Category Archives: DMG Mori

Bigger than a unicorn, further $160m funding for Desktop Metal breaks records

Desktop Metal, the MA-based metal 3D printer manufacturer, has closed a new $160 million funding round led by Koch Disruptive Technologies. The Series E round was led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), a venture capital and private equity firm with revenues over $110 billion and helmed by Chase Koch of the famed financier dynasty. Also […]

Voestalpine to expand additive manufacturing operations in Asia

Voestalpine has announced plans to expand its additive manufacturing operations further in the Asian market. Founded in 1938, Voestalpine specializes in steel technologies and is active in the automotive, aerospace, oil & gas and marine sector. With 500 group companies and operations in fifty countries, Voestalpine is one of the largest steel-based technology firms in Europe. Additive […]

Christian Thönes, Chairman of the Board at DMG MORI, talks 3D printing at Porsche

German performance sportscar manufacturer Porsche has been investigating the potential of additive manufacturing in automotive for some time. In its close relationship with the Volkswagen Group, Porsche has introduced metal 3D printing for component cooling. And, in 2018, the company greenlighted a classic car spare part replacement project using SLM/SLS for metal and plastic parts. Though […]

3D Printing News Sliced, Formnext 2018, ExOne, Stratasys, DyeMansion, America Makes, DSM

This edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, focuses on the latest developments from the international additive manufacturing show Formnext in Frankfurt, Germany. Innovations in additive manufacturing hardware With Formnext in full swing, a plethora of 3D printing hardware has been showcased for the first time. WASP, the Italian manufacturer behind DeltaWASP 3D […]

3D Printing News Sliced, Formnext 2018, ExOne, Stratasys, DyeMansion, America Makes, DSM

This edition of Sliced, the 3D Printing Industry news digest, focuses on the latest developments from the international additive manufacturing show Formnext in Frankfurt, Germany. Innovations in additive manufacturing hardware With Formnext in full swing, a plethora of 3D printing hardware has been showcased for the first time. WASP, the Italian manufacturer behind DeltaWASP 3D […]

Xerox CEO announces 3D printing roadmap, 3D printer in 2019?

Xerox, the U.S manufacturer of printers and photocopiers, plans to “participate” in the 3D printing industry, according to a new statement by the CEO. On yesterday’s call with investors and analysts to report Q3 2018 financial results, John Visentin announced that Xerox is, “developing a roadmap to participate in 3D printing.” “We are developing a […]

Xerox CEO announces 3D printing roadmap, 3D printer in 2019?

Xerox, the U.S manufacturer of printers and photocopiers, plans to “participate” in the 3D printing industry, according to a new statement by the CEO. On yesterday’s call with investors and analysts to report Q3 2018 financial results, John Visentin announced that Xerox is, “developing a roadmap to participate in 3D printing.” “We are developing a […]

Siemens’ to invest £27 million in new Worcester 3D printing facility

Siemens, Europe’s largest industrial manufacturing company with a global workforce of over 372,000 employees, is investing £27m in a 3D printing facility in Worcester, UK. The 2.9 sq mile facility, which opens in September, is set to install 50 industrial 3D printers over the next five years. The additive manufacturing systems will be used largely […]

Autodesk opens multi million pound UK advanced manufacturing facility

Millions of pounds have been contributed to establish an Autodesk Advanced Manufacturing Facility (AMF) in the city of Birmingham in the UK. The AMF is Autodesk’s sixth technology center in the world, joining the likes of Australia’s Materials Lab, and the Pier 9 workshop in California. It is equipped with all the latest automated manufacturing technologies, […]

Manufacturing Technologies Association supports UK Year of Engineering

In the UK, 2018 is the Year of Engineering. Launched by HM Government and the UK Space Agency, the initiative has been introduced to address the national engineering skills gap and encourage more young people to join the profession. Relying on collaboration with industry, the Year of Engineering has now won the support of the UK’s Manufacturing […]