3D Systems announced a major restructuring program.
Before You Cancel Netflix, Relive the Early Days of 3D Printing
There’s something you should watch on Netflix, and it is specifically about 3D printing.
3D Systems’ Revolutionary Regenerative Tissue Program: A Step towards 3D Printed Organs?
3D Systems announced a broad new program to 3D print human tissue.
3D Systems’ ProJet MJP 2500W Increases Jewelry Production Throughput
3D Systems announced a very interesting jewelry 3D printer, the ProJet MJP 2500W.
Achieving Breakthroughs in Drug Discovery with 3D Bioprinting
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafé examine the state of bioprinting with a look at recent developments.
What To Make of Wematter’s Big Deal With 3D Systems
I spoke with Wematter representatives about several things happening with the company recently.
Question of the Week: Large Format 3D Printing Options
This week’s question is all about large-format 3D printing.
The Sugar Lab Returns: 3D Printed Food Incoming
After nine years, The Sugar Lab is back with its original founders.
New AM Materials Round Up, September 16, 2022
Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
Is 3D Systems Doing a Stratasys with dp polar?
3D Systems made a very interesting corporate move this week by acquiring dp polar.
New AM Materials Round Up, July 1, 2022
Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
Oqton Becomes 3D Systems’ Central Software
Oqton looks quite a bit different than the last time we spoke with them.
New AM Materials Round Up, April 14, 2022
Several new AM materials were announced in the past week.
3D Systems Announces SLA 750 3D Printers
3D Systems announced a new series of industrial 3D printers, the SLA 750.
Stratasys Beefs Up GrabCAD Integrations For Large Scale AM
Stratasys announced two new partners to their GrabCAD Software Partner Program.
Why Is 3D Systems Buying Companies Again?
3D Systems announced the surprise acquisition of not one, but two companies this week. What’s going on?
3D Systems’ Pivot Towards 3D Bioprinting
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger offer a perspective on 3D Systems’ apparent shift towards bioprinting.
A Basketful of Product Announcements From 3D Systems
Industry leader 3D Systems announced a number of new products, services and partnerships to beef up their industrial capabilities.
3D Systems Expands Bioprinting Capabilities
3D Systems’ recent acquisition of Volumetric and its continued collaboration with other biotech companies pushes 3D bioprinting capabilities into the future.
What is 3D Systems Doing With Half a Billion?
Last week 3D Systems announced closing a deal to gain US$460M in a convertible notes arrangement, but what are they doing with that cash?
3D Systems To 3D Print Human Organs After Major Acquisition
3D Systems announced the acquisition of Volumetric Biotechnologies, solidifying their healthcare strategy.
3D Systems and Desktop Metal Both Make Significant Acquisitions
3D Systems and Desktop Metal announced notable corporate acquisitions.
3D Systems Sells Medical Simulation Business to Surgical Science
3D printing solutions developer 3D Systems recently announced that it will be selling its medical simulation business Simbionix.
CollPlant Biotechnologies And The Expansion Of Bioprinting
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger examine R&D at CollPlant as bioprinting interest picks up.
Another Reason For 3D Systems’ Service Divestiture
I’ve been thinking about 3D Systems’ dramatic sale of their on demand parts business, and I believe there is another reason behind the deal.
3D Systems Continues Consolidation: Sells Service Business
3D Systems announced a massive divestiture of their worldwide 3D print service business.
3D Systems Surprises With Profitable Results
3D Systems reported their first quarter 2021 financials this week, and they seem to have made a profit.
3D Systems Acquires Not One, But Two Companies
3D Systems made what it calls strategic acquisitions of two companies last month.
3D Systems 2020 Results Improve, But Still Disappoint Some
3D Systems announced their 2020 financial results, and it’s interesting to see the many effects during that tumultuous year.
3D Systems and Jabil Announce “Roadrunner” Industrial 3D Printing System
3D Systems announced a new industrial 3D printing system designed for the aerospace and automotive industries, the Roadrunner.
3D Systems Bets On Bioprinting
3D Systems announced a “significant” expansion into bioprinting applications.
3D Systems Stock Makes Massive Jump
3D Systems stock has taken the biggest leap upwards in years.
GoProto Acquires 3D Systems Assets
In a perhaps not-so-surprising announcement, GoProto has acquired 3D Systems’ Australian on-demand 3D print services.
3D Systems Announces Q3 2020 Results
3D systems announced their 2020Q3 financial results, and there were some interesting elements in the report.
The Cutting Begins At 3D Systems
3D Systems abruptly sliced off some of its parts this week, selling Cimatron and GibbsCAM.
