3D Printing Metals

A 3D Printing Metals IPO from Aurora Labs

It couldn’t have been more than 2 years ago when 3D printing was all the rage with investors until about the beginning of Q4-2014 when the bubble decided to burst. Here’s a look at what happened to the 3D printing metals IPO from ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) right around that time: Notice how ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE) traded on […]

ProtoLabs is Not a 3D Printing Company. Yet.

While 3D printing has excited many investors with promises of incredible growth, the overall 3D Printing “industry” has taken a pounding lately. Industry leaders Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) and 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) are down -30% and -53% year-to-date. If you bought into the exOne IPO (NASDAQ:XONE) when it took place, you’d be wondering where -55% of your […]

3 Things PyroGenesis Did in 2014

While many of our readers engage with us through the comments section on our articles, a fair number will also email us with questions or suggestions as to what companies we might want to take a look at. We’ll always look to research companies brought to our attention by readers which leads us to PyroGenesis. […]

Is Zecotek Photonics a 3D Printing Company?

3D printing stocks have not fared well lately. 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) hit a 52-week low of $39.09 in their last trading session. Xone (NASDAQ:XONE) has lost -45% of their market capitalization in just 3 months. Even industry leader Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) has lost nearly -20% year-to-date. Investing in 3D printing can be a volatile experience, yet […]

All About ExOne – A 3D Look at the Fundamentals

          In markets that seem almost bipolar, with the long sustained rally of 2013 followed by a sharp correction in biotechnology and technology stocks in 2014, finding a reason for the wild gyrations of stocks becomes increasingly difficult. In this environment understanding the fundamental aspects of the business, rather than focusing […]

2 More Stratasys Acquisition Candidates

In June of last year, Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) Chairman Scott Crump stated the company’s intent to further develop 3D printing with metals. In an article last year we highlighted 4 private companies that are involved in the 3D printing of metals; Optomec, EOS, SLM Solutions, and Concept Laser. Any of these four companies could be potential acquisition candidates for Stratasys […]

Concept Laser and LaserCUSING

In an earlier article we discussed 4 possible private acquisition candidates for Stratasys to enter 3D printing of metals. In this article we’ll take a closer look at one of these candidates, German company Concept Laser.       About Established in 2000, Concept Laser regards itself as a pioneer in the field of laser […]

14 Most Recent 3D Systems (DDD) Acquisitions

Just several days ago, 3D Systems announced yet another acquisition when they acquired The Sugar Lab, a company that produces novel 3D confections. Acquisitions have been happening at such a frantic pace for 3D Systems that it’s worth stopping to take a closer look at just what type of companies have been acquired in 2012/2013. […]

4 Stratasys private acquisition candidates

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Stratasys Chairman Scott Crump stated the company’s intent to further develop 3D printing with metals. “Because there is so much opportunity we also will selectively grow though M&A,” Crump said. “We have an organic project to get Stratasys into additive metal. It’s rational to say that through M&A we […]

GE’s move into 3D Printing with metals: Part 3 of 3

In the first two parts of this series, we examined GE’s usage of 3D printing and discussed their in-house capabilities. In this last part, we will identify publicly traded companies that might stand to benefit from GE’s push into 3D printing. These are companies that have 3D metal printing capabilities and that we would expect […]