Category: 3D Printing

  • Hybrid releases AM software beta

    Hybrid releases AM software beta

    AMIS, which is part of Hybrid Software, has just released a public beta of its AMIS Pro v1 software for additive manufacturing. This is a production workflow program that’s targeted at companies that are actively building a 3D printer and looking for help with the software. 

  • Quantica partners with ImageXpert

    Quantica partners with ImageXpert

    Quantica, a start-up that has developed its own printhead, and ImageXpert, which provides printhead analytics, have agreed a strategic partnership around high viscosity inkjet printing for printing both 2D and 3D materials that the two companies claim will help transform traditional analog manufacturing processes into digital.

  • Epson and DBJ invest in 3DEO

    Epson and DBJ invest in 3DEO

    Epson, together with the Development Bank of Japan or DBJ, has invested in an American startup company, 3DEO, which specialises in a hybrid additive manufacturing services for producing metal parts and primarily caters to the aerospace, medical, semiconductor and industrial markets.

  • Nano Dimension bids again for Stratasys

    Nano Dimension bids again for Stratasys

    A brand new year but straight back to an old story. Nano Dimension, which is currently the largest single shareholder in Stratasys, made a fresh bid right before Christmas to acquire Stratasys, offering to pay $16.50 in cash for all of the outstanding Stratasys shares that it does not own. 

  • Durst 3D start-up develops material jetting

    Durst 3D start-up develops material jetting

    D3-AM, which is a start-up subsidiary of the Durst Group, used last month’s Formnext show to introduce a new 3D printing technology that it calls micro particle jetting, which is targeted at ceramics manufacturing.

  • Stratasys launches F3300 3D printer

    Stratasys launches F3300 3D printer

    Stratasys has unveiled a new polymer FDM 3D printer, the F3300, which has been designed for production scale additive manufacturing. As such it will be suitable for producing production parts, prototyping and tooling. 

  • Stratasys still playing hard to get

    Stratasys still playing hard to get

    The soap opera around Stratasys and the various suitors competing for its attentions has taken yet another turn as all the players argue about which offers the best dollar return.

  • Dimatix targets 3D printing

    Dimatix targets 3D printing

    Fujifilm’s Dimatix printhead subsidiary has introduced a new inkjet head, the Starfire SG1024 L3F, which is specifically aimed at additive manufacturing, in particular sand casting and metal binder jetting.

  • Trumpf reduces reliance on supports

    Trumpf reduces reliance on supports

    Trumpf, which makes a range of industrial 3D printers, has upgraded its TruTops Print software to reduce the use of supporting structures in order to shorten the printing times and cut out the cost of these supports.

  • Stratasys reports Q2 results for 2023

    Stratasys reports Q2 results for 2023

    Stratasys has filed its Q2 results for 2023, which show revenue of $159.8 million, a drop year on year from $166.6 million in Q2 2022. The company made an net loss, according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, of $38.61 million this quarter, compared to a loss of $24.38 million for Q2 the year before. 

  • Nano Dimension acquires Additive Flow

    Nano Dimension acquires Additive Flow

    Nano Dimension has acquired the UK-based company Additive Flow, which supplies software solutions for 3D design simulation and optimization. 

  • Nano Dimension abandons Stratasys takeover

    Nano Dimension abandons Stratasys takeover

    Stratasys appears to be moving closer to resolving its future, having spent the last few months fighting off an aggressive takeover proposal from Nano Dimension, then planning a merger with Desktop Metal before stopping to consider an offer from 3D Systems.