Dutch 3D printing market worth €45M already, still have plenty of room for improvement

Mar.19, 2015 - As Sector Banker David Kemp from Dutch bank ABN AMBRO revealed, the Dutch 3D printing market is still in its infancy, though is already worth 45 million euros over 2015 while there are plenty of growth opportunities on the horizon. More

Formlabs opens office in Berlin, partners with iGo3D

Mar.16, 2015 - In response to growing demand in the EU market, Formlabs has opened its first office outside the United States in the heart of Berlin. and will offer greater service and support to Formlabs community in the EU. More

In-Q-Tel, CIA’s venture-capital arm, invests in 3D electronics printing platform Voxel8

Mar.5, 2015 - Voxel8, creator of the world's first multi-material 3D electronics printer, announced today that it has closed a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT). More

Japan-based Cyfuse raises $12 million for 3D human tissue printing

Mar.3, 2015 - Most recently, Japan-based Cyfuse Biomedical K.K, has developed a viable 3D printer for accurately producing synthetic 3D printed human tissue and have raised JP¥1.4 billion ($12 million) to further develop the technology. More

SOLS raises $11.1 million to bring 3D printed shoe insoles to consumers

Feb.27, 2015 - SOLS, the pioneer of custom mass manufacturing of orthotics, today announced the completion of an $11.1 million Series B funding to bring 3D-printed shoe insoles to consumer market. More

XYZprinting seeks partnership with Intel for its RealSense 3D scanning technology

Feb.2, 2015 - News surfaced from Taiwan that could lead to a combination of two of the most promising CES innovations over the coming year: XYZprinting’s 3D printer technology and Intel’s exciting RealSense 3D scanning innovations. More

Farukh Bhabha, 23-year-old entrepreneur is working to bring 3D printing to Pakistan

Feb.1, 2015 - We were therefore very interested to learn of the endeavors of the young entrepreneur and student Farrukh Bhabha, who recently started his very own 3D printing company Print 3D Pakistan. More

ISG3D starts accepting multiple cryptocurrencies for 3D printer purchases

Jan.21, 2015 - Among other businesses that have faith in the digital currency however is a small 3D printing startup by the name of Impressions Samuel Guillemette 3D (ISG3D). More

Ricoh Europe signs up to resell Leapfrog 3D printers

Jan.21, 2015 - Japan based global imaging and printing company Ricoh announced today Ricoh Europe has partnered with Leapfrog 3D Printers to resell the Leapfrog Creatr HS 3D printer and other models in Europe starting January 2015. More

Leapfrog 3D Printers unveils partnership with Ingram Micro and Materialise at CES

Jan.8, 2015 - Leapfrog 3D Printers will announce today its partnership with Materialise. This expected news follows a previous announcement that Leapfrog will also form a partnership with Ingram Micro Europe, a top supply chain service provider. More

MakerBot announces new 3D printing PLA Composite filaments, partnership & services at CES 2015

Jan.6, 2015 - MakerBot has made several major announcements at CES 2015 today, including new PLA Composite Filaments, new MakerBot Professional Services, MakerBot Mobile True Remote Printing and Monitoring, and Thingiverse integration... More

3D Systems acquires London-based 3D printing startup BotObjects

Jan.5, 2015 - New York based BotObjects unveiled its ProDesk3D 3D printer almost a year ago, in April 2013. Since its launch people have raised suspicions about botObjects' printer and its full color printing ability. More

3D Systems announces 3D food printing partnership with The Culinary Institute of America

Dec.30, 2014 - 3D Systems announced today a partnership with The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) to develop a series of educational collaborations and commence a beta program for the ChefJet Pro culinary 3D printer. More

3D-printed braille phone manufacturers OwnFone raise £786,000 in investments

Dec.30, 2014 - 3D-printed braille phone manufacturers OwnFone revealed that it had gathered a very impressive investment sum of £786,000 (approximately a million euros or 1,2 million dollars). More

Google says 3D Systems' high-speed continuous 3D printer not ready for Project Ara modular smartphones

Dec.27, 2014 - During an interview with Mitch Daniels, Paul Eremenko, head of Project Ara, indicated that 3D Systems' "racetrack" 3D printer isn't ready for creating the shells in large volume that meet Project Ara's standards. More

Belgian 3D printing pioneer Materialise opens new office in China

Dec.19, 2014 - Materialise NV, a leading provider of Additive Manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D Printing solutions in the medical and industrial markets, officially opened its new office in Shanghai, China. More

Braemar invests in Voxel8, creator of world’s first multi-material 3D electronics printer

Dec.16, 2014 - Braemar Energy Ventures today announced its investment in Voxel8, creator of the world’s first multi-material 3D electronics printer capable of printing embedded electronics and other novel devices. More

Sharebot and OBM initiative partner up to develop 3D printed biomedical technology

Dec.7, 2014 - Two Italian-based startups with huge ambitions for the 3D printing industry have just announced a partnership that they hope will change the world for the better by merging biomedical technology with 3D printing. More

H.C. Starck teams up with rp+m for 3D printing medical components using refractory metals

Dec.5, 2014 - H.C. Starck and Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing (rp+m) announce an agreement to develop new materials and innovative products using the latest 3D printing and technology metal manufacturing. More

Stratasys introduces free 3D Printing Curriculum to help prepare students for future careers

Dec.4, 2014 - Stratasys has introduced today a new 3D printing curriculum for educators. The free full-semester, 14-week course is aimed to help prepare secondary and post-secondary students worldwide for careers being transformed by 3D printing. More

3D Systems & Formslabs settle SLA patent lawsuit, with Formlabs to pay 8% royalties

Dec.4, 2014 - This week, it has been announced that the long-running patent infringement lawsuit between giant 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems and desktop 3D printer maker Formlabs has been concluded. More

3D Systems earns 43rd spot in Forbes' 2014 list of top 100 U.S. small companies

Dec.3, 2014 - 3D Systems today announced that it was named one of America's Best Small Companies in Forbes' 2014 list of the top 100 public companies in the U.S. with less than $1 billion dollars in sales. More

Concept Laser opens US subsidiary in Dallas

Dec.1, 2014 - Concept Laser hopes to assure itself a long-term position in the US market now that it has founded a new subsidiary in the states. The new subsidiary is located in Dallas, TX, and was officially inaugurated on August 1, 2014. More

Strong growth for EOS, showcases 3D printers and new PA 1102 black Polymer at Euromold

Nov.25, 2014 - Additive manufacturing system producer EOS is announcing new milestones in laser sintering and breakthroughs in plastics at EuroMold 2014 this week. More

3D Systems signs definitive agreement to acquire Cimatron CAD firm

Nov.24, 2014 - 3D Systems and Cimatron (Nasdaq:CIMT) today announced a definitive agreement under which 3DS will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Cimatron for $8.97 per share in cash, for a total of approximately $97 million. More

MakerBot acquires Layer By Layer to add streaming & digital rights technology to its 3D Ecosystem

Nov.13, 2014 - MakerBot announces today the acquisition of the start-up software company Layer By Layer. Layer By Layer joined MakerBot to help create user-friendly platforms and systems that help make 3D printing technology easier and more accessible. More

Full Spectrum Laser secures $10 Million investment for growth in 3D printing

Nov.12, 2014 - Las Vegas, Nevada based startup Full Spectrum Laser LLC (FSL), a 3D printer manufacturing company, has received a $10 million growth equity investment from Summer Street Capital III, L.P., a Buffalo, NY-based private equity fund. More

GE to build new Pennsylvania facility to develop & implement 3D printing technology

Nov.12, 2014 - GE announced Wednesday that it will build a new advanced manufacturing facility outside of Pittsburgh to develop and implement 3D printing technologies. More

3D Systems to unveil new SLA, SLS and metal 3D printers and materials at EuroMold

Nov.12, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems announced it plans to unveil several new design and manufacturing products and services at EuroMold 2014 in Frankfurt, Germany from November 25-28, 2014, at the Messe Frankfurt. More

MakerBot launches Alipay ePass payment option for 3D printing customers in China

Nov.11, 2014 - MakerBot announces today that its online consumers in China will now be able to purchase MakerBot 3D Printers, filament and 3D scanner using Alipay ePass payment option. More

Y Soft acquires 51% share in Czech 3D printer maker be3D

Nov.7, 2014 - Czech 3D printer manufacturer be3D announced that it has received strategic investment from Czech-based company, Y Soft. Y Soft has acquired 51% of be3D for $2 million, with an additional $900K upon the expected growth. More

US aluminum giant Alcoa plans to use 3D printing to manufacture parts for jet engines

Nov.7, 2014 - Alcoa, the world’s leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, announced on Tuesday, November 4, that the company is working rapidly to adopt 3-D printing to manufacture parts for jet engines and other products. More

Is 3D printing a viable and affordable alternative to injection molding production?