3D Systems’ Stock Price Rocks And Rolls
Holders of 3D Systems stock (NYSE:DDD) have been having a bit of fun in the past months, as the stock price has jumped and fallen.
Tesla Job Post Juices 3D Printer Stocks
A stray career posting at Tesla has ignited the stocks of certain 3D printer manufacturers.
What’s Happening With Hiring In 3D Printing In 2020?
It’s 2020, one of the worst years, ever. Business is down everywhere, but is this really true in 3D printing?
Mesh Modeling, Part 1: 3D Printer Company 3D Systems Has Geomagic, Other Software for Meshes
For decades, many CAD users have looked askance at data for any purpose made from point clouds, or polygonal meshes.
3D Systems Announces Sweeping Changes
3D Systems, one of the leading 3D printer manufacturers, announced a series of sweeping changes to their operations and outlook.
Briggs & Stratton Bankruptcy And 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata explore 3D printing implications from Brigs & Stratton’s use of the technology — and their recently-announced bankruptcy filing.
R&D Profiles Of Leading 3D Printing Companies 2020
Charles Goulding and Ryan Donley examine the makeup of several leading companies in 3D printing when it comes to their R&D expenditures.
Design of the Week: 1988 Time Capsule Print
This week’s selection is a historic time capsule 3D print by James Harrison from 1988!
How To Keep In Contact With Your 3D Print Vendor During The Crisis
With the cancellation of countless in-person 3D print events, companies have leveraged technology to keep in contact with clients and prospects in unique ways.
3D Systems Names New CEO
After a lengthy search, 3D Systems announced their new CEO: Jeffrey Graves to replace retiring Vyomesh Joshi after a four year term.
3D Systems Release First COVID-19 Period Financials
It’s the end of the first quarter of 2020 and financial results are now appearing, showing the first effects of COVID-19 on major 3D printing companies. We look at what the company did.
3D Systems Stock Gets an Unexpected Boost
3D Systems’ stock price took a bit of a rise this week, possibly due to investor observation of their broad COVID-19 efforts and their extensive healthcare focus.
Alternative Materials For 3D Systems 3D Printers?
A Chinese company is producing plug-compatible materials for certain 3D Systems 3D printers. But should you use these materials?
3D Systems Food 3D Printing Technology Continues
3D Systems seems to be still working to develop a food 3D printing solution, this time with an interesting partner.
Additive Manufacturing Materials: Proprietary or Open?
The debate over use of proprietary or open materials ecosystems is becoming a big topic in 3D printing.
The Challenge And Opportunity of 3D Printing Patent 684116B2
A key patent assigned to 3D Systems expires in 2022. What will this mean for 3D Systems and everyone else? We have some thoughts.
3D Systems Releases Annual Report, And It’s More Of The Same
3D Systems released their 2019 annual report, and it seems to be more of the same: cutting costs and continued losses.
Xometry’s Unusual Vibratory Test
Xometry performed an unusual test of many 3D prints using different materials and processes. The results were surprising.
Vyomesh Joshi To Retire; 3D Systems Set For Huge Shift
3D Systems is to find a new CEO. What does this imply for the 3D printing giant?
What Is Consumer 3D Printing, And Does It Really Exist?
In response to recent controversy over the notion of “consumer 3D printing”, I propose some alternate ways to look at the situation.
3D Systems Makes Deep Move Towards Healthcare With CollPlant Agreement
3D Systems and CollPlant inked a deal to share resources on future bioprinting ventures, which seems to have had a positive effect on 3D Systems so far.
Another 3D Printing Pioneer Lost
Another 3D printing pioneer has been lost. Carl Deckard, inventor of SLS, has passed away.
Four Far Out Predictions For 3D Printing In 2020
General predictions of the future are easy, mere extensions of existing trends. Here we provide some very specific — and unlikely — predictions for 2020.
Is 3D Systems Really On The Verge Of A Turnaround?
A publication predicts a major turnaround for 3D Systems in 2020, but we have some thoughts about their reasoning.
Another Solution To Stray Oxygen Buildup During Metal 3D Print Jobs
It’s not well-known, but there are often quality problems when 3D printing metal parts caused by oxygen contamination. We describe two approaches for resolving the problem.
Inside 3D Systems’ Figure 4 Technology
What’s inside 3D Systems’ Figure 4 SLA 3D printer, and how does is print so fast? We found out their secret.
3D Systems Results Are Mixed, But Still No Solutions
3D Systems announced their quarterly results and it seems they are still having revenue challenges.
No Really, It’s The End Of The Line For Cubify
3D Systems seems to be finally shutting down sales of materials for their now long-expired CubePro 3D printer.
