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FORMNEXT MAGAZINE - It's All About Engineering

May 30, 2019 - Consistently built up as a tech company, Desktop Metal combines the additive world with the modern entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley.

WCVB - Cutting Edge: New, Cutting Edge Approach to Making Durable Products

May 31, 2019 - A metal designer has created a program called Live Parts, starting with a seed and building everyday things like car parts.

FORBES - Ely Sachs Is The Living Embodiment of 3-D Printing

May 20, 2019 - How do integrated circuits, metal foundries’ investment casting molds, and inkjet printing heads inspire someone to invent a 3-D printing technology? For Professor Ely Sachs, that’s the story of how he came up with binder jetting metal printing, playing a huge part in inventing the whole world of 3-D printing in the process.

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING - Fast Radius, Desktop Metal Form Partnership

May 20, 2019 - Fast Radius, Inc., a leading manufacturing technology company, today announced a partnership with Desktop Metal to help companies accelerate the discovery and launch of applications on the Desktop Metal Production System, the world’s fastest metal printer.

WCVB - Cutting Edge: Local company leading the manufacturing revolution

May 10, 2019 - 3D printing may be the future of manufacturing, and all eyes are on a local company, Desktop Metal.

TCT MAGAZINE - Full Throttle

May 7, 2019 - Desktop Metal on automotive manufacturing's new paradigm.

METAL AM - Desktop Metal increases production of its Studio Systems

April 25, 2019 - Desktop Metal, Burlington, Massachusetts, USA, has increased the production of its Studio Systems. The company is now reportedly shipping at a rate of 550 complete systems per year, with a two-week delivery time for new orders to customers throughout the USA and Canada.

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING - Desktop Metal Releases Corrosion-Resistant Stainless Steel

April 8, 2019 - Desktop Metal’s 316L stainless steel, developed for the Studio System metal 3D printing system, offers corrosion resistance at extreme temperatures.

BBC - The Disruptors: Making a Better Future

April 1, 2019 - The US state of Massachusetts has felt the effects of industrial disruption in the past, as textile factories flourished, then went South in search of cheaper labour. But it’s now home to a cluster of companies working on a new industrial revolution.

MANUFACTURING GLOBAL - Desktop Metal: embracing innovation with 3D printing

March 13, 2019 - 3D printing and additive manufacturing are becoming some of the most disruptive technologies in the fourth industrial revolution. Revolutionising traditional sectors, such as healthcare, food manufacturing and most notably, the automotive sector, the global market for 3D printing and services is expected to grow to almost US$50bn by 2025.

PBS NEWSHOUR - How cutting-edge engineering borrows nature’s innovations

February 6, 2019 - In the never-ending hunt for new designs that jump, pump, or run faster and better, scientists are finding inspiration in nature. The field of biomimicry blurs boundaries between living things - like the butterfly’s proboscis or the flea's powerful legs - and the inanimate to spur new problem-solving technologies.

CNBC - Squawk Box: Chase Koch, Koch Disruptive Technologies, and Ric Fulop, Desktop Metal

January 31, 2019 - Chase Koch, president of Koch Disruptive Technologies, and Ric Fulop, co-founder and CEO of Desktop Metal, join "Squawk Box" in a rare appearance to discuss the future of the metal manufacturing industry and what is coming up for the company.

FORBES - 3-D Printing Unicorn Desktop Metal Grabs Another $160 Million As It Prepares To Ship Its Mass-Production Printers

January 24, 2019 - Desktop Metal, a 3-D printing unicorn, has raised another $160 million, bringing its total funding to a whopping $438 million and its valuation to some $1.5 billion.

