£7 billion Melrose takeover bid sends GKN share price soaring, metal powder business in cross-hairs

3D Printing investment news for 2018 gets underway with a potential hostile takeover of leading British engineering firm, GKN Plc (LON: GKN). Melrose Plc (LSE: MRO) is a British investment company, who “specialise in the acquisition and performance improvement of good manufacturing businesses.” ...

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Posted on Jan 18, 2018

Interview: Raise3D CEO on how run a 3D printing business

How do you run a 3D printing business and what are some of the important strategic events coming up? In this article an experienced 3D printing industry leader gives insights into the future of 3D printing and how to benefit from it. Raise3D occupies a position in the market that is increasingly lik...

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Posted on Jan 11, 2018

Clariant announces new 3D materials business and 3D printing filament

Clariant, a specialist materials R&D company, has launched a dedicated 3D materials business to meet what it describes as “the demand of the fast-changing additive manufacturing market.” The company, headquartered in Muttenz, Switzerland, will use the R&D and infrastructure from its ex...

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Posted on Dec 8, 2017

Oxford Performance Materials Aerospace and Defense business acquired by Hexcel

Hexcel Corporation, an advanced composites company, has announced the acquisition of Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) Aerospace and Defense (A&D) business. OPM is a producer of high-performance thermoplastic and carbon fiber reinforced 3D printed parts. As previously reported, OPM is working w...

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Posted on Dec 8, 2017

Youngstown Business Incubator and $100k fund grow Additive Manufacturing cluster

The directors of the Youngstown Business Incubator in Youngstown, Ohio, have announced a partnership with The Junction, an investment firm based in Tel Aviv, Israel. The partnership will see The Junction’s competition for $ 100,000 worth of startup money combined with access to the American market...

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Posted on Oct 13, 2017

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