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Nikon Closes Deal to Acquire SLM Solutions, Becomes a Metal 3D Printer Manufacturer

Japanese optics and imaging multinational Nikon (TYO: 7731) announced that the company has closed on its acquisition of SLM Solutions (AM3D.DE), a German manufacturer of hardware for metal additive manufacturing…

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Will Nikon’s SLM Solutions Deal Go through?

When Japanese multinational Nikon (TYO: 7731) announced its intention to acquire SLM Solutions (ETR: AM3D) in September 2022, it seemed like a reasonable part of its digital manufacturing strategy, and there is…

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Additive Drives Wants to Be the Amazon of Electric Mobility – AMS Focus

Many venture capitalists have supported the 3D printing industry in the last decade. Notably, Munich-based VC investor AM Ventures has been behind some of the hottest additive manufacturing (AM) companies,…

Elementum 3D to Develop Alloys for SLM Solutions 12-Laser Metal 3D Printer

A powerful combination between innovation and the emergence of additive manufacturing has increased the demand for high-quality material alloys. 3D printing has become a powerful tool for making geometrically complex…

Formnext 2022: 3D Printing Software Roundup

While additive construction is being deployed at this very moment to aid in a military conflict between India and China, the additive manufacturing (AM) industry is focused on Germany. We’ll see how…

Formnext 2022: 3D Printing News Roundup

While additive construction is being deployed at this very moment to aid in a military conflict between India and China, the additive manufacturing (AM) industry is focused on Germany. We’ll see how…

Seven New Partners Join Materialise CO-AM 3D Printing Suite

Additive manufacturing (AM) pioneer, Materialise NV (Nasdaq: MTLS) announced that the company has expanded its cloud-based, CO-AM platform, which was released earlier this year. In addition to heightened integration between…

Laser Wars: SLM Solutions Announces Order for Massive NXG XII 600E Metal 3D Printer

SLM Solutions (AM3D.DE) previously announced that it would collaborate with military research organization Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) to build a large metal printer for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The resulting…

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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,…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: SLM Solutions 1 Meter Build Volume System & LEGO

The Air Force Research Lab is giving $5.2 to SLM Solutions and CTC to make a 1.5 meter tall build volume Powder Bed Fusion system, LEGO 3D printing a limited…

3D Printing News Briefs, September 24, 2022: Software, Metal 3D Printing, & More

We’re starting with software first in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to ceramic and metal 3D printing and business. We’ll end with 3D printing being used…

US Air Force Funds SLM Solutions via CTC to Build “World’s Largest” PBF Metal 3D Printer

After already boasting one of the world’s most advanced, largest, and productive powder bed metal 3D printers, SLM Solutions has been enlisted to make something even bigger. Thanks to a…

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%…

3D Printing News Unpeeled, Live with Joris Peels Tuesday 23th of August

Today we’re looking at a 3D printed Canon EF lens by Felix Steele for Pixels and Prisms, record numbers for SLM Solutions, 3D printing floating drug delivery devices and 4D…

3D Printing Financials: SLM Solutions Posts Record Q2 Revenue with Rolls-Royce Buying More Metal 3D Printers

SLM Solutions (ETR: AM3D) released its earnings report for the first half of 2022, including record-breaking revenue for the company’s second quarter and the first half of the year, as…

3D Printing News Briefs, August 6, 2022: Business, Aerospace Accreditation, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, SLM Solutions has announced multiple new appointments to its management board, and AML3D has begun implementation of an important aerospace accreditation. Anisoprint is partnering…

Bosch Buys Two SLM Solutions SLM500 Metal 3D Printers

Bosch has bought two SLM500 powder bed fusion (PBF) metal 3D printers from SLM Solutions. One will be used at the company’s 3D-MPC Manufacturing and Processing Center to make powertrain…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 23, 2022: Metal 3D Printer, 3D Printed Electric Violin, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Kurtz Ersa is offering a new metal 3D printer, and SLM Solutions reported that a major European automotive OEM purchased two more of its…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 30, 2022: Nuclear Power Filters, Fuzzy Filament, & More

We’re starting with a 3D printed part for the nuclear powder industry in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Then we’ll move on to two separate research projects, before ending with…

Raytheon Company Behind Next-Gen Spacesuits Opens New 3D Printing Center

Collins Aerospace, a division of Raytheon Technologies, revealed its new additive manufacturing center and the expansion of its maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) capabilities at its Monroe, North Carolina campus….

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$160M Drives 3D Printed Hypercar Startup Divergent in Series C Round

Coming off the heels of an exciting presence at the 2022 AMUG Conference, Divergent Technologies has announced a successful Series C round totaling $160 million in funding. The investment will…

3D Printing Financials: SLM Delivers Mixed Results for 2021

Metal additive manufacturing technology supplier SLM Solutions (ETR: AM3D) reported a better than expected 22% revenue rise in 2021 despite ongoing supply chain constraints. In its last financial statement, released…

3D Printing News Briefs, March 17, 2022: Software, Business, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with software, as Senvol demonstrated a machine learning approach to material property allowables development as part of a USAF-funded study. Conflux Technology…