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The Impact of 3D Printing on Business Models

by Pete Basiliere  |  May 25, 2018

3D printing's impact ranges from incremental capability and finance improvements to radically new customer value propositions. Astute managers and technology planners use business models to assess the impacts and prepare...

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Made In Metal — Stratasys’ Big Reveal Was A Long Time Coming

by Pete Basiliere  |  February 28, 2018

Clients have asked for years whether Stratasys would offer metal 3D printing. The answer is near, but what does it mean? Investors have also been clamoring for Stratasys to introduce...

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Accelerating 3D Printing from Prototype to Production

by Pete Basiliere  |  November 21, 2017

Formnext is a leading indicator of where the industry is headed — up. This year’s exhibition had 50% more 3D print technology providers (470 from 33 countries), 100% more hall...

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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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Beyond Prototyping: Making Functional Parts with MarkForged

by Pete Basiliere  |  February 1, 2016

Every company that makes something requires tools, jigs, fixtures and sensors throughout their operation. 3D printers enable manufacturers to modify their equipment and assembly processes to be more efficient and...

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3D Printer Market Sales Will Exceed $14.6 billion in 2019

by Pete Basiliere  |  September 29, 2015

The 3D printer market continues its transformation from a niche market to a global market of enterprises and consumers. Understanding this transformation is critical to not only 3D printer technology...

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Gartner Cool Vendors in 3D Printing, 2015

by Pete Basiliere  |  April 17, 2015

Our five Cool Vendors exemplify 3D printing's new dynamic: vibrant startups challenging established players. 3D printing (also known as "additive manufacturing") is 30 years old. For the first 20 years,...

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3D Printed Guns Are Coming, One Way or Another. But Should They?

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 5, 2015

Certainly Defense Distributed thinks they should be. Cody Wilson, known for having designed and 3D printed the “Liberator” handgun, wants a MarkForged Mark One printer in order to make an...

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