GOLDMAN SACHS - Desktop Metal Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

October 17, 2018 - Ric Fulop, CEO and Co-Founder Among Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs at 2018 Builders + Innovators Summit

FORBES - The Next Industrial Revolution: How A Tech Unicorn’s 3-D Metal Printers Could Remake Manufacturing

September 27, 2018 - Ric Fulop, the 43-year-old cofounder and chief executive of Desktop Metal, is eager to show off the skunkworks for the company’s giant 3-D metal printers, which can produce stainless steel, aluminum and other metal alloy parts at assembly-line speeds and in large quantities.

WIRED - 3-D Printing is the Future of Factories (for Real this Time)

July 11, 2018 - The cohort of 3-D plastic printing and additive manufacturing businesses is swelling, but right now Desktop Metal is the only company focusing on metal 3-D printing, and its valuation reflects the intellectual property they own.

FORBES - GE's Former CEO Jeff Immelt Joins Board of 3-D Printing Unicorn Desktop Metal

July 10, 2018 - Jeff Immelt, former chief executive of General Electric, has joined the board of 3-D metal printing startup Desktop Metal, bringing the knowledge gained from pushing the industrial behemoth into additive manufacturing.

BLOOMBERG - The 3D Printing Company That Could Transform Manufacturing

May 14, 2018 - Desktop Metal, maker of 3D printers, is valued at more than $1 billion and recently brought on Ford Motor as a strategic investor. The Burlington, Massachusetts-based startup is developing 3D technology to print metal that could transform manufacturing.

PBS NEWSHOUR - How 3D printing is spurring revolutionary advances in manufacturing and design

March 21, 2018 - Host Miles O’Brien interviews co-founder A. John Hart, Ph.D. and CEO Ric Fulop on the advancements made in 3D printing that are spurring a revolution in manufacturing and design.

CNBC - Ford is investing in Desktop Metal, a 3-D printing start-up

March 19, 2018 - The automaker is leading a $65 million investment in Desktop Metal, a 3-D printing start-up. Ford Motor CTO Ken Washington has joined the board of Desktop Metal. ING predicts that by 2060, half of all manufactured goods will be printed.

MIT TECH REVIEW - 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018

March/April 2018 - Desktop Metal, began to ship its first metal prototyping machines in December 2017. It plans to begin selling larger machines, designed for manufacturing, that are 100 times faster than older metal printing methods.

3DPRINT.COM - Desktop Metal Receives Two Patents for Removable 3D Printing Support Technology

January 3, 2018 - Desktop Metal announced that it has been granted seminal patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its inventions in interface layer technology for both the Studio System and the Production System.

FORBES - Desktop Metal Begins Shipping Its Metal 3D Printers For The Office

December 18, 2017 - Massachusetts-based metal 3D-printing startup Desktop Metal announced Monday that it's now shipping it's printers to customers in its "Pioneer" program.

TCT MAGAZINE - Desktop Metal begins taking orders of Studio System throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada & Mexico

November 9, 2017 - Desktop Metal has announced it has begun accepting orders of its Studio System from companies throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada and Mexico.

3DPRINT.COM - Desktop Metal expanding sales of metal 3D printing systems internationally

November 9, 2017 - Desktop Metal has announced that it is accepting pre-orders of the Studio System from international customers as well, in Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada and Mexico. The company has been seeing interest from around the world, and is taking orders from customers in Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, Italy and the United Kingdom with plans to expand further through Europe and Asia Pacific.

3DERS.org - Desktop Metal now taking international pre-orders for Studio System metal 3D printer

November 9, 2017 - Desktop Metal has announced it will begin taking international pre-orders for its innovative desktop metal 3D printing Studio System. The Burlington, Massachusetts-based company has gained significant attention over the past year, since it announced the commercial release of its much anticipated desktop metal 3D printing technology.

MAKE PARTS FAST - Desktop Metal expanding internationally

November 9, 2017 - Desktop Metal, a company committed to bringing metal 3D printing to engineers and manufacturers, announced it will begin accepting international pre-orders of its metal 3D printing system, the Studio System, from companies throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada and Mexico.

