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Expert Interview: 3DEO’s President Matt Sand on Taking Metal 3D Printing Into High-Volume Production

22 May 2019 13:33

When it comes to metal 3D printing, achieving high-volume production is the holy grail for the vast majority of companies. 3DEO, a metal 3D printing company founded in 2016, claims to have achieved just that, thanks to its patented Intelligent Layering technology.   Through its additive manufacturing process, the LA-based company is able to achieve …

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Expert Interview: MELD Manufacturing CEO Nanci Hardwick on Fulfilling the Potential of Metal Additive Manufacturing

15 May 2019 8:56

MELD Manufacturing Corporation is pioneering a radical new technology that enables the 3D printing of metals without melting. For over a decade, the technology was under development with tech firm, Aeroprobe, before MELD spun out as a subsidiary in the spring of 2018.   MELD Manufacturing entered the metal 3D printing market with the introduction …

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Dispelling 9 Common Myths About 3D printing

14 May 2019 9:17

3D printing has reached its inflection point. Having been an important prototyping tool for decades, the technology is now increasingly becoming a viable solution for manufacturing applications.   That said, there are still a lot of misconceptions about the technology. Today, we’re taking a look at some of the most commonly-held beliefs about 3D printing, …

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Expert Interview: SmarTech Analysis’ Scott Dunham on the Future of Metal 3D Printing, Service Bureaus and the AM Materials Market [Part Two]

08 May 2019 9:03

Note: check out the first part of our interview with Scott Dunham here.   Metal 3D printing has been a big talking point in the last few years, with a number of companies entering the ring. How much more growth will the metal 3D printing market continue to see in the future? When it comes …

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Why a Scalable Additive Manufacturing Workflow Starts with the Right Request Management Process

07 May 2019 9:24

When it comes to implementing a scalable additive manufacturing workflow, an area that is often overlooked is the request management stage. For AM departments, request management refers to the process of receiving, tracking and fulfilling incoming requests efficiently. In the context of additive manufacturing, this means establishing the correct people and processes required to ensure …

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Expert Interview: SmarTech Analysis’ Vice President of Research Scott Dunham on the Key Trends Shaping the Additive Manufacturing Industry [Part One]

02 May 2019 12:02

Note: this is part one of our two-part interview with Scott Dunham. Look out for part two in next week’s Expert Interview.   With the additive manufacturing industry moving at a rapid pace, having the latest data and insights into the market is crucial. SmarTech Analysis is a leading market research firm offering industry analysis …

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Expert Interview: RIZE’s CEO Andy Kalambi on Making Industrial 3D Printing Sustainable and Scalable

26 April 2019 11:34

RIZE is a 3D printer manufacturer with an ambitious goal: to make industrial 3D printing inclusive, sustainable and scalable. Founded in 2014, the Boston-based company has developed its proprietary Augmented Deposition technology, designed to enable the production of high-quality, digitally augmented 3D-printed parts.   This week, we’re pleased to talk with RIZE’s CEO, Andy Kalambi, …

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Expert Interview: FIT AG CEO Carl Fruth on Achieving Radical Innovation with Additive Manufacturing

16 April 2019 12:00

With more than two decades of experience, FIT Additive Manufacturing Group is a company that provides leading services in rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing technologies.   Headquartered in Germany, FIT serves customers in the automotive, medical and machinery industries. The company is said to operate the world’s largest aluminium AM facility in Lupburg, Germany, and …

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5 Signs Your 3D Printing Service Bureau Needs Workflow Software

12 April 2019 10:31

Workflow management might not be the most exciting aspect of 3D printing technology today. But 3D printing service bureaus can scale more easily and save a lot of time and effort by streamlining their workflows.     Workflow software is a fundamental piece of this puzzle. Workflow software can make day-to-day business processes more efficient …

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Expert Interview: A Conversation with Avi Reichental, Founder of Xponentialworks & Former 3D Systems CEO

10 April 2019 9:29

Avi Reichental has an impressive resume, having served as the former president and CEO of 3D Systems for well over a decade. In 2015, Reichental founded venture and advisory firm, XponentialWorks.   XponentialWorks works with companies across the spectrum of Industry 4.0, focusing on 3D printing, robotics, AI and deep learning. In parallel, Reichental has …

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