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Markforged to Acquire Digital Metal, Expand Additive Manufacturing Production of Metal Parts
Markforged is acquiring Sweden-based Digital Metal for about $32 million and said its technology will help manufacturers use 3D printing to mass produce complex metal parts.

VulcanForms Raises $355M for Digital, Additive Manufacturing
VulcanForms, which combines proprietary digital thread and additive manufacturing systems, said it is now worth more than $1 billion. It opened two production facilities for metal parts and assemblies.

Velo3D Delivers First Sapphire XC System for Metal Additive Manufacturing
Velo3D delivered its first Sapphire XC metal 3D printing system to an aerospace customer, reducing production costs by as much as 75% and increasing throughput by up to 400%.

Essentium to Enter SPAC Merger, Go Public as It Advances Sustainable Additive Manufacturing
Essentium, which claims that its on-site additive manufacturing systems can reduce waste by 70% and the carbon footprint, said its total addressable market is $209 billion.

Launcher Buys Second Metal 3D Printer From Velo3D for Rocket Parts
Launcher, which is developing rockets and orbital transfer vehicles to affordably launch small satellites, has added a second 3D printer from Velo3D for titanium.

Desktop Metal to Acquire ExOne for Leadership in Additive Manufacturing for Mass Production
Desktop Metal and ExOne, both of which claim to be 3D printing pioneers, plan to combine their offerings in a broad portfolio for additive manufacturing at scale.

Würth Additive Group to Distribute Markforged’s Digital Forge 3D Printing Platform Globally
Würth will help distribute Markforged's Digital Forge 3D printing platform for 3D printing metals and other materials, as Markforged prepares for SPAC deal and public listing.

Steel Bridge 3D-Printed by MX3D Officially Opens in Amsterdam
MX3D worked with partners in business, academia, and government to 3D-print a stainless steel bridge now installed over an Amsterdam canal. It is the largest construction of its kind.

Desktop Metal Buys Multi-Material Deposition System Firm Aerosint
3D printing firm Desktop Metal has acquired Aerosint, a Belgian maker of a system that uses a patented process enabling full three-dimensional control of material placement.

Vertex Manufacturing Chooses VELO3D to Meet Demand for 3D-Printed Metal Parts
Pioneers in metal 3D printing founded Vertex Manufacturing and have chosen VELO3D's Sapphire additive manufacturing system for supporting production of high-value metal parts.

Italian Sheet Metal Manufacturer Uses nTopology Software for 3D-Printed Grippers
Preziosa Francesco worked with Add-it design engineers, Desktop Metal 3D printers, and nTopology software to quickly create grippers for its robotic cell and press bending machine.

Robots Rise to Help Humans in Metalworking
The shortage of skilled welders can be mitigated by adopting robots for tasks that can still be supervised by humans.

Additive Manufacturing Production System Can Now Use 316L Stainless Steel, Says Desktop Metal
Desktop Metal said it has qualified 316L stainless steel, which is useful in applications requiring hygiene and durability, for use in its Production System P-50.

MX3D Raises $2.7M to Launch M1 Metal Additive Manufacturing System
MX3D, which 3D-printed a bridge in Amsterdam, has raised funding to commercialize its M1 robotic system and its MetalXL controls to turn existing welding robots into industrial-grade 3D metal...

Primus Aerospace Adopts VELO3D’s Titanium Additive Manufacturing System
VELO3D has sold its first titanium-dedicated 3D printing system to be used solely for mission-critical aerospace and defense applications.



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