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BLT’s 3D Printing Tech Fuels China’s Gravity-1 Rocket Launch

As China continues to advance its position in the global space race, the successful deployment of the Gravity-1 rocket by Chinese startup Orienspace last January marks a significant milestone. Launched…

3D Printing Financials: Unpacking Farsoon and BLT’s 2023 Performance

In the Chinese 3D printing industry, two companies, Farsoon (SHA: 688433) and Bright Laser Technologies, or BLT (SHA: 688333), have recently unveiled their full-year earnings for 2023. Farsoon reported increases…

China Sets New Standard with 3D Printed Parts in Latest SAR Satellite Launch

In an era where space exploration and satellite technology are advancing at an unprecedented pace, the successful launch of the SmartSat-2A satellite, better known as Zhixing-2A, on February 3, 2024,…

BLT’s 3D Printing Powers LandSpace’s Rocket Hopper Test in China

In the ongoing race to space, a new chapter was added on January 19, 2024, when Chinese business LandSpace successfully hopped its ZhuQue-3 (ZQ-3) prototype rocket during a Vertical Takeoff…

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Navigating China’s 3D Printing Industry in 2024

China’s 2024 economic landscape presents a complex matrix of challenges and opportunities, deeply influenced by the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, regulatory adjustments, and the global economic environment. Amid these…

BLT Expands into South Korea, Baltics, and Africa with New Partners

Xi’an Bright Laser Technology (BLT) is one of the fastest growing companies in the metal laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) segment. With the signing of three new deals, it shows…

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The 10 Most Impactful 3D Printing Stories of 2023

While our readers were often drawn to developments in the desktop 3D printing space, the larger additive manufacturing (AM) industry was being shaped and reshaped by the business world. There…

BLT Sells First Large-scale BLT-S800 Metal 3D Printer in Europe

Just as RAPID + TCT was for the North American market, Formnext 2023 seem to have been a success for Chinese laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) companies in the European…

China’s BLT Metal 3D Printing Sales up Almost 60% YOY

Xi’an Bright Laser Technologies (BLT), one of China’s leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the metal additive manufacturing (AM) space, has released its financial results for the first half (H1)…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: BLT, M Holland & Tecnológico de Monterrey

BLT has announced its half year results for 2023 with $2.44 million in profit for the first half year up from a $5.34 million loss last year for the same period….

3D Printing News Unpeeled: 16 & 20 lasers & Mighty Buildings Gets $52m

Farsoon Technologies and Bright Laser Technologies (BLT) both unveiled large powder bed fusion machines. Farsoon´s FS1521M has 16 fiber lasers and a 1.5 meters by 850mm Z-axis build volume. BLT´s BLT-S800…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: BMF Verneer, $3m for Personalized Medicine & BLT

Boston Micro Fabrication is more than just an OEM having now launched UltraThineer, a projection micro stereolithography (PµSL) made Zirconia dental veneer that is three times thinner than others. The…

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BLT: A Pioneering Force in Chinese Metal 3D Printing

In the rapidly evolving landscape of additive manufacturing (AM), Xi’an Bright Laser Technologies Co., Ltd. (BLT) has emerged as a trailblazer, offering comprehensive solutions for metal additive manufacturing technology. Established…

Bright Laser Technologies Signals the Metal 3D Printing Trajectory of Chinese Heavy Industry

In April, 2023, Xi’an Bright Laser Technologies (BLT), one of China’s leading developers and suppliers of laser powder bed fusion (PBF) machines, broke ground on a nearly two-million-square-foot additive manufacturing…

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Chinese Metal 3D Printing Companies Make a Splash RAPID + TCT 2023

At this year’s RAPID + TCT event, there was an overwhelming presence of Chinese manufacturers of metal laser powder bed fusion (PBF) machines. For some, it was their first time…

BLT Breaks Ground on 163,200-Sq-Meter Metal 3D Printing Plant

Xi’an Bright Laser Technologies Co., Ltd (BLT) is among an established crop of Chinese manufacturers of metal laser powder bed fusion (PBF) machines that are expanding both domestically and internationally….

China’s Belt and 3D Printed Road: The Global 3D Printing Market Split in Two

A friend of mine told me recently, “Chinese 3D printing service bureaus only have Chinese 3D printers.” Another echoed this sentiment, saying, “Companies here want to buy from here.” Yet…