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Where is 3D Printing in Gartner’s Hype Cycle?

Gartner´s Hype Cycle outlines five distinct phases of a technology’s lifecycle. We start with the Innovation Trigger, in which media initiates the spread of a technology. Subsequent success stories fuel…

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Amid Russian Invasion of Ukraine, EOS Issues 3D Printing Boycott

As of last week, it’s become nearly impossible to talk about anything but the Russian invasion of Ukraine. In response to the possible inclusion of Russia’s neighbor into NATO, an…

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SPAC Backs Out of Essentium 3D Printing Merger, Stalling IPO

Atlantic Coastal Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: ACAH), the company set to merge with Essentium, Inc. to establish an IPO, has backed out of its deal. The mobility-focused special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC)…

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Exec Leaves Microsoft for Rocket 3D Printing at Relativity Space

Relativity Space, the Los Angeles-based startup specializing in additive manufacturing (AM) rocket parts, has announced the hiring of (now former) Microsoft executive Scott Van Vliet to run its software engineering…

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Porsche Invests in Chinese 3D Printer Maker INTAMSYS

The paths of two interesting companies are converging as the investment arm of luxury auto manufacturer Porsche backs Chinese 3D printer maker INTAMSYS. The exact amount of funding has not…

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A Look at ARK’s 3D Printing Fund, “PRNT”

ARK Investment Management LLC is the only investment management firm that offers an actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) dedicated to 3D printing, making it a unique player in the world…

Scars and Bruises: Business Development Success in 3D Printing

We know now the general advantages of using 3D printing. When trying to commercialize a new material, technology, or application, a lot of people seek out these advantages laser-like to…

AM Investment Strategies Profile: Stratasys

Stratasys CEO Yoav Zief will be taking part in the SmarTech Stifel AM Investment Strategies event on September 9th. We’re incredibly proud that we’ve got a set of very exciting…

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Stifel: Leading the Charge in 3D Printing Investment Banking Advisory

In a recent 3DPrint.com PRO article, I had the opportunity to speak to Stephen Butkow and Bryan Dow, Managing Directors at Stifel’s Global Technology Investment Banking Group. The interview provided…

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What makes a successful idea, or why 3D printing startups need to partner up with investors

A lot of successful projects begin as small startups. Without a doubt, the inventors play a major role in this process, but the investor’s contribution is often disregarded, and it’s…

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Metal 3D Printing Firm Freemelt to List on Swedish Stock Exchange

As we learned recently from the folks at Stifel, when one company lists on the stock market, it gives other businesses the initiative and confidence to follow suit. After a…

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Stifel’s Global Technology Investment Banking: Never Been a Better Time to Be in 3D Printing

The 3D printing industry is currently undergoing another growth spurt. Though it bears some resemblance to the stock boom that occurred circa 2013-2014, the technology and the market are much…

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Promoting diversity in additive manufacturing (and how to do it organically).

With Marie Langer, CEO at EOS, actively campaigning for diversity in the additive manufacturing industry and EOS championing the celebration of diversity in recent weeks, what does it really mean…

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No, the Additive Manufacturing Industry Did Not Expand by Double Digits in 2020

Big shifts, changes, and excitement have been an annual staple in the additive manufacturing industry for the past ten years. Ever since the advent of desktop and inexpensive 3D printers,…

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The State of ‘the War for Talent’ – A Talent Market Trend Analysis

With the growth of the additive manufacturing industry, there is an inevitable progression in demand for talented professionals to help businesses expand their AM divisions and overgo competitors. The AM…

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3 Key Indicators of Great Company Culture

Additive manufacturing is not immune to the thread that binds a team or company together. A thread better known as ‘company culture.’ Each business has one, each one is different….

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New Data Report: 3D Printing Revenues Reached $2.12B in Q3 2020, Says SmarTech Analysis

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global economy took a steep nose dive in 2020. This included the 3D printing market during the first half of the year, but our…

3D Systems Software Sale Doubles DDD Stock Price

On January 7, 2021, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced the sale of its “non-core software businesses,” sending the stock soaring to over twice its previous value. The company sold its Cimatron and…

REGENHU Unveils New Bioprinters, Software and More to Revamp Business

Innovative biomedical company REGENHU just launched its next-generation 3D bioprinters and software as part of its ongoing mission to revolutionize medicine. Called the R-GEN series, the new systems consolidate years…

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Critical Analysis: 3D Systems

Earlier this year, just before the onset of COVID-19 lockdowns, CEO of 3D Systems (DDD), Vyomesh Joshi, announced his plans to retire. Joshi’s departure came at a critical time for…

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Critical Analysis: Desktop Metal’s SPAC Deal

By now you’ve probably heard about the latest surprise in additive manufacturing startup companies going public. During what is clearly not the best of times for the metal additive industry,…

Royal DSM Acquires Portion of Clariant 3D Printing Materials

Royal DSM has announced that it will be taking over portions of the 3D printing portfolio of Swiss chemical giant Clariant, representing a somewhat dramatic shift in the additive manufacturing…

3D Printing News Briefs: August 1, 2018

We’re starting out with a little business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to planes, automobiles, and camping, followed by some medical news. Renishaw just received a…

New UAE Manufacturing Report Covers Developments and Industry Impact of 3D Printing and Other Advanced Technologies

When you think about 3D printing in the United Arab Emirates, the glamorous city-state of Dubai and its ambitious 3D Printing Strategy are probably what immediately come to mind. But…