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Forust: Desktop Metal Unveils Wood 3D Printing Technology

Is Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) aiming for the most diverse portfolio of 3D printing technologies on the market? The company has made another acquisition that adds wood 3D printing to…

3D Systems Acquires Bioprinting and Simulation Firms Allevi and Additive Works

When we spoke to 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) CEO Jeff Graves on the 3DPod, he talked of a strategic refocus and the possibility of future acquisitions. On the podcast, Jeff…


Covestro Turns Trash into Material for Pellet 3D Printing

Made from 100% post-consumer plastic waste, Covestro’s first 3D printing material offers manufacturers structural performance with a lower carbon footprint than virgin material. Developed by the additive manufacturing business recently…

UK’s “Satellite Applications Catapult” Acquires MetalFAB1 3D Printing System

The UK’s innovation and tech company Satellite Applications Catapult will add Additive Industries’ MetalFAB1 industrial 3D printing system to their new Disruptive Innovation for Space Centre (DISC) at Westcott Venture…

Desktop 3D Printed Mold Enables Delicate Concrete Furniture

There are countless applications for products and parts made with 3D printed molds, such as prosthetic aligners, microneedles and organ-on-a-chip devices, and even building restoration. Experimental design studio Slicelab, remotely…

Laser Wars: ScanLAB to Democratize Powder Bed Fusion?

We’ve all been a party to the laser wars, in which a tiny clique of powder bed fusion firms are outdoing each other on seeing how many lasers they can…

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Leading Foot Wellness Company, FitMyFoot Uses 3D-Printing Technology to Create Custom Footwear at Scale

Fuzzy slippers and comfy sweatpants are the latest fashion craze, thanks to the Pandemic. Just take a stroll through your local department store, and you’ll find Athleisure wear replacing designer…

FIT AG and pro-beam Team up for (DED & PBF) Electron Beam Metal 3D Printing

The world of electron beam 3D printing is suddenly becoming larger. Whereas it was previously dominated by a single company, GE’s Arcam, there have been a number of new entrants…

3D Systems Expands in Denver to Address Demand for 3D Printed Products

As part of its planned expansion, 3D Systems announced it would add 50,000 square feet of facility space to its FDA-registered and ISO 13485-certified Denver, Colorado site. Along with new…

Graphene 3D Printing Enables Water Treatment Applications

Aerogels, formed by replacing the liquid in a gel material with a gas so the solid remains the same size, are extremely porous, lightweight yet strong solids, not dissimilar in…

Dymax and Mechnano Use Carbon Nanotube Technology for 3D Printing Materials

Just days after Arizona-based startup Mechnano presented a pioneering new way to use carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in additive manufacturing (AM) materials, the company announced it was also teaming up with…

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The State of ‘the War for Talent’ – A Talent Market Trend Analysis

With the growth of the additive manufacturing industry, there is an inevitable progression in demand for talented professionals to help businesses expand their AM divisions and overgo competitors. The AM…

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Part Renting, Parts-as-a-Service, and Build Volume Subscriptions in 3D Printing

More 3D printers are being leased. Vendors are looking at all-in-service models, as well. Following on from Carbon, subscriptions, including materials, are coming into vogue. HP has a hardware-as-a-service model…

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VELO3D Going Public Will Take Metal Powder Bed Fusion to New Territory

Over the last six months, the additive manufacturing industry has been riding a wave not seen in a decade. In March, the rumors that VELO3D—one of the youngest companies in…

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Is Bioprinting a Winner-Takes-All Market?

The current thesis on bioprinting goes a little something like this: bioprinting is a collection of a number of different technologies, all with potential. From inkjet, material extrusion, and stereolithography,…