Nov.6, 2014 - The California-based production company Type A Machines has been exploring the possibility of FDM 3D printing production volumes, and argued that their printers are theoretically capable of outcompeting injection molding. More

Irish 3D printing start-up wins €25K ESB Spark of Genius Award and signs a deal with Amazon

Nov.5, 2014 - And one of this year’s first prizes was awarded to the fun and promising 3D printing company Love & Robots from Dublin. Love & Robots have won this prize thanks to a mixture of cool, fun and original approach to 3D printing services. More

3D printing arrives in Cambodia

Nov.4, 2014 - The two brothers Ki Chong and Ki How Tran have therefore launched ARC Hub PNH, Cambodia’s first 3D printing start-up. As they explained, it’s their vision to make Phnom Penh Asia’s next start-up hub.. More

BIS certification for importing 3D printers in India

Oct.26, 2014 - BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards), a National Standards Body much like CE, FCC, RoHS has imposed new quality certification for importing 3D printers in India. More

3D Systems signs $150 million revolving credit facility with PNC Bank

Oct.13, 2014 - 3D printing giant, 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that it entered into a $150 million five-year, unsecured revolving credit facility with its lenders. More

Graphene 3D Lab to begin trading on OTCQB today

Oct.7, 2014 - Graphene 3D Lab Inc., a company focused on the development and manufacture of graphene-enhanced materials for 3D printing, announced it has been verified to trade on OTCQB(R). More

Samsung Electronics will not enter 3D printing market in the next 10 years

Oct.7, 2014 - Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics said it will not enter the 3D printer business in the next 10 years. Last year, rumors had it that Samsung Electronics had received 3D printer prototype from its partner. More

HP to split into two companies and will target 3D printer market

Oct.6, 2014 - US computer giant Hewlett Packard (HP) has confirmed it will split itself into two companies, one focused on company's enterprise services, software, and servers, and the other focusing on its PC and printing businesses. More

German 3D printer maker voxeljet acquires UK's Propshop Modelmakers

Oct.2, 2014 - German professional 3D printer manufacturer voxeljet AG announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Propshop (Model Makers) Limited. More

Stratasys opens world’s 'most advanced’ 3D printer plant In Kiryat Gat, Israel

Oct.1, 2014 - 3D printer company Stratasys Inc has inaugurated its new plant in the southern Israeli city of Kiryat Gat yesterday. According to the company, the plant is the most advanced in the world for the manufacture of 3D printers. More

HP job ad indicates that HP labs is working on a glass 3D printer

Sep.29, 2014 - As part of its ongoing RAGNAROK (Research on Advancing Glass & Non-organic Applications to Recreate Objects & Kinetics) project in 2012, HP Labs is looking at glass as a potential candidate for use in 3D printing. More

CTC Electronics heavily investing in China’s largest 3D Printer factory

Sep.28, 2014 - The past year CTC Electronics, one of the largest manufacturers of 3D Printers in China, has been heavily investing in a factory for 3D printing technology. The factory has been built in Zhuhai, a coastal city... More

3D printing company Stratasys buying GrabCAD for around $100M

Sep.16, 2014 - Leading 3D printer provider Stratasys today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held GrabCAD. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. More

Local Motors begins building world's first 3D printed car ‘Strati’ live at IMTS

Sep.8, 2014 - Starting early on Sunday, September 7th, Local Motors begins building and delivering the first direct digital manufactured vehicle. The body printing was completed by the end of the day and be removed from the printer. More

Japan’s Ricoh to enter 3D printer market

Sep.8, 2014 - Ricoh Co. Japan said Monday that it has started developing 3D printer which is expected to commercialize in fiscal 2016. Ricoh has become the latest entrant to join a stream of Japanese precision machinery manufacturers. More

3D Systems acquires Belgian metal 3D printing service company LayerWise

Sep.3, 2014 - 3D Systems announced today that it has acquired Belgium-based LayerWise, a spin-off of the Catholic University of Leuven and a leading provider of advanced direct metal 3D printing and manufacturing services. More

Graphene 3D Lab files provisional patent for 3D printed batteries

Sep.3, 2014 - Graphene 3D Lab, a company developing advanced graphene-based materials for 3D printing, announced that it has filed a provisional application for their 3D printed battery technology. More

Arcam acquires orthopedic implants maker DiSanto for $15.8M

Sep.3, 2014 - Arcam AB, a Mölndal, Sweden-based AM equipment manufacturer founded in 1997, announced today the acquisition of DiSanto Technology (DiSanto), a manufacturer of finished orthopedic implants. More

Hans J. Langer, EOS CEO, invests in Lithoz High-performance ceramic 3D printing

Sep.2, 2014 - Austria-based high-performance ceramic 3D printer manufacturer Lithoz, a spin-off of the Technical University of Vienna, has announced that EOS’ founder and 3D printing angel investor has invested in the company. More

Kibaran's Graphtech signs agreement with CSIRO to study 3D Graphene printing

Aug.25, 2014 - Kibaran Resources' joint venture 3D Graphtech Industries has entered into an agreement with CSIRO to investigate research opportunities in the application of graphite and graphene inks in 3D printing. More

Lux Research says Chinese shipments of 3D printers to grow at CAGR of 34% over the next five years

Aug.22, 2014 - Lux Research noted that the CAGR rate for 3D printer shipments, which measures the year-over-year growth rate of investments, should grow with 34% during this time frame. More

HP's Whitman: Planning to enter the 3D printing market this fall

Aug.22, 2014 - Hewlett-Packard’s Chief Executive Officer, Meg Whitman,talked on CNBC with Jim Cramer and his team on Thursday about shares of HP after its quarterly earnings, and HP’s interest in 3D printing. More

Aerojet Rocketdyne awarded defense contract for large scale 3D printing

Aug.20, 2014 - Aerojet Rocketdyne announced on August 18, 2014 that the company was recently awarded a contract by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base through the Defense Production Act Title III Office. More

3D Systems announces filament manufacturing facility in Ohio & 200000 sq ft expansion in South Carolina

Aug.14, 2014 - US-based 3D printing company 3D Systems announced today that it has opened a new 30,500 square-foot facility in Barberton, Ohio to expand its manufacturing capacity for 3D printer filament. More

Sciaky announces first sale of giant metal 3D printer

Aug.6, 2014 - Sciaky, Inc. announced Tuesday that it received a purchase order from a major aerospace parts maker to provide an electron beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) system. More

MakerBot expands European operations with the launch of MakerBot Europe

Aug.1, 2014 - Makerbot announced today it is opening a MakerBot Europe office based in Germany. As part of this expansion effort, MakerBot is acquiring certain assets of its Germany-based partner. More

Giant 3D printer maker 3D Group in deal with Oz Brewing to gain ASX presence

Aug.1, 2014 - 3D Group, an emerging marketer of 3D printing systems and services in Australia, is seeking a presence on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) by early December. More

WASP team to 3D print homes in developing countries using clay and soil

Jul.31, 2014 - Since December 2012, Italian team Wasp (standing for 'World's Advanced Saving Project') has been working on development of 3D printers and research about clay printers and materials. More

QSQM acquired for $1M, set to launch new Uncia DLP 3D printer on Indiegogo this week

Jul.28, 2014 - QSQM Technology Corporation in Shenyang, a manufacturer of DLP 3D Printer in China, announced that the company has been acquired for $1 million by Nanjing F.M. company. More