3DPI - Trends in additive manufacturing for end-use production with Desktop Metal

November 7, 2017 - Desktop Metal is the maker of metal 3D printing systems designed for mass production. The Burlington, MA based enterprise was voted 3D Printing startup of the year by our readers

THE BOSTON GLOBE - Thinking outside the mold, with 3-D printers that make objects of steel

October 22, 2017 - At first glance, there’s nothing high-tech about a stainless steel door hinge. Unless it’s made by Desktop Metal. But the company isn’t a Rust Belt relic — a metal-casting company left over from the glory days of America’s Iron Age. It’s a modern startup operating out of an office park in Burlington.

POPULAR SCIENCE - This year's 11 most important innovations in engineering

October 17, 2017 - At an industrial scale, 3D printing with shiny alloys isn’t the next big thing. It’s just big. And big-ticket. Now companies can forgo the seven-figure monster machines for something smaller and faster.

ALL3DP - Interview with Desktop Metal: The metal 3D printing hype is real (and made of steel)

October 17, 2017 - While 2017 has been jam-packed with tons of excitement and innovation within the 3D printing industry, the Massachusetts startup Desktop Metal certainly stole the spotlight with the unveiling of their groundbreaking metal additive manufacturing platform back in April. With massive investments from the likes of Alphabet (Google), BMW, and Lowe’s, Desktop Metal has spent that last few years trying to develop a metal 3D printing system that is exceptionally faster, smaller, and more affordable than the industry standard.

HUFFINGTON POST - 3D printing could be going mainstream sooner than you think

September 14, 2017 - The superstars behind this effort are Desktop Metal, a series D titan with egregious financial support that’s offering some pretty real hype. If they deliver, Desktop Metal will transmute metal printing from an extravagant, rigid platform into a reliable solution that’s 20 times cheaper and 100 times faster.

TECHCRUNCH - Desktop Metal gets $115 million in funding to deliver metal 3D printing for manufacturing

July 18, 2017 - Desktop Metal is getting some healthy monetary support, adding $115 million of venture funds to its coffers this week. The Series D features a number of high profile names, including New Enterprise Associates, GV (formerly Google Ventures), GE Ventures, Future Fund and Techtronic Industries, the holdings company that owns Hoover U.S. and Dirt Devil.

CNBC - A metal 3-D printing start-up aims to make manufacturing much cheaper

July 17, 2017 - A start-up called Desktop Metal has developed 3-D printers that can produce metal objects safely, in smaller spaces and for a lower cost than traditional manufacturing, which requires expensive machinery, lots of floor space and risky physical labor.

FORTUNE - This startup just got over $100 million to push metal 3D-printing

July 17, 2017 - Although 3D printing has so far been a bust when it comes to consumers, investors still have high hopes for the technology when it comes to industrial manufacturing. One such benefactor is Burlington, Mass.-based Desktop Metal, which said Monday that it landed $115 million in funding.

NEW YORK TIMES - DealBook

July 17, 2017 - Desktop Metal, a start-up that works on 3-D printing using metal, is to announce on Monday that it has raised $115 million in a new financing round. The start-up focuses on letting engineering teams quickly build complex metal parts for prototypes in their offices, instead of waiting for models to be machined or cast from metal.

VENTUREBEAT - Desktop Metal raises $115 million to make metal 3D printing more accessible

July 17, 2017 - Desktop Metal, a company specializing in bringing metal 3D printing systems to more manufacturers and engineers, has raised $115 million in a series D round of investment from a slew of notable investors, including GV (formerly Google Ventures), New Enterprise Associates (NEA), GE Ventures, Future Fund, Techtronic Industries (TTI), Lux Capital, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

THE BOSTON GLOBE - Desktop Metal gets $115 million investment in 3D printing technology

July 17, 2017 - Desktop Metal, the Burlington-based maker of 3D metal-printing devices, announced Monday morning that it had brought in $115 million in new investment — its largest round to date and one of the region’s most significant this year.

