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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…

Wisconsin’s Evology Adds Digital Sheet Forming to Service Roster

Evology, a service bureau based in Wisconsin and specializing in serving strategic sectors like aerospace and defense, has added digital sheet forming (DSF) to its repertoire of manufacturing capabilities. Evology…

Titanium Powder Supplier IperionX Completes HAMR Furnace Installation at Virginia Campus

IperionX, the Charlotte-based manufacturer and supplier of US-sourced titanium products, has installed the Hydrogen Assisted Metallothermic Reduction (HAMR) furnace at its Titanium Manufacturing Campus in South Boston, Virginia. The company…

Israel’s Magnus Metal Raises $74M for its Digital Casting Process

Magnus Metal, an Israeli advanced manufacturing startup specializing in the production of machines that leverage a proprietary process incorporating both casting and additive manufacturing (AM) principles, has raised $74 million…

IperionX Inks 10-Year Deal with Wisconsin Manufacturer for 80 Metric Tons of Titanium Per Year

IperionX, the Charlotte-based supplier of sustainable titanium powders used for additive manufacturing (AM) and metal injection molding (MIM), has signed a ten-year deal with United Stars, a group of industrial…

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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…

Northrop Grumman Taps GKN Aerospace for 3D Printed Solid Rocket Motors

At the beginning of January, UK aerospace manufacturer GKN Aerospace announced it was investing over $60 million to boost its additive manufacturing (AM) capacity in Trollhättan, Sweden. Now, GKN is…

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Velo3D Releases Defense 3D Printing White Paper with AM Research

3DPrint.com’s sibling company, the market research firm/consultancy Additive Manufacturing (AM) Research, has collaborated with original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Velo3D to create a white paper titled “3D Printing and the Defense…

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Timing Investments in the 3D Printing Industry: A Look at 10xDNA Capital Partners

In an age where the speed of technological advancements mean a constant reshaping of the business landscape, investment strategies too must evolve. 10xDNA Capital Partners (10xDNA), an investment fund based…

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Biden Admin Announces Flurry of Reshoring Actions, Including Council on Supply Chain Resilience

Yesterday, I posted about the over $6 billion in new funding for US advanced manufacturing related to batteries and semiconductor packaging announced by the Biden administration to be awarded in…

Over 20B Aerospace Parts to Be 3D Printed by 2030 – AM Data Slice

“AM Data Slice” from Additive Manufacturing Research (“AMR”, formerly SmarTech Analysis) is a weekly segment that offers readers a dive into the additive manufacturing (AM) landscape, showcasing pivotal statistics and trends…

US Air Force Awards Materion $5M for Beryllium 3D Printing

The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded a two-year, $5 million contract to Materion Corporation of Ohio to expand its R&D into 3D printing applications for beryllium and…

Defense Official: Pentagon is “Turning a Corner” in 3D Printing

Just after the Pentagon made announcements of $270 million in new spending for US advanced manufacturing efforts in a span of less than ten days, Keith DeVries, the deputy director…

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DoD Announces $270M in New Funding for US Advanced Manufacturing

The US Department of Defense (DoD) made two announcements in the last couple of weeks that together amount to about $270 million in public spending on the US production base,…

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Biden Issues “Made in America” Executive Order on Government Funded R&D

On July 28, 2023, the Biden administration issued an “Executive Order on Federal Research and Development [R&D] in Support of Domestic Manufacturing and United States Jobs.” The policy outlines a…

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Consumers Overwhelmingly Support More Investment in 3D Printing-Driven Reshoring, Survey Says

As the additive manufacturing (AM) sector has accelerated its shift into scale-up mode, the increased activity has simultaneously catalyzed an AM info boom. Still, much of the publicly available data…

Reshoring, Near-Shoring, and Supply Chain Optimization: Impacts on Workforce and the Need for Talent

The global landscape of manufacturing and supply chains has undergone significant transformations in recent years. Factors such as rising labor costs, geopolitical uncertainties, and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic…

JPB Système Invests in Addimetal to Combine Forces for French Metal Binder Jetting Market

JPB Système, a French aerospace supplier specializing in the use of fully automated production lines for advanced small parts, has acquired a stake in Addimetal, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM)…

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3D Printing Enters the North American Workforce at RAPID + TCT 2023

As North America’s leading trade show dedicated to 3D printing, RAPID + TCT represents a unique glimpse into the development of the additive manufacturing (AM) industry on the continent. This…

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The Silicon Valley of 3D Printing, Fueled by Zeda’s New 3D Printing Facility

In the previous post in this series, I gave an overview of some of the operations that will take place at the new 73,000-square-foot facility being launched by Zeda. The…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: March 26, 2023

Get ready for a busy week that’s chock full of webinars and events, both virtual and in-person, all around the world. Let’s not waste time, read on for all the…

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Norsk 3D Prints Titanium Parts for Semiconductor Market

Norsk Titanium, a metal additive manufacturing (AM) company based in Norway, announced that the company has made its first commercial delivery of parts for the semiconductor market. Using its patented…

How 3D Printer Purchasers Earn Research and Development Tax Credits

When end users purchase 3D printers it is normally a strong indicator of Research & Development (R&D) tax credit eligibility. Product designers and manufacturers typically purchase 3D printers to either…