Metal Additive Manufacturing Gains Significant Ground
Metal Additive Manufacturing Gains Significant Ground

Falling prices and greater choice — proven forces that lay the groundwork for significant market growth — are now playing a hand in helping metal additive manufacturing systems gain traction. Falling prices and greater choice — proven forces that lay the groundwork for significant market growth — are now playing a hand in helping metal additive manufacturing systems gain traction. According to a the Wohlers Report 2018, released recently by the 3D printing market research consultancy Wohlers Associates, an estimated 1,768 metal AM printers were sold in 2017 compared to 983 systems in 2016 — a significant leap of nearly 80%.

Apr 17, 2018
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Desktop Metal raises $65 million to bring metal 3D printing to more manufacturers
Desktop Metal raises $65 million to bring metal 3D printing to more manufacturers

Metal 3D printing company Desktop Metal has raised $65 million in a round of funding led by Ford, with participation from Future Fund.Metal 3D printing company Desktop Metal has raised $65 million in a round of funding led by Ford, with participation from Future Fund.Founded in 2015, Burlington, Massachusetts-based Desktop Metal is setting out to make 3D metal printing more accessible to manufacturers and engineers outside highly specialized industries, as well as reducing costs and turnaround times for companies that already manufacture metal-based goods. Desktop Metal’s “end-to-end metal 3D printing solutions” include the $120,000 Desktop Metal Studio System, which is aimed at helping engineers build prototypes.

Mar 19, 2018
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