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Digital Manufacturing Company Fast Radius Goes Public with $1.4B SPAC Agreement

Another day, another SPAC in the additive manufacturing community! While our Executive Editor Joris Peels had originally wondered if BASF might acquire Fast Radius, the cloud manufacturing and digital supply…

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3D Systems and CollPlant: One Step Closer to Bioprinting Tissues for Breast Cancer Patients

As part of an ongoing expansion into regenerative medicine, 3D printing pioneer 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has been infusing additional resources into bioprinting technologies that can build tissues and organ…

3DomFuel Introduces “Enhanced” Landfill-Biodegradable 3D Printer Filament Spool

Back in 2015, Fargo, North Dakota-based company 3DomFuel, Inc. announced its environmentally-friendly Eco-Spool, a 100% bio-based 3D printer filament spool made of bio-friendly materials that break down in landfills much…

SPEE3D Continues Global Expansion by Installing Metal 3D Printer in El Salvador

Australia-based company SPEE3D develops and supplies high-speed metal AM solutions (hence the name) that use its patented cold spray-based Supersonic 3D Deposition additive manufacturing technology (SP3D). First the company successfully deployed…

Continuous Composites Receives Investment from Saint-Gobain’s Venture Arm

There’s no mistaking the fact that we’ve entered a new phase of 3D printing investment, with four companies in 2021 already announcing plans to go public and numerous startups receiving…

Italian Fashion Manufacturer Uses Voxel8’s ActiveLab to 3D Print High-Fashion Accessories

Massachusetts-based digital manufacturing company Voxel8 has used its multimaterial ActiveLab 3D printing system in the past to 3D print athletic shoe uppers, as the printer is capable of fabricating flexible…

RAG & Metro Aerospace to Deliver 3D Printed, FAA-Certified Microvanes for Aircraft

Oklahoma-based defense contract parts supplier Rapid Application Group (RAG), a HUBZone and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), recently announced a new additive manufacturing contract with Metro Aerospace, which designs, integrates,…

Maker of CREATOR Metal 3D Printer to Be Bought by Lumentum for $5.7B

There have been several important acquisitions in the 3D printing industry, including that of EnvisionTEC by Desktop Metal, Origin by Stratasys, and 3D Hubs by Proto Labs, leading us to…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 26, 2020: BCN3D & Distrinova, Desktop Metal, Dassault Systèmes, CALLUM & XJet

We’ve got a little business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to a webinar and some Christmas cheer. BCN3D has a…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 17, 2020: TRIANKLE, EnvisionTEC & Henkel, Siemens Energy

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, an international research consortium of organizations is working to develop 3D bioprinted ankle implants. EnvisionTEC and Henkel are partnering to combine 3D printing and…

GE and University of Sydney Make 5 Year Metal 3D Printing Agreement

GE has announced a five year agreement with the University of Sydney to bring metal 3D printing training and machines to their Darlington campus. This campus is a part of…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 10, 2020: Velodyne Lidar & Local Motors, Philament, PostProcess & Orthodent, Keyshot & Stratasys

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about business, materials, dental, and software. Velodyne Lidar has announced a multi-year sales agreement with Local Motors. Filamania has launched its Philament…

Evolve Additive Partnering with Siemens Digital Industries Software for Automated 3D Printing

Manufacturing solutions provider Evolve Additive Solutions, a Stratasys spinout headquartered in Minnesota, has announced a partnership with the Siemens Digital Industries Software business unit. The collaboration is aimed at growing…

ASTM Enters Agreement with NASA to Support 3D Printing

International standards organization ASTM International, which is dedicated to serving global societal needs, announced in 2017 that it was setting up an Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (AM CoE), and was…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 31, 2020: Farsoon, ExOne, Fusion3 & Create it REAL

We’ve got news on materials and software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Farsoon is offering biocompatible polymer powder materials for medical 3D printing, and ExOne will optimize its sand…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 3, 2020: ALM & BASF, TÜV SÜD, Syqe Medical & Stratasys, WASP

In this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about materials, medical device 3D printing, investments, and 3D printed eco-housing. Advance Laser Materials has released four new printing powders that…

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Organovo’s Keith Murphy Back as Executive Chairman

Founder and former CEO of Organovo, Keith Murphy, is back as the company’s newly appointed Executive Chairman of the Board. The news comes three years after Murphy left the pioneering…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 30, 2020: Roboze, BCN3D & CREA3D, 3D Systems, ASTM International

We’re covering 3D printing business stories in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, including investments, partnerships, industry executives, and annual reports. Federico Faggin, who invented the microprocessor, is investing in Roboze,…

VELO3D and Lam Research are 3D Printing Metal Parts for Semiconductor Industry

Silicon Valley metal 3D printer manufacturer VELO3D, which recently landed the largest order yet in the company’s short history for its Sapphire system, has announced a joint development agreement with…

Nexa3D Acquires NXT Factory, Introduces Eco-Friendly 3D Printing Washing Solvent

While Nexa3D may specialize in manufacturing super-fast stereolithography 3D printers, the company has been branching out recently, and narrowing its focus on the materials side of things. It launched the…

Fraunhofer and RMIT Form Cross-Continental 3D Printing Partnership

While RMIT University is known for specializing in technology and design, Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS is a force to contend with, known as a leading applied…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 25, 2020: MakerBot, ANSYS, Sintavia, Nexa3D & Henkel

We’re all business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs! MakerBot has a new distribution partner, and ANSYS is launching a new product. Sintavia has acquired an additional Arcam 3D printer…

MDA and Burloak to Make 3D Printed Space Satellite Parts

Family-owned metal manufacturing network Samuel, Son & Co. provides industrial products and related value-added services all across North America, and one of its most important company divisions is Burloak Technologies,…

AFRL Providing $154M in Funding to NextFlex to Advance Flexible Hybrid Electronics

In 2015, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Institute (NextFlex) was formed as the result of an agreement between the US Department of Defense (DoD) and FlexTech Alliance. One of…