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6K Raises $102M in Series D Round Led by Koch Strategic Platforms

6K has just announced that it has closed the first tranche of its Series D round of financing, for $102 million. In all, the company expects to raise a total…

Epson to Recycle Metal Scrap into Metal 3D Printing Powders

Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, “Epson”) makes everything from watch movements to desktop printers. Given its precision and printing expertise it has long been speculated that the company would enter the…

Metal 3D Printing Powder Process from 6K Emits Less CO2 by up to 92 Percent

Massachusetts-based 6K has promoted the environmentally friendly nature of its metal production process, UniMelt. Now, the startup is backing up its claims with hard data. The results of an independent…

Mitsubishi Gas Giant to Distribute Metal 3D Printing Powders from Equispheres

Since it was founded in 2015, Canadian firm Equispheres has expanded its reach within the additive manufacturing (AM) industry. This has included significant amounts of funding, as well as big…

High Performance Metal 3D Printing Powders: Is Plasma Atomization the Best Route?

Most metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM) are produced by either gas or plasma atomisation methods. Plasma atomisation processes are more expensive but produce particles of highly regular morphology, particles…

Desktop Metal and Uniformity Labs to Develop Powders for Metal 3D Printing

Desktop Metal (NYSE: DM), which revealed a 907% revenue growth year-on-year but a net loss of $67 million for Q3 2021, has been collaborating with industrial 3D printing company Uniformity…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 4, 2021: Formnext USA, Scale Models, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, the organizers of Formnext have announced a partnership that will lead to a brand new event in the US, and Quickparts 3D printed scale…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 10th, 2021

We’ve got another busy week of industry webinars and events, both virtual and in-person, to tell you about! Topics range from automotive 3D printing and 3D printing steel to point-of-care…

AZO and AddUp Partner to Automate Powder Handling for Metal 3D Printing

Metal powders are some of the most finicky materials in the 3D printing industry in that, not only do the metal particles require a high level of consistency, sphericity, and…

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Uniformity Labs Raises $38M for Possible Breakthrough in Metal 3D Printing Powders

3D printing company Uniformity Labs has just announced that it has raised $38.35 million in a Series B fundraiser. IP Group and Orion Resource Partners participated, but it is unclear…

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ESA Aims to Extract Oxygen from Moon Dust and 3D Print Metal with the Remnants

For those following from afar the various projects geared toward additive construction on the Moon or Mars, one thought may not have occurred: what about oxygen? How will astronauts breathe…

SmarTech’s Metal 3D Printing Powders Report Sees Stalled Growth to $3.7B in 2020

SmarTech Analysis has published the sixth edition of its report dedicated to metal 3D printing powders, “Additive Manufacturing with Metal Powders 2020”, which takes into account the economic challenges and…

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Challenges Face Metal 3D Printing Powder Suppliers in 2020

Most AM companies which report public information noted during their Q1 releases that they expected Q2 to be much more heavily impacted by COVID-19. They weren’t wrong. Shutdowns and uncertainties…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 3, 2020: ExOne, 3D Printz & Monoprice, CNPC, Liqcreate

We’re talking about business and materials in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. First, the ExOne Company has been added to the Russell 2000 and 3000 Indexes, while 3D Printz has…

AMS 2020 Panels: HP’s Binder Jetting Technology, New Metals for 3D Printing

This year’s Additive Manufacturing Strategies, held in Boston and co-hosted by SmarTech Analysis and 3DPrint.com, featured a Startup Competition, interesting keynotes, multiple panels and presentations, and industry forecasts by SmarTech. But…

ExOne Announces 15 New Materials Available for Binder Jetting Systems

Several companies—particularly Desktop Metal, GE Additive, and HP—have garnered a great deal of excitement for their new metal binder jetting technologies with the idea that they are revolutionizing metal additive…

Sandvik and Renishaw Qualifying New 3D Printing Materials for Production Applications

Founded in 1862, Swedish company Sandvik has been investing in metal 3D printing since 2013, working to increase its focus on the technology and grow its presence in the industry….

What Makes A Metal Powder Suitable? Researchers Examine Powders in AM Processes

Metal 3D printing is becoming a vital source of production for a wide range of industries today, and a unique underrstanding of the required materials continues to grow around it….

3D Printing News Briefs: December 22, 2018

Starting with fashion news, moving to automotive, and finally on to business, we’ve got a short but interesting 3D Printing News Briefs for you today. An Israeli fashion and shoe…

Titomic Signs MoU with China’s Lasting Titanium to Secure Supply of Metal 3D Printing Powders

Titomic, a top metal 3D printing company in Australia well known for its innovative Kinetic Fusion technology, announced that it has just signed its latest Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), this…

New Study Shows that SLM 3D Printing Has High Potential for Fabricating Metallic Glass Components

Metallic glass, also known as amorphous metal, was first introduced in the early 1960s, and since then, it seems that everyone wants in on the action. The material is valued for…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 15, 2018

There are several new launches to cover in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, starting with a new sustainable 3D printing steel powder project. Jabil has begun its digital future initiative,…

The Future of Metal Powders Obviously Includes 3D Printing, Says GKN

3D printing is the future — but that’s only part of the story. No single technology will dominate the future of manufacturing, but advanced technologies are certainly disrupting the status…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 27, 2018

We’ve got plenty of business news to share with you in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting research efforts. Sciaky and Sigma Labs are both announcing new…