GE announces $50 million high volume 3D printing facility in Auburn

Jul.15, 2014 - GE's aviation division plans to bring high volume additive manufacturing to its facility in Auburn, AL. GE will use 3D printing to produce a fuel nozzle for use in jet engines. More

Home Depot starts selling Makerbot 3D printers in US

Jul.14, 2014 - Home Depot Inc. (HD), the world’s largest home-improvement chain has partnered with MakerBot to bring MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D Printers to customers. The 3D printers will be available on The Home Depot website... More

Stratasys & Graphene Technologies to develop graphene-enhanced 3D printing materials

Jul.13, 2014 - Rechovot, Israel based 3D printer manufacturer Stratasys, in collaboration with Novato, CA based American Graphite Technologies, will research and develop Graphene enhanced 3D printing materials for 3D printers. More

Ion Core, makers of Zinter PRO 3D Printer secures $10m investment

Jul.1, 2014 - Ion Core Ltd, the maker of Zinter PRO 3D Printer has secured $10 million in funding from Hedge Fund Managers Jonathan Bailey and BJ Eastwood, for rapid expansion of production and sales into Europe and the United States. More

Li Ka-shing, the richest man in Asia invests $10M in Modern Meadow

Jun.23, 2014 - Modern Meadow has secured $10 million in Series A funding led by Horizons Ventures, the Hong Kong-based firm of billionaire investor Li Ka-shing. More

Groupe Gorgé launches Prodways Entrepreneurs to support & finance 3D printing businesses

Jun.17, 2014 - French engineering company Groupe Gorgé has launched Prodways Entrepreneurs, a support and financing solution designed for European companies in the 3D Printing area. More

3D Systems reveals strategies for the second half of 2014

Jun.17, 2014 - 3D Systems hosted an investor and analyst day last week and today they revealed more details of the projects they are working on for the second half of 2014. More

3D Systems breaks speed barrier, showing 3D printing is faster than injection molding

Jun.12, 2014 - 3D Systems announced this week that its fab-grade 3D printers effectively matched and exceeded the productivity of traditional injection molding in the direct manufacture of functional parts. More

WHEB Partners invests €6.6m in Irish 3D printer maker Mcor

Jun.3, 2014 - London and Munich-based private equity firm WHEB Partners has invested €6.6m in Mcor Technologies, an Ireland-based provider of environmentally friendly 3D printers. More

MakerBot and B&H create 3D printing store-within-a-store in NY

May.30, 2014 - MakerBot opens a new MakerBot store-within-a-store on May 29, 2014 at the B&H SuperStore at 420 Ninth Avenue in New York. This is the first store-within-a-store for MakerBot. More

Wal-Mart CEO says retailer may buying 3D printing company

May.29, 2014 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon said the world's largest retailer may use 3D printers for producing supplies and may also target a 3D printing acquisition. More

NTU launches S$30 million 3D printing research centre

May.26, 2014 - Nanyang Technological University (NTU) unveiled its new S$30 million 3D printing centre on Monday. Named Additive Manufacturing Centre (NAMC), the center was officially launched by Mr Lee Yi Shyan. More

South Korea's largest telecom company to feature 3DISON 3D printers

May.26, 2014 - ROKIT Inc. announced that it has sighed an agreement with SK Telecom, the largest mobile telecommunications company in Korea to provide its 3D printers to 100 SKT's shops in Seoul and metropolitan area. More

3D printing company cited by OSHA after explosion, facing $64,400 in penalties

May.22, 2014 - Woburn, MA based 3D printing company Powderpart was cited by OSHA for one willful and nine serious violations of workplace safety standards after an explosion and fire on Nov. 5, 2013. More

Rokit donating five Edison 3D printers to Korean youngsters

May.9, 2014 - Rokit announced today that it has donated 5 units of 3dison plus 3D printer to universities, designers and individuals supported by “Edison Creativity Development Fund”. More

Trumpf re-enters metal 3D printing market with Italian partner Sisma

May.7, 2014 - Trumpf has announced a joint venture with Italy's largest laser manufacturer, Sisma S.p.A., to co-develop latest-generation production systems for the 3D printing of metal components. More

3D printing inventor Charles Hull nominated for the European Inventor Award

May.6, 2014 - The European Patent Office (EPO) has nominated the 74-year-old American 3D printing inventor Charles Hull for this year’s European Inventor Award in the category “Non-European Countries”. More

3D Systems Introduces 3D printing MAKE.DIGITAL for K-12 Education

May.1, 2014 - 3D Systems launches today a series of 3D digital literacy initiatives for K-12 education. Named MAKE.DIGITAL, this initiative include a new education webpage on Cubify.com. More

3D printing entrepreneur on track to Branson's search for Britain’s best start-up

Apr.22, 2014 - 3D printing entrepreneur, Chris Thorpe, from Oxford, has been selected as a semi-finalist in Virgin Media Pioneers Pitch to Rich competition. More

GIGTANK selects 7 3D printing startups for 2014 Accelerator

Apr.17, 2014 - GIGTANK, an annual entrepreneurial accelerator in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has selected 12 startup teams, including 7 3D printing startups for this summer's entrepreneur program. More

3D Systems to acquire Brazilian 3D printing service Robtec

Apr.16, 2014 - 3D Systems Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire Robtec, the largest Latin-American additive manufacturing service bureau and the leading 3D printing and scanning products distributor. More

All-in-one ZMorph 3D printer plans public stock offering to raise funds

Apr.8, 2014 - After the success at CeBIT 2014 in Hanover, ZMorph3D, a Polish manufacturer of 3D printers and software, announced plans to raise cash through a public stock offering. More

3D metal printer maker SLM Solutions plans IPO

Apr.7, 2014 - 3D printer maker SLM Solutions is preparing an IPO on the Prime Standard segment of the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, aiming to raise 75 million euros to finance further growth. More

Ion Core fund raising initiative to bring Zinter 3D Printer to all UK schools

Apr.4, 2014 - To help UK students lead the world of design, manufacture and technology by enabling access to the latest tools and software, UK startup, Ion Core, the company behind Zinter PRO 3D Printer, launches STEM Initiative. More

3D printer maker Stratasys buys Interfacial Solutions

Apr.4, 2014 - 3D printers maker Stratasys said Friday it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Wisconsin-based Interfacial Solutions, a privately held company. More

Germany 3D printer maker Voxeljet to open first U.S. Facility in Michigan

Apr.4, 2014 - German 3D printing company Voxeljet will locate its first U.S. facility in Michigan, Gov. Rick Snyder announced this week as he and his delegation completed their third day of his 2014 Europe mission. More

An interview with Diego Porqueras of Deezmaker

Apr.2, 2014 - In the video below, Andrew of 3dHacker visited this walk-in retail shop "Deezmaker 3D Printers & Hackerspace", and talked to Porqueras about his printers and his open source projects. More

Stratasys to buy two additive manufacturing firms for more growth

Apr.2, 2014 - 3D printer company Stratasys on Wednesday acquired Solid Concepts and Harvest Technologies, two privately-held additive manufacturing companies. More

3D printing company Materialise files for IPO

Apr.2, 2014 - Leuven, Belgium based 3D printing company Materialise NV filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise about $125 million in an initial public offering of American Depositary Shares. More

3D Systems acquires Medical Modeling to enter reconstructive surgery market

Apr.2, 2014 - 3D Systems announced that it acquired Medical Modeling Inc., a leading provider of personalized surgical treatments and patient specific medical devices, including virtual surgical planning and clinical transfer tools. More

Japan allocated 4 bln yen to launch national 3D printing project

Apr.2, 2014 - While American and European 3D printer manufacturers currently dominate the 3D printing market, Japanese government is looking to fight back. The Japanese government has allocated 4 billion yen. More

Ultimaker announces new CEO

Mar.29, 2014 - Dutch 3D printer manufacturer Ultimaker announces today the appointment of co-founder Siert Wijnia as the new CEO of Ultimaker B.V effective March 28, 2014. More

Chinese manufacturer to open U.S. 3D printer Factory in Dothan

Mar.28, 2014 - On Friday's U.S.-China Manufacturing Symposium Nanjing Zijin-Lead Electronics, one of China’s leading 3D printer manufacturers announced it has decided to open a new facility in Dothan. More

