3D Printing Industry

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Xometry Raises $50 Million in Equity Funding Led by Greenspring Associates

On-demand manufacturing marketplace Xometry announced it raised $50 million in equity funding, bringing it to a total of $113 million raised.

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3D Printed Metal Parts to be Frozen for Fault Testing

Metal 3D printing is now common in applications that require high strength parts, but checking these parts for faults is still a challenge. A professor from the University of Cincinnati aims to solve this problem by freezing them in ice.

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How Basel’s Gässli Film Festival Got Its 3D Printed Basilisk Trophies

The Gässli Film Festival decided to begin awarding trophies to its winners and special guests in 2018. This is the story of how that trophy came to be and how it was 3D printed using All3DP's Craftcloud service.

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Markforged Launches Flame-Retardant Material Onyx FR

Markforged, the industrial 3D printing company, has launched a flame-retardant plastic 3D printing material for use in aerospace, defense, and automotive industries.

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Interview: Terry Wohlers On the State of the 3D Printing Industry in 2019

According to the well-known Wohlers Report, the 3D printing industry grew by 33.5 percent to $9.975 billion in 2018. But what are the most interesting fields of growth? Read the interview with AM industry’s top market researcher Terry Wohlers.

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Massivit 1800 Pro 3D Printing Solution Launched in the US and Used in French International Cartoon Festival

Massivit, known for its large-format 3D prints, has announced the US launch of its new "versatile" Massivit 1800 Pro for cost-effective and convenient 3D printing – and we’re talking life-sized prints here.

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HP Multi Jet Fusion Technology Hits Milestone of 10 Million Parts Printed

HP announced that it printed more than 10 million parts last year with its HP Multi Jet Fusion technology. What’s also remarkable: 50 percent were functional prototypes, 50 percent end-use products.

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Aleph Objects Launches LulzBot TAZ Pro, its First-Ever Industrial Open-Source 3D Printer

Aleph Objects, the well-known 3D printer manufacturer, launches the LulzBot TAZ Pro, its first ever industrial open-source 3D printer. 

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3D Hubs Releases Industry Highlights and Market Forecasts Trend Report for Q1 2019

Dutch 3D printing network, 3D Hubs, has released its quarterly 3D Printing Trends 2019​ Q4/2019 report. Insights include the fact that US businesses now account for nearly half of all global online 3D printing demand. Also, 3 out of 4 major automotive companies in the US and Germany use 3D printing to mass-manufacture parts for their cars.

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RMIT Graduate Receives Award for 3D Printed Steel Tools That Cut Titanium

Jimmy Toton, an RMIT University PhD candidate, made a 3D printed grade of steel which is capable of producing tools that cut titanium. He now received the "2019 Young Defence Innovator Award".

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An Inside Look at the Last-Ever SOLIDWORKS World

Nearly 7,000 professionals, enthusiasts, designers, exhibitors, experts, attended the last "SOLIDWORKS World" in Dallas. Read Sarah Goehrke’s report on the most important CAD conference – and how it will be rebranded for 2020.

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Fraunhofer Institute Combines Stereolithography and Multi-Photon Polymerization in One Printer

Technology alert: Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology researchers are implementing stereolithography and multi-photon polymerization technologies in one machine.

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NASCAR Racer Brad Keselowski Launches 3D Printing Company

Brad Keselowski, the 27-time race winner of the Nascar Cup Series, launched a new company to "pioneer" 3D printing technology and work with clients in defense, aerospace, automotive and energy industries, called Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing.

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Desktop Metal Closes $160M Funding Round

The 3D printing company Desktop Metal closed a $160 million funding round, which will help expand the adoption of their Studio System and Production System printers.

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Aleph Objects Appoints New CEO and CTO with Plans to Target Growth in 2019

Aleph Objects, the 3D printer manufacturer responsible for LulzBot 3D printing products, has announced that it's appointing a new CEO and CTO to target growth in 2019.

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Ethiad Airways Partners with EOS and BigRep to Improve Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul

Etihad Airways Engineering has partnered with EOS and installed a BigRep One machine to improve its aircraft Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO).

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Nano Dimension Hopes to Raise $28.8 million on NASDAQ

Nano Dimension, the Israeli 3D printed electronics company, made a public offering of American Depositary Shares and submitted an SEC Filing explaining that it hopes to raise funding of $28.8 million to advance technologies and expedite the company's growth.

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DyeMansion Introduces New Colors and Vaporfuse Surfacing at Formnext

At Formnext 2018, DyeMansion is introducing new colored dyes and materials to its portfolio and a technology which it claims can achieve surfaces that rival injection molded parts, called Vaporfuse Surfacing (VFS). 

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Thought3D and Owens Corning Collaborate to Launch Magigoo PP-GF for XSTRAND GF30-PP

Thought3D, known for its 3D printing adhesives, worked with Owens Corning, the world leader in fiberglass composite materials to launch Magigoo PP-GF which works with the latter's XStrand GF30-PP material. 

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Desktop Metal Production System: Review the Specs

Desktop Metal’s Production System is likely the fastest and most interesting industrial metal 3D printer around. Let’s review its specs and its actual price.

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