XCONOMY - Desktop Metal grabs $115M, preps September launch of first product

July 17, 2017 - Desktop Metal has added $115 million in venture capital to its coffers. The Series D funding round announced Monday ups the already-high expectations for the Burlington, MA-based metal 3D printing company, one of New England’s biggest technology bets. Two-year-old Desktop Metal has hauled in a total of $212 million from investors—all before shipping its first product.

BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL - Google, GE help lead a $115M investment in Desktop Metal

July 17, 2017 - Burlington-based Desktop Metal Inc. has reportedly reached "unicorn" status — a private company valued at $1 billion or more — less than two years after its first fundraising thanks to a new, $115 million Series D funding round from its big-name backers.

METAL AM - Desktop Metal closes further $115 million in latest round of funding

July 17, 2017 - Desktop Metal, Burlington, Massachusetts, has announced the completion of a $115 million Series D investment round to further accelerate the company growth and adoption of its end-to-end metal AM systems. This brings Desktop Metal’s funding to a total of $212 million since its October 2015 inception, with this round reportedly marking the largest individual private round of funding ever received by a metal Additive Manufacturing company.

TCT MAGAZINE - Desktop Metal closes $115M funding round to drive accessible metal 3D printing

July 17, 2017 - After launching its metal 3D printing technology on the market at RAPID + TCT in May, Desktop Metal has today announced the completion of a $115 million Series D investment round to further accelerate its rapid business growth and adoption of its end-to-end systems.

3DPI - Desktop Metal receives further $115 million to bring 3D printed metal to market

July 17, 2017 - Award winning start-up Desktop Metal, has raised a further $115 million. The Burlington, Massachusetts based 3D printer manufacturer has announced the closing of a series D finance round. This brings the total finance raised by the company to $212 million.

3DPRINT.COM - New Metal 3D printing technology pays off

July 17, 2017 - Desktop Metal announced that it has procured $115 million in Series D investments, bringing its total to $212 million in financing.

3DERS.ORG - Much-hyped 3D printing company Desktop Metal raises $115M from Google, GE, others

July 17, 2017 - Metal 3D printing company Desktop Metal has raised $115 million in a Series D investment round, attracting funding from GV (Google Ventures), GE Ventures, and others.

MODERN MACHINE SHOP - The arrival of low-cost metal AM?

July 1, 2017 - A recent advance in additive manufacturing technology promises to expand the accessibility and applicability of AM for metal parts specifically in CNC machine shops. Desktop Metal is a company offering one of these low-cost metal AM systems. The system builds metal parts via a process different from the powder-bed fusion and directed energy deposition processes established for metal 3D printing today.

THE ECONOMIST - 3D printers start to build factories of the future

June 29, 2017 - Recent advances make 3D printing a powerful competitor to conventional mass production.

MIT TECH REVIEW - 50 smartest companies 2017

June 27, 2017 - With nearly $100 million from VC firms, GE, Alphabet, and others, this startup is trying to use 3-D printing, a technology that has focused on plastics, to reinvent how we make the metal parts essential to much of manufacturing. Making this kind of printing easy and cost-effective is a challenge, but Desktop Metal has laid out the pricing for its products, a promising indication of progress toward commercialization.

MIT SLOAN FELLOWS - The future of manufacturing is here, and it’s in 3D

June 27, 2017 - The company that arguably is creating the noisiest buzz in the 3D space is Burlington, Massachusetts-based Desktop Metal—one of BostInno’s “17 Boston tech companies to watch in 2017.” CEO Ric Fulop, SF ’06, launched the startup in October of 2015 to bring metal 3D printing to design and manufacturing companies across the globe.

THE OBSERVER - The 7 coolest global companies fixing all that’s broken in this world

June 16, 2017 - The World Economic Forum has released a list of 30 companies for its 2017 Technology Pioneers list. Here are 7 companies that stood out, listed from super compelling to merely very compelling.