Production-Ready 3D Printing With 3D Systems’ Newest Figure 4 Materials
The latest materials for 3D Systems’ Figure 4 system highlight one very important thing for 3D printing: it’s ready for production.
The Importance Of Investment In Certain Types Of 3D Print Companies
Why do some 3D print services require so much investment? We analyzed the situation facing metal additive manufacturing services.
3D Systems’ New CFO Could Mark The Start Of Big Changes
3D Systems announced a new CFO this week, but what does that mean for the future of the 3D printing giant? We have some ideas.
Dire Results From 3D Systems
We’re looking at the financial results from 3D Systems for 2019Q2 and there are many negative factors in the publicly filed report, including a big loss.
3D Systems Returning To Consumer 3D Printing?
Is 3D Systems changing strategy? They are selling their FabPro 1000 as a consumer or prosumer platform via Amazon Prime Day — what comes next?
Developing The “Largest, Fastest, Most Precise” Metal 3D Printer
3D Systems and the US Army have signed a $15 million contract to develop the “largest, fastest, most precise” metal 3D printer yet.
3D Printing: A Lifeline for Automakers Adapting to a Changing Industry
Cameron Torti and Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examine 3D printing in today’s automotive industry.
Figure 4 In Action
3D Systems’ Figure 4 system is up and running at Rapid Application Group.
R&D Profiles of Leading 3D Printing Companies
Charles Goulding & Ryan Donley of R&D Tax Savers discuss 3D printing R&D.
What Could A Carbon IPO Mean?
A report suggests Carbon may issue an IPO. What could this mean?
Diana Kalisz: “I Helped Introduce The First Large Format 3D Printer, The Sla-500”
Diana Kalisz came out of an early career in aerospace, joining 3D Systems in early 1989.
What Must 3D Systems Do To Thrive?
Given 3D Systems’ most recent financial results, some serious thought must be put into their strategies.
3D Systems Takes Huge Stock Price Hit
3D Systems announced their quarterly results and they were not as expected.
Analyzing The 3D Systems Analysis
I’m reading a report on Seeking Alpha describing the stock price journey of 3D Systems, and have some things to add.
Prodways Group Automates Dental 3D Printing
There have been some very intriguing developments from Prodways Group.
3D Systems’ 2018 Results Cause Some Fuss
It’s that time of year when many companies release their year-end financial results, and 3D Systems’ were quite interesting.
Question of the Week: 3D Systems Futures
This week’s question is an interesting corporate enquiry.
Practical New Feature in 3DXpert
It seems that 3D Systems’ latest version of 3DXpert has an incredible build simulation feature.
3D Systems Has Good Results, But Bad Reactions
3D Systems announced their latest quarterly financial results, which seem to have perturbed investors.
Final Word: The First 3D Printer
Since we published a story about the invention of 3D printing a few weeks ago, we have had much feedback.
Nicole Clement – “Rapid Prototyping Is Clearly Still The Core Application Of 3D Printing”
Nicole Clement is Vice President of Global Marketing and Demand Generation for 3D Systems.
3D Systems Advances Additive Opportunities in Manufacturing
3D Systems’ latest major partnership brings a new hybrid machine and a statement about the place of additive in the manufacturing workflow.
I Thought These 3D Printing Stories Were Gone
I’m reading a piece on InvestorPlace discussing several “doomed” 3D printer company stocks.
Stratasys and 3D Systems Release Quarterly Results: Good or Bad?
The two biggest publicly traded 3D printer companies just released their quarterly results.
Why Did 3D Print Stocks Crash Yesterday?
Stock prices of two major 3D printing companies dropped yesterday, but why?
3D Systems’ Medical Journey Deepens
3D Systems seems to be building a bit of an ecosystem surrounding their medical venture.
New Entry Level 3D Metal Printers from 3D Systems
3D Systems announced a pair of similar entry level 3D metal printers.
The End of an Era? 3D Systems Selling Molding Machines?
A quick glance at 3D Systems’ marketing material lately might have you believe they’re selling injection molding equipment. But not really.
Two 3D Printer Companies; Two Sets of Finanicals
The two largest publicly traded 3D printer companies, 3D Systems and Stratasys, both published their quarterly financials. Who’s winning?
3D Systems Settling Lawsuit?
I noticed something interesting in a business blog post about 3D Systems.
Be Very, Very Careful With Your Customer Data
I’m reading a fascinating legal complaint by 3D Systems against one of their former employees and his new employer, and there’s lessons to be had by all 3D printing companies here.
3D Systems Announces Surprise Financial Results
This week 3D Systems announced their financial results for the 1st quarter of 2018, as well as their full 2017 results – and it was a bit of a surprise.