Lots of news from BigRep recently.
News from the automotive industry could trigger some interesting moves in sand 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi discuss the attempted merger between 3D Systems, Stratasys, Desktop Metal and Nano Dimension.
There’s big news in the corporate world: Nexa3D announced plans to acquire Essentium.
Aerosint has been purchased — again.
There’s been a very puzzling development at Sigma Additive Solutions.
It seems the Stratasys takeover / merger saga has taken a turn.
The race to the bottom is over. Or is it?
voxeljet announced a “Review of Strategic Alternatives”.
It appears that Stratasys may have pulled the plug on the proposed merger with 3D Systems.
This week’s selection is “Mergers & Acquisitions For Dummies” by Bill Snow.
SLM Solutions made an interesting move this past week, acquiring a very large system for their equipment catalog.
Today is the date when the outcome of the Stratasys takeover saga could be determined.
It’s increasingly looking like Stratasys could accept 3D Systems’ takeover offer. What could this mean if they accept?
As much as we’d like to write about something else, there have been yet more significant developments in the Stratasys takeover saga.
The Stratasys takeover saga continues, this time with an interesting twist to take place at the company’s annual general meeting.
On Monday I had the naive thought that the Nano Dimension / Stratasys saga would be over. I was wrong.
Today is the day the outcome of the Nano Dimension takeover bid should be resolved.
We’ve learned quite a bit more about the “surprise” offer from 3D Systems to merge with Stratasys.
As if the Stratasys takeover situation wasn’t already complex, another player has entered the game: 3D Systems.
There have been a series of important developments in the ongoing Stratasys – Nano Dimension battle.
Stratasys announced they are to acquire Desktop Metal.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine an important corporate transaction.
Two notable events transpired this week in the ongoing corporate battle between Stratasys and Nano Dimension.
Nexa3D has acquired Addifab.
Stratasys has promptly rejected Nano Dimension’s latest takeover proposal.
Nano Dimension has upped their offer to buy Stratasys, but is it enough?
The CEO of Nano Dimension is publishing daily videos talking about their proposed Stratasys acquisition.
The offer represents a 36 percent premium to current share prices, but highlights ongoing internal turmoil from shareholders accusing Nano Dimension of mismanagement.
The plot thickens in the curious proposed acquisition of Stratasys by Nano Dimension.
Nano Dimension has made an offer to take over Stratasys.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi suggest increased use of 3D printing Johnson & Johnson.
META recently purchased a well-known 3D print company, Luxexcel. What does this mean?
Stratasys announced the acquisition of quality software startup Riven.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the implications of Adobe’s bid to acquire Figma.
After nine years, The Sugar Lab is back with its original founders.
Lithoz acquired a ceramic 3D printing company.
Charles R. Goulding and Andressa Bonafé look at how innovation could be enabled by more 3D printing by major furniture producers.
Nikon is set to acquire metal 3D printer manufacturer SLM Solutions, but what are the implications?
Carbon announced today their first corporate acquisition, and it’s a big deal.
3D Systems made a very interesting corporate move this week by acquiring dp polar.
Stratasys made an extremely bold move by announcing they’ve acquired the additive manufacturing materials business of Covestro.
Here we present ten 3D print companies that just might be of interest by other, larger companies.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the incredible growth and recent acquisitions of Nano Dimension.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at Nucor’s potential use of 3D printing technology.
Markforged announced today that they’ve acquired metal 3D printer manufacturer Digital Metal.
Things aren’t looking good for Makergear, one of the original desktop 3D printer companies.
MyMiniFactory announced the acquisition of 3DC, and thereby changes everything.
In a surprise announcement today, Markforged has acquired Teton Simulation.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at use of 3D printing in the bicycle industry.
3D Systems announced the surprise acquisition of not one, but two companies this week. What’s going on?
HP announced a strategic acquisition that effectively puts them in the bottle-making business.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing technology could be used in the children’s entertainment business.
3D Systems’ recent acquisition of Volumetric and its continued collaboration with other biotech companies pushes 3D bioprinting capabilities into the future.
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?
An unusual acquisition has taken place at ASTM.
Prusa Research and Trilab executives celebrate the acquisition [Source: Prusa Research]
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the possibility of using digital inventory after an acquisition.
Nano Dimension announced the acquisition of Essemtec AG, in a deal that could change 3D printed electronics forever.
3D Systems announced the acquisition of Volumetric Biotechnologies, solidifying their healthcare strategy.
More moves in the corporate acquisition space this week: Stratasys acquired Xaar.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the possibilities for 3D printing in the healthcare sector.
BCN3D has acquired 3D print cloud service AstroPrint.
This year’s corporate acquisition-mania continues, with Desktop Metal announced an acquisition deal for ExOne.
A big announcement at Sketchfab today: they’ve been acquired by Epic Games.
Essentium has signed a letter of intent to acquire 3D print startup Collider.
In a major multi-material 3D printing move, Desktop Metal has acquired Aerosint.
This week, Desktop Health announced a new acquisition set to bring biomimetic 3D printing to eardrum repair.
Charles R. Goulding digs into Renishaw’s end of its search for a buyer.
The pair will be using DeepCube’s AI, ML and DL framework to optimize additive manufacturing processes.
The INDEX Group of Germany has acquired the majority of the shares in One Click Metal.
3D Systems made what it calls strategic acquisitions of two companies last month.
ExOne announced they’ve acquired the assets of Ohio-based Freshmade 3D, meaning they now own AMClad.
Charles Goulding Jr. considers how 3D printing materials and applications may be impacted with a major merger.
Nano Dimension has signed an agreement to acquire DeepCube.
Autodesk beefed up their functionality with a new acquisition.
Materialise detailed their long-term software strategy in a press conference today.
Covestro has completed its acquisition of DSM’s Resins & Functional Materials, including the Additive Manufacturing business.
Charles R. Goulding considers the business side of Renishaw’s search for a buyer.
Renishaw is up for sale.
ALTANA has completed its acquisition of TLS, focusing on the metal 3D printing powder market.
Stratasys continues in targeted 3D printing M&A, today announcing that it is acquiring UK-based RPS.
As anticipated, today it’s official: EnvisionTEC is a Desktop Metal company following the close of the latest major 3D printing acquisition.
Charles R. Goulding considers R&D studies that should be undertaken in 3D printing M&A transactions.
It’s only January, but 2021 already shows an overarching theme in 3D printing: market consolidation.
Today Protolabs announced that they will acquire 3D Hubs, and I have some thoughts.
In a $280M digital manufacturing deal, Protolabs is set to acquire 3D Hubs.
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.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider a major imaging acquisition that may see an impact in 3D printing.
Nano Dimension’s recent financial moves suggest they may be contemplating acquisitions in the near future.
As anticipated, today it’s official: Origin is a Stratasys company following the close of the latest major 3D printing acquisition.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider some of the highlights of 3D printing over the last year.
PTC has taken another step into the software-as-a-service (SaaS) world with the acquisition of Arena Solutions, a provider of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) and quality management system (QMS) platforms.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley take a look at the 3D printing impacts to come from a new medical acquisition.