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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,...
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...
TCT Show: Themes and Overview of 3D Printing in 2017

TCT Show: Themes and Overview of 3D Printing in 2017

This week in the UK, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham played host for the 22nd TCT Show, an annual affair that brings together the 3D printing industry. With perhaps 10,000 visitors and more than 250 exhibitors, the 2017 edition was certainly one for the books as the three days of the event were filled […]

This week in the UK, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham played host for the 22nd TCT Show, an annual affair that brings together the 3D printing industry. With perhaps 10,000 visitors and more than 250 exhibitors, the 2017 edition was certainly one for...
GE's Jeff Immelt Retires and Reflects on Major 3D Printing Commitment

GE's Jeff Immelt Retires and Reflects on Major 3D Printing Commitment

The September/October issue of the Harvard Business Review contains multiple articles on GE’s complete business makeover including an article authored by outgoing CEO Jeff Immelt himself written concurrently with his retirement. Immelt described how as part of an overall business transformation GE decided to go all in with 3D technology and wasn’t going to take […]

The September/October issue of the Harvard Business Review contains multiple articles on GE’s complete business makeover including an article authored by outgoing CEO Jeff Immelt himself written concurrently with his retirement. Immelt described how as part of...
Major Metal 3D Printing Developments and the R&D Tax Credit

Major Metal 3D Printing Developments and the R&D Tax Credit

Recent technological developments and industry trends are greatly bolstering the value of 3D metal printing. Metal product designers and fabricators need to be aware of where the metal printing industry is heading and how the federal Research and Development Tax Credit is helping to propel this powerful technology forward. The Research & Development Tax Credit […]

Recent technological developments and industry trends are greatly bolstering the value of 3D metal printing. Metal product designers and fabricators need to be aware of where the metal printing industry is heading and how the federal Research and Development Tax...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 6, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 6, 2017

We’ve got a lot of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by new 3D beta software, 3D printing materials work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a limited edition 3D printed shoe. 3D printing startup mything has secured €2.1 million in funding, while Desktop Metal announces a US supplier for its metal 3D […]

We’ve got a lot of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by new 3D beta software, 3D printing materials work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and a limited edition 3D printed shoe. 3D printing startup mything has secured €2.1 million...
3D Printing Business: Inside Desktop Metal

3D Printing Business: Inside Desktop Metal

Burlington, Massachusetts is home to the most recent unicorn to emerge from the 3D printing industry: Desktop Metal. On a recent excursion to Boston, I enjoyed the opportunity to spend the morning with the innovative metal additive manufacturing company and its energetic CEO, Ric Fulop. The company emerged with guns blazing earlier this year, including […]

Burlington, Massachusetts is home to the most recent unicorn to emerge from the 3D printing industry: Desktop Metal. On a recent excursion to Boston, I enjoyed the opportunity to spend the morning with the innovative metal additive manufacturing company and its...
New Metal 3D Printing Technology Pays Off: Desktop Metal Receives $115 Million in Series D Funding

New Metal 3D Printing Technology Pays Off: Desktop Metal Receives $115 Million in Series D Funding

In April of this year, Desktop Metal introduced its long-awaited Studio System and Production System, two metal 3D printing systems unlike anything the 3D printing industry had seen before. The products were released after several prominent companies had invested a great deal in the startup, believing that Desktop Metal was going to produce something magnificent. The […]

In April of this year, Desktop Metal introduced its long-awaited Studio System and Production System, two metal 3D printing systems unlike anything the 3D printing industry had seen before. The products were released after several prominent companies had invested a...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 30, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 30, 2017

On this last day of June, we will be covering everything from research to business and 3D software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. EarthShift Global and HP recently presented at a conference about the economic, environmental, and social impacts of advanced 3D printing technologies, while a Penn State student finished third in a national manufacturing […]

On this last day of June, we will be covering everything from research to business and 3D software in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. EarthShift Global and HP recently presented at a conference about the economic, environmental, and social impacts of advanced...
3D Printing Showcases Smarts: Carbon, Desktop Metal Named Among MIT Technology Review's 50 Smartest Companies 2017

3D Printing Showcases Smarts: Carbon, Desktop Metal Named Among MIT Technology Review's 50 Smartest Companies 2017

What makes a company smart? That’s a remarkably subjective question, of course, but most responses would come back to a few key points that set the smartest operations apart: innovation; vision; realistic approach to that vision; channels of funding, collaborating, getting word out — and, of course, having the intelligence in strategy to stand apart […]

