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How Sexy Does 3D Printing Need To Be?

A fast-growing industry is appealing, from a business sense, of course; investors, inventors, and customers alike all flock to get in on the Next Big Thing. With several 3D printing…

Adopting Additive Manufacturing: Financing as a Barrier to Entry in 3D Printing

One of the major advantages of 3D printing often touted in marketing literature is its cost-cutting capability as compared to traditional manufacturing techniques. As material is built up in additive…

International Conference on Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing ‘Steers Clear of the Hype’, Announces Full Speaker Lineup

3D printing technology and the industry that has sprung up around it continues to grow with a momentum that seems never-ending. If you have been wondering about its staying power…

Gartner Names Quantum Materials, Rize and Senvol Cool Vendors in 3D Printing for 2017

Gartner, Inc. is a leading research and advisory company that, every year, creates a Cool Vendors List for multiple industries, including 3D printing. There are a lot of cool vendors…

Why W23DP Is The Critical Next Step In 3D Printing

A few weeks ago I was invited to attend a private event for 3D printing industry analysts and press. Our hosts put on an amazing show. It was also a…

Inside 3D Printing Conference: Are We 3D Printing a Copyright Free World?

I just caught an insightful and comprehensive talk from intellectual property lawyer and 3D printing evangelist John Hornick on what he feels the impact of 3D printing technology will be…

3D Printer Sales are Expected to Double in 2016, Reach 5.6 Million Units Sold by 2019

Business analysts have been predicting some rapid growth in the 3D printing industry for several months now, and for the most part sales trends this year have been giving those…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — August 29

There’s lots of 3D printing business news this week. Gartner Inc., the world’s largest research and advisory company for information technology, reports that medicine is the sector most influenced by 3D printing…

Why Experts Are Likely Underestimating the 2015 3D Printing Market

2014 has been a banner year for the 3D printing industry. Major corporations like Autodesk and HP have entered the space, while consumers have been the beneficiaries of major price…

Breaking New Ground with Used 3D Printer and Scanner Marketplaces

Renowned business information gurus  Gartner Inc. recently conducted a worldwide survey which asked organizations how 3D printing technologies are impacting their operations. The survey, which polled 330 individuals employed by organizations…

Gartner Predicts That 217,250 3D Printers Will be Shipped Next Year, 2.3 Million by 2018

Gartner, the leading information technology research and advisory company, has been covering 3D printing for some time now. They, just like many others within the industry, have a rather rosy…

Gartner Remains Cautious Over Consumer Level 3D Printing

Market leading IT research and advisory firm, Gartner, suggests a minimum of five to ten years for the consumer level adoption of 3D printing. This timeline is inline with many…

Authentise and Guardtime Establish Partnership to Secure 3D Printing Intellectual Property

There is no doubt that 3D printing is going to change the world as we know it, in a major way over the next decade. Most of these changes will…

Gartner Report Suggests That 3D Printing And Medicine Are About to Change the World

This morning Gartner, the technology research and advisory firm, located in Stamford Conn., issued a brand new report covering the 3D printing industry. Gartner has issued several reports in the…