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A Trip to Nano Dimension HQ: Electronics 3D Printing Live and In-Person

Earlier this month, I traveled to Israel for a 3D printing event and several site visits. The final company I had the opportunity to see while in the Tel Aviv…

3D Systems Reports $615M Revenue, Net Income Increase for 2021

3D Systems (NASDAQ: DDD) shares surged in aftermarket trading after the company announced its earnings results for the full year 2021 on February 28, 2022. The Rock Hill, South Carolina…

Stratasys’s Y2021 Near Pre-Pandemic Levels—Shares Slump Regardless

In 2021, Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) revenue reached $502.2 million, but the stock still decreased on Wednesday following the full year and fourth quarter 2021 earnings announcement. A leader in polymer…

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3D Systems Buys Two Extrusion 3D Printing Companies to Become AM Leader

Pioneer additive manufacturing (AM) firm 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced the acquisition of two 3D printer manufacturers, which sheds some light on 3D Systems’ long-term plan to become a leading…

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What Do Earnings Reports Tell Us About the 3D Printing Industry?

Over a dozen 3D printing companies have announced their transition from private to public in the last two years. That’s more than double the number of companies that went public…

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2022 Predictions: Bioprinting Leaders Weigh in

As 2021 comes to a close, the bioprinting field has a lot of reasons to be optimistic about the future. The bioprinting landscape has evolved rapidly in the last decade,…

3D Printing Financials: Desktop Metal Reports High Revenues, Losses and the Acquisition of ExOne

It’s only been seven months since Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM) went public. Still, the Massachusetts 3D printing business has already made some massive announcements, including the acquisition of pioneer binder…

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Dream M&As: What if Johnson & Johnson Merged with…

Inspired in part by the reverse merger of Markfroged with one, as well as the acquisition of EnvisionTEC by Desktop Metal, and of RPS and Origin by Stratasys, we’ve been brainstorming…

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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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2020’s Top 10 3D Printing Business Deals: From Pioneers to Startups

Looking back on 2020, it seems this unprecedented and tumultuous year has dealt a severe blow to businesses in every corner of the world. Even entire industries had to adapt…

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Altana Acquires TLS Technik and AMT to Make Metal 3D Printing Powder

Following the trend of acquisitions in the 3D printing industry by chemicals and materials companies, Altana AG, the Germany-based specialty chemicals group, has acquired Germany-based TLS Technik, and Aluminium Materials…

FATHOM Acquires GPI, Direct Metal 3D Printing Provider

FATHOM has just acquired leading metal 3D printing services provider GPI Prototype & Manufacturing Services LLC (financing provided by Monroe Capital LLC). Headquartered in Lake Bluff, IL, GPI is a…

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…

Formlabs Acquires its Main Material Supplier Spectra

History is filled with examples of companies that acquire their supply chains, usually to increase synergies, reduce costs and promote innovation. One of the cases that best illustrates this scenario…

AddUp Adds to Portfolio with Acquisition of Majority Stake in Poly-Shape

AddUp has been on an acquiring spree lately; just a few months ago, the joint venture between Michelin and Fives acquired metal additive manufacturing company BeAM, and now the company has…

Robo Acquires MyStemKits, Will Offer Comprehensive 3D Printing Education for All Ages

As technology advances and becomes a bigger part of every industry and sector, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and STEAM (including Art) education becomes more and more important for children…

AddUp Adds DED 3D Printing Technology with Acquisition of BeAM

BeAM was founded in 2012 as a company focused on Directed Energy Deposition (DED), a unique method of metal additive manufacturing that builds parts in free space and can print onto…

MCPP Acquires Dutch Filaments to “Actively Participate in the Future of 3D Printing Development”

As 3D printing continues to evolve and find increasing adoption across major industries, it has been no surprise to see major global chemical companies getting in on the action — materials…

Fuji’s Acquisition of Xerox and What This Means for 3D Printing

In January 2018, Fujifilm announced the acquisition of Xerox’s fabled printing business. This transaction will bring together three uniquely distinct 3D printing business lines and R&D programs including Fujifilm’s, Xerox’s,…

3D Printing Business: Inside GE Additive

The GE Additive Technology Center (ATC) in Cincinnati, Ohio is housed in a former Dell building that has become the center for GE Additive‘s latest efforts in additive manufacturing since…

GE Additive Acquires 3D Printing Simulation Software Provider GeonX

Last year, GE went through a period where it seemed to be acquiring companies left and right, notably Concept Laser and Arcam, and it tried but did not succeed to…

BASF Continues Expansion into 3D Printing Materials with Acquisition of Innofil3D

Global chemical company BASF has been involved in 3D printing for a while now. The company is a producer of materials as well as chemicals, and as the 3D printing materials…

3D Printing Patent Landscape

The field of 3D printing has been growing rapidly for years.  It has applications in many areas of life and the economy, such as healthcare, aerospace, and parts replacement.  3D…