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Is Bioprinting the Ultimate Use of Jetting Technology?

by Pete Basiliere  |  June 25, 2019

Jetting technology has the most upside potential of any imaging technology. Ricoh’s bioprinting partnership with Elixirgen Scientific is the latest evidence. Jetting technology is used in “2D” printing of paper,...

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3D Print, the Future

by Pete Basiliere  |  May 24, 2019

Serial production with 3D printers is a goal for many companies. 3DQue’s approach is unique — and a sign that the 3D print industry’s future is bright. Imagine this: Nine...

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3D Print, the iPhone and You

by Pete Basiliere  |  May 16, 2019

Every one of us has a mobile phone or tablet. And the fact that you do is the reason that manufacturing is undergoing a radical transformation. A radical transformation enabled...

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Can 3D Printer Manufacturers Adapt to the Changing Marketplace?

by Pete Basiliere  |  April 17, 2019

Gartner L2 research finds that marketing leaders at B2B manufacturing firms must focus on using digital to attract and move customers to the point of sale. The findings are especially relevant...

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No Resistance to Change with Joule Printing

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 29, 2019

5 years and $18m in funding later, Digital Alloys will be shipping parts made with its “Joule Printing” devices this year. Located in the shadow of Desktop Metal (just 0.3...

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3D Printer Manufacturers Triple in Two Years

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 8, 2019

Incredible as it may seem, more than 180 enterprise-class 3D printer manufacturers are in business worldwide. Of course, they are not distributed evenly. My recent “Market Guide to 3D Printer...

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Can 3D Printing Achieve Material Growth?

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 22, 2019

3D printing’s progress has been driven by the combination of hardware and software advances, improved throughput and quality, skilled workers and progressive buyers. And don’t forget materials. For every improvement...

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3D Printing Accelerates, 4D Printing Gets Started

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 3, 2019

As manufacturing industries, healthcare providers and supply chains accelerate their practical uses of 3D printing, 4D printing is entering the market. Gartner’s predictions for 2019 highlight technologies and trends to...

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Manufacturing Industry Scenarios 2023: Leading Through Innovation

by Pete Basiliere  |  October 22, 2018

Extraordinary technological, market and societal challenges confront the manufacturing industry. Yet it is not always clear what an individual trend means to the business. Against this backdrop, Gartner's global multidisciplinary...

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Are You Ready for the next STEP in 3D Printing?

by Pete Basiliere  |  September 21, 2018

The newest 3D printing technology gets a boost — LEGO and Stanley Black & Decker are on board. Will STEP be worth the wait? Looking back five years, when the...

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