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HP’s Ramon Pastor on “Scaling Revenue Rapidly” with Metal Binder Jet 3D Printing

Last week’s successful Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) business summit was filled with illustrious speakers. Among them was the Global Head and General Manager of HP 3D Metals, the always friendly…

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Supply Chain Expert Weighs in 3D Printing’s Role in Resilience

Additive manufacturing (AM) experts have understood for at least a decade that the technology could prove vital for digital inventories and the production of spare parts. However, it wasn’t until…

Startup Accelerator: Pioneering Digital Dentistry at LuxCreo

As we enter 2024, I am excited to commence a fascinating journey of exploring the stories of innovative startups in the additive manufacturing (AM) field through exclusive interviews. With a…

Olaf Diegel to Redesign DfAM at AMUG 2024

This year’s Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) Conference in Chicago, Illinois, promises to be an enlightening experience with Olaf Diegel, professor of Additive Manufacturing (AM) at the University of Auckland,…

All the Moving Pieces: Nexa3D’s Chief Government Officer Elisa Teipel Explains 3D Printing’s Role in Logistics

Right as Formnext 2023 was getting started, Nexa3D announced its acquisition of Essentium, a deal that officially went through earlier this month. The two companies have hit the ground running…

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Velo3D CEO and CFO Discuss Metal 3D Printing Firm’s Prospects

Velo3D (NYSE: VLD) initially made a significant impact with its breakthrough approach to laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) for metals, which involved controlling more variables and employing a novel recoating…

Streamlining 3D Printing: HP’s Global Head of Polymers Discusses the AM I Navigator Initiative

As happens every year at Formnext, the world’s largest 3D printing trade show, a number of different significant product launches, mergers, and other announcements took place at Formnext 2023. Perhaps…

PECM Techique Brings Precision to Post-Processing of Metal 3D Printed Parts

According to the “Post-Processing for Additive Manufacturing: Market Analysis and Forecast” report from Additive Manufacturing Research, metal post-processing revenues are forecasted to reach $1.4 billion by 2031. This isn’t simply…

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Targeting the Metal 3D Printing Niche at Solvus Global’s Powders on Demand

According to the “Metal AM Markets: 2023” report from Additive Manufacturing Research, metal powders for 3D printing are set to reach nearly $1 billion in revenues by 2023. While laser powder…

Scanning for Planning: How 3D Scanning Contributes to Supply Chain Resilience

The week after Thanksgiving, the Biden administration provided the world with major insight into what will be driving the White House’s activities in 2024 (beyond Biden’s campaign for reelection). The…

2024 3D Printing Predictions from the Experts: Surviving the Economic Climate

As 3D printing enters a pivotal year, we’ve consulted top experts in our industry for their predictions on the industry’s trajectory in 2024. While investment appears to be slowing, industrial…

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The 2024 3D Printing Macro Outlook: IDTechEx’s Senior Tech Analyst Sona Dadhania on the Complex Financial Environment

It can often seem like there’s very little upside to trying to make sense of the trajectory of the global business environment, especially in the 2020s. One of the biggest…

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How to Remake an Industrial Base: BMNT’s CEO Discusses the DoD’s Largest 3D Part Repository & the US Manufacturing Landscape

Overall, the US manufacturing sector hasn’t changed much in the last couple of years, but it has certainly started to move in the direction of change. Moreover, these early signs…

3D Printing the Unprintable: An Interview with Elementum 3D CEO Jacob Nuechterlein

We recently had the opportunity to interview Jacob Nuechterlein, CEO of Elementum 3D, about the company’s development of high-performance powders for 3D printing. A former researcher and graduate of the…

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Spare No Details: Harold Sears Sheds Light on 3D Printing in Auto Repair Task Force

In the spring of 2023, one of the world’s only organizations dedicated to the auto collision repair industry, the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS) Worldwide, launched a project called the…

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Mayo Clinic’s Approach to Liability in 3D Printing: “Every Device Endures Scrutiny”

In modern medicine, 3D printing technology has opened new frontiers in medical device development, offering unprecedented customization and rapid prototyping capabilities. At the forefront of this revolutionary wave is Mayo…

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Timing Investments in the 3D Printing Industry: A Look at 10xDNA Capital Partners

In an age where the speed of technological advancements mean a constant reshaping of the business landscape, investment strategies too must evolve. 10xDNA Capital Partners (10xDNA), an investment fund based…

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Interview: GE Additive Provides Series 3 Metal Binder Jet Update

For another year running, I survived the bustling insanity that is formnext. With a reported 859 exhibitors, 196 speakers, 32,851 visitors (50% international), and 54,000 m² of exhibition space, Europe’s…

Stratasys CBO Weighs in on Navigating the Future with F3300 in 3D Printing Landscape

At Formnext 2023, we had the opportunity to speak with the Chief Industrial Business Officer of Stratasys (Nasdaq: SSYS), Rich Garrity. Having previously served as President of Stratasys Americas and…

Taking on Metallic Glasses 3D Printing with AMAZEMET’s Lukasz Zrodowski

Metallic glasses (MGs), or amorphous metals, are materials with a disordered atomic structure, unlike the ordered crystal lattice found in traditional metals. This unique structure provides them with superior strength,…

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Retinal Restoration with 3D Printed Microneedles: Tiny Tools Enable Giant Leaps in MedTech

In the heart of Atlanta, at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), a revolution is brewing, small in size but vast in potential. Georgia Tech’s Institute of Electronics and…

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Ursa Major’s New Process for 3D Printing Solid Rocket Motor Revealed by COO Nick Doucette

Ursa Major, the Colorado-based manufacturer of rocket engines produced with additive manufacturing (AM), has unveiled Lynx, the company’s first design and production process for solid rocket motors (SRMs). Given that,…

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3D Printed Guns in Europe: Recent Developments, Legal Complexities, and Insights from an Expert

From early muskets to modern handguns and rifles, Europe has a rich history of firearm production, with many famous manufacturers, such as Beretta in Italy, Heckler & Koch in Germany,…

“Hardware at the Speed of Software”: Inkbit’s CEO on the Future of Materials in 3D Printing

Inkbit, the Massachusetts-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of the Vista line of 3D printers, has launched a new material offering, TEPU 50A, at Formnext 2023 (November 7-10 in Frankfurt, Germany)….