Covestro has completed its acquisition of DSM’s Resins & Functional Materials, including the Additive Manufacturing business.
Last week, a major deal was announced as Covestro is acquiring business units from DSM, including the additive manufacturing business. We go to the source for more information on what that means for our industry.
In a blockbuster deal, DSM has agreed to sell their DSM Resins & Functional Materials line of business to Covestro.
Large chemical companies’ participation in the 3D printing materials space is shaking up a little with a portfolio shift.
Royal DSM has partnered with another 3D printer manufacturer, JuggerBot 3D, to develop pellet 3D printers.
Two 3D printing companies have announced significant funding this week — and both bill DSM Venturing as a leader in their rounds.
Charles Goulding and Ryan Donley of R&D Tax Savers present an overview of DSM’s recent involvement in the 3D printing industry.
DSM continues to look ahead in 3D printing with a new partnership, new SLS powder, and commitment to sustainable industry.
Fortify and DSM are developing high-performance composite 3D printing materials for structural parts.
Royal DSM announced a significant investment in a 3D print material company.
DSM updates its additive manufacturing vision with new materials and solid strategies.
Royal DSM announced a new 3D printer filament that has an unusual statistic: lower carbon fiber.
This month’s community support selection is the Handsmith project by Lyman Connor.
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Once costly and full of limitations, fused granular fabrication (FGF) advancements are making it a viable 3D printing method for various materials, including foaming materials.
Shapeways released a new software-as-a-service called “Otto” that should make life a lot easier for some manufacturers.
Margriet Hooghiemstra is the Strategy Program Director at Covestro (formerly DSM) Additive Manufacturing team, working from the Netherlands.
Hush Puppies is getting stylish and high-tech as 3D printed lattices are set to feature in next year’s shoe line.
A significant Series B funding is set to drive Fortify’s next steps in reinforced 3D printing.
Stratasys continues in targeted 3D printing M&A, today announcing that it is acquiring UK-based RPS.
When I was younger, I always wanted to label everything.
We’ve all seen how prosthetics help folks with missing limbs, but we don’t always get to see them made by the same people who wear them.
One of the biggest strengths of an artist is being able to see the world in a different light and to bring their vision into reality.
In recent weeks there have been several high-profile corporate acquisitions in the 3D printing world. There are reasons this is happening and we should expect more.
It can be baffling how CAD encompasses a seemingly infinite number of fields: from animation, to product prototyping, to homemade 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding considers R&D studies that should be undertaken in 3D printing M&A transactions.
We all know about naturally reflective surfaces, but who knew you could apply the same effect with a bottle of paint?
It’s only January, but 2021 already shows an overarching theme in 3D printing: market consolidation.
Recent 3D printing acquisition announcements have something significant in common: production focus.
Desktop Metal’s first major move since becoming a public company is a $300M one: acquiring EnvisionTEC.
Get some tips for launching a Kickstarter from a veteran.
As anticipated, today it’s official: Origin is a Stratasys company following the close of the latest major 3D printing acquisition.
Imagine being able to grow your own footwear.
If you’ve always dreamed of making your own robot or love the STEMI Hexapod bot but never had the technical know-how to do so, then boy do I have just the robotic dog for you.
If you’ve never watched a Studio Ghibli movie before, stop what you are doing and watch one now.
With 4K screens the norm nowadays, you would think there are many an option for portable 4K displays.
The 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF) file type is about to go prime-time owing to KeyShot and Stratasys.
Have you ever sat on a chair and thought, “Man, I wish there was a more comfortable place to sit”?
If you’re a user of multiple CAD platforms and 3D creation apps…
As technology becomes more compact, trendsetters start researching ways to improve multi-sensory experience.
The latest update from the Fusion 360 crew has us pulling our sock over our knee-caps and throwing our hats in the air.
NVIDIA officially snapped their suspenders announcing the next in their series of GPUs sporting the latest graphics-crackin’ Ampere microarchitecture.
If you use SOLIDWORKS now or used it in the past, one person you have to thank is Vic Leventhal.
It’s one thing to make a stunning light fixture, but it’s another thing to make a statement with it using a whole different medium.
An engineering drawing is a specialized type of communication tool. It’s also a contract.
For some, using a CNC machine may be an intimidating skill.
Anyone who has spent any amount of time baking/cooking/experimenting will know the tedium of measuring ingredients but outside of pre-measured packets what could make it easier?
Nexa3D made multiple announcements this week, each strengthening their position in the market.
