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3D Systems Expands Their Business in Japan, Thanks to Canon Marketing

Their stock price may be in a state of free fall, but that doesn’t stop 3D Systems from continuing their rapid growth into new markets. As competition heats up it’s…

Staples Begins Offering 3D Printing Service In Stores

We all knew it was bound to happen. Staples for the last year has been selling 3D printers within many of their stores here in the United States, but today…

Kickstarter Success, Fuel3D, Secures $1.1 Million For 3D Medical Scanner Development

There has been a lot of talk this week about 3D technologies on Kickstarter, with M3D’s “The Micro” printer bringing in over $1 million in funding in under 24 hours on…

SLM Solutions, 3D Laser Sintering Company, To Go Public On Frankfurt Exchange

We have had a lot of news come out of the United States regarding 3D printing companies filing for initial public offerings, but probably the second most exciting market for…

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Dishes Out His Opinion on the 3D Printing Industry

Last week I was lucky enough to be able to attend the “Inside 3D Printing,” conference and expo in New York City, organized by Media Bistro.  On the final day…

Stratasys Agrees to Acquire Interfacial Solutions

It’s been a busy week for deal making for two of the largest 3D printing companies in the world, Stratasys, and 3D Systems. Earlier in the week we saw 3D…

Inside 3D Printing NYC, Photos From Day 2

We have been here in New York City the last couple of days attending the much anticipated “Inside 3D Printing” Convention, Maker Summit, and Pavilion.  It has been a blast,…

Materialise Files For IPO in The United States

Materialise has announced that on Wednesday they filed with the SEC to raise as much as $125 million via an initial public offering.  The company is looking to expand its…

Stratasys to Acquire Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies

It’s been a busy day in the 3D printing industry. Earlier today 3D Systems announced that they had acquired Medical Modeling Inc, and today, another 3D printing giant, Stratasys, announced…

Medical Modeling Inc Acquired By 3D Systems

3D Systems has been on a role as of late in terms of acquisitions. They have been gobbling up 3D printing related companies across all industries. This morning they announced…

Why The Future Growth of The 3D Printing Market Is Being Underestimated

Most technology experts as well as business analysts will tell you that the 3D printing industry has been over hyped these last 12-18 months. Sure there is a tremendous amount…

Appaloza, Secure 3D Printing Marketplace, Alpha Build Launches

As 3D printing technology progresses, one of the biggest issues businesses will have to deal with is intellectual property theft. 3D designs can quickly be created, and shared online, creating…

Sneaking Duck to Launch 3D Printed, Customizable Glasses Line

More and more, we are seeing new and old companies adopting 3D printing as a way to attract new customers, and create new niches completely. That’s just what we saw…

World’s First Ceramic 3D Printer For Making Tableware Unveiled

There have been ceramic 3D printers in the past, but most print in very unreliable materials, with detail that leave quite a lot to be desired. Such printers could never…

Contest For Best 3D Printed Food, Business Idea

3D Food printing is a whole new technology which has really begun to take off this year. Earlier in the year 3D Systems, the largest 3D printing company in the…

Netflix Acquires Rights to “Print The Legend” Documentary

Debuting at the SXSW Festival earlier this, month, the documentary, “Print The Legend,” has been the subject of many questions as of late. The majority have been, “When will we…

LUXeXceL Invests To 3D Print LED Optics

3D printing seems to be making its way into almost every nook and cranny of every industry out there, in some way or another. An example of this is the…

3D Printing Invades Washington DC For Hearing

As the 3D printing market grows, there are major concerns, I’m sure, in Washington DC about where the technology is headed, as well as a wave of optimism about where…

Biolase and Stratasys Reach 3D Printing Distribution Deal

There is no questions about it, the 3D printing market is growing, spreading its reach to encompass a variety of industries all over the planet. Today, Stratasys and Biolase (NASDAQ:…

MakerBot Launches 2014 MakerBot Summer Internship Program

In the 5 years that MakerBot has been around, they have managed to become one of the top consumer level 3D printing companies in the world. They have grown from…

World’s Largest Professional Services Network, Deloitte, Teams with 3D Systems: Introduces 3D printing ‘Discovery Center’

Deloitte, a company that is considered to be a leader in manufacturing consulting services all around the world, has teamed with 3D Printing company 3D Systems to launch a joint…

Intel Capital & Practica Capital Invest in 3D Marketplace CGTrader

It looks like Intel wants a piece of the 3D printing industry, as today it has been announced that they have invested into 3D model marketplace CGTrader. CGTrader is a…

MakerBot CEO Bree Pettis is Named to the Board of Directors at Local Motors

Local Motors, a company that strives to improve on automotive design through many unique methods, has just named MakerBot CEO Bree Pettis to its Board of Directors. The assignment of…