Category Archives: Business

MPA to launch on-port additive manufacturing facility in Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), a statutory body under the Ministry of Transport of Singapore Government, has signed two memoranda of understanding (MoU) relating the country’s application of additive manufacturing in maritime. The first MoU is signed with Port Singapore Authority International Pte Ltd (PSA), one of the largest port operators in […]

Sumitomo makes strategic investment in Sintavia

New York City’s Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA), the largest subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, one of the internationally renowned traders of goods and services, has announced an investment in Sintavia, LLC, a Tier One metal additive manufacturer based in Davie, Florida. Both companies jointly announced that the goal of the investment was to influence SCOA’s […]

BigRep and Bosch Rexroth partner to develop smart factory 3D printing systems

BigRep, a large-format 3D printer manufacturer based in Germany, and international engineering firm Bosch Rexroth, have partnered to integrate state-of-art CNC control systems and drives into new additive manufacturing systems. “Across industries, customers are looking for reliable, controllable and efficient 3D printers in order to manufacture top quality parts,” said Dr. Stephan Beyer, CEO at BigRep. […]

LINK3D partners with Aachen Center to promote AM in Europe

LINK3D, a New York-based 3D printing workflow software provider, has partnered with the German AM R&D hub Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing (ACAM) to promote AM industry in Germany and Europe. LINK3D will build a showroom to demonstrate the capabilities of its AMES & Additive Workflow Software to ACAM partners such as the Fraunhofer Society, a […]

Interview: Stratasys and Shapeways partner to expand full-color 3D printing

On the first day of the 2018 edition of the TCT Show in Birmingham, Stratasys and Shapeways  a New York-based 3D printing marketplace, announced a partnership to expand full-color, multi-material 3D printing. 3D Printing Industry sat down with Greg Kress, CEO of Shapeways, and Pat Carey, Senior Vice President of Sales North America for Stratasys, […]

News Digest: Tridues, GoPrint3D, Admatec, Weerg, Xjet, FIT, Polygonica and more

This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced contains, UK distribution rights for 3D printers, expansion of FIT, a trade secrets war, Polygonica update, ANSYS VRXPERIENCE and full-color 3D printing services. Desktop Metal partners with Trideus for distribution Desktop Metal, a Boston based manufacturer of 3D printers, has partnered with Belgian AM solutions provider, […]

Kaiser Aluminum focuses on metal 3D printing with Imperial Machine & Tool Co acquisition

American aluminum producer Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ:KALU) has acquired New Jersey’s Imperial Machine & Tool Co. to drive delivery of metal additive manufacturing solutions. According to Chris Joest, President of Imperial Machine & Tool Co., “We’re extremely excited to become part of the Kaiser Aluminum organization as we embark on the next chapter of Imperial’s growth,” “[…] […]

3D printed lens antenna startup Lunewave raises $5 million

Arizona-based radar and antenna maker Lunewave, Inc. has announced $5 million in seed funding. The funding will be used to further develop the company’s proprietary radar and antenna technology. The funding round was led by the automotive industry specialist investment fund Fraser McCombs Capital (FMC), Boulder, Colorado. The round also included investments from BMW i […]

AddUp acquires metal 3D printing company Poly-Shape

Industrial 3D printer provider AddUp has acquired a majority stake in French additive manufacturing service provider Poly-Shape. AddUp was created in September 2015, after Fives industrial engineering group and French tyre manufacturer Michelin launched Fives Michelin Additive Solutions. This joint venture aimed to provide an exclusive consumer experience in the metal 3D printing industry. Recently, […]