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Dream M&As: 3D Printing Mergers and Acquisitions We’d Like to See in 2021, Part 2

Inspired in part by the acquisition of EnvisionTEC by Desktop Metal and of Origin by Stratasys, we’ve been brainstorming about the newly hot 3D printing stocks and renewed interest from investors in our markets. Is 2021 going…

3D Printed Syllabics Kit to Help Teach Indiginous Cree Language

Indigenous Intern at Canada’s University of Alberta (UofA) Library, Kaia MacLeod, created a 3D printed syllabics kit arranged in a traditional star chart format to help Indigenous language learners connect…

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Top 10 3D Printing Software Stories of 2020

This summer, SmarTech Analysis published a new report, titled “Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing Software Markets 2020,” which was its first study of the AM software segment since the inaugural report…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Industrial Material Extrusion Systems and Market (FDM, FFF)

We’re going to take a look at the industrial material extrusion 3D printers market for 2021. This includes the segments in this part of the industry, the market, sales channels…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Pro Desktop Material Extrusion (FDM, FFF)

In this 2021 Market Outlook, Trends, and Competitive Landscape for the Desktop Material Extrusion Market, we’re continuing a helicopter view of the desktop material extrusion or Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM,…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Mid-Market Desktop Material Extrusion (FDM, FFF)

In this 2021 Market Outlook, Trends, and Competitive Landscape for the Desktop Material Extrusion Market, we’re continuing our helicopter view of the desktop material extrusion or Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM,…

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3D Printing Market Outlook 2021: Low-Cost Desktop Material Extrusion (FDM, FFF)

In this 2021 Market Outlook, Trends, and Competitive Landscape for the Desktop Material Extrusion Market, we’re going to take a helicopter view of the desktop material extrusion or Fused Deposition…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: December 6, 2020

In this week’s roundup, we’re telling you about a virtual twin symposium, two 3D Systems webinars, and one by Materialise. Women in 3D Printing is continuing its virtual panel series,…

Ultimaker Appoints Jürgen von Hollen as New CEO Amid Unprecedented Growth

Jürgen von Hollen, most recently the President of industrial robot developer Universal Robots, replaces Jos Burger as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Dutch 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker. Burger will…

Ultimaker 2+ Connect 3D Printer is the New “Low-Cost” System in Ultimaker’s Portfolio

Ultimaker has launched the Ultimaker 2+ Connect, a single extrusion, wireless-enabled, touchscreen 3D printer priced at $2,400. The Ultimaker lineup now has the costlier and more advanced S3 and the…

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3D Printing for Preppers: Copper 3D Printing Filament

While disaster has not yet befallen my humble family, there is no shortage of emergencies globally and the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how useful even desktop 3D printing can…

3D Printing for Preppers: Ultimaker on Emergency 3D Printing

While disaster has not yet befallen my humble family, there is no shortage of emergencies globally and the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how useful even desktop 3D printing can…

3DPOD Episode 37: Jos Burger, Ultimaker CEO

I met Jos Burger when I was working for Shapeways years ago. He’s astute, very bright and a natural leader who later worked at Ultimaker while I was there as…

Teton Offers Smart Slice 3D Printing Simulation for Ultimaker Essentials

Teton Simulation Software has made its product Smart Slice for Ultimaker Essentials available. Ultimaker Essentials is meant for enterprise customers and includes Cura Enterprise, Ultimaker Digital Factory (that lets you…

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3D Printing for Preppers: A Review of the Ultimaker S3 3D Printer

While disaster has not yet befallen my humble family, there is no shortage of emergencies globally and the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how useful even desktop 3D printing can…

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3D Printing for Preppers: An Overview of Disaster 3D Printing

While disaster has not yet befallen my humble family, there is no shortage of emergencies globally and the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how useful even desktop 3D printing can…

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Desktop 3D Printer Buying Guide 2020

Competition in desktop 3D Printing continues to be fierce—especially with the least expensive printers. We are seeing leaders emerge now, however, and stabilization is occurring for each segment. On the…

Ultimaker and 3D Metalforge Announce “Largest” FFF 3D Printing Facility in Singapore

Desktop 3D printing leader Ultimaker has announced a partnership with Singapore- and Houston-based global additive manufacturer 3D Metalforge. As a result of this partnership, the two will collaboratively launch what’s…

New Ultimaker Essentials 3D Printing Software Targeted at Enterprises

You’re likely already familiar with Ultimaker’s versatile suite of Cura software. Now, the Dutch professional 3D printing company has launched a software solution that’s meant to help customers get past…

Ultimaker Marketplace Offers Three New Lubrizol TPU Materials for 3D Printing

FDM 3D printing users may be pleased to know that the Ultimaker Marketplace has just made three new Lubrizol materials available. These thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) are meant to offer added…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup, June 23, 2020

We’ve got three upcoming webinars to tell you about in this week’s roundup, with two taking place at the same time on June 24th. The first one is focused on…

3D Printing and COVID-19, May 25, 2020 Update: DSM, Amazon, Fortify

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt to ensure…

Global Parts Company ERIKS Adopts Ultimaker to Support Client Manufacturing

After the consumer 3D printing bubble of 2014, the market for desktop 3D printers was completely shaken up as manufacturers looked for new ways their systems could be used for…

3D Printing News Briefs: February 28, 2020

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, AMUG has announced the recipients of its two scholarships, Ultimaker is marking a milestone with a new online marketplace and new Cura features, and…