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Category: '3d-printing' Blog Posts

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From Quantum to Edible - Gartner's Cool Vendors in 3D Printing, 2017

by Pete Basiliere  |  June 30, 2017

Additive manufacturing is rapidly expanding. Startup vendors are bringing new technologies and services to market just as organizations are implementing 3D printing throughout their supply chains. The enterprise 3D printing...

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A CIO’s 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Michael Shanler  |  June 28, 2017

CIOs are competing in an endurance race.  Winning requires carefully orchestrated activities that rely on technology, team work, precision driving, and a bit of luck.   As in racing, the victorious...

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Predicts 2017: 3D Printing Accelerates

by Pete Basiliere  |  December 29, 2016

Manufacturers, consumer goods companies, medical device providers and their supply chain vendors are expanding the use of 3D printing — with the help of robots. Gartner’s annual predictions about the...

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Rizing from Stealth Mode

by Pete Basiliere  |  December 13, 2016

The many well-funded startups worldwide is one sign of 3D printing’s maturity. Rize Inc. is one example worth noting, just ask Reebok and Boston Engineering. The Boston area is one...

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What Is Not Adding Up?

by Pete Basiliere  |  November 15, 2016

Formnext, the European trade fair for the 3DP industry, bustled with attendees today, giving pause to the market’s doomsayers. As you may recall, Gartner’s forecast of the enterprise 3D printer...

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Doing What Was Once Unfathomable

by Pete Basiliere  |  October 20, 2016

Located in a vibrant, evolving, innovative Silicon Valley neighborhood, FATHOM is a little known company that you need to know about. On the surface, FATHOM provides 3D printing equipment and...

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Enterprise 3D Printer Shipments to Grow 57.4% CAGR through 2020

by Pete Basiliere  |  October 13, 2016

Gartner forecasts that worldwide shipments of enterprise and consumer 3D printers will reach 455,772 units in 2016, more than doubling the 219,168 units shipped in 2015. Looking further out, we...

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What’s Missing? 3D Print Workflow Software

by Pete Basiliere  |  October 2, 2016

Workflow software is a critical missing link for fully exploiting 3D printers in manufacturing, service bureau, government and education organizations. 3D printing demand is accelerating but the lack of workflow...

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Beyond the Cube: Stratasys’ Infinite-Build Envelope and Robotic Composite 3D Printer

by Pete Basiliere  |  August 25, 2016

With its new technology Stratasys is about to turn 3D printing on its head . . . almost . . . Historically, 3D printers have been constrained in many ways: material...

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ActivArmor — A Niche Provider with a Global Opportunity

by Pete Basiliere  |  August 4, 2016

Diana Hall is transforming the way your next cast or splint is made. Know anyone with a broken bone or carpal tunnel syndrome? We have all had broken bones at...

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