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Authentise Signs Cooperation Agreement with SLM Solutions for Additive Manufacturing Production Automation

It seems like just about every day, another new partnership emerges in the 3D printing industry, especially this time of year – this week alone, Aurora Labs signed a binding…

The Top Ten Most Significant 3D Printed Things: The Results Are In

First I came up with a list of the 10 most significant 3D printed things, then this list was expanded upon to include 24 and you could vote to determine…

Vote for the Most Significant 3D Printed Thing in the World 2017

Soooo….a few weeks ago I released the definitive, totally unsurpassable Top 10 3D Printed Things. It turned out that sadly some mere mortals did in fact disagree with me. I’ve decided…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 6, 2017

Happy Friday! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll start off with a little business news, and then move on to filaments and 3D printers. Precision ADM has received an…

SLM Solutions and XYZprinting Showcase Latest 3D Printers at TCT Show

Today is the last day of the 22nd TCT Show in Birmingham, an important additive manufacturing trade fair where visitors have been able to see the latest products and learning…

The Changing Landscape of Additive Manufacturing Materials: Experts Weigh In

Today in Youngstown, Ohio, a solid agenda of additive manufacturing industry experts are gathered to discuss the changing landscape of materials used in 3D printing. Part of SME‘s Smart Manufacturing…

Comparison of Metal 3D Printing — Part One: Powder Bed Fusion

Metal 3D printing is a burgeoning area at the moment. Many companies are investing in metal 3D printing systems and the market is growing quickly. There are a number of…

Clusters of Fully Automated Desktop 3D Printers and the Future of Manufacturing

Industrial additive manufacturing machines have been used to manufacture at scale for a number of years now. Especially in applications such as dental, surgical guides, hip cups and hearing aids,…

Divergent 3D and SLM Solutions Team Up to Accelerate Development of Divergent Manufacturing Platform

An understandable first impression to make about Divergent 3D is that they’re a flashy company – it’s impossible not to be wowed by the shine and style of their most…

For the First Time in India, 3D Printed Titanium Vertebrae Restore a Woman’s Damaged Spine

Most people know tuberculosis as a disease of the lungs, but that’s not always the case. For a 32-year-old woman in India, the disease manifested in her spine – in…

CEO & CFO Replacements at Stratasys, MakerBot & SLM Solutions: Why All the Executive-Level Shakeups in 3D Printing?

The 3D printing market has seen a lot of growth, development and commotion of the past months. With growth spurts come growing pains. Over the past four weeks we’ve seen…

CONTEXT: Desktop 3D Printer Market Continues to Grow While Industrial 3D Printers Are Down – But Not For Long

You’ve likely heard someone repeat the statement “One day, there will be a 3D printer in every home!” at some point. Whether that’s true or not remains to be seen,…

GE Acquires 75% Stake in Metal 3D Printing Leader Concept Laser, Will Take Full Ownership in a Few Years

Update: As of December 12, 2016, GE has completed on execution of this deal, acquiring the 75% stake in Concept Laser, and additionally recently completed its tender offer for the shares of…

GE’s $1.4 Billion Metal AM Acquisitions Falter as Elliott Management Rejects Terms

Last month, GE made an acquisition announcement that was sure to shake up the additive manufacturing industry, with its $1.4 billion investment proposal to acquire both SLM Solutions and Arcam….

The 3D Printing Industry Relies on Partnerships — As Seen at TCT Show

The past week was a very busy one for the industry — and for yours truly. I was out on the floor last week in Birmingham at the very busy…

Taiwan Determined to Break Out as Leader in 3D Printing, ITRI is Behind New Alliance

As a whole, it seems like Taiwan’s future in 3D printing is pretty bright. From continually covering one of their star manufacturers, XYZprinting (also headquartered in the US) and their…

GE Announces $1.4 Billion Investment: Acquisition of Arcam AB and SLM Solutions

Update: Following a rejection of terms in the deal for SLM Solutions, GE ultimately acquired controlling shares in Arcam and Concept Laser. Today’s headline heard ’round the world contains all…

Global 3D Printer Market Up 19% in 2015 as Industrial and Commercial 3D Printer Sales Drop, XYZprinting Remains on Top

As desktop 3D printer sales started to soften at the end of 2014 and into 2015, many in the industry were predicting that the public’s love affair with 3D printing…

Metal 3D Printing Discussion Will Highlight in São Paulo — A Few Questions For: EOS

With Inside 3D Printing São Paulo coming up very quickly, excitement is starting to build: this will be the largest 3D printing event in South America. The buzz is building,…

Discovering the Four-Laser SLM 500 HL 3D Printer with SLM Solutions’ Director of Engineering

There are not many powder bed fusion machines on the market that already offer multiple laser build capabilities. SLM Solutions’ SLM 500 HL builds parts using four 400-watt lasers working…

At The Inside 3D Printing/METAV Düsseldorf Conference, Participating Is Winning

The topics for the many of the presentations at Inside 3D Printing in Düsseldorf were some of the most “industry centered” in the show’s recent history. The Synergies with the METAV show may have…

Inside 3D Printing/METAV in Düsseldorf Lives Up to Promises of a Solid Market

The first Inside 3D Printing show of the year is bound to set the stage and the general direction that the 3D printing and AM sectors will take for the remainder…

Materialise and Structo Launch New Structo PrintWorks Build Processor

Belgium-based 3D printing software developer and 3D printing services provider Materialise teamed up with Singapore-based SLA 3D printer manufacturer Structo to create a dedicated build processor. The new PrintWorks build…