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3D Printed Footwear to Generate $4.2 Billion by 2025

SmarTech Analysis has put out its latest report about additive manufacturing (AM) in the footwear industry, titled “3D-Printed Footwear 2020-2030, an Analysis of the Market Potential of 3D Printing in…

BASF and Photocentric Launch Materials for Visible Light 3D Printing

BASF’s 3D printing unit, Forward AM, has advanced its partnership with Photocentric to develop and launch a materials portfolio specifically tailored for the LCD-screen based daylight 3D printers from Photocentric….

3D Printing News Briefs, August 19, 2020: Sigma Labs, GoProto, B9Creations

With newly appointed executives at Sigma Labs and both GoProto and B9Creations ranking on a list of fast-growing private companies, we’re all business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Sigma…

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3D Printing Financials: ExOne 27% Revenue Drop, Employee Layoffs and Government Contract in Q2 2020

Pioneer and global leader in binder jet 3D printing technology ExOne has posted a year-on-year revenue fall of 27% for their second-quarter earnings report. Company officials said challenging market conditions and…

Arevo Announces New Aqua 2 Carbon Fiber 3D Printer, $25M in Series B Funding

Due to its stiffness, high strength-to-weight ratio, and the fact that it demonstrates anisotropic properties, carbon fiber has been used as a less expensive replacement material for metals such as…

BASF Acquires Industrial XSTRAND 3D Printing Filaments from Owens Corning

Last fall, Germany-headquartered BASF 3D Printing Solutions (B3DPS), a 100% subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH, introduced its new corporate brand presence, Forward AM, to the 3D printing industry during…

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Challenges Face Metal 3D Printing Powder Suppliers in 2020

Most AM companies which report public information noted during their Q1 releases that they expected Q2 to be much more heavily impacted by COVID-19. They weren’t wrong. Shutdowns and uncertainties…

Roboze Opens Munich Office for German 3D Printing Customers

After creating numerous working relationships with German companies interested in using high-performance 3D printing polymers, the Italy-headquartered Roboze has taken the leap to open up a new facility in Munich….

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MakerOS Webinar: Make the Most Profit from Your 3D Printing Business

Web-based collaboration platform for 3D printing and digital fabrication companies MakerOS assists users in developing their products faster, no matter the stage or size of the company. It was founded by…

Nexa3D Acquires NXT Factory, Introduces Eco-Friendly 3D Printing Washing Solvent

While Nexa3D may specialize in manufacturing super-fast stereolithography 3D printers, the company has been branching out recently, and narrowing its focus on the materials side of things. It launched the…

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DyeMansion Secures Additional $14M in Series B Funding from New & Existing Investors

German company DyeMansion is known for its coloring and post-processing equipment, such as its three-step Print-to-Product workflow geared toward industrial 3D printing environments. Now, in order to continue transforming and…

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3D Printing Financials: 3D Systems and Stratasys Earnings Continue to Drop Amid Pandemic

Two of the biggest global leaders in 3D printing technology, Stratasys and 3D Systems, announced second-quarter 2020 results with reported revenues down, showing signs of struggle mainly due to the…

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HP and Dyndrite Partner to Create Next Generation 3D Printing Solutions

Seattle startup Dyndrite announced a strategic new partnership with Hewlett Packard (HP) to license Dyndrite’s geometric kernel technology and power the next generation cloud and edge-based digital manufacturing solutions. By…

Lubrizol Buys into 3D Printing Parts and Services via Avid Acquisition

The Lubrizol Corporation has purchased Avid Product Development, a 3D printing and engineering services company, marking a significant development for additive materials and the larger industry as a whole. While…

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3DEXPERIENCE: A Virtual Journey, Part 1

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this year’s 3DEXPERIENCE Forum by Dassault Systèmes had to be re-imagined as a virtual event, just like so many other conferences. At 1 pm…

ExOne’s 3D Sand Printing Network Expands Accessibility in North America

ExOne is a pioneer in sand 3D printing, licensed since 1996 to continue developing industrial inkjet 3D printing originally created by engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for use…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, August 2, 2020

It’s another busy week in the 3D printing industry that’s packed full of webinars and virtual events, ranging in topics from medical materials and flexible electronics to polypropylene and market…

Arkema Strengthens Partnership with Continuous Composites to Advance Carbon Fiber 3D Printing

With a strong belief in the growing market opportunity for Continuous Fiber 3D Printing technology (CF3D), Arkema, a French specialty chemicals company, has invested to strengthen its partnership with US-based…

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5 Reasons You Should Continue Scaling Your 3D Printing Service During COVID-19, and How to Do So

Creating a scalable business is a phrase often heard in startups and new venture circles, but what does it mean? You could say growth, or perhaps, strong sales, and you…

3DEvaluate Launched to Digitize 3D Printing Buying and Vending Process

The development of digital platforms and online solutions, especially to replace or transform in-person, hands-on business interactions, has accelerated due to the impact of COVID-19. Major public events and international…

What’s the Deal with BASF Partnering with Shapeways on 3D Printing Materials?

In the fall of 2019, BASF 3D Printing Solutions, a 3D printing material and services supplier and subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH, introduced Forward AM, a new corporate brand presence….

INTAMSYS: First Distributor of New PAEK 3D Printing Filament from Victrex

The world of 3D printing materials alone is vast, wondrous, and inspiring—and it continues to expand in parallel with the exploration and innovation of users who often refuse to accept…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 25, 2020: MakerBot, ANSYS, Sintavia, Nexa3D & Henkel

We’re all business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs! MakerBot has a new distribution partner, and ANSYS is launching a new product. Sintavia has acquired an additional Arcam 3D printer…