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Stratasys’ New Logo

Somehow we totally missed this, and perhaps you did too: Stratasys has rebranded with a new logo!

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The Best 3D Print Benchmarks: Done?

We 3D printed two popular benchmark 3D models on a top quality industrial 3D printer, the Stratasys Objet Connex260. 

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The Objet350 Connex3

Stratasys’ Objet350 Connex3 is a mid-sized PolyJet printer that can be used for a wide variety of applications including functional prototypes, marketing, jig and fixtures and much more.

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The Stratasys Fortus 250mc

If you are considering an industrial 3D printer for a lab, business or classroom the Fortus 250mc may be the right choice for you. 

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The Stratasys Objet 24 3D Printer

Using PolyJet 3D printing technology, the Objet24 features 28µ print layers and a 240 mm x 200 mm x 150 mm (9.45 in. x 7.87 in. x 5.9 in.) tray size.

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Artists Get a Hand Making Colorful 3D Prints

In a major announcement at Adobe MAX, 3D printing and additive manufacturing leader, Stratasys, and design software giant, Adobe, revealed that they will be joining forces to provide high-quality, color 3D printing solutions for creative professionals around the world.

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Stratasys and Fabbaloo Partner On A Contest

3D printing industry giant Stratasys is partnering with Fabbaloo to offer a challenge for our readers. Read on and you might find yourself able to enter. 

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The Stone Age Meets The 3D Printing Age

In a remarkable collaboration between Stratasys, Artists and Archaeologists, stone hand axe replicas were equipped with ergonomic handles. 

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What’s Happening At MakerBot?

A meteoric rise from nothing, corporate acquisition, management changes, layoffs and a new CEO. An interview with the new chief by Medium tells us about MakerBot’s plans. 

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Gradient Color 3D Printing

Color 3D printing has long been a challenge and few manufacturers produce color capable gear. Stratasys has taken a step towards full color 3D printing by demonstrating a 3D printed color gradient. 

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Stratasys Introduces a New 3D Printer to its Dental Line

Stratasys has introduced a new addition to its line of dental printers, the Objet260 Dental Selection. Leveraging Stratasys’ unique triple-jetting technology, the Objet260 Dental Selection raises the bar in 3D printed dental model realism to improve the accuracy and efficacy of digital dentistry.

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Stratasys Makes an Acquisition

3D printing giant Stratasys has acquired UK-based consultancy Econolyst and converting it into a key Stratasys division. 

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Stratasys Moves Deeper Into China with New Acquisition of CAD/CAM Firm

Stratasys AP has announced the closing of an asset purchase transaction with its local channel partner — Intelligent CAD/CAM Technology Ltd (ICT), for the purchase of certain assets, targeted at deepening footprint in China to gain better insights into the increasing local market demand.

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GrabCAD Workbench Now Free!

GrabCAD’s excellent Workbench product is now available for free, disposing of previous monthly fees. 

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Katy Perry’s Halftime Show Shows Off FDM & Polyjet Tech

Stratasys has announced that its technology is illuminating the stage in the opening song of US pop star, Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour with vibrantly colored 3D printed mohawks produced by leading Hollywood special effects company, Legacy Effects.  

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The Quant 3D Q1000 3D Printer

A new industrial 3D printer from OK International and partner Tiertime could shake things up in company labs.

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Stratasys’ New Strategy

We listened to CEO David Reis at Stratasys’ press conference this week as he outlined a new corporate strategy. One that’s quite different from their previous approaches. 

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Stratasys Announces Many Things

3D printing giant Stratasys must have left their press release machine on overnight, as they released a dozen announcements yesterday.

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Stratasys to Replace the Mojo?

A few short years ago Stratasys introduced the “Mojo”, their lowest cost professional 3D printer. But is it about to be replaced? 

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Stratasys Opens New Factory

Sales of  Stratasys’ Connex equipment must be going well. So well they had to open a brand new factory to build them. 

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The History of 3D Printing

There’s a lot more to 3D printing than the current craze of personal 3D machines. 

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Stratasys Grabs GrabCAD

In an unexpected corporate move, 3D printing industry giant announced its acquisition of GrabCAD.

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Stratasys Enhances Triple Jet 3D Printing

Stratasys made a big splash earlier this year with their new tricolor Objet500 technology. Now they’re expanding the technology to two new 3D printers. 

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Stratasys Gets on the Bus

Stratasys announced an eight-month, 3D road trip that will showcase their tech across the USA. 

