to provide the best, most efficient, and fastest platforms for researchers. Bioprinting, in particular,…

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Mantle’s Bound Metal 3D Printing Boosted by $25M Investment

California startup Mantle Inc., which came out of stealth mode this winter with its TrueShape hybrid bound metal printing (BMP) technology, has just announced a successful $25 million round of…

3D Systems Finalizes Sale of On-Demand Business, Will Operate as Quickparts

Pioneering additive manufacturing solutions provider 3D Systems finalized the $82 million deal for the sale of its on-demand 3D printing and custom manufacturing business. The rebranded company will operate as…

Dream 3D Printing Soonicorns: Essentium, ICON & More

As of July 2021, 291 companies achieved the coveted mythical $1 billion status, far surpassing any previous year’s peak, according to financial platform Crunchbase. With 2021 proving to be a…

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SmarTech Analysis: 3D Printing to Reach Historic Growth Levels, Following Strong H1 2021

In its latest quarterly report, SmarTech Analysis anticipates tremendous growth for the 3D printing industry after an already a successful first half of the year. In an analysis that was…