Category Archives: Business

voxeljet reports steady growth of 3D printing with €23 million revenue for FY2017

voxeljet (FRA:VX8A) continues 3D printing financial results season reporting for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2017. Reporting a 3.8% increase on the €22.3 million revenue for FY2016, voxeljet reported revenue of €23.1 million for FY2017. This final figure is marginally lower than the €26.0 million to €28.0 million range announced in an earlier preliminary report […]

SLM Solutions global collaboration reducing time to market for 3D printed products

SLM Solutions Group, a German manufacturer of metal 3D printers, is working with nine global partners from different industries to reduce the time to market of new products. The partners are developing a new production line for metallic 3D printing, with a focus on selective laser melting. The nine other companies are: Curtiss-Wright Technologies, EDR […]

3D Printing news Sliced, Shining 3D, Autodesk, Sharebot and Mini

This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced asks the following questions: How is 3D printing being used in post cancer surgery for dogs? How are rats and 3D bioprinting being used to repair damaged human diaphragms? How is 3D printing changing automotive design? All this and more from Dassault Systèmes, atum3D, The American Institute of […]

Formlabs files $30m in funding ahead of Form Cell automated 3D printing shipping

A document submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) confirms that Formlabs, provider of the Form 2 and Fuse 1 3D printers, has raised a further $30 million in series C funding. The new money contributes to a total of over $88 million raised by the company to date. This round was led by […]

Roboze unveils new state-of-the-art headquarters

Roboze, an Italian manufacturer of industrial 3D printers, has unveiled new headquarters in Bari, Southern Italy. The headquarters are part of Roboze’s plan to quadruple production capacity. An R&D laboratory and Demo & Applications center will facilitate research and implementation of Roboze’s 3D printing and advanced materials. CEO Alessio Lorusso has called R&D “the true lifeblood of […]

3D Printing news Sliced, Rick Perry, Materialise, Stratasys, SolidWorks and FIT America

This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced poses and answers the following questions: Ever wanted to Pokémon cosplay with your dog? What materials will be used to 3D print the aircraft of the future? What new 3D printing medical applications will come out of Mitsui Chemicals’ latest investment?  All this and more from […]

3D Printing news Sliced, Rick Perry, Materialise, Stratasys, SolidWorks and FIT America

This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced poses and answers the following questions: Ever wanted to Pokémon cosplay with your dog? What materials will be used to 3D print the aircraft of the future? What new 3D printing medical applications will come out of Mitsui Chemicals’ latest investment?  All this and more from […]

SLM Solutions reports challenging 2017 fiscal year despite 85.4% increase metal 3D printer orders

After a shaky start, Germany’s SLM Solutions, industrial additive manufacturing system manufacturers, reports a stronger conclusion for the second half of 2017. In total, 241 industrial 3D printers were ordered by SLM Solutions’ customers, compared to 130 machines in the previous year. This is a remarkable 85.4% increase in unit numbers. The value of these […]

Prodways shipping first Rapid Additive Forging 3D printer

Nexteam Group and Prodways Group have announced plans for the installation of a Rapid Additive Forging (RAF) machine at Nexteam’s facility in Toulouse, France. When Nexteam receives the printer in April, they will be the first contractor to obtain an RAF printer. Mass produced 3D printed titanium parts by mid-2019 Nexteam, based Marmande, France, specialises […]

Desktop Metal close new financing round with Ford

Desktop Metal, a 3D printer manufacturer, has received $65 Million in a new funding round led by Ford. The latest financing round follows a successful 2017 for the Burlington Massachusetts based company and brings total funding to $277 Million. In June 2017 the closure of a  series D finance round brought unicorn status to the […]