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3D Printing News Briefs, February 10, 2024: Awards, Automated Powder Transfer, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, 6K was recognized on the Global Cleantech 100 list for the second year running, while 6K Energy won a prestigious award. Trumpf is introducing…

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What Does the Future Hold for Metal AM Production: Insights from the 6K Additive Survey

Introduction The rapidly evolving field of metal 3D printing stands at a crossroads, with the industry seeking to expand material capabilities while embracing sustainability. Additive Manufacturing Research and 6K Additive…

US Department of Energy Awards 6K Energy $50M for Construction of Battery Material Plant

6K Energy, the sibling company of 6K Additive, has been awarded $50 million from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains. The funds will…

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…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 8, 2023: 3D Printed eVTOL Parts, Prosthetics Access, & More

We’re starting with maritime 3D printing news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to construction. There are several collaborations and partnerships to report on in regards…

Stellantis Ventures Invests €100M in 6K, Lyten, and 9 Other Firms for Sustainable Mobility

Last year, multinational automotive powerhouse Stellantis launched its venture capital arm, Stellantis Ventures, to further its green mobility goals. Furnished with an initial fund of €300 million, Stellantis Ventures targets…

6K Additive and RICOH Announce Advances in Medical 3D Printing at Rapid + TCT

The RAPID + TCT event has finished its 2023 run, but not before 6K Additive and RICOH  made significant announcements related to medical 3D printing. 6K Additive announced its partnership…

3D Systems Announces Partnerships with 6K and TE Connectivity

Additive manufacturing (AM) sector leader 3D Systems has announced two new partnerships, each involving another American manufacturing company. One of the partnerships, with TE Connectivity — a major producer of…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: February 12, 2023

There are plenty of webinar and event options this week, starting with the hybrid 3DEXPERIENCE World, being held both online and in-person in Nashville. Webinars this week include offerings from…

Essentium Names New Executives As 3D Printing Industry Shakes up Managing Roles

In the last months, a growing number of additive manufacturing (AM) companies have announced adding new top-level executives and board members to their teams to meet set business goals and…

6K’s White Paper Examines Metal 3D Printing Powders Market

In 2022, 6K and SmarTech Analysis released a new white paper titled “Metal Additive Goes Full Scale: The Future of the Metal Additive Powder Materials Market,” recognizing the impact the…

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Behind 6K’s White Paper on Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing

Massachusetts-based plasma technology company 6K released a white paper last October detailing the future of the metal powder market for additive manufacturing (AM). The study evaluates how metal powder suppliers…

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A First-Timer’s “Definitive” Guide to Surviving Formnext

Believe it or not, this year was my very first time attending the additive manufacturing (AM) industry powerhouse event known as formnext, which has been held in Germany for eight…

Formnext 2022: 3D Printing News Roundup

While additive construction is being deployed at this very moment to aid in a military conflict between India and China, the additive manufacturing (AM) industry is focused on Germany. We’ll see how…

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On the Ground at 6K Additive as it Doubles Metal 3D Printing Powder Manufacturing

6K Inc. produces high-quality, sustainable materials for customers in demanding industries, like aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics, renewable energy, and more. Its proprietary UniMelt microwave plasma production system produces these unique…

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6K and SmarTech Explore How Metal Powders Can Thrive in Scaling 3D Printing Markets

Trailblazing materials developer 6K rolled out its latest white paper to demonstrate the vast potential of metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM). The new document, titled “Metal Additive Goes Full…

Metal 3D Printing at IMTS 2022 with 6K Additive, AddUp, Fabrisonic, Formalloy, & Xact Metal

There was so much to do and see at IMTS in Chicago this year, with nine specific pavilions on topics like controls and CAD-CAM, quality assurance, metal removal, additive manufacturing,…

3D Printing Firm 6K to Make Battery Materials with ONE

In addition to its efforts making metal powders for 3D printing, 6K dedicates its energy to the energy sector itself. Through 6K Energy, the Massachusetts startup produces materials for lithium-ion…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Rocket Lab, Sierra Space, Caracol, 6K

We explore Rocket Lab and Sierra Space join alliance to help move troops and material via rockets for terrestrial transport, Sandhelden and Duffy London 3D printing a sand coffee table, Caracol…

Incodema3D Signals US Metal 3D Printing Scale-Up with 6K, Uniformity Deals

Incodema3D, an additive manufacturing (AM) services company specializing in the aerospace sector, announced two new projects recently, involving two different metal alloy powders. First, Incodema3D, which is headquartered in upstate…

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6K Raises $102M in Series D Round Led by Koch Strategic Platforms

6K has just announced that it has closed the first tranche of its Series D round of financing, for $102 million. In all, the company expects to raise a total…

Metal 3D Printing Powder Process from 6K Emits Less CO2 by up to 92 Percent

Massachusetts-based 6K has promoted the environmentally friendly nature of its metal production process, UniMelt. Now, the startup is backing up its claims with hard data. The results of an independent…

State of Massachusetts Awards $1.5M to 6K for Metal 3D Printing Powder

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito have awarded $1.5 million to 6K, the company behind the UniMelt microwave plasma platform that produces unique additive manufacturing (AM) powders….

3D Printing News Briefs, February 3, 2022: Business, Materials, & Education

We’re talking about business, materials, and education today in 3D Printing News Briefs, as Caracol obtained 9100 certification to produce advanced parts for the aerospace sector and Albemartle and 6K…