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Supernova: BCN3D Spins out Viscous Photopolymer 3D Printing Division

Barcelona-based BCN3D, most well-known for its professional material extrusion systems, has recently announced the creation of a new entity, Supernova. The business is the result of a carve-out from BCN3D’s…

Strategies for Survival: Customers Finally Take Center Stage in Additive Manufacturing

In the dynamic landscape of additive manufacturing (AM), fast innovation used to be the key to attract attention and early success. Currently, however, the industry is experiencing a notable shift…

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Everything Must Go? Arevo’s 3D Printing Assets up for Auction

Arevo was among the first startups to develop a method for continuous carbon fiber 3D printing at large scales. With investments from Khosla Ventures and In-Q-Tel, among others, the Silicon…

Markforged Introduces Performance Advisor: Automated Strength Analysis for 3D Printed Parts

Markforged (NYSE: MKFG), the Massachusetts-based additive manufacturing (AM) original equipment manufacturer (OEM), has released an upgrade to its signature Eiger software. Called “Performance Advisor,” the new capability enables users to…

Electronics 3D Printing Company Electroninks Partners with Japan’s SAKATA INX

Electroninks, the Austin-based manufacturer of metal complex inks for electronics applications, has partnered with SAKATA INX, a Japanese company that manufactures a variety of inks, including materials for the electronics…

Prodways to Discontinue Solidscape Wax 3D Printers for Jewelry

French 3D printer manufacturer Prodways Group (PWG.PA) has announced that it will discontinue its small printers business for the jewelry market, a move aimed at refocusing its efforts on the…

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Where Have All AM’s Unicorns Gone?

In the rapidly evolving world of 3D printing, startups valued at over a billion dollars, known as unicorns, once seemed as fantastical as the mythical creatures themselves. While a few…

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Hyliion Begins 3D Printing Generator Parts amid Strategic Shift

Hyliion Holdings Corp. (NYSE: HYLN), a developer of electricity-generating technology, has announced that is has begun 3D printing parts for its KARNO generator product. Based in Austin, Texas, the publicly…

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Printing Money Episode 14: Manufacturing Markets and 3D Printing Deals, with AMT’s Chris Chidzik & Dayton Horvath

For Printing Money’s first episode in 2024, Danny is joined by returning guest Dayton Horvath, Director of Emerging Technology at AMT, and by Dayton’s colleague, Chris Chidzik, Principal Economist at AMT. …

£4.2M Supports Wayland Additive’s E-Beam 3D Printing Platform in Latest Funding Round

The UK’s Wayland Additive, the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that makes the Calibur3 electron beam additive manufacturing (AM) platform, has raised £4.2 million (about $5.33 million) so far in its…

Revo Foods to Rev up Mass Production of 3D Printed Alt-Salmon

One of the major challenges facing 3D printed food is its scalability in comparison to traditional food production. The 3D printing industry generally specializes in creating small items. It can…

Nano Dimension Reflects: “Into thin Air” – The present of the additive manufacturing industry is still “alive”… albeit the oxygen runs out

We are collectively at the beginning of the next phase of the additive manufacturing (AM) industry – moving into the thin air[1] of the fourth chapter. Before we go into…

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EPSON and Development Bank of Japan Bet on 3DEO’s Metal 3D Printing Tech

Japanese investment into the additive manufacturing (AM) sector is increasing and it’s bringing new, powerful players to the table. Los Angeles-based 3DEO announced a substantial investment from the Development Bank…

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How My Childhood Fascination with Planes Led to Investing in 3D Printing

My fascination with aerospace started young, and I started studying planes–identifying them in the sky and learning everything I could about how they work.  Fast forward to my first week…

3D Printing Laser Maker NUBURU Faces NYSE American Compliance Challenge 

NUBURU (NYSE American: BURU), known for its innovative high-power and high-brightness industrial blue laser technology, has received a non-compliance notice from the NYSE American, formerly the American Stock Exchange (AMEX)….

AddUp Appoints New CEO, Julien Marcilly

In late 2023, AddUp, a global metal additive manufacturing (AM) Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), welcomed Julien Marcilly as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), succeeding Frank Moreau. AddUp, a joint…

Fictiv’s Global Manufacturing Network Now Includes Sheet Metal, Die Casting, and Compression Molding

Fictiv, the San Francisco-based, digital manufacturing network, has added three new manufacturing capabilities to its repertoire: sheet metal forming, die casting, and compression molding. This brings Fictiv’s total number of…

Venture Capital in Additive Manufacturing

What Will Happen with Venture Capital in 2024? 2023 will likely be remembered as a less rosy AM year marked by venture capital (VC) downturn, widespread valuation readjustments in private…

Long Live AM!  Design Impacts of Innovation

At the end of 2023, we saw a lot of conjecture about the demise of 3D printing and rise of Additive Manufacturing (AM).  Tim Simpson and I took the road…

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Design Software Mega-Merger: Synopsys Plans to Buy Ansys for $35B

A funny thing happened on the way to all of the hypothetical additive manufacturing (AM) mega-mergers floated throughout 2023: none of them ended up taking place. Despite the fact that…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 13, 2024: OEM Certification, 3D Printed Dentures, & More

In 3D Printing News Briefs today, we’re talking about metal 3D printing and certifications, 3D printed dentures, freeform optics, and 3D printed swan eggs. Read on for all the details!…

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Is Uniformity Labs out of Business? Metal 3D Printing Equipment up for Auction

According to a recent article from 3DAdept, a substantial amount of metal 3D printing equipment—including machines for printing, processing, and manufacturing metal powders—is up for auction via Tauber-Arons Inc. and…

Bioprinting’s Investment Milestones of 2023

Navigating through the landscape of bioprinting, 2023 unfolded as a year where targeted investments significantly nurtured this specialized field. The ripples of these investments indicate a maturing industry poised for…

Velo3D Faces NYSE Compliance Challenge Amid Leadership Changes

Starting 2024 on a challenging note, Velo3D (NYSE: VLD) received a notice from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on January 3, signaling that its stock prices had fallen below…