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CORE Consolidates 3D Printing Industry with Acquisition Spree: Interview with Founder John May

CORE Industrial Partners is a private equity firm in Chicago, made up of experienced investment professionals and former CEOs, with $700 million worth of capital commitments investing in lower middle-market…

Oerlikon CEO Roland Fischer: “It’s About Optimizing the 3D Printing Process”

Roland Fischer is the CEO of Oerlikon, a 10,000-employee group with revenues in excess of $2 billion and active in a range of industrial areas. The conglomerate has a significant…

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Interview with Michael Fuller, CEO of 3D Printed Heat Exchanger Firm Conflux Technology

Michael Fuller heads up Conflux Technology, an Australian firm that uses powder bed fusion to make heat exchangers for automotive, racing, power electronics, power generation, and aerospace. The company has…

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De-Hyper: Can 3D Printing Alone Solve the Climate Crisis? Probably Not.

Given the compounding human-caused, ecological crises facing life on earth at the moment, I’ve been interested in speaking to experts to understand what role, if any, 3D printing and technology…

The Slow 3D Printing Software Revolution with Materialise

While attending RAPID + TCT a few weeks ago, I sat down with Bryan Crutchfield, the Vice President and General Manager – North America at Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS), to discuss…

3D Systems at RAPID + TCT 2021: Oqton Acquisition & David Leigh Interview

In early September, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced an agreement to acquire software startup Oqton, a global SaaS company that offers an agnostic, intelligent, cloud-based Manufacturing Operating System (MOS) platform which automates the end-to-end…

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VELO3D Goes Public: We Speak to CEO Benny Buller

VELO3D (NYSE: VLD) went public today with the company listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “VLD”. The company merged with JAWS Spitfire Acquisition Corporation…

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Shapeways Begins Trading on NYSE, Secures $103M in SPAC Merger

Shapeways, the leading 3D printing service bureau that makes digital manufacturing accessible to anyone, has completed its merger deal with blank check company Galileo Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: GLEO) and began…

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Satori Launches Kickstarter Campaign for New Large-Volume VL2800 3D Printer

After a long wait, it’s finally here: the Kickstarter campaign for the new large-volume, industrial-grade Satori 3D printer, the VL2800, officially launched this week, and in less than ten hours…

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Shapeways CEO Greg Kress Discusses the Upcoming SPAC Merger

On April 28, 2021, 3D printing service bureau Shapeways announced that it was going public via merger with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Galileo Acquisition Corp. I had a chance…

Satori Set to Launch Kickstarter Campaign for New Industrial Resin 3D Printer

London-based tech company Satori launched its first resin 3D printer, the compact yet professional ST1600, in October of 2020, and introduced a partnership program at the same time in order…

3D Printing Steps in to Aid Semiconductor Industry’s Faltering Supply Chains

At this point in its evolution, additive manufacturing (AM) is growing far beyond the aerospace sector that kickstarted its adoption for end part production. It is being incorporated into automotive,…

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Cellink: Can This Bioprinting Firm Reach a $10B Valuation?

Since 2019, bioprinting pioneer Cellink (OTC: CCLKF / CLNK-B.ST) has gone from a $257 million market capitalization to a $1.5 billion-plus valuation. Before it went public in 2016, this new…

Domin 3D Prints Hydraulic Valves to Outperform the Competition on “Every Metric”

Brash young UK company Domin aims to disrupt the industrial valve, hydraulics, and actuator markets through 3D printing. I love the way that the firm has tackled the challenge of…

God of Small Things: 3D MicroPrint CEO Provides a Look into His Tiny World

I interviewed Joachim Göbner, CEO at 3D MicroPrint, to understand 3D printing at the microscale. 3D MicroPrint is specialized in micro sintering of small metal parts. This means, along with…

Riding the Rails with Wabtec into the 21st Century with 3D Printing

Rail transportation is key to our global infrastructure and, in some ways, could be the future of that infrastructure in the face of climate collapse. For those reasons, it’s crucial…

3DPOD Episode 45: Sarah Goehrke, Additive Integrity, and Women in 3D Printing

Today, we’ve got the whirlwind that is Sarah Goehrke on the 3DPOD. Max and I had a great time talking to the former 3DPrint.com Editor-in-Chief about her editorial business, Additive…

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Bloom Courageously: Discussing Women in 3D Printing with Satori CEO Chengxi Wang

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Chengxi Wang, the CEO of professional 3D printer developer Satori, which officially entered the 3D printing market with the launch of its…

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to Expand DED Metal 3D Printing Line

Slowly, but surely, mainstream industrial manufacturers are taking over the 3D printing space. While there was talk maybe eight years ago about whether or not HP would be acquiring Stratasys…

Interview: Satori and Moroccan Designer 3D Print “Work From Home” Office Goods

London-based startup Satori, which means “enlightenment” in Japanese Zen, recently entered the 3D printing market with the launch of its new professional 3D printer, the compact, resin-based ST1600. The system,…

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3D Printing Chemistry 101: Nylon

If you’re anything like this author, you got a C- in high school chemistry and never looked back. With a newfound interest in the topic, I’m hoping to revisit the…

3D Systems’ New CEO Jeff Graves Discusses His Vision for 3D Printing

As discussed in a recent 3DPrint.com PRO article, 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has changed CEOs and performed significant reorganization twice in the past four years. With an eagerness to understand…

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Deutsche Bahn Explains How Mobility Goes Additive is Driving Railway 3D Printing

Our industry pays very little attention to rail, an industry that has its very own certification requirements. What’s more, due to the nature of these large vehicles, rail parts are…

Startup Accelerator: 9T Labs Seeks to Make Carbon Fiber 3D Printing Go Industrial

Startup Accelerator is an article series with a focus on new and exciting companies in the 3D printing space, in which 3DPrint.com speaks to startup leadership about their unique technologies…