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Markforged Releases Next Gen Metal 3D Printer and Ruggedized 3D Printer

Ahead of its upcoming SPAC merger with one, Markforged has announced new hardware and software releases. The firm says the new Metal X Gen 2, Next Day Metal, and X7…

Midwest Prototyping Installs AM-FLOW System to Automate 3D Printing Workflow

Automation is a hot topic in 3D printing these days, with SmarTech Analysis publishing the industry’s first report dedicated to the topic. However, we’re still in very early days both…

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3D Systems Sells On Demand 3D Printing Business for $82M

After more than a decade of providing the widest range of 3D printing services for on-demand manufacturing, 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) will sell its service bureau business to private equity…

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Shapeways CEO Greg Kress Discusses the Upcoming SPAC Merger

On April 28, 2021, 3D printing service bureau Shapeways announced that it was going public via merger with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Galileo Acquisition Corp. I had a chance…

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The 3D Printing Service Bureau is Dead, Long Live the 3D Printing Service Bureau

The high-touch, high-quality 3D printing service is under threat. With OEMs starting huge services, polymer companies getting into the service game, and giant manufacturing firms looking to be the biggest…

PrintParts Adds SLS to 3D Printing Services with Formlabs Fuse 1 Printer

In 2014, New York City-based 3D printing service provider PrintParts Inc. officially launched with the goal of connecting ‘Makers’ and ‘Printers’ online, though it wasn’t technically founded as a company…

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How to Make More Money at Your 3D Printing Shop

From a high-level perspective, you can categorize clients of 3D printing service shops into one of two buckets. Some clients tend to be more transactional in how they conduct business….

3D Printing Service Bureau Voodoo Manufacturing Closes Permanently

“Please continue dreaming, imagining, designing, and making new things.” – The Voodoo Manufacturing Company Millions of lives have been affected as the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the world. Unfortunately, catastrophic…

3DP AIPerfecter Offers Part Analysis to 3D Printing Service Bureaus

Service bureaus offer the ability to have prototypes and parts fabricated on professional equipment (especially important as some designers may not have access to any 3D printing resources) and in…

Sculpteo Now Officially Part of BASF, an Interview with Clément Moreau

With a market cap of $52B, German chemical giant BASF is near the top of the food chain within the 3D printing industry. It sits just below GE, with its…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 28, 2020: Desktop Metal, DOMO Chemicals, Nano Dimension

We’ve got some partnership news we’re sharing in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs! Cetim and Desktop Metal are working together, while DOMO and Zare have also announced a partnership. Moving…

Origin to Begin Shipping New Industrial 3D Printer, the Origin One

Today Origin will begin shipping their new Origin One, an industrial 3D printer which the San Francisco-headquartered company claims is already in high demand internationally. In fact, the developer of…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 3, 2019

For this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting off with a celebration – Scansite created 3D printed replicas of the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore for the 50th…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 16, 2019

We’re starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs off on a story with a deadline – LulzBot is currently having a two-day Amazon Prime Day Sale. Moving on with other business…

3D Printing News Briefs: July 2nd, 2019

We’re talking partnerships and materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. The Alfa Romeo F1 team and Additive Industries are strengthening their technology partnership, while Beam-IT and SLM Solutions are…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 11, 2019

Starting with a little business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Materialise has signed an MoU with Sigma Labs, and Carpenter Technology Corporation launched an additive manufacturing business unit, while…

Interview with Justin Finesilver of the 3D Printing Store

This is a brief interview with Justin from the 3D Printing Store. They have been able to leverage 3D printing to service customer needs since 2011. They have a large variety of projects specific to different users and have come a long way.

Interview with Ken Burns of Forecast3D on Manufacturing as a Service

I was very impressed with Ken Burns’ presentation at Additive Manufacturing Strategies in Boston. Ken is the technical sales director of the 3D printing services and manufacturing company Forecast3D. Originally…

ProtoCAM Makes 3D Printed Spare Parts for Carpet Looms from the 1930s

ProtoCAM is a Pennsylvania based 3D printing service bureau that serves the defense, manufacturing and consumer goods industries. The firm works with stereolithography, selective laser sintering (Laser Powder Bed Fusion),…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 9, 2018

Buckle your seat belts, because we’ve got a lot of news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with more event announcements and moving on to…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 14, 2018

We’re bringing you the latest 3D printing business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, plus a little 3D printed art to round things out. FATHOM is partnering with SOLIDWORKS software…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 18, 2018

In 3D Printing News Briefs, in which we share news about some upcoming events, and then move on to business, science, and 3D printing pen art. Europac 3D and Addition…

ZiggZagg Saves Money and Grows 3D Printing Client Base With DigiFabster’s SaaS Platform

3D printing software and services provider DigiFabster, established in 2015, uses its software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform to help companies automate and streamline certain business processes in a single step. Recently, Belgium-based 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 8, 2018

It’s all business for today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with an investment, a partnership, and a new facility. Lockheed Martin has invested $5 million in a Canadian materials science…