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Optisys Brings Antenna 3D Printing to Korean Defense Market via Deal with LIG Nex1

3D printed antenna firm Optisys has signed a deal with Korean aerospace manufacturer and defense company LIG Nex1 to incorporate Optisys technology into groundbreaking radio frequency (RF) systems for the…

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With SLM Acquisition, Will Nikon Become the Next GE in 3D Printing?

Maturation of the additive manufacturing (AM) market in the post-pandemic era continued last month with Nikon announcing its intent to make a third acquisition in the space—this time a premiere,…

Morf3D Quadruples Client Count in One Year, CEO Ivan Madera Tells 3DPrint.com – AMS Focus

Though Additive Manufacturing Strategies (February 7-9, 2023) takes place just once a year, the verticals showcased at New York’s only 3D printing event are constantly evolving. AMS Focus highlights these developments. Register for…

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IMTS 2022: 3D Printing is a Manufacturing Technology. Now What?

About a decade ago, 3D printing began to transition into an actual production technology. This saw makers of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) systems engaged in a variety of endeavors to…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Nikon Invests in Optisys and Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies

Today we talk about Nikon investing in Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies and Optisys. Sabic releasing a rail material. Toybox labs licensing designs from NASA for toys and Evonik and Stratasys partner.

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Nikon Spending Spree Continues with Investment in 3D Printed Antenna Firm Optisys

Japanese optics manufacturing giant Nikon (TYO: 7731) has had a sizable foot in additive manufacturing (AM) for some time, and its interest in the sector has only escalated recently. This…

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Nikon Invests in Hybrid Manufacturing Technologies, Signaling 3D Printing Boom

Japanese imaging manufacturing giant Nikon (TYO: 7731) is laser-focused on revolutionizing digital manufacturing. As part of its strategy, the company has already acquired majority ownership of El Segundo, California’s Morf3D…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: Nikon Bidding for SLM Solutions

Today’s Episode is all about Nikon’s offer to buy SLM Solutions. What are the current market dynamics in 3D printing? What is the powder bed fusion market like today? What…

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Nikon Shakes up Metal 3D Printing with Bid to Buy SLM Solutions

Japanese lithography, scanning and camera firm Nikon (TYO: 7731) is set to acquire metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions (ETR: AM3D). The Japanese firm has bid a premium of 83.7%…

3DPOD Episode 114: Industrial 3D Printing Services with Ivan Madera, Morf3D CEO

Manufacturing consultant Ivan Madera went to California knowing no one there and little about additive manufacturing. Now, his company, Morf3D, 3D prints aerospace and defense parts to the highest tolerances….

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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…