XJET announced a surprise change at the top, along with a change in strategy.
A chat with Essentium CEO Blake Teipel revealed something rather interesting about the additive manufacturing industry.
A long post from Josef Prusa held some hints at where the company may be heading next.
Seurat announced a major funding round for their incredible metal 3D printing technology. We found out a lot more about their incredible Area Printing process.
Formlabs announced today a partnership with an automotive company, and this has some interesting implications for the 3D printer manufacturer.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how Carbon approaches current crises.
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger offer a perspective on 3D Systems’ apparent shift towards bioprinting.
I spoke with Stratasys’ Andy Langfeld to learn more about the company’s strategy to move toward manufacturing.
Last week Prusa Research unveiled their new Original Prusa XL large format 3D printer, and there are a number of interesting implications.
Charles R. Goulding and Randall Rothbort look at the implications of Desktop Metal potentially competing with their own clients.
As the manufacturing industry comes together again, digital processes like additive manufacturing are taking up more space.
Shapeways has been gradually transforming over the past few years.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider implications of Xerox’s move into the 3D printing world.
Charles R. Goulding examines 3D printing opportunities arising from a huge increase in hospital system mergers and acquisitions.
Charles R. Goulding digs into recent significant business changes at storied bioprinting-turned-drug-discovery company Organovo.
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 announced a massive divestiture of their worldwide 3D print service business.
This week, Stratasys doubled down on its additive manufacturing strategy for production.
Ultimaker’s new CEO offers an inside look at the company’s strategic shift toward ecosystem thinking.
Ultimaker has announced a new platform strategy and new software offerings.
Materialise detailed their long-term software strategy in a press conference today.
Additive manufacturing is becoming a key part of supply chain strategy.
Selective Absorption Fusion technology is at the heart of the new Stratasys H Series Production Platform.
Charles R. Goulding and Randall Rothbort dig further into 3D printing implications of Biden’s “Buy American” program and Manufacturing Extension Partnerships.
An interview with Ultimaker’s new CEO reveals some of their future directions.
Charles R. Goulding considers what a return to “normal” in the 3D printing business might look like.
On the heels of Markforged’s announcement of intent to go public, we catch up with the team for an inside look at company strategy and what we can expect to see going forward.
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 and Randy Rothbort examine 3D printing implications of the U.S. government-backed “Buy American” strategy.
The US Department of Defense has released a detailed strategy for their use of additive manufacturing technology in coming years.
The first Xerox metal 3D printer installation is more than a customer sale: it’s the start of a collaboration with the Naval Postgraduate School.
Charles R. Goulding and Harry Foxman consider Emerson Electric’s Industry 4.0 strategies in staying successful during difficult times.
This week’s selection is “INSPIRED: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love” by Marty Cagan.
I have some thoughts about a new construction 3D printing startup, Mighty Buildings.
Charles R. Goulding considers R&D studies that should be undertaken in 3D printing M&A transactions.
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.
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.
Alessio Lorusso, Founder and CEO of Italy-based ROBOZE, shares a look at 2020 and a look ahead to 3D printing strategies for 2021.
What really makes a difference for safety in 3D printing is the materials science, says the CEO of RIZE.
RIZE’s CEO offers some insights into 3D printing safety and a look ahead for 2021.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider the need for 3D printing companies to truly listen to their customers.
Charles Goulding Jr. takes a look at the fast-approaching mass production future for additive manufacturing.
In the latest $100 million 3D printing deal, Stratasys is acquiring Origin.
As 2020 finally winds down, I sat down for a chat with Greg Kress, CEO of Shapeways, for a chat about the trends that will shape 3D printing in 2021.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider innovation in 2020, when many are returning to their own garage setups.
In a briefing earlier today I learned about INTAMSYS’ plans for 2021, and they are quite ambitious.
Charles R. Goulding considers ARK’s investment strategy as it relates to 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider the idea that Siemens is a tech company.
Could Prusa Research be slowly moving into the professional 3D printing market?
3D printing unicorn Desktop Metal announced today that it will go public by the end of this year; we catch up with the CEO to learn more about what that means for the company.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider their company’s clients’ new ways of conducting business in today’s changed environment, and where to incorporate 3D printing.
