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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 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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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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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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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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Hype Cycle for 3D Printing, 2016: From the Trigger to the Mainstream (almost)

by Pete Basiliere  |  July 27, 2016

The market for enterprise and consumer 3D printers continues to expand with an explosion in the number of new vendors, services, products and uses. Gartner’s Hype Cycle for 3D Printing,...

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More Thinking About 3D Printing: Insights from CloudDDM, SAP, Source3 and UPS

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 19, 2016

2% of $1.8 trillion. Imagine if $36 billion of inventories were 3D-printed — in the USA alone. Following on my previous post, here are some thoughts on what several CES and...

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3D Printing at CES: Hardware and Innovation

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 11, 2016

A study in contrasts — CES had the most number of 3D printing technology providers ever and the two biggest players had dramatically different exhibits. Stratasys and its MakerBot subsidiary...

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Mice, STEM and 3D Printing

by Pete Basiliere  |  October 9, 2014

Mice, or more accurately MOUSE, was a guest exhibitor at Gartner Symposium this week. MOUSE “empowers underserved youth to learn, lead and create with technology. Our programs inspire STEM learning...

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