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Desktop Metal is “Excited to Contribute to the Industry with Our Technology” as Metal 3D Printing Excites the Market

Desktop Metal is “Excited to Contribute to the Industry with Our Technology” as Metal 3D Printing Excites the Market

A year after exploding onto the scene at RAPID + TCT 2017, Boston-based Desktop Metal was back to the event for the 2018 edition, slightly more sedate — if you can call a two-level booth in an exhibit hall sedate. Not a company to do anything small (aside from fine detail in metal 3D printing), […]

A year after exploding onto the scene at RAPID + TCT 2017, Boston-based Desktop Metal was back to the event for the 2018 edition, slightly more sedate — if you can call a two-level booth in an exhibit hall sedate. Not a company to do anything small (aside from...
Five Steps 3D Printing Service Bureaus Should Take to Keep Their Customers and Grow Their Business

Five Steps 3D Printing Service Bureaus Should Take to Keep Their Customers and Grow Their Business

Now is a great time to start a 3D printing service bureau! Over the past decade, many independent shops were acquired and there was significant industry consolidation. But recently, new players like Carbon, HP, and Desktop Metal have joined the fray and have already played a role in the launch of several new 3D printing […]

Now is a great time to start a 3D printing service bureau! Over the past decade, many independent shops were acquired and there was significant industry consolidation. But recently, new players like Carbon, HP, and Desktop Metal have joined the fray and have already...
Powerful 3D Printing Merger Brings Two Canadian Companies Together

Powerful 3D Printing Merger Brings Two Canadian Companies Together

In a new merger, two of Canada’s prominent additive manufacturing companies have joined forces to create a unified 3D printing ‘powerhouse.’ Javelin Technologies specializes in 3D design engineering, product data management, automation, and additive manufacturing, while Cimetrix Solutions is a provider of additive manufacturing and laser scanning solutions for both industry and educational institutions. Now the two have merged […]

In a new merger, two of Canada’s prominent additive manufacturing companies have joined forces to create a unified 3D printing ‘powerhouse.’ Javelin Technologies specializes in 3D design engineering, product data management, automation, and additive...
Applications, Metal, Maturation in 3D Printing Shine at RAPID + TCT

Applications, Metal, Maturation in 3D Printing Shine at RAPID + TCT

Anticipation is always high for a major event, and RAPID + TCT draws great focus to 3D printing in North America. Several major themes were intentional as this year’s event curated programming centered around medical, metal, and aerospace innovation; others, as they always will, arose throughout the course of the show. This week, writer Sarah Saunders […]

Anticipation is always high for a major event, and RAPID + TCT draws great focus to 3D printing in North America. Several major themes were intentional as this year’s event curated programming centered around medical, metal, and aerospace innovation; others, as...
Dynamism Showcases Leading 3D Printers at RAPID + TCT

Dynamism Showcases Leading 3D Printers at RAPID + TCT

New advancements in 3D printing are giving manufacturers better options to improve efficiency. To save time and costs, companies are increasing utilization of 3D printing for jigs, figures, and creating parts in-house rather than outsourcing them to third-party manufacturers. Dynamism offers many of these leading edge 3D printers, with expert pre-sales advice, installation and training, […]

New advancements in 3D printing are giving manufacturers better options to improve efficiency. To save time and costs, companies are increasing utilization of 3D printing for jigs, figures, and creating parts in-house rather than outsourcing them to third-party...
Celebrate 3D Printing with Award-Winning 3D Printers, Materials, Leaders

Celebrate 3D Printing with Award-Winning 3D Printers, Materials, Leaders

We’ve got plenty of 3D printing awards news to share with you today, as some of the industry’s biggest names are receiving accolades for their innovation, hard work, and dedication. First up, Polish-Swiss 3D printer reseller BIBUS MENOS is at the 10th Jubilee edition of 3D Printing Days, the largest trade fair in Poland, this week […]

