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3D Printing Financials: Revenue Up in First Nine Months of 2020 for SLM Solutions; Q3 Earnings Down

For the third quarter that ended September 30, German metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions reported revenues decreased by 13% to €14.8 million compared to last year’s €17 million. Along…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, October 11, 2020

We’ve got another busy week of webinars and virtual events coming your way! Read on to learn more about what’s available this week. Science in the Age of Experience Over…

Fictiv’s Radical Transparency Features Set New Standards in 3D Printing Supply Chain

In an industry-first, Fictiv has launched radical transparency and on-demand visualization features for its Digital Manufacturing Ecosystem (DME). The goal is to provide its customers with never-seen-before levels of visibility,…

Australian Army Deploys WarpSPEE3D Metal 3D Printer in Second Field Test

In February of 2020, the Australian Army announced a $1.5 million investment in Darwin- and Melbourne-based additive manufacturing company SPEE3D. The company worked with previous partners Charles Darwin University (CDU)…

Potential Scenarios for 3D Printing Supply Chain Resilience

Recently on the 3DPod, we discussed supply chain resilience with HP’s Ramon Pastor. He mentioned that he believes that cost-driven supply chains are a thing of the past. He said…

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3D Printing Financials: 3D Systems and Stratasys Earnings Continue to Drop Amid Pandemic

Two of the biggest global leaders in 3D printing technology, Stratasys and 3D Systems, announced second-quarter 2020 results with reported revenues down, showing signs of struggle mainly due to the…

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Decathlon Optimizes Supply Chain with 3D Systems’ Figure 4 3D Printing

Sporting goods giant Decathlon has implemented 3D Systems’ new Figure 4 digital manufacturing solution and materials to optimize its supply chain. Capable of fast and versatile part production, the resin-dependent…

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3DEXPERIENCE: A Virtual Journey, Part 1

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this year’s 3DEXPERIENCE Forum by Dassault Systèmes had to be re-imagined as a virtual event, just like so many other conferences. At 1 pm…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, August 2, 2020

It’s another busy week in the 3D printing industry that’s packed full of webinars and virtual events, ranging in topics from medical materials and flexible electronics to polypropylene and market…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, July 27, 2020

A virtual 3DEXPERIENCE event is coming up this week, in addition to webinars on topics such as additive manufacturing safety, supply chain issues, printing intelligent parts, and more. 3DEXPERIENCE: A…

Visagio & DiManEx Partner to Streamline Additive Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management

Visagio and DiManEx are combining efforts to strengthen production processes for clients around the world. Both companies are heavily focused on supply chain management, helping to streamline businesses with innovative…

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Metal Additive Market Reset. How Leading Metal AM Firms Will Weather the Economic Storm

First quarter 2020 market data continues to become available from the world’s leading additive manufacturing companies, shedding more light on how the economic fallout from the global pandemic is impacting…

NP Swabs Prove 3D Printing’s Scalability and Speed-to-Market Advantages

A year ago, if you would have asked anyone in our industry what they thought might be a future killer application, it’s highly doubtful that anyone would have replied with,…

3D Printing in the Fight Against COVID-19 “The Citizen Supply Chain’’

UK researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are focused on how 3D printing can assist in serious healthcare issues, releasing the findings of their latest study in the recently published ‘Additive…

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3D Printing is Additive to Supply Chain Agility

The world’s manufacturers have been stretching supply chains out, becoming ever-more complex, for years now. While in eras of relatively free flow of trade, this has let countries and regions…

Interview with Tibor van Melsem Kocsis of DiManEx on 3D Printing in the Supply Chain

DiManEx is a Dutch company that wants to bring 3D printing to the supply chain. They’re focussing on one of the most promising and challenging areas in 3D printing, how…

Neighborhood 91: End-to-End 3D Printing Ecosystem at Pittsburgh International Airport

There are many 3D printing clusters around the world, specializing in areas like 3D bioprinting and research. But we’ve never seen one that includes all the elements of the AM…

Daimler Buses Relies on DyeMansion for Color & Texture Quality in 3D Printed Spare Parts

While it took decades for the rest of the world to catch up, a handful of aerospace organizations, automotive industry leaders, and other innovators have continued to enjoy the inside…

Interview with Matthias Schmidt-Lehr of Metal 3D Printing Consultancy Ampower

Matthias Schmidt-Lehr of Ampower is a 3D printing consultant with deep experience in manufacturing for 3D printing. He’s worked for technology development institute Laser Zentrum Nord (Fraunhofer IAPT), its manufacturing…

Google ATAP Lab Saves Time and Money During Pre-Production with Formlabs 3D Printing Technology

Last month, Formlabs released a reformulated version of its High Temp Resin, which is part of its Engineering Resins family and features the highest heat deflection temperature (HDT) of any of…

Thesis Paper Looks at 3D Printing in the Supply Chain to Determine if it Truly is a Disruptive Technology

Two master’s students, Maryam Salman and Waqas Mushtaq, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) completed a thesis paper together about the structure of the supply chain network and…

Colorado-Based AMIDE Alliance Focused on Workforce Development and Creating Sustainable 3D Printing Thermoplastics

It seems these days that Colorado is the place to be in the 3D printing industry. Home to the ADAPT Consortium and 3D Systems’ Littleton Healthcare Technology Center, along with Aleph…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 29, 2018

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs (the last one this month, how is the summer going by so quickly?!), a few companies are announcing special honors and recognitions, and then…

Dutch Army and DiManEx Announce Initiative to 3D Print Spare Parts

A new cooperation between the Material Stock Logistic Command of the Dutch Army and DiManEx will help solve a widespread problem of sourcing and reproducing legacy parts. The agreement became…