OK International invests in PP3DP to co-develop 3D printers

Mar.25, 2014 - OK International announced it will co-develop a line of industrial 3D printers with Delta Micro Factory, subsidiary of Beijing-based 3D printing company TierTime Technology Co. Ltd. More

HP walks back prior June 3D printer announcement

Mar.25, 2014 - Last week all 3D printing stocks took a hit, after Hewlett-Packard Co. Chief Executive Meg Whitman told shareholders that the company will outline plans to enter the commercial 3D-printing market in June. More

LUXeXceL to invest in 3D printing factory for LED optics

Mar.21, 2014 - Dutch company LUXeXceL Group, the inventor of the revolutionary Printoptical Technology, announces an investment in a new 3D printing factory dedicated to manufacturing volumes of LED lighting optics. More

Polish 3D printer maker Zortrax to issue $3.3 million bonds due 2017

Mar.18, 2014 - Polish 3D printer maker Zortrax plans to issue 10 million PLN ($3.3 million, €2.4 Million) in bonds through the Invista Brokerage House. It will offer 10,000 unsecured bond, each worth 1,000 PLN ($329 / €236). More

3D metal printer maker SLM Solutions hires bankers to plot IPO

Mar.13, 2014 - German 3D printer maker SLM Solutions has hired Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse to prepare a potential stock market listing, Reuters reports. More

GIGTANK issues final call for applications to 2014 3D Printing Accelerator

Mar.7, 2014 - The Company Lab (CO.LAB) is inviting entrepreneurs with applications in 3D printing to apply for participation in GIGTANK, an annual entrepreneurial accelerator that leverages Chattanooga’s advanced fiber infrastructure to build next-generation business models. More

ExOne makes two acquisitions to broaden post-print processing for nearly $10m

Mar.7, 2014 - 3D printer manufacturer ExOne Company announced that it has acquired two operations to broaden its post-print processing capabilities. More

3D printing inventor Chuck Hull to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Mar.4, 2014 - Chuck Hull, the inventor of 3D printing and founder of 3D Systems, will be inducted into the NIHF for his globally impactful and transformative work inventing and pioneering 3D printing. More

3D Systems buys Digital PlaySpace to bring 3D printing to girls and moms

Feb.19, 2014 - 3D Systems announced today that it has acquired Digital PlaySpace for an undisclosed amount. This is the 3D printer maker’s fifth acquisition since December. More

Hasbro and 3D Systems team up to explore '3D printing for children'

Feb.14, 2014 - 3D printer maker 3D Systems (DDD) and Hasbro (HAS) announced today their intent to co-develop, co-venture and deliver play experiences powered by 3D printing for children and their families later this year. More

Local Motors names MakerBot's CEO Bree Pettis to its board of directors

Feb.11, 2014 - Local Motors, Inc. today announced that Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot, has joined its Board of Directors, effective January 30, 2014. More

Investment firm seeks 'disruptive start-ups' in 3D printing

Feb.10, 2014 - Harbor Capital Group Inc., based in Bloomington, Minnesota is looking to invest between $500k and $1.5 million in 'disruptive start-ups' – like 3D printing, big data, and robotics. More

Stratasys to be acquired by HP or Epson?

Feb.7, 2014 - According to an analyst at Bloomberg, HP and Seiko Epson Corp will have a chance to move away from the declining market of paper-and-ink printing by making strategic acquisitions of a leader in the 3D printing technology. More

New MakerBot Innovation Centers to support 3D printers in education

Feb.6, 2014 - 3D printer company MakerBot announces today it is starting up its own MakerBot Innovation Centers for universities and businesses. More

3D printing stocks tumble after 3D Systems lowers profit forecast

Feb.6, 2014 - 3D printing giant 3D Systems released its preliminary 2013 full-year results and issued 2014 full-year guidance yesterday, reviving fears of a bubble in the 3D printing industry and sending its shares down as much as 28 percent. More

Swedish 3D printer maker leads 3D revolution

Feb.4, 2014 - Arcam AB, a Mölndal, Sweden-based AM equipment manufacturer founded in 1997, has developed an EBM system to build up fully dense metal components layer by layer, melted by a powerful electron beam. More

ORNL, Local Motors to produce world's first production 3D printed vehicle

Jan.30, 2014 -  Local Motors and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have signed a new partnership to develop and deliver technology to produce the world's first production 3-D printed vehicle. More 

CAD burglary: 30 stolen Ultimaker 2 3D printers 

Jan.30, 2014 -  Yesterday Ultimaker announced some unfortunate news, on Sunday around 30 units of their popular Ultimaker 2 printers were stolen from the company's warehouse in the Netherlands. More 

Credit Suisse says 3D printing market to be 357% bigger than predicted

Jan.23, 2014 -  A research team lead by Jonathan Shaffer at Credit Suisse revised their 2016 projection for the 3D printing market to $800 million up from $175 million. This is an increase of 357%. More 

Arcam receives new orders for EBM System from US and China 

Jan.23, 2014 -  Arcam (STO:ARCM), listed on NASDAQ OMX, has received an EBM system order from a major aerospace industry client in the US. The system will be used for aerospace components. More 

World's largest technology distributor to sell 3D printers 

jan.22, 2014 -  Two short videos shows some hints of 3D Systems' cubify - the new Cubify.com is a online social platform integrated by 3D printing service, 3D modeling and 3D models and apps market place where you can.. More 

Citron issues trade warning on Organovo 

Jan.22, 2014 -  On January 21, Citron Research issued a cautious report on Organovo Holdings. In its 4-page report, Citron Research points out only 7.98% of Organovo's shares are owned by institutions. More 

Concept Laser opens laser additive manufacturing R&D center 

Jan.21, 2014 -  Laser additive manufacturing machine maker Concept Laser has opened a new development centre, a "company think tank' at its headquarters in Lichtenfels, Germany.  More 

Hershey and 3D Systems team up to develop 3D printable foods

Jan.16, 2014 -  Hershey (HSY), the largest producer of quality chocolate in North America, announces a collaboration with 3D Systems (DDD) to explore ways to use 3D printing capabilities to create food products. More 

UK to invest £15 million to set up national 3D printing hub 

Jan.16, 2014 -  More than £15 million of public money will be used to set up a national centre for 3D printing technology to put Britain at the forefront of the developing industry, British Finance Minister George Osborne will announce today. More 

NIH partners with Organovo to develop 3D printable living tissues 

Jan.14, 2014 -  Bio 3D printing company Organovo announced today that they are joining together with NIH to help scientists develop 3D printed functional living tissues for bringing safer, more effective treatments to patients on a faster timeline.  More 

LUXeXceL raises €5 million fund to fuel optical 3D printing 

Jan.14, 2014 -  LUXeXceL, a Goes based Dutch company that makes lenses through 3D printing for the lighting industry, has raised 5 million funding from investors, including Munich Venture Partners, ChrysalixSET and Filsa Capital.  More 

Epson to launch industrial 3D printers within five years

Jan.10, 2014 -   Epson is developing industrial, multi-material 3D printers, said president Minoru Usui recently when he joined Epson's 30th anniversary celebration in Sydney, Australia. More

White Bear Resources announces proposed acquisition of 3D printer maker Tinkerine 

Jan.9, 2014 -  White Bear Resources Inc. ("White Bear") today announces that it has entered into a binding letter of intent with with Tinkerine Studio Ltd. to acquire all of the 200 issued and outstanding shares of Tinkerine. More 

Mcor closing in on €15m new funding from Silicon Valley investors

Jan.9, 2014 -   Having already raised €2m in funding, Irish company Mcor Technologies is now closing in on a new round of funding worth up to €15m from some of Silicon Valley's top venture capital firms. More

Dover Group announces strategic investment in TierTime, UP! 3D printer maker 

Jan.9, 2014 -  Dover (China) Investment Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dover Group (NYSE: DOV), today announced the completion of their strategic investment in 3D printer manufacturer Beijing TierTime Technology (TierTime) in China. More 

will.i.am to join 3D Systems as Chief Creative Officer 

Jan.9, 2014 -  At a press conference on Wednesday, 3D Systems announced that will.i.am joined 3DS as its Chief Creative Officer.  More 

