3d printing investments

BASF Invests in Chinese Company Prismlab, Creator of Ultrafast SLA-Based Technology

BASF has been steadily expanding its reach into the 3D printing industry, forming its dedicated 3D printing branch last year and since going on to acquire, partner with and invest…

Sumitomo Corporation of Americas Announces Investment in Sintavia

Florida-based company Sintavia arrived on the additive manufacturing scene in 2015, and has since made an impact on the industry through the development of new printing processes and a new facility….

Digital Alloys Closes Series B Funding, Receives Patents for Novel Joule Printing Method

Located in Burlington, Massachusetts, 3D printing company Digital Alloys is bringing something brand new to the table. It’s called Joule Printing, and the company claims it will bring metal 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 7, 2018

We’re starting things off on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business and a little software, before moving on to more cool 3D printing projects and products. NextFlex…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 11, 2018

We’re bringing you the business first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to a car update and metal 3D printing news. The ExOne company has released…

3D Printing Investments: Boeing Invests in Morf3D, DSM Funds Chromatic 3D Materials

While 3D printing is becoming more entrenched in the aerospace industry, some aircraft manufacturers and airliners have embraced the technology more enthusiastically and for a longer time than others. Boeing has…

Metalysis and Poietis Raise Funding to Further 3D Printing Developments

Metal powder producer Metalysis is expanding on a large scale. Its expansion project, Generation 4 (Gen4), will see the creation of an industrial scale production facility located within the company’s Materials…

Divergent 3D Approaches Close of $65+ Million Series B Funding

Startup Divergent 3D has big goals. What the company wants to do is nothing less than to transform the automotive industry by using additive manufacturing to build vehicles more quickly, inexpensively…

XYZprinting Announces Alliances with Three New 3D Printing Partners

XYZprinting made big news this week when it announced its intention to enter the industrial 3D printing market for the first time, introducing five new 3D printers that include SLS,…

Markforged Announces $30 Million in New Investment Funding

A lot of progress has been happening lately for Markforged, which just a few months ago introduced the latest 3D printers in its industrial 3D printer line. The company has…

Impossible Objects Raises $6.4 Million in Series A Funding While Preparing to Release Model One 3D Printer

Earlier this year, Impossible Objects introduced its pilot 3D printer, the Model One, at RAPID + TCT. The machine won the trade show’s Innovation Award for the service or product that…

3DCeram Expands Ceramic 3D Printing Business with Investment from Sinto Group

Ceramics are a relatively new material in 3D printing, at least on a large scale. One company has been working with the material in 3D printing for over a decade,…

Rusnano Sistema Sicar Invests In Apis Cor’s 3D Printing Construction Technology

By now, there are several companies working in the field of 3D printed construction, offering giant 3D printers capable of laying down foundations and walls faster than human hands can…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 12, 2017

We’ve got a lot of 3D printing business news for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs – CollPlant has signed an agreement with a US investor, while the Hobs…

New Metal 3D Printing Technology Pays Off: Desktop Metal Receives $115 Million in Series D Funding

In April of this year, Desktop Metal introduced its long-awaited Studio System and Production System, two metal 3D printing systems unlike anything the 3D printing industry had seen before. The products…

Caterpillar Invests $2 Million in Fastbrick Robotics’ Brick-Laying Variation on 3D Printing

Caterpillar has been around for a long time and has built up a solid reputation in the manufacturing world. Despite its foundation in traditional manufacturing technologies, however, the company is…

3D Printing Investments: Voodoo Manufacturing Receives $5 Million in Seed Funding

It’s easy to forget that Voodoo Manufacturing hasn’t been around for very long – less than two years, in fact. The service bureau was launched in October of 2015 and has…

Norsk Titanium Closes Investment from Triangle Holdings, Will Continue to Advance Rapid Plasma Deposition 3D Printing Technology

Back in April, Norsk Titanium announced that it had produced the first-ever 3D printed structural titanium components for a commercial airliner. The components will be a part of Boeing’s Dreamliner aircraft, and…

3D Printing Business: Nano Dimension Announces $4 Million Raised from Institutional Investor; Releases First Quarter Financial Results

Nano Dimension has been busy lately, though to be fair the Israeli 3D printer manufacturer is always busy moving forward. April seemed to be a particularly productive month, however, with the…

Luxexcel Receives $10 Million Equity Investment, Prepares to Begin Shipping 3D Printing Platform

Luxexcel 3D printed the first pair of functional eyeglasses in 2009, and we’ve been following their progress as they prepare to begin shipping their 3D printing platform to ophthalmic labs across…

GE Additive Ups Focus on 3D Printing, Announces Opening of New Customer Experience Center in Germany

“Our grandfather was Thomas Edison; we pride ourselves on innovation and invention,” said Mohammad Ehteshami, Vice President, Additive Integration, GE Additive, at last week’s Materialise World Summit. “The latest and greatest…

Additive Manufacturing Keeps Production Local: William Cook Saves 200 Jobs With Investment in Sheffield 3D Printing Factory

In a bid to gain new customers, as well as ‘safeguard’ 200 manufacturing jobs, family-owned engineering business William Cook, based in the UK, recently invested £6 million in a new factory…

Funding Hits 3D Printing This Week: $5M VC for Polymaker Materials, $1M Investment in BeeHex 3D Printed Pizza

It isn’t quite “mo’ money mo’ problems” these days for many up-and-coming companies in the 3D printing space as funding rolls in to reward hard work and scalable ideas with…

Desktop Metal’s Funding Rises to $97 Million After Investments from Google, BMW and Lowe’s

In October 2015, a 3D printing startup called Desktop Metal emerged out of Burlington, Massachusetts and immediately caught the attention of major investors. Despite the fact that they had no…