09 April 2019 11:15
Investment in industrial 3D printing is booming. Over the past 12 months, hundreds of millions of dollars have been poured into the industry — with newer companies benefiting from the influx of funding. In the first quarter of 2019 alone, major funding announcements included Desktop Metal ($160 million), Markforged ($82 million) and 3D Hubs ($18 million). With the additive manufacturing industry attracting ever more attention from investors, what does this mean for the future of 3D printing?   Investing in 3D printing: the early hype The early 2010s was marked by much ...