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Velo3D and Plasmos to Discuss Space 3D Printing Industry in October Webinar

On October 13, 2022, at 2 pm ET/11 am PT, 3DPrint.com is hosting a webinar on the emergence of the private space industry. The presentation, titled “How Advanced Metal AM…

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Formlabs & Hasbro Commercially Launch Selfie Series of 3D Printed Action Figures

Earlier this summer, Formlabs announced that it was teaming up with global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) to launch a new series of action figures featuring the faces of…

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Fans Thrilled with LEGO’s Articulated 3D Printed Duck Minifigure at Denmark Event

More than 600 LEGO fans from all over the world gathered at the brand’s iconic LEGO House in Billund, Denmark, for the yearly AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO) Day, an…

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China’s Deep Blue Aerospace Uses Farsoon Large Format Metal 3D Printing to Build Rockets

We’re in for an eventful 2022 in the Chinese space sector. At least 95,000 space-related enterprises are booming; space tourism operators plan to lift off for the first time in…

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AM Drilldown: Opportunities for 3D Printing in Canada

According to Credit Suisse (PDF), Canada is the ninth wealthiest nation on the planet, representing about 2.4 percent of the globe’s riches. Though it falls far below the U.S. (30…

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3D Printing Thought Leaders Gather for Free Online Event, AM Investment Strategies 2022

After its inaugural launch last year, AM Investment Strategies is back for its second year. The free virtual event, hosted by SmarTech Analysis and Stifel, will take place online November…

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Naval Information Warfare Center Enlists MatterHackers to Test 3D Printing for Navy & Marines

MatterHackers, the Southern California-based additive manufacturing (AM) original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and retailer, announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific. Under…

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IMTS 2022: 3D Printing is a Manufacturing Technology. Now What?

About a decade ago, 3D printing began to transition into an actual production technology. This saw makers of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) systems engaged in a variety of endeavors to…

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Nikon Spending Spree Continues with Investment in 3D Printed Antenna Firm Optisys

Japanese optics manufacturing giant Nikon (TYO: 7731) has had a sizable foot in additive manufacturing (AM) for some time, and its interest in the sector has only escalated recently. This…

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Nikon Invests in Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, Signaling 3D Printing Boom

Japanese imaging manufacturing giant Nikon (TYO: 7731) is laser-focused on revolutionizing digital manufacturing. As part of its strategy, the company has already acquired majority ownership of El Segundo, California’s Morf3D…

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3D Printers in Zero-G Flights? There Have Been a Few of Those

In 2011, Made In Space created the first 3D printer for microgravity; what sounded like science fiction suddenly became a reality. Since then, at least 15 experimental 3D printers have…

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HP Metal Jet S100 3D Printer Kicks off Metal Binder Jetting Battle

HP (NYSE: HP) first revealed its metal binder jetting technology in 2018, and two manufacturing customers, GKN Aerospace and Parmatech, a medical equipment supplier, were using the HP binder jetting…

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3D Systems Spins off Bioprinting Startup Systemic Bio

After venturing deeply into the bioprinting space, 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) is shifting gears by spinning out its assets in this sector into a new, wholly owned company: Systemic Bio….

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3D Printed Plastic Parts on Track for $26B in Revenues by 2030

SmarTech Analysis has released its first report dedicated to the plastic 3D printing sector. Its flagship Polymer Parts Produced: AM Applications Market Analysis estimates the production volumes and resulting estimated market…

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Desktop Metal’s Digital Sheet Forming Grows Company Beyond 3D Printing

When it comes to announcing new technologies, Desktop Metal, Inc. (NYSE: DM) is a bold company. It has introduced a number of unique 3D printing materials and processes that seemingly…

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Interview: Materialise Acquires Identify3D to Bring Security to 3D Printing Software

Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) has bought additive manufacturing (AM) software firm Identify3D and will integrate its security features into its own recently launched CO-AM platform. The company hopes that it will…

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Desktop Metal CEO Weighs in Weathering the 3D Printing Industry’s Financial Turbulence

After a year of rapid growth, consolidation, and mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC), the additive manufacturing (AM) industry is now undergoing some financial tumult. Several firms that were…

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Examining the Best Opportunities in Polymer 3D Printing via Opportunity Factor Analysis

At this point, everybody knows that the additive manufacturing (AM) market (as well as many other industries) went through a rapid evolution brought on by the onset of the COVID-19…

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Nikon Shakes up Metal 3D Printing with Bid to Buy SLM Solutions

Japanese lithography, scanning and camera firm Nikon (TYO: 7731) is set to acquire metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions (ETR: AM3D). The Japanese firm has bid a premium of 83.7%…

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Bioprinting with 3D Systems’ Taci Pereira – AMS Focus

Though Additive Manufacturing Strategies (February 7-9, 2023) takes place just once a year, the verticals showcased at New York’s only 3D printing event are constantly evolving. The AMS Corner highlights…

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Markforged Completes Digital Metal Acquisition: Enters Binder Jet Metal 3D Printing

This article, originally published in July 2022, has been updated as of August 31, 2022 to discuss news of Markforged’s successful acquisition of Digital Metal. In a surprising upset for…

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Markforged Buys Digital Metal: What Does it Mean for the 3D Printing Industry?

This PRO article was originally published in July 2022 and is being re-shared here as Markforged has completed its acquisition of Digital Metal.  It’s been a few months since the additive…

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MMX 2022: The US Air Force Deploys 3D Printing

America Makes is the United States’ leading public-private partnership for additive manufacturing (AM) technology and education, working to not only accelerate adoption of the technology in the country, but also to…

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MMX 2022: Celebrating 10 Years of America Makes & 3D Printing in Ohio

America Makes is the United States’ leading public-private partnership for additive manufacturing (AM) technology and education, working to not only accelerate adoption of the technology in the country, but also…