3 May 2022
Metal Additive Manufacturing: Don't Tell Me, Show Me
Since 3D Systems commercialized stereolithography 30 years ago, 3D printer manufacturers who invented their own proprietary technology predominantly followed the same business strategy: selling their printers to customers. Until recently, it was the norm for established and rising 3D printing players, both in metal and polymer additive manufacturing, to follow the same path.
11 Mar 2022
Headmade Materials is a German start-up developing a Metal AM standard called Cold Metal Fusion, where metal powders can be printed with selective laser sintering (SLS) printers. IDTechEx spoke with Levent Akbas, chief commercial officer at Headmade Materials, on their technology and materials.
25 Nov 2021
Eos Energy Enterprises
Eos Energy are a US company who are commercialising their static zinc-halide batteries.
4 Jun 2021
Materialise & EOS 3D Printing Parts for Airbus
Materialise has announced their qualification by Airbus to manufacture flight-ready parts using laser sintering technology. The material used in the process, produced by EOS, is a flame-retardant polyamide.
26 May 2021
Solvay Additive Manufacturing Solutions
Solvay Additive Manufacturing Solutions, a division of Solvay Specialty Polymers, produces high performance polymer materials for AM. IDTechEx spoke with Brian Alexander, Global Product and Business Development Manager for Additive Manufacturing.
30 Apr 2021
NanoAL develops and commercializes high performance aluminum alloys. In 2020, the company launched Addalloy® 5T, an aluminum powder product for additive manufacturing. IDTechEx spoke with Matthew Simmers (Product Market Director) about this and their market outlook.
24 Nov 2020
Despite COVID the 3D Printing Market Will Be Worth $45bn in 2030
IDTechEx predicts that despite COVID the 3D printing market will be worth $45bn in 2030. But how will COVID impact the 3D printing industry? What are the key drivers and restraints of market growth?
11 Nov 2020
Cupron is a US company developing copper-based antimicrobial technology.
27 Oct 2020
EOS and Ansys Pioneer Cutting-edge Additive Manufacturing Workflow
EOS and Ansys are collaborating to provide an enhanced, streamlined workflow for developing AM parts. Collaboration speeds part design, reduces production costs, increases productivity for aerospace, oil and gas and many other industries.
23 Oct 2020
Key Trends and Recent Innovations in Powder Bed Fusion
Although additive manufacturing (AM) has existed for over forty years, the technology is still progressing as new materials and printing processes continue to be developed.
8 Oct 2020
Exponential Technologies is a Latvian start-up providing AI-driven design of experiment software for additive manufacturing, chemical manufacturing, biotech, and more. IDTechEx spoke with Matthias Kaiser (co-founder and CEO).
8 Sep 2020
3T Additive Manufacturing
3T AM specialise in metal 3D printing and uses a suite of EOS machines. According to the company its Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) printers offer high repeatability and generate consistent parts with the same mechanical properties each time.
The company mostly provides services for prototyping and low volume production.
17 Aug 2020
Evonik 3D Printing
Evonik was founded in 2007 and is based in Essen, Germany. The company develops specialty chemicals for a variety of industries and applications.
Evonik entered the additive manufacturing space as it represented a logical opportunity for expansion for the materials company. Its increased interest in 3D printing echoes similar moves by other materials companies such as BASF. This profile will focus on its additive manufacturing materials and activities, which reportedly is one of five major growth areas within the company.
6 Jul 2020
Electro Optical Systems (EOS) was founded in 1989 in Gräfelfing, Germany. In its over 30 years of existence, it has grown to become one of the leading additive manufacturing companies in the world.
1 Jul 2020
Elementum 3D provide specialist materials for additive manufacturing. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Jacob Nuechterlein (President and Founder).
3 Mar 2020
3D Printing of Composites: Start-ups Compete for Market Share
IDTechEx calculated that this industry received over $100m in investment in 2019. There are very good reasons for both the composite and 3D printing industry to be excited.