Desktop Metal 3D Printers Set to Disrupt Manufacturing
Business models around on-demand manufacturing, including things as simple as footwear or braces for teeth, are helping make 3D printing companies relevant. The next chapter in this particular storybook could very well be written by companies like Desktop Metal, which is on the verge of finally bringing mass 3D metal printing to the manufacturing masses.
Desktop Metal Delivers Studio System 3D Printers to First UK Customers
Two UK manufacturing centres have become the first customers in the UK to take delivery of Desktop Metal 3D printing systems. Working with UK reseller Tri-Tech 3D, the University of Sheffield and global engineering solutions firm Weir Group, are the first UK organisations to implement Desktop Metal’s office-friendly Studio System, which is already being adopted by major companies such as Ford, BMW Group and Google ATAP.
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One reason 3D printing was a disappointment was because it was slow. It couldn’t produce things fast enough to compete with conventional assembly lines. Desktop Metal, a private company valued at $1.5 billion, is changing that. Its giant 3D metal printers can create certain objects 100X faster than many other 3D printers.
Desktop Metal Wants to Open Up the Old World
Desktop Metal has begun shipping its Studio System to customers and resellers throughout Europe. As the company reports, the world’s first office-friendly metal 3D printing system for functional prototyping and low volume production is now CE certified for international compatibility and being installed at customers throughout Europe, including France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
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Desktop Metal increases production of its Studio Systems
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.
Desktop Metal: embracing innovation with 3D printing
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.
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Squawk Box: Chase Koch, Koch Disruptive Technologies, and Ric Fulop, Desktop Metal
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.
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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.
The 3D Printing Company That Could Transform Manufacturing
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.
Thinking outside the mold, with 3-D printers that make objects of steel
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.
Interview with Desktop Metal: The metal 3D printing hype is real (and made of steel)
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.
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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.
Desktop Metal gets $115 million in funding to deliver metal 3D printing for manufacturing
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.
A metal 3-D printing start-up aims to make manufacturing much cheaper
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.
This startup just got over $100 million to push metal 3D-printing
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.
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.
Google, GE help lead a $115M investment in Desktop Metal
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.
The arrival of low-cost metal AM?
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.
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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.
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The future of manufacturing is here, and it’s in 3D
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.
Announcing Two New Metal AM Systems For Prototyping And Mass Production
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.
Desktop Metal Claims Its System Is Ten Times Cheaper Than Laser-based Systems
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
Forget plastic, this desktop printer builds with aluminum, titanium, and steel
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
Desktop Metal reveals how its 3D printers rapidly churn out metal objects
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
BMW, Google, And Lowe's Invest In Boston Metal 3D Printing Startup
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
BMW and Lowe's among investors pouring $45 million into Desktop Metal
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.
Strategic investment from GE Ventures and Saudi Aramco
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
Desktop Metal grabs $34m to move prototype 3D printers to market
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