18 Jan 2021
Desktop Metal to buy EnvisionTEC for $300 Million
Desktop Metal Inc announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire EnvisionTEC for total consideration of $300 million, consisting of a combination of cash and newly issued Desktop Metal stock.
15 Dec 2020
3D Printing 2020: A Challenging Year But Fascinating Times Ahead
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted the 3D printing sector and its end users (such as printing bureaus), new directions of travel have nonetheless emerged. Some opportunities have even been directly prompted by the pandemic.
21 Aug 2020
Metal Additive Manufacturing: The Cheaper the Better?
Metal additive manufacturing has seen many trends over recent years including pushing the (build) envelope & deposition rate to higher levels, broadening the materials portfolio, and expanding into new markets. One trend that cannot be overlooked is the number of product launches for low-cost "desktop" variants; the question is will they be successful?
6 Jul 2020
Markforged are notable players in composite 3D printing (notably with continuous carbon fiber) and Metal 3D printing.
6 Jul 2020
BMW Group Opens new Additive Manufacturing Campus
The BMW Group has officially opened its new Additive Manufacturing Campus. The new centre brings together production of prototype and series parts under one roof, along with research into new 3D printing technologies, and associate training for the global rollout of toolless production.
1 Jul 2020
Rapidia provide a bound metal 3D printing system. IDTechEx spoke Dan Gelbart (Founder).
24 Jun 2020
Desktop Metal is providing affordable high-throughput additive manufacturing solutions. IDTechEx spoke with Arjun Aggarwal (VP of Business Development & Product).
25 Sep 2019
Desktop Metal expands materials portfolio
Characterized by its stability in heat treatment, exceptional hot hardness, and abrasion resistance, H13 is a tool steel widely used in hot work applications. High toughness and hardness also make it an ideal metal for cold work tooling applications as well.
10 Sep 2019
3D printer manufacturer Airwolf3D have a longstanding expertise in the field of professional level FFF. IDTechEx Technology Analyst caught up with Eric Wolf to learn more about their latest innovations.
30 Apr 2019
IDTechEx Research offers insights into 3D Printing industry innovation
The sheer volume of new 3D printing announcements gives the impression that the technology is evolving on a weekly, if not daily basis. Certainly if 2018 set the bar, 2019 has not disappointed to date, with the number of new printer processes commercialized indicating that 3D printing is continuing to gain momentum. Forthcoming reports from IDTechEx Research help to navigate this rapidly moving domain, with three new reports covering the key areas of technological innovation.
27 Jun 2018
3D printing materials market to be worth $16B in 2028
Following commercialisation in the 1990s, today 3D printing has established itself as an attractive manufacturing solution for prototyping and beyond. Materials suppliers are poised to capitalise on this unmet demand, with the 3D printing materials market to be worth $16B in 2028.
25 Apr 2018
BMW Group plans additive manufacturing campus
The BMW Group is to invest more than €10 million in a new Additive Manufacturing Campus. Located in Oberschleissheim, just north of Munich, the facility will allow the company to continue developing its expertise in this field of work.
9 Mar 2018
The 3D printing market will be worth $22B in 2028
From its humble beginnings in the late 1980s, through to the global force that it is today, the capabilities of 3D printing technology have expanded dramatically, to establish itself as an attractive manufacturing solution for prototyping and production.
24 Jan 2018
Based on the success of prolific startups Desktop Metal and Markforged, CoLiDo is seeking a slice of the metal additive manufacturing market, with good reason, it is the fastest growing segment of the entire 3D printing industry.
8 Aug 2017
The 3D printing metals market will be worth $12B in 2028
Following commercialisation in the 1990s, today metal 3D printing has established itself as an attractive manufacturing solution for prototyping and beyond.
26 Apr 2017
Desktop Metal emerges from stealth mode offering two metal printers
After nearly 2 years of closely guarded secrecy, Desktop Metal emerged from stealth mode to unveil their hotly anticipated metal 3D printers.
29 Apr 2016
Strong growth in metal 3D printing
Year-on-year revenue growth among 3D metal printing companies has been incredibly strong. SLM Solutions' revenue up 97.1%; Arcam's revenue up 70%; Concept Laser's revenue up 35%. Several companies in this space are remarkably similar, all using the same technology, so what does distinguish them?