Category Archives: Business

Voodoo Manufacturing add Raise3D 3D printers to offer large format 3D printing service

New York-based 3D printing service bureau Voodoo Manufacturing has launched a new Large Format 3D Printing service, expanding beyond the initial MakerBot 3D printers currently in use. The new service, which incorporates 10 new FFF Raise 3D printers, follows a $5 million investment in Voodoo Manufacturing’s operations led by U.S venture capital firm General Catalyst […]

Greg Kress to lead Shapeways ‘design, make, and sell’ ethos as new CEO

3D printing marketplace and service bureau Shapeways has officially announced the appointment of Gregory Kress as the company’s new CEO. Former CEO Peter Weijmarshausen, and co-founder of Shapeways, stepped down from the position in August 2017. In the interim, the company’s COO Tom Finn had been acting CEO. “While excited about how far we’ve come,” says […]

Aectual receives $1.8 million for sustainable XL 3D Printing in construction

Aectual, the Dutch design and construction company behind Schiphol Airport’s 3D printed floors, has received a capital injection of $1.8 million from three investors that specialize in green, sustainable projects. The first investor, AKEF, is the Amsterdam Climate & Energy Fund that provides a revolving fund €45 million to “companies and projects that demonstrably add to energy saving, […]

Protolabs reports record revenue with double digit growth in 3D printing

Protolabs (NYSE: PRLB) financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2017 report a record turnover for the Minnesota headquartered on-demand manufacturer. With expertise in CNC milling, injection molding and 3D printing, the leading digital enterprise turned over $94.2 million in Q4 2017, a 30.2% increase on revenue of $72.4 million in the same period in 2016 […]

Protolabs reports record revenue with double digit growth in 3D printing

Protolabs (NYSE: PRLB) financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2017 report a record turnover for the Minnesota headquartered on-demand manufacturer. With expertise in CNC milling, injection molding and 3D printing, the leading digital enterprise turned over $94.2 million in Q4 2017, a 30.2% increase on revenue of $72.4 million in the same period in 2016 […]

Carpenter to continue 3D printing investment following Q2 FY 2018 report

Carpenter Technology’s (NYSE:CRS) financial results for the second quarter of FY 2018 mark a strong entry into the earnings season for metal alloy manufacturing. During the 3 months of the period ending December FY 2018, Carpenter reported a revenue of $487.8m, up by $60.4m on the same period in FY 2017 from $427.4m. The 13% increase was […]

PostNord adds on demand 3D printing delivery service with Stratasys

On demand 3D printing services from Stratasys has a new partner in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. In collaboration with the 3D printing giant, Swedish communications and logistics company PostNord Strålfors will be offering 3D printing bureau services and delivery to customers in the Nordic region. Amidst a growing list of logistics companies getting in on […]

Additive manufacturing in Europe boosted by CECIMO partnerhsip

European 3D printing for end-use production has a new business partner. CECIMO, the body behind Europe’s additive manufacturing strategy, has announced a new partnership with EPMA, the European Powder Metallurgy Association. Together, under a joint memorandum of understanding (MOU), the two organizations are aiming to promote the adoption of 3D printing throughout established manufacturing industries. As commented […]

3D printing news Sliced, Google, Siemens, Stratasys and SLM Solutions

How can you do 3D design in a desert? How can you improve your 3D prints with a little water? How can 3D printing help bring clean drinking water to 41% of Kenya’s population currently without it? This edition of 3D printing news sliced features stories from Google, Siemens, Re:3D, Stratasys, SLM Solutions, Aether, Inert, […]

3D printing news Sliced, World Economic Forum, Deloitte, Carbon, Sharebot

This edition of 3D printing news Sliced features stories from Sharebot, Luxexcel, Deloitte, the World Economic Forum, Carbon, Paragon Rapid Technologies, US Department of Energy, Gecko Biomedical, San Draw Medical, Ghent University, University of Nottingham, 3D Distributed, SYS Systems, Sharebot, Innovate UK, BigRep, Keter and MIT. Which countries may face greater social problems with industry […]