Category Archives: VJ

Day Two of 3D printing at IMTS, smart factories and preparing for serial production

Self-driving 3D printed vehicles, beer-pouring robots, robots 3D printing, whirlyball playing robots – ok I made that last one up but automation – together with additive manufacturing – is clearly a dominant theme at IMTS 2018. 3D printing and automation Automation is self-evidently a technology that does not stand in isolation – there must be […]

Day Two of 3D printing at IMTS, smart factories and preparing for serial production

Self-driving 3D printed vehicles, beer-pouring robots, robots 3D printing, whirlyball playing robots – ok I made that last one up but automation – together with additive manufacturing – is clearly a dominant theme at IMTS 2018. 3D printing and automation Automation is self-evidently a technology that does not stand in isolation – there must be […]

3D Systems launches entry level DMP Flex 100 and DMP Dental 100 metal 3D printers

Leading 3D printer manufacturer 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has release two new entry-level metal additive manufacturing systems.  Both of the new machines, the DMP Flex 100 and the the DMP Dental 100, work using the company’s laser-based Direct Metal Printing (DMP) technology, and are targeted to broaden the potential customer base for industrial-grade additive manufacturing. Kevin […]

Full 3D Systems financial results exceed expectations for 2017

3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) has reported its fourth quarter and full year financial results for 2017 after a delay to account for product warranty revenue and costs. Headline revenues for Q4 and FY2017, and GAAP loss exceed minimum expectations for the period. 3D Systems CEO Vyomesh Joshi (VJ), asserts, “We made significant progress in 2017 to stabilize and turn around […]

CEO Interview: 3D Systems on billion dollar dental market, launches Figure 4 powered NextDent 5100 3D printer

3D Systems has launched the NextDent 5100 3D printer, a Figure 4 powered additive manufacturing system for the dental market. Just over a year has passed since 3D Systems acquired NextDent. Speaking at the time, the combination of NextDent’s specialist dental materials, and 3D Systems recently announced Figure 4 3D printing platform was described as, […]