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3D Printing News Briefs, July 24, 2021: GoProto, Parmatech, 3DEO, & MPIF, 6K, Chris Borge, 3DQue, ORNL

In this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some business, as GoProto ANZ has announced an important industry certification, and then Parmatech, 3DEO, and 6K have each…

Hug the Panda, Part 4: Embrace and Extend

China has publicly advocated for increased adoption of high-tech and innovative technologies across the country. The Made in China 2025 industrial policy is just a part of a concerted effort…

Hug the Panda, Part 3: Moving up in the World

If we look at the way that China advances technologically then we can define a few trends and generally look at how it is occurring. On the whole China is…

Digital Manufacturing Company Fast Radius Goes Public with $1.4B SPAC Agreement

Another day, another SPAC in the additive manufacturing community! While our Executive Editor Joris Peels had originally wondered if BASF might acquire Fast Radius, the cloud manufacturing and digital supply…

Inkbit Raises $30M in Series B Funding, Plans to Expand Production of 3D Printing System

MIT spinout Inkbit has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by venture capital firm Phoenix Venture Partners (PVP). The company intends to use the funds to…

Essentium Acquires Collider & its Hybrid DLP 3D Printing Technology

Industrial high speed 3D printing solutions provider Essentium has been working on expanding to meet demands for the last few years, receiving serious investments, partnering with other companies, and even…

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Prototek Holdings Acquires Midwest Prototyping: Interviews and Analysis

US-based CNC and sheet metal service Prototek Holdings has just acquired Midwest Prototyping. Midwest is an early and very well-known 3D printing service. Bill Gress, the CEO of Prototek, who…

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Pioneering 3D Printing Provider Fathom to Go Public via SPAC Deal at $1.5B Valuation

3D printing company Fathom announced it will merge with blank-check firm Altimar Acquisition Corp. II in a multi-million dollar deal that will help expand its on-demand digital manufacturing platform through…

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Markforged Completes SPAC Merger and Begins Trading on NYSE

Markforged officially began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on July 15, 2021, under the ticker symbol MKFG. The industrial 3D printing manufacturer went public by merging with…

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Cellink Expands its Bioconvergence Footprint in India

Bioconvergence company Cellink partnered with 3D printing technology supplier Altem Technologies to accelerate the groundwork for life-sciences bioprinting in the Indian market. Local research institutions and hospitals can now contact…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 14, 2021: Arash & MakerBot, PostProcess & Fraunhofer IAPT, BOFA & Atome3D, CADS Additive, BCN3D

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about a 3D printed hypercar, some partnerships and software, and a 3D printing course. Read on for all the details! Arash 3D…

Renishaw No Longer for Sale After Underwhelming Proposals

Four months after British engineering and metal 3D printer manufacturer Renishaw announced the sale of the company, the board decided to back out. Disappointed with all the takeover proposals, the…

 Aleph Farms Secures $105M to Scale Cultivated Meat Technology Ahead of 2022 Launch

The Israeli foodtech startup that 3D printed the first slaughter-free beef steak in space has raised $105 million in funding. Aleph Farms uses bioprinting technology and real cow cells, without…

Cellink Acquires Revolutionary Microscopy Firm for $110M

Bioprinting rocket Cellink unveiled a $110 million deal to acquire disruptive microscope manufacturer Discover Echo. The move is expected to generate roughly $20 million in revenue in 2021 and is…

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Desktop Metal Buys Multi-Material 3D Printing Startup Aerosint

Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) has bought Aerosint, a firm that has developed a system capable of multi-material metal and polymer 3D printing on sintering systems. Aerosint’s technology can selectively dispense…

Hug the Panda: No Thanks, We Have Everything Already

The remarkable Chinese technological and economic miracle of the past five decades is an astounding feat. Off of the back of famines, failed harvests, problematic five-year plans, deaths, a schism…

Hug the Panda: China and 3D Printing

A few months ago I noticed an interesting trend. There are in effect two 3D printing markets: the Chinese and the Global. What has happened is that many Chinese firms…

Continuous Composites Sues Markforged for Continuous Fiber 3D Printing

Every industry is ripe with lawsuits, but when the niche is as competitive as it is in 3D printing, we’re bound to see companies taken to court. This may be…

SPEE3D’s 3D Printed Rocket Engine Project Gets AU$1.5M in Government Funding

Australian metal 3D printing company SPEE3D will receive more than AU$1.5 million ($1.1 million) in government funding to realize one of its most ambitious projects. Through its SPAC3D proposal, SPEE3D…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 8, 2021: Sintavia, 6K, Nexa3D, Marotta Controls, CRP Technology, HILOS, Angled, ETH Zurich, Jalopnik

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting off with some business and then moving on to materials and some cool 3D printed items, like shoes and assistive…

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Metal 3D Printing Grows 11% in Q1 2021, Says SmarTech Report

According to SmarTech Analysis, the metal 3D printing industry grew by 11 percent in terms of global revenues in the first quarter of 2021. This double-digit expansion represents a continued…

AM Ventures Invests in Metal DLP 3D Printing Firm MetShape

Langer Group capital fund AM Ventures has invested in MetShape, a company focused on vat polymerization-based indirect metal manufacturing technology. The startup works with Incus, a spinout of Austrian ceramics…

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‘What Does the Talent Want? – Talent Market Insights’

Attracting the Right Talent Never Looked So Simple If you thought salary was the only thing winning you the best talent on the market, think again. Alexander Daniels Global released…