The folks over at Onshape have been cranking out a ton of resource material across all categories.
3D across the web, devices, screens, and reality has been ramping up considerably over the last few years.
Is the current inflection point for 3D printing tipping us into “Additive Manufacturing 2.0”?
A new meta search engine for 3D models is available: Thangs.
The tour of this makerspace just outside Denver and Boulder, Colorado took place in September 2019, long before COVID-19 flipped spaces like these on their heads.
Good news from the folks at Gravity Sketch.
Forward AM has acquired Owens Cornings’ XSTRAND business line, expanding its portfolio of advanced 3D printing materials.
A report from the European Patent Office shows a wealth of data regarding innovative activity.
You’ve got some options when you need to create graphics for assembly instructions and technical documents but when you need to create animated assembly or service instructions your options narrow quite a bit.
The new Intel RealSense Depth Camera D455 is now available.
Construction 3D printing is a relatively new discipline, and we made a list of the current players.
It’s wasn’t too many years ago that inspecting a bridge, evaluating safe passage, or planning a route took a brave soul to volunteer or a less brave soul to draw the short straw.
Creators have crafted a method to add light on a 3D printed surface using a unique electroluminescent coating.
When we last saw MX3D at Formnext 2019, they were showing off a 3D printed robot arm. Now, they’ve tested it in a working robotic system.
Shapr3D has been doing a lot of ‘bringing’ to their iPadOS-based CAD app over the past three years.
Progress has been updated on a fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) footbridge to be 3D printed in Rotterdam.
Shelling a 3D model can be daunting, but nPower’s new Power Shell makes it a lot easier.
Henkel is adding to its Additive Manufacturing Services.
Get your sculpt brushes and buckets of inspiration ready. Today, Pixologic introduced ZBrushCoreMini, a free entry-level version of its ZBrushCore and ZBrush software designed to help people get started with digital sculpting.
The 3D printing industry has been a beacon of manufacturing hope during the pandemic outbreak — thanks in large part to materials that have proven up to the task.
A cloud-based machine building startup service has landed a huge investment round.
Did you know Google Search has an option to easily view 3D content?
This week’s selection is the Glove Remover by digital advertising agency atoll.
JustSketchMe is a web-based app to create and pose 3D character models.
Researchers have developed a way to expand 3D printed objects 40x using foam.
Designers, artists, and 3D professionals across different industries know there’s nothing better than a powerful computer that cuts through your processes like warm butter.
What if you boil AR/VR down even further and mix common computer actions with common AR needs? Scan/Capture + Copy/Paste?
The COVID-19 crisis has forced many events online, and this one offers design process lectures free to all.
LumiLor is an electroluminescent paint that emits light via an electric current, just the thing for amazing 3D prints.
New software allows machines to be controlled through an augmented reality (AR) interface. Could this control 3D printers as well?
SelfCAD offers a simple-to-use web-based 3D modeling service that is suitable for almost everyone.
A new cloud-based virtual desktop service could provide a platform to perform high performance 3D work.
Turbosquid’s Kraken 3D Asset Management system provides new ways to manage 3D models online.
When a part is developed, what should it be called? We have some ideas for naming parts you may not have considered.
Lenovo has released a workstation that is quite appropriate for use as a CAD platform.
Photocentric has developed a way to produce 40,000 potentially usable ventilator valves per week at their facility.
eMachineShop Adds Free 3D File Viewing & Sharing to their online service. Is this for you?
Gesa Pickbrenner is an award-winning goldsmith and digital 3D artist based in Germany producing custom works, often using 3D printing technology.
SelfCAD offers a simple-to-use web-based 3D modeling service that is suitable for almost everyone.
Tech Soft 3D, a producer of powerful toolkits for CAD/CAM applications, received significant funding.
Eric Haddad is the founder and Pilot in Command of 3DAeroventures, a Texas-based outfit specializing in 3D printed RC aircraft.
If you’re a youngin’ whose neurons have just myelinated or an educator who’s responsible for bludgeoning their brain tissue with knowledge, there’s a 3D printer option you’ll want to add to your lab list – A RIZE 3D Printer.
Did you know Fabbaloo provides free assistance to community 3D print ventures?
AON3D announced a new, powerful industrial 3D printer, the AON-M2 2020, which has a number of enhanced features and capabilities.
Autodesk has revealed that Fusion 360 now includes ECAD functionality.
Charles Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi take a look at some major events in 3D printing during 2019.
Inkbit has developed an AI-based quality control system that can not only verify correct layers, but fix them, too.