We’ve got plenty of 3D printing awards news to share with you today, as some of the industry’s biggest names are receiving accolades for their innovation, hard work, and dedication. First up, Polish-Swiss 3D printer reseller BIBUS MENOS is at the 10th...
Metal 3D Printing Speeds Product Development for Engine Parts Production

Metal 3D Printing Speeds Product Development for Engine Parts Production

About one year ago, Desktop Metal, headquartered in Massachusetts, introduced its highly anticipated metal 3D printers, the Desktop Metal Studio System and the Desktop Metal Production System, to the masses. This past winter, the company began to ship Studio Systems to its first Pioneer Program customers, including Virginia startup Lumenium LLC. Lumenium is working to […]

About one year ago, Desktop Metal, headquartered in Massachusetts, introduced its highly anticipated metal 3D printers, the Desktop Metal Studio System and the Desktop Metal Production System, to the masses. This past winter, the company began to ship Studio Systems...
R&D Profiles of Leading 3D Printing Companies

R&D Profiles of Leading 3D Printing Companies

It is important to analyze the level of the R&D occurring at the leading 3D printer manufacturers to help understand the technology commitment and future growth prospects of the 3D printing industry. A table providing the last three years per capita R&D for eight companies’ public reporting purposes is presented below: Some conclusions from the eight-company data for Renishaw, Stratasys, 3D […]

It is important to analyze the level of the R&D occurring at the leading 3D printer manufacturers to help understand the technology commitment and future growth prospects of the 3D printing industry. A table providing the last three years per capita R&D for...
Catch Up with Tim Ruffner, Our First Speaker for 3D Printing in Metal

Catch Up with Tim Ruffner, Our First Speaker for 3D Printing in Metal

Last week, we got a chance to sit down and speak with Tim Ruffner, a 3D printing in metal expert and the first speaker for our 3D Printing in Metal Workshop starting March 27. With over twelve years experience in managing all phases of sales development cycle, from prospecting through detailed presentations/negotiations to closing in […]

Last week, we got a chance to sit down and speak with Tim Ruffner, a 3D printing in metal expert and the first speaker for our 3D Printing in Metal Workshop starting March 27. With over twelve years experience in managing all phases of sales development cycle, from...
Metal 3D Printing Intellectual Property: Desktop Metal Files Suit Against Markforged

Metal 3D Printing Intellectual Property: Desktop Metal Files Suit Against Markforged

As it matures, the 3D printing industry is becoming an increasingly active space in terms of its patent landscape. Intellectual property is a critical concern in the dynamic industry, with new technologies coming to market and hundreds of patents issued and, for the last couple of years, more than a thousand published annually. IP lawsuits […]

As it matures, the 3D printing industry is becoming an increasingly active space in terms of its patent landscape. Intellectual property is a critical concern in the dynamic industry, with new technologies coming to market and hundreds of patents issued and, for the...
Desktop Metal Reports Total Investments Up to $277 Million Following Close of $65M Funding Round Led by Ford Motor Company

Desktop Metal Reports Total Investments Up to $277 Million Following Close of $65M Funding Round Led by Ford Motor Company

Metal 3D printing leader Desktop Metal, based out of Burlington, Massachusetts, first drew headlines back in 2015. The company was raking in millions of dollars in investments from some big-name companies, with nary a prototype to show off. The funding from major investors continued to pour in, especially after Desktop Metal introduced its DM Studio System and DM […]

Metal 3D printing leader Desktop Metal, based out of Burlington, Massachusetts, first drew headlines back in 2015. The company was raking in millions of dollars in investments from some big-name companies, with nary a prototype to show off. The funding from major...
Literal Growth in 3D Printing with Live Parts: Details from Desktop Metal

Literal Growth in 3D Printing with Live Parts: Details from Desktop Metal

Last week at SOLIDWORKS World, the software platform became further enmeshed with additive manufacturing as a flurry of announcements introduced new collaborations, integrations, and offerings further tying SOLIDWORKS into the workstream of 3D printing. The spotlight on additive was intentional, as the SOLIDWORKS team told us, with a maturing technology featuring more heavily into more […]

