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Romulus & Remus: Which Polymer Multinationals will Win in 3D Printing? 

I was trying to for myself make sense of the 3D printing materials landscape, specifically what the overall positions of the large polymer companies that have entered the 3D printing…

BASF Doubles Down on 3D Printing, Buys Sculpteo

BASF has really shaken up the 3D printing industry yet again by buying Sculpteo today. The German chemical giant has previously bought Dutch filament leader Innofill3D, launched a new brand…

BASF’s New Forward AM Corporate Brand & Expanding 3D Printing Materials Portfolio

In one week, formnext 2019 will begin in Frankfurt, and BASF 3D Printing Solutions (B3DPS), a subsidiary of BASF New Business GmbH, is joining many other companies at the top…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 12, 209

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking a little business, then moving on to some medical news. Volkswagen has achieved a major metal 3D printing milestone with HP, and…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 18, 2019

The stories we’re sharing in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs run the gamut from materials to new printers. Altair has launched its new industrial design solution, and Remet opened a…

Impossible Objects Makes Presence Known at RAPID + TCT with CBAM-2 3D Printing System, BASF Collaboration on Materials

Impossible Objects is a dynamic presence this year participating at RAPID + TCT 2019 in Detroit from May 20-23, as they unveil their new 3D printing system, the CBAM-2, while…

RAPID 2019: BASF, Origin and ECCO Partner to Produce Footwear

BASF has quietly hinted for a while that they are working on various flexible materials such as silicones to produce things such as insoles, medical equipment and perhaps even shoes….

HP: Announces Siemens Collaboration, Releases Jet Fusion 5200 Series, Plus New Software and Materials

“The Fourth Industrial Revolution is one of the most transformative forces in our lifetime. New technology innovations will be required, new partnership models will emerge, and new modes of doing…

$22 Million BASF and Materialise Essentium Investment, Analysis and Comment

BASF Venture Capital along with Materialise and Genesis Park (the Houston based VC not the park that purportedly gives us evidence that Man and Dinosaurs coexisted) closed their $22.2 million investment…

Interview with Origin 3D Printing CEO Chris Prucha

Origin launched while announcing an “Open Additive Production“…platform…”a new way to build based on open materials, extensible software, and modular hardware” and a simultaneous partnership with BASF to develop materials…

BASF, Essentium and Materialise Partner to Accelerate Industrial Additive Manufacturing

For more than a year, BASF and Essentium have been working together to develop advanced 3D printing materials with high mechanical strength, using Essentium’s proprietary FlashFuse technology. The two companies are now…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 13, 2018

We should really call today’s 3D Printing News Briefs the formnext 2018 Briefs, as announcements from the show are numerous this week. EnvisionTEC, XYZprinting, BASF, and DSM all introduced new…

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…

BASF and Reebok to Release Additional 3D Printed Liquid Speed Shoes, More Projects in Development

Multiple major shoe manufacturing corporations have been turning to 3D printing over the last couple of years. While 3D printed shoes aren’t filling shoe stores just yet, companies are being…

What Does BASF’s Investment in Materialise Mean for the 3D Printing Industry?

Earlier on today BASF invested $25 million into Materialise. We speculated that perhaps BASF wanted to conquer the eyewear market because the potential of this market is so vast. We…

BASF to Invest 25 Million in Materialise What does that mean?

BASF is on a roll. After buying Inofil3D and two other startups recently it has invested in Materialise. BASF seems committed to 3D printing and willing to spend to get…

BASF Expands 3D Printing Materials Portfolio with Acquisitions of Advanc3D and Setup Solutions

A year ago, global chemical giant BASF announced that it was increasing its focus on 3D printing with the establishment of a new division called BASF 3D Printing Solutions. In the…

Essentium Looks to Bridge Gaps in Additive Manufacturing with Real Solutions

The team at Essentium is always up for a challenge. Whether that’s the challenge of toughening up materials, changing the physics of 3D printing, or backing up their bold claims,…

Ultimaker Announces Alliance Partnership Program for Engineering Materials at RAPID

At the Hannover Messe trade fair in Germany today, Ultimaker released an expansion to its professional 3D printer portfolio with the new S5 3D printer – the first desktop machine the…

BASF and Essentium Deliver Super-Strong 3D Printed Prosthetic Socket

The partnership between BASF and Essentium Materials has already yielded some brand new 3D printing materials, and now the two companies are turning their attention toward something even more important:…

3D Printing: The New-Age Glue of Adhesive Companies

Individually shaped objects can be created in layers from various materials, for example plastic, metal and ceramics. The manufacturing industry has been using this process, also known as additive manufacturing,…

BASF and Essentium Materials Introduce New 3D Printing Materials

Last summer, chemical company BASF deepened its commitment to additive manufacturing materials with the formation of BASF 3D Printing Solutions, a subsidiary focused entirely on 3D printing. The company has been…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 13, 2018

We’re starting off with plenty of business news on today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to an event report and some science for your Tuesday afternoon. Agreements and…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 2, 2018

We’ve got a lot of business announcements for you today in 3D Printing News Briefs, plus some news about software and materials, so let’s dive right in. First, BASF 3D…