Is There a 3D Printing Industry?

The answer to this question is no because there is no “industry” called 3D printing. Media articles should refer to the “3D printing space” or the “3D printing market” as opposed to the “3D printing industry”. This is because no standard industry classifications currently exist for 3D printing. The classification of a company is relevant […]

All About 3D Printing IPO Materialise

With grand promises of future growth, the well-hyped 3D printing “sector” has started to see some IPO activity. On February 2013 we saw the IPO of ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE), a company that specializes in the 3D printing of metals. On October 18th, 2013 we saw the IPO of Voxeljet (NYSE:VJET), a company that sells 3D printers, one of which […]