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3D Printing News Briefs, June 9, 2021: CHAMPP, University of Minnesota, GE, Silca, ExOne & Celwise

First things first in this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Alloyed has received a hybrid AM research grant, and researchers from the University of Minnesota have developed a spherical…

ExOne Acquires Assets of Freshmade 3D for 3D Printed Tooling

3D printing businesses are reflecting an activity level not seen since before the 2014 bubble, with acquisitions and IPOs being announced left and right. Coming off of its deal with…

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Fortify Closes $20M VC Round for Magnetically-Aligned Composite 3D Printing

Cota Capital, Accel Partners, Neotribe Ventures, and Prelude Ventures have participated in a $20 million equity round for Fortify. Boston-based Fortify has developed a digital light processing (DLP) technology that…

Mantle Comes out of Stealth with Hybrid Bound Metal 3D Printing Technology

The bound metal printing (BMP) market is starting to heat up as increased attention to the technology brings a growing number of entrants. The latest is a startup called Mantle,…

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GM Opens Additive Industrialization Center to Take 3D Printing to Production

In what is a serious commitment to 3D printing, General Motors (GM) has announced the opening of a 15,000-square-foot facility dedicated to making the technology production-ready for the automotive industry….

3D Printing is Industrial Strength Duck Tape for Your Unforeseen Problems

3D printing as a technology is increasingly used as duct tape in an industrial environment. The silver-gray cloth adhesive tape is strong and tough, wear and water-resistant, and can be…

AM for General Industry and Tooling to Reach $5.48 Billion by 2029

SmarTech has published its latest report, Market Opportunities for Additive Manufacturing in the General Industry and Tooling Sector 2020-2029, which will add a great deal of clarity to some of…

3D Systems CEO Vyomesh Joshi “Let us Help you Design and Manufacture the Part”

3D Systems CEO Vyomesh Joshi, whom everyone calls VJ, took the reins at a precarious time in the firm’s 33-year history. An M&A adventure that seemed inspired more by Pacman…

Creatz3D Case Study Shows How 3D Printing Improved Design of Multi-Axis Suction EOAT Robot

3D printing solutions provider Creatz3D, which operates in Singapore and Vietnam, was founded in 2012 and works to bring awareness to the fact that 3D printing adoption needs to be accelerated…

UMaine Composites Center Helping Boatbuilders Incorporate Large-Scale 3D Printing with Wood-Filled Materials

This week, the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) awarded the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center (UMaine Composites Center) a $500,000 grant to form a technology cluster with a very specific…

Thermwood and Boeing Make Large 3.6 Meter 3D Printed 777X Program Tooling Part

Thermwood and Boeing have announced that they’ve made a large 3D printed composite part for Boeing’s 777X program. The Thermwood’s LSAM technology was used to make a 20% carbon fiber…