3D-printer maker Formlabs accepts Bitcoin, releases PreForm 1.0

Jan.7, 2014 -  3D printer maker Formlabs will begin accepting the digital currency Bitcoin on its online store, the company announced at the CES 2014 on Tuesday.  More 

Teachers learn to build 3D printer for the classroom 

Jan.5, 2014 -  Through a collaboration between the Orange County School Department of Education and Airwolf 3D, teachers from Orange County educational institutions are about learn everything about 3D printing.  More 

MakerBot anticipates 3D printer launches at CES

Jan.5, 2014 -   Bre Pettis, chief executive of US company MakerBot, talks to the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones about the rise of 3D printing. More

Afinia denies patent infringement allegations by Stratasys 

Jan.3, 2014 -  In November 2013 leading 3D printer company Stratasys announced that it was filing a patent infringement lawsuit against against Afinia, a division of Microboards Technology LLC.  More 

3D Systems acquires Gentle Giant Studios, expanding access to toy industry 

Jan.3, 2014 -  3D Systems (DDD) announced today the acquisition of Gentle Giant Studios, the leading provider of 3D modeling for the entertainment and toy industry. More 

3D Systems to buy a portion of Xerox for $32.5M in cash

Dec.18, 2013 -   3D Systems announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Xerox Corporation's Wilsonville, Oregon product design, engineering and chemistry group and related assets for $32.5 million in cash. More

3D Systems buys 3D printing filament maker Village Plastics  

Dec.13, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today the acquisition of Norton, Ohio based Village Plastics Co., a manufacturer of filament-based ABS, PLA and HIPS 3D printing materials. More 

Arcam to buy Canadian metal powder maker for up to $33 million 

Dec.13, 2013 -  Swedish industrial 3D printer maker Arcam has signed an agreement to acquire the metal powder division (AP&C) of Canada's Raymor Industries for a total of 35 million Canadian dollars ($32.91 million). More 

3D printing hype overdone, says Nomura's Kim

Dec.9, 2013 -   Analysts at Nomura issues major news alert for the hottest sectors in the market - 3D printing today. 3D printing hype may be 'overdone', says Nomura's James Kim. More

EOS and 3D Micromac set up 3D MicroPrint for micro laser sintering

Dec.9, 2013 -   EOS, additive manufacturing specialist and 3D-Micromac AG in Chemnitz, a laser micromachining systems provider, has set up a new joint-venture company More

3D Systems buys 3D printed ceramics manufacturer Figulo

Dec.5, 2013 -   3D Systems announced today the acquisition of Figulo, a 3D printed ceramics provider. More

Materialise & China 3D Printing Technology Industry Alliance signed partnership agreement

Dec.2, 2013 -  The China 3D Printing Technology Industry Alliance and Materialise have signed partnership agreement on Monday, November 25th. More 

Camtek hinted to launch 3D printer for PCBs, share nearly doubles

Nov.25, 2013 -   Camtek said it was close to a commercial launch for its 3D printer - a first-of-its-kind device producing printed circuit boards. More

Stratasys brings patent infringement suit against Afinia 

Nov.25, 2013 -  3D Printer company Stratasys announced today that it has brought suit for patent infringement against Afinia, a division of Microboards Technology LLC. More 

3D Systems and Motorola partner on 3D printed modules & custom smartphone 

Nov.22, 2013 -  3D printer company 3D Systems has entered into a multi-year development agreement with Motorola to create a continuous high-speed 3D printing production platform for Motorola's Project Ara.  More 

MakerBot opens new store in Boston

Nov.22, 2013 -   Just before the holiday season begins, Makerbot opens a retail store at Newbury Street in Boston, giving consumers a close look at 3D printers More

Short-seller Citron takes aim at 3D printer maker voxeljet, shares fall 

Nov.20, 2013 -  Short-seller Citron Research questioned voxeljet AG's quarterly results, saying the Germany-based 3D printer maker provided loans to customers to generate sales. More 

MakerBot Academy aims to put 3D printer in every U.S. school 

Nov.12, 2013 -  Brooklyn-based 3D-printer company Makerbot is leading a charge to crowd source 3D printers for every school in America. More 

3D Systems to be marketed in Japan and South Korea 

Nov.5, 2013 -  3D Systems, a leader in 3D printing, announced this month two distribution agreement in Asia.  More 

3D Systems Q3 revenue grows by 50% on higher printer sales 

Oct.29, 2013 -  3D Systems Corp announced today that its third quarter revenue grew 50% from the prior year to $135.7 million.  More 

Formlabs raises $19 million series A round led by DFJ Growth 

Oct.23, 2013 -  Formlabs, the designers and manufacturers of the Form 1 3D printer, announced $19M in Series A financing today. More 

HP to enter 3D printing market in mid-2014

Oct.23, 2013 -   HP is working on developing 3D printing technology, announced HP CEO Meg Whitman at the Canalys Channels Forum in Bangkok. More

German 3D printer company voxeljet set for IPO

Oct.17, 2013 -   German 3D printer company voxeljet is planning to sell 6.5 million shares at a price range of $13 to $15 a share this week in its IPO. More

MakerBot to open two new stores in Boston and Greenwich, Conn.  

Oct.16, 2013 -  3D printer manufacturer MakerBot is scheduled to open two new retail stores in Boston and Greenwich prior to the start of the holiday season. More 

MakerBot signs distribution deal with Ingram Micro

Oct.10, 2013 -   3D printing company MakerBot announces today Ingram Micro Inc., a Fortune 100 company and the world's largest wholesale technology distributor is now authorized as a U.S. distribution partner for MakerBot. More

3D printer company voxeljet plans to raise $91 million in IPO 

Oct.8, 2013 -  The Friedberg, Germany-based voxeljet, a leading provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services announced terms for its IPO on Monday. voxeljet plans to raise $91 million by offering 6.5 million shares. More 

3D Systems to invest $10.9 million to expand facilities, adding 133 jobs 

Oct.4, 2013 -  3D Systems plans to invest $10.9 million to expand its research and production facilities in Rock Hill, reported Heraldonline. The expansion will create 133 jobs. More 

Stratasys opens Singapore office to meet rising 3D printing demand in Asia

Oct.1, 2013 -  Stratasys Asia Pacific today announced the opening of its local office in Singapore. The new office will enable Stratasys to meet the demands its Asean-based customers and the local 3D printing market.  More 

Stratasys collaborates with Aurora to tap into China's billion 3D printing market 

Sep.25, 2013 -  The Aurora Group today announced Aurora and 3D printing company Stratasys Ltd have entered into an agreement for the exclusive distribution of Stratasys Idea Series professional desktop 3D printers in China. More 

3D printer firm voxeljet files for a $100 million IPO 

Sep.18, 2013 -  voxeljet, a leading manufacturer of industrial 3D printing systems filed on Tuesday with the SEC to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering. More 

3D Systems buys The Sugar Lab, maker of 3D-printed sugar confections

Sep.10, 2013 -   3D Systems announced today that it has acquired The Sugar Lab, a start-up micro-design firm dedicated to 3D printing customized, multi-dimensional, edible confections in real sugar. More

3D Systems is No.5 on Fortune's 2013 list of Fastest-Growing Companies

Sep.3, 2013 -   3D Systems announced today that for the second year in a row, the company has made Fortune Magazine's 2013 list of the fastest-growing companies. More

Stratasys is expanding in Eden Prairie, Minnesota 

Sep.2, 2013 -  Stratasys has added 126 jobs in the Minneapolis suburb, a 33 percent jump to just over 500 people. And it expects to hire another 30 to 40 people before the end of the year.More 

Reddit co-founder's tour: 3D-printing with Shapeways and möbius bacon (video) 

Aug.30, 2013 -  In "Small Empires" fifth Episode hosted by Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, the crew took a tour of the Shapeways' HQ and factory in Long Island City, NY.  More 

TheStreetSweeper & Citron Research negative on ExOne 

Aug.29, 2013 -  An article titled "The ExOne Company: Irrational exuberance obscures black clouds building around 3-D printing" was published yesterday on the Street Sweeper. More 