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The 2014 Extreme Redesign Contest

Each year Stratasys sponsors a terrific contest for students, designers and young entrepreneurs: the Extreme Redesign Contest. We’re awaiting the announcement of the winners. 

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Stratasys to be Acquired?

Bloomberg speculates on the future of 3D printing giant Stratasys. They believe the company could be acquired by one of two existing 2D printing companies. 

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Why Was the Connex3 Delayed So Long?

You might have noticed that Stratasys announced a new, powerful color 3D printer this week, the Connex3. The new device is the world’s first 3D

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How Clear are “Transparent” 3D Prints, Anyway?

With the release of Connex3 color 3D printing technology this week, we started thinking more about “transparent” 3D printing. Stratasys provides a transparent material for

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Color Mixing on the Connex3

Stratasys’ latest 3D printer series, the Connex3, is able to produce a wide variety of 3D objects with multiple properties. As we posted earlier, the

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The Connex3 Materials Cabinet

The Connex3 also comes with a powerful materials cabinet. It’s a separate unit typically installed beside the main Connex3 and is intended to house cartridges

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More on the Objet 500 Connex3

The Objet 500 Connex3 deserves another post as we weren’t able to fit in the specs and other details in just one post. Let’s review

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The Staggering Implications of Afinia’s Countersuit

After last week’s blockbuster announcement of Afinia’s response to Stratasys’ allegations of patent infringement, we got thinking about what this might mean.    We’re anxiously

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The Growth of 3D Printing Stocks

This blog has a number of years under its belt. We first published on October 27th, 2007, a period when 3D printing was not well

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Who Will Stratasys Acquire Next?

While attending EuroMold the other week we happened to listen in to a media talk by Stratasys CEO David Reis, who spoke about Stratasys’ progress

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Stratasys’ Nylon Material

A few weeks ago we speculated that Stratasys might begin focusing on new materials to exploit their huge base of installed 3D printers as their

3D Systems

The 3D Printing Patent Backlash Begins

It was inevitable, but the personal 3D printing community is not reacting well to the announcement by Stratasys that it was suing Afinia for patent

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A 3D Printed Movie Character Collection

At this year’s 3D Printshow we were excited to visit the large display of 3D prints by Legacy Effects. If you don’t know about Legacy

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Details of the Stratasys – Afinia Lawsuit

We’ve been reading more about this week’s legal action by Stratasys against personal 3D printer marketer Afinia, who are alleged to have violated several of

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Stratasys Sues Afinia

3D printing giant Stratasys launched legal action against Afinia, a marketer of personal 3D printers. The statement from Stratasys says:    Afinia’s sale, promotion and

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Stratasys Strategy in a Post-Patent World

Stratasys, one of the largest 3D printing companies in the world today, faces transition. While the company built itself upon the FDM (fused deposition modeling)

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MakerBot’s Retail Expansion

MakerBot opened the first dedicated retail 3D printer store on New York City’s Mulberry street some years ago. While MakerBot continued retail operations by partnering

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Thoughts on Stratasys Growth

We’re reading an interesting article on Investors.com that talks about the investment potential of 3D printing industry giant Stratasys.    The author, Marie Beerens, seems

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Stratasys Tech Flys UAVs

One of Stratasys’ clients is UAV Solutions of Maryland, who, obviously, manufacture UAVs. But they now do this with 3D printing.    Their journey is

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How Did They Pay for MakerBot?

Earlier this year industry giant Stratasys struck a deal with MakerBot to acquire the rapidly growing startup. The deal was for an incredible USD$600M+.   

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The Extreme Redesign Contest Returns

Each year Stratasys sponsors a 3D print design contest for students at various levels of academia. Often the contest produces amazing innovations and we expect

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3D Printing an Injection Mold?

The traditional process for making plastic parts is to first create a metal mold into which hot plastic is injected. After the plastic cools, remove

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MakerBot and Stratasys Close

No, no – they haven’t ceased business! We mean the deal between them has “closed”. This means that as of August 15th, 2013, MakerBot is

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Stratasys Expects More Revenue

This is interesting: 3D printing giant Stratasys raised their revenue expectations for the year 2013 following the merger with MakerBot. The change moved expected full-year

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UPS Now Offers 3D Print Services

There’s now an official avalanche of 3D printing technology in the consumer space. First MCOR signed a deal to provide all Staples outlets with color-capable

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