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3D Printing News Briefs, May 18, 2024: Sustainability, Mass Spectrometry, & More

We’re starting with sustainability news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Stratasys has published its second ESG and Sustainability Report. Moving on, Electroninks opened a headquarters in the APAC…

Big Changes at BICO: Founders Leave as Whistleblower Revelations Spark Overhaul

In a significant development at BICO (STO: BICO), founders Erik Gatenholm and Hector Martinez have decided to leave the company after eight years, marking the end of an era for…

3D Printing Financials: Xometry’s Year of Growth and Challenges

Finishing 2023 amid broader economic challenges that have troubled many in the 3D printing sector, Xometry (Nasdaq: XMTR) reported a solid 31% increase in the fourth quarter revenue, reaching $128…

Meet the New XJet: New CEO and CBO Discuss New 3D Printing Strategy

When it emerged on the market in 2016, Israel’s XJet was one of the most promising startups in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. Promising a user-friendly method for producing extremely…

Sandvik & KBM Partner to Increase Accessibility of Metal 3D Printing Powders in U.S.

According to “Metals Market Data: Q3 2023,” additive manufacturing market growth stalled for the third quarter in a row, though still maintains a 13% year over year growth. AM Research…

Supernova: BCN3D Spins out Viscous Photopolymer 3D Printing Division

Barcelona-based BCN3D, most well-known for its professional material extrusion systems, has recently announced the creation of a new entity, Supernova. The business is the result of a carve-out from BCN3D’s…

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Velo3D CEO Benny Buller Steps Down as Company Explores Sale or Merger

Metal 3D printing firm Velo3D (NYSE: VLD) has announced that Benny Buller has resigned as CEO at the request of the company’s Board of Directors. The news comes at a…

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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Large-format 3D Printer Maker BigRep Acquires HAGE3D

BigRep GmbH, the German original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of industrial-scale extrusion 3D printers, has acquired HAGE3D, an Austria-based company that also manufactures large-platform, fused filament fabrication (FFF) systems. According to…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: October 29, 2023

It looks like Stratasys may be wrapping up its North American roadshow this week; that’s first up in our 3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup. ICAM 2023 will be in…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 28, 2023: Software Add-On, Heat Exchangers, Milling, & More

We’ve got news about an acquisition and a collaboration to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to two stories about additive manufacturing software. Then there’s a…

China’s BLT Metal 3D Printing Sales up Almost 60% YOY

Xi’an Bright Laser Technologies (BLT), one of China’s leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the metal additive manufacturing (AM) space, has released its financial results for the first half (H1)…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 16, 2023: Certification, Fuel Cells, Microalgae Ink, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re kicking things off with business, as former Waymo legal executive David Tressler joins 6K as its Chief Legal Officer. Moving on, MakerVerse received…

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Xerox’s Metal 3D Printing Resurrected via ADDiTEC Acquisition

In the latest sign of resurgent M&A activity in the additive manufacturing (AM) sector, Xerox Holdings Corporation announced that it has sold Elem Additive Solutions, Xerox’s metal AM subsidiary, to…

3D Printing Platform Shapeways Transfers Listing from NYSE to Nasdaq

Shapeways, a Michigan-based digital marketplace for additive manufacturing (AM) services, announced that the company is transferring its listing from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to the Nasdaq. The company…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 19, 2023: Local Motors IP Acquisition, Pizza Delivery, & More

We’re starting with materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as parts made with Arkema’s bio-based Pebax(R) Rnew(R) elastomeric materials are now available from Erpro 3D Factory. On to business…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 6, 2023: Industry Collaborations, Biofabrication, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the winners of the TCT Awards were honored. Elementum 3D hired a new Chief Financial Officer, and Sinaha Platform signed an agreement with Omega…

Digital Manufacturing Expert Robert Yusin Joins Optomec as CEO

Optomec has announced the appointment of Robert Yusin as its new CEO. A veteran of the digital manufacturing realm, Yusin brings with him a notable track record of leadership and…

JPB Système Invests in Addimetal to Combine Forces for French Metal Binder Jetting Market

JPB Système, a French aerospace supplier specializing in the use of fully automated production lines for advanced small parts, has acquired a stake in Addimetal, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM)…

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​​How Cathie Wood’s ARK Triggered 3D Printing’s Mergerocalypse

Financial markets nearly crashed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with general production and consumption activity reduced dramatically. One sector in particular received significant, newfound attention for the role…

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Stratasys Board Deems 3D Systems Bid to Be Inferior to Desktop Metal Merger

See updates at end of this article. In what has to be one of the 3D printing industry’s biggest news weeks, additive manufacturing (AM) pioneer 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has…

XJet Sets Sights on Metal 3D Printing IPO

XJet, a 3D printing manufacturer based in Rehovot, Israel, plans to raise up to $10 million through an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq. According to a registration statement…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 25, 2023: Post-Processing, Osteoarthritis, & More

We’re starting out with business in 3D Printing News Briefs today, as Exentis appointed Eric Bert the President of Exentis Americas, and 3YOURMIND announced Alexandre Donnadieu has been promoted to…

Alloy Enterprises Secures $26M for Novel Aluminum 3D Printing Tech

As recently reported by 3DPrint.com Senior Analyst Vanesa Listek, private investment into additive manufacturing (AM) startups has generally decreased from 2022 to 2023. However, there are notable standouts that have…