3D printing stocks jump on 'Buy' rating by Citigroup analysts 

Aug.26, 2013 -  Shares of two 3D-printer makers 3D Systems (DDD) and Stratasys (SSYS) jumped Monday morning as investment bank Citigroup started coverage of two companies with a pair of buys. More 

Taiwan: Kinpo to launch 3D printers, sees 3-year sales topping 1 million units 

Aug.26, 2013 -  Taiwan-based Kinpo Group announced today its own-brand 3D printers: XYZprinting. The new 3D printers will target the entry-level and mid-range segment initially. More 

3D Systems buys CRDM to expand its presence in UK

Aug.21, 2013 -   3D Systems continues to make acquisitions in the 3D printing community, and this time it buys U.K.'s CRDM. More

Stratasys gets high scores in Customer Satisfaction Survey

Aug.14, 2013 -   Stratasys scores more than 4 out of 5 in annual Customer Satisfaction Survey responses in Asia-Pacific and Japan Region. More

ExOne to build $20M new facility in Germany

Aug.7, 2013 -   3D printer maker ExOne Company said on Tuesday that it has purchased land and will soon begin construction on a new facility in Gersthofen, Germany, in the district of Augsburg. More

3D Systems acquires cloud-based, project management tool TeamPlatform

Aug.6, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has acquired cloud-based, project management tool TeamPlatform. More 

ExOne opens 6th production service center, new sales centers in Brazil and China

Aug.1, 2013 -   The ExOne Company, a 3-D printer manufacturer, announced that it has opened a new Production Service Center (PSC) in Auburn, Washingtonand two new sales centers in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Shanghai, China. More

3D Systems expands its China presence 

Jul.30, 2013 -  3D Systems announced that Tianjin Real Estate Development Management Co., Ltd. in Northern China has begun selling its personal and professional 3D printers. More 

STOXX introduces second 3D printing index 

Jul.26, 2013 -  STOXX, the Europe-based index provider, introduced this week a new STOXX Global 3D Printing Pure Play Index, which tracks "pure play" companies that are highly involved in the 3D printing sector. More 

Yamada Denki, Japan's largest home appliance chain to sell 3D printers

Jul.18, 2013 -   Yamada Denki, Japan's largest discount consumer electronics retailer announced today that it has teamed up with IGUAZU to enter into 3D printer market. More

Motorola's MAKEwithMOTO on the road, filled with 3D printers

Jul.16, 2013 -   For showing its love to makers, Motorola recently commissioned a Sprinter van and filled with hackable phones, 3D printers to drive around the country. More

3D Systems completes acquisition of Phenix 

Jul.15, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has closed its acquisition of Phenix Systems, a manufacturer of Direct Metal Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printers. More 

The Bre Pettis Way: Makerbot CEO is starring in a Mazda ad campaign

Jul.11, 2013 -   MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis is featured in a Mazda #GameChanger campaign. Conviction. Creativity. Courage. This is the Bre Pettis way. And the Mazda way. More

Deloitte and 3D Systems to launch education and design centers 

Jul.10, 2013 -  Deloitte and 3D Systems today announced an exclusive multi-year alliance to jointly assist companies and industries adopt and integrate 3D printing into their business. More 

Solidoodle sales reach $4 million since launch in Sep 2011 

Jun.29, 2013 -  Brooklyn startup 3D-printer company Solidoodle announced that its sales has reached over $4 million since its launch in September 2011. More 

Planetary Resources & 3D Systems partner to develop spacecraft components

Jun.26, 2013 -   3D Systems today announced that the company has joined Planetary Resources' core group of investors and will be a collaborative partner in assisting Planetary Resources to develop components for spacecraft using 3D printing. More

Stratasys plans acquisitions to expand into 3D metal printing 

Jun.25, 2013 -  Today in an interview in Beijing, Stratasys Chairman Scott Crump said to Bloomberg that the company plans acquisitions to expand into devices that use metals. More 

Stratasys, Makerbot CEOs explain the $604 Milion deal 

Jun.21, 2013 -  The merger of Stratasys and MakerBot brings together two industry leaders and their 3D printing technology. On Thursday's press conference CEOs talked more about the deal and what it means for their companies. More 

3D printer passes Zero-Gravity test on road to Space Station 

Jun.20, 2013 -  The first 3D printer bound for space passed a series of critical microgravity tests at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, announces the 3D printer's builder.  More 

Stratasys acquiring 3D printing company MakerBot for $403 million in stock

Jun.20, 2013 -   Stratasys, an Israeli-based 3D printer manufacturer has just unveiled plans to acquire 3D printing company MakerBot in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at $403 million. More

Asia's first 3D printed fashion show 

Jun.19, 2013 -  Materialise Malaysia and Melinda Looi presented Asia's very first 3D printed fashion show on June 14, 2013, the theme of the show was "Birds". More 

Digital manufacturing supplier Inventables raises $3M in funding 

Jun.17, 2013 -  Chicago based Inventables, which runs an online hardware store for designers, today announced a $3 million round of financing bringing total investment in the company to $5M.  More 

3D Systems ranked 4th on Forbes List of America's 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies 

Jun.14, 2013 -  3D Systems has been ranked at 4th place on a Forbes list of America's 25 fastest growing tech companies, which has been topped by career-oriented networking portal LinkedIn Corp.  More 

3D Systems to buy Sintering 3D Printer Provider Phenix Systems

Jun.12, 2013 -   3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) has signed agreements to acquire approximately 80% of Phenix Systems, a manufacturer of Direct Metal Selective Laser Sintering 3D Printers based in Riom, France. More

Mcor announces 600% growth in sales and $2m funding from ITLG

Jun.11, 2013 -   3D printing company Mcor achieves increases of 600% in sales, 1200% in resellers and an additional infusion of $2 million from ITLG, propelling rapid expansion. More

3D printer manufacturer Stratasys in talks to buy Makerbot? 

Jun.9, 2013 -  Yesterday TechCrunch reported that Stratasys is in talks to buy MakerBot. Stratasys, manufacturer of professional 3D printers, has not yet any products for the fast-growing consumer market. More 

Rumor: 3D Printer Firm MakerBot in Acquisition Talks

Jun.6, 2013 -   MakerBot Industries LLC, the maker of 3-D printers, is in talks with suitors that could lead to the sale of the company. According to Spencer E. Ante's article in the Wall Street Journal. More

MakerBot Opens New 50,000 Square Foot Factory in Brooklyn 

Jun.3, 2013 -  MakerBot announces today that it has moved and expanded its production facility to a larger location in Brooklyn. More 

Pirate3D to bring 3D Printing to Africa

Jun.3, 2013 -   Pirate3D launched the Buccaneer, a sub-$400 3D printer on May 30 and its campaign has already passed the $500,000 mark. More

Stratasys announces record financial results for Q1 2013 

May.13, 2013 -  Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS) today announced record financial results for the first quarter of 2013.  More 

3D Systems Buys RPDG

May.1, 2013 -   3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced today that it has acquired Rapid Product Development Group, Inc. ("RPDG"), a provider of on-demand additive and traditional manufacturing services. More

ExOne Opens Materials R&D Laboratory in Ohio

May.1, 2013 -   The ExOne Company (XONE) , provider of 3D printing machines and printed products to industrial customers, announced that it established a new material characterization and testing facility in St. Clairsville, Ohio. More

3D Systems revenue jumps 31 percent as it sold 81 percent more printers

Apr.30, 2013 -   Reuters reports today that 3D printer maker 3D Systems Corp had a 31 percent jump in quarterly revenue as 3D Systems sold 81 percent more printers and gross margin expanded 250 basis points. More

Supermodel Coco Rocha experienced 3D printing at Shapeways

Apr.18, 2013 -   Most recently, Supermodel Coco Rocha visited the Shapeways factory in NYC to investigate "how 3D printing will change the world of fashion in the very near future". More

voxeljet takes over British 3D service provider Global TCT

Apr.15, 2013 -   voxeljet will be taking over the British service provider Global TCT effective by April 2013, thus increasing its presence in the UK. More

ExOne aims to raise its annual revenue to $100M within 3 years

Apr.10, 2013 -   The CEO of ExOne Co (XONE.O), the 3D printer maker that went public in February, said its gross margin could exceed 50 percent within three years. More