Last week at SOLIDWORKS World, the software platform became further enmeshed with additive manufacturing as a flurry of announcements introduced new collaborations, integrations, and offerings further tying SOLIDWORKS into the workstream of 3D printing. The spotlight...
3D Printing, Nature, and the Industry Renaissance

3D Printing, Nature, and the Industry Renaissance

A revolution marks a sea change, a hard resetting of the status quo; a renaissance is, literally, a rebirth. While a revolution is typically relatively short in duration and punctuated by some fundamental shift that changes a paradigm, often political, a renaissance is a process in itself that brings about a more gradual shift in […]

A revolution marks a sea change, a hard resetting of the status quo; a renaissance is, literally, a rebirth. While a revolution is typically relatively short in duration and punctuated by some fundamental shift that changes a paradigm, often political, a renaissance...
Desktop Metal Partners with SOLIDWORKS, Introduces New 3D Design Software Tool

Desktop Metal Partners with SOLIDWORKS, Introduces New 3D Design Software Tool

A lot of exciting announcements have been coming out of SOLIDWORKS World this week. HP announced a new full-color 3D printing system, while Nano Dimension and Rize both announced new or expanded partnerships with Dassault Systèmes’ SOLIDWORKS brand. Each of those partnerships has a different focal point, and today it’s Desktop Metal’s turn. The young company […]

A lot of exciting announcements have been coming out of SOLIDWORKS World this week. HP announced a new full-color 3D printing system, while Nano Dimension and Rize both announced new or expanded partnerships with Dassault Systèmes’ SOLIDWORKS brand. Each of those...
Venture Funding for 3D Printing

Venture Funding for 3D Printing

As a company, we pay attention to venture capital funding for 3D printing and additive manufacturing companies. We do not measure and compare the value of venture funding from one period to the next, although we have sensed an upswing in recent months. For example, Carbon announced a $200 million round of funding in December, […]

As a company, we pay attention to venture capital funding for 3D printing and additive manufacturing companies. We do not measure and compare the value of venture funding from one period to the next, although we have sensed an upswing in recent months. For example,...
Additive Manufacturing Symposium to Highlight SOLIDWORKS World 2018

Additive Manufacturing Symposium to Highlight SOLIDWORKS World 2018

In less than a month, people from all over the world of 3D design will be gathering for SOLIDWORKS World 2018, one of the biggest events in 3D software. There was a lot of 3D printing excitement happening at last year’s conference, and this year’s looks to be no different – if anything, there will […]

In less than a month, people from all over the world of 3D design will be gathering for SOLIDWORKS World 2018, one of the biggest events in 3D software. There was a lot of 3D printing excitement happening at last year’s conference, and this year’s looks to...
Desktop Metal Receives Two Patents for Removable 3D Printing Support Technology

Desktop Metal Receives Two Patents for Removable 3D Printing Support Technology

It hasn’t yet been a year since Desktop Metal announced the release of its two metal 3D printing systems, the DM Studio System and the DM Production System. Investors and others had been eagerly anticipating the introduction of the startup’s new technology, and they weren’t disappointed, as the Studio System and Production System looked right […]

It hasn’t yet been a year since Desktop Metal announced the release of its two metal 3D printing systems, the DM Studio System and the DM Production System. Investors and others had been eagerly anticipating the introduction of the startup’s new...
17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

17 Top 3D Printing Themes of 2017

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we look into […]

2017 has been, by any measure, an eventful year, and as always the end of December brings us to a retrospective season as we look back on all that has happened. For us, that means a look back on some of the major happenings in the 3D printing industry, as each year we...
Around the World in 3D Printing: Second Half 2017

Around the World in 3D Printing: Second Half 2017

3D printing, we’ll say lightly, keeps us busy. This young industry is vibrant with activity — and to better understand the happenings, we’re frequently taking off around the globe to talk to those making it happen and see the latest innovations first-hand. While 2016 was a banner year for 3DPrint.com in terms of travelling to […]

