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Align Appoints New Head of Direct Aligner 3D Printing

Clear aligner pioneer Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN) has announced that it has appointed Emory Wright to the role of executive vice president for direct fabrication manufacturing platform. Wright will…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 25, 2024: 3D Printed Medical Models, Sensors, Engines, & More

We’re starting with research in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, first about filament diameter-adjustable 3D printing and then about 3D printed sensors. Then, we’re moving on to personalized 3D printed…

Adaxis’s U.S. Debut: Pioneering the Robotics and 3D Printing Nexus

Taking its advanced solutions outside of its European home, ADAXIS launched its U.S. headquarters in March 2024, setting the stage for a transformative fusion of robotics and 3D printing technologies…

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Rescuing the Additive Industry: The Straight Edge 3D Printing Manifesto

Things have not been going well in the 3D printing industry for a long time. Much has been written on this topic and the reasons for this situation have been…

InfinitForm Comes out of Stealth with AI Co-pilot for Manufacturing Design

As manufacturing goes digital, new software tools are proving to be the key to streamlining the connection between users and advanced manufacturing hardware. Whether that is artificial intelligence (AI) for…

3D Printing Financials: Voxeljet’s Q1 2024 Success During Market Shift from Nasdaq to OTC

Voxeljet recently reported its best first quarter for revenue and gross profit ever, announcing a robust increase in both areas in its first quarterly investor communication for 2024. This positive…

3D Printing Financials: IperionX Aims for Mid-2024 Titanium Powder Production Amid Stock Downturn

IperionX (NasdaqCM: IPX), a company now headquartered in the United States and trading on both the Nasdaq and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), has released its first-quarter earnings report for…

NatureWorks Gets $350M Loan to Build PLA Manufacturing Plant in Thailand

NatureWorks makes a lot of the polylactic acid (PLA) plastic we consume with 3D printing. PLA is also used for packaging, medical nonwovens, interior decoration materials, and more. By not…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 18, 2024: Sustainability, Mass Spectrometry, & More

We’re starting with sustainability news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Stratasys has published its second ESG and Sustainability Report. Moving on, Electroninks opened a headquarters in the APAC…

3D Printing Financials: Velo3D Sees Better Q1 2024 After Difficult Last Quarter

Velo3D‘s (NYSE: VLD) first quarter of 2024 shows signs of recovery after a challenging end to 2023. The company is reaping the benefits of its strategic realignment and cost-reduction efforts….

BMF’s New Subsidiary 3D Prints BioChips for Organ-on-a-Chip Research

Building on its proven track record in groundbreaking projects like glaucoma stents and microneedles, Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF) launched a new subsidiary, BMF Biotechnology Inc. Headquartered in San Diego, California,…

Printing Money Episode 17: Recent 3D Printing Deals, with Alex Kingsbury

Printing Money is back with Episode 17!  Our host, NewCap Partners‘ Danny Piper, is joined by Alex Kingsbury for this episode, so you can prepare yourself for smart coverage laced…

Northrop Grumman Taps SWISSto12 to 3D Print RF Antennas

Previously, radio frequency (RF) antenna 3D printing expert SWISSto12 has collaborated with Lockheed, CAES, and the European Space Agency (ESA), and has secured a 25 million Swiss Franc loan. Now,…

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Insights from Cantor Fitzgerald on AM’s Q1 2024 Landscape

A recent survey by Cantor Fitzgerald sheds light on the persistent challenges within the additive manufacturing (AM) industry in the first quarter of 2024. Based on responses from 38 industry…

Boring Company Alum Score $9M for Advanced Composites Manufacturing

Layup Parts, a Huntington Beach, CA-based startup specializing in on-demand manufacturing of parts made from composites, has received $9 million in its latest financing round. Founders Fund, the VC firm…

3DPOD Episode 198: High Speed Sintering with Neil Hopkinson, VP of AM at Stratasys

Neil Hopkinson, a pioneering 3D printing researcher, played a pivotal role in developing a body of research that is widely utilized today. He also invented High Speed Sintering (HSS), also…

3D Printing Financials: Xometry’s Scaling up and Strong Start to 2024

Xometry (Nasdaq: XMTR) kicked off 2024 with strong results, boosting its marketplace and technology to new heights. Both revenue and gross margin soared, fueled by an expanding global network of…

3D Printing Financials: Desktop Metal Targets Recovery Amid Net Losses and Revenue Downturn

Despite facing a decline in revenue and the persistent challenges of a tight economic climate, Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) is making strides toward operational efficiency. The first quarter of 2024…

3D Printing Financials: Markforged Reports Q1 2024 Results Amid $17.3M Patent Litigation Setbacks

Markforged (NYSE: MKFG) reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2024, marked by increased net losses and a decline in revenue. Despite launching a new 3D printer and…

Bringing a Business Model from Prototype to Scale: Makelab CEO Christina Perla Discusses the Company’s Innovative Growth Strategy

“Being industrial designers, Manny and I, at first, planned to start a design firm. As we were building it out and taking on various client projects, there was an opportunity…

Union-Private Company Alliance to Transform Construction 3D Printing in the Pacific Northwest

Construction 3D printing pioneer Alquist 3D has forged a strategic partnership with a consortium of industry leaders, including the Cement Masons and Plasterers’ Local 528, a union based in the…

3D Printing Financials: Steakholder Foods Balances Losses and 3D Printed Tech Advances in 2023

A pioneer in the field of 3D printed meat and fish, Steakholder Foods (Nasdaq: STKH) disclosed its 2023 financial results, a year highlighted by technological progress but overshadowed by financial…

MIT Spinoff RLP Secures $7M to Scale and Accelerate Gel Suspension 3D Printing

Leading the charge in innovative manufacturing, MIT spinout Rapid Liquid Print (RLP) has shattered traditional barriers with its unique gravity-free fabrication technology. This cutting-edge approach can produce complex, large-scale items…

Desktop SLS Pioneer Sintratec Announces Bankruptcy

Swiss original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Sintratec, which specialized in low-cost selective laser sintering (SLS) machines, announced that the company has undergone bankruptcy proceedings and will be ceasing operations. A spin-out…