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€1.5M Investment Fuels CTIBiotech’s Bioprinted Human Models for Vaccine Safety

CTIBiotech is breaking new ground in the world of mRNA vaccines. The French biotech firm is bioprinting lifelike human skin models to test vaccines. This latest project, called SAFESKIN3D, taps…

Aerospace OEM Invests $9.1M in Michigan for Metal 3D Printing and More

Barron Industries, a foundry based in Michigan specializing in serving the aerospace and defense sectors, has made a $9.1 million capital investment to expand its operations in Oxford, Michigan. The…

Boring Company Alum Score $9M for Advanced Composites Manufacturing

Layup Parts, a Huntington Beach, CA-based startup specializing in on-demand manufacturing of parts made from composites, has received $9 million in its latest financing round. Founders Fund, the VC firm…

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Industrial Giant Ingersoll Rand Leads $19M Round Backing Inkbit’s AI-Driven 3D Printing

Inkbit, the Massachusetts-based original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of multi-material, AI-integrated 3D printers, has closed a $19 million financing round. Ingersoll Rand, a US giant in the industrial equipment sector, led…

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Lockheed Martin Leads $3M Investment in Q5D’s Electronics 3D Printing System

Q5D, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of robotic arm, hybrid additive manufacturing (AM) systems used for wire harness production, has closed a $3 million investment round. The investment arm of…

$25M to Back Sintavia’s Largest Expansion of Metal 3D Printing Capacity Since 2019

Sintavia, the digital manufacturing company specializing in mission-critical parts for strategic sectors, announced a $25 million investment to increase its production capacity, the largest expansion to its operations since 2019….

Liquid Metal 3D Printing Sector Emerges with Fluent Metal’s $5.5M Investment

Since Xerox first bought Vader Systems and its liquid metal 3D printing division in 2019, the additive manufacturing (AM) sector has been awaiting the emergence of a niche dedicated to…

3D Printing Financials: voxeljet’s Financial Reshuffle

In a series of significant announcements made on March 13, 2024, voxeljet (Nasdaq: VJET) has revealed a plan to reshape its financial structure and strategic direction. As part of these…

Japanese Aerospace Leader Invests in 3DEO and Its Metal 3D Printing Tech

Los Angeles-based metal 3D printing startup 3DEO has announced a key investment from IHI Aerospace Co., Ltd. (IA), a subsidiary of Japanese manufacturing leader IHI. This collaboration marks a significant…

Canada Funds $32.3M in Advanced Manufacturing Projects

As the deglobalization trend continues, national governments and their corporate partners are establishing manufacturing clusters meant to enable localized production. The latest country to follow the pattern is Canada, whose…

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White House Announces $530M Investment in U.S. Innovation Clusters

After numerous efforts to drive advanced manufacturing in the U.S. over the course of the past several years, the White House has announced a groundbreaking investment of over $530 million…

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BMW’s €650M EV Retooling Brings Opportunities for 3D Printing

BMW plans to invest €650 million in converting its Munich car plant for electric vehicle production. This move is part of the global trend towards electrifying plants and vehicle fleets….

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How My Childhood Fascination with Planes Led to Investing in 3D Printing

My fascination with aerospace started young, and I started studying planes–identifying them in the sky and learning everything I could about how they work.  Fast forward to my first week…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Not That Kind of Organ 3D Printing

GKN Aerospace will create a 150 jobs in Trollhattan Sweden with an investment of $60 million part of which comes from the Swedish Energy Agency’s Industriklivet initiative. The investment will…

Phasio Receives $2.5M to Streamline Communication for Digital Manufacturing

As additive manufacturing (AM) moves into industrial adoption, one of the biggest transformations taking place is in the software sector, where startups and legacy companies alike are seeking to better…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 18, 2023: Depowdering, Jewelry Patterns, & More

We’re kicking off 3D Printing News Briefs with a little business today, as Horizon Microtechnologies invested in a micro AM platform from Boston Micro Fabrication, and Rivelin Robotics announced a…

AM Investment Strategies 2023: Industry Leaders Discuss Growth, Consolidation, and Future of 3D Printing

A week ahead of Formnext 2023, Additive Manufacturing Research (AMR, formerly SmarTech Analysis) hosted another enlightening AM Investment Strategies roundtable, this time in association with Cantor Fitzgerald. Moderated by Troy Jensen, Managing…

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Indiana University Makes Landmark $111M Investment in Microelectronics Advanced Manufacturing to Support Naval Crane DivisionCrane

Indiana University (IU) has announced that it will invest at least $111 million over the next several years into emerging technologies, including a variety of advanced manufacturing techniques, with a…

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Azul3D Drives Large-scale 3D Printing Forward with $15M Series A

Investors Beta Lab, GS Futures, DuPont and others have invested $15 million in a Series A round for Azul3D. Under the leadership of John Hartner, formerly of EnvisionTEC and ExOne,…

Saudi 3D Printing Service Immensa to Invest $6M in AI-Driven Digital Inventory

Immensa, the additive manufacturing (AM) service bureau headquartered in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), will invest more than $6 million into its newly launched, Digital Inventory Solution Real Time…

Arkema Dedicates €130M to Decarbonizing Plastic Production Facility

Arkema, an innovative global chemical player, is pouring €130 million ($136.3 million) into its acrylic monomer facility in Carling, France, to significantly reduce its carbon footprint by 2025. The move…

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VulcanForms Fumbles $1B Valuation in Quest to Revolutionize Metal 3D Printing

In the ever-evolving world of 3D printing, startups often promise groundbreaking technologies and revolutionary approaches. VulcanForms was no different when it stepped onto the scene, armed with a new take…

3D Systems Pours $8M into Theradaptive for Therapy-Coated 3D Printed Implants

One of the most interesting developments in the additive manufacturing (AM) industry is the involvement of legacy original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) entering into the regenerative medicine space, further redefining what…

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3D Printing Firm Divergent Caught Up in Viceroy Research’s Short Report on Hexagon

As global equity markets become more and more overvalued by historical standards, more room is constantly opened up for activist short seller groups looking to feast on the fat of…