3D printing, we’ll say lightly, keeps us busy. This young industry is vibrant with activity — and to better understand the happenings, we’re frequently taking off around the globe to talk to those making it happen and see the latest innovations...
2017: The Year in 3D Printers

2017: The Year in 3D Printers

We’ve reached the last days of December, which means that it’s time to start looking back on what’s happened in 2017. Whether you’re reviewing the year with a nostalgic or a “thank goodness it’s almost over” attitude, there’s no denying that it’s been an eventful year, and that’s true in the 3D printing world as […]

We’ve reached the last days of December, which means that it’s time to start looking back on what’s happened in 2017. Whether you’re reviewing the year with a nostalgic or a “thank goodness it’s almost over” attitude,...
Desktop Metal Discusses Shipping the First Studio System 3D Printers to Google and Other Early Customers

Desktop Metal Discusses Shipping the First Studio System 3D Printers to Google and Other Early Customers

In April, Desktop Metal unveiled its greatly anticipated 3D printing systems, the Desktop Metal Studio System and the Desktop Metal Production System. The young Boston-area company garnered a great deal of interest and investments from its very beginnings, even before it had so much as a prototype to offer. Investors put a lot of faith […]

In April, Desktop Metal unveiled its greatly anticipated 3D printing systems, the Desktop Metal Studio System and the Desktop Metal Production System. The young Boston-area company garnered a great deal of interest and investments from its very beginnings, even before...
Top Ten 2017 3D Printer Developments

Top Ten 2017 3D Printer Developments

For the year 2017, the 3D printer industry evidenced solid overall industry growth with a lot of exciting product, software and material developments. HP Inc. HP’s first full year as a separate company appeared to be gaining traction and attracting lots of customer interest. The company has been building out sales networks, and important partnership relationships. On […]

For the year 2017, the 3D printer industry evidenced solid overall industry growth with a lot of exciting product, software and material developments. HP Inc. HP’s first full year as a separate company appeared to be gaining traction and attracting lots of customer...
Desktop Metal Expanding Sales of Metal 3D Printing Systems Internationally

Desktop Metal Expanding Sales of Metal 3D Printing Systems Internationally

In April of this year, Desktop Metal introduced its first two 3D printing systems: the Desktop Metal Studio System and the Desktop Metal Production System. The Desktop Metal Studio System is an industrial metal 3D printer designed for the office, featuring a brand new technology called Bound Metal Deposition, or BMD. The company itself has […]

In April of this year, Desktop Metal introduced its first two 3D printing systems: the Desktop Metal Studio System and the Desktop Metal Production System. The Desktop Metal Studio System is an industrial metal 3D printer designed for the office, featuring a brand new...
Highlights from the Cimquest Advanced Manufacturing Expo and 3D Printer Trade Show

Highlights from the Cimquest Advanced Manufacturing Expo and 3D Printer Trade Show

On October 19th and 20th Cimquest hosted over 600 visitors at their Branchburg, New Jersey headquarters. This year Cimquest decided to expand their Advanced Manufacturing Expo to a two-day event after experiencing an attendance of over 350 people in 2016. Attendees included leading manufacturers, medical device companies, machine shops, engineers, designers, students, the U.S. Army, the Department […]

On October 19th and 20th Cimquest hosted over 600 visitors at their Branchburg, New Jersey headquarters. This year Cimquest decided to expand their Advanced Manufacturing Expo to a two-day event after experiencing an attendance of over 350 people in 2016. Attendees...
Metal 3D Printing Makes a Strong Showing at TCT Show 2017

Metal 3D Printing Makes a Strong Showing at TCT Show 2017

This past week during TCT Show 2017, 3D printing was on full display as more than 250 exhibitors displayed the latest in additive technologies, showcasing software, hardware, and materials. Of course there’s one area that has lately been drawing the attention of the industry, and metal additive manufacturing had a great deal to show for […]

This past week during TCT Show 2017, 3D printing was on full display as more than 250 exhibitors displayed the latest in additive technologies, showcasing software, hardware, and materials. Of course there’s one area that has lately been drawing the attention of...
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