Charles R. Goulding considers the prospect of trade show rethinking for the 3D printing industry.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi examine the impact of 3D printing on businesses in Sweden.
Charles R. Goulding and Peter Favata explore 3D printing implications from Brigs & Stratton’s use of the technology — and their recently-announced bankruptcy filing.
On the heels of Jabil’s recently announced collaboration with Fictiv, we catch up directly with the digital manufacturing company for a look at their latest 3D printing strategies.
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley discuss 3D printing experience in ABB’s business groups.
Henkel is adding to its Additive Manufacturing Services.
With in-person industry events at a standstill, a new endeavor has launched to enable companies to meet and evaluate industrial 3D printing.
A company offering both synthetic cadavers and a new 3D printer has quite a story to tell, and what better storyteller than the CEO?
We spoke with FAME 3D, the new owners of the LulzBot brand of 3D printers, to understand more about the mysterious firm.
Charles R. Goulding digs into Sculpteo’s latest State of 3D Printing survey.
A series of disturbing reports have emerged this week from resellers of LulzBot’s 3D printers that could alienate the open source community.
Charles R. Goulding and Adam Friedman examine the potential for 3D printing in hub and spoke logistics.
An announcement by Xaar leads to some interesting speculation about Stratasys’ future strategy, which could be a different style of involvement with additive manufacturing.
3D printing is enabling many a small business the agility to pivot operations toward localizing their supply chains.
Photopolymer resin and 3D printer manufacturer Photocentric is undergoing a transformation, as many 3D printer manufacturers are doing these days.
After a few months wondering what was going on with Ricoh’s 3D printing strategy, we spoke with the team for an update.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi dig into post-Xerox-bid HP and what that future might look like from the 3D printing perspective.
VELO3D just received a huge US$28M investment round. What will they do with all that cash? We have some ideas.
SLM Solutions is only looking ahead with internal restructuring and an upcoming metal 3D printing machine release.
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look to 3D printing for innovation in tough times.
Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examines driverless car market opportunities for 3D printing.
Italy has been hard-hit in the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, and new ways of life are leading to new approaches to business for 3D printing.
Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examines hiring trends in a new reality.
Fortify recently introduced its new Continuous Kinetic Mixing (CKM) module; now, the company’s CEO fills us in on its importance and on plans for the future.
Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers examines 10 options for replanning 3D printing marketing budgets in the face of disruption.
Charles Goulding of R&D Tax Savers takes a look at Nokia’s business and potential in 3D printing.
Essentium’s latest partnership offers some interesting insight into how they develop vertical markets and increase their sales.
A report on CNN indicates Xerox is launching a hostile takeover bid for HP. If this succeeds, what effect would happen on their respective 3D print ventures?
Zortrax unexpectedly announced a new 3D print service. We have several ideas why the 3D printer manufacturer turned to this unusual strategy.
Shapeways has been gradually transforming their business from what they were to something quite different.
Ricoh seems to have shifted their additive manufacturing strategy from one of producing 3D printers to offering print services and materials.
XJET has found their way into a very interesting and profitable application niche for their powerful ceramic 3D printing technology.
It seems that RIZE is placing a bet on a future 3D printing world with increased emphasis on safety. We found out some details.
What is Carbon’s secret sauce? We spoke with the 3D printer manufacturer’s Philip DeSimone to find out their strategy with hardware, software and customers.
Formlabs announced a series of bold moves to secure their place at the top of the dental 3D printing industry, including a new business unit, new dental 3D printing materials and a new dental 3D printer, the Form 3B.
3D Hubs seems to have found its stride after a challenging pivot to new, more profitable markets in industrial 3D printing and manufacturing.
Carbon has a fascinating strategy for increasing use of their powerful DLS 3D printers in manufacturing, and we found one example of how they’re doing it.
We speak with Aleph Objects Founder and Owner Jeff Moe for an update on what the future looks like for LulzBot 3D printing.
What’s happening at Aleph Objects following massive staff reductions and operational “streamlining”? We talk to those inside.
Is this the end of Aleph Objects as we’ve known it? Yes and no.
Photocentric’s growth strategy includes working directly with manufacturing clients to obtain feedback on their engineering resins.
Stratasys is proving out a strategy of application-based 3D printing.