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Morf3D Invests in 12-Laser Metal 3D Printer from SLM Solutions

Nikon subsidiary Morf3D, a service company with a focus on aerospace parts, will purchase two SLM 500 systems and one NXG XII 600 from SLM Solutions. This is a serious…

Morf3D Launches New 3D Printing Facility in California

Aerospace metal 3D printing firm Morf3D launched its new headquarters in Long Beach, California. The 90,000 square feet space located at 3550 Carson Street will house both the company’s business…

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Nikon Buys Metal 3D Printing Startup Morf3D

This was not a merger and acquisition that Executive Editor Joris Peels predicted, but we can give him props for anticipating that Nikon might aid in the breakup of Renishaw…

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Dream 3D Printing Mergers and Acquisitions: Renishaw

Renishaw’s owners have put the metrology and metal printing firm up for sale. With comparatively few powder bed fusion players of note, this is bound to attract some attention. But,…

Nikon Files Patent Application for Print-Repairing 3D Printer

If you hear the name Nikon, your first thought is probably photography. The company, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, is well known for its cameras, though it does…

Carbon Announces $81 Million in Series C Funding from New and Existing Investors, Accelerates Production for Global Expansion

Since Carbon introduced their industry-changing CLIP technology last year, we’ve been closely following the company as they amass a growing list of customers and partners. Early users of CLIP have delivered…

3D Systems Now to Add Geomagic for SOLIDWORKS, Integrating 3D Scanning

If you are a fan of 3D scanning and using SOLIDWORKS, 3D Systems is now making life easier all around. With the addition of Geomagic for SOLIDWORKS, users will now…

Canine Paparazzi: Nikon Creates Personal Camera for Dogs with 3D Printed Smartcase

When I was a kid, I was (like many of us are, I’m sure) fascinated by the fact that dogs could only see in black and white. My family had…