Expert Interviews

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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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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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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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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Expert Interview: Autodesk’s Robert Yancey on Additive Manufacturing, Generative Design and Industry 4.0

04 April 2019 8:36

From design to workflow management, software is playing an increasingly critical role in additive manufacturing. Autodesk, one of the leading players within the software landscape, is a billion-dollar corporation that develops software for a wide range of industries, including manufacturing and construction.   We were fortunate to be able to speak with Robert Yancey, Director …

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Expert Interview: APWORKS CEO Joachim Zettler on Finding the Right Business Case for Metal 3D Printing

27 March 2019 10:48

If you’ve never heard of APWORKS, you’ll probably have heard of the Light Rider: the world’s first ever 3D-printed motorcycle. Unveiled in 2016 by APWORKS, the electric motorcycle has been commended for its lightweight design, enhanced performance and complex geometries — a shining example of what can be achieved with additive manufacturing.   Founded in …

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Expert Interview: Sintavia President Doug Hedges on Achieving Serial Production with Metal 3D Printing

21 March 2019 13:22

Sintavia is an independent manufacturer that provides metal additive manufacturing services for critical industries such as aerospace and defence and oil and gas.   With a focus on the serial production of metal parts using additive manufacturing, the company provides a unique, end-to-end service that comprises not only production and post-processing, but also testing, metallurgy …

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