PRESS RELEASE - Desktop Metal Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

June 14, 2017 - Desktop Metal was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “technology pioneers”, a selection of the world’s most innovative companies. Pioneers were recognized for their potential to significantly impact business and society through new technologies and advance the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

ENGINEERING.COM - Desktop Metal’s CTO on the next generation of metal 3D printing

June 12, 2017 - Ahead of RAPID+TCT 2017, Desktop Metal launched two new additive manufacturing (AM) technologies. To learn more about these systems, ENGINEERING.com spoke to Jonah Myerberg, cofounder and chief technology officer of Desktop Metal.

ENGINEERING.COM - VIDEO: How additive manufacturing can produce metal parts en masse

June 6, 2017 - In this video, we look at how 3D printer developers like Desktop Metal are advancing additive manufacturing technology to make mass production possible.

TECHCRUNCH - Video: Desktop Metal’s 3D printer makes metal manufacturing less messy

May 2017 - TechCrunch interviews Jonah Myerberg, Co-Founder and CTO of Desktop Metal at RAPID+TCT 2017.

WSJ - Your shoes will be printed shortly

May 14, 2017 - By the end of 2017, the transformation of manufacturing will hit a milestone: mass-produced printed parts. Until now, that concept was an oxymoron, since 3-D printing has been used mainly for prototyping and customized parts.

TCT - Video: We take a look at Desktop Metal live at RAPID + TCT

May 10, 2017 - Desktop Metal launched its metal 3D printing systems at RAPID + TCT, so we've spoken to CEO Ric Fulop and CTO Jonah Myerberg live on the show floor.

AM MAGAZINE - Desktop Metal Introduces Two Metal 3D Printing Systems

May 5, 2017 - The DM Studio System offers office-friendly operation, while the DM Production System enables the speed to compete with casting. Cloud-based software streamlines the workflow from CAD to printed parts. Separable Supports make it possible to

CNBC - Video: Faster, cheaper 3D printing for manufactured parts

May 2, 2017 - Ric Fulop, Desktop Metal CEO, talks about implementing 3D technology into manufacturing at a fraction of the price of parts supplier.

METAL AM - Announcing Two New Metal AM Systems For Prototyping And Mass Production

April 28, 2017 - According to the company, the new systems – DM Studio and DM Production – mark a ‘fundamental shift’ in how products will be developed and brought to market, reducing production costs and increasing speed, safety and net quality.

FORBES - This Startup Aims To Revolutionize Metal 3D Printing For Manufacturers

April 25, 2017 - Desktop Metal, a Massachusetts-based startup, announced today the release of two new metal 3D printing systems aimed at engineering and manufacturing firms. First, in September, the company's studio system will hit the market

MIT TECH REVIEW - The 3D printer that could finally change manufacturing

April 25, 2017 - Desktop Metal thinks its machines will give designers and manufacturers a practical and affordable way to print metal parts...3-D printing could create new possibilities in manufacturing—and, just maybe, reimagine the art of metallurgy.

TECHCRUNCH - Desktop Metal reveals how its 3D printers rapidly churn out metal objects

April 25, 2017 - Desktop Metal calls its core technology “microwave enhanced sintering.” The company’s printers put down layers of metal and ceramic powders that are mixed in a soft polymer. The cartridges and alloys that work with the printers are made

DIGITAL TRENDS - Forget plastic, this desktop printer builds with aluminum, titanium, and steel

April 25, 2017 - Called the DM Studio and DM Production systems, the two new printers promise to cover every step in the metal printing process from prototyping to mass production, with the ability to 3D print custom objects out of alloys including steel, aluminum, copper, and titanium

TCT MAGAZINE - Behind the Scenes at Desktop Metal

April 25, 2017 - Desktop Metal CEO, Ric Fulop, has assembled a team that wouldn't feel out of place debating quantum amongst Einstein's scientific realists and Bohr's instrumentalists. The difference being this team are pulling together to solve some of the most