What makes a company smart? That’s a remarkably subjective question, of course, but most responses would come back to a few key points that set the smartest operations apart: innovation; vision; realistic approach to that vision; channels of funding,...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 16, 2017

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of its Technology Pioneers, while Sciaky is showing off its EBAM technology at the Paris Air Show. EOS launches its new […]

3D printing awards, technology, programs, printers, partnerships, and new facilities – the 3D printing hive is abuzz with news on this lovely Friday! Desktop Metal was chosen by the World Economic Forum as one of its Technology Pioneers, while Sciaky is showing...
3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: June 10, 2017

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials. Materialise is hosting a 3D Printing in Medicine course next week, and the former CTO of Boeing joined the board of directors at 3D Systems. […]

We’re running the gamut for news stories today in 3D Printing News Briefs, bringing you news about 3D printing education and business, important partnerships, 3D printers, and 3D printing materials. Materialise is hosting a 3D Printing in Medicine course next...
Let's Talk About Desktop Metal

Let's Talk About Desktop Metal

If all the other kids were jumping off a bridge, would you? If all the rest of the internet was talking about Desktop Metal, would you? The bridge thing, hopefully not, but let’s talk about Desktop Metal. We heard about the company in 2015 when out of nowhere the newly-founded enterprise started racking up some […]

If all the other kids were jumping off a bridge, would you? If all the rest of the internet was talking about Desktop Metal, would you? The bridge thing, hopefully not, but let’s talk about Desktop Metal. We heard about the company in 2015 when out of nowhere...
Stratasys Releases Financial Results for First Quarter 2017; Sees Increase in 3D Printing Consumable Revenue

Stratasys Releases Financial Results for First Quarter 2017; Sees Increase in 3D Printing Consumable Revenue

As May moves past the halfway point, financial results from the first quarter are beginning to roll out from several 3D printing companies. Among the latest to release their financial information is Stratasys, which is just coming off a big week of announcements at RAPID + TCT. The 3D printer manufacturer saw a slight loss this […]

As May moves past the halfway point, financial results from the first quarter are beginning to roll out from several 3D printing companies. Among the latest to release their financial information is Stratasys, which is just coming off a big week of announcements at...
FATHOM Signs Partner Agreement with Desktop Metal, Expanding Reach of New Metal 3D Printing Systems

FATHOM Signs Partner Agreement with Desktop Metal, Expanding Reach of New Metal 3D Printing Systems

Advanced manufacturer FATHOM, based in California, has had a busy year so far: the company expanded its on-site managed services, showcased a video game controller at SOLIDWORKS World that was 3D printed using a Stratasys F123, demonstrated a DragonFly 2020 3D printer at CES with partner Nano Dimension, and at RAPID + TCT last week, Stratasys announced […]

Advanced manufacturer FATHOM, based in California, has had a busy year so far: the company expanded its on-site managed services, showcased a video game controller at SOLIDWORKS World that was 3D printed using a Stratasys F123, demonstrated a DragonFly 2020 3D printer...
Stratasys Fills In the Blanks on Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator, Extended Desktop Metal 3D Printing Partnership

Stratasys Fills In the Blanks on Continuous Build 3D Demonstrator, Extended Desktop Metal 3D Printing Partnership

At RAPID + TCT last week in Pittsburgh, the air was thick with announcements of the latest (and greatest?) in 3D printing. For its part, Stratasys hosted its announcements with great fanfare, and I had the opportunity to join the media crowd gathered Monday night for a dinner and Tuesday morning for the full press […]

At RAPID + TCT last week in Pittsburgh, the air was thick with announcements of the latest (and greatest?) in 3D printing. For its part, Stratasys hosted its announcements with great fanfare, and I had the opportunity to join the media crowd gathered Monday night for...
Focus on Functional 3D Printed Part Applications: John Dulchinos Discusses Jabil's 3D Printing Strategy

Focus on Functional 3D Printed Part Applications: John Dulchinos Discusses Jabil's 3D Printing Strategy

RAPID + TCT kept a steady pace of introductions and announcements this week, as 2017 represents a year of growth across the board. While we hear often from companies developing 3D printers and the materials that go in them, contract manufacturers have kept a lower profile — though that’s changing, as the world’s third largest […]

RAPID + TCT kept a steady pace of introductions and announcements this week, as 2017 represents a year of growth across the board. While we hear often from companies developing 3D printers and the materials that go in them, contract manufacturers have kept a lower...
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