Singapore to invest $500 million in 3D printing 

Mar.25, 2013 -  Singapore Government will invest $500 million over five years to boost country's skills in advanced manufacturing. More 

Pirate3D aims to bring affordable 3D printing to the masses

Mar.25, 2013 -   Together with their friend Roger Chang, they formed the start-up Pirate3DP (now Pirate3D) in 2011 with the aim of developing the most affordable, reliable, user-friendly 3D printer for the mass market. More

Cartier & Forbes' Entrepreneur Voice features Makerbot CEO (video) 

Mar.24, 2013 -  Interviewed by co-founder of Thrillist Media Group, Ben Lerer, Pettis shares his story and knowledge that he has gained in the process of setting up and developing his business. More 

Mcor CEO on paper 3D printing, the Staples deal and the future of Mcor 

Mar.23, 2013 -  While the limitation and high cost of materials become the biggest obstacles for the development of 3D printing, Dr. Conor MacCormack, the CEO of Mcor believes their paper based 3D color printer is a solution.  More 

BEGO licenses Renishaw for 3D printing in dental sector 

Mar.13, 2013 -  Renishaw and BEGO Bremer Goldschlägerei Wilh. Herbst GmbH & Co. KG, have concluded an agreement that licenses Renishaw to use BEGO patents for additive manufacturing in dental applications. More 

MakerBot hiring for 50 positions

Mar.12, 2013 -  Fancy a job working for MakerBot? For people who want to get started in the 3D printing business, MakerBot Industries of Brooklyn, New York opens some positions for you.  More 

MakerBot and Autodesk to jointly develop and market 3D design and 3D printers 

Mar.9, 2013 -  Makerbot announced they have signed a definitive agreement to jointly market a combination of 3D design software and 3D printing hardware. More 

Massive Dynamics to acquire 3D printer developer PrintForge 3D

Mar.5, 2013 -  Massive Dynamics has signed a letter of intent to acquire PrintForge 3D Ltd., a Hong-Kong based developer of 3D printers and related accessories.  More 

3D Systems acquired Geomagic for $55 million in cash 

Feb.28, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Geomagic, Inc. ("Geomagic"), for $55 million in cash. More 

Massive Dynamics launches 3D printing division; seeking acquisition candidates

Feb.28, 2013 -   Massive Dynamics, Inc. announces that it has launched a new division that will acquire existing companies in the rapidly expanding 3D printing market. More

3D Systems called a 'bubble stock' by influential Citron Research

Feb.15, 2013 -   Shares of 3D Systems, Stratasys and ExOne, 3D printer manufacturers, fell on Thursday after Citron Research said they were vastly overvalued. More

New 3D printing template marketplace caught selling stolen jewelry, marketplace offline

Feb.8, 2013 -   Cincinnati start-up 3DLT is a new 3D printing template marketplace. Jessica Rosenkrantz, the co-founder of design studio Nervous System, found that some of her designs were listed at 3DLT for sale. More

Form 1 3D Printer entered into full production, on schedule to deliver end of April 

Feb.7, 2013 -  FormLabs announces today that the Form 1 3D printer has entered full production.  More 

3D printer company ExOne increases range, price $16 to $18 for $90 million IPO

Feb.7, 2013 -   ExOne, a 3D printer manufacturer, raised the proposed deal size for its upcoming IPO on Wednesday. More

China to invest $80M in 3D printing innovation center

Feb.5, 2013 -   3DP Industry Alliance unveiled plans to establish a 3D printing technology industry innovation center in Chengdu. More

Ideas to Prototypes to Production (video) 

Feb.4, 2013 -  Stratasys' newest video introduces the portfolio lines of the new Stratasys 3D printers that fit every stage of the design process from initial idea to high powered prototypes to full production parts. More 

Affordable 3D printer startup Pirate3DP raises USD482K from Red Dot Ventures 

Feb.1, 2013 -  Venture capital firm Red Dot Ventures has invested US$482K in Pirate3DP, a Singapore startup aiming to develop the most affordable 3D printer for the mass market.  More 

Organovo partners with OHSU to develop accurate 3D cancer models 

Jan.31, 2013 -  Organovo Holdings, Inc. (ONVO), a six-year-old startup, announced a partnership with the Knight Cancer Institute at the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, OR, to develop more accurate 3D cancer models that could lead to new cancer therapeutics. More 

3D printing market in Japan: 7.7 billion yen by 2015

Jan.29, 2013 -   Yano Economic Research Institute Japan releases survey results on the domestic 3D printing market. The survey forecasts that Japanese 3D printing market will increase to 7.7 billion yen. More

Are 3D printing stocks overvalued? 3D Systems, Stratasys plunge 

Jan.29, 2013 -  Yesterday a post by a Seeking Alpha contributor says 3D Systems (DDD) maybe overvalued. Sratasys (SSYS) has emerged as the chief competitor of 3D Systems (DDD) in the industry.  More 

3D printing company ExOne announces terms for its $75 million IPO

Jan.28, 2013 -   ExOne Company (Nasdaq: XONE), a global provider of three-dimensional printers and printed products to industrial customers, today announced terms for its IPO. More

China may become a major 3D printing market for Stratasys  

Jan.28, 2013 -  Two leading professional 3D printer manufacturers, Stratasys and Objet completed its merger in December. After the merger the new company has more than 50% market share of the professional 3D printers. More 

Stratasys and Materialise 3D printed dress hit Paris Fashion Week at Iris van Herpen show 

Jan.22, 2013 -  Stratasys and Materialise today announced the unveiling of 3D printing collaborations on the catwalks of Paris Fashion Week as part of Iris van Herpen's Haute Couture show, 'VOLTAGE'. More 

Stratasys appoints Medicodi and PD Dental as channel partners for dental market in Korea 

Jan.21, 2013 -  Stratasys AP Ltd., a subsidiary of Stratasys, Ltd. a 3D printers and production systems manufacturer, today announced the appointment of Medicodi and PD Dental as new channel partners in Korea. More 

3D Systems buys COWEB 

Jan.10, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has acquired COWEB, based in Paris, France, a start-up that creates consumer customized 3D printed products and collectibles. More 

Interviews at CES: Formlabs' Maxim Lobovsky & 3D Systems' Avi Reichental 

Jan.10, 2013 -  Techcrunch talked with Maxim Lobovsky, co-founder of Formlabs, about their Form 1 printer, a stereolithographic system that could achieve higher resolution and accuracy. More 

3D printer company ExOne files for a $75 million IPO 

Jan.9, 2013 -  ExOne, a provider of 3D printing machines and printed products to industrial customers, filed on Tuesday with the SEC to raise up to $75 million in an initial public offering.  More 

Sahara Force India teams up with 3D Systems for 2013 Formula One season

Jan.4, 2013 -   Sahara Force India Formula One Team announces the signing of a technical partnership with 3D Systems Corporation, a leading supplier of 3D content-to-print solutions. More

3D Systems to acquire Geomagic 

Jan.3, 2013 -  3D Systems announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Geomagic, Inc., provider of 3D authoring solutions including design, sculpt and scan software tools. More 

HP should consider two waves to turn itself around: personal robot and 3D printing 

Dec.9, 2012 -  Which market should HP enter to turn it around? Rob Enderle, president and principal analyst of the Enderle Group, posted his proposal: one is personal robotics wave, another is 3D printing wave. More 

How things are going at Formlabs 

Dec.7, 2012 -  Since 3D Systems filed a lawsuit against Formlabs for its Form 1 desktop 3D printer, everyone is wondering how things are going at Formlabs. More 

Stratasys and Objet Complete Merger - total market valuation reach to $3.0 Billion

Dec.3, 2012 -   Stratasys, Inc. and Objet Ltd. today announced the completion of their merger, forming a leader in 3D printing and direct digital manufacturing. More

Impressive 3D printed work from Objet at EuroMold 2012

Nov.30, 2012 -   At Eurmold 2012 Objet is showing off some of its latest innovations and impresive 3D printed work. More

GE Aviation invests in 3D printing with acquisition 

Nov.21, 2012 -  GE subsidiary GE Aviation announced it has acquired locally based Morris Technologies and its sister company, Rapid Quality Manufacturing. More 