THE VERGE - Desktop Metal Claims Its System Is Ten Times Cheaper Than Laser-based Systems

April 26, 2017 - Printing ready-to-use metal objects at your desk is the dream for many engineers and tinkerers. Unfortunately, we're not there yet, but these new Desktop Metal printers, as seen on TechCrunch, get us a lot closer. The Studio Printer is

MATERIALS TODAY - Desktop Metal launches lower cost 3D printers

April 25, 2017 - Until now, metal 3D printing has failed to meet today’s manufacturing needs due to high costs, slow processes and hazardous materials. Desktop Metal has eliminated these barriers by developing metal 3D printing systems that can

BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL - After raising $97M, Google-backed Desktop Metal debuts first 3D printing system

April 25, 2017 - Burlington-based startup Desktop Metal Inc. managed to attract nearly $100 million in investment in less than 18 months thanks to a high-powered founding team and a vision to upend manufacturing with a better 3D printer

NECN - Video: Google-backed Desktop Metal Debuts 3D Printing System

April 25, 2017 - Technology Reporter Kelly J. O'Brien joins NECN to discuss his story "After raising $97M, Google-backed Desktop Metal debuts first 3D printing system"

BOSTINNO - DM's Ambitious Plan: 3D Metal Printers for the Office and Mass Production

April 25, 2017 - Desktop Metal, one of BostInno's 17 tech companies to watch in 2017, on Tuesday revealed not one but two product lines that aim to bring affordable, cloud-connected 3D metal printers into the office for prototyping and into mass production facilities

XCONOMY - Desktop Metal, Backed By $97M, Unveils Its First Metal 3D Printers

April 25, 2017 - Desktop Metal took the wraps off its metal 3D printers this week. The startup has drawn $97 million from high-profile investors who are betting the technology could transform the way metal parts get developed and manufactured. So, what’s the big deal

FORBES - BMW, Google, And Lowe's Invest In Boston Metal 3D Printing Startup

February 6, 2017 - BMW’s venture capital arm has invested in a startup focused on incorporating metal 3D printing into the design and manufacturing process. Along with GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, and Lowe’s Ventures, the investment from BMW iVentures

TECHCRUNCH - BMW and Lowe's among investors pouring $45 million into Desktop Metal

February 6, 2017 - Desktop Metal has raised $45 million in a Series C round of venture funding to develop 3D printers that make metal objects. GV (formerly known as Google Ventures) led the investment, joined by BMW iVentures and the venture arm of Lowe’s, the home improvement retailer.

BUSINESSWIRE - Google Ventures, BMW, and Lowe's invest in Desktop Metal

February 6, 2017 - Desktop Metal, an emerging startup with the mission to bring metal 3D printing to all design and manufacturing teams, announced today it has raised a total of $97 million in equity funding since its founding in October 2015.

BMW BLOG - BMW i Ventures invests in Desktop Metal to bring metal 3D printing to cars

February 6, 2017 - BMW i Ventures has announced a strategic investment in Desktop Metal, an emerging startup with the mission to bring metal 3D printing within reach of all design and manufacturing teams. Desktop Metal is committed to accelerating the adoption of

3DPRINT.COM - Strategic investment from GE Ventures and Saudi Aramco

July 5, 2016 - As the hype for desktop FDM 3D printing has slowly dwindled over the past year or so, another, more industrial-driven additive manufacturing process has been gaining some much needed traction. Metal 3D printing has now garnered a generous portion

XCONOMY - Desktop Metal grabs $34m to move prototype 3D printers to market

April 27, 2016 - The stakes just got even higher for Desktop Metal. The Boston-area 3D printing startup burst onto the scene last fall with a nearly $14 million initial funding round from high-profile investors NEA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Lux Capital, 3D printing giant Stratasys