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CORE Offers to Buy 3D Printing Service Fathom Amid Economic Downturn

Fathom Digital Manufacturing Corp. (NYSE: FATH), a player in the on-demand digital manufacturing sector, received a non-binding acquisition proposal from CORE Industrial Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm that played…

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Sculpteo Shuts down Online 3D Printing Marketplace

Correction 10/12/23: The original version of this article was unintentionally misleading with regard to the significance of Sculpteo’s shutting down of its online B2C marketplace. This updated version provides a…

Beneath the Layers: What Does a 3D Printing Technician Actually Do?

The field of additive manufacturing (AM) has witnessed explosive growth and transformation in recent years, and 3D printing technicians have played a pivotal role in this journey. This article presents…

CORE Industrial Companies Merge to Create Digital Manufacturing Bureau UPTIVE

Among the private equity-driven firms currently consolidating the 3D printing service bureau landscape is CORE Industrial Partners, which focuses on the North American market. In addition to forming the publicly…

Online 3D Printing Hub MakerVerse Brings in $10M in Series A

MakerVerse, the on-demand additive manufacturing (AM) startup founded in 2022 with backing from companies like Siemens Energy and ZEISS, announced that it received €9.4 million (about $10 million) in its…

Stratasys Receives Order for Four High-Speed Industrial 3D Printers

Stratasys, the additive manufacturing (AM) pioneer based in Israel, announced that the company has received an order for four H350 industrial platforms from German service bureau Götz Maschinenbau, an existing…

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MiddleGround Capital Announces Intent to Acquire 3D Printing Bureaus

The additive manufacturing (AM) industry is currently experiencing an interesting set of roll-ups related to 3D printing service bureaus. Given the pace of the sector and the number of smaller…

2023 AMUG Conference Showcases Maturity of 3D Printing Industry

In reading our series on the early days of the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG), attendees of the 2023 AMUG Conference may be blown away by the sheer growth of…

Evolve Launches Production Assessment Program for Its Unique Plastic 3D Printing Tech

Evolve Additive Solutions (EAS), an additive manufacturing (AM) company specializing in applications for amorphous thermoplastics, announced the launch of what it’s calling the ‘Production Assessment Program’. The Production Assessment Program…

BASF’s Sculpteo Orders 3D Printing Automation Tech from AM-Flow

As seen at Formnext 2022, automation is taking the spotlight for 3D printing, with a number of experts suggesting that it will be a central focus of the industry’s development…

Imaginarium 3D Printing Service Becomes First Member of HP Digital Manufacturing Network in India

Imaginarium, a rapid manufacturing and prototyping company in Mumbai, announced that the company has become the first member of HP’s Digital Manufacturing Network (DMN) in India. In the press release…

On-Demand Manufacturing Platform Fictiv Launches 3D Visualization Tool for Injection Molding

As the Biden administration’s recently released National Strategy for Advanced Manufacturing signals, the scale-up of 3D printing will be critical not just for the sector itself, but for the entire…

Prototek Expands Midwestern 3D Printing with Purchase of Prototype Solutions Group

Prototek continues its acquisition spree, which is seeing the North American digital manufacturing provider quickly grow its CNC machining, sheet metal, and additive manufacturing (AM) services. With the latest purchase…

Online 3D Printing Service Sculpteo Announces New CEO

Sculpteo, BASF’s French 3D printing service, announced that the company’s new CEO is industrial designer Alexandre d’Orsetti. Promoted from in-house, d’Orsetti was previously the head of Sulpteo’s design studio for…

CORE Acquires GoProto 3D Printing Service

CORE Industrial Partners, the Chicago-based private equity firm, announced that RE3DTECH, a 3D printing service bureau in its portfolio, has acquired GoProto, a 3D printing service bureau in San Diego….

Stratasys Offering 3D Printing Discounts to Service Bureaus in New Parts Provider Network

After reporting that the first quarter of 2022 was its strongest in six years with a revenue of $163.4 million, Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) has introduced a new loyalty and discount…

MakerVerse CEO Markus Seibold on His One-Stop-Shop for Industrial 3D Printing

3D printing networks have been a feature of the industry for some time. However, like additive manufacturing (AM) as a whole, they may not have been up to the standards…

FATHOM’s Vision for Consolidating 3D Printing Services: A Talk with CEO Ryan Martin

The additive manufacturing (AM) industry is in the midst of an enormous upheaval in too many ways to count. Just one of those ways, however, is the consolidation that is…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 9, 2021: Business, Materials, & Research

A partnership between Prima Additive and Materialise is first up in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by news on a headquarters expansion from PrinterPrezz. Service bureaus in Japan are…

3D Printing Service Hubs Appoints New CEO, Alex Cappy

Changes are taking place at Hubs since it was acquired by manufacturing service provider Protolabs (Nasdaq: PRLB). Not only has the subsidiary removed the “3D” from its name, but it…

AM Investment Strategies Profile: FATHOM

Among the firms that will be participating in the SmarTech – Stifel AM Investment Strategies 2021 summit on September 9, 2021 is FATHOM, whose CEO Ryan Martin will be involved…

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What the State of the AM Service Bureau Market Says About the Future of Additive

It’s been quite the wild ride for the additive manufacturing (AM) market over the last eighteen months—probably unlike any in history, which, in AM, is saying a lot. Looking back…

Upon Protolabs Acquisition, 3D Hubs Becomes “Hubs”

After building up a significant business starting in 2013, 3D Hubs was acquired by Protolabs (NYSE: PRLB) in January 2021. As the startup becomes fully integrated into the larger manufacturing…

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3D Hubs Bought by Protolabs (PRLB) for $320M

Today, 3D Hubs has been acquired by Protolabs (NYSE: PRLB) for $280 million, with a possible $50 million to follow later. The $280 million is made up of $130 million…