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Xerox Unveils ElemX Metal 3D Printer, Collaborates with US Navy

After purchasing Vader Systems in 2019, we’ve long been awaiting news of when Xerox (NYSE: XRX) would begin commercializing the startup’s liquid metal 3D printing technology. After hinting at it…

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Uniformity Labs Raises $38M for Possible Breakthrough in Metal 3D Printing Powders

3D printing company Uniformity Labs has just announced that it has raised $38.35 million in a Series B fundraiser. IP Group and Orion Resource Partners participated, but it is unclear…

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Desktop Metal (DM) to Release Studio System 2 Metal 3D Printer in Q1

Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) has had its stock price double in recent months amid a very frothy time for Wall Street. With signs that the bears are wrestling the bulls…

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What Needs to Happen for Consumer 3D Printing to Become Viable

Desktop 3D printing was supposed to be the next big thing. Due to over-claim and a response from the media that was far too enthusiastic, we were propelled to fill…

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Novameat 3D Prints “World’s Biggest” Cell-Based Meat Prototype

Alternative meat startup Novameat has unveiled what it calls the world’s biggest piece of cell-based, whole-cut meat analog. Since its foundation in 2018, the Barcelona-based startup has been 3D printing…

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Stratasys Introduces New PolyJet J850 Pro 3D Printer—With No Color!

Stratasys PolyJet systems have always had brilliant colors and been the tools of choice for many seeking prototypes. Now, with the Stratasys J850 Pro, the company is entering new territory…

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TIPE Conference 2021: How Female Leaders Are Changing the 3D Printing Paradigm

The global organization Women in 3D Printing (Wi3DP) hosted the first annual TIPE 3D Printing virtual conference with an all-female agenda of speakers and panelists from the additive manufacturing (AM)…

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UMaine 3D Printing Massive Wind Turbine Molds

As global society shifts to renewable energy, there will likely be efforts to make the production of wind turbines faster and more efficient. Fortunately for those involved, 3D printing will…

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Buy the First 3D Printed House Listed for Sale in the United States

My husband and I have lived in our little Cape Cod house in Ohio for over ten years now, and it’s a good home for us: fenced-in backyard for the…

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Dutch Navy Invests in INTAMSYS 3D Printers for On-demand Spare Parts

3D printing is becoming an increasingly key technology for the Dutch Navy. By printing parts onboard frigates, they will be less dependent on complex logistics operations. The latest development is…

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3D Printed, Vascularized Lung Models Push 3D Systems into Bioprinting

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has announced that it is diving further into the bioprinting space, upon significant progress made by its partner United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR) and its subsidiary Lung Biotechnology…

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Laser Wars: SLM Solutions to Sell Five 12-Laser Metal 3D Printers

In other news, some sales person as SLM Solutions (AM3D.DE) just hit it way out of the park on their quarterly bonus before the end of January. The company announced…

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Long-awaited Fuse 1 SLS 3D Printer Released by Formlabs

Today, Formlabs announced the release of its long-awaited selective laser sintering (SLS) 3D printer, the Fuse 1. It is a new class of printer, a bench top industrial system, featuring…

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3D Printing for Preppers: Investment Casting with PolyCast Filament

While disaster has not yet befallen my humble family, there is no shortage of emergencies globally and the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how useful even desktop 3D printing can…

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Dream M&As: 3D Printing Mergers and Acquisitions We’d Like to See in 2021, Part 3

Inspired in part by the acquisition of EnvisionTEC by Desktop Metal, of 3D Hubs by ProtoLabs, and of Origin by Stratasys, we’ve been brainstorming about the newly hot 3D printing stocks and renewed interest…

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WASP’s Dual House 3D Printers Build Innovative Eco-Habitat in Italy

Pioneering Italian 3D printer manufacturer WASP (World’s Advanced Saving Project) completed the printing phase of its sustainable living project TECLA, an innovative eco-habitat, circular housing model created entirely with reusable…

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Are We Finally at the Long-Awaited 3D Printing Inflection Point?

In my near-decade long tenure as a professional analyst to the 3D printing and additive manufacturing space, there has been near continuous talk about market inflection points—a time when the…

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New Data Report: 3D Printing Revenues Reached $2.12B in Q3 2020, Says SmarTech Analysis

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global economy took a steep nose dive in 2020. This included the 3D printing market during the first half of the year, but our…

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Dream M&As: 3D Printing Mergers and Acquisitions We’d Like to See in 2021, Part 2

Inspired in part by the acquisition of EnvisionTEC by Desktop Metal and of Origin by Stratasys, we’ve been brainstorming about the newly hot 3D printing stocks and renewed interest from investors in our markets. Is 2021 going…

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3D Hubs Bought by Protolabs (PRLB) for $320M

Today, 3D Hubs has been acquired by Protolabs (NYSE: PRLB) for $280 million, with a possible $50 million to follow later. The $280 million is made up of $130 million…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Powder Bed Fusion and Multi Jet Fusion, Part 1

Polymer powder bed fusion printers have been a mainstay of the 3D printing world for many years now. These highly productive machines dominate the service bureau installed base and are…

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Dream M&As: 3D Printing Mergers and Acquisitions We’d Like to See in 2021

Inspired in part by the acquisition of EnvisionTEC by Desktop Metal and of Origin by Stratasys, we’ve been brainstorming about the newly hot 3D printing stocks and renewed interest from…

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Oqton Raises $40M for AI-Based Manufacturing in Series A Round

Belgian-based AI manufacturing software company Oqton raised $40 million today through a round lead by Fortino Capital, PMV, and Sandvik. According to the firm, “several angel investors, including Carl Bass…

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Desktop Metal (DM) Buys EnvisionTEC to Quickly Boost Revenues?

Wow. Publicly traded Desktop Metal (NYSE:DM) has just purchased EnvisionTEC for $300 million in stock and cash. For my part, I would have paid all my money to be a…