3D Printing and Distributed Additive Manufacturing

Last year we took input from 4 key technology thought leaders and created a list of 30 emerging technologies that technology investors should be aware of. One of these emerging technologies was “distributed manufacturing” which Scientific American described as a process where “the raw materials and methods of fabrication are decentralized and the final product is manufactured very close to the […]

All About 3D Printing IPO VoxelJet

Investors in pure-play 3D printing companies have fared well this year with the 2 biggest players by market cap, Stratasys (NASDAQ:SSYS) and 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD), up +22% and +51% respectively. The first IPO in the 3D printing sector, ExOne (NASDAQ:XONE), has paid investors handsomely since February this year with an +80% return. The second 3D […]

Who Sells The Best Consumer 3D Printers?

While consumer 3D printing is in the early stages of adoption, there are many product offerings available today. has published their list of the 2013 best 3D printers based on a set of 5 criteria; features, design, included components, connectivity, and support. Each of these criteria were objectively applied to the printers they evaluated […]