3D Systems Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Formlabs and Kickstarter 

Nov.21, 2012 -  3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) announced Tuesday that it has brought suit in the Federal District Court of South Carolina, Rock Hill division, against Formlabs, Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts and Kickstarter, Inc. of New York, New York. More 

MakerBot unveils 3D photo booth at its retail store in NYC 

Nov.20, 2012 -   MakerBot is celebrating the grand opening of its first retail outlet in US on November 20th with the unveiling of a fully automated MakerBot 3D Photo Booth. More 

3D Systems 3rd-qtr beats estimates as 3D printer sales soar

Oct.26, 2012 -   Three-dimensional printer maker 3D Systems Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly results as printer sales more than doubled, prompting the company to raise its full-year forecast. More

3D Systems buys Rapidform for $35M in cash; expects adding $0.06-0.09 per share  

Oct.10, 2012 -  3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) announced that it acquired Rapidform, a leading global provider of 3D scan-to-CAD and inspection software tools, located in Seoul, South Korea for $35M in cash, subject to final closing adjustments. More 

HP should focus on making 3D printer, say analysts

Oct.4, 2012 -   Reuters reports that Meg Whitman has a laundry list of things to do at HP: Arrest a rapid decline in its personal computer unit, compete better on enterprise services.. More

3D Systems acquires leading Dutch prototyping company

Oct.3, 2012 -   3D Systems Corp. has acquired Tim The Innovative Modelmakers BV, an Eindhoven-based Netherlands provider of on-demand custom parts services. More

Stratasys seizes its leased 3D printer from DIY weapon project 

Oct.2, 2012 -  Inspired by a 3D printed lower receiver created by Have Blue, Cody Wilson, director of Defense Distributed, launched Wiki Weapon project and managed to raise $20,000 in BitCoins. This fund allowed him to lease a Stratasys professional 3D printer to make and test 3D printed weapons. More 

3D Systems listed in Fortune's Fastest-Growing Companies

Sep.17, 2012 -   Fortune Magazine's 2012 listed Top 100 fastest-growing companies in the world, 3D Systems ranked number 5 in tech, in the top 6 in profit growth and number 12 overall out of 100 companies listed. More

Gabor Forgacs, scientific founder of Organovo recognized for pioneering work in bioprinting

Jul.30, 2012 -   Gabor Forgacs, Executive and Scientific Director of the Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University has been awarded the AutoVision Innovations Award from 2b AHEAD, a German think tank. More

3D Systems CEO discusses demand in Europe and company's growth strategies (video) 

Jul.28, 2012 -  In a recently cnbc news (below) Abe Reichental discusses demand in Europe, the U.S. economy, and his company's growth strategies. Customers in europe have to continue to invest. They're under pressure to stay competitive. More 

3D Systems acquires Viztu Technologies for an undisclosed sum

Jul.24, 2012 -   3D Systems Corp. (DDD) said Monday that it has acquired Viztu Technologies. The financial terms of the deal and sum were not disclosed. More

Stratasys and US Department of Energy form joint initiative for energy efficient production 

Jun.30, 2012 -  3D printer manufacturer Stratasys announced a joint initiative with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to jointly develop fused deposition modeling (FDM) additive manufacturing to foster energy efficient production. More 

Short lead time puts Makerbot in a more competitive position 

Jun.26, 2012 -  MakerBot Industries began in 2009 when three friends founded this 3D-printing startup in Brooklyn. Now the company employs 115 people after receiving $10 million funding and has been delivering three generations of its hobbyist 3D printer. More 

A visit to Ultimaker - this is an awesome box 

Jun.7, 2012 -  Ultimaker, the 3D printer manufacturer in Netherlands was set up by three Dutch makers two and half years ago. Erik De Bruijn and Martijn Elserman met Siert Wijnia in protospace.nl, the FabLab in Utrecht, Netherlands. Each of them had built open source RepRap 3D printers before their collaboration. More 

envisionTEC announces the release of their new website 

May.5, 2012 -  envisionTEC announces the release of their new website. The new site has been redesigned with a fresh new look and has been updated with information about their latest products and services. More 

Objet appointed Altech Shanghai as Distributor in East China Region

Apr.21, 2012 -   Objet Asia Pacific Ltd., a subsidiary of Objet Ltd., announced the appointment of an Altech Co. Ltd. subsidiary as a new Objet distributor in the East China region. More

Stratasys to merge with Objet - key facts 

Apr.18, 2012 -  In Stratasys and Objet Investor Presentation there are some interesting figures: Objet: - More than 2,800 customers - Only technology with multi-material 3D printing capability More 

Stratasys and Objet agree to merge - Combined company valued at about $1.4 billion

Apr.16, 2012 -   Stratasys, Inc., and privately held Objet Ltd., today announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies would combine in an all-stock transaction with a combined equity value of approximately $1.4 billion. More

Objet holding acquisition talks with a large electronics company 

Mar.24, 2012 -  Objet Ltd, the Israel-based 3D printers maker is holding acquisition talks with a large electronics company, reported by Calcalist news. Beneficiaries are expected to be the investor Ilan Levin and billionaire Allen Yaglom. More 

Mcor Technologies celebrates St. Patrick's Day and ready to enter US Market 

Mar.16, 2012 -  Saint Patrick's Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. One traditional symbol of Saint Patrick's Day is the Shamrock. The Irish have considered shamrocks as good-luck symbols since earliest times, and today people of many other nationalities also believe they bring good luck.  More 

Objet announced new distributor in Brazil 

Dec.20, 2011 -  Objet Ltd., today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Anacom Eletrônica Ltda, for the Brazil market. More 

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Z-Corp sponsors mountain bike design competition for student designers 

Dec.19, 2011 -  Z Corporation announced today that it will sponsor "Reality Redesigned", a student-focused new mountain bike design competition. More 

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PP3DP Launched Upgrade kit for old UP! 3d printers 

Nov.26, 2011 - PP3DP launched an upgrade kit for older PP3DP owners. Instead of buying a new printer the old Upers can buy a full set of upgrade kit with low price. What parts are included in the upgrade kit?  More 

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makerbot 3d printer open source projectMakerBot launched 3 fun projects for 3D printers 

Nov.25, 2011 - Makerbot has just launched Remote Control Cars, Dynamos and a Windup Robot - 3 open source toy kits for your 3D printers. More

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formlab_logo_3d_printerFormlabs: 3D printer startup raised $500K initial funding 

Nov.23, 2011 -  Formlabs Inc., just started up and has not yet a website, has already raised $500,000 initial funding. The funding plan was to raise $1.5 million, according to federal documents. More 

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Tiertime Brings Its newest 3D Printer Inspire S250 to EuroMold 2011 

Nov.23, 2011 - Beijing TierTime Technology Co. Ltd, 3D printing and rapid prototyping industry manufacturer China, announces that it will demonstrate its latest Inspire series of 3D Printing products at EuroMold 2011. More 

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rapman 3.2 3d printer kit3D Systems Launchs New RapMan 3.2 3D Printer Kit 

Nov.23, 2011 - 3D Systems Corporation announced that next-gen Rapman 3.2 3D Printer kit and it is now available at Bits from Bytes site. 3D Systems will also bring the Rapman 3.2 to EuroMold in Frankfurt, Germany.  More 

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Objet Geometries bids for NASDAQ IPO  Nov.22, 2011

Israeli 3D printer company Objet Geometries seeks to bid for NASDAQ IPO and raise about $120 million on $500 million market cap. If implemented, it will be one of the largest IPO by Israeli company in US in past few years. More 

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Z Corp bought by 3D Systems for $137 million  Nov.21, 2011

3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) just announced that they have signed definitive agreement to acquire Z Corporation and Vidar Systems. 3D Systems bought these two companies for $137 million in cash from Contex Group, a subsidiary of Ratos AB, a listed private equity company located in Stockholm, Sweden. More 

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Objet 3D Printed Dashboard from StreetScooter and Other Cutting-Edge 3D Printing Applications at EuroMold 2011       Nov.9, 2011

Following a year packed full of new 3D printing product and material launches, Objet Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, will showcase some of the real-life applications made possible with its technology at EuroMold 2011. More 

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